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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 182 168 152
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 124 194 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.54% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 4.09% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 113 176 190
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -3.40%
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
3416 4743 4582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.03% 37.54% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2966 4099 4039
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 156 (68.72%) Finance
2 134 (59.03%) SQL
3 92 (40.53%) Java
4 86 (37.89%) UNIX
5 70 (30.84%) Linux
6 69 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (30.40%) Degree
7 58 (25.55%) Equities
8 48 (21.15%) Front Office
9 39 (17.18%) Windows
10 38 (16.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (16.74%) Banking
11 32 (14.10%) Back Office
12 31 (13.66%) Derivative
13 30 (13.22%) Fixed Income
13 30 (13.22%) Python
13 30 (13.22%) Investment Management
14 27 (11.89%) Multithreading
14 27 (11.89%) Investment Banking
15 26 (11.45%) QA
16 25 (11.01%) XML
16 25 (11.01%) Shell Script
17 24 (10.57%) Algorithmic Trading
18 23 (10.13%) Computer Science
18 23 (10.13%) Project Management
18 23 (10.13%) Low Latency
19 22 (9.69%) JIRA
19 22 (9.69%) Business Analysis
20 21 (9.25%) Spring
21 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.08%) Confluence
2 6 (2.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.88%) JBoss
3 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.73%) thinkFolio
2 8 (3.52%) MetaTrader
3 3 (1.32%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.44%) RMDS
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) LAN
1 5 (2.20%) WAN
1 5 (2.20%) VPN
2 4 (1.76%) Firewall
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) KDB
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (9.69%) JIRA
2 19 (8.37%) JUnit
3 17 (7.49%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.85%) Maven
5 9 (3.96%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.64%) Ant
6 6 (2.64%) Selenium
6 6 (2.64%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.76%) JMeter
8 2 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.88%) Subversion
8 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 156 (68.72%) Finance
2 48 (21.15%) Front Office
3 38 (16.74%) Banking
4 32 (14.10%) Back Office
5 27 (11.89%) Investment Banking
6 12 (5.29%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.52%) Legal
8 5 (2.20%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (29.07%) Developer
1 66 (29.07%) Analyst
2 43 (18.94%) Applications Support
3 41 (18.06%) Support Analyst
4 32 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 21 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.73%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.73%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (5.29%) Test Engineer
8 11 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.96%) QA Manager
11 7 (3.08%) FIX Analyst
11 7 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.08%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.64%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.64%) Tester
12 6 (2.64%) Architect
12 6 (2.64%) Support Manager
12 6 (2.64%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.01%) XML
2 21 (9.25%) Spring
3 18 (7.93%) HTML
4 15 (6.61%) FpML
5 13 (5.73%) QuickFIX
6 11 (4.85%) .NET
7 10 (4.41%) Java SE
8 9 (3.96%) Swing
9 7 (3.08%) Ajax
10 6 (2.64%) Middleware
10 6 (2.64%) J2EE
10 6 (2.64%) Ultra Messaging
11 5 (2.20%) HTML5
11 5 (2.20%) Apache Flex
11 5 (2.20%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.20%) XSLT
12 4 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.76%) WCF
12 4 (1.76%) Velocity
13 3 (1.32%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.55%) Equities
2 38 (16.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (13.66%) Derivative
4 30 (13.22%) Fixed Income
5 23 (10.13%) Computer Science
6 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (7.49%) Hedge funds
8 16 (7.05%) SWIFT
9 13 (5.73%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (2.20%) Statistics
12 4 (1.76%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.32%) Open Source
14 2 (0.88%) Wiki
14 2 (0.88%) Equity Risk
14 2 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.88%) Data Conversion
14 2 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (37.89%) UNIX
2 70 (30.84%) Linux
3 39 (17.18%) Windows
4 4 (1.76%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.76%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.22%) Investment Management
3 27 (11.89%) Multithreading
4 24 (10.57%) Algorithmic Trading
5 23 (10.13%) Project Management
5 23 (10.13%) Low Latency
6 22 (9.69%) Business Analysis
7 20 (8.81%) Electronic Trading
7 20 (8.81%) Test Automation
8 18 (7.93%) OO
8 18 (7.93%) Data Management
9 17 (7.49%) Functional Programming
9 17 (7.49%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.05%) Scrum
10 16 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.61%) Asset Management
12 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
12 13 (5.73%) Build Automation
13 12 (5.29%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (59.03%) SQL
2 92 (40.53%) Java
3 30 (13.22%) Python
4 25 (11.01%) Shell Script
5 19 (8.37%) C#
6 18 (7.93%) Bash Shell
7 14 (6.17%) C++
8 11 (4.85%) Perl
9 10 (4.41%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.08%) Scala
11 6 (2.64%) VBA
12 4 (1.76%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) C
14 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.44%) AWK
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) VBScript
14 1 (0.44%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (30.40%) Degree
2 9 (3.96%) ISEB
3 4 (1.76%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.32%) PhD
5 1 (0.44%) MCP
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.45%) QA
2 7 (3.08%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) EMIR
4 2 (0.88%) MiFID
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (2.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Control-M
3 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (8.37%) Bloomberg
2 11 (4.85%) Fidessa
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle
4 5 (2.20%) Charles River
4 5 (2.20%) HP
5 4 (1.76%) Sybase
5 4 (1.76%) Portware
6 3 (1.32%) Fixnetix
6 3 (1.32%) GL TRADE
6 3 (1.32%) Calypso
6 3 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.88%) SunGard
7 2 (0.88%) NYFIX
7 2 (0.88%) Caplin
7 2 (0.88%) Tradeweb
7 2 (0.88%) Currenex
8 1 (0.44%) FactSet
8 1 (0.44%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.44%) Sophis
8 1 (0.44%) SimCorp
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