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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 627 555 490
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -65
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 252 399 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 208 343 348
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +5.55%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 8 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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -67 252 £67,500 -6.89% 34
London -41 245 £67,500 -10.00% 30
City of London -4 66 £70,000 - 16
Nottingham - 7 £30,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 2
Docklands, London +12 6 £105,000 +31.25%
Canary Wharf - 2 £57,500 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 272 (53.97%) Finance
2 198 (39.29%) UNIX
3 178 (35.32%) Front Office
4 169 (33.53%) SQL
5 164 (32.54%) Java
5 164 (32.54%) Linux
6 144 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
7 128 (25.40%) Equities
8 119 (23.61%) Python
8 119 (23.61%) Perl
9 116 (23.02%) Windows
10 111 (22.02%) Low Latency
11 103 (20.44%) Fixed Income
12 102 (20.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 86 (17.06%) C++
14 79 (15.67%) Multithreading
15 78 (15.48%) Derivative
15 78 (15.48%) C#
16 75 (14.88%) Degree
17 64 (12.70%) Banking
18 57 (11.31%) Relational Database
19 56 (11.11%) Hedge funds
20 55 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (10.12%) Risk Management
23 49 (9.72%) SQL Server
23 49 (9.72%) Algorithmic Trading
24 47 (9.33%) SDLC
25 43 (8.53%) RDBMS
26 40 (7.94%) Oracle

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (2.18%) Apache
2 9 (1.79%) FormScape
3 8 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.19%) IIS
4 6 (1.19%) JBoss
5 3 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) MTS
Applications
1 25 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.37%) MS Office
3 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.38%) ION MarketView
2 9 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.39%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.40%) RMDS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.55%) TCP/IP
2 30 (5.95%) WAN
3 28 (5.56%) LAN
4 24 (4.76%) Firewall
5 23 (4.56%) iSCSI
6 11 (2.18%) Multicast
7 8 (1.59%) Internet
7 8 (1.59%) NetScaler
8 7 (1.39%) Junos
9 5 (0.99%) VPN
9 5 (0.99%) SNMP
10 4 (0.79%) IPsec
10 4 (0.79%) OSPF
10 4 (0.79%) VRRP
10 4 (0.79%) BGP
10 4 (0.79%) SAN
10 4 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.79%) HSRP
11 3 (0.60%) Intranet
11 3 (0.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.31%) Relational Database
2 49 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 43 (8.53%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.79%) MySQL
4 9 (1.79%) Informix
5 8 (1.59%) OLAP
6 7 (1.39%) KDB
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.40%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.20%) MS Access
9 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (2.58%) JIRA
2 6 (1.19%) GCC
2 6 (1.19%) Subversion
3 5 (0.99%) GDB
4 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) Calabash
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 272 (53.97%) Finance
2 178 (35.32%) Front Office
3 64 (12.70%) Banking
4 40 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.56%) Back Office
6 16 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.99%) Games
7 5 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 168 (33.33%) Developer
2 110 (21.83%) Analyst
3 81 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 70 (13.89%) Applications Support
5 50 (9.92%) Support Analyst
6 42 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 34 (6.75%) Support Engineer
8 30 (5.95%) Junior
9 27 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (5.36%) Systems Support
10 26 (5.16%) Programmer
11 24 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.37%) Business Analyst
12 22 (4.37%) C# Developer
13 21 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
13 21 (4.17%) Administrator
14 19 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (3.77%) Systems Support Engineer
15 18 (3.57%) Java Programmer
16 17 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
2 36 (7.14%) Middleware
3 35 (6.94%) .NET
4 31 (6.15%) Ultra Messaging
5 27 (5.36%) XML
6 26 (5.16%) WPF
7 17 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.17%) Rendezvous
9 15 (2.98%) TIBCO EMS
9 15 (2.98%) WinForms
9 15 (2.98%) SOAP
9 15 (2.98%) STL
10 14 (2.78%) HTML
11 11 (2.18%) Pthreads
11 11 (2.18%) POSIX
11 11 (2.18%) XSLT
11 11 (2.18%) JMS
12 8 (1.59%) XSD
12 8 (1.59%) Web Services
12 8 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 128 (25.40%) Equities
2 103 (20.44%) Fixed Income
3 102 (20.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 78 (15.48%) Derivative
5 56 (11.11%) Hedge funds
6 54 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (6.75%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.38%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.38%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.59%) Eurex
12 7 (1.39%) Physics
13 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.99%) User Experience
15 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.60%) N-Tier
16 2 (0.40%) Economics
16 2 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 198 (39.29%) UNIX
2 164 (32.54%) Linux
3 116 (23.02%) Windows
4 33 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.17%) Solaris
6 9 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.59%) SUSE
7 8 (1.59%) Debian
7 8 (1.59%) Fedora
7 8 (1.59%) CentOS
7 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.19%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.02%) Low Latency
2 79 (15.67%) Multithreading
3 55 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (10.12%) Risk Management
5 49 (9.72%) Algorithmic Trading
6 47 (9.33%) SDLC
7 38 (7.54%) Workflow
8 35 (6.94%) OO
9 32 (6.35%) Market Making
10 29 (5.75%) Change Control
11 28 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 26 (5.16%) Project Management
12 26 (5.16%) DevOps
13 25 (4.96%) ITIL
14 24 (4.76%) Asset Management
15 23 (4.56%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
17 16 (3.17%) OOP
17 16 (3.17%) Software Engineering
18 14 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (33.53%) SQL
2 164 (32.54%) Java
3 119 (23.61%) Python
3 119 (23.61%) Perl
4 86 (17.06%) C++
5 78 (15.48%) C#
6 32 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 29 (5.75%) Bash Shell
8 27 (5.36%) PHP
8 27 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 24 (4.76%) C
10 20 (3.97%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.77%) VBA
12 14 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.59%) Tcl
14 8 (1.59%) VC++
15 6 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.99%) Ruby
17 4 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (14.88%) Degree
2 18 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (2.78%) RHCE
3 14 (2.78%) CCNA
3 14 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 13 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.79%) CCSP
5 4 (0.79%) CCNP
5 4 (0.79%) PMP
5 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) Brainbench
7 2 (0.40%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ACCA
8 1 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.56%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Xen
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (4.56%) CFEngine
1 23 (4.56%) Puppet
1 23 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.40%) Netcool
3 2 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 40 (7.94%) Oracle
2 38 (7.54%) TIBCO
3 35 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 25 (4.96%) VMware
5 22 (4.37%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.57%) Splunk
7 17 (3.37%) Sophis
7 17 (3.37%) Bloomberg
8 16 (3.17%) ION Trading
9 15 (2.98%) Sybase
10 14 (2.78%) NYFIX
11 13 (2.58%) Citrix
11 13 (2.58%) Reuters
12 12 (2.38%) Fidessa
13 10 (1.98%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.79%) Patsystems
14 9 (1.79%) GL TRADE
14 9 (1.79%) Informatica
15 8 (1.59%) NetApp
15 8 (1.59%) Juniper
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oak OTC LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + end of year performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Ltd
Salary: £35,000- £42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-70k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago