Fixed Income Jobs

Fixed Income
UK

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 cited Fixed Income over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 280 324 507
Rank change year-on-year +44 +183 -59
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 954 816 1,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.98% 2.39% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 923 757 1,084
10th Percentile £85,000 £73,000 £70,000
25th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £107,500 £112,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% -4.44% +12.50%
75th Percentile £143,750 £143,750 £135,000
90th Percentile £165,000 £160,000 £152,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £75,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +33.33% +17.65% +6.25%

All Generic Skills
UK

Fixed Income falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,053 34,169 85,755
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.47% 41.19% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19,750 21,166 36,284
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,500 £34,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,306 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 9 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 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +59 947 £115,000 +6.98% 28
London +49 940 £115,000 +6.98% 26
Work from Home +85 689 £115,000 +6.98% 57
UK excluding London -56 14 £100,000 +33.33% 11
South West - 6 - - 1
Northern Ireland +22 4 £102,500 +46.43% 1
Scotland - 3 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £57,500 -28.13%
Midlands -33 1 £57,500 -28.13% 1

Fixed Income
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 666 (69.81%) Apache
2 649 (68.03%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (0.31%) Confluence
4 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.10%) Jupyter
Applications
1 17 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (3.98%) Aladdin
2 7 (0.73%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.10%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.10%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 833 (87.32%) AWS
2 544 (57.02%) dbt
3 490 (51.36%) GCP
4 459 (48.11%) Snowflake
5 207 (21.70%) Azure
6 71 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
7 68 (7.13%) Amazon ECS
7 68 (7.13%) Amazon EKS
8 37 (3.88%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.42%) Serverless
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.31%) SaaS
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.10%) Azure AKS
11 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (66.04%) Apache Ignite
2 544 (57.02%) Apache Arrow
2 544 (57.02%) Dremio
3 508 (53.25%) Amazon Athena
4 491 (51.47%) Data Lake
5 100 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (3.88%) Power BI
7 36 (3.77%) Tableau
8 30 (3.14%) Big Data
9 7 (0.73%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.31%) MySQL
11 2 (0.21%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.21%) KDB
11 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.10%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (6.60%) Cypress.io
2 11 (1.15%) JIRA
3 7 (0.73%) Git
4 6 (0.63%) Maven
5 3 (0.31%) GitLab
5 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.10%) GDB
General
1 908 (95.18%) Front Office
2 898 (94.13%) Finance
3 701 (73.48%) Banking
4 579 (60.69%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.88%) Back Office
6 23 (2.41%) Social Skills
7 9 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (0.94%) Law
8 4 (0.42%) Publishing
9 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.31%) Marketing
9 3 (0.31%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 517 (54.19%) Software Engineer
2 406 (42.56%) Developer
3 343 (35.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 311 (32.60%) Python Engineer
5 309 (32.39%) Python Software Engineer
6 219 (22.96%) AWS Engineer
7 217 (22.75%) Lead
8 215 (22.54%) AWS Software Engineer
9 207 (21.70%) Python Developer
10 193 (20.23%) Senior
11 185 (19.39%) Senior Software Engineer
12 183 (19.18%) Java Engineer
13 180 (18.87%) Java Software Engineer
14 142 (14.88%) React Developer
15 133 (13.94%) Analyst
16 118 (12.37%) Software Developer
17 109 (11.43%) Architect
17 109 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
17 109 (11.43%) Team Leader
18 108 (11.32%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 647 (67.82%) gRPC
1 647 (67.82%) Protocol Buffers
2 509 (53.35%) Pandas
3 499 (52.31%) NumPy
3 499 (52.31%) SciPy
4 250 (26.21%) React
5 226 (23.69%) Redux
6 119 (12.47%) Material-UI
7 87 (9.12%) AngularJS
8 86 (9.01%) Vue
9 79 (8.28%) .NET
10 68 (7.13%) PySpark
11 62 (6.50%) Node.js
12 55 (5.77%) .NET Core
13 23 (2.41%) ASP.NET
13 23 (2.41%) ASP.NET Core
14 11 (1.15%) GraphQL
15 10 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
16 9 (0.94%) Spring
17 6 (0.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 774 (81.13%) Hedge funds
2 731 (76.62%) Equities
3 666 (69.81%) Derivative
4 662 (69.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 114 (11.95%) Product Ownership
6 72 (7.55%) Pricing Data
7 11 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (0.73%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.52%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.42%) Onboarding
11 3 (0.31%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (0.31%) Distributed Computing
11 3 (0.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.21%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.21%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.21%) Distributed Applications
12 2 (0.21%) Distributed Systems
13 1 (0.10%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.10%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.21%) Linux
1 2 (0.21%) Unix
1 2 (0.21%) Windows
1 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (89.83%) Asset Management
2 827 (86.69%) Agile
3 744 (77.99%) Software Engineering
4 677 (70.96%) Investment Management
5 204 (21.38%) Line Management
6 175 (18.34%) Greeks
7 169 (17.71%) Full Stack Development
8 154 (16.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 154 (16.14%) Machine Learning
9 139 (14.57%) Analytics
10 126 (13.21%) Fintech
11 101 (10.59%) Automated Trading
12 69 (7.23%) Migration
12 69 (7.23%) Roadmaps
13 62 (6.50%) Performance Attribution
14 52 (5.45%) TDD
15 46 (4.82%) Portfolio Management
16 42 (4.40%) Business Analysis
17 37 (3.88%) Electronic Trading
18 36 (3.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 835 (87.53%) Python
2 710 (74.42%) TypeScript
3 619 (64.88%) JavaScript
4 522 (54.72%) Java
5 275 (28.83%) SQL
6 85 (8.91%) C#
7 12 (1.26%) R
7 12 (1.26%) Ruby
7 12 (1.26%) Scala
8 10 (1.05%) Kotlin
9 7 (0.73%) VBA
10 4 (0.42%) C++
11 3 (0.31%) Bash
11 3 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.10%) C
12 1 (0.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (2.41%) Degree
2 7 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.31%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
3 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.10%) CFA
5 1 (0.10%) CISA
5 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (21.07%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.14%) QA
3 3 (0.31%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.31%) Control-M
1 3 (0.31%) MOM
2 2 (0.21%) Ansible
2 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (15.20%) Bloomberg
2 99 (10.38%) Google
3 64 (6.71%) Reuters
4 28 (2.94%) BISAM
5 9 (0.94%) Oracle
6 7 (0.73%) ION Trading
7 6 (0.63%) Charles River
8 2 (0.21%) Murex
8 2 (0.21%) Salesforce
8 2 (0.21%) Solace
8 2 (0.21%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.10%) Progress
9 1 (0.10%) SAP
9 1 (0.10%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.10%) Sybase