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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 142 205 171
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -34
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 134 125 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.18% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% 3.53% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 120 118 181
Median salary £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,050 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.57%
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
2771 3541 4680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.39% 33.33% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2472 3054 4049
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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.

1 131 (60.65%) Finance
2 120 (55.56%) Java
3 107 (49.54%) SQL
4 94 (43.52%) Unix
5 86 (39.81%) Linux
6 59 (27.31%) Low Latency
7 57 (26.39%) Windows
8 52 (24.07%) Front Office
9 49 (22.69%) Electronic Trading
10 46 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (20.83%) Equities
12 43 (19.91%) Banking
13 39 (18.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 38 (17.59%) Oracle
14 38 (17.59%) Multithreading
15 32 (14.81%) Degree
16 31 (14.35%) Bash Shell
17 28 (12.96%) JIRA
17 28 (12.96%) Fixed Income
18 26 (12.04%) Concurrent Programming
18 26 (12.04%) Fintech
18 26 (12.04%) Algorithmic Trading
18 26 (12.04%) ITIL
19 25 (11.57%) XML
20 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (10.65%) Investment Banking
22 21 (9.72%) Algorithms
23 20 (9.26%) Java SE
23 20 (9.26%) J2SE
24 19 (8.80%) C#

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 6 (2.78%) JBoss
1 6 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) GemFire
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.93%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) Firewall
2 10 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.78%) LAN
3 6 (2.78%) WAN
4 3 (1.39%) DNS
4 3 (1.39%) LDAP
4 3 (1.39%) Multicast
5 2 (0.93%) DHCP
5 2 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.93%) SAN
5 2 (0.93%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.31%) MySQL
4 3 (1.39%) KDB
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) DB2
6 1 (0.46%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (12.96%) JIRA
2 7 (3.24%) Subversion
3 6 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.31%) Maven
4 5 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.93%) Ant
6 2 (0.93%) GCC
6 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.46%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.46%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.46%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.46%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.46%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 131 (60.65%) Finance
2 52 (24.07%) Front Office
3 43 (19.91%) Banking
4 23 (10.65%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.09%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.63%) Back Office
7 9 (4.17%) Retail
8 4 (1.85%) Automotive
8 4 (1.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) French Language
9 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (32.41%) Developer
2 59 (27.31%) Analyst
3 57 (26.39%) Java Developer
4 48 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 34 (15.74%) Applications Support
6 27 (12.50%) FIX Analyst
7 26 (12.04%) FIX Support Analyst
8 24 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 24 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (7.87%) Unix Support
10 14 (6.48%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (4.63%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Support Specialist
12 8 (3.70%) FIX Specialist
12 8 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) Senior Support Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) SQL Support Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) Systems Support
12 8 (3.70%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.57%) XML
2 20 (9.26%) J2SE
2 20 (9.26%) Java SE
3 13 (6.02%) .NET
4 10 (4.63%) Spring
5 9 (4.17%) SOAP
6 6 (2.78%) FIXML
6 6 (2.78%) J2EE
6 6 (2.78%) JMS
6 6 (2.78%) Struts
7 5 (2.31%) Apache Flex
7 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.85%) MAPI
8 4 (1.85%) WPF
9 3 (1.39%) CSS
9 3 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.39%) HTML
9 3 (1.39%) Swing
10 2 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.83%) Equities
2 39 (18.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (12.96%) Fixed Income
4 26 (12.04%) Fintech
5 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (9.72%) Algorithms
7 16 (7.41%) Derivative
8 10 (4.63%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.70%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.78%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.78%) Statistics
11 5 (2.31%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.85%) Eurex
12 4 (1.85%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
14 2 (0.93%) Physics
15 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
15 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 94 (43.52%) Unix
2 86 (39.81%) Linux
3 57 (26.39%) Windows
4 17 (7.87%) Solaris
5 14 (6.48%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.39%) CentOS
6 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.31%) Low Latency
2 49 (22.69%) Electronic Trading
3 46 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (17.59%) Multithreading
5 26 (12.04%) Algorithmic Trading
5 26 (12.04%) Concurrent Programming
5 26 (12.04%) ITIL
6 13 (6.02%) Garbage Collection
6 13 (6.02%) Service Management
7 12 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 8 (3.70%) Investment Management
9 8 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.70%) Scrum
9 8 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.24%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.78%) API Integration
11 6 (2.78%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 120 (55.56%) Java
2 107 (49.54%) SQL
3 31 (14.35%) Bash Shell
4 19 (8.80%) C#
5 18 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.87%) Python
7 15 (6.94%) C++
8 13 (6.02%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.02%) VB
9 10 (4.63%) Perl
10 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.85%) Groovy
11 4 (1.85%) PHP
12 3 (1.39%) Korn
12 3 (1.39%) R
13 2 (0.93%) Ruby
14 1 (0.46%) C
14 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.85%) PhD
3 2 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.46%) RHCE
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO15022
2 2 (0.93%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.46%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.93%) NFS
2 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) vMotion
3 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 38 (17.59%) Oracle
2 18 (8.33%) Sybase
3 15 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.56%) SunGard
5 9 (4.17%) Bloomberg
5 9 (4.17%) Currenex
6 7 (3.24%) FXall
6 7 (3.24%) HP
7 4 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.85%) VMware
8 3 (1.39%) Calypso
8 3 (1.39%) Fidessa
8 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.39%) Sun
9 2 (0.93%) Citrix
9 2 (0.93%) GUPTA
9 2 (0.93%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.93%) Murex
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) Tradeweb
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £350000 - £500000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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