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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 865 899 795
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -104
Permanent jobs citing FpML 37 39 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.033% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 60
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £77,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

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
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
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%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FpML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FpML
Salary Trend

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

FpML Salary Trend in the UK

FpML
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FpML over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

FpML Salary Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
London +25 32 £67,500 +8.00% 1
England +21 32 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Glasgow +8 5 - -
Scotland +5 5 - -
City of London +23 3 £95,000 +52.00% 1

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FpML 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 FpML.

1 73 (83.91%) Finance
2 56 (64.37%) Java
3 39 (44.83%) Linux
4 35 (40.23%) JMS
5 28 (32.18%) Banking
5 28 (32.18%) WebSphere
6 27 (31.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 27 (31.03%) REST
6 27 (31.03%) WebSphere MQ
6 27 (31.03%) SOAP
6 27 (31.03%) XSLT
6 27 (31.03%) SQL
7 22 (25.29%) Back Office
7 22 (25.29%) Web Services
7 22 (25.29%) Windows
8 21 (24.14%) XML
8 21 (24.14%) C#
8 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (21.84%) UNIX
10 17 (19.54%) Front Office
11 16 (18.39%) Asset Management
11 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
11 16 (18.39%) TIBCO
11 16 (18.39%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (17.24%) BusinessWorks
12 15 (17.24%) Business Analysis
13 14 (16.09%) Subversion
13 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (14.94%) Derivative
15 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing FpML 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 FpML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (32.18%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.49%) MQSeries
3 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.90%) SAS
4 6 (6.90%) Apache
5 5 (5.75%) JBoss
5 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.45%) Jetty
7 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) Mule
8 1 (1.15%) GemFire
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.15%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) SPSS
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (17.24%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (12.64%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) DB2
2 8 (9.20%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (5.75%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.60%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.60%) MarkLogic
4 4 (4.60%) NewSQL
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.15%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.15%) DataStage
7 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Subversion
2 5 (5.75%) Maven
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) JIRA
3 4 (4.60%) JMeter
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 73 (83.91%) Finance
2 28 (32.18%) Banking
3 22 (25.29%) Back Office
4 17 (19.54%) Front Office
5 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
6 6 (6.90%) Retail
7 4 (4.60%) Legal
8 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 22 (25.29%) Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) WebSphere Developer
4 16 (18.39%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Middleware Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.75%) TIBCO Developer
8 5 (5.75%) TIBCO Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Java Applications Developer
9 4 (4.60%) QA Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Report Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Database Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Management Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) JMS
2 27 (31.03%) XSLT
2 27 (31.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 27 (31.03%) SOAP
2 27 (31.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 27 (31.03%) REST
3 22 (25.29%) Web Services
4 21 (24.14%) XML
5 16 (18.39%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (12.64%) TIBCO EMS
6 11 (12.64%) Middleware
7 9 (10.34%) RESTful
8 7 (8.05%) Spring
8 7 (8.05%) HTML
8 7 (8.05%) J2EE
9 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.75%) Apache Flex
11 4 (4.60%) HTML5
11 4 (4.60%) CSS3
11 4 (4.60%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.94%) Derivative
3 12 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (9.20%) SWIFT
5 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (6.90%) Equities
7 5 (5.75%) ASIC
7 5 (5.75%) Fixed Income
7 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.15%) Neural Network
8 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Linux
2 22 (25.29%) Windows
3 19 (21.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) Asset Management
3 15 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 11 (12.64%) Project Management
5 8 (9.20%) Data Management
5 8 (9.20%) SDLC
6 7 (8.05%) Product Management
6 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.05%) Analytics
6 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.05%) TDD
6 7 (8.05%) CRM
6 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.90%) Information Management
7 6 (6.90%) Data Architecture
8 5 (5.75%) Data Governance
8 5 (5.75%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (64.37%) Java
2 27 (31.03%) SQL
3 21 (24.14%) C#
4 8 (9.20%) Perl
5 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) XQuery
6 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) ISEB
2 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) EMIR
2 8 (9.20%) QA
3 6 (6.90%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (5.75%) Basel II
4 5 (5.75%) Solvency II
5 2 (2.30%) MiFID
6 1 (1.15%) Basel III
6 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) TIBCO
2 11 (12.64%) Sybase
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Informatica
4 4 (4.60%) Murex
4 4 (4.60%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.60%) Cognos
4 4 (4.60%) Sophis
5 2 (2.30%) Greenplum
5 2 (2.30%) Sencha
6 1 (1.15%) Splunk
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Fidessa