Period
to 13 June 2021

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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 178 231
Rank change year-on-year +44 +53 -27
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 103 71 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.00% 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.19% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 98 69 84
10th Percentile £58,875 £65,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £75,625 £75,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £120,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +50.00% +3.23%
75th Percentile £122,500 £130,000 £102,500
90th Percentile £140,000 £155,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £105,000 £120,000 £79,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +50.94% +4.26%

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 4,915 5,972 9,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.22% 94.26% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,374 5,231 8,374
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronic Trading in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 65 (63.11%) Java
2 49 (47.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (46.60%) Banking
4 40 (38.83%) Finance
5 34 (33.01%) Front Office
6 33 (32.04%) FIX Protocol
7 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (24.27%) Fixed Income
9 22 (21.36%) Linux
9 22 (21.36%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (21.36%) Low Latency
10 21 (20.39%) SQL
11 20 (19.42%) Python
12 19 (18.45%) Fintech
13 18 (17.48%) Social Skills
14 16 (15.53%) Algorithmic Trading
15 14 (13.59%) AWS
16 13 (12.62%) DevOps
16 13 (12.62%) KDB
16 13 (12.62%) Multithreading
17 12 (11.65%) Spreadsheet
17 12 (11.65%) Investment Banking
17 12 (11.65%) Equities
17 12 (11.65%) Unix
18 10 (9.71%) Algorithms
18 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
19 9 (8.74%) Web Services
19 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
19 9 (8.74%) QA
19 9 (8.74%) SDLC

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 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) Network Security
2 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) KDB
2 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.97%) Big Data
4 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.97%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) JIRA
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.88%) GitLab
5 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.91%) Subversion
5 3 (2.91%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.94%) JUnit
6 2 (1.94%) Mockito
7 1 (0.97%) Maven
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (46.60%) Banking
2 40 (38.83%) Finance
3 34 (33.01%) Front Office
4 18 (17.48%) Social Skills
5 12 (11.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (57.28%) Developer
2 46 (44.66%) Java Developer
3 33 (32.04%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 28 (27.18%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Java Pricing Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Pricing Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 9 (8.74%) Electronics Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) KDB Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Python Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Analyst
11 3 (2.91%) QA Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (8.74%) Web Services
3 6 (5.83%) XML
4 5 (4.85%) .NET
4 5 (4.85%) React
4 5 (4.85%) SQLAlchemy
5 4 (3.88%) JMS
6 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.91%) Redux
6 3 (2.91%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.91%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (2.91%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.94%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.94%) Node.js
7 2 (1.94%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.97%) Kafka
8 1 (0.97%) Middleware
8 1 (0.97%) Spring
8 1 (0.97%) Spring Batch
8 1 (0.97%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 49 (47.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (24.27%) Fixed Income
3 22 (21.36%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (11.65%) Equities
5 10 (9.71%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.85%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.94%) Derivative
8 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) Low Latency
3 19 (18.45%) Fintech
4 16 (15.53%) Algorithmic Trading
5 13 (12.62%) DevOps
5 13 (12.62%) Multithreading
6 9 (8.74%) SDLC
6 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.74%) Thought Leadership
7 7 (6.80%) Analytics
7 7 (6.80%) Microservices
8 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.83%) Data Analytics
8 6 (5.83%) Migration
8 6 (5.83%) TDD
9 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.85%) Information Security
9 5 (4.85%) OO
9 5 (4.85%) OOP
9 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.11%) Java
2 21 (20.39%) SQL
3 20 (19.42%) Python
4 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.80%) C++
6 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.83%) C#
7 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.97%) CFA
2 1 (0.97%) CISSP
2 1 (0.97%) GIAC
2 1 (0.97%) GPEN
2 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Control-M
2 1 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (3.88%) Google
1 4 (3.88%) TIBCO
2 3 (2.91%) Fidessa
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle
2 3 (2.91%) Perforce
2 3 (2.91%) Portware
2 3 (2.91%) Sun
3 2 (1.94%) Bloomberg
3 2 (1.94%) Tradeweb
4 1 (0.97%) Intel
4 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.97%) Rapid7