The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FIX Protocol skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
London / City of London
Rank 124 150 216
Rank change year-on-year +26 +66  
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 99 124 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 1.76% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 4.64% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 85 116 89
Median salary £77,500 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.52% -29.16%  

FIX Protocol is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1862 2673 3301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.17% 38.03% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1688 2367 2860
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in the City of London.

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 131 (67.88%) Finance
2 108 (55.96%) SQL
3 97 (50.26%) Java
4 62 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (29.53%) Front Office
6 55 (28.50%) Unix
7 54 (27.98%) Multithreading
7 54 (27.98%) Low Latency
8 52 (26.94%) XML
9 50 (25.91%) Linux
10 49 (25.39%) Fixed Income
11 47 (24.35%) Electronic Trading
12 45 (23.32%) Fintech
13 43 (22.28%) HTML
14 38 (19.69%) Degree
15 37 (19.17%) Banking
16 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
17 34 (17.62%) JavaScript
18 31 (16.06%) Business Analysis
18 31 (16.06%) Concurrent Programming
19 29 (15.03%) JIRA
19 29 (15.03%) Java SE
19 29 (15.03%) J2SE
20 27 (13.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 27 (13.99%) Windows
21 26 (13.47%) Derivative
22 25 (12.95%) QA
22 25 (12.95%) SWIFT
23 24 (12.44%) Project Management
24 23 (11.92%) Back Office

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (2.59%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Eze OMS
2 2 (1.04%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.04%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.52%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.07%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.55%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) MySQL
3 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.63%) KDB
5 6 (3.11%) DB2
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (15.03%) JIRA
2 9 (4.66%) Subversion
3 6 (3.11%) Maven
4 5 (2.59%) Ant
4 5 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.07%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.52%) CodeRush
6 1 (0.52%) gulp
6 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.52%) Protractor
6 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (67.88%) Finance
2 57 (29.53%) Front Office
3 37 (19.17%) Banking
4 23 (11.92%) Back Office
5 7 (3.63%) French Language
6 6 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.59%) German Language
8 4 (2.07%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.04%) Marketing
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 92 (47.67%) Developer
2 55 (28.50%) Java Developer
3 49 (25.39%) Analyst
4 32 (16.58%) Business Analyst
5 22 (11.40%) Applications Support
5 22 (11.40%) SQL Developer
6 19 (9.84%) FIX Analyst
7 16 (8.29%) Database Developer
7 16 (8.29%) FIX Business Analyst
7 16 (8.29%) SQL Database Developer
8 13 (6.74%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.18%) C++ Developer
10 9 (4.66%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 9 (4.66%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Finance Business Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Financial Business Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (4.15%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.94%) XML
2 43 (22.28%) HTML
3 29 (15.03%) J2SE
3 29 (15.03%) Java SE
4 20 (10.36%) HTML5
5 10 (5.18%) REST
6 9 (4.66%) JMS
7 8 (4.15%) React
8 7 (3.63%) .NET
8 7 (3.63%) Middleware
9 5 (2.59%) CSS
9 5 (2.59%) Rendezvous
9 5 (2.59%) SOAP
9 5 (2.59%) Swing
9 5 (2.59%) WPF
10 4 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (2.07%) FpML
10 4 (2.07%) J2EE
10 4 (2.07%) JDBC
10 4 (2.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.39%) Fixed Income
2 45 (23.32%) Fintech
3 27 (13.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (13.47%) Derivative
5 25 (12.95%) SWIFT
6 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (8.81%) Reference Data
8 16 (8.29%) Equities
9 13 (6.74%) Hedge funds
10 9 (4.66%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.07%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (2.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
13 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.50%) Unix
2 50 (25.91%) Linux
3 27 (13.99%) Windows
4 12 (6.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.59%) CentOS
6 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.98%) Low Latency
2 54 (27.98%) Multithreading
3 47 (24.35%) Electronic Trading
4 31 (16.06%) Business Analysis
4 31 (16.06%) Concurrent Programming
5 24 (12.44%) Project Management
6 21 (10.88%) CRM
6 21 (10.88%) Workflow
7 19 (9.84%) Analytics
8 18 (9.33%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.77%) SDLC
10 12 (6.22%) OO
11 10 (5.18%) OOD
11 10 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.66%) Algorithmic Trading
12 9 (4.66%) Investment Management
13 8 (4.15%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.15%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (55.96%) SQL
2 97 (50.26%) Java
3 34 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.88%) C++
5 17 (8.81%) Python
6 16 (8.29%) Perl
7 14 (7.25%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.18%) C#
9 9 (4.66%) Scala
9 9 (4.66%) VB
10 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.59%) C
13 4 (2.07%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (2.07%) VBScript
14 3 (1.55%) PHP
15 2 (1.04%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (19.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.52%) RHCE
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.95%) QA
2 23 (11.92%) MiFID
3 7 (3.63%) SLA
4 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.55%) CFEngine
3 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (5.70%) TIBCO
2 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.11%) Charles River
3 6 (3.11%) Fidessa
3 6 (3.11%) ION Trading
4 5 (2.59%) HP
4 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.07%) IBM
5 4 (2.07%) Sybase
6 3 (1.55%) Fiserv
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle
6 3 (1.55%) VMware
7 2 (1.04%) Citrix
7 2 (1.04%) Eze Software Group
7 2 (1.04%) Solace
7 2 (1.04%) SunGard
8 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
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