Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 158 193
Rank change year-on-year -91 +35 0
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 81 207 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 1.98% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 4.89% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 190 134
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £48,750 £44,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £87,750 £105,125
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%

FIX Protocol is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,442 4,237 4,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.78% 40.54% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,047 3,796 3,918
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,375 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FIX Protocol as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 42 (51.85%) Unix
2 34 (41.98%) SQL
2 34 (41.98%) Equities
3 33 (40.74%) Front Office
4 27 (33.33%) Finance
5 25 (30.86%) Java
6 24 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (25.93%) Python
7 21 (25.93%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (24.69%) Perl
9 19 (23.46%) Linux
10 18 (22.22%) Oracle
10 18 (22.22%) Fintech
11 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.75%) Hedge funds
13 15 (18.52%) Fixed Income
13 15 (18.52%) Sybase
14 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
15 12 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
16 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
17 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
17 10 (12.35%) C++
17 10 (12.35%) TDD
17 10 (12.35%) Back Office
18 9 (11.11%) Banking
18 9 (11.11%) Derivative
18 9 (11.11%) Workflow
18 9 (11.11%) Hudson
18 9 (11.11%) Analytics
19 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis

FIX Protocol
Co-occurring 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 2 (2.47%) GemFire
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) thinkFolio
2 3 (3.70%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.47%) Front Arena
4 1 (1.23%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) FTP
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) FIX Connectivity
2 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) KDB
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.23%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Hudson
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Maven
2 5 (6.17%) Robot Framework
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 33 (40.74%) Front Office
2 27 (33.33%) Finance
3 10 (12.35%) Back Office
4 9 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 20 (24.69%) Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Applications Support
3 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Implementation Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Electronic Trading Support
10 3 (3.70%) FIX Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Pricing Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) JMS
1 5 (6.17%) Kafka
1 5 (6.17%) Middleware
1 5 (6.17%) STL
1 5 (6.17%) XML
2 4 (4.94%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) Rendezvous
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.47%) FpML
4 2 (2.47%) JSON
4 2 (2.47%) REST
4 2 (2.47%) Spring
4 2 (2.47%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) NumPy
5 1 (1.23%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.23%) SciPy
5 1 (1.23%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Equities
2 24 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (22.22%) Fintech
4 16 (19.75%) Hedge funds
5 15 (18.52%) Fixed Income
6 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
7 9 (11.11%) Derivative
8 6 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (4.94%) SWIFT
10 3 (3.70%) Reference Data
11 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Unix
2 19 (23.46%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Electronic Trading
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
4 10 (12.35%) TDD
5 9 (11.11%) Analytics
5 9 (11.11%) Workflow
6 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.64%) Low Latency
6 7 (8.64%) Market Making
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.17%) Client Onboarding
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.17%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.17%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) SQL
2 25 (30.86%) Java
3 21 (25.93%) Python
4 20 (24.69%) Perl
5 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.35%) C++
7 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.94%) AWK
8 4 (4.94%) C#
9 3 (3.70%) C-shell
9 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.47%) Java 8
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.47%) VB
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.23%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Control-M
1 1 (1.23%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Oracle
2 15 (18.52%) Sybase
3 5 (6.17%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.94%) Reuters
4 4 (4.94%) SimCorp
5 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.70%) Charles River
5 3 (3.70%) Fidessa
5 3 (3.70%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.47%) Calypso
6 2 (2.47%) FXall
6 2 (2.47%) Informatica
6 2 (2.47%) Solace
6 2 (2.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft