The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 153 167 131
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -36
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 1 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.12% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.15% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 16
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.11%
Electronic Trading
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2683 3264 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.53% 81.32% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 2157 1452
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Scotland region.

Electronic Trading Salary Trend in Scotland

Electronic Trading
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) Systematic Trading
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (75.00%) Systematic Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++