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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - - 103
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £55,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +175.00%

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
968 1167 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.32% 91.67% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 612 792 789
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 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £64,000
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