Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 652 528
Rank change year-on-year +80 -124 +68
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 799 652 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 549 543 931
UK median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £116,250 £113,750 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +60.00% -16.67%

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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 10 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 24 November 2017. 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 +97 787 £75,000 -11.76% 56
London +63 751 £75,000 -11.76% 54
UK excluding London +50 43 £50,000 -16.67% 2
North of England - 18 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +38 17 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +31 17 £55,000 -21.43% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -10 7 £42,500 -
North West - 4 £35,000 -
South West +13 2 £65,000 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 446 (55.82%) Java
2 434 (54.32%) Finance
3 338 (42.30%) Banking
4 334 (41.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 323 (40.43%) Low Latency
6 297 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
7 271 (33.92%) Front Office
8 264 (33.04%) Multithreading
9 248 (31.04%) FIX Protocol
10 229 (28.66%) Investment Banking
11 224 (28.04%) SQL
12 190 (23.78%) Linux
13 187 (23.40%) Unix
14 169 (21.15%) Derivative
15 158 (19.77%) Python
16 154 (19.27%) Wealth Management
17 149 (18.65%) Asset Management
18 141 (17.65%) Retail Banking
19 138 (17.27%) Software Delivery
20 133 (16.65%) Fixed Income
21 124 (15.52%) Risk Management
22 120 (15.02%) Equities
23 116 (14.52%) C++
24 105 (13.14%) Degree
25 103 (12.89%) Windows
26 102 (12.77%) Algorithmic Trading
27 97 (12.14%) Oracle
28 93 (11.64%) C#
29 87 (10.89%) Market Making
30 81 (10.14%) Computer Science

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 20 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.38%) Confluence
3 3 (0.38%) DataSynapse
4 2 (0.25%) Apache
4 2 (0.25%) MTS
Applications
1 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (2.75%) ION MarketView
2 9 (1.13%) RMDS
3 3 (0.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) SaaS
2 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) npm
4 2 (0.25%) Yarn
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.50%) LAN
2 28 (3.50%) WAN
3 20 (2.50%) Firewall
4 19 (2.38%) FIX Connectivity
5 11 (1.38%) Network Security
6 9 (1.13%) BGP
6 9 (1.13%) EIGRP
6 9 (1.13%) OSPF
7 7 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (0.88%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.75%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.50%) MPLS
9 4 (0.50%) Multicast
10 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.25%) HTTP
10 2 (0.25%) Telnet
11 1 (0.13%) SMS
11 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.50%) KDB
3 21 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.38%) MySQL
4 19 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.13%) Big Data
9 8 (1.00%) Kdb+
10 5 (0.63%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (0.50%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.13%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.75%) JIRA
3 19 (2.38%) Maven
4 17 (2.13%) JUnit
4 17 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.00%) Subversion
6 11 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.25%) Gradle
8 8 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.38%) JBehave
10 3 (0.38%) Selenium
11 2 (0.25%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.25%) Mockito
11 2 (0.25%) Moq
11 2 (0.25%) NUnit
12 1 (0.13%) Ant
12 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 434 (54.32%) Finance
2 338 (42.30%) Banking
3 271 (33.92%) Front Office
4 229 (28.66%) Investment Banking
5 141 (17.65%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.63%) Back Office
7 19 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.63%) Advertising
9 10 (1.25%) Games
9 10 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (0.75%) Retail
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 398 (49.81%) Developer
2 227 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 206 (25.78%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 131 (16.40%) Analyst
5 114 (14.27%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 78 (9.76%) Quantitative Developer
7 60 (7.51%) Applications Support
8 53 (6.63%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 53 (6.63%) Senior Developer
9 48 (6.01%) Front Office Developer
9 48 (6.01%) Support Analyst
10 39 (4.88%) Graduate
11 37 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
12 32 (4.01%) C++ Developer
12 32 (4.01%) Electronic Trading Support
13 30 (3.75%) Business Analyst
14 29 (3.63%) Support Engineer
15 24 (3.00%) C# Developer
15 24 (3.00%) FIX Analyst
16 22 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (31.04%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (6.51%) XML
3 48 (6.01%) .NET
4 45 (5.63%) Ultra Messaging
5 42 (5.26%) HTML
6 27 (3.38%) Middleware
6 27 (3.38%) Rendezvous
7 23 (2.88%) React
8 22 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
9 21 (2.63%) Web Services
9 21 (2.63%) WPF
10 19 (2.38%) CSS
10 19 (2.38%) XSD
10 19 (2.38%) XSLT
11 18 (2.25%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.13%) HTML5
13 15 (1.88%) Redux
14 13 (1.63%) JMS
14 13 (1.63%) SOAP
15 12 (1.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 334 (41.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 169 (21.15%) Derivative
3 133 (16.65%) Fixed Income
4 120 (15.02%) Equities
5 81 (10.14%) Computer Science
6 62 (7.76%) Fintech
7 61 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (3.75%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.75%) Equity Derivative
11 21 (2.63%) Hedge funds
12 18 (2.25%) Credit Risk
12 18 (2.25%) User Experience
13 8 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.00%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.75%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 190 (23.78%) Linux
2 187 (23.40%) Unix
3 103 (12.89%) Windows
4 20 (2.50%) Solaris
5 19 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone
7 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (1.13%) CentOS
9 8 (1.00%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.25%) Android
11 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (40.43%) Low Latency
2 297 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (33.04%) Multithreading
4 154 (19.27%) Wealth Management
5 149 (18.65%) Asset Management
6 138 (17.27%) Software Delivery
7 124 (15.52%) Risk Management
8 102 (12.77%) Algorithmic Trading
9 87 (10.89%) Market Making
10 77 (9.64%) Mathematics
11 44 (5.51%) E-Commerce
12 42 (5.26%) Analytics
13 34 (4.26%) TDD
14 32 (4.01%) ITIL
15 30 (3.75%) OO
15 30 (3.75%) Software Engineering
16 28 (3.50%) Physics
17 27 (3.38%) SDLC
18 25 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (2.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 446 (55.82%) Java
2 224 (28.04%) SQL
3 158 (19.77%) Python
4 116 (14.52%) C++
5 93 (11.64%) C#
6 74 (9.26%) Perl
7 56 (7.01%) JavaScript
8 48 (6.01%) Bash Shell
9 47 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.63%) C
11 16 (2.00%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.38%) Scala
13 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.75%) VBA
15 5 (0.63%) R
15 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.50%) Ruby
17 3 (0.38%) Korn
18 2 (0.25%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 105 (13.14%) Degree
2 21 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.75%) CCNP
4 6 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.75%) PhD
4 6 (0.75%) RHCE
4 6 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.50%) JNCIP
5 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.50%) PMP
6 2 (0.25%) CCIE
6 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.38%) QA
2 12 (1.50%) MiFID
3 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.50%) PMO
5 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.38%) EMIR
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) GridGain
3 1 (0.13%) etcd
Systems Management
1 17 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (1.25%) Puppet
3 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (0.50%) Ansible
4 4 (0.50%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.50%) Nagios
5 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 97 (12.14%) Oracle
2 51 (6.38%) ION Trading
3 47 (5.88%) Sybase
3 47 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 41 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 21 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 17 (2.13%) Splunk
7 14 (1.75%) Citrix
8 13 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.38%) HP
10 10 (1.25%) Arista
10 10 (1.25%) Cisco
11 9 (1.13%) Sun
12 8 (1.00%) Solace
13 7 (0.88%) Reuters
13 7 (0.88%) VMware
14 6 (0.75%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.75%) Juniper
14 6 (0.75%) NetApp
14 6 (0.75%) Tradeweb