Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 194 173
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 23 142 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 1.42% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 3.48% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 87 179
Median annual salary £102,500 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.24% +17.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £78,750 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £129,000 £117,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £95,000 £82,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% +13.79% -14.71%

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 1,480 4,081 4,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.87% 40.83% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,285 3,490 4,187
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £38,319
90th Percentile £109,500 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Front Office
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Banking
5 10 (43.48%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (34.78%) Fintech
7 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (21.74%) Derivative
9 5 (21.74%) Analytics
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) C++
11 3 (13.04%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) OO
11 3 (13.04%) DevOps
11 3 (13.04%) HTML5
11 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (13.04%) SDLC
11 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (8.70%) Algorithms

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) Sketch
2 1 (4.35%) Zeplin
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) KDB
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SilkTest
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (60.87%) Front Office
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 6 (26.09%) Java Pricing Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Pricing Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.70%) React
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) JSF
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) Swing
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Equities
5 1 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (34.78%) Fintech
4 5 (21.74%) Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Java 8
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) EMIR
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
2 1 (4.35%) Tradeweb