Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 462 371
Rank change year-on-year +120 -91 +6
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 233 221 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 1.19% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 204 189 462
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £48,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £90,000 £110,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £122,500 £104,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 13,418 18,504 24,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.02% 40.79% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10,642 15,377 20,198
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +7.00%

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in London

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in London

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing FIX Protocol in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in London

FIX Protocol
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Central London +53 47 £75,000 -25.00% 11
FIX Protocol
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 134 (57.51%) Finance
2 99 (42.49%) Linux
3 96 (41.20%) SQL
4 88 (37.77%) Unix
5 69 (29.61%) Python
6 68 (29.18%) Equities
7 66 (28.33%) Java
8 65 (27.90%) Front Office
9 64 (27.47%) Banking
10 62 (26.61%) Electronic Trading
11 50 (21.46%) SQL Server
11 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (18.88%) Fixed Income
13 43 (18.45%) Windows
14 42 (18.03%) Oracle
15 41 (17.60%) Back Office
16 38 (16.31%) Derivative
17 35 (15.02%) XML
18 32 (13.73%) Bloomberg
18 32 (13.73%) Multithreading
18 32 (13.73%) Bash Shell
19 31 (13.30%) Fidessa
20 29 (12.45%) Perl
21 28 (12.02%) Low Latency
22 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
23 26 (11.16%) Windows Server
24 24 (10.30%) FIX Connectivity
24 24 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 23 (9.87%) TCP/IP
25 23 (9.87%) Problem-Solving

FIX Protocol
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (1.72%) Confluence
1 4 (1.72%) MTS
2 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (9.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) 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 23 (9.87%) AWS
2 18 (7.73%) Azure
3 9 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.43%) SaaS
5 6 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.58%) PaaS
6 5 (2.15%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.72%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.29%) GitHub
9 2 (0.86%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.30%) FIX Connectivity
2 23 (9.87%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.15%) LAN
4 11 (4.72%) WAN
5 5 (2.15%) Firewall
5 5 (2.15%) HTTP
6 4 (1.72%) BGP
6 4 (1.72%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.72%) Extranet
6 4 (1.72%) H.323
6 4 (1.72%) MGCP
6 4 (1.72%) Network Security
6 4 (1.72%) NX-OS
6 4 (1.72%) OSPF
6 4 (1.72%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.72%) VoIP
6 4 (1.72%) VPN
6 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.72%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.58%) KDB
6 6 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.15%) Tableau
8 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.72%) MS Access
8 4 (1.72%) Power BI
9 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.29%) Redis
10 2 (0.86%) Apache Ignite
10 2 (0.86%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.86%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.72%) JIRA
3 7 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.00%) Maven
3 7 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.72%) Ant
4 4 (1.72%) Gradle
4 4 (1.72%) IntelliJ
5 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.29%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.29%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.29%) Subversion
5 3 (1.29%) Travis CI
5 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (0.86%) Cypress.io
6 2 (0.86%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.43%) Mockito
7 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 134 (57.51%) Finance
2 65 (27.90%) Front Office
3 64 (27.47%) Banking
4 41 (17.60%) Back Office
5 17 (7.30%) Investment Banking
6 13 (5.58%) Retail
7 6 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.15%) Legal
9 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.86%) Marketing
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (29.61%) Applications Support
2 60 (25.75%) Developer
3 56 (24.03%) Analyst
4 38 (16.31%) Java Developer
4 38 (16.31%) Support Analyst
5 30 (12.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 24 (10.30%) FIX Analyst
7 20 (8.58%) FIX Support Analyst
7 20 (8.58%) Unix Support
8 18 (7.73%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.30%) Business Analyst
10 13 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (5.15%) Integration Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Customer Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 8 (3.43%) Unix Analyst
14 8 (3.43%) Unix Support Analyst
15 7 (3.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 7 (3.00%) Fidessa Support
15 7 (3.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) XML
2 19 (8.15%) Web Services
3 16 (6.87%) React
3 16 (6.87%) REST
4 14 (6.01%) Spring
5 13 (5.58%) .NET
5 13 (5.58%) HTML
6 12 (5.15%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.15%) Kafka
6 12 (5.15%) Spring Boot
7 9 (3.86%) Middleware
8 8 (3.43%) JSON
9 7 (3.00%) JMS
9 7 (3.00%) Ultra Messaging
9 7 (3.00%) Vue.js
10 6 (2.58%) HTML5
10 6 (2.58%) Lambda Expressions
10 6 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.58%) RESTful
11 5 (2.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.18%) Equities
2 44 (18.88%) Fixed Income
3 38 (16.31%) Derivative
4 24 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (7.73%) Algorithms
6 16 (6.87%) SWIFT
7 15 (6.44%) Equity Derivative
8 14 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (6.01%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.86%) Data Centre
9 9 (3.86%) Eurex
9 9 (3.86%) Hedge funds
10 8 (3.43%) Reference Data
11 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (2.15%) Clustering
12 5 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.72%) Public Cloud
14 3 (1.29%) Grid Computing
14 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 99 (42.49%) Linux
2 88 (37.77%) Unix
3 43 (18.45%) Windows
4 26 (11.16%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.72%) CentOS
6 9 (3.86%) Solaris
6 9 (3.86%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.29%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.61%) Electronic Trading
2 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.73%) Multithreading
4 28 (12.02%) Low Latency
5 23 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (8.15%) Incident Management
6 19 (8.15%) TDD
7 18 (7.73%) Algorithmic Trading
7 18 (7.73%) API Integration
8 17 (7.30%) DevOps
9 16 (6.87%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.44%) Client Onboarding
10 15 (6.44%) Fintech
10 15 (6.44%) Thought Leadership
11 14 (6.01%) Computer Science
11 14 (6.01%) High Availability
11 14 (6.01%) Test Automation
12 12 (5.15%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.72%) Fault Analysis
13 11 (4.72%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.20%) SQL
2 69 (29.61%) Python
3 66 (28.33%) Java
4 32 (13.73%) Bash Shell
5 29 (12.45%) Perl
6 21 (9.01%) C#
6 21 (9.01%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.01%) C++
9 13 (5.58%) TypeScript
10 9 (3.86%) Ruby
10 9 (3.86%) VBA
11 8 (3.43%) Java 8
12 6 (2.58%) PHP
13 4 (1.72%) ES6
13 4 (1.72%) Groovy
13 4 (1.72%) R
13 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.72%) Degree
2 7 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.58%) CCIE
3 6 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.72%) CCNP
5 3 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.86%) ISEB
6 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.43%) CFA
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.15%) QA
2 12 (5.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.43%) Docker
3 4 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.15%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (3.43%) Ansible
3 7 (3.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.15%) Control-M
5 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.72%) Kibana
5 4 (1.72%) Rundeck
5 4 (1.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (18.03%) Oracle
2 32 (13.73%) Bloomberg
3 31 (13.30%) Fidessa
4 27 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.58%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.58%) Sybase
6 11 (4.72%) Reuters
6 11 (4.72%) Solace
7 9 (3.86%) CQG
7 9 (3.86%) ION Trading
7 9 (3.86%) Patsystems
7 9 (3.86%) Trayport
8 6 (2.58%) Cisco
9 4 (1.72%) ExtraHop
9 4 (1.72%) F5
9 4 (1.72%) Google
9 4 (1.72%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.72%) Radianz
9 4 (1.72%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.72%) VMware