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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 427 311 313
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +2
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 208 428 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.87% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.04% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 199 382 264
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +6.66%
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
37725 40991 37904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.81% 83.75% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 33702 31701
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +5 66 £85,000 +3.03% 12
Docklands, London -11 1 £35,000 -53.33%
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 258 (59.17%) Java
2 224 (51.38%) Finance
3 194 (44.50%) Front Office
4 154 (35.32%) Multithreading
5 123 (28.21%) Low Latency
6 122 (27.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 118 (27.06%) Equities
8 108 (24.77%) C++
9 94 (21.56%) Banking
10 89 (20.41%) C#
11 85 (19.50%) Investment Banking
12 83 (19.04%) Computer Science
13 82 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (17.66%) FIX Protocol
15 76 (17.43%) Linux
16 73 (16.74%) Python
17 70 (16.06%) UNIX
18 69 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (15.37%) SQL
19 67 (15.37%) Degree
20 62 (14.22%) Algorithms
21 56 (12.84%) Electronic Trading
22 52 (11.93%) .NET
23 49 (11.24%) OO
24 48 (11.01%) Fixed Income
25 44 (10.09%) Derivative
26 40 (9.17%) Software Engineering
27 39 (8.94%) Perl
28 38 (8.72%) Hedge funds
29 34 (7.80%) Windows

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (2.75%) Node.js
2 1 (0.23%) JBoss
2 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.61%) Multicast
2 5 (1.15%) Firewall
3 4 (0.92%) Network Security
4 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.46%) OSPF
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.36%) KDB
3 12 (2.75%) Big Data
4 9 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.83%) JUnit
3 5 (1.15%) JIRA
4 4 (0.92%) Subversion
5 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.46%) NUnit
6 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.23%) Mocha
6 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.23%) QUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
General
1 224 (51.38%) Finance
2 194 (44.50%) Front Office
3 94 (21.56%) Banking
4 85 (19.50%) Investment Banking
5 26 (5.96%) Games
6 9 (2.06%) Marketing
6 9 (2.06%) Legal
7 8 (1.83%) Retail
8 6 (1.38%) Back Office
9 5 (1.15%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 299 (68.58%) Developer
2 180 (41.28%) Java Developer
3 74 (16.97%) Analyst
4 56 (12.84%) C# Developer
5 37 (8.49%) Support Analyst
6 36 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 35 (8.03%) C++ Developer
8 32 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (6.65%) Business Analyst
10 27 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (5.50%) Applications Support
12 18 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (3.90%) Quantitative Developer
14 13 (2.98%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (2.29%) Junior
15 10 (2.29%) Python Developer
16 9 (2.06%) Data Scientist
17 8 (1.83%) .NET Developer
18 7 (1.61%) Junior Analyst
18 7 (1.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.66%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (11.93%) .NET
3 26 (5.96%) WPF
4 25 (5.73%) Spring
5 21 (4.82%) Ultra Messaging
6 19 (4.36%) Esper
7 16 (3.67%) WCF
8 15 (3.44%) jQuery
9 13 (2.98%) J2SE
10 12 (2.75%) Rendezvous
10 12 (2.75%) Swing
11 11 (2.52%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.52%) OpenGL
12 10 (2.29%) Middleware
13 9 (2.06%) HTML
14 8 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.61%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
16 6 (1.38%) React
16 6 (1.38%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 122 (27.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 118 (27.06%) Equities
3 83 (19.04%) Computer Science
4 69 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (14.22%) Algorithms
6 48 (11.01%) Fixed Income
7 44 (10.09%) Derivative
8 38 (8.72%) Hedge funds
9 31 (7.11%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.06%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.06%) Physics
11 6 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.69%) Open Source
14 2 (0.46%) TWAP
14 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.46%) VWAP
14 2 (0.46%) Index Arbitrage
15 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (17.43%) Linux
2 70 (16.06%) UNIX
3 34 (7.80%) Windows
4 12 (2.75%) Solaris
5 11 (2.52%) Windows NT
5 11 (2.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) CentOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.32%) Multithreading
2 123 (28.21%) Low Latency
3 82 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (12.84%) Electronic Trading
5 49 (11.24%) OO
6 40 (9.17%) Software Engineering
7 28 (6.42%) Complex Event Processing
8 27 (6.19%) Risk Management
9 24 (5.50%) TDD
9 24 (5.50%) Concurrent Programming
10 23 (5.28%) OOP
11 21 (4.82%) Business Analysis
12 20 (4.59%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.13%) FX Algorithmic Trading
13 18 (4.13%) Market Making
14 17 (3.90%) Software Architecture
15 16 (3.67%) OOD
16 13 (2.98%) Machine Learning
17 12 (2.75%) Statistical Modelling
18 11 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 258 (59.17%) Java
2 108 (24.77%) C++
3 89 (20.41%) C#
4 73 (16.74%) Python
5 67 (15.37%) SQL
6 39 (8.94%) Perl
7 23 (5.28%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.75%) Ruby
9 11 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.29%) R
10 10 (2.29%) F#
11 9 (2.06%) MATLAB
11 9 (2.06%) Scala
12 8 (1.83%) C
13 7 (1.61%) OCaml
13 7 (1.61%) Haskell
13 7 (1.61%) Erlang
13 7 (1.61%) VBA
14 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (15.37%) Degree
2 30 (6.88%) PhD
3 4 (0.92%) CCNA
3 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.46%) CCSA
4 2 (0.46%) CCSE
5 1 (0.23%) ACCA
5 1 (0.23%) CISA
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) CISSP
5 1 (0.23%) RHCE
5 1 (0.23%) CCNP
5 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) XenApp
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (3.90%) Bloomberg
2 16 (3.67%) Sybase
3 15 (3.44%) Informatica
4 14 (3.21%) SunGard
5 13 (2.98%) NYFIX
5 13 (2.98%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.61%) ION Trading
7 7 (1.61%) Fidessa
7 7 (1.61%) Oracle
8 4 (0.92%) Portware
9 3 (0.69%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco
10 2 (0.46%) Tableau
10 2 (0.46%) Solace
10 2 (0.46%) HP
11 1 (0.23%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.23%) FFastFill
11 1 (0.23%) Patsystems
11 1 (0.23%) GL TRADE
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55k + discretionary bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
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