Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 329 427
Rank change year-on-year -72 +98 -125
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 489 752 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 1.01% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.09% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 376 509 444
London median annual salary £83,750 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% -11.76% +17.24%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £114,625
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +17.86%

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 62,403 69,281 70,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.70% 92.81% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50,143 53,043 60,553
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 £33,260
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -75 124 £75,000 +7.14% 15
East London - 6 £62,500 - 2
Electronic Trading
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 271 (55.42%) Java
2 243 (49.69%) Front Office
3 236 (48.26%) Finance
4 197 (40.29%) Low Latency
5 193 (39.47%) Banking
6 162 (33.13%) Fixed Income
7 136 (27.81%) SQL
8 133 (27.20%) Linux
9 124 (25.36%) Algorithmic Trading
10 119 (24.34%) Unix
11 118 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (23.11%) Multithreading
13 110 (22.49%) Investment Banking
14 109 (22.29%) Python
15 104 (21.27%) Equities
16 99 (20.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 95 (19.43%) C++
18 83 (16.97%) FIX Protocol
19 82 (16.77%) Computer Science
19 82 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
20 74 (15.13%) Degree
21 69 (14.11%) Risk Management
22 66 (13.50%) OO
23 61 (12.47%) Derivative
24 60 (12.27%) Perl
24 60 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
25 59 (12.07%) Oracle
26 57 (11.66%) Mathematics
27 56 (11.45%) Investment Management
28 53 (10.84%) 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 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.02%) Apache
3 3 (0.61%) CMS
3 3 (0.61%) MQSeries
3 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.20%) Luigi
5 1 (0.20%) MTS
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.27%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (0.82%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.82%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.61%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.61%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.41%) RMDS
5 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.23%) SaaS
4 5 (1.02%) GitHub
5 4 (0.82%) NuGet
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) npm
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.86%) FIX Connectivity
2 12 (2.45%) Ethernet
3 9 (1.84%) HTTP
4 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.02%) FTP
5 5 (1.02%) Internet
5 5 (1.02%) LAN
5 5 (1.02%) WAN
6 4 (0.82%) Firewall
6 4 (0.82%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (0.61%) BGP
8 2 (0.41%) DHCP
8 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.41%) Multicast
8 2 (0.41%) OSPF
8 2 (0.41%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) DNS
9 1 (0.20%) Extranet
9 1 (0.20%) SSL
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.00%) Big Data
3 20 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.89%) KDB
5 15 (3.07%) DB2
6 14 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.04%) Redis
8 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.23%) Flink
10 6 (1.23%) MemSQL
11 5 (1.02%) Kdb+
12 4 (0.82%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.61%) Tick Data
14 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.09%) Maven
4 18 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.25%) Subversion
6 9 (1.84%) Hudson
7 6 (1.23%) Ant
7 6 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.02%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.02%) JIRA
8 5 (1.02%) JUnit
8 5 (1.02%) Moq
8 5 (1.02%) NUnit
8 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.82%) JSUnit
9 4 (0.82%) Mocha
9 4 (0.82%) QUnit
9 4 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.82%) Robot Framework
General
1 243 (49.69%) Front Office
2 236 (48.26%) Finance
3 193 (39.47%) Banking
4 110 (22.49%) Investment Banking
5 49 (10.02%) Financial Institution
6 21 (4.29%) Games
7 19 (3.89%) Back Office
8 7 (1.43%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Retail
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (55.21%) Developer
2 161 (32.92%) Java Developer
3 72 (14.72%) Analyst
4 71 (14.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 40 (8.18%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 33 (6.75%) Front Office Developer
7 30 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.52%) C++ Developer
9 25 (5.11%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.70%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.89%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.27%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 16 (3.27%) Electronic Trading Support
13 15 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 13 (2.66%) Junior
15 13 (2.66%) Lead Developer
15 13 (2.66%) Scala Developer
16 12 (2.45%) Applications Support Analyst
17 11 (2.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.97%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (6.34%) Middleware
3 28 (5.73%) AngularJS
4 26 (5.32%) Spring
5 25 (5.11%) HTML
6 21 (4.29%) HTML5
7 20 (4.09%) React
8 19 (3.89%) Rendezvous
9 17 (3.48%) .NET
9 17 (3.48%) WPF
10 16 (3.27%) CSS
11 15 (3.07%) Ultra Messaging
12 14 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
13 12 (2.45%) Spring Boot
14 9 (1.84%) CSS3
14 9 (1.84%) Kafka
14 9 (1.84%) Web Services
15 8 (1.64%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.64%) REST
15 8 (1.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 162 (33.13%) Fixed Income
2 104 (21.27%) Equities
3 99 (20.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (16.77%) Computer Science
5 61 (12.47%) Derivative
6 60 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
7 53 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (8.59%) Cyberthreat
9 35 (7.16%) Algorithms
10 25 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (4.70%) Fintech
12 21 (4.29%) Hedge funds
13 19 (3.89%) Data Structures
14 16 (3.27%) Data Centre
15 14 (2.86%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (1.23%) Eurex
17 5 (1.02%) SWIFT
18 3 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
18 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.20%) Linux
2 119 (24.34%) Unix
3 49 (10.02%) Windows
4 12 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.02%) CentOS
5 5 (1.02%) Debian
5 5 (1.02%) Solaris
5 5 (1.02%) SUSE
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Fedora
7 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (40.29%) Low Latency
2 124 (25.36%) Algorithmic Trading
3 118 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (23.11%) Multithreading
5 82 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (14.11%) Risk Management
7 66 (13.50%) OO
8 57 (11.66%) Mathematics
9 56 (11.45%) Investment Management
10 51 (10.43%) Analytics
11 44 (9.00%) DevOps
12 42 (8.59%) Innovative Thinking
12 42 (8.59%) Strategic Thinking
13 40 (8.18%) Test Automation
14 39 (7.98%) Software Engineering
14 39 (7.98%) TDD
15 36 (7.36%) E-Commerce
16 34 (6.95%) Open Source
17 33 (6.75%) SDLC
18 25 (5.11%) Automated Trading
Programming Languages
1 271 (55.42%) Java
2 136 (27.81%) SQL
3 109 (22.29%) Python
4 95 (19.43%) C++
5 60 (12.27%) Perl
6 51 (10.43%) C#
7 46 (9.41%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.75%) Java 8
9 30 (6.13%) Bash Shell
10 28 (5.73%) C
11 24 (4.91%) Scala
12 20 (4.09%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.86%) R
14 9 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.43%) VBA
16 5 (1.02%) Clojure
16 5 (1.02%) Ruby
17 4 (0.82%) AWK
Qualifications
1 74 (15.13%) Degree
2 29 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (2.04%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.82%) CCNP
6 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.82%) PhD
7 3 (0.61%) CCNA
7 3 (0.61%) CFA
8 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.52%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) MiFID
3 1 (0.20%) Basel II
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.91%) Docker
2 6 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.45%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.64%) Ansible
3 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.82%) Puppet
4 3 (0.61%) Control-M
5 2 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (12.07%) Oracle
2 34 (6.95%) ION Trading
3 25 (5.11%) Bloomberg
4 22 (4.50%) Sybase
5 21 (4.29%) TIBCO
6 13 (2.66%) Reuters
7 10 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 9 (1.84%) Solace
9 8 (1.64%) Charles River
9 8 (1.64%) Fidessa
10 7 (1.43%) Informatica
11 6 (1.23%) Adobe
11 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.02%) CQG
12 5 (1.02%) DevExpress
12 5 (1.02%) F5
12 5 (1.02%) Patsystems
12 5 (1.02%) Tradeweb
13 4 (0.82%) Perforce
13 4 (0.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud