Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 240 172
Rank change year-on-year +19 -68 -78
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 417 735 1,285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.47% 2.07%
As % of the General category 3.14% 3.01% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 372 681 1,075
Median annual salary £81,250 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £116,250 £133,750 £110,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 13,264 24,393 30,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.85% 48.85% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10,595 19,425 24,338
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 8 March 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 8 March 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 -6 59 £75,000 -6.25% 27
East London +19 3 £112,500 +25.00% 6
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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.

1 417 (100.00%) Banking
2 223 (53.48%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (51.32%) Finance
4 190 (45.56%) Java
5 178 (42.69%) Front Office
6 139 (33.33%) Python
7 116 (27.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 111 (26.62%) Equities
9 108 (25.90%) Fixed Income
10 104 (24.94%) Derivative
11 91 (21.82%) Analytics
12 86 (20.62%) SQL
12 86 (20.62%) AWS
13 83 (19.90%) JavaScript
14 80 (19.18%) React
15 75 (17.99%) Asset Management
16 72 (17.27%) DevOps
17 71 (17.03%) AngularJS
18 70 (16.79%) Machine Learning
19 69 (16.55%) Hedge funds
20 64 (15.35%) Scrum
21 60 (14.39%) TDD
21 60 (14.39%) Investment Management
22 59 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
23 57 (13.67%) Azure
23 57 (13.67%) Fintech
24 52 (12.47%) Software Engineering
24 52 (12.47%) Linux
25 50 (11.99%) Artificial Intelligence
26 46 (11.03%) Multithreading

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 15 (3.60%) Confluence
2 12 (2.88%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.96%) Luigi
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) Appian
Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.32%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.72%) Eikon
3 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 86 (20.62%) AWS
2 57 (13.67%) Azure
3 32 (7.67%) GCP
4 17 (4.08%) SaaS
5 11 (2.64%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (1.20%) Serverless
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.24%) IaaS
10 1 (0.24%) PaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Firewall
1 3 (0.72%) SSL
1 3 (0.72%) VPN
1 3 (0.72%) WAN
2 2 (0.48%) BGP
2 2 (0.48%) FTP
2 2 (0.48%) LAN
2 2 (0.48%) Multicast
2 2 (0.48%) OSPF
2 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.24%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.60%) Hadoop
1 15 (3.60%) MongoDB
1 15 (3.60%) NoSQL
2 14 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (3.12%) Big Data
4 12 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.40%) KDB
6 10 (2.40%) SQL Server
7 8 (1.92%) Data Mart
8 6 (1.44%) Hazelcast
8 6 (1.44%) MySQL
9 4 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.96%) Azkaban
9 4 (0.96%) Cloud Spanner
9 4 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.72%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (7.91%) JIRA
2 23 (5.52%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.28%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.32%) Maven
5 11 (2.64%) SonarQube
6 10 (2.40%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.40%) Pylint
6 10 (2.40%) Sourcetree
7 8 (1.92%) GitLab
8 7 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.68%) Selenium
9 6 (1.44%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.96%) EasyMock
11 4 (0.96%) JUnit
11 4 (0.96%) Mockito
12 3 (0.72%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 417 (100.00%) Banking
2 214 (51.32%) Finance
3 178 (42.69%) Front Office
4 34 (8.15%) Financial Institution
5 26 (6.24%) Legal
6 14 (3.36%) Advertising
7 11 (2.64%) Back Office
8 7 (1.68%) French Language
8 7 (1.68%) Law
9 6 (1.44%) Retail
10 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.96%) International Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Marketing
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (47.00%) Developer
2 89 (21.34%) Java Developer
3 39 (9.35%) Python Developer
4 37 (8.87%) Senior Developer
5 35 (8.39%) Python Engineer
6 34 (8.15%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 32 (7.67%) Analyst
8 31 (7.43%) Architect
9 28 (6.71%) Front Office Developer
10 27 (6.47%) Applications Support
11 26 (6.24%) Project Manager
12 25 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (5.76%) Business Analyst
13 24 (5.76%) Support Engineer
14 23 (5.52%) Applications Engineer
14 23 (5.52%) Applications Support Engineer
15 21 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (4.80%) Software Engineer
17 19 (4.56%) TOGAF Architect
18 18 (4.32%) MiFID Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.18%) React
2 71 (17.03%) AngularJS
3 43 (10.31%) Web Services
4 33 (7.91%) Spring
5 31 (7.43%) Kafka
6 25 (6.00%) .NET
7 22 (5.28%) Vue.js
8 17 (4.08%) HTML
9 14 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (3.36%) Middleware
9 14 (3.36%) Redux
9 14 (3.36%) Spring Boot
10 13 (3.12%) Pandas
11 12 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (2.88%) Node.js
12 10 (2.40%) .NET Core
12 10 (2.40%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.40%) J2EE
12 10 (2.40%) pytest
13 9 (2.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 116 (27.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 111 (26.62%) Equities
3 108 (25.90%) Fixed Income
4 104 (24.94%) Derivative
5 69 (16.55%) Hedge funds
6 34 (8.15%) Market Risk
7 26 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.36%) Equity Derivative
9 13 (3.12%) User Experience
10 12 (2.88%) Robotics
11 11 (2.64%) OTC Derivatives
12 10 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (2.16%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.16%) Blog
13 9 (2.16%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.68%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.68%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
16 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.47%) Linux
2 32 (7.67%) Unix
3 22 (5.28%) Windows
4 11 (2.64%) Solaris
5 8 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.20%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.20%) zOS
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (53.48%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.82%) Analytics
3 75 (17.99%) Asset Management
4 72 (17.27%) DevOps
5 70 (16.79%) Machine Learning
6 64 (15.35%) Scrum
7 60 (14.39%) Investment Management
7 60 (14.39%) TDD
8 59 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (13.67%) Fintech
10 52 (12.47%) Software Engineering
11 50 (11.99%) Artificial Intelligence
12 46 (11.03%) Multithreading
13 40 (9.59%) Risk Management
14 39 (9.35%) Microservices
15 37 (8.87%) BDD
16 36 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (8.63%) Waterfall
17 35 (8.39%) Project Management
18 30 (7.19%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 190 (45.56%) Java
2 139 (33.33%) Python
3 86 (20.62%) SQL
4 83 (19.90%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.83%) C#
5 41 (9.83%) TypeScript
6 26 (6.24%) Kotlin
7 21 (5.04%) C++
8 19 (4.56%) Java 8
8 19 (4.56%) Scala
9 14 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.12%) Perl
11 10 (2.40%) Erlang
11 10 (2.40%) ES6
11 10 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.92%) VBA
13 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.20%) VB
14 5 (1.20%) XAML
15 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (6.47%) Degree
2 16 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.44%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.96%) CISSP
4 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.48%) CCSP
6 2 (0.48%) CISA
6 2 (0.48%) CISM
6 2 (0.48%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.48%) CRISC
6 2 (0.48%) GCFA
6 2 (0.48%) GCIA
6 2 (0.48%) GCIH
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.19%) MiFID
2 29 (6.95%) EMIR
3 24 (5.76%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (2.40%) QA
5 7 (1.68%) PMO
5 7 (1.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.96%) COBIT
7 2 (0.48%) NIST
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.24%) GDPR
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.24%) ITGC
8 1 (0.24%) PSD2
8 1 (0.24%) TARGET2
System Software
1 37 (8.87%) Docker
2 7 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 28 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.24%) Ansible
3 19 (4.56%) Terraform
4 9 (2.16%) Puppet
5 8 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (1.20%) SCCM
7 3 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.48%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.24%) Cacti
9 1 (0.24%) Control-M
9 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (9.35%) Murex
2 25 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.80%) Splunk
4 15 (3.60%) Solace
5 13 (3.12%) Google
6 12 (2.88%) Oracle
7 11 (2.64%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.40%) Kofax
8 10 (2.40%) Sophis
9 7 (1.68%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.20%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.20%) Reuters
11 4 (0.96%) Capita
11 4 (0.96%) CyberArk
11 4 (0.96%) GoldenSource
11 4 (0.96%) Varonis
11 4 (0.96%) Workday
12 3 (0.72%) Calypso
12 3 (0.72%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.72%) Sybase