Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIX Connectivity
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1050 1145 1188
Rank change year-on-year +95 +43 -35
Permanent jobs citing FIX Connectivity 85 58 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.21% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 28
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £79,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -17.72% +8.97%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £107,875
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 -

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 24,424 28,208 31,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.93% 15.61% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,280 22,922 26,164
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,700 £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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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 +85 85 £67,500 +3.85% 8
London +84 85 £67,500 +3.85% 8

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 83 (97.65%) FIX Protocol
2 72 (84.71%) Unix
3 71 (83.53%) SQL
4 68 (80.00%) Finance
5 58 (68.24%) Client Onboarding
6 53 (62.35%) Fixed Income
7 44 (51.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (50.59%) Equities
9 42 (49.41%) Release Management
10 32 (37.65%) Derivative
11 29 (34.12%) Banking
12 16 (18.82%) Oracle
13 13 (15.29%) Algorithmic Trading
14 12 (14.12%) Linux
15 11 (12.94%) Electronic Trading
16 10 (11.76%) LAN
16 10 (11.76%) WAN
16 10 (11.76%) Fidessa
17 9 (10.59%) Hedge funds
17 9 (10.59%) Low Latency
18 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
18 8 (9.41%) Sybase
18 8 (9.41%) Perl
19 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
19 7 (8.24%) Windows
19 7 (8.24%) Solaris
19 7 (8.24%) MySQL
19 7 (8.24%) Bloomberg
19 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
19 7 (8.24%) MongoDB

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 1 (1.18%) Confluence
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) GitHub
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) LAN
1 10 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) NAS
3 1 (1.18%) SNMP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
1 7 (8.24%) MySQL
1 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Hudson
2 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.18%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Mocha
3 1 (1.18%) Moq
3 1 (1.18%) NUnit
3 1 (1.18%) QUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.18%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (80.00%) Finance
2 29 (34.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Onboarding Engineer
2 29 (34.12%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Unix Support
4 10 (11.76%) Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.41%) FIX Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) FIX Support Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Network Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) SQL Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Finance Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Network Support
7 7 (8.24%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Onboarding Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Production Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Unix Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Unix Support Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) FIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (97.65%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) HTML5
2 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) LESS
4 1 (1.18%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.18%) RequireJS
4 1 (1.18%) Sass
4 1 (1.18%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (62.35%) Fixed Income
2 44 (51.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (50.59%) Equities
4 32 (37.65%) Derivative
5 9 (10.59%) Hedge funds
6 6 (7.06%) Eurex
7 4 (4.71%) Fintech
8 3 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (84.71%) Unix
2 12 (14.12%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Solaris
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) SUSE
5 4 (4.71%) CentOS
5 4 (4.71%) Debian
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (68.24%) Client Onboarding
2 42 (49.41%) Release Management
3 13 (15.29%) Algorithmic Trading
4 11 (12.94%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (10.59%) Low Latency
6 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) Analytics
8 4 (4.71%) DevOps
8 4 (4.71%) High-Frequency Trading
8 4 (4.71%) SDLC
8 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Data Analytics
9 3 (3.53%) Kernel Tuning
9 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.35%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 71 (83.53%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) Perl
3 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.06%) Python
4 4 (4.71%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) Ruby
5 3 (3.53%) C#
5 3 (3.53%) C++
5 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) R
6 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) CCNP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCSA
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) RHCE
3 1 (1.18%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Cacti
2 1 (1.18%) Grafana
2 1 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) Fidessa
3 8 (9.41%) Sybase
4 7 (8.24%) Bloomberg
5 6 (7.06%) CQG
5 6 (7.06%) ION Trading
5 6 (7.06%) Patsystems
5 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.06%) Reuters
6 3 (3.53%) GL TRADE
6 3 (3.53%) Trayport
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) Algorithmics
8 1 (1.18%) Currenex
8 1 (1.18%) Dell
8 1 (1.18%) HP
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.18%) NetApp
8 1 (1.18%) SaltStack