The first table below looks at the demand for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Docklands, London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 38 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.59% 2.16% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.84% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £90,000 £71,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +7.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 141 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 80.00% 76.22% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 118 119 157
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £43,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Algorithmic Trading
London

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in Docklands, London

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Front Office
1 7 (87.50%) Equities
1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) JBehave
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) VBA

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) JBehave
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Front Office
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase