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

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 18 128
Rank change year-on-year -74 +110 -43
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2,339 7,742 1,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.44% 10.37% 2.58%
As % of the General category 6.99% 19.11% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,400 1,620
London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,375 £39,650
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £108,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +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 33,453 40,514 40,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.16% 54.27% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26,243 28,260 34,393
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 October 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 October 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 -76 242 £75,000 +7.14% 46
East London +1 24 £80,000 +18.52% 7
West London +31 1 £175,000 +59.09% 13
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2,339 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,785 (76.31%) Finance
3 1,108 (47.37%) Java
4 946 (40.44%) Problem-Solving
5 924 (39.50%) Investment Management
6 874 (37.37%) Financial Institution
7 871 (37.24%) Low Latency
8 868 (37.11%) Big Data
9 867 (37.07%) Risk Management
10 788 (33.69%) Cyberthreat
11 786 (33.60%) Innovative Thinking
12 784 (33.52%) Strategic Thinking
13 709 (30.31%) SQL
14 683 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
15 640 (27.36%) Degree
16 633 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
17 537 (22.96%) JavaScript
18 506 (21.63%) Python
19 459 (19.62%) C#
20 448 (19.15%) Front Office
21 422 (18.04%) AngularJS
22 415 (17.74%) Computer Science
23 374 (15.99%) Fixed Income
24 355 (15.18%) Equities
25 350 (14.96%) Linux
26 347 (14.84%) Windows
27 344 (14.71%) C++
28 334 (14.28%) OO
29 328 (14.02%) Analytics
29 328 (14.02%) SDLC

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
1 140 (5.99%) Apache Spark
2 104 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 58 (2.48%) Apache
5 29 (1.24%) MS Exchange
6 19 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 16 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (0.64%) Confluence
8 15 (0.64%) IIS
9 14 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (0.47%) CMS
11 11 (0.47%) SAS
12 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.38%) JBoss
14 8 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.30%) Jetty
16 6 (0.26%) GemFire
17 5 (0.21%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 90 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.086%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.01%) thinkFolio
2 11 (0.47%) LatentZero
3 9 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.26%) LongView
5 6 (0.26%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.21%) Actimize
7 3 (0.13%) Endur
7 3 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.086%) Global One
8 2 (0.086%) Summit
8 2 (0.086%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.086%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.043%) Bloomberg AIM
9 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.043%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.043%) Kondor
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 105 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (1.97%) Office 365
4 42 (1.80%) SaaS
5 23 (0.98%) npm
6 17 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.51%) PaaS
8 11 (0.47%) GitHub
9 9 (0.38%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.38%) Serverless
10 8 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (0.13%) IaaS
13 3 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.086%) Datadog
14 2 (0.086%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.086%) Stackdriver
14 2 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.81%) Firewall
2 81 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 64 (2.74%) LAN
4 57 (2.44%) WAN
5 42 (1.80%) DNS
6 41 (1.75%) DHCP
7 30 (1.28%) Wireless
8 29 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (1.03%) HTTP
10 23 (0.98%) BGP
10 23 (0.98%) MPLS
11 22 (0.94%) NetScaler
12 21 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (0.90%) Internet
13 20 (0.86%) Multicast
14 16 (0.68%) OSPF
15 14 (0.60%) Network Security
16 12 (0.51%) Anycast
16 12 (0.51%) Quagga
16 12 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 868 (37.11%) Big Data
2 307 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 219 (9.36%) Relational Database
4 182 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 176 (7.52%) MongoDB
6 160 (6.84%) Hadoop
7 115 (4.92%) DB2
8 84 (3.59%) RDBMS
9 69 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (2.18%) Data Lake
11 41 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.33%) Blockchain
15 30 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (1.28%) Sybase ASE
16 29 (1.24%) MemSQL
17 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
18 25 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 99 (4.23%) Maven
2 78 (3.33%) JUnit
3 58 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 54 (2.31%) Jenkins
5 53 (2.27%) JIRA
6 46 (1.97%) Cucumber
7 42 (1.80%) Subversion
8 34 (1.45%) Gradle
9 25 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 23 (0.98%) Mockito
10 23 (0.98%) MSI
11 21 (0.90%) Jasmine
12 20 (0.86%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.68%) FitNesse
14 14 (0.60%) Ant
14 14 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (0.56%) gulp
15 13 (0.56%) IntelliJ
15 13 (0.56%) Selenium
15 13 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2,339 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,785 (76.31%) Finance
3 874 (37.37%) Financial Institution
4 448 (19.15%) Front Office
5 50 (2.14%) Back Office
6 47 (2.01%) Legal
7 39 (1.67%) Marketing
8 38 (1.62%) French Language
9 36 (1.54%) German Language
10 35 (1.50%) Italian Language
11 34 (1.45%) Law
11 34 (1.45%) Retail
12 31 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
12 31 (1.33%) Retail Banking
13 23 (0.98%) Spanish Language
14 19 (0.81%) Telecoms
15 18 (0.77%) Multimedia
15 18 (0.77%) Publishing
16 13 (0.56%) Electronics
17 10 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 945 (40.40%) Developer
2 333 (14.24%) Java Developer
3 254 (10.86%) Analyst
4 146 (6.24%) C# Developer
5 121 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 100 (4.28%) .NET Developer
7 98 (4.19%) Applications Support
8 95 (4.06%) Platform Engineer
9 89 (3.81%) Architect
9 89 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 83 (3.55%) Banking Analyst
11 82 (3.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 77 (3.29%) Senior Developer
13 74 (3.16%) Software Engineer
14 63 (2.69%) Desktop Support
15 59 (2.52%) Graduate
16 53 (2.27%) Front Office Developer
16 53 (2.27%) Graduate Developer
17 52 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
18 51 (2.18%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (18.04%) AngularJS
2 290 (12.40%) HTML
3 270 (11.54%) .NET
4 224 (9.58%) RESTful
4 224 (9.58%) Spring
5 216 (9.23%) React
6 181 (7.74%) Kafka
7 146 (6.24%) CSS
8 143 (6.11%) HTML5
9 137 (5.86%) Web Services
10 117 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
11 101 (4.32%) ASP.NET
12 100 (4.28%) REST
13 92 (3.93%) .NET Framework
14 79 (3.38%) Node.js
15 74 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
16 73 (3.12%) ASP.NET Web API
17 71 (3.04%) jQuery
18 67 (2.86%) XML
19 65 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 788 (33.69%) Cyberthreat
2 633 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
3 415 (17.74%) Computer Science
4 374 (15.99%) Fixed Income
5 355 (15.18%) Equities
6 285 (12.18%) Derivative
7 262 (11.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 211 (9.02%) Hedge funds
9 191 (8.17%) Fintech
10 161 (6.88%) Algorithms
11 135 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
12 133 (5.69%) Data Structures
13 89 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
14 85 (3.63%) Virtual Team
15 82 (3.51%) Data Centre
16 79 (3.38%) User Experience
17 76 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
18 75 (3.21%) Management Information System
19 63 (2.69%) Credit Risk
20 55 (2.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 350 (14.96%) Linux
2 347 (14.84%) Windows
3 283 (12.10%) Unix
4 97 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 61 (2.61%) Windows 10
6 48 (2.05%) Windows 7
6 48 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 29 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.51%) CentOS
11 12 (0.51%) Fedora
11 12 (0.51%) SUSE
11 12 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.47%) Solaris
13 4 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (40.44%) Problem-Solving
2 924 (39.50%) Investment Management
3 871 (37.24%) Low Latency
4 867 (37.07%) Risk Management
5 786 (33.60%) Innovative Thinking
6 784 (33.52%) Strategic Thinking
7 683 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
8 334 (14.28%) OO
9 328 (14.02%) Analytics
9 328 (14.02%) SDLC
10 267 (11.42%) TDD
11 198 (8.47%) Asset Management
12 180 (7.70%) Project Management
13 179 (7.65%) Software Engineering
14 174 (7.44%) Test Automation
15 166 (7.10%) Mathematics
16 155 (6.63%) Open Source
17 151 (6.46%) Multithreading
18 150 (6.41%) Microservices
19 146 (6.24%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1,108 (47.37%) Java
2 709 (30.31%) SQL
3 537 (22.96%) JavaScript
4 506 (21.63%) Python
5 459 (19.62%) C#
6 344 (14.71%) C++
7 196 (8.38%) Perl
8 158 (6.76%) Scala
9 129 (5.52%) Java 8
9 129 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 99 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 98 (4.19%) Bash Shell
12 91 (3.89%) C
13 64 (2.74%) Ruby
14 56 (2.39%) Korn
15 52 (2.22%) R
16 48 (2.05%) VBA
17 47 (2.01%) Bourne shell
18 41 (1.75%) PL/SQL
19 35 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 640 (27.36%) Degree
2 188 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (4.19%) Master's Degree
4 93 (3.98%) CISSP
5 60 (2.57%) CISMP
5 60 (2.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 32 (1.37%) CISM
7 31 (1.33%) CEH
7 31 (1.33%) GIAC
8 26 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (0.98%) PhD
11 22 (0.94%) MCSE
11 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (0.90%) CRISC
13 18 (0.77%) CCNA
14 17 (0.73%) CCNP
15 14 (0.60%) CISA
15 14 (0.60%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.75%) QA
2 78 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 60 (2.57%) SLA
5 55 (2.35%) MiFID
6 16 (0.68%) COBIT
7 15 (0.64%) PMO
8 7 (0.30%) GDPR
9 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.086%) IFRS
10 2 (0.086%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.043%) Basel II
11 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.043%) EMIR
11 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.043%) HL7
11 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.043%) PSD2
11 1 (0.043%) UCITS
System Software
1 98 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.16%) Docker
3 41 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (0.90%) vSphere
7 19 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.47%) HDFS
9 10 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.38%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.30%) XenApp
13 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.043%) Platform Symphony
15 1 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (2.91%) SCCM
2 39 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.58%) Ansible
4 35 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 34 (1.45%) Puppet
6 33 (1.41%) WSUS
7 21 (0.90%) Control-M
8 19 (0.81%) IBM BigFix
9 17 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
10 14 (0.60%) Kibana
11 13 (0.56%) Salt
12 12 (0.51%) CFEngine
13 9 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.34%) Mesos
14 8 (0.34%) Nagios
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
16 6 (0.26%) Consul
16 6 (0.26%) Ganglia
16 6 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 216 (9.23%) Oracle
2 206 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 204 (8.72%) Sybase
4 86 (3.68%) Citrix
5 82 (3.51%) Bloomberg
6 68 (2.91%) Reuters
7 61 (2.61%) Cisco
8 51 (2.18%) VMware
9 47 (2.01%) Tradeweb
10 44 (1.88%) Splunk
11 42 (1.80%) FXall
11 42 (1.80%) MarketAxess
12 34 (1.45%) Apple
13 32 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 30 (1.28%) TIBCO
15 29 (1.24%) ServiceNow
16 28 (1.20%) Calypso
17 25 (1.07%) Hortonworks
17 25 (1.07%) IBM
17 25 (1.07%) Tableau