Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 513 271 283
Rank change year-on-year -242 +12 +134
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 703 747 1,489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 1.18% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 3.33% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 666 686 1,326
10th Percentile £73,125 £65,000 £60,000
25th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £112,500 £97,500 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.36% +57.14%
75th Percentile £136,250 £122,500 £133,750
90th Percentile £162,500 £141,250 £153,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +59.38% +14.29% +11.11%

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 52,296 22,435 44,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.84% 35.45% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,225 17,660 34,363
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,676 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.38% +3.33%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income.

Salary trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 11 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -225 696 £115,000 +17.95% 96
London -156 689 £115,000 +17.95% 96
Work from Home -118 163 £117,500 +20.51% 10
UK excluding London -203 8 £63,750 +59.38%
Midlands -92 4 £88,750 +42.00%
West Midlands - 4 £88,750 -
Northern Ireland -31 1 - -
East of England -90 1 £41,500 +3.75%
North West -96 1 - -
North of England -118 1 - -
South East - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 512 (72.83%) Finance
2 465 (66.15%) Front Office
3 443 (63.02%) Equities
4 418 (59.46%) Python
4 418 (59.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 391 (55.62%) Software Engineering
6 383 (54.48%) Asset Management
7 376 (53.49%) Derivative
8 348 (49.50%) Hedge funds
9 342 (48.65%) JavaScript
10 336 (47.80%) AWS
11 331 (47.08%) React
12 312 (44.38%) Java
13 286 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
14 280 (39.83%) Investment Management
15 237 (33.71%) TypeScript
16 232 (33.00%) Full Stack Development
17 221 (31.44%) CI/CD
18 201 (28.59%) Analytics
19 184 (26.17%) SQL
20 167 (23.76%) C#
21 157 (22.33%) Docker
22 155 (22.05%) Azure
23 152 (21.62%) Banking
24 147 (20.91%) GCP
25 141 (20.06%) AngularJS
26 138 (19.63%) Terraform
27 136 (19.35%) Front End Development
28 129 (18.35%) C++
29 118 (16.79%) Vue.js

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 68 (9.67%) Apache
2 15 (2.13%) Jetty
3 13 (1.85%) Confluence
4 11 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (1.14%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.85%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.43%) Eikon
4 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 336 (47.80%) AWS
2 155 (22.05%) Azure
3 147 (20.91%) GCP
4 74 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (10.10%) Amazon S3
6 68 (9.67%) AWS Lambda
6 68 (9.67%) Serverless
7 11 (1.56%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.43%) PaaS
10 3 (0.43%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.43%) Snowflake
11 2 (0.28%) Azure App Service
11 2 (0.28%) Azure Monitor
11 2 (0.28%) Slack
12 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.14%) NuGet
12 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.14%) HTTP
2 2 (0.28%) WebEx
3 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.14%) Internet
3 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 68 (9.67%) Apache Ignite
2 21 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.84%) Redis
4 15 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.28%) Data Mart
6 8 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
6 8 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
6 8 (1.14%) Hazelcast
6 8 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.00%) Blockchain
8 6 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.57%) Big Data
10 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.43%) KDB
10 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (4.84%) JIRA
2 21 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.56%) JUnit
5 9 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.14%) Moq
6 8 (1.14%) NUnit
6 8 (1.14%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.00%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.00%) GitLab
8 6 (0.85%) Selenium
9 5 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.43%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.28%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 512 (72.83%) Finance
2 465 (66.15%) Front Office
3 152 (21.62%) Banking
4 90 (12.80%) Investment Banking
5 72 (10.24%) Social Skills
6 24 (3.41%) Back Office
7 17 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.43%) Legal
11 3 (0.43%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.14%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 450 (64.01%) Developer
2 264 (37.55%) Software Engineer
3 246 (34.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 145 (20.63%) Python Developer
5 126 (17.92%) AWS Developer
6 114 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
7 113 (16.07%) Java Developer
8 109 (15.50%) Python Engineer
9 108 (15.36%) Senior Developer
10 104 (14.79%) Python Software Engineer
11 101 (14.37%) AWS Software Engineer
12 98 (13.94%) Lead Developer
13 93 (13.23%) React Developer
14 89 (12.66%) UI Developer
15 83 (11.81%) Lead Software Developer
15 83 (11.81%) Lead Software Engineer
16 80 (11.38%) Software Manager
16 80 (11.38%) UI Engineer
17 79 (11.24%) Software Asset Manager
18 56 (7.97%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (47.08%) React
2 141 (20.06%) AngularJS
3 118 (16.79%) Vue.js
4 106 (15.08%) Node.js
5 78 (11.10%) .NET
6 64 (9.10%) ASP.NET
7 54 (7.68%) .NET Core
7 54 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (7.11%) Protocol Buffers
9 48 (6.83%) ASP.NET Core
10 42 (5.97%) gRPC
11 37 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
11 37 (5.26%) SciPy
12 31 (4.41%) Pandas
13 28 (3.98%) Kafka
14 25 (3.56%) HTML
15 24 (3.41%) REST
15 24 (3.41%) Spring
16 23 (3.27%) NumPy
17 20 (2.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 443 (63.02%) Equities
2 418 (59.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 376 (53.49%) Derivative
4 348 (49.50%) Hedge funds
5 82 (11.66%) User Experience
6 81 (11.52%) Credit Derivative
7 63 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.13%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.99%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (1.42%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.00%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.71%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.54%) Linux
2 33 (4.69%) Unix
3 18 (2.56%) Windows
4 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (55.62%) Software Engineering
2 383 (54.48%) Asset Management
3 286 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (39.83%) Investment Management
5 232 (33.00%) Full Stack Development
6 221 (31.44%) CI/CD
7 201 (28.59%) Analytics
8 136 (19.35%) Front End Development
9 113 (16.07%) Fintech
10 107 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
11 100 (14.22%) DevOps
12 79 (11.24%) UX Design
13 76 (10.81%) Cryptocurrency
14 75 (10.67%) Microservices
15 69 (9.82%) SDLC
16 58 (8.25%) Migration
17 53 (7.54%) Mathematics
17 53 (7.54%) Multithreading
18 51 (7.25%) Data Analytics
19 50 (7.11%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 418 (59.46%) Python
2 342 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 312 (44.38%) Java
4 237 (33.71%) TypeScript
5 184 (26.17%) SQL
6 167 (23.76%) C#
7 129 (18.35%) C++
8 84 (11.95%) Scala
9 81 (11.52%) Kotlin
10 76 (10.81%) Clojure
11 51 (7.25%) C
12 23 (3.27%) R
12 23 (3.27%) VB
13 19 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.56%) Bash
15 9 (1.28%) ES6
15 9 (1.28%) Perl
15 9 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.14%) ClojureScript
17 7 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (4.27%) PhD
2 28 (3.98%) Degree
3 7 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.71%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.14%) OCP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.96%) QA
2 8 (1.14%) IFRS
2 8 (1.14%) IFRS 9
3 6 (0.85%) EMIR
4 5 (0.71%) MiFID
5 3 (0.43%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 157 (22.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 138 (19.63%) Terraform
2 104 (14.79%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (6.54%) Oracle
2 39 (5.55%) BISAM
3 19 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.99%) Bloomberg
5 11 (1.56%) Murex
6 10 (1.42%) Charles River
7 9 (1.28%) SimCorp
8 8 (1.14%) ION Trading
9 7 (1.00%) Solace
10 5 (0.71%) Reuters
10 5 (0.71%) Trayport
11 4 (0.57%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.43%) Fidessa
12 3 (0.43%) HP
12 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.43%) Sybase
13 1 (0.14%) Calypso
13 1 (0.14%) SAP
13 1 (0.14%) SunGard