Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 194 242
Rank change year-on-year -8 +48 -54
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,182 1,452 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.76% 1.92% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.63% 3.82% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 940 705 837
London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £74,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +4.73% +5.71%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £114,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,605 37,977 35,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.54% 50.35% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25,760 27,333 30,466
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -8 202 £70,000 -17.65% 38
East London +6 10 £62,500 -30.56% 1
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 849 (71.83%) Finance
2 619 (52.37%) Equities
3 580 (49.07%) Front Office
4 571 (48.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 555 (46.95%) SQL
6 519 (43.91%) Derivative
7 517 (43.74%) Banking
8 499 (42.22%) Java
9 406 (34.35%) Asset Management
10 362 (30.63%) C#
11 341 (28.85%) Python
12 324 (27.41%) Investment Management
13 323 (27.33%) Investment Banking
14 310 (26.23%) Degree
15 301 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
16 287 (24.28%) Hedge funds
17 231 (19.54%) Computer Science
18 215 (18.19%) Software Engineering
19 204 (17.26%) FIX Protocol
20 200 (16.92%) SQL Server
21 199 (16.84%) .NET
22 191 (16.16%) C++
23 189 (15.99%) Oracle
24 178 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
25 173 (14.64%) Linux
26 159 (13.45%) thinkFolio
27 154 (13.03%) Unix
28 144 (12.18%) Mathematics
29 137 (11.59%) Electronic Trading
30 136 (11.51%) Business Analysis

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 46 (3.89%) Apache
1 46 (3.89%) Tomcat
2 29 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 19 (1.61%) Ethereum
4 10 (0.85%) SmartSockets
5 7 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.34%) Confluence
8 4 (0.34%) GemFire
8 4 (0.34%) IIS
8 4 (0.34%) Jetty
9 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.085%) MTS
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.085%) SAS
11 1 (0.085%) WildFly
Applications
1 40 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 159 (13.45%) thinkFolio
2 87 (7.36%) Markit EDM
3 74 (6.26%) Front Arena
4 21 (1.78%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.61%) Ripple
6 17 (1.44%) Bloomberg AIM
7 16 (1.35%) ION MarketView
8 12 (1.02%) LatentZero
9 10 (0.85%) Temenos T24
10 8 (0.68%) SunGard GMI
11 6 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.25%) LongView
13 3 (0.25%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.17%) RMDS
14 2 (0.17%) Salerio
15 1 (0.085%) FINCAD Analytics
15 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
15 1 (0.085%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 133 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.72%) SaaS
3 26 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.59%) Office 365
5 5 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.42%) npm
5 5 (0.42%) PaaS
5 5 (0.42%) Serverless
6 4 (0.34%) NuGet
6 4 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.085%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.31%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (0.93%) SMS
3 10 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.76%) DHCP
4 9 (0.76%) DNS
4 9 (0.76%) HTTP
5 8 (0.68%) LAN
5 8 (0.68%) WAN
6 7 (0.59%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.59%) Firewall
7 4 (0.34%) Internet
8 3 (0.25%) Broadband
8 3 (0.25%) Intranet
8 3 (0.25%) VPN
9 2 (0.17%) BGP
9 2 (0.17%) OSPF
9 2 (0.17%) SAN
10 1 (0.085%) FTP
10 1 (0.085%) IPsec
10 1 (0.085%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 66 (5.58%) Big Data
3 35 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (2.79%) MongoDB
4 33 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
5 28 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.12%) Blockchain
8 21 (1.78%) MS Access
9 18 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.44%) MySQL
11 16 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (1.02%) DB2
15 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (6.68%) TeamCity
2 77 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 50 (4.23%) JIRA
5 44 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 43 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (3.47%) Git (software)
8 37 (3.13%) Maven
9 32 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.20%) MSBuild
11 22 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (1.69%) Artifactory
13 19 (1.61%) JUnit
13 19 (1.61%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.52%) Subversion
15 16 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (1.10%) Gradle
17 12 (1.02%) Selenium
18 8 (0.68%) Mockito
19 7 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 849 (71.83%) Finance
2 580 (49.07%) Front Office
3 517 (43.74%) Banking
4 323 (27.33%) Investment Banking
5 109 (9.22%) Financial Institution
6 93 (7.87%) Back Office
7 41 (3.47%) French Language
7 41 (3.47%) German Language
7 41 (3.47%) Italian Language
8 36 (3.05%) Marketing
9 31 (2.62%) Spanish Language
10 27 (2.28%) Legal
11 24 (2.03%) Games
12 14 (1.18%) Publishing
13 13 (1.10%) Advertising
14 6 (0.51%) Law
15 2 (0.17%) Retail
16 1 (0.085%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.085%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.085%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 512 (43.32%) Developer
2 224 (18.95%) Analyst
3 182 (15.40%) Java Developer
4 131 (11.08%) C# Developer
5 113 (9.56%) Applications Support
6 108 (9.14%) Business Analyst
7 84 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 78 (6.60%) Support Analyst
9 75 (6.35%) Support Engineer
10 72 (6.09%) Senior Developer
11 70 (5.92%) Python Developer
12 56 (4.74%) Applications Engineer
13 54 (4.57%) Front Office Developer
14 49 (4.15%) .NET Developer
15 48 (4.06%) Applications Support Engineer
16 46 (3.89%) Applications Support Analyst
16 46 (3.89%) Java Engineer
17 41 (3.47%) C++ Developer
18 40 (3.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 37 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (17.26%) FIX Protocol
2 199 (16.84%) .NET
3 121 (10.24%) WPF
4 113 (9.56%) AngularJS
5 110 (9.31%) React
6 92 (7.78%) Web Services
7 91 (7.70%) HTML
8 79 (6.68%) WCF
9 67 (5.67%) J2EE
10 61 (5.16%) XML
11 57 (4.82%) HTML5
12 46 (3.89%) ASP.NET
13 44 (3.72%) Spring
14 36 (3.05%) J2SE
15 34 (2.88%) RESTful
16 33 (2.79%) Middleware
17 31 (2.62%) .NET Framework
18 30 (2.54%) REST
19 26 (2.20%) Reactive Extensions
20 25 (2.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 619 (52.37%) Equities
2 571 (48.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 519 (43.91%) Derivative
4 287 (24.28%) Hedge funds
5 231 (19.54%) Computer Science
6 115 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
7 110 (9.31%) Fintech
8 76 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (5.67%) Algorithms
10 60 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
10 60 (5.08%) Data Structures
11 53 (4.48%) OTC Derivatives
12 47 (3.98%) Equity Derivative
12 47 (3.98%) Exotic Derivative
13 43 (3.64%) Management Information System
14 40 (3.38%) Credit Derivative
15 28 (2.37%) Virtual Team
16 26 (2.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 24 (2.03%) Market Risk
18 23 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 173 (14.64%) Linux
2 154 (13.03%) Unix
3 107 (9.05%) Windows
4 19 (1.61%) CentOS
4 19 (1.61%) Fedora
5 17 (1.44%) SUSE
5 17 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.02%) Solaris
7 11 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.59%) Windows NT
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Android
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 2 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (34.35%) Asset Management
2 324 (27.41%) Investment Management
3 301 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (18.19%) Software Engineering
5 178 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
6 144 (12.18%) Mathematics
7 137 (11.59%) Electronic Trading
8 136 (11.51%) Business Analysis
9 119 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
10 108 (9.14%) Low Latency
11 105 (8.88%) OO
12 102 (8.63%) Wealth Management
13 99 (8.38%) DevOps
13 99 (8.38%) Risk Management
14 98 (8.29%) Portfolio Management
15 83 (7.02%) Multithreading
16 78 (6.60%) Algorithmic Trading
17 75 (6.35%) TDD
18 70 (5.92%) Microservices
18 70 (5.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 555 (46.95%) SQL
2 499 (42.22%) Java
3 362 (30.63%) C#
4 341 (28.85%) Python
5 191 (16.16%) C++
6 110 (9.31%) Perl
7 100 (8.46%) JavaScript
8 76 (6.43%) Bash Shell
9 72 (6.09%) Ruby
10 61 (5.16%) Korn
10 61 (5.16%) PowerShell
11 58 (4.91%) Bourne shell
12 56 (4.74%) T-SQL
13 54 (4.57%) Scala
14 41 (3.47%) R
15 38 (3.21%) VBA
16 37 (3.13%) MATLAB
17 35 (2.96%) C
18 23 (1.95%) Go
18 23 (1.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 310 (26.23%) Degree
2 87 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (3.55%) Master's Degree
4 24 (2.03%) PhD
5 18 (1.52%) CFA
6 14 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.10%) CIMA
8 11 (0.93%) ISEB
9 5 (0.42%) CISSP
9 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.42%) SAFe Agilist
10 4 (0.34%) IIBA
10 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.085%) MBA
11 1 (0.085%) PMP
11 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.085%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.085%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.25%) QA
2 43 (3.64%) MiFID
3 10 (0.85%) EMIR
4 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.34%) FATCA
6 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.085%) Basel II
7 1 (0.085%) GDPR
7 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (4.57%) Docker
2 9 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.085%) KVM
6 1 (0.085%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (2.20%) Kubernetes
1 26 (2.20%) Terraform
2 18 (1.52%) Ansible
3 15 (1.27%) Puppet
4 11 (0.93%) Automic
4 11 (0.93%) Dollar Universe
5 7 (0.59%) SCCM
6 6 (0.51%) Nagios
7 5 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.25%) Control-M
9 2 (0.17%) Icinga
9 2 (0.17%) logstash
9 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.085%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.085%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 189 (15.99%) Oracle
2 128 (10.83%) Charles River
3 100 (8.46%) Bloomberg
4 90 (7.61%) Calypso
5 75 (6.35%) SimCorp
6 70 (5.92%) FXall
7 59 (4.99%) Tradeweb
8 57 (4.82%) Reuters
9 49 (4.15%) MarketAxess
10 45 (3.81%) ION Trading
11 43 (3.64%) Microsoft
12 38 (3.21%) TIBCO
13 34 (2.88%) Sybase
14 26 (2.20%) Solace
15 25 (2.12%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.69%) Google
17 16 (1.35%) Eze Software Group
17 16 (1.35%) Fidessa
18 12 (1.02%) Adobe
19 11 (0.93%) DevExpress