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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 717 702 684
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 186 175 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.41% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 165 137 178
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.64%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 16 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 19 September 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
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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 -24 168 £56,500 +2.72% 18
London -22 153 £60,000 - 16
City of London 0 54 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Nottinghamshire +7 12 £42,500 +34.92%
East Midlands +6 12 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Nottingham +5 12 £42,500 +34.92%
Glasgow - 8 £50,000 -
Scotland - 8 £50,000 -
Birmingham -12 1 £45,000 -
South East -17 1 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds -29 1 £70,000 +27.27%
West Yorkshire -34 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Yorkshire -34 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (52.59%) UNIX
2 201 (52.07%) SQL
3 180 (46.63%) Finance
4 176 (45.60%) Linux
5 160 (41.45%) Front Office
6 140 (36.27%) Java
7 112 (29.02%) Low Latency
8 105 (27.20%) Banking
9 101 (26.17%) Windows
10 98 (25.39%) Equities
11 97 (25.13%) C++
12 89 (23.06%) Multithreading
13 84 (21.76%) Electronic Trading
13 84 (21.76%) Degree
14 74 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (19.17%) Software Engineering
15 73 (18.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 60 (15.54%) SQL Server
17 57 (14.77%) Investment Banking
18 55 (14.25%) Algorithmic Trading
19 53 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (13.21%) QA
20 51 (13.21%) Oracle
21 49 (12.69%) OO
22 43 (11.14%) C#
23 42 (10.88%) Middleware
24 40 (10.36%) Shell Script
24 40 (10.36%) Perl
25 39 (10.10%) Fixed Income
26 37 (9.59%) Python

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (5.18%) WebSphere
2 19 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (4.92%) Apache
2 19 (4.92%) GlassFish
3 16 (4.15%) IIS
4 7 (1.81%) Mule
5 5 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.04%) GemFire
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.78%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.74%) Firewall
2 17 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.85%) WAN
4 10 (2.59%) LAN
5 9 (2.33%) VPN
6 7 (1.81%) LDAP
6 7 (1.81%) Multicast
7 5 (1.30%) DNS
7 5 (1.30%) DHCP
8 4 (1.04%) FTP
9 3 (0.78%) 4G
10 2 (0.52%) BGP
10 2 (0.52%) MPLS
10 2 (0.52%) Internet
11 1 (0.26%) 3G
11 1 (0.26%) VoIP
11 1 (0.26%) OSPF
11 1 (0.26%) HTTP
11 1 (0.26%) SSL
11 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.89%) KDB
4 13 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.11%) MySQL
5 12 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.81%) Big Data
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.78%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.74%) Subversion
3 24 (6.22%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.96%) Cucumber
5 9 (2.33%) GCC
5 9 (2.33%) Maven
5 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.07%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.81%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.81%) Ant
7 7 (1.81%) JIRA
7 7 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (1.30%) JUnit
8 5 (1.30%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.04%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.04%) Hudson
9 4 (1.04%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.78%) GoogleTest
10 3 (0.78%) CppUnit
General
1 180 (46.63%) Finance
2 160 (41.45%) Front Office
3 105 (27.20%) Banking
4 57 (14.77%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.92%) Marketing
6 9 (2.33%) Back Office
7 8 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.30%) Retail
8 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.04%) Games
10 3 (0.78%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 147 (38.08%) Developer
2 106 (27.46%) Analyst
3 72 (18.65%) Support Analyst
4 63 (16.32%) Applications Support
5 57 (14.77%) C++ Developer
6 48 (12.44%) Java Developer
7 33 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 24 (6.22%) Applications Support Analyst
9 18 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (4.15%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.63%) Senior C++ Developer
13 13 (3.37%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.37%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.37%) C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (3.11%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (2.85%) Technical Support
15 11 (2.85%) FX Support Analyst
16 10 (2.59%) FIX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.88%) Middleware
2 36 (9.33%) XML
3 34 (8.81%) JMS
4 23 (5.96%) STL
5 20 (5.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (4.40%) HTML
6 17 (4.40%) FpML
6 17 (4.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (3.63%) Rendezvous
8 12 (3.11%) .NET
8 12 (3.11%) Web Services
8 12 (3.11%) Spring
9 10 (2.59%) Hibernate
10 9 (2.33%) MFC
10 9 (2.33%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.33%) HTML5
11 8 (2.07%) J2EE
12 7 (1.81%) WPF
13 6 (1.55%) REST
14 5 (1.30%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 98 (25.39%) Equities
2 73 (18.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 53 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (10.10%) Fixed Income
5 31 (8.03%) Computer Science
6 27 (6.99%) Derivative
7 24 (6.22%) Hedge funds
8 14 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.37%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.11%) Clustering
10 12 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (2.85%) Open Source
12 10 (2.59%) Replication
13 8 (2.07%) Thin Client
13 8 (2.07%) Fat Client
13 8 (2.07%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.30%) VWAP
15 4 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (1.04%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 203 (52.59%) UNIX
2 176 (45.60%) Linux
3 101 (26.17%) Windows
4 21 (5.44%) Solaris
5 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.81%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.78%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.02%) Low Latency
2 89 (23.06%) Multithreading
3 84 (21.76%) Electronic Trading
4 74 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (19.17%) Software Engineering
5 55 (14.25%) Algorithmic Trading
6 49 (12.69%) OO
7 25 (6.48%) Project Management
7 25 (6.48%) Analytics
8 22 (5.70%) Risk Management
9 20 (5.18%) Product Management
10 18 (4.66%) TDD
11 16 (4.15%) Migration
12 15 (3.89%) Incident Management
12 15 (3.89%) E-Commerce
13 14 (3.63%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.63%) Scrum
13 14 (3.63%) Asset Management
14 11 (2.85%) Process Management
14 11 (2.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 201 (52.07%) SQL
2 140 (36.27%) Java
3 97 (25.13%) C++
4 43 (11.14%) C#
5 40 (10.36%) Perl
5 40 (10.36%) Shell Script
6 37 (9.59%) Python
7 19 (4.92%) Groovy
7 19 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.81%) VBA
9 7 (1.81%) C
10 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.04%) Scala
12 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
12 1 (0.26%) VB
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (21.76%) Degree
2 8 (2.07%) MCP
2 8 (2.07%) MCSE
2 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) IIBA
5 1 (0.26%) CBAP
5 1 (0.26%) CCIE
5 1 (0.26%) CCNP
5 1 (0.26%) CCIP
5 1 (0.26%) CCNA
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) EMIR
2 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.81%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (13.21%) Oracle
2 32 (8.29%) Fidessa
3 31 (8.03%) Sybase
4 27 (6.99%) TIBCO
5 24 (6.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.40%) Cisco
7 12 (3.11%) 29West
8 11 (2.85%) Reuters
9 10 (2.59%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.81%) HP
10 7 (1.81%) Calypso
11 6 (1.55%) Charles River
11 6 (1.55%) ION Trading
12 5 (1.30%) thinkFolio
12 5 (1.30%) MarketAxess
13 3 (0.78%) StreamBase
13 3 (0.78%) Actimize
13 3 (0.78%) Veritas
13 3 (0.78%) SunGard
14 2 (0.52%) IBM
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