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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 614 506 479
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -27
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 279 366 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 246 250 427
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £98,750 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +7.64%
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
87621 79888 86640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.22% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70650 66239 73920
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 -86 272 £75,000 -4.76% 35
East of England - 6 - -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 374 (54.60%) Finance
2 261 (38.10%) Java
3 250 (36.50%) Front Office
4 248 (36.20%) SQL
5 240 (35.04%) Equities
6 238 (34.74%) Low Latency
7 236 (34.45%) Multithreading
8 226 (32.99%) UNIX
9 213 (31.09%) Linux
10 201 (29.34%) C++
10 201 (29.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 197 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
12 191 (27.88%) C#
13 182 (26.57%) Degree
14 165 (24.09%) Electronic Trading
15 163 (23.80%) Python
16 161 (23.50%) Computer Science
17 159 (23.21%) Software Engineering
18 145 (21.17%) Hedge funds
19 116 (16.93%) .NET
20 115 (16.79%) Banking
21 110 (16.06%) OO
22 103 (15.04%) WPF
23 91 (13.28%) Windows
24 87 (12.70%) TDD
25 85 (12.41%) Investment Banking
26 84 (12.26%) Risk Management
27 82 (11.97%) Perl
27 82 (11.97%) SQL Server
28 72 (10.51%) Derivative

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (2.92%) Confluence
2 14 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (1.46%) Apache
4 8 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.73%) Zope
6 4 (0.58%) Node.js
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.23%) Firewall
2 17 (2.48%) Network Security
3 15 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (1.17%) HTTP
5 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.58%) DNS
6 3 (0.44%) Multicast
7 2 (0.29%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.84%) KDB
3 23 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.77%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.02%) Big Data
7 7 (1.02%) DB2
8 3 (0.44%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.29%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.29%) MySQL
9 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (5.11%) JIRA
2 22 (3.21%) Maven
3 20 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.90%) JUnit
5 12 (1.75%) NUnit
6 8 (1.17%) jMock
7 6 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.73%) Subversion
9 4 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.58%) Ant
10 1 (0.15%) JBehave
General
1 374 (54.60%) Finance
2 250 (36.50%) Front Office
3 115 (16.79%) Banking
4 85 (12.41%) Investment Banking
5 45 (6.57%) Games
6 22 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.02%) Retail
8 6 (0.88%) Marketing
8 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 426 (62.19%) Developer
2 180 (26.28%) Java Developer
3 115 (16.79%) C# Developer
4 100 (14.60%) C++ Developer
5 79 (11.53%) Analyst
6 60 (8.76%) Support Analyst
7 46 (6.72%) Applications Support
8 44 (6.42%) Software Engineer
8 44 (6.42%) Senior Developer
9 40 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 33 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (4.53%) Project Manager
11 31 (4.53%) Python Developer
12 30 (4.38%) .NET Software Engineer
13 29 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
14 28 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
15 22 (3.21%) WPF Developer
16 17 (2.48%) Network Security Engineer
16 17 (2.48%) Network Engineer
16 17 (2.48%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (16.93%) .NET
2 103 (15.04%) WPF
3 55 (8.03%) FIX Protocol
4 49 (7.15%) STL
5 47 (6.86%) J2SE
6 45 (6.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 37 (5.40%) WCF
7 37 (5.40%) WinForms
8 35 (5.11%) Spring
9 27 (3.94%) .NET Framework
9 27 (3.94%) Web Services
10 25 (3.65%) REST
11 24 (3.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 19 (2.77%) Rendezvous
12 19 (2.77%) Guice
13 16 (2.34%) Swing
14 15 (2.19%) Middleware
15 14 (2.04%) JMS
16 11 (1.61%) Hibernate
16 11 (1.61%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 240 (35.04%) Equities
2 201 (29.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 161 (23.50%) Computer Science
4 145 (21.17%) Hedge funds
5 72 (10.51%) Derivative
6 47 (6.86%) Mathematics
6 47 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (5.99%) Fixed Income
8 32 (4.67%) Open Source
9 19 (2.77%) Physics
10 18 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
10 18 (2.63%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.88%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.88%) VWAP
13 5 (0.73%) User Experience
13 5 (0.73%) Statistics
13 5 (0.73%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.58%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 226 (32.99%) UNIX
2 213 (31.09%) Linux
3 91 (13.28%) Windows
4 21 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.34%) Solaris
6 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (34.74%) Low Latency
2 236 (34.45%) Multithreading
3 197 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (24.09%) Electronic Trading
5 159 (23.21%) Software Engineering
6 110 (16.06%) OO
7 87 (12.70%) TDD
8 84 (12.26%) Risk Management
9 72 (10.51%) MVVM
10 59 (8.61%) Scrum
11 43 (6.28%) Project Management
12 38 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (4.67%) Investment Management
14 23 (3.36%) E-Commerce
15 22 (3.21%) Problem Management
16 21 (3.07%) Analytics
17 20 (2.92%) Unit Testing
17 20 (2.92%) OOP
18 19 (2.77%) Business Analysis
19 18 (2.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (38.10%) Java
2 248 (36.20%) SQL
3 201 (29.34%) C++
4 191 (27.88%) C#
5 163 (23.80%) Python
6 82 (11.97%) Perl
7 37 (5.40%) C
8 31 (4.53%) F#
9 26 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.77%) Scala
11 16 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.19%) JavaScript
13 14 (2.04%) R
14 10 (1.46%) Korn
15 5 (0.73%) VBA
16 3 (0.44%) VB
16 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.29%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 182 (26.57%) Degree
2 34 (4.96%) PhD
3 17 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.48%) CCNA
4 15 (2.19%) CCNP
5 12 (1.75%) CISSP
6 5 (0.73%) CCSA
7 3 (0.44%) ISEB
8 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.29%) CCSE
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.29%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 54 (7.88%) Sybase
2 46 (6.72%) Oracle
3 42 (6.13%) TIBCO
4 23 (3.36%) 29West
5 20 (2.92%) Microsoft
6 19 (2.77%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.19%) Cisco
8 13 (1.90%) Fidessa
9 8 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.88%) ION Trading
10 6 (0.88%) Blue Coat
10 6 (0.88%) HP
11 4 (0.58%) VMware
11 4 (0.58%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.44%) Sun
12 3 (0.44%) Reuters
12 3 (0.44%) Informatica
13 2 (0.29%) SunGard
13 2 (0.29%) Intel
13 2 (0.29%) Business Objects
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