Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 347 405
Rank change year-on-year +151 +58 -21
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 868 1,285 1,312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 2.38% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,097 981
Median annual salary £107,500 £90,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% +24.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £71,250 £56,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £152,500 £140,000 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -22.22%

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 19,409 54,070 65,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.97% 38.87% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15,344 40,519 50,205
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £99,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 7 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 22 September 2020. 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 +142 862 £107,500 +19.44% 57
London +72 860 £107,500 +19.44% 57
Work from Home +67 41 £105,000 +5.00% 5
UK excluding London +326 8 £40,000 +14.29%
Scotland - 4 £48,750 -
Northern Ireland +17 2 £40,000 -27.27%
East of England - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 728 (83.87%) Finance
2 635 (73.16%) Front Office
3 569 (65.55%) Hedge funds
4 553 (63.71%) Asset Management
5 532 (61.29%) Python
6 530 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
7 528 (60.83%) Derivative
8 522 (60.14%) AWS
9 516 (59.45%) Web Services
10 462 (53.23%) Java
11 449 (51.73%) Equities
12 439 (50.58%) Investment Management
13 359 (41.36%) JavaScript
14 346 (39.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 343 (39.52%) Software Engineering
16 322 (37.10%) SQL
17 305 (35.14%) React
18 301 (34.68%) AngularJS
19 256 (29.49%) Vue.js
20 237 (27.30%) Banking
21 179 (20.62%) R
22 178 (20.51%) Bloomberg
23 171 (19.70%) Azure
24 170 (19.59%) Investment Banking
25 167 (19.24%) Fintech
26 166 (19.12%) Analytics
27 163 (18.78%) Migration
28 156 (17.97%) GCP
29 154 (17.74%) Reference Data
30 152 (17.51%) Markit EDM

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 7 (0.81%) Apache
2 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.23%) Confluence
3 2 (0.23%) Luigi
4 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.35%) Figma
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Sketch
5 1 (0.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 152 (17.51%) Markit EDM
2 100 (11.52%) Eagle PACE
3 72 (8.29%) PolarLake
4 50 (5.76%) SimCorp Dimension
5 26 (3.00%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.23%) Actimize
6 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 522 (60.14%) AWS
2 171 (19.70%) Azure
3 156 (17.97%) GCP
4 69 (7.95%) Serverless
5 67 (7.72%) AWS Lambda
6 63 (7.26%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (7.26%) Amazon S3
7 21 (2.42%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.46%) SaaS
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.12%) Apigee
12 1 (0.12%) Kong
12 1 (0.12%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.07%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.23%) LAN
4 1 (0.12%) Firewall
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 41 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (2.88%) Amazon Athena
5 23 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.38%) KDB
8 10 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.81%) Big Data
12 6 (0.69%) Apache Ignite
12 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.76%) RStudio
3 21 (2.42%) Artifactory
4 15 (1.73%) JIRA
4 15 (1.73%) Maven
5 11 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.92%) Subversion
7 7 (0.81%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.69%) NUnit
8 6 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.58%) Ant
9 5 (0.58%) GitLab
9 5 (0.58%) JUnit
10 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (0.35%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.35%) PyCharm
11 3 (0.35%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 728 (83.87%) Finance
2 635 (73.16%) Front Office
3 237 (27.30%) Banking
4 170 (19.59%) Investment Banking
5 118 (13.59%) Back Office
6 16 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (0.23%) Law
8 2 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.12%) Advertising
9 1 (0.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.12%) German Language
9 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 414 (47.70%) Developer
2 231 (26.61%) Software Engineer
3 186 (21.43%) Python Developer
4 184 (21.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 166 (19.12%) AWS Engineer
6 150 (17.28%) Analyst
7 138 (15.90%) Python Engineer
8 131 (15.09%) AWS Software Engineer
9 125 (14.40%) AWS Developer
10 121 (13.94%) Python Software Engineer
11 114 (13.13%) Java Developer
12 110 (12.67%) Architect
13 104 (11.98%) Financial Analyst
14 102 (11.75%) Business Analyst
15 100 (11.52%) Finance Manager
16 77 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
17 73 (8.41%) Finance Business Analyst
18 58 (6.68%) Lead Developer
19 53 (6.11%) Reference Data Analyst
20 50 (5.76%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (59.45%) Web Services
2 305 (35.14%) React
3 301 (34.68%) AngularJS
4 256 (29.49%) Vue.js
5 117 (13.48%) .NET
6 91 (10.48%) Node.js
7 72 (8.29%) ASP.NET
8 65 (7.49%) .NET Core
9 52 (5.99%) ASP.NET Core
10 38 (4.38%) J2EE
11 34 (3.92%) Pandas
12 33 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
13 28 (3.23%) Spring
14 20 (2.30%) Kafka
15 19 (2.19%) Spring Boot
16 16 (1.84%) .NET Framework
16 16 (1.84%) Shiny
17 15 (1.73%) XML
18 14 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (1.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 569 (65.55%) Hedge funds
2 528 (60.83%) Derivative
3 449 (51.73%) Equities
4 346 (39.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 154 (17.74%) Reference Data
6 81 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
7 69 (7.95%) Credit Derivative
8 37 (4.26%) OTC Derivatives
9 31 (3.57%) Blog
10 24 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
12 21 (2.42%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.27%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.15%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.81%) Contract for Difference
16 7 (0.81%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.58%) Cloud Native
17 5 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.03%) Linux
2 42 (4.84%) Windows
3 22 (2.53%) Unix
4 5 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.35%) CentOS
5 3 (0.35%) Debian
5 3 (0.35%) Solaris
5 3 (0.35%) SUSE
5 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (63.71%) Asset Management
2 530 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (50.58%) Investment Management
4 343 (39.52%) Software Engineering
5 167 (19.24%) Fintech
6 166 (19.12%) Analytics
7 163 (18.78%) Migration
8 122 (14.06%) Scrum
9 96 (11.06%) Portfolio Management
10 90 (10.37%) Wealth Management
11 88 (10.14%) Decision-Making
12 86 (9.91%) Business Analysis
13 82 (9.45%) Microservices
14 79 (9.10%) Data Management
15 75 (8.64%) DevOps
15 75 (8.64%) Performance Management
16 70 (8.06%) Enterprise Data Management
17 58 (6.68%) Performance Attribution
18 57 (6.57%) Electronic Trading
19 51 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 532 (61.29%) Python
2 462 (53.23%) Java
3 359 (41.36%) JavaScript
4 322 (37.10%) SQL
5 179 (20.62%) R
6 136 (15.67%) C#
7 114 (13.13%) Kotlin
8 78 (8.99%) C++
9 50 (5.76%) TypeScript
10 39 (4.49%) C
11 35 (4.03%) VBA
12 34 (3.92%) MATLAB
13 24 (2.76%) Java 8
14 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.50%) Scala
16 11 (1.27%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.81%) Perl
17 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 50 (5.76%) Degree
2 19 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.50%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.04%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.46%) MBA
5 4 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.35%) OCP
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.23%) CFA
7 2 (0.23%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.30%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) EMIR
3 3 (0.35%) MiFID
3 3 (0.35%) UCITS
System Software
1 26 (3.00%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.58%) Ansible
2 5 (0.58%) Terraform
3 4 (0.46%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Control-M
5 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 178 (20.51%) Bloomberg
2 105 (12.10%) Google
3 56 (6.45%) Charles River
4 52 (5.99%) Calypso
5 50 (5.76%) GoldenSource
5 50 (5.76%) SimCorp
6 41 (4.72%) Microsoft
7 36 (4.15%) Reuters
8 34 (3.92%) Oracle
9 31 (3.57%) FactSet
10 10 (1.15%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.46%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.46%) Sybase
12 3 (0.35%) CQG
12 3 (0.35%) Patsystems
12 3 (0.35%) Perforce
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.35%) Trayport
13 2 (0.23%) Solace
13 2 (0.23%) Tradeweb