Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 379 452 450
Rank change year-on-year +73 -2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1,183 1,145 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.64% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 940 825 743
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £112,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -32.50% -20.00% +21.95%

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 60,403 69,886 68,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.59% 40.53% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45,656 54,250 54,566
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,403
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 8 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 24 May 2019. 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 +71 1,178 £72,500 - 38
London +52 1,164 £72,500 - 38
UK excluding London +59 19 £33,750 -32.50%
North of England +39 10 £30,500 +22.00%
North West +29 10 £30,500 +22.00%
South East +27 4 £40,000 -15.79%
Northern Ireland -25 4 £55,000 -
Scotland -1 1 £50,000 -31.03%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 777 (65.68%) Finance
2 750 (63.40%) Derivative
3 659 (55.71%) Front Office
4 658 (55.62%) Equities
5 617 (52.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 608 (51.39%) Asset Management
7 585 (49.45%) Banking
8 566 (47.84%) SQL
9 539 (45.56%) Java
10 438 (37.02%) C#
10 438 (37.02%) Investment Management
11 429 (36.26%) Hedge funds
12 410 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
13 374 (31.61%) Software Engineering
14 353 (29.84%) Oracle
15 306 (25.87%) Python
16 246 (20.79%) Computer Science
17 240 (20.29%) .NET
18 237 (20.03%) Degree
19 230 (19.44%) AngularJS
20 225 (19.02%) Investment Banking
21 217 (18.34%) FIX Protocol
22 215 (18.17%) thinkFolio
23 214 (18.09%) XML
24 211 (17.84%) Portfolio Management
25 199 (16.82%) C++
26 187 (15.81%) Workflow
26 187 (15.81%) Charles River
27 180 (15.22%) Oracle Workflow
28 177 (14.96%) 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
1 180 (15.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 46 (3.89%) Apache
3 44 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.86%) Jupyter
5 7 (0.59%) Confluence
6 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.42%) GemFire
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.17%) WildFly
9 1 (0.085%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 24 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 215 (18.17%) thinkFolio
2 68 (5.75%) Markit EDM
3 59 (4.99%) Front Arena
4 57 (4.82%) Temenos T24
5 13 (1.10%) Eze OMS
6 12 (1.01%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.51%) LongView
8 6 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.34%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.085%) Minerva
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 141 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (6.09%) GitHub
3 55 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (3.72%) SaaS
5 30 (2.54%) PaaS
6 27 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.59%) IaaS
9 7 (0.59%) Office 365
10 4 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.34%) Serverless
11 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.66%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (1.18%) Firewall
3 13 (1.10%) WAN
4 9 (0.76%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.76%) HTTP
5 7 (0.59%) LAN
5 7 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.25%) IPsec
7 1 (0.085%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
3 28 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 20 (1.69%) MySQL
6 20 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.85%) Redis
10 7 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.51%) Big Data
11 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.42%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 32 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 32 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (2.11%) JIRA
3 23 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.27%) Maven
5 13 (1.10%) Hudson
6 12 (1.01%) Gradle
6 12 (1.01%) JUnit
6 12 (1.01%) Selenium
7 9 (0.76%) Subversion
7 9 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.51%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.51%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket Server
11 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 777 (65.68%) Finance
2 659 (55.71%) Front Office
3 585 (49.45%) Banking
4 225 (19.02%) Investment Banking
5 84 (7.10%) Games
6 78 (6.59%) Back Office
7 50 (4.23%) French Language
7 50 (4.23%) German Language
7 50 (4.23%) Italian Language
7 50 (4.23%) Spanish Language
8 32 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.69%) Legal
10 8 (0.68%) Marketing
11 6 (0.51%) Dutch Language
11 6 (0.51%) Retail
12 3 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.085%) Advertising
14 1 (0.085%) Law
14 1 (0.085%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 424 (35.84%) Developer
2 218 (18.43%) Analyst
3 196 (16.57%) Java Developer
4 154 (13.02%) Business Analyst
5 121 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 118 (9.97%) Consultant
7 112 (9.47%) Applications Support
8 96 (8.11%) Support Engineer
9 93 (7.86%) Software Engineer
10 76 (6.42%) SQL Developer
11 70 (5.92%) Architect
12 69 (5.83%) Implementation Consultant
13 68 (5.75%) Applications Engineer
14 67 (5.66%) Applications Support Engineer
15 64 (5.41%) Java Consultant
16 63 (5.33%) Front Office Developer
17 61 (5.16%) Lead Architect
18 56 (4.73%) .NET Developer
19 49 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
20 48 (4.06%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (20.29%) .NET
2 230 (19.44%) AngularJS
3 217 (18.34%) FIX Protocol
4 214 (18.09%) XML
5 173 (14.62%) React
6 123 (10.40%) J2EE
7 122 (10.31%) Web Services
8 100 (8.45%) Node.js
9 89 (7.52%) WPF
10 83 (7.02%) ASP.NET
11 74 (6.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (6.26%) REST
12 70 (5.92%) Vue.js
13 58 (4.90%) HTML
14 51 (4.31%) WCF
15 44 (3.72%) HTML5
16 43 (3.63%) J2SE
17 35 (2.96%) Spring
18 28 (2.37%) CSS
19 27 (2.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 750 (63.40%) Derivative
2 658 (55.62%) Equities
3 617 (52.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 429 (36.26%) Hedge funds
5 96 (8.11%) OTC Derivatives
6 94 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
7 92 (7.78%) Management Information System
8 68 (5.75%) Fintech
9 57 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (4.56%) Data Structures
11 50 (4.23%) Algorithms
11 50 (4.23%) Equity Derivative
12 35 (2.96%) Credit Derivative
13 26 (2.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 24 (2.03%) Virtual Team
15 23 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (1.86%) Cloud Native
17 21 (1.78%) Market Risk
18 16 (1.35%) Blog
19 15 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 169 (14.29%) Unix
2 126 (10.65%) Linux
3 76 (6.42%) Windows
4 16 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.27%) Solaris
6 10 (0.85%) CentOS
6 10 (0.85%) Fedora
7 9 (0.76%) Windows NT
8 6 (0.51%) AIX
8 6 (0.51%) HPUX
9 4 (0.34%) SUSE
9 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.085%) Android
10 1 (0.085%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (51.39%) Asset Management
2 438 (37.02%) Investment Management
3 410 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
4 374 (31.61%) Software Engineering
5 246 (20.79%) Computer Science
6 211 (17.84%) Portfolio Management
7 187 (15.81%) Workflow
8 177 (14.96%) Wealth Management
9 144 (12.17%) Mentoring
10 126 (10.65%) Fund Management
11 121 (10.23%) Business Analysis
12 100 (8.45%) Test Automation
13 99 (8.37%) Microservices
14 98 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
15 95 (8.03%) Change Management
15 95 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 92 (7.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 91 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
17 91 (7.69%) Mathematics
18 90 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 566 (47.84%) SQL
2 539 (45.56%) Java
3 438 (37.02%) C#
4 306 (25.87%) Python
5 199 (16.82%) C++
6 139 (11.75%) JavaScript
7 116 (9.81%) Perl
8 82 (6.93%) PL/SQL
9 72 (6.09%) Bash Shell
10 56 (4.73%) R
11 43 (3.63%) Ruby
12 34 (2.87%) Shell Script
13 25 (2.11%) Java 8
14 24 (2.03%) VBA
15 18 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.18%) Bourne shell
17 14 (1.18%) Korn
17 14 (1.18%) Scala
18 12 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 237 (20.03%) Degree
2 28 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.61%) SAFe Agilist
4 11 (0.93%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.25%) CEH
7 3 (0.25%) CISA
7 3 (0.25%) CISM
7 3 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.085%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.085%) CFA
8 1 (0.085%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (12.93%) QA
2 24 (2.03%) MiFID
3 23 (1.94%) EMIR
4 22 (1.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) PMO
6 1 (0.085%) PSD2
System Software
1 128 (10.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.085%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.085%) HDFS
2 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (3.13%) Icinga
1 37 (3.13%) Nagios
1 37 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 24 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.03%) Terraform
3 9 (0.76%) Ansible
4 6 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.42%) Control-M
6 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.085%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.085%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 353 (29.84%) Oracle
2 187 (15.81%) Charles River
3 144 (12.17%) Bloomberg
4 122 (10.31%) Reuters
5 86 (7.27%) Calypso
6 67 (5.66%) SimCorp
7 51 (4.31%) Tradeweb
8 50 (4.23%) FXall
8 50 (4.23%) ION Trading
8 50 (4.23%) MarketAxess
9 44 (3.72%) Eze Software Group
10 40 (3.38%) DevExpress
11 37 (3.13%) SolarWinds
12 23 (1.94%) Fidessa
12 23 (1.94%) TIBCO
13 20 (1.69%) Google
13 20 (1.69%) Rackspace
14 19 (1.61%) Microsoft
15 15 (1.27%) Sybase
16 13 (1.10%) Solace