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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK
Rank 573 589 579
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 303 403 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.02% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 263 334 331
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +23.52% -26.08%  

FIX Protocol is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33911 39617 40053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28948 34112 33994
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIX Protocol.

Salary trend for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 +20 303 £70,000 +7.69% 39
London +6 290 £70,000 +7.69% 39
City of London +25 99 £77,500 +29.16% 14
South East - 12 £53,750 -
Surrey - 11 £55,000 -
Mitcham - 4 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf -9 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Morden - 2 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing FIX Protocol 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 Protocol.

1 413 (65.97%) Finance
2 311 (49.68%) Java
3 299 (47.76%) SQL
4 228 (36.42%) Linux
5 213 (34.03%) Front Office
6 203 (32.43%) Unix
6 203 (32.43%) Low Latency
7 191 (30.51%) Banking
8 187 (29.87%) Multithreading
9 182 (29.07%) Electronic Trading
10 144 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
11 131 (20.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 112 (17.89%) C++
13 101 (16.13%) XML
13 101 (16.13%) Fixed Income
14 99 (15.81%) SQL Server
15 95 (15.18%) Python
16 93 (14.86%) Equities
17 92 (14.70%) Derivative
18 88 (14.06%) Investment Banking
19 87 (13.90%) JavaScript
19 87 (13.90%) HTML
20 83 (13.26%) Windows
21 72 (11.50%) Degree
22 71 (11.34%) Perl
23 65 (10.38%) C#
24 64 (10.22%) SWIFT
25 63 (10.06%) .NET
26 58 (9.27%) Algorithmic Trading
27 57 (9.11%) Back Office

FIX Protocol
Top Related 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 14 (2.24%) IIS
2 13 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.80%) Apache
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (0.48%) Confluence
5 3 (0.48%) Lightstreamer
5 3 (0.48%) WebORB
6 2 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.16%) Jetty
7 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Eze OMS
4 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.32%) Orchestrade
4 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.16%) RMDS
5 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (0.48%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.03%) FIX Connectivity
2 17 (2.72%) Firewall
3 10 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.80%) Multicast
5 4 (0.64%) SAN
6 3 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.48%) Internet
6 3 (0.48%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.48%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.32%) BGP
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 2 (0.32%) IGMP
7 2 (0.32%) NX-OS
7 2 (0.32%) OSPF
8 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.75%) KDB
3 27 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.83%) MySQL
5 20 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.72%) Big Data
8 13 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.76%) Kdb+
9 11 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.60%) DB2
11 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.64%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (7.99%) JIRA
2 25 (3.99%) Maven
3 20 (3.19%) Subversion
4 13 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.28%) Robot Framework
6 7 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.96%) Ant
7 6 (0.96%) JUnit
7 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.32%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.32%) JBehave
10 2 (0.32%) Selenium
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.16%) Mockito
General
1 413 (65.97%) Finance
2 213 (34.03%) Front Office
3 191 (30.51%) Banking
4 88 (14.06%) Investment Banking
5 57 (9.11%) Back Office
6 15 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.44%) Retail
8 8 (1.28%) French Language
9 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.80%) German Language
10 5 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 340 (54.31%) Developer
2 183 (29.23%) Java Developer
3 119 (19.01%) Analyst
4 82 (13.10%) Applications Support
5 71 (11.34%) C++ Developer
6 59 (9.42%) Support Analyst
7 55 (8.79%) SQL Developer
8 44 (7.03%) Business Analyst
9 38 (6.07%) Applications Support Analyst
10 36 (5.75%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.59%) FIX Analyst
12 29 (4.63%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 26 (4.15%) Core Java Developer
13 26 (4.15%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 24 (3.83%) C# Developer
15 22 (3.51%) FIX Business Analyst
15 22 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (3.19%) Investment Banking Java Developer
17 19 (3.04%) Low Latency C++ Developer
18 17 (2.72%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (16.13%) XML
2 87 (13.90%) HTML
3 63 (10.06%) .NET
4 36 (5.75%) J2SE
5 35 (5.59%) FpML
6 30 (4.79%) HTML5
7 29 (4.63%) Java SE
7 29 (4.63%) JMS
8 25 (3.99%) Middleware
9 24 (3.83%) Spring
10 23 (3.67%) Rendezvous
10 23 (3.67%) REST
11 18 (2.88%) Ultra Messaging
12 17 (2.72%) SOAP
13 15 (2.40%) ASP.NET
14 14 (2.24%) CSS
15 13 (2.08%) Swing
16 12 (1.92%) WPF
17 10 (1.60%) Hibernate
17 10 (1.60%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 131 (20.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 101 (16.13%) Fixed Income
3 93 (14.86%) Equities
4 92 (14.70%) Derivative
5 64 (10.22%) SWIFT
6 49 (7.83%) Fintech
7 42 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (6.39%) Algorithms
9 36 (5.75%) Computer Science
10 35 (5.59%) Hedge funds
11 26 (4.15%) Equity Derivative
12 23 (3.67%) N-Tier
13 18 (2.88%) Data Structures
13 18 (2.88%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (1.44%) TWAP
14 9 (1.44%) VWAP
15 8 (1.28%) Eurex
16 6 (0.96%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 228 (36.42%) Linux
2 203 (32.43%) Unix
3 83 (13.26%) Windows
4 27 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.08%) CentOS
6 10 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.96%) Solaris
9 5 (0.80%) Debian
9 5 (0.80%) SUSE
10 4 (0.64%) AIX
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (32.43%) Low Latency
2 187 (29.87%) Multithreading
3 182 (29.07%) Electronic Trading
4 144 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (9.27%) Algorithmic Trading
6 52 (8.31%) Business Analysis
6 52 (8.31%) Concurrent Programming
7 51 (8.15%) OO
7 51 (8.15%) TDD
8 48 (7.67%) Project Management
9 45 (7.19%) SDLC
10 36 (5.75%) Software Engineering
11 33 (5.27%) Analytics
11 33 (5.27%) Investment Management
11 33 (5.27%) Workflow
12 29 (4.63%) Mathematics
13 28 (4.47%) CRM
13 28 (4.47%) DevOps
14 27 (4.31%) Multithreaded Programming
15 26 (4.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 311 (49.68%) Java
2 299 (47.76%) SQL
3 112 (17.89%) C++
4 95 (15.18%) Python
5 87 (13.90%) JavaScript
6 71 (11.34%) Perl
7 65 (10.38%) C#
8 46 (7.35%) Shell Script
9 34 (5.43%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.40%) Scala
12 13 (2.08%) C
13 11 (1.76%) PHP
13 11 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.60%) VB
15 6 (0.96%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.96%) C-shell
15 6 (0.96%) Korn
15 6 (0.96%) Tcl
16 4 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (11.50%) Degree
2 3 (0.48%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.32%) CCIE
3 2 (0.32%) CCNP
3 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.16%) RHCE
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.99%) QA
2 33 (5.27%) MiFID
3 14 (2.24%) SLA
4 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (1.60%) Nagios
3 9 (1.44%) Puppet
4 7 (1.12%) CFEngine
5 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.64%) Control-M
6 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.64%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (7.83%) TIBCO
2 41 (6.55%) Sybase
3 40 (6.39%) Oracle
4 33 (5.27%) Microsoft
5 24 (3.83%) Bloomberg
6 21 (3.35%) Charles River
6 21 (3.35%) Fidessa
6 21 (3.35%) ION Trading
7 17 (2.72%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.40%) Citrix
9 12 (1.92%) IBM
10 10 (1.60%) Reuters
10 10 (1.60%) Splunk
11 9 (1.44%) Solace
11 9 (1.44%) VMware
12 8 (1.28%) CQG
12 8 (1.28%) GL TRADE
12 8 (1.28%) NYFIX
12 8 (1.28%) Patsystems
13 7 (1.12%) HP
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Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + Pension + Other Be
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Progression
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago