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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 246 192 201
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +9
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 58 128 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 1.22% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.46% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 109 114
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £44,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £95,000 £97,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-36.66% -5.26%
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
8278 8754 8759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.77% 83.20% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7145 7423 7857
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,400 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 77 (48.73%) Finance
2 71 (44.94%) Front Office
3 63 (39.87%) SQL
4 61 (38.61%) Equities
5 55 (34.81%) Java
6 47 (29.75%) Banking
7 45 (28.48%) Windows
8 42 (26.58%) Low Latency
9 40 (25.32%) FIX Protocol
10 39 (24.68%) UNIX
11 38 (24.05%) Investment Banking
12 37 (23.42%) Multithreading
12 37 (23.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 30 (18.99%) Degree
14 27 (17.09%) Fixed Income
15 26 (16.46%) Risk Management
16 25 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (14.56%) Linux
17 23 (14.56%) C++
18 21 (13.29%) Algorithmic Trading
19 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (12.66%) Relational Database
20 19 (12.03%) Derivative
20 19 (12.03%) RDBMS
21 17 (10.76%) C#
21 17 (10.76%) OO
22 14 (8.86%) Perl
22 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
22 14 (8.86%) Project Management
22 14 (8.86%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.27%) Apache
1 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) nginx
2 1 (0.63%) Node.js
2 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.63%) 3000 Xtra
2 1 (0.63%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) SNMP
2 5 (3.16%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.53%) WAN
4 3 (1.90%) LAN
4 3 (1.90%) VoIP
4 3 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.90%) IPv6
4 3 (1.90%) SAN
4 3 (1.90%) MPLS
4 3 (1.90%) OSPF
4 3 (1.90%) BGP
4 3 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.90%) WAAS
4 3 (1.90%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.90%) Multicast
5 2 (1.27%) Internet
5 2 (1.27%) SSH
5 2 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.03%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.43%) KDB
5 3 (1.90%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) DB2
7 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Maven
2 5 (3.16%) Subversion
3 3 (1.90%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (1.90%) jMock
3 3 (1.90%) Hamcrest
4 2 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.63%) XDE
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.63%) GCC
5 1 (0.63%) GDB
5 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 77 (48.73%) Finance
2 71 (44.94%) Front Office
3 47 (29.75%) Banking
4 38 (24.05%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.16%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Back Office
5 5 (3.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (29.11%) Developer
1 46 (29.11%) Analyst
2 26 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.03%) Applications Support
4 17 (10.76%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Programmer
8 10 (6.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 10 (6.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 10 (6.33%) Java Programmer
9 9 (5.70%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.06%) C++ Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.80%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Support Engineer
14 3 (1.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (6.96%) Spring
3 9 (5.70%) Middleware
4 8 (5.06%) .NET
5 6 (3.80%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.16%) Rendezvous
7 4 (2.53%) JMS
7 4 (2.53%) J2EE
7 4 (2.53%) FpML
7 4 (2.53%) WPF
8 3 (1.90%) JNI
8 3 (1.90%) SOAP
8 3 (1.90%) STL
8 3 (1.90%) XML
8 3 (1.90%) LINQ
8 3 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (1.90%) OSGi
9 2 (1.27%) J2SE
9 2 (1.27%) Java RMI
9 2 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (38.61%) Equities
2 37 (23.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (17.09%) Fixed Income
4 25 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (12.03%) Derivative
6 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.70%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.80%) Open Source
8 6 (3.80%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.16%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.90%) Robotics
11 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.27%) Physics
11 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.27%) Statistics
11 2 (1.27%) DTCC
12 1 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
12 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.48%) Windows
2 39 (24.68%) UNIX
3 23 (14.56%) Linux
4 8 (5.06%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.16%) Windows Vista
5 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.58%) Low Latency
2 37 (23.42%) Multithreading
3 26 (16.46%) Risk Management
4 21 (13.29%) Algorithmic Trading
5 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.76%) OO
7 14 (8.86%) Project Management
8 10 (6.33%) TDD
9 8 (5.06%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.16%) Scrum
11 5 (3.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.53%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.90%) Asset Management
13 3 (1.90%) Incident Management
13 3 (1.90%) Change Management
13 3 (1.90%) E-Commerce
13 3 (1.90%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (1.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.87%) SQL
2 55 (34.81%) Java
3 23 (14.56%) C++
4 17 (10.76%) C#
5 14 (8.86%) Perl
6 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.80%) VC++
7 6 (3.80%) Python
8 5 (3.16%) C
9 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.90%) AWK
10 3 (1.90%) Ruby
10 3 (1.90%) VB
11 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.27%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (18.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) NFS
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) OVSD
3 1 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (7.59%) Oracle
1 12 (7.59%) TIBCO
2 11 (6.96%) ION Trading
3 10 (6.33%) Bloomberg
4 7 (4.43%) Cisco
4 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.80%) Reuters
5 6 (3.80%) VMware
6 4 (2.53%) Tradeweb
6 4 (2.53%) MarketAxess
6 4 (2.53%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.90%) SunGard
7 3 (1.90%) Sybase
7 3 (1.90%) Symantec
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.90%) 29West
8 2 (1.27%) Syncfusion
8 2 (1.27%) DevExpress
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