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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 908 922
Rank change year-on-year +59 +14  
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 19 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 61
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13659 16695 19262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.00% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 13840 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.17% -  

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FIX Connectivity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for FIX Connectivity in the UK

FIX Connectivity
Top 3 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 19 £70,000 - 3
London +44 19 £70,000 - 3
City of London +28 8 £50,000 -9.09% 3

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 39 (92.86%) FIX Protocol
2 36 (85.71%) Java
3 30 (71.43%) Finance
4 24 (57.14%) Banking
4 24 (57.14%) Investment Banking
5 23 (54.76%) Front Office
6 20 (47.62%) Multithreading
7 18 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (38.10%) Performance Optimisation
8 16 (38.10%) Concurrent Programming
8 16 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (38.10%) Bloomberg
9 15 (35.71%) REST
9 15 (35.71%) Spring
10 14 (33.33%) Memory Management
11 13 (30.95%) SQL
12 12 (28.57%) Unix
12 12 (28.57%) Low Latency
13 11 (26.19%) Fund Management
14 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (23.81%) DevOps
14 10 (23.81%) .NET
14 10 (23.81%) Oracle
14 10 (23.81%) Python
14 10 (23.81%) Fixed Income
14 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
15 9 (21.43%) Investment Management
16 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (19.05%) Wealth Management

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 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.38%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.76%) KDB
2 2 (4.76%) Kdb+
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (19.05%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 24 (57.14%) Banking
2 24 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 23 (54.76%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
1 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Core Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Unix Scripter
5 5 (11.90%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Unix Support
5 5 (11.90%) Unix Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Onboarding Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (35.71%) REST
2 15 (35.71%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (23.81%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.90%) Equities
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Multithreading
2 16 (38.10%) Concurrent Programming
2 16 (38.10%) Performance Optimisation
3 14 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 12 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 11 (26.19%) Fund Management
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) Investment Management
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (19.05%) Process Improvement
8 8 (19.05%) TDD
8 8 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (19.05%) Wealth Management
9 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.90%) Change Management
10 5 (11.90%) Client Onboarding
10 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
11 3 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCA
1 2 (4.76%) CCNA
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) MCSA
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Bloomberg
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Charles River
3 8 (19.05%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Mitel
4 2 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 2 (4.76%) TippingPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Veeam
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) MarketAxess
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
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