Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 186 151
Rank change year-on-year +21 -35 -5
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 206 168 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 1.66% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 3.40% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 183 144 261
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £109,500 £110,125 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

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 5,371 4,934 6,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.63% 48.72% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,781 4,447 5,770
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 149 (72.33%) Finance
2 94 (45.63%) Front Office
3 92 (44.66%) SQL
4 70 (33.98%) Java
5 61 (29.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 58 (28.16%) Equities
7 51 (24.76%) Derivative
8 50 (24.27%) Electronic Trading
9 49 (23.79%) Asset Management
10 45 (21.84%) Banking
11 39 (18.93%) Python
12 37 (17.96%) Degree
12 37 (17.96%) Investment Management
13 36 (17.48%) FIX Protocol
13 36 (17.48%) Linux
14 34 (16.50%) Project Management
14 34 (16.50%) Business Analysis
15 32 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (15.53%) SQL Server
16 30 (14.56%) C#
17 29 (14.08%) Workflow
18 28 (13.59%) QA
19 27 (13.11%) Fintech
20 25 (12.14%) Computer Science
20 25 (12.14%) Oracle
21 24 (11.65%) C++
21 24 (11.65%) Investment Banking
22 23 (11.17%) Unix
22 23 (11.17%) Microsoft
22 23 (11.17%) Problem-Solving

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 6 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.46%) Confluence
3 2 (0.97%) Apache
3 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) thinkFolio
2 6 (2.91%) Front Arena
2 6 (2.91%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.46%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.97%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.49%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.43%) Slack
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.97%) Serverless
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (3.40%) LAN
2 7 (3.40%) WAN
3 6 (2.91%) SMS
4 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.97%) Broadband
5 2 (0.97%) DHCP
5 2 (0.97%) DNS
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) Intranet
5 2 (0.97%) SAN
5 2 (0.97%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) 3G
6 1 (0.49%) BGP
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) IPsec
6 1 (0.49%) OSPF
6 1 (0.49%) PPTP
6 1 (0.49%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.85%) Big Data
3 6 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (2.91%) MySQL
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.94%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.46%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.97%) Ingres
7 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.49%) OLAP
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Maven
2 6 (2.91%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.94%) Selenium
4 3 (1.46%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.46%) JIRA
4 3 (1.46%) JUnit
4 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.97%) Grunt
5 2 (0.97%) gulp
5 2 (0.97%) webpack
6 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.49%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.49%) Gradle
6 1 (0.49%) Mockito
6 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) TestComplete
General
1 149 (72.33%) Finance
2 94 (45.63%) Front Office
3 45 (21.84%) Banking
4 24 (11.65%) Investment Banking
5 21 (10.19%) Advertising
6 18 (8.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.97%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (36.41%) Developer
2 39 (18.93%) Analyst
3 31 (15.05%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.74%) C++ Developer
5 15 (7.28%) Consultant
6 14 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.80%) Implementation Consultant
6 14 (6.80%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.31%) Front Office Developer
7 13 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.31%) Python Developer
8 12 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.34%) Implementation Manager
10 10 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 10 (4.85%) QA Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.85%) Tester
11 9 (4.37%) Electronic Trading Tester
11 9 (4.37%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.48%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (10.68%) .NET
3 21 (10.19%) XML
4 17 (8.25%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.85%) React
5 10 (4.85%) Spring
6 9 (4.37%) Django
6 9 (4.37%) HTML
6 9 (4.37%) Middleware
7 8 (3.88%) JSON
7 8 (3.88%) REST
7 8 (3.88%) WCF
7 8 (3.88%) WPF
7 8 (3.88%) XML Schema
8 7 (3.40%) HTML5
9 6 (2.91%) CSS
9 6 (2.91%) Node.js
10 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (29.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 58 (28.16%) Equities
3 51 (24.76%) Derivative
4 27 (13.11%) Fintech
5 25 (12.14%) Computer Science
6 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (6.80%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.37%) Hedge funds
10 8 (3.88%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.94%) User Experience
12 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.97%) iPad
13 2 (0.97%) iPhone
13 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.48%) Linux
2 23 (11.17%) Unix
3 6 (2.91%) Windows
4 2 (0.97%) Android
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.27%) Electronic Trading
2 49 (23.79%) Asset Management
3 37 (17.96%) Investment Management
4 34 (16.50%) Business Analysis
4 34 (16.50%) Project Management
5 32 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.08%) Workflow
7 23 (11.17%) Algorithmic Trading
7 23 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (9.22%) OO
8 19 (9.22%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.74%) Low Latency
10 17 (8.25%) Mathematics
11 16 (7.77%) Client Onboarding
11 16 (7.77%) Defect Tracking
11 16 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.28%) Test Scripting
12 15 (7.28%) Workflow Analysis
13 13 (6.31%) TDD
14 11 (5.34%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (44.66%) SQL
2 70 (33.98%) Java
3 39 (18.93%) Python
4 30 (14.56%) C#
5 24 (11.65%) C++
6 17 (8.25%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.28%) C
7 15 (7.28%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.83%) VBA
9 10 (4.85%) Lingo
10 9 (4.37%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.91%) Korn
11 6 (2.91%) Perl
12 5 (2.43%) Java 8
12 5 (2.43%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.94%) Scala
13 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.97%) Go
14 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.94%) PMP
4 3 (1.46%) PhD
4 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.97%) ISEB
5 2 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.59%) QA
2 15 (7.28%) MiFID
3 4 (1.94%) AIFMD
3 4 (1.94%) EMIR
3 4 (1.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) Docker
1 4 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) GridGain
3 1 (0.49%) KVM
3 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.97%) Ansible
2 2 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (12.14%) Oracle
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.22%) Bloomberg
4 16 (7.77%) Charles River
5 9 (4.37%) Fidessa
5 9 (4.37%) ION Trading
6 7 (3.40%) SimCorp
7 6 (2.91%) Calypso
7 6 (2.91%) MarketAxess
7 6 (2.91%) Tradeweb
8 5 (2.43%) Sybase
9 4 (1.94%) Portware
10 3 (1.46%) Cisco
11 2 (0.97%) Citrix
11 2 (0.97%) eSpeed
11 2 (0.97%) Google
11 2 (0.97%) IBM
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.97%) Sun
11 2 (0.97%) TIBCO