The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 724 693 631
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -62
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 189 191 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 160 161 231
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

FIX Protocol Salary Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 15 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 28 July 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
(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 -38 175 £62,500 +19.04% 25
London -68 154 £63,750 +18.05% 24
City of London -59 52 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Scotland - 12 £37,500 - 1
Glasgow - 12 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 9 £45,000 -15.09%
Coventry +12 8 - -
Nottingham +10 8 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £42,500 +34.92% 1
East Midlands -5 8 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Berkshire +12 4 £38,000 -10.58%
South East +9 4 £38,000 -10.58%
Bracknell - 3 £38,000 -
Birmingham -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Slough - 1 - -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 166 (50.61%) UNIX
2 161 (49.09%) SQL
3 142 (43.29%) Finance
4 138 (42.07%) Linux
5 135 (41.16%) Java
6 123 (37.50%) Front Office
7 104 (31.71%) Equities
8 99 (30.18%) Banking
9 95 (28.96%) Low Latency
10 81 (24.70%) C++
10 81 (24.70%) Electronic Trading
11 68 (20.73%) Multithreading
12 67 (20.43%) Degree
13 65 (19.82%) Windows
14 59 (17.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 59 (17.99%) Software Engineering
15 57 (17.38%) Algorithmic Trading
16 51 (15.55%) Investment Banking
17 48 (14.63%) Perl
18 45 (13.72%) SQL Server
18 45 (13.72%) Python
19 43 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (12.20%) C#
21 38 (11.59%) Oracle
22 36 (10.98%) QA
23 34 (10.37%) OO
24 33 (10.06%) Sybase
25 32 (9.76%) Middleware
25 32 (9.76%) Fidessa
26 30 (9.15%) Derivative

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (3.96%) IIS
2 12 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.35%) GlassFish
3 11 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (3.35%) Apache
4 7 (2.13%) Mule
5 6 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.52%) GemFire
7 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.30%) Confluence
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.91%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.18%) Firewall
3 7 (2.13%) DNS
4 6 (1.83%) WAN
5 5 (1.52%) LAN
5 5 (1.52%) DHCP
6 3 (0.91%) 4G
6 3 (0.91%) VPN
7 2 (0.61%) BGP
7 2 (0.61%) MPLS
7 2 (0.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) LTE
8 1 (0.30%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.30%) GGSN
8 1 (0.30%) SGSN
8 1 (0.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.30%) SCTP
8 1 (0.30%) Multicast
8 1 (0.30%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.88%) KDB
4 13 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.13%) Big Data
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.22%) MySQL
9 3 (0.91%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.49%) Subversion
3 14 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.66%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.05%) Maven
6 9 (2.74%) JUnit
7 8 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.13%) ClearCase
8 7 (2.13%) Ant
9 5 (1.52%) JIRA
9 5 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.22%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.61%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.61%) Hudson
11 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.61%) TestNG
12 1 (0.30%) Selenium
12 1 (0.30%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.30%) JBehave
12 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 142 (43.29%) Finance
2 123 (37.50%) Front Office
3 99 (30.18%) Banking
4 51 (15.55%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.49%) Marketing
6 14 (4.27%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.74%) Back Office
8 8 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.22%) Games
11 3 (0.91%) Billing
11 3 (0.91%) Retail
12 2 (0.61%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (39.33%) Developer
2 82 (25.00%) Analyst
3 52 (15.85%) Applications Support
4 51 (15.55%) C++ Developer
5 46 (14.02%) Java Developer
6 43 (13.11%) Support Analyst
7 31 (9.45%) Senior Developer
8 22 (6.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 15 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (4.57%) Senior C++ Developer
10 14 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.35%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.74%) Equity Analyst
14 9 (2.74%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
14 9 (2.74%) QA Analyst
14 9 (2.74%) Developer Analyst
14 9 (2.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.76%) Middleware
2 26 (7.93%) XML
3 23 (7.01%) JMS
4 15 (4.57%) Rendezvous
4 15 (4.57%) Spring
5 12 (3.66%) Web Services
5 12 (3.66%) FpML
5 12 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (2.74%) Hibernate
6 9 (2.74%) .NET
7 8 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (2.13%) WPF
8 7 (2.13%) STL
8 7 (2.13%) J2EE
9 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.52%) J2SE
10 5 (1.52%) HTML
11 4 (1.22%) XSLT
11 4 (1.22%) LINQ
12 3 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 104 (31.71%) Equities
2 59 (17.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (9.15%) Derivative
4 29 (8.84%) Computer Science
5 28 (8.54%) Fixed Income
6 15 (4.57%) Hedge funds
7 13 (3.96%) Clustering
8 11 (3.35%) Open Source
9 10 (3.05%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.44%) Thin Client
11 8 (2.44%) Fat Client
12 7 (2.13%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.52%) VWAP
14 4 (1.22%) DTCC
14 4 (1.22%) Physics
15 3 (0.91%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.91%) Replication
16 2 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 166 (50.61%) UNIX
2 138 (42.07%) Linux
3 65 (19.82%) Windows
4 18 (5.49%) Solaris
5 8 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.91%) VMS
8 2 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.96%) Low Latency
2 81 (24.70%) Electronic Trading
3 68 (20.73%) Multithreading
4 59 (17.99%) Software Engineering
5 57 (17.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 43 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (10.37%) OO
8 28 (8.54%) Project Management
9 25 (7.62%) Analytics
10 21 (6.40%) Risk Management
11 13 (3.96%) Migration
12 12 (3.66%) Business Analysis
12 12 (3.66%) Investment Management
12 12 (3.66%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (3.35%) Product Management
13 11 (3.35%) ITIL
13 11 (3.35%) TDD
14 10 (3.05%) Problem Management
15 9 (2.74%) Project Planning
15 9 (2.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (49.09%) SQL
2 135 (41.16%) Java
3 81 (24.70%) C++
4 48 (14.63%) Perl
5 45 (13.72%) Python
6 40 (12.20%) C#
7 29 (8.84%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.35%) Groovy
10 9 (2.74%) C
11 6 (1.83%) VBA
11 6 (1.83%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.52%) Ruby
13 4 (1.22%) Korn
13 4 (1.22%) Scala
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
14 2 (0.61%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (20.43%) Degree
2 8 (2.44%) MCP
2 8 (2.44%) MCSE
2 8 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.30%) IIBA
5 1 (0.30%) CBAP
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB
5 1 (0.30%) CCIE
5 1 (0.30%) CCNP
5 1 (0.30%) CCIP
5 1 (0.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.98%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) MiFID
2 1 (0.30%) EMIR
2 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 11 (3.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (11.59%) Oracle
2 33 (10.06%) Sybase
3 32 (9.76%) Fidessa
4 19 (5.79%) TIBCO
5 17 (5.18%) Cisco
6 15 (4.57%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.96%) 29West
8 11 (3.35%) Reuters
8 11 (3.35%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.13%) ION Trading
9 7 (2.13%) Calypso
10 6 (1.83%) HP
11 4 (1.22%) Charles River
12 3 (0.91%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.91%) MarketAxess
12 3 (0.91%) Wall Street Systems
12 3 (0.91%) StreamBase
12 3 (0.91%) Actimize
12 3 (0.91%) Veritas
12 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
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Huxley Associates
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
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