Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 426 255 392
Rank change year-on-year -171 +137 +21
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 782 870 1,159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 1.27% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 3.57% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 675 784 963
10th Percentile £61,850 £65,000 £53,750
25th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £64,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £102,500 £107,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.65% +30.30% +13.79%
75th Percentile £122,500 £133,750 £115,000
90th Percentile £138,250 £143,750 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +56.25% +14.29% -30.00%

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 44,468 24,346 50,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.15% 35.49% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26,993 19,391 38,750
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,986 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,994
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.79% +0.94%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,000 £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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 12 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 30 July 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 -156 777 £103,500 -5.91% 73
London -113 756 £105,000 -4.55% 73
Work from Home -153 118 £112,500 +7.14% 6
UK excluding London -132 22 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Midlands - 9 £67,500 -
North West - 7 £52,500 -
North of England - 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £67,500 -
Scotland -72 3 £75,000 +53.85%
East Midlands - 3 £70,000 -
East of England -41 2 £48,750 +21.88%
South East - 1 £26,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 560 (71.61%) Finance
2 525 (67.14%) Front Office
3 446 (57.03%) Equities
4 440 (56.27%) Python
5 406 (51.92%) Java
5 406 (51.92%) Derivative
6 398 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
7 390 (49.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 364 (46.55%) Asset Management
9 363 (46.42%) AWS
10 358 (45.78%) JavaScript
11 350 (44.76%) Software Engineering
12 343 (43.86%) Hedge funds
13 332 (42.46%) React
14 289 (36.96%) Investment Management
15 250 (31.97%) Web Services
16 228 (29.16%) AngularJS
17 227 (29.03%) Full Stack Development
18 225 (28.77%) SQL
19 206 (26.34%) Banking
20 200 (25.58%) Azure
21 195 (24.94%) Analytics
22 185 (23.66%) GCP
23 181 (23.15%) Vue.js
24 158 (20.20%) Kotlin
25 148 (18.93%) TypeScript
26 144 (18.41%) C#
27 138 (17.65%) Scala
28 124 (15.86%) Node.js
29 117 (14.96%) Investment Banking

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 78 (9.97%) Apache
2 28 (3.58%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (1.66%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.66%) Confluence
4 2 (0.26%) MTS
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Loan IQ
1 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.13%) Actimize
2 1 (0.13%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.13%) Minerva
2 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 363 (46.42%) AWS
2 200 (25.58%) Azure
3 185 (23.66%) GCP
4 95 (12.15%) Amazon S3
5 90 (11.51%) Amazon EC2
6 89 (11.38%) AWS Lambda
6 89 (11.38%) Serverless
7 14 (1.79%) SaaS
8 10 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.28%) PaaS
9 4 (0.51%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.38%) npm
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.26%) Azure App Service
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.13%) Matillion
12 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.77%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.51%) HTTP
4 3 (0.38%) Firewall
4 3 (0.38%) LAN
4 3 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.13%) Multicast
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) Unicast
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
5 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (9.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 77 (9.85%) Apache Ignite
2 42 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.35%) Amazon Athena
4 31 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 24 (3.07%) KDB
6 23 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.81%) Amazon Aurora
8 17 (2.17%) Data Mart
9 10 (1.28%) Redis
10 9 (1.15%) Big Data
11 8 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.77%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.77%) QlikView
13 5 (0.64%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.51%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.51%) DB2
14 4 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.84%) JIRA
3 12 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.90%) GitLab
6 5 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.38%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.38%) gulp
7 3 (0.38%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.38%) Storybook
7 3 (0.38%) webpack
8 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.26%) Maven
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.26%) Selenium
8 2 (0.26%) Subversion
9 1 (0.13%) GCC
9 1 (0.13%) GDB
9 1 (0.13%) Gradle
General
1 560 (71.61%) Finance
2 525 (67.14%) Front Office
3 206 (26.34%) Banking
4 117 (14.96%) Investment Banking
5 101 (12.92%) Social Skills
6 29 (3.71%) Back Office
7 21 (2.69%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.92%) Law
10 7 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.64%) Legal
11 5 (0.64%) Marketing
12 4 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.51%) Retail
13 2 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 535 (68.41%) Developer
2 174 (22.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 174 (22.25%) Software Engineer
3 171 (21.87%) Python Developer
4 128 (16.37%) Java Developer
5 123 (15.73%) Front Office Developer
6 109 (13.94%) Analyst
7 103 (13.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 99 (12.66%) Python Engineer
9 93 (11.89%) Python Software Engineer
10 85 (10.87%) Lead Developer
10 85 (10.87%) React Developer
11 84 (10.74%) AWS Developer
12 55 (7.03%) AWS Engineer
12 55 (7.03%) AWS Software Engineer
13 49 (6.27%) .NET Developer
14 48 (6.14%) JavaScript Engineer
15 46 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
15 46 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
16 44 (5.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (42.46%) React
2 250 (31.97%) Web Services
3 228 (29.16%) AngularJS
4 181 (23.15%) Vue.js
5 124 (15.86%) Node.js
6 68 (8.70%) .NET
7 53 (6.78%) GraphQL
8 48 (6.14%) ASP.NET
9 47 (6.01%) .NET Core
9 47 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
11 39 (4.99%) FIX Protocol
12 37 (4.73%) HTML
13 32 (4.09%) Shiny
14 31 (3.96%) Middleware
15 22 (2.81%) Express
15 22 (2.81%) NumPy
16 21 (2.69%) CSS
17 20 (2.56%) SciPy
18 19 (2.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 446 (57.03%) Equities
2 406 (51.92%) Derivative
3 390 (49.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 343 (43.86%) Hedge funds
5 88 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (7.93%) Market Risk
7 53 (6.78%) Credit Risk
8 45 (5.75%) Legacy Systems
9 25 (3.20%) Algorithms
10 18 (2.30%) User Experience
11 16 (2.05%) Data Structures
11 16 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.41%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.15%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
16 6 (0.77%) Clustering
16 6 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.66%) Linux
2 56 (7.16%) Unix
3 34 (4.35%) Windows
4 5 (0.64%) CentOS
5 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (46.55%) Asset Management
3 350 (44.76%) Software Engineering
4 289 (36.96%) Investment Management
5 227 (29.03%) Full Stack Development
6 195 (24.94%) Analytics
7 87 (11.13%) Electronic Trading
8 85 (10.87%) Migration
9 80 (10.23%) Fintech
10 72 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (8.82%) Microservices
12 66 (8.44%) SDLC
13 64 (8.18%) Machine Learning
14 63 (8.06%) Portfolio Management
15 54 (6.91%) Artificial Intelligence
16 53 (6.78%) Multithreading
16 53 (6.78%) Risk Analytics
17 49 (6.27%) Risk Management
18 44 (5.63%) DevOps
18 44 (5.63%) Order Management
Programming Languages
1 440 (56.27%) Python
2 406 (51.92%) Java
3 358 (45.78%) JavaScript
4 225 (28.77%) SQL
5 158 (20.20%) Kotlin
6 148 (18.93%) TypeScript
7 144 (18.41%) C#
8 138 (17.65%) Scala
9 114 (14.58%) C++
10 83 (10.61%) Clojure
11 64 (8.18%) R
12 13 (1.66%) Perl
12 13 (1.66%) VBA
13 12 (1.53%) Erlang
14 11 (1.41%) C
14 11 (1.41%) Groovy
15 10 (1.28%) Java 8
15 10 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.64%) Go
17 3 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (4.22%) Degree
2 18 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.41%) PhD
4 5 (0.64%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.38%) CFA
6 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.13%) CEH
7 1 (0.13%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) OSCP
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.54%) QA
2 7 (0.90%) MiFID
3 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.13%) Basel III
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) FATCA
5 1 (0.13%) GLBA
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 81 (10.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) GridGain
2 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 70 (8.95%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.24%) Terraform
3 5 (0.64%) Ansible
4 4 (0.51%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.26%) Oozie
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (4.48%) Oracle
2 34 (4.35%) Bloomberg
3 20 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.43%) Murex
5 14 (1.79%) Charles River
5 14 (1.79%) ION Trading
6 13 (1.66%) Google
6 13 (1.66%) Instagram
7 10 (1.28%) Solace
8 8 (1.02%) Telerik
9 7 (0.90%) SimCorp
9 7 (0.90%) Tradeweb
10 6 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.64%) Sybase
12 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.51%) Sun
13 3 (0.38%) Foundry
13 3 (0.38%) Palantir
13 3 (0.38%) TIBCO