Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 166 193 244
Rank change year-on-year +27 +51 +17
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 85 28 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 0.65% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 1.51% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 27 69
10th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £73,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £90,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £115,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -34.78% +64.29%
75th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £125,000
90th Percentile £108,500 £98,500 £212,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £115,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -34.78% +64.29%

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 2,230 1,850 3,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.35% 43.00% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,985 1,665 3,155
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,750 £44,600
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FIX Protocol as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing FIX Protocol in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 40 (47.06%) Java
2 33 (38.82%) Finance
3 29 (34.12%) Front Office
4 24 (28.24%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) Unix
4 24 (28.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (24.71%) Algorithms
6 20 (23.53%) Hedge funds
6 20 (23.53%) Equities
7 19 (22.35%) Banking
8 18 (21.18%) Linux
9 17 (20.00%) Oracle
10 14 (16.47%) XML
10 14 (16.47%) Asset Management
10 14 (16.47%) Investment Banking
11 13 (15.29%) Web Services
11 13 (15.29%) Bash
12 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
12 12 (14.12%) Social Skills
12 12 (14.12%) Fixed Income
13 11 (12.94%) Financial Institution
13 11 (12.94%) Python
13 11 (12.94%) Order Management
13 11 (12.94%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
15 9 (10.59%) JMS
15 9 (10.59%) Windows
15 9 (10.59%) Ant
15 9 (10.59%) JUnit

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 9 (10.59%) Jetty
2 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (2.35%) WebEx
3 1 (1.18%) Telnet
3 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Ant
1 9 (10.59%) Apache Ivy
1 9 (10.59%) Bitbucket
1 9 (10.59%) Concordion
1 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
1 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.59%) Gradle
1 9 (10.59%) JUnit
1 9 (10.59%) Maven
1 9 (10.59%) Mockito
2 5 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 29 (34.12%) Front Office
3 19 (22.35%) Banking
4 14 (16.47%) Investment Banking
5 12 (14.12%) Social Skills
6 11 (12.94%) Financial Institution
7 9 (10.59%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (5.88%) Advertising
8 5 (5.88%) Back Office
9 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Developer
2 30 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Real Time Developer
4 16 (18.82%) FIX Specialist
5 15 (17.65%) Analyst
6 13 (15.29%) Support Specialist
7 11 (12.94%) Unix Specialist
7 11 (12.94%) Unix Support
7 11 (12.94%) Unix Support Specialist
8 10 (11.76%) Applications Support
9 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
11 6 (7.06%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) FX Business Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) Junior
12 5 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 4 (4.71%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) XML
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 9 (10.59%) JAX-RS
3 9 (10.59%) JDBC
3 9 (10.59%) JMS
3 9 (10.59%) JPA
3 9 (10.59%) JSON
3 9 (10.59%) REST
3 9 (10.59%) Swagger
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) FpML
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) WinForms
4 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (24.71%) Algorithms
3 20 (23.53%) Equities
3 20 (23.53%) Hedge funds
4 12 (14.12%) Fixed Income
5 11 (12.94%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.88%) Credit Risk
6 5 (5.88%) Derivative
7 3 (3.53%) Reference Data
7 3 (3.53%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.18%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Unix
2 18 (21.18%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Asset Management
2 11 (12.94%) Order Management
3 10 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (10.59%) API Design
4 9 (10.59%) BDD
4 9 (10.59%) TDD
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.41%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (9.41%) Full Stack Development
5 8 (9.41%) Low Latency
6 7 (8.24%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.88%) Business Process Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Clean Code
8 5 (5.88%) High-Frequency Trading
8 5 (5.88%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) Java
2 24 (28.24%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) Bash
4 11 (12.94%) Python
5 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.59%) Perl
7 7 (8.24%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) C#
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) CHECK Team Member
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
1 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) MiFID
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Sybase
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.53%) Trayport
4 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Charles River
5 1 (1.18%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.18%) Portware
5 1 (1.18%) Tradeweb