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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 166 164 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 84 153 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.56% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 4.42% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 134 142
Median salary £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £33,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+62.96% -25.00%
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
2511 3460 4570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.51% 35.30% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2944 3954
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 120 (57.97%) Finance
2 117 (56.52%) SQL
3 114 (55.07%) Unix
4 101 (48.79%) Java
5 98 (47.34%) Linux
6 58 (28.02%) Electronic Trading
7 55 (26.57%) Equities
8 48 (23.19%) Windows
9 42 (20.29%) Front Office
10 40 (19.32%) ITIL
11 38 (18.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 34 (16.43%) Degree
13 32 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (14.98%) Shell Script
15 30 (14.49%) Fixed Income
15 30 (14.49%) Low Latency
16 27 (13.04%) Microsoft
17 24 (11.59%) Solaris
17 24 (11.59%) XML
17 24 (11.59%) Perl
18 23 (11.11%) Banking
19 22 (10.63%) C++
19 22 (10.63%) VB
20 21 (10.14%) SunGard
20 21 (10.14%) Firewall
20 21 (10.14%) Fintech
21 20 (9.66%) Bash Shell
21 20 (9.66%) Multithreading
21 20 (9.66%) Java SE
22 19 (9.18%) Computer Science

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 4 (1.93%) IIS
1 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.48%) GemFire
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.83%) MetaTrader
2 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.45%) RMDS
4 2 (0.97%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.14%) Firewall
2 10 (4.83%) LAN
2 10 (4.83%) WAN
3 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.93%) LDAP
4 4 (1.93%) Multicast
5 2 (0.97%) DNS
5 2 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.97%) FTP
5 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.97%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.97%) SAN
5 2 (0.97%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.83%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (7.25%) JIRA
2 11 (5.31%) Ant
2 11 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.83%) Maven
4 5 (2.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.42%) IntelliJ
4 5 (2.42%) JUnit
4 5 (2.42%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.42%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.97%) GCC
6 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.48%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 120 (57.97%) Finance
2 42 (20.29%) Front Office
3 23 (11.11%) Banking
4 15 (7.25%) Back Office
5 10 (4.83%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.35%) Legal
7 4 (1.93%) Retail
8 3 (1.45%) French Language
8 3 (1.45%) German Language
8 3 (1.45%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (27.54%) Analyst
2 50 (24.15%) Applications Support
3 49 (23.67%) Developer
4 46 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 35 (16.91%) Java Developer
6 28 (13.53%) FIX Analyst
7 27 (13.04%) FIX Support Analyst
8 16 (7.73%) Applications Support Analyst
9 15 (7.25%) Support Specialist
10 14 (6.76%) Electronic Trading Support
11 12 (5.80%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Unix Support
12 10 (4.83%) Linux Support
13 9 (4.35%) Systems Support
13 9 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (3.86%) Applications Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Applications Specialist
14 8 (3.86%) Applications Support Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Applications Support Specialist
14 8 (3.86%) FIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.59%) XML
2 20 (9.66%) Java SE
3 14 (6.76%) .NET
4 11 (5.31%) J2SE
4 11 (5.31%) Swing
5 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.35%) SOAP
6 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (3.38%) WPF
8 5 (2.42%) WCF
8 5 (2.42%) WinForms
9 3 (1.45%) FIXML
9 3 (1.45%) J2EE
10 2 (0.97%) CSS
10 2 (0.97%) HTML
10 2 (0.97%) HTML5
11 1 (0.48%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.48%) CSS3
11 1 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.57%) Equities
2 38 (18.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (14.49%) Fixed Income
4 21 (10.14%) Fintech
5 19 (9.18%) Computer Science
6 16 (7.73%) Algorithms
7 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (7.25%) Derivative
8 13 (6.28%) Mathematics
9 11 (5.31%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.42%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.42%) Eurex
11 4 (1.93%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.93%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (1.93%) Statistics
12 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.48%) Physics
13 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (55.07%) Unix
2 98 (47.34%) Linux
3 48 (23.19%) Windows
4 24 (11.59%) Solaris
5 6 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.02%) Electronic Trading
2 40 (19.32%) ITIL
3 32 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (14.49%) Low Latency
5 20 (9.66%) Multithreading
6 14 (6.76%) Algorithmic Trading
6 14 (6.76%) High-Frequency Trading
7 12 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (5.80%) Service Management
8 11 (5.31%) Concurrent Programming
8 11 (5.31%) ITSM
9 10 (4.83%) Scrum
10 8 (3.86%) Investment Management
10 8 (3.86%) MVC
11 7 (3.38%) High Availability
11 7 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.90%) Change Management
12 6 (2.90%) CRM
12 6 (2.90%) Release Management
12 6 (2.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (56.52%) SQL
2 101 (48.79%) Java
3 31 (14.98%) Shell Script
4 24 (11.59%) Perl
5 22 (10.63%) C++
5 22 (10.63%) VB
6 20 (9.66%) Bash Shell
7 18 (8.70%) C#
7 18 (8.70%) Python
8 9 (4.35%) Scala
9 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.93%) Korn
10 4 (1.93%) Ruby
11 3 (1.45%) PHP
11 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.97%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
13 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (16.43%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) MiFID
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.97%) NFS
1 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.14%) SunGard
3 19 (9.18%) Oracle
4 8 (3.86%) ION Trading
5 7 (3.38%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.42%) Fiserv
7 5 (2.42%) Sun
8 4 (1.93%) Sybase
8 4 (1.93%) VMware
9 2 (0.97%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.97%) Akamai
9 2 (0.97%) Citrix
9 2 (0.97%) CQG
9 2 (0.97%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.97%) HP
9 2 (0.97%) NetApp
9 2 (0.97%) Reuters
9 2 (0.97%) Splunk
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