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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 203 208 192
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 109 133 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.07% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.28% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 98 118 132
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £88,250 £99,750
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
8872 10353 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.14% 83.62% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7566 8532 8703
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 81 (44.51%) Finance
2 76 (41.76%) Front Office
3 69 (37.91%) SQL
4 67 (36.81%) Linux
5 60 (32.97%) UNIX
6 58 (31.87%) Equities
7 52 (28.57%) Java
8 49 (26.92%) Fixed Income
9 41 (22.53%) FIX Protocol
10 37 (20.33%) Windows
11 35 (19.23%) C++
12 33 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 32 (17.58%) Banking
13 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
14 31 (17.03%) Algorithmic Trading
15 29 (15.93%) Degree
15 29 (15.93%) Derivative
15 29 (15.93%) Python
16 26 (14.29%) RDBMS
16 26 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 26 (14.29%) QA
17 25 (13.74%) Multithreading
17 25 (13.74%) Oracle
18 23 (12.64%) XML
18 23 (12.64%) Back Office
18 23 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (12.64%) Low Latency
19 22 (12.09%) Project Management
20 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (10.99%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.44%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.14%) Firewall
3 8 (4.40%) Multicast
4 7 (3.85%) LAN
4 7 (3.85%) WAN
5 4 (2.20%) VPN
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.65%) SNMP
7 2 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.10%) HSRP
7 2 (1.10%) GLBP
7 2 (1.10%) Frame Relay
7 2 (1.10%) IPsec
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.10%) SSL
7 2 (1.10%) SAN
7 2 (1.10%) OSPF
7 2 (1.10%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
2 26 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.85%) MySQL
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.20%) OLAP
5 2 (1.10%) KDB
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) Subversion
3 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.65%) NUnit
3 3 (1.65%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.55%) JUnit
5 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.55%) GCC
5 1 (0.55%) GDB
5 1 (0.55%) Calabash
General
1 81 (44.51%) Finance
2 76 (41.76%) Front Office
3 32 (17.58%) Banking
4 23 (12.64%) Back Office
5 14 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (28.02%) Developer
2 47 (25.82%) Analyst
3 22 (12.09%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.99%) C++ Developer
5 16 (8.79%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.79%) Business Analyst
6 15 (8.24%) Applications Support
7 11 (6.04%) Programmer
8 9 (4.95%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (4.95%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 9 (4.95%) Java Programmer
9 8 (4.40%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.30%) Integration Specialist
11 5 (2.75%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (2.75%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
11 5 (2.75%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.20%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.53%) FIX Protocol
2 23 (12.64%) XML
3 14 (7.69%) Rendezvous
4 10 (5.49%) Middleware
4 10 (5.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (4.95%) SOAP
6 6 (3.30%) HTML
6 6 (3.30%) HTML5
7 5 (2.75%) Ultra Messaging
7 5 (2.75%) .NET
7 5 (2.75%) JMS
8 4 (2.20%) XSD
8 4 (2.20%) XSLT
9 3 (1.65%) Spring
10 2 (1.10%) Ajax
10 2 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.10%) CSS
10 2 (1.10%) STL
10 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (31.87%) Equities
2 49 (26.92%) Fixed Income
3 33 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (15.93%) Derivative
5 23 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (9.89%) Algorithms
7 13 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.75%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.75%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.20%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.20%) User Experience
10 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.65%) Statistics
11 2 (1.10%) Physics
11 2 (1.10%) Wiki
11 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.81%) Linux
2 60 (32.97%) UNIX
3 37 (20.33%) Windows
4 6 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.30%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.03%) Algorithmic Trading
2 25 (13.74%) Multithreading
3 23 (12.64%) Low Latency
4 22 (12.09%) Project Management
5 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.99%) SDLC
6 19 (10.44%) Market Making
7 15 (8.24%) API Integration
7 15 (8.24%) Business Analysis
8 12 (6.59%) ITIL
9 11 (6.04%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.49%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.85%) BCP
12 7 (3.85%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
13 6 (3.30%) Migration
13 6 (3.30%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.91%) SQL
2 52 (28.57%) Java
3 35 (19.23%) C++
4 29 (15.93%) Python
5 19 (10.44%) C#
6 15 (8.24%) Perl
7 8 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.30%) C
9 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.10%) Korn
10 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) PHP
11 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.55%) AWK
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) R
11 1 (0.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (15.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) ISEB
2 4 (2.20%) PMP
2 4 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.10%) CISA
4 2 (1.10%) ACCA
4 2 (1.10%) CCSP
4 2 (1.10%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) SSCP
5 1 (0.55%) CEH
5 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (13.74%) Oracle
2 14 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.95%) Cisco
5 8 (4.40%) Splunk
6 7 (3.85%) ION Trading
7 6 (3.30%) Bloomberg
7 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.30%) Verint
8 5 (2.75%) BT
9 4 (2.20%) Reuters
10 3 (1.65%) VMware
10 3 (1.65%) Avaya
10 3 (1.65%) MarketAxess
11 2 (1.10%) Caplin
11 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.10%) F5
11 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.10%) EMC
11 2 (1.10%) Citrix
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE X2
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago