Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
England > London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 145 197
Rank change year-on-year +76 +52 -12
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 854 1,283 1,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.30% 2.34% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.97% 5.62% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1,105 964
Median annual salary £107,500 £92,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.22% +23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £152,500 £142,500 £117,500
England median annual salary £107,500 £90,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year +19.44% +22.03% -7.81%

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 8,563 22,809 29,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.12% 41.54% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,952 17,739 22,418
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +39 31 £105,000 +23.53% 16
South London - 1 £115,000 -
West London - 1 £60,000 - 2
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 719 (84.19%) Finance
2 629 (73.65%) Front Office
3 567 (66.39%) Hedge funds
4 560 (65.57%) Asset Management
5 537 (62.88%) Python
6 528 (61.83%) AWS
7 523 (61.24%) Derivative
8 521 (61.01%) Web Services
9 520 (60.89%) Agile Software Development
10 464 (54.33%) Java
11 462 (54.10%) Equities
12 429 (50.23%) Investment Management
13 363 (42.51%) JavaScript
14 355 (41.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 353 (41.33%) Software Engineering
16 323 (37.82%) SQL
17 316 (37.00%) React
18 308 (36.07%) AngularJS
19 265 (31.03%) Vue.js
20 216 (25.29%) Banking
21 177 (20.73%) R
22 168 (19.67%) Analytics
23 167 (19.56%) Bloomberg
24 165 (19.32%) Azure
25 163 (19.09%) Fintech
26 160 (18.74%) Investment Banking
27 154 (18.03%) Migration
28 151 (17.68%) GCP
29 150 (17.56%) Reference Data
30 149 (17.45%) Markit EDM

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 12 (1.41%) Apache
2 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.23%) Confluence
3 2 (0.23%) Luigi
4 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.35%) Figma
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Sketch
5 1 (0.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 149 (17.45%) Markit EDM
2 100 (11.71%) Eagle PACE
3 72 (8.43%) PolarLake
4 47 (5.50%) SimCorp Dimension
5 20 (2.34%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 528 (61.83%) AWS
2 165 (19.32%) Azure
3 151 (17.68%) GCP
4 87 (10.19%) Serverless
5 85 (9.95%) AWS Lambda
6 81 (9.48%) Amazon EC2
6 81 (9.48%) Amazon S3
7 20 (2.34%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.35%) SaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.12%) Apigee
12 1 (0.12%) Kong
12 1 (0.12%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.99%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.23%) LAN
4 1 (0.12%) Firewall
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 37 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 21 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
6 15 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.41%) KDB
8 11 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.29%) Apache Ignite
8 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.05%) Big Data
10 9 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.59%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.34%) Artifactory
3 18 (2.11%) RStudio
4 14 (1.64%) Maven
5 13 (1.52%) JIRA
6 9 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.94%) Subversion
8 6 (0.70%) JUnit
8 6 (0.70%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.59%) NUnit
9 5 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.47%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (0.35%) Ant
11 3 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.35%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.35%) GitLab
11 3 (0.35%) PyCharm
12 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
General
1 719 (84.19%) Finance
2 629 (73.65%) Front Office
3 216 (25.29%) Banking
4 160 (18.74%) Investment Banking
5 116 (13.58%) Back Office
6 16 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.12%) Advertising
9 1 (0.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.12%) German Language
9 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 420 (49.18%) Developer
2 247 (28.92%) Software Engineer
3 199 (23.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 197 (23.07%) Python Developer
5 156 (18.27%) AWS Engineer
6 149 (17.45%) Python Engineer
7 141 (16.51%) Analyst
8 133 (15.57%) Python Software Engineer
9 125 (14.64%) AWS Software Engineer
10 113 (13.23%) Java Developer
11 112 (13.11%) AWS Developer
12 107 (12.53%) Architect
13 103 (12.06%) Financial Analyst
14 94 (11.01%) Business Analyst
15 91 (10.66%) Finance Manager
16 88 (10.30%) JavaScript Developer
17 72 (8.43%) Finance Business Analyst
18 62 (7.26%) Lead Developer
19 55 (6.44%) JavaScript Engineer
20 52 (6.09%) Reference Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (61.01%) Web Services
2 316 (37.00%) React
3 308 (36.07%) AngularJS
4 265 (31.03%) Vue.js
5 115 (13.47%) .NET
6 93 (10.89%) Node.js
7 71 (8.31%) ASP.NET
8 65 (7.61%) .NET Core
9 51 (5.97%) ASP.NET Core
10 34 (3.98%) Pandas
11 31 (3.63%) FIX Protocol
11 31 (3.63%) Spring
12 29 (3.40%) J2EE
13 22 (2.58%) Kafka
14 21 (2.46%) Spring Boot
15 17 (1.99%) Shiny
16 15 (1.76%) .NET Framework
17 13 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (1.41%) XML
19 10 (1.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 567 (66.39%) Hedge funds
2 523 (61.24%) Derivative
3 462 (54.10%) Equities
4 355 (41.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 150 (17.56%) Reference Data
6 82 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
7 72 (8.43%) Credit Derivative
8 33 (3.86%) Blog
9 31 (3.63%) OTC Derivatives
10 25 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (2.34%) Equity Derivative
11 20 (2.34%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.94%) Contract for Difference
15 7 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 6 (0.70%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.59%) Cloud Native
17 5 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.14%) Linux
2 43 (5.04%) Windows
3 21 (2.46%) Unix
4 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.35%) CentOS
5 3 (0.35%) Debian
5 3 (0.35%) Solaris
5 3 (0.35%) SUSE
5 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (65.57%) Asset Management
2 520 (60.89%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (50.23%) Investment Management
4 353 (41.33%) Software Engineering
5 168 (19.67%) Analytics
6 163 (19.09%) Fintech
7 154 (18.03%) Migration
8 118 (13.82%) Scrum
9 91 (10.66%) Portfolio Management
10 90 (10.54%) Wealth Management
11 81 (9.48%) Microservices
12 77 (9.02%) Data Management
13 73 (8.55%) Business Analysis
14 70 (8.20%) Decision-Making
14 70 (8.20%) Enterprise Data Management
15 69 (8.08%) Performance Management
16 62 (7.26%) DevOps
17 55 (6.44%) Electronic Trading
18 49 (5.74%) Artificial Intelligence
19 48 (5.62%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 537 (62.88%) Python
2 464 (54.33%) Java
3 363 (42.51%) JavaScript
4 323 (37.82%) SQL
5 177 (20.73%) R
6 130 (15.22%) C#
7 120 (14.05%) Kotlin
8 71 (8.31%) C++
9 63 (7.38%) TypeScript
10 39 (4.57%) C
11 32 (3.75%) VBA
12 31 (3.63%) MATLAB
13 28 (3.28%) Java 8
14 17 (1.99%) Scala
15 11 (1.29%) Clojure
15 11 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.05%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.82%) Perl
18 6 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (5.97%) Degree
2 21 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.52%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.05%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.47%) MBA
7 2 (0.23%) OCP
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.23%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.99%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) EMIR
2 3 (0.35%) UCITS
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (2.81%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (2.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.47%) Ansible
2 4 (0.47%) Terraform
3 3 (0.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Control-M
5 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 167 (19.56%) Bloomberg
2 97 (11.36%) Google
3 51 (5.97%) Charles River
4 49 (5.74%) Calypso
5 47 (5.50%) GoldenSource
5 47 (5.50%) SimCorp
6 35 (4.10%) Microsoft
7 34 (3.98%) Reuters
8 32 (3.75%) Oracle
9 31 (3.63%) FactSet
10 10 (1.17%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.47%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.47%) Sybase
12 3 (0.35%) CQG
12 3 (0.35%) Patsystems
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.35%) Trayport
13 2 (0.23%) Blue Prism
13 2 (0.23%) Solace
13 2 (0.23%) Tableau