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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 177 145 194
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +49
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 73 152 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.76% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 4.78% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 133 127
Median salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.35% -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
2484 3180 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.47% 36.89% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 2713 3727
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 99 (57.56%) Finance
2 97 (56.40%) SQL
3 93 (54.07%) Unix
4 92 (53.49%) Java
5 82 (47.67%) Linux
6 51 (29.65%) Electronic Trading
7 46 (26.74%) Equities
8 42 (24.42%) Windows
9 37 (21.51%) Front Office
10 33 (19.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (18.60%) Shell Script
11 32 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (18.02%) Degree
13 28 (16.28%) ITIL
14 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
14 27 (15.70%) Fixed Income
15 22 (12.79%) Solaris
15 22 (12.79%) VB
16 21 (12.21%) SunGard
16 21 (12.21%) Firewall
16 21 (12.21%) Java SE
16 21 (12.21%) Low Latency
17 20 (11.63%) C++
18 18 (10.47%) Perl
18 18 (10.47%) Computer Science
19 16 (9.30%) Banking
19 16 (9.30%) XML
20 15 (8.72%) Multithreading
20 15 (8.72%) Bash Shell
20 15 (8.72%) Algorithms

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (2.91%) IIS
2 3 (1.74%) Apache
2 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) GemFire
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MetaTrader
2 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.74%) RMDS
4 2 (1.16%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.21%) Firewall
2 9 (5.23%) LAN
2 9 (5.23%) WAN
3 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.33%) FTP
5 3 (1.74%) LDAP
5 3 (1.74%) Multicast
6 2 (1.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.56%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.07%) MySQL
5 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Ant
1 14 (8.14%) Jenkins
1 14 (8.14%) Maven
2 10 (5.81%) JIRA
3 7 (4.07%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.07%) IntelliJ
3 7 (4.07%) JUnit
3 7 (4.07%) Mercurial
3 7 (4.07%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.58%) GCC
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (57.56%) Finance
2 37 (21.51%) Front Office
3 16 (9.30%) Banking
4 12 (6.98%) Back Office
5 9 (5.23%) Legal
6 7 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.33%) French Language
7 4 (2.33%) German Language
7 4 (2.33%) Retail
8 3 (1.74%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (26.74%) Developer
2 42 (24.42%) Analyst
3 40 (23.26%) Applications Support
4 35 (20.35%) Java Developer
5 33 (19.19%) Support Analyst
6 25 (14.53%) FIX Analyst
7 24 (13.95%) FIX Support Analyst
8 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.40%) Support Specialist
10 10 (5.81%) Electronic Trading Support
11 9 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (5.23%) Linux Support
12 8 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Applications Support Specialist
12 8 (4.65%) Support Team Leader
12 8 (4.65%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (4.07%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) Java SE
2 16 (9.30%) XML
3 14 (8.14%) Swing
4 9 (5.23%) .NET
5 8 (4.65%) J2SE
6 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.91%) SOAP
7 5 (2.91%) WCF
7 5 (2.91%) WinForms
7 5 (2.91%) WPF
8 4 (2.33%) HTML
9 2 (1.16%) CSS
9 2 (1.16%) HTML5
9 2 (1.16%) JMS
10 1 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.58%) RESTful
10 1 (0.58%) Spring
10 1 (0.58%) Web Services
10 1 (0.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.74%) Equities
2 33 (19.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (15.70%) Fixed Income
4 18 (10.47%) Computer Science
5 15 (8.72%) Algorithms
6 14 (8.14%) Derivative
7 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (7.56%) Fintech
8 12 (6.98%) Hedge funds
9 10 (5.81%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.91%) Eurex
11 4 (2.33%) N-Tier
11 4 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.74%) SWIFT
13 2 (1.16%) Statistics
13 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
14 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 93 (54.07%) Unix
2 82 (47.67%) Linux
3 42 (24.42%) Windows
4 22 (12.79%) Solaris
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.65%) Electronic Trading
2 32 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.28%) ITIL
4 21 (12.21%) Low Latency
5 15 (8.72%) Multithreading
6 11 (6.40%) High-Frequency Trading
6 11 (6.40%) Scrum
7 10 (5.81%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (5.23%) High Availability
8 9 (5.23%) Investment Management
9 8 (4.65%) Concurrent Programming
9 8 (4.65%) CRM
9 8 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.65%) Service Management
10 7 (4.07%) Functional Testing
10 7 (4.07%) ITSM
10 7 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.07%) Systematic Trading
11 6 (3.49%) Change Management
11 6 (3.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 97 (56.40%) SQL
2 92 (53.49%) Java
3 32 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 22 (12.79%) VB
5 20 (11.63%) C++
6 18 (10.47%) Perl
7 15 (8.72%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.14%) Python
9 13 (7.56%) C#
10 11 (6.40%) Scala
11 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.74%) Ruby
13 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.16%) Korn
14 2 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.16%) VBA
15 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.58%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 31 (18.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) MiFID
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.58%) NFS
1 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.21%) SunGard
3 14 (8.14%) Oracle
4 8 (4.65%) ION Trading
5 7 (4.07%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.49%) Bloomberg
6 6 (3.49%) Fiserv
7 5 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.91%) Sun
8 3 (1.74%) VMware
9 2 (1.16%) Akamai
9 2 (1.16%) Charles River
9 2 (1.16%) CQG
9 2 (1.16%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.16%) Reuters
10 1 (0.58%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.58%) HP
10 1 (0.58%) IBM
10 1 (0.58%) MarketAxess
10 1 (0.58%) NetApp
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