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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 201 183 165
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 128 150 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 1.27% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.57% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 180
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £90,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 126 (52.28%) Java
2 114 (47.30%) Front Office
3 108 (44.81%) Finance
4 102 (42.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 86 (35.68%) Low Latency
6 71 (29.46%) SQL
7 70 (29.05%) Multithreading
8 67 (27.80%) Banking
9 66 (27.39%) UNIX
10 62 (25.73%) Equities
11 61 (25.31%) Fixed Income
12 50 (20.75%) Linux
13 48 (19.92%) Investment Banking
14 41 (17.01%) C++
15 37 (15.35%) Derivative
16 36 (14.94%) OO
17 33 (13.69%) Algorithmic Trading
18 32 (13.28%) Perl
19 31 (12.86%) FIX Protocol
20 26 (10.79%) Windows
21 23 (9.54%) Oracle
21 23 (9.54%) Mathematics
22 22 (9.13%) Degree
22 22 (9.13%) SQL Server
23 20 (8.30%) C#
24 19 (7.88%) KDB
25 17 (7.05%) Python
25 17 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
26 16 (6.64%) QA
26 16 (6.64%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Summit
1 2 (0.83%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.41%) RMDS
2 1 (0.41%) Kondor+
2 1 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.41%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.64%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.15%) Firewall
3 9 (3.73%) BGP
3 9 (3.73%) WAN
4 8 (3.32%) OSPF
5 7 (2.90%) MPLS
5 7 (2.90%) IPv6
5 7 (2.90%) VoIP
5 7 (2.90%) WAAS
5 7 (2.90%) Multicast
6 3 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.24%) HTTP
7 2 (0.83%) SNMP
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) SAN
8 1 (0.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.88%) KDB
3 7 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.07%) Big Data
4 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Maven
2 6 (2.49%) JUnit
3 5 (2.07%) Subversion
3 5 (2.07%) jMock
3 5 (2.07%) Hamcrest
3 5 (2.07%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (1.66%) GCC
4 4 (1.66%) GDB
5 3 (1.24%) JIRA
6 2 (0.83%) Ant
6 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.41%) XDE
7 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 114 (47.30%) Front Office
2 108 (44.81%) Finance
3 67 (27.80%) Banking
4 48 (19.92%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.15%) Back Office
6 9 (3.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.24%) Games
7 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (48.13%) Developer
2 77 (31.95%) Java Developer
3 37 (15.35%) Applications Support
4 36 (14.94%) Analyst
5 28 (11.62%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (4.98%) Support Analyst
7 12 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.56%) C++ Developer
9 8 (3.32%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (3.32%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.90%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.07%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.07%) WPF Developer
12 4 (1.66%) Team Leader
12 4 (1.66%) Java Team Leader
12 4 (1.66%) Applications Support Engineer
12 4 (1.66%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.86%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (6.22%) Spring
3 13 (5.39%) XML
4 10 (4.15%) Rendezvous
5 9 (3.73%) .NET
6 8 (3.32%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.90%) XML Messaging
7 7 (2.90%) WPF
8 5 (2.07%) OSGi
8 5 (2.07%) Middleware
9 4 (1.66%) STL
9 4 (1.66%) WinForms
9 4 (1.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (1.24%) WCF
10 3 (1.24%) J2EE
10 3 (1.24%) JMS
11 2 (0.83%) EJB
11 2 (0.83%) HTML
11 2 (0.83%) Java SE
12 1 (0.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 102 (42.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 62 (25.73%) Equities
3 61 (25.31%) Fixed Income
4 37 (15.35%) Derivative
5 23 (9.54%) Mathematics
6 14 (5.81%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.73%) Open Source
8 6 (2.49%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.49%) DTCC
8 6 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.66%) Statistics
9 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.66%) Physics
10 3 (1.24%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.83%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) Economics
12 1 (0.41%) AS400
12 1 (0.41%) VWAP
12 1 (0.41%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.39%) UNIX
2 50 (20.75%) Linux
3 26 (10.79%) Windows
4 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.66%) Solaris
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.68%) Low Latency
2 70 (29.05%) Multithreading
3 36 (14.94%) OO
4 33 (13.69%) Algorithmic Trading
5 17 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.64%) Project Management
7 14 (5.81%) TDD
8 11 (4.56%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.15%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.15%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.15%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.32%) Analytics
11 7 (2.90%) Business Analysis
11 7 (2.90%) Scrum
12 6 (2.49%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (2.07%) Test Strategy
13 5 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.07%) Integration Testing
13 5 (2.07%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (52.28%) Java
2 71 (29.46%) SQL
3 41 (17.01%) C++
4 32 (13.28%) Perl
5 20 (8.30%) C#
6 17 (7.05%) Python
7 14 (5.81%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.39%) VBA
9 10 (4.15%) VC++
10 7 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.66%) Scala
11 4 (1.66%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.24%) C
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.13%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) CCIE
3 1 (0.41%) CCIP
3 1 (0.41%) CCNA
3 1 (0.41%) CCDA
3 1 (0.41%) CCDP
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.41%) CWNA
3 1 (0.41%) CWSP
3 1 (0.41%) MBA
3 1 (0.41%) CCVP
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (9.54%) Oracle
2 14 (5.81%) Bloomberg
3 13 (5.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.39%) Fidessa
4 10 (4.15%) TIBCO
5 9 (3.73%) Sybase
6 8 (3.32%) Tradeweb
7 7 (2.90%) MarketAxess
7 7 (2.90%) 29West
8 5 (2.07%) Google
8 5 (2.07%) Reuters
9 4 (1.66%) VMware
10 3 (1.24%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.24%) HP
10 3 (1.24%) Cisco
11 2 (0.83%) Murex
11 2 (0.83%) Charles River
11 2 (0.83%) ParAccel
12 1 (0.41%) Altiris
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