Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 734 568
Rank change year-on-year +139 -166 +12
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 737 571 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 505 464 826
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +42.86% -22.22%

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 159119 175986 191424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126483 146806 156211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 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 +137 727 £80,000 +6.67% 64
London +100 697 £80,000 - 63
UK excluding London +46 35 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Midlands +41 15 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +32 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 15 £45,000 -
North of England - 15 £45,000 -
Scotland +8 4 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 402 (54.55%) Java
2 400 (54.27%) Finance
3 338 (45.86%) Low Latency
4 295 (40.03%) Banking
5 294 (39.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 271 (36.77%) Multithreading
7 262 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
8 239 (32.43%) Front Office
9 204 (27.68%) Linux
9 204 (27.68%) FIX Protocol
10 201 (27.27%) SQL
11 198 (26.87%) Investment Banking
12 148 (20.08%) Unix
13 142 (19.27%) Derivative
14 122 (16.55%) Wealth Management
15 120 (16.28%) C++
16 119 (16.15%) Python
17 116 (15.74%) Asset Management
18 114 (15.47%) Retail
19 111 (15.06%) Risk Management
20 110 (14.93%) Retail Banking
21 108 (14.65%) Windows
22 106 (14.38%) Fixed Income
22 106 (14.38%) Software Delivery
23 100 (13.57%) Degree
24 89 (12.08%) Algorithmic Trading
25 83 (11.26%) Oracle
26 81 (10.99%) C#
27 79 (10.72%) SQL Server
28 78 (10.58%) Market Making

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 13 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (0.68%) Confluence
2 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.27%) MTS
4 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (2.85%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.81%) RMDS
3 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.27%) BondVision
4 1 (0.14%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) GitHub
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.17%) LAN
2 16 (2.17%) WAN
3 14 (1.90%) Firewall
4 8 (1.09%) FIX Connectivity
5 7 (0.95%) Network Security
6 5 (0.68%) BGP
6 5 (0.68%) EIGRP
6 5 (0.68%) OSPF
6 5 (0.68%) SAN
7 4 (0.54%) Multicast
8 2 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.27%) FTP
8 2 (0.27%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.27%) Telnet
8 2 (0.27%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.07%) KDB
3 26 (3.53%) MySQL
4 18 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.63%) Kdb+
8 8 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.68%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (0.41%) DB2
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.14%) OLAP
12 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (4.07%) JIRA
2 19 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.44%) Maven
4 16 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.63%) JUnit
5 12 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.49%) SilkPerformer
6 11 (1.49%) SilkTest
7 9 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.22%) Subversion
8 5 (0.68%) Gradle
9 4 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.41%) Moq
10 3 (0.41%) NUnit
10 3 (0.41%) Selenium
11 2 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.14%) gulp
12 1 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.14%) Protractor
General
1 400 (54.27%) Finance
2 295 (40.03%) Banking
3 239 (32.43%) Front Office
4 198 (26.87%) Investment Banking
5 114 (15.47%) Retail
6 110 (14.93%) Retail Banking
7 21 (2.85%) Back Office
8 12 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.95%) Games
9 7 (0.95%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (0.54%) Advertising
10 4 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 406 (55.09%) Developer
2 230 (31.21%) Java Developer
3 166 (22.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 110 (14.93%) Analyst
5 84 (11.40%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 68 (9.23%) Quantitative Developer
7 67 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 47 (6.38%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 46 (6.24%) C++ Developer
9 46 (6.24%) Graduate
10 45 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 43 (5.83%) Support Analyst
12 40 (5.43%) Applications Support
12 40 (5.43%) Support Engineer
13 33 (4.48%) Front Office Developer
13 33 (4.48%) Graduate Support Engineer
14 32 (4.34%) C# Developer
15 28 (3.80%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 22 (2.99%) Business Analyst
17 18 (2.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (27.68%) FIX Protocol
2 54 (7.33%) .NET
3 50 (6.78%) XML
4 41 (5.56%) HTML
5 36 (4.88%) Ultra Messaging
6 32 (4.34%) Rendezvous
7 30 (4.07%) WPF
8 27 (3.66%) CSS
9 24 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
10 21 (2.85%) Spring
11 20 (2.71%) XSD
11 20 (2.71%) XSLT
12 17 (2.31%) HTML5
12 17 (2.31%) JMS
12 17 (2.31%) Web Services
13 16 (2.17%) React
14 15 (2.04%) Middleware
15 14 (1.90%) Hibernate
16 13 (1.76%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 294 (39.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 142 (19.27%) Derivative
3 106 (14.38%) Fixed Income
4 71 (9.63%) Equities
5 68 (9.23%) Computer Science
6 60 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (8.14%) Fintech
7 46 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (4.07%) Algorithms
9 28 (3.80%) User Experience
10 23 (3.12%) N-Tier
11 18 (2.44%) Credit Risk
12 17 (2.31%) Hedge funds
13 16 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.36%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 7 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (0.68%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 4 (0.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 204 (27.68%) Linux
2 148 (20.08%) Unix
3 108 (14.65%) Windows
4 20 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.17%) Solaris
7 10 (1.36%) Windows Phone
7 10 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (0.81%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.27%) Android
10 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.27%) CentOS
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (45.86%) Low Latency
2 271 (36.77%) Multithreading
3 262 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (16.55%) Wealth Management
5 116 (15.74%) Asset Management
6 111 (15.06%) Risk Management
7 106 (14.38%) Software Delivery
8 89 (12.08%) Algorithmic Trading
9 78 (10.58%) Market Making
10 69 (9.36%) TDD
11 57 (7.73%) Analytics
12 51 (6.92%) Mathematics
13 41 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 38 (5.16%) Project Management
15 35 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (4.34%) SDLC
17 31 (4.21%) Test Automation
18 30 (4.07%) OO
19 29 (3.93%) Multithreaded Programming
20 27 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 402 (54.55%) Java
2 201 (27.27%) SQL
3 120 (16.28%) C++
4 119 (16.15%) Python
5 81 (10.99%) C#
6 60 (8.14%) Shell Script
7 50 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 44 (5.97%) Perl
9 26 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.49%) C
11 9 (1.22%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.68%) ES6
13 5 (0.68%) Ruby
13 5 (0.68%) VBA
14 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.14%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.14%) C-shell
15 1 (0.14%) Korn
15 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (13.57%) Degree
2 21 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.63%) ISEB
4 7 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.68%) PhD
6 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PMP
7 3 (0.41%) CCNP
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CCIE
8 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.66%) MiFID
2 26 (3.53%) QA
3 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.68%) PMO
5 4 (0.54%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.41%) Docker
3 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) etcd
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.99%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (1.36%) Ansible
3 9 (1.22%) Puppet
4 8 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.54%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.54%) Nagios
7 2 (0.27%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.14%) MOM
8 1 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 83 (11.26%) Oracle
2 45 (6.11%) ION Trading
2 45 (6.11%) TIBCO
3 38 (5.16%) Sybase
4 35 (4.75%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.04%) Splunk
6 14 (1.90%) Citrix
7 12 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.49%) Borland
9 10 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.36%) FXall
10 9 (1.22%) Infragistics
11 8 (1.09%) Reuters
12 7 (0.95%) Cisco
13 6 (0.81%) Arista
13 6 (0.81%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.68%) BMC
14 5 (0.68%) Fixnetix
14 5 (0.68%) HP
14 5 (0.68%) VMware