The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 566 527 441
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -86
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 326 347 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 295 229 504
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88099 80202 86245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 78.75% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71608 66273 74087
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Algorithmic Trading
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -53 321 £75,000 -6.25% 35
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 427 (56.41%) Finance
2 305 (40.29%) Java
3 294 (38.84%) Front Office
4 264 (34.87%) SQL
5 246 (32.50%) Equities
6 239 (31.57%) C#
7 238 (31.44%) Multithreading
8 232 (30.65%) Low Latency
9 231 (30.52%) C++
10 224 (29.59%) UNIX
11 215 (28.40%) Degree
12 211 (27.87%) Linux
13 206 (27.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 206 (27.21%) Computer Science
14 190 (25.10%) Hedge funds
15 174 (22.99%) Electronic Trading
16 168 (22.19%) Python
17 148 (19.55%) Software Engineering
18 139 (18.36%) OO
19 132 (17.44%) .NET
20 117 (15.46%) WPF
21 103 (13.61%) Banking
22 94 (12.42%) Risk Management
23 93 (12.29%) Windows
24 91 (12.02%) TDD
25 90 (11.89%) Perl
26 81 (10.70%) Derivative
27 79 (10.44%) SQL Server
28 78 (10.30%) MVVM
29 76 (10.04%) Investment Banking

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (2.77%) Confluence
2 16 (2.11%) Apache
3 14 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.66%) Zope
6 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.13%) MTS
Applications
1 14 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.43%) Firewall
2 13 (1.72%) HTTP
2 13 (1.72%) Network Security
3 11 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.53%) DNS
4 4 (0.53%) DHCP
5 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.13%) BGP
6 1 (0.13%) SAN
6 1 (0.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.36%) KDB
3 31 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.04%) RDBMS
5 14 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.92%) DB2
7 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.92%) Big Data
8 4 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.26%) MySQL
10 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (5.68%) JIRA
2 23 (3.04%) Maven
3 21 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.64%) JUnit
5 15 (1.98%) NUnit
6 13 (1.72%) jMock
7 9 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.66%) Subversion
8 5 (0.66%) Selenium
9 4 (0.53%) Ant
9 4 (0.53%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.26%) Mockito
10 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.13%) Hudson
11 1 (0.13%) JBehave
11 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 427 (56.41%) Finance
2 294 (38.84%) Front Office
3 103 (13.61%) Banking
4 76 (10.04%) Investment Banking
5 46 (6.08%) Games
6 14 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.19%) Back Office
9 4 (0.53%) Retail
10 3 (0.40%) Marketing
11 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 462 (61.03%) Developer
2 201 (26.55%) Java Developer
3 136 (17.97%) C# Developer
4 100 (13.21%) C++ Developer
5 83 (10.96%) Analyst
6 64 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 53 (7.00%) Applications Support
8 52 (6.87%) Software Engineer
9 51 (6.74%) Senior Developer
10 46 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 42 (5.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (4.76%) Project Manager
13 35 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
14 32 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
15 30 (3.96%) Programmer
16 28 (3.70%) Software Developer
16 28 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
17 25 (3.30%) WPF Developer
18 24 (3.17%) Python Developer
19 22 (2.91%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (17.44%) .NET
2 117 (15.46%) WPF
3 56 (7.40%) FIX Protocol
4 50 (6.61%) J2SE
5 47 (6.21%) WinForms
6 46 (6.08%) STL
7 42 (5.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 38 (5.02%) WCF
9 36 (4.76%) Spring
10 27 (3.57%) Web Services
11 26 (3.43%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (2.91%) REST
13 21 (2.77%) JMS
14 20 (2.64%) Guice
15 18 (2.38%) CORBA
16 15 (1.98%) Rendezvous
16 15 (1.98%) Middleware
17 11 (1.45%) Swing
17 11 (1.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 246 (32.50%) Equities
2 206 (27.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 206 (27.21%) Computer Science
3 190 (25.10%) Hedge funds
4 81 (10.70%) Derivative
5 63 (8.32%) Mathematics
6 56 (7.40%) Fixed Income
7 34 (4.49%) Physics
8 28 (3.70%) Open Source
9 26 (3.43%) Equity Derivative
10 23 (3.04%) N-Tier
11 18 (2.38%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.19%) Grid Computing
13 6 (0.79%) VWAP
14 4 (0.53%) Statistics
14 4 (0.53%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.40%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
15 3 (0.40%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 224 (29.59%) UNIX
2 211 (27.87%) Linux
3 93 (12.29%) Windows
4 19 (2.51%) Solaris
5 18 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (31.44%) Multithreading
2 232 (30.65%) Low Latency
3 174 (22.99%) Electronic Trading
4 148 (19.55%) Software Engineering
5 139 (18.36%) OO
6 94 (12.42%) Risk Management
7 91 (12.02%) TDD
8 78 (10.30%) MVVM
9 58 (7.66%) Scrum
10 57 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (6.74%) Project Management
12 48 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (4.49%) Investment Management
13 34 (4.49%) Unit Testing
14 29 (3.83%) BDD
15 23 (3.04%) Analytics
16 22 (2.91%) E-Commerce
16 22 (2.91%) OOP
17 19 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (2.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 305 (40.29%) Java
2 264 (34.87%) SQL
3 239 (31.57%) C#
4 231 (30.52%) C++
5 168 (22.19%) Python
6 90 (11.89%) Perl
7 58 (7.66%) F#
8 41 (5.42%) C
9 27 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 27 (3.57%) R
10 20 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.98%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.72%) Korn
13 12 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.45%) Scala
15 5 (0.66%) VB
15 5 (0.66%) VBA
15 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.53%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 215 (28.40%) Degree
2 40 (5.28%) PhD
3 15 (1.98%) CCNA
3 15 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.59%) CCNP
5 8 (1.06%) CISSP
6 5 (0.66%) CCSA
7 2 (0.26%) CCSE
7 2 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) EMIR
2 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (7.93%) Sybase
2 57 (7.53%) Oracle
3 39 (5.15%) TIBCO
4 28 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 22 (2.91%) Fidessa
6 19 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.85%) 29West
8 13 (1.72%) Cisco
9 12 (1.59%) ION Trading
10 10 (1.32%) VMware
11 6 (0.79%) HP
12 5 (0.66%) Google
13 4 (0.53%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.53%) Bloomberg
14 3 (0.40%) Sun
15 2 (0.26%) Business Objects
15 2 (0.26%) Blue Coat
16 1 (0.13%) Actimize
16 1 (0.13%) Reuters
16 1 (0.13%) DataSynapse
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Salary: £65k to £100k + bonus + benefits
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