Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 655 564
Rank change year-on-year -70 -91 +152
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 321 508 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 254 384 526
England median annual salary £100,000 £85,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £62,500 £49,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £130,000 £120,000 £111,250
UK median annual salary £100,000 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% -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 117,275 139,854 150,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.15% 91.84% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 93,158 112,267 119,648
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 -66 299 £100,000 +17.65% 54
West Midlands +43 11 £87,500 +133.33% 2
Midlands +41 11 £87,500 +133.33% 2
North of England +22 10 £75,000 +57.89% 1
North West - 7 - -
Yorkshire -10 3 £75,000 +57.89% 1
South East +48 1 £67,500 +155.68% 1
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 180 (56.07%) Java
2 148 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (45.17%) Front Office
4 113 (35.20%) Banking
5 108 (33.64%) Finance
6 104 (32.40%) Low Latency
7 102 (31.78%) Multithreading
8 99 (30.84%) Fixed Income
9 98 (30.53%) Python
10 80 (24.92%) Computer Science
11 73 (22.74%) Algorithmic Trading
12 72 (22.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 70 (21.81%) Linux
14 69 (21.50%) Investment Banking
15 60 (18.69%) Mathematics
16 58 (18.07%) Unix
16 58 (18.07%) C++
17 57 (17.76%) Equities
18 53 (16.51%) SQL
19 51 (15.89%) Greenfield Project
20 50 (15.58%) FIX Protocol
21 49 (15.26%) E-Commerce
22 39 (12.15%) JavaScript
23 38 (11.84%) Degree
24 37 (11.53%) TDD
24 37 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
25 36 (11.21%) Algorithms
26 35 (10.90%) Software Engineering
26 35 (10.90%) OO
27 32 (9.97%) Risk Management

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 14 (4.36%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.62%) Apache
3 2 (0.62%) Confluence
3 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) RMDS
3 1 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.92%) AWS
2 14 (4.36%) GCP
3 7 (2.18%) Azure
4 6 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.25%) GitHub
7 3 (0.93%) SaaS
8 2 (0.62%) Office 365
8 2 (0.62%) Slack
9 1 (0.31%) Datadog
9 1 (0.31%) IaaS
9 1 (0.31%) NuGet
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.80%) FIX Connectivity
3 5 (1.56%) LAN
3 5 (1.56%) WAN
4 4 (1.25%) Firewall
4 4 (1.25%) Multicast
4 4 (1.25%) RIP
4 4 (1.25%) VLAN
4 4 (1.25%) VPN
5 3 (0.93%) DNS
5 3 (0.93%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.93%) HTTP
5 3 (0.93%) Wireless
6 2 (0.62%) DMZ
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) SAN
6 2 (0.62%) SSH
6 2 (0.62%) WebEx
7 1 (0.31%) IGMP
7 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.79%) Big Data
2 18 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.36%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.05%) KDB
5 10 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.12%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.49%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.18%) Blockchain
7 7 (2.18%) MySQL
7 7 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.87%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.93%) Flink
9 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.30%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.49%) Maven
5 7 (2.18%) Subversion
6 6 (1.87%) Ant
6 6 (1.87%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.87%) GitLab
6 6 (1.87%) JIRA
6 6 (1.87%) JUnit
7 5 (1.56%) Hudson
8 4 (1.25%) Selenium
8 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.25%) YourKit
9 3 (0.93%) Mockito
10 2 (0.62%) gulp
10 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.62%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 145 (45.17%) Front Office
2 113 (35.20%) Banking
3 108 (33.64%) Finance
4 69 (21.50%) Investment Banking
5 19 (5.92%) Retail
6 12 (3.74%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.18%) Games
8 6 (1.87%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.62%) Cantonese Language
10 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.62%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.62%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (55.76%) Developer
2 102 (31.78%) Java Developer
3 50 (15.58%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 48 (14.95%) Front Office Developer
5 36 (11.21%) C++ Developer
6 35 (10.90%) Analyst
7 34 (10.59%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 31 (9.66%) Senior Developer
9 29 (9.03%) Java Engineer
10 27 (8.41%) Software Engineer
11 23 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (6.23%) Front Office C++ Developer
13 19 (5.92%) Pricing Developer
14 17 (5.30%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (4.98%) Java Pricing Developer
16 15 (4.67%) Applications Support
17 14 (4.36%) Senior Java Engineer
18 13 (4.05%) Business Analyst
18 13 (4.05%) Investment Banking Java Developer
18 13 (4.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.58%) FIX Protocol
2 26 (8.10%) HTML
3 23 (7.17%) HTML5
4 20 (6.23%) RESTful
5 19 (5.92%) AngularJS
6 16 (4.98%) React
7 12 (3.74%) .NET
7 12 (3.74%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (3.43%) Ultra Messaging
8 11 (3.43%) Web Services
9 10 (3.12%) Rendezvous
10 9 (2.80%) Node.js
10 9 (2.80%) STL
11 8 (2.49%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (2.49%) Spring
11 8 (2.49%) XML
12 7 (2.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 7 (2.18%) Swing
13 6 (1.87%) Kafka
13 6 (1.87%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 99 (30.84%) Fixed Income
2 72 (22.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 57 (17.76%) Equities
4 51 (15.89%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (11.21%) Algorithms
6 28 (8.72%) Data Structures
7 26 (8.10%) Derivative
8 20 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (5.61%) Hedge funds
10 14 (4.36%) Management Information System
11 13 (4.05%) User Experience
12 10 (3.12%) Virtual Team
13 8 (2.49%) Mobile App
14 7 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (1.87%) Cloud Native
15 6 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.87%) Market Risk
15 6 (1.87%) Public Cloud
16 5 (1.56%) Credit Risk
16 5 (1.56%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.81%) Linux
2 58 (18.07%) Unix
3 18 (5.61%) Windows
4 4 (1.25%) Solaris
4 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (32.40%) Low Latency
3 102 (31.78%) Multithreading
4 80 (24.92%) Computer Science
5 73 (22.74%) Algorithmic Trading
6 60 (18.69%) Mathematics
7 49 (15.26%) E-Commerce
8 37 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (11.53%) TDD
9 35 (10.90%) OO
9 35 (10.90%) Software Engineering
10 32 (9.97%) Risk Management
11 30 (9.35%) Fintech
12 29 (9.03%) Microservices
13 23 (7.17%) Automated Trading
14 21 (6.54%) Scrum
14 21 (6.54%) Test Automation
15 20 (6.23%) Multithreaded Programming
16 19 (5.92%) Analytics
17 18 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 180 (56.07%) Java
2 98 (30.53%) Python
3 58 (18.07%) C++
4 53 (16.51%) SQL
5 39 (12.15%) JavaScript
6 25 (7.79%) Java 8
7 24 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.92%) C#
9 16 (4.98%) Perl
10 9 (2.80%) Scala
11 8 (2.49%) C
12 7 (2.18%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.87%) Go
13 6 (1.87%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.56%) Ruby
15 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.93%) VBA
17 2 (0.62%) C-shell
18 1 (0.31%) Haskell
18 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (11.84%) Degree
2 31 (9.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.87%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.98%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Basel II
2 1 (0.31%) PMO
2 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.61%) Docker
2 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.43%) Ansible
2 10 (3.12%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.87%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (1.87%) Puppet
4 4 (1.25%) Terraform
5 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.31%) Endace
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Packer
7 1 (0.31%) Rancher
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (7.79%) Oracle
2 16 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.67%) TIBCO
4 13 (4.05%) ION Trading
5 10 (3.12%) Bloomberg
6 7 (2.18%) Reuters
7 6 (1.87%) Fidessa
8 5 (1.56%) Cisco
8 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.25%) Solace
9 4 (1.25%) Sybase
9 4 (1.25%) VMware
10 3 (0.93%) CQG
10 3 (0.93%) Patsystems
10 3 (0.93%) Trayport
11 2 (0.62%) GL TRADE
11 2 (0.62%) Murex
11 2 (0.62%) Polycom
11 2 (0.62%) Symantec
12 1 (0.31%) Wallstreet Suite