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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 639 506 518
Rank change year-on-year
-133 +12
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 218 402 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 209 342 292
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £80,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +39.13%
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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -95 216 £77,500 +3.33% 37
East of England - 2 £20,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 257 (59.63%) Java
2 218 (50.58%) Finance
3 178 (41.30%) Front Office
4 151 (35.03%) Multithreading
5 131 (30.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 126 (29.23%) Low Latency
7 115 (26.68%) Equities
8 112 (25.99%) C++
9 108 (25.06%) C#
10 98 (22.74%) Banking
11 91 (21.11%) Investment Banking
12 90 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (18.79%) SQL
14 77 (17.87%) FIX Protocol
15 74 (17.17%) Linux
16 72 (16.71%) Computer Science
17 69 (16.01%) UNIX
18 65 (15.08%) Electronic Trading
19 62 (14.39%) Degree
20 58 (13.46%) Python
21 56 (12.99%) OO
21 56 (12.99%) .NET
22 55 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (12.06%) Windows
24 51 (11.83%) Algorithms
25 50 (11.60%) Fixed Income
26 44 (10.21%) Software Engineering
27 43 (9.98%) Derivative
28 39 (9.05%) Hedge funds
29 38 (8.82%) Perl

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (1.86%) Node.js
3 1 (0.23%) CMS
3 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) MS Office
1 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.62%) Firewall
2 6 (1.39%) Multicast
3 4 (0.93%) Network Security
3 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.93%) OSPF
4 3 (0.70%) BGP
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.18%) KDB
3 9 (2.09%) Big Data
3 9 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.86%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.62%) JUnit
3 5 (1.16%) NUnit
3 5 (1.16%) JIRA
3 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.93%) Subversion
5 3 (0.70%) Hudson
6 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Mocha
7 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.23%) QUnit
7 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 218 (50.58%) Finance
2 178 (41.30%) Front Office
3 98 (22.74%) Banking
4 91 (21.11%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.57%) Games
6 8 (1.86%) Back Office
6 8 (1.86%) Legal
7 6 (1.39%) Retail
7 6 (1.39%) Marketing
8 5 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (66.82%) Developer
2 176 (40.84%) Java Developer
3 77 (17.87%) Analyst
4 55 (12.76%) C# Developer
5 45 (10.44%) Support Analyst
6 32 (7.42%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (6.26%) C++ Developer
9 26 (6.03%) Business Analyst
9 26 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (4.64%) Applications Support
11 18 (4.18%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (3.02%) Agile Business Analyst
13 11 (2.55%) Graduate
14 10 (2.32%) Junior
14 10 (2.32%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.32%) Quantitative Developer
15 9 (2.09%) Project Manager
16 8 (1.86%) .NET Developer
16 8 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.87%) FIX Protocol
2 56 (12.99%) .NET
3 34 (7.89%) WPF
4 26 (6.03%) WCF
5 23 (5.34%) Spring
6 21 (4.87%) Rendezvous
7 16 (3.71%) Middleware
8 15 (3.48%) Esper
9 14 (3.25%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.25%) jQuery
10 13 (3.02%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.78%) HTML
12 11 (2.55%) J2SE
12 11 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (2.09%) Swing
14 8 (1.86%) CSS
15 7 (1.62%) Web Services
15 7 (1.62%) JMS
15 7 (1.62%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 131 (30.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 115 (26.68%) Equities
3 72 (16.71%) Computer Science
4 55 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (11.83%) Algorithms
6 50 (11.60%) Fixed Income
7 43 (9.98%) Derivative
8 39 (9.05%) Hedge funds
9 30 (6.96%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.55%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.39%) Physics
12 4 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.70%) Statistics
13 3 (0.70%) Open Source
14 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.46%) Index Arbitrage
14 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.17%) Linux
2 69 (16.01%) UNIX
3 52 (12.06%) Windows
4 24 (5.57%) Solaris
5 22 (5.10%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.64%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.70%) CentOS
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (35.03%) Multithreading
2 126 (29.23%) Low Latency
3 90 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (15.08%) Electronic Trading
5 56 (12.99%) OO
6 44 (10.21%) Software Engineering
7 27 (6.26%) TDD
8 24 (5.57%) Complex Event Processing
9 23 (5.34%) Business Analysis
10 21 (4.87%) OOP
10 21 (4.87%) Risk Management
11 17 (3.94%) E-Commerce
12 16 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (3.71%) Market Making
13 14 (3.25%) Software Architecture
13 14 (3.25%) OOD
13 14 (3.25%) Project Management
14 12 (2.78%) MVC
14 12 (2.78%) Web Development
14 12 (2.78%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 257 (59.63%) Java
2 112 (25.99%) C++
3 108 (25.06%) C#
4 81 (18.79%) SQL
5 58 (13.46%) Python
6 38 (8.82%) Perl
7 23 (5.34%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.87%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.32%) C
11 9 (2.09%) Ruby
11 9 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.86%) F#
13 6 (1.39%) Scala
13 6 (1.39%) R
13 6 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.16%) VBA
14 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.16%) Haskell
14 5 (1.16%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 62 (14.39%) Degree
2 23 (5.34%) PhD
3 6 (1.39%) CCNA
3 6 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.70%) RHCE
5 2 (0.46%) CCSA
5 2 (0.46%) CCSE
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.23%) CCNP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.87%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (6.96%) 29West
2 27 (6.26%) Sybase
3 25 (5.80%) Bloomberg
4 23 (5.34%) SunGard
5 22 (5.10%) NYFIX
5 22 (5.10%) TIBCO
6 21 (4.87%) Informatica
7 11 (2.55%) Microsoft
7 11 (2.55%) ION Trading
8 7 (1.62%) Oracle
9 5 (1.16%) Cisco
10 3 (0.70%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.70%) Citrix
10 3 (0.70%) VMware
11 2 (0.46%) Portware
11 2 (0.46%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.46%) Perforce
11 2 (0.46%) Tableau
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Lucrative Bonuses
Posted: Just now
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: Just now
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + £1,250 Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago