The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 631 506 501
Rank change year-on-year
-125 -5
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 255 385 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 223 264 386
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -4.11%
Algorithmic Trading
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86490 81595 87043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.34% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69851 67651 73993
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 England

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

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in England

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in England

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in England

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Histogram in England

Algorithmic Trading
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -80 247 £72,500 -3.33% 30
East of England - 7 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 357 (54.42%) Finance
2 246 (37.50%) Java
3 236 (35.98%) SQL
3 236 (35.98%) Equities
4 230 (35.06%) Front Office
4 230 (35.06%) Multithreading
5 224 (34.15%) Low Latency
6 220 (33.54%) UNIX
7 203 (30.95%) Linux
7 203 (30.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 198 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
9 188 (28.66%) C++
10 176 (26.83%) C#
11 166 (25.30%) Degree
12 154 (23.48%) Electronic Trading
13 148 (22.56%) Software Engineering
13 148 (22.56%) Python
14 146 (22.26%) Computer Science
15 134 (20.43%) Hedge funds
16 110 (16.77%) Algorithms
16 110 (16.77%) Banking
17 109 (16.62%) .NET
18 98 (14.94%) OO
19 97 (14.79%) WPF
20 88 (13.41%) Windows
21 86 (13.11%) TDD
22 82 (12.50%) SQL Server
23 80 (12.20%) Investment Banking
24 77 (11.74%) Perl
25 76 (11.59%) Risk Management

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (2.90%) Confluence
2 14 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (1.37%) Apache
4 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.46%) Zope
6 2 (0.30%) Node.js
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.57%) Firewall
2 17 (2.59%) Network Security
3 15 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (1.07%) HTTP
5 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
6 3 (0.46%) Multicast
7 2 (0.30%) BGP
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.10%) KDB
3 21 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.07%) DB2
6 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.07%) Big Data
7 3 (0.46%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.30%) MySQL
9 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.15%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (4.73%) JIRA
2 20 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.05%) Maven
3 19 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.68%) JUnit
4 11 (1.68%) NUnit
5 7 (1.07%) jMock
6 5 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.46%) Ant
8 3 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.15%) Hudson
9 1 (0.15%) JBehave
General
1 357 (54.42%) Finance
2 230 (35.06%) Front Office
3 110 (16.77%) Banking
4 80 (12.20%) Investment Banking
5 44 (6.71%) Games
6 21 (3.20%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.07%) Retail
7 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.91%) Marketing
9 5 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 398 (60.67%) Developer
2 171 (26.07%) Java Developer
3 105 (16.01%) C# Developer
4 95 (14.48%) C++ Developer
5 83 (12.65%) Analyst
6 63 (9.60%) Support Analyst
7 47 (7.16%) Applications Support
8 45 (6.86%) Software Engineer
9 39 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 35 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
11 34 (5.18%) Project Manager
12 32 (4.88%) .NET Software Engineer
12 32 (4.88%) Agile Project Manager
13 30 (4.57%) Applications Support Analyst
14 28 (4.27%) Python Developer
14 28 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (2.90%) WPF Developer
16 17 (2.59%) Network Security Engineer
16 17 (2.59%) Network Engineer
16 17 (2.59%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (16.62%) .NET
2 97 (14.79%) WPF
3 50 (7.62%) FIX Protocol
4 47 (7.16%) STL
5 46 (7.01%) J2SE
6 43 (6.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 38 (5.79%) WCF
8 35 (5.34%) WinForms
9 31 (4.73%) Spring
10 29 (4.42%) .NET Framework
11 27 (4.12%) REST
11 27 (4.12%) Web Services
12 26 (3.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (3.05%) Rendezvous
14 18 (2.74%) Guice
15 17 (2.59%) Middleware
16 16 (2.44%) Swing
17 14 (2.13%) JMS
18 10 (1.52%) HTML5
18 10 (1.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 236 (35.98%) Equities
2 203 (30.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 146 (22.26%) Computer Science
4 134 (20.43%) Hedge funds
5 110 (16.77%) Algorithms
6 70 (10.67%) Derivative
7 55 (8.38%) Data Structures
8 43 (6.55%) Mathematics
9 42 (6.40%) Fixed Income
10 40 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (4.27%) Open Source
12 17 (2.59%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (2.44%) N-Tier
14 15 (2.29%) Physics
15 6 (0.91%) Reference Data
15 6 (0.91%) VWAP
16 5 (0.76%) User Experience
17 4 (0.61%) Credit Risk
17 4 (0.61%) Statistics
18 3 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 220 (33.54%) UNIX
2 203 (30.95%) Linux
3 88 (13.41%) Windows
4 21 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.90%) Solaris
6 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (35.06%) Multithreading
2 224 (34.15%) Low Latency
3 198 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (23.48%) Electronic Trading
5 148 (22.56%) Software Engineering
6 98 (14.94%) OO
7 86 (13.11%) TDD
8 76 (11.59%) Risk Management
9 70 (10.67%) MVVM
10 59 (8.99%) Scrum
11 49 (7.47%) Project Management
12 38 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (4.27%) Investment Management
14 23 (3.51%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.20%) Business Analysis
15 21 (3.20%) Problem Management
16 20 (3.05%) OOP
17 18 (2.74%) Unit Testing
17 18 (2.74%) Analytics
18 17 (2.59%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (37.50%) Java
2 236 (35.98%) SQL
3 188 (28.66%) C++
4 176 (26.83%) C#
5 148 (22.56%) Python
6 77 (11.74%) Perl
7 32 (4.88%) C
8 25 (3.81%) F#
9 24 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.90%) Scala
11 17 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.13%) JavaScript
14 11 (1.68%) R
15 9 (1.37%) Korn
16 4 (0.61%) VBA
17 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.30%) C-shell
18 2 (0.30%) VBScript
18 2 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 166 (25.30%) Degree
2 29 (4.42%) PhD
3 18 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (2.74%) CCNA
4 15 (2.29%) CCNP
5 12 (1.83%) CISSP
6 5 (0.76%) CCSA
7 3 (0.46%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) CCSE
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) RHCE
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) XenApp
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 51 (7.77%) Sybase
2 45 (6.86%) Oracle
3 42 (6.40%) TIBCO
4 25 (3.81%) 29West
5 19 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.44%) Cisco
8 11 (1.68%) Fidessa
9 8 (1.22%) ION Trading
9 8 (1.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.91%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.76%) HP
12 4 (0.61%) VMware
12 4 (0.61%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.46%) Sun
13 3 (0.46%) Informatica
13 3 (0.46%) Reuters
13 3 (0.46%) SunGard
14 2 (0.30%) Intel
14 2 (0.30%) Business Objects
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