The first table below looks at the demand for FIX Protocol skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 29 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 200 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2015 2032 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.50% 36.59% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1811 1740
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the West Midlands region.

FIX Protocol Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FIX Protocol
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Coventry +6 8 - -
Birmingham +7 1 £45,000 +20.00%
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) MCSE
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) IIS
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) MCP
2 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 8 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Low Latency

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
1 8 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
1 8 (66.67%) Service Management
1 8 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 8 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) MCP
1 8 (66.67%) MCSE
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft