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

Fixed Income
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 360 472
Rank change year-on-year -14 +112 -64
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,282 1,492 1,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 2.02% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 981 698 885
England median annual salary £72,500 £78,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.94% +8.62% +3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,275 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £106,250
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 67,833 73,693 77,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.27% 44.85% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 55,716 64,179
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,825 £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 October 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 October 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 -16 1,265 £75,000 -6.25% 84
North of England +38 16 £25,000 -
North West +21 15 £25,000 -
South East -8 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 977 (76.21%) Finance
2 646 (50.39%) SQL
3 623 (48.60%) Equities
4 592 (46.18%) Front Office
5 567 (44.23%) Banking
6 557 (43.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 547 (42.67%) Java
8 516 (40.25%) Derivative
9 417 (32.53%) Asset Management
10 402 (31.36%) Investment Management
11 385 (30.03%) C#
12 371 (28.94%) Investment Banking
13 359 (28.00%) Python
14 356 (27.77%) Degree
15 317 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
16 307 (23.95%) Hedge funds
17 261 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
18 234 (18.25%) Computer Science
19 217 (16.93%) FIX Protocol
20 216 (16.85%) .NET
21 211 (16.46%) Oracle
22 208 (16.22%) C++
23 199 (15.52%) Software Engineering
24 195 (15.21%) SQL Server
25 188 (14.66%) Unix
26 185 (14.43%) Linux
26 185 (14.43%) Low Latency
27 170 (13.26%) Mathematics
28 168 (13.10%) Financial Institution
28 168 (13.10%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.06%) Apache
1 52 (4.06%) Tomcat
2 27 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 19 (1.48%) Ethereum
4 16 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 10 (0.78%) SmartSockets
7 7 (0.55%) Jetty
7 7 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.39%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.31%) Confluence
10 4 (0.31%) GemFire
10 4 (0.31%) IIS
11 1 (0.078%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.078%) MTS
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.078%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 157 (12.25%) thinkFolio
2 100 (7.80%) Markit EDM
3 85 (6.63%) Front Arena
4 27 (2.11%) Eagle PACE
5 23 (1.79%) Bloomberg AIM
6 19 (1.48%) Ripple
7 18 (1.40%) ION MarketView
8 16 (1.25%) LatentZero
9 8 (0.62%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.62%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 6 (0.47%) LongView
11 2 (0.16%) RMDS
11 2 (0.16%) Salerio
12 1 (0.078%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.078%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.43%) SaaS
3 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.55%) Office 365
6 4 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.31%) npm
6 4 (0.31%) NuGet
6 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.31%) Serverless
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.078%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.76%) FIX Connectivity
2 22 (1.72%) SMS
3 13 (1.01%) Firewall
3 13 (1.01%) LAN
3 13 (1.01%) WAN
4 11 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.70%) DHCP
5 9 (0.70%) DNS
5 9 (0.70%) HTTP
6 7 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.55%) Internet
7 6 (0.47%) Broadband
7 6 (0.47%) Intranet
7 6 (0.47%) VPN
8 4 (0.31%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) BGP
9 2 (0.16%) OSPF
9 2 (0.16%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (0.078%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 141 (11.00%) Big Data
3 59 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 52 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 51 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.57%) Hadoop
6 33 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (2.42%) MySQL
8 31 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (2.11%) Blockchain
10 26 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.48%) DB2
13 16 (1.25%) MS Access
14 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.62%) Data Lake
16 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 86 (6.71%) TeamCity
2 78 (6.08%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 54 (4.21%) JIRA
5 43 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 41 (3.20%) Git (software)
8 33 (2.57%) Selenium
9 30 (2.34%) Maven
9 30 (2.34%) MSBuild
10 29 (2.26%) JUnit
11 27 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 23 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (1.48%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.40%) Subversion
15 17 (1.33%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.09%) Gradle
17 12 (0.94%) Protractor
18 11 (0.86%) Mockito
18 11 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 977 (76.21%) Finance
2 592 (46.18%) Front Office
3 567 (44.23%) Banking
4 371 (28.94%) Investment Banking
5 168 (13.10%) Financial Institution
6 84 (6.55%) Back Office
7 46 (3.59%) Italian Language
8 44 (3.43%) French Language
8 44 (3.43%) German Language
9 34 (2.65%) Marketing
10 26 (2.03%) Legal
10 26 (2.03%) Spanish Language
11 18 (1.40%) Advertising
12 12 (0.94%) Publishing
13 7 (0.55%) Law
14 6 (0.47%) Games
15 3 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.078%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.078%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.078%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 540 (42.12%) Developer
2 219 (17.08%) Analyst
3 189 (14.74%) Java Developer
4 119 (9.28%) Applications Support
5 114 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 87 (6.79%) Support Analyst
7 82 (6.40%) Software Engineer
8 79 (6.16%) Business Analyst
8 79 (6.16%) Senior Developer
9 69 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 56 (4.37%) Python Developer
11 50 (3.90%) .NET Developer
12 49 (3.82%) Applications Engineer
13 46 (3.59%) Applications Support Engineer
14 45 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
14 45 (3.51%) Front Office Developer
15 44 (3.43%) Consultant
16 42 (3.28%) Finance Manager
17 41 (3.20%) C++ Developer
18 40 (3.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (16.93%) FIX Protocol
2 216 (16.85%) .NET
3 112 (8.74%) AngularJS
4 107 (8.35%) WPF
5 106 (8.27%) React
6 103 (8.03%) HTML
7 89 (6.94%) Web Services
8 70 (5.46%) XML
9 69 (5.38%) WCF
10 67 (5.23%) HTML5
11 60 (4.68%) J2EE
12 53 (4.13%) Spring
13 51 (3.98%) Middleware
14 47 (3.67%) Vert.x
15 46 (3.59%) Kafka
16 43 (3.35%) ASP.NET
16 43 (3.35%) RESTful
17 41 (3.20%) .NET Framework
18 37 (2.89%) J2SE
19 34 (2.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 623 (48.60%) Equities
2 557 (43.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 516 (40.25%) Derivative
4 307 (23.95%) Hedge funds
5 234 (18.25%) Computer Science
6 168 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
7 129 (10.06%) Cyberthreat
8 121 (9.44%) Fintech
9 79 (6.16%) Algorithms
10 75 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
11 70 (5.46%) Data Structures
12 66 (5.15%) OTC Derivatives
13 58 (4.52%) Exotic Derivative
14 43 (3.35%) Management Information System
15 42 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
16 34 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
17 28 (2.18%) Credit Derivative
18 27 (2.11%) Virtual Team
19 25 (1.95%) Reference Data
20 20 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 188 (14.66%) Unix
2 185 (14.43%) Linux
3 130 (10.14%) Windows
4 12 (0.94%) CentOS
4 12 (0.94%) Fedora
4 12 (0.94%) SUSE
4 12 (0.94%) Ubuntu
5 10 (0.78%) Solaris
5 10 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.62%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.47%) Android
8 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (32.53%) Asset Management
2 402 (31.36%) Investment Management
3 317 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
5 199 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 185 (14.43%) Low Latency
7 170 (13.26%) Mathematics
8 159 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
9 158 (12.32%) Risk Management
10 139 (10.84%) Business Analysis
11 137 (10.69%) OO
12 130 (10.14%) Strategic Thinking
13 129 (10.06%) Innovative Thinking
14 113 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (8.27%) TDD
16 102 (7.96%) DevOps
17 99 (7.72%) Open Source
18 88 (6.86%) Portfolio Management
19 86 (6.71%) Multithreading
20 84 (6.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 646 (50.39%) SQL
2 547 (42.67%) Java
3 385 (30.03%) C#
4 359 (28.00%) Python
5 208 (16.22%) C++
6 142 (11.08%) JavaScript
7 107 (8.35%) Perl
8 76 (5.93%) Bash Shell
9 69 (5.38%) Ruby
10 64 (4.99%) Scala
11 62 (4.84%) PowerShell
12 61 (4.76%) Korn
13 60 (4.68%) T-SQL
14 56 (4.37%) Bourne shell
15 39 (3.04%) C
16 35 (2.73%) MATLAB
16 35 (2.73%) R
17 32 (2.50%) VBA
18 29 (2.26%) Shell Script
19 28 (2.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 356 (27.77%) Degree
2 102 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.67%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.18%) PhD
5 24 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (1.56%) CFA
6 20 (1.56%) ISEB
7 13 (1.01%) CIMA
8 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.39%) CISSP
9 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.31%) PMP
11 3 (0.23%) IIBA
11 3 (0.23%) MBA
11 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.08%) QA
2 56 (4.37%) MiFID
3 11 (0.86%) EMIR
4 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.31%) FATCA
5 4 (0.31%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) Basel II
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (5.15%) Docker
2 9 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.47%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.078%) KVM
8 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (2.03%) Terraform
2 25 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.17%) Automic
3 15 (1.17%) Dollar Universe
4 12 (0.94%) Ansible
5 9 (0.70%) Puppet
6 7 (0.55%) SCCM
7 6 (0.47%) Control-M
8 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 1 (0.078%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 211 (16.46%) Oracle
2 122 (9.52%) Charles River
3 108 (8.42%) Bloomberg
4 98 (7.64%) Calypso
5 88 (6.86%) SimCorp
6 79 (6.16%) FXall
7 65 (5.07%) Tradeweb
8 55 (4.29%) Reuters
9 54 (4.21%) Sybase
10 53 (4.13%) MarketAxess
11 48 (3.74%) Microsoft
12 44 (3.43%) ION Trading
13 41 (3.20%) TIBCO
14 31 (2.42%) Solace
15 20 (1.56%) Google
16 18 (1.40%) Red Hat
17 17 (1.33%) Fidessa
18 14 (1.09%) Citrix
19 11 (0.86%) DevExpress
19 11 (0.86%) IBM