Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 660 637 652
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15 -45
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 231 226 462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 193 193 434
10th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%

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 36,975 30,750 50,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.57% 39.54% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26,038 25,764 42,233
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,206 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.15% +4.16% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £56,322 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% +4.76% +5.00%

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in England

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FIX Protocol in England.

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in England

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing FIX Protocol in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -27 227 £75,000 - 36
South East - 3 £90,000 - 2
Midlands -45 1 £80,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 - 1
FIX Protocol
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 149 (64.50%) Finance
2 96 (41.56%) SQL
3 90 (38.96%) Linux
4 83 (35.93%) Python
5 80 (34.63%) Unix
6 76 (32.90%) Java
7 71 (30.74%) Electronic Trading
8 69 (29.87%) Front Office
9 59 (25.54%) Equities
9 59 (25.54%) Banking
10 49 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 48 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (20.35%) Bash Shell
13 46 (19.91%) Windows
14 42 (18.18%) Derivative
14 42 (18.18%) Social Skills
15 40 (17.32%) Oracle
16 37 (16.02%) Perl
17 34 (14.72%) Bloomberg
17 34 (14.72%) Multithreading
18 33 (14.29%) Fixed Income
19 29 (12.55%) Low Latency
20 28 (12.12%) FIX Connectivity
20 28 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 27 (11.69%) Fidessa
21 27 (11.69%) AWS
22 26 (11.26%) DevOps
22 26 (11.26%) Web Services
23 25 (10.82%) XML
23 25 (10.82%) JavaScript

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 4 (1.73%) MQSeries
1 4 (1.73%) MTS
2 2 (0.87%) Apache
2 2 (0.87%) Confluence
2 2 (0.87%) Jetty
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.43%) GemFire
3 1 (0.43%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (0.43%) Eikon
2 1 (0.43%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.43%) RMDS
2 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.69%) AWS
2 19 (8.23%) Azure
3 9 (3.90%) GitHub
4 8 (3.46%) SaaS
5 6 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.60%) PaaS
6 5 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (2.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.43%) GCP
9 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.43%) Serverless
9 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.12%) FIX Connectivity
2 20 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.60%) HTTP
4 4 (1.73%) LAN
5 3 (1.30%) Multicast
5 3 (1.30%) Unicast
5 3 (1.30%) WAN
6 2 (0.87%) BGP
6 2 (0.87%) HSRP
6 2 (0.87%) IGMP
6 2 (0.87%) IPsec
6 2 (0.87%) OSPF
6 2 (0.87%) VLAN
6 2 (0.87%) VRRP
6 2 (0.87%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.43%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.43%) MGCP
7 1 (0.43%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.19%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.46%) KDB
5 7 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.16%) MySQL
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.73%) MS Access
8 4 (1.73%) Tableau
9 3 (1.30%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.30%) Kdb+
9 3 (1.30%) Redis
10 2 (0.87%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.76%) JIRA
3 10 (4.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.46%) Maven
6 6 (2.60%) Ant
6 6 (2.60%) IntelliJ
6 6 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.16%) Gradle
7 5 (2.16%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.16%) NetBeans
7 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.30%) Selenium
8 3 (1.30%) Subversion
8 3 (1.30%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.87%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.87%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.87%) GitLab
General
1 149 (64.50%) Finance
2 69 (29.87%) Front Office
3 59 (25.54%) Banking
4 42 (18.18%) Social Skills
5 25 (10.82%) Back Office
6 15 (6.49%) Investment Banking
7 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.33%) Retail
9 6 (2.60%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.60%) Marketing
10 5 (2.16%) Legal
11 4 (1.73%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.43%) Advertising
14 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (31.17%) Developer
2 59 (25.54%) Applications Support
3 53 (22.94%) Analyst
4 49 (21.21%) Java Developer
5 41 (17.75%) Support Analyst
6 34 (14.72%) Applications Support Analyst
7 21 (9.09%) FIX Analyst
8 20 (8.66%) Unix Support
9 18 (7.79%) FIX Support Analyst
9 18 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 10 (4.33%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.33%) Integration Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 8 (3.46%) Customer Engineer
14 8 (3.46%) Unix Analyst
14 8 (3.46%) Unix Support Analyst
15 7 (3.03%) Python Developer
15 7 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.26%) Web Services
2 25 (10.82%) XML
3 24 (10.39%) Spring
4 19 (8.23%) REST
5 18 (7.79%) Spring Boot
6 16 (6.93%) React
7 14 (6.06%) JSON
8 13 (5.63%) .NET
8 13 (5.63%) Kafka
9 10 (4.33%) WebSockets
10 9 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.90%) HTML
11 8 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (3.03%) Middleware
12 7 (3.03%) Vue.js
13 6 (2.60%) HTML5
13 6 (2.60%) Lambda Expressions
13 6 (2.60%) RESTful
14 5 (2.16%) Node.js
14 5 (2.16%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.54%) Equities
2 42 (18.18%) Derivative
3 33 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 28 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (8.23%) SWIFT
6 14 (6.06%) Data Structures
6 14 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (5.19%) Eurex
8 9 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.90%) Hedge funds
9 7 (3.03%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.16%) Clustering
11 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
11 5 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.73%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.73%) User Experience
13 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.30%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 90 (38.96%) Linux
2 80 (34.63%) Unix
3 46 (19.91%) Windows
4 24 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.93%) CentOS
6 13 (5.63%) Ubuntu
7 12 (5.19%) Solaris
8 5 (2.16%) Android
9 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.74%) Electronic Trading
2 48 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.72%) Multithreading
4 29 (12.55%) Low Latency
5 26 (11.26%) DevOps
6 19 (8.23%) Algorithmic Trading
6 19 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (7.79%) Microservices
8 17 (7.36%) API Integration
8 17 (7.36%) Client Onboarding
8 17 (7.36%) Collaborative Working
8 17 (7.36%) Incident Management
9 16 (6.93%) High Availability
10 15 (6.49%) Multithreaded Programming
10 15 (6.49%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.06%) OO
12 13 (5.63%) Computer Science
13 12 (5.19%) Scrum
14 11 (4.76%) Fintech
14 11 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.56%) SQL
2 83 (35.93%) Python
3 76 (32.90%) Java
4 47 (20.35%) Bash Shell
5 37 (16.02%) Perl
6 25 (10.82%) JavaScript
7 20 (8.66%) C#
7 20 (8.66%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.06%) Java 8
8 14 (6.06%) TypeScript
9 13 (5.63%) C++
10 12 (5.19%) Ruby
11 10 (4.33%) VBA
12 9 (3.90%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.03%) Scala
14 5 (2.16%) Groovy
15 4 (1.73%) ES6
15 4 (1.73%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (6.06%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.30%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.30%) CCIE
3 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.43%) CCNP
4 1 (0.43%) CFA
4 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) MiFID
1 22 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 14 (6.06%) Docker
2 12 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) Ansible
2 9 (3.90%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.73%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.43%) Rancher
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (17.32%) Oracle
2 34 (14.72%) Bloomberg
3 27 (11.69%) Fidessa
4 23 (9.96%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.79%) Red Hat
6 15 (6.49%) Reuters
7 12 (5.19%) CQG
7 12 (5.19%) ION Trading
7 12 (5.19%) Patsystems
7 12 (5.19%) Trayport
8 11 (4.76%) Solace
9 10 (4.33%) Sybase
10 6 (2.60%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.16%) Apple
11 5 (2.16%) Google
11 5 (2.16%) Sun
12 4 (1.73%) Perforce
12 4 (1.73%) Portware
13 3 (1.30%) Cisco
13 3 (1.30%) Tradeweb