Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 656 512
Rank change year-on-year +99 -144 +54
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 786 625 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 542 533 917
England median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £116,125 £113,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +7.69%

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 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +76 750 £75,000 -11.76% 62
North of England - 18 £45,000 -
Midlands +41 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +30 17 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £47,500 -
North West - 4 £35,000 -
South West +6 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 443 (56.36%) Java
2 424 (53.94%) Finance
3 335 (42.62%) Banking
4 333 (42.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 326 (41.48%) Low Latency
6 299 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
7 268 (34.10%) Multithreading
8 266 (33.84%) Front Office
9 246 (31.30%) FIX Protocol
10 231 (29.39%) Investment Banking
11 218 (27.74%) SQL
12 190 (24.17%) Linux
13 185 (23.54%) Unix
14 164 (20.87%) Derivative
15 157 (19.97%) Python
16 156 (19.85%) Wealth Management
17 150 (19.08%) Asset Management
18 143 (18.19%) Retail Banking
19 140 (17.81%) Software Delivery
20 124 (15.78%) Fixed Income
20 124 (15.78%) Risk Management
21 118 (15.01%) C++
22 115 (14.63%) Equities
23 102 (12.98%) Windows
24 101 (12.85%) Algorithmic Trading
25 96 (12.21%) Degree
26 95 (12.09%) Oracle
27 89 (11.32%) C#
28 88 (11.20%) Market Making
29 81 (10.31%) Computer Science

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 20 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.38%) Confluence
3 3 (0.38%) DataSynapse
4 2 (0.25%) Apache
4 2 (0.25%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.67%) ION MarketView
2 9 (1.15%) RMDS
3 3 (0.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) SaaS
2 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) npm
4 2 (0.25%) Yarn
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.31%) LAN
2 26 (3.31%) WAN
3 20 (2.54%) Firewall
4 19 (2.42%) FIX Connectivity
5 11 (1.40%) Network Security
6 9 (1.15%) BGP
6 9 (1.15%) EIGRP
6 9 (1.15%) OSPF
7 7 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (0.89%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.76%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.51%) MPLS
9 4 (0.51%) Multicast
10 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.25%) HTTP
10 2 (0.25%) Telnet
11 1 (0.13%) SMS
11 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.44%) KDB
3 20 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.42%) MySQL
4 19 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.15%) Big Data
9 7 (0.89%) Kdb+
10 5 (0.64%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.38%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.13%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (3.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.80%) JIRA
3 19 (2.42%) Maven
4 17 (2.16%) JUnit
4 17 (2.16%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.04%) Subversion
6 11 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.27%) Gradle
8 8 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.38%) JBehave
10 3 (0.38%) Moq
10 3 (0.38%) NUnit
10 3 (0.38%) Selenium
11 2 (0.25%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.25%) Mockito
12 1 (0.13%) Ant
12 1 (0.13%) SilkPerformer
12 1 (0.13%) SilkTest
General
1 424 (53.94%) Finance
2 335 (42.62%) Banking
3 266 (33.84%) Front Office
4 231 (29.39%) Investment Banking
5 143 (18.19%) Retail Banking
6 20 (2.54%) Back Office
7 19 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.53%) Advertising
9 10 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.02%) Games
11 6 (0.76%) Retail
12 5 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 400 (50.89%) Developer
2 225 (28.63%) Java Developer
3 206 (26.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 126 (16.03%) Analyst
5 112 (14.25%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 80 (10.18%) Quantitative Developer
7 58 (7.38%) Applications Support
8 53 (6.74%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 53 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 48 (6.11%) Front Office Developer
10 47 (5.98%) Support Analyst
11 36 (4.58%) Graduate
11 36 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 33 (4.20%) C++ Developer
13 31 (3.94%) Electronic Trading Support
14 30 (3.82%) Business Analyst
14 30 (3.82%) Support Engineer
15 25 (3.18%) C# Developer
16 23 (2.93%) FIX Analyst
17 22 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (31.30%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (6.62%) XML
3 45 (5.73%) .NET
4 43 (5.47%) Ultra Messaging
5 38 (4.83%) HTML
6 26 (3.31%) Middleware
6 26 (3.31%) Rendezvous
7 23 (2.93%) React
8 21 (2.67%) WPF
9 20 (2.54%) TIBCO EMS
9 20 (2.54%) Web Services
10 19 (2.42%) XSD
10 19 (2.42%) XSLT
11 18 (2.29%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.16%) HTML5
13 15 (1.91%) CSS
13 15 (1.91%) Redux
14 13 (1.65%) JMS
14 13 (1.65%) SOAP
15 12 (1.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 333 (42.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 164 (20.87%) Derivative
3 124 (15.78%) Fixed Income
4 115 (14.63%) Equities
5 81 (10.31%) Computer Science
6 63 (8.02%) Fintech
7 60 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (3.82%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
10 21 (2.67%) Hedge funds
11 18 (2.29%) Credit Risk
11 18 (2.29%) User Experience
12 8 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.02%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 190 (24.17%) Linux
2 185 (23.54%) Unix
3 102 (12.98%) Windows
4 20 (2.54%) Solaris
5 19 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.27%) Windows Phone
7 10 (1.27%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (1.15%) CentOS
9 8 (1.02%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.25%) Android
11 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (41.48%) Low Latency
2 299 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (34.10%) Multithreading
4 156 (19.85%) Wealth Management
5 150 (19.08%) Asset Management
6 140 (17.81%) Software Delivery
7 124 (15.78%) Risk Management
8 101 (12.85%) Algorithmic Trading
9 88 (11.20%) Market Making
10 73 (9.29%) Mathematics
11 44 (5.60%) E-Commerce
12 42 (5.34%) Analytics
13 34 (4.33%) TDD
14 31 (3.94%) ITIL
15 30 (3.82%) OO
15 30 (3.82%) Software Engineering
16 28 (3.56%) Physics
17 26 (3.31%) SDLC
18 25 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (2.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 443 (56.36%) Java
2 218 (27.74%) SQL
3 157 (19.97%) Python
4 118 (15.01%) C++
5 89 (11.32%) C#
6 73 (9.29%) Perl
7 52 (6.62%) JavaScript
8 48 (6.11%) Bash Shell
8 48 (6.11%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.67%) C
10 16 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.40%) Scala
12 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.64%) R
13 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.64%) VBA
14 4 (0.51%) Ruby
15 3 (0.38%) Korn
16 2 (0.25%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 96 (12.21%) Degree
2 21 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.76%) CCNP
4 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.76%) PhD
4 6 (0.76%) RHCE
4 6 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.51%) JNCIP
5 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.51%) PMP
6 2 (0.25%) CCIE
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.94%) QA
2 12 (1.53%) MiFID
3 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.38%) EMIR
5 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) GridGain
3 1 (0.13%) etcd
Systems Management
1 17 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (1.27%) Puppet
3 6 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (0.51%) Ansible
4 4 (0.51%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.51%) Nagios
5 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (12.09%) Oracle
2 50 (6.36%) ION Trading
3 46 (5.85%) Sybase
4 45 (5.73%) TIBCO
5 36 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (2.42%) Bloomberg
7 17 (2.16%) Splunk
8 14 (1.78%) Citrix
9 13 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.40%) HP
11 10 (1.27%) Arista
11 10 (1.27%) Cisco
12 9 (1.15%) Sun
13 8 (1.02%) Solace
14 7 (0.89%) Reuters
14 7 (0.89%) VMware
15 6 (0.76%) Infragistics
15 6 (0.76%) Juniper
15 6 (0.76%) NetApp
15 6 (0.76%) SolarWinds