Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 381 300
Rank change year-on-year +64 -81 +7
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 746 581 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.77% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 520 492 799
London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £115,125 £113,750 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +5.66%

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 68400 68410 79775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.62% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 52517 58869 67204
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Central London +28 190 £70,000 -6.67% 22
Electronic Trading
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 437 (58.58%) Java
2 417 (55.90%) Finance
3 335 (44.91%) Banking
4 328 (43.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 322 (43.16%) Low Latency
6 294 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
7 266 (35.66%) Multithreading
8 259 (34.72%) Front Office
9 245 (32.84%) FIX Protocol
10 231 (30.97%) Investment Banking
11 207 (27.75%) SQL
12 190 (25.47%) Linux
13 183 (24.53%) Unix
14 165 (22.12%) Derivative
15 158 (21.18%) Wealth Management
16 153 (20.51%) Python
17 152 (20.38%) Asset Management
18 145 (19.44%) Retail Banking
19 142 (19.03%) Software Delivery
20 124 (16.62%) Fixed Income
20 124 (16.62%) Risk Management
21 113 (15.15%) C++
21 113 (15.15%) Equities
22 98 (13.14%) Algorithmic Trading
23 95 (12.73%) Oracle
24 93 (12.47%) Degree
25 92 (12.33%) Windows
26 86 (11.53%) Market Making
27 79 (10.59%) Computer Science
28 73 (9.79%) Perl

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 20 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.40%) Confluence
3 3 (0.40%) DataSynapse
4 2 (0.27%) Apache
4 2 (0.27%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.82%) ION MarketView
2 9 (1.21%) RMDS
3 3 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.67%) SaaS
2 4 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) npm
4 2 (0.27%) Yarn
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.89%) TCP/IP
2 26 (3.49%) LAN
2 26 (3.49%) WAN
3 20 (2.68%) Firewall
4 18 (2.41%) FIX Connectivity
5 11 (1.47%) Network Security
6 9 (1.21%) BGP
6 9 (1.21%) EIGRP
6 9 (1.21%) OSPF
7 6 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (0.80%) iSCSI
7 6 (0.80%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.54%) MPLS
8 4 (0.54%) Multicast
9 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.27%) HTTP
9 2 (0.27%) Telnet
10 1 (0.13%) SMS
10 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.62%) KDB
3 20 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.55%) MySQL
4 19 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.28%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.21%) Big Data
8 7 (0.94%) Kdb+
9 5 (0.67%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.67%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (0.40%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.13%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.08%) JIRA
3 19 (2.55%) Maven
4 17 (2.28%) JUnit
4 17 (2.28%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.14%) Subversion
6 10 (1.34%) Gradle
7 8 (1.07%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.40%) JBehave
9 3 (0.40%) Moq
9 3 (0.40%) NUnit
9 3 (0.40%) Selenium
10 2 (0.27%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.27%) Mockito
10 2 (0.27%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.27%) SilkTest
11 1 (0.13%) GitLab
11 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 417 (55.90%) Finance
2 335 (44.91%) Banking
3 259 (34.72%) Front Office
4 231 (30.97%) Investment Banking
5 145 (19.44%) Retail Banking
6 20 (2.68%) Back Office
7 19 (2.55%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.61%) Advertising
9 10 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.07%) Games
11 6 (0.80%) Retail
12 5 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 387 (51.88%) Developer
2 221 (29.62%) Java Developer
3 203 (27.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 121 (16.22%) Analyst
5 109 (14.61%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 82 (10.99%) Quantitative Developer
7 59 (7.91%) Applications Support
8 53 (7.10%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 52 (6.97%) Senior Developer
10 46 (6.17%) Front Office Developer
11 45 (6.03%) Support Analyst
12 36 (4.83%) Graduate
12 36 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
13 31 (4.16%) Electronic Trading Support
14 30 (4.02%) C++ Developer
14 30 (4.02%) Support Engineer
15 26 (3.49%) Business Analyst
16 23 (3.08%) C# Developer
16 23 (3.08%) FIX Analyst
17 22 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (32.84%) FIX Protocol
2 43 (5.76%) Ultra Messaging
3 42 (5.63%) XML
4 34 (4.56%) .NET
5 28 (3.75%) HTML
6 26 (3.49%) Middleware
6 26 (3.49%) Rendezvous
7 21 (2.82%) WPF
8 20 (2.68%) TIBCO EMS
9 19 (2.55%) React
9 19 (2.55%) XSD
9 19 (2.55%) XSLT
10 17 (2.28%) HTML5
11 15 (2.01%) Redux
12 14 (1.88%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.74%) JMS
13 13 (1.74%) SOAP
14 12 (1.61%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.61%) Spring
15 10 (1.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 328 (43.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 165 (22.12%) Derivative
3 124 (16.62%) Fixed Income
4 113 (15.15%) Equities
5 79 (10.59%) Computer Science
6 59 (7.91%) Fintech
7 52 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
8 51 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (3.89%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
10 21 (2.82%) Hedge funds
11 18 (2.41%) Credit Risk
12 17 (2.28%) User Experience
13 8 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.07%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 190 (25.47%) Linux
2 183 (24.53%) Unix
3 92 (12.33%) Windows
4 20 (2.68%) Solaris
5 18 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.07%) CentOS
7 8 (1.07%) Windows NT
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (43.16%) Low Latency
2 294 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (35.66%) Multithreading
4 158 (21.18%) Wealth Management
5 152 (20.38%) Asset Management
6 142 (19.03%) Software Delivery
7 124 (16.62%) Risk Management
8 98 (13.14%) Algorithmic Trading
9 86 (11.53%) Market Making
10 71 (9.52%) Mathematics
11 36 (4.83%) E-Commerce
12 33 (4.42%) TDD
13 31 (4.16%) ITIL
14 28 (3.75%) OO
15 26 (3.49%) Physics
15 26 (3.49%) SDLC
16 25 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (3.08%) Unit Testing
18 22 (2.95%) Concurrent Programming
19 21 (2.82%) Client Onboarding
Programming Languages
1 437 (58.58%) Java
2 207 (27.75%) SQL
3 153 (20.51%) Python
4 113 (15.15%) C++
5 73 (9.79%) Perl
6 71 (9.52%) C#
7 48 (6.43%) Shell Script
8 46 (6.17%) Bash Shell
9 41 (5.50%) JavaScript
10 20 (2.68%) C
11 16 (2.14%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.34%) Scala
13 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.67%) VBA
15 4 (0.54%) R
15 4 (0.54%) Ruby
16 3 (0.40%) Korn
17 2 (0.27%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 93 (12.47%) Degree
2 18 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.80%) CCNP
4 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.80%) PhD
4 6 (0.80%) RHCE
4 6 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.54%) JNCIP
5 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.54%) PMP
6 2 (0.27%) CCIE
6 2 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.16%) QA
2 12 (1.61%) MiFID
3 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.40%) EMIR
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.27%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) GridGain
3 1 (0.13%) etcd
Systems Management
1 17 (2.28%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (1.21%) Puppet
3 6 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (0.54%) Ansible
4 4 (0.54%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.54%) Nagios
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (12.73%) Oracle
2 50 (6.70%) ION Trading
3 45 (6.03%) Sybase
3 45 (6.03%) TIBCO
4 36 (4.83%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.55%) Bloomberg
6 17 (2.28%) Splunk
7 14 (1.88%) Citrix
8 12 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.47%) HP
10 10 (1.34%) Arista
10 10 (1.34%) Cisco
11 9 (1.21%) Sun
12 8 (1.07%) Solace
13 7 (0.94%) Reuters
14 6 (0.80%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.80%) Juniper
14 6 (0.80%) NetApp
14 6 (0.80%) SolarWinds
14 6 (0.80%) VMware