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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 570 439 454
Rank change year-on-year
-131 +15
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 342 545 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 306 391 509
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
92437 86019 92024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.56% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73692 70342 78027
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -155 336 £65,000 -11.86% 57
London -106 318 £65,000 -13.33% 53
City of London -7 127 £65,000 -18.75% 33
East of England - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 11 £45,000 - 1
Kent -2 4 £43,750 -
South East -37 4 £43,750 -20.45% 3
Dartford - 4 £43,750 -
Scotland -15 3 £82,500 +88.57%
Glasgow -14 2 £82,500 +88.57%
Canary Wharf - 2 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire -21 1 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham -22 1 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -26 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
County Antrim - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 353 (47.00%) Finance
2 323 (43.01%) Front Office
3 291 (38.75%) Java
4 290 (38.62%) UNIX
5 253 (33.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 240 (31.96%) SQL
7 234 (31.16%) Linux
8 231 (30.76%) Low Latency
9 199 (26.50%) Equities
10 182 (24.23%) C++
11 175 (23.30%) Banking
12 171 (22.77%) Algorithmic Trading
13 167 (22.24%) Multithreading
14 164 (21.84%) Fixed Income
15 148 (19.71%) C#
16 138 (18.38%) Python
17 134 (17.84%) Derivative
18 129 (17.18%) Investment Banking
19 127 (16.91%) Degree
20 117 (15.58%) Perl
21 115 (15.31%) OO
22 95 (12.65%) Windows
23 89 (11.85%) Oracle
24 88 (11.72%) FIX Protocol
25 79 (10.52%) Computer Science
25 79 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
26 72 (9.59%) Sybase
27 66 (8.79%) Risk Management
27 66 (8.79%) Mathematics
28 62 (8.26%) .NET

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.60%) Apache
1 12 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 4 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.40%) IIS
3 3 (0.40%) MQSeries
3 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.13%) GemFire
Applications
1 13 (1.73%) 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 13 (1.73%) Endur
2 8 (1.07%) RMDS
3 6 (0.80%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.53%) Summit
5 2 (0.27%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.27%) Eikon
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.13%) Kondor+
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.99%) Firewall
2 29 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.66%) HTTP
4 18 (2.40%) Multicast
5 11 (1.46%) WAN
5 11 (1.46%) BGP
6 8 (1.07%) OSPF
7 7 (0.93%) WAAS
7 7 (0.93%) IPv6
7 7 (0.93%) MPLS
7 7 (0.93%) VoIP
8 3 (0.40%) SNMP
8 3 (0.40%) SAN
8 3 (0.40%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.40%) VPLS
8 3 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.40%) NAS
9 2 (0.27%) LAN
9 2 (0.27%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.99%) KDB
2 46 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.00%) Big Data
5 13 (1.73%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.27%) MS Access
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (3.73%) JUnit
2 23 (3.06%) Subversion
3 17 (2.26%) Maven
3 17 (2.26%) jMock
4 13 (1.73%) SpecFlow
5 7 (0.93%) JIRA
6 6 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.67%) Hamcrest
7 5 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (0.67%) GCC
7 5 (0.67%) GDB
7 5 (0.67%) Ant
8 4 (0.53%) Mockito
9 3 (0.40%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.40%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.40%) Log4j
10 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 353 (47.00%) Finance
2 323 (43.01%) Front Office
3 175 (23.30%) Banking
4 129 (17.18%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.20%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.93%) Back Office
7 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.67%) Games
8 4 (0.53%) Marketing
9 3 (0.40%) Retail
10 2 (0.27%) 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
1 421 (56.06%) Developer
2 193 (25.70%) Java Developer
3 140 (18.64%) Analyst
4 105 (13.98%) Applications Support
5 95 (12.65%) Support Analyst
6 94 (12.52%) C++ Developer
7 90 (11.98%) C# Developer
8 89 (11.85%) Senior Developer
9 55 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 48 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (3.33%) WPF Developer
13 24 (3.20%) Business Analyst
14 23 (3.06%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (2.66%) Senior C++ Developer
16 17 (2.26%) Senior C# Developer
16 17 (2.26%) Software Developer
17 16 (2.13%) Project Manager
17 16 (2.13%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.72%) FIX Protocol
2 62 (8.26%) .NET
3 48 (6.39%) WPF
4 47 (6.26%) Spring
5 45 (5.99%) Middleware
6 40 (5.33%) STL
7 35 (4.66%) ASP.NET
8 34 (4.53%) Rendezvous
9 33 (4.39%) XML
10 31 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (3.06%) EJB
12 22 (2.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 17 (2.26%) HTML
13 17 (2.26%) Ajax
13 17 (2.26%) Hibernate
14 14 (1.86%) WCF
15 13 (1.73%) HTML5
15 13 (1.73%) JMS
15 13 (1.73%) J2EE
16 11 (1.46%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 253 (33.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 199 (26.50%) Equities
3 164 (21.84%) Fixed Income
4 134 (17.84%) Derivative
5 79 (10.52%) Computer Science
6 66 (8.79%) Mathematics
7 60 (7.99%) Hedge funds
8 42 (5.59%) Equity Derivative
9 34 (4.53%) Client/Server
10 31 (4.13%) Open Source
11 25 (3.33%) N-Tier
12 20 (2.66%) Credit Derivative
13 17 (2.26%) Spread Betting
14 16 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 9 (1.20%) Physics
16 7 (0.93%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.80%) DTCC
17 6 (0.80%) VWAP
17 6 (0.80%) Reference Data
17 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 290 (38.62%) UNIX
2 234 (31.16%) Linux
3 95 (12.65%) Windows
4 30 (3.99%) Solaris
5 18 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.40%) VMS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (30.76%) Low Latency
2 171 (22.77%) Algorithmic Trading
3 167 (22.24%) Multithreading
4 115 (15.31%) OO
5 79 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (8.79%) Risk Management
7 52 (6.92%) TDD
8 50 (6.66%) Software Engineering
9 40 (5.33%) Scrum
10 38 (5.06%) Project Management
10 38 (5.06%) E-Commerce
11 31 (4.13%) MVC
12 29 (3.86%) OOP
12 29 (3.86%) Analytics
13 23 (3.06%) OOD
14 20 (2.66%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (2.53%) ETRM
16 18 (2.40%) Business Analysis
17 17 (2.26%) Workflow
17 17 (2.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (38.75%) Java
2 240 (31.96%) SQL
3 182 (24.23%) C++
4 148 (19.71%) C#
5 138 (18.38%) Python
6 117 (15.58%) Perl
7 52 (6.92%) C
8 34 (4.53%) JavaScript
9 30 (3.99%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.86%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.26%) VBA
12 14 (1.86%) Ruby
13 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.60%) Korn
15 10 (1.33%) VC++
16 4 (0.53%) Scala
17 3 (0.40%) VB
17 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.27%) PHP
18 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 127 (16.91%) Degree
2 17 (2.26%) PhD
3 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.53%) CCNP
5 3 (0.40%) CCIE
5 3 (0.40%) CCNA
5 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.27%) 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 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) EMIR
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (11.85%) Oracle
2 72 (9.59%) Sybase
3 42 (5.59%) TIBCO
4 36 (4.79%) 29West
5 29 (3.86%) Bloomberg
5 29 (3.86%) Fidessa
6 25 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 24 (3.20%) ION Trading
8 20 (2.66%) Microsoft
9 19 (2.53%) Reuters
10 13 (1.73%) OpenLink
11 10 (1.33%) Google
11 10 (1.33%) Tradeweb
12 9 (1.20%) MarketAxess
13 7 (0.93%) VMware
14 6 (0.80%) HP
15 5 (0.67%) Cisco
16 4 (0.53%) Sun
16 4 (0.53%) Murex
16 4 (0.53%) SunGard
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