Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 386 497
Rank change year-on-year +105 +111 -13
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,266 1,228 1,016
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.85% 2.09% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 988 758
Median annual salary £110,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.72% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £66,250 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £155,000 £117,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% -48.08% -25.71%

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 44,411 58,736 67,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.41% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34,095 44,190 53,093
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 6 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 9 April 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 +100 1,262 £110,000 +51.72% 44
London +59 1,261 £110,000 +51.72% 44
Work from Home +42 58 £125,000 +56.25% 2
UK excluding London +122 4 £40,000 +18.52% 1
Northern Ireland +20 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South West - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 948 (74.88%) Front Office
2 869 (68.64%) Finance
3 769 (60.74%) Derivative
4 717 (56.64%) Asset Management
5 672 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
6 652 (51.50%) Hedge funds
7 644 (50.87%) Investment Management
8 643 (50.79%) Equities
9 610 (48.18%) Java
10 608 (48.03%) Python
11 600 (47.39%) AWS
12 582 (45.97%) Web Services
13 504 (39.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 454 (35.86%) JavaScript
14 454 (35.86%) Banking
15 446 (35.23%) Software Engineering
16 404 (31.91%) SQL
17 384 (30.33%) Analytics
18 333 (26.30%) Decision-Making
19 285 (22.51%) Bloomberg
20 282 (22.27%) Azure
21 276 (21.80%) GCP
22 270 (21.33%) Mentoring
22 270 (21.33%) AngularJS
23 264 (20.85%) C++
24 257 (20.30%) C#
25 253 (19.98%) Investment Banking
26 248 (19.59%) React
27 247 (19.51%) J2EE
28 235 (18.56%) Performance Attribution

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 7 (0.55%) Apache
1 7 (0.55%) Apache Spark
2 6 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.39%) Confluence
3 5 (0.39%) Jupyter
3 5 (0.39%) SAS
4 4 (0.32%) IIS
5 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.079%) SmartSockets
6 1 (0.079%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 132 (10.43%) Markit EDM
2 110 (8.69%) FINCAD Analytics
3 72 (5.69%) thinkFolio
4 56 (4.42%) PolarLake
5 54 (4.27%) Eagle PACE
6 51 (4.03%) Front Arena
7 41 (3.24%) SimCorp Dimension
8 7 (0.55%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.32%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.079%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.079%) Minerva
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 600 (47.39%) AWS
2 282 (22.27%) Azure
3 276 (21.80%) GCP
4 69 (5.45%) OpenShift
5 64 (5.06%) Amazon SQS
6 55 (4.34%) Amazon ECS
7 45 (3.55%) Serverless
8 43 (3.40%) Amazon S3
9 39 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (1.18%) Office 365
13 14 (1.11%) SaaS
14 3 (0.24%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.24%) AWS Fargate
14 3 (0.24%) Datadog
15 2 (0.16%) Amazon Cognito
15 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.16%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
1 15 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.63%) SAN
3 4 (0.32%) HTTP
3 4 (0.32%) LAN
3 4 (0.32%) WAN
4 3 (0.24%) DHCP
4 3 (0.24%) DNS
4 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.079%) Firewall
5 1 (0.079%) Intranet
5 1 (0.079%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.079%) Multicast
5 1 (0.079%) NAS
5 1 (0.079%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (12.01%) Amazon Athena
2 121 (9.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 116 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 59 (4.66%) SQL Server
6 49 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
7 42 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.11%) Big Data
10 14 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (0.87%) KDB
12 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.47%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 96 (7.58%) RStudio
2 69 (5.45%) Artifactory
3 34 (2.69%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.05%) JIRA
5 19 (1.50%) Maven
6 16 (1.26%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.87%) GitLab
9 7 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.55%) Robot Framework
10 6 (0.47%) Ant
10 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.39%) TestComplete
12 4 (0.32%) Selenium
13 3 (0.24%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.24%) kappa
13 3 (0.24%) NUnit
13 3 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.24%) PyCharm
13 3 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 948 (74.88%) Front Office
2 869 (68.64%) Finance
3 454 (35.86%) Banking
4 253 (19.98%) Investment Banking
5 142 (11.22%) Back Office
6 35 (2.76%) Legal
7 29 (2.29%) Marketing
8 8 (0.63%) French Language
8 8 (0.63%) German Language
8 8 (0.63%) Retail
9 6 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.16%) International Banking
11 2 (0.16%) Law
11 2 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.079%) Games
Job Titles
1 474 (37.44%) Developer
2 190 (15.01%) Java Developer
3 163 (12.88%) Front Office Developer
4 144 (11.37%) Analyst
5 130 (10.27%) Python Developer
6 121 (9.56%) Software Engineer
7 116 (9.16%) AWS Developer
7 116 (9.16%) Senior Developer
8 115 (9.08%) AWS Engineer
9 106 (8.37%) Architect
10 99 (7.82%) Python Engineer
11 72 (5.69%) Data Manager
12 71 (5.61%) AWS Software Engineer
12 71 (5.61%) Java Engineer
13 70 (5.53%) Finance Manager
13 70 (5.53%) Senior Java Developer
14 69 (5.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 65 (5.13%) Business Analyst
16 60 (4.74%) Development Manager
17 57 (4.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (45.97%) Web Services
2 270 (21.33%) AngularJS
3 248 (19.59%) React
4 247 (19.51%) J2EE
5 179 (14.14%) Node.js
6 131 (10.35%) Vue.js
7 91 (7.19%) .NET
8 59 (4.66%) FIX Protocol
9 43 (3.40%) Spring
10 36 (2.84%) WCF
11 35 (2.76%) Redux
12 27 (2.13%) XML
13 21 (1.66%) HTML
14 19 (1.50%) Hibernate
15 18 (1.42%) Guice
15 18 (1.42%) JPA
15 18 (1.42%) Pandas
16 16 (1.26%) Kafka
16 16 (1.26%) NumPy
17 15 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 769 (60.74%) Derivative
2 652 (51.50%) Hedge funds
3 643 (50.79%) Equities
4 504 (39.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 156 (12.32%) Greenfield Project
6 149 (11.77%) Reference Data
7 148 (11.69%) Equity Derivative
8 103 (8.14%) Blog
9 69 (5.45%) Exotic Derivative
10 52 (4.11%) Public Cloud
11 46 (3.63%) Algorithms
12 45 (3.55%) Data Structures
13 43 (3.40%) OTC Derivatives
14 29 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
17 15 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 15 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
18 14 (1.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.56%) Linux
2 71 (5.61%) Unix
3 53 (4.19%) Windows
4 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.079%) Solaris
6 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (56.64%) Asset Management
2 672 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
3 644 (50.87%) Investment Management
4 446 (35.23%) Software Engineering
5 384 (30.33%) Analytics
6 333 (26.30%) Decision-Making
7 270 (21.33%) Mentoring
8 235 (18.56%) Performance Attribution
9 229 (18.09%) Business Analysis
9 229 (18.09%) Portfolio Management
10 226 (17.85%) Data Analytics
11 219 (17.30%) Artificial Intelligence
12 182 (14.38%) DevOps
13 175 (13.82%) Migration
14 149 (11.77%) Open Source
15 142 (11.22%) Performance Management
16 134 (10.58%) Microservices
17 127 (10.03%) Machine Learning
18 117 (9.24%) Computer Science
19 109 (8.61%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 610 (48.18%) Java
2 608 (48.03%) Python
3 454 (35.86%) JavaScript
4 404 (31.91%) SQL
5 264 (20.85%) C++
6 257 (20.30%) C#
7 203 (16.03%) R
8 156 (12.32%) Kotlin
9 40 (3.16%) VBA
10 25 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 23 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.74%) Java 8
13 14 (1.11%) Ruby
14 13 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.87%) Perl
17 9 (0.71%) PHP
18 7 (0.55%) PowerShell
19 6 (0.47%) Bourne shell
19 6 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 97 (7.66%) Degree
2 26 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.42%) Master's Degree
4 15 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.87%) CFA
6 6 (0.47%) CIMA
7 3 (0.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.16%) OCP
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.079%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.87%) Data Quality
2 30 (2.37%) QA
3 11 (0.87%) MiFID
4 6 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.32%) EMIR
6 3 (0.24%) UCITS
7 2 (0.16%) Basel III
7 2 (0.16%) PMO
8 1 (0.079%) FATCA
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.079%) NIST
8 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (8.93%) Docker
2 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 76 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.27%) Terraform
3 11 (0.87%) Ansible
4 4 (0.32%) Packer
4 4 (0.32%) Puppet
5 3 (0.24%) Nagios
5 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.079%) Control-M
7 1 (0.079%) Salt
Vendors
1 285 (22.51%) Bloomberg
2 169 (13.35%) Google
3 137 (10.82%) Charles River
4 101 (7.98%) Calypso
5 99 (7.82%) SimCorp
6 79 (6.24%) Reuters
7 58 (4.58%) Oracle
8 50 (3.95%) Fidessa
9 38 (3.00%) ION Trading
10 37 (2.92%) GoldenSource
11 29 (2.29%) Murex
12 27 (2.13%) FIS
13 26 (2.05%) Eze Software Group
14 23 (1.82%) Linedata
15 21 (1.66%) Microsoft
16 19 (1.50%) Cisco
17 15 (1.18%) Apple
17 15 (1.18%) Avaya
18 13 (1.03%) TIBCO
19 12 (0.95%) Eze Castle Integration