Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Electronic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronic Trading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 196 193
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 181 164 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 1.41% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.58% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 168 141 229
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,750 £45,000 £47,000
90th Percentile £94,125 £112,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

Electronic Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9128 10396 15326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.10% 89.42% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8240 9472 13280
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £94,325 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in the City of London.

Salary trend for Electronic Trading in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 91 (50.28%) Java
2 89 (49.17%) Linux
3 86 (47.51%) SQL
4 75 (41.44%) Python
5 71 (39.23%) Finance
6 61 (33.70%) Front Office
7 53 (29.28%) Unix
8 50 (27.62%) Windows
9 49 (27.07%) FIX Protocol
10 46 (25.41%) Banking
10 46 (25.41%) Fintech
11 45 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (24.86%) Degree
12 43 (23.76%) C++
13 38 (20.99%) Equities
14 34 (18.78%) Shell Script
15 33 (18.23%) Multithreading
15 33 (18.23%) Low Latency
16 27 (14.92%) XML
16 27 (14.92%) Perl
17 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
18 24 (13.26%) Oracle
18 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
19 23 (12.71%) Fixed Income
20 21 (11.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 21 (11.60%) Algorithmic Trading
21 18 (9.94%) Derivative
22 17 (9.39%) ITIL
23 16 (8.84%) C#
24 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP

Electronic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.66%) Confluence
1 3 (1.66%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.52%) Firewall
3 7 (3.87%) LAN
3 7 (3.87%) WAN
4 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (3.31%) iSCSI
4 6 (3.31%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.21%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (1.66%) BGP
6 3 (1.66%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.66%) Multicast
6 3 (1.66%) OSPF
7 2 (1.10%) Telnet
8 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) MySQL
3 10 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.87%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.31%) Big Data
6 3 (1.66%) KDB
7 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.55%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 10 (5.52%) JIRA
2 9 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.87%) Gradle
4 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.10%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.10%) SilkTest
5 2 (1.10%) Subversion
5 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) GitLab
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 71 (39.23%) Finance
2 61 (33.70%) Front Office
3 46 (25.41%) Banking
4 11 (6.08%) Back Office
5 9 (4.97%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.42%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.21%) Advertising
8 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (32.04%) Developer
2 44 (24.31%) Java Developer
3 41 (22.65%) Analyst
4 35 (19.34%) Graduate
5 29 (16.02%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 22 (12.15%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 19 (10.50%) Graduate Support Engineer
7 19 (10.50%) Support Engineer
8 15 (8.29%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (7.73%) Graduate Analyst
10 13 (7.18%) Electronic Trading Support
10 13 (7.18%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 12 (6.63%) Applications Support
11 12 (6.63%) Java Quantitative Developer
11 12 (6.63%) Quantitative Developer
11 12 (6.63%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.63%) Support Analyst
12 11 (6.08%) Business Analyst
12 11 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.87%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.07%) FIX Protocol
2 27 (14.92%) XML
3 13 (7.18%) SOAP
4 12 (6.63%) .NET
5 10 (5.52%) WPF
5 10 (5.52%) XSD
5 10 (5.52%) XSLT
6 9 (4.97%) RESTful
7 7 (3.87%) HTML
8 6 (3.31%) HTML5
8 6 (3.31%) Web Services
8 6 (3.31%) WinForms
9 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.66%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.66%) Spring
11 2 (1.10%) CSS
11 2 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.10%) Middleware
12 1 (0.55%) Rendezvous
12 1 (0.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.41%) Fintech
2 38 (20.99%) Equities
3 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
4 23 (12.71%) Fixed Income
5 21 (11.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (9.94%) Derivative
7 15 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (6.63%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.87%) User Experience
10 6 (3.31%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.66%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.66%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.66%) Spread Betting
13 2 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (1.10%) Swaptions
14 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 89 (49.17%) Linux
2 53 (29.28%) Unix
3 50 (27.62%) Windows
4 9 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.31%) CentOS
6 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.23%) Low Latency
2 33 (18.23%) Multithreading
3 21 (11.60%) Algorithmic Trading
4 17 (9.39%) ITIL
5 15 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (7.73%) High-Frequency Trading
7 13 (7.18%) TDD
8 12 (6.63%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.08%) Multithreaded Programming
10 10 (5.52%) Mathematics
10 10 (5.52%) Proactive Monitoring
10 10 (5.52%) Process Improvement
10 10 (5.52%) SDLC
11 9 (4.97%) Concurrent Programming
12 7 (3.87%) API Integration
12 7 (3.87%) Change Control
12 7 (3.87%) Client Onboarding
12 7 (3.87%) Physics
12 7 (3.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (50.28%) Java
2 86 (47.51%) SQL
3 75 (41.44%) Python
4 43 (23.76%) C++
5 34 (18.78%) Shell Script
6 27 (14.92%) Perl
7 16 (8.84%) C#
8 12 (6.63%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) C-shell
10 1 (0.55%) F#
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) R
10 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (24.86%) Degree
2 9 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.31%) RHCE
3 6 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.66%) PhD
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) Puppet
2 6 (3.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.66%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (13.26%) Oracle
2 12 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.52%) Sybase
4 8 (4.42%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.42%) Splunk
5 6 (3.31%) Citrix
5 6 (3.31%) HP
5 6 (3.31%) Infragistics
5 6 (3.31%) NetApp
5 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
5 6 (3.31%) VMware
6 5 (2.76%) ION Trading
6 5 (2.76%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.21%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.66%) Arista
8 3 (1.66%) Cisco
8 3 (1.66%) Reuters
8 3 (1.66%) Solace
9 2 (1.10%) Borland
9 2 (1.10%) Murex