Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 974 1121 1176
Rank change year-on-year +147 +55 -49
Permanent jobs citing FpML 47 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.017% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 13
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,125 £67,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £110,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £70,000

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 48,983 60,100 70,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 39.58% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40,225 49,209 58,994
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020. 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 +124 47 £65,000 -7.14% 4
London +122 47 £65,000 -7.14% 4

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 39 (82.98%) Java
1 39 (82.98%) SQL
2 37 (78.72%) XML
2 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (72.34%) Finance
4 27 (57.45%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
5 25 (53.19%) Git (software)
6 24 (51.06%) PL/SQL
6 24 (51.06%) Oracle
7 23 (48.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (48.94%) Investment Management
7 23 (48.94%) Performance Attribution
7 23 (48.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 23 (48.94%) DevOps
8 22 (46.81%) Microservices
8 22 (46.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
8 22 (46.81%) .NET
8 22 (46.81%) T-SQL
8 22 (46.81%) XSD
8 22 (46.81%) C#
9 21 (44.68%) Data Modelling
9 21 (44.68%) REST
10 20 (42.55%) NoSQL
10 20 (42.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (42.55%) Azure
10 20 (42.55%) SpecFlow
10 20 (42.55%) Couchbase

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:

Applications
1 20 (42.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Azure
1 20 (42.55%) Cloud Computing
1 20 (42.55%) Power Platform
2 3 (6.38%) AWS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (42.55%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (42.55%) Couchbase
2 20 (42.55%) NoSQL
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle Database
2 20 (42.55%) Power BI
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Git (software)
2 20 (42.55%) NUnit
2 20 (42.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (42.55%) SpecFlow
2 20 (42.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (42.55%) Visual Studio
3 9 (19.15%) Zephyr
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) Maven
5 4 (8.51%) Gradle
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) JBehave
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) REST Assured
General
1 34 (72.34%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 10 (21.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) Oracle Analyst
4 13 (27.66%) Analyst Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) QA Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (6.38%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Delivery Manager
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
10 2 (4.26%) IT Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) XSD
3 21 (44.68%) REST
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET Core
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 20 (42.55%) SOAP
4 20 (42.55%) WCF
5 9 (19.15%) FIXML
6 8 (17.02%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
9 3 (6.38%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (6.38%) J2EE
9 3 (6.38%) React
10 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.26%) Node.js
11 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (12.77%) Derivative
3 5 (10.64%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (48.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (48.94%) DevOps
3 23 (48.94%) Investment Management
3 23 (48.94%) Performance Attribution
3 23 (48.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 22 (46.81%) Microservices
5 21 (44.68%) Data Modelling
6 20 (42.55%) Architectural Design
6 20 (42.55%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (42.55%) Change Management
6 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (42.55%) Data Analysis
6 20 (42.55%) Deployment Automation
6 20 (42.55%) Integration Testing
6 20 (42.55%) MVC
6 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
6 20 (42.55%) User Stories
7 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) Java
1 39 (82.98%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) PL/SQL
3 22 (46.81%) C#
3 22 (46.81%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.28%) Java 8
5 2 (4.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) Automic
2 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) Oracle
3 20 (42.55%) Cadence
3 20 (42.55%) FactSet
3 20 (42.55%) SAP
4 9 (19.15%) HP
4 9 (19.15%) Murex