Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1135 1220 1157
Rank change year-on-year +85 -63 +105
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 46 29 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.015% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.089% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 144
UK median annual salary £62,500 £79,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.89% +10.88% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £91,250 £102,500
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 28295 32767 37318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22907 27093 30703
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 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 +76 46 £62,500 -20.89% 6
London +42 46 £62,500 -20.89% 6

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (93.48%) FIX Protocol
2 36 (78.26%) Finance
3 24 (52.17%) Client Onboarding
4 23 (50.00%) Java
5 19 (41.30%) Unix
6 15 (32.61%) Front Office
7 12 (26.09%) Banking
7 12 (26.09%) SQL
7 12 (26.09%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
8 11 (23.91%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (19.57%) Low Latency
9 9 (19.57%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
11 7 (15.22%) Memory Management
11 7 (15.22%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) Spring
11 7 (15.22%) Concurrent Programming
11 7 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (15.22%) Bloomberg
11 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
11 7 (15.22%) Equities
11 7 (15.22%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) LAN
12 5 (10.87%) WAN
12 5 (10.87%) Derivative
12 5 (10.87%) Fintech
13 4 (8.70%) Post-Production
13 4 (8.70%) Middleware

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 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
1 5 (10.87%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) KDB
1 2 (4.35%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Front Office
3 12 (26.09%) Banking
4 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.52%) French Language
5 3 (6.52%) German Language
5 3 (6.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Developer
1 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Onboarding Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Core Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (2.17%) Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Electronic Trading Support
7 1 (2.17%) Fidessa Support
7 1 (2.17%) FIX Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (93.48%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
2 7 (15.22%) REST
2 7 (15.22%) Spring
3 4 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (15.22%) Equities
2 7 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.87%) Derivative
3 5 (10.87%) Fintech
4 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.52%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Unix
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Client Onboarding
2 11 (23.91%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (19.57%) Low Latency
3 9 (19.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.22%) Concurrent Programming
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Memory Management
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Post-Production
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Hardware Maintenance
8 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.35%) Market Making
8 2 (4.35%) Mathematical Modelling
8 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.70%) PMP
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) CCA
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Juniper
2 2 (4.35%) McAfee
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Mitel
2 2 (4.35%) MobileIron
2 2 (4.35%) TippingPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Veeam
2 2 (4.35%) Veritas
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) CQG
3 1 (2.17%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.17%) Sun