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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 893 938 866
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -72
Permanent jobs citing FIXML 12 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.019% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £76,250 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.92% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £106,250 £74,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -42.30%

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
41216 46880 43943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.74% 39.10% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35239 40112 38247
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%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Scotland +14 8 - -
Glasgow +8 8 - -
England +49 4 £76,250 +8.92% 1
London +32 4 £76,250 +5.17% 1
City of London +54 3 £55,000 -26.66%

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (60.00%) VBA
3 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) JMS
3 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (60.00%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (26.67%) Derivative
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) Back Office
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (13.33%) Equities
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) DataStage
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) QA Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
3 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Basel III
2 1 (6.67%) EMIR
2 1 (6.67%) CRD IV
2 1 (6.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Sybase
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Informatica
1 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
1 1 (6.67%) Greenplum
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau