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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FIX Protocol skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FIX Protocol over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 858 716 613
Rank change year-on-year -142 -103 +117
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 392 310 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 334 234 156
10th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £76,250 £66,250 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -6.67%
75th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £125,000 £120,000 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £85,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -23.53% +54.55% +15.79%

FIX Protocol is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 65,162 46,694 25,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.95% 40.56% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29,105 30,517 21,204
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,875 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FIX Protocol.

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FIX Protocol over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -104 363 £90,000 +9.09% 46
London -113 357 £90,000 +9.09% 44
Work from Home -112 153 £90,000 +9.09% 10
UK excluding London -70 16 £65,000 -23.53% 2
Scotland -25 7 £65,000 -
East Midlands -23 2 £68,750 -58.33%
Midlands -47 2 £68,750 -43.88%
Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 -
Channel Islands - 2 £50,000 -
North of England - 2 £75,000 -
Northern Ireland -12 1 £65,000 -18.75%
South East -56 1 £92,500 +8.82% 2
East of England - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol 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 Protocol.

1 292 (74.49%) Finance
2 171 (43.62%) Linux
3 162 (41.33%) SQL
4 116 (29.59%) Agile
5 110 (28.06%) Fixed Income
6 108 (27.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 104 (26.53%) Java
8 99 (25.26%) Social Skills
9 98 (25.00%) Unix
10 97 (24.74%) Banking
11 96 (24.49%) SQL Server
12 94 (23.98%) Python
13 79 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
14 69 (17.60%) JavaScript
14 69 (17.60%) Equities
14 69 (17.60%) Low Latency
15 60 (15.31%) Front Office
16 59 (15.05%) Multithreading
16 59 (15.05%) Electronic Trading
16 59 (15.05%) AWS
17 57 (14.54%) Git (software)
18 54 (13.78%) Azure
18 54 (13.78%) Fintech
18 54 (13.78%) Oracle
19 52 (13.27%) Bloomberg
20 51 (13.01%) Bash
21 50 (12.76%) C#
21 50 (12.76%) Windows
22 49 (12.50%) SDLC
22 49 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

FIX Protocol
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 22 (5.61%) Jetty
2 12 (3.06%) Confluence
3 7 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.53%) Apache
5 3 (0.77%) MTS
6 2 (0.51%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.26%) GemFire
7 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (9.44%) Fidessa
2 18 (4.59%) MetaTrader
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.51%) ION Anvil
5 2 (0.51%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.26%) Actimize
6 1 (0.26%) Aladdin
6 1 (0.26%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.05%) AWS
2 54 (13.78%) Azure
3 15 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.81%) Serverless
5 9 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (2.30%) Azure DevOps
5 9 (2.30%) Datadog
5 9 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (2.30%) SaaS
6 7 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.79%) IaaS
6 7 (1.79%) PaaS
7 5 (1.28%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.02%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (1.02%) Trello
9 3 (0.77%) GitHub
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.51%) Route 53
10 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.71%) FIX Connectivity
2 23 (5.87%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.83%) HTTP
4 14 (3.57%) DNS
5 9 (2.30%) Firewall
6 8 (2.04%) Multicast
7 7 (1.79%) DHCP
8 6 (1.53%) Internet
9 4 (1.02%) FTP
10 2 (0.51%) Telnet
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.26%) IPv4
11 1 (0.26%) IPv6
11 1 (0.26%) VLAN
11 1 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.81%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.81%) MySQL
5 10 (2.55%) Redis
6 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.53%) Apache Ignite
7 6 (1.53%) Metadata
7 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.28%) Power BI
8 5 (1.28%) Tableau
8 5 (1.28%) Yellowfin
9 3 (0.77%) Big Data
10 2 (0.51%) DB2
10 2 (0.51%) KDB
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (14.54%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.18%) Maven
3 26 (6.63%) Cucumber
4 24 (6.12%) JUnit
5 22 (5.61%) Ant
5 22 (5.61%) Apache Ivy
5 22 (5.61%) Bitbucket
5 22 (5.61%) Concordion
5 22 (5.61%) Gradle
5 22 (5.61%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.61%) Mockito
6 16 (4.08%) JIRA
7 13 (3.32%) GitLab
8 7 (1.79%) Selenium
9 6 (1.53%) ERwin
10 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.77%) REST Assured
12 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 292 (74.49%) Finance
2 99 (25.26%) Social Skills
3 97 (24.74%) Banking
4 60 (15.31%) Front Office
5 49 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (10.20%) Financial Institution
7 20 (5.10%) Investment Banking
8 13 (3.32%) Games
9 12 (3.06%) Back Office
9 12 (3.06%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (1.79%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (1.02%) Advertising
12 4 (1.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.77%) Legal
14 2 (0.51%) Czech Language
14 2 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 169 (43.11%) Developer
2 106 (27.04%) Analyst
3 53 (13.52%) Java Developer
4 49 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 44 (11.22%) Support Analyst
6 38 (9.69%) Applications Support
7 32 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.65%) C# Developer
9 29 (7.40%) C++ Developer
10 25 (6.38%) FIX Analyst
11 22 (5.61%) Applications Support Analyst
11 22 (5.61%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
11 22 (5.61%) Lead Developer
12 21 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (5.10%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
14 19 (4.85%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (4.34%) .NET Developer
16 16 (4.08%) Architect
16 16 (4.08%) Junior
17 15 (3.83%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.99%) REST
2 44 (11.22%) .NET
3 43 (10.97%) HTML
3 43 (10.97%) XML
4 38 (9.69%) HTML5
5 36 (9.18%) JMS
5 36 (9.18%) JSON
6 34 (8.67%) Web Services
7 31 (7.91%) RESTful
8 26 (6.63%) AngularJS
8 26 (6.63%) Kafka
8 26 (6.63%) React
9 25 (6.38%) Spring
10 24 (6.12%) .NET Core
11 22 (5.61%) JAX-RS
11 22 (5.61%) JDBC
11 22 (5.61%) JPA
11 22 (5.61%) Swagger
12 21 (5.36%) Electron
13 20 (5.10%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 110 (28.06%) Fixed Income
2 108 (27.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 69 (17.60%) Equities
4 32 (8.16%) Derivative
5 31 (7.91%) Eurex
6 26 (6.63%) Algorithms
7 25 (6.38%) SWIFT
8 22 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (5.36%) Hedge funds
10 12 (3.06%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (3.06%) Low-Code
10 12 (3.06%) OTC Derivatives
11 10 (2.55%) Cloud Native
12 9 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.79%) BYOD
13 7 (1.79%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.79%) Replication
13 7 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 171 (43.62%) Linux
2 98 (25.00%) Unix
3 50 (12.76%) Windows
4 22 (5.61%) Ubuntu
5 21 (5.36%) CentOS
5 21 (5.36%) Solaris
6 14 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.77%) VMS
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.59%) Agile
2 79 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (17.60%) Low Latency
4 59 (15.05%) Electronic Trading
4 59 (15.05%) Multithreading
5 54 (13.78%) Fintech
6 49 (12.50%) SDLC
7 47 (11.99%) API Design
8 42 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (9.95%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.44%) Scrum
10 37 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (9.18%) Workflow
12 35 (8.93%) Client Onboarding
13 32 (8.16%) Computer Science
13 32 (8.16%) Full Stack Development
13 32 (8.16%) Order Management
13 32 (8.16%) TDD
14 31 (7.91%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (7.91%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 162 (41.33%) SQL
2 104 (26.53%) Java
3 94 (23.98%) Python
4 69 (17.60%) JavaScript
5 51 (13.01%) Bash
6 50 (12.76%) C#
7 47 (11.99%) C++
8 40 (10.20%) TypeScript
9 34 (8.67%) Perl
10 21 (5.36%) ES6
11 14 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.06%) Kotlin
13 11 (2.81%) Groovy
14 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.53%) Ruby
16 3 (0.77%) C
16 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.51%) VBA
17 2 (0.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 34 (8.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.51%) PhD
3 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.26%) MCDST
4 1 (0.26%) MCITP
4 1 (0.26%) MCP
4 1 (0.26%) MCSA
4 1 (0.26%) MCSE
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.44%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.81%) Docker
2 9 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.79%) BitLocker
3 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.79%) KVM
3 7 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) Ansible
2 18 (4.59%) Terraform
3 16 (4.08%) Puppet
4 14 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 12 (3.06%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.79%) CASB
6 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.77%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 54 (13.78%) Oracle
2 52 (13.27%) Bloomberg
3 38 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.69%) Red Hat
4 34 (8.67%) Reuters
5 27 (6.89%) ION Trading
6 25 (6.38%) CQG
6 25 (6.38%) Patsystems
6 25 (6.38%) Trayport
7 20 (5.10%) Sybase
8 17 (4.34%) Sun
9 11 (2.81%) Charles River
10 9 (2.30%) Splunk
11 7 (1.79%) Eze Castle Integration
12 6 (1.53%) Tradeweb
13 4 (1.02%) SimCorp
13 4 (1.02%) Sparx
14 3 (0.77%) Google
14 3 (0.77%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.51%) Cisco