Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 135 112
Rank change year-on-year -36 -23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1,234 1,796 1,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.01% 2.59% 2.81%
As % of the General category 4.24% 5.17% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,138 1,592
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £107,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £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 29,122 34,743 34,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.51% 50.06% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22,942 27,856 29,290
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 -47 175 £70,000 -6.67% 33
East London +15 8 £71,250 +1.79% 3
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 1,234 (100.00%) Banking
2 785 (63.61%) Finance
3 467 (37.84%) SQL
4 407 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
5 405 (32.82%) Java
6 301 (24.39%) C#
7 299 (24.23%) Front Office
8 287 (23.26%) Fixed Income
9 274 (22.20%) Degree
10 267 (21.64%) Equities
11 241 (19.53%) Derivative
12 234 (18.96%) Python
13 232 (18.80%) SQL Server
14 199 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 199 (16.13%) .NET
15 174 (14.10%) Computer Science
16 173 (14.02%) Asset Management
17 168 (13.61%) Wealth Management
18 166 (13.45%) JavaScript
18 166 (13.45%) Unix
19 161 (13.05%) Analytics
20 159 (12.88%) Hedge funds
21 156 (12.64%) AngularJS
22 146 (11.83%) HTML
23 145 (11.75%) Windows
24 144 (11.67%) C++
24 144 (11.67%) Oracle
24 144 (11.67%) Microsoft
24 144 (11.67%) Investment Management
25 143 (11.59%) Fintech

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 52 (4.21%) Apache Spark
2 46 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.27%) Apache
5 18 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.97%) Confluence
7 11 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.73%) SAS
9 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.32%) CMS
12 4 (0.32%) SmartSockets
13 3 (0.24%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.16%) JCAPS
14 2 (0.16%) Mule
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 59 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (3.08%) thinkFolio
2 14 (1.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
5 9 (0.73%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.24%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.24%) LongView
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.16%) Global One
7 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.081%) Actimize
8 1 (0.081%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.081%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 99 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.43%) SaaS
4 14 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.89%) Office 365
7 10 (0.81%) GitHub
7 10 (0.81%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.49%) PaaS
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.41%) Datadog
9 5 (0.41%) IaaS
9 5 (0.41%) Stackdriver
10 4 (0.32%) npm
10 4 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.16%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.08%) FIX Connectivity
2 37 (3.00%) Firewall
3 28 (2.27%) LAN
3 28 (2.27%) WAN
4 25 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.86%) HTTP
6 21 (1.70%) Internet
7 18 (1.46%) DNS
8 8 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (0.57%) VLAN
9 7 (0.57%) Wireless
9 7 (0.57%) WLAN
10 6 (0.49%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.41%) DHCP
11 5 (0.41%) Network Security
11 5 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.32%) VPN
13 3 (0.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.62%) Big Data
3 77 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 41 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 37 (3.00%) QlikView
9 34 (2.76%) Data Mining
10 33 (2.67%) Apache Hive
11 32 (2.59%) Hadoop
11 32 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (2.51%) Neo4j
13 30 (2.43%) Blockchain
13 30 (2.43%) Impala
14 28 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.08%) JUnit
3 27 (2.19%) JIRA
4 26 (2.11%) Maven
5 24 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 20 (1.62%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.30%) Selenium
8 16 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.97%) Subversion
10 11 (0.89%) TestNG
11 9 (0.73%) MSI
12 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
13 7 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.49%) Ant
14 6 (0.49%) RStudio
15 4 (0.32%) Gradle
15 4 (0.32%) Grunt
15 4 (0.32%) HP UFT
General
1 1,234 (100.00%) Banking
2 785 (63.61%) Finance
3 299 (24.23%) Front Office
4 82 (6.65%) Financial Institution
5 70 (5.67%) Back Office
6 37 (3.00%) Retail
7 34 (2.76%) French Language
7 34 (2.76%) German Language
8 32 (2.59%) Law
8 32 (2.59%) Retail Banking
9 26 (2.11%) Italian Language
9 26 (2.11%) Spanish Language
10 16 (1.30%) Marketing
10 16 (1.30%) Publishing
11 9 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (0.73%) Legal
12 6 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 566 (45.87%) Developer
2 201 (16.29%) Analyst
3 167 (13.53%) Java Developer
4 159 (12.88%) C# Developer
5 120 (9.72%) Applications Support
6 113 (9.16%) Business Analyst
7 100 (8.10%) .NET Developer
8 89 (7.21%) Support Engineer
9 71 (5.75%) Applications Engineer
9 71 (5.75%) Applications Support Engineer
9 71 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 69 (5.59%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 63 (5.11%) SQL Developer
12 59 (4.78%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 59 (4.78%) Senior Developer
13 57 (4.62%) Banking Analyst
14 51 (4.13%) Graduate
15 49 (3.97%) Graduate Developer
16 48 (3.89%) Front Office Developer
17 46 (3.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (16.13%) .NET
2 156 (12.64%) AngularJS
3 146 (11.83%) HTML
4 100 (8.10%) CSS
5 99 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 99 (8.02%) FIX Protocol
6 69 (5.59%) .NET Framework
6 69 (5.59%) Spring
7 62 (5.02%) Web Services
8 58 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 56 (4.54%) HTML5
10 49 (3.97%) RabbitMQ
10 49 (3.97%) WPF
11 47 (3.81%) React
12 45 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 44 (3.57%) WCF
14 38 (3.08%) jQuery
15 34 (2.76%) XML
16 32 (2.59%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 287 (23.26%) Fixed Income
2 267 (21.64%) Equities
3 241 (19.53%) Derivative
4 199 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 159 (12.88%) Hedge funds
6 143 (11.59%) Fintech
7 68 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
9 62 (5.02%) Market Risk
10 56 (4.54%) Credit Risk
11 49 (3.97%) Equity Derivative
12 47 (3.81%) Tandem
13 39 (3.16%) OTC Derivatives
14 31 (2.51%) Virtual Team
15 30 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
16 28 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
17 26 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 24 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
19 22 (1.78%) User Experience
20 21 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 166 (13.45%) Unix
2 145 (11.75%) Windows
3 108 (8.75%) Linux
4 40 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.70%) CentOS
6 21 (1.70%) Fedora
7 20 (1.62%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.38%) Solaris
9 13 (1.05%) SUSE
9 13 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.65%) AIX
11 8 (0.65%) HPUX
12 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.24%) Android
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (14.10%) Computer Science
3 173 (14.02%) Asset Management
4 168 (13.61%) Wealth Management
5 161 (13.05%) Analytics
6 144 (11.67%) Investment Management
7 122 (9.89%) Multithreading
8 111 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
9 95 (7.70%) TDD
10 90 (7.29%) MVC
11 89 (7.21%) Software Engineering
12 83 (6.73%) Risk Management
13 81 (6.56%) DevOps
14 74 (6.00%) Data Analysis
15 72 (5.83%) Web Application Development
16 70 (5.67%) Business Analysis
16 70 (5.67%) Mentoring
17 69 (5.59%) Fund Management
18 67 (5.43%) Electronic Trading
18 67 (5.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 467 (37.84%) SQL
2 405 (32.82%) Java
3 301 (24.39%) C#
4 234 (18.96%) Python
5 166 (13.45%) JavaScript
6 144 (11.67%) C++
7 88 (7.13%) Scala
8 72 (5.83%) PL/SQL
9 70 (5.67%) R
10 66 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 55 (4.46%) Java 8
12 53 (4.29%) Bash Shell
12 53 (4.29%) Perl
13 46 (3.73%) VBA
14 45 (3.65%) Ruby
15 41 (3.32%) T-SQL
16 38 (3.08%) Korn
17 37 (3.00%) Bourne shell
18 25 (2.03%) TypeScript
19 18 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 274 (22.20%) Degree
2 75 (6.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.62%) Master's Degree
4 14 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (0.97%) MCSE
5 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.97%) PhD
6 7 (0.57%) CRISC
6 7 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.41%) CCNP
7 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.32%) CISSP
9 3 (0.24%) CCIE
9 3 (0.24%) CISM
10 2 (0.16%) CISA
10 2 (0.16%) GIAC
10 2 (0.16%) ISSMP
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.081%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.11%) QA
2 41 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.86%) MiFID
4 16 (1.30%) SLA
5 15 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 14 (1.13%) FATCA
7 13 (1.05%) IFRS
8 11 (0.89%) GDPR
8 11 (0.89%) Solvency II
9 9 (0.73%) COBIT
10 7 (0.57%) PMO
11 5 (0.41%) EMIR
12 4 (0.32%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.081%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.081%) HL7
13 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (3.48%) Docker
2 34 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.41%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.081%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.081%) Gluster
9 1 (0.081%) HDFS
9 1 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (3.65%) Nagios
2 37 (3.00%) Icinga
3 36 (2.92%) ZABBIX
4 35 (2.84%) Kubernetes
5 32 (2.59%) Ansible
6 30 (2.43%) Oozie
7 19 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (1.46%) Puppet
9 14 (1.13%) SCCM
10 12 (0.97%) Control-M
11 8 (0.65%) Terraform
12 7 (0.57%) SCOM
13 6 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.49%) Marathon
14 5 (0.41%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.41%) logstash
15 3 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
15 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 1 (0.081%) ITRS Geneos
16 1 (0.081%) Salt
Vendors
1 144 (11.67%) Microsoft
1 144 (11.67%) Oracle
2 62 (5.02%) Bloomberg
3 50 (4.05%) Reuters
4 42 (3.40%) Calypso
5 41 (3.32%) SolarWinds
6 38 (3.08%) Tableau
6 38 (3.08%) Tradeweb
7 37 (3.00%) MarketAxess
8 35 (2.84%) FXall
9 27 (2.19%) Cisco
9 27 (2.19%) Splunk
10 26 (2.11%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.94%) Citrix
12 23 (1.86%) Adobe
12 23 (1.86%) Fidessa
13 21 (1.70%) Eze Software Group
13 21 (1.70%) ION Trading
14 19 (1.54%) VMware
15 18 (1.46%) TIBCO