Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 181 258
Rank change year-on-year -74 +77 -162
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 699 398 749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.94% 1.36%
As % of the General category 2.28% 3.28% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 530 350 635
10th Percentile £50,000 £58,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £92,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £111,250 £113,438 £103,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £132,500 £118,750
England median annual salary £87,500 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% +11.11%

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 30,639 12,119 33,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.34% 59.01% 61.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19,060 9,967 26,758
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £34,714
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,945
% change year-on-year - +8.60% +4.84%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Investment Banking in London.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Investment Banking in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 -24 120 £87,500 +6.06% 34
East London -3 13 £150,000 +76.47% 8
South London - 6 £45,000 - 3
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 699 (100.00%) Banking
2 444 (63.52%) Finance
3 274 (39.20%) Java
4 263 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (27.04%) SQL
6 180 (25.75%) Front Office
7 167 (23.89%) Social Skills
8 164 (23.46%) Python
8 164 (23.46%) Azure
9 132 (18.88%) Derivative
10 122 (17.45%) JavaScript
11 121 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 120 (17.17%) Equities
13 118 (16.88%) AWS
14 107 (15.31%) Unix
15 106 (15.16%) Software Engineering
15 106 (15.16%) Degree
16 105 (15.02%) Fixed Income
17 101 (14.45%) Spring
18 100 (14.31%) Analytics
19 98 (14.02%) Linux
20 97 (13.88%) C#
20 97 (13.88%) TDD
21 95 (13.59%) Scrum
21 95 (13.59%) DevOps
22 93 (13.30%) Fintech
23 92 (13.16%) SDLC
23 92 (13.16%) AngularJS
24 87 (12.45%) Risk Management
24 87 (12.45%) Web Services

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 38 (5.44%) CMS
2 22 (3.15%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.86%) Apache
3 13 (1.86%) Confluence
4 11 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (1.43%) IIS
5 10 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.14%) DataSynapse
7 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.57%) Apache Pulsar
8 4 (0.57%) JBoss
9 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) GemFire
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.43%) Eikon
3 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.29%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.29%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (23.46%) Azure
2 118 (16.88%) AWS
3 77 (11.02%) GCP
4 53 (7.58%) GitHub
5 41 (5.87%) SaaS
6 24 (3.43%) OpenShift
7 17 (2.43%) npm
8 15 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (2.00%) Serverless
9 14 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (1.57%) Power Platform
11 10 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
12 9 (1.29%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (1.00%) PaaS
15 4 (0.57%) Azure Storage
15 4 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.86%) FTP
2 8 (1.14%) LAN
3 7 (1.00%) VPN
3 7 (1.00%) WAN
4 6 (0.86%) HTTP
5 5 (0.72%) Internet
5 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.72%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.57%) DNS
6 4 (0.57%) Skype
7 3 (0.43%) DHCP
7 3 (0.43%) Firewall
7 3 (0.43%) NAS
7 3 (0.43%) SAN
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.29%) WebEx
9 1 (0.14%) IPsec
9 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.44%) Relational Database
2 56 (8.01%) NoSQL
3 53 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 38 (5.44%) SQL Server
6 36 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (5.01%) RDBMS
8 29 (4.15%) Big Data
8 29 (4.15%) DB2
9 26 (3.72%) Data Vault
9 26 (3.72%) Tableau
10 22 (3.15%) Data Mart
11 16 (2.29%) Metadata
12 15 (2.15%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.15%) KDB
13 14 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (2.00%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.57%) Power BI
15 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (11.44%) JIRA
2 79 (11.30%) Git (software)
3 50 (7.15%) Jenkins
4 39 (5.58%) IntelliJ
5 37 (5.29%) Maven
6 27 (3.86%) Gradle
7 26 (3.72%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.58%) Bitbucket Server
9 20 (2.86%) SonarQube
10 19 (2.72%) Artifactory
11 18 (2.58%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.72%) JUnit
13 5 (0.72%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.57%) Ant
14 4 (0.57%) Subversion
15 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
16 2 (0.29%) NetBeans
16 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 699 (100.00%) Banking
2 444 (63.52%) Finance
3 180 (25.75%) Front Office
4 167 (23.89%) Social Skills
5 39 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.43%) Back Office
7 30 (4.29%) Financial Institution
8 29 (4.15%) Retail
9 13 (1.86%) Advertising
10 10 (1.43%) Law
11 7 (1.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 7 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (1.00%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.72%) Games
13 5 (0.72%) Legal
14 4 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 323 (46.21%) Developer
2 129 (18.45%) Java Developer
3 117 (16.74%) Analyst
4 91 (13.02%) Senior Developer
5 59 (8.44%) Business Analyst
5 59 (8.44%) Software Engineer
6 44 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (5.15%) Applications Support
8 32 (4.58%) Angular Developer
9 31 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 30 (4.29%) Lead Developer
11 29 (4.15%) Data Analyst
12 28 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (4.01%) Java Engineer
13 27 (3.86%) Front Office Developer
14 26 (3.72%) FX Business Analyst
15 25 (3.58%) Data Integration Analyst
15 25 (3.58%) Integration Analyst
15 25 (3.58%) SQL Developer
16 24 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (14.45%) Spring
2 92 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 87 (12.45%) Web Services
4 74 (10.59%) .NET
5 65 (9.30%) React
6 47 (6.72%) REST
7 46 (6.58%) Kafka
8 44 (6.29%) Spring Boot
9 40 (5.72%) Middleware
10 38 (5.44%) HTML
11 33 (4.72%) Murex MxML
12 31 (4.43%) RESTful
13 30 (4.29%) .NET Framework
13 30 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (3.72%) CSS
15 23 (3.29%) FIX Protocol
15 23 (3.29%) JSON
16 22 (3.15%) HTML5
16 22 (3.15%) Node.js
17 18 (2.58%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 132 (18.88%) Derivative
2 121 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 120 (17.17%) Equities
4 105 (15.02%) Fixed Income
5 52 (7.44%) Market Risk
6 46 (6.58%) Hedge funds
7 36 (5.15%) Blog
8 33 (4.72%) Credit Risk
9 25 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
10 22 (3.15%) Data Structures
11 20 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (2.72%) Video\Live Streaming
13 16 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (2.29%) Virtual Team
14 14 (2.00%) Reference Data
15 13 (1.86%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (1.72%) Algorithms
16 12 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
17 11 (1.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 107 (15.31%) Unix
2 98 (14.02%) Linux
3 69 (9.87%) Windows
4 13 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.86%) Solaris
6 6 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.16%) Software Engineering
3 100 (14.31%) Analytics
4 97 (13.88%) TDD
5 95 (13.59%) DevOps
5 95 (13.59%) Scrum
6 93 (13.30%) Fintech
7 92 (13.16%) SDLC
8 87 (12.45%) Risk Management
9 81 (11.59%) Mathematics
9 81 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
10 77 (11.02%) Computer Science
11 76 (10.87%) Full Stack Development
12 67 (9.59%) Asset Management
13 56 (8.01%) Investment Management
13 56 (8.01%) MVC
14 54 (7.73%) SOLID
15 50 (7.15%) Machine Learning
15 50 (7.15%) Microservices
16 49 (7.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 274 (39.20%) Java
2 189 (27.04%) SQL
3 164 (23.46%) Python
4 122 (17.45%) JavaScript
5 97 (13.88%) C#
6 52 (7.44%) TypeScript
7 37 (5.29%) Perl
8 33 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.43%) Bash Shell
10 28 (4.01%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.43%) C++
12 22 (3.15%) Scala
13 18 (2.58%) VBA
14 11 (1.57%) Java 8
15 9 (1.29%) C
15 9 (1.29%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.86%) Clojure
16 6 (0.86%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.72%) Java 11
17 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (15.16%) Degree
2 47 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (5.72%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (1.43%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.00%) MCSE
7 4 (0.57%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.57%) ACCA
7 4 (0.57%) CIMA
7 4 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.43%) CFA
9 2 (0.29%) PhD
9 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.29%) QA
2 27 (3.86%) MiFID
3 25 (3.58%) EMIR
4 8 (1.14%) SLA
5 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.86%) IFRS
6 5 (0.72%) NIST
6 5 (0.72%) PMO
6 5 (0.72%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.29%) COREP
8 1 (0.14%) GDPR
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 65 (9.30%) Docker
2 21 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (7.01%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.58%) Ansible
3 20 (2.86%) Terraform
4 8 (1.14%) Oozie
5 7 (1.00%) Puppet
6 6 (0.86%) Control-M
7 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.57%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.57%) SCCM
9 3 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.14%) Consul
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) Nessus
10 1 (0.14%) Nmap
10 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (11.59%) Oracle
2 57 (8.15%) Sybase
3 43 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.15%) Bloomberg
5 35 (5.01%) Murex
6 27 (3.86%) Alteryx
7 25 (3.58%) Fidessa
7 25 (3.58%) Informatica
8 15 (2.15%) Google
9 13 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.72%) Reuters
11 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.86%) Capita
12 6 (0.86%) Citrix
12 6 (0.86%) ION Trading
12 6 (0.86%) SmartStream
12 6 (0.86%) Sun
13 5 (0.72%) Charles River
13 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.57%) TIBCO