Period
to 20 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 145 198
Rank change year-on-year -58 +53 -2
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 148 212 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 2.09% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.10% 5.29% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 127 200 150
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,875 £36,000
90th Percentile £113,000 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £63,750 £62,000
% change year-on-year +9.80% +2.82% -0.80%

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 4,776 4,004 5,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.37% 39.41% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,336 3,598 4,754
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 58 (39.19%) SQL
3 53 (35.81%) Front Office
4 51 (34.46%) Java
5 49 (33.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (32.43%) Algorithmic Trading
7 42 (28.38%) Unix
7 42 (28.38%) Equities
8 39 (26.35%) Electronic Trading
9 38 (25.68%) Linux
10 35 (23.65%) Fintech
11 32 (21.62%) Hedge funds
12 29 (19.59%) Fixed Income
13 24 (16.22%) Workflow
13 24 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (15.54%) Python
15 22 (14.86%) Oracle
16 21 (14.19%) Degree
16 21 (14.19%) Low Latency
17 19 (12.84%) C++
17 19 (12.84%) Multithreading
18 18 (12.16%) Windows
19 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
19 16 (10.81%) Derivative
20 15 (10.14%) Bash Shell
20 15 (10.14%) Algorithms
21 14 (9.46%) FIX Connectivity
21 14 (9.46%) Process Improvement
21 14 (9.46%) Banking
21 14 (9.46%) Perl

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 7 (4.73%) Ethereum
2 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.35%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Luigi
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MetaTrader
1 3 (2.03%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.35%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.68%) Advent Moxy
3 1 (0.68%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.68%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) FIX Connectivity
2 10 (6.76%) LAN
2 10 (6.76%) WAN
3 4 (2.70%) FTP
3 4 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) KDB
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.05%) DB2
4 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.35%) Kdb+
6 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.38%) Maven
2 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.70%) Robot Framework
2 4 (2.70%) Subversion
3 3 (2.03%) Hudson
3 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.35%) JSUnit
4 2 (1.35%) Mocha
4 2 (1.35%) Moq
4 2 (1.35%) NUnit
4 2 (1.35%) QUnit
4 2 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.35%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Gatling
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 53 (35.81%) Front Office
3 14 (9.46%) Banking
4 11 (7.43%) Back Office
4 11 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (40.54%) Analyst
2 35 (23.65%) Developer
3 25 (16.89%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.86%) Support Analyst
5 21 (14.19%) Technical Analyst
6 20 (13.51%) Applications Support
7 18 (12.16%) Implementation Analyst
8 14 (9.46%) FIX Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (6.08%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
14 6 (4.05%) Team Leader
14 6 (4.05%) Technical Support
15 5 (3.38%) C++ Developer
15 5 (3.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 5 (3.38%) Onboarding Engineer
15 5 (3.38%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) .NET
2 5 (3.38%) JMS
2 5 (3.38%) Middleware
2 5 (3.38%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) HTML
3 4 (2.70%) HTML5
3 4 (2.70%) Rendezvous
3 4 (2.70%) RESTful
3 4 (2.70%) WPF
4 3 (2.03%) J2EE
4 3 (2.03%) Java Concurrency
4 3 (2.03%) XML
5 2 (1.35%) CSS
5 2 (1.35%) CSS3
5 2 (1.35%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.35%) Ninject
5 2 (1.35%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (1.35%) SOAP
5 2 (1.35%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 42 (28.38%) Equities
3 35 (23.65%) Fintech
4 32 (21.62%) Hedge funds
5 29 (19.59%) Fixed Income
6 16 (10.81%) Derivative
7 15 (10.14%) Algorithms
8 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
9 7 (4.73%) Bitcoin
10 6 (4.05%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (4.05%) Reference Data
11 4 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (2.70%) SWIFT
12 3 (2.03%) Eurex
12 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Unix
2 38 (25.68%) Linux
3 18 (12.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) Algorithmic Trading
2 39 (26.35%) Electronic Trading
3 24 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.22%) Workflow
4 21 (14.19%) Low Latency
5 19 (12.84%) Multithreading
6 14 (9.46%) Process Improvement
7 13 (8.78%) Analytics
8 12 (8.11%) Investment Management
9 10 (6.76%) OO
10 9 (6.08%) Client Onboarding
10 9 (6.08%) ITIL
10 9 (6.08%) Mathematics
11 8 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.41%) TDD
12 7 (4.73%) Cryptocurrency
12 7 (4.73%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.05%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.05%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.19%) SQL
2 51 (34.46%) Java
3 23 (15.54%) Python
4 19 (12.84%) C++
5 15 (10.14%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.46%) Perl
7 11 (7.43%) C#
8 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.70%) AWK
9 4 (2.70%) Java 8
10 3 (2.03%) C
10 3 (2.03%) VBA
11 2 (1.35%) Tcl
11 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) MiFID
2 3 (2.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Control-M
2 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) Oracle
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.11%) Sybase
4 10 (6.76%) Bloomberg
5 8 (5.41%) Charles River
6 5 (3.38%) Fidessa
6 5 (3.38%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.70%) FXall
7 4 (2.70%) Reuters
7 4 (2.70%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.35%) Google
8 2 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (1.35%) Portware
8 2 (1.35%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.68%) Advent
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
9 1 (0.68%) Huawei
9 1 (0.68%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.68%) Sage
9 1 (0.68%) Tradeweb