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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 379 315 279
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -36
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 274 358 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.97% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 247 242 439
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.91% +41.17%
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
38396 36997 41308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.65% 83.57% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31591 30644 35537
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -44 63 £75,000 -6.25% 20
Docklands, London - 1 £62,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 373 (55.10%) Finance
2 265 (39.14%) Java
3 245 (36.19%) Front Office
4 243 (35.89%) SQL
5 237 (35.01%) Multithreading
6 234 (34.56%) Low Latency
7 232 (34.27%) Equities
8 219 (32.35%) UNIX
9 213 (31.46%) Linux
10 203 (29.99%) C++
11 198 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
12 189 (27.92%) Degree
13 188 (27.77%) C#
13 188 (27.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 164 (24.22%) Computer Science
14 164 (24.22%) Python
15 159 (23.49%) Electronic Trading
16 155 (22.90%) Software Engineering
17 147 (21.71%) Hedge funds
18 116 (17.13%) Banking
19 112 (16.54%) OO
20 110 (16.25%) .NET
21 103 (15.21%) WPF
22 91 (13.44%) Windows
23 87 (12.85%) TDD
24 86 (12.70%) Investment Banking
25 84 (12.41%) Perl
25 84 (12.41%) Risk Management
26 78 (11.52%) SQL Server
27 72 (10.64%) Derivative

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 20 (2.95%) Confluence
2 14 (2.07%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (1.62%) Apache
4 9 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.89%) Zope
6 4 (0.59%) Node.js
7 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.28%) Firewall
2 17 (2.51%) Network Security
3 15 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (1.33%) HTTP
5 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.59%) DNS
6 3 (0.44%) Multicast
7 2 (0.30%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.91%) KDB
3 23 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.81%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.03%) DB2
7 7 (1.03%) Big Data
8 3 (0.44%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.30%) MySQL
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.15%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (5.17%) JIRA
2 22 (3.25%) Maven
3 20 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.07%) JUnit
5 12 (1.77%) NUnit
6 9 (1.33%) jMock
7 6 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.74%) Subversion
9 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.59%) Ant
10 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.15%) JBehave
General
1 373 (55.10%) Finance
2 245 (36.19%) Front Office
3 116 (17.13%) Banking
4 86 (12.70%) Investment Banking
5 44 (6.50%) Games
6 22 (3.25%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.03%) Retail
8 6 (0.89%) Marketing
8 6 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 429 (63.37%) Developer
2 185 (27.33%) Java Developer
3 111 (16.40%) C# Developer
4 103 (15.21%) C++ Developer
5 69 (10.19%) Analyst
6 53 (7.83%) Support Analyst
7 45 (6.65%) Applications Support
8 44 (6.50%) Software Engineer
9 43 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 39 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 32 (4.73%) Python Developer
12 31 (4.58%) Project Manager
13 30 (4.43%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (4.14%) Agile Project Manager
14 28 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.99%) Applications Support Analyst
16 22 (3.25%) WPF Developer
17 18 (2.66%) Programmer
18 17 (2.51%) Network Security Engineer
18 17 (2.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (16.25%) .NET
2 103 (15.21%) WPF
3 56 (8.27%) FIX Protocol
4 48 (7.09%) STL
4 48 (7.09%) J2SE
5 45 (6.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 37 (5.47%) WinForms
6 37 (5.47%) WCF
7 36 (5.32%) Spring
8 27 (3.99%) Web Services
8 27 (3.99%) .NET Framework
9 25 (3.69%) REST
10 24 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (2.81%) Rendezvous
11 19 (2.81%) Guice
12 16 (2.36%) Swing
13 15 (2.22%) Middleware
14 14 (2.07%) JMS
15 12 (1.77%) Django
16 11 (1.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 232 (34.27%) Equities
2 188 (27.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 164 (24.22%) Computer Science
4 147 (21.71%) Hedge funds
5 72 (10.64%) Derivative
6 48 (7.09%) Mathematics
6 48 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (6.20%) Fixed Income
8 33 (4.87%) Open Source
9 21 (3.10%) Physics
10 19 (2.81%) N-Tier
10 19 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.89%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.89%) VWAP
12 6 (0.89%) Grid Computing
13 5 (0.74%) Statistics
13 5 (0.74%) User Experience
14 4 (0.59%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 219 (32.35%) UNIX
2 213 (31.46%) Linux
3 91 (13.44%) Windows
4 21 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.22%) Solaris
6 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) CentOS
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (35.01%) Multithreading
2 234 (34.56%) Low Latency
3 198 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (23.49%) Electronic Trading
5 155 (22.90%) Software Engineering
6 112 (16.54%) OO
7 87 (12.85%) TDD
8 84 (12.41%) Risk Management
9 72 (10.64%) MVVM
10 60 (8.86%) Scrum
11 41 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.91%) Project Management
13 32 (4.73%) Investment Management
14 22 (3.25%) Problem Management
14 22 (3.25%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.10%) Analytics
15 21 (3.10%) Unit Testing
16 20 (2.95%) OOP
17 18 (2.66%) Network Management
18 17 (2.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (39.14%) Java
2 243 (35.89%) SQL
3 203 (29.99%) C++
4 188 (27.77%) C#
5 164 (24.22%) Python
6 84 (12.41%) Perl
7 39 (5.76%) C
8 33 (4.87%) F#
9 26 (3.84%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.81%) Scala
11 17 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.36%) R
12 16 (2.36%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.62%) Korn
13 11 (1.62%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.74%) VBA
15 3 (0.44%) VB
15 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.30%) C-shell
16 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 189 (27.92%) Degree
2 34 (5.02%) PhD
3 17 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.51%) CCNA
4 15 (2.22%) CCNP
5 12 (1.77%) CISSP
6 5 (0.74%) CCSA
7 3 (0.44%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.30%) CCSE
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 47 (6.94%) Sybase
2 42 (6.20%) TIBCO
3 38 (5.61%) Oracle
4 23 (3.40%) 29West
5 20 (2.95%) Microsoft
6 19 (2.81%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.22%) Cisco
8 14 (2.07%) Fidessa
9 8 (1.18%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.89%) ION Trading
10 6 (0.89%) Blue Coat
10 6 (0.89%) HP
11 4 (0.59%) VMware
11 4 (0.59%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.44%) Sun
12 3 (0.44%) Informatica
12 3 (0.44%) Reuters
13 2 (0.30%) Intel
13 2 (0.30%) SunGard
13 2 (0.30%) Business Objects
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + massive bonus potential + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65 - £80 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £83000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago