Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 133 123
Rank change year-on-year -27 -10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 188 254 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 2.17% 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 4.64% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 168 228 365
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £105,375 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -3.45%

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 4823 5471 7823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.10% 46.81% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4304 4973 6559
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +0.18% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 109 (57.98%) Finance
2 80 (42.55%) Front Office
3 69 (36.70%) Equities
4 66 (35.11%) Java
5 59 (31.38%) SQL
6 57 (30.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (23.94%) Linux
8 44 (23.40%) Unix
9 42 (22.34%) FIX Protocol
10 39 (20.74%) Asset Management
11 38 (20.21%) Banking
12 36 (19.15%) C++
12 36 (19.15%) Fintech
13 35 (18.62%) Derivative
14 34 (18.09%) Degree
14 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (17.55%) Python
16 32 (17.02%) Oracle
17 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
18 28 (14.89%) QA
18 28 (14.89%) Multithreading
19 27 (14.36%) XML
20 25 (13.30%) Investment Management
21 24 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
21 24 (12.77%) Scala
22 23 (12.23%) Charles River
23 22 (11.70%) C#
23 22 (11.70%) React
24 21 (11.17%) Client Onboarding
24 21 (11.17%) TCP/IP

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 (1.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.06%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.06%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.53%) GemFire
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.60%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.06%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.06%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.53%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) npm
3 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.13%) Firewall
2 4 (2.13%) LAN
2 4 (2.13%) WAN
3 3 (1.60%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.04%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.38%) Big Data
5 5 (2.66%) KDB
6 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.06%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) GoogleTest
2 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.66%) JIRA
4 2 (1.06%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.06%) Bower
4 2 (1.06%) gulp
4 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.06%) Maven
4 2 (1.06%) Mocha
4 2 (1.06%) Mockito
4 2 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.06%) Protractor
4 2 (1.06%) Selenium
4 2 (1.06%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (1.06%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 109 (57.98%) Finance
2 80 (42.55%) Front Office
3 38 (20.21%) Banking
4 18 (9.57%) Investment Banking
5 14 (7.45%) Back Office
6 10 (5.32%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (42.55%) Developer
2 41 (21.81%) Analyst
3 27 (14.36%) C++ Developer
4 26 (13.83%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.70%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.04%) Support Manager
7 15 (7.98%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.85%) Front Office Developer
9 10 (5.32%) Lead Developer
9 10 (5.32%) Python Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 8 (4.26%) Business IT Analyst
11 8 (4.26%) IT Analyst
11 8 (4.26%) IT Business Analyst
11 8 (4.26%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.72%) FIX Specialist
12 7 (3.72%) Onboarding Specialist
12 7 (3.72%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.72%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.34%) FIX Protocol
2 27 (14.36%) XML
3 22 (11.70%) React
4 19 (10.11%) SOAP
5 16 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.98%) .NET
6 15 (7.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (4.79%) HTML
8 8 (4.26%) HTML5
8 8 (4.26%) WCF
9 6 (3.19%) jQuery
10 5 (2.66%) CSS
10 5 (2.66%) Spring
10 5 (2.66%) WPF
11 4 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.60%) JMS
12 3 (1.60%) Middleware
12 3 (1.60%) Node.js
12 3 (1.60%) REST
13 2 (1.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (36.70%) Equities
2 57 (30.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (19.15%) Fintech
4 35 (18.62%) Derivative
5 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.32%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.79%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.19%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (2.66%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.60%) User Experience
12 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.94%) Linux
2 44 (23.40%) Unix
3 12 (6.38%) Windows
4 7 (3.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.74%) Asset Management
2 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.89%) Multithreading
4 25 (13.30%) Investment Management
5 24 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
6 21 (11.17%) Client Onboarding
7 19 (10.11%) API Integration
8 18 (9.57%) Business Analysis
9 16 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
10 15 (7.98%) Analytics
10 15 (7.98%) TDD
11 11 (5.85%) Migration
11 11 (5.85%) OO
12 9 (4.79%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.79%) DevOps
12 9 (4.79%) Portfolio Management
13 8 (4.26%) Data Engineering
13 8 (4.26%) Mathematics
13 8 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (3.72%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.11%) Java
2 59 (31.38%) SQL
3 36 (19.15%) C++
4 33 (17.55%) Python
5 24 (12.77%) Scala
6 22 (11.70%) C#
7 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.79%) C
9 7 (3.72%) Lingo
9 7 (3.72%) VBA
10 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.06%) Perl
11 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) VBScript
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) PhD
3 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.13%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) CFA
6 1 (0.53%) CISA
6 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.89%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) MiFID
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (17.02%) Oracle
2 23 (12.23%) Charles River
3 9 (4.79%) Sybase
4 6 (3.19%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.13%) ION Trading
5 4 (2.13%) Sun
5 4 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.60%) Murex
7 2 (1.06%) eSpeed
7 2 (1.06%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.06%) MarketAxess
7 2 (1.06%) Marketo
7 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.06%) Solace
7 2 (1.06%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Eze Castle Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Eze Software Group
8 1 (0.53%) SimCorp