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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 202 162 182
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 115 179 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.60% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 4.26% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 105 155 138
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +35.80%
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
3360 4205 4376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.30% 37.59% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 3602 3948
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 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 140 (66.67%) Finance
2 105 (50.00%) SQL
3 94 (44.76%) UNIX
4 68 (32.38%) Linux
4 68 (32.38%) Java
5 64 (30.48%) Degree
6 52 (24.76%) Front Office
7 47 (22.38%) Equities
7 47 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (20.95%) Banking
9 37 (17.62%) Derivative
10 33 (15.71%) Back Office
11 32 (15.24%) Shell Script
11 32 (15.24%) Investment Banking
12 31 (14.76%) Fixed Income
13 30 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 27 (12.86%) Windows
14 27 (12.86%) Computer Science
14 27 (12.86%) Investment Management
15 25 (11.90%) Multithreading
16 24 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (10.95%) Functional Programming
17 23 (10.95%) Project Management
18 22 (10.48%) XML
18 22 (10.48%) C#
18 22 (10.48%) Electronic Trading
19 21 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
19 21 (10.00%) Python
19 21 (10.00%) Bloomberg
19 21 (10.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
1 4 (1.90%) Confluence
2 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.24%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.43%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (0.95%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.48%) RMDS
4 1 (0.48%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.86%) LAN
1 6 (2.86%) WAN
1 6 (2.86%) Firewall
2 5 (2.38%) VPN
3 4 (1.90%) Internet
3 4 (1.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.95%) Big Data
4 2 (0.95%) KDB
5 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) JUnit
2 10 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.81%) JIRA
4 7 (3.33%) Maven
5 6 (2.86%) Ant
5 6 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.90%) Selenium
7 3 (1.43%) JMeter
7 3 (1.43%) Subversion
8 2 (0.95%) jMock
8 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.95%) Hamcrest
9 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 140 (66.67%) Finance
2 52 (24.76%) Front Office
3 44 (20.95%) Banking
4 33 (15.71%) Back Office
5 32 (15.24%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.81%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.38%) Legal
7 5 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.95%) Law
9 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (29.52%) Analyst
2 49 (23.33%) Applications Support
3 47 (22.38%) Developer
4 37 (17.62%) Support Analyst
5 22 (10.48%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.62%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (5.24%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.29%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.29%) FIX Analyst
12 7 (3.33%) Support Manager
12 7 (3.33%) Architect
12 7 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.86%) Tester
13 6 (2.86%) Applications Manager
13 6 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.48%) XML
2 15 (7.14%) FpML
3 13 (6.19%) .NET
4 12 (5.71%) Spring
5 10 (4.76%) QuickFIX
6 9 (4.29%) Swing
7 8 (3.81%) HTML
7 8 (3.81%) Middleware
8 7 (3.33%) Java SE
9 5 (2.38%) Ajax
9 5 (2.38%) J2EE
9 5 (2.38%) SOAP
9 5 (2.38%) XSLT
10 4 (1.90%) XML Messaging
10 4 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.43%) JMS
11 3 (1.43%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.95%) WCF
12 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.38%) Equities
2 37 (17.62%) Derivative
3 31 (14.76%) Fixed Income
4 30 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (12.86%) Computer Science
6 24 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (9.05%) SWIFT
8 16 (7.62%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (7.62%) Mathematics
9 12 (5.71%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.90%) User Experience
10 4 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.95%) Wiki
12 2 (0.95%) Equity Risk
13 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.48%) DTV
13 1 (0.48%) Physics
13 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 94 (44.76%) UNIX
2 68 (32.38%) Linux
3 27 (12.86%) Windows
4 6 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.86%) Investment Management
3 25 (11.90%) Multithreading
4 23 (10.95%) Project Management
4 23 (10.95%) Functional Programming
5 22 (10.48%) Electronic Trading
6 21 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 21 (10.00%) Scrum
7 20 (9.52%) Data Management
8 18 (8.57%) Risk Management
8 18 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.10%) Low Latency
10 15 (7.14%) OO
10 15 (7.14%) Asset Management
10 15 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.24%) Product Management
12 10 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.00%) SQL
2 68 (32.38%) Java
3 32 (15.24%) Shell Script
4 22 (10.48%) C#
5 21 (10.00%) Python
6 15 (7.14%) C++
7 14 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.76%) Perl
9 9 (4.29%) VBA
10 7 (3.33%) Scala
11 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.43%) VBScript
12 3 (1.43%) VB
12 3 (1.43%) C
13 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.48%) AWK
Qualifications
1 64 (30.48%) Degree
2 6 (2.86%) ISEB
3 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.52%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) EMIR
3 3 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (0.95%) Control-M
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 10 (4.76%) Oracle
3 8 (3.81%) Fidessa
4 7 (3.33%) 29West
5 6 (2.86%) Charles River
5 6 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.90%) Sybase
7 3 (1.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.43%) Calypso
7 3 (1.43%) Sophis
7 3 (1.43%) GL TRADE
7 3 (1.43%) FactSet
7 3 (1.43%) Fixnetix
7 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.43%) Portware
8 2 (0.95%) Tradeweb
8 2 (0.95%) MarketAxess
8 2 (0.95%) Caplin
8 2 (0.95%) Google
8 2 (0.95%) HP
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