Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 370 464
Rank change year-on-year -6 +94 -29
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,329 1,470 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.89% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.99% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 973 764 898
England median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £46,250 £54,125 £46,250
90th Percentile £117,500 £107,500 £107,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +3.57%

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 69,449 73,757 81,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 44.51% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53,952 56,655 67,260
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -13 1,313 £72,500 -6.45% 132
North of England +35 13 £25,000 - 1
North West +11 13 £25,000 - 1
Midlands +14 1 £67,500 +3.85%
South East +9 1 £50,000 +11.11%
South West - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,010 (76.00%) Finance
2 647 (48.68%) SQL
3 644 (48.46%) Equities
4 577 (43.42%) Banking
5 562 (42.29%) Front Office
6 551 (41.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 519 (39.05%) Derivative
8 514 (38.68%) Java
9 403 (30.32%) C#
10 402 (30.25%) Investment Management
11 397 (29.87%) Asset Management
12 389 (29.27%) Degree
13 363 (27.31%) Investment Banking
14 350 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
15 329 (24.76%) Python
16 289 (21.75%) Problem-Solving
17 280 (21.07%) Hedge funds
18 254 (19.11%) FIX Protocol
19 230 (17.31%) Unix
20 220 (16.55%) Computer Science
21 211 (15.88%) Low Latency
22 203 (15.27%) Oracle
23 196 (14.75%) .NET
24 195 (14.67%) C++
25 191 (14.37%) Software Engineering
26 189 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
27 187 (14.07%) Linux
28 185 (13.92%) SQL Server
29 182 (13.69%) Electronic Trading
30 179 (13.47%) Financial Institution

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 52 (3.91%) Apache
2 48 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 25 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 15 (1.13%) Ethereum
5 15 (1.13%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.05%) Confluence
7 9 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.53%) Jetty
9 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.38%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.15%) GemFire
12 2 (0.15%) IIS
13 1 (0.075%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.075%) JBoss
13 1 (0.075%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 48 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 163 (12.26%) thinkFolio
2 98 (7.37%) Front Arena
3 93 (7.00%) Markit EDM
4 53 (3.99%) Eagle PACE
5 31 (2.33%) Bloomberg AIM
6 25 (1.88%) ION MarketView
7 15 (1.13%) Ripple
8 13 (0.98%) LatentZero
9 8 (0.60%) Sentinel
10 6 (0.45%) SunGard GMI
11 5 (0.38%) LongView
12 4 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 1 (0.075%) BondVision
13 1 (0.075%) Orchestrade
13 1 (0.075%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.41%) SaaS
3 29 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.68%) Office 365
6 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.23%) NuGet
6 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.15%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) npm
7 2 (0.15%) Serverless
8 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.94%) FIX Connectivity
2 29 (2.18%) WAN
3 23 (1.73%) LAN
4 22 (1.66%) SMS
5 21 (1.58%) Firewall
6 17 (1.28%) VPN
7 16 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.83%) DHCP
8 11 (0.83%) DNS
9 10 (0.75%) Broadband
9 10 (0.75%) Ethernet
9 10 (0.75%) Internet
9 10 (0.75%) Intranet
9 10 (0.75%) Network Security
10 8 (0.60%) BGP
11 7 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.53%) MPLS
11 7 (0.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 166 (12.49%) Big Data
3 61 (4.59%) MongoDB
3 61 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 50 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.16%) Hadoop
5 42 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.33%) MySQL
9 30 (2.26%) Blockchain
10 29 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (1.43%) DB2
12 17 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (1.05%) Data Lake
14 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.75%) MemSQL
17 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 91 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 82 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 82 (6.17%) TeamCity
3 53 (3.99%) JIRA
4 47 (3.54%) Selenium
5 37 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 34 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 31 (2.33%) JUnit
8 30 (2.26%) MSBuild
9 28 (2.11%) Git (software)
10 24 (1.81%) Protractor
11 22 (1.66%) Maven
12 19 (1.43%) Vagrant
13 15 (1.13%) Subversion
14 13 (0.98%) NUnit
15 12 (0.90%) Artifactory
15 12 (0.90%) Mockito
16 10 (0.75%) Gradle
17 9 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 1,010 (76.00%) Finance
2 577 (43.42%) Banking
3 562 (42.29%) Front Office
4 363 (27.31%) Investment Banking
5 179 (13.47%) Financial Institution
6 74 (5.57%) Back Office
7 43 (3.24%) Italian Language
8 41 (3.09%) French Language
8 41 (3.09%) German Language
9 30 (2.26%) Legal
10 26 (1.96%) Advertising
11 24 (1.81%) Marketing
12 9 (0.68%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.53%) Games
14 6 (0.45%) Publishing
15 5 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
16 3 (0.23%) Retail
17 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
18 1 (0.075%) Law
Job Titles
1 508 (38.22%) Developer
2 230 (17.31%) Analyst
3 177 (13.32%) Java Developer
4 117 (8.80%) Applications Support
5 99 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 78 (5.87%) Business Analyst
6 78 (5.87%) Support Analyst
7 63 (4.74%) Software Engineer
8 59 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 58 (4.36%) Consultant
10 54 (4.06%) Support Engineer
11 48 (3.61%) .NET Developer
12 46 (3.46%) Finance Manager
12 46 (3.46%) Python Developer
13 45 (3.39%) AWS Developer
14 42 (3.16%) Applications Engineer
14 42 (3.16%) Applications Support Engineer
15 41 (3.09%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 39 (2.93%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 39 (2.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (19.11%) FIX Protocol
2 196 (14.75%) .NET
3 107 (8.05%) AngularJS
4 101 (7.60%) HTML
4 101 (7.60%) React
5 87 (6.55%) WPF
6 73 (5.49%) HTML5
7 66 (4.97%) Web Services
8 59 (4.44%) WCF
9 56 (4.21%) XML
10 55 (4.14%) Middleware
11 50 (3.76%) Spring
12 49 (3.69%) Vert.x
13 48 (3.61%) Kafka
13 48 (3.61%) RESTful
14 47 (3.54%) J2EE
15 46 (3.46%) .NET Framework
16 38 (2.86%) J2SE
17 34 (2.56%) ASP.NET
18 32 (2.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 644 (48.46%) Equities
2 551 (41.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 519 (39.05%) Derivative
4 280 (21.07%) Hedge funds
5 220 (16.55%) Computer Science
6 189 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (10.46%) Cyberthreat
8 117 (8.80%) Fintech
9 90 (6.77%) Algorithms
10 77 (5.79%) Exotic Derivative
11 72 (5.42%) OTC Derivatives
12 68 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
13 63 (4.74%) Management Information System
14 61 (4.59%) Data Structures
15 45 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
16 36 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
17 26 (1.96%) Virtual Team
18 21 (1.58%) Data Centre
18 21 (1.58%) Reference Data
19 20 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 230 (17.31%) Unix
2 187 (14.07%) Linux
3 98 (7.37%) Windows
4 18 (1.35%) Solaris
5 14 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.75%) Android
6 10 (0.75%) Windows NT
7 9 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.23%) CentOS
9 3 (0.23%) Fedora
9 3 (0.23%) SUSE
9 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (30.25%) Investment Management
2 397 (29.87%) Asset Management
3 350 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (21.75%) Problem-Solving
5 211 (15.88%) Low Latency
6 191 (14.37%) Software Engineering
7 182 (13.69%) Electronic Trading
8 173 (13.02%) Risk Management
9 148 (11.14%) Mathematics
10 147 (11.06%) OO
11 141 (10.61%) Business Analysis
12 140 (10.53%) Strategic Thinking
13 139 (10.46%) Innovative Thinking
14 138 (10.38%) TDD
15 132 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
16 123 (9.26%) DevOps
17 112 (8.43%) Open Source
18 106 (7.98%) SDLC
19 93 (7.00%) Test Automation
20 91 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 647 (48.68%) SQL
2 514 (38.68%) Java
3 403 (30.32%) C#
4 329 (24.76%) Python
5 195 (14.67%) C++
6 166 (12.49%) JavaScript
7 90 (6.77%) Perl
8 71 (5.34%) Bash Shell
9 62 (4.67%) Ruby
10 56 (4.21%) Scala
11 54 (4.06%) PowerShell
12 51 (3.84%) Korn
13 50 (3.76%) T-SQL
14 48 (3.61%) C
15 44 (3.31%) Bourne shell
16 41 (3.09%) Shell Script
16 41 (3.09%) VBA
17 27 (2.03%) Java 8
17 27 (2.03%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 389 (29.27%) Degree
2 106 (7.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.31%) Master's Degree
4 29 (2.18%) ISEB
5 24 (1.81%) CFA
6 22 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (1.66%) PhD
7 13 (0.98%) CIMA
8 8 (0.60%) CCNP
8 8 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.53%) CCIE
9 7 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.38%) PMP
11 4 (0.30%) CISSP
12 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.23%) MBA
12 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 1 (0.075%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.83%) QA
2 67 (5.04%) MiFID
3 14 (1.05%) EMIR
4 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.38%) GDPR
4 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.30%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.30%) FATCA
6 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) PMO
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.075%) Basel II
8 1 (0.075%) GCP
System Software
1 90 (6.77%) Docker
2 11 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.23%) GridGain
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.075%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.075%) KVM
8 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (1.96%) Terraform
2 23 (1.73%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.58%) Automic
3 21 (1.58%) Dollar Universe
4 9 (0.68%) SCCM
5 7 (0.53%) Control-M
6 3 (0.23%) Ansible
6 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.075%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 203 (15.27%) Oracle
2 139 (10.46%) Charles River
3 128 (9.63%) Bloomberg
4 103 (7.75%) Calypso
5 100 (7.52%) SimCorp
6 97 (7.30%) FXall
7 68 (5.12%) Tradeweb
8 60 (4.51%) Microsoft
8 60 (4.51%) Sybase
9 54 (4.06%) MarketAxess
10 53 (3.99%) Reuters
11 41 (3.09%) ION Trading
12 36 (2.71%) TIBCO
13 25 (1.88%) Fidessa
14 22 (1.66%) Citrix
15 18 (1.35%) Google
16 15 (1.13%) Solace
17 13 (0.98%) Murex
18 12 (0.90%) FactSet
19 11 (0.83%) Cisco