Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Electronic Trading Developer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading Developer
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 767 914 1086
Rank change year-on-year +147 +172 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronic Trading Developer 86 63 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.059% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 76 58 33
10th Percentile " £65,000 £57,500
25th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £107,500 £95,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +13.16% -
75th Percentile £117,500 £130,000 £112,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £155,000 £119,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 78,200 106,708 142,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 95.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61,472 86,663 115,006
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,880 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Electronic Trading Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Electronic Trading Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronic Trading Developer.

Salary trend for Electronic Trading Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronic Trading Developer over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
England +169 86 £105,000 -2.33% 5
London +127 86 £105,000 -2.33% 5
Work from Home -127 2 £110,000 -8.33%

Electronic Trading Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, Electronic Trading Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Electronic Trading Developer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 79 (91.86%) Java
3 57 (66.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 54 (62.79%) Front Office
5 53 (61.63%) Fixed Income
6 42 (48.84%) Banking
7 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (41.86%) Multithreading
9 32 (37.21%) Low Latency
10 21 (24.42%) KDB
11 19 (22.09%) Algorithmic Trading
11 19 (22.09%) Linux
12 18 (20.93%) ION Trading
13 16 (18.60%) Java 8
13 16 (18.60%) SOLID
13 16 (18.60%) Integration Testing
14 14 (16.28%) Spreadsheet
14 14 (16.28%) Fintech
15 12 (13.95%) ZeroMQ
15 12 (13.95%) Open Source
16 10 (11.63%) Protocol Buffers
16 10 (11.63%) SDLC
16 10 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (11.63%) Google
16 10 (11.63%) Python
17 9 (10.47%) Web Services
17 9 (10.47%) Windows
17 9 (10.47%) Investment Banking
17 9 (10.47%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (10.47%) Multithreaded Programming

Electronic Trading Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) KDB
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) Tick Data
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.65%) Maven
1 4 (4.65%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.16%) GCC
2 1 (1.16%) GDB
General
1 54 (62.79%) Front Office
2 42 (48.84%) Banking
3 9 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.14%) Finance
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) ZeroMQ
2 10 (11.63%) Protocol Buffers
3 9 (10.47%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (10.47%) Web Services
4 6 (6.98%) Redux
4 6 (6.98%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.33%) STL
5 2 (2.33%) XML
5 2 (2.33%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.16%) Node.js
6 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (66.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (61.63%) Fixed Income
3 10 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (9.30%) Derivative
5 6 (6.98%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.16%) Equities
9 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.86%) Multithreading
4 32 (37.21%) Low Latency
5 19 (22.09%) Algorithmic Trading
6 16 (18.60%) Integration Testing
6 16 (18.60%) SOLID
7 14 (16.28%) Fintech
8 12 (13.95%) Open Source
9 10 (11.63%) SDLC
10 9 (10.47%) Analytics
10 9 (10.47%) Change Control
10 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
10 9 (10.47%) Market Making
10 9 (10.47%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.30%) System Testing
11 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.98%) Web Development
13 5 (5.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (91.86%) Java
2 16 (18.60%) Java 8
3 10 (11.63%) Python
4 7 (8.14%) C++
4 7 (8.14%) SQL
5 6 (6.98%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.49%) C#
7 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) PMO
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) ION Trading
2 10 (11.63%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Bloomberg
3 3 (3.49%) Tradeweb
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Solace