Period
to 23 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 185 227
Rank change year-on-year -8 +42 -21
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 77 29 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.13% 0.70% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 1.84% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 23 90
10th Percentile £64,500 £78,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £65,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £95,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% +15.15% +13.79%
75th Percentile £117,500 £117,500 £107,188
90th Percentile £118,000 £119,500 £117,500
London median annual salary £107,500 £105,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +16.67% +20.00%

Fixed Income is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,522 1,574 4,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.01% 37.85% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,233 1,358 4,009
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,714 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £102,500
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £66,000
% change year-on-year - +9.85% +1.54%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in Central London.

Salary trend for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income in Central London over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 72 £100,000 -2.44% 22
City of Westminster - 1 £100,000 -
Fixed Income
London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT jobs citing Fixed Income 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 Central London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 52 (67.53%) Banking
2 50 (64.94%) Front Office
3 45 (58.44%) Java
4 31 (40.26%) Electronic Trading
5 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (37.66%) Finance
6 25 (32.47%) Investment Banking
7 23 (29.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (27.27%) Python
9 19 (24.68%) Derivative
10 18 (23.38%) Fintech
11 17 (22.08%) Linux
12 15 (19.48%) SQL
12 15 (19.48%) Spreadsheet
12 15 (19.48%) Legacy Systems
13 14 (18.18%) Social Skills
13 14 (18.18%) Unix
14 11 (14.29%) Low Latency
15 10 (12.99%) KDB
15 10 (12.99%) C#
15 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
16 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
17 8 (10.39%) Microservices
17 8 (10.39%) Project Management
17 8 (10.39%) Perl
17 8 (10.39%) JIRA
17 8 (10.39%) Equities
18 7 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
18 7 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.30%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (1.30%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Azure App Service
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) GCP
5 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) LAN
1 2 (2.60%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) KDB
2 5 (6.49%) Redis
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) QlikView
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) Star Schema
4 2 (2.60%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (67.53%) Banking
2 50 (64.94%) Front Office
3 29 (37.66%) Finance
4 25 (32.47%) Investment Banking
5 14 (18.18%) Social Skills
6 7 (9.09%) Back Office
7 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.60%) Games
8 2 (2.60%) Retail
9 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 30 (38.96%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 15 (19.48%) Java Pricing Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Pricing Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Analyst
6 12 (15.58%) Front Office Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.79%) KDB Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Junior
10 4 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Quantitative Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (6.49%) Kafka
2 5 (6.49%) React
3 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.19%) Flask
3 4 (5.19%) RESTful
3 4 (5.19%) Spring
3 4 (5.19%) XML
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) HTML5
4 3 (3.90%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.90%) WPF
5 2 (2.60%) .NET
5 2 (2.60%) JMS
5 2 (2.60%) Middleware
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.30%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (24.68%) Derivative
3 15 (19.48%) Legacy Systems
4 8 (10.39%) Equities
5 5 (6.49%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.30%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Pricing Data
8 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Electronic Trading
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Fintech
4 11 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.39%) Microservices
7 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 7 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (9.09%) High Availability
8 7 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.79%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
9 6 (7.79%) Scrum
9 6 (7.79%) SDLC
9 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.49%) Analytics
10 5 (6.49%) ITIL
10 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
2 21 (27.27%) Python
3 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) C#
5 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.39%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.60%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) OCP
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Charles River
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.60%) Trayport
5 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.30%) Calypso
5 1 (1.30%) FIS
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.30%) Solace
5 1 (1.30%) SunGard
5 1 (1.30%) Tradeweb