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 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 442 557 409
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -148
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 562 403 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 0.89% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 491 360 487
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%

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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 28 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 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
(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
England +115 552 £65,000 - 50
London +92 526 £66,250 +1.92% 46
City of London +25 153 £62,500 +4.16% 25
South East +13 14 £32,500 +11.11%
Scotland -3 8 £71,250 +42.50% 1
Glasgow -3 7 £57,500 +15.00%
Hampshire - 7 £32,500 -
Surrey +20 6 £32,000 +9.40%
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 5 £32,500 -
Guildford +8 4 £32,000 +12.28%
East Midlands -3 4 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Nottingham -8 4 £57,500 +35.29% 2
South West -9 3 - - 1
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Bournemouth - 3 - - 1
Docklands, London +5 2 £72,500 -
Belfast - 2 £24,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £24,000 - 1
County Antrim - 2 £24,000 - 1
Edinburgh +2 1 £85,000 - 1
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -
Woking - 1 £51,500 -
Winchester - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 604 (58.19%) Finance
2 507 (48.84%) SQL
3 436 (42.00%) Java
4 434 (41.81%) UNIX
5 407 (39.21%) Linux
6 293 (28.23%) Equities
7 283 (27.26%) Front Office
8 244 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
9 222 (21.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 217 (20.91%) Degree
11 206 (19.85%) Electronic Trading
12 196 (18.88%) Python
13 195 (18.79%) Windows
14 188 (18.11%) Perl
15 184 (17.73%) Banking
16 172 (16.57%) Low Latency
17 169 (16.28%) Multithreading
18 166 (15.99%) Oracle
19 158 (15.22%) XML
20 148 (14.26%) Fixed Income
21 133 (12.81%) Derivative
22 126 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
23 124 (11.95%) Hedge funds
24 120 (11.56%) SQL Server
25 112 (10.79%) Relational Database
26 110 (10.60%) QA
27 101 (9.73%) TDD
27 101 (9.73%) Bash Shell
28 99 (9.54%) Algorithmic Trading
29 97 (9.34%) Spring

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (1.06%) MQSeries
2 10 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.77%) Confluence
4 7 (0.67%) NServiceBus
5 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.58%) JBoss
5 6 (0.58%) Apache
6 5 (0.48%) SAS
7 4 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.29%) IIS
9 2 (0.19%) Jetty
10 1 (0.096%) Mule
10 1 (0.096%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.096%) MTS
10 1 (0.096%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.096%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.096%) MS Project
5 1 (0.096%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.31%) MetaTrader
2 21 (2.02%) thinkFolio
3 19 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.96%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.48%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.39%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.096%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.096%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.096%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.096%) Capstone
8 1 (0.096%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 83 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 56 (5.39%) WAN
3 50 (4.82%) LAN
4 37 (3.56%) Firewall
5 18 (1.73%) Multicast
6 14 (1.35%) SAN
7 13 (1.25%) iSCSI
7 13 (1.25%) Broadband
7 13 (1.25%) NetScaler
8 12 (1.16%) Junos
9 8 (0.77%) Internet
9 8 (0.77%) VPN
10 7 (0.67%) FTP
11 6 (0.58%) DNS
12 4 (0.39%) MPLS
12 4 (0.39%) OSPF
12 4 (0.39%) BGP
13 2 (0.19%) DSL
13 2 (0.19%) Unicast
14 1 (0.096%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 112 (10.79%) Relational Database
3 87 (8.38%) RDBMS
4 23 (2.22%) MySQL
5 20 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.64%) KDB
7 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.58%) DB2
12 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.48%) Informix
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.48%) Big Data
13 3 (0.29%) NewSQL
13 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (4.34%) JIRA
2 34 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 25 (2.41%) JUnit
4 20 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.54%) Maven
7 11 (1.06%) SpecFlow
8 9 (0.87%) JBehave
9 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.77%) JMeter
10 7 (0.67%) Selenium
10 7 (0.67%) GoogleTest
10 7 (0.67%) GCC
11 6 (0.58%) Subversion
12 5 (0.48%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.39%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.39%) NUnit
13 4 (0.39%) Ant
13 4 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
14 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 604 (58.19%) Finance
2 283 (27.26%) Front Office
3 184 (17.73%) Banking
4 97 (9.34%) Investment Banking
5 55 (5.30%) Financial Institution
6 54 (5.20%) Back Office
7 22 (2.12%) Retail
8 15 (1.45%) Legal
9 10 (0.96%) Private Banking
10 7 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.67%) Games
11 3 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
11 3 (0.29%) German Language
11 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.096%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.096%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 357 (34.39%) Developer
2 279 (26.88%) Analyst
3 203 (19.56%) Java Developer
4 201 (19.36%) Applications Support
5 182 (17.53%) Support Analyst
6 86 (8.29%) Applications Support Analyst
7 84 (8.09%) Senior Developer
8 51 (4.91%) C++ Developer
9 50 (4.82%) Business Analyst
10 40 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (3.18%) Core Java Developer
12 31 (2.99%) Team Leader
13 23 (2.22%) Support Specialist
14 20 (1.93%) Production Support Analyst
15 19 (1.83%) QA Manager
15 19 (1.83%) Test Analyst
15 19 (1.83%) Systems Analyst
15 19 (1.83%) Support Engineer
16 18 (1.73%) Tester
16 18 (1.73%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (15.22%) XML
2 97 (9.34%) Spring
3 79 (7.61%) HTML
4 75 (7.23%) .NET
5 71 (6.84%) Middleware
6 44 (4.24%) JMS
7 42 (4.05%) HTML5
8 38 (3.66%) SOAP
9 35 (3.37%) Web Services
9 35 (3.37%) Ultra Messaging
10 31 (2.99%) Rendezvous
11 24 (2.31%) Swing
11 24 (2.31%) TIBCO EMS
11 24 (2.31%) WPF
12 22 (2.12%) FpML
13 20 (1.93%) Hibernate
14 17 (1.64%) ASP.NET
14 17 (1.64%) QuickFIX
15 16 (1.54%) WinForms
15 16 (1.54%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 293 (28.23%) Equities
2 222 (21.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 148 (14.26%) Fixed Income
4 133 (12.81%) Derivative
5 126 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (11.95%) Hedge funds
7 88 (8.48%) Computer Science
8 52 (5.01%) SWIFT
9 39 (3.76%) Algorithms
10 36 (3.47%) Data Structures
11 28 (2.70%) Mathematics
12 20 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
13 18 (1.73%) Eurex
13 18 (1.73%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.64%) Statistics
15 12 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
15 12 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.16%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.96%) Grid Computing
17 9 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 434 (41.81%) UNIX
2 407 (39.21%) Linux
3 195 (18.79%) Windows
4 31 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.83%) Solaris
6 16 (1.54%) CentOS
7 15 (1.45%) SUSE
8 14 (1.35%) Debian
8 14 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.25%) Fedora
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.19%) Android
11 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (19.85%) Electronic Trading
3 172 (16.57%) Low Latency
4 169 (16.28%) Multithreading
5 101 (9.73%) TDD
6 99 (9.54%) Algorithmic Trading
7 88 (8.48%) OO
8 71 (6.84%) Software Engineering
8 71 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (6.45%) Investment Management
10 53 (5.11%) SDLC
11 50 (4.82%) Asset Management
12 49 (4.72%) Market Making
13 47 (4.53%) Risk Management
14 45 (4.34%) Scrum
15 44 (4.24%) Unit Testing
16 43 (4.14%) Project Management
16 43 (4.14%) BDD
17 42 (4.05%) Concurrent Programming
18 37 (3.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 507 (48.84%) SQL
2 436 (42.00%) Java
3 196 (18.88%) Python
4 188 (18.11%) Perl
5 101 (9.73%) Bash Shell
6 97 (9.34%) C++
7 85 (8.19%) C#
8 78 (7.51%) Shell Script
9 66 (6.36%) JavaScript
10 48 (4.62%) PL/SQL
11 47 (4.53%) VBA
12 46 (4.43%) Korn
13 40 (3.85%) T-SQL
14 36 (3.47%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.93%) AWK
16 19 (1.83%) sed
17 18 (1.73%) Tcl
18 16 (1.54%) C
18 16 (1.54%) Scala
19 15 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 217 (20.91%) Degree
2 15 (1.45%) ISEB
3 10 (0.96%) ISTQB
3 10 (0.96%) PhD
4 7 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.29%) CCNA
5 3 (0.29%) MCP
5 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.096%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.096%) HNC
6 1 (0.096%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (10.60%) QA
2 16 (1.54%) SLA
3 10 (0.96%) MiFID
4 5 (0.48%) FATCA
4 5 (0.48%) EMIR
5 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (2.12%) ITRS Geneos
2 18 (1.73%) Puppet
3 13 (1.25%) CFEngine
3 13 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.48%) Nagios
6 4 (0.39%) Control-M
6 4 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.096%) Ansible
7 1 (0.096%) Netcool
7 1 (0.096%) WSUS
Vendors
1 166 (15.99%) Oracle
2 66 (6.36%) Sybase
3 58 (5.59%) Fidessa
3 58 (5.59%) Bloomberg
4 49 (4.72%) TIBCO
5 37 (3.56%) Microsoft
6 35 (3.37%) HP
6 35 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 33 (3.18%) IBM
8 28 (2.70%) Patsystems
9 24 (2.31%) Reuters
10 21 (2.02%) VMware
11 18 (1.73%) Sophis
11 18 (1.73%) Juniper
11 18 (1.73%) NYFIX
12 17 (1.64%) ION Trading
13 15 (1.45%) Citrix
13 15 (1.45%) GL TRADE
14 14 (1.35%) Splunk
15 13 (1.25%) SolarWinds
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Top Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 12% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago