The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 570 431 451
Rank change year-on-year
-139 +20
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 360 554 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 322 401 500
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94022 86283 92102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 80.36% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74935 70632 78012
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,542
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend

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

Electronic Trading Salary Trend in the UK

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
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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
England -125 355 £65,000 -10.34% 52
London -84 337 £67,500 -10.00% 48
City of London -11 132 £65,000 -18.75% 31
East of England - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 11 £45,000 - 1
Kent +3 4 £43,750 -
South East -33 4 £43,750 -18.60% 3
Dartford - 4 £43,750 -
Glasgow -15 2 £82,500 +88.57%
Scotland -23 2 £82,500 +88.57%
Canary Wharf - 2 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire -15 1 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham -19 1 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -23 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 349 (45.86%) Finance
2 329 (43.23%) Front Office
3 294 (38.63%) Java
4 288 (37.84%) UNIX
5 252 (33.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 248 (32.59%) SQL
7 228 (29.96%) Low Latency
8 226 (29.70%) Linux
9 203 (26.68%) Equities
10 180 (23.65%) Banking
11 177 (23.26%) Algorithmic Trading
11 177 (23.26%) C++
12 164 (21.55%) Multithreading
13 162 (21.29%) Fixed Income
14 152 (19.97%) C#
15 135 (17.74%) Python
16 133 (17.48%) Investment Banking
17 131 (17.21%) Derivative
18 122 (16.03%) Degree
19 118 (15.51%) Perl
20 115 (15.11%) OO
21 92 (12.09%) Windows
22 88 (11.56%) FIX Protocol
23 87 (11.43%) Oracle
24 82 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
25 76 (9.99%) Computer Science
26 71 (9.33%) Sybase
27 67 (8.80%) Risk Management
28 64 (8.41%) .NET
29 61 (8.02%) KDB

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 12 (1.58%) Apache
1 12 (1.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.66%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.39%) IIS
4 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.13%) GemFire
Applications
1 13 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Project
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 16 (2.10%) Endur
2 8 (1.05%) RMDS
3 6 (0.79%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.53%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Eikon
6 1 (0.13%) Kondor+
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.94%) Firewall
3 19 (2.50%) HTTP
3 19 (2.50%) Multicast
4 11 (1.45%) WAN
4 11 (1.45%) BGP
5 8 (1.05%) OSPF
6 7 (0.92%) WAAS
6 7 (0.92%) IPv6
6 7 (0.92%) MPLS
6 7 (0.92%) VoIP
7 5 (0.66%) SNMP
8 3 (0.39%) SAN
8 3 (0.39%) VPLS
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.26%) NAS
9 2 (0.26%) AMQP
9 2 (0.26%) InfiniBand
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.02%) KDB
2 45 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.97%) Big Data
5 13 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) MS Access
9 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) QlikView
10 1 (0.13%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) MySQL
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (3.68%) JUnit
2 24 (3.15%) Subversion
3 17 (2.23%) Maven
3 17 (2.23%) jMock
3 17 (2.23%) SpecFlow
4 7 (0.92%) JIRA
5 6 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.66%) Ant
6 5 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (0.66%) Hamcrest
7 4 (0.53%) GCC
7 4 (0.53%) GDB
7 4 (0.53%) Mockito
8 3 (0.39%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.39%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.39%) Log4j
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 349 (45.86%) Finance
2 329 (43.23%) Front Office
3 180 (23.65%) Banking
4 133 (17.48%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.15%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.89%) Back Office
7 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.66%) Games
8 4 (0.53%) Marketing
9 3 (0.39%) Retail
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 427 (56.11%) Developer
2 195 (25.62%) Java Developer
3 141 (18.53%) Analyst
4 104 (13.67%) Applications Support
5 96 (12.61%) Support Analyst
6 92 (12.09%) C# Developer
7 91 (11.96%) Senior Developer
8 90 (11.83%) C++ Developer
9 54 (7.10%) Applications Support Analyst
10 48 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (3.29%) WPF Developer
13 24 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.15%) Business Analyst
14 23 (3.02%) Team Leader
15 20 (2.63%) Senior C++ Developer
16 19 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
17 17 (2.23%) Software Developer
18 16 (2.10%) Project Manager
18 16 (2.10%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.56%) FIX Protocol
2 64 (8.41%) .NET
3 48 (6.31%) Middleware
4 47 (6.18%) Spring
5 46 (6.04%) WPF
6 36 (4.73%) ASP.NET
6 36 (4.73%) STL
7 34 (4.47%) Rendezvous
8 32 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (4.07%) XML
10 23 (3.02%) EJB
11 18 (2.37%) HTML
11 18 (2.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 17 (2.23%) Ajax
12 17 (2.23%) Hibernate
13 15 (1.97%) JMS
14 14 (1.84%) HTML5
15 13 (1.71%) WCF
16 12 (1.58%) J2EE
17 10 (1.31%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 252 (33.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 203 (26.68%) Equities
3 162 (21.29%) Fixed Income
4 131 (17.21%) Derivative
5 76 (9.99%) Computer Science
6 60 (7.88%) Mathematics
6 60 (7.88%) Hedge funds
7 38 (4.99%) Equity Derivative
8 32 (4.20%) Open Source
9 31 (4.07%) Client/Server
10 26 (3.42%) N-Tier
11 19 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
12 17 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 17 (2.23%) Spread Betting
13 8 (1.05%) Physics
14 7 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.79%) DTCC
15 6 (0.79%) VWAP
15 6 (0.79%) Reference Data
15 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 288 (37.84%) UNIX
2 226 (29.70%) Linux
3 92 (12.09%) Windows
4 30 (3.94%) Solaris
5 18 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.39%) VMS
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (29.96%) Low Latency
2 177 (23.26%) Algorithmic Trading
3 164 (21.55%) Multithreading
4 115 (15.11%) OO
5 82 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (8.80%) Risk Management
7 53 (6.96%) TDD
8 48 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 39 (5.12%) E-Commerce
10 38 (4.99%) Project Management
11 34 (4.47%) Scrum
12 33 (4.34%) MVC
13 29 (3.81%) OOP
13 29 (3.81%) Analytics
14 22 (2.89%) ETRM
15 21 (2.76%) OOD
16 20 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (2.37%) Unit Testing
17 18 (2.37%) Mentoring
17 18 (2.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 294 (38.63%) Java
2 248 (32.59%) SQL
3 177 (23.26%) C++
4 152 (19.97%) C#
5 135 (17.74%) Python
6 118 (15.51%) Perl
7 50 (6.57%) C
8 34 (4.47%) JavaScript
9 29 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 28 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.23%) VBA
12 16 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.97%) Ruby
14 12 (1.58%) Korn
15 10 (1.31%) VC++
16 4 (0.53%) Scala
17 3 (0.39%) Groovy
17 3 (0.39%) VB
17 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (16.03%) Degree
2 17 (2.23%) PhD
3 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.53%) CCNP
5 3 (0.39%) CCIE
5 3 (0.39%) CCNA
5 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
7 1 (0.13%) CWNA
7 1 (0.13%) CWSP
7 1 (0.13%) MBA
7 1 (0.13%) CCVP
7 1 (0.13%) MCITP
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CCDA
7 1 (0.13%) CCDP
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.68%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) EMIR
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (11.43%) Oracle
2 71 (9.33%) Sybase
3 43 (5.65%) TIBCO
4 37 (4.86%) 29West
5 30 (3.94%) Fidessa
5 30 (3.94%) Bloomberg
6 25 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.89%) Reuters
7 22 (2.89%) ION Trading
8 20 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 16 (2.10%) OpenLink
10 10 (1.31%) Google
10 10 (1.31%) Tradeweb
11 9 (1.18%) MarketAxess
12 6 (0.79%) VMware
12 6 (0.79%) HP
13 5 (0.66%) Cisco
13 5 (0.66%) SunGard
14 4 (0.53%) Sun
14 4 (0.53%) Murex
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Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago