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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 648 685 533
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -152
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 255 243 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 220 227 343
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £20,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -72.41%
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
82055 84713 83208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.22% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68902 70217 67067
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +12 248 £80,000 +6.66% 37
South East - 7 £55,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 308 (52.74%) Java
2 282 (48.29%) Finance
3 210 (35.96%) C++
4 196 (33.56%) Python
5 194 (33.22%) Front Office
6 185 (31.68%) Linux
7 174 (29.79%) Equities
7 174 (29.79%) Degree
7 174 (29.79%) Low Latency
8 162 (27.74%) Computer Science
9 159 (27.23%) Multithreading
10 123 (21.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 119 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
12 112 (19.18%) FIX Protocol
13 108 (18.49%) Algorithms
13 108 (18.49%) C#
14 107 (18.32%) Unix
15 102 (17.47%) Mathematics
16 101 (17.29%) Software Engineering
17 97 (16.61%) Hedge funds
18 87 (14.90%) SQL
19 84 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
20 82 (14.04%) Banking
20 82 (14.04%) Electronic Trading
21 76 (13.01%) OO
22 71 (12.16%) STL
23 62 (10.62%) Investment Banking
24 51 (8.73%) Fixed Income
24 51 (8.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
25 50 (8.56%) Derivative

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (4.11%) Apache
2 15 (2.57%) Node.js
3 5 (0.86%) MTS
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) CPLEX
2 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) GitHub
2 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.20%) Internet
3 4 (0.68%) Firewall
3 4 (0.68%) SAN
4 3 (0.51%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) SNMP
5 2 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) Multicast
6 1 (0.17%) Network Security
6 1 (0.17%) VLAN
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.94%) Relational Database
2 21 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.40%) KDB
6 11 (1.88%) Big Data
6 11 (1.88%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.68%) MySQL
8 4 (0.68%) Tick Data
9 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.51%) Redis
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (4.79%) JIRA
2 26 (4.45%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.71%) JUnit
5 8 (1.37%) Selenium
6 7 (1.20%) VTune
7 4 (0.68%) Maven
8 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.34%) Hudson
9 2 (0.34%) Subversion
10 1 (0.17%) Ant
10 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.17%) TestNG
General
1 282 (48.29%) Finance
2 194 (33.22%) Front Office
3 82 (14.04%) Banking
4 62 (10.62%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.42%) Games
6 14 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.37%) Back Office
8 4 (0.68%) Legal
8 4 (0.68%) Retail
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (73.63%) Developer
2 240 (41.10%) Java Developer
3 144 (24.66%) C++ Developer
4 72 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 67 (11.47%) Senior Developer
6 56 (9.59%) Python Developer
6 56 (9.59%) Quantitative Developer
7 54 (9.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 46 (7.88%) Analyst
9 43 (7.36%) C++/C# Developer
10 37 (6.34%) Java Quantitative Developer
11 33 (5.65%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 31 (5.31%) C++/Java Developer
13 28 (4.79%) Linux Developer
14 25 (4.28%) C# Quant Developer
14 25 (4.28%) Junior
15 21 (3.60%) Applications Support
15 21 (3.60%) Junior Developer
16 18 (3.08%) Investment Banking Java Developer
17 16 (2.74%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (19.18%) FIX Protocol
2 71 (12.16%) STL
3 51 (8.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 40 (6.85%) .NET
5 38 (6.51%) Akka
5 38 (6.51%) WPF
6 37 (6.34%) J2SE
7 33 (5.65%) Spring
8 29 (4.97%) Ultra Messaging
9 25 (4.28%) TIBCO EMS
10 23 (3.94%) AngularJS
11 20 (3.42%) HTML
11 20 (3.42%) Play Framework
11 20 (3.42%) spray
12 18 (3.08%) JMS
12 18 (3.08%) Qt
13 16 (2.74%) HTML5
14 15 (2.57%) jQuery
14 15 (2.57%) OpenGL
15 14 (2.40%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 174 (29.79%) Equities
2 162 (27.74%) Computer Science
3 123 (21.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 119 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (18.49%) Algorithms
6 102 (17.47%) Mathematics
7 97 (16.61%) Hedge funds
8 51 (8.73%) Fixed Income
9 50 (8.56%) Derivative
10 35 (5.99%) Data Structures
11 20 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
11 20 (3.42%) Statistics
12 17 (2.91%) Client/Server
12 17 (2.91%) Physics
13 13 (2.23%) Market Risk
14 11 (1.88%) Fintech
15 9 (1.54%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.03%) Applied Mathematics
17 3 (0.51%) Cryptography
17 3 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 185 (31.68%) Linux
2 107 (18.32%) Unix
3 24 (4.11%) Windows
4 7 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (29.79%) Low Latency
2 159 (27.23%) Multithreading
3 101 (17.29%) Software Engineering
4 84 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (14.04%) Electronic Trading
6 76 (13.01%) OO
7 45 (7.71%) Concurrent Programming
8 40 (6.85%) Risk Management
9 39 (6.68%) DevOps
10 37 (6.34%) TDD
11 32 (5.48%) Analytics
12 30 (5.14%) Functional Programming
13 27 (4.62%) Mentoring
13 27 (4.62%) Software Architecture
14 26 (4.45%) Quantitative Trading
15 24 (4.11%) Open Source
16 22 (3.77%) Investment Management
17 20 (3.42%) FX Algorithmic Trading
17 20 (3.42%) Garbage Collection
17 20 (3.42%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 308 (52.74%) Java
2 210 (35.96%) C++
3 196 (33.56%) Python
4 108 (18.49%) C#
5 87 (14.90%) SQL
6 35 (5.99%) JavaScript
7 31 (5.31%) Bash Shell
7 31 (5.31%) Perl
8 27 (4.62%) C
9 25 (4.28%) Scala
10 17 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.88%) ES6
12 9 (1.54%) F#
12 9 (1.54%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.37%) R
14 4 (0.68%) Erlang
14 4 (0.68%) Haskell
14 4 (0.68%) OCaml
15 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 174 (29.79%) Degree
2 33 (5.65%) PhD
3 6 (1.03%) CCNA
3 6 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.51%) ISEB
4 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.34%) CCSA
6 1 (0.17%) CCIE
6 1 (0.17%) CCNP
6 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.99%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) GCP
3 2 (0.34%) MiFID
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.42%) Apache Shiro
2 9 (1.54%) Puppet
3 8 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (6.34%) TIBCO
2 34 (5.82%) Oracle
3 20 (3.42%) Sybase
4 8 (1.37%) Eze Castle Integration
4 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.20%) Cisco
5 7 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.03%) Fidessa
7 4 (0.68%) Solace
7 4 (0.68%) VMware
8 3 (0.51%) HP
9 2 (0.34%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.34%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.34%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.17%) F5
10 1 (0.17%) Intel
10 1 (0.17%) Reuters
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £85k - 90k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £70k - 75k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
caspian one
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago