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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 203 177 178
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 120 163 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.38% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.68% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 99 147 165
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £103,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 122 (48.80%) Java
1 122 (48.80%) Front Office
2 113 (45.20%) Finance
3 101 (40.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 90 (36.00%) Low Latency
5 80 (32.00%) SQL
6 76 (30.40%) Equities
6 76 (30.40%) Banking
7 72 (28.80%) UNIX
8 71 (28.40%) Multithreading
9 58 (23.20%) Fixed Income
10 55 (22.00%) Investment Banking
11 47 (18.80%) Linux
12 41 (16.40%) C++
13 38 (15.20%) Algorithmic Trading
14 37 (14.80%) OO
15 36 (14.40%) Perl
16 34 (13.60%) Derivative
17 33 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (12.40%) Windows
19 29 (11.60%) FIX Protocol
20 28 (11.20%) Degree
21 24 (9.60%) Mathematics
22 23 (9.20%) C#
22 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
23 21 (8.40%) Oracle
24 20 (8.00%) KDB
25 17 (6.80%) Shell Script
26 16 (6.40%) Bloomberg
26 16 (6.40%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (0.80%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Summit
1 2 (0.80%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.40%) RMDS
2 1 (0.40%) Kondor+
2 1 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.40%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.60%) WAN
2 9 (3.60%) BGP
2 9 (3.60%) Firewall
3 8 (3.20%) OSPF
4 7 (2.80%) WAAS
4 7 (2.80%) VoIP
4 7 (2.80%) IPv6
4 7 (2.80%) MPLS
4 7 (2.80%) Multicast
5 4 (1.60%) SNMP
6 3 (1.20%) HTTP
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.40%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) VPLS
7 1 (0.40%) LAN
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.00%) KDB
3 7 (2.80%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.60%) Big Data
6 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Maven
2 6 (2.40%) JUnit
3 5 (2.00%) Subversion
3 5 (2.00%) jMock
3 5 (2.00%) Hamcrest
3 5 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (1.20%) GCC
4 3 (1.20%) GDB
4 3 (1.20%) JIRA
5 2 (0.80%) Ant
5 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.40%) XDE
6 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.40%) Mockito
General
1 122 (48.80%) Front Office
2 113 (45.20%) Finance
3 76 (30.40%) Banking
4 55 (22.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.60%) Back Office
6 8 (3.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (46.80%) Developer
2 75 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 39 (15.60%) Applications Support
4 36 (14.40%) Analyst
5 27 (10.80%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (5.60%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.80%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.80%) C++ Developer
9 11 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.80%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (2.80%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.40%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.40%) Front Office Developer
12 5 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.00%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.00%) WPF Developer
13 4 (1.60%) Operations Engineer
13 4 (1.60%) Team Leader
13 4 (1.60%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.60%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (6.00%) Spring
3 13 (5.20%) XML
4 11 (4.40%) .NET
5 10 (4.00%) Rendezvous
6 9 (3.60%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.80%) XML Messaging
7 7 (2.80%) WPF
8 5 (2.00%) OSGi
8 5 (2.00%) Middleware
9 4 (1.60%) J2EE
9 4 (1.60%) STL
9 4 (1.60%) WinForms
9 4 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (1.20%) WCF
10 3 (1.20%) JMS
11 2 (0.80%) EJB
11 2 (0.80%) HTML
11 2 (0.80%) LINQ
12 1 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 101 (40.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 76 (30.40%) Equities
3 58 (23.20%) Fixed Income
4 34 (13.60%) Derivative
5 24 (9.60%) Mathematics
6 16 (6.40%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.20%) Open Source
9 6 (2.40%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.60%) DTCC
12 3 (1.20%) Physics
12 3 (1.20%) Statistics
12 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.40%) VWAP
13 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.40%) Economics
13 1 (0.40%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.80%) UNIX
2 47 (18.80%) Linux
3 31 (12.40%) Windows
4 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.80%) Solaris
5 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.00%) Low Latency
2 71 (28.40%) Multithreading
3 38 (15.20%) Algorithmic Trading
4 37 (14.80%) OO
5 33 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.60%) TDD
6 14 (5.60%) Project Management
7 13 (5.20%) Network Architecture
8 10 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (3.60%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.20%) Analytics
11 7 (2.80%) Business Analysis
11 7 (2.80%) Scrum
12 6 (2.40%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (2.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.00%) Integration Testing
13 5 (2.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (48.80%) Java
2 80 (32.00%) SQL
3 41 (16.40%) C++
4 36 (14.40%) Perl
5 23 (9.20%) C#
6 17 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.40%) Python
8 12 (4.80%) VBA
9 11 (4.40%) VC++
10 8 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.60%) C
11 4 (1.60%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.20%) Scala
13 2 (0.80%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.80%) VB
13 2 (0.80%) AWK
14 1 (0.40%) Ruby
14 1 (0.40%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.20%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) CCIE
3 1 (0.40%) CCIP
3 1 (0.40%) CCNA
3 1 (0.40%) CCDA
3 1 (0.40%) CCDP
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.40%) CWNA
3 1 (0.40%) CWSP
3 1 (0.40%) MBA
3 1 (0.40%) CCVP
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (8.40%) Oracle
2 16 (6.40%) Bloomberg
3 15 (6.00%) Fidessa
4 13 (5.20%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.20%) Reuters
6 8 (3.20%) Sybase
6 8 (3.20%) Tradeweb
7 7 (2.80%) MarketAxess
7 7 (2.80%) 29West
8 5 (2.00%) Google
9 4 (1.60%) VMware
10 3 (1.20%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco
10 3 (1.20%) HP
10 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.80%) Charles River
11 2 (0.80%) SunGard
11 2 (0.80%) Murex
11 2 (0.80%) ParAccel
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £5000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive salary and benefits are offered
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago