The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - 199 196
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.096% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.27% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
FIX Protocol
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2001 1874 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.88% 35.91% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1675 1687
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) MCP
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Thin Client
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
1 8 (88.89%) Service Management
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (88.89%) Project Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Fat Client
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (88.89%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Thin Client
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
1 8 (88.89%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
1 8 (88.89%) Service Management
1 8 (88.89%) Project Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCP
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft