Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1024 1113 1171
Rank change year-on-year +89 +58 -18
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 94 68 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.039% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.26% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 85 66 23
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -35.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,375 £55,750
90th Percentile £92,000 £80,000 £113,500
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 22,865 26,321 29,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.17% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,889 21,350 23,716
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +109 93 £70,000 +7.69% 8
London +76 93 £70,000 +7.69% 8

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 91 (96.81%) FIX Protocol
2 86 (91.49%) Unix
3 85 (90.43%) SQL
4 76 (80.85%) Equities
5 73 (77.66%) Finance
6 71 (75.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 66 (70.21%) Derivative
8 65 (69.15%) Fixed Income
9 50 (53.19%) Client Onboarding
10 44 (46.81%) Release Management
11 26 (27.66%) Front Office
12 21 (22.34%) Banking
12 21 (22.34%) Fintech
13 19 (20.21%) Investment Banking
13 19 (20.21%) Hedge funds
13 19 (20.21%) Nagios
14 18 (19.15%) Linux
14 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
14 18 (19.15%) Wealth Management
14 18 (19.15%) Investment Management
14 18 (19.15%) ZABBIX
14 18 (19.15%) Asset Management
14 18 (19.15%) Icinga
15 15 (15.96%) Perl
16 14 (14.89%) Python
17 9 (9.57%) Electronic Trading
18 8 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
19 7 (7.45%) Windows
19 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
19 7 (7.45%) Low Latency

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) LAN
1 4 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) NAS
3 1 (1.06%) SNMP
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.13%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Hudson
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 73 (77.66%) Finance
2 26 (27.66%) Front Office
3 21 (22.34%) Banking
4 19 (20.21%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Support Engineer
2 29 (30.85%) Onboarding Engineer
3 28 (29.79%) Applications Support
4 18 (19.15%) Applications Engineer
4 18 (19.15%) Applications Support Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Finance Manager
5 16 (17.02%) Onboarding Manager
5 16 (17.02%) Unix Support
6 6 (6.38%) FIX Specialist
7 5 (5.32%) Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Electronic Trading Support
7 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Administrator
9 2 (2.13%) Linux Support
9 2 (2.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (96.81%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.19%) SOAP
2 3 (3.19%) XML
3 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) Spring
4 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.06%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 76 (80.85%) Equities
2 71 (75.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 66 (70.21%) Derivative
4 65 (69.15%) Fixed Income
5 21 (22.34%) Fintech
6 19 (20.21%) Hedge funds
7 5 (5.32%) Eurex
8 3 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (91.49%) Unix
2 18 (19.15%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Windows
4 6 (6.38%) Solaris
5 4 (4.26%) Debian
6 3 (3.19%) CentOS
6 3 (3.19%) SUSE
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.19%) Client Onboarding
2 44 (46.81%) Release Management
3 18 (19.15%) Asset Management
3 18 (19.15%) Investment Management
3 18 (19.15%) Wealth Management
4 9 (9.57%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (7.45%) High-Frequency Trading
6 7 (7.45%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.26%) DevOps
8 4 (4.26%) Thought Leadership
9 3 (3.19%) Analytics
9 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.19%) Kernel Tuning
9 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.19%) Matrix Management
9 3 (3.19%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (3.19%) Project Management
10 2 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (90.43%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) Perl
3 14 (14.89%) Python
4 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.19%) Java
6 3 (3.19%) Ruby
7 2 (2.13%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) R
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
1 3 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.06%) CCNA
2 1 (1.06%) CCNP
2 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.06%) MCSA
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.06%) RHCE
2 1 (1.06%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) Nagios
2 18 (19.15%) Icinga
2 18 (19.15%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.19%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.06%) Ansible
5 1 (1.06%) Cacti
5 1 (1.06%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
2 6 (6.38%) Fidessa
3 5 (5.32%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.32%) CQG
3 5 (5.32%) ION Trading
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Patsystems
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.32%) Reuters
4 3 (3.19%) GL TRADE
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.13%) Trayport
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithmics
6 1 (1.06%) Dell
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) NetApp
6 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase