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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 410 459 335
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -124
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 245 194 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.45% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.51% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 228 179 383
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £104,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £42,500
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
36235 38006 42272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.43% 87.45% 86.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31259 31812 35050
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +44 51 £80,000 -5.88% 7
Mayfair - 1 £120,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 260 (54.05%) Java
2 215 (44.70%) Finance
3 187 (38.88%) Python
4 169 (35.14%) Linux
5 154 (32.02%) C++
6 148 (30.77%) Low Latency
7 140 (29.11%) Multithreading
8 134 (27.86%) Equities
9 133 (27.65%) Front Office
10 127 (26.40%) Degree
11 124 (25.78%) Unix
12 111 (23.08%) Banking
13 93 (19.33%) Computer Science
14 92 (19.13%) FIX Protocol
15 89 (18.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 84 (17.46%) Hedge funds
17 78 (16.22%) Algorithms
18 77 (16.01%) Software Engineering
19 76 (15.80%) Investment Banking
19 76 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
20 75 (15.59%) SQL
21 71 (14.76%) C#
22 64 (13.31%) JavaScript
23 62 (12.89%) Electronic Trading
24 59 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
25 56 (11.64%) Concurrent Programming
25 56 (11.64%) Mathematics
25 56 (11.64%) STL
26 54 (11.23%) Risk Management
27 52 (10.81%) Oracle

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 35 (7.28%) Node.js
2 13 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.29%) Apache
4 8 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.25%) SAN
1 6 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.62%) LAN
2 3 (0.62%) Multicast
2 3 (0.62%) WAN
3 2 (0.42%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) SNMP
3 2 (0.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) SSL
4 1 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.44%) MongoDB
2 29 (6.03%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.78%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.16%) Big Data
5 14 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.08%) KDB
7 9 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.25%) DB2
8 6 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.42%) MySQL
11 2 (0.42%) Tick Data
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (5.82%) Jenkins
1 28 (5.82%) JIRA
2 27 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.29%) Selenium
4 3 (0.62%) JMeter
4 3 (0.62%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.62%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.62%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) Babel
6 1 (0.21%) Bower
6 1 (0.21%) gulp
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Mocha
6 1 (0.21%) Moq
6 1 (0.21%) NUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Toad
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 215 (44.70%) Finance
2 133 (27.65%) Front Office
3 111 (23.08%) Banking
4 76 (15.80%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.16%) Games
6 18 (3.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 326 (67.78%) Developer
2 192 (39.92%) Java Developer
3 111 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 73 (15.18%) Senior Developer
5 64 (13.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 46 (9.56%) C# Developer
7 41 (8.52%) Quantitative Developer
8 39 (8.11%) Analyst
8 39 (8.11%) Python Developer
9 28 (5.82%) C++/C# Developer
10 26 (5.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 26 (5.41%) Java Quantitative Developer
11 22 (4.57%) Applications Support
11 22 (4.57%) Lead Developer
12 21 (4.37%) Support Engineer
13 19 (3.95%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.95%) C++/Java Developer
14 18 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.74%) Investment Banking Java Developer
14 18 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (19.13%) FIX Protocol
2 56 (11.64%) STL
3 43 (8.94%) AngularJS
4 37 (7.69%) Spring
5 36 (7.48%) Akka
6 33 (6.86%) .NET
7 31 (6.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 27 (5.61%) J2SE
8 27 (5.61%) NumPy
8 27 (5.61%) SciPy
9 26 (5.41%) JMS
10 24 (4.99%) jQuery
11 23 (4.78%) TIBCO EMS
11 23 (4.78%) Ultra Messaging
11 23 (4.78%) WPF
12 20 (4.16%) HTML
12 20 (4.16%) HTML5
13 18 (3.74%) OpenGL
13 18 (3.74%) Qt
14 13 (2.70%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 134 (27.86%) Equities
2 93 (19.33%) Computer Science
3 89 (18.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 84 (17.46%) Hedge funds
5 78 (16.22%) Algorithms
6 59 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (11.64%) Mathematics
8 36 (7.48%) Fixed Income
9 28 (5.82%) Market Risk
10 20 (4.16%) Physics
11 19 (3.95%) Derivative
12 16 (3.33%) Client/Server
12 16 (3.33%) Statistics
13 12 (2.49%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.49%) Visualisation
14 11 (2.29%) Fintech
15 4 (0.83%) Equity Risk
15 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
16 3 (0.62%) Clustering
16 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 169 (35.14%) Linux
2 124 (25.78%) Unix
3 43 (8.94%) Windows
4 16 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.25%) Solaris
6 5 (1.04%) AIX
6 5 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.83%) SUSE
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (30.77%) Low Latency
2 140 (29.11%) Multithreading
3 77 (16.01%) Software Engineering
4 76 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (12.89%) Electronic Trading
6 56 (11.64%) Concurrent Programming
7 54 (11.23%) Risk Management
8 47 (9.77%) DevOps
9 41 (8.52%) OO
10 32 (6.65%) Open Source
11 26 (5.41%) SOA
12 24 (4.99%) Analytics
13 23 (4.78%) Software Architecture
14 20 (4.16%) Functional Programming
15 19 (3.95%) SDLC
16 18 (3.74%) Mentoring
16 18 (3.74%) TDD
17 16 (3.33%) Integration Testing
17 16 (3.33%) Proprietary Trading
18 14 (2.91%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 260 (54.05%) Java
2 187 (38.88%) Python
3 154 (32.02%) C++
4 75 (15.59%) SQL
5 71 (14.76%) C#
6 64 (13.31%) JavaScript
7 34 (7.07%) Perl
8 31 (6.44%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.57%) Scala
11 15 (3.12%) C
12 13 (2.70%) Ruby
13 12 (2.49%) R
14 10 (2.08%) ES6
15 7 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.25%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.42%) F#
18 1 (0.21%) Erlang
18 1 (0.21%) Haskell
18 1 (0.21%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 127 (26.40%) Degree
2 43 (8.94%) PhD
3 2 (0.42%) CCNA
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) GCP
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.83%) Docker
2 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.91%) Puppet
2 9 (1.87%) Apache Shiro
3 6 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 52 (10.81%) Oracle
2 27 (5.61%) TIBCO
3 9 (1.87%) Sybase
4 8 (1.66%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.04%) Fidessa
5 5 (1.04%) HP
6 4 (0.83%) ION Trading
6 4 (0.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.83%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.62%) Citrix
7 3 (0.62%) Informatica
7 3 (0.62%) Reuters
7 3 (0.62%) Veritas
7 3 (0.62%) VMware
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco
8 2 (0.42%) Solace
9 1 (0.21%) EMC
9 1 (0.21%) F5
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) Syncfusion
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
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Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus + healthcare + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
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City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £70k - 75k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + significant bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
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London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £100k - 130k per year
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