Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 583 662 611
Rank change year-on-year +79 -51 +27
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 684 536 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.82% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 528 455 640
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £44,625 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £108,750 £106,375
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +5.88%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 66,681 65,494 74,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.79% 39.45% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56,425 56,981 64,930
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FIX Protocol as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in England

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in England

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in England

FIX Protocol
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 663 £67,500 -6.90% 141
South East +13 13 £85,000 +61.90% 1
Midlands - 6 £52,500 - 4
East Midlands - 4 £52,500 - 2
North of England -9 2 £77,500 +210.00%
North West -13 2 £77,500 +210.00%
South West - 2 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £43,750 - 2
FIX Protocol
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 474 (69.30%) Finance
2 288 (42.11%) SQL
3 285 (41.67%) Unix
4 258 (37.72%) Java
5 249 (36.40%) Linux
6 239 (34.94%) Electronic Trading
7 237 (34.65%) Banking
8 212 (30.99%) Front Office
9 185 (27.05%) Equities
10 165 (24.12%) Low Latency
11 159 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
12 153 (22.37%) Investment Banking
13 145 (21.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 143 (20.91%) Oracle
15 125 (18.27%) Python
16 120 (17.54%) Fixed Income
17 114 (16.67%) Multithreading
18 111 (16.23%) Asset Management
19 96 (14.04%) Derivative
20 91 (13.30%) Perl
21 90 (13.16%) Retail Banking
22 88 (12.87%) Wealth Management
22 88 (12.87%) Windows
23 79 (11.55%) SQL Server
24 76 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
25 74 (10.82%) QA
26 71 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
27 69 (10.09%) FIX Connectivity
28 64 (9.36%) Client Onboarding
28 64 (9.36%) Degree

FIX Protocol
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (1.46%) IIS
2 8 (1.17%) Apache
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.73%) Confluence
5 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.15%) GemFire
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) Luigi
Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) thinkFolio
2 7 (1.02%) RMDS
3 4 (0.58%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (0.58%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle TCA
3 4 (0.58%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.44%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.44%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) GitHub
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.09%) FIX Connectivity
2 49 (7.16%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.95%) LAN
3 27 (3.95%) WAN
4 26 (3.80%) Firewall
5 19 (2.78%) Multicast
6 9 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 8 (1.17%) NetScaler
8 7 (1.02%) BGP
8 7 (1.02%) OSPF
9 6 (0.88%) DHCP
9 6 (0.88%) DNS
10 5 (0.73%) Internet
11 4 (0.58%) SAN
12 3 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.44%) DMZ
12 3 (0.44%) Junos
12 3 (0.44%) MPLS
12 3 (0.44%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.68%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.34%) KDB
5 16 (2.34%) MySQL
5 16 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.90%) Blockchain
6 13 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.58%) Big Data
10 4 (0.58%) Kdb+
11 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.29%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.29%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.15%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.51%) JIRA
3 23 (3.36%) Maven
4 20 (2.92%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.34%) JUnit
5 16 (2.34%) Subversion
6 14 (2.05%) Toad
7 11 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.17%) Mockito
10 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.73%) EasyMock
10 5 (0.73%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.58%) Ant
11 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.44%) GitLab
12 3 (0.44%) NUnit
13 2 (0.29%) FxCop
13 2 (0.29%) Mocha
13 2 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 474 (69.30%) Finance
2 237 (34.65%) Banking
3 212 (30.99%) Front Office
4 153 (22.37%) Investment Banking
5 90 (13.16%) Retail Banking
6 31 (4.53%) Back Office
7 27 (3.95%) Legal
8 26 (3.80%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.75%) Advertising
10 8 (1.17%) Marketing
11 7 (1.02%) French Language
11 7 (1.02%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.58%) Electronics
13 4 (0.58%) Games
13 4 (0.58%) German Language
13 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.58%) Retail
13 4 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 197 (28.80%) Developer
2 140 (20.47%) Applications Support
3 137 (20.03%) Analyst
4 118 (17.25%) Java Developer
5 88 (12.87%) Support Analyst
6 59 (8.63%) FIX Analyst
7 47 (6.87%) Support Specialist
8 42 (6.14%) Applications Support Analyst
9 32 (4.68%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 32 (4.68%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 32 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 29 (4.24%) FIX Support Analyst
11 28 (4.09%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 26 (3.80%) Unix Support
13 24 (3.51%) Applications Specialist
13 24 (3.51%) C++ Developer
14 23 (3.36%) Applications Support Specialist
14 23 (3.36%) SQL Analyst
15 21 (3.07%) Technical Support
16 20 (2.92%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.31%) XML
2 41 (5.99%) HTML
3 34 (4.97%) .NET
4 23 (3.36%) Kafka
5 21 (3.07%) Middleware
5 21 (3.07%) STL
5 21 (3.07%) WebSockets
6 17 (2.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 16 (2.34%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.34%) React
7 16 (2.34%) Spring
8 15 (2.19%) JMS
9 14 (2.05%) Rendezvous
10 13 (1.90%) WCF
10 13 (1.90%) WinForms
11 12 (1.75%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.61%) J2EE
12 11 (1.61%) SOAP
13 10 (1.46%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 185 (27.05%) Equities
2 145 (21.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 120 (17.54%) Fixed Income
4 96 (14.04%) Derivative
5 71 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (8.19%) Fintech
7 49 (7.16%) Algorithms
8 38 (5.56%) Hedge funds
9 31 (4.53%) Computer Science
10 25 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (2.49%) SWIFT
13 14 (2.05%) Eurex
14 10 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
16 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.73%) Spread Betting
17 4 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 285 (41.67%) Unix
2 249 (36.40%) Linux
3 88 (12.87%) Windows
4 32 (4.68%) Solaris
5 30 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.07%) CentOS
6 21 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.75%) SUSE
8 11 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.32%) Debian
9 9 (1.32%) Windows NT
10 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.58%) AIX
11 4 (0.58%) Fedora
11 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (34.94%) Electronic Trading
2 165 (24.12%) Low Latency
3 159 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 111 (16.23%) Asset Management
6 88 (12.87%) Wealth Management
7 76 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
8 64 (9.36%) Client Onboarding
9 52 (7.60%) ITIL
10 49 (7.16%) SDLC
10 49 (7.16%) Software Delivery
11 41 (5.99%) Automated Trading
12 36 (5.26%) Investment Management
13 33 (4.82%) OO
14 32 (4.68%) Software Engineering
15 31 (4.53%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.39%) Service Management
17 28 (4.09%) Change Management
17 28 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
18 26 (3.80%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 288 (42.11%) SQL
2 258 (37.72%) Java
3 125 (18.27%) Python
4 91 (13.30%) Perl
5 64 (9.36%) Bash Shell
6 56 (8.19%) Shell Script
7 53 (7.75%) C++
8 49 (7.16%) C#
9 47 (6.87%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.90%) VBA
12 9 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.88%) Korn
14 5 (0.73%) Bourne shell
14 5 (0.73%) C-shell
14 5 (0.73%) PHP
14 5 (0.73%) Ruby
15 3 (0.44%) C
15 3 (0.44%) Scala
15 3 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (9.36%) Degree
2 10 (1.46%) RHCE
3 9 (1.32%) CCNA
3 9 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.02%) CCNP
6 6 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.58%) ISEB
7 4 (0.58%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.44%) CCIE
8 3 (0.44%) CCIP
8 3 (0.44%) JNCIP
8 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 2 (0.29%) IIBA
9 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.82%) QA
2 23 (3.36%) MiFID
3 11 (1.61%) EMIR
4 8 (1.17%) SLA
5 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.88%) Docker
4 5 (0.73%) GridGain
5 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.78%) Puppet
2 18 (2.63%) Nagios
3 16 (2.34%) Ansible
4 10 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (1.32%) Control-M
5 9 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 143 (20.91%) Oracle
2 48 (7.02%) Sybase
3 47 (6.87%) Bloomberg
4 41 (5.99%) Fidessa
5 36 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 28 (4.09%) TIBCO
7 26 (3.80%) Charles River
8 22 (3.22%) ION Trading
9 19 (2.78%) VMware
10 17 (2.49%) Reuters
10 17 (2.49%) Splunk
11 15 (2.19%) Juniper
12 14 (2.05%) Informatica
13 13 (1.90%) Cisco
13 13 (1.90%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.75%) Citrix
14 12 (1.75%) Patsystems
15 11 (1.61%) GL TRADE
15 11 (1.61%) NetApp