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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 496 531 434
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -97
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 459 452 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.94% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 409 373 491
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +8.57%

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
41667 48120 45320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 40.08% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35440 40550 39481
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 13 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 24 April 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 +16 454 £62,500 -3.84% 58
London +31 444 £62,500 -3.84% 55
City of London -17 123 £58,250 -2.91% 31
Docklands, London +2 12 - -
South East +24 10 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Surrey +16 5 £51,500 +71.66% 1
Scotland +11 5 £66,250 +20.45% 3
Hampshire - 5 £32,500 - 2
Southampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Woking - 4 £51,500 - 1
Glasgow +4 3 £66,250 +20.45% 1
Edinburgh +14 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £79,000 -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 608 (71.53%) Finance
2 413 (48.59%) SQL
3 373 (43.88%) Java
4 372 (43.76%) UNIX
5 321 (37.76%) Linux
6 234 (27.53%) Front Office
7 200 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (23.06%) Windows
9 192 (22.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 190 (22.35%) Multithreading
11 186 (21.88%) Degree
12 184 (21.65%) Equities
13 153 (18.00%) Electronic Trading
14 152 (17.88%) Fixed Income
15 145 (17.06%) Banking
15 145 (17.06%) Low Latency
16 137 (16.12%) Derivative
17 135 (15.88%) XML
18 134 (15.76%) SQL Server
19 123 (14.47%) C++
20 118 (13.88%) Python
21 117 (13.76%) Oracle
22 115 (13.53%) Perl
23 111 (13.06%) C#
24 105 (12.35%) QA
25 104 (12.24%) Relational Database
26 99 (11.65%) JavaScript
27 93 (10.94%) TDD
27 93 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
28 90 (10.59%) Scrum

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (1.41%) Tomcat
1 12 (1.41%) MQSeries
2 9 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.94%) Confluence
4 7 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.59%) Apache
7 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.35%) Tornado
8 2 (0.24%) Jetty
8 2 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 19 (2.24%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 8 (0.94%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.71%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.47%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.35%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 2 (0.24%) RMDS
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.47%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.94%) WAN
2 38 (4.47%) LAN
3 28 (3.29%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.88%) Multicast
5 15 (1.76%) SAN
6 12 (1.41%) Firewall
7 10 (1.18%) Internet
8 6 (0.71%) FTP
9 5 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.47%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.47%) VPN
10 4 (0.47%) DNS
10 4 (0.47%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.35%) Broadband
11 3 (0.35%) Junos
12 1 (0.12%) DSL
12 1 (0.12%) Telnet
12 1 (0.12%) VLAN
12 1 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 104 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 57 (6.71%) RDBMS
4 46 (5.41%) MySQL
5 24 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.65%) Informix
7 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.18%) KDB
9 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.35%) DB2
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.35%) Big Data
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 34 (4.00%) GCC
3 27 (3.18%) SpecFlow
4 26 (3.06%) GoogleTest
5 23 (2.71%) JUnit
6 20 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.24%) JIRA
8 15 (1.76%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.53%) Maven
9 13 (1.53%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.41%) FitNesse
10 12 (1.41%) CppUnit
10 12 (1.41%) Git (software)
10 12 (1.41%) NUnit
11 11 (1.29%) Selenium
12 10 (1.18%) JBehave
13 6 (0.71%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.71%) Ant
14 5 (0.59%) Subversion
14 5 (0.59%) JMeter
General
1 608 (71.53%) Finance
2 234 (27.53%) Front Office
3 145 (17.06%) Banking
4 75 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 70 (8.24%) Financial Institution
6 57 (6.71%) Back Office
7 15 (1.76%) Retail
8 13 (1.53%) Legal
9 7 (0.82%) Private Banking
10 6 (0.71%) Games
10 6 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.47%) Marketing
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 323 (38.00%) Developer
2 243 (28.59%) Analyst
3 168 (19.76%) Java Developer
4 153 (18.00%) Support Analyst
4 153 (18.00%) Applications Support
5 59 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 59 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
6 47 (5.53%) C++ Developer
7 34 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 26 (3.06%) FIX Analyst
9 25 (2.94%) Team Leader
10 24 (2.82%) Architect
11 22 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
12 21 (2.47%) Support Manager
12 21 (2.47%) SQL Developer
13 20 (2.35%) Administrator
13 20 (2.35%) Project Manager
13 20 (2.35%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (2.35%) Systems Support
13 20 (2.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.88%) XML
2 89 (10.47%) HTML
3 82 (9.65%) Spring
4 63 (7.41%) .NET
5 45 (5.29%) HTML5
6 44 (5.18%) Middleware
7 39 (4.59%) JMS
8 34 (4.00%) MFC
8 34 (4.00%) STL
9 30 (3.53%) SOAP
10 28 (3.29%) Web Services
10 28 (3.29%) FpML
11 26 (3.06%) Ultra Messaging
12 24 (2.82%) Swing
13 23 (2.71%) TIBCO EMS
14 20 (2.35%) WPF
15 19 (2.24%) QuickFIX
16 16 (1.88%) WinForms
16 16 (1.88%) Rendezvous
17 15 (1.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 192 (22.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 184 (21.65%) Equities
3 152 (17.88%) Fixed Income
4 137 (16.12%) Derivative
5 93 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (10.47%) Hedge funds
7 80 (9.41%) Computer Science
8 71 (8.35%) SWIFT
9 36 (4.24%) Mathematics
10 35 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
11 29 (3.41%) Eurex
12 19 (2.24%) N-Tier
13 17 (2.00%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
15 12 (1.41%) Open Source
15 12 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
16 10 (1.18%) Algorithms
17 9 (1.06%) Statistics
18 8 (0.94%) Clustering
18 8 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 372 (43.76%) UNIX
2 321 (37.76%) Linux
3 196 (23.06%) Windows
4 40 (4.71%) Solaris
5 32 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.06%) CentOS
7 25 (2.94%) SUSE
8 24 (2.82%) Debian
8 24 (2.82%) Fedora
8 24 (2.82%) Ubuntu
9 20 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.53%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.59%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) Android
14 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (22.35%) Multithreading
3 153 (18.00%) Electronic Trading
4 145 (17.06%) Low Latency
5 93 (10.94%) TDD
6 90 (10.59%) Scrum
7 88 (10.35%) OO
8 72 (8.47%) Algorithmic Trading
9 59 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (6.47%) Concurrent Programming
11 54 (6.35%) Software Engineering
12 52 (6.12%) BDD
13 50 (5.88%) Kanban
14 48 (5.65%) Investment Management
15 46 (5.41%) Unit Testing
16 45 (5.29%) Project Management
17 41 (4.82%) Market Making
18 40 (4.71%) Asset Management
19 38 (4.47%) Pair Programming
20 35 (4.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 413 (48.59%) SQL
2 373 (43.88%) Java
3 123 (14.47%) C++
4 118 (13.88%) Python
5 115 (13.53%) Perl
6 111 (13.06%) C#
7 99 (11.65%) JavaScript
8 65 (7.65%) Bash Shell
9 62 (7.29%) Shell Script
10 40 (4.71%) PL/SQL
10 40 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 29 (3.41%) VBA
12 25 (2.94%) Korn
13 22 (2.59%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.59%) Scala
14 20 (2.35%) Tcl
15 16 (1.88%) C
16 10 (1.18%) VB
16 10 (1.18%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (21.88%) Degree
2 21 (2.47%) ISEB
3 11 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.24%) PhD
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.12%) PMP
6 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (12.35%) QA
2 18 (2.12%) SLA
3 8 (0.94%) EMIR
4 6 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.71%) FATCA
5 3 (0.35%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.41%) Puppet
2 9 (1.06%) Nagios
3 8 (0.94%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.47%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.35%) Control-M
7 3 (0.35%) WSUS
7 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 117 (13.76%) Oracle
2 79 (9.29%) Bloomberg
3 65 (7.65%) Fidessa
4 61 (7.18%) Microsoft
5 58 (6.82%) Sybase
6 49 (5.76%) TIBCO
7 45 (5.29%) NYFIX
8 36 (4.24%) IBM
8 36 (4.24%) Patsystems
9 33 (3.88%) Red Hat
10 29 (3.41%) GL TRADE
11 26 (3.06%) HP
12 21 (2.47%) Reuters
13 19 (2.24%) SunGard
14 16 (1.88%) EasyScreen
15 14 (1.65%) VMware
16 13 (1.53%) ION Trading
17 12 (1.41%) Sophis
17 12 (1.41%) Charles River
17 12 (1.41%) EccoWare
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