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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 189 165 177
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 126 190 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 1.51% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 4.04% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118 168 155
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +11.76%
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
3470 4706 4634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.73% 37.47% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 4043 4133
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 150 (67.57%) Finance
2 123 (55.41%) SQL
3 94 (42.34%) UNIX
4 77 (34.68%) Java
5 69 (31.08%) Linux
6 65 (29.28%) Degree
7 60 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (24.32%) Front Office
9 49 (22.07%) Equities
10 46 (20.72%) Banking
11 37 (16.67%) Back Office
11 37 (16.67%) Derivative
12 36 (16.22%) Fixed Income
13 34 (15.32%) Investment Banking
13 34 (15.32%) Windows
14 31 (13.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (13.06%) Investment Management
16 28 (12.61%) Multithreading
16 28 (12.61%) Shell Script
16 28 (12.61%) Project Management
17 26 (11.71%) QA
17 26 (11.71%) Computer Science
18 25 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (10.81%) XML
20 23 (10.36%) C#
20 23 (10.36%) Python
21 22 (9.91%) Scrum
22 21 (9.46%) Algorithmic Trading
22 21 (9.46%) Electronic Trading
22 21 (9.46%) Bloomberg

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.15%) Confluence
2 4 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.80%) MS Office
3 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.95%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.35%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.90%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.90%) BondVision
4 1 (0.45%) RMDS
4 1 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.70%) Firewall
2 5 (2.25%) LAN
2 5 (2.25%) WAN
3 4 (1.80%) Internet
3 4 (1.80%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.35%) KDB
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.45%) DB2
5 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.31%) JUnit
2 12 (5.41%) JIRA
3 10 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.15%) Maven
5 6 (2.70%) Ant
5 6 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.70%) Selenium
5 6 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.80%) JMeter
7 3 (1.35%) Subversion
8 2 (0.90%) jMock
8 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.90%) Hamcrest
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 150 (67.57%) Finance
2 54 (24.32%) Front Office
3 46 (20.72%) Banking
4 37 (16.67%) Back Office
5 34 (15.32%) Investment Banking
6 13 (5.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.25%) Legal
7 5 (2.25%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (30.63%) Analyst
2 54 (24.32%) Developer
3 48 (21.62%) Applications Support
4 39 (17.57%) Support Analyst
5 26 (11.71%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.31%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.86%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (4.95%) Test Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.05%) QA Manager
13 8 (3.60%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.60%) FIX Analyst
14 7 (3.15%) Architect
14 7 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.70%) Tester
15 6 (2.70%) Applications Manager
15 6 (2.70%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.81%) XML
2 17 (7.66%) FpML
3 15 (6.76%) Spring
4 14 (6.31%) HTML
4 14 (6.31%) .NET
5 12 (5.41%) QuickFIX
6 10 (4.50%) Middleware
7 9 (4.05%) Swing
7 9 (4.05%) Java SE
8 6 (2.70%) Ajax
9 5 (2.25%) Apache Flex
9 5 (2.25%) XSLT
9 5 (2.25%) J2EE
9 5 (2.25%) SOAP
10 4 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.80%) Velocity
11 3 (1.35%) JMS
11 3 (1.35%) WCF
12 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.07%) Equities
2 37 (16.67%) Derivative
3 36 (16.22%) Fixed Income
4 31 (13.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (11.71%) Computer Science
6 25 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (7.66%) SWIFT
8 15 (6.76%) Mathematics
9 14 (6.31%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (5.86%) Hedge funds
11 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.80%) User Experience
12 4 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.90%) Statistics
13 2 (0.90%) Wiki
13 2 (0.90%) Equity Risk
14 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.45%) Physics
14 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (42.34%) UNIX
2 69 (31.08%) Linux
3 34 (15.32%) Windows
4 4 (1.80%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.80%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.06%) Investment Management
3 28 (12.61%) Multithreading
3 28 (12.61%) Project Management
4 22 (9.91%) Scrum
5 21 (9.46%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (9.46%) Algorithmic Trading
5 21 (9.46%) Functional Programming
6 20 (9.01%) Data Management
7 19 (8.56%) Business Analysis
7 19 (8.56%) Test Automation
7 19 (8.56%) Low Latency
8 18 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.21%) OO
10 15 (6.76%) Asset Management
10 15 (6.76%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.86%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.41%) Product Management
13 11 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (55.41%) SQL
2 77 (34.68%) Java
3 28 (12.61%) Shell Script
4 23 (10.36%) Python
4 23 (10.36%) C#
5 15 (6.76%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.86%) C++
7 9 (4.05%) VBA
7 9 (4.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.60%) Perl
8 8 (3.60%) Scala
9 4 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.35%) VBScript
10 3 (1.35%) VB
11 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.90%) C
12 1 (0.45%) Tcl
12 1 (0.45%) AWK
12 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (29.28%) Degree
2 8 (3.60%) ISEB
3 4 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.71%) QA
2 6 (2.70%) SLA
3 5 (2.25%) EMIR
4 3 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.90%) Control-M
2 2 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (9.46%) Bloomberg
2 9 (4.05%) Oracle
2 9 (4.05%) Fidessa
3 7 (3.15%) Charles River
3 7 (3.15%) 29West
4 6 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.25%) HP
6 4 (1.80%) Portware
7 3 (1.35%) Tradeweb
7 3 (1.35%) Sophis
7 3 (1.35%) GL TRADE
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.35%) Calypso
7 3 (1.35%) Sybase
7 3 (1.35%) FactSet
7 3 (1.35%) Fixnetix
8 2 (0.90%) Currenex
8 2 (0.90%) BMC
8 2 (0.90%) MarketAxess
8 2 (0.90%) Caplin
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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