Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1133 1268
Rank change year-on-year -18 +135 -55
Permanent jobs citing FpML 60 89 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.047% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.12% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 24 85 48
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £53,750 £50,500 £46,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £94,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +17.39% +31.43% +2.94%

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 72157 73878 83187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.04% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59988 64108 71150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,043 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +5.11% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +9 54 £70,000 -
London -29 53 £70,000 -
UK excluding London +56 7 £67,500 +17.39%
Northern Ireland - 6 £65,000 -
North of England +15 1 £70,000 +21.74%
North West -20 1 £70,000 +21.74%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 48 (80.00%) XML
2 47 (78.33%) Finance
3 43 (71.67%) FIX Protocol
4 40 (66.67%) Banking
5 35 (58.33%) Investment Banking
6 34 (56.67%) Data Modelling
7 33 (55.00%) Data Analysis
7 33 (55.00%) ISO 20022
8 29 (48.33%) Data Governance
8 29 (48.33%) UML
9 27 (45.00%) Asset Management
9 27 (45.00%) Business Analysis
10 26 (43.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 26 (43.33%) Retail Banking
10 26 (43.33%) Wealth Management
10 26 (43.33%) MagicDraw
10 26 (43.33%) MS Visio
10 26 (43.33%) Toad
10 26 (43.33%) XML Schema
10 26 (43.33%) Intranet
10 26 (43.33%) XMLSpy
11 18 (30.00%) Java
12 15 (25.00%) Maven
13 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
13 14 (23.33%) Oracle
14 13 (21.67%) Unix
15 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 11 (18.33%) Linux
17 10 (16.67%) XSD

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 4 (6.67%) GemFire
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (43.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) MagicDraw
1 26 (43.33%) Toad
1 26 (43.33%) XMLSpy
2 15 (25.00%) Maven
3 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.67%) Subversion
4 7 (11.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.67%) JIRA
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.00%) Spock
7 1 (1.67%) PowerDesigner
General
1 47 (78.33%) Finance
2 40 (66.67%) Banking
3 35 (58.33%) Investment Banking
4 26 (43.33%) Retail Banking
5 6 (10.00%) Back Office
5 6 (10.00%) Front Office
6 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Messaging Specialist
2 18 (30.00%) Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.67%) Data Integration Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) XML Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Murex Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (80.00%) XML
2 43 (71.67%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (43.33%) XML Schema
4 10 (16.67%) JMS
4 10 (16.67%) XSD
5 9 (15.00%) Spring
6 7 (11.67%) XSLT
7 5 (8.33%) JSON
7 5 (8.33%) RESTful
8 4 (6.67%) JDBC
8 4 (6.67%) Middleware
8 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.67%) Web Services
9 3 (5.00%) HTML
9 3 (5.00%) HTML5
9 3 (5.00%) jQuery
9 3 (5.00%) MAPI
9 3 (5.00%) Node.js
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Fintech
3 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.00%) ASIC
4 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.33%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Unix
2 11 (18.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Data Modelling
2 33 (55.00%) Data Analysis
3 29 (48.33%) Data Governance
3 29 (48.33%) UML
4 27 (45.00%) Asset Management
4 27 (45.00%) Business Analysis
5 26 (43.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 26 (43.33%) Wealth Management
6 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.67%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (11.67%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Code Coverage
8 5 (8.33%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.33%) Fund Management
8 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (6.67%) Ruby
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (55.00%) ISO 20022
2 5 (8.33%) EMIR
3 3 (5.00%) ISO 15022
3 3 (5.00%) MiFID
4 1 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.67%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Sybase
3 3 (5.00%) Currenex
3 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.33%) Murex