Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1149 1166
Rank change year-on-year +38 +17 +56
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 87 35 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.020% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 33 108
UK median annual salary £65,000 £87,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £59,000 £50,125
90th Percentile £79,500 £112,250 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 - -

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 26,872 29,048 34,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,677 23,596 28,913
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Top 7 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 20 February 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
England +37 85 £65,000 -25.71% 18
London +36 84 £65,000 -25.71% 18
UK excluding London - 3 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -
North of England - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 87 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 68 (78.16%) Finance
3 56 (64.37%) Unix
4 40 (45.98%) Client Onboarding
5 39 (44.83%) SQL
6 26 (29.89%) Banking
7 25 (28.74%) Linux
7 25 (28.74%) Electronic Trading
8 24 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (26.44%) Front Office
10 21 (24.14%) Fixed Income
10 21 (24.14%) Equities
10 21 (24.14%) Java
11 17 (19.54%) Release Management
12 16 (18.39%) Fintech
13 15 (17.24%) Investment Banking
14 13 (14.94%) Algorithmic Trading
15 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (12.64%) Degree
17 8 (9.20%) Python
18 7 (8.05%) Derivative
18 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
18 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
18 7 (8.05%) Straight-Through Processing
18 7 (8.05%) Hedge funds
18 7 (8.05%) Prime Brokerage
19 6 (6.90%) Workflow
20 5 (5.75%) Regression Testing
20 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
20 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.15%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.60%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (2.30%) LAN
2 2 (2.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.15%) Azkaban
2 1 (1.15%) Looker
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 68 (78.16%) Finance
2 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 23 (26.44%) Front Office
4 15 (17.24%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.05%) Prime Brokerage
6 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.45%) French Language
6 3 (3.45%) German Language
6 3 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Onboarding Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) FIX Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Developer
7 6 (6.90%) FIX Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) FIX Support Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Technology Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) FIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.45%) CSS
2 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (3.45%) jQuery
2 3 (3.45%) Kafka
2 3 (3.45%) RESTful
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) Middleware
3 2 (2.30%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.15%) Pandas
4 1 (1.15%) REST
4 1 (1.15%) Spring
4 1 (1.15%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (24.14%) Equities
2 21 (24.14%) Fixed Income
3 16 (18.39%) Fintech
4 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.05%) Derivative
4 7 (8.05%) Hedge funds
5 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Unix
2 25 (28.74%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) CentOS
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) Client Onboarding
2 25 (28.74%) Electronic Trading
3 17 (19.54%) Release Management
4 13 (14.94%) Algorithmic Trading
5 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
6 7 (8.05%) Straight-Through Processing
7 6 (6.90%) Workflow
8 5 (5.75%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.60%) Project Management
9 4 (4.60%) TDD
9 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.45%) ITIL
10 3 (3.45%) Process Improvement
10 3 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (2.30%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) SQL
2 21 (24.14%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) Python
4 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.60%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.30%) BT
1 2 (2.30%) Radianz
2 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.15%) Fidessa
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.15%) VMware