The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - - 108
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £57,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-53.04% +187.50%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
998 1149 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.07% 91.26% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 666 781 735
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Algorithmic Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in Edinburgh