The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 235 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 10 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
FIX Protocol
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2861 3272 4120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.49% 49.55% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2541 2924 3719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in the North West

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

FIX Protocol Salary Trend in the North West

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the North West

FIX Protocol
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 9 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) QA
3 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 10 (76.92%) Middleware
5 9 (69.23%) ISEB
5 9 (69.23%) Windows
6 7 (53.85%) Fixed Income
6 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
8 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) Selenium
9 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
9 4 (30.77%) Market Making
10 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 3 (23.08%) Telerik
10 3 (23.08%) .NET
10 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (15.38%) Equities
11 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
11 2 (15.38%) C#
11 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
11 2 (15.38%) Open Source
12 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
12 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) QA Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) FIXML
3 1 (7.69%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Fixed Income
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Equities
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
4 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Market Making
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Telerik