Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 462 396
Rank change year-on-year +90 -66 +35
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 1476 1167 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.62% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.53% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 720 866 1288
UK median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% -

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 77349 76453 91776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.87% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58327 62791 73520
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +99 1468 £77,500 +6.90% 90
London +59 1459 £77,500 +6.16% 90
UK excluding London -22 15 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Scotland -31 5 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Midlands +1 4 £37,500 -37.50%
West Midlands -4 4 £37,500 -37.50%
South East +32 3 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £46,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 1095 (74.19%) Finance
2 853 (57.79%) Banking
3 683 (46.27%) Investment Banking
4 657 (44.51%) Asset Management
5 639 (43.29%) Equities
6 585 (39.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 467 (31.64%) Wealth Management
8 466 (31.57%) SQL
9 464 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
10 457 (30.96%) Retail Banking
11 456 (30.89%) Front Office
12 444 (30.08%) Derivative
13 410 (27.78%) Java
14 246 (16.67%) Linux
15 229 (15.51%) Degree
16 211 (14.30%) SDLC
17 208 (14.09%) Unix
18 207 (14.02%) C#
19 194 (13.14%) Business Analysis
20 185 (12.53%) Multithreading
21 174 (11.79%) Oracle
22 163 (11.04%) SQL Server
23 157 (10.64%) Test Automation
24 155 (10.50%) Murex
25 154 (10.43%) QA
25 154 (10.43%) ION Trading
26 152 (10.30%) OO
27 142 (9.62%) Python
28 134 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
29 133 (9.01%) Technical Architecture

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 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.02%) Apache
4 10 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (0.54%) CMS
7 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.27%) JBoss
8 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.14%) Confluence
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.14%) MTS
11 1 (0.068%) GemFire
11 1 (0.068%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.068%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.068%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 63 (4.27%) Actimize
2 31 (2.10%) thinkFolio
3 29 (1.96%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.47%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.27%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.20%) Summit
9 2 (0.14%) RMDS
9 2 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
9 2 (0.14%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (0.61%) SaaS
4 7 (0.47%) Google App Engine
4 7 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.20%) IaaS
5 3 (0.20%) npm
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.068%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.068%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.068%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.96%) WAN
2 22 (1.49%) LAN
2 22 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.42%) Firewall
4 9 (0.61%) VPN
5 7 (0.47%) BGP
5 7 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (0.47%) EIGRP
5 7 (0.47%) IPsec
5 7 (0.47%) MPLS
5 7 (0.47%) Multicast
5 7 (0.47%) NetScaler
5 7 (0.47%) OSPF
5 7 (0.47%) tcpdump
5 7 (0.47%) Wireless
5 7 (0.47%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.27%) NAS
6 4 (0.27%) SAN
7 3 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 34 (2.30%) KDB
4 32 (2.17%) Blockchain
5 31 (2.10%) Big Data
6 25 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.49%) Kdb+
8 19 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.81%) Apache Hive
13 11 (0.75%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.75%) MySQL
14 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 65 (4.40%) JIRA
2 48 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.08%) Artifactory
4 15 (1.02%) GoogleTest
5 11 (0.75%) Maven
5 11 (0.75%) Selenium
6 10 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 10 (0.68%) Mockito
6 10 (0.68%) Protractor
7 8 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.41%) JUnit
8 6 (0.41%) Subversion
9 5 (0.34%) Ant
9 5 (0.34%) Gradle
9 5 (0.34%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.27%) Mocha
10 4 (0.27%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1095 (74.19%) Finance
2 853 (57.79%) Banking
3 683 (46.27%) Investment Banking
4 457 (30.96%) Retail Banking
5 456 (30.89%) Front Office
6 104 (7.05%) Financial Institution
7 79 (5.35%) Back Office
8 40 (2.71%) Retail
9 35 (2.37%) Marketing
10 32 (2.17%) Legal
11 20 (1.36%) Games
12 11 (0.75%) Advertising
13 3 (0.20%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 2 (0.14%) German Language
14 2 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.068%) International Banking
15 1 (0.068%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 479 (32.45%) Developer
2 389 (26.36%) Analyst
3 229 (15.51%) Business Analyst
4 228 (15.45%) Java Developer
5 88 (5.96%) C# Developer
6 71 (4.81%) Banking Analyst
7 68 (4.61%) Lead Developer
8 66 (4.47%) Monitoring Analyst
9 64 (4.34%) Project Leader
10 63 (4.27%) Murex Specialist
11 62 (4.20%) Applications Support
12 58 (3.93%) Senior Developer
13 55 (3.73%) Support Analyst
14 53 (3.59%) .NET Developer
14 53 (3.59%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
15 52 (3.52%) C++ Developer
15 52 (3.52%) Front Office Developer
16 46 (3.12%) Development Project Leader
17 44 (2.98%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 42 (2.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (7.79%) .NET
2 114 (7.72%) FIX Protocol
3 89 (6.03%) AngularJS
4 86 (5.83%) HTML
5 80 (5.42%) HTML5
6 77 (5.22%) React
7 67 (4.54%) WPF
8 62 (4.20%) XML
9 52 (3.52%) RESTful
10 51 (3.46%) Node.js
11 50 (3.39%) WCF
12 44 (2.98%) Spring
13 43 (2.91%) REST
14 39 (2.64%) CSS
15 34 (2.30%) Angular 2
16 32 (2.17%) Kafka
17 25 (1.69%) SOAP
18 23 (1.56%) ASP.NET
18 23 (1.56%) Entity Framework
19 22 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 639 (43.29%) Equities
2 585 (39.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 444 (30.08%) Derivative
4 122 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (7.52%) Computer Science
6 90 (6.10%) Hedge funds
7 88 (5.96%) Equity Derivative
8 87 (5.89%) Eurex
9 84 (5.69%) Fintech
10 66 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
11 63 (4.27%) Market Risk
12 59 (4.00%) Management Information System
13 54 (3.66%) Algorithms
14 48 (3.25%) Credit Risk
14 48 (3.25%) OTC Derivatives
15 42 (2.85%) User Experience
16 35 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
17 33 (2.24%) Data Structures
18 21 (1.42%) Virtual Team
19 17 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 246 (16.67%) Linux
2 208 (14.09%) Unix
3 63 (4.27%) Windows
4 16 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.41%) Solaris
6 5 (0.34%) Android
7 4 (0.27%) openSUSE
7 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.27%) SUSE
8 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (44.51%) Asset Management
2 467 (31.64%) Wealth Management
3 464 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (14.30%) SDLC
5 194 (13.14%) Business Analysis
6 185 (12.53%) Multithreading
7 157 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 152 (10.30%) OO
9 134 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
11 132 (8.94%) Strategic Thinking
12 128 (8.67%) Electronic Trading
12 128 (8.67%) Investment Management
12 128 (8.67%) Re-Platforming
13 122 (8.27%) Change Management
14 115 (7.79%) Project Management
15 110 (7.45%) Data Analysis
16 108 (7.32%) Analytics
16 108 (7.32%) OOP
17 105 (7.11%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 466 (31.57%) SQL
2 410 (27.78%) Java
3 207 (14.02%) C#
4 142 (9.62%) Python
5 113 (7.66%) C++
6 110 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 85 (5.76%) VBA
8 40 (2.71%) Scala
9 35 (2.37%) Perl
10 27 (1.83%) C
11 20 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.15%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.75%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.54%) XAML
18 7 (0.47%) Lingo
18 7 (0.47%) R
18 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 229 (15.51%) Degree
2 36 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.42%) PhD
4 15 (1.02%) CFA
5 11 (0.75%) CIMA
6 9 (0.61%) ISEB
7 7 (0.47%) CCIE
7 7 (0.47%) CCNP
7 7 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.47%) CISSP
8 6 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.068%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.068%) PMP
11 1 (0.068%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (10.43%) QA
2 63 (4.27%) MiFID
3 9 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.61%) PMO
4 7 (0.47%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.20%) EMIR
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 6 (0.41%) GridGain
2 3 (0.20%) HDFS
2 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.068%) Docker
4 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.22%) Control-M
2 6 (0.41%) Graphite
2 6 (0.41%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.41%) Nagios
3 4 (0.27%) Grafana
3 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.14%) Ansible
4 2 (0.14%) Netcool
5 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.068%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.068%) Puppet
5 1 (0.068%) SCCM
Vendors
1 174 (11.79%) Oracle
2 155 (10.50%) Murex
3 154 (10.43%) ION Trading
4 65 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 62 (4.20%) Bloomberg
6 52 (3.52%) Sybase
7 41 (2.78%) Charles River
8 28 (1.90%) TIBCO
9 27 (1.83%) Alias
10 24 (1.63%) Informatica
11 19 (1.29%) Google
12 16 (1.08%) Citrix
13 15 (1.02%) Atlassian
13 15 (1.02%) Cadence
14 14 (0.95%) Fidessa
15 13 (0.88%) Solace
16 12 (0.81%) DevExpress
16 12 (0.81%) SAP
17 10 (0.68%) Calypso
18 9 (0.61%) Cisco