Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 707 533
Rank change year-on-year +143 -174 +51
Permanent jobs citing Electronic Trading 800 568 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.34% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 532 475 936
UK median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £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 157899 169213 193846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.23% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124329 140773 159410
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 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +163 788 £75,000 -9.09% 48
London +102 752 £75,000 -11.76% 44
UK excluding London +46 43 £50,000 -16.67% 5
North of England - 18 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +24 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +17 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £47,500 - 3
Scotland -10 7 £42,500 - 1
North West - 4 £35,000 -
South West +12 2 £65,000 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 452 (56.50%) Java
2 436 (54.50%) Finance
3 351 (43.88%) Banking
3 351 (43.88%) Low Latency
4 344 (43.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 300 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 285 (35.63%) Multithreading
7 262 (32.75%) Front Office
8 249 (31.13%) FIX Protocol
9 241 (30.13%) Investment Banking
10 217 (27.13%) SQL
11 210 (26.25%) Linux
12 191 (23.88%) Unix
13 167 (20.88%) Derivative
14 166 (20.75%) Wealth Management
15 158 (19.75%) Asset Management
16 153 (19.13%) Retail Banking
17 150 (18.75%) Python
18 147 (18.38%) Software Delivery
19 126 (15.75%) Risk Management
20 122 (15.25%) Fixed Income
21 115 (14.38%) Windows
22 112 (14.00%) C++
23 100 (12.50%) Degree
24 98 (12.25%) Equities
25 95 (11.88%) Market Making
26 92 (11.50%) Oracle
27 90 (11.25%) Algorithmic Trading
28 88 (11.00%) C#
29 83 (10.38%) SQL Server

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 17 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.25%) Apache
3 2 (0.25%) Confluence
3 2 (0.25%) DataSynapse
3 2 (0.25%) MTS
Applications
1 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (2.50%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.88%) RMDS
3 2 (0.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.88%) npm
1 7 (0.88%) Yarn
2 5 (0.63%) SaaS
3 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.75%) LAN
2 22 (2.75%) WAN
3 19 (2.38%) Firewall
4 17 (2.13%) FIX Connectivity
5 9 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (1.13%) iSCSI
6 8 (1.00%) Network Security
7 6 (0.75%) BGP
7 6 (0.75%) EIGRP
7 6 (0.75%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.75%) OSPF
8 4 (0.50%) Multicast
9 2 (0.25%) FTP
9 2 (0.25%) Telnet
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) HTTP
10 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.13%) KDB
3 21 (2.63%) MySQL
4 20 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.88%) Big Data
9 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.75%) Kdb+
11 5 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.13%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.88%) JIRA
2 23 (2.88%) Maven
2 23 (2.88%) TeamCity
3 19 (2.38%) JUnit
4 16 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.88%) Subversion
6 11 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.25%) Gradle
8 6 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.75%) Selenium
9 4 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.38%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.38%) JBehave
10 3 (0.38%) Moq
10 3 (0.38%) NUnit
10 3 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
10 3 (0.38%) SilkTest
11 1 (0.13%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.13%) Mockito
General
1 436 (54.50%) Finance
2 351 (43.88%) Banking
3 262 (32.75%) Front Office
4 241 (30.13%) Investment Banking
5 153 (19.13%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.63%) Back Office
7 17 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.13%) Advertising
9 8 (1.00%) Games
9 8 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.75%) Retail
11 5 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 411 (51.38%) Developer
2 225 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 205 (25.63%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 125 (15.63%) Analyst
5 103 (12.88%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 90 (11.25%) Quantitative Developer
7 60 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 54 (6.75%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 53 (6.63%) Support Analyst
10 50 (6.25%) Applications Support
11 45 (5.63%) Graduate
12 40 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
13 39 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (4.38%) C++ Developer
15 31 (3.88%) C# Developer
16 30 (3.75%) Support Engineer
17 29 (3.63%) Electronic Trading Support
18 26 (3.25%) Graduate Support Engineer
19 24 (3.00%) Business Analyst
20 21 (2.63%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (31.13%) FIX Protocol
2 54 (6.75%) XML
3 50 (6.25%) .NET
4 49 (6.13%) HTML
5 41 (5.13%) Ultra Messaging
6 36 (4.50%) WPF
7 29 (3.63%) React
8 27 (3.38%) Rendezvous
9 26 (3.25%) HTML5
10 22 (2.75%) AngularJS
10 22 (2.75%) CSS
10 22 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
11 21 (2.63%) Middleware
12 20 (2.50%) Web Services
13 19 (2.38%) XSD
13 19 (2.38%) XSLT
14 18 (2.25%) Redux
15 16 (2.00%) Spring
16 15 (1.88%) Hibernate
17 14 (1.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 344 (43.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 167 (20.88%) Derivative
3 122 (15.25%) Fixed Income
4 98 (12.25%) Equities
5 75 (9.38%) Computer Science
6 65 (8.13%) Fintech
7 58 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
8 55 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (3.25%) Algorithms
10 24 (3.00%) User Experience
11 20 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (2.13%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.63%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (1.00%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
16 7 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 7 (0.88%) Reference Data
17 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (26.25%) Linux
2 191 (23.88%) Unix
3 115 (14.38%) Windows
4 28 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (3.13%) Solaris
6 18 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.38%) CentOS
8 10 (1.25%) Windows NT
8 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone
8 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.25%) Android
10 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (43.88%) Low Latency
2 300 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (35.63%) Multithreading
4 166 (20.75%) Wealth Management
5 158 (19.75%) Asset Management
6 147 (18.38%) Software Delivery
7 126 (15.75%) Risk Management
8 95 (11.88%) Market Making
9 90 (11.25%) Algorithmic Trading
10 62 (7.75%) Mathematics
11 54 (6.75%) TDD
12 47 (5.88%) Analytics
13 41 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 30 (3.75%) ITIL
14 30 (3.75%) OO
14 30 (3.75%) Test Automation
15 29 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (3.63%) Software Engineering
15 29 (3.63%) Unit Testing
16 28 (3.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 452 (56.50%) Java
2 217 (27.13%) SQL
3 150 (18.75%) Python
4 112 (14.00%) C++
5 88 (11.00%) C#
6 70 (8.75%) Perl
7 63 (7.88%) JavaScript
8 54 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 46 (5.75%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.75%) C
12 7 (0.88%) ES6
12 7 (0.88%) Ruby
13 3 (0.38%) R
13 3 (0.38%) Scala
13 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.38%) VBA
14 2 (0.25%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.25%) Korn
14 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (12.50%) Degree
2 23 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.75%) RHCE
4 6 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (0.63%) PhD
6 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.50%) PMP
7 3 (0.38%) CCNP
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.38%) ISEB
8 2 (0.25%) CCIE
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.00%) QA
2 19 (2.38%) MiFID
3 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.63%) 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 10 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.25%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) etcd
4 1 (0.13%) GridGain
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (2.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 16 (2.00%) Puppet
3 11 (1.38%) Ansible
4 8 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.75%) Nagios
5 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.50%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.38%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 92 (11.50%) Oracle
2 51 (6.38%) ION Trading
3 50 (6.25%) Sybase
4 46 (5.75%) TIBCO
5 40 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.50%) Splunk
7 18 (2.25%) Citrix
8 13 (1.63%) Bloomberg
8 13 (1.63%) Reuters
9 11 (1.38%) HP
9 11 (1.38%) Infragistics
10 10 (1.25%) FXall
10 10 (1.25%) VMware
11 9 (1.13%) Sun
12 8 (1.00%) BMC
13 7 (0.88%) Arista
13 7 (0.88%) Cisco
13 7 (0.88%) Solace
14 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds