Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 756 620 610
Rank change year-on-year -136 -10 +41
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 220 520 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.95% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 196 471 550
England median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +18.52% - -3.57%

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 43,855 54,973 66,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.68% 39.68% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36,367 45,453 56,827
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 -119 219 £80,000 +18.52% 32
South West +37 1 £57,500 +15.00%
FIX Protocol
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 131 (59.55%) Finance
2 111 (50.45%) SQL
3 91 (41.36%) Python
4 86 (39.09%) Java
5 80 (36.36%) Front Office
6 73 (33.18%) Unix
7 70 (31.82%) Linux
8 67 (30.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 63 (28.64%) Equities
10 58 (26.36%) Fixed Income
11 56 (25.45%) QA
12 54 (24.55%) Oracle
12 54 (24.55%) Hedge funds
13 52 (23.64%) Electronic Trading
14 50 (22.73%) Derivative
15 49 (22.27%) SQL Server
15 49 (22.27%) Low Latency
16 46 (20.91%) Banking
17 41 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (18.18%) C++
19 39 (17.73%) Perl
20 36 (16.36%) Bloomberg
20 36 (16.36%) Computer Science
20 36 (16.36%) Bash Shell
21 34 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (15.45%) Degree
21 34 (15.45%) C#
22 32 (14.55%) FIX Connectivity
22 32 (14.55%) Test Automation
23 31 (14.09%) Fintech

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 18 (8.18%) Apache
2 16 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.27%) Confluence
5 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.64%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.91%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.45%) Eikon
3 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.45%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.45%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.73%) AWS
2 16 (7.27%) SaaS
3 13 (5.91%) Serverless
4 6 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.91%) NuGet
5 2 (0.91%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.91%) Route 53
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.55%) FIX Connectivity
2 12 (5.45%) Multicast
2 12 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.82%) LAN
3 4 (1.82%) WAN
4 3 (1.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) BGP
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.45%) DMZ
5 1 (0.45%) Extranet
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.45%) Junos
5 1 (0.45%) MPLS
5 1 (0.45%) Network Security
5 1 (0.45%) OSPF
5 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.45%) RSVP
5 1 (0.45%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.91%) KDB
4 11 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.18%) CouchDB
6 7 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.18%) OLAP
6 7 (3.18%) OLTP
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (3.18%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.36%) Apache Ignite
7 3 (1.36%) Big Data
7 3 (1.36%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.36%) MySQL
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) JIRA
2 10 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.18%) ERwin
3 7 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.18%) Maven
3 7 (3.18%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (3.18%) Selenium
4 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.36%) JUnit
5 3 (1.36%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.91%) Gradle
6 2 (0.91%) MSI
6 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.45%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 131 (59.55%) Finance
2 80 (36.36%) Front Office
3 46 (20.91%) Banking
4 21 (9.55%) Investment Banking
5 19 (8.64%) Back Office
6 16 (7.27%) French Language
6 16 (7.27%) German Language
6 16 (7.27%) Italian Language
6 16 (7.27%) Spanish Language
7 9 (4.09%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (26.82%) Analyst
1 59 (26.82%) Developer
2 51 (23.18%) Applications Support
3 49 (22.27%) Support Engineer
4 48 (21.82%) Support Analyst
5 26 (11.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 26 (11.82%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.55%) Applications Engineer
6 21 (9.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) Architect
7 14 (6.36%) FIX Analyst
7 14 (6.36%) FIX Support Analyst
8 13 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.45%) Unix Support
10 11 (5.00%) C++ Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (4.09%) Developer in Test
12 9 (4.09%) Linux Support
12 9 (4.09%) QA Analyst
12 9 (4.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.82%) XML
2 12 (5.45%) HTML
3 10 (4.55%) HTML5
3 10 (4.55%) JSON
4 8 (3.64%) .NET
4 8 (3.64%) Kafka
5 6 (2.73%) .NET Core
5 6 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.36%) SOAP
6 3 (1.36%) Spring Boot
6 3 (1.36%) Web Services
7 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.91%) CSS
7 2 (0.91%) FIXML
7 2 (0.91%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.91%) JMS
7 2 (0.91%) JPA
7 2 (0.91%) React
7 2 (0.91%) Redux
7 2 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (30.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 63 (28.64%) Equities
3 58 (26.36%) Fixed Income
4 54 (24.55%) Hedge funds
5 50 (22.73%) Derivative
6 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (7.27%) Algorithms
7 16 (7.27%) Management Information System
8 11 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (4.09%) Eurex
9 9 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (3.64%) Reference Data
11 7 (3.18%) User Experience
12 4 (1.82%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
14 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (33.18%) Unix
2 70 (31.82%) Linux
3 31 (14.09%) Windows
4 11 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.64%) Solaris
6 7 (3.18%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.73%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.27%) CentOS
8 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.36%) Debian
9 3 (1.36%) SUSE
9 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.64%) Electronic Trading
2 49 (22.27%) Low Latency
3 41 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (16.36%) Computer Science
5 34 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 31 (14.09%) Fintech
8 25 (11.36%) Algorithmic Trading
9 24 (10.91%) DevOps
10 21 (9.55%) Investment Management
11 20 (9.09%) Asset Management
12 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.73%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (7.73%) Migration
13 17 (7.73%) TDD
14 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (7.27%) Wealth Management
15 15 (6.82%) Client Onboarding
16 14 (6.36%) Data Architecture
16 14 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.45%) SQL
2 91 (41.36%) Python
3 86 (39.09%) Java
4 40 (18.18%) C++
5 39 (17.73%) Perl
6 36 (16.36%) Bash Shell
7 34 (15.45%) C#
8 17 (7.73%) Ruby
9 16 (7.27%) Bourne shell
9 16 (7.27%) Korn
10 14 (6.36%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.18%) Java 8
11 7 (3.18%) Scala
11 7 (3.18%) VBA
12 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.36%) R
14 2 (0.91%) Clojure
14 2 (0.91%) Groovy
14 2 (0.91%) PHP
14 2 (0.91%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 34 (15.45%) Degree
2 14 (6.36%) AWS Certification
2 14 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.18%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.45%) CCIE
4 1 (0.45%) CCIP
4 1 (0.45%) CCNA
4 1 (0.45%) CCNP
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.45%) QA
2 7 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.82%) MiFID
4 2 (0.91%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) GPFS
3 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.09%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.36%) Control-M
2 3 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.91%) Packer
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (24.55%) Oracle
2 36 (16.36%) Bloomberg
3 28 (12.73%) Reuters
4 27 (12.27%) ION Trading
5 22 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 18 (8.18%) Tradeweb
7 16 (7.27%) Eze Software Group
7 16 (7.27%) FXall
7 16 (7.27%) MarketAxess
8 13 (5.91%) Fidessa
8 13 (5.91%) Sybase
9 11 (5.00%) Atlassian
10 9 (4.09%) Patsystems
10 9 (4.09%) Remedy
11 8 (3.64%) CQG
11 8 (3.64%) Solace
12 6 (2.73%) Trayport
13 5 (2.27%) Microsoft
14 3 (1.36%) GL TRADE
15 2 (0.91%) Google