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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 380 303 267
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -36
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 275 368 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.82% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.00% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 247 246 455
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +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
38322 36688 41165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.71% 81.90% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31577 30384 35492
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -34 58 £77,500 -3.12% 17
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 400 (56.34%) Finance
2 291 (40.99%) Java
3 256 (36.06%) Front Office
4 250 (35.21%) SQL
5 241 (33.94%) Multithreading
6 240 (33.80%) Low Latency
7 233 (32.82%) Equities
8 219 (30.85%) UNIX
9 217 (30.56%) Linux
10 214 (30.14%) C++
11 208 (29.30%) C#
12 199 (28.03%) Degree
13 191 (26.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 180 (25.35%) Computer Science
15 169 (23.80%) Python
16 168 (23.66%) Hedge funds
17 164 (23.10%) Electronic Trading
18 163 (22.96%) Software Engineering
19 128 (18.03%) OO
20 117 (16.48%) .NET
21 114 (16.06%) Banking
22 111 (15.63%) WPF
23 94 (13.24%) TDD
24 93 (13.10%) Perl
25 88 (12.39%) Risk Management
26 87 (12.25%) Windows
27 85 (11.97%) Investment Banking
28 79 (11.13%) SQL Server
29 76 (10.70%) Derivative
29 76 (10.70%) MVVM

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (3.38%) Confluence
2 15 (2.11%) Apache
3 13 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (0.99%) Zope
6 4 (0.56%) Node.js
7 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.23%) Firewall
2 17 (2.39%) Network Security
3 15 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (1.69%) HTTP
5 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.42%) DNS
6 3 (0.42%) Multicast
6 3 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.07%) KDB
3 25 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.99%) DB2
7 7 (0.99%) Big Data
8 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.42%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.28%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.28%) MySQL
9 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.14%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 38 (5.35%) JIRA
2 26 (3.66%) Maven
3 24 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.54%) JUnit
5 15 (2.11%) NUnit
6 12 (1.69%) jMock
7 6 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.70%) Subversion
9 4 (0.56%) Ant
9 4 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.14%) JBehave
10 1 (0.14%) Mockito
10 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 400 (56.34%) Finance
2 256 (36.06%) Front Office
3 114 (16.06%) Banking
4 85 (11.97%) Investment Banking
5 46 (6.48%) Games
6 21 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.85%) Retail
9 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Marketing
10 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 447 (62.96%) Developer
2 200 (28.17%) Java Developer
3 119 (16.76%) C# Developer
4 102 (14.37%) C++ Developer
5 72 (10.14%) Analyst
6 55 (7.75%) Support Analyst
7 52 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 49 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 47 (6.62%) Software Engineer
9 47 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 35 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (4.23%) Project Manager
12 29 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
12 29 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
12 29 (4.08%) Python Developer
13 27 (3.80%) Agile Project Manager
14 24 (3.38%) WPF Developer
14 24 (3.38%) Programmer
15 18 (2.54%) Network Engineer
16 17 (2.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (16.48%) .NET
2 111 (15.63%) WPF
3 61 (8.59%) FIX Protocol
4 55 (7.75%) J2SE
5 48 (6.76%) STL
6 45 (6.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 43 (6.06%) WinForms
8 38 (5.35%) Spring
8 38 (5.35%) WCF
9 28 (3.94%) Web Services
10 26 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 24 (3.38%) REST
12 23 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 23 (3.24%) Guice
13 17 (2.39%) JMS
13 17 (2.39%) Rendezvous
14 15 (2.11%) Middleware
15 14 (1.97%) Swing
16 13 (1.83%) CORBA
16 13 (1.83%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 233 (32.82%) Equities
2 191 (26.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 180 (25.35%) Computer Science
4 168 (23.66%) Hedge funds
5 76 (10.70%) Derivative
6 54 (7.61%) Mathematics
7 43 (6.06%) Fixed Income
8 31 (4.37%) Open Source
9 24 (3.38%) Equity Derivative
10 22 (3.10%) N-Tier
10 22 (3.10%) Physics
11 10 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.99%) Grid Computing
13 6 (0.85%) VWAP
13 6 (0.85%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.70%) Statistics
15 4 (0.56%) Credit Risk
16 3 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
16 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
17 2 (0.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 219 (30.85%) UNIX
2 217 (30.56%) Linux
3 87 (12.25%) Windows
4 21 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.25%) Solaris
6 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (33.94%) Multithreading
2 240 (33.80%) Low Latency
3 164 (23.10%) Electronic Trading
4 163 (22.96%) Software Engineering
5 128 (18.03%) OO
6 94 (13.24%) TDD
7 88 (12.39%) Risk Management
8 76 (10.70%) MVVM
9 60 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (8.03%) Scrum
11 47 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (5.92%) Project Management
13 34 (4.79%) Investment Management
14 29 (4.08%) Unit Testing
15 24 (3.38%) Analytics
16 22 (3.10%) Problem Management
16 22 (3.10%) E-Commerce
16 22 (3.10%) OOP
17 21 (2.96%) Functional Programming
18 20 (2.82%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (40.99%) Java
2 250 (35.21%) SQL
3 214 (30.14%) C++
4 208 (29.30%) C#
5 169 (23.80%) Python
6 93 (13.10%) Perl
7 45 (6.34%) F#
8 40 (5.63%) C
9 26 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.68%) R
10 19 (2.68%) Scala
10 19 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.83%) JavaScript
13 12 (1.69%) Korn
14 5 (0.70%) VBA
15 4 (0.56%) VB
16 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.28%) VBScript
18 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 199 (28.03%) Degree
2 38 (5.35%) PhD
3 18 (2.54%) CCNA
3 18 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.25%) CCNP
5 12 (1.69%) CISSP
6 5 (0.70%) CCSA
7 2 (0.28%) CCSE
7 2 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (7.04%) Sybase
2 44 (6.20%) Oracle
3 41 (5.77%) TIBCO
4 22 (3.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.10%) Red Hat
5 21 (2.96%) 29West
6 17 (2.39%) Fidessa
7 16 (2.25%) Cisco
8 8 (1.13%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.85%) HP
9 6 (0.85%) VMware
9 6 (0.85%) ION Trading
9 6 (0.85%) Blue Coat
10 4 (0.56%) Google
11 3 (0.42%) Informatica
11 3 (0.42%) Sun
11 3 (0.42%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.28%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.14%) SAP
13 1 (0.14%) NetApp
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + + excellent bonus potential
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + extremely generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
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
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus+Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago