The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 104 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £80,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +39.13%
Algorithmic Trading
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1305 1201 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.61% 83.00% 72.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 997 1049
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the Cambridge region.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in Cambridge

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Algorithmic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Algorithmic Trading.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Low Latency

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Algorithmic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Algorithmic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Programmer
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Graduate
5 4 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Graduate C# Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) CSS3
2 4 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript