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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 98 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 8 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 1.73% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 3.72% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
511 645 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.55% 46.57% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 292 388 319
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 28 August 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%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Equities
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) SDLC
5 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (40.00%) Sybase
5 4 (40.00%) C++
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) RAD
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (40.00%) Front Office
5 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (40.00%) Derivative
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) KDB

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (40.00%) KDB
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (40.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Equities
2 4 (40.00%) Derivative
2 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) RAD
2 4 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase