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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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 212 193 206
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 +56
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 88 50 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 2.28% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84 44 45
10th Percentile £70,750 £51,500 £61,250
25th Percentile £80,000 £67,188 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £90,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £120,000
90th Percentile £116,000 £114,250 £131,000
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £88,750 £82,500
% change year-on-year +9.86% +7.58% +10.00%

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 2,527 2,192 2,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.38% 40.43% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 2,021 2,081
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 55 (62.50%) Finance
2 53 (60.23%) Java
3 43 (48.86%) SQL
4 41 (46.59%) Linux
5 31 (35.23%) Multithreading
6 27 (30.68%) Low Latency
6 27 (30.68%) Python
6 27 (30.68%) JMS
7 26 (29.55%) Web Services
7 26 (29.55%) Maven
7 26 (29.55%) REST
8 25 (28.41%) XML
9 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
10 22 (25.00%) Bash
10 22 (25.00%) Unix
10 22 (25.00%) Perl
10 22 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (23.86%) Oracle
11 21 (23.86%) TDD
11 21 (23.86%) JSON
11 21 (23.86%) Cucumber
11 21 (23.86%) BDD
12 20 (22.73%) Mockito
12 20 (22.73%) Concordion
12 20 (22.73%) Apache Ivy
12 20 (22.73%) Bitbucket
12 20 (22.73%) JAX-RS
12 20 (22.73%) Gradle
12 20 (22.73%) JPA
12 20 (22.73%) Jetty

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 20 (22.73%) Jetty
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Confluence
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.14%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MetaTrader
2 4 (4.55%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Slack
4 1 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Multicast
2 2 (2.27%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (2.27%) WebEx
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) Apache Ignite
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) KDB
5 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.14%) Metadata
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (29.55%) Maven
2 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
3 21 (23.86%) Cucumber
4 20 (22.73%) Ant
4 20 (22.73%) Apache Ivy
4 20 (22.73%) Bitbucket
4 20 (22.73%) Concordion
4 20 (22.73%) Gradle
4 20 (22.73%) JUnit
4 20 (22.73%) Mockito
5 6 (6.82%) GitLab
6 2 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) ERwin
7 1 (1.14%) MagicDraw
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Social Skills
3 13 (14.77%) Financial Institution
3 13 (14.77%) Front Office
4 10 (11.36%) Banking
5 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.68%) Prime Brokerage
7 3 (3.41%) Advertising
8 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.45%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Architect
6 10 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Java Architect
7 9 (10.23%) Senior Architect
7 9 (10.23%) Senior Java Architect
8 8 (9.09%) Analyst
9 7 (7.95%) FIX Specialist
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) C++ Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Support Specialist
12 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Programmer
12 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) JMS
2 26 (29.55%) REST
2 26 (29.55%) Web Services
3 25 (28.41%) XML
4 21 (23.86%) JSON
5 20 (22.73%) JAX-RS
5 20 (22.73%) JDBC
5 20 (22.73%) JPA
5 20 (22.73%) Swagger
6 12 (13.64%) Spring
7 9 (10.23%) RESTful
8 8 (9.09%) Kafka
8 8 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 4 (4.55%) .NET
9 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.41%) CSS
10 3 (3.41%) HTML
10 3 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (20.45%) Algorithms
3 16 (18.18%) Equities
4 10 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (7.95%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.55%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Multithreading
2 27 (30.68%) Low Latency
3 21 (23.86%) BDD
3 21 (23.86%) TDD
4 20 (22.73%) API Design
5 19 (21.59%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.45%) Algorithmic Trading
6 18 (20.45%) Memory Management
6 18 (20.45%) Platform Engineering
6 18 (20.45%) Technical Debt
7 17 (19.32%) Agile
7 17 (19.32%) CI/CD
8 15 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (15.91%) Risk Management
10 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
10 12 (13.64%) Scrum
11 10 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (11.36%) Full Stack Development
11 10 (11.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) Java
2 43 (48.86%) SQL
3 27 (30.68%) Python
4 22 (25.00%) Bash
4 22 (25.00%) Perl
5 19 (21.59%) C++
6 9 (10.23%) C#
7 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) Scala
10 1 (1.14%) SHACL
10 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) MiFID
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Control-M
1 1 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) Sybase
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) Charles River
5 2 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) TIBCO