The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 662 502 600
Rank change year-on-year
-160 +98
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 269 567 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.36% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 241 498 361
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -27.77%

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
38068 41565 45717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 37.75% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33087 35470 38904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -168 264 £65,000 - 44
London -115 250 £65,000 - 41
City of London +11 98 £62,500 - 32
Surrey +28 9 £55,000 +71.87% 1
South East +7 9 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Guildford +14 3 £33,000 +3.12% 1
Nottingham +13 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £65,000 +13.04%
East Midlands +4 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland -3 3 - - 1
Glasgow -18 3 - - 1
County Antrim -4 2 - -
Belfast -4 2 - -
Northern Ireland -5 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £52,000 -
Woking -6 1 £55,000 +6.79%
Mayfair - 1 £110,000 -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 403 (59.62%) Finance
2 342 (50.59%) SQL
3 334 (49.41%) Java
4 295 (43.64%) Unix
5 292 (43.20%) Linux
6 204 (30.18%) Equities
7 166 (24.56%) Front Office
7 166 (24.56%) Electronic Trading
8 159 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
9 148 (21.89%) Banking
10 142 (21.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 136 (20.12%) Degree
12 134 (19.82%) Low Latency
13 129 (19.08%) Windows
14 116 (17.16%) Oracle
15 110 (16.27%) Multithreading
16 103 (15.24%) Derivative
17 102 (15.09%) Python
18 93 (13.76%) C++
19 85 (12.57%) C#
20 84 (12.43%) Algorithmic Trading
21 80 (11.83%) Perl
22 76 (11.24%) XML
23 75 (11.09%) Computer Science
24 73 (10.80%) JIRA
24 73 (10.80%) Investment Banking
24 73 (10.80%) Bash Shell
25 72 (10.65%) ITIL
26 67 (9.91%) Jenkins
27 65 (9.62%) Analytical Skills

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.37%) Confluence
1 16 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.22%) IIS
3 7 (1.04%) MQSeries
4 6 (0.89%) Apache
5 4 (0.59%) GemFire
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.78%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (4.44%) MetaTrader
2 9 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.18%) Finacle
3 8 (1.18%) Misys Opics
3 8 (1.18%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.59%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.44%) RMDS
7 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.81%) GitHub
2 11 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.66%) Firewall
3 17 (2.51%) Multicast
4 15 (2.22%) Wireshark
5 14 (2.07%) LAN
5 14 (2.07%) LDAP
5 14 (2.07%) WAN
6 13 (1.92%) tcpdump
7 12 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (1.78%) iSCSI
7 12 (1.78%) NetScaler
7 12 (1.78%) SAN
8 7 (1.04%) FTP
8 7 (1.04%) HTTP
9 5 (0.74%) DNS
10 3 (0.44%) Broadband
10 3 (0.44%) Skype
11 1 (0.15%) DHCP
11 1 (0.15%) Internet
11 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.28%) Relational Database
2 45 (6.66%) NoSQL
3 43 (6.36%) SQL Server
4 37 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 33 (4.88%) Big Data
6 17 (2.51%) KDB
6 17 (2.51%) RDBMS
7 16 (2.37%) MySQL
8 15 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.04%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.89%) DB2
12 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.74%) BigTable
12 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.74%) Power BI
13 4 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 73 (10.80%) JIRA
2 67 (9.91%) Jenkins
3 49 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.85%) Subversion
5 25 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 20 (2.96%) Ant
7 19 (2.81%) Maven
8 16 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (1.78%) GCC
9 12 (1.78%) Selenium
10 9 (1.33%) JUnit
11 8 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.04%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.04%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.89%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.89%) Moq
13 6 (0.89%) NUnit
14 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 403 (59.62%) Finance
2 166 (24.56%) Front Office
3 148 (21.89%) Banking
4 73 (10.80%) Investment Banking
5 55 (8.14%) Back Office
6 44 (6.51%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.78%) French Language
8 11 (1.63%) Retail
9 9 (1.33%) German Language
9 9 (1.33%) Legal
9 9 (1.33%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.04%) Marketing
11 5 (0.74%) Advertising
11 5 (0.74%) Electronics
11 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.59%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.59%) Publishing
13 3 (0.44%) Automotive
13 3 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (29.73%) Developer
2 182 (26.92%) Analyst
3 130 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 129 (19.08%) Java Developer
5 102 (15.09%) Applications Support
6 63 (9.32%) FIX Analyst
7 54 (7.99%) FIX Support Analyst
8 49 (7.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 49 (7.25%) Support Engineer
9 46 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
10 42 (6.21%) Senior Developer
11 40 (5.92%) Business Analyst
12 38 (5.62%) Consultant
12 38 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
13 36 (5.33%) Senior Support Analyst
14 33 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 33 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
15 32 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
16 29 (4.29%) Support Specialist
16 29 (4.29%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (11.24%) XML
2 47 (6.95%) .NET
3 44 (6.51%) AngularJS
3 44 (6.51%) Spring
4 38 (5.62%) JMS
5 33 (4.88%) HTML
6 29 (4.29%) HTML5
7 27 (3.99%) Middleware
8 23 (3.40%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.40%) Java SE
9 22 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (3.11%) Web Services
11 19 (2.81%) J2SE
12 15 (2.22%) CSS
12 15 (2.22%) jQuery
12 15 (2.22%) Swing
13 14 (2.07%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.07%) WPF
14 12 (1.78%) WCF
15 11 (1.63%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 204 (30.18%) Equities
2 142 (21.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 103 (15.24%) Derivative
4 75 (11.09%) Computer Science
5 65 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (9.62%) Fixed Income
6 58 (8.58%) Fintech
7 50 (7.40%) Hedge funds
8 38 (5.62%) Algorithms
9 32 (4.73%) Market Risk
10 31 (4.59%) SWIFT
11 26 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (3.85%) Visualisation
12 24 (3.55%) Mathematics
13 17 (2.51%) Statistics
14 14 (2.07%) Data Structures
14 14 (2.07%) Eurex
15 13 (1.92%) Physics
16 12 (1.78%) HP StoreVirtual
17 10 (1.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 295 (43.64%) Unix
2 292 (43.20%) Linux
3 129 (19.08%) Windows
4 43 (6.36%) Solaris
5 27 (3.99%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.66%) CentOS
6 18 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.18%) AIX
10 6 (0.89%) HPUX
11 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.44%) Debian
13 3 (0.44%) Fedora
13 3 (0.44%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (24.56%) Electronic Trading
2 159 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (19.82%) Low Latency
4 110 (16.27%) Multithreading
5 84 (12.43%) Algorithmic Trading
6 72 (10.65%) ITIL
7 60 (8.88%) Risk Management
8 46 (6.80%) DevOps
9 45 (6.66%) Concurrent Programming
10 39 (5.77%) Analytics
11 38 (5.62%) Open Source
11 38 (5.62%) Project Management
12 35 (5.18%) TDD
13 34 (5.03%) Business Analysis
14 33 (4.88%) MVC
14 33 (4.88%) Wealth Management
15 32 (4.73%) Unit Testing
16 31 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (4.59%) SOA
17 30 (4.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 342 (50.59%) SQL
2 334 (49.41%) Java
3 102 (15.09%) Python
4 93 (13.76%) C++
5 85 (12.57%) C#
6 80 (11.83%) Perl
7 73 (10.80%) Bash Shell
8 40 (5.92%) Shell Script
9 33 (4.88%) C
10 29 (4.29%) Ruby
11 25 (3.70%) JavaScript
12 21 (3.11%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.96%) Lua
13 20 (2.96%) VBA
14 19 (2.81%) VB
15 16 (2.37%) PHP
16 15 (2.22%) PL/SQL
16 15 (2.22%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.63%) Korn
18 7 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 136 (20.12%) Degree
2 14 (2.07%) PhD
3 11 (1.63%) RHCE
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.44%) CFA
5 3 (0.44%) MBA
6 2 (0.30%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CCIE
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.15%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.40%) QA
2 16 (2.37%) MiFID
3 3 (0.44%) FATCA
4 2 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.78%) NFS
3 12 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.30%) Squid
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (2.96%) Puppet
2 8 (1.18%) Nagios
2 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.04%) Ansible
4 6 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (17.16%) Oracle
2 54 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.59%) Red Hat
4 30 (4.44%) Fidessa
5 25 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 23 (3.40%) Sybase
7 21 (3.11%) Bloomberg
8 20 (2.96%) Reuters
9 19 (2.81%) SunGard
10 18 (2.66%) HP
11 17 (2.51%) VMware
12 16 (2.37%) Citrix
13 15 (2.22%) Sun
14 14 (2.07%) Currenex
15 13 (1.92%) 3PAR
16 12 (1.78%) Murex
16 12 (1.78%) NetApp
16 12 (1.78%) Splunk
17 10 (1.48%) Calypso
17 10 (1.48%) ION Trading
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