Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 315 288 402
Rank change year-on-year -27 +114 +120
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 696 1,396 1,189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.14% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.39% 2.94% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,333 978
Median annual salary £97,500 £110,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% +57.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £136,250 £155,000 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +38.46% -31.58%

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 29,069 47,429 59,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.15% 38.58% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21,456 36,924 46,053
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,405
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%

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 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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 -17 691 £97,500 -11.36% 42
London -16 682 £97,500 -11.36% 41
Work from Home -120 60 £100,000 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London +154 11 £52,500 +16.67% 1
North of England - 6 £52,500 -
North West - 6 £52,500 -
East of England - 2 £33,000 -
Scotland +33 1 £92,500 -
Northern Ireland +12 1 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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.

1 483 (69.40%) Finance
2 470 (67.53%) Front Office
3 419 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (57.61%) Java
5 378 (54.31%) Equities
6 352 (50.57%) Derivative
7 338 (48.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 321 (46.12%) Python
9 309 (44.40%) JavaScript
10 300 (43.10%) AWS
11 299 (42.96%) Asset Management
12 296 (42.53%) Hedge funds
13 290 (41.67%) React
14 283 (40.66%) Software Engineering
15 276 (39.66%) Web Services
16 252 (36.21%) AngularJS
17 239 (34.34%) Investment Management
18 217 (31.18%) SQL
19 213 (30.60%) Vue.js
20 207 (29.74%) Banking
21 181 (26.01%) Analytics
22 136 (19.54%) C#
23 133 (19.11%) Fintech
24 118 (16.95%) Investment Banking
25 108 (15.52%) Kotlin
25 108 (15.52%) Azure
26 101 (14.51%) TypeScript
27 100 (14.37%) Electronic Trading
28 96 (13.79%) Serverless
29 93 (13.36%) AWS Lambda

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 35 (5.03%) Apache
2 9 (1.29%) Confluence
3 6 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 14 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Figma
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.44%) Eagle PACE
3 6 (0.86%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.14%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 300 (43.10%) AWS
2 108 (15.52%) Azure
3 96 (13.79%) Serverless
4 93 (13.36%) AWS Lambda
4 93 (13.36%) GCP
5 90 (12.93%) Amazon S3
6 89 (12.79%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.15%) SaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.29%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.01%) LAN
1 7 (1.01%) WAN
2 4 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 38 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 32 (4.60%) Apache Ignite
4 31 (4.45%) SQL Server
5 19 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.01%) Big Data
7 13 (1.87%) KDB
8 10 (1.44%) Data Lake
8 10 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.15%) Tableau
10 7 (1.01%) Data Mart
10 7 (1.01%) DB2
11 6 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.72%) MS Access
12 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.72%) Tick Data
13 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.44%) JIRA
3 6 (0.86%) Maven
4 4 (0.57%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.43%) JUnit
5 3 (0.43%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.29%) Cypress.io
6 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.29%) Storybook
6 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 483 (69.40%) Finance
2 470 (67.53%) Front Office
3 207 (29.74%) Banking
4 118 (16.95%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.31%) Back Office
6 19 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.43%) Advertising
7 3 (0.43%) Retail
8 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 491 (70.55%) Developer
2 182 (26.15%) Software Engineer
3 170 (24.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 167 (23.99%) Python Developer
5 159 (22.84%) Java Developer
6 116 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 110 (15.80%) Python Engineer
8 94 (13.51%) Python Software Engineer
9 82 (11.78%) Front Office Developer
10 81 (11.64%) Analyst
11 64 (9.20%) AWS Engineer
12 63 (9.05%) AWS Developer
12 63 (9.05%) AWS Software Engineer
12 63 (9.05%) Business Analyst
12 63 (9.05%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 59 (8.48%) .NET Developer
14 58 (8.33%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 54 (7.76%) JavaScript Engineer
16 48 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
16 48 (6.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (41.67%) React
2 276 (39.66%) Web Services
3 252 (36.21%) AngularJS
4 213 (30.60%) Vue.js
5 93 (13.36%) .NET
6 61 (8.76%) ASP.NET
7 58 (8.33%) Node.js
8 57 (8.19%) .NET Core
9 53 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (7.47%) ASP.NET Core
11 45 (6.47%) FIX Protocol
12 44 (6.32%) Shiny
13 22 (3.16%) HTML
14 20 (2.87%) Spring
15 18 (2.59%) Kafka
15 18 (2.59%) WPF
16 15 (2.16%) XML
17 14 (2.01%) GraphQL
17 14 (2.01%) Pandas
17 14 (2.01%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 378 (54.31%) Equities
2 352 (50.57%) Derivative
3 338 (48.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 296 (42.53%) Hedge funds
5 87 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (4.17%) Credit Derivative
7 27 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (3.74%) Reference Data
9 22 (3.16%) Market Risk
10 20 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.59%) Algorithms
12 14 (2.01%) Credit Risk
12 14 (2.01%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.72%) Blog
14 9 (1.29%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
16 4 (0.57%) SWIFT
17 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
17 3 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
17 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.64%) Linux
2 31 (4.45%) Unix
3 24 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (42.96%) Asset Management
3 283 (40.66%) Software Engineering
4 239 (34.34%) Investment Management
5 181 (26.01%) Analytics
6 133 (19.11%) Fintech
7 100 (14.37%) Electronic Trading
8 67 (9.63%) Microservices
9 64 (9.20%) Migration
10 63 (9.05%) Scrum
11 62 (8.91%) Multithreading
12 52 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (7.18%) OO
13 50 (7.18%) TDD
14 45 (6.47%) Low Latency
14 45 (6.47%) Machine Learning
15 40 (5.75%) Portfolio Management
16 37 (5.32%) Computer Science
17 36 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
17 36 (5.17%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 401 (57.61%) Java
2 321 (46.12%) Python
3 309 (44.40%) JavaScript
4 217 (31.18%) SQL
5 136 (19.54%) C#
6 108 (15.52%) Kotlin
7 101 (14.51%) TypeScript
8 65 (9.34%) C++
9 58 (8.33%) R
10 47 (6.75%) Scala
11 34 (4.89%) Java 8
12 32 (4.60%) Clojure
13 10 (1.44%) PHP
14 9 (1.29%) Erlang
14 9 (1.29%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.15%) C
16 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.72%) VBA
16 5 (0.72%) XAML
17 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (6.47%) Degree
2 27 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.29%) PhD
6 1 (0.14%) CFA
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB
6 1 (0.14%) PMP
6 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) MiFID
2 3 (0.43%) PMO
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (2.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 19 (2.73%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.01%) Control-M
3 5 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.43%) Grafana
4 3 (0.43%) Graphite
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.14%) Oozie
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (5.75%) Bloomberg
2 22 (3.16%) Google
3 20 (2.87%) Oracle
4 18 (2.59%) ION Trading
5 11 (1.58%) Solace
6 10 (1.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.01%) Charles River
7 7 (1.01%) Murex
8 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.86%) Telerik
9 5 (0.72%) Databricks
9 5 (0.72%) Reuters
9 5 (0.72%) Tradeweb
10 4 (0.57%) FactSet
11 3 (0.43%) Calypso
11 3 (0.43%) SimCorp
12 2 (0.29%) Automation Anywhere
12 2 (0.29%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.29%) GoldenSource
12 2 (0.29%) IBM