Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 661 599 717
Rank change year-on-year -62 +118 -68
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 585 673 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 468 555 519
UK median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 £43,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year +88.57% +21.53% +20.00%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,094 152,797 180,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.51% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,685 125,210 150,411
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in the UK

Electronic Trading
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronic Trading.

Salary trend for Electronic Trading in the UK

Electronic Trading
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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 -44 584 £77,500 -3.13% 61
London -37 578 £77,500 -3.13% 58
UK excluding London -46 7 £82,500 +88.57% 4
South West - 4 £90,000 - 1
Midlands +11 2 £35,750 -48.93%
West Midlands +3 2 £35,750 -48.93%
North of England -15 2 £92,500 +131.25% 2
North West - 2 £92,500 - 1
Scotland -35 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 325 (55.56%) Java
2 310 (52.99%) Finance
3 266 (45.47%) Front Office
4 222 (37.95%) SQL
5 204 (34.87%) Banking
6 178 (30.43%) Linux
7 175 (29.91%) Low Latency
8 170 (29.06%) Fixed Income
9 166 (28.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 157 (26.84%) FIX Protocol
11 154 (26.32%) Unix
11 154 (26.32%) Python
12 137 (23.42%) Degree
13 127 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
14 126 (21.54%) Computer Science
15 124 (21.20%) C++
16 110 (18.80%) Algorithmic Trading
17 106 (18.12%) Multithreading
18 103 (17.61%) Investment Banking
19 100 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
20 88 (15.04%) Fintech
21 78 (13.33%) Equities
22 76 (12.99%) C#
22 76 (12.99%) Mathematics
22 76 (12.99%) Derivative
23 71 (12.14%) Windows
24 65 (11.11%) Risk Management
25 60 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
26 59 (10.09%) SDLC
27 55 (9.40%) Test Automation

Electronic Trading
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (0.68%) Confluence
3 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.34%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) GemFire
5 1 (0.17%) Luigi
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) Tornado
Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.39%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 4 (0.68%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.51%) LongView
4 3 (0.51%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.34%) RMDS
6 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.17%) BondVision
6 1 (0.17%) Eikon
6 1 (0.17%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.93%) SaaS
2 14 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.93%) Value-Added Service
2 21 (3.59%) FIX Connectivity
3 16 (2.74%) LAN
3 16 (2.74%) WAN
4 11 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.71%) Firewall
6 8 (1.37%) Internet
7 6 (1.03%) Multicast
8 5 (0.85%) BGP
8 5 (0.85%) OSPF
9 4 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.68%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.68%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.68%) RIP
10 2 (0.34%) DHCP
10 2 (0.34%) DNS
10 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.34%) HTTP
10 2 (0.34%) SAN
11 1 (0.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.81%) Big Data
3 27 (4.62%) KDB
4 23 (3.93%) Blockchain
5 16 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.05%) MySQL
7 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.85%) Kdb+
8 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.68%) DB2
9 4 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.51%) Redis
11 2 (0.34%) Flink
11 2 (0.34%) MemSQL
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (5.81%) Maven
2 18 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.08%) JIRA
3 17 (2.91%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.56%) JUnit
5 12 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.37%) Ant
6 8 (1.37%) Mockito
7 6 (1.03%) Subversion
8 5 (0.85%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.68%) GitLab
9 4 (0.68%) Selenium
10 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.51%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.34%) Hudson
11 2 (0.34%) TestNG
12 1 (0.17%) NUnit
12 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 310 (52.99%) Finance
2 266 (45.47%) Front Office
3 204 (34.87%) Banking
4 103 (17.61%) Investment Banking
5 37 (6.32%) Financial Institution
6 23 (3.93%) Prime Brokerage
7 21 (3.59%) Back Office
8 20 (3.42%) Games
9 9 (1.54%) Advertising
10 8 (1.37%) Legal
11 6 (1.03%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 295 (50.43%) Developer
2 183 (31.28%) Java Developer
3 112 (19.15%) Analyst
4 93 (15.90%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 63 (10.77%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 44 (7.52%) Support Analyst
7 42 (7.18%) C++ Developer
8 41 (7.01%) Front Office Developer
9 40 (6.84%) Applications Support
10 31 (5.30%) Business Analyst
11 28 (4.79%) Senior Developer
12 25 (4.27%) FIX Analyst
13 21 (3.59%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
13 21 (3.59%) Junior
14 20 (3.42%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.42%) Python Developer
14 20 (3.42%) Support Engineer
15 19 (3.25%) Electronic Trading Support
16 17 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
17 16 (2.74%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (26.84%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (3.59%) HTML
2 21 (3.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 20 (3.42%) Ultra Messaging
4 19 (3.25%) HTML5
5 17 (2.91%) .NET
5 17 (2.91%) Spring
6 16 (2.74%) Rendezvous
7 14 (2.39%) Middleware
8 13 (2.22%) RESTful
8 13 (2.22%) XML
9 11 (1.88%) React
10 10 (1.71%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.54%) JMS
11 9 (1.54%) Redux
11 9 (1.54%) STL
12 8 (1.37%) CSS
12 8 (1.37%) Web Services
12 8 (1.37%) WPF
13 7 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 170 (29.06%) Fixed Income
2 166 (28.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 126 (21.54%) Computer Science
4 88 (15.04%) Fintech
5 78 (13.33%) Equities
6 76 (12.99%) Derivative
7 53 (9.06%) Greenfield Project
8 47 (8.03%) Algorithms
9 45 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (4.27%) Cyberthreat
11 20 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (2.39%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
13 13 (2.22%) Hedge funds
13 13 (2.22%) Virtual Team
14 12 (2.05%) Data Centre
14 12 (2.05%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.71%) Eurex
15 10 (1.71%) Spread Betting
16 8 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 178 (30.43%) Linux
2 154 (26.32%) Unix
3 71 (12.14%) Windows
4 38 (6.50%) Solaris
5 15 (2.56%) CentOS
6 10 (1.71%) Debian
6 10 (1.71%) SUSE
7 9 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.37%) Fedora
8 8 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (29.91%) Low Latency
2 127 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (18.80%) Algorithmic Trading
4 106 (18.12%) Multithreading
5 100 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (12.99%) Mathematics
7 65 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 59 (10.09%) SDLC
9 55 (9.40%) Test Automation
10 52 (8.89%) OO
11 44 (7.52%) Investment Management
12 42 (7.18%) Software Engineering
13 37 (6.32%) Multithreaded Programming
14 33 (5.64%) E-Commerce
14 33 (5.64%) Physics
14 33 (5.64%) TDD
15 29 (4.96%) DevOps
16 26 (4.44%) Business Analysis
16 26 (4.44%) Strategic Thinking
16 26 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 325 (55.56%) Java
2 222 (37.95%) SQL
3 154 (26.32%) Python
4 124 (21.20%) C++
5 76 (12.99%) C#
6 54 (9.23%) Perl
7 43 (7.35%) Shell Script
8 40 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 28 (4.79%) C
10 26 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.10%) Java 8
12 16 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.74%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.39%) Scala
14 13 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.22%) VBA
15 10 (1.71%) Ruby
16 5 (0.85%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.51%) JSX
18 2 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (23.42%) Degree
2 60 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.54%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.03%) CFA
6 4 (0.68%) ISEB
6 4 (0.68%) PhD
7 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CCNP
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.34%) IIBA
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.64%) QA
2 21 (3.59%) MiFID
3 4 (0.68%) PMO
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (1.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) GridGain
2 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Puppet
2 5 (0.85%) Ansible
3 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.51%) Control-M
4 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (8.72%) Oracle
2 35 (5.98%) ION Trading
3 34 (5.81%) TIBCO
4 31 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.27%) Bloomberg
6 22 (3.76%) Sybase
7 16 (2.74%) Fidessa
8 15 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.22%) Reuters
9 13 (2.22%) Solace
10 11 (1.88%) Tradeweb
11 10 (1.71%) Murex
11 10 (1.71%) Patsystems
12 9 (1.54%) CQG
13 8 (1.37%) Charles River
14 7 (1.20%) Algorithmics
14 7 (1.20%) Citrix
14 7 (1.20%) GL TRADE
14 7 (1.20%) IBM
15 6 (1.03%) VMware