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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 596 598 545
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -53
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 282 319 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 248 289 231
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.72%
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
86723 90581 82547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71804 73588 68269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +23 280 £80,000 +6.66% 38
South West - 2 - -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 232 (47.84%) Java
2 231 (47.63%) Finance
3 163 (33.61%) Front Office
4 153 (31.55%) Equities
5 150 (30.93%) Linux
5 150 (30.93%) Multithreading
6 139 (28.66%) C++
7 136 (28.04%) Low Latency
8 121 (24.95%) Python
9 105 (21.65%) Algorithms
10 103 (21.24%) UNIX
11 99 (20.41%) FIX Protocol
12 97 (20.00%) Degree
13 91 (18.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 89 (18.35%) Computer Science
14 89 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
15 82 (16.91%) SQL
16 79 (16.29%) Banking
17 75 (15.46%) Electronic Trading
18 74 (15.26%) C#
19 61 (12.58%) OO
19 61 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
20 59 (12.16%) Investment Banking
21 57 (11.75%) Software Engineering
22 54 (11.13%) Hedge funds
23 52 (10.72%) .NET
24 47 (9.69%) Perl
25 44 (9.07%) Data Structures
26 39 (8.04%) Fixed Income
27 33 (6.80%) Market Making

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (2.06%) Node.js
2 6 (1.24%) Apache
3 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.86%) Multicast
2 7 (1.44%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) Firewall
3 4 (0.82%) Network Security
4 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) OSPF
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.21%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.95%) KDB
2 11 (2.27%) Big Data
2 11 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) HBase
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.68%) JUnit
2 11 (2.27%) JIRA
3 10 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.65%) Subversion
5 7 (1.44%) gulp
6 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.82%) NUnit
7 4 (0.82%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.21%) Ant
8 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.21%) QUnit
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
General
1 231 (47.63%) Finance
2 163 (33.61%) Front Office
3 79 (16.29%) Banking
4 59 (12.16%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.09%) Retail
6 11 (2.27%) Games
7 9 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.65%) Legal
9 7 (1.44%) Marketing
10 3 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.62%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 329 (67.84%) Developer
2 152 (31.34%) Java Developer
3 70 (14.43%) Analyst
4 69 (14.23%) C++ Developer
5 47 (9.69%) C# Developer
6 43 (8.87%) Senior Developer
6 43 (8.87%) Support Analyst
7 37 (7.63%) Applications Support
8 32 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 23 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (4.33%) Python Developer
12 17 (3.51%) Quantitative Developer
13 15 (3.09%) Junior
13 15 (3.09%) Django Developer
13 15 (3.09%) Python/Django Developer
14 14 (2.89%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.47%) AWS Developer
16 9 (1.86%) Junior Analyst
16 9 (1.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.41%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (10.72%) .NET
3 20 (4.12%) J2SE
3 20 (4.12%) Spring
3 20 (4.12%) React
4 19 (3.92%) Django
5 16 (3.30%) WPF
6 15 (3.09%) Ultra Messaging
7 14 (2.89%) HTML
7 14 (2.89%) Esper
8 13 (2.68%) Flask
8 13 (2.68%) Pyramid
8 13 (2.68%) STL
8 13 (2.68%) Pylons
8 13 (2.68%) HTML5
9 11 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (2.27%) jQuery
9 11 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
9 11 (2.27%) Swing
10 10 (2.06%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 153 (31.55%) Equities
2 105 (21.65%) Algorithms
3 91 (18.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 89 (18.35%) Computer Science
4 89 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (11.13%) Hedge funds
6 44 (9.07%) Data Structures
7 39 (8.04%) Fixed Income
8 25 (5.15%) Derivative
9 21 (4.33%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.86%) Physics
10 9 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.62%) Clustering
14 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.41%) Statistics
14 2 (0.41%) Index Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 150 (30.93%) Linux
2 103 (21.24%) UNIX
3 26 (5.36%) Windows
4 8 (1.65%) Android
5 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (30.93%) Multithreading
2 136 (28.04%) Low Latency
3 75 (15.46%) Electronic Trading
4 61 (12.58%) OO
4 61 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (11.75%) Software Engineering
6 33 (6.80%) Market Making
7 28 (5.77%) TDD
8 26 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 23 (4.74%) Software Architecture
10 21 (4.33%) ITIL
10 21 (4.33%) Functional Programming
11 20 (4.12%) Concurrent Programming
11 20 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (3.92%) Complex Event Processing
12 19 (3.92%) OOP
12 19 (3.92%) OOD
13 17 (3.51%) E-Commerce
13 17 (3.51%) Analytics
14 13 (2.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 232 (47.84%) Java
2 139 (28.66%) C++
3 121 (24.95%) Python
4 82 (16.91%) SQL
5 74 (15.26%) C#
6 47 (9.69%) Perl
7 32 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.06%) R
9 10 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.06%) VBA
9 10 (2.06%) C
10 8 (1.65%) MATLAB
10 8 (1.65%) Ruby
11 7 (1.44%) F#
11 7 (1.44%) Scala
12 5 (1.03%) Haskell
12 5 (1.03%) Erlang
12 5 (1.03%) OCaml
12 5 (1.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 97 (20.00%) Degree
2 27 (5.57%) PhD
3 3 (0.62%) ISEB
3 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.41%) ACCA
4 2 (0.41%) CISA
4 2 (0.41%) CCSA
4 2 (0.41%) CCSE
4 2 (0.41%) MCTS
4 2 (0.41%) MCITP
4 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.41%) CCNA
5 1 (0.21%) CCIE
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (3.30%) Oracle
2 15 (3.09%) TIBCO
3 12 (2.47%) Fidessa
4 10 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.44%) Sybase
5 7 (1.44%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.03%) Cisco
7 4 (0.82%) Informatica
8 3 (0.62%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.41%) NYFIX
9 2 (0.41%) SunGard
9 2 (0.41%) HP
9 2 (0.41%) Intel
9 2 (0.41%) Portware
9 2 (0.41%) Tableau
9 2 (0.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.21%) Solace
10 1 (0.21%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
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Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
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Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
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East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Plus great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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