Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 446 481 405
Rank change year-on-year +35 -76 +31
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,127 1,022 1,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.42% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 687 764 1,196
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,825 £46,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -27.08% +33.33% -18.92%

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 73,239 72,127 88,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 40.78% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56,716 59,180 71,039
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,505 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +0.01% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +36 1,124 £75,000 - 146
London +31 1,121 £75,000 - 146
UK excluding London -44 5 £43,750 -27.08% 3
West Midlands +9 3 £37,500 -37.50%
Midlands +3 3 £37,500 -37.50%
Scotland -40 2 £52,500 -4.55% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 769 (68.23%) Finance
2 592 (52.53%) Banking
3 520 (46.14%) Equities
4 442 (39.22%) Front Office
5 431 (38.24%) Investment Banking
6 420 (37.27%) SQL
7 402 (35.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 375 (33.27%) Java
9 364 (32.30%) Asset Management
10 350 (31.06%) Derivative
11 318 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
12 210 (18.63%) Unix
13 208 (18.46%) Wealth Management
14 200 (17.75%) Retail Banking
15 198 (17.57%) Degree
16 191 (16.95%) Linux
17 163 (14.46%) C#
18 153 (13.58%) Oracle
19 151 (13.40%) Python
20 146 (12.95%) Investment Management
21 137 (12.16%) Electronic Trading
22 130 (11.54%) Multithreading
23 121 (10.74%) OO
24 119 (10.56%) SQL Server
25 118 (10.47%) FIX Protocol
26 116 (10.29%) Computer Science
27 113 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
28 112 (9.94%) Business Analysis
29 109 (9.67%) C++
30 102 (9.05%) Fund Management

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 33 (2.93%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.24%) Apache
4 9 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.35%) Confluence
5 4 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.35%) JBoss
5 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.18%) MTS
8 1 (0.089%) GemFire
8 1 (0.089%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.089%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (2.84%) ION MarketView
1 32 (2.84%) thinkFolio
2 30 (2.66%) Actimize
3 10 (0.89%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 7 (0.62%) LatentZero
5 5 (0.44%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.27%) Summit
7 2 (0.18%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.18%) Tradar
8 1 (0.089%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.089%) LongView
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.089%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.89%) SaaS
4 6 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.35%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.35%) Slack
5 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.089%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.57%) WAN
2 25 (2.22%) LAN
3 14 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.06%) Firewall
5 6 (0.53%) VPN
6 4 (0.35%) BGP
6 4 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.35%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.35%) IPsec
6 4 (0.35%) MPLS
6 4 (0.35%) Multicast
6 4 (0.35%) NAS
6 4 (0.35%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.35%) OSPF
6 4 (0.35%) SAN
6 4 (0.35%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.35%) Wireless
6 4 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 47 (4.17%) Blockchain
4 37 (3.28%) Big Data
5 32 (2.84%) KDB
6 23 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.86%) Kdb+
8 19 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 10 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.44%) MySQL
14 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (3.99%) Jenkins
2 44 (3.90%) JIRA
3 36 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.42%) Artifactory
5 11 (0.98%) Maven
6 9 (0.80%) Mockito
7 8 (0.71%) GoogleTest
7 8 (0.71%) Selenium
8 7 (0.62%) Protractor
9 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.53%) Subversion
10 5 (0.44%) Ant
10 5 (0.44%) Gradle
10 5 (0.44%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.35%) GitLab
11 4 (0.35%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.35%) JUnit
11 4 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 769 (68.23%) Finance
2 592 (52.53%) Banking
3 442 (39.22%) Front Office
4 431 (38.24%) Investment Banking
5 200 (17.75%) Retail Banking
6 63 (5.59%) Financial Institution
7 60 (5.32%) Back Office
8 51 (4.53%) Legal
9 26 (2.31%) Games
10 19 (1.69%) Marketing
11 15 (1.33%) Retail
12 11 (0.98%) Advertising
13 5 (0.44%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
15 1 (0.089%) International Banking
15 1 (0.089%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 419 (37.18%) Developer
2 265 (23.51%) Analyst
3 203 (18.01%) Java Developer
4 147 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 86 (7.63%) Applications Support
6 79 (7.01%) C# Developer
7 61 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 60 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 54 (4.79%) Banking Analyst
10 53 (4.70%) Front Office Developer
11 50 (4.44%) .NET Developer
12 49 (4.35%) Support Analyst
13 42 (3.73%) Python Developer
14 41 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
15 40 (3.55%) C++ Developer
16 38 (3.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 38 (3.37%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
17 34 (3.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 31 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
18 31 (2.75%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (10.47%) FIX Protocol
2 93 (8.25%) .NET
3 82 (7.28%) AngularJS
4 77 (6.83%) HTML
5 74 (6.57%) HTML5
6 65 (5.77%) React
7 59 (5.24%) WPF
8 50 (4.44%) Node.js
9 42 (3.73%) WCF
10 40 (3.55%) XML
11 39 (3.46%) REST
11 39 (3.46%) Spring
12 36 (3.19%) Angular 2
13 34 (3.02%) RESTful
14 31 (2.75%) ASP.NET
14 31 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (2.75%) Kafka
15 29 (2.57%) CSS
16 24 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 520 (46.14%) Equities
2 402 (35.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 350 (31.06%) Derivative
4 116 (10.29%) Computer Science
5 113 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (7.81%) Hedge funds
7 86 (7.63%) Fintech
8 70 (6.21%) Algorithms
9 58 (5.15%) Equity Derivative
10 44 (3.90%) Eurex
11 40 (3.55%) OTC Derivatives
12 34 (3.02%) Data Structures
13 33 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
14 32 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (1.95%) Management Information System
17 19 (1.69%) Virtual Team
18 18 (1.60%) Market Risk
19 16 (1.42%) Credit Risk
20 15 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 210 (18.63%) Unix
2 191 (16.95%) Linux
3 47 (4.17%) Windows
4 9 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.53%) Solaris
6 3 (0.27%) Android
6 3 (0.27%) VMS
6 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) openSUSE
7 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.18%) SUSE
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.089%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (32.30%) Asset Management
2 318 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (18.46%) Wealth Management
4 146 (12.95%) Investment Management
5 137 (12.16%) Electronic Trading
6 130 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 121 (10.74%) OO
8 112 (9.94%) Business Analysis
9 102 (9.05%) Fund Management
10 101 (8.96%) SDLC
11 86 (7.63%) Analytics
12 85 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
13 80 (7.10%) Mathematics
14 76 (6.74%) Change Management
14 76 (6.74%) Test Automation
15 74 (6.57%) Low Latency
16 73 (6.48%) OOP
17 71 (6.30%) Algorithmic Trading
18 70 (6.21%) Risk Management
19 66 (5.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 420 (37.27%) SQL
2 375 (33.27%) Java
3 163 (14.46%) C#
4 151 (13.40%) Python
5 109 (9.67%) C++
6 100 (8.87%) JavaScript
7 64 (5.68%) VBA
8 42 (3.73%) Shell Script
9 39 (3.46%) Perl
10 34 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.75%) Scala
12 21 (1.86%) C
13 18 (1.60%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.51%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.06%) XAML
17 7 (0.62%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.62%) R
18 5 (0.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 198 (17.57%) Degree
2 34 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.42%) CFA
4 14 (1.24%) PhD
5 13 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (0.80%) CIMA
7 7 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.44%) CISSP
8 5 (0.44%) ISEB
9 4 (0.35%) CCIE
9 4 (0.35%) CCNP
9 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.18%) CISA
11 1 (0.089%) CISM
11 1 (0.089%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.089%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.089%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.54%) QA
2 69 (6.12%) MiFID
3 9 (0.80%) EMIR
4 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.62%) SLA
5 4 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.089%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.089%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (0.53%) GridGain
2 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) Docker
3 2 (0.18%) HDFS
3 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (1.77%) Control-M
2 10 (0.89%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.44%) Nagios
4 4 (0.35%) Ansible
5 3 (0.27%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.27%) Graphite
5 3 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.27%) Puppet
6 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.18%) Grafana
6 2 (0.18%) Netcool
6 2 (0.18%) Salt
7 1 (0.089%) SCCM
Vendors
1 153 (13.58%) Oracle
2 99 (8.78%) ION Trading
3 89 (7.90%) Bloomberg
4 71 (6.30%) Sybase
5 67 (5.94%) Murex
6 53 (4.70%) Microsoft
7 46 (4.08%) Charles River
8 36 (3.19%) TIBCO
9 33 (2.93%) Fidessa
10 14 (1.24%) DevExpress
10 14 (1.24%) Google
11 13 (1.15%) Tradeweb
12 11 (0.98%) Solace
13 9 (0.80%) Citrix
14 8 (0.71%) Alias
15 7 (0.62%) FXall
16 6 (0.53%) Cisco
16 6 (0.53%) Reuters
17 5 (0.44%) Cadence
17 5 (0.44%) Calypso