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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 500 431 266
Rank change year-on-year -69 -165 +129
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,177 731 946
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.68% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.71% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 621 842
10th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
25th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £112,500 £102,500 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +37.50%
75th Percentile £136,250 £122,500 £133,750
90th Percentile £162,500 £136,250 £144,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +46.88% +14.29%

Fixed Income is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 85,537 42,796 28,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 47.08% 39.70% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34,479 26,431 22,822
10th Percentile £33,984 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -48 1,158 £115,000 +9.52% 74
London -57 1,155 £115,000 +9.52% 74
Work from Home -67 365 £115,000 - 22
UK excluding London -164 12 £62,500 +6.38% 1
Scotland -48 9 £66,250 -11.67%
West Midlands -51 2 £55,000 -18.52%
Midlands -69 2 £55,000 -18.52%
North West -86 1 £67,500 +28.57%
North of England -96 1 £67,500 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 892 (75.79%) Finance
2 679 (57.69%) Derivative
3 665 (56.50%) Front Office
4 630 (53.53%) Agile
5 628 (53.36%) Equities
6 583 (49.53%) Python
7 544 (46.22%) Asset Management
8 524 (44.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 514 (43.67%) Investment Management
10 513 (43.59%) Software Engineering
11 498 (42.31%) AWS
12 471 (40.02%) Hedge funds
13 441 (37.47%) Java
14 346 (29.40%) C#
14 346 (29.40%) Analytics
15 314 (26.68%) React
16 310 (26.34%) Azure
17 306 (26.00%) GCP
18 303 (25.74%) SQL
19 294 (24.98%) JavaScript
20 258 (21.92%) .NET
21 202 (17.16%) Microservices
22 201 (17.08%) CI/CD
23 195 (16.57%) Fintech
24 177 (15.04%) TypeScript
25 171 (14.53%) .NET Core
26 161 (13.68%) Scrum
27 155 (13.17%) Banking
28 146 (12.40%) Linux
29 141 (11.98%) DevOps

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 39 (3.31%) Jetty
2 19 (1.61%) Apache
2 19 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
3 15 (1.27%) Jupyter
4 11 (0.93%) Confluence
4 11 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.25%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.085%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.44%) SimCorp Dimension
2 16 (1.36%) thinkFolio
3 15 (1.27%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.59%) Summit
5 4 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (0.34%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.25%) PolarLake
7 2 (0.17%) Eikon
7 2 (0.17%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.17%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.085%) Eagle STAR
8 1 (0.085%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.085%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 498 (42.31%) AWS
2 310 (26.34%) Azure
3 306 (26.00%) GCP
4 35 (2.97%) OpenShift
5 31 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 26 (2.21%) Power Platform
8 24 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (2.04%) Serverless
9 18 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
10 12 (1.02%) Route 53
11 7 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.42%) AWS KMS
12 5 (0.42%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.33%) HTTP
2 13 (1.10%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.59%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.17%) Firewall
6 2 (0.17%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.17%) Telnet
6 2 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.18%) Redis
3 35 (2.97%) Hazelcast
4 30 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.21%) Power BI
6 19 (1.61%) Apache Ignite
7 16 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
8 14 (1.19%) Tableau
9 13 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.76%) KDB
11 8 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.68%) DynamoDB
11 8 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.51%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 41 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 39 (3.31%) NUnit
3 36 (3.06%) Cucumber
3 36 (3.06%) Moq
4 35 (2.97%) JUnit
4 35 (2.97%) SpecFlow
5 34 (2.89%) JIRA
6 29 (2.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.59%) Postman
8 7 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.42%) GitLab
9 5 (0.42%) Spinnaker
10 4 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.25%) MSTest
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 892 (75.79%) Finance
2 665 (56.50%) Front Office
3 155 (13.17%) Banking
4 129 (10.96%) Social Skills
5 78 (6.63%) Investment Banking
6 47 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (3.14%) Financial Institution
8 35 (2.97%) Presentation Skills
9 25 (2.12%) Games
10 20 (1.70%) Legal
11 18 (1.53%) Back Office
11 18 (1.53%) Marketing
12 13 (1.10%) Retail
13 10 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 5 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.34%) French Language
16 4 (0.34%) International Banking
17 3 (0.25%) Advertising
18 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 570 (48.43%) Developer
2 286 (24.30%) Software Engineer
3 261 (22.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 216 (18.35%) Analyst
5 182 (15.46%) Java Developer
6 181 (15.38%) Finance Manager
7 149 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
8 148 (12.57%) AWS Developer
9 145 (12.32%) Business Analyst
10 141 (11.98%) AWS Software Engineer
11 133 (11.30%) .NET Developer
12 125 (10.62%) Senior Developer
13 107 (9.09%) Java Engineer
14 98 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
14 98 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
15 93 (7.90%) Python Developer
16 92 (7.82%) .NET Software Developer
17 89 (7.56%) .NET Software Engineer
18 87 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
19 83 (7.05%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (26.68%) React
2 258 (21.92%) .NET
3 171 (14.53%) .NET Core
4 117 (9.94%) ASP.NET
5 100 (8.50%) FIX Protocol
6 83 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 83 (7.05%) Protocol Buffers
7 82 (6.97%) ASP.NET Core
8 73 (6.20%) Spring
9 70 (5.95%) Kafka
10 53 (4.50%) AngularJS
10 53 (4.50%) Spring Boot
11 52 (4.42%) JSON
11 52 (4.42%) REST
12 51 (4.33%) SciPy
13 50 (4.25%) Pandas
14 48 (4.08%) gRPC
15 47 (3.99%) Node.js
16 45 (3.82%) Vue.js
17 39 (3.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 679 (57.69%) Derivative
2 628 (53.36%) Equities
3 524 (44.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 471 (40.02%) Hedge funds
5 136 (11.55%) Greenfield Project
6 90 (7.65%) OTC Derivatives
7 34 (2.89%) Reference Data
8 28 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
8 28 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.21%) Exotic Derivative
10 23 (1.95%) Market Risk
11 22 (1.87%) Cloud Native
12 20 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
13 19 (1.61%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.53%) Credit Risk
15 14 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 14 (1.19%) User Experience
16 13 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 11 (0.93%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 146 (12.40%) Linux
2 76 (6.46%) Unix
3 34 (2.89%) Windows
4 11 (0.93%) CentOS
5 4 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.17%) Android
6 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (53.53%) Agile
2 544 (46.22%) Asset Management
3 514 (43.67%) Investment Management
4 513 (43.59%) Software Engineering
5 346 (29.40%) Analytics
6 202 (17.16%) Microservices
7 201 (17.08%) CI/CD
8 195 (16.57%) Fintech
9 161 (13.68%) Scrum
10 141 (11.98%) DevOps
11 129 (10.96%) Multithreading
12 106 (9.01%) Order Management
13 102 (8.67%) Full Stack Development
14 100 (8.50%) Business Analysis
15 97 (8.24%) Data Analytics
16 93 (7.90%) Fund Management
17 90 (7.65%) Mentoring
17 90 (7.65%) Performance Attribution
18 88 (7.48%) Front End Development
19 87 (7.39%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 583 (49.53%) Python
2 441 (37.47%) Java
3 346 (29.40%) C#
4 303 (25.74%) SQL
5 294 (24.98%) JavaScript
6 177 (15.04%) TypeScript
7 127 (10.79%) C++
8 77 (6.54%) VBA
9 76 (6.46%) R
10 58 (4.93%) Scala
11 51 (4.33%) Shell Script
12 49 (4.16%) Kotlin
12 49 (4.16%) MATLAB
13 40 (3.40%) C
13 40 (3.40%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.12%) Perl
15 23 (1.95%) Go
16 21 (1.78%) ES6
17 13 (1.10%) VB
18 11 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (3.74%) Degree
2 38 (3.23%) PhD
3 17 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.51%) CFA
5 3 (0.25%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.085%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.63%) QA
2 13 (1.10%) IFRS
2 13 (1.10%) IFRS 9
3 11 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.68%) SLA
5 7 (0.59%) MiFID
6 4 (0.34%) EMIR
7 1 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 128 (10.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (5.18%) Terraform
2 60 (5.10%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.93%) Prometheus
4 7 (0.59%) Ansible
5 5 (0.42%) Istio
6 1 (0.085%) Grafana
Vendors
1 128 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.52%) Bloomberg
3 89 (7.56%) Oracle
4 76 (6.46%) BISAM
5 68 (5.78%) Charles River
6 17 (1.44%) SimCorp
7 14 (1.19%) Murex
7 14 (1.19%) Tradeweb
8 13 (1.10%) Calypso
9 12 (1.02%) Google
9 12 (1.02%) Sybase
9 12 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 11 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.76%) Solace
12 8 (0.68%) Reuters
13 7 (0.59%) FactSet
13 7 (0.59%) SAP
14 6 (0.51%) ION Trading
15 3 (0.25%) Sun
15 3 (0.25%) SunGard