Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 23 143
Rank change year-on-year -69 +120 -60
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2,405 6,582 1,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.47% 8.89% 2.41%
As % of the General category 7.04% 16.78% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,574 1,641
London median annual salary £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +1.79% +3.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

Investment Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,179 39,226 42,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.28% 52.98% 52.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26,471 28,325 36,876
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +0.87%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking in London.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -71 252 £75,000 +20.00% 38
East London +5 27 £68,750 +7.84% 9
West London +27 1 £175,000 +59.09% 4
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 2,405 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,855 (77.13%) Finance
3 1,123 (46.69%) Java
4 1,047 (43.53%) Problem-Solving
5 1,017 (42.29%) Investment Management
6 977 (40.62%) Low Latency
7 962 (40.00%) Risk Management
8 955 (39.71%) Financial Institution
9 946 (39.33%) Big Data
10 867 (36.05%) Innovative Thinking
11 863 (35.88%) Strategic Thinking
11 863 (35.88%) Cyberthreat
12 742 (30.85%) SQL
13 727 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
14 726 (30.19%) Degree
15 686 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
16 532 (22.12%) JavaScript
17 517 (21.50%) Front Office
18 483 (20.08%) Python
19 459 (19.09%) C#
20 453 (18.84%) Computer Science
21 417 (17.34%) AngularJS
22 393 (16.34%) OO
23 378 (15.72%) Linux
24 375 (15.59%) Equities
25 370 (15.38%) SDLC
26 362 (15.05%) Analytics
27 358 (14.89%) C++
28 355 (14.76%) Fixed Income
29 342 (14.22%) Windows

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 139 (5.78%) Apache Spark
2 91 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 48 (2.00%) Apache
5 34 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 23 (0.96%) Confluence
7 23 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.58%) CMS
10 14 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.42%) IIS
13 9 (0.37%) GemFire
14 8 (0.33%) SAS
15 7 (0.29%) Jetty
15 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
16 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.083%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 35 (1.46%) thinkFolio
2 10 (0.42%) LatentZero
3 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.25%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.21%) Actimize
5 5 (0.21%) LongView
6 4 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
6 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.17%) Summit
6 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.12%) Endur
7 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.083%) Eikon
9 1 (0.042%) Bloomberg AIM
9 1 (0.042%) EQXanite
9 1 (0.042%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.042%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.50%) Office 365
4 31 (1.29%) SaaS
5 23 (0.96%) npm
6 16 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.46%) GitHub
7 11 (0.46%) PaaS
7 11 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 11 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 7 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.25%) IaaS
9 6 (0.25%) Serverless
10 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.12%) Datadog
11 3 (0.12%) Stackdriver
12 2 (0.083%) BPaaS
13 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.12%) Firewall
2 71 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 60 (2.49%) LAN
4 51 (2.12%) WAN
5 40 (1.66%) DNS
6 36 (1.50%) DHCP
7 24 (1.00%) BGP
7 24 (1.00%) Internet
8 23 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (0.91%) MPLS
10 21 (0.87%) Multicast
11 17 (0.71%) OSPF
11 17 (0.71%) Wireless
12 16 (0.67%) HTTP
12 16 (0.67%) NetScaler
13 15 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (0.62%) Ethernet
13 15 (0.62%) SNMP
14 13 (0.54%) Network Security
14 13 (0.54%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 946 (39.33%) Big Data
2 261 (10.85%) SQL Server
3 245 (10.19%) Relational Database
4 193 (8.02%) NoSQL
5 191 (7.94%) MongoDB
6 142 (5.90%) Hadoop
7 131 (5.45%) DB2
8 93 (3.87%) RDBMS
9 61 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (2.08%) Data Lake
11 40 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.41%) MemSQL
13 32 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.33%) Blockchain
13 32 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
14 27 (1.12%) MySQL
15 26 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
16 22 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 115 (4.78%) Maven
2 84 (3.49%) JUnit
3 74 (3.08%) JIRA
4 65 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 60 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.08%) Subversion
7 46 (1.91%) Cucumber
8 36 (1.50%) Gradle
9 31 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 30 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.04%) Mockito
12 22 (0.91%) Jasmine
13 20 (0.83%) FitNesse
14 17 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.62%) Ant
15 15 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
15 15 (0.62%) Moq
15 15 (0.62%) NUnit
15 15 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
16 14 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,405 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,855 (77.13%) Finance
3 955 (39.71%) Financial Institution
4 517 (21.50%) Front Office
5 73 (3.04%) Legal
6 63 (2.62%) Back Office
7 41 (1.70%) Marketing
8 40 (1.66%) Retail
9 28 (1.16%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.08%) French Language
11 25 (1.04%) German Language
12 24 (1.00%) Italian Language
13 23 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
14 22 (0.91%) Multimedia
15 19 (0.79%) Law
16 18 (0.75%) Telecoms
17 14 (0.58%) Advertising
18 13 (0.54%) Electronics
18 13 (0.54%) Prime Brokerage
19 11 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 952 (39.58%) Developer
2 323 (13.43%) Java Developer
3 272 (11.31%) Analyst
4 156 (6.49%) C# Developer
5 133 (5.53%) Business Analyst
6 101 (4.20%) Software Engineer
7 99 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
8 95 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 80 (3.33%) Architect
10 78 (3.24%) Banking Analyst
10 78 (3.24%) Senior Developer
11 77 (3.20%) Applications Support
12 76 (3.16%) Investment Banking Java Developer
13 72 (2.99%) Support Engineer
14 63 (2.62%) Consultant
14 63 (2.62%) Junior
15 58 (2.41%) Desktop Support
15 58 (2.41%) Front Office Developer
16 56 (2.33%) C++ Developer
17 54 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (17.34%) AngularJS
2 280 (11.64%) .NET
3 271 (11.27%) HTML
4 230 (9.56%) RESTful
5 219 (9.11%) React
6 217 (9.02%) Spring
7 191 (7.94%) Kafka
8 154 (6.40%) HTML5
9 146 (6.07%) Web Services
10 119 (4.95%) CSS
11 118 (4.91%) REST
12 110 (4.57%) .NET Framework
13 107 (4.45%) WPF
14 102 (4.24%) ASP.NET
15 101 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
16 95 (3.95%) WCF
17 89 (3.70%) Node.js
18 84 (3.49%) FIX Protocol
19 82 (3.41%) XML
20 80 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 863 (35.88%) Cyberthreat
2 727 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 453 (18.84%) Computer Science
4 375 (15.59%) Equities
5 355 (14.76%) Fixed Income
6 285 (11.85%) Derivative
7 247 (10.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 209 (8.69%) Hedge funds
9 199 (8.27%) Fintech
10 186 (7.73%) Algorithms
11 155 (6.44%) Data Structures
11 155 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
12 102 (4.24%) Management Information System
13 93 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
14 79 (3.28%) Virtual Team
15 78 (3.24%) Data Centre
16 75 (3.12%) User Experience
17 72 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
18 67 (2.79%) Analytical Mindset
19 61 (2.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 378 (15.72%) Linux
2 342 (14.22%) Windows
3 312 (12.97%) Unix
4 85 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 43 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 39 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.21%) Mac OS X
10 28 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.50%) Solaris
13 5 (0.21%) Android
14 3 (0.12%) AIX
14 3 (0.12%) CentOS
14 3 (0.12%) Fedora
14 3 (0.12%) SUSE
14 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.083%) HPUX
16 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,047 (43.53%) Problem-Solving
2 1,017 (42.29%) Investment Management
3 977 (40.62%) Low Latency
4 962 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 867 (36.05%) Innovative Thinking
6 863 (35.88%) Strategic Thinking
7 686 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
8 393 (16.34%) OO
9 370 (15.38%) SDLC
10 362 (15.05%) Analytics
11 301 (12.52%) TDD
12 218 (9.06%) Software Engineering
13 212 (8.81%) Project Management
14 183 (7.61%) Test Automation
15 182 (7.57%) Mathematics
16 178 (7.40%) Open Source
17 159 (6.61%) Asset Management
18 149 (6.20%) Multithreading
19 145 (6.03%) Microservices
20 137 (5.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1,123 (46.69%) Java
2 742 (30.85%) SQL
3 532 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 483 (20.08%) Python
5 459 (19.09%) C#
6 358 (14.89%) C++
7 188 (7.82%) Perl
8 169 (7.03%) Scala
9 131 (5.45%) Java 8
10 126 (5.24%) Shell Script
11 107 (4.45%) PowerShell
12 100 (4.16%) C
13 94 (3.91%) Bash Shell
14 47 (1.95%) R
15 42 (1.75%) Korn
16 41 (1.70%) Ruby
17 39 (1.62%) VBA
18 36 (1.50%) PL/SQL
18 36 (1.50%) TypeScript
19 27 (1.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 726 (30.19%) Degree
2 206 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (4.32%) Master's Degree
4 95 (3.95%) CISSP
5 56 (2.33%) CISMP
5 56 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 38 (1.58%) CISM
7 33 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (1.29%) GIAC
9 30 (1.25%) MCSE
10 29 (1.21%) CEH
11 25 (1.04%) PhD
12 24 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
13 23 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (0.79%) CCNA
14 19 (0.79%) CRISC
15 18 (0.75%) CISA
16 16 (0.67%) PMI Certification
17 13 (0.54%) MBA
17 13 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.57%) QA
2 81 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 66 (2.74%) MiFID
5 49 (2.04%) SLA
6 14 (0.58%) COBIT
7 10 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.42%) PMO
8 8 (0.33%) GDPR
9 5 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.21%) EMIR
9 5 (0.21%) GCP
10 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.12%) IFRS
11 3 (0.12%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.042%) Basel II
12 1 (0.042%) PSD2
12 1 (0.042%) UCITS
System Software
1 93 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 68 (2.83%) Docker
3 32 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (0.75%) vSphere
7 17 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (0.50%) HDFS
9 11 (0.46%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.17%) XenApp
14 3 (0.12%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 65 (2.70%) SCCM
2 34 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.29%) Puppet
3 31 (1.29%) WSUS
4 27 (1.12%) Ansible
4 27 (1.12%) Control-M
5 25 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
7 15 (0.62%) IBM BigFix
8 14 (0.58%) Kibana
9 12 (0.50%) CFEngine
9 12 (0.50%) Salt
10 10 (0.42%) WMI
11 8 (0.33%) HP Fortify
11 8 (0.33%) Mesos
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
13 6 (0.25%) Consul
13 6 (0.25%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 244 (10.15%) Sybase
2 235 (9.77%) Oracle
3 206 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 68 (2.83%) Bloomberg
5 66 (2.74%) Citrix
6 46 (1.91%) Reuters
7 45 (1.87%) Cisco
8 43 (1.79%) VMware
9 37 (1.54%) Tableau
10 36 (1.50%) Splunk
10 36 (1.50%) Tradeweb
11 34 (1.41%) FXall
12 31 (1.29%) Calypso
13 29 (1.21%) Apple
13 29 (1.21%) MarketAxess
14 27 (1.12%) Charles River
15 26 (1.08%) IBM
15 26 (1.08%) Red Hat
15 26 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.04%) TIBCO