Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 208 297 417
Rank change year-on-year +89 +120 -25
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 874 1,420 1,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.06% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.23% 2.72% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1,264 954
Median annual salary £100,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £142,500 £143,750 £118,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -38.89%

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 20,665 52,209 63,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.81% 38.96% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16,831 39,656 49,051
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,818
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 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 +85 870 £100,000 - 55
London +44 867 £100,000 - 55
Work from Home -10 58 £102,500 +2.50% 4
UK excluding London +277 7 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +82 3 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 696 (79.63%) Finance
2 598 (68.42%) Front Office
3 527 (60.30%) Python
4 521 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
5 504 (57.67%) Asset Management
5 504 (57.67%) Hedge funds
6 493 (56.41%) Java
7 487 (55.72%) Derivative
8 486 (55.61%) Equities
9 482 (55.15%) AWS
10 475 (54.35%) Web Services
11 374 (42.79%) Investment Management
12 367 (41.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 352 (40.27%) JavaScript
14 344 (39.36%) SQL
15 330 (37.76%) Software Engineering
16 323 (36.96%) React
17 303 (34.67%) AngularJS
18 254 (29.06%) Vue.js
19 214 (24.49%) Banking
20 191 (21.85%) Analytics
21 160 (18.31%) Azure
22 159 (18.19%) R
23 157 (17.96%) Fintech
24 154 (17.62%) Investment Banking
25 143 (16.36%) GCP
26 132 (15.10%) Reference Data
27 123 (14.07%) Markit EDM
28 122 (13.96%) Kotlin
28 122 (13.96%) Scrum

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 34 (3.89%) Apache
2 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.34%) Figma
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Sketch
5 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 123 (14.07%) Markit EDM
2 88 (10.07%) Eagle PACE
3 60 (6.86%) PolarLake
4 33 (3.78%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.23%) Actimize
5 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 482 (55.15%) AWS
2 160 (18.31%) Azure
3 143 (16.36%) GCP
4 122 (13.96%) Serverless
5 120 (13.73%) AWS Lambda
6 116 (13.27%) Amazon EC2
6 116 (13.27%) Amazon S3
7 18 (2.06%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.57%) SaaS
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.23%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.11%) Apigee
11 1 (0.11%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.26%) FIX Connectivity
2 6 (0.69%) LAN
2 6 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.11%) Firewall
4 1 (0.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (12.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 33 (3.78%) SQL Server
3 32 (3.66%) Apache Ignite
4 28 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.49%) Big Data
7 11 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.14%) Data Lake
9 8 (0.92%) KDB
10 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.57%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.46%) DB2
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.52%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.06%) Artifactory
3 13 (1.49%) JIRA
4 9 (1.03%) Maven
5 8 (0.92%) Subversion
6 7 (0.80%) JUnit
7 6 (0.69%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.57%) NUnit
8 5 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.34%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.23%) PyCharm
11 2 (0.23%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.11%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.11%) Mockito
12 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 696 (79.63%) Finance
2 598 (68.42%) Front Office
3 214 (24.49%) Banking
4 154 (17.62%) Investment Banking
5 98 (11.21%) Back Office
6 24 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.03%) Retail
8 4 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.11%) French Language
10 1 (0.11%) German Language
10 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 474 (54.23%) Developer
2 249 (28.49%) Software Engineer
3 221 (25.29%) Python Developer
4 205 (23.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 165 (18.88%) Python Engineer
6 153 (17.51%) Analyst
7 146 (16.70%) Python Software Engineer
8 133 (15.22%) Java Developer
9 111 (12.70%) Business Analyst
10 108 (12.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 105 (12.01%) Financial Analyst
12 94 (10.76%) AWS Engineer
13 85 (9.73%) AWS Software Engineer
14 80 (9.15%) Architect
15 75 (8.58%) Finance Business Analyst
16 69 (7.89%) Finance Manager
17 66 (7.55%) Lead Developer
18 59 (6.75%) JavaScript Engineer
19 55 (6.29%) AWS Developer
19 55 (6.29%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (54.35%) Web Services
2 323 (36.96%) React
3 303 (34.67%) AngularJS
4 254 (29.06%) Vue.js
5 103 (11.78%) .NET
6 83 (9.50%) Node.js
7 55 (6.29%) ASP.NET
8 48 (5.49%) .NET Core
9 44 (5.03%) ASP.NET Core
10 38 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
11 35 (4.00%) Spring
12 32 (3.66%) Pandas
13 30 (3.43%) Shiny
14 25 (2.86%) Spring Boot
15 24 (2.75%) Kafka
16 17 (1.95%) .NET Framework
17 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (1.49%) REST
19 11 (1.26%) Entity Framework
19 11 (1.26%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 504 (57.67%) Hedge funds
2 487 (55.72%) Derivative
3 486 (55.61%) Equities
4 367 (41.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 132 (15.10%) Reference Data
6 92 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
7 76 (8.70%) Credit Derivative
8 35 (4.00%) Blog
9 34 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
11 18 (2.06%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.37%) OTC Derivatives
14 11 (1.26%) Market Risk
15 10 (1.14%) Credit Risk
16 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
16 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
17 8 (0.92%) Contract for Difference
18 5 (0.57%) N-Tier
19 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.12%) Linux
2 35 (4.00%) Windows
3 16 (1.83%) Unix
4 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.11%) CentOS
5 1 (0.11%) Debian
5 1 (0.11%) Solaris
5 1 (0.11%) SUSE
5 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (57.67%) Asset Management
3 374 (42.79%) Investment Management
4 330 (37.76%) Software Engineering
5 191 (21.85%) Analytics
6 157 (17.96%) Fintech
7 122 (13.96%) Scrum
8 109 (12.47%) Migration
9 78 (8.92%) Portfolio Management
9 78 (8.92%) Wealth Management
10 77 (8.81%) Microservices
11 70 (8.01%) Electronic Trading
12 65 (7.44%) Data Management
13 58 (6.64%) Enterprise Data Management
14 53 (6.06%) Machine Learning
15 51 (5.84%) Mathematics
16 50 (5.72%) Quantitative Analysis
17 49 (5.61%) OO
18 46 (5.26%) Performance Management
19 45 (5.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 527 (60.30%) Python
2 493 (56.41%) Java
3 352 (40.27%) JavaScript
4 344 (39.36%) SQL
5 159 (18.19%) R
6 122 (13.96%) Kotlin
7 107 (12.24%) C#
8 101 (11.56%) TypeScript
9 70 (8.01%) C++
10 39 (4.46%) C
11 38 (4.35%) Scala
12 34 (3.89%) Java 8
13 32 (3.66%) Clojure
14 13 (1.49%) MATLAB
15 12 (1.37%) VBA
16 11 (1.26%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.14%) PHP
18 8 (0.92%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
20 5 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (6.64%) Degree
2 30 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.03%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.46%) MBA
7 2 (0.23%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.80%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) EMIR
3 2 (0.23%) PMO
3 2 (0.23%) UCITS
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (2.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.57%) Control-M
3 4 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.34%) Grafana
4 3 (0.34%) Graphite
5 2 (0.23%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 119 (13.62%) Bloomberg
2 73 (8.35%) Google
3 35 (4.00%) Calypso
3 35 (4.00%) Charles River
4 33 (3.78%) GoldenSource
4 33 (3.78%) SimCorp
5 32 (3.66%) Reuters
6 30 (3.43%) FactSet
7 25 (2.86%) Oracle
8 15 (1.72%) Microsoft
9 13 (1.49%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.46%) Databricks
11 3 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.34%) Solace
11 3 (0.34%) Sybase
12 2 (0.23%) Automation Anywhere
12 2 (0.23%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.23%) Fidessa
12 2 (0.23%) Tradeweb
12 2 (0.23%) UiPath