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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
UK / England
Rank 612 646 700
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +54
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 230 297 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 188 258 224
Median salary £71,250 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,450
10% offered a salary of more than £100,750 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £57,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-53.04% +187.50%

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
70431 82998 86048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.76% 88.22% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58371 69691 71211
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -2 224 £72,500 -9.37% 40
East of England - 6 £22,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 232 (54.98%) Finance
2 202 (47.87%) Java
3 181 (42.89%) Low Latency
4 149 (35.31%) Linux
5 141 (33.41%) Equities
6 135 (31.99%) Multithreading
7 131 (31.04%) Electronic Trading
8 127 (30.09%) Algorithms
8 127 (30.09%) Unix
9 123 (29.15%) Python
10 121 (28.67%) Banking
11 113 (26.78%) Front Office
12 103 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
13 101 (23.93%) C++
14 86 (20.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 85 (20.14%) Investment Banking
16 79 (18.72%) Computer Science
17 75 (17.77%) Mathematics
18 74 (17.54%) Degree
19 73 (17.30%) Software Engineering
20 65 (15.40%) Hedge funds
21 64 (15.17%) C#
22 62 (14.69%) SQL
23 49 (11.61%) Perl
24 48 (11.37%) JavaScript
25 47 (11.14%) FIX Protocol
26 40 (9.48%) Fixed Income
27 39 (9.24%) Concurrent Programming
27 39 (9.24%) Proprietary Trading
27 39 (9.24%) Data Structures

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 7 (1.66%) Apache
2 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.66%) GitHub
1 7 (1.66%) SaaS
2 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.37%) DNS
1 10 (2.37%) Internet
1 10 (2.37%) Multicast
2 8 (1.90%) FIX Connectivity
3 7 (1.66%) Value-Added Service
4 6 (1.42%) Firewall
4 6 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (0.95%) DHCP
5 4 (0.95%) LAN
6 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.47%) HTTP
7 2 (0.47%) SAN
7 2 (0.47%) SSL
7 2 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (6.16%) KDB
3 13 (3.08%) Big Data
4 9 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.66%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.66%) Kdb+
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.42%) Tick Data
8 4 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.71%) MySQL
9 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.47%) DB2
11 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.24%) GIS
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (6.64%) JIRA
2 21 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.32%) Mocha
3 14 (3.32%) Mockito
4 10 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.95%) Maven
7 2 (0.47%) Grunt
7 2 (0.47%) JSHint
7 2 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.24%) JBehave
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 232 (54.98%) Finance
2 121 (28.67%) Banking
3 113 (26.78%) Front Office
4 85 (20.14%) Investment Banking
5 36 (8.53%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.66%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 307 (72.75%) Developer
2 158 (37.44%) Java Developer
3 77 (18.25%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 62 (14.69%) C++ Developer
5 43 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 35 (8.29%) C# Developer
7 33 (7.82%) Python Developer
8 30 (7.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 30 (7.11%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 27 (6.40%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 23 (5.45%) Analyst
10 23 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (4.50%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 17 (4.03%) Java Engineer
13 16 (3.79%) Core Java Developer
14 15 (3.55%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 15 (3.55%) Front Office Developer
14 15 (3.55%) Senior C++ Developer
15 14 (3.32%) Applications Support
15 14 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.14%) FIX Protocol
2 36 (8.53%) .NET
3 31 (7.35%) J2SE
4 30 (7.11%) Swing
5 28 (6.64%) WPF
6 25 (5.92%) Java SE
7 24 (5.69%) STL
8 21 (4.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (4.98%) React
9 19 (4.50%) Akka
9 19 (4.50%) HTML
10 18 (4.27%) CSS
10 18 (4.27%) Django
11 17 (4.03%) HTML5
11 17 (4.03%) Play Framework
12 15 (3.55%) Pandas
13 14 (3.32%) WinForms
14 13 (3.08%) CSS3
15 10 (2.37%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.13%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 141 (33.41%) Equities
2 127 (30.09%) Algorithms
3 86 (20.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (18.72%) Computer Science
5 65 (15.40%) Hedge funds
6 40 (9.48%) Fixed Income
7 39 (9.24%) Data Structures
8 27 (6.40%) Fintech
9 25 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (4.50%) Derivative
11 14 (3.32%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.84%) VWAP
13 11 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (2.13%) TWAP
15 8 (1.90%) Data Centre
16 7 (1.66%) CUDA
16 7 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (1.42%) N-Tier
18 2 (0.47%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 149 (35.31%) Linux
2 127 (30.09%) Unix
3 18 (4.27%) Windows
4 10 (2.37%) CentOS
4 10 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Solaris
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (42.89%) Low Latency
2 135 (31.99%) Multithreading
3 131 (31.04%) Electronic Trading
4 103 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (17.77%) Mathematics
6 73 (17.30%) Software Engineering
7 39 (9.24%) Concurrent Programming
7 39 (9.24%) Proprietary Trading
8 37 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (8.53%) Risk Management
9 36 (8.53%) TDD
10 35 (8.29%) OO
11 33 (7.82%) Market Making
12 24 (5.69%) E-Commerce
12 24 (5.69%) High-Frequency Trading
13 23 (5.45%) Multithreaded Programming
14 19 (4.50%) Web Development
15 16 (3.79%) Analytics
15 16 (3.79%) Systematic Trading
16 15 (3.55%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 202 (47.87%) Java
2 123 (29.15%) Python
3 101 (23.93%) C++
4 64 (15.17%) C#
5 62 (14.69%) SQL
6 49 (11.61%) Perl
7 48 (11.37%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.21%) Scala
9 21 (4.98%) C
10 11 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.37%) ES6
12 7 (1.66%) F#
13 4 (0.95%) VBA
14 3 (0.71%) R
14 3 (0.71%) Ruby
15 2 (0.47%) PHP
15 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (17.54%) Degree
2 7 (1.66%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) CISA
3 1 (0.24%) CISM
3 1 (0.24%) CISSP
3 1 (0.24%) CRISC
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.50%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) MiFID
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) NFS
2 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (4.27%) Ansible
2 15 (3.55%) Puppet
3 8 (1.90%) CFEngine
3 8 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (4.74%) TIBCO
2 11 (2.61%) Reuters
3 9 (2.13%) Oracle
3 9 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.90%) Dell
4 8 (1.90%) HP
5 7 (1.66%) Sybase
6 6 (1.42%) Splunk
7 5 (1.18%) Intel
8 3 (0.71%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.47%) Solace
9 2 (0.47%) VMware
10 1 (0.24%) Advent
10 1 (0.24%) Charles River
10 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.24%) Portware
10 1 (0.24%) Progress
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Business
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus,Pension,Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago