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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 709 635 657
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +22
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 183 317 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 162 279 268
Median salary £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - - -
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
79530 89127 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.44% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 67223 74140 74880
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Algorithmic Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -61 183 £83,750 +4.68% 41
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 246 (52.56%) Java
2 200 (42.74%) Finance
3 173 (36.97%) Python
4 148 (31.62%) Linux
5 132 (28.21%) Multithreading
6 129 (27.56%) Low Latency
7 126 (26.92%) Banking
8 125 (26.71%) Unix
9 113 (24.15%) C++
10 112 (23.93%) Equities
10 112 (23.93%) Degree
11 105 (22.44%) Front Office
12 91 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 91 (19.44%) Electronic Trading
13 89 (19.02%) Computer Science
14 87 (18.59%) JavaScript
15 85 (18.16%) Hedge funds
16 82 (17.52%) SQL
17 74 (15.81%) Investment Banking
18 67 (14.32%) FIX Protocol
19 66 (14.10%) Oracle
20 63 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
21 61 (13.03%) High-Frequency Trading
22 59 (12.61%) Algorithms
22 59 (12.61%) AngularJS
22 59 (12.61%) Mathematics
23 55 (11.75%) Software Engineering
23 55 (11.75%) C#
24 48 (10.26%) Node.js
25 47 (10.04%) Concurrent Programming

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.71%) Apache
2 8 (1.71%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.43%) Confluence
4 2 (0.43%) IIS
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Maple
1 2 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.50%) Internet
2 6 (1.28%) Multicast
3 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.85%) LAN
4 4 (0.85%) WAN
5 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 21 (4.49%) Big Data
2 21 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.27%) KDB
4 11 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.50%) Kdb+
7 6 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.07%) MySQL
9 4 (0.85%) DB2
9 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.21%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 32 (6.84%) JIRA
2 23 (4.91%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.64%) JMeter
4 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.64%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.64%) NUnit
4 3 (0.64%) Selenium
4 3 (0.64%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.43%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.43%) Hudson
5 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Gradle
6 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) Moq
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 200 (42.74%) Finance
2 126 (26.92%) Banking
3 105 (22.44%) Front Office
4 74 (15.81%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.63%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.21%) Games
7 6 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 318 (67.95%) Developer
2 199 (42.52%) Java Developer
3 85 (18.16%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 76 (16.24%) C++ Developer
5 69 (14.74%) Senior Developer
6 64 (13.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 50 (10.68%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 46 (9.83%) Analyst
9 41 (8.76%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 35 (7.48%) C# Developer
11 32 (6.84%) Python Developer
12 29 (6.20%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 23 (4.91%) Quantitative Developer
14 21 (4.49%) Lead Developer
15 20 (4.27%) Applications Support
16 19 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
17 18 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
17 18 (3.85%) Support Engineer
18 16 (3.42%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
18 16 (3.42%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.32%) FIX Protocol
2 59 (12.61%) AngularJS
3 48 (10.26%) Node.js
4 34 (7.26%) STL
5 32 (6.84%) .NET
6 29 (6.20%) J2SE
7 24 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 24 (5.13%) JMS
8 23 (4.91%) Spring
9 21 (4.49%) HTML
9 21 (4.49%) TIBCO EMS
9 21 (4.49%) Ultra Messaging
10 18 (3.85%) HTML5
11 17 (3.63%) Akka
11 17 (3.63%) CSS
12 15 (3.21%) jQuery
13 14 (2.99%) WPF
14 13 (2.78%) CSS3
14 13 (2.78%) NumPy
14 13 (2.78%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 112 (23.93%) Equities
2 91 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 89 (19.02%) Computer Science
4 85 (18.16%) Hedge funds
5 59 (12.61%) Algorithms
5 59 (12.61%) Mathematics
6 42 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (8.97%) Fixed Income
7 23 (4.91%) Physics
8 19 (4.06%) Market Risk
9 15 (3.21%) Derivative
10 13 (2.78%) Fintech
11 12 (2.56%) Statistics
12 10 (2.14%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.71%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.07%) Contract for Difference
14 5 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (0.85%) Equity Risk
16 3 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 148 (31.62%) Linux
2 125 (26.71%) Unix
3 45 (9.62%) Windows
4 16 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.50%) Solaris
6 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.85%) AIX
7 4 (0.85%) Android
7 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.64%) SUSE
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (28.21%) Multithreading
2 129 (27.56%) Low Latency
3 91 (19.44%) Electronic Trading
4 63 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (13.03%) High-Frequency Trading
6 55 (11.75%) Software Engineering
7 47 (10.04%) Concurrent Programming
7 47 (10.04%) Risk Management
8 41 (8.76%) DevOps
9 35 (7.48%) OO
10 30 (6.41%) SDLC
11 23 (4.91%) Open Source
12 19 (4.06%) Market Making
12 19 (4.06%) SOA
13 18 (3.85%) Analytics
13 18 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (3.63%) Data Analysis
14 17 (3.63%) Proprietary Trading
15 16 (3.42%) Machine Learning
16 14 (2.99%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 246 (52.56%) Java
2 173 (36.97%) Python
3 113 (24.15%) C++
4 87 (18.59%) JavaScript
5 82 (17.52%) SQL
6 55 (11.75%) C#
7 44 (9.40%) Perl
8 29 (6.20%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.91%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.42%) Scala
11 15 (3.21%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.21%) R
12 14 (2.99%) Ruby
13 10 (2.14%) C
14 8 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.64%) VBA
16 2 (0.43%) Fortran
16 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.21%) F#
17 1 (0.21%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 112 (23.93%) Degree
2 33 (7.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) MiFID
3 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.43%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.64%) Docker
1 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) HDFS
2 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.21%) NFS
3 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.35%) Puppet
2 5 (1.07%) Ansible
3 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Mesos
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (14.10%) Oracle
2 35 (7.48%) TIBCO
3 9 (1.92%) Sybase
4 5 (1.07%) HP
5 4 (0.85%) VMware
6 3 (0.64%) Citrix
6 3 (0.64%) Facebook
6 3 (0.64%) Google
6 3 (0.64%) Informatica
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.64%) Reuters
6 3 (0.64%) Sun
6 3 (0.64%) Syncfusion
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco
7 2 (0.43%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.43%) Veritas
8 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.21%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.21%) ION Trading
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Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
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Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Benefits including bonus
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £85,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + amazing benefits and large bonus
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London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + amazing benefits and large bonus
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London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
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City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
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London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Client Server
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