The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 124 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.055% 0.050% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.066% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -23.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1432 1506 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.85% 75.11% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1280 1277
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Algorithmic Trading
Cambridgeshire

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 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) F#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate
2 3 (75.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) F#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL