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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 353 380 328
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -52
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 310 281 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.70% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 279 252 243
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -29.16%
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
38304 39860 37136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.70% 84.63% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32372 32867 30757
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +56 81 £75,000 - 20
Docklands, London +5 2 £92,500 +48.00%
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 231 (45.21%) Finance
2 227 (44.42%) Java
3 176 (34.44%) Linux
4 165 (32.29%) Equities
5 158 (30.92%) Front Office
6 150 (29.35%) C++
7 139 (27.20%) Low Latency
8 137 (26.81%) Multithreading
9 133 (26.03%) Python
10 118 (23.09%) UNIX
11 105 (20.55%) FIX Protocol
12 104 (20.35%) Algorithms
13 103 (20.16%) Degree
14 89 (17.42%) Computer Science
15 88 (17.22%) SQL
16 86 (16.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 82 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
18 81 (15.85%) Electronic Trading
19 73 (14.29%) C#
20 71 (13.89%) Banking
21 65 (12.72%) Software Engineering
22 64 (12.52%) OO
23 61 (11.94%) Hedge funds
24 58 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
25 53 (10.37%) Investment Banking
26 48 (9.39%) Perl
27 45 (8.81%) .NET
28 43 (8.41%) Data Structures
29 37 (7.24%) JavaScript
30 36 (7.05%) Market Making

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (1.57%) Apache
1 8 (1.57%) Node.js
2 3 (0.59%) MTS
2 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.76%) Internet
2 7 (1.37%) Multicast
3 6 (1.17%) Firewall
4 5 (0.98%) Network Security
5 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.20%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.50%) KDB
2 13 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.15%) Big Data
5 10 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) HBase
9 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (2.15%) JUnit
1 11 (2.15%) JIRA
2 9 (1.76%) Subversion
3 7 (1.37%) gulp
4 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.98%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.78%) NUnit
6 4 (0.78%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.39%) VTune
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 231 (45.21%) Finance
2 158 (30.92%) Front Office
3 71 (13.89%) Banking
4 53 (10.37%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.94%) Retail
6 14 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.57%) Games
8 5 (0.98%) Legal
9 4 (0.78%) Marketing
10 3 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 342 (66.93%) Developer
2 153 (29.94%) Java Developer
3 80 (15.66%) C++ Developer
4 68 (13.31%) Analyst
5 42 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 40 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 39 (7.63%) C# Developer
8 37 (7.24%) Applications Support
9 29 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
10 26 (5.09%) Python Developer
11 23 (4.50%) Applications Support Analyst
12 20 (3.91%) Quantitative Developer
13 19 (3.72%) Python/Django Developer
13 19 (3.72%) Django Developer
14 16 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (2.94%) Junior
16 11 (2.15%) Business Analyst
16 11 (2.15%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 11 (2.15%) AWS Developer
17 9 (1.76%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (20.55%) FIX Protocol
2 45 (8.81%) .NET
3 32 (6.26%) J2SE
4 25 (4.89%) Django
5 24 (4.70%) React
6 20 (3.91%) STL
7 18 (3.52%) Spring
7 18 (3.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 17 (3.33%) Pylons
8 17 (3.33%) Flask
8 17 (3.33%) Pyramid
9 16 (3.13%) WPF
10 15 (2.94%) HTML5
10 15 (2.94%) HTML
11 14 (2.74%) TIBCO EMS
12 13 (2.54%) Ultra Messaging
13 12 (2.35%) Rendezvous
14 11 (2.15%) Esper
15 9 (1.76%) AngularJS
15 9 (1.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 165 (32.29%) Equities
2 104 (20.35%) Algorithms
3 89 (17.42%) Computer Science
4 86 (16.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 82 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (11.94%) Hedge funds
7 43 (8.41%) Data Structures
8 34 (6.65%) Fixed Income
9 31 (6.07%) Derivative
10 29 (5.68%) Mathematics
11 13 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.57%) Physics
13 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.59%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.59%) Clustering
15 3 (0.59%) Statistics
16 2 (0.39%) Index Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 176 (34.44%) Linux
2 118 (23.09%) UNIX
3 28 (5.48%) Windows
4 9 (1.76%) Android
5 3 (0.59%) Solaris
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (27.20%) Low Latency
2 137 (26.81%) Multithreading
3 81 (15.85%) Electronic Trading
4 65 (12.72%) Software Engineering
5 64 (12.52%) OO
6 58 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (7.05%) Market Making
8 27 (5.28%) TDD
9 25 (4.89%) Software Architecture
10 22 (4.31%) Risk Management
10 22 (4.31%) Functional Programming
11 21 (4.11%) Analytics
11 21 (4.11%) Concurrent Programming
11 21 (4.11%) ITIL
12 18 (3.52%) OOP
12 18 (3.52%) OOD
13 17 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.13%) Unit Testing
15 15 (2.94%) E-Commerce
16 14 (2.74%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 227 (44.42%) Java
2 150 (29.35%) C++
3 133 (26.03%) Python
4 88 (17.22%) SQL
5 73 (14.29%) C#
6 48 (9.39%) Perl
7 37 (7.24%) JavaScript
8 17 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.35%) C
10 10 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.96%) VBA
11 7 (1.37%) R
12 5 (0.98%) F#
12 5 (0.98%) Scala
12 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.98%) Tcl
12 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.98%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.98%) Ruby
13 3 (0.59%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 103 (20.16%) Degree
2 24 (4.70%) PhD
3 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.17%) CCNA
5 4 (0.78%) CCSA
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.59%) ISEB
7 2 (0.39%) CCIE
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ACCA
7 2 (0.39%) CISA
7 2 (0.39%) CCSE
7 2 (0.39%) MCTS
7 2 (0.39%) MCITP
8 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) EMIR
2 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 24 (4.70%) Oracle
1 24 (4.70%) TIBCO
2 12 (2.35%) Fidessa
3 11 (2.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.96%) Sybase
5 9 (1.76%) Cisco
6 5 (0.98%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.59%) HP
8 2 (0.39%) Intel
8 2 (0.39%) NYFIX
8 2 (0.39%) SunGard
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.39%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.39%) Portware
9 1 (0.20%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.20%) Solace
9 1 (0.20%) Sony
9 1 (0.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.20%) Google
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Very Good Bonuses!
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, health, pension, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago