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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - 192 191
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.44% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 11
Average salary - £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
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
1791 1804 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.45% 37.18% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1578 1871
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
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 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python