Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 186 147
Rank change year-on-year -33 -39 -37
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 738 1,163 1,681
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.53% 1.91% 2.41%
As % of the General category 3.13% 3.91% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 682 970 1,138
Median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £133,750 £110,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +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 23,550 29,731 35,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.93% 48.80% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18,595 23,405 28,436
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +38 182 £80,000 +14.29% 25
East London +3 3 £90,000 +28.57% 1
South London - 2 £120,000 -
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 738 (100.00%) Banking
2 484 (65.58%) Finance
3 360 (48.78%) Java
4 309 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
5 278 (37.67%) Front Office
6 240 (32.52%) Fixed Income
7 236 (31.98%) AWS
8 231 (31.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 226 (30.62%) Azure
10 222 (30.08%) AngularJS
11 220 (29.81%) JavaScript
12 208 (28.18%) Asset Management
13 206 (27.91%) Derivative
14 199 (26.96%) Equities
15 196 (26.56%) Web Services
16 194 (26.29%) Software Engineering
17 193 (26.15%) Hedge funds
18 191 (25.88%) Python
19 188 (25.47%) React
20 180 (24.39%) Investment Management
21 172 (23.31%) DevOps
22 170 (23.04%) GCP
23 155 (21.00%) Business Analysis
24 149 (20.19%) SQL
25 128 (17.34%) Decision-Making
26 126 (17.07%) C#
27 119 (16.12%) Google
27 119 (16.12%) Vue.js
28 114 (15.45%) Portfolio Management
29 112 (15.18%) Node.js

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 29 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.30%) Apache
4 16 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.03%) Confluence
6 5 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.54%) CMS
8 3 (0.41%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.41%) nginx
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.27%) Camunda
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Sketch
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 236 (31.98%) AWS
2 226 (30.62%) Azure
3 170 (23.04%) GCP
4 30 (4.07%) Amazon ECS
4 30 (4.07%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.36%) GitHub
5 10 (1.36%) SaaS
6 8 (1.08%) AWS Fargate
7 7 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.54%) IaaS
10 4 (0.54%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.54%) Serverless
11 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.41%) Office 365
11 3 (0.41%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.17%) Firewall
2 11 (1.49%) LAN
2 11 (1.49%) WAN
3 6 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 5 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (0.68%) Skype
5 4 (0.54%) HTTP
5 4 (0.54%) Intranet
5 4 (0.54%) Multicast
5 4 (0.54%) Network Security
5 4 (0.54%) VPN
6 3 (0.41%) DNS
6 3 (0.41%) Wireless
7 2 (0.27%) BGP
7 2 (0.27%) DHCP
7 2 (0.27%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.27%) Internet
7 2 (0.27%) NAS
7 2 (0.27%) OSPF
7 2 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.15%) MongoDB
3 30 (4.07%) Amazon Redshift
4 26 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.30%) Big Data
6 16 (2.17%) SQL Server 2019
7 15 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.08%) MySQL
10 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.81%) KDB
12 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (5.42%) RStudio
2 39 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.28%) JIRA
3 25 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.30%) GitLab
4 17 (2.30%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.17%) Maven
6 12 (1.63%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.36%) Zephyr
8 8 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.95%) JUnit
10 5 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.68%) TestComplete
11 4 (0.54%) Ant
11 4 (0.54%) VersionOne
11 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.41%) Gradle
12 3 (0.41%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 738 (100.00%) Banking
2 484 (65.58%) Finance
3 278 (37.67%) Front Office
4 21 (2.85%) Retail
5 18 (2.44%) Back Office
5 18 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.22%) Legal
6 9 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.08%) Law
8 7 (0.95%) Advertising
8 7 (0.95%) French Language
8 7 (0.95%) German Language
8 7 (0.95%) Italian Language
8 7 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.68%) Marketing
9 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 375 (50.81%) Developer
2 153 (20.73%) Java Developer
3 117 (15.85%) Front Office Developer
4 85 (11.52%) Analyst
5 76 (10.30%) Software Engineer
6 70 (9.49%) AWS Engineer
7 67 (9.08%) AWS Developer
8 65 (8.81%) Java Engineer
9 57 (7.72%) Python Developer
10 51 (6.91%) Senior Developer
11 48 (6.50%) Python Engineer
12 41 (5.56%) .NET Developer
12 41 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 39 (5.28%) Architect
14 38 (5.15%) Business Analyst
15 36 (4.88%) C# Developer
16 34 (4.61%) Project Manager
17 31 (4.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 30 (4.07%) AWS Software Engineer
19 29 (3.93%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (30.08%) AngularJS
2 196 (26.56%) Web Services
3 188 (25.47%) React
4 119 (16.12%) Vue.js
5 112 (15.18%) Node.js
6 87 (11.79%) .NET
7 81 (10.98%) J2EE
8 54 (7.32%) HTML
9 46 (6.23%) .NET Framework
10 45 (6.10%) ASP.NET
10 45 (6.10%) CSS
11 40 (5.42%) Redux
12 38 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (5.15%) REST
13 33 (4.47%) Spring
14 32 (4.34%) .NET Core
14 32 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (3.79%) WinForms
17 26 (3.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 240 (32.52%) Fixed Income
2 231 (31.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 206 (27.91%) Derivative
4 199 (26.96%) Equities
5 193 (26.15%) Hedge funds
6 53 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (4.61%) Blog
8 33 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
9 32 (4.34%) Market Risk
10 26 (3.52%) Tandem
11 23 (3.12%) Credit Risk
12 20 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (2.30%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.90%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.76%) Algorithms
16 12 (1.63%) Data Centre
17 10 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.36%) Management Information System
18 9 (1.22%) Grid Computing
18 9 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.05%) Unix
2 46 (6.23%) Linux
3 41 (5.56%) Windows
4 9 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.54%) Android
9 4 (0.54%) Solaris
9 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (28.18%) Asset Management
3 194 (26.29%) Software Engineering
4 180 (24.39%) Investment Management
5 172 (23.31%) DevOps
6 155 (21.00%) Business Analysis
7 128 (17.34%) Decision-Making
8 114 (15.45%) Portfolio Management
9 85 (11.52%) TDD
10 84 (11.38%) Computer Science
11 82 (11.11%) Front End Development
12 76 (10.30%) Microservices
13 67 (9.08%) Scrum
14 66 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (8.27%) Fintech
16 60 (8.13%) Multithreading
17 51 (6.91%) BDD
18 48 (6.50%) Test Automation
19 46 (6.23%) Low Latency
19 46 (6.23%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 360 (48.78%) Java
2 220 (29.81%) JavaScript
3 191 (25.88%) Python
4 149 (20.19%) SQL
5 126 (17.07%) C#
6 41 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 38 (5.15%) Kotlin
8 37 (5.01%) C++
9 25 (3.39%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.39%) Java 8
10 18 (2.44%) R
11 16 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.03%) Perl
12 15 (2.03%) Scala
12 15 (2.03%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.22%) VBA
15 8 (1.08%) Bourne shell
15 8 (1.08%) F#
15 8 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (12.20%) Degree
2 36 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.49%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.22%) CCNA
5 8 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.54%) MCSE
7 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.54%) PhD
8 3 (0.41%) CCNP
8 3 (0.41%) CISSP
9 2 (0.27%) CISM
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) CCIE
10 1 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCDST
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.52%) QA
2 13 (1.76%) EMIR
3 8 (1.08%) SLA
4 5 (0.68%) MiFID
5 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) FINRA
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (9.35%) Docker
2 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.14%) GridGain
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (5.69%) Terraform
2 37 (5.01%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.52%) Ansible
4 13 (1.76%) Puppet
5 9 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.81%) Control-M
7 5 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.54%) Icinga
9 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.27%) SCCM
10 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.14%) Consul
10 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 119 (16.12%) Google
2 56 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.47%) Oracle
4 25 (3.39%) Cisco
5 21 (2.85%) Murex
6 17 (2.30%) HP
7 16 (2.17%) Bloomberg
8 12 (1.63%) Sybase
9 11 (1.49%) Charles River
10 10 (1.36%) Sun
10 10 (1.36%) VMware
11 9 (1.22%) Reuters
11 9 (1.22%) SmartStream
12 7 (0.95%) Eze Software Group
12 7 (0.95%) FXall
12 7 (0.95%) ION Trading
12 7 (0.95%) MarketAxess
12 7 (0.95%) Tradeweb
13 6 (0.81%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.81%) Splunk