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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 493 583 440
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -143
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 466 341 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 381 305 388
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 16 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 28 August 2015. 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 +92 462 £67,500 +3.84% 43
London +61 401 £70,000 +7.69% 36
City of London +12 113 £75,000 +15.38% 14
East Midlands +55 58 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Nottingham +50 58 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Nottinghamshire +44 58 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Glasgow +8 4 - - 1
Scotland +3 4 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +1 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £65,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £105,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Halifax - 1 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 370 (51.18%) Finance
2 286 (39.56%) UNIX
3 279 (38.59%) Front Office
4 257 (35.55%) Linux
5 246 (34.02%) Java
6 241 (33.33%) SQL
7 229 (31.67%) FIX Protocol
8 186 (25.73%) Equities
9 167 (23.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 157 (21.72%) Banking
11 155 (21.44%) Fixed Income
12 145 (20.06%) Perl
13 132 (18.26%) Windows
14 124 (17.15%) Python
15 118 (16.32%) Low Latency
16 112 (15.49%) C++
16 112 (15.49%) Oracle
17 111 (15.35%) Degree
18 105 (14.52%) C#
19 103 (14.25%) Multithreading
20 102 (14.11%) Investment Banking
21 96 (13.28%) Hedge funds
22 94 (13.00%) Derivative
23 91 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
24 81 (11.20%) Algorithmic Trading
24 81 (11.20%) SDLC
25 77 (10.65%) Relational Database
26 75 (10.37%) TCP/IP
27 71 (9.82%) Software Engineering
28 69 (9.54%) Risk Management

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (2.07%) Tomcat
2 14 (1.94%) Apache
3 12 (1.66%) Node.js
4 7 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.83%) IIS
5 6 (0.83%) JBoss
5 6 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.41%) MTS
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.90%) MS Office
3 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.07%) ION MarketView
2 13 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.69%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Summit
5 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.83%) SaaS
2 4 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (10.37%) TCP/IP
2 47 (6.50%) WAN
3 45 (6.22%) LAN
4 31 (4.29%) Firewall
5 25 (3.46%) iSCSI
6 21 (2.90%) Multicast
7 14 (1.94%) NetScaler
8 13 (1.80%) Junos
9 12 (1.66%) SAN
10 10 (1.38%) Internet
11 7 (0.97%) VPN
11 7 (0.97%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.83%) OSPF
12 6 (0.83%) BGP
13 4 (0.55%) MPLS
13 4 (0.55%) VoIP
14 3 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.41%) SNMP
15 2 (0.28%) VRRP
15 2 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.65%) Relational Database
2 64 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 50 (6.92%) RDBMS
4 19 (2.63%) MySQL
5 16 (2.21%) KDB
6 14 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (1.52%) DB2
7 11 (1.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 11 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (0.83%) OLAP
9 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.55%) Informix
10 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (3.87%) Subversion
2 24 (3.32%) Maven
2 24 (3.32%) JUnit
2 24 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.35%) JIRA
4 10 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.24%) EasyMock
6 8 (1.11%) JSUnit
7 7 (0.97%) GCC
8 6 (0.83%) GDB
9 4 (0.55%) Ranorex
9 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.55%) NUnit
10 3 (0.41%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 370 (51.18%) Finance
2 279 (38.59%) Front Office
3 157 (21.72%) Banking
4 102 (14.11%) Investment Banking
5 45 (6.22%) Back Office
6 27 (3.73%) Legal
7 25 (3.46%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.66%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Retail
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 255 (35.27%) Developer
2 156 (21.58%) Analyst
3 123 (17.01%) Applications Support
4 110 (15.21%) Java Developer
5 94 (13.00%) Support Analyst
6 56 (7.75%) C++ Developer
7 40 (5.53%) Applications Support Analyst
8 33 (4.56%) Support Engineer
9 32 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 30 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 27 (3.73%) Team Leader
12 25 (3.46%) Consultant
12 25 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
13 22 (3.04%) Production Support Analyst
14 21 (2.90%) Technology Consultant
14 21 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (2.77%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.77%) Systems Support
16 19 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (31.67%) FIX Protocol
2 65 (8.99%) XML
3 54 (7.47%) Middleware
4 45 (6.22%) HTML
5 41 (5.67%) .NET
6 37 (5.12%) SOAP
7 35 (4.84%) Spring
8 29 (4.01%) Rendezvous
9 28 (3.87%) AngularJS
10 27 (3.73%) Web Services
11 23 (3.18%) J2EE
12 21 (2.90%) XSL
12 21 (2.90%) XML Schema
13 20 (2.77%) HTML5
14 19 (2.63%) WCF
15 16 (2.21%) Ultra Messaging
16 14 (1.94%) STL
17 11 (1.52%) EJB
17 11 (1.52%) JDBC
17 11 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (25.73%) Equities
2 167 (23.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 155 (21.44%) Fixed Income
4 96 (13.28%) Hedge funds
5 94 (13.00%) Derivative
6 68 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (9.13%) Computer Science
8 34 (4.70%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.90%) Mathematics
10 19 (2.63%) Data Centre
11 17 (2.35%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.80%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.66%) User Experience
13 12 (1.66%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.38%) Physics
14 10 (1.38%) Grid Computing
15 7 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
17 5 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 286 (39.56%) UNIX
2 257 (35.55%) Linux
3 132 (18.26%) Windows
4 36 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.97%) Solaris
8 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.41%) CentOS
9 3 (0.41%) SUSE
9 3 (0.41%) Debian
9 3 (0.41%) Fedora
9 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.32%) Low Latency
2 103 (14.25%) Multithreading
3 91 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (11.20%) Algorithmic Trading
4 81 (11.20%) SDLC
5 71 (9.82%) Software Engineering
6 69 (9.54%) Risk Management
7 60 (8.30%) Mentoring
8 56 (7.75%) Asset Management
9 50 (6.92%) Project Management
9 50 (6.92%) Market Making
10 45 (6.22%) OO
11 39 (5.39%) Change Control
12 34 (4.70%) OOP
13 33 (4.56%) ITIL
14 32 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (4.29%) Unit Testing
16 27 (3.73%) Business Continuity
17 23 (3.18%) Change Management
18 22 (3.04%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 246 (34.02%) Java
2 241 (33.33%) SQL
3 145 (20.06%) Perl
4 124 (17.15%) Python
5 112 (15.49%) C++
6 105 (14.52%) C#
7 50 (6.92%) JavaScript
8 49 (6.78%) Bash Shell
9 40 (5.53%) C
10 31 (4.29%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.73%) VBA
12 22 (3.04%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.90%) XPath
13 21 (2.90%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.38%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.24%) Tcl
16 8 (1.11%) Korn
17 7 (0.97%) Bourne shell
18 5 (0.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 111 (15.35%) Degree
2 21 (2.90%) Brainbench
3 14 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.66%) RHCE
4 12 (1.66%) CCNA
4 12 (1.66%) ISEB
4 12 (1.66%) JNCIA
5 11 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (1.52%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.69%) CEH
7 5 (0.69%) SSCP
7 5 (0.69%) CISSP
8 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CCSP
9 2 (0.28%) CCNP
9 2 (0.28%) CISA
9 2 (0.28%) PMP
9 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.99%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) MiFID
4 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.41%) KVM
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (4.70%) Puppet
2 32 (4.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 30 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (3.60%) CFEngine
5 14 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.97%) Nagios
7 4 (0.55%) Icinga
8 3 (0.41%) Ansible
9 2 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 112 (15.49%) Oracle
2 40 (5.53%) Sybase
3 39 (5.39%) Red Hat
4 33 (4.56%) TIBCO
5 31 (4.29%) VMware
6 30 (4.15%) Microsoft
7 26 (3.60%) HP
7 26 (3.60%) Bloomberg
8 23 (3.18%) ION Trading
8 23 (3.18%) Fidessa
8 23 (3.18%) Splunk
9 21 (2.90%) Juniper
10 18 (2.49%) Citrix
10 18 (2.49%) Sophis
10 18 (2.49%) Reuters
11 16 (2.21%) SolarWinds
12 14 (1.94%) NetApp
13 13 (1.80%) Patsystems
14 12 (1.66%) Sun
14 12 (1.66%) Cisco
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £750000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + health, pension, dental, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago