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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 625 738 576
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -162
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 290 208 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 269 200 387
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £101,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £20,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -66.66%
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
84774 89923 95200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.68% 85.91% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71243 73460 77454
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +64 271 £80,000 +3.22% 31
South East - 18 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 274 (52.49%) Java
2 245 (46.93%) Finance
3 207 (39.66%) Python
4 184 (35.25%) C++
5 167 (31.99%) Linux
6 152 (29.12%) Low Latency
7 146 (27.97%) Front Office
7 146 (27.97%) Equities
8 141 (27.01%) Degree
9 140 (26.82%) Multithreading
10 123 (23.56%) Computer Science
11 110 (21.07%) Banking
12 109 (20.88%) Unix
13 102 (19.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 102 (19.54%) Hedge funds
14 99 (18.97%) Algorithms
15 90 (17.24%) FIX Protocol
16 83 (15.90%) C#
17 82 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (15.33%) Investment Banking
18 80 (15.33%) Software Engineering
19 74 (14.18%) SQL
20 68 (13.03%) Mathematics
21 67 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (12.64%) Electronic Trading
23 61 (11.69%) STL
24 58 (11.11%) JavaScript
25 53 (10.15%) Concurrent Programming
26 52 (9.96%) OO
26 52 (9.96%) Risk Management

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 31 (5.94%) Node.js
2 15 (2.87%) Apache
3 11 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.57%) Confluence
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.15%) SAN
3 5 (0.96%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) Firewall
4 3 (0.57%) LAN
4 3 (0.57%) Multicast
4 3 (0.57%) SSL
4 3 (0.57%) WAN
5 2 (0.38%) SNMP
5 2 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 26 (4.98%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.02%) Big Data
5 17 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.92%) KDB
7 7 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.15%) DB2
8 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.57%) Redis
11 2 (0.38%) MySQL
11 2 (0.38%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 25 (4.79%) Jenkins
1 25 (4.79%) JIRA
2 24 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.11%) Selenium
4 3 (0.57%) JMeter
4 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.57%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.57%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.38%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) Babel
6 1 (0.19%) Bower
6 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.19%) gulp
6 1 (0.19%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) Toad
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 245 (46.93%) Finance
2 146 (27.97%) Front Office
3 110 (21.07%) Banking
4 80 (15.33%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.02%) Games
6 15 (2.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (69.73%) Developer
2 206 (39.46%) Java Developer
3 130 (24.90%) C++ Developer
4 76 (14.56%) Senior Developer
5 65 (12.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 56 (10.73%) C# Developer
7 50 (9.58%) Analyst
8 47 (9.00%) Quantitative Developer
9 45 (8.62%) Python Developer
10 35 (6.70%) C++/C# Developer
11 30 (5.75%) Java Quantitative Developer
12 27 (5.17%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 27 (5.17%) Linux Developer
13 23 (4.41%) C++/Java Developer
14 22 (4.21%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 21 (4.02%) Junior
15 21 (4.02%) Support Engineer
16 20 (3.83%) .NET Developer
16 20 (3.83%) Applications Support
17 19 (3.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.24%) FIX Protocol
2 61 (11.69%) STL
3 42 (8.05%) Akka
4 39 (7.47%) AngularJS
5 38 (7.28%) .NET
6 34 (6.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 34 (6.51%) J2SE
6 34 (6.51%) Spring
7 25 (4.79%) jQuery
7 25 (4.79%) WPF
8 24 (4.60%) NumPy
8 24 (4.60%) SciPy
8 24 (4.60%) TIBCO EMS
9 23 (4.41%) HTML
9 23 (4.41%) JMS
9 23 (4.41%) Ultra Messaging
10 21 (4.02%) HTML5
11 19 (3.64%) OpenGL
11 19 (3.64%) Qt
12 15 (2.87%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 146 (27.97%) Equities
2 123 (23.56%) Computer Science
3 102 (19.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 102 (19.54%) Hedge funds
4 99 (18.97%) Algorithms
5 68 (13.03%) Mathematics
6 67 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (7.09%) Fixed Income
8 25 (4.79%) Derivative
9 24 (4.60%) Market Risk
10 19 (3.64%) Statistics
11 18 (3.45%) Physics
12 16 (3.07%) Data Structures
12 16 (3.07%) Visualisation
13 15 (2.87%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.92%) Fintech
15 7 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (0.77%) Equity Risk
16 4 (0.77%) Private Cloud
17 3 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 167 (31.99%) Linux
2 109 (20.88%) Unix
3 35 (6.70%) Windows
4 12 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.96%) AIX
6 5 (0.96%) Solaris
6 5 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.77%) SUSE
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.12%) Low Latency
2 140 (26.82%) Multithreading
3 82 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (15.33%) Software Engineering
5 66 (12.64%) Electronic Trading
6 53 (10.15%) Concurrent Programming
7 52 (9.96%) OO
7 52 (9.96%) Risk Management
8 40 (7.66%) DevOps
9 29 (5.56%) Open Source
10 28 (5.36%) Software Architecture
11 23 (4.41%) Functional Programming
11 23 (4.41%) Mentoring
11 23 (4.41%) SOA
12 22 (4.21%) Analytics
12 22 (4.21%) TDD
13 19 (3.64%) Data Analysis
14 17 (3.26%) Machine Learning
14 17 (3.26%) SDLC
15 15 (2.87%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 274 (52.49%) Java
2 207 (39.66%) Python
3 184 (35.25%) C++
4 83 (15.90%) C#
5 74 (14.18%) SQL
6 58 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 32 (6.13%) Perl
8 25 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 24 (4.60%) Scala
10 18 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.07%) MATLAB
12 14 (2.68%) C
13 12 (2.30%) R
14 10 (1.92%) ES6
14 10 (1.92%) Ruby
15 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.96%) F#
17 2 (0.38%) Erlang
17 2 (0.38%) Haskell
17 2 (0.38%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 141 (27.01%) Degree
2 39 (7.47%) PhD
3 2 (0.38%) CCNA
3 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.83%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) GCP
2 3 (0.57%) MiFID
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.77%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.38%) HDFS
3 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (2.49%) Puppet
2 12 (2.30%) Apache Shiro
3 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.77%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 45 (8.62%) Oracle
2 26 (4.98%) TIBCO
3 9 (1.72%) Sybase
4 8 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (0.96%) Fidessa
6 4 (0.77%) HP
6 4 (0.77%) ION Trading
6 4 (0.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.77%) Solace
6 4 (0.77%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.57%) Citrix
7 3 (0.57%) Veritas
8 2 (0.38%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.38%) Informatica
8 2 (0.38%) Reuters
8 2 (0.38%) VMware
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco
9 1 (0.19%) EMC
9 1 (0.19%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.19%) Intel
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
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 £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago