Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 159 141
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 214 191 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.88% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 3.89% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 190 169 233
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £82,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14% -
10th Percentile £46,125 £56,000 £43,800
90th Percentile £107,500 £112,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £82,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14% -

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 5,429 4,907 5,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.02% 48.30% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,905 4,382 5,294
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,525 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 150 (70.09%) Finance
2 106 (49.53%) SQL
3 92 (42.99%) Front Office
4 87 (40.65%) Derivative
5 78 (36.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 72 (33.64%) Equities
7 69 (32.24%) Java
8 65 (30.37%) Investment Management
9 62 (28.97%) Asset Management
10 57 (26.64%) Banking
11 53 (24.77%) Business Analysis
11 53 (24.77%) SQL Server
12 52 (24.30%) C#
13 46 (21.50%) .NET
14 45 (21.03%) Oracle
15 44 (20.56%) Workflow
16 43 (20.09%) Electronic Trading
17 40 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (15.89%) Degree
18 34 (15.89%) Project Management
19 33 (15.42%) XML
19 33 (15.42%) Linux
20 28 (13.08%) Python
21 27 (12.62%) Charles River
21 27 (12.62%) Investment Banking
22 26 (12.15%) QA
22 26 (12.15%) Calypso
23 25 (11.68%) Unix
23 25 (11.68%) FIX Protocol
24 24 (11.21%) thinkFolio

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 20 (9.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.34%) Confluence
3 4 (1.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.93%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (11.21%) thinkFolio
2 21 (9.81%) Markit EDM
3 20 (9.35%) Front Arena
4 4 (1.87%) ION MarketView
4 4 (1.87%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.93%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) npm
2 3 (1.40%) NuGet
2 3 (1.40%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) FIX Connectivity
2 6 (2.80%) SMS
3 5 (2.34%) LAN
3 5 (2.34%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) DHCP
4 2 (0.93%) DNS
4 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) BGP
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.47%) HSRP
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) IPsec
5 1 (0.47%) OSPF
5 1 (0.47%) PPTP
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.35%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.74%) MS Access
5 7 (3.27%) MySQL
6 5 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.93%) DB2
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.47%) KDB
9 1 (0.47%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (7.01%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.07%) JIRA
3 12 (5.61%) Maven
4 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.27%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (3.27%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.80%) Subversion
7 3 (1.40%) NUnit
7 3 (1.40%) Robot Framework
7 3 (1.40%) Selenium
7 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.40%) WebStorm
8 2 (0.93%) Mockito
9 1 (0.47%) Gradle
9 1 (0.47%) Hudson
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 150 (70.09%) Finance
2 92 (42.99%) Front Office
3 57 (26.64%) Banking
4 27 (12.62%) Investment Banking
5 23 (10.75%) Advertising
6 13 (6.07%) Back Office
7 7 (3.27%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.40%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (34.11%) Developer
2 34 (15.89%) Analyst
3 21 (9.81%) Consultant
3 21 (9.81%) Implementation Consultant
3 21 (9.81%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.41%) Support Analyst
5 17 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.01%) C++ Developer
7 13 (6.07%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.07%) Implementation Manager
7 13 (6.07%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.14%) Java Consultant
9 11 (5.14%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) QA Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Software Consultant
9 11 (5.14%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (5.14%) Technical Implementation Consultant
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.50%) .NET
2 33 (15.42%) XML
3 25 (11.68%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (6.54%) JSON
5 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.61%) Spring
6 12 (5.61%) WPF
7 11 (5.14%) Middleware
7 11 (5.14%) XML Schema
8 10 (4.67%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.67%) WCF
9 6 (2.80%) HTML
9 6 (2.80%) WinForms
10 5 (2.34%) HTML5
10 5 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.87%) CSS
11 4 (1.87%) JMS
11 4 (1.87%) React
11 4 (1.87%) RESTful
11 4 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (40.65%) Derivative
2 78 (36.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 72 (33.64%) Equities
4 24 (11.21%) Hedge funds
5 20 (9.35%) Fintech
6 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (7.48%) Computer Science
7 14 (6.54%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (5.14%) Management Information System
9 10 (4.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 8 (3.74%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (3.27%) Algorithms
12 6 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.93%) PMI
13 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.42%) Linux
2 25 (11.68%) Unix
3 17 (7.94%) Windows
4 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.37%) Investment Management
2 62 (28.97%) Asset Management
3 53 (24.77%) Business Analysis
4 44 (20.56%) Workflow
5 43 (20.09%) Electronic Trading
6 40 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (15.89%) Project Management
8 19 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (8.88%) Workflow Analysis
9 17 (7.94%) Mathematics
9 17 (7.94%) Test Automation
10 16 (7.48%) Test Scripting
11 15 (7.01%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (6.54%) Algorithmic Trading
13 13 (6.07%) TDD
14 12 (5.61%) Client Onboarding
15 11 (5.14%) Low Latency
16 10 (4.67%) OO
17 9 (4.21%) Process Improvement
17 9 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (49.53%) SQL
2 69 (32.24%) Java
3 52 (24.30%) C#
4 28 (13.08%) Python
5 20 (9.35%) Perl
6 19 (8.88%) C++
7 18 (8.41%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.61%) C
9 11 (5.14%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.74%) Java 8
10 8 (3.74%) Scala
10 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.27%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.27%) Korn
11 7 (3.27%) VBA
12 6 (2.80%) Ruby
13 4 (1.87%) Lingo
14 3 (1.40%) F#
15 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (15.89%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) CISSP
2 4 (1.87%) PhD
2 4 (1.87%) PMP
3 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.15%) QA
2 12 (5.61%) MiFID
3 8 (3.74%) EMIR
4 4 (1.87%) AIFMD
4 4 (1.87%) GDPR
4 4 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
3 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (21.03%) Oracle
2 27 (12.62%) Charles River
3 26 (12.15%) Calypso
4 20 (9.35%) SimCorp
5 15 (7.01%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.80%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.80%) Fidessa
6 6 (2.80%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.87%) Cognos
7 4 (1.87%) CQG
7 4 (1.87%) FIS
7 4 (1.87%) SunGard
7 4 (1.87%) Sybase
7 4 (1.87%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.87%) Tradeweb
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco
8 3 (1.40%) Solace
9 2 (0.93%) IBM
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.93%) VMware