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 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 657 604 537
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -67
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 303 393 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 227 325 470
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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
90663 95317 101326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.90% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75387 77025 81512
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2016 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 22 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 2016. 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 -47 286 £75,000 - 34
London -58 280 £77,500 +3.33% 34
City of London +11 60 £70,000 - 17
Scotland +13 16 - - 1
Edinburgh - 11 - -
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
Glasgow -2 5 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £28,000 - 1
Birmingham -13 2 £31,000 -
West Midlands -27 2 £31,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
South East +27 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Berkshire +14 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Reading +9 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Canary Wharf +2 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Cambridge - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 313 (44.08%) Finance
2 292 (41.13%) Java
3 227 (31.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 221 (31.13%) Front Office
5 217 (30.56%) SQL
6 207 (29.15%) Unix
7 202 (28.45%) Low Latency
8 184 (25.92%) C++
8 184 (25.92%) FIX Protocol
9 183 (25.77%) Multithreading
9 183 (25.77%) Banking
10 154 (21.69%) Degree
11 151 (21.27%) Linux
12 146 (20.56%) Fixed Income
13 139 (19.58%) Python
14 135 (19.01%) Windows
15 130 (18.31%) C#
16 127 (17.89%) Equities
17 121 (17.04%) Oracle
18 119 (16.76%) Derivative
19 115 (16.20%) Hedge funds
20 114 (16.06%) Investment Banking
21 92 (12.96%) Computer Science
22 90 (12.68%) Relational Database
23 88 (12.39%) Risk Management
24 81 (11.41%) .NET
25 71 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
26 68 (9.58%) Asset Management
27 67 (9.44%) Algorithmic Trading
28 65 (9.15%) JavaScript

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (1.97%) MQSeries
2 6 (0.85%) Node.js
3 5 (0.70%) Confluence
3 5 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.56%) GemFire
5 3 (0.42%) Apache
5 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.70%) MS Office
2 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.42%) MS Project
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (4.93%) ION MarketView
2 23 (3.24%) thinkFolio
3 16 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (1.69%) Markit EDM
4 12 (1.69%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.28%) 3000 Xtra
5 2 (0.28%) RMDS
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.18%) Multicast
2 50 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 37 (5.21%) LAN
3 37 (5.21%) SAN
3 37 (5.21%) WAN
4 18 (2.54%) Firewall
5 15 (2.11%) iSCSI
5 15 (2.11%) NetScaler
6 14 (1.97%) Wireshark
7 12 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (1.69%) LDAP
7 12 (1.69%) tcpdump
8 8 (1.13%) DWDM
8 8 (1.13%) FTP
9 5 (0.70%) DNS
10 3 (0.42%) DHCP
10 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.42%) HTTP
10 3 (0.42%) Junos
11 2 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.68%) Relational Database
2 62 (8.73%) KDB
3 52 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 31 (4.37%) RDBMS
5 30 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.24%) MySQL
7 22 (3.10%) DB2
8 17 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (2.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 16 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
10 13 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.69%) BigTable
11 12 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.85%) Big Data
12 6 (0.85%) Tick Data
13 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (8.73%) Subversion
2 24 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.96%) Ant
4 20 (2.82%) JIRA
4 20 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.68%) Maven
6 15 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.69%) GCC
7 12 (1.69%) JUnit
8 10 (1.41%) GDB
8 10 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.70%) YourKit
12 3 (0.42%) EasyMock
12 3 (0.42%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.42%) NUnit
12 3 (0.42%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.28%) gulp
General
1 313 (44.08%) Finance
2 221 (31.13%) Front Office
3 183 (25.77%) Banking
4 114 (16.06%) Investment Banking
5 55 (7.75%) Back Office
6 54 (7.61%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.10%) Legal
8 21 (2.96%) Private Banking
9 6 (0.85%) Games
10 5 (0.70%) French Language
10 5 (0.70%) German Language
10 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 356 (50.14%) Developer
2 152 (21.41%) Java Developer
3 126 (17.75%) Analyst
4 101 (14.23%) C++ Developer
5 88 (12.39%) Support Analyst
6 73 (10.28%) Applications Support
7 71 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 42 (5.92%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 41 (5.77%) Electronic Trading Support
10 39 (5.49%) Consultant
11 36 (5.07%) Senior Developer
12 35 (4.93%) .NET Developer
13 34 (4.79%) Applications Support Analyst
13 34 (4.79%) Technology Consultant
14 33 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
15 30 (4.23%) Low Latency Java Developer
16 25 (3.52%) Support Engineer
17 24 (3.38%) Front Office Developer
18 22 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
19 19 (2.68%) FIX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (25.92%) FIX Protocol
2 81 (11.41%) .NET
3 63 (8.87%) XML
4 50 (7.04%) STL
5 46 (6.48%) XML Schema
6 45 (6.34%) SOAP
7 41 (5.77%) Web Services
8 37 (5.21%) Rendezvous
9 34 (4.79%) J2SE
9 34 (4.79%) TIBCO EMS
9 34 (4.79%) XSL
10 31 (4.37%) Ultra Messaging
11 29 (4.08%) JMS
12 26 (3.66%) WPF
13 25 (3.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 25 (3.52%) WCF
14 24 (3.38%) HTML
15 22 (3.10%) Apache Flex
16 19 (2.68%) .NET Framework
17 18 (2.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 227 (31.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 146 (20.56%) Fixed Income
3 127 (17.89%) Equities
4 119 (16.76%) Derivative
5 115 (16.20%) Hedge funds
6 92 (12.96%) Computer Science
7 51 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (5.49%) Data Structures
9 38 (5.35%) Algorithms
10 30 (4.23%) Mathematics
11 28 (3.94%) Data Centre
11 28 (3.94%) N-Tier
12 26 (3.66%) Fintech
13 22 (3.10%) Grid Computing
14 17 (2.39%) Freedom of Information
15 15 (2.11%) Credit Derivative
15 15 (2.11%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.97%) Market Risk
17 12 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
17 12 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 207 (29.15%) Unix
2 151 (21.27%) Linux
3 135 (19.01%) Windows
4 40 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.54%) Solaris
7 16 (2.25%) CentOS
8 12 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.70%) Debian
9 5 (0.70%) Fedora
9 5 (0.70%) SUSE
9 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (28.45%) Low Latency
2 183 (25.77%) Multithreading
3 88 (12.39%) Risk Management
4 71 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (9.58%) Asset Management
6 67 (9.44%) Algorithmic Trading
7 60 (8.45%) Mentoring
8 58 (8.17%) Software Engineering
9 55 (7.75%) Analytics
9 55 (7.75%) Unit Testing
10 50 (7.04%) TDD
11 49 (6.90%) High Availability
12 46 (6.48%) OO
13 42 (5.92%) SDLC
14 39 (5.49%) Project Management
15 36 (5.07%) OOP
16 35 (4.93%) UML
17 34 (4.79%) ITIL
17 34 (4.79%) RUP
18 32 (4.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 292 (41.13%) Java
2 217 (30.56%) SQL
3 184 (25.92%) C++
4 139 (19.58%) Python
5 130 (18.31%) C#
6 65 (9.15%) JavaScript
7 60 (8.45%) Perl
8 54 (7.61%) Bash Shell
9 46 (6.48%) XPath
10 30 (4.23%) Ruby
11 26 (3.66%) C
12 19 (2.68%) PHP
12 19 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 16 (2.25%) VB
15 12 (1.69%) Scala
15 12 (1.69%) VBA
16 9 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 154 (21.69%) Degree
2 34 (4.79%) Brainbench
3 16 (2.25%) Sun Certification
4 11 (1.55%) RHCE
5 9 (1.27%) PhD
6 5 (0.70%) CFA
6 5 (0.70%) MBA
7 1 (0.14%) ACCA
7 1 (0.14%) CIMA
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.46%) QA
2 9 (1.27%) MiFID
3 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.56%) EMIR
4 3 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (1.69%) NFS
3 12 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (2.11%) Puppet
2 9 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.42%) CFEngine
3 3 (0.42%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.42%) Nagios
3 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 121 (17.04%) Oracle
2 62 (8.73%) Sybase
3 46 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 45 (6.34%) TIBCO
5 44 (6.20%) Fidessa
6 41 (5.77%) HP
7 40 (5.63%) ION Trading
8 37 (5.21%) Bloomberg
9 30 (4.23%) Reuters
10 24 (3.38%) IBM
11 23 (3.24%) Charles River
12 22 (3.10%) Red Hat
13 21 (2.96%) Citrix
14 17 (2.39%) Splunk
14 17 (2.39%) VMware
15 16 (2.25%) Sun
16 15 (2.11%) NetApp
17 14 (1.97%) Patsystems
18 13 (1.83%) Calypso
19 12 (1.69%) Linedata
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive compensation package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £350000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £150000 - £175000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago