Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 198 181
Rank change year-on-year +50 -17 +66
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,275 1,274 1,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.30% 1.87% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 4.37% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 959 706
London median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £142,500 £117,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £90,000 £72,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +10.34%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,962 29,154 33,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.38% 42.89% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17,873 22,364 23,746
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
Central London -26 147 £85,000 +17.24% 18
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 935 (73.33%) Finance
2 881 (69.10%) Front Office
3 707 (55.45%) Asset Management
4 685 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
5 681 (53.41%) Derivative
6 675 (52.94%) Java
7 575 (45.10%) Equities
8 538 (42.20%) Python
9 522 (40.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 503 (39.45%) Software Engineering
11 458 (35.92%) SQL
12 427 (33.49%) Investment Management
13 403 (31.61%) AWS
14 402 (31.53%) C#
15 375 (29.41%) Web Services
16 346 (27.14%) Hedge funds
17 308 (24.16%) Mentoring
18 306 (24.00%) Banking
19 272 (21.33%) C++
20 257 (20.16%) J2EE
21 256 (20.08%) Oracle
22 231 (18.12%) R
23 228 (17.88%) JavaScript
24 223 (17.49%) SQL Server
25 199 (15.61%) Docker
26 190 (14.90%) Bloomberg
27 184 (14.43%) Greenfield Project
28 183 (14.35%) Portfolio Management
29 182 (14.27%) AngularJS
30 181 (14.20%) .NET

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 113 (8.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 28 (2.20%) Apache
3 16 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.55%) WildFly
5 6 (0.47%) Jupyter
6 5 (0.39%) Confluence
6 5 (0.39%) nginx
7 3 (0.24%) GemFire
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.24%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 176 (13.80%) thinkFolio
2 142 (11.14%) Markit EDM
3 123 (9.65%) Front Arena
4 22 (1.73%) LatentZero
5 21 (1.65%) PolarLake
6 18 (1.41%) SimCorp Dimension
7 17 (1.33%) Eagle PACE
8 14 (1.10%) FINCAD Analytics
9 13 (1.02%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 5 (0.39%) LongView
12 4 (0.31%) Bloomberg AIM
13 3 (0.24%) Eze OMS
13 3 (0.24%) RMDS
14 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
14 1 (0.078%) Minerva
14 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 403 (31.61%) AWS
2 149 (11.69%) Amazon S3
3 113 (8.86%) Amazon SQS
4 110 (8.63%) Serverless
5 109 (8.55%) AWS Lambda
6 95 (7.45%) GitHub
7 54 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (3.92%) OpenShift
9 49 (3.84%) Amazon ECS
10 47 (3.69%) Azure
11 36 (2.82%) SaaS
12 33 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (1.80%) Power Platform
14 21 (1.65%) GCP
15 15 (1.18%) AWS Fargate
16 7 (0.55%) IaaS
16 7 (0.55%) Office 365
16 7 (0.55%) PaaS
17 4 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 2 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.80%) WAN
2 17 (1.33%) LAN
3 14 (1.10%) Firewall
4 9 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.47%) HTTP
6 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.24%) IPsec
8 2 (0.16%) WebEx
9 1 (0.078%) Internet
9 1 (0.078%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 130 (10.20%) Amazon RDS
3 56 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.06%) Big Data
4 39 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 38 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 36 (2.82%) Amazon Athena
6 36 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 34 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (2.35%) MySQL
10 26 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
11 25 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (1.80%) Power BI
14 19 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (6.98%) RStudio
2 57 (4.47%) Artifactory
3 47 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 41 (3.22%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.04%) Maven
6 21 (1.65%) JIRA
7 20 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.41%) Subversion
10 15 (1.18%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.18%) JUnit
11 9 (0.71%) GitLab
12 8 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.63%) Gradle
12 8 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.55%) Ant
13 7 (0.55%) Bitbucket Server
13 7 (0.55%) Flyway
13 7 (0.55%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 935 (73.33%) Finance
2 881 (69.10%) Front Office
3 306 (24.00%) Banking
4 152 (11.92%) Investment Banking
5 97 (7.61%) Back Office
6 95 (7.45%) French Language
7 90 (7.06%) German Language
7 90 (7.06%) Italian Language
7 90 (7.06%) Spanish Language
8 74 (5.80%) Dutch Language
9 54 (4.24%) Legal
10 34 (2.67%) Marketing
11 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.63%) Games
13 2 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.078%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.078%) Local Government
14 1 (0.078%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 499 (39.14%) Developer
2 246 (19.29%) Java Developer
3 161 (12.63%) Software Engineer
4 136 (10.67%) Analyst
5 117 (9.18%) Consultant
6 109 (8.55%) Architect
7 107 (8.39%) Senior Developer
8 104 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
9 101 (7.92%) AWS Software Engineer
10 96 (7.53%) Front Office Developer
11 82 (6.43%) AWS Developer
12 79 (6.20%) Python Developer
13 78 (6.12%) Implementation Consultant
14 75 (5.88%) C# Developer
14 75 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
14 75 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 73 (5.73%) Finance Manager
16 72 (5.65%) Business Analyst
16 72 (5.65%) Quantitative Developer
17 66 (5.18%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (29.41%) Web Services
2 257 (20.16%) J2EE
3 182 (14.27%) AngularJS
4 181 (14.20%) .NET
5 172 (13.49%) XML
6 160 (12.55%) React
7 151 (11.84%) Node.js
8 103 (8.08%) FIX Protocol
9 79 (6.20%) J2SE
10 61 (4.78%) Spring
11 49 (3.84%) NumPy
11 49 (3.84%) Pandas
12 46 (3.61%) SciPy
13 38 (2.98%) HTML
14 37 (2.90%) Spring Boot
14 37 (2.90%) WPF
15 27 (2.12%) Kafka
16 26 (2.04%) WCF
17 22 (1.73%) HTML5
17 22 (1.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 681 (53.41%) Derivative
2 575 (45.10%) Equities
3 522 (40.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 346 (27.14%) Hedge funds
5 184 (14.43%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (6.20%) Reference Data
7 76 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (5.33%) Algorithms
9 67 (5.25%) Equity Derivative
10 63 (4.94%) Data Structures
11 40 (3.14%) OTC Derivatives
12 35 (2.75%) Credit Risk
13 31 (2.43%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
16 14 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (1.10%) SWIFT
17 12 (0.94%) Market Risk
18 10 (0.78%) Data Centre
19 9 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 153 (12.00%) Linux
2 125 (9.80%) Unix
3 64 (5.02%) Windows
4 13 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.16%) Solaris
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.078%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (55.45%) Asset Management
2 685 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 503 (39.45%) Software Engineering
4 427 (33.49%) Investment Management
5 308 (24.16%) Mentoring
6 183 (14.35%) Portfolio Management
7 179 (14.04%) Business Analysis
8 176 (13.80%) Analytics
9 165 (12.94%) Computer Science
10 155 (12.16%) Microservices
11 129 (10.12%) Workflow
12 117 (9.18%) Fund Management
13 113 (8.86%) Quantitative Analysis
14 101 (7.92%) Front End Development
15 97 (7.61%) Electronic Trading
16 96 (7.53%) Mathematics
17 78 (6.12%) DevOps
18 77 (6.04%) Algorithmic Trading
19 75 (5.88%) Multithreading
20 74 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 675 (52.94%) Java
2 538 (42.20%) Python
3 458 (35.92%) SQL
4 402 (31.53%) C#
5 272 (21.33%) C++
6 231 (18.12%) R
7 228 (17.88%) JavaScript
8 76 (5.96%) Perl
9 58 (4.55%) Java 8
10 37 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 31 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.88%) Ruby
13 21 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 21 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.57%) VBA
15 16 (1.25%) Bourne shell
15 16 (1.25%) Korn
15 16 (1.25%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.10%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 142 (11.14%) Degree
2 48 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.82%) CFA
4 34 (2.67%) CIMA
5 15 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.24%) CEH
7 3 (0.24%) CISA
7 3 (0.24%) CISM
7 3 (0.24%) CISSP
8 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.16%) MBA
8 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.078%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.078%) ISEB
9 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.71%) QA
2 22 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.18%) MiFID
4 12 (0.94%) EMIR
4 12 (0.94%) PMO
5 11 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.24%) NIST
6 3 (0.24%) PSD2
7 1 (0.078%) Basel II
7 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 199 (15.61%) Docker
2 3 (0.24%) HDFS
3 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.078%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.078%) Samba
3 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 75 (5.88%) Terraform
3 17 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (0.63%) Ansible
5 7 (0.55%) Icinga
6 5 (0.39%) Puppet
7 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.24%) Nagios
8 3 (0.24%) Netcool
8 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.16%) Control-M
10 1 (0.078%) Automic
10 1 (0.078%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.078%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.078%) Rancher
10 1 (0.078%) Salt
10 1 (0.078%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 256 (20.08%) Oracle
2 190 (14.90%) Bloomberg
3 175 (13.73%) Charles River
4 168 (13.18%) SimCorp
5 132 (10.35%) Calypso
6 125 (9.80%) Reuters
7 43 (3.37%) ION Trading
8 35 (2.75%) Microsoft
9 34 (2.67%) Casewise
10 30 (2.35%) DevExpress
11 26 (2.04%) Sybase
12 25 (1.96%) TIBCO
13 22 (1.73%) Eze Castle Integration
14 20 (1.57%) Fidessa
15 18 (1.41%) Eze Software Group
16 17 (1.33%) Google
17 15 (1.18%) FXall
17 15 (1.18%) Tradeweb
18 14 (1.10%) MarketAxess
18 14 (1.10%) Solace