Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 604 750
Rank change year-on-year -53 +146 -169
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 567 734 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 426 503 463
UK median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £110,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +42.86%

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 155,185 161,377 179,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,583 128,477 150,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronic Trading in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 11 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 17 August 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 -71 554 £80,000 - 59
London -25 549 £80,000 - 57
UK excluding London +4 18 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Scotland -1 11 - -
Northern Ireland +5 2 £55,000 - 1
South West - 2 £56,250 -
Yorkshire +26 1 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +18 1 £37,500 -31.82%
North of England +9 1 £45,000 - 2
Midlands +2 1 £37,500 -31.82%
South East - 1 £26,400 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 321 (56.61%) Java
2 284 (50.09%) Finance
3 269 (47.44%) Front Office
4 203 (35.80%) Banking
5 202 (35.63%) Low Latency
6 201 (35.45%) SQL
7 185 (32.63%) Fixed Income
8 169 (29.81%) Linux
9 146 (25.75%) Python
10 144 (25.40%) C++
11 140 (24.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 137 (24.16%) Unix
13 126 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 125 (22.05%) Algorithmic Trading
15 123 (21.69%) Degree
16 122 (21.52%) Investment Banking
17 119 (20.99%) FIX Protocol
18 116 (20.46%) Multithreading
19 113 (19.93%) Computer Science
20 103 (18.17%) Problem-Solving
21 91 (16.05%) Equities
22 87 (15.34%) Risk Management
23 74 (13.05%) C#
23 74 (13.05%) Mathematics
23 74 (13.05%) Derivative
24 71 (12.52%) Windows
24 71 (12.52%) OO
25 67 (11.82%) Oracle
26 64 (11.29%) Investment Management
27 63 (11.11%) Perl

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 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (0.88%) Apache
2 5 (0.88%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.35%) CMS
4 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.18%) GemFire
5 1 (0.18%) Luigi
5 1 (0.18%) Tornado
Applications
1 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.35%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.88%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (0.71%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.53%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.35%) RMDS
5 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.18%) BondVision
6 1 (0.18%) Eikon
6 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.18%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.00%) SaaS
2 15 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.53%) NuGet
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) npm
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) Serverless
6 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.00%) FIX Connectivity
2 16 (2.82%) Value-Added Service
3 10 (1.76%) LAN
3 10 (1.76%) WAN
4 9 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.06%) Firewall
6 5 (0.88%) Internet
6 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.71%) FTP
7 4 (0.71%) HTTP
8 2 (0.35%) DHCP
8 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.35%) Multicast
8 2 (0.35%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) BGP
9 1 (0.18%) DNS
9 1 (0.18%) ICMP
9 1 (0.18%) OSPF
9 1 (0.18%) PPTP
9 1 (0.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.47%) Big Data
3 25 (4.41%) KDB
4 22 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.47%) DB2
6 14 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.76%) Redis
8 8 (1.41%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.23%) MySQL
10 6 (1.06%) Flink
10 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.06%) MemSQL
10 6 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.88%) Kdb+
12 3 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.47%) Maven
3 25 (4.41%) TeamCity
4 18 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.47%) JUnit
6 9 (1.59%) Subversion
6 9 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.41%) Ant
7 8 (1.41%) JIRA
8 6 (1.06%) Mockito
9 5 (0.88%) Toad
10 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.71%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.71%) JSUnit
10 4 (0.71%) Mocha
10 4 (0.71%) Moq
10 4 (0.71%) NUnit
10 4 (0.71%) QUnit
10 4 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 284 (50.09%) Finance
2 269 (47.44%) Front Office
3 203 (35.80%) Banking
4 122 (21.52%) Investment Banking
5 58 (10.23%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.00%) Back Office
7 16 (2.82%) Prime Brokerage
8 15 (2.65%) Games
9 11 (1.94%) Law
10 7 (1.23%) Advertising
11 5 (0.88%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Marketing
13 2 (0.35%) Retail
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 316 (55.73%) Developer
2 182 (32.10%) Java Developer
3 102 (17.99%) Analyst
4 95 (16.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 61 (10.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 46 (8.11%) C++ Developer
7 39 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 29 (5.11%) Front Office Developer
9 28 (4.94%) Applications Support
10 24 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 21 (3.70%) Junior
12 20 (3.53%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 20 (3.53%) Lead Developer
13 19 (3.35%) C# Developer
14 17 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
14 17 (3.00%) Junior Developer
15 16 (2.82%) Electronic Trading Support
16 15 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (20.99%) FIX Protocol
2 29 (5.11%) Middleware
3 23 (4.06%) Spring
4 19 (3.35%) .NET
4 19 (3.35%) HTML
5 18 (3.17%) HTML5
6 17 (3.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (3.00%) Rendezvous
7 16 (2.82%) Ultra Messaging
8 15 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 14 (2.47%) TIBCO EMS
10 13 (2.29%) Kafka
10 13 (2.29%) STL
10 13 (2.29%) WPF
11 12 (2.12%) React
11 12 (2.12%) XML
12 11 (1.94%) CSS
13 10 (1.76%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.41%) JMS
14 8 (1.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 185 (32.63%) Fixed Income
2 140 (24.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 113 (19.93%) Computer Science
4 91 (16.05%) Equities
5 74 (13.05%) Derivative
6 57 (10.05%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (9.35%) Fintech
9 52 (9.17%) Algorithms
10 45 (7.94%) Cyberthreat
11 27 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (3.70%) Data Structures
12 21 (3.70%) Hedge funds
13 19 (3.35%) Management Information System
14 13 (2.29%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (1.41%) Virtual Team
17 6 (1.06%) Eurex
17 6 (1.06%) N-Tier
18 5 (0.88%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 169 (29.81%) Linux
2 137 (24.16%) Unix
3 71 (12.52%) Windows
4 18 (3.17%) Solaris
5 10 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.06%) CentOS
6 6 (1.06%) Debian
6 6 (1.06%) SUSE
7 4 (0.71%) Fedora
7 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (35.63%) Low Latency
2 126 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (22.05%) Algorithmic Trading
4 116 (20.46%) Multithreading
5 103 (18.17%) Problem-Solving
6 87 (15.34%) Risk Management
7 74 (13.05%) Mathematics
8 71 (12.52%) OO
9 64 (11.29%) Investment Management
10 59 (10.41%) Test Automation
11 49 (8.64%) DevOps
12 47 (8.29%) SDLC
13 45 (7.94%) Innovative Thinking
13 45 (7.94%) Strategic Thinking
14 40 (7.05%) Open Source
14 40 (7.05%) Software Engineering
15 36 (6.35%) Analytics
16 35 (6.17%) Physics
16 35 (6.17%) TDD
17 34 (6.00%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 321 (56.61%) Java
2 201 (35.45%) SQL
3 146 (25.75%) Python
4 144 (25.40%) C++
5 74 (13.05%) C#
6 63 (11.11%) Perl
7 53 (9.35%) JavaScript
8 41 (7.23%) C
9 34 (6.00%) Shell Script
10 31 (5.47%) Bash Shell
10 31 (5.47%) Java 8
11 21 (3.70%) Scala
12 18 (3.17%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.47%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.47%) VBA
14 13 (2.29%) Ruby
15 11 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.76%) R
17 3 (0.53%) AWK
18 2 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 123 (21.69%) Degree
2 53 (9.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.29%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.23%) PhD
6 6 (1.06%) CFA
6 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) CCNP
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.82%) QA
2 9 (1.59%) MiFID
3 2 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) Basel II
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.17%) Docker
2 6 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.53%) GridGain
4 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) KVM
5 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.23%) Ansible
3 5 (0.88%) Control-M
4 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (11.82%) Oracle
2 43 (7.58%) ION Trading
3 30 (5.29%) TIBCO
4 26 (4.59%) Bloomberg
4 26 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.59%) Sybase
5 19 (3.35%) Solace
6 11 (1.94%) Fidessa
7 10 (1.76%) Charles River
8 8 (1.41%) Reuters
9 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.06%) CQG
10 6 (1.06%) Informatica
10 6 (1.06%) Patsystems
11 5 (0.88%) IBM
11 5 (0.88%) Murex
11 5 (0.88%) Perforce
11 5 (0.88%) Talarian
11 5 (0.88%) Tradeweb
12 4 (0.71%) Calypso