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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 157 139 159
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.081% 0.40% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.49% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Average salary £82,500 £43,750 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.57% -28.86%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2979 2467 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.54% 81.26% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 1603 1587
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in Scotland

Electronic Trading
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -21 2 £82,500 +88.57%
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Front Office
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) CGI
7 1 (12.50%) Equities
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) KDB
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) LINQ
2 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA