Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 160 156
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4 -38
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 179 189 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 1.82% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 3.99% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 145 171 207
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £49,750 £57,500 £46,500
90th Percentile £109,000 £117,500 £108,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +7.14%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,851 4,735 5,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.90% 45.69% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,346 4,248 4,740
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in the City of London

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fixed Income in the City of London.

Salary trend for Fixed Income in the City of London

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 103 (57.54%) Finance
2 86 (48.04%) Derivative
3 81 (45.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (44.13%) SQL
5 74 (41.34%) Front Office
6 66 (36.87%) Equities
7 60 (33.52%) Java
7 60 (33.52%) Asset Management
8 59 (32.96%) C#
9 58 (32.40%) .NET
10 57 (31.84%) SQL Server
11 54 (30.17%) Investment Management
12 52 (29.05%) Banking
13 48 (26.82%) Oracle
14 35 (19.55%) Business Analysis
15 33 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (16.20%) Python
17 26 (14.53%) Visual Studio
18 25 (13.97%) Windows
18 25 (13.97%) Charles River
18 25 (13.97%) Electronic Trading
19 24 (13.41%) Workflow
20 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET
20 23 (12.85%) thinkFolio
21 22 (12.29%) XML
21 22 (12.29%) Calypso
22 21 (11.73%) JIRA
22 21 (11.73%) Hedge funds
23 20 (11.17%) WPF
23 20 (11.17%) Linux

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 16 (8.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.79%) Confluence
2 5 (2.79%) GemFire
3 4 (2.23%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (12.85%) thinkFolio
2 17 (9.50%) Markit EDM
3 16 (8.94%) Front Arena
4 7 (3.91%) LatentZero
5 4 (2.23%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (1.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (1.12%) ION MarketView
7 2 (1.12%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.68%) npm
2 3 (1.68%) NuGet
2 3 (1.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.61%) MS Access
3 16 (8.94%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) MySQL
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) KDB
9 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (14.53%) Visual Studio
2 21 (11.73%) JIRA
3 19 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
3 19 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (8.94%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.70%) Subversion
6 11 (6.15%) Maven
7 10 (5.59%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.47%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.35%) Robot Framework
10 5 (2.79%) Gradle
10 5 (2.79%) Hudson
10 5 (2.79%) JUnit
10 5 (2.79%) Mockito
11 4 (2.23%) Selenium
12 3 (1.68%) NUnit
12 3 (1.68%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.68%) WebStorm
13 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 103 (57.54%) Finance
2 74 (41.34%) Front Office
3 52 (29.05%) Banking
4 19 (10.61%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.47%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.91%) Advertising
6 7 (3.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (49.16%) Developer
2 35 (19.55%) Analyst
3 25 (13.97%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.41%) .NET Developer
5 23 (12.85%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 19 (10.61%) WPF Developer
7 18 (10.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (9.50%) Business Analyst
8 17 (9.50%) C# WPF Developer
8 17 (9.50%) Support Analyst
9 15 (8.38%) C++ Developer
10 13 (7.26%) Senior C++ Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Java Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) Implementation Engineer
14 8 (4.47%) Consultant
14 8 (4.47%) Implementation Consultant
15 7 (3.91%) Charles River Support Analyst
15 7 (3.91%) thinkFolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.40%) .NET
2 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET
3 22 (12.29%) XML
4 20 (11.17%) WPF
5 17 (9.50%) WinForms
6 14 (7.82%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (7.82%) Spring
7 11 (6.15%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.03%) JSON
9 8 (4.47%) Middleware
10 6 (3.35%) Apache Camel
10 6 (3.35%) FpML
10 6 (3.35%) JMS
10 6 (3.35%) REST
10 6 (3.35%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (3.35%) WCF
11 5 (2.79%) Web Services
11 5 (2.79%) XML Schema
12 4 (2.23%) HTML
12 4 (2.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (48.04%) Derivative
2 81 (45.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 66 (36.87%) Equities
4 21 (11.73%) Hedge funds
5 16 (8.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 13 (7.26%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (7.26%) Fintech
7 11 (6.15%) Credit Derivative
8 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.91%) Reference Data
10 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
13 2 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (1.12%) Replication
14 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.56%) Pricing Data
14 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.97%) Windows
2 20 (11.17%) Linux
3 14 (7.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.52%) Asset Management
2 54 (30.17%) Investment Management
3 35 (19.55%) Business Analysis
4 33 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (13.97%) Electronic Trading
6 24 (13.41%) Workflow
7 17 (9.50%) Mathematics
8 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.70%) Migration
10 11 (6.15%) Financial Modelling
10 11 (6.15%) Project Management
11 10 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
13 8 (4.47%) TDD
13 8 (4.47%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.91%) Business Transformation
14 7 (3.91%) DevOps
14 7 (3.91%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.91%) Structured Programming
14 7 (3.91%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.13%) SQL
2 60 (33.52%) Java
3 59 (32.96%) C#
4 29 (16.20%) Python
5 18 (10.06%) Perl
6 17 (9.50%) C++
7 10 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.47%) C
8 8 (4.47%) Java 8
9 7 (3.91%) Ruby
9 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.91%) VBA
10 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.35%) Scala
11 5 (2.79%) F#
12 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (5.59%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) CISSP
3 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
2 5 (2.79%) EMIR
2 5 (2.79%) MiFID
3 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) logstash
1 2 (1.12%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (26.82%) Oracle
2 25 (13.97%) Charles River
3 22 (12.29%) Calypso
4 16 (8.94%) SimCorp
5 9 (5.03%) Bloomberg
6 7 (3.91%) ION Trading
6 7 (3.91%) Solace
6 7 (3.91%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.23%) Cognos
7 4 (2.23%) CQG
7 4 (2.23%) Fidessa
7 4 (2.23%) FIS
7 4 (2.23%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.23%) SunGard
8 3 (1.68%) Sybase
9 2 (1.12%) IBM
9 2 (1.12%) Murex
9 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) Reuters