The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 175 182 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -61
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 142 172 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 1.36% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 3.65% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 127 162 240
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
FIX Protocol
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3609 4716 4729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.82% 37.27% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 4057 4169
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the City of London region.

FIX Protocol Salary Trend in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FIX Protocol.

1 175 (67.31%) Finance
2 154 (59.23%) SQL
3 111 (42.69%) Java
4 101 (38.85%) UNIX
5 89 (34.23%) Linux
6 83 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (26.92%) Degree
7 70 (26.92%) Equities
8 56 (21.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 55 (21.15%) Front Office
10 51 (19.62%) Windows
11 38 (14.62%) XML
12 36 (13.85%) Multithreading
12 36 (13.85%) Low Latency
13 35 (13.46%) Python
13 35 (13.46%) Banking
14 32 (12.31%) Derivative
14 32 (12.31%) Fixed Income
15 31 (11.92%) Electronic Trading
15 31 (11.92%) QA
16 30 (11.54%) JIRA
17 29 (11.15%) Back Office
17 29 (11.15%) Investment Management
18 27 (10.38%) Algorithmic Trading
18 27 (10.38%) OO
18 27 (10.38%) Oracle
18 27 (10.38%) SQL Server
19 26 (10.00%) Computer Science
20 24 (9.23%) Spring
21 23 (8.85%) Software Engineering

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FIX Protocol. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.69%) Confluence
2 6 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.77%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.77%) JBoss
3 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.38%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.38%) MetaTrader
2 11 (4.23%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.38%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.38%) Capstone
5 1 (0.38%) RMDS
5 1 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.08%) LAN
2 8 (3.08%) WAN
3 6 (2.31%) VPN
4 5 (1.92%) Firewall
5 2 (0.77%) Internet
5 2 (0.77%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.38%) KDB
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (11.54%) JIRA
2 19 (7.31%) JUnit
3 18 (6.92%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.62%) Maven
5 10 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.31%) Ant
6 6 (2.31%) Selenium
6 6 (2.31%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.92%) JMeter
8 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.77%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.77%) Subversion
9 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.38%) FitNesse
General
1 175 (67.31%) Finance
2 55 (21.15%) Front Office
3 35 (13.46%) Banking
4 29 (11.15%) Back Office
5 20 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 15 (5.77%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.46%) Legal
8 5 (1.92%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.15%) Retail
10 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (35.00%) Developer
2 71 (27.31%) Analyst
3 51 (19.62%) Support Analyst
4 49 (18.85%) Java Developer
5 40 (15.38%) Applications Support
6 33 (12.69%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.62%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.85%) C++ Developer
12 9 (3.46%) QA Manager
13 8 (3.08%) Senior C++ Developer
14 7 (2.69%) Team Leader
14 7 (2.69%) FIX Analyst
15 6 (2.31%) Automation Tester
15 6 (2.31%) Support Manager
15 6 (2.31%) Tester
15 6 (2.31%) Software Developer
16 5 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.62%) XML
2 24 (9.23%) Spring
3 19 (7.31%) HTML
4 17 (6.54%) Middleware
5 13 (5.00%) QuickFIX
6 12 (4.62%) Swing
6 12 (4.62%) SOAP
6 12 (4.62%) Java SE
7 10 (3.85%) .NET
8 8 (3.08%) Ajax
8 8 (3.08%) FpML
9 7 (2.69%) J2EE
10 6 (2.31%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.31%) HTML5
10 6 (2.31%) Ultra Messaging
11 5 (1.92%) Rendezvous
11 5 (1.92%) Apache Flex
12 4 (1.54%) WCF
12 4 (1.54%) jQuery
12 4 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 70 (26.92%) Equities
2 56 (21.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (12.31%) Derivative
3 32 (12.31%) Fixed Income
4 26 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 21 (8.08%) Hedge funds
6 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (5.38%) SWIFT
8 11 (4.23%) Mathematics
9 10 (3.85%) Statistics
10 9 (3.46%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.54%) Physics
11 4 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.77%) Wiki
12 2 (0.77%) Equity Risk
12 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.77%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 101 (38.85%) UNIX
2 89 (34.23%) Linux
3 51 (19.62%) Windows
4 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.85%) Multithreading
2 36 (13.85%) Low Latency
3 31 (11.92%) Electronic Trading
4 29 (11.15%) Investment Management
5 27 (10.38%) Algorithmic Trading
5 27 (10.38%) OO
6 23 (8.85%) Software Engineering
7 22 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (8.08%) Business Analysis
8 21 (8.08%) Test Automation
9 20 (7.69%) Project Management
10 17 (6.54%) Data Management
11 14 (5.38%) TDD
11 14 (5.38%) Scrum
12 13 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 13 (5.00%) Build Automation
12 13 (5.00%) Functional Programming
13 12 (4.62%) Asset Management
14 11 (4.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (59.23%) SQL
2 111 (42.69%) Java
3 35 (13.46%) Python
4 22 (8.46%) Bash Shell
5 21 (8.08%) Shell Script
6 19 (7.31%) C#
7 17 (6.54%) C++
8 16 (6.15%) Perl
9 10 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.08%) Scala
11 6 (2.31%) VBA
12 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) AWK
14 2 (0.77%) C
14 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.38%) Tcl
15 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.38%) F#
15 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (26.92%) Degree
2 10 (3.85%) ISEB
3 8 (3.08%) PhD
4 5 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.77%) CCNA
6 2 (0.77%) MCP
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.38%) HNC
7 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.92%) QA
2 7 (2.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) EMIR
4 2 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.77%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.77%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (10.38%) Oracle
2 16 (6.15%) Bloomberg
3 10 (3.85%) Fidessa
4 6 (2.31%) HP
5 5 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.92%) Portware
6 4 (1.54%) Sybase
7 3 (1.15%) Calypso
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco
7 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.15%) Tradeweb
7 3 (1.15%) GL TRADE
7 3 (1.15%) Fixnetix
8 2 (0.77%) Currenex
8 2 (0.77%) Caplin
8 2 (0.77%) Charles River
8 2 (0.77%) NYFIX
8 2 (0.77%) SunGard
9 1 (0.38%) SAP
9 1 (0.38%) Progress
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