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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 440 383 407
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +24
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 191 313 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.81% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 169 278 266
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - - -
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
35452 38572 40809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.74% 88.18% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30730 32456 33677
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 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 23 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 37 £92,500 +12.12% 10
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 London region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 247 (53.93%) Java
2 191 (41.70%) Finance
3 164 (35.81%) Python
4 142 (31.00%) Linux
5 131 (28.60%) Multithreading
6 129 (28.17%) Low Latency
7 125 (27.29%) Banking
8 121 (26.42%) Unix
9 111 (24.24%) Equities
10 108 (23.58%) Degree
11 104 (22.71%) C++
11 104 (22.71%) Front Office
12 87 (19.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 86 (18.78%) JavaScript
14 85 (18.56%) Electronic Trading
15 83 (18.12%) Computer Science
16 77 (16.81%) SQL
17 75 (16.38%) Hedge funds
18 74 (16.16%) Investment Banking
19 67 (14.63%) FIX Protocol
20 63 (13.76%) Oracle
21 62 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
22 60 (13.10%) Mathematics
23 59 (12.88%) AngularJS
24 58 (12.66%) High-Frequency Trading
25 56 (12.23%) Software Engineering
26 54 (11.79%) C#
26 54 (11.79%) Algorithms
27 48 (10.48%) Node.js
28 47 (10.26%) Concurrent Programming

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.09%) Apache
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Maple
1 2 (0.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.31%) Internet
1 6 (1.31%) Multicast
2 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.87%) LAN
3 4 (0.87%) WAN
4 2 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.68%) MongoDB
2 21 (4.59%) Big Data
2 21 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.37%) KDB
4 11 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.18%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.31%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.09%) MySQL
9 4 (0.87%) DB2
9 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 32 (6.99%) JIRA
2 23 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.37%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.66%) JMeter
4 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.66%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.66%) NUnit
4 3 (0.66%) Selenium
4 3 (0.66%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.44%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.44%) Hudson
5 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Moq
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 191 (41.70%) Finance
2 125 (27.29%) Banking
3 104 (22.71%) Front Office
4 74 (16.16%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.71%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.28%) Games
7 6 (1.31%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 313 (68.34%) Developer
2 203 (44.32%) Java Developer
3 82 (17.90%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 71 (15.50%) C++ Developer
5 69 (15.07%) Senior Developer
6 64 (13.97%) Senior Java Developer
7 53 (11.57%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 42 (9.17%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 40 (8.73%) Analyst
10 36 (7.86%) C# Developer
11 33 (7.21%) Python Developer
12 25 (5.46%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 22 (4.80%) Quantitative Developer
14 21 (4.59%) Lead Developer
15 20 (4.37%) Applications Support
16 19 (4.15%) Front Office Developer
16 19 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
17 18 (3.93%) Support Engineer
18 17 (3.71%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
19 16 (3.49%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.63%) FIX Protocol
2 59 (12.88%) AngularJS
3 48 (10.48%) Node.js
4 33 (7.21%) STL
5 30 (6.55%) .NET
5 30 (6.55%) J2SE
6 24 (5.24%) JMS
7 23 (5.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 23 (5.02%) Spring
8 21 (4.59%) TIBCO EMS
8 21 (4.59%) Ultra Messaging
9 20 (4.37%) HTML
10 18 (3.93%) Akka
11 17 (3.71%) HTML5
12 16 (3.49%) CSS
13 15 (3.28%) jQuery
14 14 (3.06%) NumPy
14 14 (3.06%) SciPy
14 14 (3.06%) WPF
15 12 (2.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 111 (24.24%) Equities
2 87 (19.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 83 (18.12%) Computer Science
4 75 (16.38%) Hedge funds
5 60 (13.10%) Mathematics
6 54 (11.79%) Algorithms
7 43 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (9.17%) Fixed Income
9 23 (5.02%) Physics
10 19 (4.15%) Market Risk
11 16 (3.49%) Derivative
12 13 (2.84%) Fintech
13 11 (2.40%) Statistics
14 10 (2.18%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.75%) Visualisation
16 5 (1.09%) Contract for Difference
16 5 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
16 5 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 4 (0.87%) Equity Risk
18 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (31.00%) Linux
2 121 (26.42%) Unix
3 45 (9.83%) Windows
4 16 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.31%) Solaris
6 4 (0.87%) AIX
6 4 (0.87%) Android
6 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.66%) SUSE
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.60%) Multithreading
2 129 (28.17%) Low Latency
3 85 (18.56%) Electronic Trading
4 62 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (12.66%) High-Frequency Trading
6 56 (12.23%) Software Engineering
7 47 (10.26%) Concurrent Programming
7 47 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 41 (8.95%) DevOps
9 36 (7.86%) OO
10 30 (6.55%) SDLC
11 22 (4.80%) Open Source
12 19 (4.15%) SOA
13 18 (3.93%) Analytics
13 18 (3.93%) Market Making
14 16 (3.49%) Proprietary Trading
15 15 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (3.28%) Software Architecture
16 14 (3.06%) Integration Testing
17 13 (2.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 247 (53.93%) Java
2 164 (35.81%) Python
3 104 (22.71%) C++
4 86 (18.78%) JavaScript
5 77 (16.81%) SQL
6 54 (11.79%) C#
7 43 (9.39%) Perl
8 26 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 23 (5.02%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.49%) Scala
11 15 (3.28%) R
12 14 (3.06%) Ruby
13 10 (2.18%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.97%) C
15 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.44%) Fortran
16 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.44%) VBA
17 1 (0.22%) F#
17 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (23.58%) Degree
2 34 (7.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.49%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) MiFID
3 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.44%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) Docker
1 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) HDFS
2 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.40%) Puppet
2 5 (1.09%) Ansible
3 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Mesos
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (13.76%) Oracle
2 35 (7.64%) TIBCO
3 6 (1.31%) Sybase
4 5 (1.09%) HP
5 4 (0.87%) VMware
6 3 (0.66%) Citrix
6 3 (0.66%) Facebook
6 3 (0.66%) Fidessa
6 3 (0.66%) Google
6 3 (0.66%) Informatica
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.66%) Reuters
6 3 (0.66%) Sun
6 3 (0.66%) Syncfusion
7 2 (0.44%) Cisco
7 2 (0.44%) Veritas
8 1 (0.22%) EMC
8 1 (0.22%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + amazing benefits and large bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + amazing benefits and large bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £85,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago