Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Proprietary Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Proprietary Trading over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proprietary Trading (Prop Trading)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 992 1035 1030
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 +71
Permanent jobs citing Proprietary Trading 166 152 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.098% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 147 147 199
England median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £132,500 £130,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +3.13%

Proprietary 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 150940 155322 179341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.48% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120815 129886 149926
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Proprietary Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Proprietary Trading in England

Proprietary Trading
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Proprietary Trading in England

Proprietary Trading
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Proprietary Trading in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Proprietary Trading in England

Proprietary 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 Proprietary Trading within the England region over the 6 months to 18 December 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 +13 166 £67,500 -10.00% 46
Proprietary Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Proprietary 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 Proprietary Trading.

1 73 (43.98%) Finance
2 54 (32.53%) Java
3 52 (31.33%) MVVM
4 50 (30.12%) C#
5 49 (29.52%) JavaScript
6 48 (28.92%) Linux
7 47 (28.31%) SQL
8 45 (27.11%) Front Office
9 40 (24.10%) HTML
10 38 (22.89%) .NET
11 37 (22.29%) HTML5
12 36 (21.69%) Low Latency
12 36 (21.69%) Multithreading
12 36 (21.69%) OOP
12 36 (21.69%) OO
12 36 (21.69%) Python
13 34 (20.48%) Risk Management
13 34 (20.48%) Algorithmic Trading
13 34 (20.48%) AngularJS
14 33 (19.88%) Greenfield Project
15 28 (16.87%) Hedge funds
15 28 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (16.87%) CSS
16 27 (16.27%) C++
16 27 (16.27%) Software Architecture
16 27 (16.27%) Domain-Driven Design
17 26 (15.66%) Systematic Trading
18 25 (15.06%) Multithreaded Programming
18 25 (15.06%) Asynchronous Programming
18 25 (15.06%) WPF

Proprietary 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 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) GNU Octave
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.01%) DNS
2 5 (3.01%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.41%) DWDM
3 4 (2.41%) WebEx
4 3 (1.81%) DHCP
4 3 (1.81%) LAN
4 3 (1.81%) WAN
5 2 (1.20%) AMQP
5 2 (1.20%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.60%) SMS
6 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) MariaDB
1 4 (2.41%) MySQL
2 2 (1.20%) Big Data
2 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.02%) Gradle
3 6 (3.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) Maven
4 2 (1.20%) Mocha
4 2 (1.20%) NUnit
4 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 73 (43.98%) Finance
2 45 (27.11%) Front Office
3 15 (9.04%) Banking
4 8 (4.82%) Arabic Language
4 8 (4.82%) German Language
4 8 (4.82%) Hebrew Language
5 5 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.41%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.81%) Back Office
7 3 (1.81%) Games
7 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (64.46%) Developer
2 36 (21.69%) C# Developer
3 27 (16.27%) Angular Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
5 25 (15.06%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 17 (10.24%) C++ Developer
6 17 (10.24%) Java Developer
7 16 (9.64%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Data Centre Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 9 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Linux Support
10 9 (5.42%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Technical Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Technical Leader
11 8 (4.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.10%) HTML
2 38 (22.89%) .NET
3 37 (22.29%) HTML5
4 34 (20.48%) AngularJS
5 28 (16.87%) CSS
6 25 (15.06%) WinForms
6 25 (15.06%) WPF
7 11 (6.63%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (4.22%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.41%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.41%) Middleware
9 4 (2.41%) Spring
10 3 (1.81%) React
11 2 (1.20%) Kafka
11 2 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.20%) NancyFx
11 2 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.60%) Node.js
12 1 (0.60%) Sass
12 1 (0.60%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (16.87%) Hedge funds
3 23 (13.86%) Fintech
4 20 (12.05%) Computer Science
5 19 (11.45%) Algorithms
5 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (10.24%) Equities
7 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
8 9 (5.42%) Data Structures
9 8 (4.82%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (3.01%) Clustering
10 5 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (3.01%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.81%) Derivative
13 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.20%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.60%) Contract for Difference
14 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.92%) Linux
2 18 (10.84%) Windows
3 9 (5.42%) Unix
4 7 (4.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.33%) MVVM
2 36 (21.69%) Low Latency
2 36 (21.69%) Multithreading
2 36 (21.69%) OO
2 36 (21.69%) OOP
3 34 (20.48%) Algorithmic Trading
3 34 (20.48%) Risk Management
4 28 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (16.27%) Domain-Driven Design
5 27 (16.27%) Software Architecture
6 26 (15.66%) Systematic Trading
7 25 (15.06%) Asynchronous Programming
7 25 (15.06%) Multithreaded Programming
8 20 (12.05%) Front End Development
9 18 (10.84%) Electronic Trading
10 17 (10.24%) Web Development
11 15 (9.04%) Mathematics
12 14 (8.43%) Market Making
13 13 (7.83%) Analytics
14 12 (7.23%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.53%) Java
2 50 (30.12%) C#
3 49 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 47 (28.31%) SQL
5 36 (21.69%) Python
6 27 (16.27%) C++
7 13 (7.83%) Perl
8 11 (6.63%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.20%) R
13 1 (0.60%) Go
13 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.60%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) PhD
3 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Ansible
1 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.60%) Puppet
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
1 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (5.42%) Dell
1 9 (5.42%) HP
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.01%) IBM
3 5 (3.01%) VMware
4 4 (2.41%) Cisco
4 4 (2.41%) Fixnetix
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle
5 1 (0.60%) TIBCO