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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 562 435 471
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +36
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 360 556 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.64% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 318 409 447
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 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £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 19 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 19 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 -129 356 £65,000 -10.34% 35
London -92 342 £65,000 -13.33% 34
City of London -26 120 £65,000 -18.75% 21
East of England - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £45,000 -
Kent +1 4 £43,750 +2.94%
South East -28 4 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Dartford - 4 £43,750 -
Canary Wharf +16 2 £75,000 -11.76%
Glasgow -4 1 £82,500 +83.33%
Scotland -19 1 £82,500 +83.33%
Nottinghamshire -23 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands -24 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham -25 1 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 336 (44.21%) Front Office
2 331 (43.55%) Finance
3 287 (37.76%) Java
4 274 (36.05%) UNIX
5 263 (34.61%) SQL
6 245 (32.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 228 (30.00%) Low Latency
8 205 (26.97%) Linux
8 205 (26.97%) Equities
9 187 (24.61%) Banking
10 166 (21.84%) Algorithmic Trading
11 165 (21.71%) C++
12 164 (21.58%) Multithreading
13 161 (21.18%) Fixed Income
14 157 (20.66%) C#
15 139 (18.29%) Investment Banking
16 128 (16.84%) Python
17 126 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
18 116 (15.26%) Perl
19 114 (15.00%) Derivative
20 110 (14.47%) Degree
21 107 (14.08%) OO
22 85 (11.18%) Windows
23 84 (11.05%) FIX Protocol
24 77 (10.13%) Oracle
25 71 (9.34%) Risk Management
26 69 (9.08%) Sybase
27 67 (8.82%) .NET
28 65 (8.55%) Computer Science
29 61 (8.03%) KDB

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 8 (1.05%) Apache
1 8 (1.05%) Tomcat
1 8 (1.05%) MQSeries
2 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
3 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.39%) IIS
5 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) MTS
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 24 (3.16%) 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%) Eikon
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Kondor+
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.61%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.82%) Firewall
3 21 (2.76%) Multicast
4 15 (1.97%) HTTP
5 11 (1.45%) WAN
5 11 (1.45%) BGP
6 8 (1.05%) OSPF
7 7 (0.92%) WAAS
7 7 (0.92%) IPv6
7 7 (0.92%) MPLS
7 7 (0.92%) VoIP
7 7 (0.92%) SNMP
8 3 (0.39%) SAN
8 3 (0.39%) AMQP
8 3 (0.39%) VPLS
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.39%) Network Security
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.03%) KDB
2 45 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.84%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.58%) Big Data
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%) 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%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.55%) Subversion
2 25 (3.29%) SpecFlow
3 24 (3.16%) JUnit
4 16 (2.11%) Maven
5 13 (1.71%) jMock
6 8 (1.05%) JIRA
6 8 (1.05%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (0.66%) Hamcrest
8 4 (0.53%) Mockito
8 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.39%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.39%) Log4j
9 3 (0.39%) Ant
9 3 (0.39%) GCC
9 3 (0.39%) GDB
10 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
General
1 336 (44.21%) Front Office
2 331 (43.55%) Finance
3 187 (24.61%) Banking
4 139 (18.29%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.16%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.76%) Back Office
7 4 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.53%) Games
7 4 (0.53%) Marketing
8 3 (0.39%) Retail
9 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 416 (54.74%) Developer
2 187 (24.61%) Java Developer
3 149 (19.61%) Analyst
4 108 (14.21%) Applications Support
5 103 (13.55%) Support Analyst
6 90 (11.84%) C# Developer
7 85 (11.18%) Senior Developer
8 79 (10.39%) C++ Developer
9 58 (7.63%) Applications Support Analyst
10 43 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (3.29%) WPF Developer
14 22 (2.89%) Team Leader
15 20 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (2.37%) Senior C++ Developer
17 17 (2.24%) Software Developer
18 15 (1.97%) C++ Team Leader
19 13 (1.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.05%) FIX Protocol
2 67 (8.82%) .NET
3 52 (6.84%) Middleware
4 43 (5.66%) Spring
5 40 (5.26%) WPF
6 37 (4.87%) ASP.NET
7 35 (4.61%) Rendezvous
8 33 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (4.21%) XML
10 30 (3.95%) STL
11 23 (3.03%) EJB
12 19 (2.50%) HTML
13 17 (2.24%) JMS
14 16 (2.11%) Hibernate
14 16 (2.11%) Ajax
15 15 (1.97%) HTML5
16 14 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (1.58%) J2EE
18 11 (1.45%) WCF
19 9 (1.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 245 (32.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 205 (26.97%) Equities
3 161 (21.18%) Fixed Income
4 114 (15.00%) Derivative
5 65 (8.55%) Computer Science
6 56 (7.37%) Hedge funds
7 55 (7.24%) Mathematics
8 34 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (4.21%) Open Source
10 28 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
11 27 (3.55%) Client/Server
12 23 (3.03%) N-Tier
13 17 (2.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 17 (2.24%) Spread Betting
14 14 (1.84%) Credit Derivative
15 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.92%) Physics
17 6 (0.79%) Reference Data
17 6 (0.79%) VWAP
18 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 274 (36.05%) UNIX
2 205 (26.97%) Linux
3 85 (11.18%) Windows
4 27 (3.55%) Solaris
5 17 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.39%) VMS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (30.00%) Low Latency
2 166 (21.84%) Algorithmic Trading
3 164 (21.58%) Multithreading
4 126 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (14.08%) OO
6 71 (9.34%) Risk Management
7 52 (6.84%) TDD
8 46 (6.05%) E-Commerce
9 41 (5.39%) Software Engineering
10 34 (4.47%) MVC
11 32 (4.21%) Project Management
12 29 (3.82%) ETRM
12 29 (3.82%) Analytics
13 27 (3.55%) OOP
14 26 (3.42%) Scrum
15 25 (3.29%) Automated Testing
15 25 (3.29%) BDD
16 24 (3.16%) Test Automation
17 21 (2.76%) Business Analysis
18 18 (2.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (37.76%) Java
2 263 (34.61%) SQL
3 165 (21.71%) C++
4 157 (20.66%) C#
5 128 (16.84%) Python
6 116 (15.26%) Perl
7 47 (6.18%) C
8 34 (4.47%) JavaScript
9 29 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 24 (3.16%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.37%) Ruby
12 16 (2.11%) VBA
13 11 (1.45%) VC++
14 8 (1.05%) Korn
15 5 (0.66%) AWK
15 5 (0.66%) Groovy
16 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.39%) Scala
18 2 (0.26%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 110 (14.47%) Degree
2 11 (1.45%) 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 25 (3.29%) 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%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (10.13%) Oracle
2 69 (9.08%) Sybase
3 44 (5.79%) TIBCO
4 39 (5.13%) 29West
5 32 (4.21%) Bloomberg
6 30 (3.95%) Fidessa
7 26 (3.42%) Reuters
8 24 (3.16%) OpenLink
9 23 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.63%) Microsoft
11 19 (2.50%) ION Trading
12 11 (1.45%) Tradeweb
13 10 (1.32%) Google
14 9 (1.18%) MarketAxess
15 6 (0.79%) VMware
15 6 (0.79%) SunGard
15 6 (0.79%) HP
16 5 (0.66%) Cisco
17 4 (0.53%) Murex
17 4 (0.53%) Informatica
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