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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 443 358 413
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +55
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 178 337 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.88% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 165 299 244
Median salary £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £52,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £99,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
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
34291 38500 39263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.80% 88.24% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29621 32500 32283
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -11 32 £95,000 +28.81% 11
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 226 (53.68%) Java
2 181 (42.99%) Finance
3 148 (35.15%) Python
4 135 (32.07%) Linux
5 134 (31.83%) Low Latency
6 125 (29.69%) Multithreading
7 118 (28.03%) Banking
8 112 (26.60%) Unix
9 103 (24.47%) C++
10 96 (22.80%) Equities
11 93 (22.09%) Degree
12 91 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 84 (19.95%) JavaScript
13 84 (19.95%) Front Office
14 83 (19.71%) Electronic Trading
15 80 (19.00%) Computer Science
16 74 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (16.15%) SQL
18 66 (15.68%) Hedge funds
19 62 (14.73%) Investment Banking
20 57 (13.54%) Mathematics
21 55 (13.06%) AngularJS
21 55 (13.06%) Algorithms
22 54 (12.83%) Software Engineering
23 53 (12.59%) FIX Protocol
24 52 (12.35%) Oracle
24 52 (12.35%) High-Frequency Trading
25 49 (11.64%) Concurrent Programming
26 47 (11.16%) Fixed Income
27 46 (10.93%) C#

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 19 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.19%) Apache
3 5 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Maple
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.43%) Internet
1 6 (1.43%) Multicast
2 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
3 2 (0.48%) LAN
3 2 (0.48%) SAN
3 2 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.48%) VLAN
3 2 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.94%) KDB
2 23 (5.46%) MongoDB
3 20 (4.75%) Big Data
4 18 (4.28%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.90%) Kdb+
7 8 (1.90%) MySQL
8 6 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.43%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 35 (8.31%) JIRA
2 23 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.71%) JMeter
4 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.71%) NeoLoad
4 3 (0.71%) NUnit
4 3 (0.71%) Selenium
4 3 (0.71%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.48%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.48%) Hudson
5 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Mocha
6 1 (0.24%) Mockito
6 1 (0.24%) Moq
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 181 (42.99%) Finance
2 118 (28.03%) Banking
3 84 (19.95%) Front Office
4 62 (14.73%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.51%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.61%) Games
7 5 (1.19%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 291 (69.12%) Developer
2 184 (43.71%) Java Developer
3 69 (16.39%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 66 (15.68%) C++ Developer
5 61 (14.49%) Senior Developer
6 57 (13.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 41 (9.74%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 35 (8.31%) Python Developer
9 34 (8.08%) Analyst
10 33 (7.84%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 27 (6.41%) C# Developer
12 23 (5.46%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 22 (5.23%) Lead Developer
14 18 (4.28%) Quantitative Developer
15 17 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (3.56%) Angular Developer
16 15 (3.56%) MongoDB Developer
17 13 (3.09%) Applications Support
17 13 (3.09%) Junior
17 13 (3.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.06%) AngularJS
2 53 (12.59%) FIX Protocol
3 42 (9.98%) Node.js
4 26 (6.18%) STL
5 25 (5.94%) J2SE
6 23 (5.46%) .NET
7 22 (5.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (5.23%) HTML
8 20 (4.75%) JMS
8 20 (4.75%) TIBCO EMS
8 20 (4.75%) Ultra Messaging
9 19 (4.51%) HTML5
10 18 (4.28%) CSS
11 16 (3.80%) Django
11 16 (3.80%) React
11 16 (3.80%) Spring
11 16 (3.80%) Swing
12 14 (3.33%) CSS3
13 13 (3.09%) Akka
14 11 (2.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.80%) Equities
2 91 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 80 (19.00%) Computer Science
4 66 (15.68%) Hedge funds
5 57 (13.54%) Mathematics
6 55 (13.06%) Algorithms
7 47 (11.16%) Fixed Income
8 38 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (4.99%) Physics
10 18 (4.28%) Derivative
11 16 (3.80%) Fintech
12 15 (3.56%) Market Risk
13 14 (3.33%) Statistics
14 8 (1.90%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.90%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.19%) Contract for Difference
15 5 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 3 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
16 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 135 (32.07%) Linux
2 112 (26.60%) Unix
3 39 (9.26%) Windows
4 10 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.19%) Solaris
6 4 (0.95%) Android
6 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) AIX
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.48%) SUSE
7 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.83%) Low Latency
2 125 (29.69%) Multithreading
3 83 (19.71%) Electronic Trading
4 74 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (12.83%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.35%) High-Frequency Trading
7 49 (11.64%) Concurrent Programming
8 39 (9.26%) Risk Management
9 37 (8.79%) DevOps
10 35 (8.31%) OO
11 30 (7.13%) SDLC
12 23 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.23%) Market Making
14 20 (4.75%) Analytics
14 20 (4.75%) Open Source
15 18 (4.28%) TDD
16 16 (3.80%) Proprietary Trading
17 15 (3.56%) SOA
18 13 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (3.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (53.68%) Java
2 148 (35.15%) Python
3 103 (24.47%) C++
4 84 (19.95%) JavaScript
5 68 (16.15%) SQL
6 46 (10.93%) C#
7 35 (8.31%) Perl
8 22 (5.23%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.75%) Scala
10 16 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.33%) C
12 12 (2.85%) R
13 10 (2.38%) Ruby
14 8 (1.90%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.71%) VBA
17 2 (0.48%) Fortran
17 2 (0.48%) PHP
17 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 93 (22.09%) Degree
2 29 (6.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) CISA
3 1 (0.24%) CISM
3 1 (0.24%) CISSP
3 1 (0.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) MiFID
3 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.48%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) HDFS
1 2 (0.48%) NFS
1 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.48%) vSphere
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.85%) Puppet
2 7 (1.66%) Ansible
3 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (12.35%) Oracle
2 35 (8.31%) TIBCO
3 6 (1.43%) Sybase
4 4 (0.95%) HP
4 4 (0.95%) VMware
5 3 (0.71%) Citrix
5 3 (0.71%) Facebook
5 3 (0.71%) Google
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.71%) Sun
5 3 (0.71%) Syncfusion
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco
6 2 (0.48%) Informatica
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.48%) Reuters
7 1 (0.24%) EMC
7 1 (0.24%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.24%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.24%) Veritas
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + + business bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and 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: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £850000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago