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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 165 225 160
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -65
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 94 94 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 0.90% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.06% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 91 75 155
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
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
5875 8835 9015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.88% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 7590 7648
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (56.48%) Java
2 104 (48.15%) Front Office
3 100 (46.30%) Finance
4 83 (38.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 83 (38.43%) Low Latency
5 78 (36.11%) Fixed Income
6 75 (34.72%) Banking
7 73 (33.80%) C++
8 67 (31.02%) SQL
9 57 (26.39%) Unix
10 56 (25.93%) Linux
11 54 (25.00%) Multithreading
12 53 (24.54%) C#
13 50 (23.15%) Python
13 50 (23.15%) Equities
14 46 (21.30%) FIX Protocol
14 46 (21.30%) Investment Banking
15 35 (16.20%) .NET
15 35 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (13.89%) QA
17 29 (13.43%) Derivative
18 28 (12.96%) Windows
19 25 (11.57%) Mathematics
20 22 (10.19%) Computer Science
20 22 (10.19%) Apache Flex
21 21 (9.72%) Bash Shell
21 21 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
22 19 (8.80%) Algorithmic Trading
22 19 (8.80%) Sybase
23 18 (8.33%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (2.31%) MTS
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.46%) 3000 Xtra
2 1 (0.46%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.56%) LAN
1 12 (5.56%) WAN
2 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) DHCP
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) NAS
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.41%) KDB
2 14 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.85%) Tick Data
6 2 (0.93%) Informix
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Maven
2 10 (4.63%) Subversion
3 9 (4.17%) Ant
4 7 (3.24%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.24%) FitNesse
4 7 (3.24%) Selenium
4 7 (3.24%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.31%) JUnit
5 5 (2.31%) YourKit
6 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.39%) GDB
8 2 (0.93%) GCC
9 1 (0.46%) JIRA
9 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (48.15%) Front Office
2 100 (46.30%) Finance
3 75 (34.72%) Banking
4 46 (21.30%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.48%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (51.39%) Developer
2 63 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 39 (18.06%) Analyst
4 26 (12.04%) C++ Developer
5 24 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.87%) Applications Support
8 16 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 11 (5.09%) Architect
9 11 (5.09%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.63%) Analyst Programmer
10 10 (4.63%) C# Programmer
10 10 (4.63%) C++/Java Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Front Office Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 10 (4.63%) Java Programmer
10 10 (4.63%) Programmer
10 10 (4.63%) Senior C++ Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Systems Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.30%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (16.20%) .NET
3 22 (10.19%) Apache Flex
4 16 (7.41%) Rendezvous
4 16 (7.41%) SOAP
4 16 (7.41%) XML
5 12 (5.56%) WPF
6 11 (5.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (4.63%) STL
8 7 (3.24%) Gherkin
8 7 (3.24%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (3.24%) Web Services
9 6 (2.78%) Middleware
10 4 (1.85%) CSS
10 4 (1.85%) HTML
10 4 (1.85%) HTML5
10 4 (1.85%) MAPI
11 2 (0.93%) FpML
11 2 (0.93%) J2EE
11 2 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 83 (38.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 78 (36.11%) Fixed Income
3 50 (23.15%) Equities
4 35 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (13.43%) Derivative
6 25 (11.57%) Mathematics
7 22 (10.19%) Computer Science
8 12 (5.56%) Hedge funds
9 10 (4.63%) N-Tier
10 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
10 7 (3.24%) Contract for Difference
10 7 (3.24%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.78%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.78%) Statistics
12 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.85%) Physics
14 3 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
15 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.93%) Fintech
15 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.39%) Unix
2 56 (25.93%) Linux
3 28 (12.96%) Windows
4 8 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.43%) Low Latency
2 54 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 21 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.80%) Algorithmic Trading
5 16 (7.41%) Analytics
5 16 (7.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 16 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.02%) TDD
7 12 (5.56%) Change Control
8 11 (5.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.09%) Release Management
8 11 (5.09%) Workflow
9 10 (4.63%) API Integration
9 10 (4.63%) OO
9 10 (4.63%) SDLC
10 9 (4.17%) Build Automation
10 9 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (4.17%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (56.48%) Java
2 73 (33.80%) C++
3 67 (31.02%) SQL
4 53 (24.54%) C#
5 50 (23.15%) Python
6 21 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.02%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.56%) Scala
9 9 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.78%) Perl
11 5 (2.31%) C
11 5 (2.31%) R
12 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.93%) VB
14 2 (0.93%) VBA
15 1 (0.46%) F#
15 1 (0.46%) Korn
15 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.31%) PhD
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.89%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) SDET
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) Nagios
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (8.80%) Sybase
2 18 (8.33%) Oracle
3 14 (6.48%) TIBCO
4 10 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.17%) Perforce
6 6 (2.78%) Solace
7 4 (1.85%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.85%) Currenex
7 4 (1.85%) VMware
8 3 (1.39%) Charles River
8 3 (1.39%) Citrix
9 2 (0.93%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) Sun
10 1 (0.46%) Calypso
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco
10 1 (0.46%) CQG
10 1 (0.46%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.46%) GL TRADE
10 1 (0.46%) Reuters
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