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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
UK / England
Rank 597 624 713
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +89
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 227 284 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 194 232 201
Median salary £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £55,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +175.00%

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
69474 82049 82909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57643 69032 68875
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 217 £80,000 -3.03% 36
East of England - 10 £22,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 212 (54.08%) Finance
2 197 (50.26%) Java
3 180 (45.92%) Low Latency
4 150 (38.27%) Linux
5 129 (32.91%) Banking
6 128 (32.65%) Equities
7 127 (32.40%) Multithreading
8 124 (31.63%) Electronic Trading
9 121 (30.87%) Unix
10 120 (30.61%) Python
11 119 (30.36%) Algorithms
12 105 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
13 96 (24.49%) Front Office
14 94 (23.98%) Investment Banking
15 89 (22.70%) C++
16 86 (21.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 68 (17.35%) Software Engineering
18 67 (17.09%) Computer Science
19 61 (15.56%) C#
20 58 (14.80%) Hedge funds
21 55 (14.03%) JavaScript
22 51 (13.01%) SQL
23 49 (12.50%) Degree
24 47 (11.99%) Perl
25 42 (10.71%) Fixed Income
26 40 (10.20%) Financial Institution
26 40 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
27 38 (9.69%) Concurrent Programming
28 37 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
28 37 (9.44%) TDD

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 (1.79%) Apache
2 4 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.26%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) GitHub
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) Internet
2 8 (2.04%) DNS
3 6 (1.53%) Firewall
3 6 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (1.28%) Multicast
5 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) DHCP
6 2 (0.51%) HTTP
6 2 (0.51%) LAN
6 2 (0.51%) SAN
6 2 (0.51%) SSL
6 2 (0.51%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (5.61%) KDB
3 11 (2.81%) Big Data
4 8 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.28%) Kdb+
5 5 (1.28%) MySQL
5 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.51%) DB2
7 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.26%) GIS
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (6.89%) JIRA
2 22 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.57%) Mocha
3 14 (3.57%) Mockito
4 10 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.77%) Maven
7 2 (0.51%) Grunt
7 2 (0.51%) JSHint
7 2 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.26%) JBehave
8 1 (0.26%) Moq
8 1 (0.26%) NUnit
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 212 (54.08%) Finance
2 129 (32.91%) Banking
3 96 (24.49%) Front Office
4 94 (23.98%) Investment Banking
5 40 (10.20%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.02%) Games
8 2 (0.51%) Back Office
8 2 (0.51%) French Language
8 2 (0.51%) German Language
8 2 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 286 (72.96%) Developer
2 156 (39.80%) Java Developer
3 71 (18.11%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 51 (13.01%) C++ Developer
5 33 (8.42%) C# Developer
5 33 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.16%) Python Developer
7 28 (7.14%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 27 (6.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 25 (6.38%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 22 (5.61%) Analyst
11 20 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (4.85%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 16 (4.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 16 (4.08%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (3.32%) Applications Support
16 13 (3.32%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
16 13 (3.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
2 34 (8.67%) .NET
3 29 (7.40%) J2SE
4 28 (7.14%) Swing
5 26 (6.63%) Java SE
6 24 (6.12%) React
7 23 (5.87%) HTML
8 22 (5.61%) STL
9 21 (5.36%) WPF
10 20 (5.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 20 (5.10%) CSS
10 20 (5.10%) Django
10 20 (5.10%) HTML5
11 19 (4.85%) Akka
12 18 (4.59%) AngularJS
12 18 (4.59%) Play Framework
13 15 (3.83%) CSS3
14 10 (2.55%) Pandas
14 10 (2.55%) TIBCO EMS
14 10 (2.55%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 128 (32.65%) Equities
2 119 (30.36%) Algorithms
3 86 (21.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (17.09%) Computer Science
5 58 (14.80%) Hedge funds
6 42 (10.71%) Fixed Income
7 36 (9.18%) Mathematics
8 33 (8.42%) Data Structures
9 23 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (4.59%) Derivative
11 17 (4.34%) Fintech
12 12 (3.06%) Client/Server
13 11 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (2.81%) VWAP
14 8 (2.04%) Physics
14 8 (2.04%) TWAP
15 7 (1.79%) Statistics
16 6 (1.53%) Data Centre
16 6 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (1.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 150 (38.27%) Linux
2 121 (30.87%) Unix
3 18 (4.59%) Windows
4 10 (2.55%) CentOS
4 10 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (45.92%) Low Latency
2 127 (32.40%) Multithreading
3 124 (31.63%) Electronic Trading
4 105 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (17.35%) Software Engineering
6 38 (9.69%) Concurrent Programming
7 37 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (9.44%) TDD
8 33 (8.42%) Market Making
8 33 (8.42%) OO
9 32 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 31 (7.91%) Proprietary Trading
11 26 (6.63%) High-Frequency Trading
12 18 (4.59%) Multithreaded Programming
12 18 (4.59%) Web Development
13 16 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.08%) Scrum
14 15 (3.83%) Analytics
14 15 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 197 (50.26%) Java
2 120 (30.61%) Python
3 89 (22.70%) C++
4 61 (15.56%) C#
5 55 (14.03%) JavaScript
6 51 (13.01%) SQL
7 47 (11.99%) Perl
8 24 (6.12%) Scala
9 17 (4.34%) C
10 11 (2.81%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.55%) ES6
12 5 (1.28%) F#
13 3 (0.77%) Ruby
13 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.77%) VBA
14 2 (0.51%) PHP
14 2 (0.51%) R
15 1 (0.26%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
15 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (0.77%) PhD
3 1 (0.26%) CISA
3 1 (0.26%) CISM
3 1 (0.26%) CISSP
3 1 (0.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.08%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.51%) NFS
1 2 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (4.85%) Ansible
2 16 (4.08%) Puppet
3 9 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.04%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (5.10%) TIBCO
2 11 (2.81%) Reuters
3 10 (2.55%) Oracle
4 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.04%) Dell
5 8 (2.04%) HP
6 7 (1.79%) Sybase
7 6 (1.53%) Splunk
8 5 (1.28%) Intel
9 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.51%) Solace
9 2 (0.51%) VMware
10 1 (0.26%) Advent
10 1 (0.26%) Charles River
10 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.26%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.26%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.26%) Portware
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