Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 436 309
Rank change year-on-year +125 -127 +74
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 767 476 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.03% 0.63% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 1.57% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 493 409 789
London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £108,750 £101,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -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 29144 30303 33476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.04% 40.14% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23711 26678 28683
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +52 229 £65,000 +4.84% 26
South London - 1 £90,000 - 1
FIX Protocol
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 564 (73.53%) Finance
2 359 (46.81%) Banking
3 301 (39.24%) SQL
4 285 (37.16%) Java
5 272 (35.46%) Unix
6 262 (34.16%) Investment Banking
7 248 (32.33%) Front Office
8 245 (31.94%) Electronic Trading
9 241 (31.42%) Linux
10 224 (29.20%) Low Latency
11 222 (28.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 217 (28.29%) Asset Management
13 204 (26.60%) Equities
14 202 (26.34%) Wealth Management
15 201 (26.21%) Retail Banking
16 181 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
17 161 (20.99%) Multithreading
18 135 (17.60%) Oracle
19 128 (16.69%) Derivative
20 116 (15.12%) XML
21 112 (14.60%) Python
22 111 (14.47%) Fixed Income
23 99 (12.91%) Client Onboarding
24 94 (12.26%) Software Delivery
25 91 (11.86%) Perl
26 88 (11.47%) SQL Server
27 87 (11.34%) Windows
28 62 (8.08%) Project Management
29 58 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
30 57 (7.43%) QA

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 11 (1.43%) Apache
2 7 (0.91%) IIS
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.26%) Confluence
6 2 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) GemFire
Applications
1 30 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) thinkFolio
2 11 (1.43%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.04%) FIX Connectivity
2 52 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 35 (4.56%) LAN
4 31 (4.04%) WAN
5 30 (3.91%) Intranet
6 29 (3.78%) Firewall
7 16 (2.09%) Multicast
8 11 (1.43%) BGP
8 11 (1.43%) OSPF
9 9 (1.17%) DNS
10 7 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.91%) DHCP
11 6 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (0.78%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.78%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.78%) SAN
12 4 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.52%) DMVPN
12 4 (0.52%) FTP
12 4 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.61%) RDBMS
4 18 (2.35%) MySQL
5 16 (2.09%) KDB
6 14 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.43%) Blockchain
7 11 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.65%) Big Data
11 4 (0.52%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.39%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.26%) Kdb+
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (5.74%) Toad
2 30 (3.91%) MagicDraw
2 30 (3.91%) XMLSpy
3 28 (3.65%) JIRA
4 27 (3.52%) Maven
5 24 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 21 (2.74%) Subversion
7 20 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.83%) JUnit
9 8 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.91%) Mockito
11 5 (0.65%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.52%) Ant
12 4 (0.52%) EasyMock
12 4 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.52%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.26%) FxCop
13 2 (0.26%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 564 (73.53%) Finance
2 359 (46.81%) Banking
3 262 (34.16%) Investment Banking
4 248 (32.33%) Front Office
5 201 (26.21%) Retail Banking
6 44 (5.74%) Back Office
7 26 (3.39%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.43%) Advertising
9 6 (0.78%) Publishing
10 5 (0.65%) Legal
10 5 (0.65%) Retail
11 4 (0.52%) French Language
11 4 (0.52%) German Language
11 4 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (30.38%) Developer
2 143 (18.64%) Java Developer
3 134 (17.47%) Applications Support
4 127 (16.56%) Analyst
5 83 (10.82%) Support Analyst
6 48 (6.26%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 48 (6.26%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 48 (6.26%) FIX Analyst
7 46 (6.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 45 (5.87%) Project Manager
9 44 (5.74%) Applications Support Analyst
9 44 (5.74%) Quantitative Project Manager
10 36 (4.69%) Support Engineer
11 31 (4.04%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.91%) Messaging Specialist
13 28 (3.65%) Unix Support
14 27 (3.52%) FIX Support Analyst
15 25 (3.26%) C++ Developer
16 24 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
17 23 (3.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (15.12%) XML
2 49 (6.39%) FpML
3 42 (5.48%) HTML
4 30 (3.91%) XML Schema
5 29 (3.78%) .NET
6 28 (3.65%) Middleware
7 24 (3.13%) SOAP
8 20 (2.61%) STL
9 19 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 18 (2.35%) Spring
11 17 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 17 (2.22%) Rendezvous
12 14 (1.83%) JMS
13 13 (1.69%) ASP.NET
13 13 (1.69%) Hibernate
13 13 (1.69%) WCF
14 12 (1.56%) Kafka
14 12 (1.56%) Ultra Messaging
15 11 (1.43%) Java SE
16 10 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 222 (28.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 204 (26.60%) Equities
3 128 (16.69%) Derivative
4 111 (14.47%) Fixed Income
5 56 (7.30%) Fintech
6 44 (5.74%) Hedge funds
7 43 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (3.78%) SWIFT
9 21 (2.74%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.61%) Computer Science
11 17 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (1.96%) Eurex
13 13 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (1.56%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (0.78%) Wiki
17 5 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
17 5 (0.65%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 5 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 272 (35.46%) Unix
2 241 (31.42%) Linux
3 87 (11.34%) Windows
4 32 (4.17%) Solaris
5 27 (3.52%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.83%) CentOS
8 9 (1.17%) SUSE
8 9 (1.17%) Windows NT
8 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.78%) AIX
9 6 (0.78%) Debian
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (31.94%) Electronic Trading
2 224 (29.20%) Low Latency
3 217 (28.29%) Asset Management
4 202 (26.34%) Wealth Management
5 181 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
6 161 (20.99%) Multithreading
7 99 (12.91%) Client Onboarding
8 94 (12.26%) Software Delivery
9 62 (8.08%) Project Management
10 58 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (7.43%) ITIL
12 50 (6.52%) Algorithmic Trading
13 44 (5.74%) Translating Business Requirements
14 40 (5.22%) Business Analysis
14 40 (5.22%) Data Modelling
15 39 (5.08%) Data Analysis
15 39 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (4.82%) Change Management
17 35 (4.56%) Investment Management
17 35 (4.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 301 (39.24%) SQL
2 285 (37.16%) Java
3 112 (14.60%) Python
4 91 (11.86%) Perl
5 55 (7.17%) C++
6 49 (6.39%) C#
7 46 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 41 (5.35%) Shell Script
9 39 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 17 (2.22%) VBA
11 16 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.30%) Ruby
13 9 (1.17%) Korn
14 8 (1.04%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.04%) C-shell
15 7 (0.91%) PHP
16 4 (0.52%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.52%) Scala
17 3 (0.39%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (7.30%) Degree
2 13 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.43%) CCNP
4 10 (1.30%) RHCE
5 9 (1.17%) CCNA
6 7 (0.91%) CCIE
7 6 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.52%) PMP
9 4 (0.52%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.39%) CCIP
10 3 (0.39%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.26%) ISEB
11 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.43%) QA
2 38 (4.95%) ISO 20022
3 23 (3.00%) MiFID
4 11 (1.43%) EMIR
5 7 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.78%) SLA
7 3 (0.39%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.78%) Docker
2 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.52%) GridGain
4 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (2.74%) Nagios
2 16 (2.09%) Ansible
2 16 (2.09%) Puppet
3 14 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
4 10 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (1.17%) Control-M
6 6 (0.78%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.52%) Graphite
8 4 (0.52%) Opsview
9 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 135 (17.60%) Oracle
2 56 (7.30%) Sybase
3 36 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 29 (3.78%) Bloomberg
6 26 (3.39%) Charles River
6 26 (3.39%) Fidessa
7 25 (3.26%) ION Trading
8 20 (2.61%) Splunk
9 18 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.22%) Juniper
11 16 (2.09%) Cisco
12 15 (1.96%) Citrix
12 15 (1.96%) SolarWinds
13 14 (1.83%) Informatica
13 14 (1.83%) Sun
13 14 (1.83%) VMware
14 13 (1.69%) GL TRADE
14 13 (1.69%) NYFIX
14 13 (1.69%) Patsystems