The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 563 457 424
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -33
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 360 517 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 324 366 544
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94020 85650 91144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.78% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75699 69888 77563
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 14 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 30 July 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 -103 353 £67,500 -3.57% 41
London -96 333 £70,000 -3.44% 39
City of London -15 133 £67,500 -3.57% 24
Cambridgeshire - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 11 £45,000 -
East of England - 11 £45,000 -
Scotland -19 5 £82,500 +83.33%
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
South East -19 4 £43,750 -20.45%
Glasgow -28 4 £82,500 +83.33%
Dartford - 4 £43,750 -
Kent - 4 £43,750 -
Canary Wharf +1 2 £75,000 +7.14%

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 358 (46.98%) Finance
2 326 (42.78%) Front Office
3 308 (40.42%) Java
4 305 (40.03%) UNIX
5 265 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 253 (33.20%) Linux
7 252 (33.07%) Low Latency
8 229 (30.05%) SQL
9 212 (27.82%) C++
10 190 (24.93%) Equities
11 186 (24.41%) Multithreading
12 181 (23.75%) Fixed Income
13 178 (23.36%) Banking
14 174 (22.83%) Algorithmic Trading
15 152 (19.95%) Degree
16 148 (19.42%) C#
17 147 (19.29%) Python
18 143 (18.77%) Derivative
19 127 (16.67%) Investment Banking
20 120 (15.75%) OO
21 116 (15.22%) Perl
22 101 (13.25%) Oracle
23 95 (12.47%) Windows
24 93 (12.20%) Computer Science
25 82 (10.76%) FIX Protocol
26 80 (10.50%) Mathematics
27 78 (10.24%) Sybase
28 71 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
29 68 (8.92%) Software Engineering
29 68 (8.92%) C

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (1.71%) Tomcat
1 13 (1.71%) Apache
2 6 (0.79%) Apache Solr
3 5 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.39%) IIS
5 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) GemFire
6 1 (0.13%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Project
3 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.05%) RMDS
3 4 (0.52%) Endur
4 3 (0.39%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.39%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) Eikon
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.26%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.13%) Kondor+
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.28%) Firewall
3 21 (2.76%) HTTP
4 19 (2.49%) Multicast
5 11 (1.44%) BGP
6 10 (1.31%) WAN
7 8 (1.05%) OSPF
8 7 (0.92%) WAAS
8 7 (0.92%) MPLS
8 7 (0.92%) VoIP
8 7 (0.92%) IPv6
9 5 (0.66%) NAS
9 5 (0.66%) InfiniBand
10 4 (0.52%) SAN
11 3 (0.39%) VPLS
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.26%) EIGRP
13 1 (0.13%) Wireless
13 1 (0.13%) DHCP
13 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.53%) KDB
2 51 (6.69%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.23%) Big Data
5 12 (1.57%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (4.07%) JUnit
2 20 (2.62%) Maven
3 19 (2.49%) Subversion
4 17 (2.23%) jMock
5 15 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.31%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.05%) Mockito
8 7 (0.92%) JIRA
8 7 (0.92%) GCC
8 7 (0.92%) GDB
9 6 (0.79%) Ant
10 5 (0.66%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.52%) Hamcrest
11 4 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (0.52%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.52%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.39%) Log4j
12 3 (0.39%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 358 (46.98%) Finance
2 326 (42.78%) Front Office
3 178 (23.36%) Banking
4 127 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.67%) Back Office
6 25 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.66%) Marketing
7 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.66%) Games
8 3 (0.39%) Retail
9 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 448 (58.79%) Developer
2 216 (28.35%) Java Developer
3 131 (17.19%) Analyst
4 116 (15.22%) C++ Developer
5 104 (13.65%) Applications Support
6 94 (12.34%) Senior Developer
7 86 (11.29%) Support Analyst
7 86 (11.29%) C# Developer
8 55 (7.22%) Applications Support Analyst
9 54 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (3.54%) Business Analyst
10 27 (3.54%) WPF Developer
11 24 (3.15%) Senior C++ Developer
12 21 (2.76%) Team Leader
13 20 (2.62%) Programmer
14 19 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (2.23%) C++ Programmer
16 16 (2.10%) C++ Team Leader
16 16 (2.10%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.76%) FIX Protocol
2 55 (7.22%) WPF
3 53 (6.96%) Spring
3 53 (6.96%) .NET
4 51 (6.69%) STL
5 45 (5.91%) Middleware
6 44 (5.77%) Rendezvous
7 43 (5.64%) XML
8 29 (3.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 26 (3.41%) ASP.NET
10 22 (2.89%) EJB
10 22 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (2.62%) Hibernate
12 17 (2.23%) Ajax
13 16 (2.10%) WCF
13 16 (2.10%) J2EE
14 12 (1.57%) HTML
14 12 (1.57%) JMS
14 12 (1.57%) Java EE
15 11 (1.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 265 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 190 (24.93%) Equities
3 181 (23.75%) Fixed Income
4 143 (18.77%) Derivative
5 93 (12.20%) Computer Science
6 80 (10.50%) Mathematics
7 57 (7.48%) Hedge funds
8 43 (5.64%) Client/Server
9 42 (5.51%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (3.54%) Open Source
11 23 (3.02%) N-Tier
12 21 (2.76%) Credit Derivative
13 16 (2.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 16 (2.10%) Physics
13 16 (2.10%) Spread Betting
14 10 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.79%) VWAP
15 6 (0.79%) Statistics
16 4 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 305 (40.03%) UNIX
2 253 (33.20%) Linux
3 95 (12.47%) Windows
4 34 (4.46%) Solaris
5 19 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.39%) VMS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (33.07%) Low Latency
2 186 (24.41%) Multithreading
3 174 (22.83%) Algorithmic Trading
4 120 (15.75%) OO
5 71 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (8.92%) Software Engineering
7 64 (8.40%) Risk Management
8 56 (7.35%) TDD
9 45 (5.91%) Scrum
10 37 (4.86%) Analytics
10 37 (4.86%) Project Management
11 35 (4.59%) E-Commerce
12 33 (4.33%) OOP
13 31 (4.07%) OOD
14 22 (2.89%) MVC
14 22 (2.89%) Business Analysis
15 21 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (2.62%) Workflow
17 18 (2.36%) Investment Management
18 17 (2.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 308 (40.42%) Java
2 229 (30.05%) SQL
3 212 (27.82%) C++
4 148 (19.42%) C#
5 147 (19.29%) Python
6 116 (15.22%) Perl
7 68 (8.92%) C
8 41 (5.38%) Bash Shell
9 33 (4.33%) JavaScript
10 25 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.23%) Korn
12 15 (1.97%) VBA
13 14 (1.84%) Ruby
14 9 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.92%) VC++
15 7 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.92%) VB
16 5 (0.66%) Scala
17 3 (0.39%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (19.95%) Degree
2 18 (2.36%) PhD
3 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.52%) 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%) MCITP
7 1 (0.13%) CCVP
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
7 1 (0.13%) CWNA
7 1 (0.13%) CWSP
7 1 (0.13%) MBA
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CCDA
7 1 (0.13%) CCDP
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) EMIR
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (2.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (13.25%) Oracle
2 78 (10.24%) Sybase
3 59 (7.74%) TIBCO
4 38 (4.99%) ION Trading
5 35 (4.59%) 29West
6 29 (3.81%) Bloomberg
7 28 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 25 (3.28%) Fidessa
9 23 (3.02%) Microsoft
10 17 (2.23%) Reuters
11 10 (1.31%) Tradeweb
12 9 (1.18%) Google
13 8 (1.05%) MarketAxess
14 7 (0.92%) VMware
14 7 (0.92%) SunGard
15 6 (0.79%) HP
16 5 (0.66%) GL TRADE
16 5 (0.66%) Caplin
16 5 (0.66%) Cisco
16 5 (0.66%) Informatica
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