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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 469 523 417
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -106
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 488 451 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.96% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 453 374 484
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -1.16%

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
39933 47189 44065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.91% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34187 40324 38302
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 £60,000 £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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 19 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 29 May 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
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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 +66 486 £62,500 -3.84% 55
London +61 469 £65,000 - 51
City of London -8 127 £60,000 +4.34% 24
South East +26 14 £32,500 +11.11% 2
Hampshire - 8 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +29 5 £51,500 +76.06% 1
Southampton - 5 £32,500 - 1
Leeds - 3 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 - 2
Docklands, London +5 2 - -
Scotland +4 2 £66,250 +6.00% 1
Glasgow -7 2 £66,250 +6.00%
Woking - 2 £51,500 -
Guildford +12 1 £32,000 +12.28% 1
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Winchester - 1 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 572 (65.15%) Finance
2 431 (49.09%) SQL
3 397 (45.22%) Java
4 352 (40.09%) UNIX
5 328 (37.36%) Linux
6 247 (28.13%) Front Office
7 221 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
8 211 (24.03%) Equities
9 197 (22.44%) Degree
10 196 (22.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 194 (22.10%) Windows
12 188 (21.41%) Multithreading
13 159 (18.11%) Low Latency
14 148 (16.86%) Python
15 144 (16.40%) Electronic Trading
16 143 (16.29%) Fixed Income
17 142 (16.17%) Perl
18 139 (15.83%) SQL Server
19 134 (15.26%) Banking
20 132 (15.03%) Derivative
21 130 (14.81%) Oracle
22 125 (14.24%) XML
23 106 (12.07%) C++
24 104 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
25 103 (11.73%) TDD
26 102 (11.62%) Hedge funds
27 99 (11.28%) Relational Database
28 98 (11.16%) OO
29 96 (10.93%) QA
30 95 (10.82%) Spring

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.37%) MQSeries
1 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.91%) Confluence
4 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.57%) Apache
6 4 (0.46%) JBoss
6 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.34%) Tornado
7 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.34%) IIS
8 2 (0.23%) Jetty
8 2 (0.23%) SAS
8 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 28 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.94%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.39%) thinkFolio
2 15 (1.71%) MetaTrader
3 14 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 5 (0.57%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.34%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.11%) RMDS
8 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.21%) WAN
2 33 (3.76%) LAN
3 18 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.59%) Firewall
5 10 (1.14%) Broadband
6 8 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 8 (0.91%) SAN
6 8 (0.91%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.91%) Multicast
7 7 (0.80%) Junos
8 6 (0.68%) VPN
8 6 (0.68%) FTP
8 6 (0.68%) Internet
9 4 (0.46%) DNS
10 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.23%) DSL
12 1 (0.11%) Skype
12 1 (0.11%) Telnet
12 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 99 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 56 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 34 (3.87%) MySQL
5 23 (2.62%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.37%) Informix
8 11 (1.25%) KDB
9 8 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.57%) Big Data
12 3 (0.34%) NewSQL
12 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.34%) DB2
13 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (3.99%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.53%) JIRA
3 29 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.96%) GCC
4 26 (2.96%) JUnit
5 23 (2.62%) GoogleTest
6 22 (2.51%) SpecFlow
7 17 (1.94%) Maven
8 16 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 15 (1.71%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.14%) JBehave
11 8 (0.91%) Selenium
11 8 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.80%) NUnit
12 7 (0.80%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.80%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.68%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.68%) Subversion
13 6 (0.68%) Ant
14 5 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 572 (65.15%) Finance
2 247 (28.13%) Front Office
3 134 (15.26%) Banking
4 65 (7.40%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.72%) Financial Institution
6 47 (5.35%) Back Office
7 16 (1.82%) Retail
8 13 (1.48%) Legal
9 7 (0.80%) Games
10 5 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.34%) Marketing
12 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 346 (39.41%) Developer
2 248 (28.25%) Analyst
3 188 (21.41%) Java Developer
4 165 (18.79%) Applications Support
5 157 (17.88%) Support Analyst
6 65 (7.40%) Senior Developer
7 63 (7.18%) Applications Support Analyst
8 52 (5.92%) C++ Developer
9 47 (5.35%) Business Analyst
10 29 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 27 (3.08%) Team Leader
11 27 (3.08%) Core Java Developer
12 22 (2.51%) Architect
12 22 (2.51%) Support Engineer
13 19 (2.16%) Support Specialist
13 19 (2.16%) Administrator
13 19 (2.16%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (2.16%) FIX Analyst
13 19 (2.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 19 (2.16%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (14.24%) XML
2 95 (10.82%) Spring
3 90 (10.25%) HTML
4 65 (7.40%) .NET
5 47 (5.35%) HTML5
6 45 (5.13%) Middleware
7 43 (4.90%) JMS
8 34 (3.87%) Web Services
9 33 (3.76%) Ultra Messaging
10 27 (3.08%) STL
10 27 (3.08%) Swing
11 26 (2.96%) MFC
12 25 (2.85%) SOAP
13 23 (2.62%) FpML
14 21 (2.39%) Rendezvous
14 21 (2.39%) TIBCO EMS
15 19 (2.16%) QuickFIX
16 18 (2.05%) Hibernate
17 17 (1.94%) WPF
18 15 (1.71%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 211 (24.03%) Equities
2 196 (22.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 143 (16.29%) Fixed Income
4 132 (15.03%) Derivative
5 104 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (11.62%) Hedge funds
7 84 (9.57%) Computer Science
8 64 (7.29%) SWIFT
9 32 (3.64%) Mathematics
10 26 (2.96%) Eurex
11 23 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
12 21 (2.39%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.82%) N-Tier
13 16 (1.82%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
15 11 (1.25%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.25%) Statistics
16 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.80%) Replication
16 7 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 352 (40.09%) UNIX
2 328 (37.36%) Linux
3 194 (22.10%) Windows
4 37 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (3.76%) Solaris
6 23 (2.62%) SUSE
6 23 (2.62%) CentOS
7 22 (2.51%) Ubuntu
7 22 (2.51%) Debian
8 21 (2.39%) Fedora
9 13 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.91%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.23%) Android
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.41%) Multithreading
3 159 (18.11%) Low Latency
4 144 (16.40%) Electronic Trading
5 103 (11.73%) TDD
6 98 (11.16%) OO
7 83 (9.45%) Algorithmic Trading
8 77 (8.77%) Scrum
9 68 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 57 (6.49%) Investment Management
12 51 (5.81%) Concurrent Programming
13 50 (5.69%) Unit Testing
14 49 (5.58%) BDD
15 43 (4.90%) Market Making
16 42 (4.78%) Asset Management
17 41 (4.67%) Project Management
18 40 (4.56%) Kanban
19 35 (3.99%) SDLC
20 33 (3.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 431 (49.09%) SQL
2 397 (45.22%) Java
3 148 (16.86%) Python
4 142 (16.17%) Perl
5 106 (12.07%) C++
6 95 (10.82%) C#
7 87 (9.91%) JavaScript
8 75 (8.54%) Bash Shell
9 57 (6.49%) Shell Script
10 45 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 42 (4.78%) T-SQL
12 40 (4.56%) VBA
13 35 (3.99%) PowerShell
14 30 (3.42%) Korn
15 20 (2.28%) Scala
16 18 (2.05%) C
17 16 (1.82%) Tcl
18 11 (1.25%) VB
18 11 (1.25%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 197 (22.44%) Degree
2 15 (1.71%) ISEB
3 8 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.68%) PhD
6 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.23%) MCP
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
7 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.93%) QA
2 18 (2.05%) SLA
3 7 (0.80%) MiFID
4 6 (0.68%) FATCA
5 5 (0.57%) EMIR
6 3 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (1.71%) Puppet
2 8 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.91%) CFEngine
3 7 (0.80%) Nagios
3 7 (0.80%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.34%) Control-M
5 3 (0.34%) WSUS
6 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 130 (14.81%) Oracle
2 65 (7.40%) Bloomberg
3 58 (6.61%) Fidessa
4 54 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 52 (5.92%) TIBCO
6 45 (5.13%) Sybase
7 37 (4.21%) Red Hat
8 35 (3.99%) NYFIX
9 29 (3.30%) IBM
10 27 (3.08%) Patsystems
11 26 (2.96%) GL TRADE
12 24 (2.73%) HP
13 17 (1.94%) VMware
14 16 (1.82%) Sophis
15 14 (1.59%) EasyScreen
16 13 (1.48%) Reuters
16 13 (1.48%) SunGard
17 12 (1.37%) Citrix
18 11 (1.25%) Charles River
18 11 (1.25%) Juniper
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