Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FpML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FpML over the 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1065 1147 1231
Rank change year-on-year +82 +84 +24
Permanent jobs citing FpML 110 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.099% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 56 68 65
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £53,750 £40,000 £45,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,875 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +122.22% - +5.88%

FpML 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 70519 75431 83642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.20% 38.88% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58382 65452 71662
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
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% -

FpML
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FpML in the UK

FpML
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FpML in the UK

FpML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FpML over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for FpML in the UK

FpML
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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 +62 84 £70,000 - 2
London +45 83 £70,000 - 2
UK excluding London +75 27 £100,000 +122.22%
Northern Ireland - 26 £100,000 -
North of England -11 1 £70,000 +21.74%
North West -24 1 £70,000 +21.74%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing FpML 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 FpML.

1 77 (70.00%) XML
2 73 (66.36%) Finance
3 67 (60.91%) FIX Protocol
4 57 (51.82%) Banking
5 49 (44.55%) Investment Banking
5 49 (44.55%) Data Analysis
5 49 (44.55%) ISO 20022
6 44 (40.00%) Java
7 40 (36.36%) Data Modelling
7 40 (36.36%) Relational Database
8 39 (35.45%) Unix
9 36 (32.73%) UML
9 36 (32.73%) SQL
10 35 (31.82%) Asset Management
10 35 (31.82%) Data Governance
11 34 (30.91%) Spring
11 34 (30.91%) Business Analysis
12 32 (29.09%) MS Visio
13 31 (28.18%) Toad
13 31 (28.18%) XML Schema
13 31 (28.18%) XMLSpy
13 31 (28.18%) Intranet
13 31 (28.18%) Requirements Analysis
13 31 (28.18%) Retail Banking
13 31 (28.18%) Wealth Management
13 31 (28.18%) MagicDraw
13 31 (28.18%) Retail
14 28 (25.45%) Maven
14 28 (25.45%) Oracle
15 25 (22.73%) Jenkins

FpML
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 8 (7.27%) GemFire
2 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) JBoss
3 1 (0.91%) Mule
3 1 (0.91%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 32 (29.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.18%) Intranet
2 3 (2.73%) HTTP
3 2 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 18 (16.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.73%) Data Mart
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) MagicDraw
1 31 (28.18%) Toad
1 31 (28.18%) XMLSpy
2 28 (25.45%) Maven
3 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.73%) Subversion
5 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.18%) JIRA
7 5 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (3.64%) Spock
9 3 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.91%) jMock
10 1 (0.91%) PowerDesigner
General
1 73 (66.36%) Finance
2 57 (51.82%) Banking
3 49 (44.55%) Investment Banking
4 31 (28.18%) Retail
4 31 (28.18%) Retail Banking
5 15 (13.64%) Back Office
6 8 (7.27%) Front Office
7 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (34.55%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Messaging Specialist
3 24 (21.82%) Java Developer
4 22 (20.00%) Analyst
5 15 (13.64%) Murex Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Data Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.45%) Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (5.45%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Transformation Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Data Integration Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (70.00%) XML
2 67 (60.91%) FIX Protocol
3 34 (30.91%) Spring
4 31 (28.18%) XML Schema
5 20 (18.18%) XSD
6 19 (17.27%) Murex MxML
7 18 (16.36%) Struts
8 16 (14.55%) JMS
9 11 (10.00%) JDBC
10 9 (8.18%) JSON
10 9 (8.18%) RESTful
10 9 (8.18%) Web Services
10 9 (8.18%) XSLT
11 8 (7.27%) Spring MVC
12 5 (4.55%) HTML
12 5 (4.55%) HTML5
12 5 (4.55%) Middleware
12 5 (4.55%) REST
13 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Derivative
2 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Fintech
3 8 (7.27%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.45%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.45%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.64%) ASIC
7 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.82%) Equities
8 2 (1.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.45%) Unix
2 16 (14.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Data Analysis
2 40 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 36 (32.73%) UML
4 35 (31.82%) Asset Management
4 35 (31.82%) Data Governance
5 34 (30.91%) Business Analysis
6 31 (28.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 31 (28.18%) Wealth Management
7 21 (19.09%) Workflow
8 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (16.36%) Workflow Development
9 14 (12.73%) Code Coverage
9 14 (12.73%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
9 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
10 13 (11.82%) Fund Management
11 11 (10.00%) Scrum
12 9 (8.18%) Data Transformation
12 9 (8.18%) EAI
13 8 (7.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) Java
2 36 (32.73%) SQL
3 18 (16.36%) Perl
4 12 (10.91%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.27%) Python
5 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.55%) Ruby
7 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (44.55%) ISO 20022
2 8 (7.27%) ISO 15022
3 7 (6.36%) EMIR
4 5 (4.55%) MiFID
5 2 (1.82%) FATCA
6 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.91%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Oracle
2 19 (17.27%) Murex
2 19 (17.27%) Sybase
3 3 (2.73%) Currenex
3 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.91%) Citrix
4 1 (0.91%) Juniper
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft