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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 699 608 690
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +82
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 183 348 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 169 307 248
Median salary £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
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
78344 89548 91059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65821 74795 73477
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -82 183 £85,000 +9.67% 47
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 227 (53.41%) Java
2 181 (42.59%) Finance
3 150 (35.29%) Python
4 136 (32.00%) Linux
5 135 (31.76%) Low Latency
6 126 (29.65%) Multithreading
7 118 (27.76%) Banking
8 114 (26.82%) Unix
9 104 (24.47%) C++
10 98 (23.06%) Equities
11 94 (22.12%) Degree
12 93 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 87 (20.47%) Front Office
14 85 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
15 84 (19.76%) JavaScript
16 81 (19.06%) Computer Science
17 73 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
18 70 (16.47%) SQL
19 68 (16.00%) Hedge funds
20 62 (14.59%) Investment Banking
21 57 (13.41%) Mathematics
22 56 (13.18%) Algorithms
23 55 (12.94%) AngularJS
24 54 (12.71%) FIX Protocol
24 54 (12.71%) Oracle
25 53 (12.47%) Software Engineering
26 52 (12.24%) High-Frequency Trading
27 49 (11.53%) Concurrent Programming
28 48 (11.29%) Fixed Income
29 46 (10.82%) C#

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 19 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.88%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.65%) Apache
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.47%) Confluence
5 2 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Maple
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.41%) Internet
1 6 (1.41%) Multicast
2 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
3 2 (0.47%) LAN
3 2 (0.47%) SAN
3 2 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.47%) VLAN
3 2 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.88%) KDB
2 23 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 20 (4.71%) Big Data
4 18 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.59%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.88%) Kdb+
7 8 (1.88%) MySQL
8 6 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 34 (8.00%) JIRA
2 23 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.71%) JMeter
4 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.71%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.71%) NUnit
4 3 (0.71%) Selenium
4 3 (0.71%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.47%) Hudson
5 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Mocha
6 1 (0.24%) Mockito
6 1 (0.24%) Moq
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 181 (42.59%) Finance
2 118 (27.76%) Banking
3 87 (20.47%) Front Office
4 62 (14.59%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.47%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.59%) Games
7 5 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 293 (68.94%) Developer
2 185 (43.53%) Java Developer
3 71 (16.71%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 67 (15.76%) C++ Developer
5 61 (14.35%) Senior Developer
6 57 (13.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 42 (9.88%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 36 (8.47%) Analyst
9 35 (8.24%) Python Developer
10 33 (7.76%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 27 (6.35%) C# Developer
12 24 (5.65%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 22 (5.18%) Lead Developer
14 19 (4.47%) Quantitative Developer
15 17 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (3.53%) Angular Developer
16 15 (3.53%) MongoDB Developer
17 13 (3.06%) Applications Support
17 13 (3.06%) Junior
17 13 (3.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.94%) AngularJS
2 54 (12.71%) FIX Protocol
3 42 (9.88%) Node.js
4 26 (6.12%) STL
5 25 (5.88%) .NET
6 24 (5.65%) J2SE
7 22 (5.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (5.18%) HTML
8 21 (4.94%) TIBCO EMS
8 21 (4.94%) Ultra Messaging
9 20 (4.71%) JMS
10 19 (4.47%) HTML5
11 18 (4.24%) CSS
12 17 (4.00%) Spring
13 16 (3.76%) Django
13 16 (3.76%) React
14 15 (3.53%) Swing
15 14 (3.29%) CSS3
16 13 (3.06%) Akka
17 11 (2.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.06%) Equities
2 93 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 81 (19.06%) Computer Science
4 68 (16.00%) Hedge funds
5 57 (13.41%) Mathematics
6 56 (13.18%) Algorithms
7 48 (11.29%) Fixed Income
8 38 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (4.94%) Physics
10 18 (4.24%) Derivative
11 16 (3.76%) Fintech
12 15 (3.53%) Market Risk
13 14 (3.29%) Statistics
14 8 (1.88%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.88%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.18%) Contract for Difference
15 5 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 3 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
16 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 136 (32.00%) Linux
2 114 (26.82%) Unix
3 39 (9.18%) Windows
4 10 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.18%) Solaris
6 4 (0.94%) Android
6 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) AIX
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
7 2 (0.47%) SUSE
7 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (31.76%) Low Latency
2 126 (29.65%) Multithreading
3 85 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 73 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (12.47%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.24%) High-Frequency Trading
7 49 (11.53%) Concurrent Programming
8 39 (9.18%) Risk Management
9 37 (8.71%) DevOps
10 35 (8.24%) OO
11 30 (7.06%) SDLC
12 24 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.18%) Market Making
14 20 (4.71%) Analytics
14 20 (4.71%) Open Source
15 18 (4.24%) TDD
16 16 (3.76%) Proprietary Trading
17 15 (3.53%) SOA
18 13 (3.06%) Data Analysis
18 13 (3.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (53.41%) Java
2 150 (35.29%) Python
3 104 (24.47%) C++
4 84 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 70 (16.47%) SQL
6 46 (10.82%) C#
7 35 (8.24%) Perl
8 24 (5.65%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.71%) Scala
10 16 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.29%) C
12 12 (2.82%) R
13 10 (2.35%) Ruby
14 9 (2.12%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.71%) VBA
17 2 (0.47%) Fortran
17 2 (0.47%) PHP
17 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 94 (22.12%) Degree
2 29 (6.82%) 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 16 (3.76%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) MiFID
3 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.47%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) HDFS
1 2 (0.47%) NFS
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.47%) vSphere
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.82%) Puppet
2 7 (1.65%) Ansible
3 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (12.71%) Oracle
2 36 (8.47%) TIBCO
3 8 (1.88%) Sybase
4 4 (0.94%) HP
4 4 (0.94%) VMware
5 3 (0.71%) Citrix
5 3 (0.71%) Facebook
5 3 (0.71%) Google
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.71%) Sun
5 3 (0.71%) Syncfusion
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco
6 2 (0.47%) Informatica
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.47%) Reuters
7 1 (0.24%) EMC
7 1 (0.24%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.24%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.24%) Veritas
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £850000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago