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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
Rank 578 630 601
Rank change year-on-year +52 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 297 348 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 247 268 288
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +22.44% +22.50%  

Electronic Trading is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 13 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 296 £80,000 +3.22% 51
London +51 291 £80,000 - 50
City of London +56 91 £80,000 +6.66% 13
Canary Wharf -8 3 £115,000 +142.10%
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Halifax - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands +27 1 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Glasgow +13 1 - -
Scotland +5 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -
Solihull - 1 £27,500 - 1

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 382 (53.50%) Java
2 356 (49.86%) Finance
3 287 (40.20%) Linux
4 276 (38.66%) Low Latency
5 263 (36.83%) Banking
6 255 (35.71%) Front Office
7 214 (29.97%) SQL
8 187 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 187 (26.19%) Multithreading
9 182 (25.49%) FIX Protocol
10 173 (24.23%) Unix
11 138 (19.33%) Algorithmic Trading
12 137 (19.19%) Equities
13 122 (17.09%) Investment Banking
14 119 (16.67%) C++
15 111 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (14.85%) Fixed Income
16 106 (14.85%) Python
17 103 (14.43%) TIBCO
18 102 (14.29%) Algorithms
19 100 (14.01%) Degree
20 80 (11.20%) Software Engineering
21 72 (10.08%) OOD
22 70 (9.80%) Rendezvous
23 66 (9.24%) Computer Science
24 64 (8.96%) Analytics
25 63 (8.82%) TDD
25 63 (8.82%) ION Trading
25 63 (8.82%) Windows
26 62 (8.68%) C#

Electronic Trading
Top Related 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 3 (0.42%) Confluence
2 2 (0.28%) Apache
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.14%) MTS
3 1 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.94%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.70%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.28%) Orchestrade
4 2 (0.28%) RMDS
5 1 (0.14%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.38%) Firewall
2 10 (1.40%) Multicast
3 9 (1.26%) BGP
3 9 (1.26%) FIX Connectivity
3 9 (1.26%) IGMP
3 9 (1.26%) Value-Added Service
4 7 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.84%) MPLS
6 5 (0.70%) LAN
6 5 (0.70%) SNMP
6 5 (0.70%) WAN
7 4 (0.56%) OSPF
7 4 (0.56%) VPN
8 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.28%) HTTP
9 2 (0.28%) SAN
9 2 (0.28%) SSL
10 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.58%) KDB
3 46 (6.44%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.38%) DB2
6 16 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.96%) MySQL
8 13 (1.82%) Kdb+
9 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.42%) Big Data
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 62 (8.68%) Maven
2 55 (7.70%) JUnit
3 46 (6.44%) Gradle
4 29 (4.06%) Subversion
5 26 (3.64%) JIRA
6 17 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.54%) SilkPerformer
7 11 (1.54%) SilkTest
7 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.26%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.12%) Robot Framework
10 7 (0.98%) NUnit
11 6 (0.84%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.84%) Moq
11 6 (0.84%) Selenium
11 6 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.70%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 356 (49.86%) Finance
2 263 (36.83%) Banking
3 255 (35.71%) Front Office
4 122 (17.09%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.10%) Prime Brokerage
7 11 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.40%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Games
10 4 (0.56%) French Language
10 4 (0.56%) German Language
10 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 398 (55.74%) Developer
2 297 (41.60%) Java Developer
3 132 (18.49%) Senior Developer
4 123 (17.23%) Analyst
5 113 (15.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 107 (14.99%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 83 (11.62%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 70 (9.80%) Front Office Developer
9 64 (8.96%) Java Pricing Developer
10 54 (7.56%) C++ Developer
11 48 (6.72%) Business Analyst
12 44 (6.16%) Support Analyst
13 28 (3.92%) Investment Banking Java Developer
14 25 (3.50%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
15 23 (3.22%) Applications Support
16 20 (2.80%) Electronic Trading Support
16 20 (2.80%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
17 19 (2.66%) C# Developer
17 19 (2.66%) Core Java Developer
18 15 (2.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (25.49%) FIX Protocol
2 70 (9.80%) Rendezvous
3 60 (8.40%) TIBCO EMS
4 59 (8.26%) J2SE
5 58 (8.12%) Spring
6 52 (7.28%) .NET
7 50 (7.00%) JDBC
8 49 (6.86%) JMS
9 34 (4.76%) XML
10 31 (4.34%) Ultra Messaging
11 29 (4.06%) Middleware
12 23 (3.22%) HTML
13 21 (2.94%) CSS
14 15 (2.10%) REST
15 13 (1.82%) HTML5
15 13 (1.82%) SOAP
16 12 (1.68%) Web Services
17 11 (1.54%) AngularJS
17 11 (1.54%) STL
17 11 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 187 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 137 (19.19%) Equities
3 106 (14.85%) Fixed Income
4 102 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 66 (9.24%) Computer Science
6 60 (8.40%) Derivative
7 48 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (4.34%) Data Structures
9 30 (4.20%) Fintech
10 29 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (3.92%) N-Tier
12 26 (3.64%) Hedge funds
13 15 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.54%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.98%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.84%) Reinsurance
17 5 (0.70%) Data Centre
17 5 (0.70%) Grid Computing
17 5 (0.70%) User Experience
17 5 (0.70%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 287 (40.20%) Linux
2 173 (24.23%) Unix
3 63 (8.82%) Windows
4 16 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.12%) Windows Phone
5 8 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (0.84%) Solaris
7 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (38.66%) Low Latency
2 187 (26.19%) Multithreading
3 138 (19.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 111 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (11.20%) Software Engineering
6 72 (10.08%) OOD
7 64 (8.96%) Analytics
8 63 (8.82%) TDD
9 54 (7.56%) OO
10 46 (6.44%) E-Commerce
11 32 (4.48%) Risk Management
11 32 (4.48%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 31 (4.34%) Mathematics
13 27 (3.78%) SDLC
14 26 (3.64%) Multithreaded Programming
15 24 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (3.36%) Garbage Collection
15 24 (3.36%) High-Frequency Trading
16 23 (3.22%) Concurrent Programming
16 23 (3.22%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 382 (53.50%) Java
2 214 (29.97%) SQL
3 119 (16.67%) C++
4 106 (14.85%) Python
5 62 (8.68%) C#
6 43 (6.02%) Perl
7 27 (3.78%) Shell Script
8 26 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 22 (3.08%) C
10 17 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.24%) Groovy
12 7 (0.98%) Ruby
12 7 (0.98%) VB
12 7 (0.98%) VBA
13 6 (0.84%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (14.01%) Degree
2 17 (2.38%) ISEB
3 6 (0.84%) CCNP
3 6 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.42%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.14%) CCIE
7 1 (0.14%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) RHCE
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.04%) QA
2 17 (2.38%) MiFID
3 4 (0.56%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) EMIR
5 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Docker
1 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.68%) Puppet
2 11 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.12%) Ansible
3 8 (1.12%) Nagios
4 4 (0.56%) Endace
4 4 (0.56%) Graylog
4 4 (0.56%) Riemann
5 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.14%) MOM
5 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 103 (14.43%) TIBCO
2 63 (8.82%) ION Trading
3 58 (8.12%) Oracle
4 48 (6.72%) Sybase
5 27 (3.78%) Solace
6 19 (2.66%) Reuters
7 18 (2.52%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.24%) Bloomberg
9 14 (1.96%) Splunk
10 11 (1.54%) Borland
11 10 (1.40%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.40%) Citrix
12 9 (1.26%) Cisco
12 9 (1.26%) Fidessa
12 9 (1.26%) FXall
13 7 (0.98%) Juniper
13 7 (0.98%) Trayport
14 6 (0.84%) CQG
14 6 (0.84%) FFastFill
14 6 (0.84%) Patsystems
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £115000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £140000 - £160000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
UBS
Posted: 8 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Progression
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago