Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1022 1071 1171
Rank change year-on-year +49 +100 +48
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 26 82 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.052% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 75 63
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -35.80%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £87,500 £85,000
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 20,118 23,611 27,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.25% 14.93% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15,734 18,503 22,373
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 2019. 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 +53 24 £95,000 +40.74% 1
London +17 24 £95,000 +40.74% 1

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 26 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) Python
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) Perl
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Bloomberg
8 8 (30.77%) Patsystems
8 8 (30.77%) Trayport
8 8 (30.77%) Eurex
8 8 (30.77%) Client Onboarding
8 8 (30.77%) Reuters
8 8 (30.77%) Fidessa
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) Solaris
8 8 (30.77%) ION Trading
8 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 8 (30.77%) CQG
9 7 (26.92%) Equities
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) Market Making
10 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (23.08%) QA
10 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (19.23%) Electronic Trading

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) AWS
2 3 (11.54%) NuGet
3 1 (3.85%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) IPsec
3 1 (3.85%) Junos
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Multicast
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (3.85%) VPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Front Office
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Unix Support
2 8 (30.77%) Python Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Unix Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Geneos Support
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Support
4 4 (15.38%) Production Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Support Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Support
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Eurex
2 7 (26.92%) Equities
3 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.69%) Derivative
5 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.69%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Client Onboarding
1 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (23.08%) Market Making
2 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (19.23%) Fintech
3 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Stress Testing
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Proprietary Trading
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Thought Leadership
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) Perl
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (11.54%) Packer
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Terraform
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Bloomberg
2 8 (30.77%) CQG
2 8 (30.77%) Fidessa
2 8 (30.77%) ION Trading
2 8 (30.77%) Patsystems
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 8 (30.77%) Reuters
2 8 (30.77%) Trayport
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Arista
5 1 (3.85%) Charles River
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto