Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 417 325 353
Rank change year-on-year -92 +28 -31
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 420 752 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 1.02% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.09% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 350 530 545
London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £54,000 £45,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £116,250 £115,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +21.43%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 61,312 68,888 68,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.04% 93.30% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49,619 53,607 58,487
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in London

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Electronic Trading in London

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in London

Electronic Trading
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Central London -71 104 £75,000 +7.14% 24
East London - 5 £62,500 -
Electronic Trading
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 234 (55.71%) Java
2 203 (48.33%) Front Office
3 178 (42.38%) Finance
4 155 (36.90%) Low Latency
5 143 (34.05%) Banking
6 132 (31.43%) Fixed Income
7 114 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (25.95%) Algorithmic Trading
9 104 (24.76%) Multithreading
10 103 (24.52%) Linux
11 100 (23.81%) Unix
12 99 (23.57%) SQL
13 94 (22.38%) Python
14 93 (22.14%) Equities
15 87 (20.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 82 (19.52%) Investment Banking
16 82 (19.52%) FIX Protocol
17 64 (15.24%) Computer Science
18 62 (14.76%) C++
19 55 (13.10%) Derivative
20 54 (12.86%) Mathematics
20 54 (12.86%) Analytics
20 54 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
21 53 (12.62%) Oracle
22 51 (12.14%) Perl
22 51 (12.14%) Risk Management
22 51 (12.14%) Greenfield Project
23 49 (11.67%) C#
23 49 (11.67%) Degree
24 45 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

Electronic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (1.43%) Apache
2 3 (0.71%) CMS
2 3 (0.71%) Confluence
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.24%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.24%) Luigi
4 1 (0.24%) MTS
4 1 (0.24%) SAS
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.10%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.90%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.67%) LatentZero
4 4 (0.95%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (0.71%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.48%) RMDS
7 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.43%) GitHub
4 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.71%) NuGet
5 2 (0.48%) npm
5 2 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 10 (2.38%) FIX Connectivity
2 10 (2.38%) HTTP
3 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.43%) FTP
4 6 (1.43%) LAN
4 6 (1.43%) WAN
5 5 (1.19%) Firewall
5 5 (1.19%) Internet
6 3 (0.71%) BGP
6 3 (0.71%) DNS
6 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.71%) Multicast
6 3 (0.71%) VPN
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) DMZ
7 2 (0.48%) OSPF
7 2 (0.48%) SSH
8 1 (0.24%) IPsec
8 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.52%) KDB
3 16 (3.81%) Big Data
4 12 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.62%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.14%) DB2
7 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.19%) Kdb+
8 5 (1.19%) Redis
9 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) Tick Data
10 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.48%) Flink
10 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.48%) MemSQL
10 2 (0.48%) MySQL
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.05%) TeamCity
3 16 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.81%) Maven
4 11 (2.62%) Subversion
5 10 (2.38%) Hudson
6 6 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (1.43%) JIRA
7 5 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.95%) Ant
8 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.95%) Robot Framework
8 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.71%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.71%) JUnit
9 3 (0.71%) Moq
9 3 (0.71%) NUnit
10 2 (0.48%) Mocha
10 2 (0.48%) QUnit
10 2 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 203 (48.33%) Front Office
2 178 (42.38%) Finance
3 143 (34.05%) Banking
4 82 (19.52%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.52%) Financial Institution
6 18 (4.29%) Back Office
6 18 (4.29%) Games
7 7 (1.67%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) International Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.48%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 232 (55.24%) Developer
2 149 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 61 (14.52%) Analyst
4 53 (12.62%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 35 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
6 30 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 28 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 28 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 20 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Support
10 19 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (4.29%) C++ Developer
12 17 (4.05%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.10%) Team Leader
14 12 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
15 11 (2.62%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
15 11 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 11 (2.62%) Java Engineer
16 9 (2.14%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (19.52%) FIX Protocol
2 30 (7.14%) Middleware
3 27 (6.43%) AngularJS
4 23 (5.48%) HTML
5 21 (5.00%) React
6 20 (4.76%) Spring
7 19 (4.52%) HTML5
8 18 (4.29%) .NET
9 17 (4.05%) Rendezvous
10 16 (3.81%) CSS
11 15 (3.57%) WPF
12 11 (2.62%) Spring Boot
13 10 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
13 10 (2.38%) Ultra Messaging
14 9 (2.14%) CSS3
15 8 (1.90%) JMS
16 7 (1.67%) Hibernate
16 7 (1.67%) REST
16 7 (1.67%) Web Services
16 7 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 132 (31.43%) Fixed Income
2 93 (22.14%) Equities
3 87 (20.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (13.10%) Derivative
5 51 (12.14%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (8.10%) Algorithms
8 19 (4.52%) Hedge funds
9 16 (3.81%) Fintech
10 14 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (3.33%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (2.38%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.19%) SWIFT
16 4 (0.95%) Eurex
16 4 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.95%) Market Risk
17 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.52%) Linux
2 100 (23.81%) Unix
3 43 (10.24%) Windows
4 11 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.71%) CentOS
5 3 (0.71%) Debian
5 3 (0.71%) Solaris
5 3 (0.71%) SUSE
5 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.90%) Low Latency
2 114 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (25.95%) Algorithmic Trading
4 104 (24.76%) Multithreading
5 64 (15.24%) Computer Science
6 54 (12.86%) Analytics
6 54 (12.86%) Mathematics
6 54 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (12.14%) Risk Management
8 44 (10.48%) TDD
9 42 (10.00%) OO
10 38 (9.05%) E-Commerce
11 37 (8.81%) DevOps
12 30 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 27 (6.43%) Investment Management
14 26 (6.19%) Automated Trading
15 23 (5.48%) Test Automation
16 22 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (5.00%) SDLC
18 20 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 234 (55.71%) Java
2 99 (23.57%) SQL
3 94 (22.38%) Python
4 62 (14.76%) C++
5 51 (12.14%) Perl
6 49 (11.67%) C#
7 34 (8.10%) JavaScript
8 30 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 25 (5.95%) Java 8
10 23 (5.48%) C
11 18 (4.29%) Scala
12 17 (4.05%) R
13 14 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.43%) VBA
16 5 (1.19%) Clojure
16 5 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.19%) Ruby
17 4 (0.95%) AWK
17 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (11.67%) Degree
2 14 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.67%) PhD
5 6 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.95%) CCNP
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (5.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) KVM
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.14%) Ansible
3 5 (1.19%) Puppet
4 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.48%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (12.62%) Oracle
2 26 (6.19%) ION Trading
3 18 (4.29%) Bloomberg
3 18 (4.29%) TIBCO
4 15 (3.57%) Sybase
5 12 (2.86%) Reuters
6 11 (2.62%) Charles River
7 8 (1.90%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.90%) Solace
8 6 (1.43%) Adobe
8 6 (1.43%) Fidessa
8 6 (1.43%) Informatica
9 5 (1.19%) GL TRADE
10 4 (0.95%) Cisco
10 4 (0.95%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.95%) F5
10 4 (0.95%) Google
10 4 (0.95%) Murex
10 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud