Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 804 1028 1060
Rank change year-on-year +224 +32 +107
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 42 81 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.055% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.35% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37 77 140
Median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,250 £43,625
90th Percentile £130,500 £102,500 £76,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 11,823 23,060 27,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.69% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,239 17,452 21,480
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FIX Connectivity.

Salary trend for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FIX Connectivity over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Top 2 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 7 July 2020. 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 +232 40 £85,000 +21.43%
London +112 40 £85,000 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity 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 with a requirement for FIX Connectivity.

1 42 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (73.81%) Linux
3 25 (59.52%) Electronic Trading
4 23 (54.76%) Unix
5 19 (45.24%) Windows
6 18 (42.86%) SQL
6 18 (42.86%) Low Latency
7 17 (40.48%) Bloomberg
7 17 (40.48%) Algorithmic Trading
8 16 (38.10%) Banking
8 16 (38.10%) ION Trading
8 16 (38.10%) Patsystems
8 16 (38.10%) Reuters
8 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
8 16 (38.10%) CQG
8 16 (38.10%) Fidessa
8 16 (38.10%) Eurex
8 16 (38.10%) Client Onboarding
9 15 (35.71%) Solaris
9 15 (35.71%) Front Office
10 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 14 (33.33%) Python
10 14 (33.33%) Equities
10 14 (33.33%) Trayport
11 13 (30.95%) Ubuntu
12 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 11 (26.19%) Perl
13 11 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (26.19%) Fixed Income
13 11 (26.19%) SUSE

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 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) NuGet
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) DMZ
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) HSRP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) Multicast
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.38%) OSPF
3 1 (2.38%) SMTP
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.38%) KDB
4 1 (2.38%) Kdb+
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Redmine
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 16 (38.10%) Banking
2 15 (35.71%) Front Office
3 14 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
1 14 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Applications Support
3 11 (26.19%) Applications Support Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Electronic Trading Support
6 7 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (16.67%) Linux Support
7 6 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) Senior Applications Support
8 5 (11.90%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) Senior Support Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Support Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Support Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (21.43%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Eurex
2 14 (33.33%) Equities
3 11 (26.19%) Fixed Income
3 11 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (23.81%) Derivative
5 7 (16.67%) Hedge funds
6 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Unix
3 19 (45.24%) Windows
4 15 (35.71%) Solaris
5 13 (30.95%) Ubuntu
6 11 (26.19%) CentOS
6 11 (26.19%) SUSE
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 9 (21.43%) Debian
9 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
11 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (2.38%) Fedora
13 1 (2.38%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 17 (40.48%) Algorithmic Trading
4 16 (38.10%) Client Onboarding
5 11 (26.19%) DevOps
6 10 (23.81%) Kernel Tuning
7 9 (21.43%) High-Frequency Trading
8 8 (19.05%) API Integration
8 8 (19.05%) BDD
8 8 (19.05%) Market Making
8 8 (19.05%) TDD
8 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.90%) Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
10 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.38%) Proprietary Trading
11 1 (2.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) Python
3 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
3 11 (26.19%) Perl
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 9 (21.43%) R
6 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) C-shell
7 1 (2.38%) Korn
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCIE
1 1 (2.38%) CCNA
1 1 (2.38%) CCNP
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.38%) RHCE
1 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) BIND 9
3 1 (2.38%) LXC
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Icinga
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
1 1 (2.38%) Packer
1 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Bloomberg
2 16 (38.10%) CQG
2 16 (38.10%) Fidessa
2 16 (38.10%) ION Trading
2 16 (38.10%) Patsystems
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 16 (38.10%) Reuters
3 14 (33.33%) Trayport
4 10 (23.81%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) Sybase
6 3 (7.14%) Splunk
7 2 (4.76%) Algorithmics
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) GL TRADE
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Centreon
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.38%) Synology
8 1 (2.38%) VMware