Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 180 243
Rank change year-on-year -12 +63 -34
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,285 1,496 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.87% 2.00% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 3.97% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 971 710 840
London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £54,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £108,875
England median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -9.38% +10.34% +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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,470 37,728 36,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 50.37% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26,013 26,867 31,283
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Central London -16 219 £70,000 -14.63% 34
East London -8 9 £66,250 -26.39%
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 980 (76.26%) Finance
2 640 (49.81%) SQL
3 629 (48.95%) Equities
4 587 (45.68%) Front Office
5 567 (44.12%) Banking
6 562 (43.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 540 (42.02%) Java
8 522 (40.62%) Derivative
9 415 (32.30%) Investment Management
10 408 (31.75%) Asset Management
11 394 (30.66%) C#
12 377 (29.34%) Degree
13 355 (27.63%) Investment Banking
14 348 (27.08%) Python
15 329 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
16 288 (22.41%) Hedge funds
17 259 (20.16%) Problem-Solving
18 231 (17.98%) Computer Science
19 229 (17.82%) FIX Protocol
20 210 (16.34%) Oracle
21 206 (16.03%) Unix
22 201 (15.64%) .NET
22 201 (15.64%) Software Engineering
23 199 (15.49%) Low Latency
24 196 (15.25%) C++
25 189 (14.71%) SQL Server
26 178 (13.85%) Linux
27 177 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
28 175 (13.62%) Electronic Trading
29 166 (12.92%) thinkFolio

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 52 (4.05%) Apache
2 51 (3.97%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 19 (1.48%) Ethereum
5 17 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.54%) Confluence
7 7 (0.54%) Jetty
7 7 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.39%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.39%) SmartSockets
10 4 (0.31%) IIS
11 3 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.16%) GemFire
13 1 (0.078%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.078%) MTS
13 1 (0.078%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.078%) WildFly
Applications
1 32 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 166 (12.92%) thinkFolio
2 103 (8.02%) Markit EDM
3 100 (7.78%) Front Arena
4 43 (3.35%) Eagle PACE
5 30 (2.33%) Bloomberg AIM
6 21 (1.63%) ION MarketView
7 19 (1.48%) Ripple
8 14 (1.09%) LatentZero
9 8 (0.62%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.62%) SunGard GMI
10 5 (0.39%) LongView
11 3 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 2 (0.16%) RMDS
13 1 (0.078%) FINCAD Analytics
13 1 (0.078%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 130 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.11%) SaaS
3 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.54%) Office 365
6 4 (0.31%) npm
6 4 (0.31%) NuGet
6 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Serverless
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.078%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.45%) FIX Connectivity
2 23 (1.79%) WAN
3 22 (1.71%) SMS
4 19 (1.48%) LAN
5 17 (1.32%) Firewall
6 11 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 11 (0.86%) VPN
7 10 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.70%) DHCP
8 9 (0.70%) DNS
8 9 (0.70%) HTTP
9 8 (0.62%) Internet
10 7 (0.54%) Broadband
10 7 (0.54%) Intranet
11 6 (0.47%) BGP
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.31%) Network Security
12 4 (0.31%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 153 (11.91%) Big Data
3 61 (4.75%) MongoDB
4 58 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 51 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 37 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (2.65%) MySQL
9 28 (2.18%) Blockchain
10 27 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (1.48%) DB2
14 13 (1.01%) MS Access
15 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.62%) Data Lake
16 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (0.54%) MemSQL
17 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (7.24%) TeamCity
2 89 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 76 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 46 (3.58%) JIRA
5 43 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (3.27%) Visual Studio
7 39 (3.04%) MSBuild
8 38 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 31 (2.41%) Git (software)
10 29 (2.26%) JUnit
11 28 (2.18%) Maven
11 28 (2.18%) Selenium
12 19 (1.48%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.40%) Protractor
14 16 (1.25%) Subversion
15 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (1.09%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.09%) NUnit
17 10 (0.78%) Gradle
17 10 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 980 (76.26%) Finance
2 587 (45.68%) Front Office
3 567 (44.12%) Banking
4 355 (27.63%) Investment Banking
5 164 (12.76%) Financial Institution
6 79 (6.15%) Back Office
7 45 (3.50%) Italian Language
8 43 (3.35%) French Language
8 43 (3.35%) German Language
9 32 (2.49%) Marketing
10 27 (2.10%) Legal
11 25 (1.95%) Advertising
12 19 (1.48%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.54%) Games
14 6 (0.47%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.16%) Law
16 2 (0.16%) Telecoms
17 1 (0.078%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.078%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 534 (41.56%) Developer
2 214 (16.65%) Analyst
3 189 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 112 (8.72%) Applications Support
5 108 (8.40%) C# Developer
6 80 (6.23%) Support Analyst
7 77 (5.99%) Senior Developer
8 76 (5.91%) Business Analyst
9 75 (5.84%) Software Engineer
10 66 (5.14%) Support Engineer
11 52 (4.05%) .NET Developer
12 49 (3.81%) Consultant
13 48 (3.74%) AWS Developer
13 48 (3.74%) Python Developer
14 45 (3.50%) Applications Engineer
14 45 (3.50%) Applications Support Engineer
15 42 (3.27%) Finance Manager
15 42 (3.27%) Implementation Manager
16 39 (3.04%) Front Office Developer
17 38 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (17.82%) FIX Protocol
2 201 (15.64%) .NET
3 105 (8.17%) AngularJS
4 102 (7.94%) React
4 102 (7.94%) WPF
5 100 (7.78%) HTML
6 84 (6.54%) Web Services
7 70 (5.45%) HTML5
8 68 (5.29%) WCF
9 65 (5.06%) XML
10 55 (4.28%) J2EE
11 50 (3.89%) Spring
12 49 (3.81%) Middleware
13 46 (3.58%) Kafka
13 46 (3.58%) Vert.x
14 45 (3.50%) RESTful
15 42 (3.27%) .NET Framework
16 37 (2.88%) J2SE
17 29 (2.26%) ASP.NET
18 27 (2.10%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 629 (48.95%) Equities
2 562 (43.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 522 (40.62%) Derivative
4 288 (22.41%) Hedge funds
5 231 (17.98%) Computer Science
6 177 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
7 132 (10.27%) Cyberthreat
8 125 (9.73%) Fintech
9 80 (6.23%) Algorithms
10 77 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
11 75 (5.84%) Exotic Derivative
12 67 (5.21%) Data Structures
13 66 (5.14%) OTC Derivatives
14 50 (3.89%) Management Information System
15 45 (3.50%) Equity Derivative
16 32 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
17 26 (2.02%) Virtual Team
18 25 (1.95%) Credit Derivative
19 21 (1.63%) Reference Data
20 20 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 206 (16.03%) Unix
2 178 (13.85%) Linux
3 102 (7.94%) Windows
4 13 (1.01%) Solaris
5 10 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.62%) CentOS
6 8 (0.62%) Fedora
6 8 (0.62%) SUSE
6 8 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.62%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.54%) Android
7 7 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (32.30%) Investment Management
2 408 (31.75%) Asset Management
3 329 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (20.16%) Problem-Solving
5 201 (15.64%) Software Engineering
6 199 (15.49%) Low Latency
7 175 (13.62%) Electronic Trading
8 160 (12.45%) Mathematics
9 157 (12.22%) Risk Management
10 145 (11.28%) Business Analysis
11 143 (11.13%) OO
12 133 (10.35%) Strategic Thinking
13 132 (10.27%) Innovative Thinking
14 128 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
14 128 (9.96%) TDD
15 117 (9.11%) DevOps
16 106 (8.25%) Open Source
17 89 (6.93%) SDLC
18 85 (6.61%) Multithreading
19 82 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 640 (49.81%) SQL
2 540 (42.02%) Java
3 394 (30.66%) C#
4 348 (27.08%) Python
5 196 (15.25%) C++
6 146 (11.36%) JavaScript
7 99 (7.70%) Perl
8 74 (5.76%) Bash Shell
9 67 (5.21%) Ruby
10 63 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 62 (4.82%) Scala
12 58 (4.51%) Korn
13 55 (4.28%) T-SQL
14 51 (3.97%) Bourne shell
15 41 (3.19%) C
16 34 (2.65%) Shell Script
17 33 (2.57%) MATLAB
18 32 (2.49%) R
19 28 (2.18%) Java 8
20 27 (2.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 377 (29.34%) Degree
2 103 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.50%) Master's Degree
4 27 (2.10%) PhD
5 24 (1.87%) CFA
6 22 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (1.56%) ISEB
8 13 (1.01%) CIMA
9 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.39%) CISSP
10 5 (0.39%) PMP
11 4 (0.31%) CCIE
11 4 (0.31%) CCNP
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.31%) 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 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.60%) QA
2 62 (4.82%) MiFID
3 12 (0.93%) EMIR
4 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.39%) GDPR
6 4 (0.31%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.31%) FATCA
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.078%) Basel II
8 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (6.15%) Docker
2 9 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.54%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.078%) GridGain
7 1 (0.078%) KVM
7 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (2.02%) Terraform
2 24 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.40%) Automic
3 18 (1.40%) Dollar Universe
4 9 (0.70%) Ansible
5 7 (0.54%) SCCM
6 6 (0.47%) Puppet
7 5 (0.39%) Control-M
7 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.078%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 210 (16.34%) Oracle
2 138 (10.74%) Charles River
3 111 (8.64%) Bloomberg
4 109 (8.48%) Calypso
5 101 (7.86%) SimCorp
6 93 (7.24%) FXall
7 63 (4.90%) Tradeweb
8 56 (4.36%) Sybase
9 54 (4.20%) Microsoft
9 54 (4.20%) Reuters
10 51 (3.97%) MarketAxess
11 40 (3.11%) ION Trading
12 36 (2.80%) TIBCO
13 23 (1.79%) Solace
14 20 (1.56%) Google
15 19 (1.48%) Fidessa
16 16 (1.25%) Citrix
17 14 (1.09%) Red Hat
18 9 (0.70%) IBM
18 9 (0.70%) SunGard