Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 178 224
Rank change year-on-year +57 +46 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,021 1,148 1,141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.80% 2.00% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.69% 4.86% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 952 930 810
Median annual salary £110,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.72% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £67,500 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £155,000 £120,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £110,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +51.72% - -3.33%

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 15,255 23,627 29,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.83% 41.13% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11,841 18,423 22,931
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +45 109 £92,500 +15.63% 10
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 776 (76.00%) Front Office
2 727 (71.20%) Finance
3 607 (59.45%) Derivative
4 577 (56.51%) Hedge funds
5 569 (55.73%) Asset Management
6 566 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
7 540 (52.89%) Investment Management
8 492 (48.19%) Python
9 473 (46.33%) AWS
10 470 (46.03%) Java
11 461 (45.15%) Web Services
12 439 (43.00%) Equities
13 410 (40.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 350 (34.28%) JavaScript
15 346 (33.89%) Banking
16 342 (33.50%) SQL
17 321 (31.44%) Software Engineering
18 275 (26.93%) Analytics
19 269 (26.35%) AngularJS
20 262 (25.66%) Bloomberg
21 252 (24.68%) React
22 251 (24.58%) Decision-Making
23 205 (20.08%) Investment Banking
24 203 (19.88%) Business Analysis
25 200 (19.59%) Azure
26 197 (19.29%) Performance Attribution
27 193 (18.90%) C#
28 190 (18.61%) C++
29 187 (18.32%) GCP
30 184 (18.02%) Migration

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 6 (0.59%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.49%) Confluence
2 5 (0.49%) SAS
3 4 (0.39%) IIS
3 4 (0.39%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.20%) Luigi
5 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.098%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 62 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 133 (13.03%) Markit EDM
2 86 (8.42%) FINCAD Analytics
3 64 (6.27%) PolarLake
4 62 (6.07%) Eagle PACE
5 54 (5.29%) SimCorp Dimension
6 39 (3.82%) thinkFolio
7 29 (2.84%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.49%) Bloomberg AIM
9 4 (0.39%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.098%) Eze OMS
11 1 (0.098%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 473 (46.33%) AWS
2 200 (19.59%) Azure
3 187 (18.32%) GCP
4 46 (4.51%) OpenShift
5 35 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
6 34 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (1.47%) Office 365
8 12 (1.18%) Serverless
9 10 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.49%) SaaS
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.29%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon Cognito
15 2 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (0.98%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (0.29%) LAN
4 3 (0.29%) WAN
5 2 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.098%) HTTP
6 1 (0.098%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.11%) PostgreSQL
2 91 (8.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 87 (8.52%) Amazon Athena
4 50 (4.90%) SQL Server
5 48 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 29 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.18%) KDB
10 11 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.08%) Big Data
10 11 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.08%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (5.09%) RStudio
2 46 (4.51%) Artifactory
3 34 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.15%) Maven
5 20 (1.96%) JIRA
6 11 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.78%) GitLab
7 8 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.69%) Ant
8 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.69%) Robot Framework
9 6 (0.59%) Bitbucket Server
10 5 (0.49%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.39%) NUnit
11 4 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.39%) Selenium
11 4 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.29%) TestComplete
General
1 776 (76.00%) Front Office
2 727 (71.20%) Finance
3 346 (33.89%) Banking
4 205 (20.08%) Investment Banking
5 128 (12.54%) Back Office
6 29 (2.84%) Legal
7 23 (2.25%) Marketing
8 10 (0.98%) Retail
9 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.20%) International Banking
10 2 (0.20%) Law
10 2 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 368 (36.04%) Developer
2 146 (14.30%) Analyst
3 136 (13.32%) Java Developer
4 134 (13.12%) AWS Developer
5 132 (12.93%) AWS Engineer
6 114 (11.17%) Front Office Developer
7 110 (10.77%) Python Developer
8 105 (10.28%) Software Engineer
9 102 (9.99%) Architect
10 100 (9.79%) Python Engineer
11 79 (7.74%) Finance Manager
12 77 (7.54%) AWS Software Engineer
12 77 (7.54%) Business Analyst
13 70 (6.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 63 (6.17%) Java Engineer
15 58 (5.68%) Senior Developer
16 50 (4.90%) Python Software Engineer
16 50 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
17 49 (4.80%) Support Analyst
18 44 (4.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (45.15%) Web Services
2 269 (26.35%) AngularJS
3 252 (24.68%) React
4 157 (15.38%) Vue.js
5 149 (14.59%) J2EE
6 141 (13.81%) Node.js
7 102 (9.99%) .NET
8 59 (5.78%) FIX Protocol
9 38 (3.72%) ASP.NET
10 34 (3.33%) Redux
11 33 (3.23%) XML
12 27 (2.64%) .NET Core
13 26 (2.55%) WCF
14 25 (2.45%) Spring
15 19 (1.86%) HTML
16 17 (1.67%) ASP.NET Core
16 17 (1.67%) Pandas
17 14 (1.37%) HTML5
18 13 (1.27%) JMS
18 13 (1.27%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 607 (59.45%) Derivative
2 577 (56.51%) Hedge funds
3 439 (43.00%) Equities
4 410 (40.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 143 (14.01%) Reference Data
6 91 (8.91%) Greenfield Project
7 80 (7.84%) Equity Derivative
8 75 (7.35%) Blog
9 66 (6.46%) OTC Derivatives
10 46 (4.51%) Public Cloud
11 33 (3.23%) Algorithms
12 32 (3.13%) Data Structures
13 24 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.86%) Exotic Derivative
15 18 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 15 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
18 13 (1.27%) Market Risk
19 10 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
19 10 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.25%) Linux
2 67 (6.56%) Unix
3 43 (4.21%) Windows
4 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.29%) CentOS
5 3 (0.29%) Debian
5 3 (0.29%) Solaris
5 3 (0.29%) SUSE
5 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.098%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (55.73%) Asset Management
2 566 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (52.89%) Investment Management
4 321 (31.44%) Software Engineering
5 275 (26.93%) Analytics
6 251 (24.58%) Decision-Making
7 203 (19.88%) Business Analysis
8 197 (19.29%) Performance Attribution
9 184 (18.02%) Migration
10 183 (17.92%) Portfolio Management
11 182 (17.83%) Mentoring
12 174 (17.04%) Data Analytics
13 149 (14.59%) Artificial Intelligence
14 143 (14.01%) DevOps
15 117 (11.46%) Scrum
16 99 (9.70%) Performance Management
17 98 (9.60%) Fintech
18 97 (9.50%) Machine Learning
19 94 (9.21%) Electronic Trading
20 92 (9.01%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (48.19%) Python
2 470 (46.03%) Java
3 350 (34.28%) JavaScript
4 342 (33.50%) SQL
5 193 (18.90%) C#
6 190 (18.61%) C++
7 153 (14.99%) R
8 134 (13.12%) Kotlin
9 64 (6.27%) VBA
10 45 (4.41%) MATLAB
11 15 (1.47%) Java 8
12 13 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.88%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.69%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.59%) Perl
18 5 (0.49%) Ruby
19 4 (0.39%) Scala
20 3 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (7.05%) Degree
2 21 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.76%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.39%) CFA
6 3 (0.29%) OCP
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.098%) ISEB
7 1 (0.098%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.23%) QA
2 27 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.88%) MiFID
4 5 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.49%) UCITS
5 3 (0.29%) EMIR
6 2 (0.20%) Basel III
6 2 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (8.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.23%) Terraform
3 6 (0.59%) Ansible
4 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Puppet
5 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.098%) Control-M
Vendors
1 262 (25.66%) Bloomberg
2 116 (11.36%) Charles River
3 108 (10.58%) Google
4 90 (8.81%) Calypso
5 84 (8.23%) SimCorp
6 58 (5.68%) Reuters
7 51 (5.00%) Oracle
8 50 (4.90%) GoldenSource
9 44 (4.31%) Microsoft
10 33 (3.23%) Fidessa
11 26 (2.55%) Murex
12 20 (1.96%) Refinitiv
13 17 (1.67%) Eze Software Group
13 17 (1.67%) ION Trading
14 15 (1.47%) Apple
14 15 (1.47%) Avaya
14 15 (1.47%) Cisco
15 12 (1.18%) FIS
15 12 (1.18%) TIBCO
16 10 (0.98%) Linedata