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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 108 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.91% +41.17%
Algorithmic Trading
Scotland

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
1234 1060 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.93% 85.14% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 835 665 705
Average salary £40,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Algorithmic Trading
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree