Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 400 461 475
Rank change year-on-year +61 +14 -60
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,168 1,101 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.57% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 908 685 757
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £43,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% -27.08% +33.33%

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 63,482 70,155 69,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 40.45% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48,632 54,315 56,411
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +64 1,162 £70,000 -6.67% 97
London +33 1,149 £70,000 -6.67% 94
UK excluding London +68 19 £31,500 -28.00% 3
North of England - 12 £30,500 -
North West - 11 £30,500 -
Scotland +5 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -
South East - 1 £25,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 760 (65.07%) Finance
2 703 (60.19%) Equities
3 647 (55.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 605 (51.80%) Derivative
5 591 (50.60%) Banking
6 586 (50.17%) Front Office
7 565 (48.37%) SQL
8 505 (43.24%) Java
9 484 (41.44%) Asset Management
10 376 (32.19%) C#
11 344 (29.45%) Hedge funds
12 330 (28.25%) Investment Management
13 324 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
14 309 (26.46%) Python
15 304 (26.03%) Degree
16 282 (24.14%) Software Engineering
17 281 (24.06%) Investment Banking
18 279 (23.89%) Computer Science
19 264 (22.60%) Oracle
20 227 (19.43%) .NET
21 224 (19.18%) thinkFolio
22 221 (18.92%) FIX Protocol
23 201 (17.21%) Wealth Management
24 199 (17.04%) SQL Server
25 186 (15.92%) Charles River
26 178 (15.24%) C++
27 158 (13.53%) Linux
28 151 (12.93%) Portfolio Management
29 150 (12.84%) Unix
30 141 (12.07%) AngularJS

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 88 (7.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 52 (4.45%) Apache
3 49 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.94%) SmartSockets
5 10 (0.86%) Ethereum
6 7 (0.60%) Jupyter
7 6 (0.51%) Confluence
8 5 (0.43%) GemFire
9 3 (0.26%) IIS
9 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.086%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.086%) MTS
11 1 (0.086%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.086%) SAS
11 1 (0.086%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 224 (19.18%) thinkFolio
2 68 (5.82%) Markit EDM
3 59 (5.05%) Temenos T24
4 57 (4.88%) Front Arena
5 13 (1.11%) Eagle PACE
6 12 (1.03%) LatentZero
7 10 (0.86%) Ripple
8 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.60%) SunGard GMI
10 5 (0.43%) Bloomberg AIM
10 5 (0.43%) Eze OMS
10 5 (0.43%) LongView
11 3 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 3 (0.26%) ION MarketView
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.17%) RMDS
12 2 (0.17%) Salerio
13 1 (0.086%) FINCAD Analytics
13 1 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (0.086%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 110 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.62%) SaaS
3 31 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.23%) PaaS
5 17 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.43%) npm
7 4 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.34%) Serverless
8 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.26%) NuGet
9 2 (0.17%) Office 365
10 1 (0.086%) GitHub
10 1 (0.086%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.57%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
2 7 (0.60%) HTTP
3 6 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.34%) Firewall
5 3 (0.26%) LAN
5 3 (0.26%) WAN
6 2 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.086%) BGP
7 1 (0.086%) DHCP
7 1 (0.086%) DNS
7 1 (0.086%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
2 32 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (2.14%) MS Access
4 21 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.86%) Blockchain
9 9 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.51%) KDB
11 6 (0.51%) Kdb+
11 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.51%) MySQL
11 6 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (4.37%) JIRA
2 49 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 41 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 40 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 35 (3.00%) Maven
7 25 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.71%) JUnit
9 20 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (1.63%) Artifactory
11 18 (1.54%) Gradle
12 17 (1.46%) MSBuild
12 17 (1.46%) Selenium
13 16 (1.37%) Subversion
14 12 (1.03%) Hudson
15 8 (0.68%) Vagrant
16 7 (0.60%) SoapUI
17 6 (0.51%) Robot Framework
General
1 760 (65.07%) Finance
2 591 (50.60%) Banking
3 586 (50.17%) Front Office
4 281 (24.06%) Investment Banking
5 94 (8.05%) Games
6 85 (7.28%) Back Office
7 48 (4.11%) French Language
7 48 (4.11%) German Language
7 48 (4.11%) Italian Language
7 48 (4.11%) Spanish Language
8 37 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 28 (2.40%) Marketing
10 20 (1.71%) Legal
11 15 (1.28%) Publishing
12 9 (0.77%) Law
13 8 (0.68%) Advertising
13 8 (0.68%) Retail
14 1 (0.086%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.086%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.086%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 533 (45.63%) Developer
2 241 (20.63%) Analyst
3 207 (17.72%) Java Developer
4 154 (13.18%) C# Developer
5 153 (13.10%) Business Analyst
6 133 (11.39%) Applications Support
7 107 (9.16%) Support Engineer
8 80 (6.85%) Applications Engineer
9 74 (6.34%) Software Engineer
10 71 (6.08%) Applications Support Engineer
11 69 (5.91%) SQL Developer
12 68 (5.82%) .NET Developer
12 68 (5.82%) Senior Developer
13 66 (5.65%) Front Office Developer
13 66 (5.65%) Support Analyst
14 57 (4.88%) Java Engineer
15 55 (4.71%) Python Developer
16 51 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
17 44 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
18 38 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (19.43%) .NET
2 221 (18.92%) FIX Protocol
3 141 (12.07%) AngularJS
4 120 (10.27%) React
5 116 (9.93%) WPF
6 115 (9.85%) XML
7 85 (7.28%) J2EE
7 85 (7.28%) REST
8 79 (6.76%) HTML
9 78 (6.68%) WCF
10 77 (6.59%) Web Services
11 69 (5.91%) ASP.NET
12 61 (5.22%) Vue.js
13 47 (4.02%) HTML5
14 41 (3.51%) Spring
15 36 (3.08%) J2SE
16 32 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (2.31%) .NET Framework
18 24 (2.05%) Middleware
18 24 (2.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 703 (60.19%) Equities
2 647 (55.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 605 (51.80%) Derivative
4 344 (29.45%) Hedge funds
5 104 (8.90%) Management Information System
6 96 (8.22%) Fintech
7 69 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
8 67 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (4.28%) Algorithms
10 45 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
11 44 (3.77%) Data Structures
11 44 (3.77%) OTC Derivatives
12 43 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
13 30 (2.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 27 (2.31%) Virtual Team
15 25 (2.14%) Market Risk
16 19 (1.63%) Exotic Derivative
17 14 (1.20%) Credit Risk
17 14 (1.20%) Reference Data
18 11 (0.94%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.53%) Linux
2 150 (12.84%) Unix
3 115 (9.85%) Windows
4 29 (2.48%) CentOS
4 29 (2.48%) Fedora
5 21 (1.80%) SUSE
5 21 (1.80%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.54%) Solaris
7 9 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.68%) AIX
8 8 (0.68%) HPUX
8 8 (0.68%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.086%) Android
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (41.44%) Asset Management
2 330 (28.25%) Investment Management
3 324 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
4 282 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 279 (23.89%) Computer Science
6 201 (17.21%) Wealth Management
7 151 (12.93%) Portfolio Management
8 133 (11.39%) Business Analysis
9 128 (10.96%) Change Management
10 121 (10.36%) Electronic Trading
11 115 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
12 112 (9.59%) Mathematics
13 111 (9.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 107 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
15 100 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 97 (8.30%) Decision-Making
16 97 (8.30%) Microservices
16 97 (8.30%) User Stories
17 96 (8.22%) Workflow
18 93 (7.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 565 (48.37%) SQL
2 505 (43.24%) Java
3 376 (32.19%) C#
4 309 (26.46%) Python
5 178 (15.24%) C++
6 135 (11.56%) Perl
7 87 (7.45%) Bash Shell
8 85 (7.28%) Ruby
9 59 (5.05%) Bourne shell
9 59 (5.05%) JavaScript
9 59 (5.05%) Korn
10 53 (4.54%) T-SQL
11 47 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 38 (3.25%) Scala
13 37 (3.17%) PowerShell
14 35 (3.00%) VBA
15 34 (2.91%) R
16 27 (2.31%) Java 8
17 26 (2.23%) MATLAB
18 22 (1.88%) C
Qualifications
1 304 (26.03%) Degree
2 56 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.88%) Master's Degree
4 20 (1.71%) SAFe Agilist
5 11 (0.94%) PhD
6 7 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.51%) ISEB
8 5 (0.43%) CISSP
8 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.34%) CFA
9 4 (0.34%) IIBA
10 3 (0.26%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (11.82%) QA
2 34 (2.91%) MiFID
3 17 (1.46%) EMIR
4 8 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.34%) FATCA
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.086%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (2.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.086%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.086%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (1.71%) Nagios
2 19 (1.63%) Ansible
3 18 (1.54%) Icinga
3 18 (1.54%) ZABBIX
4 17 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.46%) Puppet
5 10 (0.86%) Terraform
6 5 (0.43%) Control-M
6 5 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.34%) Automic
7 4 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.17%) logstash
8 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.086%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.086%) SCCM
9 1 (0.086%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 264 (22.60%) Oracle
2 186 (15.92%) Charles River
3 82 (7.02%) Bloomberg
4 81 (6.93%) Calypso
5 63 (5.39%) FXall
6 62 (5.31%) Reuters
6 62 (5.31%) Tradeweb
7 59 (5.05%) MarketAxess
8 57 (4.88%) SimCorp
9 45 (3.85%) ION Trading
10 36 (3.08%) Microsoft
10 36 (3.08%) TIBCO
11 34 (2.91%) Eze Software Group
12 30 (2.57%) Solace
13 29 (2.48%) Red Hat
14 18 (1.54%) SolarWinds
15 17 (1.46%) Fidessa
15 17 (1.46%) Google
16 15 (1.28%) Adobe
16 15 (1.28%) Sybase