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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 536 577 459
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -118
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 395 372 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 320 334 371
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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 +55 391 £67,500 - 55
London +19 348 £70,000 - 39
City of London -8 107 £70,000 +3.70% 18
East Midlands - 41 £35,000 - 12
Nottingham - 41 £35,000 - 12
Nottinghamshire - 41 £35,000 - 12
Docklands, London - 6 £105,000 -
Scotland +13 4 - -
Glasgow +10 4 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 330 (51.24%) Finance
2 248 (38.51%) UNIX
3 234 (36.34%) Front Office
4 222 (34.47%) Linux
5 209 (32.45%) Java
6 203 (31.52%) SQL
7 199 (30.90%) FIX Protocol
8 164 (25.47%) Equities
9 145 (22.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 132 (20.50%) Windows
11 127 (19.72%) Perl
12 126 (19.57%) Banking
13 122 (18.94%) Python
14 118 (18.32%) Fixed Income
14 118 (18.32%) Low Latency
15 105 (16.30%) Degree
16 102 (15.84%) C++
17 99 (15.37%) Derivative
17 99 (15.37%) Multithreading
18 92 (14.29%) Oracle
19 90 (13.98%) Hedge funds
20 83 (12.89%) Investment Banking
21 82 (12.73%) Relational Database
22 79 (12.27%) C#
23 75 (11.65%) Algorithmic Trading
24 72 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
24 72 (11.18%) TCP/IP
24 72 (11.18%) SDLC
25 70 (10.87%) Risk Management
26 64 (9.94%) SQL Server

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (1.86%) Tomcat
1 12 (1.86%) Apache
2 8 (1.24%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.09%) Node.js
4 6 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (0.93%) JBoss
4 6 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.31%) Confluence
5 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.42%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.64%) ION MarketView
2 13 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.47%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.31%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.93%) SaaS
2 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (11.18%) TCP/IP
2 45 (6.99%) WAN
3 43 (6.68%) LAN
4 35 (5.43%) Firewall
5 28 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 22 (3.42%) Multicast
7 13 (2.02%) NetScaler
8 12 (1.86%) Junos
8 12 (1.86%) SAN
8 12 (1.86%) Internet
9 8 (1.24%) BGP
9 8 (1.24%) OSPF
9 8 (1.24%) VPN
10 6 (0.93%) MPLS
11 5 (0.78%) SNMP
12 4 (0.62%) IPsec
12 4 (0.62%) VRRP
12 4 (0.62%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.62%) HSRP
12 4 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 64 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 53 (8.23%) RDBMS
4 18 (2.80%) MySQL
5 12 (1.86%) KDB
5 12 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (1.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 10 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 10 (1.55%) DB2
7 8 (1.24%) OLAP
8 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.78%) Informix
10 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (3.88%) Subversion
2 17 (2.64%) JIRA
3 16 (2.48%) JUnit
3 16 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.33%) Maven
5 9 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.09%) GCC
7 6 (0.93%) GDB
8 5 (0.78%) JSUnit
8 5 (0.78%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.47%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.47%) NUnit
11 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.16%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.16%) Calabash
12 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
General
1 330 (51.24%) Finance
2 234 (36.34%) Front Office
3 126 (19.57%) Banking
4 83 (12.89%) Investment Banking
5 45 (6.99%) Back Office
6 25 (3.88%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.95%) Legal
8 11 (1.71%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 222 (34.47%) Developer
2 134 (20.81%) Analyst
3 102 (15.84%) Applications Support
4 99 (15.37%) Java Developer
5 72 (11.18%) Support Analyst
6 58 (9.01%) C++ Developer
7 36 (5.59%) Support Engineer
8 31 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
9 30 (4.66%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (3.88%) C# Developer
10 25 (3.88%) Platform Engineer
11 24 (3.73%) Team Leader
11 24 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 24 (3.73%) Systems Support
12 19 (2.95%) Systems Support Engineer
12 19 (2.95%) Technology Consultant
12 19 (2.95%) Consultant
13 16 (2.48%) Programmer
14 15 (2.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (30.90%) FIX Protocol
2 64 (9.94%) XML
3 48 (7.45%) Middleware
4 38 (5.90%) HTML
5 37 (5.75%) SOAP
6 33 (5.12%) .NET
7 25 (3.88%) Web Services
8 22 (3.42%) Rendezvous
8 22 (3.42%) Spring
8 22 (3.42%) Ultra Messaging
9 21 (3.26%) HTML5
10 19 (2.95%) XML Schema
10 19 (2.95%) XSL
10 19 (2.95%) AngularJS
11 18 (2.80%) J2EE
12 16 (2.48%) STL
13 13 (2.02%) Apache Flex
13 13 (2.02%) WCF
14 11 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
15 10 (1.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 164 (25.47%) Equities
2 145 (22.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 118 (18.32%) Fixed Income
4 99 (15.37%) Derivative
5 90 (13.98%) Hedge funds
6 58 (9.01%) Computer Science
7 57 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (4.66%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.95%) Data Centre
10 17 (2.64%) Client/Server
11 14 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.17%) User Experience
12 13 (2.02%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.55%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.40%) Grid Computing
14 9 (1.40%) Physics
15 7 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (0.93%) Blackberry
17 5 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 248 (38.51%) UNIX
2 222 (34.47%) Linux
3 132 (20.50%) Windows
4 37 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.09%) Solaris
6 7 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.62%) CentOS
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.62%) Fedora
8 4 (0.62%) SUSE
8 4 (0.62%) Debian
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (18.32%) Low Latency
2 99 (15.37%) Multithreading
3 75 (11.65%) Algorithmic Trading
4 72 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (11.18%) SDLC
5 70 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 52 (8.07%) Software Engineering
7 51 (7.92%) Asset Management
8 49 (7.61%) Market Making
9 46 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 38 (5.90%) Change Control
11 37 (5.75%) OO
12 35 (5.43%) Project Management
13 32 (4.97%) OOP
14 29 (4.50%) ITIL
15 27 (4.19%) Unit Testing
15 27 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (4.04%) E-Commerce
17 24 (3.73%) Service Delivery
18 21 (3.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 209 (32.45%) Java
2 203 (31.52%) SQL
3 127 (19.72%) Perl
4 122 (18.94%) Python
5 102 (15.84%) C++
6 79 (12.27%) C#
7 45 (6.99%) JavaScript
8 43 (6.68%) Bash Shell
9 32 (4.97%) C
10 22 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.42%) VBA
10 22 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.95%) XPath
12 9 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.24%) Tcl
14 6 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.78%) PHP
15 5 (0.78%) Ruby
15 5 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 105 (16.30%) Degree
2 19 (2.95%) Brainbench
3 18 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.17%) JNCIA
4 14 (2.17%) CCNA
4 14 (2.17%) RHCE
5 13 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.55%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.93%) ISEB
8 4 (0.62%) PMP
8 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.62%) CCSP
8 4 (0.62%) CCNP
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) CEH
10 2 (0.31%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.31%) CISA
10 2 (0.31%) ACCA
10 2 (0.31%) SSCP
10 2 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.54%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (5.28%) Puppet
2 32 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (4.35%) CFEngine
4 27 (4.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 13 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.78%) Nagios
7 4 (0.62%) Icinga
8 2 (0.31%) Netcool
8 2 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 92 (14.29%) Oracle
2 39 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 34 (5.28%) TIBCO
4 32 (4.97%) VMware
5 30 (4.66%) Microsoft
6 27 (4.19%) Splunk
6 27 (4.19%) Sybase
7 23 (3.57%) HP
8 21 (3.26%) Bloomberg
9 19 (2.95%) ION Trading
9 19 (2.95%) Sophis
9 19 (2.95%) Reuters
10 18 (2.80%) Citrix
10 18 (2.80%) Juniper
11 17 (2.64%) Fidessa
12 15 (2.33%) Cisco
12 15 (2.33%) SolarWinds
13 13 (2.02%) NetApp
13 13 (2.02%) Patsystems
14 11 (1.71%) Sun
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