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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 397 285 334
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +49
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 228 414 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.98% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.17% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 211 333 283
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £80,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +39.13%
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
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -65 64 £85,000 +6.25% 17
Docklands, London -5 3 £40,000 -46.66%
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 233 (50.54%) Finance
2 226 (49.02%) Java
3 168 (36.44%) Front Office
4 153 (33.19%) Multithreading
5 149 (32.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 142 (30.80%) Equities
7 140 (30.37%) Low Latency
8 134 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (28.63%) SQL
10 123 (26.68%) C++
11 118 (25.60%) UNIX
12 115 (24.95%) Linux
12 115 (24.95%) C#
13 111 (24.08%) Banking
14 96 (20.82%) Investment Banking
15 88 (19.09%) Electronic Trading
15 88 (19.09%) Computer Science
16 86 (18.66%) FIX Protocol
17 82 (17.79%) Degree
18 74 (16.05%) Python
19 69 (14.97%) Windows
20 67 (14.53%) Software Engineering
21 65 (14.10%) .NET
22 59 (12.80%) Algorithms
23 58 (12.58%) OO
24 53 (11.50%) Perl
25 49 (10.63%) SQL Server
25 49 (10.63%) Hedge funds
26 47 (10.20%) TDD
27 46 (9.98%) WPF

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (4.12%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (0.87%) Confluence
3 2 (0.43%) Node.js
4 1 (0.22%) CMS
4 1 (0.22%) Zope
Applications
1 4 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) Firewall
2 6 (1.30%) Network Security
3 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.87%) OSPF
4 4 (0.87%) BGP
4 4 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.65%) Multicast
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.07%) KDB
3 9 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.74%) RDBMS
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.30%) Big Data
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.65%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.30%) JIRA
3 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.08%) NUnit
4 4 (0.87%) Subversion
4 4 (0.87%) Hudson
4 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.65%) Maven
6 2 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.22%) Mocha
7 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 233 (50.54%) Finance
2 168 (36.44%) Front Office
3 111 (24.08%) Banking
4 96 (20.82%) Investment Banking
5 31 (6.72%) Games
6 14 (3.04%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.95%) Back Office
8 7 (1.52%) Retail
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
9 4 (0.87%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 282 (61.17%) Developer
2 158 (34.27%) Java Developer
3 93 (20.17%) Analyst
4 57 (12.36%) Support Analyst
5 54 (11.71%) C# Developer
6 41 (8.89%) C++ Developer
7 31 (6.72%) Business Analyst
7 31 (6.72%) Applications Support
8 27 (5.86%) Applications Support Analyst
9 21 (4.56%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
10 18 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (3.25%) Agile Business Analyst
12 15 (3.25%) Quantitative Developer
13 13 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.60%) Python Developer
14 12 (2.60%) Agile Project Manager
15 10 (2.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.66%) FIX Protocol
2 65 (14.10%) .NET
3 46 (9.98%) WPF
4 35 (7.59%) WCF
5 26 (5.64%) Rendezvous
6 22 (4.77%) .NET Framework
6 22 (4.77%) Spring
7 21 (4.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 18 (3.90%) Web Services
8 18 (3.90%) Middleware
8 18 (3.90%) REST
9 17 (3.69%) STL
10 16 (3.47%) J2SE
11 14 (3.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (2.82%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.60%) Swing
13 12 (2.60%) WinForms
14 11 (2.39%) HTML
15 10 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (1.95%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 149 (32.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 142 (30.80%) Equities
3 88 (19.09%) Computer Science
4 59 (12.80%) Algorithms
5 49 (10.63%) Hedge funds
6 45 (9.76%) Derivative
7 41 (8.89%) Fixed Income
8 31 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (6.51%) Data Structures
10 15 (3.25%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.95%) Open Source
12 6 (1.30%) Statistics
12 6 (1.30%) Physics
13 3 (0.65%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.43%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.43%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
15 1 (0.22%) TWAP
15 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 118 (25.60%) UNIX
2 115 (24.95%) Linux
3 69 (14.97%) Windows
4 32 (6.94%) Solaris
5 24 (5.21%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.34%) Windows NT
7 11 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.30%) CentOS
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (33.19%) Multithreading
2 140 (30.37%) Low Latency
3 134 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (19.09%) Electronic Trading
5 67 (14.53%) Software Engineering
6 58 (12.58%) OO
7 47 (10.20%) TDD
8 27 (5.86%) Business Analysis
9 26 (5.64%) MVVM
10 25 (5.42%) Scrum
11 24 (5.21%) Market Making
12 23 (4.99%) Project Management
12 23 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (4.77%) Risk Management
14 20 (4.34%) OOP
15 17 (3.69%) E-Commerce
16 16 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (3.47%) Complex Event Processing
17 15 (3.25%) OOD
18 12 (2.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (49.02%) Java
2 132 (28.63%) SQL
3 123 (26.68%) C++
4 115 (24.95%) C#
5 74 (16.05%) Python
6 53 (11.50%) Perl
7 21 (4.56%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.56%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.04%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.04%) Scala
10 12 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.39%) C
12 6 (1.30%) Ruby
12 6 (1.30%) F#
13 5 (1.08%) R
13 5 (1.08%) VBScript
14 3 (0.65%) OCaml
14 3 (0.65%) Haskell
14 3 (0.65%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 82 (17.79%) Degree
2 19 (4.12%) PhD
3 10 (2.17%) CCNA
3 10 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.87%) CCNP
4 4 (0.87%) RHCE
4 4 (0.87%) CISSP
5 2 (0.43%) CCSE
5 2 (0.43%) CCSA
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.87%) XenApp
2 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (8.03%) 29West
2 34 (7.38%) TIBCO
3 32 (6.94%) Sybase
4 26 (5.64%) Bloomberg
5 25 (5.42%) SunGard
6 22 (4.77%) NYFIX
7 20 (4.34%) Informatica
8 16 (3.47%) Oracle
9 11 (2.39%) ION Trading
9 11 (2.39%) Microsoft
10 9 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.74%) Cisco
12 7 (1.52%) Fidessa
13 6 (1.30%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.87%) Citrix
14 4 (0.87%) Blue Coat
14 4 (0.87%) VMware
15 3 (0.65%) Reuters
15 3 (0.65%) HP
16 2 (0.43%) Intel
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Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus - Business
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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