Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 692 565 688
Rank change year-on-year -127 +123 -148
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 475 797 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 369 545 523
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £84,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.24% +20.71%
10th Percentile £50,000 £39,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £113,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +60.00%

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 148,496 165,167 173,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,113 130,618 144,552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -129 450 £85,000 +13.33% 54
London -93 437 £85,000 +13.33% 51
UK excluding London +17 36 £50,000 - 6
Scotland +10 19 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Yorkshire +22 9 £47,500 -
North of England +19 9 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
South East - 1 £26,400 -

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 254 (53.47%) Java
2 221 (46.53%) Front Office
3 214 (45.05%) Finance
4 181 (38.11%) Low Latency
5 174 (36.63%) Banking
6 142 (29.89%) Fixed Income
7 126 (26.53%) Multithreading
8 124 (26.11%) Linux
9 120 (25.26%) SQL
10 119 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
11 113 (23.79%) Algorithmic Trading
12 106 (22.32%) Investment Banking
12 106 (22.32%) Python
13 105 (22.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 99 (20.84%) Equities
15 97 (20.42%) Unix
16 87 (18.32%) C++
17 77 (16.21%) FIX Protocol
17 77 (16.21%) Computer Science
18 68 (14.32%) Degree
19 66 (13.89%) Oracle
20 63 (13.26%) Derivative
21 62 (13.05%) Risk Management
22 59 (12.42%) C#
22 59 (12.42%) Analytics
23 58 (12.21%) Perl
23 58 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
24 56 (11.79%) OO
25 53 (11.16%) Windows
25 53 (11.16%) Greenfield Project

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 5 (1.05%) Apache
2 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.63%) CMS
4 2 (0.42%) Confluence
4 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.21%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) Luigi
5 1 (0.21%) MTS
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.16%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 6 (1.26%) thinkFolio
3 5 (1.05%) LatentZero
4 4 (0.84%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.63%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.42%) RMDS
7 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.26%) GitHub
5 4 (0.84%) NuGet
6 3 (0.63%) SaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.42%) npm
7 2 (0.42%) Yarn
8 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.53%) Ethernet
2 11 (2.32%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (2.32%) HTTP
3 7 (1.47%) LAN
3 7 (1.47%) WAN
4 6 (1.26%) Internet
4 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.05%) FTP
6 4 (0.84%) Firewall
7 3 (0.63%) BGP
7 3 (0.63%) Multicast
8 2 (0.42%) DHCP
8 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.42%) OSPF
9 1 (0.21%) DNS
9 1 (0.21%) Extranet
9 1 (0.21%) ICMP
9 1 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.21%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.63%) Big Data
3 20 (4.21%) KDB
4 19 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.53%) DB2
8 8 (1.68%) Redis
9 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.84%) Flink
10 4 (0.84%) Kdb+
10 4 (0.84%) MemSQL
11 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.42%) MySQL
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.42%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 30 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.42%) TeamCity
3 19 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.79%) Maven
5 15 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.32%) Toad
7 10 (2.11%) Hudson
8 9 (1.89%) Subversion
9 7 (1.47%) JUnit
10 6 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.84%) Ant
12 4 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.84%) JIRA
12 4 (0.84%) Moq
12 4 (0.84%) NUnit
12 4 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.84%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.63%) JSUnit
13 3 (0.63%) QUnit
General
1 221 (46.53%) Front Office
2 214 (45.05%) Finance
3 174 (36.63%) Banking
4 106 (22.32%) Investment Banking
5 32 (6.74%) Financial Institution
6 20 (4.21%) Games
7 18 (3.79%) Back Office
8 16 (3.37%) Law
9 10 (2.11%) Marketing
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) International Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Retail
11 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (56.63%) Developer
2 160 (33.68%) Java Developer
3 66 (13.89%) Analyst
4 61 (12.84%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 34 (7.16%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 33 (6.95%) C++ Developer
7 32 (6.74%) Front Office Developer
8 28 (5.89%) Support Analyst
9 26 (5.47%) Senior Developer
10 23 (4.84%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.84%) C# Developer
11 19 (4.00%) Electronic Trading Support
12 16 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (2.95%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
14 12 (2.53%) Team Leader
15 11 (2.32%) Scala Developer
16 10 (2.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 10 (2.11%) Java Engineer
16 10 (2.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (16.21%) FIX Protocol
2 44 (9.26%) Middleware
3 30 (6.32%) AngularJS
4 27 (5.68%) Spring
5 25 (5.26%) HTML
6 23 (4.84%) .NET
7 22 (4.63%) React
7 22 (4.63%) WPF
8 21 (4.42%) HTML5
9 19 (4.00%) Rendezvous
9 19 (4.00%) XML
10 17 (3.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 16 (3.37%) CSS
12 14 (2.95%) TIBCO EMS
12 14 (2.95%) Ultra Messaging
13 13 (2.74%) Spring Boot
14 12 (2.53%) XSD
14 12 (2.53%) XSLT
15 9 (1.89%) CSS3
16 8 (1.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 142 (29.89%) Fixed Income
2 105 (22.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 99 (20.84%) Equities
4 77 (16.21%) Computer Science
5 63 (13.26%) Derivative
6 53 (11.16%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (7.37%) Algorithms
9 20 (4.21%) Cyberthreat
9 20 (4.21%) Fintech
9 20 (4.21%) Hedge funds
10 17 (3.58%) Data Structures
11 16 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (2.32%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (1.05%) SWIFT
16 4 (0.84%) Eurex
17 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
17 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 124 (26.11%) Linux
2 97 (20.42%) Unix
3 53 (11.16%) Windows
4 12 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.63%) CentOS
5 3 (0.63%) Debian
5 3 (0.63%) Solaris
5 3 (0.63%) SUSE
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (38.11%) Low Latency
2 126 (26.53%) Multithreading
3 119 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (23.79%) Algorithmic Trading
5 62 (13.05%) Risk Management
6 59 (12.42%) Analytics
7 58 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (11.79%) OO
9 52 (10.95%) Mathematics
10 41 (8.63%) DevOps
11 40 (8.42%) E-Commerce
11 40 (8.42%) TDD
11 40 (8.42%) Test Automation
12 35 (7.37%) Software Engineering
13 33 (6.95%) Investment Management
14 28 (5.89%) SDLC
15 27 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
16 26 (5.47%) Multithreaded Programming
17 25 (5.26%) High Availability
17 25 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 254 (53.47%) Java
2 120 (25.26%) SQL
3 106 (22.32%) Python
4 87 (18.32%) C++
5 59 (12.42%) C#
6 58 (12.21%) Perl
7 41 (8.63%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.95%) Bash Shell
9 31 (6.53%) Java 8
10 21 (4.42%) C
10 21 (4.42%) Scala
11 17 (3.58%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.16%) R
12 15 (3.16%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.47%) VBA
14 6 (1.26%) Ruby
15 5 (1.05%) Clojure
16 4 (0.84%) AWK
16 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (14.32%) Degree
2 25 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.68%) PhD
6 6 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.84%) CCNP
7 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) MiFID
3 1 (0.21%) Basel II
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.84%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) KVM
3 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.68%) Ansible
3 5 (1.05%) Puppet
4 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.42%) Control-M
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (13.89%) Oracle
2 35 (7.37%) TIBCO
3 30 (6.32%) ION Trading
4 24 (5.05%) Solace
5 21 (4.42%) Bloomberg
6 17 (3.58%) Sybase
7 13 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.74%) Reuters
8 11 (2.32%) Talarian
9 9 (1.89%) Charles River
10 7 (1.47%) Informatica
11 6 (1.26%) Adobe
11 6 (1.26%) Fidessa
12 5 (1.05%) DevExpress
12 5 (1.05%) F5
13 4 (0.84%) Cisco
13 4 (0.84%) Google
13 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com