Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 414 238 212
Rank change year-on-year -176 -26 +35
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 690 618 554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.48% 1.68%
As % of the General category 1.28% 2.39% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 486 462 498
10th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +17.24%
75th Percentile £113,438 £112,500 £108,750
90th Percentile £134,375 £120,000 £132,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +17.24%

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 54,040 25,849 19,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 69.72% 61.85% 60.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24,144 17,138 15,989
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -31 110 £92,500 +5.71% 17
East London -53 2 £150,000 +33.33% 4
South London -53 1 - - 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 690 (100.00%) Banking
2 419 (60.72%) Finance
3 267 (38.70%) Agile
4 218 (31.59%) SQL
5 204 (29.57%) Java
6 181 (26.23%) Front Office
7 172 (24.93%) Social Skills
8 170 (24.64%) Python
9 156 (22.61%) Derivative
10 125 (18.12%) C#
11 123 (17.83%) SDLC
12 113 (16.38%) Linux
13 111 (16.09%) Windows
14 106 (15.36%) Oracle
14 106 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
15 90 (13.04%) C++
15 90 (13.04%) AWS
16 89 (12.90%) TDD
17 83 (12.03%) Scrum
17 83 (12.03%) Degree
18 82 (11.88%) Regulatory Compliance
19 78 (11.30%) Fixed Income
20 77 (11.16%) DevOps
21 72 (10.43%) Unix
22 70 (10.14%) .NET
22 70 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 67 (9.71%) JavaScript
24 64 (9.28%) Git (software)
25 63 (9.13%) Microservices
26 61 (8.84%) Azure

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 23 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 18 (2.61%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.46%) Confluence
4 14 (2.03%) Apache
5 9 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.58%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (0.58%) SAS
8 2 (0.29%) Camunda
8 2 (0.29%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Documentum
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.14%) MTS
9 1 (0.14%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.62%) Fidessa
2 10 (1.45%) Loan IQ
3 3 (0.43%) Actimize
3 3 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.43%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.43%) Summit
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.14%) Kondor
5 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 90 (13.04%) AWS
2 61 (8.84%) Azure
3 20 (2.90%) Power Platform
4 13 (1.88%) GCP
5 10 (1.45%) Azure DevOps
5 10 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.30%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.72%) GitHub
8 4 (0.58%) IaaS
8 4 (0.58%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (0.58%) SaaS
9 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.43%) Azure Storage
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Stack
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) NuGet
10 2 (0.29%) PaaS
10 2 (0.29%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.77%) VoIP
2 25 (3.62%) NAS
3 15 (2.17%) Firewall
4 12 (1.74%) DHCP
4 12 (1.74%) DNS
5 7 (1.01%) BGP
5 7 (1.01%) Internet
5 7 (1.01%) Network Security
5 7 (1.01%) PBX
6 4 (0.58%) BIG-IP
6 4 (0.58%) LAN
6 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.43%) SAN
7 3 (0.43%) WAN
7 3 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.43%) WLAN
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
1 58 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.12%) Relational Database
3 39 (5.65%) Oracle Database
4 38 (5.51%) DB2
5 27 (3.91%) RDBMS
5 27 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.77%) Big Data
7 22 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (2.90%) Power BI
9 14 (2.03%) MySQL
10 13 (1.88%) Tableau
11 12 (1.74%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.59%) OLAP
12 11 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
12 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.30%) Biml
Development Applications
1 64 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.97%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.23%) JIRA
4 27 (3.91%) Eclipse
5 23 (3.33%) Bitbucket Server
5 23 (3.33%) Gradle
5 23 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 12 (1.74%) webpack
7 7 (1.01%) GitLab
7 7 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.72%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.58%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.58%) JUnit
9 4 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.58%) Selenium
9 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.43%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.29%) Clang
11 2 (0.29%) Liquibase
11 2 (0.29%) Travis CI
General
1 690 (100.00%) Banking
2 419 (60.72%) Finance
3 181 (26.23%) Front Office
4 172 (24.93%) Social Skills
5 49 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (6.09%) Presentation Skills
7 40 (5.80%) Financial Institution
8 31 (4.49%) Telecoms
9 25 (3.62%) Back Office
10 23 (3.33%) Legal
11 22 (3.19%) Retail
12 21 (3.04%) Games
13 14 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 13 (1.88%) Marketing
14 13 (1.88%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (1.45%) Retail Banking
16 8 (1.16%) Advertising
17 6 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
17 6 (0.87%) French Language
18 5 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 299 (43.33%) Developer
2 110 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 84 (12.17%) Analyst
4 65 (9.42%) Senior Developer
5 57 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 49 (7.10%) C++ Developer
6 49 (7.10%) Front Office Developer
7 42 (6.09%) C# Developer
8 36 (5.22%) Python Developer
9 35 (5.07%) Lead Developer
10 32 (4.64%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 32 (4.64%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 31 (4.49%) Desktop Support
12 29 (4.20%) Lead Java Developer
13 27 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (3.77%) Java Engineer
14 26 (3.77%) Software Engineer
15 25 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (3.48%) Support Engineer
17 23 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.14%) .NET
2 57 (8.26%) React
3 52 (7.54%) HTML
4 49 (7.10%) Spring Boot
5 48 (6.96%) Spring
6 37 (5.36%) CSS
7 34 (4.93%) AngularJS
8 31 (4.49%) REST
9 19 (2.75%) XML
10 17 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
10 17 (2.46%) HTML5
10 17 (2.46%) Kafka
11 14 (2.03%) Node.js
12 13 (1.88%) Blazor
13 12 (1.74%) jQuery
13 12 (1.74%) Vue.js
14 11 (1.59%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.59%) MDX
15 9 (1.30%) .NET Core
15 9 (1.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 156 (22.61%) Derivative
2 78 (11.30%) Fixed Income
3 70 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (6.81%) Equities
5 39 (5.65%) Data Centre
5 39 (5.65%) Hedge funds
6 30 (4.35%) User Experience
7 23 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 21 (3.04%) Equity Derivative
8 21 (3.04%) Legacy Systems
9 20 (2.90%) Credit Risk
10 19 (2.75%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (2.32%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (1.30%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.30%) SWIFT
14 8 (1.16%) Blockchain
15 7 (1.01%) Fat Client
15 7 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 113 (16.38%) Linux
2 111 (16.09%) Windows
3 72 (10.43%) Unix
4 24 (3.48%) Windows 10
5 23 (3.33%) Mac OS
5 23 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (38.70%) Agile
2 123 (17.83%) SDLC
3 106 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (12.90%) TDD
5 83 (12.03%) Scrum
6 82 (11.88%) Regulatory Compliance
7 77 (11.16%) DevOps
8 63 (9.13%) Microservices
9 59 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 56 (8.12%) Asset Management
10 56 (8.12%) Full Stack Development
11 54 (7.83%) Analytics
12 53 (7.68%) Electronic Trading
13 49 (7.10%) CI/CD
14 47 (6.81%) Migration
15 43 (6.23%) Risk Management
16 41 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (5.80%) Fintech
17 40 (5.80%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.59%) SQL
2 204 (29.57%) Java
3 170 (24.64%) Python
4 125 (18.12%) C#
5 90 (13.04%) C++
6 67 (9.71%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.91%) Bash
8 18 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.03%) Perl
10 12 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.59%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 8 (1.16%) VBA
14 6 (0.87%) Scala
15 5 (0.72%) C
15 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.58%) ES6
17 3 (0.43%) Go
18 2 (0.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 83 (12.03%) Degree
2 10 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.58%) CISA
4 4 (0.58%) CISSP
4 4 (0.58%) CRISC
5 3 (0.43%) CISM
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.29%) PMP
6 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CEH
7 1 (0.14%) CEPT
7 1 (0.14%) GPEN
7 1 (0.14%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.14%) OSCE
7 1 (0.14%) OSCP
7 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.49%) EMIR
1 31 (4.49%) QA
2 26 (3.77%) MiFID
3 17 (2.46%) IFRS
3 17 (2.46%) IFRS 17
4 14 (2.03%) SLA
5 12 (1.74%) GDPR
6 11 (1.59%) Accessibility
7 8 (1.16%) PMO
8 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.87%) NIST
10 4 (0.58%) COREP
11 3 (0.43%) GRC
12 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 50 (7.25%) Docker
2 34 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (4.49%) Ansible
2 29 (4.20%) Kubernetes
3 28 (4.06%) Terraform
4 7 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.01%) Puppet
5 6 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.29%) Grafana
7 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.29%) Rancher
7 2 (0.29%) vMotion
7 2 (0.29%) vRealize
8 1 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) QRadar
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 106 (15.36%) Oracle
2 43 (6.23%) Bloomberg
3 39 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 38 (5.51%) Sybase
5 36 (5.22%) Cisco
6 27 (3.91%) HP
7 23 (3.33%) Lotus
8 18 (2.61%) Murex
9 15 (2.17%) Reuters
10 13 (1.88%) Citrix
11 9 (1.30%) Refinitiv
11 9 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.30%) Tradeweb
11 9 (1.30%) VMware
12 8 (1.16%) FIS
12 8 (1.16%) Infragistics
12 8 (1.16%) Sun
13 7 (1.01%) Infoblox
13 7 (1.01%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.01%) Riverbed