Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 709 553
Rank change year-on-year +132 -156 +93
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 752 611 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.80% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 508 542 909
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,750 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +60.00% +53.85% -23.53%

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 71603 76463 82280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.47% 38.77% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59634 66386 70152
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for FIX Protocol in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 7 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 19 August 2017. 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 +142 748 £70,000 +7.69% 64
London +77 734 £70,000 +7.69% 63
UK excluding London +62 17 £80,000 +60.00% 3
South East +67 9 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Scotland +14 5 £55,000 -
North of England -10 5 £36,250 +45.00%
North West -25 5 £36,250 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 560 (74.47%) Finance
2 356 (47.34%) Banking
3 317 (42.15%) Java
4 280 (37.23%) SQL
5 260 (34.57%) Front Office
6 256 (34.04%) Investment Banking
7 251 (33.38%) Low Latency
8 224 (29.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 219 (29.12%) Linux
10 204 (27.13%) Electronic Trading
11 198 (26.33%) Unix
12 185 (24.60%) Asset Management
13 181 (24.07%) Multithreading
14 179 (23.80%) XML
15 175 (23.27%) Retail
16 170 (22.61%) Wealth Management
17 166 (22.07%) Retail Banking
18 161 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
19 154 (20.48%) Equities
20 118 (15.69%) Derivative
21 112 (14.89%) Fixed Income
22 99 (13.16%) Oracle
23 89 (11.84%) Client Onboarding
24 88 (11.70%) SQL Server
25 85 (11.30%) Windows
26 77 (10.24%) Project Management
27 75 (9.97%) FpML
28 71 (9.44%) Software Delivery
29 70 (9.31%) Business Analysis
30 69 (9.18%) Perl

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 9 (1.20%) Tomcat
2 7 (0.93%) Apache
3 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.53%) IIS
5 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.27%) Confluence
6 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.13%) MetaTrader
2 11 (1.46%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.40%) RMDS
4 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.27%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.13%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.13%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.05%) FIX Connectivity
2 36 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 31 (4.12%) Intranet
4 28 (3.72%) Firewall
5 22 (2.93%) LAN
6 18 (2.39%) WAN
7 9 (1.20%) Multicast
8 6 (0.80%) DNS
8 6 (0.80%) SAN
9 5 (0.66%) HTTP
10 4 (0.53%) BGP
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.53%) DHCP
10 4 (0.53%) DMVPN
10 4 (0.53%) OSPF
10 4 (0.53%) RIP
10 4 (0.53%) VoIP
10 4 (0.53%) VPN
10 4 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.99%) RDBMS
4 29 (3.86%) KDB
5 19 (2.53%) MySQL
6 14 (1.86%) Kdb+
7 10 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.53%) Big Data
12 4 (0.53%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.53%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (5.98%) JIRA
2 31 (4.12%) MagicDraw
2 31 (4.12%) Toad
2 31 (4.12%) XMLSpy
3 28 (3.72%) Maven
4 24 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.19%) Subversion
5 14 (1.86%) JUnit
6 10 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.80%) Ant
8 6 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.53%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.27%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.27%) Gradle
10 2 (0.27%) Mockito
10 2 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 560 (74.47%) Finance
2 356 (47.34%) Banking
3 260 (34.57%) Front Office
4 256 (34.04%) Investment Banking
5 175 (23.27%) Retail
6 166 (22.07%) Retail Banking
7 59 (7.85%) Back Office
8 18 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.20%) Electronics
9 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.20%) Marketing
9 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.93%) Publishing
11 5 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
13 3 (0.40%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
14 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (36.70%) Developer
2 183 (24.34%) Java Developer
3 153 (20.35%) Analyst
4 119 (15.82%) Applications Support
5 81 (10.77%) Support Analyst
6 50 (6.65%) Project Manager
7 48 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 48 (6.38%) Quantitative Project Manager
8 47 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 44 (5.85%) Senior Developer
10 43 (5.72%) FIX Analyst
11 38 (5.05%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 33 (4.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 33 (4.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 31 (4.12%) C++ Developer
13 31 (4.12%) Messaging Specialist
14 29 (3.86%) SQL Developer
15 28 (3.72%) Core Java Developer
15 28 (3.72%) Support Engineer
16 23 (3.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (23.80%) XML
2 75 (9.97%) FpML
3 58 (7.71%) HTML
4 38 (5.05%) .NET
5 36 (4.79%) Spring
6 31 (4.12%) XML Schema
7 30 (3.99%) SOAP
8 21 (2.79%) Middleware
9 20 (2.66%) AngularJS
9 20 (2.66%) Hibernate
10 19 (2.53%) JMS
11 18 (2.39%) HTML5
11 18 (2.39%) Java SE
12 17 (2.26%) J2SE
12 17 (2.26%) REST
12 17 (2.26%) WPF
13 16 (2.13%) ASP.NET
14 15 (1.99%) STL
14 15 (1.99%) XSD
15 14 (1.86%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 224 (29.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 154 (20.48%) Equities
3 118 (15.69%) Derivative
4 112 (14.89%) Fixed Income
5 63 (8.38%) Fintech
6 48 (6.38%) SWIFT
7 44 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (4.39%) Hedge funds
9 26 (3.46%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.66%) Computer Science
11 16 (2.13%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (1.33%) Eurex
14 10 (1.33%) Reference Data
15 9 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (0.93%) Market Risk
17 5 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 219 (29.12%) Linux
2 198 (26.33%) Unix
3 85 (11.30%) Windows
4 26 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.53%) Solaris
6 13 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.46%) CentOS
8 6 (0.80%) AIX
8 6 (0.80%) Debian
8 6 (0.80%) SUSE
9 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (33.38%) Low Latency
2 204 (27.13%) Electronic Trading
3 185 (24.60%) Asset Management
4 181 (24.07%) Multithreading
5 170 (22.61%) Wealth Management
6 161 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (11.84%) Client Onboarding
8 77 (10.24%) Project Management
9 71 (9.44%) Software Delivery
10 70 (9.31%) Business Analysis
11 61 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 53 (7.05%) Data Modelling
13 50 (6.65%) Translating Business Requirements
14 49 (6.52%) Data Analysis
15 43 (5.72%) Algorithmic Trading
16 40 (5.32%) ITIL
17 39 (5.19%) Concurrent Programming
17 39 (5.19%) Multithreaded Programming
17 39 (5.19%) TDD
18 38 (5.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 317 (42.15%) Java
2 280 (37.23%) SQL
3 69 (9.18%) Perl
4 68 (9.04%) Python
5 67 (8.91%) JavaScript
6 62 (8.24%) C++
7 55 (7.31%) C#
8 36 (4.79%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 17 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.73%) Scala
11 13 (1.73%) VBA
12 11 (1.46%) PHP
13 10 (1.33%) Ruby
14 7 (0.93%) Bourne shell
14 7 (0.93%) C-shell
14 7 (0.93%) Korn
15 6 (0.80%) VB
16 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (5.85%) Degree
2 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.53%) CCIE
4 4 (0.53%) CCNP
4 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.53%) PMP
5 2 (0.27%) CCNA
5 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.52%) ISO 20022
2 41 (5.45%) QA
3 29 (3.86%) MiFID
4 8 (1.06%) ISO 15022
5 6 (0.80%) SLA
6 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.66%) EMIR
7 2 (0.27%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.27%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 19 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (1.86%) Nagios
3 13 (1.73%) Puppet
4 11 (1.46%) Ansible
5 9 (1.20%) CFEngine
6 7 (0.93%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.53%) Graphite
8 4 (0.53%) Opsview
9 3 (0.40%) Control-M
10 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 99 (13.16%) Oracle
2 52 (6.91%) Sybase
3 35 (4.65%) Bloomberg
4 30 (3.99%) ION Trading
4 30 (3.99%) TIBCO
5 29 (3.86%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.32%) Fidessa
7 22 (2.93%) Charles River
8 21 (2.79%) Splunk
9 17 (2.26%) Reuters
10 16 (2.13%) Citrix
11 15 (1.99%) CQG
12 13 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.46%) VMware
14 10 (1.33%) GL TRADE
14 10 (1.33%) Juniper
14 10 (1.33%) NYFIX
14 10 (1.33%) Patsystems
14 10 (1.33%) Sun
15 9 (1.20%) SAP