Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 444 373 342
Rank change year-on-year -71 -31 +80
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 348 578 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.84% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.90% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 306 459 538
London median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £55,625 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £120,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%

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 53,810 63,881 63,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.24% 92.71% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43,395 51,738 52,916
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £34,075
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 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
Central London -32 95 £78,250 +4.33% 9
Electronic Trading
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 194 (55.75%) Java
2 160 (45.98%) Front Office
3 141 (40.52%) Finance
4 123 (35.34%) Python
5 118 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (33.05%) SQL
6 115 (33.05%) Low Latency
7 109 (31.32%) Multithreading
8 103 (29.60%) Linux
9 94 (27.01%) Computer Science
10 92 (26.44%) Fixed Income
11 85 (24.43%) Unix
12 79 (22.70%) Banking
13 71 (20.40%) Mathematics
14 69 (19.83%) Algorithmic Trading
14 69 (19.83%) Greenfield Project
15 67 (19.25%) Equities
16 55 (15.80%) FIX Protocol
17 53 (15.23%) Degree
18 52 (14.94%) C++
19 49 (14.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 48 (13.79%) Derivative
21 47 (13.51%) Investment Banking
21 47 (13.51%) Oracle
22 46 (13.22%) E-Commerce
23 44 (12.64%) TDD
24 42 (12.07%) Software Engineering
25 41 (11.78%) SDLC
25 41 (11.78%) Perl
26 37 (10.63%) OO

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 5 (1.44%) Apache
1 5 (1.44%) Apache Spark
1 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.86%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.86%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.57%) Orchestrade
3 2 (0.57%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.44%) SaaS
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.86%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.16%) FIX Connectivity
1 11 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.30%) HTTP
3 7 (2.01%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.01%) Firewall
4 5 (1.44%) DMZ
4 5 (1.44%) DNS
4 5 (1.44%) SSH
4 5 (1.44%) VPN
5 4 (1.15%) LAN
5 4 (1.15%) WAN
6 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.57%) Multicast
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.29%) FTP
7 1 (0.29%) SMTP
7 1 (0.29%) Telnet
7 1 (0.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.61%) KDB
3 18 (5.17%) MySQL
4 15 (4.31%) Kdb+
4 15 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.31%) Tick Data
5 12 (3.45%) Big Data
6 11 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.86%) BigQuery
8 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.46%) Maven
2 19 (5.46%) TeamCity
3 13 (3.74%) Subversion
4 10 (2.87%) JUnit
5 7 (2.01%) Hudson
5 7 (2.01%) JIRA
6 4 (1.15%) Ant
6 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.86%) GitLab
7 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.86%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.86%) Selenium
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.29%) Gradle
9 1 (0.29%) Mockito
9 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 160 (45.98%) Front Office
2 141 (40.52%) Finance
3 79 (22.70%) Banking
4 47 (13.51%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.44%) Cantonese Language
6 5 (1.44%) Japanese Language
6 5 (1.44%) Korean Language
6 5 (1.44%) Retail
7 4 (1.15%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) International Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (48.85%) Developer
2 116 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 54 (15.52%) Analyst
4 52 (14.94%) Front Office Developer
5 42 (12.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 40 (11.49%) Applications Support
7 35 (10.06%) Support Analyst
8 30 (8.62%) Senior Developer
9 27 (7.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 27 (7.76%) Pricing Developer
10 26 (7.47%) Java Pricing Developer
10 26 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (6.61%) Software Engineer
12 20 (5.75%) Java Engineer
13 18 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
13 18 (5.17%) C++ Developer
14 16 (4.60%) Support Manager
15 15 (4.31%) Business Analyst
15 15 (4.31%) Low Latency Java Developer
16 14 (4.02%) Electronic Trading Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.80%) FIX Protocol
2 29 (8.33%) .NET
3 23 (6.61%) RESTful
4 21 (6.03%) HTML
4 21 (6.03%) JMS
5 18 (5.17%) HTML5
6 17 (4.89%) Middleware
6 17 (4.89%) Rendezvous
7 15 (4.31%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.31%) React
8 14 (4.02%) CSS
9 12 (3.45%) REST
10 10 (2.87%) TIBCO EMS
10 10 (2.87%) Vue.js
11 9 (2.59%) Web Services
11 9 (2.59%) WPF
11 9 (2.59%) XML
12 7 (2.01%) Spring
13 6 (1.72%) CSS3
14 5 (1.44%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 92 (26.44%) Fixed Income
2 69 (19.83%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (19.25%) Equities
4 49 (14.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 48 (13.79%) Derivative
6 30 (8.62%) Fintech
7 22 (6.32%) Algorithms
8 21 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (5.46%) Hedge funds
10 13 (3.74%) Virtual Team
11 12 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (3.45%) Data Structures
11 12 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (3.45%) Spread Betting
12 10 (2.87%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (2.30%) User Experience
14 7 (2.01%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.72%) Exotic Derivative
16 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
16 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 103 (29.60%) Linux
2 85 (24.43%) Unix
3 22 (6.32%) Windows
4 6 (1.72%) Solaris
5 5 (1.44%) CentOS
6 3 (0.86%) Debian
6 3 (0.86%) SUSE
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (33.05%) Low Latency
3 109 (31.32%) Multithreading
4 94 (27.01%) Computer Science
5 71 (20.40%) Mathematics
6 69 (19.83%) Algorithmic Trading
7 46 (13.22%) E-Commerce
8 44 (12.64%) TDD
9 42 (12.07%) Software Engineering
10 41 (11.78%) SDLC
11 37 (10.63%) OO
12 28 (8.05%) Unit Testing
13 27 (7.76%) Multithreaded Programming
13 27 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (7.47%) Business Analysis
14 26 (7.47%) DevOps
15 24 (6.90%) Test Automation
16 22 (6.32%) Service Delivery
17 21 (6.03%) Automated Trading
18 20 (5.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 194 (55.75%) Java
2 123 (35.34%) Python
3 115 (33.05%) SQL
4 52 (14.94%) C++
5 41 (11.78%) Perl
6 34 (9.77%) Bash Shell
6 34 (9.77%) C#
7 25 (7.18%) JavaScript
8 15 (4.31%) C
9 10 (2.87%) VBA
10 8 (2.30%) Java 8
11 6 (1.72%) Scala
12 5 (1.44%) C-shell
12 5 (1.44%) Haskell
12 5 (1.44%) R
13 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.15%) Ruby
13 4 (1.15%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.86%) Go
14 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (15.23%) Degree
2 32 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.29%) CCNP
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.17%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (3.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) Ansible
2 8 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (1.15%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (13.51%) Oracle
2 20 (5.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.75%) TIBCO
3 17 (4.89%) ION Trading
4 7 (2.01%) GL TRADE
5 6 (1.72%) Sybase
6 5 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.15%) Charles River
7 4 (1.15%) Infragistics
7 4 (1.15%) Reuters
8 3 (0.86%) CQG
8 3 (0.86%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.86%) Google
8 3 (0.86%) Murex
8 3 (0.86%) Patsystems
9 2 (0.57%) Adobe
9 2 (0.57%) Calypso
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco
9 2 (0.57%) Sophis