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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 411 459 342
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -117
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 263 207 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.46% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.53% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 244 199 387
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 £53,250 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £101,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £20,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -66.66%
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
37554 38789 42993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.12% 87.11% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32308 32375 35356
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 £39,863 £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 3 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 3 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 +45 53 £80,000 -5.88% 10
Mayfair - 1 £120,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 275 (54.35%) Java
2 227 (44.86%) Finance
3 189 (37.35%) Python
4 164 (32.41%) C++
5 159 (31.42%) Linux
6 152 (30.04%) Low Latency
7 146 (28.85%) Equities
8 145 (28.66%) Front Office
9 140 (27.67%) Multithreading
10 132 (26.09%) Degree
11 113 (22.33%) Computer Science
12 112 (22.13%) Unix
13 111 (21.94%) Banking
14 100 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 91 (17.98%) FIX Protocol
16 88 (17.39%) Algorithms
17 85 (16.80%) Hedge funds
18 83 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (16.40%) C#
19 80 (15.81%) Investment Banking
19 80 (15.81%) Software Engineering
20 76 (15.02%) SQL
21 69 (13.64%) Mathematics
22 68 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
23 65 (12.85%) Electronic Trading
24 62 (12.25%) STL
25 59 (11.66%) JavaScript
26 53 (10.47%) Risk Management
26 53 (10.47%) Concurrent Programming
27 52 (10.28%) OO

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 32 (6.32%) Node.js
2 15 (2.96%) Apache
3 11 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.58%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.59%) Confluence
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.19%) SAN
3 5 (0.99%) Internet
4 3 (0.59%) Firewall
4 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 3 (0.59%) Multicast
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
4 3 (0.59%) WAN
5 2 (0.40%) SNMP
5 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.73%) MongoDB
2 27 (5.34%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.15%) Big Data
5 17 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.98%) KDB
7 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.19%) DB2
8 6 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.59%) Redis
11 2 (0.40%) MySQL
11 2 (0.40%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 26 (5.14%) Jenkins
1 26 (5.14%) JIRA
2 25 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.17%) Selenium
4 3 (0.59%) JMeter
4 3 (0.59%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.59%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.59%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.40%) Maven
6 1 (0.20%) Babel
6 1 (0.20%) Bower
6 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.20%) gulp
6 1 (0.20%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) NUnit
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 227 (44.86%) Finance
2 145 (28.66%) Front Office
3 111 (21.94%) Banking
4 80 (15.81%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.15%) Games
6 15 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (69.96%) Developer
2 207 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 119 (23.52%) C++ Developer
4 77 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 66 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 56 (11.07%) C# Developer
7 47 (9.29%) Quantitative Developer
8 45 (8.89%) Python Developer
9 42 (8.30%) Analyst
10 35 (6.92%) C++/C# Developer
11 30 (5.93%) Java Quantitative Developer
12 27 (5.34%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 23 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
14 22 (4.35%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 21 (4.15%) Junior
15 21 (4.15%) Support Engineer
16 20 (3.95%) .NET Developer
16 20 (3.95%) Applications Support
17 19 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (3.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (17.98%) FIX Protocol
2 62 (12.25%) STL
3 42 (8.30%) Akka
4 41 (8.10%) AngularJS
5 38 (7.51%) .NET
6 35 (6.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 35 (6.92%) Spring
7 34 (6.72%) J2SE
8 25 (4.94%) jQuery
8 25 (4.94%) NumPy
8 25 (4.94%) SciPy
8 25 (4.94%) WPF
9 24 (4.74%) JMS
10 23 (4.55%) HTML
10 23 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
11 22 (4.35%) Ultra Messaging
12 21 (4.15%) HTML5
13 19 (3.75%) OpenGL
13 19 (3.75%) Qt
14 15 (2.96%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 146 (28.85%) Equities
2 113 (22.33%) Computer Science
3 100 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 88 (17.39%) Algorithms
5 85 (16.80%) Hedge funds
6 69 (13.64%) Mathematics
7 68 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (7.11%) Fixed Income
9 25 (4.94%) Derivative
9 25 (4.94%) Market Risk
10 19 (3.75%) Statistics
11 18 (3.56%) Physics
12 16 (3.16%) Client/Server
12 16 (3.16%) Data Structures
12 16 (3.16%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.98%) Fintech
14 7 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (0.79%) Equity Risk
15 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
16 3 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (31.42%) Linux
2 112 (22.13%) Unix
3 38 (7.51%) Windows
4 13 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.99%) AIX
6 5 (0.99%) Solaris
6 5 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.79%) SUSE
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (30.04%) Low Latency
2 140 (27.67%) Multithreading
3 83 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (15.81%) Software Engineering
5 65 (12.85%) Electronic Trading
6 53 (10.47%) Concurrent Programming
6 53 (10.47%) Risk Management
7 52 (10.28%) OO
8 42 (8.30%) DevOps
9 30 (5.93%) Open Source
10 28 (5.53%) Software Architecture
11 24 (4.74%) SOA
12 23 (4.55%) Functional Programming
12 23 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.35%) Analytics
13 22 (4.35%) TDD
14 18 (3.56%) SDLC
15 16 (3.16%) Quantitative Trading
16 15 (2.96%) Integration Testing
16 15 (2.96%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 275 (54.35%) Java
2 189 (37.35%) Python
3 164 (32.41%) C++
4 83 (16.40%) C#
5 76 (15.02%) SQL
6 59 (11.66%) JavaScript
7 34 (6.72%) Perl
8 27 (5.34%) Bash Shell
9 24 (4.74%) Scala
10 20 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.77%) C
12 12 (2.37%) R
13 11 (2.17%) Ruby
14 10 (1.98%) ES6
15 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.99%) F#
17 4 (0.79%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.40%) Erlang
18 2 (0.40%) Haskell
18 2 (0.40%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 132 (26.09%) Degree
2 41 (8.10%) PhD
3 2 (0.40%) CCNA
3 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) GCP
2 3 (0.59%) MiFID
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.79%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.40%) HDFS
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (2.57%) Puppet
2 12 (2.37%) Apache Shiro
3 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 46 (9.09%) Oracle
2 25 (4.94%) TIBCO
3 8 (1.58%) Red Hat
3 8 (1.58%) Sybase
4 5 (0.99%) Fidessa
5 4 (0.79%) HP
5 4 (0.79%) ION Trading
5 4 (0.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.79%) Solace
5 4 (0.79%) StreamBase
6 3 (0.59%) Citrix
6 3 (0.59%) Veritas
7 2 (0.40%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.40%) Informatica
7 2 (0.40%) Reuters
7 2 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco
8 1 (0.20%) EMC
8 1 (0.20%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.20%) Intel
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £100k - 130k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £100,000 + significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago