Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 284 215 249
Rank change year-on-year -69 +34 -78
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 641 378 731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.59% 1.43%
As % of the General category 2.01% 2.75% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 521 338 654
10th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £90,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
75th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £108,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £128,750 £133,750
England median annual salary £82,500 £87,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90% +10.71%

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 31,859 13,752 31,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.76% 57.71% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20,376 11,481 24,737
10th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £106,250
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +16 116 £82,500 +10.00% 40
East London -34 6 £130,000 - 10
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 641 (100.00%) Banking
2 364 (56.79%) Finance
3 229 (35.73%) Java
4 210 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (27.61%) SQL
6 142 (22.15%) Social Skills
7 127 (19.81%) Degree
8 122 (19.03%) Front Office
9 121 (18.88%) Python
10 115 (17.94%) Azure
11 111 (17.32%) JavaScript
12 99 (15.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 97 (15.13%) Linux
14 94 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
15 93 (14.51%) Full Stack Development
16 92 (14.35%) Equities
17 91 (14.20%) Fixed Income
18 90 (14.04%) Unix
18 90 (14.04%) C#
19 87 (13.57%) Derivative
20 86 (13.42%) Mathematics
21 83 (12.95%) Computer Science
22 82 (12.79%) .NET
23 76 (11.86%) React
24 74 (11.54%) Oracle
25 71 (11.08%) Windows
25 71 (11.08%) TDD
25 71 (11.08%) AngularJS
26 68 (10.61%) TypeScript
27 64 (9.98%) 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 42 (6.55%) CMS
2 23 (3.59%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.72%) Confluence
4 8 (1.25%) Apache
5 7 (1.09%) Apache Pulsar
6 6 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.47%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.31%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.31%) IIS
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) Mule
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Eikon
2 3 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 3 (0.47%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.16%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 115 (17.94%) Azure
2 64 (9.98%) AWS
3 59 (9.20%) GitHub
4 46 (7.18%) SaaS
5 22 (3.43%) GCP
6 16 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.34%) Power Platform
7 15 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.72%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.56%) Serverless
10 9 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.25%) npm
12 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.78%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.78%) PaaS
14 4 (0.62%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.56%) VPN
2 9 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.09%) DHCP
3 7 (1.09%) DNS
4 6 (0.94%) Skype
5 4 (0.62%) HTTP
6 3 (0.47%) FTP
6 3 (0.47%) NAS
6 3 (0.47%) VoIP
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.31%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.16%) IPsec
8 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 52 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.52%) Big Data
6 28 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.21%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.43%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.28%) DB2
9 21 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.50%) Metadata
11 16 (2.50%) Tableau
12 15 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.34%) Power BI
13 11 (1.72%) Data Vault
14 10 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 57 (8.89%) JIRA
2 49 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 30 (4.68%) IntelliJ
5 18 (2.81%) Bitbucket
5 18 (2.81%) Maven
6 15 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 15 (2.34%) Gradle
7 14 (2.18%) Bitbucket Server
8 10 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.56%) webpack
9 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.47%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.47%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.47%) Selenium
10 3 (0.47%) Subversion
10 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.31%) Protractor
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 641 (100.00%) Banking
2 364 (56.79%) Finance
3 142 (22.15%) Social Skills
4 122 (19.03%) Front Office
5 31 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 28 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.74%) Corporate Banking
8 20 (3.12%) Advertising
9 18 (2.81%) Back Office
10 16 (2.50%) Financial Institution
10 16 (2.50%) Retail
11 13 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 7 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (1.09%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.62%) Legal
14 3 (0.47%) Billing
14 3 (0.47%) Games
14 3 (0.47%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 288 (44.93%) Developer
2 127 (19.81%) Java Developer
3 105 (16.38%) Analyst
4 88 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 58 (9.05%) Business Analyst
6 40 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 37 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (5.30%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 30 (4.68%) SaaS Developer
10 29 (4.52%) Lead Developer
11 27 (4.21%) Java Engineer
12 26 (4.06%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.90%) SQL Developer
14 23 (3.59%) Applications Support
14 23 (3.59%) Front Office Developer
14 23 (3.59%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.28%) Architect
16 20 (3.12%) Financial Analyst
16 20 (3.12%) Python Developer
17 17 (2.65%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.79%) .NET
2 76 (11.86%) React
3 71 (11.08%) AngularJS
4 57 (8.89%) Web Services
5 55 (8.58%) Spring
6 51 (7.96%) .NET Framework
7 45 (7.02%) RESTful
8 43 (6.71%) HTML
9 41 (6.40%) FIX Protocol
10 38 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (5.77%) REST
12 30 (4.68%) Kafka
13 27 (4.21%) CSS
13 27 (4.21%) Redux
14 22 (3.43%) Murex MxML
14 22 (3.43%) Spring Boot
15 21 (3.28%) HTML5
16 20 (3.12%) Angular 2
16 20 (3.12%) Task Parallel Library
17 17 (2.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 92 (14.35%) Equities
3 91 (14.20%) Fixed Income
4 87 (13.57%) Derivative
5 42 (6.55%) Blog
5 42 (6.55%) Credit Risk
6 30 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (3.90%) Market Risk
8 23 (3.59%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.40%) User Experience
12 9 (1.40%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.94%) Exotic Derivative
15 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.13%) Linux
2 90 (14.04%) Unix
3 71 (11.08%) Windows
4 14 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.31%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) SUSE
9 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
3 93 (14.51%) Full Stack Development
4 86 (13.42%) Mathematics
5 83 (12.95%) Computer Science
6 71 (11.08%) TDD
7 64 (9.98%) Fintech
8 62 (9.67%) Analytics
9 61 (9.52%) SDLC
10 57 (8.89%) Scrum
10 57 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 53 (8.27%) DevOps
12 51 (7.96%) Asset Management
13 49 (7.64%) Project Management
14 48 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (7.49%) MVC
15 46 (7.18%) SOLID
16 44 (6.86%) Risk Management
17 42 (6.55%) CQRS
18 40 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (35.73%) Java
2 177 (27.61%) SQL
3 121 (18.88%) Python
4 111 (17.32%) JavaScript
5 90 (14.04%) C#
6 68 (10.61%) TypeScript
7 46 (7.18%) T-SQL
8 37 (5.77%) C++
8 37 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 34 (5.30%) Bash
10 23 (3.59%) Java 8
10 23 (3.59%) Perl
11 15 (2.34%) Scala
12 14 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.03%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.72%) C
15 10 (1.56%) ES6
16 7 (1.09%) VBA
17 6 (0.94%) Clojure
17 6 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 127 (19.81%) Degree
2 44 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (6.55%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (1.40%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.09%) A+ Certification
6 7 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.09%) PhD
7 5 (0.78%) ISEB
8 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.47%) CISSP
10 2 (0.31%) CISA
10 2 (0.31%) MCP
10 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.31%) PMP
11 1 (0.16%) CISM
11 1 (0.16%) CSPO
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
11 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.59%) EMIR
1 23 (3.59%) MiFID
2 21 (3.28%) QA
3 9 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.09%) PMO
5 6 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.78%) IFRS
7 3 (0.47%) COREP
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.31%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.16%) GDPR
9 1 (0.16%) GRC
9 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (6.55%) Docker
2 21 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (4.37%) Kubernetes
1 28 (4.37%) Terraform
2 21 (3.28%) Ansible
3 9 (1.40%) Control-M
3 9 (1.40%) Oozie
3 9 (1.40%) SCCM
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.16%) Consul
6 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.16%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.16%) Kubeflow
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) Nmap
6 1 (0.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 74 (11.54%) Oracle
2 60 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.93%) Bloomberg
4 37 (5.77%) Sybase
5 24 (3.74%) Murex
6 15 (2.34%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.34%) Reuters
7 13 (2.03%) Google
8 12 (1.87%) Informatica
9 11 (1.72%) Alteryx
9 11 (1.72%) Fidessa
10 8 (1.25%) Citrix
11 7 (1.09%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.94%) Cisco
12 6 (0.94%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.78%) VMware
14 4 (0.62%) HP
14 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.47%) Cognizant