Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 595 722 639
Rank change year-on-year +127 -83 -8
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 250 353 582
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 215 312 457
Median annual salary £100,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £55,500 £53,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £155,000 £120,000 £120,000
UK median annual salary £96,250 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +13.24% +6.25% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,622 121,923 148,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.36% 92.20% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 58,867 96,311 120,103
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronic Trading in England.

Salary trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronic Trading in England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the England region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 247 £100,000 +17.65% 21
Midlands +85 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 137 (54.80%) Java
2 105 (42.00%) Finance
3 93 (37.20%) Fixed Income
4 90 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (35.20%) Front Office
5 88 (35.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 87 (34.80%) FIX Protocol
7 84 (33.60%) Low Latency
8 76 (30.40%) Linux
9 72 (28.80%) Python
10 68 (27.20%) Banking
11 51 (20.40%) Unix
12 48 (19.20%) SQL
13 47 (18.80%) Computer Science
14 46 (18.40%) Degree
15 42 (16.80%) Analytics
15 42 (16.80%) Multithreading
16 39 (15.60%) QA
17 37 (14.80%) Oracle
17 37 (14.80%) AWS
18 36 (14.40%) Computer Science Degree
19 35 (14.00%) XML
19 35 (14.00%) Derivative
20 33 (13.20%) SQL Server
20 33 (13.20%) Fintech
21 32 (12.80%) OO
22 31 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
23 30 (12.00%) Windows
23 30 (12.00%) Algorithmic Trading
23 30 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence

Electronic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.80%) Confluence
2 2 (0.80%) Ethereum
2 2 (0.80%) Luigi
2 2 (0.80%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Sketch
3 1 (0.40%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.80%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.80%) AWS
2 9 (3.60%) Azure
3 6 (2.40%) Serverless
4 4 (1.60%) GitHub
4 4 (1.60%) Office 365
4 4 (1.60%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.80%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.60%) FIX Connectivity
2 19 (7.60%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.80%) Multicast
4 8 (3.20%) BGP
4 8 (3.20%) Skype
5 7 (2.80%) OSPF
6 6 (2.40%) Firewall
7 5 (2.00%) IGMP
7 5 (2.00%) SNMP
7 5 (2.00%) WAN
7 5 (2.00%) Wireless
8 4 (1.60%) SAN
9 3 (1.20%) LAN
10 2 (0.80%) VPLS
10 2 (0.80%) VPN
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.60%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 22 (8.80%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.40%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (5.60%) CouchDB
6 14 (5.60%) OLAP
6 14 (5.60%) OLTP
6 14 (5.60%) Oracle OLAP
6 14 (5.60%) Snowflake Schema
7 13 (5.20%) KDB
8 7 (2.80%) Kdb+
9 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.60%) Big Data
11 2 (0.80%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.80%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.60%) ERwin
2 14 (5.60%) Maven
2 14 (5.60%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (2.80%) JIRA
3 7 (2.80%) Robot Framework
4 6 (2.40%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.60%) Ant
7 3 (1.20%) GitLab
7 3 (1.20%) Gradle
7 3 (1.20%) Selenium
8 2 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.80%) webpack
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) GCC
9 1 (0.40%) GDB
9 1 (0.40%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.40%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.40%) YourKit
General
1 105 (42.00%) Finance
2 88 (35.20%) Front Office
3 68 (27.20%) Banking
4 29 (11.60%) Investment Banking
5 19 (7.60%) Back Office
6 12 (4.80%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.40%) Games
7 6 (2.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.80%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (45.60%) Developer
2 70 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 45 (18.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 31 (12.40%) Analyst
5 25 (10.00%) Architect
5 25 (10.00%) Pricing Developer
6 24 (9.60%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 22 (8.80%) Applications Support
7 22 (8.80%) Support Analyst
8 17 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
9 15 (6.00%) Java Pricing Developer
10 14 (5.60%) Data Architect
11 13 (5.20%) Java Engineer
11 13 (5.20%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Integration Engineer
13 10 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
13 10 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (4.00%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.60%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (34.80%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (14.00%) XML
3 22 (8.80%) HTML
4 18 (7.20%) HTML5
4 18 (7.20%) Kafka
5 14 (5.60%) JSON
6 11 (4.40%) React
7 10 (4.00%) WPF
8 8 (3.20%) .NET
9 7 (2.80%) Rendezvous
10 5 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.00%) CSS
10 5 (2.00%) JMS
11 4 (1.60%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.60%) Akka
11 4 (1.60%) Middleware
11 4 (1.60%) REST
11 4 (1.60%) STL
11 4 (1.60%) Swing
11 4 (1.60%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (37.20%) Fixed Income
2 88 (35.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (14.00%) Derivative
4 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (10.40%) Equities
6 21 (8.40%) Algorithms
6 21 (8.40%) Management Information System
7 19 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (7.60%) Hedge funds
8 15 (6.00%) User Experience
9 14 (5.60%) Reference Data
10 13 (5.20%) Data Structures
11 9 (3.60%) Data Centre
11 9 (3.60%) Eurex
12 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (2.00%) Equity Risk
14 5 (2.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (1.60%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.40%) Linux
2 51 (20.40%) Unix
3 30 (12.00%) Windows
4 12 (4.80%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.60%) Solaris
6 7 (2.80%) CentOS
6 7 (2.80%) SUSE
6 7 (2.80%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.00%) Debian
7 5 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (33.60%) Low Latency
3 47 (18.80%) Computer Science
4 42 (16.80%) Analytics
4 42 (16.80%) Multithreading
5 33 (13.20%) Fintech
6 32 (12.80%) OO
7 31 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (12.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 30 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 28 (11.20%) Software Engineering
10 25 (10.00%) Mathematics
11 24 (9.60%) Data Management
11 24 (9.60%) OOD
12 22 (8.80%) Automated Trading
12 22 (8.80%) Migration
12 22 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (8.00%) Data Architecture
13 20 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 20 (8.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 137 (54.80%) Java
2 72 (28.80%) Python
3 48 (19.20%) SQL
4 22 (8.80%) C++
5 20 (8.00%) C#
6 18 (7.20%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.80%) Perl
8 13 (5.20%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.60%) C
9 9 (3.60%) R
9 9 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.60%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.20%) Go
12 3 (1.20%) Java 8
12 3 (1.20%) Ruby
13 2 (0.80%) Scala
13 2 (0.80%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 46 (18.40%) Degree
2 36 (14.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (8.40%) AWS Certification
4 20 (8.00%) Master's Degree
5 8 (3.20%) CCNP
5 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.40%) CCIE
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.60%) QA
2 14 (5.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.80%) Docker
3 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.80%) Ansible
3 5 (2.00%) Grafana
4 4 (1.60%) SCCM
5 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.80%) Control-M
6 2 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (14.80%) Oracle
2 16 (6.40%) Red Hat
3 15 (6.00%) Bloomberg
4 13 (5.20%) ION Trading
5 10 (4.00%) Fidessa
5 10 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.60%) CQG
6 9 (3.60%) Patsystems
6 9 (3.60%) Reuters
6 9 (3.60%) Splunk
7 8 (3.20%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.80%) Trayport
9 6 (2.40%) Cisco
9 6 (2.40%) Dell
10 5 (2.00%) Solace
10 5 (2.00%) Tradeweb
10 5 (2.00%) VMware
11 4 (1.60%) Adobe
11 4 (1.60%) Sybase
12 3 (1.20%) EMC