Period
to 4 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Electronic Trading Developer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 1009 1113
Rank change year-on-year +345 +104 -82
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronic Trading Developer 61 53 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.041% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 47
Median annual salary £105,000 £105,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £88,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £126,000 £129,250 £115,250
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 53,943 129,788 155,314
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.64% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44,917 103,983 125,049
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Developer
Top 2 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 4 December 2020. 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 +327 61 £105,000 - 13
London +239 61 £105,000 - 13

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 61 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 55 (90.16%) Java
3 41 (67.21%) Fixed Income
4 38 (62.30%) Front Office
5 27 (44.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (32.79%) Derivative
8 19 (31.15%) Banking
9 17 (27.87%) Low Latency
10 16 (26.23%) Multithreading
10 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (24.59%) Linux
12 13 (21.31%) ION Trading
13 12 (19.67%) KDB
14 10 (16.39%) Fintech
14 10 (16.39%) Spreadsheet
14 10 (16.39%) C++
15 8 (13.11%) OO
15 8 (13.11%) Algorithmic Trading
15 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
16 7 (11.48%) Python
16 7 (11.48%) ZeroMQ
17 6 (9.84%) Code Optimisation
17 6 (9.84%) SDLC
17 6 (9.84%) Finance
17 6 (9.84%) High Availability
17 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
18 5 (8.20%) Google
18 5 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
18 5 (8.20%) Open Source

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 10 (16.39%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) KDB
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) Maven
1 4 (6.56%) Robot Framework
2 3 (4.92%) GCC
2 3 (4.92%) GDB
General
1 38 (62.30%) Front Office
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) ZeroMQ
2 5 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (8.20%) Protocol Buffers
3 3 (4.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (4.92%) STL
4 2 (3.28%) Redux
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.64%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (67.21%) Fixed Income
2 27 (44.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (32.79%) Derivative
4 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Low Latency
4 16 (26.23%) Multithreading
4 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (16.39%) Fintech
6 8 (13.11%) Algorithmic Trading
6 8 (13.11%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.84%) Code Optimisation
7 6 (9.84%) High Availability
7 6 (9.84%) SDLC
8 5 (8.20%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Open Source
9 4 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (6.56%) Market Making
9 4 (6.56%) OOD
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 4 (6.56%) System Testing
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) Java
2 10 (16.39%) C++
3 7 (11.48%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) Java 8
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) ION Trading
2 5 (8.20%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.64%) Solace
3 1 (1.64%) Tradeweb