Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 440 479
Rank change year-on-year +16 +39 -14
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,129 1,057 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 816 738 925
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,625 £105,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,743 68,128 83,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.21% 42.70% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54,659 55,186 68,186
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +6.42%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

Salary trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 1,117 £72,500 -3.33% 144
North of England +15 6 £25,000 - 1
North West +2 6 £25,000 - 1
South East -11 3 £47,500 -36.67% 1
Midlands +3 2 £58,750 +17.50%
West Midlands +5 1 £50,000 -
South West -13 1 £42,500 -51.43%
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 England region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 826 (73.16%) Finance
2 566 (50.13%) Equities
3 531 (47.03%) Banking
4 517 (45.79%) SQL
5 460 (40.74%) Front Office
6 414 (36.67%) Derivative
7 399 (35.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 381 (33.75%) Java
9 328 (29.05%) Investment Banking
10 299 (26.48%) Degree
11 293 (25.95%) C#
12 286 (25.33%) Investment Management
13 276 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
14 265 (23.47%) Asset Management
15 254 (22.50%) Unix
15 254 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
16 222 (19.66%) FIX Protocol
17 217 (19.22%) Python
18 191 (16.92%) Hedge funds
19 185 (16.39%) Linux
20 180 (15.94%) Oracle
21 165 (14.61%) C++
22 164 (14.53%) Electronic Trading
23 163 (14.44%) Low Latency
24 160 (14.17%) Computer Science
25 150 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
26 149 (13.20%) .NET
27 143 (12.67%) SQL Server
28 139 (12.31%) JavaScript
29 138 (12.22%) Bloomberg

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 42 (3.72%) Apache
2 32 (2.83%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.42%) Confluence
5 9 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.44%) NServiceBus
6 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.27%) Jetty
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.089%) JBoss
Applications
1 46 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 113 (10.01%) thinkFolio
2 55 (4.87%) Front Arena
3 43 (3.81%) Markit EDM
4 36 (3.19%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.68%) Bloomberg AIM
5 19 (1.68%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.53%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.53%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.27%) LongView
9 1 (0.089%) BondVision
9 1 (0.089%) Orchestrade
9 1 (0.089%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.21%) SaaS
3 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.53%) Office 365
6 5 (0.44%) Slack
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.089%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.089%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.38%) FIX Connectivity
2 25 (2.21%) WAN
3 19 (1.68%) LAN
3 19 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.59%) Firewall
5 15 (1.33%) VPN
6 11 (0.97%) Network Security
6 11 (0.97%) SMS
7 8 (0.71%) Broadband
7 8 (0.71%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.71%) Internet
7 8 (0.71%) Intranet
8 7 (0.62%) BGP
8 7 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.62%) Cisco Firepower
8 7 (0.62%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (0.62%) DNS
8 7 (0.62%) MPLS
8 7 (0.62%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.34%) Big Data
3 48 (4.25%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.63%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 32 (2.83%) Blockchain
7 32 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 28 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.59%) MySQL
13 15 (1.33%) Data Lake
14 13 (1.15%) DB2
15 11 (0.97%) KDB
16 10 (0.89%) MemSQL
17 7 (0.62%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 42 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 40 (3.54%) Selenium
4 35 (3.10%) JIRA
5 29 (2.57%) TeamCity
6 24 (2.13%) JUnit
7 21 (1.86%) Protractor
8 20 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (1.24%) Git (software)
10 13 (1.15%) MSBuild
10 13 (1.15%) NUnit
11 12 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.80%) Artifactory
12 9 (0.80%) Maven
13 7 (0.62%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.62%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.62%) Mockito
14 6 (0.53%) FitNesse
14 6 (0.53%) MSI
14 6 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 826 (73.16%) Finance
2 531 (47.03%) Banking
3 460 (40.74%) Front Office
4 328 (29.05%) Investment Banking
5 119 (10.54%) Financial Institution
6 52 (4.61%) Back Office
6 52 (4.61%) Legal
7 32 (2.83%) French Language
8 31 (2.75%) Italian Language
9 29 (2.57%) German Language
10 21 (1.86%) Advertising
11 10 (0.89%) Games
11 10 (0.89%) Marketing
12 6 (0.53%) Retail
13 5 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 4 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 407 (36.05%) Developer
2 198 (17.54%) Analyst
3 147 (13.02%) Java Developer
4 119 (10.54%) Applications Support
5 92 (8.15%) Business Analyst
6 82 (7.26%) C# Developer
7 47 (4.16%) Support Analyst
8 46 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 43 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 42 (3.72%) Banking Analyst
10 42 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 40 (3.54%) Onboarding Engineer
12 39 (3.45%) Support Engineer
13 38 (3.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 38 (3.37%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 36 (3.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 35 (3.10%) Python Developer
16 34 (3.01%) Front Office Developer
16 34 (3.01%) Unix Support
17 32 (2.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (19.66%) FIX Protocol
2 149 (13.20%) .NET
3 83 (7.35%) AngularJS
4 82 (7.26%) HTML
5 69 (6.11%) WPF
6 61 (5.40%) HTML5
7 52 (4.61%) WCF
8 47 (4.16%) React
9 40 (3.54%) Middleware
10 39 (3.45%) Spring
11 38 (3.37%) XML
12 36 (3.19%) Kafka
12 36 (3.19%) Vert.x
13 34 (3.01%) .NET Framework
14 29 (2.57%) REST
15 28 (2.48%) TIBCO EMS
16 26 (2.30%) ASP.NET
17 24 (2.13%) Ultra Messaging
18 23 (2.04%) RESTful
19 22 (1.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 566 (50.13%) Equities
2 414 (36.67%) Derivative
3 399 (35.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 191 (16.92%) Hedge funds
5 160 (14.17%) Computer Science
6 150 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (8.50%) Algorithms
8 92 (8.15%) Fintech
9 90 (7.97%) Cyberthreat
10 68 (6.02%) OTC Derivatives
11 54 (4.78%) Management Information System
12 44 (3.90%) Exotic Derivative
13 38 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
14 35 (3.10%) Data Structures
15 34 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
16 32 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
17 27 (2.39%) Virtual Team
18 21 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
19 16 (1.42%) Data Centre
19 16 (1.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 254 (22.50%) Unix
2 185 (16.39%) Linux
3 54 (4.78%) Windows
4 13 (1.15%) Solaris
5 11 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.71%) Android
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.44%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (25.33%) Investment Management
2 276 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (23.47%) Asset Management
4 254 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
5 164 (14.53%) Electronic Trading
6 163 (14.44%) Low Latency
7 129 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 117 (10.36%) OO
9 102 (9.03%) Business Analysis
10 101 (8.95%) Mathematics
11 99 (8.77%) TDD
12 92 (8.15%) Software Engineering
13 90 (7.97%) Innovative Thinking
13 90 (7.97%) Strategic Thinking
14 87 (7.71%) Algorithmic Trading
15 83 (7.35%) Analytics
16 82 (7.26%) SDLC
17 75 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (6.64%) Test Automation
18 73 (6.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 517 (45.79%) SQL
2 381 (33.75%) Java
3 293 (25.95%) C#
4 217 (19.22%) Python
5 165 (14.61%) C++
6 139 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 70 (6.20%) Bash Shell
8 64 (5.67%) Perl
9 61 (5.40%) Shell Script
10 37 (3.28%) Ruby
11 35 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 33 (2.92%) Korn
12 33 (2.92%) VBA
13 31 (2.75%) C
14 29 (2.57%) Bourne shell
14 29 (2.57%) Scala
15 23 (2.04%) Java 8
16 22 (1.95%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 299 (26.48%) Degree
2 68 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (1.51%) ISEB
5 14 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.97%) PhD
7 10 (0.89%) CFA
8 8 (0.71%) CCNP
8 8 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.62%) CCIE
9 7 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.35%) PMP
11 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 1 (0.089%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (10.27%) QA
2 80 (7.09%) MiFID
3 13 (1.15%) EMIR
4 7 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.44%) PMO
6 4 (0.35%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.35%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.089%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.089%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 42 (3.72%) Docker
2 8 (0.71%) Terminal Server
3 7 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.35%) GridGain
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.97%) Automic
1 11 (0.97%) Dollar Universe
2 8 (0.71%) Control-M
3 7 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.53%) SCCM
5 4 (0.35%) Ansible
6 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.18%) Salt
8 1 (0.089%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.089%) Nagios
Vendors
1 180 (15.94%) Oracle
2 138 (12.22%) Bloomberg
3 101 (8.95%) Charles River
4 71 (6.29%) FXall
5 62 (5.49%) Sybase
6 59 (5.23%) Microsoft
7 58 (5.14%) SimCorp
8 56 (4.96%) Tradeweb
9 55 (4.87%) Calypso
10 48 (4.25%) Fidessa
11 42 (3.72%) MarketAxess
12 38 (3.37%) TIBCO
13 35 (3.10%) Reuters
14 34 (3.01%) ION Trading
15 17 (1.51%) Citrix
16 15 (1.33%) Murex
17 9 (0.80%) Cisco
17 9 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (0.80%) Solace
18 8 (0.71%) FactSet