Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 458 416
Rank change year-on-year +93 -42 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1489 1188 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 1.52% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 699 883 1255
UK median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £44,200 £46,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% -

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 75372 78335 91307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 41.03% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56578 64226 73065
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 1480 £77,500 +6.90% 50
London +62 1472 £77,500 +6.90% 48
UK excluding London -14 15 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Scotland -25 6 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South East +38 3 £45,000 -
Midlands +25 2 £80,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +10 2 £80,000 +33.33%
East of England - 2 £46,000 -
North of England -11 1 £25,000 - 2
North West -27 1 £25,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 1137 (76.36%) Finance
2 884 (59.37%) Banking
3 733 (49.23%) Investment Banking
4 698 (46.88%) Asset Management
5 627 (42.11%) Equities
6 595 (39.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 514 (34.52%) Wealth Management
8 504 (33.85%) Retail Banking
9 481 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
10 456 (30.62%) SQL
11 440 (29.55%) Front Office
12 437 (29.35%) Derivative
13 389 (26.12%) Java
14 245 (16.45%) Linux
15 228 (15.31%) SDLC
16 216 (14.51%) Degree
17 208 (13.97%) Business Analysis
18 198 (13.30%) Unix
19 196 (13.16%) C#
20 190 (12.76%) Multithreading
21 182 (12.22%) Test Automation
22 177 (11.89%) SQL Server
23 174 (11.69%) Murex
24 169 (11.35%) ION Trading
25 167 (11.22%) Oracle
26 166 (11.15%) QA
27 149 (10.01%) Technical Architecture
28 148 (9.94%) Strategic Thinking
29 146 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
30 144 (9.67%) Re-Platforming

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 39 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 32 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.94%) Apache
4 12 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (0.74%) CMS
6 9 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.40%) Confluence
8 6 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.20%) JBoss
9 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.13%) MTS
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.067%) GemFire
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.067%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (4.50%) Actimize
2 26 (1.75%) thinkFolio
3 25 (1.68%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 9 (0.60%) Oracle FAH
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 6 (0.40%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.34%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.27%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (0.74%) SaaS
4 9 (0.60%) Google App Engine
5 7 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.40%) npm
7 5 (0.34%) IaaS
7 5 (0.34%) PaaS
8 3 (0.20%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.067%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.61%) WAN
2 23 (1.54%) Firewall
3 18 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.14%) LAN
5 9 (0.60%) Multicast
5 9 (0.60%) VPN
6 7 (0.47%) BGP
6 7 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (0.47%) EIGRP
6 7 (0.47%) IPsec
6 7 (0.47%) MPLS
6 7 (0.47%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.47%) OSPF
6 7 (0.47%) tcpdump
6 7 (0.47%) Wireless
6 7 (0.47%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.27%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 32 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 27 (1.81%) Big Data
4 27 (1.81%) KDB
5 23 (1.54%) Kdb+
6 21 (1.41%) Blockchain
7 17 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 13 (0.87%) MS Access
10 13 (0.87%) MySQL
11 12 (0.81%) Apache Hive
11 12 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 70 (4.70%) JIRA
2 51 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.21%) HP UFT
4 18 (1.21%) Selenium
5 17 (1.14%) GoogleTest
6 16 (1.07%) Artifactory
7 13 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (0.87%) Protractor
8 12 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.60%) Maven
9 9 (0.60%) Mocha
10 8 (0.54%) Mockito
10 8 (0.54%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.47%) JUnit
11 7 (0.47%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.40%) Bower
12 6 (0.40%) gulp
12 6 (0.40%) Sinon.JS
12 6 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 1137 (76.36%) Finance
2 884 (59.37%) Banking
3 733 (49.23%) Investment Banking
4 504 (33.85%) Retail Banking
5 440 (29.55%) Front Office
6 112 (7.52%) Financial Institution
7 82 (5.51%) Back Office
8 43 (2.89%) Retail
9 37 (2.48%) Marketing
10 25 (1.68%) Legal
11 16 (1.07%) Games
12 11 (0.74%) Advertising
13 2 (0.13%) French Language
13 2 (0.13%) German Language
13 2 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.067%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.067%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 471 (31.63%) Developer
2 399 (26.80%) Analyst
3 244 (16.39%) Business Analyst
4 215 (14.44%) Java Developer
5 84 (5.64%) C# Developer
6 74 (4.97%) Project Leader
7 71 (4.77%) Banking Analyst
8 70 (4.70%) Monitoring Analyst
9 69 (4.63%) Lead Developer
9 69 (4.63%) Murex Specialist
10 55 (3.69%) Applications Support
11 54 (3.63%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
12 53 (3.56%) Front Office Developer
13 52 (3.49%) Development Project Leader
13 52 (3.49%) Support Analyst
14 49 (3.29%) C++ Developer
15 48 (3.22%) Senior Developer
16 47 (3.16%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 45 (3.02%) Head of Technology
17 45 (3.02%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (8.33%) .NET
2 116 (7.79%) FIX Protocol
3 86 (5.78%) AngularJS
3 86 (5.78%) HTML
4 77 (5.17%) HTML5
4 77 (5.17%) React
5 63 (4.23%) XML
6 59 (3.96%) RESTful
7 57 (3.83%) WPF
8 49 (3.29%) WCF
9 47 (3.16%) Node.js
10 45 (3.02%) Spring
11 44 (2.96%) REST
12 42 (2.82%) CSS
13 32 (2.15%) Kafka
14 29 (1.95%) Angular 2
15 27 (1.81%) Entity Framework
16 25 (1.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 25 (1.68%) SOAP
17 22 (1.48%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 627 (42.11%) Equities
2 595 (39.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 437 (29.35%) Derivative
4 114 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (6.78%) Computer Science
6 87 (5.84%) Eurex
7 84 (5.64%) Hedge funds
8 78 (5.24%) Fintech
9 76 (5.10%) Equity Derivative
10 68 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
11 67 (4.50%) Management Information System
11 67 (4.50%) Market Risk
12 53 (3.56%) Credit Risk
13 51 (3.43%) OTC Derivatives
14 49 (3.29%) Algorithms
15 46 (3.09%) User Experience
16 33 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
17 29 (1.95%) Data Structures
18 16 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
19 15 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 245 (16.45%) Linux
2 198 (13.30%) Unix
3 65 (4.37%) Windows
4 19 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.34%) Solaris
6 4 (0.27%) Android
6 4 (0.27%) openSUSE
6 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.27%) SUSE
7 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (46.88%) Asset Management
2 514 (34.52%) Wealth Management
3 481 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (15.31%) SDLC
5 208 (13.97%) Business Analysis
6 190 (12.76%) Multithreading
7 182 (12.22%) Test Automation
8 149 (10.01%) Technical Architecture
9 148 (9.94%) Strategic Thinking
10 146 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
11 144 (9.67%) Re-Platforming
12 141 (9.47%) OO
13 123 (8.26%) Project Management
14 122 (8.19%) Electronic Trading
15 121 (8.13%) Change Management
16 115 (7.72%) Analytics
17 113 (7.59%) Data Analysis
18 110 (7.39%) Investment Management
19 105 (7.05%) OOP
19 105 (7.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 456 (30.62%) SQL
2 389 (26.12%) Java
3 196 (13.16%) C#
4 132 (8.87%) Python
5 112 (7.52%) JavaScript
6 105 (7.05%) C++
7 87 (5.84%) VBA
8 45 (3.02%) Scala
9 31 (2.08%) Perl
10 21 (1.41%) C
11 19 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 14 (0.94%) MATLAB
13 14 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.54%) Lingo
16 7 (0.47%) Ruby
17 6 (0.40%) ES6
17 6 (0.40%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 216 (14.51%) Degree
2 31 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.94%) CFA
3 14 (0.94%) ISEB
3 14 (0.94%) PhD
4 11 (0.74%) CIMA
5 7 (0.47%) CCIE
5 7 (0.47%) CCNP
5 7 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.47%) CISSP
6 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.13%) ACCA
9 2 (0.13%) CISA
9 2 (0.13%) CISM
9 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (11.15%) QA
2 56 (3.76%) MiFID
3 10 (0.67%) PMO
4 8 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.47%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.20%) EMIR
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (0.27%) GridGain
1 4 (0.27%) HDFS
1 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.13%) ClearTrust
3 2 (0.13%) Docker
4 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (0.94%) Control-M
2 8 (0.54%) Graphite
3 7 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.40%) Nagios
5 4 (0.27%) Grafana
6 3 (0.20%) Ansible
6 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.13%) Puppet
8 1 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.067%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.067%) SCCM
8 1 (0.067%) vRealize
Vendors
1 174 (11.69%) Murex
2 169 (11.35%) ION Trading
3 167 (11.22%) Oracle
4 62 (4.16%) Microsoft
5 61 (4.10%) Bloomberg
6 37 (2.48%) Sybase
7 32 (2.15%) Charles River
8 29 (1.95%) Informatica
9 28 (1.88%) TIBCO
10 27 (1.81%) Alias
11 20 (1.34%) Citrix
11 20 (1.34%) Google
11 20 (1.34%) Reuters
12 18 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 17 (1.14%) SAP
14 16 (1.07%) Cadence
15 15 (1.01%) Calypso
16 11 (0.74%) Solace
17 10 (0.67%) DevExpress
18 9 (0.60%) Cisco