Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 471 433
Rank change year-on-year +98 -38 -17
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1479 1225 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.49% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 775 916 1221
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £107,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +5.26%

Fixed Income is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75705 82161 89580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.79% 41.66% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57774 67209 71350
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 +107 1466 £77,500 +6.90% 61
London +57 1456 £77,500 +6.90% 60
UK excluding London +25 22 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Scotland -18 11 £37,500 -31.82% 1
South East +67 4 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +23 3 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands +17 3 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England - 2 £46,000 -
North of England -15 1 £25,000 -
North West -30 1 £25,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, 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 1162 (78.57%) Finance
2 868 (58.69%) Banking
3 730 (49.36%) Investment Banking
4 649 (43.88%) Asset Management
5 617 (41.72%) Equities
6 552 (37.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 492 (33.27%) Retail
8 487 (32.93%) Derivative
9 465 (31.44%) SQL
10 453 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
11 450 (30.43%) Wealth Management
12 440 (29.75%) Retail Banking
13 435 (29.41%) Front Office
14 331 (22.38%) Java
15 249 (16.84%) C#
15 249 (16.84%) Linux
16 241 (16.29%) SQL Server
17 233 (15.75%) SDLC
18 220 (14.87%) Business Analysis
19 213 (14.40%) Degree
20 195 (13.18%) Test Automation
21 190 (12.85%) Multithreading
22 184 (12.44%) Unix
23 177 (11.97%) QA
24 163 (11.02%) Murex
25 159 (10.75%) Oracle
26 156 (10.55%) .NET
27 153 (10.34%) ION Trading
27 153 (10.34%) Analytics
28 138 (9.33%) Technical Architecture

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 34 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 23 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (1.01%) CMS
5 13 (0.88%) Apache
6 11 (0.74%) Confluence
7 9 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.41%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.20%) JBoss
10 2 (0.14%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.14%) MTS
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.068%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.27%) Stata
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 54 (3.65%) Actimize
2 26 (1.76%) ION MarketView
3 21 (1.42%) thinkFolio
4 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 8 (0.54%) Oracle FAH
7 7 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.41%) Bloomberg AIM
8 6 (0.41%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
9 5 (0.34%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.74%) SaaS
4 7 (0.47%) Google App Engine
4 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.34%) IaaS
5 5 (0.34%) PaaS
5 5 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.20%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.068%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.42%) Firewall
2 19 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 14 (0.95%) WAN
4 9 (0.61%) LAN
5 8 (0.54%) Multicast
6 6 (0.41%) PuTTY
7 5 (0.34%) BGP
7 5 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.34%) EIGRP
7 5 (0.34%) IPsec
7 5 (0.34%) MPLS
7 5 (0.34%) NetScaler
7 5 (0.34%) OSPF
7 5 (0.34%) tcpdump
7 5 (0.34%) VPN
7 5 (0.34%) Wireless
7 5 (0.34%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.20%) AMQP
9 2 (0.14%) LDAP
9 2 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 29 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (1.83%) MS Access
6 24 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.22%) Big Data
12 14 (0.95%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.88%) KDB
13 13 (0.88%) MySQL
14 12 (0.81%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.61%) Kdb+
16 9 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 78 (5.27%) JIRA
2 39 (2.64%) HP UFT
3 38 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 32 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.69%) Selenium
6 18 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.88%) JUnit
8 13 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (0.81%) GoogleTest
10 11 (0.74%) FitNesse
11 10 (0.68%) Maven
11 10 (0.68%) Protractor
11 10 (0.68%) Subversion
12 9 (0.61%) Mocha
12 9 (0.61%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.54%) Hudson
14 7 (0.47%) jMock
14 7 (0.47%) SilkPerformer
14 7 (0.47%) SilkTest
General
1 1162 (78.57%) Finance
2 868 (58.69%) Banking
3 730 (49.36%) Investment Banking
4 492 (33.27%) Retail
5 440 (29.75%) Retail Banking
6 435 (29.41%) Front Office
7 130 (8.79%) Financial Institution
8 86 (5.81%) Back Office
9 36 (2.43%) Marketing
10 16 (1.08%) Legal
11 11 (0.74%) Advertising
12 7 (0.47%) Games
13 6 (0.41%) Publishing
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 2 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.068%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.068%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.068%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (33.60%) Developer
2 418 (28.26%) Analyst
3 256 (17.31%) Business Analyst
4 191 (12.91%) Java Developer
5 136 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 81 (5.48%) Banking Analyst
7 75 (5.07%) Project Leader
8 64 (4.33%) .NET Developer
9 63 (4.26%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 60 (4.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 57 (3.85%) Monitoring Analyst
12 56 (3.79%) Murex Specialist
13 52 (3.52%) Development Project Leader
14 47 (3.18%) C++ Developer
15 46 (3.11%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
15 46 (3.11%) Front Office Developer
16 44 (2.97%) Financial Analyst
16 44 (2.97%) Support Analyst
16 44 (2.97%) Technical Leader
17 43 (2.91%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (10.55%) .NET
2 112 (7.57%) FIX Protocol
3 82 (5.54%) XML
4 75 (5.07%) HTML
5 69 (4.67%) AngularJS
6 68 (4.60%) WPF
7 66 (4.46%) HTML5
8 62 (4.19%) WCF
9 53 (3.58%) React
10 45 (3.04%) RESTful
11 44 (2.97%) Spring
12 38 (2.57%) Entity Framework
13 32 (2.16%) .NET Framework
14 30 (2.03%) CSS
15 29 (1.96%) REST
16 26 (1.76%) Angular 2
16 26 (1.76%) Node.js
16 26 (1.76%) SOAP
17 25 (1.69%) Middleware
18 23 (1.56%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 617 (41.72%) Equities
2 552 (37.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 487 (32.93%) Derivative
4 120 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (5.54%) Hedge funds
5 82 (5.54%) Management Information System
6 73 (4.94%) Equity Derivative
6 73 (4.94%) Eurex
7 69 (4.67%) Market Risk
8 68 (4.60%) Computer Science
9 64 (4.33%) OTC Derivatives
10 59 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (3.65%) Credit Risk
12 50 (3.38%) Fintech
13 48 (3.25%) User Experience
14 37 (2.50%) Algorithms
15 33 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 26 (1.76%) Data Structures
17 24 (1.62%) Credit Derivative
18 21 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 249 (16.84%) Linux
2 184 (12.44%) Unix
3 77 (5.21%) Windows
4 23 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.27%) openSUSE
6 4 (0.27%) Solaris
6 4 (0.27%) SUSE
7 2 (0.14%) Android
7 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (43.88%) Asset Management
2 453 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (30.43%) Wealth Management
4 233 (15.75%) SDLC
5 220 (14.87%) Business Analysis
6 195 (13.18%) Test Automation
7 190 (12.85%) Multithreading
8 153 (10.34%) Analytics
9 138 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
10 134 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (8.92%) Re-Platforming
12 122 (8.25%) Project Management
13 120 (8.11%) OO
14 117 (7.91%) Change Management
15 110 (7.44%) Risk Management
16 108 (7.30%) Low Latency
17 106 (7.17%) Electronic Trading
18 104 (7.03%) Data Analysis
19 103 (6.96%) Fund Management
20 96 (6.49%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 465 (31.44%) SQL
2 331 (22.38%) Java
3 249 (16.84%) C#
4 110 (7.44%) Python
5 108 (7.30%) JavaScript
6 97 (6.56%) C++
7 84 (5.68%) VBA
8 42 (2.84%) Scala
9 28 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.56%) C
11 22 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 22 (1.49%) Perl
12 17 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 14 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.54%) Lingo
14 8 (0.54%) VBScript
15 7 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.47%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.41%) R
16 6 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 213 (14.40%) Degree
2 20 (1.35%) PhD
3 18 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.15%) ISEB
5 8 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.47%) CFA
7 6 (0.41%) CCNP
7 6 (0.41%) CIMA
7 6 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.41%) CISSP
8 5 (0.34%) CCIE
9 4 (0.27%) CISA
9 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.20%) ACCA
10 3 (0.20%) CISM
10 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.068%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (11.97%) QA
2 66 (4.46%) MiFID
3 14 (0.95%) PMO
4 10 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.41%) EMIR
6 3 (0.20%) SLA
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.34%) HDFS
2 4 (0.27%) Docker
2 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.61%) Graphite
3 5 (0.34%) Ansible
3 5 (0.34%) Control-M
4 4 (0.27%) Grafana
4 4 (0.27%) Nagios
5 3 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.068%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.068%) SCCM
7 1 (0.068%) vRealize
Vendors
1 163 (11.02%) Murex
2 159 (10.75%) Oracle
3 153 (10.34%) ION Trading
4 64 (4.33%) Bloomberg
5 55 (3.72%) Microsoft
6 33 (2.23%) Atlassian
7 32 (2.16%) Reuters
8 29 (1.96%) Charles River
8 29 (1.96%) Informatica
9 28 (1.89%) SAP
10 27 (1.83%) Alias
11 23 (1.56%) Calypso
11 23 (1.56%) Sybase
12 21 (1.42%) TIBCO
13 19 (1.28%) Citrix
14 16 (1.08%) Cadence
14 16 (1.08%) Google
15 7 (0.47%) Borland
15 7 (0.47%) Cisco
15 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com