Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 121 195
Rank change year-on-year -19 +74 +56
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 684 1,365 1,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.40% 2.68% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.75% 6.49% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 664 1,299 988
Median annual salary £97,500 £110,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% +51.72% -
10th Percentile £65,000 £63,600 £48,750
90th Percentile £136,250 £155,000 £117,500
England median annual salary £97,500 £110,000 £72,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% +52.78% -0.69%

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 11,902 21,039 26,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.79% 41.35% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,415 16,492 20,860
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in London.

Salary trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +44 74 £85,000 -2.86% 18
South London - 2 £115,000 -
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 471 (68.86%) Front Office
2 465 (67.98%) Finance
3 413 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
4 404 (59.06%) Java
5 376 (54.97%) Equities
6 347 (50.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 345 (50.44%) Derivative
8 317 (46.35%) JavaScript
9 303 (44.30%) Python
10 300 (43.86%) React
11 294 (42.98%) AWS
12 288 (42.11%) Asset Management
13 286 (41.81%) Software Engineering
13 286 (41.81%) Hedge funds
14 264 (38.60%) Web Services
15 254 (37.13%) AngularJS
16 234 (34.21%) Investment Management
17 217 (31.73%) Vue.js
18 205 (29.97%) Banking
19 201 (29.39%) SQL
20 183 (26.75%) Analytics
21 137 (20.03%) C#
22 136 (19.88%) Fintech
23 113 (16.52%) Investment Banking
23 113 (16.52%) Kotlin
24 107 (15.64%) Electronic Trading
25 104 (15.20%) TypeScript
26 103 (15.06%) Azure
27 94 (13.74%) .NET
28 93 (13.60%) Serverless

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 36 (5.26%) Apache
2 7 (1.02%) Confluence
3 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 15 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.44%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.15%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 294 (42.98%) AWS
2 103 (15.06%) Azure
3 93 (13.60%) Serverless
4 91 (13.30%) AWS Lambda
5 90 (13.16%) Amazon S3
6 89 (13.01%) Amazon EC2
6 89 (13.01%) GCP
7 9 (1.32%) SaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.29%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.15%) npm
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) LAN
1 7 (1.02%) WAN
2 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.73%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 35 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.97%) SQL Server
4 33 (4.82%) Apache Ignite
5 15 (2.19%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.05%) KDB
7 11 (1.61%) Big Data
8 10 (1.46%) Data Lake
9 9 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.17%) Data Mart
11 7 (1.02%) DB2
11 7 (1.02%) Tableau
12 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.73%) MS Access
13 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.73%) Tick Data
14 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.19%) JIRA
3 5 (0.73%) Maven
4 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.44%) Cypress.io
5 3 (0.44%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.44%) Storybook
5 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) JUnit
6 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) gulp
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 471 (68.86%) Front Office
2 465 (67.98%) Finance
3 205 (29.97%) Banking
4 113 (16.52%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.36%) Back Office
6 19 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.44%) Advertising
7 3 (0.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.15%) Games
9 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 494 (72.22%) Developer
2 185 (27.05%) Software Engineer
3 173 (25.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 166 (24.27%) Java Developer
5 160 (23.39%) Python Developer
6 115 (16.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 108 (15.79%) Python Engineer
8 92 (13.45%) Python Software Engineer
9 85 (12.43%) Front Office Developer
10 74 (10.82%) Analyst
11 67 (9.80%) AWS Developer
11 67 (9.80%) AWS Engineer
11 67 (9.80%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 66 (9.65%) AWS Software Engineer
13 62 (9.06%) .NET Developer
13 62 (9.06%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 60 (8.77%) Business Analyst
15 54 (7.89%) JavaScript Engineer
16 53 (7.75%) .NET Software Developer
16 53 (7.75%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (43.86%) React
2 264 (38.60%) Web Services
3 254 (37.13%) AngularJS
4 217 (31.73%) Vue.js
5 94 (13.74%) .NET
6 64 (9.36%) ASP.NET
7 62 (9.06%) .NET Core
8 61 (8.92%) Node.js
9 57 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
10 56 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (6.87%) FIX Protocol
12 45 (6.58%) Shiny
13 25 (3.65%) HTML
14 19 (2.78%) Spring
15 18 (2.63%) GraphQL
15 18 (2.63%) Kafka
16 17 (2.49%) XML
17 15 (2.19%) Protocol Buffers
17 15 (2.19%) ZeroMQ
18 14 (2.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 376 (54.97%) Equities
2 347 (50.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 345 (50.44%) Derivative
4 286 (41.81%) Hedge funds
5 87 (12.72%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (3.65%) Credit Derivative
7 24 (3.51%) Market Risk
8 22 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.63%) Credit Risk
11 17 (2.49%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.49%) Reference Data
12 13 (1.90%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.46%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.32%) Blog
15 8 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
16 4 (0.58%) SWIFT
17 3 (0.44%) Management Information System
18 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
18 2 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.26%) Linux
2 26 (3.80%) Unix
2 26 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (42.11%) Asset Management
3 286 (41.81%) Software Engineering
4 234 (34.21%) Investment Management
5 183 (26.75%) Analytics
6 136 (19.88%) Fintech
7 107 (15.64%) Electronic Trading
8 72 (10.53%) Microservices
9 63 (9.21%) Migration
10 60 (8.77%) Scrum
11 59 (8.63%) Multithreading
12 52 (7.60%) OO
13 51 (7.46%) TDD
14 47 (6.87%) Low Latency
14 47 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (6.14%) Machine Learning
16 40 (5.85%) Portfolio Management
17 35 (5.12%) Mathematics
18 34 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (4.82%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 404 (59.06%) Java
2 317 (46.35%) JavaScript
3 303 (44.30%) Python
4 201 (29.39%) SQL
5 137 (20.03%) C#
6 113 (16.52%) Kotlin
7 104 (15.20%) TypeScript
8 70 (10.23%) C++
9 52 (7.60%) R
9 52 (7.60%) Scala
10 35 (5.12%) Java 8
11 33 (4.82%) Clojure
12 10 (1.46%) Erlang
12 10 (1.46%) PHP
13 9 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.88%) XAML
15 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.73%) VBA
16 4 (0.58%) C
17 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (5.41%) Degree
2 20 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (0.73%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.44%) PhD
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) CFA
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) MiFID
2 3 (0.44%) PMO
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) GridGain
2 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 22 (3.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.88%) Control-M
3 5 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.44%) Grafana
4 3 (0.44%) Graphite
5 1 (0.15%) Ansible
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.15%) Oozie
5 1 (0.15%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (4.82%) Bloomberg
2 20 (2.92%) Oracle
3 19 (2.78%) Google
3 19 (2.78%) ION Trading
4 11 (1.61%) Solace
5 10 (1.46%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.17%) Murex
7 5 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.73%) Charles River
7 5 (0.73%) Databricks
7 5 (0.73%) Tradeweb
8 2 (0.29%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.15%) Calypso
9 1 (0.15%) Citrix
9 1 (0.15%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.15%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.15%) Reuters
9 1 (0.15%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.15%) Sun