Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 359 358 366
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 488 609 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.88% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 2.20% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 459 554 496
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%

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 23,139 27,649 27,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.72% 40.06% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19,234 22,813 23,611
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in London

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in London

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -85 74 £75,000 +11.11% 15
East London +22 2 £62,500 - 1
FIX Protocol
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 377 (77.25%) Finance
2 317 (64.96%) SQL
3 261 (53.48%) Front Office
4 241 (49.39%) Equities
5 225 (46.11%) Unix
6 217 (44.47%) Fixed Income
7 203 (41.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 196 (40.16%) Banking
9 182 (37.30%) Java
9 182 (37.30%) Derivative
10 163 (33.40%) Linux
11 152 (31.15%) Oracle
12 142 (29.10%) Hedge funds
13 137 (28.07%) Investment Management
14 131 (26.84%) Asset Management
15 130 (26.64%) C#
16 127 (26.02%) Perl
17 102 (20.90%) FIX Connectivity
18 98 (20.08%) Python
19 95 (19.47%) Wealth Management
20 93 (19.06%) thinkFolio
20 93 (19.06%) Fintech
21 89 (18.24%) Bash Shell
22 88 (18.03%) .NET
23 87 (17.83%) SQL Server
23 87 (17.83%) Bloomberg
24 80 (16.39%) C++
25 77 (15.78%) Investment Banking
26 74 (15.16%) Low Latency
27 66 (13.52%) XML

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 51 (10.45%) Apache
2 44 (9.02%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 93 (19.06%) thinkFolio
2 48 (9.84%) Markit EDM
3 47 (9.63%) Front Arena
4 13 (2.66%) Eze OMS
5 8 (1.64%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (1.23%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.61%) RMDS
9 2 (0.41%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.41%) LongView
10 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.70%) SaaS
2 25 (5.12%) GitHub
3 11 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.82%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 102 (20.90%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (2.87%) Multicast
3 11 (2.25%) Firewall
4 10 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.23%) DNS
5 6 (1.23%) LAN
5 6 (1.23%) VPN
5 6 (1.23%) WAN
6 5 (1.02%) DMZ
6 5 (1.02%) SSH
7 2 (0.41%) FTP
7 2 (0.41%) HTTP
7 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.41%) SMTP
7 2 (0.41%) Telnet
7 2 (0.41%) X.509
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.40%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (0.82%) KDB
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.61%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.20%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (5.33%) TeamCity
2 21 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (3.07%) Maven
4 13 (2.66%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.66%) JIRA
5 10 (2.05%) Hudson
6 8 (1.64%) JUnit
7 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.43%) Subversion
8 5 (1.02%) Selenium
8 5 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.82%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.82%) Moq
9 4 (0.82%) NUnit
9 4 (0.82%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.61%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.61%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.61%) TestNG
11 2 (0.41%) JMeter
General
1 377 (77.25%) Finance
2 261 (53.48%) Front Office
3 196 (40.16%) Banking
4 77 (15.78%) Investment Banking
5 44 (9.02%) French Language
5 44 (9.02%) German Language
5 44 (9.02%) Italian Language
5 44 (9.02%) Spanish Language
6 28 (5.74%) Back Office
7 19 (3.89%) Financial Institution
8 17 (3.48%) Legal
9 5 (1.02%) Cantonese Language
9 5 (1.02%) Japanese Language
9 5 (1.02%) Korean Language
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Retail
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (38.11%) Applications Support
2 104 (21.31%) Support Engineer
3 101 (20.70%) Developer
4 98 (20.08%) Analyst
5 74 (15.16%) Support Analyst
6 72 (14.75%) Applications Engineer
7 71 (14.55%) Applications Support Engineer
8 60 (12.30%) Applications Support Analyst
9 47 (9.63%) Java Developer
10 46 (9.43%) Unix Support
11 33 (6.76%) Consultant
11 33 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
12 32 (6.56%) Java Consultant
13 23 (4.71%) FIX Analyst
13 23 (4.71%) Technical Support
14 22 (4.51%) Senior Developer
15 20 (4.10%) Support Consultant
15 20 (4.10%) Technical Support Consultant
16 19 (3.89%) .NET Developer
17 18 (3.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (18.03%) .NET
2 66 (13.52%) XML
3 17 (3.48%) Web Services
4 16 (3.28%) JSON
5 14 (2.87%) HTML
5 14 (2.87%) HTML5
6 11 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 11 (2.25%) SOAP
6 11 (2.25%) Spring
7 10 (2.05%) REST
8 9 (1.84%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.64%) Middleware
10 7 (1.43%) WPF
11 6 (1.23%) JMS
11 6 (1.23%) Protocol Buffers
12 5 (1.02%) Kafka
12 5 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (1.02%) POSIX
12 5 (1.02%) WebSockets
12 5 (1.02%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 241 (49.39%) Equities
2 217 (44.47%) Fixed Income
3 203 (41.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 182 (37.30%) Derivative
5 142 (29.10%) Hedge funds
6 93 (19.06%) Fintech
7 38 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (5.94%) Algorithms
9 18 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (3.07%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.43%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.23%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
15 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
15 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 225 (46.11%) Unix
2 163 (33.40%) Linux
3 60 (12.30%) Windows
4 25 (5.12%) Solaris
5 18 (3.69%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.66%) CentOS
7 12 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.25%) Fedora
9 9 (1.84%) Windows NT
10 6 (1.23%) AIX
10 6 (1.23%) HPUX
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Debian
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.07%) Investment Management
2 131 (26.84%) Asset Management
3 95 (19.47%) Wealth Management
4 74 (15.16%) Low Latency
5 62 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (12.30%) Computer Science
7 53 (10.86%) Electronic Trading
8 49 (10.04%) Business Analysis
8 49 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (9.84%) Algorithmic Trading
10 44 (9.02%) Release Management
10 44 (9.02%) Workflow
11 35 (7.17%) Client Onboarding
12 34 (6.97%) Economics
12 34 (6.97%) Multithreading
13 33 (6.76%) Fund Management
14 25 (5.12%) Concurrent Programming
14 25 (5.12%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 24 (4.92%) Test Automation
16 23 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 317 (64.96%) SQL
2 182 (37.30%) Java
3 130 (26.64%) C#
4 127 (26.02%) Perl
5 98 (20.08%) Python
6 89 (18.24%) Bash Shell
7 80 (16.39%) C++
8 43 (8.81%) Shell Script
9 38 (7.79%) Ruby
10 16 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.05%) Bourne shell
11 10 (2.05%) Korn
12 9 (1.84%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.43%) VB
14 5 (1.02%) C-shell
14 5 (1.02%) Lua
15 4 (0.82%) C
15 4 (0.82%) Clojure
15 4 (0.82%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (13.32%) Degree
2 6 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.02%) PhD
4 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.58%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 7 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) GridGain
3 3 (0.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) GPFS
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (7.99%) Nagios
2 37 (7.58%) Icinga
2 37 (7.58%) ZABBIX
3 7 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.61%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 152 (31.15%) Oracle
2 87 (17.83%) Bloomberg
3 53 (10.86%) ION Trading
3 53 (10.86%) Reuters
4 52 (10.66%) Charles River
4 52 (10.66%) FXall
5 50 (10.25%) MarketAxess
5 50 (10.25%) Tradeweb
6 48 (9.84%) SimCorp
7 47 (9.63%) Calypso
8 44 (9.02%) Eze Software Group
9 38 (7.79%) Fidessa
10 37 (7.58%) SolarWinds
11 32 (6.56%) Sybase
12 29 (5.94%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.25%) Solace
14 8 (1.64%) GL TRADE
14 8 (1.64%) IBM
15 6 (1.23%) Currenex
15 6 (1.23%) ServiceNow