The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 195 182 179
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 52 147 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 1.40% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.60% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 123 153
Median salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £110,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
Electronic Trading
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5628 9200 10618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.50% 87.64% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5122 7861 8763
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the City of London region.

Electronic Trading Salary Trend in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 59 (51.75%) Unix
2 58 (50.88%) FIX Protocol
3 57 (50.00%) Linux
4 51 (44.74%) Java
5 38 (33.33%) Low Latency
6 30 (26.32%) Equities
7 29 (25.44%) Finance
8 26 (22.81%) SQL
9 25 (21.93%) Windows
10 24 (21.05%) Python
11 23 (20.18%) Front Office
11 23 (20.18%) Banking
12 22 (19.30%) C++
13 20 (17.54%) Fixed Income
14 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell
14 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
14 17 (14.91%) Solaris
15 16 (14.04%) Firewall
16 15 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (13.16%) QA
17 14 (12.28%) SunGard
17 14 (12.28%) Shell Script
17 14 (12.28%) VB
18 13 (11.40%) XML
18 13 (11.40%) Multithreading
19 11 (9.65%) Algorithmic Trading
19 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (9.65%) Investment Banking
19 11 (9.65%) SOAP
19 11 (9.65%) Perl

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) Firewall
2 10 (8.77%) LAN
2 10 (8.77%) WAN
3 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.63%) Multicast
4 3 (2.63%) SAN
5 2 (1.75%) DHCP
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.75%) LDAP
5 2 (1.75%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.75%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.88%) BGP
6 1 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) IGMP
6 1 (0.88%) NAS
6 1 (0.88%) OSPF
6 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.39%) KDB
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) Tick Data
4 2 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Maven
1 9 (7.89%) Subversion
2 7 (6.14%) Ant
3 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.75%) GCC
5 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) YourKit
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Banking
2 23 (20.18%) Front Office
3 11 (9.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Back Office
4 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) FIX Analyst
5 17 (14.91%) FIX Support Analyst
5 17 (14.91%) Java Developer
6 16 (14.04%) Electronic Trading Support
7 14 (12.28%) C++ Developer
8 11 (9.65%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.02%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Exchange Support
9 8 (7.02%) Systems Support
10 7 (6.14%) Unix Support
11 6 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Production Support Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.88%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (11.40%) XML
3 11 (9.65%) SOAP
4 4 (3.51%) .NET
4 4 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (3.51%) MAPI
4 4 (3.51%) STL
5 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.75%) Web Services
5 2 (1.75%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.75%) XSL
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) EJB
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) J2SE
6 1 (0.88%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.88%) JDBC
6 1 (0.88%) JSP
6 1 (0.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.32%) Equities
2 20 (17.54%) Fixed Income
3 15 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (8.77%) Hedge funds
5 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.26%) Derivative
7 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.51%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.63%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.75%) Equity Risk
10 2 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.75%) Statistics
11 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 59 (51.75%) Unix
2 57 (50.00%) Linux
3 25 (21.93%) Windows
4 17 (14.91%) Solaris
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.75%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 13 (11.40%) Multithreading
3 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.65%) Algorithmic Trading
4 10 (8.77%) ITIL
5 9 (7.89%) Release Management
5 9 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.39%) Analytics
7 5 (4.39%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.39%) Build Automation
7 5 (4.39%) Change Control
7 5 (4.39%) Market Making
7 5 (4.39%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 5 (4.39%) Web Development
8 4 (3.51%) API Development
8 4 (3.51%) Quantitative Trading
8 4 (3.51%) SDLC
8 4 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) Java
2 26 (22.81%) SQL
3 24 (21.05%) Python
4 22 (19.30%) C++
5 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell
6 14 (12.28%) Shell Script
6 14 (12.28%) VB
7 11 (9.65%) Perl
8 6 (5.26%) C#
8 6 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.51%) C
11 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.63%) Ruby
12 2 (1.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.75%) XPath
13 1 (0.88%) Groovy
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Brainbench
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) RHCE
3 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) MiFID
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) NFS
2 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) SunGard
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) Sybase
5 5 (4.39%) Perforce
5 5 (4.39%) VMware
6 4 (3.51%) Currenex
7 3 (2.63%) Citrix
7 3 (2.63%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.63%) ION Trading
7 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.63%) Sun
8 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) NetApp
8 2 (1.75%) Splunk
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