The first table below looks at the demand for Electronic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 233 218 182
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -36
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 102 102 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.87% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.09% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 148
Average salary £75,000 £72,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £48,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10249 9345 10942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.28% 79.65% 78.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8536 8176 9931
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Electronic Trading
London

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 147 (58.33%) Finance
2 111 (44.05%) Java
3 108 (42.86%) Front Office
4 86 (34.13%) Low Latency
5 76 (30.16%) Banking
6 75 (29.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 73 (28.97%) Multithreading
8 70 (27.78%) UNIX
9 67 (26.59%) Equities
10 64 (25.40%) Derivative
11 56 (22.22%) Linux
12 55 (21.83%) Fixed Income
13 52 (20.63%) Algorithmic Trading
14 49 (19.44%) C++
14 49 (19.44%) SQL
15 48 (19.05%) Investment Banking
16 36 (14.29%) Degree
17 35 (13.89%) FIX Protocol
17 35 (13.89%) C#
18 27 (10.71%) Perl
19 25 (9.92%) Python
20 22 (8.73%) Software Engineering
20 22 (8.73%) OO
20 22 (8.73%) STL
21 21 (8.33%) E-Commerce
22 20 (7.94%) Windows
22 20 (7.94%) ITIL
22 20 (7.94%) Migration
23 19 (7.54%) Computer Science
23 19 (7.54%) Business Analysis

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.40%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.19%) VPN
2 3 (1.19%) OSPF
2 3 (1.19%) Multicast
3 2 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.57%) KDB
3 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Maven
2 6 (2.38%) GCC
2 6 (2.38%) GDB
2 6 (2.38%) Subversion
3 5 (1.98%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.59%) NUnit
5 2 (0.79%) Gradle
5 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.40%) Mockito
General
1 147 (58.33%) Finance
2 108 (42.86%) Front Office
3 76 (30.16%) Banking
4 48 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 18 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 12 (4.76%) Back Office
7 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (52.38%) Developer
2 80 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 42 (16.67%) Analyst
4 32 (12.70%) Applications Support
5 25 (9.92%) C++ Developer
6 21 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 18 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) WPF Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.17%) Quantitative Developer
13 6 (2.38%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.38%) Support Specialist
13 6 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (1.98%) Front Office Developer
14 5 (1.98%) Desktop Support
14 5 (1.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.89%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (8.73%) STL
3 18 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (6.35%) .NET
5 15 (5.95%) Spring
6 14 (5.56%) WPF
7 12 (4.76%) XML
8 8 (3.17%) Middleware
8 8 (3.17%) WinForms
9 7 (2.78%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.98%) Rendezvous
11 4 (1.59%) HTML
11 4 (1.59%) Java SE
11 4 (1.59%) HTML5
12 3 (1.19%) LINQ
12 3 (1.19%) WCF
12 3 (1.19%) Swing
12 3 (1.19%) Web Services
13 2 (0.79%) J2SE
13 2 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 75 (29.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 67 (26.59%) Equities
3 64 (25.40%) Derivative
4 55 (21.83%) Fixed Income
5 19 (7.54%) Computer Science
6 18 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 11 (4.37%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.97%) Open Source
9 8 (3.17%) Physics
9 8 (3.17%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.98%) Statistics
10 5 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.79%) Economics
13 2 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.79%) DTCC
13 2 (0.79%) Spread Betting
13 2 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 70 (27.78%) UNIX
2 56 (22.22%) Linux
3 20 (7.94%) Windows
4 8 (3.17%) Solaris
5 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.13%) Low Latency
2 73 (28.97%) Multithreading
3 52 (20.63%) Algorithmic Trading
4 22 (8.73%) OO
4 22 (8.73%) Software Engineering
5 21 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 20 (7.94%) ITIL
6 20 (7.94%) Migration
7 19 (7.54%) Business Analysis
8 17 (6.75%) TDD
8 17 (6.75%) Project Management
9 16 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.97%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.57%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.17%) UML
14 6 (2.38%) Product Management
14 6 (2.38%) Analytics
15 5 (1.98%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 111 (44.05%) Java
2 49 (19.44%) SQL
2 49 (19.44%) C++
3 35 (13.89%) C#
4 27 (10.71%) Perl
5 25 (9.92%) Python
6 18 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.16%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.57%) VBA
10 8 (3.17%) C
11 6 (2.38%) Scala
12 5 (1.98%) VC++
13 4 (1.59%) VB
13 4 (1.59%) Korn
14 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.40%) Ruby
16 1 (0.40%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 36 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.19%) ISEB
3 2 (0.79%) PMP
3 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.40%) MCSE
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) Control-M
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (7.54%) Oracle
2 14 (5.56%) Fidessa
3 8 (3.17%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.78%) Reuters
4 7 (2.78%) Sybase
4 7 (2.78%) VMware
4 7 (2.78%) ION Trading
5 6 (2.38%) Citrix
6 5 (1.98%) Sun
6 5 (1.98%) Syncfusion
7 4 (1.59%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.59%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.19%) Calypso
8 3 (1.19%) 29West
8 3 (1.19%) Altiris
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.79%) GL TRADE
9 2 (0.79%) Symantec
10 1 (0.40%) Remedy
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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