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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 512 519 476
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -43
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 439 361 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 382 267 461
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -23.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 435 £75,000 -6.25% 45
East of England -13 1 £45,000 +42.85%
South East -15 1 £47,500 -
South West - 1 £120,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 478 (55.01%) Finance
2 388 (44.65%) Java
3 375 (43.15%) Front Office
4 302 (34.75%) Low Latency
5 276 (31.76%) Equities
6 269 (30.96%) SQL
7 268 (30.84%) Multithreading
8 265 (30.49%) C++
9 260 (29.92%) Computer Science
10 246 (28.31%) C#
11 245 (28.19%) Degree
12 242 (27.85%) Linux
13 235 (27.04%) UNIX
14 214 (24.63%) Electronic Trading
15 206 (23.71%) Hedge funds
16 181 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 165 (18.99%) OO
18 152 (17.49%) Python
19 150 (17.26%) Banking
20 130 (14.96%) .NET
21 128 (14.73%) Software Engineering
22 123 (14.15%) Risk Management
23 115 (13.23%) WPF
24 107 (12.31%) Windows
25 100 (11.51%) Derivative
26 99 (11.39%) Fixed Income
27 92 (10.59%) Perl
28 90 (10.36%) Mathematics
29 80 (9.21%) TDD
30 71 (8.17%) Investment Banking

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (1.73%) Apache
2 12 (1.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.38%) Confluence
3 8 (0.92%) GemFire
4 6 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.58%) Zope
6 4 (0.46%) Node.js
7 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.23%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.12%) SmartSockets
9 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) ION MarketView
1 3 (0.35%) RMDS
2 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.12%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.96%) Internet
2 11 (1.27%) HTTP
3 10 (1.15%) Firewall
4 3 (0.35%) Network Security
4 3 (0.35%) DHCP
4 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.12%) Multicast
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.10%) KDB
2 43 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 8 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.58%) Big Data
7 4 (0.46%) dBASE
7 4 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.23%) DB2
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (3.22%) JIRA
2 22 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (2.42%) JUnit
3 21 (2.42%) Maven
4 16 (1.84%) Selenium
5 12 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.27%) jMock
7 9 (1.04%) NUnit
7 9 (1.04%) Subversion
8 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.58%) Ant
10 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.35%) Mockito
10 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.35%) Hudson
10 3 (0.35%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.12%) JBehave
General
1 478 (55.01%) Finance
2 375 (43.15%) Front Office
3 150 (17.26%) Banking
4 71 (8.17%) Investment Banking
5 39 (4.49%) Games
6 34 (3.91%) Retail
7 33 (3.80%) Corporate Banking
8 32 (3.68%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.84%) Law
11 12 (1.38%) Back Office
12 11 (1.27%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.46%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.12%) International Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 530 (60.99%) Developer
2 236 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 138 (15.88%) C# Developer
4 113 (13.00%) Analyst
5 103 (11.85%) C++ Developer
6 73 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 63 (7.25%) Applications Support
8 59 (6.79%) Software Engineer
9 49 (5.64%) Applications Support Analyst
10 48 (5.52%) Graduate
11 47 (5.41%) Programmer
12 43 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (4.03%) Software Developer
13 35 (4.03%) Senior Developer
14 28 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (2.76%) Business Analyst
16 23 (2.65%) C# Programmer
16 23 (2.65%) .NET Software Engineer
17 22 (2.53%) WPF Developer
18 20 (2.30%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (14.96%) .NET
2 115 (13.23%) WPF
3 52 (5.98%) STL
4 48 (5.52%) WinForms
5 46 (5.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 41 (4.72%) WCF
7 39 (4.49%) Spring
8 33 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
8 33 (3.80%) J2SE
9 31 (3.57%) Web Services
9 31 (3.57%) Middleware
10 26 (2.99%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.42%) JMS
12 20 (2.30%) Guice
12 20 (2.30%) REST
12 20 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (1.96%) CORBA
14 16 (1.84%) Swing
15 10 (1.15%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 276 (31.76%) Equities
2 260 (29.92%) Computer Science
3 206 (23.71%) Hedge funds
4 181 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 100 (11.51%) Derivative
6 99 (11.39%) Fixed Income
7 90 (10.36%) Mathematics
8 59 (6.79%) Physics
9 34 (3.91%) Equity Derivative
10 28 (3.22%) Management Information System
11 25 (2.88%) Client/Server
12 24 (2.76%) Open Source
13 16 (1.84%) Grid Computing
13 16 (1.84%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.69%) Statistics
15 4 (0.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 3 (0.35%) Statistical Arbitrage
16 3 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.35%) Credit Derivative
17 2 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 242 (27.85%) Linux
2 235 (27.04%) UNIX
3 107 (12.31%) Windows
4 26 (2.99%) Solaris
5 21 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (34.75%) Low Latency
2 268 (30.84%) Multithreading
3 214 (24.63%) Electronic Trading
4 165 (18.99%) OO
5 128 (14.73%) Software Engineering
6 123 (14.15%) Risk Management
7 80 (9.21%) TDD
8 67 (7.71%) MVVM
9 63 (7.25%) Investment Management
10 55 (6.33%) Analytics
11 54 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (5.06%) Scrum
14 36 (4.14%) Project Management
15 31 (3.57%) Unit Testing
16 30 (3.45%) BDD
17 27 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (2.42%) Automated Testing
19 19 (2.19%) Release Management
19 19 (2.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (44.65%) Java
2 269 (30.96%) SQL
3 265 (30.49%) C++
4 246 (28.31%) C#
5 152 (17.49%) Python
6 92 (10.59%) Perl
7 63 (7.25%) F#
8 48 (5.52%) C
9 37 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 31 (3.57%) R
11 28 (3.22%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.84%) JavaScript
14 12 (1.38%) VBScript
14 12 (1.38%) Scala
15 11 (1.27%) Korn
15 11 (1.27%) VBA
16 9 (1.04%) Clojure
17 7 (0.81%) VB
18 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 245 (28.19%) Degree
2 36 (4.14%) PhD
3 5 (0.58%) CCNA
3 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.23%) CCNP
4 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.23%) CCSA
4 2 (0.23%) CCSE
5 1 (0.12%) MBA
5 1 (0.12%) ISEB
5 1 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) EMIR
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 22 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (6.67%) Oracle
2 52 (5.98%) Sybase
3 37 (4.26%) Fidessa
4 28 (3.22%) Microsoft
5 26 (2.99%) TIBCO
6 23 (2.65%) ION Trading
7 17 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.15%) VMware
8 10 (1.15%) Google
9 8 (0.92%) HP
9 8 (0.92%) DataSynapse
10 7 (0.81%) Cisco
11 5 (0.58%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.46%) Reuters
12 4 (0.46%) 29West
13 3 (0.35%) StreamBase
14 2 (0.23%) Murex
14 2 (0.23%) Intel
14 2 (0.23%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.23%) Calypso
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Algo Trading + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £95k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus (up to 100%) & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago