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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
London / City of London
Rank 120 170 209
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +39
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 102 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.06% 1.45% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.64% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 88 80
Median salary £85,000 £80,250 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.91% +8.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £106,500 £110,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +31.57%

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
4350 5744 8741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.75% 88.86% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 5142 7545
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £86,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 112 (60.87%) Finance
2 104 (56.52%) Linux
3 98 (53.26%) Java
4 96 (52.17%) Front Office
5 95 (51.63%) Banking
6 75 (40.76%) SQL
7 51 (27.72%) Unix
8 47 (25.54%) OOD
8 47 (25.54%) FIX Protocol
9 44 (23.91%) Maven
10 40 (21.74%) Spring
10 40 (21.74%) Fixed Income
11 39 (21.20%) JDBC
11 39 (21.20%) J2SE
11 39 (21.20%) JUnit
11 39 (21.20%) Gradle
12 36 (19.57%) Equities
13 34 (18.48%) Low Latency
14 32 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (16.85%) Multithreading
16 27 (14.67%) Derivative
16 27 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (14.13%) JMS
17 26 (14.13%) TIBCO
17 26 (14.13%) Rendezvous
18 25 (13.59%) Windows
19 23 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
20 22 (11.96%) Market Making
20 22 (11.96%) Python
21 18 (9.78%) Perl

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.17%) BGP
2 4 (2.17%) IGMP
2 4 (2.17%) Multicast
2 4 (2.17%) OSPF
2 4 (2.17%) SNMP
2 4 (2.17%) VPN
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) Big Data
3 5 (2.72%) DB2
4 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.63%) KDB
5 3 (1.63%) MySQL
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (23.91%) Maven
2 39 (21.20%) Gradle
2 39 (21.20%) JUnit
3 9 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.72%) Subversion
5 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.17%) FitNesse
5 4 (2.17%) JIRA
5 4 (2.17%) Robot Framework
5 4 (2.17%) Selenium
5 4 (2.17%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (2.17%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.54%) Moq
6 1 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 112 (60.87%) Finance
2 96 (52.17%) Front Office
3 95 (51.63%) Banking
4 15 (8.15%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.72%) French Language
5 5 (2.72%) German Language
5 5 (2.72%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.17%) Back Office
6 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.63%) Law
7 3 (1.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (49.46%) Developer
2 81 (44.02%) Java Developer
3 56 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 55 (29.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 54 (29.35%) Front Office Developer
6 40 (21.74%) Analyst
7 26 (14.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 25 (13.59%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 17 (9.24%) Support Analyst
10 16 (8.70%) FIX Analyst
11 14 (7.61%) Business Analyst
12 11 (5.98%) FIX Support Analyst
13 10 (5.43%) Applications Support
14 9 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (4.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 9 (4.89%) Unix Engineer
14 9 (4.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
15 8 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
15 8 (4.35%) C++ Developer
15 8 (4.35%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.54%) FIX Protocol
2 40 (21.74%) Spring
3 39 (21.20%) J2SE
3 39 (21.20%) JDBC
4 26 (14.13%) JMS
4 26 (14.13%) Rendezvous
5 18 (9.78%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (3.80%) Middleware
6 7 (3.80%) XML
7 6 (3.26%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (2.17%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.09%) .NET
10 1 (0.54%) FpML
10 1 (0.54%) HTML
10 1 (0.54%) Java Concurrency
10 1 (0.54%) JMX
10 1 (0.54%) SOAP
10 1 (0.54%) XSD
10 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.74%) Fixed Income
2 36 (19.57%) Equities
3 32 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (14.67%) Derivative
5 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.43%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.80%) Fintech
8 6 (3.26%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.17%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.54%) Physics
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.54%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 104 (56.52%) Linux
2 51 (27.72%) Unix
3 25 (13.59%) Windows
4 13 (7.07%) Solaris
5 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) OOD
2 34 (18.48%) Low Latency
3 31 (16.85%) Multithreading
4 27 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 22 (11.96%) Market Making
7 14 (7.61%) Analytics
8 12 (6.52%) DevOps
9 10 (5.43%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 8 (4.35%) High-Frequency Trading
10 8 (4.35%) OO
10 8 (4.35%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.80%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.80%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.80%) Test Strategy
12 6 (3.26%) Business Development
12 6 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.26%) Scrum
13 5 (2.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (53.26%) Java
2 75 (40.76%) SQL
3 22 (11.96%) Python
4 18 (9.78%) Perl
5 16 (8.70%) VB
6 14 (7.61%) C#
6 14 (7.61%) C++
7 12 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.35%) C
9 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.09%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) CCNP
2 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.17%) ISEB
3 2 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.15%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) MiFID
3 4 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (4.89%) Ansible
1 9 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.89%) Puppet
2 4 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) TIBCO
2 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.07%) Oracle
4 11 (5.98%) ION Trading
4 11 (5.98%) SunGard
5 10 (5.43%) Splunk
6 6 (3.26%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.17%) Borland
7 4 (2.17%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.63%) Charles River
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco
9 2 (1.09%) Sun
10 1 (0.54%) Citrix
10 1 (0.54%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.54%) MarketAxess
10 1 (0.54%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.54%) Typemock
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