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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 219 186 207
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 100 157 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 1.29% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.57% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 79 142 126
Average salary £67,500 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £104,750 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
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
9077 9978 10072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.41% 81.87% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7727 8622 9201
Average salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 110 (47.01%) Front Office
2 105 (44.87%) Finance
3 97 (41.45%) Java
4 82 (35.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 77 (32.91%) Banking
5 77 (32.91%) Low Latency
6 74 (31.62%) Equities
6 74 (31.62%) SQL
7 66 (28.21%) UNIX
8 58 (24.79%) Multithreading
9 57 (24.36%) Investment Banking
10 53 (22.65%) Linux
11 49 (20.94%) Fixed Income
12 45 (19.23%) Windows
13 39 (16.67%) C++
14 35 (14.96%) Perl
15 34 (14.53%) Algorithmic Trading
16 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (13.68%) OO
17 31 (13.25%) Derivative
18 29 (12.39%) Degree
19 25 (10.68%) FIX Protocol
20 23 (9.83%) Algorithms
21 20 (8.55%) Mathematics
21 20 (8.55%) KDB
21 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
22 19 (8.12%) C#
22 19 (8.12%) Oracle
23 17 (7.26%) Shell Script
23 17 (7.26%) Bloomberg

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.43%) JBoss
1 1 (0.43%) Apache
1 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.43%) nginx
1 1 (0.43%) Node.js
1 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Summit
1 2 (0.85%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.43%) RMDS
2 1 (0.43%) Kondor+
2 1 (0.43%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.43%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.56%) Firewall
3 12 (5.13%) BGP
4 11 (4.70%) OSPF
5 10 (4.27%) MPLS
5 10 (4.27%) IPv6
5 10 (4.27%) VoIP
5 10 (4.27%) WAN
5 10 (4.27%) WAAS
5 10 (4.27%) Multicast
6 8 (3.42%) SNMP
7 6 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.28%) SAN
9 2 (0.85%) SSH
9 2 (0.85%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.43%) VPLS
10 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.43%) LAN
10 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
1 20 (8.55%) KDB
2 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.71%) Big Data
5 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Subversion
1 8 (3.42%) Maven
2 7 (2.99%) Hamcrest
2 7 (2.99%) jMock
2 7 (2.99%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (2.14%) JUnit
4 3 (1.28%) JIRA
4 3 (1.28%) GCC
4 3 (1.28%) GDB
5 2 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.85%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.43%) XDE
6 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
General
1 110 (47.01%) Front Office
2 105 (44.87%) Finance
3 77 (32.91%) Banking
4 57 (24.36%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.42%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.42%) Back Office
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (40.60%) Developer
2 56 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 40 (17.09%) Analyst
4 37 (15.81%) Applications Support
5 19 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.84%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.13%) C++ Developer
9 11 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) WPF Developer
11 6 (2.56%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.56%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.14%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.68%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (6.84%) Spring
3 9 (3.85%) .NET
4 8 (3.42%) Rendezvous
4 8 (3.42%) Hibernate
5 7 (2.99%) XML
5 7 (2.99%) OSGi
6 6 (2.56%) WPF
7 5 (2.14%) XML Messaging
8 4 (1.71%) HTML
8 4 (1.71%) Middleware
8 4 (1.71%) J2EE
8 4 (1.71%) STL
8 4 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (1.28%) JMS
9 3 (1.28%) WinForms
10 2 (0.85%) EJB
10 2 (0.85%) HTML5
10 2 (0.85%) LINQ
11 1 (0.43%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 82 (35.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 74 (31.62%) Equities
3 49 (20.94%) Fixed Income
4 31 (13.25%) Derivative
5 23 (9.83%) Algorithms
6 20 (8.55%) Mathematics
7 13 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.42%) Open Source
8 8 (3.42%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.14%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.71%) DTCC
11 3 (1.28%) Physics
11 3 (1.28%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.28%) Statistics
11 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.85%) Robotics
13 1 (0.43%) VWAP
13 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.21%) UNIX
2 53 (22.65%) Linux
3 45 (19.23%) Windows
4 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.91%) Low Latency
2 58 (24.79%) Multithreading
3 34 (14.53%) Algorithmic Trading
4 32 (13.68%) OO
4 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.41%) TDD
5 15 (6.41%) Network Architecture
6 13 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 13 (5.56%) Project Management
7 8 (3.42%) E-Commerce
7 8 (3.42%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (2.56%) OOP
8 6 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.56%) Scrum
8 6 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 6 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (2.56%) Analytics
9 5 (2.14%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.14%) Test Strategy
9 5 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (41.45%) Java
2 74 (31.62%) SQL
3 39 (16.67%) C++
4 35 (14.96%) Perl
5 19 (8.12%) C#
6 17 (7.26%) Python
6 17 (7.26%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.13%) VC++
8 10 (4.27%) VBA
9 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.14%) C
11 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.28%) VB
13 2 (0.85%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.85%) AWK
13 2 (0.85%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.39%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.43%) CCIE
3 1 (0.43%) CCIP
3 1 (0.43%) CCNA
3 1 (0.43%) CCDA
3 1 (0.43%) CCDP
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.43%) CWNA
3 1 (0.43%) CWSP
3 1 (0.43%) MBA
3 1 (0.43%) CCVP
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) OpenView
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.43%) OVSD
Vendors
1 19 (8.12%) Oracle
2 17 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.26%) Bloomberg
3 13 (5.56%) Fidessa
4 10 (4.27%) Tradeweb
5 9 (3.85%) MarketAxess
6 8 (3.42%) 29West
6 8 (3.42%) Cisco
6 8 (3.42%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.42%) Reuters
7 7 (2.99%) Google
8 6 (2.56%) Sybase
9 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.14%) VMware
10 4 (1.71%) ION Trading
10 4 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.71%) HP
11 3 (1.28%) SunGard
12 2 (0.85%) Murex
12 2 (0.85%) Symantec
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65 - £70 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £900000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago