Period
to 3 August 2021

The median annual salary for an Electronic Trading Java Developer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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

Java Developer - Electronic Trading
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 944 768 1071
Rank change year-on-year -176 +303 +92
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronic Trading Java Developer 53 28 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.042% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.044% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 30
10th Percentile £85,000 £97,250 £65,000
25th Percentile £92,500 £105,000 £69,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £126,250 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.83% +26.25% +17.65%
75th Percentile £117,500 £155,000 £118,750
90th Percentile " " £123,250
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 103,357 63,945 138,179
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.17% 94.97% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73,460 52,145 111,717
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Electronic Trading Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading Java Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Electronic Trading Java Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Java Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronic Trading Java Developer over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading Java Developer in the UK

Electronic Trading Java 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 Java Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 3 August 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
London -106 53 £105,000 -16.83% 13
England -136 53 £105,000 -16.83% 13
Work from Home -252 2 £110,000 -8.33% 1

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, Electronic Trading Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Java
1 53 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 39 (73.58%) Front Office
3 36 (67.92%) Fixed Income
4 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (58.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (54.72%) Banking
6 17 (32.08%) Low Latency
7 15 (28.30%) Fintech
7 15 (28.30%) Legacy Systems
7 15 (28.30%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Social Skills
10 12 (22.64%) ION Trading
10 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
11 11 (20.75%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (20.75%) Open Source
12 10 (18.87%) ZeroMQ
12 10 (18.87%) Windows
12 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (16.98%) Defect Management
13 9 (16.98%) Protocol Buffers
13 9 (16.98%) Change Control
13 9 (16.98%) Google
14 8 (15.09%) KDB
14 8 (15.09%) System Testing
14 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (15.09%) Web Services
15 7 (13.21%) Virtual Team

Electronic Trading Java 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 15 (28.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) KDB
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) Tick Data
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.77%) JUnit
1 2 (3.77%) Mockito
2 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.89%) Gradle
2 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 39 (73.58%) Front Office
2 29 (54.72%) Banking
3 13 (24.53%) Social Skills
4 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Finance
6 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (18.87%) ZeroMQ
3 9 (16.98%) Protocol Buffers
4 8 (15.09%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.89%) JMS
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) Kafka
7 1 (1.89%) Middleware
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (67.92%) Fixed Income
2 31 (58.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (28.30%) Legacy Systems
4 9 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (13.21%) Virtual Team
6 3 (5.66%) Equities
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Low Latency
4 15 (28.30%) Fintech
5 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
6 11 (20.75%) Open Source
7 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.98%) Change Control
8 9 (16.98%) Defect Management
9 8 (15.09%) System Testing
9 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
10 6 (11.32%) SOLID
11 4 (7.55%) High Availability
12 3 (5.66%) Analytics
12 3 (5.66%) B2C
12 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (5.66%) SDLC
12 3 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Java 8
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) ION Trading
2 9 (16.98%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.66%) Tradeweb
4 1 (1.89%) Solace
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO