Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1218 1133
Rank change year-on-year +67 -85 +146
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 55 25 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.013% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.078% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 148
UK median annual salary £65,000 £79,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.72% +8.97% +20.83%
10th Percentile £37,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £108,375 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FIX Connectivity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Top 6 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 6 months to 21 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
England +54 55 £65,000 -17.72% 9
London +54 54 £65,000 -17.72% 9
UK excluding London - 1 £65,000 -
North of England - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (98.18%) FIX Protocol
2 46 (83.64%) Finance
3 37 (67.27%) Unix
4 24 (43.64%) Linux
4 24 (43.64%) Client Onboarding
5 21 (38.18%) SQL
6 19 (34.55%) Electronic Trading
7 17 (30.91%) Front Office
8 14 (25.45%) Java
8 14 (25.45%) Banking
9 13 (23.64%) Investment Banking
9 13 (23.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (18.18%) Equities
11 8 (14.55%) ITIL
12 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
13 6 (10.91%) Hedge funds
13 6 (10.91%) Fintech
13 6 (10.91%) Derivative
14 5 (9.09%) Degree
14 5 (9.09%) LAN
14 5 (9.09%) WAN
15 4 (7.27%) PMP
15 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
15 4 (7.27%) Middleware
15 4 (7.27%) Project Management
15 4 (7.27%) French Language
15 4 (7.27%) German Language
15 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
15 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (7.27%) Post-Production

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
General
1 46 (83.64%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Front Office
3 14 (25.45%) Banking
4 13 (23.64%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.27%) French Language
5 4 (7.27%) German Language
5 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Onboarding Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Support
5 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) FIX Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) FIX Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.27%) Middleware
3 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (18.18%) Equities
3 6 (10.91%) Derivative
3 6 (10.91%) Fintech
3 6 (10.91%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.45%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Unix
2 24 (43.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Client Onboarding
2 19 (34.55%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.27%) Post-Production
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (5.45%) Memory Management
6 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (3.64%) Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (3.64%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Proprietary Trading
7 2 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) VMware