Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 394 510
Rank change year-on-year +122 +116 -25
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,421 1,194 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 0.79% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 2.00% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 928 675
UK median annual salary £110,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £62,250 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £155,000 £115,750 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -23.53% -29.17%

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 47,173 59,711 67,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 39.65% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36,229 45,222 52,961
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%

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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 9 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 16 February 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
England +117 1,416 £110,000 +57.14% 76
London +80 1,413 £110,000 +57.14% 75
UK excluding London +78 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Northern Ireland +14 2 £55,000 +69.23%
South East +74 1 - -
North of England +44 1 £35,000 +14.75% 1
North West +37 1 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Scotland +34 1 - -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 1,089 (76.64%) Front Office
2 992 (69.81%) Finance
3 891 (62.70%) Asset Management
4 873 (61.44%) Derivative
5 819 (57.64%) Equities
6 774 (54.47%) Python
7 731 (51.44%) Java
8 717 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
9 701 (49.33%) AWS
10 671 (47.22%) Web Services
11 657 (46.24%) Investment Management
12 651 (45.81%) Hedge funds
13 587 (41.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 532 (37.44%) Software Engineering
15 517 (36.38%) SQL
16 481 (33.85%) Analytics
17 438 (30.82%) JavaScript
18 416 (29.28%) Banking
19 369 (25.97%) Mentoring
20 357 (25.12%) R
21 349 (24.56%) J2EE
22 332 (23.36%) C++
23 318 (22.38%) Bloomberg
24 316 (22.24%) C#
25 280 (19.70%) Decision-Making
26 270 (19.00%) Azure
27 261 (18.37%) GCP
28 248 (17.45%) Microservices
29 244 (17.17%) Performance Attribution
30 234 (16.47%) Data Analytics

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 18 (1.27%) Apache
2 17 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 8 (0.56%) Apache Spark
3 8 (0.56%) Jupyter
4 5 (0.35%) SAS
5 4 (0.28%) Confluence
5 4 (0.28%) IIS
6 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.21%) nginx
6 3 (0.21%) WildFly
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.070%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.070%) SmartSockets
8 1 (0.070%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 145 (10.20%) Markit EDM
2 132 (9.29%) thinkFolio
3 114 (8.02%) FINCAD Analytics
4 78 (5.49%) PolarLake
5 77 (5.42%) Eagle PACE
6 72 (5.07%) Front Arena
7 32 (2.25%) LatentZero
8 12 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.28%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.14%) LongView
11 1 (0.070%) Endur
11 1 (0.070%) Minerva
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.070%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 701 (49.33%) AWS
2 270 (19.00%) Azure
3 261 (18.37%) GCP
4 141 (9.92%) Amazon SQS
5 127 (8.94%) Amazon S3
6 102 (7.18%) Amazon ECS
6 102 (7.18%) Serverless
7 100 (7.04%) OpenShift
8 96 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
9 73 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
10 47 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 46 (3.24%) SaaS
12 27 (1.90%) AWS Fargate
13 13 (0.91%) Office 365
14 9 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
15 3 (0.21%) Datadog
15 3 (0.21%) Power Platform
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
17 1 (0.070%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 14 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (0.56%) SAN
4 7 (0.49%) LAN
4 7 (0.49%) WAN
5 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.28%) HTTP
6 3 (0.21%) DHCP
6 3 (0.21%) DNS
6 3 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.14%) VPN
8 1 (0.070%) Firewall
8 1 (0.070%) Intranet
8 1 (0.070%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.070%) Multicast
8 1 (0.070%) NAS
8 1 (0.070%) VLAN
8 1 (0.070%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (11.54%) Amazon Athena
2 123 (8.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 123 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
3 104 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
3 104 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 72 (5.07%) Amazon Redshift
5 71 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 45 (3.17%) Big Data
7 21 (1.48%) Amazon Aurora
7 21 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.34%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (0.99%) KDB
10 14 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.77%) MySQL
13 10 (0.70%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.56%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 115 (8.09%) RStudio
2 103 (7.25%) Artifactory
3 36 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 22 (1.55%) GitLab
6 18 (1.27%) Maven
7 17 (1.20%) JIRA
8 11 (0.77%) JUnit
8 11 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.49%) Subversion
10 7 (0.49%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.42%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.35%) Selenium
12 5 (0.35%) TestComplete
13 4 (0.28%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.21%) Gradle
14 3 (0.21%) PyCharm
14 3 (0.21%) Redmine
14 3 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 1,089 (76.64%) Front Office
2 992 (69.81%) Finance
3 416 (29.28%) Banking
4 208 (14.64%) Investment Banking
5 162 (11.40%) Back Office
6 36 (2.53%) Legal
7 31 (2.18%) Marketing
8 21 (1.48%) French Language
8 21 (1.48%) German Language
9 19 (1.34%) Italian Language
9 19 (1.34%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.21%) Games
11 3 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.21%) Retail
12 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.070%) International Banking
13 1 (0.070%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 541 (38.07%) Developer
2 237 (16.68%) Java Developer
3 177 (12.46%) Senior Developer
4 158 (11.12%) Python Developer
5 149 (10.49%) Front Office Developer
6 142 (9.99%) Software Engineer
7 127 (8.94%) Analyst
8 117 (8.23%) AWS Developer
9 105 (7.39%) Quantitative Developer
10 101 (7.11%) Data Manager
10 101 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 99 (6.97%) Architect
12 96 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
13 84 (5.91%) Python Engineer
14 83 (5.84%) AWS Software Engineer
15 81 (5.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 68 (4.79%) Development Manager
17 66 (4.64%) Finance Manager
18 65 (4.57%) Business Analyst
18 65 (4.57%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (47.22%) Web Services
2 349 (24.56%) J2EE
3 213 (14.99%) AngularJS
4 200 (14.07%) React
5 167 (11.75%) Node.js
6 118 (8.30%) .NET
7 67 (4.71%) Vue.js
8 60 (4.22%) FIX Protocol
9 57 (4.01%) Spring
10 46 (3.24%) Pandas
11 44 (3.10%) NumPy
12 43 (3.03%) J2SE
12 43 (3.03%) SciPy
13 32 (2.25%) Redux
14 29 (2.04%) WCF
14 29 (2.04%) XML
15 27 (1.90%) Lambda Expressions
16 22 (1.55%) Hibernate
17 21 (1.48%) Spring Boot
17 21 (1.48%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 873 (61.44%) Derivative
2 819 (57.64%) Equities
3 651 (45.81%) Hedge funds
4 587 (41.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 215 (15.13%) Greenfield Project
6 192 (13.51%) Reference Data
7 182 (12.81%) Equity Derivative
8 111 (7.81%) Blog
9 77 (5.42%) Exotic Derivative
10 61 (4.29%) Public Cloud
11 52 (3.66%) Algorithms
12 48 (3.38%) Data Structures
13 44 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
15 25 (1.76%) Management Information System
16 16 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
17 13 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
18 10 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 113 (7.95%) Linux
2 88 (6.19%) Unix
3 65 (4.57%) Windows
4 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.28%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.14%) Android
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.070%) Solaris
8 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (62.70%) Asset Management
2 717 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
3 657 (46.24%) Investment Management
4 532 (37.44%) Software Engineering
5 481 (33.85%) Analytics
6 369 (25.97%) Mentoring
7 280 (19.70%) Decision-Making
8 248 (17.45%) Microservices
9 244 (17.17%) Performance Attribution
10 234 (16.47%) Data Analytics
11 221 (15.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 213 (14.99%) Portfolio Management
13 194 (13.65%) Business Analysis
14 186 (13.09%) Migration
15 174 (12.24%) Open Source
15 174 (12.24%) Performance Management
16 166 (11.68%) Machine Learning
17 147 (10.34%) Computer Science
18 142 (9.99%) Quantitative Analysis
19 134 (9.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 774 (54.47%) Python
2 731 (51.44%) Java
3 517 (36.38%) SQL
4 438 (30.82%) JavaScript
5 357 (25.12%) R
6 332 (23.36%) C++
7 316 (22.24%) C#
8 131 (9.22%) Kotlin
9 39 (2.74%) Java 8
10 36 (2.53%) Perl
11 35 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.39%) Ruby
13 28 (1.97%) VBA
14 24 (1.69%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.20%) Bourne shell
16 17 (1.20%) Korn
17 9 (0.63%) PHP
18 8 (0.56%) Haskell
19 7 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (8.87%) Degree
2 39 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.27%) Master's Degree
3 18 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (1.20%) CFA
5 13 (0.91%) CIMA
6 6 (0.42%) PhD
7 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.070%) ISEB
9 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.36%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.32%) QA
3 4 (0.28%) MiFID
4 3 (0.21%) UCITS
5 2 (0.14%) Basel III
5 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.14%) EMIR
5 2 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.070%) FATCA
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.070%) NIST
6 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 166 (11.68%) Docker
2 9 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 110 (7.74%) Kubernetes
2 85 (5.98%) Terraform
3 10 (0.70%) Ansible
4 5 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.35%) Puppet
5 4 (0.28%) Packer
6 3 (0.21%) Control-M
6 3 (0.21%) Icinga
6 3 (0.21%) Nagios
6 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.14%) Salt
7 2 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 318 (22.38%) Bloomberg
2 154 (10.84%) Charles River
3 137 (9.64%) Google
4 123 (8.66%) SimCorp
5 93 (6.54%) Reuters
6 92 (6.47%) Calypso
7 72 (5.07%) Oracle
8 63 (4.43%) ION Trading
9 61 (4.29%) Fidessa
10 43 (3.03%) Eze Castle Integration
11 37 (2.60%) Eze Software Group
11 37 (2.60%) FIS
12 33 (2.32%) Linedata
13 28 (1.97%) Murex
14 24 (1.69%) Microsoft
15 22 (1.55%) Tradeweb
16 20 (1.41%) Cisco
17 17 (1.20%) FXall
17 17 (1.20%) MarketAxess
18 15 (1.06%) TIBCO