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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £42,500
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
1208 1144 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.57% 89.73% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 624 720 761
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 June 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) RMDS
3 6 (75.00%) C-shell
3 6 (75.00%) Multicast
3 6 (75.00%) Dart
3 6 (75.00%) Solace
3 6 (75.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (50.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (25.00%) Equities
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Market Making
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Banking

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 6 (75.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Market Data Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Market Data Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Market Making
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) C-shell
3 6 (75.00%) Dart
4 4 (50.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Solace
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase