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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 92 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 19 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.39% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 1.58% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
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
545 505 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.75% 46.59% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 312 335 375
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) XML
3 20 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 18 (64.29%) Python
4 18 (64.29%) Banking
4 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) TDD
4 18 (64.29%) Derivative
5 16 (57.14%) C++
6 14 (50.00%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) OO
6 14 (50.00%) Ruby
6 14 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
6 14 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
6 14 (50.00%) Analytics
6 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (42.86%) BigTable
7 12 (42.86%) System Testing
7 12 (42.86%) Complex Event Processing
7 12 (42.86%) BDD
7 12 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (42.86%) Market Making
7 12 (42.86%) Back Office
7 12 (42.86%) Risk Management

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 8 (28.57%) GemFire
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (42.86%) BigTable
3 12 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) Hazelcast
4 4 (14.29%) KDB
4 4 (14.29%) QlikView
4 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.29%) Maven
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 18 (64.29%) Banking
2 12 (42.86%) Back Office
3 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Finance
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C++ Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) XML
2 12 (42.86%) Middleware
2 12 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 4 (14.29%) Ext JS
3 4 (14.29%) FIXML
3 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) J2EE
3 4 (14.29%) JSP
3 4 (14.29%) RESTful
3 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 4 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Derivative
2 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (42.86%) Market Risk
4 8 (28.57%) Equities
4 8 (28.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (64.29%) TDD
2 14 (50.00%) Analytics
2 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 14 (50.00%) OO
2 14 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 14 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
2 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (42.86%) BDD
3 12 (42.86%) Complex Event Processing
3 12 (42.86%) Market Making
3 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 12 (42.86%) System Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Low Latency
5 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Coaching
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) Java
3 18 (64.29%) Python
4 16 (57.14%) C++
5 14 (50.00%) C#
5 14 (50.00%) Ruby
6 12 (42.86%) XPath
7 8 (28.57%) Perl
8 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (21.43%) Smalltalk
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) StreamBase
2 2 (7.14%) Sybase