The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 277 221 215
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -6
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 52 97 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 2.12% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 90 106
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £80,500 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4571 4582 4994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.87% 38.28% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3901 4093 4658
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
FIX Protocol
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 58 (50.00%) UNIX
1 58 (50.00%) Front Office
2 52 (44.83%) Java
3 50 (43.10%) SQL
4 49 (42.24%) Banking
5 48 (41.38%) Finance
6 39 (33.62%) Equities
7 35 (30.17%) Low Latency
8 30 (25.86%) Electronic Trading
9 27 (23.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (20.69%) Linux
11 23 (19.83%) Multithreading
12 20 (17.24%) Investment Banking
13 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (15.52%) C++
14 18 (15.52%) Algorithmic Trading
15 17 (14.66%) Fidessa
16 16 (13.79%) C#
16 16 (13.79%) Derivative
16 16 (13.79%) Degree
17 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
17 15 (12.93%) Fixed Income
18 14 (12.07%) Perl
19 13 (11.21%) Oracle
20 12 (10.34%) QA
21 11 (9.48%) Sybase
21 11 (9.48%) Python
21 11 (9.48%) Windows
21 11 (9.48%) TIBCO
21 11 (9.48%) Rendezvous

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (2.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.72%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) LatentZero
1 3 (2.59%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.86%) KDB
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.86%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) JUnit
2 4 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.59%) Maven
3 3 (2.59%) Ant
4 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) TestNG
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.86%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.86%) Selenium
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
5 1 (0.86%) JBehave
5 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.86%) Concordion
5 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (50.00%) Front Office
2 49 (42.24%) Banking
3 48 (41.38%) Finance
4 20 (17.24%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.03%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Analyst
2 34 (29.31%) Developer
3 26 (22.41%) Applications Support
4 24 (20.69%) Java Developer
5 22 (18.97%) Support Analyst
6 14 (12.07%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) FIX Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Junior
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Network Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) QA Leader
10 3 (2.59%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Rendezvous
2 6 (5.17%) Middleware
2 6 (5.17%) XML
3 5 (4.31%) Web Services
3 5 (4.31%) .NET
4 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.45%) XSLT
4 4 (3.45%) LINQ
5 3 (2.59%) Spring
5 3 (2.59%) FpML
5 3 (2.59%) JMS
5 3 (2.59%) STL
5 3 (2.59%) J2EE
5 3 (2.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.72%) Murex MxML
6 2 (1.72%) QuickFIX
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.72%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.86%) WPF
7 1 (0.86%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.62%) Equities
2 27 (23.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (13.79%) Derivative
4 15 (12.93%) Fixed Income
5 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.59%) DTCC
6 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.59%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.72%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.86%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.86%) VWAP
8 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.00%) UNIX
2 24 (20.69%) Linux
3 11 (9.48%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Low Latency
2 30 (25.86%) Electronic Trading
3 23 (19.83%) Multithreading
4 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.52%) Algorithmic Trading
6 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 8 (6.90%) Project Management
8 7 (6.03%) TDD
9 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.31%) Workflow
10 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.45%) Migration
11 4 (3.45%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (2.59%) System Testing
12 3 (2.59%) Investment Management
12 3 (2.59%) Fund Management
12 3 (2.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) Java
2 50 (43.10%) SQL
3 18 (15.52%) C++
4 16 (13.79%) C#
5 14 (12.07%) Perl
6 11 (9.48%) Python
7 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.45%) VBA
9 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.72%) Scala
10 2 (1.72%) Ruby
10 2 (1.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.86%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.86%) C
11 1 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) IIBA
2 1 (0.86%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) EMIR
2 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Fidessa
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 11 (9.48%) Sybase
3 11 (9.48%) TIBCO
4 8 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 5 (4.31%) HP
5 5 (4.31%) 29West
6 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.45%) Reuters
7 3 (2.59%) Charles River
7 3 (2.59%) IBM
7 3 (2.59%) thinkFolio
7 3 (2.59%) MarketAxess
8 2 (1.72%) Sun
8 2 (1.72%) Murex
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) VMware
9 1 (0.86%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.86%) Algorithmics
9 1 (0.86%) Radianz
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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