The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 710 703 649
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -54
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 184 174 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 164 139 211
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43688 41926 47479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.04% 39.48% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36716 36312 41769
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 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Trend in the UK

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
England -28 167 £62,500 +13.63% 33
London -4 152 £65,000 +15.55% 31
City of London -18 54 £55,000 - 24
Scotland - 11 £43,750 - 1
Glasgow - 11 £43,750 - 1
Nottingham +1 8 £43,750 +38.88% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £43,750 +38.88% 1
East Midlands -8 8 £43,750 +38.88% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £38,000 -10.58%
West Midlands -8 3 £45,000 -14.28%
South East -29 3 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Coventry +1 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £38,000 -
Birmingham -1 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -30 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Leeds -33 1 £70,000 +27.27%
West Yorkshire -38 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Slough - 1 - -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 190 (52.05%) UNIX
2 185 (50.68%) SQL
3 160 (43.84%) Linux
4 156 (42.74%) Finance
5 147 (40.27%) Front Office
6 145 (39.73%) Java
7 107 (29.32%) Low Latency
8 106 (29.04%) Equities
9 101 (27.67%) Banking
10 94 (25.75%) C++
11 87 (23.84%) Electronic Trading
12 85 (23.29%) Multithreading
13 83 (22.74%) Windows
14 73 (20.00%) Degree
15 69 (18.90%) Software Engineering
16 66 (18.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 61 (16.71%) Algorithmic Trading
18 52 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (13.97%) Investment Banking
20 50 (13.70%) SQL Server
21 45 (12.33%) Oracle
21 45 (12.33%) Perl
22 44 (12.05%) C#
23 43 (11.78%) OO
24 41 (11.23%) QA
25 40 (10.96%) Python
26 37 (10.14%) Shell Script
27 36 (9.86%) Middleware
28 35 (9.59%) Fixed Income
29 34 (9.32%) Derivative

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (4.38%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.11%) Apache
2 15 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (4.11%) IIS
2 15 (4.11%) GlassFish
3 7 (1.92%) Mule
4 6 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.10%) GemFire
5 4 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.27%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.58%) Firewall
2 18 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.47%) WAN
4 8 (2.19%) LAN
5 7 (1.92%) VPN
6 5 (1.37%) DHCP
6 5 (1.37%) LDAP
6 5 (1.37%) DNS
6 5 (1.37%) Multicast
7 3 (0.82%) 4G
8 2 (0.55%) Internet
8 2 (0.55%) MPLS
8 2 (0.55%) BGP
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) HTTP
9 1 (0.27%) VoIP
9 1 (0.27%) OSPF
9 1 (0.27%) 3G
9 1 (0.27%) SSL
9 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.66%) KDB
4 14 (3.84%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.92%) Big Data
8 6 (1.64%) MySQL
9 3 (0.82%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.30%) Subversion
3 20 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.38%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.74%) Maven
6 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.92%) Ant
7 7 (1.92%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.64%) JUnit
9 5 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.37%) JIRA
10 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.10%) Hudson
10 4 (1.10%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.10%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.82%) GCC
12 2 (0.55%) TestNG
13 1 (0.27%) Selenium
13 1 (0.27%) Concordion
General
1 156 (42.74%) Finance
2 147 (40.27%) Front Office
3 101 (27.67%) Banking
4 51 (13.97%) Investment Banking
5 19 (5.21%) Marketing
6 10 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.47%) Back Office
8 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.10%) Games
10 4 (1.10%) Retail
11 3 (0.82%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 145 (39.73%) Developer
2 91 (24.93%) Analyst
3 56 (15.34%) C++ Developer
4 55 (15.07%) Support Analyst
4 55 (15.07%) Applications Support
5 52 (14.25%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.21%) Applications Support Analyst
8 18 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (4.11%) Senior C++ Developer
9 15 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (3.84%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.84%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.29%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.47%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.47%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.86%) Middleware
2 31 (8.49%) XML
3 28 (7.67%) JMS
4 16 (4.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (4.11%) Rendezvous
5 15 (4.11%) FpML
5 15 (4.11%) STL
6 13 (3.56%) Spring
6 13 (3.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (3.29%) Web Services
7 12 (3.29%) .NET
8 10 (2.74%) Hibernate
8 10 (2.74%) HTML
9 9 (2.47%) J2EE
10 8 (2.19%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.92%) WPF
12 5 (1.37%) REST
13 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (1.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 106 (29.04%) Equities
2 66 (18.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (9.59%) Fixed Income
4 34 (9.32%) Derivative
5 29 (7.95%) Computer Science
6 21 (5.75%) Hedge funds
7 13 (3.56%) Clustering
8 12 (3.29%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 11 (3.01%) Open Source
10 8 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.19%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.19%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.92%) Replication
11 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.64%) DTCC
13 5 (1.37%) VWAP
14 3 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (0.82%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 190 (52.05%) UNIX
2 160 (43.84%) Linux
3 83 (22.74%) Windows
4 18 (4.93%) Solaris
5 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.82%) VMS
9 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.32%) Low Latency
2 87 (23.84%) Electronic Trading
3 85 (23.29%) Multithreading
4 69 (18.90%) Software Engineering
5 61 (16.71%) Algorithmic Trading
6 52 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (11.78%) OO
8 31 (8.49%) Project Management
9 26 (7.12%) Analytics
10 23 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 16 (4.38%) Product Management
11 16 (4.38%) Migration
11 16 (4.38%) TDD
12 13 (3.56%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.29%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.29%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.01%) ITIL
14 11 (3.01%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.01%) Problem Management
15 10 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 185 (50.68%) SQL
2 145 (39.73%) Java
3 94 (25.75%) C++
4 45 (12.33%) Perl
5 44 (12.05%) C#
6 40 (10.96%) Python
7 37 (10.14%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.11%) Groovy
9 12 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.29%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.47%) C
11 7 (1.92%) VBA
12 5 (1.37%) Scala
13 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.55%) VBScript
13 2 (0.55%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.19%) MCSE
2 8 (2.19%) MCP
3 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.27%) CCIE
5 1 (0.27%) CCNP
5 1 (0.27%) CCIP
5 1 (0.27%) CCNA
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) IIBA
5 1 (0.27%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.23%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) MiFID
2 1 (0.27%) EMIR
2 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.37%) ClearTrust
3 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.01%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (12.33%) Oracle
2 33 (9.04%) Fidessa
2 33 (9.04%) Sybase
3 26 (7.12%) TIBCO
4 18 (4.93%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.66%) Cisco
6 13 (3.56%) 29West
7 11 (3.01%) Reuters
7 11 (3.01%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.92%) Calypso
8 7 (1.92%) ION Trading
9 6 (1.64%) HP
10 3 (0.82%) Charles River
10 3 (0.82%) Veritas
10 3 (0.82%) SunGard
10 3 (0.82%) IBM
10 3 (0.82%) Actimize
10 3 (0.82%) Wall Street Systems
10 3 (0.82%) MarketAxess
10 3 (0.82%) StreamBase
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