Things aren't looking very good for recruiters at investment banks. At last week's roundtable for heads of recruitment there was a lot of talk of shifting banks' recruitment staff into internal mobility functions until hiring picks up again.
However, it is not all horrible if you work in HR at an investment bank. Some members of this community are generously remunerated. Here, courtesy of the endlessly informative Robert Walters 2012 salary survey, is who. Bear in mind that this is base only.