The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 89 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.20% 0.076% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.083% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
Algorithmic Trading
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
923 1199 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.85% 91.11% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 494 774 688
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the Glasgow region.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in Glasgow

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) Sybase
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) C
6 4 (36.36%) C++
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) RMDS
6 4 (36.36%) Grid Computing
6 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (36.36%) C-shell
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 4 (36.36%) Multicast
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Dart
6 4 (36.36%) Solace
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) KDB
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Front Office
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Market Data Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Python Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) CSS3
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Grid Computing
2 3 (27.27%) Derivative
2 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 3 (27.27%) Market Making
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Systematic Trading
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) C-shell
4 4 (36.36%) Dart
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Sybase
2 4 (36.36%) Solace