Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 497 198 339
Rank change year-on-year -299 +141 +74
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 703 854 1,327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 1.78% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 5.03% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 611 805 1,123
10th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £57,750
25th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £105,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% +24.14%
75th Percentile £126,250 £132,500 £122,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £151,250 £142,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £40,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +68.75% +22.14% +24.76%

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 50,541 16,981 48,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 35.43% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30,446 14,016 37,147
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 -273 697 £105,000 - 68
London -203 680 £105,000 - 67
Work from Home -177 149 £112,500 +7.14% 7
UK excluding London -239 16 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Midlands - 11 £67,500 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £67,500 - 1
East of England -108 3 £41,500 +3.75%
East Midlands - 2 £72,500 -
Scotland -92 1 £57,500 +17.95%
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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.

1 508 (72.26%) Finance
2 472 (67.14%) Front Office
3 451 (64.15%) Python
4 374 (53.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 373 (53.06%) Equities
6 370 (52.63%) Java
7 365 (51.92%) Derivative
8 341 (48.51%) AWS
9 332 (47.23%) Asset Management
10 327 (46.51%) Software Engineering
11 314 (44.67%) JavaScript
12 308 (43.81%) Hedge funds
13 296 (42.11%) React
14 291 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
15 251 (35.70%) Web Services
16 245 (34.85%) Full Stack Development
17 232 (33.00%) SQL
18 229 (32.57%) Investment Management
19 195 (27.74%) TypeScript
20 191 (27.17%) AngularJS
21 180 (25.60%) Banking
21 180 (25.60%) Azure
22 164 (23.33%) Kotlin
23 162 (23.04%) GCP
24 148 (21.05%) Vue.js
25 145 (20.63%) Scala
26 134 (19.06%) Analytics
27 124 (17.64%) Amazon S3
28 123 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
29 117 (16.64%) Serverless

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
1 105 (14.94%) Apache
2 35 (4.98%) Apache Airflow
3 18 (2.56%) Confluence
4 10 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Eikon
1 3 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) Minerva
3 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 341 (48.51%) AWS
2 180 (25.60%) Azure
3 162 (23.04%) GCP
4 124 (17.64%) Amazon S3
5 123 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
6 117 (16.64%) AWS Lambda
6 117 (16.64%) Serverless
7 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.00%) PaaS
9 6 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.57%) Azure App Service
10 4 (0.57%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.57%) SaaS
11 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.28%) Slack
12 2 (0.28%) Snowflake
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.57%) HTTP
4 3 (0.43%) Firewall
4 3 (0.43%) WAN
5 2 (0.28%) LAN
5 2 (0.28%) WebEx
6 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.14%) Multicast
6 1 (0.14%) Network Security
6 1 (0.14%) Unicast
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (14.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 105 (14.94%) Apache Ignite
2 40 (5.69%) Amazon Athena
3 28 (3.98%) Amazon Aurora
4 27 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.56%) Redis
6 17 (2.42%) Data Mart
7 16 (2.28%) SQL Server
8 14 (1.99%) KDB
8 14 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.71%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.71%) QlikView
13 4 (0.57%) Big Data
13 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.57%) DB2
13 4 (0.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (5.97%) JIRA
2 17 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.85%) GitLab
5 11 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.00%) Selenium
8 5 (0.71%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.43%) JUnit
11 2 (0.28%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.14%) GCC
12 1 (0.14%) GDB
12 1 (0.14%) Gradle
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 508 (72.26%) Finance
2 472 (67.14%) Front Office
3 180 (25.60%) Banking
4 103 (14.65%) Social Skills
5 93 (13.23%) Investment Banking
6 35 (4.98%) Back Office
7 27 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.56%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.99%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.43%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.43%) Retail
12 2 (0.28%) Games
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.14%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 470 (66.86%) Developer
2 213 (30.30%) Software Engineer
3 206 (29.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 187 (26.60%) Python Developer
5 140 (19.91%) Python Engineer
6 132 (18.78%) Python Software Engineer
7 112 (15.93%) Analyst
7 112 (15.93%) Java Developer
8 102 (14.51%) Lead Developer
9 88 (12.52%) React Developer
10 81 (11.52%) Front Office Developer
11 68 (9.67%) Lead Software Developer
11 68 (9.67%) Lead Software Engineer
12 60 (8.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 59 (8.39%) Senior Developer
14 52 (7.40%) AWS Developer
15 51 (7.25%) UI Developer
16 49 (6.97%) Software Manager
17 48 (6.83%) Software Asset Manager
17 48 (6.83%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (42.11%) React
2 251 (35.70%) Web Services
3 191 (27.17%) AngularJS
4 148 (21.05%) Vue.js
5 109 (15.50%) Node.js
6 39 (5.55%) FIX Protocol
7 35 (4.98%) Spring
8 31 (4.41%) GraphQL
9 25 (3.56%) HTML
10 24 (3.41%) Kafka
11 23 (3.27%) .NET
12 20 (2.84%) Swing
13 17 (2.42%) Middleware
13 17 (2.42%) NumPy
14 16 (2.28%) Murex MxML
14 16 (2.28%) SciPy
14 16 (2.28%) Spring Boot
15 12 (1.71%) Express
15 12 (1.71%) J2EE
15 12 (1.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 374 (53.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 373 (53.06%) Equities
3 365 (51.92%) Derivative
4 308 (43.81%) Hedge funds
5 51 (7.25%) User Experience
6 43 (6.12%) Credit Derivative
7 36 (5.12%) Market Risk
8 34 (4.84%) Credit Risk
9 33 (4.69%) Algorithms
10 26 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (3.56%) Legacy Systems
12 21 (2.99%) Data Structures
13 18 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (1.56%) OTC Derivatives
16 10 (1.42%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.85%) Reference Data
18 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
18 5 (0.71%) SWIFT
19 4 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.82%) Linux
2 52 (7.40%) Unix
3 30 (4.27%) Windows
4 5 (0.71%) CentOS
4 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (47.23%) Asset Management
2 327 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 291 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (34.85%) Full Stack Development
5 229 (32.57%) Investment Management
6 134 (19.06%) Analytics
7 83 (11.81%) Portfolio Management
8 70 (9.96%) DevOps
9 68 (9.67%) Electronic Trading
10 63 (8.96%) Front End Development
10 63 (8.96%) SDLC
11 50 (7.11%) Multithreading
12 46 (6.54%) Machine Learning
13 43 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (5.97%) Fintech
15 39 (5.55%) Microservices
15 39 (5.55%) Migration
15 39 (5.55%) Risk Management
16 38 (5.41%) Mathematics
17 36 (5.12%) Cryptocurrency
Programming Languages
1 451 (64.15%) Python
2 370 (52.63%) Java
3 314 (44.67%) JavaScript
4 232 (33.00%) SQL
5 195 (27.74%) TypeScript
6 164 (23.33%) Kotlin
7 145 (20.63%) Scala
8 111 (15.79%) Clojure
9 84 (11.95%) C++
10 77 (10.95%) C#
11 45 (6.40%) R
12 19 (2.70%) Perl
13 12 (1.71%) Erlang
13 12 (1.71%) VBA
14 11 (1.56%) Groovy
14 11 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.14%) VBScript
16 6 (0.85%) C
16 6 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (4.84%) Degree
2 11 (1.56%) PhD
3 6 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.71%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.28%) CFA
7 1 (0.14%) CEH
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.14%) OCP
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.82%) QA
2 8 (1.14%) MiFID
3 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.57%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) FATCA
4 1 (0.14%) GLBA
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (16.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 101 (14.37%) Kubernetes
2 90 (12.80%) Terraform
3 11 (1.56%) Ansible
4 4 (0.57%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.14%) Oozie
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (6.97%) Oracle
2 34 (4.84%) Bloomberg
3 23 (3.27%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.56%) Murex
5 17 (2.42%) Charles River
6 14 (1.99%) Solace
7 13 (1.85%) Instagram
8 12 (1.71%) SimCorp
9 10 (1.42%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.14%) Sybase
11 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.71%) Google
12 5 (0.71%) Trayport
13 4 (0.57%) HP
13 4 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.57%) Tradeweb
14 3 (0.43%) Calypso
14 3 (0.43%) Fidessa
14 3 (0.43%) Sun
14 3 (0.43%) TIBCO