The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 449 315 332
Rank change year-on-year
-134 +17
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 191 431 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 175 387 231
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £103,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.72%
Algorithmic Trading
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37052 41379 36490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.37% 84.55% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31034 34390 30355
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in London

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Histogram in London

Algorithmic Trading
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 50 £85,000 +13.33% 16
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Algorithmic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Algorithmic Trading.

1 238 (56.40%) Java
2 226 (53.55%) Finance
3 175 (41.47%) Front Office
4 143 (33.89%) Multithreading
5 119 (28.20%) Equities
6 114 (27.01%) C++
7 113 (26.78%) Low Latency
8 109 (25.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 88 (20.85%) Python
10 85 (20.14%) Linux
11 84 (19.91%) FIX Protocol
12 81 (19.19%) C#
13 80 (18.96%) Computer Science
14 79 (18.72%) Banking
15 78 (18.48%) UNIX
16 74 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (16.82%) Algorithms
18 70 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
19 67 (15.88%) Investment Banking
20 66 (15.64%) Degree
21 61 (14.45%) SQL
22 50 (11.85%) .NET
22 50 (11.85%) Electronic Trading
23 44 (10.43%) Perl
23 44 (10.43%) Fixed Income
24 43 (10.19%) OO
25 41 (9.72%) Software Engineering
26 40 (9.48%) Derivative
26 40 (9.48%) Hedge funds
27 35 (8.29%) Data Structures

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Algorithmic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Algorithmic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.61%) Node.js
2 1 (0.24%) JBoss
2 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Office
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.66%) Multicast
2 4 (0.95%) Firewall
2 4 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.50%) KDB
3 11 (2.61%) Big Data
4 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.66%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.37%) JUnit
3 5 (1.18%) JIRA
4 4 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.24%) QUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
General
1 226 (53.55%) Finance
2 175 (41.47%) Front Office
3 79 (18.72%) Banking
4 67 (15.88%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.98%) Games
6 11 (2.61%) Legal
7 9 (2.13%) Retail
7 9 (2.13%) Marketing
8 6 (1.42%) Back Office
9 5 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 286 (67.77%) Developer
2 160 (37.91%) Java Developer
3 72 (17.06%) Analyst
4 54 (12.80%) C# Developer
5 40 (9.48%) C++ Developer
5 40 (9.48%) Support Analyst
6 36 (8.53%) Senior Developer
7 32 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (6.40%) Applications Support
8 27 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 25 (5.92%) Business Analyst
10 20 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (4.50%) Quantitative Developer
12 15 (3.55%) Python Developer
13 10 (2.37%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (2.13%) Data Scientist
15 8 (1.90%) Python/Django Developer
15 8 (1.90%) Django Developer
15 8 (1.90%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (19.91%) FIX Protocol
2 50 (11.85%) .NET
3 24 (5.69%) Spring
4 22 (5.21%) WPF
5 19 (4.50%) Esper
6 17 (4.03%) Ultra Messaging
7 14 (3.32%) J2SE
8 13 (3.08%) WCF
8 13 (3.08%) jQuery
9 12 (2.84%) Swing
10 11 (2.61%) OpenGL
11 9 (2.13%) Rendezvous
11 9 (2.13%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.90%) Django
12 8 (1.90%) Pylons
12 8 (1.90%) Flask
12 8 (1.90%) Pyramid
12 8 (1.90%) React
13 7 (1.66%) HTML
13 7 (1.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 119 (28.20%) Equities
2 109 (25.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 80 (18.96%) Computer Science
4 74 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (16.82%) Algorithms
6 44 (10.43%) Fixed Income
7 40 (9.48%) Derivative
7 40 (9.48%) Hedge funds
8 35 (8.29%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.90%) Physics
9 8 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.47%) TWAP
13 2 (0.47%) VWAP
13 2 (0.47%) Index Arbitrage
13 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.24%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.14%) Linux
2 78 (18.48%) UNIX
3 27 (6.40%) Windows
4 8 (1.90%) Solaris
5 7 (1.66%) Windows NT
5 7 (1.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (33.89%) Multithreading
2 113 (26.78%) Low Latency
3 70 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (11.85%) Electronic Trading
5 43 (10.19%) OO
6 41 (9.72%) Software Engineering
7 27 (6.40%) Complex Event Processing
8 24 (5.69%) Risk Management
9 23 (5.45%) TDD
9 23 (5.45%) Concurrent Programming
10 21 (4.98%) OOP
11 20 (4.74%) Software Architecture
12 19 (4.50%) OOD
12 19 (4.50%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.50%) Market Making
13 17 (4.03%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.55%) FX Algorithmic Trading
15 13 (3.08%) Machine Learning
16 12 (2.84%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 238 (56.40%) Java
2 114 (27.01%) C++
3 88 (20.85%) Python
4 81 (19.19%) C#
5 61 (14.45%) SQL
6 44 (10.43%) Perl
7 21 (4.98%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.84%) Ruby
9 10 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.37%) R
10 9 (2.13%) MATLAB
10 9 (2.13%) F#
10 9 (2.13%) Scala
10 9 (2.13%) C
11 8 (1.90%) VBA
11 8 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.66%) Haskell
12 7 (1.66%) Erlang
12 7 (1.66%) OCaml
12 7 (1.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (15.64%) Degree
2 32 (7.58%) PhD
3 3 (0.71%) CCNA
3 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.71%) CCSA
3 3 (0.71%) CCSE
4 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.24%) ACCA
4 1 (0.24%) CISA
4 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (3.55%) Bloomberg
2 14 (3.32%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.84%) Sybase
4 11 (2.61%) SunGard
4 11 (2.61%) Informatica
5 10 (2.37%) NYFIX
5 10 (2.37%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.90%) Fidessa
7 7 (1.66%) Oracle
8 5 (1.18%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.95%) Portware
10 3 (0.71%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.47%) HP
11 2 (0.47%) Tableau
11 2 (0.47%) Solace
12 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.24%) Progress
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco
12 1 (0.24%) FFastFill
12 1 (0.24%) Patsystems
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Great perks and bonus potential
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £18k to £32k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £18k to £32k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago