Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 106 123
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 -37
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1,660 2,040 2,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.37% 2.97% 2.73%
As % of the General category 4.78% 5.86% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 1,658 1,866
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £106,250 £104,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -

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 34,733 34,833 44,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.61% 50.77% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27,660 29,032 38,138
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,871
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -70 280 £75,000 +11.11% 49
East London -20 23 £65,000 - 5
West London +27 3 £54,250 -45.75% 11
North London +1 3 £50,000 +66.67%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1,660 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,226 (73.86%) Finance
3 595 (35.84%) Java
4 514 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
5 511 (30.78%) SQL
6 462 (27.83%) Front Office
7 456 (27.47%) Degree
8 403 (24.28%) C#
9 351 (21.14%) Problem-Solving
10 349 (21.02%) Equities
11 286 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
12 276 (16.63%) JavaScript
13 273 (16.45%) .NET
14 271 (16.33%) Risk Management
15 269 (16.20%) Fixed Income
16 262 (15.78%) Computer Science
17 251 (15.12%) Investment Management
18 238 (14.34%) Python
19 235 (14.16%) Derivative
20 234 (14.10%) Unix
21 226 (13.61%) C++
22 222 (13.37%) SQL Server
23 221 (13.31%) Low Latency
24 219 (13.19%) Big Data
25 216 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 213 (12.83%) AngularJS
27 210 (12.65%) Windows
28 209 (12.59%) Oracle
28 209 (12.59%) Financial Institution
29 194 (11.69%) OO

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 47 (2.83%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.11%) Apache
4 31 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 27 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (1.51%) Confluence
8 25 (1.51%) IIS
9 20 (1.20%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.48%) CMS
13 7 (0.42%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.30%) Mule
15 5 (0.30%) SAS
16 4 (0.24%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 71 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.54%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.12%) Eikon
5 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.12%) Kondor
5 2 (0.12%) RMDS
5 2 (0.12%) Summit
5 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.060%) Actimize
6 1 (0.060%) Endur
6 1 (0.060%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.060%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (1.81%) npm
2 26 (1.57%) Office 365
3 25 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.90%) SaaS
4 15 (0.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 15 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 12 (0.72%) IaaS
6 8 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.42%) GitHub
8 5 (0.30%) PaaS
9 3 (0.18%) BPaaS
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.12%) Datadog
10 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.12%) Stackdriver
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.060%) Boomi
11 1 (0.060%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 35 (2.11%) LAN
3 33 (1.99%) WAN
4 28 (1.69%) DNS
5 25 (1.51%) DHCP
6 19 (1.14%) Firewall
6 19 (1.14%) Internet
7 15 (0.90%) BGP
7 15 (0.90%) OSPF
8 14 (0.84%) Multicast
9 13 (0.78%) HTTP
9 13 (0.78%) Network Security
10 11 (0.66%) Wireless
11 9 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (0.54%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.48%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.42%) MPLS
13 7 (0.42%) SNMP
14 6 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 219 (13.19%) Big Data
3 84 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 70 (4.22%) NoSQL
5 67 (4.04%) Oracle Database
6 60 (3.61%) Hadoop
7 55 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 40 (2.41%) Blockchain
8 40 (2.41%) DB2
9 31 (1.87%) RDBMS
10 28 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (0.90%) MySQL
14 13 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.72%) HBase
15 12 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 81 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 60 (3.61%) JIRA
3 57 (3.43%) Maven
4 54 (3.25%) Subversion
5 42 (2.53%) NUnit
6 39 (2.35%) JUnit
7 36 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 36 (2.17%) Moq
7 36 (2.17%) MSTest
7 36 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 26 (1.57%) Gradle
9 24 (1.45%) Jasmine
10 22 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
11 20 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.08%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.02%) MSI
14 13 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,660 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,226 (73.86%) Finance
3 462 (27.83%) Front Office
4 209 (12.59%) Financial Institution
5 75 (4.52%) Legal
6 69 (4.16%) Back Office
7 60 (3.61%) Retail Banking
8 43 (2.59%) Retail
9 27 (1.63%) Law
10 24 (1.45%) Private Banking
11 22 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
12 20 (1.20%) Advertising
13 17 (1.02%) Marketing
14 10 (0.60%) German Language
15 9 (0.54%) French Language
15 9 (0.54%) Italian Language
15 9 (0.54%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
17 3 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 755 (45.48%) Developer
2 283 (17.05%) Analyst
3 268 (16.14%) Java Developer
4 188 (11.33%) C# Developer
5 161 (9.70%) Business Analyst
6 136 (8.19%) .NET Developer
7 124 (7.47%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 113 (6.81%) Banking Analyst
9 93 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 81 (4.88%) Applications Support
11 78 (4.70%) Senior Developer
12 77 (4.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 74 (4.46%) SQL Developer
14 71 (4.28%) Consultant
15 63 (3.80%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 61 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
16 61 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 61 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
17 59 (3.55%) Front Office Developer
18 56 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (16.45%) .NET
2 213 (12.83%) AngularJS
3 167 (10.06%) HTML
4 159 (9.58%) WPF
5 138 (8.31%) ASP.NET
6 129 (7.77%) WCF
7 118 (7.11%) .NET Framework
8 117 (7.05%) Spring
9 114 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (6.75%) HTML5
11 96 (5.78%) FIX Protocol
12 87 (5.24%) REST
13 80 (4.82%) CSS
14 78 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 75 (4.52%) React
15 75 (4.52%) RESTful
16 68 (4.10%) Node.js
17 65 (3.92%) Web Services
18 60 (3.61%) jQuery
18 60 (3.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 349 (21.02%) Equities
2 286 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
3 269 (16.20%) Fixed Income
4 262 (15.78%) Computer Science
5 235 (14.16%) Derivative
6 216 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 141 (8.49%) Fintech
8 133 (8.01%) Hedge funds
9 118 (7.11%) Cyberthreat
10 98 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
11 90 (5.42%) Algorithms
12 77 (4.64%) Tandem
13 61 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
14 58 (3.49%) Data Structures
15 54 (3.25%) Data Centre
16 53 (3.19%) Virtual Team
17 52 (3.13%) Management Information System
18 42 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
19 41 (2.47%) Client/Server
19 41 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 234 (14.10%) Unix
2 210 (12.65%) Windows
3 187 (11.27%) Linux
4 43 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 42 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 29 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.90%) Solaris
9 11 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.30%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.060%) Android
14 1 (0.060%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (21.14%) Problem-Solving
3 271 (16.33%) Risk Management
4 251 (15.12%) Investment Management
5 221 (13.31%) Low Latency
6 194 (11.69%) OO
7 189 (11.39%) Analytics
8 167 (10.06%) TDD
9 146 (8.80%) MVC
10 144 (8.67%) Project Management
11 142 (8.55%) Software Engineering
12 131 (7.89%) SDLC
13 128 (7.71%) Multithreading
14 125 (7.53%) Asset Management
15 124 (7.47%) Innovative Thinking
16 120 (7.23%) Strategic Thinking
17 109 (6.57%) Wealth Management
18 105 (6.33%) Mathematics
19 103 (6.20%) Scrum
20 102 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 595 (35.84%) Java
2 511 (30.78%) SQL
3 403 (24.28%) C#
4 276 (16.63%) JavaScript
5 238 (14.34%) Python
6 226 (13.61%) C++
7 100 (6.02%) Scala
8 90 (5.42%) PowerShell
9 84 (5.06%) Shell Script
10 83 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 83 (5.00%) Java 8
11 78 (4.70%) Perl
12 50 (3.01%) TypeScript
13 41 (2.47%) C
14 39 (2.35%) R
15 32 (1.93%) VBA
16 30 (1.81%) MATLAB
17 27 (1.63%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.45%) PL/SQL
19 19 (1.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 456 (27.47%) Degree
2 116 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 26 (1.57%) MCSE
5 26 (1.57%) PhD
6 17 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (0.96%) CISSP
8 14 (0.84%) CISM
8 14 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.60%) CCNA
10 10 (0.60%) CCNP
10 10 (0.60%) MCP
11 9 (0.54%) CISA
12 8 (0.48%) PMP
13 7 (0.42%) CCIE
14 6 (0.36%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.24%) CCSP
15 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.65%) QA
2 70 (4.22%) MiFID
3 32 (1.93%) SLA
4 30 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.02%) PMO
6 10 (0.60%) EMIR
6 10 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.54%) GDPR
8 7 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.12%) FATCA
10 2 (0.12%) GCP
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) SEPA
11 1 (0.060%) COBIT
11 1 (0.060%) IFRS
11 1 (0.060%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (3.43%) Docker
2 44 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.24%) HDFS
6 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.12%) GridGain
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.060%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (2.35%) SCCM
2 24 (1.45%) Ansible
3 19 (1.14%) Puppet
4 15 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.54%) Control-M
6 8 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.36%) Kibana
7 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.36%) Terraform
8 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.30%) WMI
9 4 (0.24%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.24%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.18%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.18%) logstash
11 2 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.12%) Cacti
11 2 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 209 (12.59%) Oracle
2 161 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 99 (5.96%) Sybase
4 89 (5.36%) Bloomberg
5 51 (3.07%) Fidessa
6 35 (2.11%) Citrix
7 34 (2.05%) Reuters
8 33 (1.99%) Calypso
8 33 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.99%) Tableau
9 26 (1.57%) Cisco
10 21 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 20 (1.20%) FactSet
12 18 (1.08%) Murex
13 16 (0.96%) FXall
14 15 (0.90%) Tradeweb
15 14 (0.84%) Informatica
16 12 (0.72%) IBM
16 12 (0.72%) ServiceNow
17 11 (0.66%) Arista