The first table below looks at the demand for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 236 246 234
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 103 82 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.69% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.86% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 85 77 109
Average salary £88,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £53,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -23.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10365 9507 10971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.29% 79.68% 78.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8631 8327 9948
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Algorithmic Trading
London

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in the City of London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Histogram in the City of London

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 136 (56.43%) Finance
2 130 (53.94%) Java
3 122 (50.62%) Front Office
4 86 (35.68%) Computer Science
5 78 (32.37%) Multithreading
6 75 (31.12%) Low Latency
7 72 (29.88%) Degree
7 72 (29.88%) Equities
8 52 (21.58%) Electronic Trading
9 49 (20.33%) Mathematics
10 45 (18.67%) Fixed Income
11 43 (17.84%) UNIX
12 42 (17.43%) Linux
13 39 (16.18%) C++
13 39 (16.18%) Banking
13 39 (16.18%) Physics
14 38 (15.77%) Hedge funds
14 38 (15.77%) Python
15 35 (14.52%) Windows
16 29 (12.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (12.03%) Derivative
17 23 (9.54%) C#
17 23 (9.54%) SQL
18 22 (9.13%) Perl
18 22 (9.13%) QA
18 22 (9.13%) Analytics
19 21 (8.71%) OO
20 19 (7.88%) Data Management
21 18 (7.47%) Investment Banking
21 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.32%) GemFire
2 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.41%) MTS
5 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.41%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 4 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) DNS
1 3 (1.24%) DHCP
2 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.98%) KDB
2 8 (3.32%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.66%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.24%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Maven
2 7 (2.90%) Subversion
3 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.24%) JIRA
5 2 (0.83%) Mockito
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) NUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 136 (56.43%) Finance
2 122 (50.62%) Front Office
3 39 (16.18%) Banking
4 18 (7.47%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.56%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.90%) Games
7 4 (1.66%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (56.85%) Developer
2 100 (41.49%) Java Developer
3 41 (17.01%) Graduate
4 22 (9.13%) Analyst
5 20 (8.30%) IT Graduate
6 19 (7.88%) Trainee
7 15 (6.22%) C++ Developer
7 15 (6.22%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.39%) Quantitative Developer
9 12 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.15%) Programmer
11 8 (3.32%) Java Programmer
12 7 (2.90%) WPF Developer
13 5 (2.07%) Applications Support
14 4 (1.66%) Equity Analyst
14 4 (1.66%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 4 (1.66%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (1.66%) Support Analyst
14 4 (1.66%) Junior
14 4 (1.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.64%) WPF
2 15 (6.22%) .NET
3 14 (5.81%) STL
4 12 (4.98%) Spring
5 10 (4.15%) Guice
6 9 (3.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (3.32%) Guava
7 8 (3.32%) Java Concurrency
8 7 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (2.49%) WinForms
9 6 (2.49%) XML
10 4 (1.66%) Web Services
11 3 (1.24%) Middleware
11 3 (1.24%) Software Packaging
11 3 (1.24%) WCF
11 3 (1.24%) Java SE
12 2 (0.83%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.83%) J2SE
13 1 (0.41%) HTML
13 1 (0.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 86 (35.68%) Computer Science
2 72 (29.88%) Equities
3 49 (20.33%) Mathematics
4 45 (18.67%) Fixed Income
5 39 (16.18%) Physics
6 38 (15.77%) Hedge funds
7 29 (12.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (12.03%) Derivative
8 9 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (2.49%) Open Source
9 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) Statistical Arbitrage
11 2 (0.83%) Statistics
11 2 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.41%) Replication
12 1 (0.41%) Xbox
12 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.84%) UNIX
2 42 (17.43%) Linux
3 35 (14.52%) Windows
4 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.37%) Multithreading
2 75 (31.12%) Low Latency
3 52 (21.58%) Electronic Trading
4 22 (9.13%) Analytics
5 21 (8.71%) OO
6 19 (7.88%) Data Management
7 17 (7.05%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.39%) TDD
8 13 (5.39%) Risk Management
9 9 (3.73%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.32%) Investment Management
11 7 (2.90%) UML
11 7 (2.90%) RAD
11 7 (2.90%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.90%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 6 (2.49%) Business Analysis
12 6 (2.49%) Scrum
13 5 (2.07%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (2.07%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 130 (53.94%) Java
2 39 (16.18%) C++
3 38 (15.77%) Python
4 23 (9.54%) C#
4 23 (9.54%) SQL
5 22 (9.13%) Perl
6 14 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.56%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.73%) Clojure
9 6 (2.49%) Scala
10 4 (1.66%) VBA
11 3 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.83%) VB
12 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.83%) C
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) F#
13 1 (0.41%) Ruby
13 1 (0.41%) Haskell
13 1 (0.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 72 (29.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.49%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.24%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 15 (6.22%) Fidessa
2 13 (5.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.56%) Sybase
4 8 (3.32%) DataSynapse
4 8 (3.32%) VMware
4 8 (3.32%) Oracle
5 5 (2.07%) ION Trading
5 5 (2.07%) Google
6 4 (1.66%) Cisco
7 3 (1.24%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.83%) Intel
8 2 (0.83%) Reuters
9 1 (0.41%) Remedy
9 1 (0.41%) Charles River
9 1 (0.41%) eSpeed
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix
9 1 (0.41%) Lotus
9 1 (0.41%) Tradeweb
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: Excellent Compensation
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £95k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 7 days ago