The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FIX Connectivity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FIX Connectivity over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 911 924
Rank change year-on-year +82 +13  
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 29 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 49
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £54,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £82,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £80,000

FIX Connectivity is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FIX Connectivity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 29 £70,000 -6.66% 9
London +64 29 £70,000 -6.66% 9
City of London +26 3 £65,000 -7.14% 5

FIX Connectivity
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FIX Connectivity.

1 44 (97.78%) FIX Protocol
2 39 (86.67%) Java
3 34 (75.56%) Finance
4 30 (66.67%) Front Office
5 26 (57.78%) Banking
5 26 (57.78%) Multithreading
6 21 (46.67%) Investment Banking
6 21 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (33.33%) Unix
8 14 (31.11%) Equities
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) Bloomberg
9 13 (28.89%) Concurrent Programming
10 12 (26.67%) REST
10 12 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 12 (26.67%) Spring
11 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (24.44%) Fixed Income
11 11 (24.44%) Fund Management
11 11 (24.44%) Memory Management
11 11 (24.44%) Low Latency
12 10 (22.22%) DevOps
12 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (22.22%) .NET
12 10 (22.22%) Oracle
12 10 (22.22%) Python
13 9 (20.00%) TDD
13 9 (20.00%) Investment Management
14 8 (17.78%) Technical Analysis
14 8 (17.78%) ITRS Geneos

FIX Connectivity
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.22%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.67%) KDB
3 2 (4.44%) Kdb+
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 34 (75.56%) Finance
2 30 (66.67%) Front Office
3 26 (57.78%) Banking
4 21 (46.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
1 26 (57.78%) Java Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Core Java Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Unix Scripter
4 5 (11.11%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Unix Support
4 5 (11.11%) Unix Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Equity Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (26.67%) REST
2 12 (26.67%) Spring
3 10 (22.22%) .NET
4 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.89%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (31.11%) Equities
3 11 (24.44%) Fixed Income
4 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (11.11%) Derivative
6 4 (8.89%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (8.89%) Hedge funds
6 4 (8.89%) TWAP
6 4 (8.89%) VWAP
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Multithreading
2 13 (28.89%) Concurrent Programming
3 12 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Fund Management
4 11 (24.44%) Low Latency
4 11 (24.44%) Memory Management
5 10 (22.22%) DevOps
6 9 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 8 (17.78%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.78%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (17.78%) Process Improvement
7 8 (17.78%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Wealth Management
8 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
9 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Bloomberg
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) Charles River
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) MarketAxess
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