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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 380 392 321
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -71
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 281 306 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.64% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 249 278 233
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 £46,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
- -7.10%
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
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +20 62 £83,750 +11.66% 18
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 234 (47.76%) Java
2 232 (47.35%) Finance
3 165 (33.67%) Front Office
4 155 (31.63%) Equities
5 154 (31.43%) Multithreading
6 151 (30.82%) Linux
7 142 (28.98%) C++
8 139 (28.37%) Low Latency
9 123 (25.10%) Python
10 106 (21.63%) Algorithms
11 104 (21.22%) UNIX
12 99 (20.20%) FIX Protocol
13 98 (20.00%) Degree
14 91 (18.57%) Computer Science
14 91 (18.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 87 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
16 83 (16.94%) SQL
17 77 (15.71%) Banking
18 75 (15.31%) C#
19 73 (14.90%) Electronic Trading
20 62 (12.65%) OO
21 59 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (12.04%) Investment Banking
22 57 (11.63%) Software Engineering
23 55 (11.22%) Hedge funds
24 52 (10.61%) .NET
25 48 (9.80%) Perl
26 44 (8.98%) Data Structures
27 40 (8.16%) Fixed Income
28 34 (6.94%) Market Making

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (2.04%) Node.js
2 6 (1.22%) Apache
3 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.84%) Multicast
2 7 (1.43%) Internet
3 5 (1.02%) Firewall
4 4 (0.82%) Network Security
5 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) OSPF
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.20%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.90%) KDB
2 11 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.24%) Big Data
2 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) HBase
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.65%) JUnit
2 11 (2.24%) JIRA
3 10 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.63%) Subversion
5 7 (1.43%) gulp
6 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.82%) NUnit
7 4 (0.82%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
8 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.20%) QUnit
8 1 (0.20%) Selenium
8 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
General
1 232 (47.35%) Finance
2 165 (33.67%) Front Office
3 77 (15.71%) Banking
4 59 (12.04%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.06%) Retail
6 11 (2.24%) Games
7 10 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.63%) Legal
9 7 (1.43%) Marketing
10 3 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 335 (68.37%) Developer
2 156 (31.84%) Java Developer
3 71 (14.49%) C++ Developer
4 70 (14.29%) Analyst
5 48 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 43 (8.78%) Senior Developer
6 43 (8.78%) Support Analyst
7 37 (7.55%) Applications Support
8 32 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 23 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (4.29%) Python Developer
12 18 (3.67%) Quantitative Developer
13 15 (3.06%) Junior
13 15 (3.06%) Django Developer
13 15 (3.06%) Python/Django Developer
14 14 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 11 (2.24%) AWS Developer
16 9 (1.84%) Junior Analyst
17 8 (1.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.20%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (10.61%) .NET
3 21 (4.29%) J2SE
4 20 (4.08%) Spring
4 20 (4.08%) React
5 19 (3.88%) Django
6 17 (3.47%) WPF
7 15 (3.06%) Ultra Messaging
8 14 (2.86%) HTML
8 14 (2.86%) Esper
9 13 (2.65%) Flask
9 13 (2.65%) Pyramid
9 13 (2.65%) STL
9 13 (2.65%) Pylons
9 13 (2.65%) HTML5
10 12 (2.45%) TIBCO EMS
11 11 (2.24%) jQuery
11 11 (2.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (2.24%) Swing
12 10 (2.04%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 155 (31.63%) Equities
2 106 (21.63%) Algorithms
3 91 (18.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 91 (18.57%) Computer Science
4 87 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (11.22%) Hedge funds
6 44 (8.98%) Data Structures
7 40 (8.16%) Fixed Income
8 26 (5.31%) Derivative
9 21 (4.29%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.84%) Physics
12 6 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.61%) Clustering
15 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.41%) Statistics
15 2 (0.41%) Index Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 151 (30.82%) Linux
2 104 (21.22%) UNIX
3 26 (5.31%) Windows
4 8 (1.63%) Android
5 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (31.43%) Multithreading
2 139 (28.37%) Low Latency
3 73 (14.90%) Electronic Trading
4 62 (12.65%) OO
5 59 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 34 (6.94%) Market Making
8 28 (5.71%) TDD
9 26 (5.31%) Risk Management
10 23 (4.69%) Software Architecture
11 21 (4.29%) ITIL
11 21 (4.29%) Concurrent Programming
11 21 (4.29%) Functional Programming
12 20 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.88%) Complex Event Processing
13 19 (3.88%) OOP
13 19 (3.88%) OOD
14 17 (3.47%) E-Commerce
15 15 (3.06%) Analytics
16 13 (2.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 234 (47.76%) Java
2 142 (28.98%) C++
3 123 (25.10%) Python
4 83 (16.94%) SQL
5 75 (15.31%) C#
6 48 (9.80%) Perl
7 32 (6.53%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.27%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.04%) R
10 10 (2.04%) VBA
10 10 (2.04%) C
11 8 (1.63%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.63%) Ruby
12 7 (1.43%) F#
12 7 (1.43%) Scala
13 5 (1.02%) Haskell
13 5 (1.02%) Erlang
13 5 (1.02%) OCaml
13 5 (1.02%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 98 (20.00%) Degree
2 27 (5.51%) PhD
3 3 (0.61%) ISEB
3 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.41%) ACCA
4 2 (0.41%) CISA
4 2 (0.41%) CCSA
4 2 (0.41%) CCSE
4 2 (0.41%) MCTS
4 2 (0.41%) MCITP
4 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.41%) CCNA
5 1 (0.20%) CCIE
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (3.27%) Oracle
1 16 (3.27%) TIBCO
2 12 (2.45%) Fidessa
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.43%) Sybase
4 7 (1.43%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.02%) Cisco
6 4 (0.82%) Informatica
7 3 (0.61%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.41%) NYFIX
8 2 (0.41%) SunGard
8 2 (0.41%) HP
8 2 (0.41%) Intel
8 2 (0.41%) Portware
8 2 (0.41%) Tableau
8 2 (0.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.20%) Solace
9 1 (0.20%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix
9 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Plus great package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago