The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 429 442 436
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 14 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.009% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.023% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 10
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -46.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,650 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £29,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7485 8671 8266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.09% 38.29% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6493 7540 7348
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in the South East

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

FIX Protocol Salary Trend in the South East

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the South East

FIX Protocol
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Hampshire - 7 £32,500 -
Surrey +20 6 £32,000 +9.40%
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) UNIX
3 17 (70.83%) Java
3 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) XML
4 15 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 15 (62.50%) Degree
5 14 (58.33%) TDD
5 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (50.00%) BDD
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Spring
6 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
7 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) SWIFT
9 5 (20.83%) Patsystems
9 5 (20.83%) Eurex
9 5 (20.83%) Fidessa
9 5 (20.83%) C++
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
10 4 (16.67%) SOAP
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) EasyScreen
10 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
10 4 (16.67%) QA
10 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (12.50%) Banking

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.17%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Informix
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) XML
2 12 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) JDBC
4 2 (8.33%) XSD
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) Rendezvous
4 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 2 (8.33%) JNDI
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) SWIFT
4 5 (20.83%) Eurex
5 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
6 3 (12.50%) Equities
7 1 (4.17%) Derivative
7 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.50%) SUSE
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Debian
5 2 (8.33%) Fedora
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) TDD
1 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) BDD
3 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) Market Making
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Tcl
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) VC++
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Fidessa
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.83%) Patsystems
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) EasyScreen
3 3 (12.50%) Reuters
3 3 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (12.50%) NYFIX
4 2 (8.33%) GL TRADE
4 2 (8.33%) Rogue Wave
4 2 (8.33%) EccoWare
4 2 (8.33%) CQG
4 2 (8.33%) ION Trading
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO