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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 628 572 494
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -78
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 248 337 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 174 288 344
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
86854 87001 82391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.35% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70712 69242 68369
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Electronic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 12 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 5 March 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 -56 244 £70,000 -6.66% 63
London -42 233 £72,500 -3.33% 62
City of London -37 71 £70,000 -3.44% 23
South East - 10 £28,500 -
Surrey - 10 £28,500 -
Dorking - 8 £28,500 -
Scotland +3 3 - -
Glasgow +3 2 - -
Woking - 2 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +15 1 £150,000 +66.66%
Birmingham -17 1 £30,000 -29.41%
West Midlands -27 1 £30,000 -29.41%

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 312 (50.49%) Finance
2 245 (39.64%) SQL
3 200 (32.36%) Java
3 200 (32.36%) UNIX
4 171 (27.67%) Front Office
5 167 (27.02%) Linux
6 166 (26.86%) FIX Protocol
7 155 (25.08%) Equities
8 154 (24.92%) C#
9 144 (23.30%) Windows
10 125 (20.23%) Fixed Income
11 121 (19.58%) Low Latency
12 120 (19.42%) Degree
13 118 (19.09%) Multithreading
14 116 (18.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 115 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
16 113 (18.28%) Derivative
17 112 (18.12%) C++
18 111 (17.96%) Risk Management
19 102 (16.50%) Perl
19 102 (16.50%) Python
20 100 (16.18%) Banking
21 76 (12.30%) Hedge funds
22 73 (11.81%) Algorithmic Trading
22 73 (11.81%) .NET
23 72 (11.65%) Investment Banking
24 64 (10.36%) SQL Server
24 64 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
25 63 (10.19%) Oracle
26 62 (10.03%) Bloomberg

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
2 14 (2.27%) FormScape
3 9 (1.46%) MQSeries
4 7 (1.13%) MTS
5 6 (0.97%) Apache
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.49%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Node.js
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.24%) MS Office
3 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (4.53%) ION MarketView
2 16 (2.59%) Endur
2 16 (2.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.29%) RMDS
4 7 (1.13%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 6 (0.97%) 3000 Xtra
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.02%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.88%) WAN
3 23 (3.72%) LAN
4 21 (3.40%) Multicast
5 16 (2.59%) Firewall
6 11 (1.78%) SNMP
6 11 (1.78%) SAN
7 9 (1.46%) Internet
8 8 (1.29%) iSCSI
9 7 (1.13%) Network Security
10 6 (0.97%) tcpdump
11 5 (0.81%) MPLS
11 5 (0.81%) OSPF
11 5 (0.81%) BGP
12 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.49%) WAAS
13 3 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.49%) Intranet
13 3 (0.49%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.03%) Relational Database
3 39 (6.31%) RDBMS
4 18 (2.91%) MySQL
5 15 (2.43%) KDB
6 9 (1.46%) Informix
7 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.81%) DB2
9 4 (0.65%) OLAP
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.65%) MS Access
9 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.32%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (3.72%) Subversion
2 16 (2.59%) SpecFlow
3 10 (1.62%) Maven
4 9 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.81%) JIRA
6 2 (0.32%) jMock
6 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.32%) Hamcrest
6 2 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.16%) Hudson
7 1 (0.16%) GCC
7 1 (0.16%) GDB
7 1 (0.16%) Calabash
7 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.16%) JUnit
General
1 312 (50.49%) Finance
2 171 (27.67%) Front Office
3 100 (16.18%) Banking
4 72 (11.65%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 29 (4.69%) Back Office
7 7 (1.13%) Retail
7 7 (1.13%) Private Banking
8 5 (0.81%) Games
9 4 (0.65%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 250 (40.45%) Developer
2 143 (23.14%) Analyst
3 107 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 83 (13.43%) Support Analyst
5 76 (12.30%) Applications Support
6 66 (10.68%) C# Developer
7 43 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 42 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
9 40 (6.47%) C++ Developer
10 38 (6.15%) Programmer
11 33 (5.34%) Junior
12 31 (5.02%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (4.37%) Business Analyst
14 24 (3.88%) Administrator
15 22 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (3.40%) Senior Programmer
17 20 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
17 20 (3.24%) WPF Developer
18 19 (3.07%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (26.86%) FIX Protocol
2 73 (11.81%) .NET
3 51 (8.25%) Middleware
4 46 (7.44%) WPF
5 38 (6.15%) XML
6 37 (5.99%) ASP.NET
7 33 (5.34%) WinForms
8 26 (4.21%) Rendezvous
9 25 (4.05%) SOAP
10 23 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (3.07%) HTML
12 18 (2.91%) Spring
13 17 (2.75%) JMS
14 16 (2.59%) STL
15 15 (2.43%) J2EE
16 11 (1.78%) J2SE
17 10 (1.62%) WCF
18 9 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 9 (1.46%) Java RMI
18 9 (1.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 155 (25.08%) Equities
2 125 (20.23%) Fixed Income
3 116 (18.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 113 (18.28%) Derivative
5 76 (12.30%) Hedge funds
6 64 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (9.71%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.10%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.10%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.78%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.29%) Open Source
12 7 (1.13%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 200 (32.36%) UNIX
2 167 (27.02%) Linux
3 144 (23.30%) Windows
4 25 (4.05%) Solaris
5 24 (3.88%) Windows XP
6 16 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.43%) Windows NT
8 8 (1.29%) SUSE
8 8 (1.29%) Debian
8 8 (1.29%) Fedora
8 8 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.29%) CentOS
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (19.58%) Low Latency
2 118 (19.09%) Multithreading
3 115 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (17.96%) Risk Management
5 73 (11.81%) Algorithmic Trading
6 51 (8.25%) OO
7 43 (6.96%) TDD
8 41 (6.63%) E-Commerce
9 40 (6.47%) Workflow
10 28 (4.53%) Project Management
10 28 (4.53%) DevOps
11 25 (4.05%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.05%) OOP
12 23 (3.72%) Asset Management
12 23 (3.72%) MVC
12 23 (3.72%) Automated Testing
12 23 (3.72%) Analytics
13 22 (3.56%) Software Engineering
14 21 (3.40%) Business Analysis
15 19 (3.07%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 245 (39.64%) SQL
2 200 (32.36%) Java
3 154 (24.92%) C#
4 112 (18.12%) C++
5 102 (16.50%) Perl
5 102 (16.50%) Python
6 35 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 28 (4.53%) PHP
8 26 (4.21%) T-SQL
9 23 (3.72%) C
10 20 (3.24%) Ruby
10 20 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.75%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.59%) VC++
13 16 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.94%) VBA
15 11 (1.78%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.46%) XPath
17 8 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (19.42%) Degree
2 12 (1.94%) VCP4
3 9 (1.46%) Brainbench
4 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.97%) RHCE
5 6 (0.97%) CCNA
5 6 (0.97%) JNCIA
6 5 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.65%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.32%) PMP
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.32%) CCSP
8 2 (0.32%) CCNP
8 2 (0.32%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.65%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.16%) Xen
5 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.94%) Puppet
2 11 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.13%) CFEngine
5 5 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (0.81%) Ansible
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) OVSD
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 63 (10.19%) Oracle
2 62 (10.03%) Bloomberg
3 51 (8.25%) Sybase
4 49 (7.93%) Microsoft
5 46 (7.44%) TIBCO
6 41 (6.63%) Reuters
6 41 (6.63%) ION Trading
7 33 (5.34%) 29West
8 26 (4.21%) NYFIX
9 23 (3.72%) Fidessa
10 19 (3.07%) SunGard
10 19 (3.07%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.75%) Informatica
11 17 (2.75%) Patsystems
12 16 (2.59%) OpenLink
12 16 (2.59%) VMware
13 13 (2.10%) HP
14 11 (1.78%) GL TRADE
15 10 (1.62%) Tradeweb
15 10 (1.62%) Cisco
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
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City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + bonus + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + coms + full benefits
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