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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 658 514 541
Rank change year-on-year
-144 +27
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 207 443 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 196 397 255
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 £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £51,250 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-60.97% -8.88%
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
85798 91789 83056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.25% 82.06% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70149 74708 69088
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -134 206 £77,500 +3.33% 35
East of England +14 1 £20,000 -55.55%
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 261 (58.92%) Java
2 232 (52.37%) Finance
3 192 (43.34%) Front Office
4 153 (34.54%) Multithreading
5 123 (27.77%) Low Latency
6 120 (27.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 116 (26.19%) Equities
8 115 (25.96%) C++
9 97 (21.90%) C#
10 93 (20.99%) Banking
11 86 (19.41%) Computer Science
12 84 (18.96%) Investment Banking
13 81 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
14 80 (18.06%) FIX Protocol
15 77 (17.38%) Linux
16 75 (16.93%) Python
17 71 (16.03%) UNIX
18 69 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (15.35%) Degree
20 66 (14.90%) SQL
21 64 (14.45%) Algorithms
22 55 (12.42%) Electronic Trading
23 54 (12.19%) OO
24 53 (11.96%) .NET
25 48 (10.84%) Fixed Income
26 43 (9.71%) Derivative
27 40 (9.03%) Software Engineering
27 40 (9.03%) Perl
28 38 (8.58%) Hedge funds
29 34 (7.67%) Windows

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (2.71%) Node.js
2 1 (0.23%) JBoss
2 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.58%) Multicast
2 5 (1.13%) Firewall
3 4 (0.90%) Network Security
4 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.45%) OSPF
5 1 (0.23%) BGP
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.29%) KDB
3 12 (2.71%) Big Data
4 9 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.81%) JUnit
3 5 (1.13%) JIRA
4 4 (0.90%) Subversion
5 2 (0.45%) NUnit
5 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Mocha
6 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.23%) QUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 232 (52.37%) Finance
2 192 (43.34%) Front Office
3 93 (20.99%) Banking
4 84 (18.96%) Investment Banking
5 26 (5.87%) Games
6 9 (2.03%) Retail
6 9 (2.03%) Legal
6 9 (2.03%) Marketing
7 6 (1.35%) Back Office
8 5 (1.13%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 304 (68.62%) Developer
2 177 (39.95%) Java Developer
3 75 (16.93%) Analyst
4 57 (12.87%) C# Developer
5 38 (8.58%) Support Analyst
6 36 (8.13%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.90%) C++ Developer
8 33 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (6.77%) Business Analyst
10 27 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 25 (5.64%) Applications Support
12 19 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
13 18 (4.06%) Quantitative Developer
14 13 (2.93%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (2.26%) Python Developer
16 9 (2.03%) Junior
16 9 (2.03%) Data Scientist
17 8 (1.81%) .NET Developer
18 7 (1.58%) Programmer
18 7 (1.58%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (18.06%) FIX Protocol
2 53 (11.96%) .NET
3 26 (5.87%) Spring
3 26 (5.87%) WPF
4 20 (4.51%) Ultra Messaging
4 20 (4.51%) Esper
5 16 (3.61%) WCF
6 15 (3.39%) jQuery
7 13 (2.93%) J2SE
8 12 (2.71%) Swing
9 11 (2.48%) ASP.NET
9 11 (2.48%) OpenGL
9 11 (2.48%) Rendezvous
10 10 (2.26%) Middleware
11 9 (2.03%) HTML
12 8 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
14 6 (1.35%) Pylons
14 6 (1.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 120 (27.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 116 (26.19%) Equities
3 86 (19.41%) Computer Science
4 69 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (14.45%) Algorithms
6 48 (10.84%) Fixed Income
7 43 (9.71%) Derivative
8 38 (8.58%) Hedge funds
9 30 (6.77%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.03%) Physics
11 8 (1.81%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
14 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.68%) Open Source
15 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
15 2 (0.45%) VWAP
15 2 (0.45%) Index Arbitrage
15 2 (0.45%) TWAP
16 1 (0.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.38%) Linux
2 71 (16.03%) UNIX
3 34 (7.67%) Windows
4 12 (2.71%) Solaris
5 11 (2.48%) Windows NT
5 11 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) CentOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (34.54%) Multithreading
2 123 (27.77%) Low Latency
3 81 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (12.42%) Electronic Trading
5 54 (12.19%) OO
6 40 (9.03%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.55%) Complex Event Processing
8 26 (5.87%) Risk Management
9 25 (5.64%) OOP
9 25 (5.64%) Concurrent Programming
10 24 (5.42%) TDD
11 21 (4.74%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.29%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.06%) FX Algorithmic Trading
14 17 (3.84%) Market Making
14 17 (3.84%) Software Architecture
15 16 (3.61%) OOD
16 13 (2.93%) Machine Learning
17 12 (2.71%) Statistical Modelling
18 11 (2.48%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 261 (58.92%) Java
2 115 (25.96%) C++
3 97 (21.90%) C#
4 75 (16.93%) Python
5 66 (14.90%) SQL
6 40 (9.03%) Perl
7 23 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.71%) Ruby
8 12 (2.71%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.48%) F#
9 11 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.26%) Scala
10 10 (2.26%) R
11 9 (2.03%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.81%) C
12 8 (1.81%) Haskell
12 8 (1.81%) Erlang
12 8 (1.81%) OCaml
12 8 (1.81%) VBA
13 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (15.35%) Degree
2 30 (6.77%) PhD
3 4 (0.90%) CCNA
3 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.45%) CCSA
4 2 (0.45%) CCSE
5 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.23%) RHCE
5 1 (0.23%) ACCA
5 1 (0.23%) CISA
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) CISSP
5 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (4.06%) Bloomberg
2 16 (3.61%) Sybase
3 14 (3.16%) SunGard
3 14 (3.16%) Informatica
4 13 (2.93%) NYFIX
5 12 (2.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.71%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.81%) Fidessa
7 7 (1.58%) Oracle
7 7 (1.58%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.90%) Portware
9 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco
10 2 (0.45%) HP
10 2 (0.45%) Tableau
10 2 (0.45%) Solace
11 1 (0.23%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.23%) FFastFill
11 1 (0.23%) Patsystems
11 1 (0.23%) GL TRADE
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago