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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 576 570
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Permanent jobs citing FIX Protocol 308 405 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.01% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 270 336 344
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
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 34386 40026 40349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.26% 38.34% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29348 34495 34277
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 29 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 29 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 +6 308 £70,000 +7.69% 41
London +4 295 £70,000 +7.69% 41
City of London +15 97 £76,250 +27.08% 19
South East - 12 £53,750 -
Surrey - 11 £55,000 -
Mitcham - 4 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf -8 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 -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 421 (66.61%) Finance
2 312 (49.37%) Java
3 301 (47.63%) SQL
4 226 (35.76%) Linux
5 215 (34.02%) Front Office
6 206 (32.59%) Low Latency
7 201 (31.80%) Unix
8 195 (30.85%) Banking
9 189 (29.91%) Multithreading
10 182 (28.80%) Electronic Trading
11 147 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 113 (17.88%) C++
14 104 (16.46%) XML
15 103 (16.30%) SQL Server
16 101 (15.98%) Fixed Income
17 94 (14.87%) Derivative
18 92 (14.56%) Python
19 91 (14.40%) HTML
19 91 (14.40%) Equities
19 91 (14.40%) Investment Banking
20 89 (14.08%) JavaScript
21 84 (13.29%) Windows
22 71 (11.23%) Degree
23 69 (10.92%) Perl
24 65 (10.28%) SWIFT
25 64 (10.13%) C#
26 63 (9.97%) .NET
27 58 (9.18%) Back Office
27 58 (9.18%) Algorithmic Trading

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 (2.22%) IIS
2 13 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.95%) Apache
5 3 (0.47%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (0.47%) Confluence
5 3 (0.47%) Lightstreamer
5 3 (0.47%) 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 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.63%) 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 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.96%) FIX Connectivity
2 16 (2.53%) Firewall
3 11 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.79%) Multicast
4 5 (0.79%) SAN
5 3 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.47%) Internet
5 3 (0.47%) iSCSI
5 3 (0.47%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.47%) SSL
6 2 (0.32%) BGP
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.32%) IGMP
6 2 (0.32%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.32%) OSPF
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.70%) KDB
3 27 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.96%) MySQL
5 21 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.69%) Big Data
8 13 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.74%) Kdb+
11 10 (1.58%) DB2
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (7.91%) JIRA
2 25 (3.96%) Maven
3 20 (3.16%) Subversion
4 13 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.27%) Robot Framework
6 7 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.95%) Ant
7 6 (0.95%) JUnit
7 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.32%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.32%) JBehave
11 2 (0.32%) Selenium
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.16%) ReSharper
General
1 421 (66.61%) Finance
2 215 (34.02%) Front Office
3 195 (30.85%) Banking
4 91 (14.40%) Investment Banking
5 58 (9.18%) Back Office
6 16 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.42%) Retail
8 8 (1.27%) French Language
9 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.79%) German Language
10 5 (0.79%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 345 (54.59%) Developer
2 188 (29.75%) Java Developer
3 117 (18.51%) Analyst
4 81 (12.82%) Applications Support
5 71 (11.23%) C++ Developer
6 58 (9.18%) Support Analyst
7 56 (8.86%) SQL Developer
8 43 (6.80%) Business Analyst
9 37 (5.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 36 (5.70%) Senior Developer
11 33 (5.22%) FIX Analyst
12 28 (4.43%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 27 (4.27%) Core Java Developer
14 25 (3.96%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 24 (3.80%) C# Developer
16 23 (3.64%) Investment Banking Java Developer
17 22 (3.48%) FIX Business Analyst
17 22 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
18 19 (3.01%) Low Latency C++ Developer
19 18 (2.85%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (16.46%) XML
2 91 (14.40%) HTML
3 63 (9.97%) .NET
4 36 (5.70%) J2SE
5 34 (5.38%) FpML
6 33 (5.22%) HTML5
7 29 (4.59%) Java SE
8 28 (4.43%) JMS
9 25 (3.96%) Spring
10 24 (3.80%) Middleware
10 24 (3.80%) REST
11 23 (3.64%) Rendezvous
12 18 (2.85%) SOAP
13 17 (2.69%) Ultra Messaging
14 16 (2.53%) ASP.NET
15 15 (2.37%) CSS
16 13 (2.06%) Swing
17 12 (1.90%) WPF
18 11 (1.74%) Hibernate
19 10 (1.58%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 129 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 101 (15.98%) Fixed Income
3 94 (14.87%) Derivative
4 91 (14.40%) Equities
5 65 (10.28%) SWIFT
6 50 (7.91%) Fintech
7 44 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (6.33%) Algorithms
9 35 (5.54%) Computer Science
9 35 (5.54%) Hedge funds
10 28 (4.43%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (4.11%) N-Tier
12 18 (2.85%) Reference Data
13 17 (2.69%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (1.42%) Eurex
14 9 (1.42%) TWAP
14 9 (1.42%) VWAP
15 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 226 (35.76%) Linux
2 201 (31.80%) Unix
3 84 (13.29%) Windows
4 28 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.37%) CentOS
6 11 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.95%) Debian
8 6 (0.95%) Solaris
8 6 (0.95%) SUSE
9 5 (0.79%) AIX
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (32.59%) Low Latency
2 189 (29.91%) Multithreading
3 182 (28.80%) Electronic Trading
4 147 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (9.18%) Algorithmic Trading
6 54 (8.54%) OO
6 54 (8.54%) TDD
7 53 (8.39%) Concurrent Programming
8 51 (8.07%) Business Analysis
9 49 (7.75%) Project Management
10 45 (7.12%) SDLC
11 36 (5.70%) Software Engineering
12 33 (5.22%) Analytics
12 33 (5.22%) Workflow
13 32 (5.06%) Investment Management
14 30 (4.75%) Multithreaded Programming
15 29 (4.59%) DevOps
16 28 (4.43%) CRM
17 27 (4.27%) Mathematics
18 26 (4.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 312 (49.37%) Java
2 301 (47.63%) SQL
3 113 (17.88%) C++
4 92 (14.56%) Python
5 89 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 69 (10.92%) Perl
7 64 (10.13%) C#
8 45 (7.12%) Shell Script
9 36 (5.70%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.48%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.69%) Scala
12 14 (2.22%) PHP
13 13 (2.06%) C
14 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.42%) VB
16 7 (1.11%) Bourne shell
16 7 (1.11%) C-shell
16 7 (1.11%) Korn
17 6 (0.95%) Tcl
18 5 (0.79%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 71 (11.23%) Degree
2 3 (0.47%) 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 (7.91%) QA
2 33 (5.22%) MiFID
3 13 (2.06%) SLA
4 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.47%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.48%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (1.58%) Nagios
2 10 (1.58%) Puppet
3 8 (1.27%) CFEngine
4 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.79%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.63%) Control-M
5 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.32%) WSUS
7 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 48 (7.59%) TIBCO
2 41 (6.49%) Oracle
3 40 (6.33%) Sybase
4 33 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.11%) Bloomberg
6 23 (3.64%) ION Trading
7 22 (3.48%) Fidessa
8 20 (3.16%) Charles River
9 19 (3.01%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.53%) Citrix
11 12 (1.90%) IBM
12 11 (1.74%) Reuters
12 11 (1.74%) Splunk
13 10 (1.58%) VMware
14 9 (1.42%) CQG
14 9 (1.42%) GL TRADE
14 9 (1.42%) NYFIX
14 9 (1.42%) Patsystems
14 9 (1.42%) Solace
15 7 (1.11%) HP
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Salary: discretionary bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + Pension + Other Be
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Pens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Progression
Posted: 27 days ago