Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 341 403 378
Rank change year-on-year +62 -25 +98
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,292 1,306 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 2.01% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,075 977 722
UK median annual salary £90,000 £72,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £141,500 £117,500 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% -18.18%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 54,415 65,136 70,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.40% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,829 49,847 52,744
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fixed Income.

Salary trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
England +57 1,287 £90,000 +24.14% 68
London +50 1,275 £90,000 +20.00% 64
UK excluding London +27 15 £35,000 +27.27% 5
North West +19 10 £35,000 +40.00% 3
North of England +8 10 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Northern Ireland -5 3 £55,000 -
South East +36 2 £40,000 +6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 950 (73.53%) Finance
2 881 (68.19%) Front Office
3 710 (54.95%) Asset Management
4 699 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
5 686 (53.10%) Derivative
6 679 (52.55%) Java
7 580 (44.89%) Equities
8 540 (41.80%) Python
9 523 (40.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 504 (39.01%) Software Engineering
11 470 (36.38%) SQL
12 429 (33.20%) Investment Management
13 405 (31.35%) AWS
13 405 (31.35%) C#
14 375 (29.02%) Web Services
15 347 (26.86%) Hedge funds
16 309 (23.92%) Banking
16 309 (23.92%) Mentoring
17 272 (21.05%) C++
18 259 (20.05%) Oracle
19 257 (19.89%) J2EE
20 231 (17.88%) R
21 229 (17.72%) JavaScript
22 224 (17.34%) SQL Server
23 199 (15.40%) Docker
24 191 (14.78%) Bloomberg
25 190 (14.71%) .NET
26 184 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
27 183 (14.16%) Portfolio Management
28 182 (14.09%) AngularJS

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 113 (8.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 28 (2.17%) Apache
3 16 (1.24%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.54%) WildFly
5 6 (0.46%) Jupyter
6 5 (0.39%) Confluence
6 5 (0.39%) nginx
7 3 (0.23%) GemFire
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 176 (13.62%) thinkFolio
2 142 (10.99%) Markit EDM
3 123 (9.52%) Front Arena
4 22 (1.70%) LatentZero
5 21 (1.63%) PolarLake
6 18 (1.39%) SimCorp Dimension
7 17 (1.32%) Eagle PACE
8 14 (1.08%) FINCAD Analytics
9 13 (1.01%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 5 (0.39%) LongView
12 4 (0.31%) Bloomberg AIM
13 3 (0.23%) Eze OMS
13 3 (0.23%) RMDS
14 1 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
14 1 (0.077%) Minerva
14 1 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 405 (31.35%) AWS
2 149 (11.53%) Amazon S3
3 113 (8.75%) Amazon SQS
4 110 (8.51%) Serverless
5 109 (8.44%) AWS Lambda
6 95 (7.35%) GitHub
7 54 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (3.87%) OpenShift
9 49 (3.79%) Amazon ECS
9 49 (3.79%) Azure
10 36 (2.79%) SaaS
11 33 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (1.78%) Power Platform
13 21 (1.63%) GCP
14 15 (1.16%) AWS Fargate
15 7 (0.54%) IaaS
15 7 (0.54%) Office 365
15 7 (0.54%) PaaS
16 4 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.78%) WAN
2 17 (1.32%) LAN
3 14 (1.08%) Firewall
4 9 (0.70%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.46%) HTTP
6 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.23%) IPsec
8 2 (0.15%) WebEx
9 1 (0.077%) Internet
9 1 (0.077%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 130 (10.06%) Amazon RDS
3 57 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.02%) Big Data
6 38 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 36 (2.79%) Amazon Athena
7 36 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 34 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (2.32%) MySQL
12 26 (2.01%) Amazon Aurora
12 26 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
14 24 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (1.78%) Power BI
16 19 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (1.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (6.89%) RStudio
2 57 (4.41%) Artifactory
3 47 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 41 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.01%) Maven
6 23 (1.78%) JIRA
7 21 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.39%) Subversion
10 15 (1.16%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.16%) JUnit
11 13 (1.01%) Selenium
12 9 (0.70%) GitLab
13 8 (0.62%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.62%) Gradle
13 8 (0.62%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.54%) Ant
14 7 (0.54%) Flyway
14 7 (0.54%) SonarQube
General
1 950 (73.53%) Finance
2 881 (68.19%) Front Office
3 309 (23.92%) Banking
4 154 (11.92%) Investment Banking
5 99 (7.66%) Back Office
6 95 (7.35%) French Language
7 90 (6.97%) German Language
7 90 (6.97%) Italian Language
7 90 (6.97%) Spanish Language
8 74 (5.73%) Dutch Language
9 54 (4.18%) Legal
10 35 (2.71%) Marketing
11 11 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.62%) Games
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.077%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.077%) Local Government
14 1 (0.077%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 502 (38.85%) Developer
2 247 (19.12%) Java Developer
3 161 (12.46%) Software Engineer
4 143 (11.07%) Analyst
5 117 (9.06%) Consultant
6 109 (8.44%) Architect
7 108 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 104 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
9 101 (7.82%) AWS Software Engineer
10 96 (7.43%) Front Office Developer
11 82 (6.35%) AWS Developer
12 79 (6.11%) Python Developer
13 78 (6.04%) Implementation Consultant
14 75 (5.80%) C# Developer
14 75 (5.80%) J2EE Developer
14 75 (5.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 73 (5.65%) Finance Manager
16 72 (5.57%) Business Analyst
16 72 (5.57%) Quantitative Developer
17 66 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (29.02%) Web Services
2 257 (19.89%) J2EE
3 190 (14.71%) .NET
4 182 (14.09%) AngularJS
5 172 (13.31%) XML
6 160 (12.38%) React
7 152 (11.76%) Node.js
8 103 (7.97%) FIX Protocol
9 79 (6.11%) J2SE
10 62 (4.80%) Spring
11 49 (3.79%) NumPy
11 49 (3.79%) Pandas
12 46 (3.56%) SciPy
13 38 (2.94%) HTML
13 38 (2.94%) Spring Boot
13 38 (2.94%) WPF
14 28 (2.17%) Kafka
15 26 (2.01%) WCF
16 24 (1.86%) SOAP
17 22 (1.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 686 (53.10%) Derivative
2 580 (44.89%) Equities
3 523 (40.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 347 (26.86%) Hedge funds
5 184 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (6.19%) Reference Data
7 76 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (5.26%) Algorithms
9 67 (5.19%) Equity Derivative
10 63 (4.88%) Data Structures
11 40 (3.10%) OTC Derivatives
12 35 (2.71%) Credit Risk
13 31 (2.40%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
16 14 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (1.08%) SWIFT
17 12 (0.93%) Market Risk
18 10 (0.77%) Data Centre
19 9 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 154 (11.92%) Linux
2 126 (9.75%) Unix
3 76 (5.88%) Windows
4 13 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.15%) Solaris
6 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.077%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (54.95%) Asset Management
2 699 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 504 (39.01%) Software Engineering
4 429 (33.20%) Investment Management
5 309 (23.92%) Mentoring
6 183 (14.16%) Portfolio Management
7 179 (13.85%) Business Analysis
8 177 (13.70%) Analytics
9 165 (12.77%) Computer Science
10 155 (12.00%) Microservices
11 129 (9.98%) Workflow
12 117 (9.06%) Fund Management
13 113 (8.75%) Quantitative Analysis
14 101 (7.82%) Front End Development
15 98 (7.59%) Mathematics
16 97 (7.51%) Electronic Trading
17 79 (6.11%) DevOps
18 77 (5.96%) Algorithmic Trading
18 77 (5.96%) Test Automation
19 75 (5.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 679 (52.55%) Java
2 540 (41.80%) Python
3 470 (36.38%) SQL
4 405 (31.35%) C#
5 272 (21.05%) C++
6 231 (17.88%) R
7 229 (17.72%) JavaScript
8 76 (5.88%) Perl
9 59 (4.57%) Java 8
10 37 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 31 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.86%) Ruby
13 23 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.55%) VBA
16 16 (1.24%) Bourne shell
16 16 (1.24%) Korn
16 16 (1.24%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.08%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 146 (11.30%) Degree
2 48 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.79%) CFA
4 34 (2.63%) CIMA
5 15 (1.16%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.23%) CEH
7 3 (0.23%) CISA
7 3 (0.23%) CISM
7 3 (0.23%) CISSP
7 3 (0.23%) MBA
8 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.15%) PhD
9 1 (0.077%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.077%) ISEB
9 1 (0.077%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.50%) QA
2 22 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.16%) MiFID
4 12 (0.93%) EMIR
4 12 (0.93%) PMO
5 11 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.23%) NIST
6 3 (0.23%) PSD2
7 1 (0.077%) Basel II
7 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 199 (15.40%) Docker
2 3 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.077%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.077%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.077%) Samba
3 1 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 75 (5.80%) Terraform
3 17 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (0.62%) Ansible
5 7 (0.54%) Icinga
6 5 (0.39%) Puppet
7 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.23%) Nagios
8 3 (0.23%) Netcool
8 3 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.077%) Automic
10 1 (0.077%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.077%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.077%) Rancher
10 1 (0.077%) Salt
10 1 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 259 (20.05%) Oracle
2 191 (14.78%) Bloomberg
3 175 (13.54%) Charles River
4 168 (13.00%) SimCorp
5 132 (10.22%) Calypso
6 125 (9.67%) Reuters
7 43 (3.33%) ION Trading
8 35 (2.71%) Microsoft
9 34 (2.63%) Casewise
10 30 (2.32%) DevExpress
11 27 (2.09%) Sybase
12 25 (1.93%) TIBCO
13 22 (1.70%) Eze Castle Integration
14 20 (1.55%) Fidessa
15 18 (1.39%) Eze Software Group
16 17 (1.32%) Google
17 15 (1.16%) FXall
17 15 (1.16%) Tradeweb
18 14 (1.08%) MarketAxess
18 14 (1.08%) Solace