The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 248 243 258
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.029% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.089% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Fixed Income
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2438 2244 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.32% 33.04% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2100 1815 2243
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Fixed Income Salary Trend in the North West

Fixed Income
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +4 6 £32,500 +44.44%
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Market Making
4 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Equities
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Python

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Market Making
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA