Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 389 285 384
Rank change year-on-year -104 +99 +98
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 647 1,145 1,212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 1.12% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 3.25% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 561 1,023 955
10th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £110,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.36% +51.72% -
75th Percentile £122,500 £138,750 £103,750
90th Percentile £130,000 £155,000 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% +23.08% -35.00%

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 31,995 35,197 51,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.33% 34.46% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21,920 27,723 38,937
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 10 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 6 May 2021. 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 -91 639 £97,500 -11.36% 49
London -59 626 £98,750 -10.23% 49
Work from Home -152 53 £85,000 -32.00% 2
UK excluding London +82 16 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North of England - 10 £52,500 -
North West - 10 £52,500 -
Scotland -2 3 £75,000 +57.89% 1
East Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
South East - 1 £26,000 -

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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.

1 441 (68.16%) Front Office
2 440 (68.01%) Finance
3 375 (57.96%) Equities
4 370 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
5 335 (51.78%) Java
6 313 (48.38%) Derivative
7 308 (47.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 296 (45.75%) JavaScript
9 279 (43.12%) React
10 265 (40.96%) AWS
11 262 (40.49%) Software Engineering
12 261 (40.34%) Python
13 259 (40.03%) Hedge funds
14 244 (37.71%) Asset Management
15 225 (34.78%) Investment Management
16 213 (32.92%) AngularJS
17 197 (30.45%) Banking
18 194 (29.98%) Web Services
19 175 (27.05%) Analytics
20 169 (26.12%) Vue.js
21 155 (23.96%) C#
22 146 (22.57%) SQL
23 141 (21.79%) Azure
24 128 (19.78%) GCP
25 120 (18.55%) Greenfield Project
26 117 (18.08%) Fintech
27 106 (16.38%) Investment Banking
28 98 (15.15%) .NET
29 93 (14.37%) Electronic Trading
30 90 (13.91%) C++

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 38 (5.87%) Apache
2 10 (1.55%) Confluence
3 5 (0.77%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.31%) MTS
5 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 18 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Actimize
1 1 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
1 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
1 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 265 (40.96%) AWS
2 141 (21.79%) Azure
3 128 (19.78%) GCP
4 38 (5.87%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (5.87%) Amazon S3
4 38 (5.87%) Serverless
5 37 (5.72%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (1.85%) SaaS
7 5 (0.77%) PaaS
8 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.46%) npm
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.15%) Matillion
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.15%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.93%) LAN
3 5 (0.77%) WAN
4 3 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.18%) Relational Database
2 38 (5.87%) SQL Server
3 37 (5.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 37 (5.72%) Apache Ignite
4 27 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.78%) Data Mart
6 15 (2.32%) KDB
7 8 (1.24%) Big Data
8 7 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.08%) Tableau
9 6 (0.93%) DB2
10 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.77%) MS Access
10 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.62%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.62%) Redis
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2017
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.94%) JIRA
3 8 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.62%) Maven
5 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.46%) Cypress.io
6 3 (0.46%) gulp
6 3 (0.46%) Storybook
6 3 (0.46%) webpack
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.31%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.31%) Subversion
8 1 (0.15%) Ant
8 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 441 (68.16%) Front Office
2 440 (68.01%) Finance
3 197 (30.45%) Banking
4 106 (16.38%) Investment Banking
5 86 (13.29%) Social Skills
6 25 (3.86%) Back Office
7 20 (3.09%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.24%) Law
10 7 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (0.62%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Marketing
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Retail
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 471 (72.80%) Developer
2 139 (21.48%) Java Developer
3 119 (18.39%) Front Office Developer
4 114 (17.62%) Software Engineer
5 113 (17.47%) Python Developer
6 111 (17.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 107 (16.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 83 (12.83%) AWS Developer
9 81 (12.52%) .NET Developer
10 74 (11.44%) .NET Software Developer
10 74 (11.44%) .NET Software Engineer
10 74 (11.44%) Analyst
10 74 (11.44%) AWS Engineer
10 74 (11.44%) AWS Software Engineer
11 56 (8.66%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 55 (8.50%) React Developer
13 53 (8.19%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 43 (6.65%) Python Engineer
15 42 (6.49%) Business Analyst
16 37 (5.72%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (43.12%) React
2 213 (32.92%) AngularJS
3 194 (29.98%) Web Services
4 169 (26.12%) Vue.js
5 98 (15.15%) .NET
6 81 (12.52%) Node.js
7 80 (12.36%) .NET Core
7 80 (12.36%) ASP.NET
8 76 (11.75%) ASP.NET Core
9 74 (11.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (8.04%) Shiny
11 42 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
12 36 (5.56%) GraphQL
13 33 (5.10%) HTML
14 25 (3.86%) Middleware
15 22 (3.40%) WPF
16 21 (3.25%) XML
17 19 (2.94%) NumPy
18 18 (2.78%) Murex MxML
19 17 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 375 (57.96%) Equities
2 313 (48.38%) Derivative
3 308 (47.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 259 (40.03%) Hedge funds
5 120 (18.55%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (7.88%) Market Risk
7 36 (5.56%) Credit Risk
8 24 (3.71%) Algorithms
9 21 (3.25%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.55%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.77%) Clustering
13 5 (0.77%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.62%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 2 (0.31%) Pricing Data
15 2 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.67%) Linux
2 52 (8.04%) Unix
3 25 (3.86%) Windows
4 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.15%) Solaris
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (40.49%) Software Engineering
3 244 (37.71%) Asset Management
4 225 (34.78%) Investment Management
5 175 (27.05%) Analytics
6 117 (18.08%) Fintech
7 93 (14.37%) Electronic Trading
8 87 (13.45%) Migration
9 86 (13.29%) Microservices
10 67 (10.36%) Multithreading
11 64 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (8.66%) TDD
13 46 (7.11%) Portfolio Management
14 39 (6.03%) Artificial Intelligence
14 39 (6.03%) Low Latency
15 38 (5.87%) Risk Analytics
16 37 (5.72%) Computer Science
16 37 (5.72%) Machine Learning
17 35 (5.41%) SDLC
18 34 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 335 (51.78%) Java
2 296 (45.75%) JavaScript
3 261 (40.34%) Python
4 155 (23.96%) C#
5 146 (22.57%) SQL
6 90 (13.91%) C++
7 83 (12.83%) Kotlin
8 81 (12.52%) TypeScript
9 75 (11.59%) Scala
10 56 (8.66%) R
11 37 (5.72%) Clojure
12 23 (3.55%) Java 8
13 11 (1.70%) VBA
14 10 (1.55%) Erlang
15 8 (1.24%) C
16 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.77%) XAML
17 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.46%) Perl
19 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (4.64%) Degree
2 24 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.93%) PhD
4 5 (0.77%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.02%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) MiFID
3 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) Basel III
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 30 (4.64%) Docker
2 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) GridGain
3 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 26 (4.02%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.93%) Control-M
3 5 (0.77%) Ansible
4 3 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.46%) Terraform
5 2 (0.31%) Grafana
5 2 (0.31%) Graphite
6 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.15%) Oozie
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (3.86%) Bloomberg
2 22 (3.40%) Oracle
3 19 (2.94%) Murex
4 14 (2.16%) ION Trading
5 12 (1.85%) Solace
6 11 (1.70%) Google
7 10 (1.55%) Microsoft
7 10 (1.55%) Telerik
8 6 (0.93%) Charles River
8 6 (0.93%) Instagram
8 6 (0.93%) Tradeweb
9 4 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.46%) Databricks
10 3 (0.46%) IBM
10 3 (0.46%) Sun
11 2 (0.31%) Citrix
11 2 (0.31%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.31%) FIS
11 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) TIBCO