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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 879 877 875
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing FIXML 1 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.003% 0.028% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 8
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - -

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
39076 42615 46653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.06% 41.00% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33714 35622 41545
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%

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
Top 9 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 26 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
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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 -11 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) JMS
5 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) FpML
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) VBA
7 2 (22.22%) JUnit
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Subversion
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Front Office
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 2 (22.22%) TestNG
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) BDD

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) TestNG
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) JBehave
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) FpML
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP