Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 378 484
Rank change year-on-year -19 +106 -68
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,285 1,495 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.86% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 1.92% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 978 701 878
UK median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £105,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -38.89% -25.00% +26.32%

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 72,669 77,822 80,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.10% 44.61% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56,275 58,503 66,072
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,475 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 October 2018.

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 October 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 -21 1,276 £72,500 -6.45% 100
London -16 1,259 £75,000 -3.23% 100
UK excluding London +35 26 £27,500 -38.89%
North of England +25 16 £25,000 -
North West +26 15 £25,000 -
Scotland +2 7 £65,000 +23.81%
Northern Ireland +16 2 - -
South East +2 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 972 (75.64%) Finance
2 643 (50.04%) SQL
3 618 (48.09%) Equities
4 592 (46.07%) Front Office
5 573 (44.59%) Banking
6 555 (43.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 548 (42.65%) Java
8 512 (39.84%) Derivative
9 412 (32.06%) Asset Management
10 397 (30.89%) Investment Management
11 385 (29.96%) C#
12 379 (29.49%) Investment Banking
13 362 (28.17%) Python
14 355 (27.63%) Degree
15 315 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
16 308 (23.97%) Hedge funds
17 258 (20.08%) Problem-Solving
18 234 (18.21%) Computer Science
19 217 (16.89%) .NET
20 215 (16.73%) Oracle
21 214 (16.65%) FIX Protocol
22 211 (16.42%) C++
23 198 (15.41%) SQL Server
24 197 (15.33%) Software Engineering
25 188 (14.63%) Unix
26 185 (14.40%) Linux
27 184 (14.32%) Low Latency
28 170 (13.23%) Financial Institution
28 170 (13.23%) Mathematics
29 168 (13.07%) Analytical Skills

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 50 (3.89%) Apache
1 50 (3.89%) Tomcat
2 27 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
3 19 (1.48%) Ethereum
4 16 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 10 (0.78%) SmartSockets
7 7 (0.54%) Jetty
7 7 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.39%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.31%) Confluence
10 4 (0.31%) GemFire
10 4 (0.31%) IIS
11 1 (0.078%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.078%) MTS
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.078%) WildFly
Applications
1 38 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 150 (11.67%) thinkFolio
2 98 (7.63%) Markit EDM
3 80 (6.23%) Front Arena
4 22 (1.71%) Eagle PACE
5 21 (1.63%) Bloomberg AIM
6 19 (1.48%) Ripple
7 18 (1.40%) ION MarketView
8 16 (1.25%) LatentZero
9 8 (0.62%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.62%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 6 (0.47%) LongView
11 2 (0.16%) RMDS
11 2 (0.16%) Salerio
12 1 (0.078%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.078%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.35%) SaaS
3 27 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.54%) Office 365
6 5 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.39%) Serverless
7 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.31%) npm
7 4 (0.31%) NuGet
7 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.078%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.67%) FIX Connectivity
2 21 (1.63%) SMS
3 13 (1.01%) Firewall
3 13 (1.01%) LAN
3 13 (1.01%) WAN
4 11 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.70%) DHCP
5 9 (0.70%) DNS
5 9 (0.70%) HTTP
6 7 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.54%) Internet
7 6 (0.47%) Broadband
7 6 (0.47%) Intranet
7 6 (0.47%) VPN
8 4 (0.31%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) BGP
9 2 (0.16%) OSPF
9 2 (0.16%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (0.078%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 141 (10.97%) Big Data
3 59 (4.59%) MongoDB
4 53 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 52 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 33 (2.57%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (2.41%) MySQL
9 27 (2.10%) Blockchain
10 26 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.48%) DB2
13 17 (1.32%) MS Access
14 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 82 (6.38%) TeamCity
2 76 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 54 (4.20%) JIRA
5 43 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (3.35%) Visual Studio
6 42 (3.27%) Git (software)
7 32 (2.49%) Selenium
8 31 (2.41%) Maven
9 29 (2.26%) JUnit
10 27 (2.10%) MSBuild
11 26 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
13 19 (1.48%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.40%) Subversion
15 17 (1.32%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.09%) Gradle
17 12 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.93%) Protractor
18 11 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 972 (75.64%) Finance
2 592 (46.07%) Front Office
3 573 (44.59%) Banking
4 379 (29.49%) Investment Banking
5 170 (13.23%) Financial Institution
6 84 (6.54%) Back Office
7 43 (3.35%) Italian Language
8 42 (3.27%) French Language
8 42 (3.27%) German Language
9 34 (2.65%) Marketing
10 27 (2.10%) Legal
11 25 (1.95%) Spanish Language
12 18 (1.40%) Advertising
13 13 (1.01%) Publishing
14 9 (0.70%) Law
15 6 (0.47%) Games
16 3 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
17 1 (0.078%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.078%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.078%) Retail
Job Titles
1 542 (42.18%) Developer
2 216 (16.81%) Analyst
3 189 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 117 (9.11%) C# Developer
5 115 (8.95%) Applications Support
6 84 (6.54%) Support Analyst
7 83 (6.46%) Software Engineer
8 80 (6.23%) Business Analyst
9 77 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 67 (5.21%) Support Engineer
11 59 (4.59%) Python Developer
12 49 (3.81%) .NET Developer
13 47 (3.66%) Applications Engineer
14 46 (3.58%) Front Office Developer
15 44 (3.42%) Applications Support Engineer
15 44 (3.42%) Consultant
16 43 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
17 41 (3.19%) Finance Manager
18 40 (3.11%) C++ Developer
18 40 (3.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (16.89%) .NET
2 214 (16.65%) FIX Protocol
3 113 (8.79%) AngularJS
4 109 (8.48%) WPF
5 107 (8.33%) React
6 104 (8.09%) HTML
7 89 (6.93%) Web Services
8 71 (5.53%) XML
9 70 (5.45%) WCF
10 66 (5.14%) HTML5
11 60 (4.67%) J2EE
12 54 (4.20%) Spring
13 49 (3.81%) Middleware
14 47 (3.66%) ASP.NET
14 47 (3.66%) Kafka
14 47 (3.66%) Vert.x
15 43 (3.35%) RESTful
16 42 (3.27%) .NET Framework
17 37 (2.88%) J2SE
18 34 (2.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 618 (48.09%) Equities
2 555 (43.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 512 (39.84%) Derivative
4 308 (23.97%) Hedge funds
5 234 (18.21%) Computer Science
6 168 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
7 129 (10.04%) Cyberthreat
8 120 (9.34%) Fintech
9 82 (6.38%) Algorithms
10 76 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
11 72 (5.60%) Data Structures
12 65 (5.06%) OTC Derivatives
13 53 (4.12%) Exotic Derivative
14 44 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
15 43 (3.35%) Management Information System
16 34 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
17 29 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
18 27 (2.10%) Virtual Team
19 25 (1.95%) Reference Data
20 21 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 188 (14.63%) Unix
2 185 (14.40%) Linux
3 129 (10.04%) Windows
4 12 (0.93%) CentOS
4 12 (0.93%) Fedora
4 12 (0.93%) SUSE
4 12 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 10 (0.78%) Solaris
5 10 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.62%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.47%) Android
8 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (32.06%) Asset Management
2 397 (30.89%) Investment Management
3 315 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (20.08%) Problem-Solving
5 197 (15.33%) Software Engineering
6 184 (14.32%) Low Latency
7 170 (13.23%) Mathematics
8 164 (12.76%) Electronic Trading
9 161 (12.53%) Risk Management
10 142 (11.05%) Business Analysis
11 137 (10.66%) OO
12 130 (10.12%) Strategic Thinking
13 129 (10.04%) Innovative Thinking
14 109 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
15 102 (7.94%) TDD
16 99 (7.70%) DevOps
16 99 (7.70%) Open Source
17 89 (6.93%) Portfolio Management
18 86 (6.69%) Multithreading
19 84 (6.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 643 (50.04%) SQL
2 548 (42.65%) Java
3 385 (29.96%) C#
4 362 (28.17%) Python
5 211 (16.42%) C++
6 143 (11.13%) JavaScript
7 106 (8.25%) Perl
8 75 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 67 (5.21%) Ruby
10 63 (4.90%) Scala
11 61 (4.75%) PowerShell
12 60 (4.67%) T-SQL
13 58 (4.51%) Korn
14 54 (4.20%) Bourne shell
15 38 (2.96%) C
16 35 (2.72%) MATLAB
16 35 (2.72%) R
17 32 (2.49%) VBA
18 30 (2.33%) PL/SQL
19 29 (2.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 355 (27.63%) Degree
2 103 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (3.74%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.18%) PhD
5 24 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (1.56%) CFA
6 20 (1.56%) ISEB
7 13 (1.01%) CIMA
8 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.39%) CISSP
9 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.31%) PMP
11 3 (0.23%) IIBA
11 3 (0.23%) MBA
11 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.15%) QA
2 54 (4.20%) MiFID
3 11 (0.86%) EMIR
4 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.31%) FATCA
5 4 (0.31%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) Basel II
System Software
1 62 (4.82%) Docker
2 9 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.47%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.078%) KVM
7 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (2.02%) Terraform
2 25 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.17%) Automic
3 15 (1.17%) Dollar Universe
4 12 (0.93%) Ansible
5 9 (0.70%) Puppet
6 7 (0.54%) SCCM
7 6 (0.47%) Control-M
8 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 1 (0.078%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 215 (16.73%) Oracle
2 116 (9.03%) Charles River
3 104 (8.09%) Bloomberg
4 94 (7.32%) Calypso
5 83 (6.46%) SimCorp
6 72 (5.60%) FXall
7 63 (4.90%) Tradeweb
8 54 (4.20%) Sybase
9 53 (4.12%) Reuters
10 51 (3.97%) MarketAxess
11 50 (3.89%) Microsoft
12 42 (3.27%) ION Trading
13 41 (3.19%) TIBCO
14 31 (2.41%) Solace
15 20 (1.56%) Google
16 18 (1.40%) Red Hat
17 17 (1.32%) Fidessa
18 13 (1.01%) Citrix
19 12 (0.93%) DevExpress
20 11 (0.86%) Eze Software Group