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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fixed Income
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 490 477 285
Rank change year-on-year -13 -192 +61
Permanent jobs citing Fixed Income 424 189 28
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.57% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.14% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 370 179 27
10th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £65,000
25th Percentile £87,500 £81,875 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £112,500 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% +25.00% +20.00%
75th Percentile £143,750 £135,625 £105,000
90th Percentile £187,500 £143,750 £112,500
UK median annual salary £112,500 £105,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +29.41%

Fixed Income is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,290 16,613 3,157
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 44.67% 40.03% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,366 11,346 2,655
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,990 £34,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +0.15%

Fixed Income
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Fixed Income trend for jobs with a WFH option

Fixed Income
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Fixed Income.

Fixed Income salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Fixed Income
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Fixed Income over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Fixed Income salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Fixed Income job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 359 (84.67%) Finance
2 258 (60.85%) Agile
3 257 (60.61%) Python
4 247 (58.25%) Derivative
5 233 (54.95%) Software Engineering
6 232 (54.72%) AWS
7 215 (50.71%) Java
8 211 (49.76%) Investment Management
9 209 (49.29%) Hedge funds
10 190 (44.81%) Equities
11 154 (36.32%) Azure
12 149 (35.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 144 (33.96%) GCP
14 132 (31.13%) Analytics
15 123 (29.01%) Front Office
16 116 (27.36%) SQL
17 111 (26.18%) Asset Management
18 103 (24.29%) Order Management
19 78 (18.40%) Product Management
20 69 (16.27%) Fintech
21 61 (14.39%) Scrum
22 59 (13.92%) JavaScript
22 59 (13.92%) FIX Protocol
23 58 (13.68%) Linux
24 57 (13.44%) React
25 55 (12.97%) Data Analytics
26 51 (12.03%) Electronic Trading
27 47 (11.08%) C#
27 47 (11.08%) .NET
28 45 (10.61%) Banking

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (7.78%) Apache Airflow
2 30 (7.08%) Apache
3 17 (4.01%) Jetty
4 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.94%) Confluence
5 4 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.71%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.83%) Aladdin
2 3 (0.71%) ION Anvil
3 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 232 (54.72%) AWS
2 154 (36.32%) Azure
3 144 (33.96%) GCP
4 34 (8.02%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (8.02%) Amazon S3
5 31 (7.31%) AWS Lambda
5 31 (7.31%) Serverless
6 17 (4.01%) OpenShift
7 13 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.18%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.71%) Route 53
11 1 (0.24%) Azure DevOps
11 1 (0.24%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.24%) Collibra
11 1 (0.24%) SaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.02%) HTTP
2 12 (2.83%) FIX Connectivity
3 10 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.94%) FTP
6 3 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.08%) Amazon Athena
2 30 (7.08%) Apache Ignite
3 25 (5.90%) Redis
4 17 (4.01%) Hazelcast
5 7 (1.65%) Tableau
6 6 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.42%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.18%) Power BI
8 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.71%) KDB
9 3 (0.71%) Kdb+
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.24%) Metadata
10 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (4.01%) Cucumber
1 17 (4.01%) JUnit
1 17 (4.01%) Moq
1 17 (4.01%) NUnit
1 17 (4.01%) SpecFlow
2 14 (3.30%) JIRA
3 11 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.94%) GitLab
5 4 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.71%) Postman
7 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
General
1 359 (84.67%) Finance
2 123 (29.01%) Front Office
3 45 (10.61%) Banking
4 37 (8.73%) Social Skills
5 26 (6.13%) Financial Institution
6 25 (5.90%) Games
7 24 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.30%) Marketing
9 13 (3.07%) Back Office
10 5 (1.18%) International Banking
10 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 5 (1.18%) Local Government
11 3 (0.71%) Law
12 2 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.47%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.24%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 159 (37.50%) Developer
2 110 (25.94%) Software Engineer
3 99 (23.35%) Analyst
4 93 (21.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 56 (13.21%) Finance Manager
5 56 (13.21%) Python Developer
6 44 (10.38%) AWS Developer
6 44 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
6 44 (10.38%) AWS Software Engineer
6 44 (10.38%) Java Developer
7 42 (9.91%) Business Analyst
7 42 (9.91%) Engineering Manager
8 39 (9.20%) Python Engineer
8 39 (9.20%) Python Software Engineer
9 29 (6.84%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 27 (6.37%) React Developer
11 26 (6.13%) Technical Leader
11 26 (6.13%) UI Developer
11 26 (6.13%) UI Engineer
12 22 (5.19%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.92%) FIX Protocol
2 57 (13.44%) React
3 47 (11.08%) .NET
4 43 (10.14%) Pandas
5 39 (9.20%) SciPy
6 34 (8.02%) NumPy
7 31 (7.31%) Protocol Buffers
8 29 (6.84%) GraphQL
8 29 (6.84%) Node.js
9 28 (6.60%) Kafka
10 26 (6.13%) D3.js
10 26 (6.13%) Spring
11 23 (5.42%) JSON
11 23 (5.42%) Spring Boot
12 22 (5.19%) .NET Core
13 19 (4.48%) REST
14 18 (4.25%) Reactive Extensions
15 17 (4.01%) Akka
15 17 (4.01%) Autofac
15 17 (4.01%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 247 (58.25%) Derivative
2 209 (49.29%) Hedge funds
3 190 (44.81%) Equities
4 149 (35.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (7.31%) Reference Data
6 30 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (6.84%) Credit Derivative
8 28 (6.60%) OTC Derivatives
9 17 (4.01%) Cloud Native
10 13 (3.07%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.83%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.83%) Low-Code
12 8 (1.89%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
16 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
16 1 (0.24%) Equity Derivative
16 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.68%) Linux
2 19 (4.48%) Unix
3 12 (2.83%) CentOS
4 8 (1.89%) Windows
5 6 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (60.85%) Agile
2 233 (54.95%) Software Engineering
3 211 (49.76%) Investment Management
4 132 (31.13%) Analytics
5 111 (26.18%) Asset Management
6 103 (24.29%) Order Management
7 78 (18.40%) Product Management
8 69 (16.27%) Fintech
9 61 (14.39%) Scrum
10 55 (12.97%) Data Analytics
11 51 (12.03%) Electronic Trading
12 43 (10.14%) Multithreading
13 39 (9.20%) Quantitative Research
14 36 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (8.02%) Business Analysis
15 34 (8.02%) Microservices
16 32 (7.55%) Visualisation
17 31 (7.31%) Extreme Programming
18 30 (7.08%) Mathematics
19 28 (6.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 257 (60.61%) Python
2 215 (50.71%) Java
3 116 (27.36%) SQL
4 59 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 47 (11.08%) C#
6 44 (10.38%) TypeScript
7 33 (7.78%) C++
8 28 (6.60%) Kotlin
9 26 (6.13%) R
10 22 (5.19%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.01%) Go
11 17 (4.01%) Scala
11 17 (4.01%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.07%) C
12 13 (3.07%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.59%) Groovy
14 4 (0.94%) Perl
15 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (3.54%) Degree
2 13 (3.07%) PhD
3 8 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.47%) CFA
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.43%) QA
2 9 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.71%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 39 (9.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (4.25%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.30%) Terraform
3 12 (2.83%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (10.14%) Oracle
2 34 (8.02%) Bloomberg
3 27 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 24 (5.66%) Charles River
5 12 (2.83%) BISAM
5 12 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.36%) ION Trading
7 8 (1.89%) Sybase
8 7 (1.65%) SAP
9 4 (0.94%) Solace
9 4 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.47%) IBM
11 1 (0.24%) Calypso
11 1 (0.24%) Denodo
11 1 (0.24%) FactSet
11 1 (0.24%) FIS
11 1 (0.24%) Murex
11 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.24%) SunGard