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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 206 176 173
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 100 176 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.49% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 3.73% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 87 162 161
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
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
3773 4722 4614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 39.85% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4103 4294
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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.

1 141 (56.63%) Finance
2 134 (53.82%) UNIX
3 125 (50.20%) SQL
4 98 (39.36%) Banking
5 90 (36.14%) Linux
6 85 (34.14%) Front Office
7 84 (33.73%) Java
8 60 (24.10%) Equities
9 57 (22.89%) Investment Banking
10 55 (22.09%) Derivative
11 50 (20.08%) Electronic Trading
12 48 (19.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 46 (18.47%) Multithreading
14 45 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (18.07%) Degree
15 40 (16.06%) Windows
16 38 (15.26%) Low Latency
17 37 (14.86%) Fixed Income
18 35 (14.06%) Shell Script
19 32 (12.85%) XML
20 29 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (11.65%) C#
21 26 (10.44%) Project Management
22 25 (10.04%) Fidessa
23 24 (9.64%) Back Office
24 23 (9.24%) Computer Science
24 23 (9.24%) C++
25 21 (8.43%) SQL Server
25 21 (8.43%) Scrum
26 20 (8.03%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (0.80%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.21%) LAN
1 8 (3.21%) WAN
2 7 (2.81%) VPN
3 4 (1.61%) FTP
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) Internet
5 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.81%) KDB
3 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.80%) Big Data
3 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) DB2
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Ant
2 10 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.61%) JUnit
3 9 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.61%) Maven
4 8 (3.21%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.21%) Mercurial
5 7 (2.81%) Subversion
6 5 (2.01%) jMock
6 5 (2.01%) Hamcrest
6 5 (2.01%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.80%) JIRA
8 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 141 (56.63%) Finance
2 98 (39.36%) Banking
3 85 (34.14%) Front Office
4 57 (22.89%) Investment Banking
5 24 (9.64%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (27.31%) Analyst
2 64 (25.70%) Developer
3 57 (22.89%) Applications Support
4 46 (18.47%) Java Developer
5 42 (16.87%) Support Analyst
6 20 (8.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (6.43%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (5.62%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.82%) FIX Analyst
11 9 (3.61%) Production Support Analyst
12 8 (3.21%) FX Support Analyst
12 8 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (3.21%) Fidessa Support Consultant
12 8 (3.21%) Fidessa Consultant
12 8 (3.21%) Consultant
12 8 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.21%) Support Consultant
13 7 (2.81%) Technical Support
13 7 (2.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.85%) XML
2 20 (8.03%) .NET
3 11 (4.42%) Swing
4 10 (4.02%) FpML
5 9 (3.61%) Java SE
5 9 (3.61%) Middleware
6 8 (3.21%) XSLT
7 7 (2.81%) Spring
8 6 (2.41%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.01%) OSGi
9 5 (2.01%) J2EE
9 5 (2.01%) JMS
10 4 (1.61%) SOAP
10 4 (1.61%) STL
10 4 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.61%) XML Messaging
11 3 (1.20%) Rendezvous
11 3 (1.20%) QuickFIX
11 3 (1.20%) WCF
11 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.10%) Equities
2 55 (22.09%) Derivative
3 48 (19.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 37 (14.86%) Fixed Income
5 29 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (9.24%) Computer Science
7 15 (6.02%) Equity Derivative
8 13 (5.22%) Mathematics
8 13 (5.22%) SWIFT
9 11 (4.42%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.41%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (2.01%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.20%) DTCC
13 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.80%) User Experience
14 1 (0.40%) Physics
14 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.40%) iPad
14 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 134 (53.82%) UNIX
2 90 (36.14%) Linux
3 40 (16.06%) Windows
4 10 (4.02%) Windows XP
4 10 (4.02%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.08%) Electronic Trading
2 46 (18.47%) Multithreading
3 45 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (15.26%) Low Latency
5 26 (10.44%) Project Management
6 21 (8.43%) Scrum
7 20 (8.03%) Asset Management
8 19 (7.63%) Algorithmic Trading
9 15 (6.02%) Functional Programming
10 14 (5.62%) Investment Management
10 14 (5.62%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.62%) OO
11 13 (5.22%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.02%) Product Management
13 9 (3.61%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.61%) TDD
13 9 (3.61%) Software Engineering
14 7 (2.81%) Fund Management
14 7 (2.81%) Change Management
15 6 (2.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 125 (50.20%) SQL
2 84 (33.73%) Java
3 35 (14.06%) Shell Script
4 29 (11.65%) C#
5 23 (9.24%) C++
6 15 (6.02%) Perl
7 9 (3.61%) Scala
8 8 (3.21%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.81%) VBA
10 5 (2.01%) Python
10 5 (2.01%) C
11 4 (1.61%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.20%) VBScript
12 3 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 45 (18.07%) Degree
2 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.80%) ISEB
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) EMIR
2 2 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 25 (10.04%) Fidessa
2 20 (8.03%) Oracle
3 17 (6.83%) Bloomberg
4 14 (5.62%) TIBCO
5 13 (5.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.61%) MarketAxess
6 9 (3.61%) 29West
7 8 (3.21%) Sybase
7 8 (3.21%) SunGard
8 6 (2.41%) DevExpress
9 5 (2.01%) Google
9 5 (2.01%) Tradeweb
9 5 (2.01%) Charles River
10 4 (1.61%) Reuters
11 3 (1.20%) Sophis
11 3 (1.20%) HP
11 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.20%) thinkFolio
11 3 (1.20%) FactSet
12 1 (0.40%) StreamBase
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