Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 238 237
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,021 998 1,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.45% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 3.06% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 764 744 991
London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -

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 33,456 32,576 40,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.80% 47.21% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26,787 26,970 34,232
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -26 188 £75,000 -6.25% 55
West London +5 1 £57,500 - 3
South London - 1 £69,841 -
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 705 (69.05%) Finance
2 529 (51.81%) Equities
3 461 (45.15%) Banking
4 435 (42.61%) Front Office
5 433 (42.41%) SQL
6 399 (39.08%) Derivative
7 353 (34.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 312 (30.56%) Java
9 272 (26.64%) Investment Banking
10 252 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
11 246 (24.09%) C#
12 241 (23.60%) Unix
12 241 (23.60%) Degree
13 205 (20.08%) Asset Management
14 196 (19.20%) FIX Protocol
15 191 (18.71%) Investment Management
16 190 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
17 176 (17.24%) Python
18 175 (17.14%) Linux
19 160 (15.67%) Oracle
20 149 (14.59%) Electronic Trading
21 137 (13.42%) C++
21 137 (13.42%) Bloomberg
22 136 (13.32%) Hedge funds
23 135 (13.22%) SQL Server
24 128 (12.54%) Computer Science
25 126 (12.34%) .NET
26 112 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
27 101 (9.89%) Low Latency
28 100 (9.79%) QA

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 32 (3.13%) Apache
2 20 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 20 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.47%) Confluence
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.098%) JBoss
7 1 (0.098%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (8.62%) thinkFolio
2 37 (3.62%) Front Arena
3 31 (3.04%) Eagle PACE
4 26 (2.55%) ION MarketView
5 17 (1.67%) Markit EDM
6 16 (1.57%) Bloomberg AIM
7 8 (0.78%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 4 (0.39%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.098%) BondVision
10 1 (0.098%) Orchestrade
10 1 (0.098%) RMDS
10 1 (0.098%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.098%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.76%) SaaS
3 7 (0.69%) Slack
4 6 (0.59%) Office 365
5 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.098%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.90%) FIX Connectivity
2 27 (2.64%) WAN
3 21 (2.06%) LAN
3 21 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.37%) Firewall
5 11 (1.08%) Network Security
5 11 (1.08%) VPN
6 9 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.69%) BGP
7 7 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.69%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.69%) MPLS
7 7 (0.69%) TACACS
8 6 (0.59%) DHCP
8 6 (0.59%) DNS
9 4 (0.39%) Broadband
9 4 (0.39%) Internet
9 4 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.39%) Big Data
3 41 (4.02%) Oracle Database
4 40 (3.92%) Blockchain
5 38 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.86%) KDB
9 17 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.27%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.98%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.88%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.59%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.59%) DB2
17 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 37 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 36 (3.53%) JIRA
4 28 (2.74%) Selenium
5 21 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (1.57%) Protractor
8 15 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 12 (1.18%) MSBuild
10 10 (0.98%) JUnit
10 10 (0.98%) Maven
11 7 (0.69%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.69%) NUnit
11 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.59%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.59%) Mockito
12 6 (0.59%) MSI
13 5 (0.49%) EasyMock
13 5 (0.49%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.49%) TestComplete
General
1 705 (69.05%) Finance
2 461 (45.15%) Banking
3 435 (42.61%) Front Office
4 272 (26.64%) Investment Banking
5 58 (5.68%) Legal
6 50 (4.90%) Back Office
7 48 (4.70%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.15%) French Language
9 21 (2.06%) Advertising
10 20 (1.96%) Italian Language
11 19 (1.86%) German Language
12 16 (1.57%) Games
13 10 (0.98%) Marketing
14 8 (0.78%) Retail
15 7 (0.69%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
17 3 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
18 2 (0.20%) Billing
19 1 (0.098%) General Ledger
19 1 (0.098%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 371 (36.34%) Developer
2 215 (21.06%) Analyst
3 149 (14.59%) Java Developer
4 115 (11.26%) Applications Support
5 105 (10.28%) Business Analyst
6 86 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 52 (5.09%) .NET Developer
7 52 (5.09%) Banking Analyst
8 46 (4.51%) Python Developer
9 45 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 45 (4.41%) Support Analyst
10 43 (4.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 43 (4.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 43 (4.21%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 32 (3.13%) Front Office Developer
11 32 (3.13%) Onboarding Engineer
11 32 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 31 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (3.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (19.20%) FIX Protocol
2 126 (12.34%) .NET
3 67 (6.56%) WPF
4 62 (6.07%) AngularJS
5 59 (5.78%) HTML
6 48 (4.70%) HTML5
7 45 (4.41%) WCF
8 36 (3.53%) React
9 32 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 32 (3.13%) Spring
10 27 (2.64%) TIBCO EMS
10 27 (2.64%) Ultra Messaging
11 24 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (2.25%) Middleware
13 22 (2.15%) XML
14 21 (2.06%) Angular 2
15 20 (1.96%) .NET Framework
16 19 (1.86%) Node.js
16 19 (1.86%) REST
17 18 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 529 (51.81%) Equities
2 399 (39.08%) Derivative
3 353 (34.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 136 (13.32%) Hedge funds
5 128 (12.54%) Computer Science
6 112 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (8.42%) Fintech
8 78 (7.64%) Algorithms
9 58 (5.68%) OTC Derivatives
10 46 (4.51%) Linux Command Line
11 45 (4.41%) Equity Derivative
12 36 (3.53%) Exotic Derivative
13 34 (3.33%) Management Information System
14 31 (3.04%) Virtual Team
15 30 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (1.96%) Data Structures
17 17 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
18 15 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 14 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
20 10 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 241 (23.60%) Unix
2 175 (17.14%) Linux
3 41 (4.02%) Windows
4 14 (1.37%) Solaris
5 11 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.49%) Android
8 4 (0.39%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.29%) VMS
10 1 (0.098%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (20.08%) Asset Management
3 191 (18.71%) Investment Management
4 190 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
5 149 (14.59%) Electronic Trading
6 101 (9.89%) Low Latency
7 100 (9.79%) Algorithmic Trading
8 84 (8.23%) Business Analysis
9 82 (8.03%) OO
10 79 (7.74%) Fund Management
10 79 (7.74%) Software Engineering
11 77 (7.54%) Analytics
12 76 (7.44%) DevOps
13 75 (7.35%) Mathematics
14 73 (7.15%) Multithreading
15 71 (6.95%) Risk Management
16 70 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (6.56%) TDD
18 61 (5.97%) Project Management
19 56 (5.48%) Client Onboarding
Programming Languages
1 433 (42.41%) SQL
2 312 (30.56%) Java
3 246 (24.09%) C#
4 176 (17.24%) Python
5 137 (13.42%) C++
6 95 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 65 (6.37%) Bash Shell
8 61 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 56 (5.48%) Perl
10 42 (4.11%) VBA
11 34 (3.33%) C
12 30 (2.94%) T-SQL
13 29 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 28 (2.74%) Ruby
15 23 (2.25%) TypeScript
16 22 (2.15%) Korn
17 20 (1.96%) Java 8
18 19 (1.86%) Bourne shell
19 18 (1.76%) VB.NET
20 17 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 241 (23.60%) Degree
2 50 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (1.18%) PhD
5 10 (0.98%) CFA
5 10 (0.98%) ISEB
6 8 (0.78%) CCNP
6 8 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.69%) CCIE
7 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.20%) CISA
8 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.098%) CCVP
9 1 (0.098%) CISM
9 1 (0.098%) PMP
9 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.098%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (9.79%) QA
2 83 (8.13%) MiFID
3 11 (1.08%) EMIR
4 7 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.49%) PMO
5 5 (0.49%) SLA
6 1 (0.098%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.098%) GDPR
6 1 (0.098%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.098%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 33 (3.23%) Docker
2 6 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.59%) GridGain
2 6 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.39%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.098%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.98%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.88%) Control-M
3 6 (0.59%) Automic
3 6 (0.59%) Dollar Universe
3 6 (0.59%) SCCM
4 4 (0.39%) Ansible
5 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.098%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.098%) Nagios
Vendors
1 160 (15.67%) Oracle
2 137 (13.42%) Bloomberg
3 90 (8.81%) Charles River
4 57 (5.58%) Sybase
5 56 (5.48%) FXall
6 51 (5.00%) Fidessa
7 49 (4.80%) Microsoft
8 42 (4.11%) ION Trading
9 40 (3.92%) Tradeweb
10 38 (3.72%) SimCorp
10 38 (3.72%) TIBCO
11 37 (3.62%) Calypso
12 27 (2.64%) MarketAxess
13 25 (2.45%) Reuters
14 18 (1.76%) Murex
15 13 (1.27%) Citrix
16 8 (0.78%) Cisco
16 8 (0.78%) Cognizant
16 8 (0.78%) FactSet
17 7 (0.69%) Solace