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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 206 218 203
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 96 129 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.22% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 117 115
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £95,000 £93,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
8767 10574 10104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.35% 83.95% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7516 8790 8739
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 76 (44.71%) Finance
2 70 (41.18%) SQL
3 68 (40.00%) Front Office
4 53 (31.18%) Linux
5 52 (30.59%) Java
5 52 (30.59%) Equities
6 50 (29.41%) UNIX
7 39 (22.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (22.94%) Fixed Income
7 39 (22.94%) Windows
8 35 (20.59%) Relational Database
9 33 (19.41%) C++
10 32 (18.82%) FIX Protocol
11 29 (17.06%) RDBMS
12 28 (16.47%) Python
12 28 (16.47%) Banking
13 27 (15.88%) Degree
14 25 (14.71%) Algorithmic Trading
14 25 (14.71%) Multithreading
15 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (12.94%) Low Latency
16 22 (12.94%) Derivative
17 21 (12.35%) SDLC
18 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 19 (11.18%) Oracle
19 19 (11.18%) C#
20 18 (10.59%) Project Management
21 17 (10.00%) QA
22 16 (9.41%) JIRA
22 16 (9.41%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) Firewall
2 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.29%) LAN
3 9 (5.29%) WAN
4 8 (4.71%) Multicast
5 6 (3.53%) VPN
6 3 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.76%) SNMP
7 2 (1.18%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.18%) HSRP
7 2 (1.18%) GLBP
7 2 (1.18%) Frame Relay
7 2 (1.18%) IPsec
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.18%) SSL
7 2 (1.18%) SAN
7 2 (1.18%) OSPF
7 2 (1.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 29 (17.06%) RDBMS
3 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.53%) MySQL
5 4 (2.35%) OLAP
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.18%) KDB
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (9.41%) JIRA
2 4 (2.35%) Subversion
3 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.18%) NUnit
3 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.59%) GCC
4 1 (0.59%) GDB
4 1 (0.59%) Calabash
4 1 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 76 (44.71%) Finance
2 68 (40.00%) Front Office
3 28 (16.47%) Banking
4 16 (9.41%) Back Office
5 12 (7.06%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (31.76%) Analyst
2 45 (26.47%) Developer
3 19 (11.18%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 15 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.65%) Programmer
7 12 (7.06%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.06%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.06%) Java Programmer
8 9 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.94%) Integration Specialist
10 5 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
11 4 (2.35%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
11 4 (2.35%) FIX Analyst
11 4 (2.35%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.82%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (9.41%) XML
3 13 (7.65%) Rendezvous
4 10 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (5.29%) Middleware
6 7 (4.12%) SOAP
7 6 (3.53%) JMS
8 5 (2.94%) Ultra Messaging
9 4 (2.35%) HTML5
9 4 (2.35%) XSD
9 4 (2.35%) XSLT
9 4 (2.35%) HTML
9 4 (2.35%) .NET
10 2 (1.18%) J2EE
10 2 (1.18%) CSS
10 2 (1.18%) STL
10 2 (1.18%) Ajax
10 2 (1.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.18%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.59%) Equities
2 39 (22.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (22.94%) Fixed Income
3 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (12.94%) Derivative
5 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 14 (8.24%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.35%) User Experience
7 4 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.76%) Statistics
8 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.76%) Physics
9 2 (1.18%) Wiki
9 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 53 (31.18%) Linux
2 50 (29.41%) UNIX
3 39 (22.94%) Windows
4 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.71%) Algorithmic Trading
1 25 (14.71%) Multithreading
2 22 (12.94%) Low Latency
3 21 (12.35%) SDLC
4 18 (10.59%) Project Management
5 16 (9.41%) Market Making
6 15 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.24%) Risk Management
8 12 (7.06%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.88%) ITIL
10 9 (5.29%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.71%) API Integration
11 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.53%) Migration
13 6 (3.53%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (2.94%) BCP
14 5 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.18%) SQL
2 52 (30.59%) Java
3 33 (19.41%) C++
4 28 (16.47%) Python
5 19 (11.18%) C#
6 14 (8.24%) Perl
7 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.94%) C
9 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.18%) Korn
11 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (15.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) ISEB
2 4 (2.35%) PMP
2 4 (2.35%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) CCSP
4 2 (1.18%) CCNP
5 1 (0.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.59%) RHCE
5 1 (0.59%) ACCA
5 1 (0.59%) CISA
5 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.59%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (11.18%) Oracle
2 15 (8.82%) TIBCO
3 9 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.71%) Splunk
4 8 (4.71%) Cisco
5 7 (4.12%) ION Trading
6 6 (3.53%) Verint
7 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.35%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.35%) BT
9 3 (1.76%) Reuters
9 3 (1.76%) Sybase
9 3 (1.76%) Avaya
9 3 (1.76%) MarketAxess
10 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.18%) F5
10 2 (1.18%) Caplin
10 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.18%) EMC
10 2 (1.18%) Citrix
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