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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 664 560 508
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -52
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 251 390 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 187 335 333
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
92400 98031 88665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.02% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74682 78923 72760
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 April 2015 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 11 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 April 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 -79 249 £70,000 -6.66% 32
London -53 247 £70,000 -6.66% 30
City of London +2 72 £67,500 -6.89% 13
Canary Wharf +4 2 £57,500 -36.11%
Scotland +12 1 - - 1
Docklands, London -7 1 £60,000 -25.00%
South East - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Woking - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 296 (54.01%) Finance
2 207 (37.77%) SQL
3 201 (36.68%) UNIX
4 175 (31.93%) Front Office
4 175 (31.93%) Java
5 164 (29.93%) Linux
6 153 (27.92%) FIX Protocol
7 141 (25.73%) Windows
8 140 (25.55%) Equities
9 114 (20.80%) Fixed Income
10 111 (20.26%) Low Latency
11 109 (19.89%) C#
12 107 (19.53%) Perl
12 107 (19.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 106 (19.34%) Derivative
14 99 (18.07%) Python
15 95 (17.34%) C++
16 94 (17.15%) Multithreading
17 91 (16.61%) Degree
18 84 (15.33%) Risk Management
19 78 (14.23%) Banking
20 72 (13.14%) Hedge funds
21 69 (12.59%) Relational Database
22 66 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
23 63 (11.50%) SQL Server
24 57 (10.40%) Oracle
25 56 (10.22%) .NET
25 56 (10.22%) Investment Banking
25 56 (10.22%) Algorithmic Trading
25 56 (10.22%) Analytical Skills

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (2.55%) FormScape
2 12 (2.19%) Apache
3 9 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.09%) IIS
5 6 (1.09%) JBoss
6 3 (0.55%) MTS
6 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (4.38%) ION MarketView
2 16 (2.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.28%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 5 (0.91%) RMDS
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.55%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.39%) TCP/IP
2 33 (6.02%) WAN
3 31 (5.66%) LAN
4 18 (3.28%) Firewall
5 17 (3.10%) iSCSI
6 15 (2.74%) Multicast
7 13 (2.37%) Internet
8 7 (1.28%) SAN
9 5 (0.91%) SNMP
9 5 (0.91%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.73%) Junos
11 3 (0.55%) Intranet
11 3 (0.55%) VPN
12 2 (0.36%) FTP
12 2 (0.36%) VRRP
12 2 (0.36%) IPsec
12 2 (0.36%) MPLS
12 2 (0.36%) OSPF
12 2 (0.36%) BGP
12 2 (0.36%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.59%) Relational Database
2 63 (11.50%) SQL Server
3 49 (8.94%) RDBMS
4 15 (2.74%) MySQL
5 11 (2.01%) KDB
6 10 (1.82%) Informix
7 9 (1.64%) OLAP
8 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.73%) DB2
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.36%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.36%) MS Access
13 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (2.37%) Subversion
2 10 (1.82%) JIRA
3 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.55%) Maven
5 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.18%) JUnit
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.18%) Calabash
General
1 296 (54.01%) Finance
2 175 (31.93%) Front Office
3 78 (14.23%) Banking
4 56 (10.22%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.93%) Financial Institution
5 27 (4.93%) Back Office
6 6 (1.09%) Private Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (34.67%) Developer
2 134 (24.45%) Analyst
3 92 (16.79%) Java Developer
4 80 (14.60%) Applications Support
5 65 (11.86%) Support Analyst
6 41 (7.48%) C# Developer
7 37 (6.75%) C++ Developer
8 35 (6.39%) Programmer
9 32 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 32 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
10 29 (5.29%) Support Engineer
10 29 (5.29%) Junior
11 26 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (4.56%) Business Analyst
13 23 (4.20%) Administrator
13 23 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (4.20%) Systems Support
14 22 (4.01%) Java Programmer
15 21 (3.83%) Java Analyst Programmer
15 21 (3.83%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (27.92%) FIX Protocol
2 56 (10.22%) .NET
3 41 (7.48%) Middleware
4 39 (7.12%) XML
5 38 (6.93%) WPF
6 32 (5.84%) Ultra Messaging
7 27 (4.93%) ASP.NET
8 25 (4.56%) WinForms
9 24 (4.38%) Rendezvous
10 22 (4.01%) SOAP
11 18 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
12 15 (2.74%) HTML
13 14 (2.55%) XSLT
14 13 (2.37%) STL
14 13 (2.37%) Web Services
14 13 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.01%) XSD
15 11 (2.01%) JMS
16 9 (1.64%) POSIX
16 9 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 140 (25.55%) Equities
2 114 (20.80%) Fixed Income
3 107 (19.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 106 (19.34%) Derivative
5 72 (13.14%) Hedge funds
6 56 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (7.48%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.01%) Eurex
11 10 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.64%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.64%) Open Source
13 6 (1.09%) Reference Data
13 6 (1.09%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (0.91%) Physics
14 5 (0.91%) User Experience
15 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 201 (36.68%) UNIX
2 164 (29.93%) Linux
3 141 (25.73%) Windows
4 27 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.47%) Solaris
6 14 (2.55%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.01%) Windows NT
8 10 (1.82%) SUSE
8 10 (1.82%) Debian
8 10 (1.82%) Fedora
8 10 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.82%) CentOS
9 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.26%) Low Latency
2 94 (17.15%) Multithreading
3 84 (15.33%) Risk Management
4 66 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.22%) Algorithmic Trading
6 43 (7.85%) Workflow
6 43 (7.85%) OO
7 35 (6.39%) E-Commerce
8 30 (5.47%) Project Management
9 29 (5.29%) Asset Management
10 28 (5.11%) DevOps
11 26 (4.74%) Change Control
12 22 (4.01%) Market Making
12 22 (4.01%) OOP
13 21 (3.83%) ITIL
13 21 (3.83%) TDD
13 21 (3.83%) Software Engineering
13 21 (3.83%) Mentoring
14 18 (3.28%) Business Analysis
15 17 (3.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 207 (37.77%) SQL
2 175 (31.93%) Java
3 109 (19.89%) C#
4 107 (19.53%) Perl
5 99 (18.07%) Python
6 95 (17.34%) C++
7 41 (7.48%) JavaScript
8 31 (5.66%) T-SQL
9 28 (5.11%) PHP
10 20 (3.65%) C
11 18 (3.28%) VB.NET
11 18 (3.28%) VBA
12 17 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.37%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.01%) VC++
16 10 (1.82%) Tcl
16 10 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.46%) Ruby
18 7 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (16.61%) Degree
2 13 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.01%) RHCE
3 11 (2.01%) JNCIA
3 11 (2.01%) CCNA
4 10 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.28%) Brainbench
6 4 (0.73%) PMP
6 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.55%) ISEB
7 3 (0.55%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.36%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.36%) CCSP
8 2 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) ACCA
9 1 (0.18%) CISA
9 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.36%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (3.28%) Puppet
2 17 (3.10%) CFEngine
2 17 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.36%) Netcool
5 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 57 (10.40%) Oracle
2 43 (7.85%) TIBCO
3 40 (7.30%) Microsoft
4 38 (6.93%) Bloomberg
5 33 (6.02%) Sybase
6 32 (5.84%) ION Trading
7 31 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 27 (4.93%) Reuters
9 22 (4.01%) NYFIX
10 21 (3.83%) Fidessa
11 20 (3.65%) VMware
12 17 (3.10%) Patsystems
13 15 (2.74%) Splunk
13 15 (2.74%) Informatica
14 14 (2.55%) HP
15 12 (2.19%) SunGard
15 12 (2.19%) GL TRADE
16 11 (2.01%) EccoWare
16 11 (2.01%) EasyScreen
17 10 (1.82%) Sophis
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
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London
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Salary: Competitive
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Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits and Training and Bonus
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Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits + pension
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus, pens, health
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London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
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City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
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