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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 192 208 188
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 114 128 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.30% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 136
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
8225 9878 9780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 83.08% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7055 8202 8619
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 86 (47.25%) Front Office
2 74 (40.66%) Finance
3 65 (35.71%) Linux
4 64 (35.16%) SQL
5 59 (32.42%) Java
5 59 (32.42%) UNIX
6 58 (31.87%) Fixed Income
7 54 (29.67%) Equities
8 46 (25.27%) Banking
9 42 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
10 34 (18.68%) C++
11 33 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (17.58%) Algorithmic Trading
13 31 (17.03%) Degree
14 29 (15.93%) Multithreading
14 29 (15.93%) Low Latency
15 27 (14.84%) Derivative
15 27 (14.84%) Oracle
16 26 (14.29%) Windows
17 24 (13.19%) QA
18 23 (12.64%) Relational Database
19 22 (12.09%) XML
19 22 (12.09%) Python
20 21 (11.54%) RDBMS
20 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
20 21 (11.54%) Investment Banking
21 19 (10.44%) C#
21 19 (10.44%) TCP/IP
21 19 (10.44%) Market Making
22 18 (9.89%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.65%) MTS
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Lync
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.95%) Firewall
3 6 (3.30%) LAN
3 6 (3.30%) WAN
3 6 (3.30%) Multicast
4 3 (1.65%) VPN
4 3 (1.65%) SNMP
4 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.10%) HSRP
5 2 (1.10%) GLBP
5 2 (1.10%) Frame Relay
5 2 (1.10%) IPsec
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.10%) DHCP
5 2 (1.10%) VoIP
5 2 (1.10%) SSL
5 2 (1.10%) SAN
5 2 (1.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.64%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.20%) MySQL
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) KDB
5 2 (1.10%) OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (8.24%) JIRA
2 5 (2.75%) Subversion
3 3 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.65%) NUnit
3 3 (1.65%) CruiseControl
3 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.55%) GCC
4 1 (0.55%) GDB
General
1 86 (47.25%) Front Office
2 74 (40.66%) Finance
3 46 (25.27%) Banking
4 21 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 18 (9.89%) Back Office
6 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (30.77%) Developer
2 44 (24.18%) Analyst
3 27 (14.84%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.44%) C++ Developer
5 17 (9.34%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.79%) Business Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.85%) Programmer
8 7 (3.85%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.30%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.30%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.30%) Integration Specialist
9 6 (3.30%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (2.75%) Java Programmer
10 5 (2.75%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 4 (2.20%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (2.20%) C# Developer
12 3 (1.65%) Applications Support Analyst
12 3 (1.65%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (12.09%) XML
3 17 (9.34%) Rendezvous
4 9 (4.95%) Middleware
4 9 (4.95%) SOAP
5 5 (2.75%) .NET
5 5 (2.75%) JMS
5 5 (2.75%) Spring
5 5 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (2.75%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (2.20%) HTML5
6 4 (2.20%) HTML
7 2 (1.10%) XSD
7 2 (1.10%) XSLT
7 2 (1.10%) J2EE
7 2 (1.10%) CSS
7 2 (1.10%) FpML
8 1 (0.55%) WinForms
8 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (31.87%) Fixed Income
2 54 (29.67%) Equities
3 33 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (14.84%) Derivative
5 18 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.89%) Algorithms
6 15 (8.24%) Computer Science
7 11 (6.04%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.30%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.75%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.65%) Statistics
11 2 (1.10%) Physics
11 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.10%) User Experience
12 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 65 (35.71%) Linux
2 59 (32.42%) UNIX
3 26 (14.29%) Windows
4 7 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.30%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.58%) Algorithmic Trading
2 29 (15.93%) Multithreading
2 29 (15.93%) Low Latency
3 19 (10.44%) Market Making
4 17 (9.34%) Project Management
4 17 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.79%) API Integration
6 15 (8.24%) SDLC
6 15 (8.24%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.14%) ITIL
8 9 (4.95%) TDD
9 8 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.40%) Business Continuity
9 8 (4.40%) BCP
9 8 (4.40%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.30%) Release Management
12 5 (2.75%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 64 (35.16%) SQL
2 59 (32.42%) Java
3 34 (18.68%) C++
4 22 (12.09%) Python
5 19 (10.44%) C#
6 14 (7.69%) Perl
7 9 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.30%) C
9 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.10%) AWK
11 2 (1.10%) Korn
11 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.10%) sed
12 1 (0.55%) R
12 1 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) VBA
12 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.03%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.10%) CCSP
3 2 (1.10%) CCNP
3 2 (1.10%) PMP
3 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.10%) ACCA
3 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.10%) CISA
4 1 (0.55%) CEH
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.55%) SSCP
4 1 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.19%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) KVM
3 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) Ansible
3 2 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (14.84%) Oracle
2 12 (6.59%) TIBCO
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.95%) Cisco
5 7 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 6 (3.30%) BT
7 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.75%) Sybase
8 4 (2.20%) VMware
8 4 (2.20%) Reuters
9 3 (1.65%) MarketAxess
9 3 (1.65%) Splunk
9 3 (1.65%) Citrix
10 2 (1.10%) Avaya
10 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.10%) EMC
10 2 (1.10%) Verint
10 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.10%) F5
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
London (City)
Smart Trade Technologies
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago