The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank - 126 120
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.055% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.17% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £43,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.71% -16.66%
Fixed Income
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
620 605 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.08% 33.01% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 479 394 428
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the Cheshire region.

Fixed Income Salary Trend in Cheshire

Fixed Income
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fixed Income.

1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Market Making
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fixed Income. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Market Making
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA