The table below looks at the statistics for FIXML skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIXML over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 892 901 863
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -38
Permanent jobs citing FIXML 12 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.018% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £65,000 £51,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% -26.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,250 £58,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £66,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
40832 43547 42223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.43% 38.18% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34986 36594 36546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FIXML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FIXML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIXML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FIXML
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIXML within the UK.

FIXML Salary Trend in the UK

FIXML
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FIXML over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

FIXML Salary Histogram in the UK

FIXML
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIXML within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +18 11 £65,000 +26.82% 1
London +7 11 £65,000 +26.82% 1
City of London +43 10 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Scotland +4 1 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - -

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FIXML 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 FIXML.

1 23 (92.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (40.00%) QA
6 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (36.00%) HP UFT
6 9 (36.00%) JMS
6 9 (36.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (36.00%) VBA
6 9 (36.00%) UNIX
6 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Derivative
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (32.00%) SOA
8 7 (28.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) Middleware
8 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) OOP
8 7 (28.00%) MSMQ
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
8 7 (28.00%) Equities
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) NServiceBus
8 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FIXML 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 FIXML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (28.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (92.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Test Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) QA Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (36.00%) JMS
3 7 (28.00%) Middleware
3 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (28.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) WPF
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) XSD
5 5 (20.00%) XSLT
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) FpML
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.00%) XML Schema
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
8 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (36.00%) Derivative
3 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
3 7 (28.00%) Equities
4 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Eurex
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (32.00%) SOA
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Data Management
7 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL
9 1 (4.00%) OO
9 1 (4.00%) Migration
9 1 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) VBA
3 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (28.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) SunGard