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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 700 714 722
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 196 157 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 169 126 141
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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
42196 43260 45633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.97% 40.39% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35716 37474 40008
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 £29,000 £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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 15 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 23 October 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
(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 +10 179 £57,500 +4.54% 31
London +29 166 £60,000 - 31
City of London +19 46 £52,500 -18.60% 21
East Midlands +14 11 £42,500 +34.92%
Nottinghamshire +11 11 £42,500 +34.92%
Nottingham +10 11 £42,500 +34.92%
Glasgow - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland - 4 £45,000 -
South East -16 1 - -
Yorkshire -43 1 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 203 (52.73%) UNIX
2 195 (50.65%) Finance
3 192 (49.87%) SQL
4 189 (49.09%) Linux
5 143 (37.14%) Front Office
6 141 (36.62%) Java
7 125 (32.47%) Windows
8 104 (27.01%) Low Latency
9 100 (25.97%) C++
10 97 (25.19%) Equities
11 95 (24.68%) Banking
12 94 (24.42%) Multithreading
13 89 (23.12%) Degree
14 83 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
16 75 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 73 (18.96%) Software Engineering
18 64 (16.62%) SQL Server
19 58 (15.06%) QA
20 56 (14.55%) Investment Banking
21 55 (14.29%) OO
22 54 (14.03%) Algorithmic Trading
23 53 (13.77%) C#
24 50 (12.99%) Oracle
25 49 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
26 47 (12.21%) Fixed Income
27 46 (11.95%) Perl
28 45 (11.69%) Shell Script
29 41 (10.65%) Sybase
30 39 (10.13%) Middleware

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 21 (5.45%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
2 20 (5.19%) Apache
2 20 (5.19%) GlassFish
3 16 (4.16%) IIS
4 7 (1.82%) Mule
5 5 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.04%) GemFire
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 4 (1.04%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.49%) Firewall
2 9 (2.34%) WAN
2 9 (2.34%) VPN
3 8 (2.08%) LAN
3 8 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.82%) Multicast
4 7 (1.82%) LDAP
5 6 (1.56%) DNS
5 6 (1.56%) FTP
6 5 (1.30%) Internet
7 4 (1.04%) DHCP
8 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.26%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.26%) GGSN
9 1 (0.26%) SGSN
9 1 (0.26%) LTE
9 1 (0.26%) SCTP
9 1 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.87%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.45%) MySQL
4 15 (3.90%) KDB
5 12 (3.12%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.78%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.52%) Big Data
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 29 (7.53%) Git (software)
1 29 (7.53%) Cucumber
2 28 (7.27%) Subversion
3 25 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.94%) GCC
4 19 (4.94%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.34%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.08%) GoogleTest
6 8 (2.08%) NUnit
6 8 (2.08%) Maven
6 8 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 8 (2.08%) CppUnit
6 8 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.82%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.56%) Ant
9 5 (1.30%) JIRA
9 5 (1.30%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.04%) Hudson
10 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 195 (50.65%) Finance
2 143 (37.14%) Front Office
3 95 (24.68%) Banking
4 56 (14.55%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.60%) Marketing
6 9 (2.34%) Back Office
7 8 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.30%) Retail
9 4 (1.04%) Games
10 3 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 150 (38.96%) Developer
2 105 (27.27%) Analyst
3 87 (22.60%) Support Analyst
4 71 (18.44%) Applications Support
5 56 (14.55%) C++ Developer
6 51 (13.25%) Java Developer
7 27 (7.01%) Applications Support Analyst
8 25 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (4.42%) Technical Support
10 17 (4.42%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.16%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (3.64%) Technical Support Analyst
13 14 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.86%) Senior Support Analyst
15 11 (2.86%) FX Support Analyst
16 10 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.13%) Middleware
2 38 (9.87%) XML
3 37 (9.61%) JMS
4 33 (8.57%) STL
5 28 (7.27%) HTML
6 21 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 21 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (4.94%) HTML5
7 19 (4.94%) MFC
8 18 (4.68%) .NET
9 15 (3.90%) FpML
10 14 (3.64%) Spring
11 11 (2.86%) J2EE
11 11 (2.86%) Web Services
12 10 (2.60%) Rendezvous
12 10 (2.60%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.34%) ASP.NET
14 7 (1.82%) WPF
15 5 (1.30%) Silverlight
15 5 (1.30%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 97 (25.19%) Equities
2 75 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 49 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (12.21%) Fixed Income
5 36 (9.35%) Computer Science
6 32 (8.31%) Data Structures
7 28 (7.27%) Derivative
8 24 (6.23%) Hedge funds
9 23 (5.97%) Algorithms
10 19 (4.94%) Management Information System
11 15 (3.90%) Client/Server
11 15 (3.90%) Replication
12 12 (3.12%) Clustering
12 12 (3.12%) Mathematics
13 11 (2.86%) Open Source
13 11 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (2.08%) Thin Client
14 8 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (2.08%) Fat Client
15 5 (1.30%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 203 (52.73%) UNIX
2 189 (49.09%) Linux
3 125 (32.47%) Windows
4 35 (9.09%) Solaris
5 19 (4.94%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.34%) Windows NT
7 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.01%) Low Latency
2 94 (24.42%) Multithreading
3 83 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 73 (18.96%) Software Engineering
6 55 (14.29%) OO
7 54 (14.03%) Algorithmic Trading
8 29 (7.53%) TDD
9 27 (7.01%) Scrum
10 23 (5.97%) Project Management
11 19 (4.94%) Pair Programming
11 19 (4.94%) Risk Management
11 19 (4.94%) Kanban
11 19 (4.94%) Product Management
12 15 (3.90%) Analytics
12 15 (3.90%) Incident Management
12 15 (3.90%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.64%) Migration
14 13 (3.38%) E-Commerce
15 11 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 192 (49.87%) SQL
2 141 (36.62%) Java
3 100 (25.97%) C++
4 53 (13.77%) C#
5 46 (11.95%) Perl
6 45 (11.69%) Shell Script
7 32 (8.31%) JavaScript
8 30 (7.79%) Python
9 20 (5.19%) Groovy
10 16 (4.16%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.56%) VBA
13 5 (1.30%) C
14 3 (0.78%) Scala
14 3 (0.78%) Korn
15 2 (0.52%) AWK
16 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (23.12%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) MCP
2 8 (2.08%) MCSE
2 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) CCIE
4 1 (0.26%) CCNP
4 1 (0.26%) CCIP
4 1 (0.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.26%) CFA
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (15.06%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.82%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (12.99%) Oracle
2 41 (10.65%) Sybase
3 34 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 28 (7.27%) TIBCO
5 26 (6.75%) Fidessa
6 22 (5.71%) Bloomberg
7 14 (3.64%) NYFIX
8 13 (3.38%) SunGard
9 11 (2.86%) Cisco
9 11 (2.86%) 29West
10 7 (1.82%) Charles River
10 7 (1.82%) Calypso
11 6 (1.56%) Reuters
11 6 (1.56%) ION Trading
12 5 (1.30%) MarketAxess
12 5 (1.30%) HP
13 4 (1.04%) thinkFolio
14 3 (0.78%) StreamBase
14 3 (0.78%) Veritas
15 1 (0.26%) Green Hat
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Just now
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Just now
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £3000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago