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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 572 532
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40  
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 317 364 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.94% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 329 459
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +38.46%  

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 35119 38594 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.32% 38.71% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29644 33437 35123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +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 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 11 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 28 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 +28 315 £77,500 +19.23% 51
London +20 313 £77,500 +19.23% 51
City of London -10 79 £67,500 +22.72% 24
West End of London +12 3 £60,000 -22.58% 1
North West - 2 £25,000 -
Glasgow +20 1 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +14 1 £55,000 - 1
Mitcham - 1 £65,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £25,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 439 (71.27%) Finance
2 296 (48.05%) Java
3 228 (37.01%) SQL
4 218 (35.39%) Banking
5 215 (34.90%) Linux
6 209 (33.93%) Front Office
7 204 (33.12%) Low Latency
8 187 (30.36%) Unix
9 185 (30.03%) Multithreading
10 151 (24.51%) Electronic Trading
11 144 (23.38%) Investment Banking
11 144 (23.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 127 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
13 113 (18.34%) XML
14 102 (16.56%) Fixed Income
15 98 (15.91%) C++
16 96 (15.58%) Windows
17 94 (15.26%) Equities
18 72 (11.69%) Derivative
19 71 (11.53%) Python
19 71 (11.53%) HTML
20 68 (11.04%) JavaScript
21 66 (10.71%) SQL Server
22 63 (10.23%) C#
23 60 (9.74%) Oracle
24 59 (9.58%) Perl
24 59 (9.58%) .NET
24 59 (9.58%) TDD
24 59 (9.58%) Fintech
25 57 (9.25%) Wealth Management

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 14 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 11 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (1.79%) IIS
3 7 (1.14%) Apache
4 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.49%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (0.49%) Confluence
5 3 (0.49%) Lightstreamer
5 3 (0.49%) WebORB
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.16%) JBoss
6 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) MetaTrader
2 6 (0.97%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Orchestrade
4 2 (0.32%) RMDS
5 1 (0.16%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.81%) GitHub
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (0.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.49%) FIX Connectivity
2 21 (3.41%) Firewall
3 12 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.97%) Intranet
4 6 (0.97%) SAN
5 5 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.81%) HTTP
5 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (0.81%) Multicast
5 5 (0.81%) SSL
6 4 (0.65%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.49%) Internet
8 2 (0.32%) BGP
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.32%) IGMP
8 2 (0.32%) LDAP
8 2 (0.32%) NX-OS
8 2 (0.32%) OSPF
9 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.84%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.03%) KDB
4 20 (3.25%) MySQL
5 16 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.27%) Kdb+
7 14 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.97%) Big Data
10 6 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (8.60%) JIRA
2 25 (4.06%) Maven
3 20 (3.25%) Subversion
4 17 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.62%) Ant
7 9 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.46%) JUnit
7 9 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.97%) MagicDraw
8 6 (0.97%) Toad
8 6 (0.97%) XMLSpy
9 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.32%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.32%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.16%) gulp
11 1 (0.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.16%) Protractor
General
1 439 (71.27%) Finance
2 218 (35.39%) Banking
3 209 (33.93%) Front Office
4 144 (23.38%) Investment Banking
5 54 (8.77%) Back Office
6 41 (6.66%) Retail
7 36 (5.84%) Retail Banking
8 16 (2.60%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.30%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (0.81%) French Language
10 5 (0.81%) Publishing
11 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 316 (51.30%) Developer
2 186 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 135 (21.92%) Analyst
4 87 (14.12%) Applications Support
5 65 (10.55%) Support Analyst
6 57 (9.25%) C++ Developer
7 49 (7.95%) Business Analyst
8 40 (6.49%) Applications Support Analyst
9 37 (6.01%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.36%) FIX Analyst
11 32 (5.19%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 30 (4.87%) Core Java Developer
13 25 (4.06%) C# Developer
13 25 (4.06%) SQL Developer
14 23 (3.73%) Support Engineer
15 21 (3.41%) FIX Business Analyst
15 21 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (3.08%) XML Analyst
17 18 (2.92%) Applications Developer
18 16 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.34%) XML
2 71 (11.53%) HTML
3 59 (9.58%) .NET
4 50 (8.12%) FpML
5 32 (5.19%) HTML5
5 32 (5.19%) Spring
6 28 (4.55%) J2SE
7 25 (4.06%) Java SE
7 25 (4.06%) REST
8 22 (3.57%) WPF
9 20 (3.25%) JMS
10 19 (3.08%) ASP.NET
11 18 (2.92%) SOAP
12 16 (2.60%) AngularJS
13 14 (2.27%) Rendezvous
14 13 (2.11%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.11%) Middleware
15 12 (1.95%) jQuery
15 12 (1.95%) Swing
15 12 (1.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 144 (23.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 102 (16.56%) Fixed Income
3 94 (15.26%) Equities
4 72 (11.69%) Derivative
5 59 (9.58%) Fintech
6 41 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (6.49%) SWIFT
8 33 (5.36%) Algorithms
9 27 (4.38%) N-Tier
10 26 (4.22%) Hedge funds
11 21 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (3.25%) Computer Science
13 18 (2.92%) Data Structures
13 18 (2.92%) Reference Data
14 16 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (1.95%) Credit Derivative
16 8 (1.30%) Eurex
17 6 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 6 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 5 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 215 (34.90%) Linux
2 187 (30.36%) Unix
3 96 (15.58%) Windows
4 30 (4.87%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.76%) CentOS
6 12 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.95%) Solaris
7 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.97%) AIX
9 6 (0.97%) Debian
9 6 (0.97%) SUSE
10 3 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (33.12%) Low Latency
2 185 (30.03%) Multithreading
3 151 (24.51%) Electronic Trading
4 127 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (9.58%) TDD
6 57 (9.25%) Wealth Management
7 53 (8.60%) Concurrent Programming
8 52 (8.44%) Asset Management
9 51 (8.28%) Business Analysis
10 41 (6.66%) Project Management
10 41 (6.66%) SDLC
11 40 (6.49%) Multithreaded Programming
12 36 (5.84%) Algorithmic Trading
12 36 (5.84%) OO
13 34 (5.52%) Unit Testing
14 30 (4.87%) Workflow
15 28 (4.55%) Investment Management
16 27 (4.38%) Change Management
16 27 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (4.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 296 (48.05%) Java
2 228 (37.01%) SQL
3 98 (15.91%) C++
4 71 (11.53%) Python
5 68 (11.04%) JavaScript
6 63 (10.23%) C#
7 59 (9.58%) Perl
8 48 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 28 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.41%) Scala
11 19 (3.08%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.27%) PHP
13 12 (1.95%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.14%) VBA
16 6 (0.97%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.97%) C-shell
16 6 (0.97%) Korn
16 6 (0.97%) Tcl
16 6 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (7.79%) Degree
2 8 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.32%) CCIE
3 2 (0.32%) CCNP
3 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.16%) RHCE
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.87%) MiFID
2 27 (4.38%) QA
3 21 (3.41%) ISO 20022
4 11 (1.79%) SLA
5 5 (0.81%) ISO 15022
6 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.49%) EMIR
8 2 (0.32%) FATCA
9 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.32%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (4.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (2.27%) Puppet
3 12 (1.95%) CFEngine
3 12 (1.95%) Nagios
4 8 (1.30%) Ansible
4 8 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.14%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.32%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) Graphite
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) Opsview
8 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (9.74%) Oracle
2 37 (6.01%) Sybase
3 35 (5.68%) TIBCO
4 32 (5.19%) Bloomberg
4 32 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.06%) ION Trading
6 24 (3.90%) Fidessa
7 22 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.76%) Citrix
9 16 (2.60%) Splunk
10 15 (2.44%) Charles River
11 14 (2.27%) VMware
12 13 (2.11%) CQG
13 12 (1.95%) IBM
13 12 (1.95%) Reuters
14 10 (1.62%) DevExpress
15 8 (1.30%) GL TRADE
15 8 (1.30%) NYFIX
15 8 (1.30%) Patsystems
15 8 (1.30%) Perforce
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago