Period
to 21 August 2019

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 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1067 1156 1097
Rank change year-on-year +89 -59 +113
Permanent jobs citing FpML 22 16 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.024% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 65
UK median annual salary £128,750 £100,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £62,875 £78,750 £53,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £95,000

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 53,096 67,867 71,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.48% 40.16% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43,692 56,329 59,370
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,725 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for FpML in the UK

FpML
Top 2 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 21 August 2019. 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 +102 22 £128,750 +28.75% 2
London +85 22 £128,750 +28.75% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, IT jobs citing FpML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for FpML.

1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (40.91%) Performance Attribution
5 9 (40.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 9 (40.91%) SWIFT
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (40.91%) Line Management
5 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
5 9 (40.91%) People Management
5 9 (40.91%) Workflow
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Derivative
5 9 (40.91%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 9 (40.91%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (40.91%) Investment Management
5 9 (40.91%) Time Management
6 8 (36.36%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) OTC Derivatives
7 6 (27.27%) React
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) Java 8
7 6 (27.27%) Fintech
7 6 (27.27%) Microservices
7 6 (27.27%) Node.js
7 6 (27.27%) SOA
7 6 (27.27%) AWS

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 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) AWS
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
1 3 (13.64%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Front Office
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Programme Delivery Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Programme Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Functional Architect
2 6 (27.27%) SaaS Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Business IT Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (27.27%) Node.js
2 6 (27.27%) React
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.55%) FIXML
4 1 (4.55%) Java SE
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Derivative
1 9 (40.91%) SWIFT
2 6 (27.27%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 2 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (4.55%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (40.91%) Investment Management
4 9 (40.91%) Line Management
4 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
4 9 (40.91%) People Management
4 9 (40.91%) Performance Attribution
4 9 (40.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 9 (40.91%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
4 9 (40.91%) Workflow
5 6 (27.27%) DevOps
5 6 (27.27%) Fintech
5 6 (27.27%) Microservices
5 6 (27.27%) SOA
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Java 8
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VBA
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) EMIR
1 1 (4.55%) MiFID
1 1 (4.55%) PSD2
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Murex
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle