Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 435 481
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 -14
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,206 1,184 1,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.61% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 879 753 901
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 74,405 73,674 87,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.29% 42.84% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57,931 58,674 70,633
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,558
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.18% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 +3 1,186 £72,500 -3.33% 111
London +1 1,174 £72,500 -3.33% 111
UK excluding London +13 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland -24 16 £72,500 +93.33%
North of England +10 7 £25,000 -
North West +10 7 £25,000 -
Northern Ireland +8 4 - - 1
South East -4 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Midlands +4 1 £67,500 +35.00%
South West -3 1 £42,500 -51.43%
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 899 (74.54%) Finance
2 583 (48.34%) Equities
3 569 (47.18%) SQL
4 555 (46.02%) Banking
5 499 (41.38%) Front Office
6 454 (37.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 447 (37.06%) Derivative
8 430 (35.66%) Java
9 339 (28.11%) Investment Banking
10 327 (27.11%) C#
11 318 (26.37%) Degree
12 310 (25.70%) Investment Management
13 305 (25.29%) Asset Management
14 296 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
15 263 (21.81%) Unix
15 263 (21.81%) Python
15 263 (21.81%) Problem-Solving
16 234 (19.40%) FIX Protocol
17 212 (17.58%) Hedge funds
18 197 (16.33%) Linux
19 188 (15.59%) Oracle
20 184 (15.26%) C++
21 182 (15.09%) Low Latency
22 178 (14.76%) Computer Science
23 168 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
24 167 (13.85%) Electronic Trading
25 152 (12.60%) .NET
26 148 (12.27%) Risk Management
27 147 (12.19%) JavaScript
28 146 (12.11%) SQL Server

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 42 (3.48%) Apache
2 36 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.32%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.00%) Confluence
4 12 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 9 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.41%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.33%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.33%) Jetty
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.083%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 133 (11.03%) thinkFolio
2 69 (5.72%) Front Arena
3 58 (4.81%) Markit EDM
4 39 (3.23%) Eagle PACE
5 23 (1.91%) Bloomberg AIM
6 19 (1.58%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.66%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.50%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 4 (0.33%) Ripple
11 3 (0.25%) LongView
12 1 (0.083%) BondVision
12 1 (0.083%) Orchestrade
12 1 (0.083%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.99%) SaaS
3 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.58%) Office 365
6 5 (0.41%) Slack
7 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.17%) Serverless
9 1 (0.083%) GitHub
9 1 (0.083%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.55%) FIX Connectivity
2 27 (2.24%) WAN
3 21 (1.74%) LAN
4 19 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.49%) Firewall
6 17 (1.41%) SMS
7 16 (1.33%) VPN
8 11 (0.91%) Network Security
9 9 (0.75%) Broadband
9 9 (0.75%) DHCP
9 9 (0.75%) DNS
9 9 (0.75%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.75%) Internet
9 9 (0.75%) Intranet
10 8 (0.66%) BGP
11 7 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.58%) MPLS
11 7 (0.58%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 142 (11.77%) Big Data
3 49 (4.06%) NoSQL
4 46 (3.81%) MongoDB
5 43 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.65%) Blockchain
7 32 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.24%) MySQL
9 26 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.49%) DB2
14 15 (1.24%) Data Lake
15 13 (1.08%) KDB
16 11 (0.91%) MemSQL
17 10 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
18 9 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
19 7 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 58 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 45 (3.73%) TeamCity
3 44 (3.65%) Selenium
4 31 (2.57%) JIRA
5 29 (2.40%) JUnit
6 27 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (1.99%) Protractor
8 19 (1.58%) Git (software)
9 17 (1.41%) Maven
9 17 (1.41%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.16%) NUnit
11 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.83%) Gradle
12 10 (0.83%) Mockito
12 10 (0.83%) Subversion
13 9 (0.75%) Artifactory
13 9 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.58%) FitNesse
General
1 899 (74.54%) Finance
2 555 (46.02%) Banking
3 499 (41.38%) Front Office
4 339 (28.11%) Investment Banking
5 145 (12.02%) Financial Institution
6 56 (4.64%) Back Office
7 43 (3.57%) Legal
8 35 (2.90%) French Language
9 34 (2.82%) Italian Language
10 32 (2.65%) German Language
11 23 (1.91%) Advertising
12 10 (0.83%) Games
13 7 (0.58%) Marketing
14 5 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.41%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) Retail
15 4 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.17%) Billing
17 2 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 434 (35.99%) Developer
2 216 (17.91%) Analyst
3 155 (12.85%) Java Developer
4 116 (9.62%) Applications Support
5 94 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 80 (6.63%) C# Developer
7 57 (4.73%) Support Analyst
8 46 (3.81%) Python Developer
9 45 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 43 (3.57%) Onboarding Engineer
11 42 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.48%) Support Engineer
12 38 (3.15%) .NET Developer
12 38 (3.15%) Banking Analyst
12 38 (3.15%) Consultant
12 38 (3.15%) Finance Manager
13 37 (3.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 37 (3.07%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 36 (2.99%) Unix Support
15 34 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (19.40%) FIX Protocol
2 152 (12.60%) .NET
3 91 (7.55%) AngularJS
4 79 (6.55%) HTML
5 72 (5.97%) WPF
6 57 (4.73%) React
7 55 (4.56%) HTML5
8 54 (4.48%) WCF
9 49 (4.06%) XML
10 46 (3.81%) Spring
11 44 (3.65%) Middleware
12 43 (3.57%) Vert.x
13 41 (3.40%) Kafka
14 34 (2.82%) .NET Framework
15 31 (2.57%) TIBCO EMS
16 30 (2.49%) RESTful
17 27 (2.24%) Web Services
18 26 (2.16%) REST
19 23 (1.91%) ASP.NET
19 23 (1.91%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 583 (48.34%) Equities
2 454 (37.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 447 (37.06%) Derivative
4 212 (17.58%) Hedge funds
5 178 (14.76%) Computer Science
6 168 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
7 107 (8.87%) Cyberthreat
8 104 (8.62%) Fintech
9 95 (7.88%) Algorithms
10 70 (5.80%) OTC Derivatives
11 59 (4.89%) Exotic Derivative
12 56 (4.64%) Management Information System
13 41 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
14 40 (3.32%) Data Structures
15 36 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
16 33 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
17 26 (2.16%) Virtual Team
18 24 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
19 20 (1.66%) Reference Data
20 18 (1.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 263 (21.81%) Unix
2 197 (16.33%) Linux
3 64 (5.31%) Windows
4 13 (1.08%) Solaris
4 13 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.75%) Android
6 7 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (25.70%) Investment Management
2 305 (25.29%) Asset Management
3 296 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
4 263 (21.81%) Problem-Solving
5 182 (15.09%) Low Latency
6 167 (13.85%) Electronic Trading
7 148 (12.27%) Risk Management
8 129 (10.70%) Software Engineering
9 128 (10.61%) OO
10 120 (9.95%) Business Analysis
11 119 (9.87%) TDD
12 117 (9.70%) Mathematics
13 109 (9.04%) Strategic Thinking
14 107 (8.87%) Innovative Thinking
15 95 (7.88%) SDLC
16 90 (7.46%) Algorithmic Trading
16 90 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (7.13%) Open Source
17 86 (7.13%) Test Automation
18 85 (7.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 569 (47.18%) SQL
2 430 (35.66%) Java
3 327 (27.11%) C#
4 263 (21.81%) Python
5 184 (15.26%) C++
6 147 (12.19%) JavaScript
7 73 (6.05%) Bash Shell
8 71 (5.89%) Perl
9 57 (4.73%) Shell Script
10 40 (3.32%) Ruby
11 38 (3.15%) Korn
11 38 (3.15%) VBA
12 37 (3.07%) C
13 36 (2.99%) Scala
14 35 (2.90%) T-SQL
15 32 (2.65%) Bourne shell
16 28 (2.32%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.99%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.74%) Java 8
19 18 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 318 (26.37%) Degree
2 80 (6.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.40%) Master's Degree
4 26 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (1.49%) ISEB
6 17 (1.41%) PhD
7 9 (0.75%) CFA
8 8 (0.66%) CCNP
8 8 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.58%) CCIE
9 7 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.41%) PMP
11 3 (0.25%) MBA
11 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (9.78%) QA
2 73 (6.05%) MiFID
3 10 (0.83%) EMIR
4 5 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.41%) GDPR
5 4 (0.33%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.25%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.083%) Basel II
8 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (4.56%) Docker
2 9 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.75%) Terminal Server
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.33%) GridGain
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.083%) KVM
7 1 (0.083%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (1.00%) Automic
1 12 (1.00%) Dollar Universe
1 12 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.58%) SCCM
3 5 (0.41%) Ansible
3 5 (0.41%) Control-M
3 5 (0.41%) Terraform
4 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.17%) Puppet
4 2 (0.17%) Salt
5 1 (0.083%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 188 (15.59%) Oracle
2 140 (11.61%) Bloomberg
3 117 (9.70%) Charles River
4 74 (6.14%) SimCorp
5 72 (5.97%) FXall
6 69 (5.72%) Calypso
7 60 (4.98%) Microsoft
8 55 (4.56%) Sybase
8 55 (4.56%) Tradeweb
9 46 (3.81%) MarketAxess
10 44 (3.65%) TIBCO
11 42 (3.48%) Fidessa
12 39 (3.23%) Reuters
13 36 (2.99%) ION Trading
14 19 (1.58%) Citrix
15 15 (1.24%) Murex
16 11 (0.91%) Cisco
17 10 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.83%) Solace
18 9 (0.75%) FactSet