Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 388 427
Rank change year-on-year +125 +39 +15
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 943 1,163 1,296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 2.02% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 855 961 942
Median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £150,000 £122,500 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +9.89%

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 30,847 57,510 69,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 39.17% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23,854 43,184 53,359
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +124 938 £110,000 +37.50% 58
London +64 938 £110,000 +37.50% 58
Work from Home +71 23 £120,000 +87.50% 3
UK excluding London +229 4 £40,000 +14.29%
Northern Ireland +23 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 711 (75.40%) Front Office
2 709 (75.19%) Finance
3 567 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
4 511 (54.19%) Derivative
5 507 (53.76%) Hedge funds
6 498 (52.81%) Asset Management
7 455 (48.25%) Investment Management
8 448 (47.51%) Python
9 444 (47.08%) AWS
10 434 (46.02%) Web Services
11 425 (45.07%) Java
12 398 (42.21%) Equities
13 394 (41.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 326 (34.57%) JavaScript
15 313 (33.19%) SQL
16 290 (30.75%) Software Engineering
17 283 (30.01%) Banking
18 277 (29.37%) AngularJS
19 258 (27.36%) React
20 211 (22.38%) Analytics
21 202 (21.42%) Bloomberg
22 200 (21.21%) Decision-Making
23 190 (20.15%) Vue.js
24 174 (18.45%) Investment Banking
25 171 (18.13%) Migration
26 168 (17.82%) Azure
27 167 (17.71%) C#
28 161 (17.07%) Business Analysis
29 154 (16.33%) Portfolio Management
29 154 (16.33%) GCP

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 (0.74%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.42%) Confluence
2 4 (0.42%) SAS
3 3 (0.32%) IIS
3 3 (0.32%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 56 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 133 (14.10%) Markit EDM
2 66 (7.00%) SimCorp Dimension
3 58 (6.15%) PolarLake
4 56 (5.94%) Eagle PACE
4 56 (5.94%) FINCAD Analytics
5 25 (2.65%) thinkFolio
6 15 (1.59%) Front Arena
7 5 (0.53%) Bloomberg AIM
8 4 (0.42%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.21%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.11%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.11%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 444 (47.08%) AWS
2 168 (17.82%) Azure
3 154 (16.33%) GCP
4 46 (4.88%) OpenShift
5 20 (2.12%) Serverless
6 19 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.70%) Amazon ECS
9 12 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (1.06%) Office 365
11 7 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.53%) SaaS
13 3 (0.32%) Amazon EKS
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon Cognito
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.21%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.17%) FIX Connectivity
3 10 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.32%) LAN
4 3 (0.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) Multicast
6 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 62 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (5.83%) Amazon Athena
4 51 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 48 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 28 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.55%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (1.27%) Big Data
8 12 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (1.06%) KDB
11 8 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.64%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (5.51%) RStudio
2 46 (4.88%) Artifactory
3 36 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.33%) Maven
5 21 (2.23%) JIRA
6 11 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.85%) GitLab
9 7 (0.74%) Ant
9 7 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.74%) Robot Framework
10 6 (0.64%) Bitbucket Server
10 6 (0.64%) NUnit
10 6 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.53%) PyCharm
12 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.42%) Selenium
13 3 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
General
1 711 (75.40%) Front Office
2 709 (75.19%) Finance
3 283 (30.01%) Banking
4 174 (18.45%) Investment Banking
5 105 (11.13%) Back Office
6 28 (2.97%) Legal
7 22 (2.33%) Marketing
8 12 (1.27%) Retail
9 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) International Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 363 (38.49%) Developer
2 163 (17.29%) AWS Engineer
3 156 (16.54%) Analyst
4 139 (14.74%) AWS Developer
5 130 (13.79%) Python Developer
6 129 (13.68%) Architect
7 127 (13.47%) Software Engineer
8 119 (12.62%) Java Developer
9 112 (11.88%) Python Engineer
10 100 (10.60%) AWS Software Engineer
11 95 (10.07%) Business Analyst
12 89 (9.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 85 (9.01%) Front Office Developer
14 73 (7.74%) Finance Manager
15 64 (6.79%) Python Software Engineer
16 57 (6.04%) Java Engineer
17 55 (5.83%) Financial Analyst
18 52 (5.51%) Senior Developer
19 49 (5.20%) Finance Business Analyst
20 47 (4.98%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (46.02%) Web Services
2 277 (29.37%) AngularJS
3 258 (27.36%) React
4 190 (20.15%) Vue.js
5 118 (12.51%) .NET
6 109 (11.56%) Node.js
7 90 (9.54%) J2EE
8 59 (6.26%) FIX Protocol
9 56 (5.94%) ASP.NET
10 44 (4.67%) .NET Core
11 37 (3.92%) ASP.NET Core
12 31 (3.29%) XML
13 24 (2.55%) Spring
14 22 (2.33%) WCF
15 18 (1.91%) HTML
16 16 (1.70%) Redux
17 13 (1.38%) HTML5
17 13 (1.38%) Kafka
17 13 (1.38%) WPF
18 12 (1.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 511 (54.19%) Derivative
2 507 (53.76%) Hedge funds
3 398 (42.21%) Equities
4 394 (41.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 130 (13.79%) Reference Data
6 76 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
7 66 (7.00%) Equity Derivative
8 59 (6.26%) OTC Derivatives
9 57 (6.04%) Blog
10 46 (4.88%) Public Cloud
11 25 (2.65%) Data Structures
12 24 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (2.44%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (1.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 13 (1.38%) Market Risk
16 10 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (0.95%) N-Tier
18 8 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
18 8 (0.85%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.74%) Linux
2 66 (7.00%) Unix
3 46 (4.88%) Windows
4 7 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.42%) Solaris
5 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.32%) CentOS
6 3 (0.32%) Debian
6 3 (0.32%) SUSE
6 3 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (52.81%) Asset Management
3 455 (48.25%) Investment Management
4 290 (30.75%) Software Engineering
5 211 (22.38%) Analytics
6 200 (21.21%) Decision-Making
7 171 (18.13%) Migration
8 161 (17.07%) Business Analysis
9 154 (16.33%) Portfolio Management
10 127 (13.47%) Fintech
11 124 (13.15%) DevOps
11 124 (13.15%) Performance Attribution
12 121 (12.83%) Data Analytics
13 116 (12.30%) Scrum
14 108 (11.45%) Wealth Management
15 101 (10.71%) Mentoring
16 90 (9.54%) Electronic Trading
17 89 (9.44%) Microservices
18 82 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
19 72 (7.64%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 448 (47.51%) Python
2 425 (45.07%) Java
3 326 (34.57%) JavaScript
4 313 (33.19%) SQL
5 167 (17.71%) C#
6 150 (15.91%) C++
7 145 (15.38%) R
8 101 (10.71%) Kotlin
9 58 (6.15%) VBA
10 42 (4.45%) MATLAB
11 18 (1.91%) Java 8
12 13 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.95%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.64%) Perl
17 5 (0.53%) Ruby
17 5 (0.53%) Scala
18 3 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (6.89%) Degree
2 22 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.23%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.42%) CFA
6 3 (0.32%) OCP
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) ISEB
7 1 (0.11%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.18%) QA
2 11 (1.17%) MiFID
3 10 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.53%) UCITS
5 3 (0.32%) EMIR
6 2 (0.21%) Basel III
6 2 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (6.68%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (5.09%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.59%) Terraform
3 6 (0.64%) Ansible
4 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.32%) Puppet
5 2 (0.21%) Control-M
5 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 202 (21.42%) Bloomberg
2 110 (11.66%) Charles River
3 95 (10.07%) Google
4 88 (9.33%) Calypso
5 81 (8.59%) SimCorp
6 62 (6.57%) GoldenSource
7 56 (5.94%) Oracle
8 47 (4.98%) Microsoft
9 34 (3.61%) Reuters
10 21 (2.23%) Fidessa
11 18 (1.91%) Murex
12 13 (1.38%) ION Trading
13 11 (1.17%) Cisco
14 10 (1.06%) Apple
14 10 (1.06%) Avaya
14 10 (1.06%) TIBCO
15 9 (0.95%) Eze Software Group
16 7 (0.74%) FIS
16 7 (0.74%) Linedata
16 7 (0.74%) Sybase