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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 631 630 720
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +90
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 222 331 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 199 277 213
Median salary £82,500 £82,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £54,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +10.00%
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
74415 87909 91065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.09% 87.49% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61823 73473 75466
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -28 214 £82,500 - 41
East of England - 8 £22,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 220 (53.27%) Java
2 200 (48.43%) Finance
3 172 (41.65%) Low Latency
4 137 (33.17%) Linux
5 136 (32.93%) Equities
6 135 (32.69%) Banking
7 132 (31.96%) Multithreading
8 130 (31.48%) Electronic Trading
9 126 (30.51%) Python
10 122 (29.54%) Unix
11 109 (26.39%) Algorithms
12 107 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
13 97 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 95 (23.00%) C++
15 93 (22.52%) Front Office
16 88 (21.31%) Investment Banking
17 74 (17.92%) JavaScript
18 71 (17.19%) Computer Science
19 60 (14.53%) Software Engineering
20 59 (14.29%) C#
21 56 (13.56%) FIX Protocol
22 54 (13.08%) Degree
22 54 (13.08%) Fixed Income
22 54 (13.08%) Hedge funds
23 53 (12.83%) SQL
24 50 (12.11%) Mathematics
25 43 (10.41%) Concurrent Programming
26 40 (9.69%) TDD
27 39 (9.44%) Financial Institution
28 38 (9.20%) Perl

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 10 (2.42%) Apache
2 9 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Maple
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) GitHub
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.91%) Internet
2 6 (1.45%) DNS
3 5 (1.21%) Firewall
3 5 (1.21%) Multicast
3 5 (1.21%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) LAN
5 2 (0.48%) SAN
5 2 (0.48%) SSL
5 2 (0.48%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (0.48%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (7.75%) KDB
3 12 (2.91%) Big Data
4 11 (2.66%) Kdb+
4 11 (2.66%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.45%) MySQL
6 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.24%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 34 (8.23%) JIRA
2 20 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.91%) Mocha
3 12 (2.91%) Mockito
4 11 (2.66%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.73%) NUnit
7 2 (0.48%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.48%) Grunt
7 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.48%) JSHint
7 2 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
7 2 (0.48%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Gradle
8 1 (0.24%) JBehave
8 1 (0.24%) Moq
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 200 (48.43%) Finance
2 135 (32.69%) Banking
3 93 (22.52%) Front Office
4 88 (21.31%) Investment Banking
5 39 (9.44%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.97%) Back Office
7 4 (0.97%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.48%) French Language
8 2 (0.48%) German Language
8 2 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 304 (73.61%) Developer
2 180 (43.58%) Java Developer
3 66 (15.98%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 51 (12.35%) C++ Developer
4 51 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 39 (9.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (8.72%) Python Developer
7 31 (7.51%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 30 (7.26%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 28 (6.78%) C# Developer
10 26 (6.30%) Analyst
11 23 (5.57%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 22 (5.33%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
13 20 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (4.60%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 15 (3.63%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
16 12 (2.91%) Java Engineer
16 12 (2.91%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.91%) Software Developer
17 11 (2.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.56%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (7.99%) AngularJS
3 29 (7.02%) .NET
4 26 (6.30%) HTML
4 26 (6.30%) J2SE
5 25 (6.05%) React
5 25 (6.05%) Swing
6 24 (5.81%) CSS
6 24 (5.81%) Django
6 24 (5.81%) HTML5
7 21 (5.08%) STL
8 20 (4.84%) Java SE
8 20 (4.84%) Node.js
9 19 (4.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 19 (4.60%) CSS3
10 18 (4.36%) Play Framework
11 16 (3.87%) TIBCO EMS
11 16 (3.87%) Ultra Messaging
12 15 (3.63%) Akka
13 14 (3.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 136 (32.93%) Equities
2 109 (26.39%) Algorithms
3 97 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 71 (17.19%) Computer Science
5 54 (13.08%) Fixed Income
5 54 (13.08%) Hedge funds
6 50 (12.11%) Mathematics
7 28 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (6.54%) Derivative
9 22 (5.33%) Data Structures
10 16 (3.87%) Fintech
10 16 (3.87%) Physics
11 13 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (2.91%) Client/Server
13 11 (2.66%) Statistics
13 11 (2.66%) VWAP
14 8 (1.94%) TWAP
15 7 (1.69%) Visualisation
16 5 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 4 (0.97%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 137 (33.17%) Linux
2 122 (29.54%) Unix
3 21 (5.08%) Windows
4 7 (1.69%) CentOS
4 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.48%) Android
5 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (41.65%) Low Latency
2 132 (31.96%) Multithreading
3 130 (31.48%) Electronic Trading
4 107 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (14.53%) Software Engineering
6 43 (10.41%) Concurrent Programming
7 40 (9.69%) TDD
8 36 (8.72%) OO
9 35 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
10 34 (8.23%) High-Frequency Trading
11 30 (7.26%) Market Making
11 30 (7.26%) Risk Management
12 23 (5.57%) Proprietary Trading
13 22 (5.33%) SDLC
14 21 (5.08%) Web Development
15 19 (4.60%) Analytics
15 19 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (4.36%) DevOps
17 16 (3.87%) Open Source
17 16 (3.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 220 (53.27%) Java
2 126 (30.51%) Python
3 95 (23.00%) C++
4 74 (17.92%) JavaScript
5 59 (14.29%) C#
6 53 (12.83%) SQL
7 38 (9.20%) Perl
8 24 (5.81%) Scala
9 19 (4.60%) C
10 9 (2.18%) ES6
10 9 (2.18%) R
11 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.97%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.97%) VBA
13 3 (0.73%) Ruby
14 2 (0.48%) Fortran
14 2 (0.48%) PHP
14 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (13.08%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) CISA
3 1 (0.24%) CISM
3 1 (0.24%) CISSP
3 1 (0.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) MiFID
3 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.48%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) NFS
1 2 (0.48%) vSphere
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.15%) Ansible
1 13 (3.15%) Puppet
2 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.21%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (7.51%) TIBCO
2 26 (6.30%) Oracle
3 11 (2.66%) Reuters
4 10 (2.42%) Sybase
5 6 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.21%) Dell
6 5 (1.21%) HP
7 3 (0.73%) Intel
7 3 (0.73%) Splunk
8 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.48%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.48%) Solace
8 2 (0.48%) Syncfusion
8 2 (0.48%) VMware
9 1 (0.24%) Advent
9 1 (0.24%) Charles River
9 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.24%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.24%) Portware
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £100000 - £200000 per annum, Benefits 50% - 100% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago