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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 245 184 225
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +41
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 69 156 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 1.35% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.62% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 140 100
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £95,250 £90,000
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
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 93 (48.69%) Front Office
2 89 (46.60%) Finance
3 73 (38.22%) Java
4 68 (35.60%) Equities
5 65 (34.03%) SQL
6 58 (30.37%) Banking
7 54 (28.27%) Low Latency
8 51 (26.70%) UNIX
8 51 (26.70%) Windows
9 50 (26.18%) FIX Protocol
10 47 (24.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 44 (23.04%) Investment Banking
12 42 (21.99%) Multithreading
13 36 (18.85%) Linux
14 34 (17.80%) C++
14 34 (17.80%) Degree
15 32 (16.75%) Fixed Income
16 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (14.66%) Algorithmic Trading
17 25 (13.09%) OO
18 24 (12.57%) Derivative
19 22 (11.52%) Risk Management
20 21 (10.99%) C#
20 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (9.42%) Perl
22 17 (8.90%) Project Management
23 15 (7.85%) Oracle
23 15 (7.85%) SQL Server
23 15 (7.85%) Bloomberg
23 15 (7.85%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.05%) Apache
1 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.52%) nginx
2 1 (0.52%) Node.js
2 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.05%) Summit
3 1 (0.52%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.52%) RMDS
3 1 (0.52%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (0.52%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) SNMP
2 7 (3.66%) Firewall
3 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.62%) IPv6
4 5 (2.62%) VoIP
4 5 (2.62%) MPLS
4 5 (2.62%) OSPF
4 5 (2.62%) BGP
4 5 (2.62%) WAAS
4 5 (2.62%) Multicast
5 4 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.09%) WAN
6 3 (1.57%) SAN
6 3 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.57%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.05%) SSH
7 2 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (0.52%) DNS
8 1 (0.52%) SMTP
8 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) KDB
3 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.24%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.57%) MySQL
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Subversion
1 7 (3.66%) Maven
2 5 (2.62%) Hamcrest
2 5 (2.62%) jMock
2 5 (2.62%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.09%) JUnit
3 4 (2.09%) JIRA
4 2 (1.05%) GCC
4 2 (1.05%) GDB
4 2 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (0.52%) XDE
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 93 (48.69%) Front Office
2 89 (46.60%) Finance
3 58 (30.37%) Banking
4 44 (23.04%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.19%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.66%) Back Office
7 5 (2.62%) Retail
8 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (36.13%) Developer
2 43 (22.51%) Analyst
3 38 (19.90%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.57%) Applications Support
5 16 (8.38%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.33%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) C++ Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (3.14%) Programmer
11 6 (3.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 6 (3.14%) Java Programmer
12 5 (2.62%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.18%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (7.85%) Spring
3 10 (5.24%) .NET
4 8 (4.19%) Hibernate
5 7 (3.66%) Middleware
6 5 (2.62%) OSGi
7 4 (2.09%) WPF
7 4 (2.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (2.09%) FpML
7 4 (2.09%) HTML
7 4 (2.09%) Rendezvous
7 4 (2.09%) J2EE
7 4 (2.09%) STL
7 4 (2.09%) XML
7 4 (2.09%) JMS
8 3 (1.57%) WinForms
8 3 (1.57%) JNI
8 3 (1.57%) LINQ
9 2 (1.05%) HTML5
9 2 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (35.60%) Equities
2 47 (24.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (16.75%) Fixed Income
4 24 (12.57%) Derivative
5 21 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
7 13 (6.81%) Algorithms
8 10 (5.24%) Mathematics
9 7 (3.66%) Open Source
9 7 (3.66%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.57%) Robotics
10 3 (1.57%) Statistics
10 3 (1.57%) DTCC
11 2 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.05%) Physics
11 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.52%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.70%) UNIX
1 51 (26.70%) Windows
2 36 (18.85%) Linux
3 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.14%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Low Latency
2 42 (21.99%) Multithreading
3 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.66%) Algorithmic Trading
4 25 (13.09%) OO
5 22 (11.52%) Risk Management
6 17 (8.90%) Project Management
7 13 (6.81%) TDD
8 9 (4.71%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.66%) Analytics
11 6 (3.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.14%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.62%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.62%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (2.62%) Scrum
12 5 (2.62%) Test Strategy
12 5 (2.62%) Integration Testing
12 5 (2.62%) System Testing
13 4 (2.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.22%) Java
2 65 (34.03%) SQL
3 34 (17.80%) C++
4 21 (10.99%) C#
5 18 (9.42%) Perl
6 12 (6.28%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.76%) Python
8 9 (4.71%) VC++
9 7 (3.66%) C
10 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.09%) VBA
12 3 (1.57%) VB
12 3 (1.57%) AWK
12 3 (1.57%) Ruby
13 2 (1.05%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.52%) sed
14 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) PhD
3 1 (0.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) MBA
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) NFS
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.05%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) OpenView
3 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (7.85%) Oracle
1 15 (7.85%) Bloomberg
2 12 (6.28%) ION Trading
3 11 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.24%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.71%) Fidessa
6 8 (4.19%) Cisco
6 8 (4.19%) Reuters
7 7 (3.66%) Tradeweb
7 7 (3.66%) MarketAxess
8 6 (3.14%) VMware
9 5 (2.62%) Google
9 5 (2.62%) 29West
10 4 (2.09%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.57%) Symantec
11 3 (1.57%) SunGard
11 3 (1.57%) HP
12 2 (1.05%) Murex
12 2 (1.05%) Sybase
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