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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - 241 245
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.029% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.065% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -3.40%
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
2509 3088 3515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.16% 45.16% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2102 2635 3133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) FIXML
3 1 (33.33%) FpML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) FIXML
2 1 (33.33%) FpML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA