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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 266 266 244
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 54 60 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.51% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.35% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 88
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.64%
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
4250 4452 4864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.91% 37.65% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3692 3994 4583
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 £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 74 (64.35%) UNIX
2 68 (59.13%) SQL
3 65 (56.52%) Front Office
4 57 (49.57%) Banking
5 47 (40.87%) Java
6 46 (40.00%) Finance
7 38 (33.04%) Low Latency
8 30 (26.09%) Equities
9 29 (25.22%) Electronic Trading
10 28 (24.35%) Linux
11 25 (21.74%) Investment Banking
11 25 (21.74%) Multithreading
11 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
14 19 (16.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (15.65%) Algorithmic Trading
16 16 (13.91%) Degree
16 16 (13.91%) C#
17 15 (13.04%) Windows
17 15 (13.04%) Fidessa
18 14 (12.17%) C++
19 12 (10.43%) Derivative
19 12 (10.43%) Fixed Income
20 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
20 11 (9.57%) Shell Script
20 11 (9.57%) TIBCO
21 10 (8.70%) Rendezvous
22 9 (7.83%) Sybase
22 9 (7.83%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (0.87%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.87%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) LAN
1 8 (6.96%) WAN
2 6 (5.22%) VPN
3 2 (1.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.87%) BGP
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) KDB
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.87%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) JUnit
1 4 (3.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.61%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.61%) Ant
3 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) Maven
3 2 (1.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.87%) Selenium
4 1 (0.87%) TestNG
4 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.87%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) JBehave
4 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.87%) Concordion
4 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (56.52%) Front Office
2 57 (49.57%) Banking
3 46 (40.00%) Finance
4 25 (21.74%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.96%) Back Office
6 3 (2.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (29.57%) Developer
1 34 (29.57%) Analyst
2 27 (23.48%) Applications Support
3 26 (22.61%) Java Developer
4 25 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) FIX Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Production Support Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Support Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Junior
9 4 (3.48%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.48%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Junior Support Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.61%) QA Leader
10 3 (2.61%) Systems Support Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.70%) Rendezvous
2 6 (5.22%) Middleware
3 5 (4.35%) .NET
3 5 (4.35%) Web Services
3 5 (4.35%) XML
4 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.48%) LINQ
5 3 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (2.61%) STL
6 2 (1.74%) QuickFIX
6 2 (1.74%) Spring
6 2 (1.74%) FpML
6 2 (1.74%) J2EE
6 2 (1.74%) XSLT
6 2 (1.74%) JMS
7 1 (0.87%) SOAP
7 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.87%) FIXML
7 1 (0.87%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.09%) Equities
2 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (16.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (10.43%) Derivative
4 12 (10.43%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) DTCC
7 3 (2.61%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.87%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.87%) VWAP
9 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.87%) Open Source
9 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.87%) Clustering
9 1 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (64.35%) UNIX
2 28 (24.35%) Linux
3 15 (13.04%) Windows
4 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) Low Latency
2 29 (25.22%) Electronic Trading
3 25 (21.74%) Multithreading
4 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.65%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (6.96%) Asset Management
7 8 (6.96%) Project Management
7 8 (6.96%) Functional Programming
8 6 (5.22%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.35%) Fund Management
9 5 (4.35%) Workflow
9 5 (4.35%) Line Management
10 4 (3.48%) Migration
10 4 (3.48%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.48%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.61%) Product Management
11 3 (2.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.13%) SQL
2 47 (40.87%) Java
3 16 (13.91%) C#
4 14 (12.17%) C++
5 11 (9.57%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.96%) Perl
7 5 (4.35%) Python
8 4 (3.48%) VBA
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) VBScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) IIBA
2 1 (0.87%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) EMIR
2 1 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) Fidessa
2 11 (9.57%) TIBCO
3 9 (7.83%) Sybase
4 8 (6.96%) Bloomberg
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle
6 5 (4.35%) MarketAxess
7 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.48%) Reuters
7 4 (3.48%) HP
8 3 (2.61%) 29West
9 2 (1.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.87%) Sun
10 1 (0.87%) Murex
10 1 (0.87%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.87%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.87%) Radianz
10 1 (0.87%) Charles River
10 1 (0.87%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.87%) thinkFolio
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Salary is approx 50k-68k base + bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago