The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 99 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 3 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.77% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.57% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £66,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +8.57%
FIX Protocol
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
533 702 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.09% 49.40% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 335 464 316
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the Glasgow region.

FIX Protocol Salary Trend in Glasgow

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) Python
3 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (80.00%) Derivative
4 7 (70.00%) Equities
5 6 (60.00%) Perl
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) C#
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
8 3 (30.00%) UNIX
8 3 (30.00%) Front Office
8 3 (30.00%) KDB
9 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (20.00%) Systematic Trading
9 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
9 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (20.00%) TDD
9 2 (20.00%) Banking
9 2 (20.00%) Sybase
9 2 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) Middleware
10 1 (10.00%) OO
10 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) KDB
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Development Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Derivative
2 7 (70.00%) Equities
3 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Systematic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase