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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 532 523 514
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 385 409 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.97% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 302 339 367
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 23 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 30 January 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 -19 376 £65,000 -7.14% 66
London -18 347 £65,000 -7.14% 58
City of London -46 95 £58,750 -16.07% 29
South East - 19 £55,000 - 7
Surrey - 14 £55,000 - 7
Woking - 10 £60,000 - 5
North West - 10 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 9 £32,500 -
Glasgow +10 8 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Scotland +1 8 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Docklands, London -1 6 £70,000 -17.64%
Crewe - 4 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Guildford - 4 £32,000 -
Brighton - 2 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £67,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 - 1

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 560 (67.07%) Finance
2 438 (52.46%) UNIX
3 420 (50.30%) SQL
4 368 (44.07%) Linux
5 325 (38.92%) Java
6 229 (27.43%) Front Office
6 229 (27.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 223 (26.71%) Windows
8 193 (23.11%) Multithreading
9 192 (22.99%) Degree
10 187 (22.40%) Electronic Trading
10 187 (22.40%) C++
11 178 (21.32%) Low Latency
12 175 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
13 171 (20.48%) Banking
14 170 (20.36%) Equities
15 144 (17.25%) Fixed Income
16 135 (16.17%) XML
17 129 (15.45%) Derivative
18 125 (14.97%) Oracle
19 122 (14.61%) Perl
20 120 (14.37%) SQL Server
21 112 (13.41%) C#
22 108 (12.93%) JavaScript
23 105 (12.57%) Relational Database
24 99 (11.86%) OO
25 98 (11.74%) QA
26 93 (11.14%) Scrum
27 88 (10.54%) Investment Banking
28 87 (10.42%) Analytical Skills

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (2.16%) TIBCO EMS
2 16 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.44%) Apache
4 11 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (1.32%) GlassFish
5 10 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.84%) MQSeries
6 7 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.84%) Mule
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.36%) Tornado
8 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.36%) IIS
9 2 (0.24%) Confluence
9 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Project
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.40%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 18 (2.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.96%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.36%) RMDS
6 2 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) SaaS
2 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.47%) LAN
1 29 (3.47%) WAN
2 25 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.87%) Multicast
4 19 (2.28%) Firewall
5 15 (1.80%) FTP
6 13 (1.56%) SAN
7 10 (1.20%) Internet
8 9 (1.08%) VPN
9 6 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.72%) LDAP
10 2 (0.24%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.24%) DNS
10 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 105 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 63 (7.54%) MySQL
4 34 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 21 (2.51%) KDB
6 17 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.32%) Informix
9 8 (0.96%) Big Data
10 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.24%) DB2
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 49 (5.87%) GCC
3 32 (3.83%) Maven
4 31 (3.71%) Cucumber
5 30 (3.59%) Subversion
5 30 (3.59%) GoogleTest
6 24 (2.87%) SpecFlow
6 24 (2.87%) Git (software)
7 20 (2.40%) FitNesse
7 20 (2.40%) CppUnit
7 20 (2.40%) NUnit
8 18 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 18 (2.16%) JUnit
8 18 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.04%) Ant
10 10 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.72%) Selenium
11 6 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.72%) JIRA
12 5 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 560 (67.07%) Finance
2 229 (27.43%) Front Office
3 171 (20.48%) Banking
4 88 (10.54%) Investment Banking
5 54 (6.47%) Financial Institution
6 51 (6.11%) Back Office
7 16 (1.92%) Retail
8 11 (1.32%) Legal
9 7 (0.84%) Private Banking
10 6 (0.72%) Marketing
11 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Games
14 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (34.49%) Developer
2 240 (28.74%) Analyst
3 180 (21.56%) Support Analyst
4 155 (18.56%) Java Developer
5 151 (18.08%) Applications Support
6 73 (8.74%) Applications Support Analyst
7 72 (8.62%) C++ Developer
8 50 (5.99%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 34 (4.07%) FIX Analyst
11 29 (3.47%) FX Support Analyst
12 26 (3.11%) Architect
13 23 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (2.63%) Project Manager
15 21 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (2.51%) Support Manager
16 19 (2.28%) Team Leader
16 19 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (2.04%) Support Engineer
17 17 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (16.17%) XML
2 82 (9.82%) HTML
3 71 (8.50%) Middleware
4 59 (7.07%) STL
5 57 (6.83%) HTML5
6 56 (6.71%) Spring
7 49 (5.87%) MFC
8 48 (5.75%) JMS
9 47 (5.63%) .NET
10 42 (5.03%) FpML
11 37 (4.43%) SOAP
12 29 (3.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 26 (3.11%) Rendezvous
14 17 (2.04%) J2EE
14 17 (2.04%) J2SE
15 16 (1.92%) XML Messaging
15 16 (1.92%) Swing
15 16 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
16 14 (1.68%) JDBC
17 13 (1.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 229 (27.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 170 (20.36%) Equities
3 144 (17.25%) Fixed Income
4 129 (15.45%) Derivative
5 87 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (10.06%) Computer Science
7 71 (8.50%) SWIFT
8 65 (7.78%) Hedge funds
9 37 (4.43%) Equity Derivative
10 30 (3.59%) Mathematics
11 25 (2.99%) Algorithms
12 20 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (1.44%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 10 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
16 7 (0.84%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.84%) Grid Computing
17 6 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 438 (52.46%) UNIX
2 368 (44.07%) Linux
3 223 (26.71%) Windows
4 63 (7.54%) Solaris
5 38 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 21 (2.51%) Windows NT
6 21 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.04%) SUSE
8 16 (1.92%) CentOS
8 16 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.92%) Debian
8 16 (1.92%) Fedora
9 12 (1.44%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (23.11%) Multithreading
2 187 (22.40%) Electronic Trading
3 178 (21.32%) Low Latency
4 175 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (11.86%) OO
6 93 (11.14%) Scrum
7 86 (10.30%) Algorithmic Trading
8 81 (9.70%) TDD
9 60 (7.19%) Pair Programming
10 59 (7.07%) Software Engineering
11 55 (6.59%) Kanban
12 47 (5.63%) Project Management
13 42 (5.03%) Risk Management
14 39 (4.67%) BDD
15 34 (4.07%) E-Commerce
16 32 (3.83%) Asset Management
17 30 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (3.35%) Workflow
18 28 (3.35%) Unit Testing
19 25 (2.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (50.30%) SQL
2 325 (38.92%) Java
3 187 (22.40%) C++
4 122 (14.61%) Perl
5 112 (13.41%) C#
6 108 (12.93%) JavaScript
7 84 (10.06%) Python
8 69 (8.26%) Shell Script
9 53 (6.35%) Bash Shell
10 33 (3.95%) T-SQL
11 26 (3.11%) C
12 23 (2.75%) Groovy
13 20 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 19 (2.28%) Scala
15 13 (1.56%) Ruby
15 13 (1.56%) Korn
16 12 (1.44%) VBA
17 11 (1.32%) Tcl
18 6 (0.72%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 192 (22.99%) Degree
2 9 (1.08%) ISEB
3 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.12%) PMP
5 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.12%) PhD
5 1 (0.12%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (11.74%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) SLA
3 6 (0.72%) EMIR
3 6 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.72%) ClearTrust
4 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (0.84%) Nagios
3 6 (0.72%) ZABBIX
3 6 (0.72%) Puppet
4 5 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.36%) Control-M
6 2 (0.24%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (14.97%) Oracle
2 75 (8.98%) Bloomberg
3 74 (8.86%) Sybase
4 71 (8.50%) Fidessa
5 68 (8.14%) Microsoft
6 67 (8.02%) TIBCO
7 49 (5.87%) NYFIX
8 39 (4.67%) SunGard
9 37 (4.43%) 29West
10 27 (3.23%) Patsystems
11 23 (2.75%) GL TRADE
12 21 (2.51%) Reuters
13 20 (2.40%) IBM
14 19 (2.28%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.80%) ION Trading
16 14 (1.68%) HP
17 12 (1.44%) Charles River
18 11 (1.32%) EasyScreen
18 11 (1.32%) MarketAxess
19 10 (1.20%) EccoWare
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