Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 630 580 593
Rank change year-on-year -50 +13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 649 711 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 530 600 742
UK median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £44,750 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +25.00%

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 157,852 155,291 187,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.54% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,991 127,938 155,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -41 646 £75,000 -11.76% 80
London -13 636 £75,000 -11.76% 78
UK excluding London -23 13 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North of England -18 6 £65,000 +62.50% 2
North West - 6 £65,000 -
South West - 4 £90,000 -
Midlands +9 3 £37,500 -46.43%
West Midlands -3 3 £37,500 -46.43%
Scotland -36 3 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 357 (55.01%) Finance
2 345 (53.16%) Java
3 267 (41.14%) Front Office
4 243 (37.44%) Banking
5 223 (34.36%) FIX Protocol
6 214 (32.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 200 (30.82%) Low Latency
8 198 (30.51%) SQL
9 191 (29.43%) Linux
10 178 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
11 175 (26.96%) Unix
12 159 (24.50%) Python
13 154 (23.73%) Multithreading
14 143 (22.03%) Fixed Income
15 136 (20.96%) Investment Banking
16 110 (16.95%) Computer Science
17 108 (16.64%) Degree
18 106 (16.33%) Equities
19 102 (15.72%) Algorithmic Trading
20 100 (15.41%) Derivative
21 98 (15.10%) C++
22 82 (12.63%) Fintech
23 81 (12.48%) C#
24 79 (12.17%) Windows
24 79 (12.17%) Mathematics
25 69 (10.63%) Oracle
26 67 (10.32%) Perl
27 64 (9.86%) Risk Management
28 59 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
29 57 (8.78%) Asset Management

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 8 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (1.08%) Confluence
3 3 (0.46%) DataSynapse
4 2 (0.31%) MTS
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) Luigi
5 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (3.24%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.77%) RMDS
2 5 (0.77%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 3 (0.46%) LongView
3 3 (0.46%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.23%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) npm
4 2 (0.31%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.85%) FIX Connectivity
1 25 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.08%) LAN
2 20 (3.08%) WAN
3 17 (2.62%) Firewall
4 11 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (1.69%) iSCSI
5 10 (1.54%) NetScaler
6 9 (1.39%) BGP
6 9 (1.39%) OSPF
7 8 (1.23%) Internet
8 7 (1.08%) Value-Added Service
9 5 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.77%) Multicast
10 4 (0.62%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.62%) MPLS
10 4 (0.62%) Network Security
10 4 (0.62%) RIP
11 3 (0.46%) HTTP
12 2 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.70%) KDB
3 21 (3.24%) Blockchain
4 18 (2.77%) MySQL
5 15 (2.31%) Big Data
5 15 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.92%) Kdb+
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.15%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.15%) Informix
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (4.16%) JIRA
2 26 (4.01%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.39%) Maven
4 18 (2.77%) JUnit
5 16 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.85%) Subversion
7 11 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.39%) Gradle
9 5 (0.77%) GitLab
10 4 (0.62%) EasyMock
10 4 (0.62%) Mockito
11 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.46%) JBehave
11 3 (0.46%) Selenium
12 2 (0.31%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.15%) Ant
13 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 357 (55.01%) Finance
2 267 (41.14%) Front Office
3 243 (37.44%) Banking
4 136 (20.96%) Investment Banking
5 44 (6.78%) Retail Banking
6 20 (3.08%) Back Office
6 20 (3.08%) Games
7 13 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.69%) Advertising
9 7 (1.08%) Prime Brokerage
9 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.92%) French Language
10 6 (0.92%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Retail
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 293 (45.15%) Developer
2 184 (28.35%) Java Developer
3 128 (19.72%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 122 (18.80%) Analyst
5 75 (11.56%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 61 (9.40%) Applications Support
7 54 (8.32%) Support Analyst
8 51 (7.86%) Front Office Developer
9 35 (5.39%) Electronic Trading Support
9 35 (5.39%) Quantitative Developer
10 34 (5.24%) Business Analyst
11 31 (4.78%) Senior Developer
12 28 (4.31%) C++ Developer
12 28 (4.31%) FIX Analyst
12 28 (4.31%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.70%) C# Developer
14 21 (3.24%) Python Developer
15 20 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
15 20 (3.08%) Graduate
16 19 (2.93%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (34.36%) FIX Protocol
2 39 (6.01%) HTML
3 30 (4.62%) .NET
4 29 (4.47%) Ultra Messaging
5 28 (4.31%) HTML5
6 25 (3.85%) React
6 25 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
7 24 (3.70%) Rendezvous
8 22 (3.39%) Middleware
8 22 (3.39%) XML
9 19 (2.93%) Redux
10 16 (2.47%) Spring
10 16 (2.47%) WPF
11 15 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.16%) RESTful
13 12 (1.85%) Hibernate
13 12 (1.85%) Web Services
14 9 (1.39%) JMS
15 8 (1.23%) CSS
16 6 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 214 (32.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 143 (22.03%) Fixed Income
3 110 (16.95%) Computer Science
4 106 (16.33%) Equities
5 100 (15.41%) Derivative
6 82 (12.63%) Fintech
7 59 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
8 38 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (5.55%) Algorithms
10 16 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (2.31%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.85%) User Experience
13 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.39%) Spread Betting
15 7 (1.08%) Eurex
15 7 (1.08%) Reference Data
15 7 (1.08%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 191 (29.43%) Linux
2 175 (26.96%) Unix
3 79 (12.17%) Windows
4 37 (5.70%) Solaris
5 20 (3.08%) CentOS
6 17 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.92%) Debian
9 6 (0.92%) SUSE
10 5 (0.77%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.62%) Fedora
11 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (30.82%) Low Latency
2 178 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (23.73%) Multithreading
4 102 (15.72%) Algorithmic Trading
5 79 (12.17%) Mathematics
6 64 (9.86%) Risk Management
7 57 (8.78%) Asset Management
8 48 (7.40%) Wealth Management
9 43 (6.63%) Software Delivery
10 39 (6.01%) Market Making
11 37 (5.70%) OO
12 35 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 34 (5.24%) SDLC
14 32 (4.93%) TDD
15 31 (4.78%) Physics
16 28 (4.31%) Multithreaded Programming
16 28 (4.31%) Software Engineering
17 27 (4.16%) Test Automation
18 25 (3.85%) ITIL
19 23 (3.54%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 345 (53.16%) Java
2 198 (30.51%) SQL
3 159 (24.50%) Python
4 98 (15.10%) C++
5 81 (12.48%) C#
6 67 (10.32%) Perl
7 42 (6.47%) Bash Shell
7 42 (6.47%) JavaScript
8 40 (6.16%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.77%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.47%) Scala
11 15 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.00%) C
13 7 (1.08%) VBA
14 5 (0.77%) R
15 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.46%) Groovy
16 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.46%) Ruby
17 2 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 108 (16.64%) Degree
2 34 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.92%) CCNP
4 6 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.92%) RHCE
4 6 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.62%) JNCIP
6 3 (0.46%) ISEB
6 3 (0.46%) PhD
7 2 (0.31%) IIBA
7 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CCIE
8 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.24%) QA
2 15 (2.31%) MiFID
3 4 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.31%) EMIR
4 2 (0.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) Docker
3 3 (0.46%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 13 (2.00%) Puppet
2 11 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.46%) Ansible
4 3 (0.46%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 69 (10.63%) Oracle
2 49 (7.55%) TIBCO
3 41 (6.32%) ION Trading
4 30 (4.62%) Sybase
5 28 (4.31%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 21 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.62%) Splunk
9 14 (2.16%) Reuters
10 12 (1.85%) Citrix
11 11 (1.69%) Tradeweb
11 11 (1.69%) VMware
12 10 (1.54%) Fidessa
12 10 (1.54%) NetApp
12 10 (1.54%) Solace
12 10 (1.54%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.39%) Murex
14 8 (1.23%) FXall
14 8 (1.23%) HP
15 6 (0.92%) Sun