Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
England > London
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 322 408
Rank change year-on-year -57 +86 -83
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 521 727 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 2.53% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 458 510 452
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.57% -
10th Percentile £45,875 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £92,500 £108,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -3.57% +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 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 27,020 28,738 29,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.82% 39.02% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,260 23,601 26,150
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +0.84% +8.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 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
Central London -83 95 £70,000 +7.69% 19
FIX Protocol
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 372 (71.40%) Finance
2 272 (52.21%) Equities
2 272 (52.21%) SQL
3 246 (47.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 244 (46.83%) Unix
5 205 (39.35%) Fixed Income
6 202 (38.77%) Java
7 198 (38.00%) Front Office
8 155 (29.75%) Linux
9 153 (29.37%) Derivative
10 142 (27.26%) Banking
11 139 (26.68%) Python
12 125 (23.99%) C#
13 120 (23.03%) Degree
14 112 (21.50%) Hedge funds
15 105 (20.15%) Perl
15 105 (20.15%) Oracle
16 103 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
17 100 (19.19%) Fintech
18 99 (19.00%) Asset Management
19 94 (18.04%) C++
20 93 (17.85%) SQL Server
21 91 (17.47%) Investment Management
22 88 (16.89%) Investment Banking
23 82 (15.74%) Computer Science
24 79 (15.16%) FIX Connectivity
25 75 (14.40%) Electronic Trading
26 71 (13.63%) Algorithmic Trading
27 70 (13.44%) Shell Script
28 67 (12.86%) Wealth Management

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 46 (8.83%) Apache
2 40 (7.68%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.88%) Ethereum
3 15 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.77%) JBoss
5 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) Confluence
6 2 (0.38%) GemFire
6 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 63 (12.09%) thinkFolio
2 22 (4.22%) Markit EDM
3 21 (4.03%) Front Arena
4 15 (2.88%) Ripple
5 7 (1.34%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.77%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 4 (0.77%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.38%) Advent Geneva
9 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.19%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.49%) SaaS
2 25 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) GitHub
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.38%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.16%) FIX Connectivity
2 17 (3.26%) Internet
3 10 (1.92%) LAN
3 10 (1.92%) WAN
4 9 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.54%) Firewall
6 7 (1.34%) FTP
7 6 (1.15%) VPN
8 5 (0.96%) DNS
9 4 (0.77%) AMQP
9 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.58%) Multicast
11 2 (0.38%) DMZ
11 2 (0.38%) HTTP
11 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.38%) NAS
11 2 (0.38%) SNMP
11 2 (0.38%) SSH
11 2 (0.38%) Telnet
11 2 (0.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.26%) Blockchain
3 16 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.11%) KDB
5 10 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.96%) DB2
8 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.77%) MySQL
9 4 (0.77%) OLAP
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.58%) Big Data
10 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.69%) JIRA
2 14 (2.69%) Maven
2 14 (2.69%) Subversion
3 12 (2.30%) JUnit
4 11 (2.11%) TestNG
5 10 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.54%) Hudson
8 7 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.15%) Robot Framework
10 5 (0.96%) Selenium
11 4 (0.77%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.58%) Gatling
12 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 372 (71.40%) Finance
2 198 (38.00%) Front Office
3 142 (27.26%) Banking
4 88 (16.89%) Investment Banking
5 50 (9.60%) Back Office
6 41 (7.87%) French Language
7 40 (7.68%) German Language
7 40 (7.68%) Italian Language
8 34 (6.53%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.54%) Legal
10 5 (0.96%) Law
11 4 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.77%) Retail
11 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.38%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.38%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 161 (30.90%) Applications Support
2 130 (24.95%) Developer
3 114 (21.88%) Analyst
4 97 (18.62%) Support Engineer
5 74 (14.20%) Support Analyst
6 71 (13.63%) Applications Engineer
7 70 (13.44%) Java Developer
8 62 (11.90%) Applications Support Engineer
9 60 (11.52%) Applications Support Analyst
10 56 (10.75%) Senior Developer
11 35 (6.72%) Unix Support
12 33 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (5.76%) Senior Applications Support
14 29 (5.57%) FIX Analyst
14 29 (5.57%) Onboarding Engineer
15 28 (5.37%) Senior Support Engineer
15 28 (5.37%) Software Engineer
16 25 (4.80%) Senior Applications Engineer
17 24 (4.61%) SQL Analyst
18 21 (4.03%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.56%) .NET
2 44 (8.45%) React
3 38 (7.29%) HTML
4 37 (7.10%) HTML5
5 31 (5.95%) Web Services
6 27 (5.18%) J2EE
7 24 (4.61%) WPF
8 23 (4.41%) WCF
8 23 (4.41%) XML
9 22 (4.22%) Reactive Extensions
10 19 (3.65%) J2SE
11 16 (3.07%) Middleware
12 15 (2.88%) AngularJS
12 15 (2.88%) RESTful
13 12 (2.30%) REST
14 11 (2.11%) JMS
14 11 (2.11%) Kafka
15 10 (1.92%) Rendezvous
16 9 (1.73%) Spring
17 8 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 272 (52.21%) Equities
2 246 (47.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 205 (39.35%) Fixed Income
4 153 (29.37%) Derivative
5 112 (21.50%) Hedge funds
6 100 (19.19%) Fintech
7 43 (8.25%) Algorithms
8 38 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (3.65%) Data Structures
10 18 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (2.88%) Bitcoin
11 15 (2.88%) Litecoin
11 15 (2.88%) SWIFT
12 13 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (2.30%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.34%) Eurex
17 5 (0.96%) Blackberry
18 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 244 (46.83%) Unix
2 155 (29.75%) Linux
3 64 (12.28%) Windows
4 24 (4.61%) Solaris
5 22 (4.22%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.30%) CentOS
7 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.54%) Windows NT
9 6 (1.15%) AIX
9 6 (1.15%) Debian
9 6 (1.15%) Fedora
9 6 (1.15%) HPUX
9 6 (1.15%) SUSE
9 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.96%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.00%) Asset Management
3 91 (17.47%) Investment Management
4 82 (15.74%) Computer Science
5 75 (14.40%) Electronic Trading
6 71 (13.63%) Algorithmic Trading
7 67 (12.86%) Wealth Management
8 66 (12.67%) Low Latency
9 58 (11.13%) Software Engineering
10 57 (10.94%) Release Management
11 55 (10.56%) Client Onboarding
12 54 (10.36%) Multithreading
13 38 (7.29%) High-Frequency Trading
13 38 (7.29%) Mathematics
14 37 (7.10%) Market Making
15 36 (6.91%) TDD
16 35 (6.72%) OO
16 35 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (6.14%) Test Automation
18 26 (4.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 272 (52.21%) SQL
2 202 (38.77%) Java
3 139 (26.68%) Python
4 125 (23.99%) C#
5 105 (20.15%) Perl
6 94 (18.04%) C++
7 70 (13.44%) Shell Script
8 65 (12.48%) Bash Shell
9 48 (9.21%) Ruby
10 40 (7.68%) Bourne shell
10 40 (7.68%) Korn
11 21 (4.03%) C
12 19 (3.65%) Scala
13 15 (2.88%) Go
13 15 (2.88%) JavaScript
14 11 (2.11%) Java 8
15 8 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (23.03%) Degree
2 32 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.03%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.96%) PhD
5 3 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.38%) RHCE
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) CCNP
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCSA
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.84%) QA
2 12 (2.30%) MiFID
3 7 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.77%) EMIR
4 4 (0.77%) FATCA
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (2.11%) Docker
2 8 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.77%) XenApp
4 3 (0.58%) zsh
5 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.38%) GridGain
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 13 (2.50%) Nagios
2 10 (1.92%) Icinga
2 10 (1.92%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.58%) Control-M
4 2 (0.38%) Cacti
4 2 (0.38%) Grafana
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (20.15%) Oracle
2 66 (12.67%) Bloomberg
3 60 (11.52%) Reuters
4 52 (9.98%) FXall
5 48 (9.21%) MarketAxess
5 48 (9.21%) Tradeweb
6 39 (7.49%) Sybase
7 30 (5.76%) ION Trading
8 28 (5.37%) Fidessa
9 26 (4.99%) Red Hat
10 25 (4.80%) Charles River
11 23 (4.41%) SimCorp
12 21 (4.03%) Calypso
13 20 (3.84%) Eze Software Group
14 19 (3.65%) Google
15 13 (2.50%) Microsoft
15 13 (2.50%) TIBCO
16 12 (2.30%) SolarWinds
17 11 (2.11%) CQG
18 8 (1.54%) Solace