Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 179 160
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 138 179 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.69% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.48% 4.05% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 92 145 172
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £52,625 £49,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £109,000 £117,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +13.33%

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 3,970 4,416 4,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.69% 41.79% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,360 3,958 3,857
City of London median annual salary £68,625 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.58% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,875 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 78 (56.52%) Finance
2 57 (41.30%) Front Office
3 48 (34.78%) Java
3 48 (34.78%) Linux
4 44 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (26.09%) Oracle
6 34 (24.64%) Windows
6 34 (24.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (22.46%) Python
7 31 (22.46%) Banking
8 30 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 30 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 30 (21.74%) SQL
9 27 (19.57%) Spring
10 26 (18.84%) Derivative
10 26 (18.84%) Degree
10 26 (18.84%) Investment Management
11 25 (18.12%) Equities
11 25 (18.12%) Spring Boot
11 25 (18.12%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 23 (16.67%) Asset Management
12 23 (16.67%) Kafka
13 22 (15.94%) Oracle Database
13 22 (15.94%) Java 8
13 22 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (15.94%) Node.js
14 21 (15.22%) Oracle Database 12c
15 19 (13.77%) C++
15 19 (13.77%) OO

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 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.45%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.72%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.72%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) AWS
2 5 (3.62%) Serverless
3 3 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.17%) Datadog
4 2 (1.45%) Azure
4 2 (1.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.72%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) SAN
2 3 (2.17%) DHCP
2 3 (2.17%) DNS
3 2 (1.45%) LAN
3 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.45%) VPN
3 2 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle Database
3 21 (15.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.35%) MySQL
6 4 (2.90%) KDB
7 3 (2.17%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.72%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) JUnit
2 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.17%) Ant
3 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.45%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.45%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.72%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.72%) Flyway
5 1 (0.72%) Gradle
5 1 (0.72%) kappa
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (56.52%) Finance
2 57 (41.30%) Front Office
3 31 (22.46%) Banking
4 11 (7.97%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.07%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (37.68%) Developer
2 45 (32.61%) Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 23 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 20 (14.49%) Support Analyst
6 17 (12.32%) Senior Developer
7 14 (10.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.70%) C++ Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.52%) Architect
9 9 (6.52%) Python Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) QA Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (3.62%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.57%) Spring
2 25 (18.12%) Spring Boot
3 23 (16.67%) Kafka
4 22 (15.94%) Node.js
5 13 (9.42%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.07%) .NET
8 5 (3.62%) JSON
8 5 (3.62%) React
8 5 (3.62%) XML
8 5 (3.62%) XML Schema
9 4 (2.90%) Apache Camel
9 4 (2.90%) HTML
9 4 (2.90%) HTML5
9 4 (2.90%) Swing
10 3 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.17%) REST
10 3 (2.17%) Vaadin
10 3 (2.17%) WCF
10 3 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (18.84%) Derivative
3 25 (18.12%) Equities
4 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (9.42%) Hedge funds
7 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.07%) Data Structures
9 6 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (3.62%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.17%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.45%) iPad
12 2 (1.45%) iPhone
12 2 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (1.45%) OTC Derivatives
12 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.78%) Linux
2 34 (24.64%) Windows
3 16 (11.59%) Unix
4 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 30 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 26 (18.84%) Investment Management
4 23 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 19 (13.77%) OO
5 19 (13.77%) SDLC
6 18 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 16 (11.59%) Business Analysis
7 16 (11.59%) Electronic Trading
7 16 (11.59%) Fintech
8 12 (8.70%) Analytics
8 12 (8.70%) TDD
9 11 (7.97%) Project Management
10 10 (7.25%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.52%) Market Making
11 9 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.07%) OOD
12 7 (5.07%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) Java
2 31 (22.46%) Python
3 30 (21.74%) SQL
4 22 (15.94%) Java 8
5 19 (13.77%) C++
6 15 (10.87%) C#
7 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.35%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) VBA
12 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.72%) C
13 1 (0.72%) Go
13 1 (0.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) Degree
2 25 (18.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (10.87%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.45%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Ansible
2 5 (3.62%) Terraform
3 3 (2.17%) Nagios
3 3 (2.17%) Packer
3 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.72%) Automic
5 1 (0.72%) Control-M
5 1 (0.72%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Oracle
2 16 (11.59%) Charles River
3 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.80%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) Cisco
5 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.90%) Fidessa
6 4 (2.90%) SimCorp
6 4 (2.90%) Sybase
7 3 (2.17%) IBM
7 3 (2.17%) Murex
7 3 (2.17%) Solace
7 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.45%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.45%) Calypso
8 2 (1.45%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.45%) Polycom
8 2 (1.45%) Symantec
9 1 (0.72%) FXall