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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 660 511 537
Rank change year-on-year
-149 +26
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 194 432 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 179 390 241
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 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,750 £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
83174 89930 81696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.46% 82.01% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68342 73659 67938
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 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 -121 194 £77,500 +3.33% 37
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 242 (56.94%) Java
2 232 (54.59%) Finance
3 175 (41.18%) Front Office
4 142 (33.41%) Multithreading
5 119 (28.00%) Equities
6 117 (27.53%) C++
7 113 (26.59%) Low Latency
8 107 (25.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 86 (20.24%) C#
9 86 (20.24%) Python
10 84 (19.76%) Linux
11 82 (19.29%) FIX Protocol
12 80 (18.82%) Computer Science
13 79 (18.59%) Banking
14 77 (18.12%) UNIX
15 73 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
16 72 (16.94%) Algorithms
16 72 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
17 67 (15.76%) Investment Banking
18 64 (15.06%) Degree
19 60 (14.12%) SQL
20 50 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
21 49 (11.53%) .NET
22 47 (11.06%) OO
23 44 (10.35%) Fixed Income
24 42 (9.88%) Perl
25 41 (9.65%) Software Engineering
26 40 (9.41%) Derivative
27 39 (9.18%) Hedge funds
28 35 (8.24%) Data Structures

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (2.59%) Node.js
2 1 (0.24%) JBoss
2 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.65%) Multicast
2 3 (0.71%) Firewall
2 3 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) OSPF
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.24%) KDB
3 11 (2.59%) Big Data
4 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.35%) JUnit
3 5 (1.18%) JIRA
4 4 (0.94%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.24%) QUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 232 (54.59%) Finance
2 175 (41.18%) Front Office
3 79 (18.59%) Banking
4 67 (15.76%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.18%) Games
6 11 (2.59%) Legal
7 9 (2.12%) Marketing
7 9 (2.12%) Retail
8 6 (1.41%) Back Office
9 5 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 289 (68.00%) Developer
2 160 (37.65%) Java Developer
3 72 (16.94%) Analyst
4 54 (12.71%) C# Developer
5 39 (9.18%) C++ Developer
5 39 (9.18%) Support Analyst
6 37 (8.71%) Senior Developer
7 32 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (6.35%) Applications Support
10 26 (6.12%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
12 19 (4.47%) Quantitative Developer
13 15 (3.53%) Python Developer
14 11 (2.59%) Agile Business Analyst
15 9 (2.12%) Data Scientist
16 8 (1.88%) Python/Django Developer
16 8 (1.88%) Junior
16 8 (1.88%) .NET Developer
17 6 (1.41%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (19.29%) FIX Protocol
2 49 (11.53%) .NET
3 24 (5.65%) Spring
4 22 (5.18%) WPF
5 19 (4.47%) Esper
6 16 (3.76%) Ultra Messaging
7 14 (3.29%) J2SE
8 13 (3.06%) WCF
8 13 (3.06%) jQuery
9 12 (2.82%) Swing
10 11 (2.59%) OpenGL
11 9 (2.12%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.88%) Pyramid
12 8 (1.88%) React
12 8 (1.88%) Flask
12 8 (1.88%) Django
12 8 (1.88%) Pylons
12 8 (1.88%) Rendezvous
13 7 (1.65%) HTML
13 7 (1.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 119 (28.00%) Equities
2 107 (25.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 80 (18.82%) Computer Science
4 73 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (16.94%) Algorithms
6 44 (10.35%) Fixed Income
7 40 (9.41%) Derivative
8 39 (9.18%) Hedge funds
9 35 (8.24%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.88%) Physics
11 7 (1.65%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.47%) VWAP
14 2 (0.47%) Index Arbitrage
14 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.47%) Open Source
14 2 (0.47%) TWAP
15 1 (0.24%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 84 (19.76%) Linux
2 77 (18.12%) UNIX
3 27 (6.35%) Windows
4 9 (2.12%) Solaris
5 8 (1.88%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.88%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.41%) Multithreading
2 113 (26.59%) Low Latency
3 72 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
5 47 (11.06%) OO
6 41 (9.65%) Software Engineering
7 27 (6.35%) Complex Event Processing
8 24 (5.65%) Risk Management
9 23 (5.41%) TDD
9 23 (5.41%) Concurrent Programming
10 22 (5.18%) OOP
11 20 (4.71%) Software Architecture
11 20 (4.71%) Business Analysis
12 18 (4.24%) Market Making
12 18 (4.24%) OOD
13 17 (4.00%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.53%) FX Algorithmic Trading
14 15 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (3.06%) Machine Learning
16 12 (2.82%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 242 (56.94%) Java
2 117 (27.53%) C++
3 86 (20.24%) C#
3 86 (20.24%) Python
4 60 (14.12%) SQL
5 42 (9.88%) Perl
6 21 (4.94%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.82%) Ruby
8 10 (2.35%) R
9 9 (2.12%) C
9 9 (2.12%) MATLAB
9 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.12%) Scala
9 9 (2.12%) F#
10 8 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.88%) VBA
11 7 (1.65%) OCaml
11 7 (1.65%) Haskell
11 7 (1.65%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 64 (15.06%) Degree
2 31 (7.29%) PhD
3 2 (0.47%) CCSE
3 2 (0.47%) CCNA
3 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.47%) CCSA
4 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.24%) CISA
4 1 (0.24%) ISEB
4 1 (0.24%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (3.76%) Bloomberg
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.06%) Sybase
4 12 (2.82%) SunGard
5 11 (2.59%) Informatica
5 11 (2.59%) NYFIX
6 9 (2.12%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.88%) Fidessa
8 7 (1.65%) Oracle
9 5 (1.18%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.94%) Portware
11 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.47%) HP
11 2 (0.47%) Tableau
11 2 (0.47%) Solace
12 1 (0.24%) Sony
12 1 (0.24%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.24%) Perforce
12 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.24%) EasyScreen
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Great perks and bonus potential
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £18k to £32k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £18k to £32k + bonus + benefits
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London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Huge Benefits Package
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Salary: Excellent competitive salary + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
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