Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 176 125
Rank change year-on-year +1 -51 +21
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 175 176 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.63% 1.68% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.41% 3.50% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 156 163 328
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,900 £47,500
90th Percentile £120,625 £115,000 £111,625
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £72,750
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.97% +0.34%

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 5,130 5,022 6,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.84% 48.04% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,557 4,596 5,789
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% +3.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 107 (61.14%) Finance
2 84 (48.00%) Java
3 81 (46.29%) Front Office
4 75 (42.86%) Equities
5 65 (37.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (28.57%) SQL
7 49 (28.00%) Banking
8 41 (23.43%) Derivative
9 40 (22.86%) Fintech
10 39 (22.29%) Python
11 32 (18.29%) C++
12 30 (17.14%) Asset Management
13 29 (16.57%) C#
14 27 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (15.43%) Electronic Trading
15 26 (14.86%) Multithreading
15 26 (14.86%) FIX Protocol
16 25 (14.29%) Degree
16 25 (14.29%) Unix
16 25 (14.29%) Linux
17 24 (13.71%) Investment Banking
18 23 (13.14%) .NET
19 19 (10.86%) Algorithmic Trading
19 19 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (10.86%) Big Data
20 18 (10.29%) Computer Science
20 18 (10.29%) Oracle
20 18 (10.29%) OO
21 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
21 17 (9.71%) Bloomberg

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 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.57%) GemFire
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.14%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.57%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) FIX Connectivity
2 3 (1.71%) FTP
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.86%) Big Data
2 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.86%) KDB
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.29%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.29%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) Ingres
6 2 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) OLAP
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) JIRA
2 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.29%) GoogleTest
3 3 (1.71%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.14%) JUnit
4 2 (1.14%) Maven
4 2 (1.14%) Mockito
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.57%) Grunt
5 1 (0.57%) gulp
5 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.57%) Protractor
5 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 107 (61.14%) Finance
2 81 (46.29%) Front Office
3 49 (28.00%) Banking
4 24 (13.71%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.29%) Back Office
6 6 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (53.71%) Developer
2 41 (23.43%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.57%) Analyst
4 22 (12.57%) Python Developer
5 21 (12.00%) C++ Developer
6 17 (9.71%) Front Office Developer
7 16 (9.14%) Business Analyst
8 13 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.86%) Support Manager
10 11 (6.29%) Applications Support
11 9 (5.14%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 9 (5.14%) C++/Java Developer
12 8 (4.57%) Business IT Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Lead Developer
13 7 (4.00%) C# Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Front Office C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.86%) FIX Protocol
2 23 (13.14%) .NET
3 17 (9.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (9.14%) XML
5 13 (7.43%) React
6 11 (6.29%) Django
7 10 (5.71%) WCF
8 7 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (4.00%) HTML
9 6 (3.43%) HTML5
9 6 (3.43%) REST
9 6 (3.43%) WPF
10 5 (2.86%) Spring
10 5 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.29%) CSS
11 4 (2.29%) jQuery
11 4 (2.29%) Middleware
11 4 (2.29%) Node.js
12 3 (1.71%) JMS
12 3 (1.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (42.86%) Equities
2 65 (37.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 41 (23.43%) Derivative
4 40 (22.86%) Fintech
5 18 (10.29%) Computer Science
6 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (5.71%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.43%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.86%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (2.29%) User Experience
12 3 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.71%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.29%) Linux
1 25 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (2.86%) Solaris
2 5 (2.86%) Windows
3 3 (1.71%) VMS
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.14%) Asset Management
2 27 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.43%) Electronic Trading
3 26 (14.86%) Multithreading
4 19 (10.86%) Algorithmic Trading
5 18 (10.29%) OO
6 17 (9.71%) Low Latency
7 16 (9.14%) TDD
8 15 (8.57%) Data Engineering
9 14 (8.00%) Investment Management
10 12 (6.86%) DevOps
10 12 (6.86%) Mathematics
11 11 (6.29%) Analytics
11 11 (6.29%) Client Onboarding
11 11 (6.29%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.71%) API Integration
13 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.14%) Change Control
13 9 (5.14%) OOD
14 8 (4.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 84 (48.00%) Java
2 50 (28.57%) SQL
3 39 (22.29%) Python
4 32 (18.29%) C++
5 29 (16.57%) C#
6 14 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.86%) Scala
8 10 (5.71%) C
9 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.57%) VBA
11 7 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.86%) Lingo
13 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.29%) VB
14 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.57%) R
15 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) PhD
3 5 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 2 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.57%) CFA
6 1 (0.57%) CISA
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
2 12 (6.86%) MiFID
3 3 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.57%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
1 1 (0.57%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.71%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) Oracle
2 17 (9.71%) Bloomberg
3 15 (8.57%) Charles River
4 14 (8.00%) Sybase
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.57%) Fidessa
7 7 (4.00%) ION Trading
8 5 (2.86%) Murex
9 4 (2.29%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.71%) Remedy
10 3 (1.71%) Sun
11 2 (1.14%) MarketAxess
11 2 (1.14%) Portware
11 2 (1.14%) Solace
12 1 (0.57%) eSpeed
12 1 (0.57%) Google
12 1 (0.57%) IBM
12 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.57%) Tradeweb