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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 399 338 335
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -3
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 245 393 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.93% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 218 357 239
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 £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.72%
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
37989 42207 37486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.37% 84.76% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31883 35052 31154
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 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 1 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 +3 54 £85,000 +9.67% 9
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 232 (49.79%) Java
2 230 (49.36%) Finance
3 174 (37.34%) Front Office
4 152 (32.62%) Multithreading
5 143 (30.69%) Equities
6 125 (26.82%) C++
7 121 (25.97%) Linux
8 117 (25.11%) Low Latency
9 108 (23.18%) Python
10 105 (22.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 95 (20.39%) FIX Protocol
12 92 (19.74%) Algorithms
13 91 (19.53%) UNIX
14 86 (18.45%) Banking
15 84 (18.03%) Degree
16 83 (17.81%) Computer Science
17 80 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
18 78 (16.74%) C#
19 77 (16.52%) SQL
20 70 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
21 68 (14.59%) Investment Banking
22 67 (14.38%) Electronic Trading
23 55 (11.80%) OO
24 54 (11.59%) .NET
25 47 (10.09%) Fixed Income
25 47 (10.09%) Software Engineering
25 47 (10.09%) Perl
26 45 (9.66%) Hedge funds
27 37 (7.94%) Derivative
27 37 (7.94%) Data Structures

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (2.36%) Node.js
2 4 (0.86%) Apache
3 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Confluence
4 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.29%) Multicast
2 5 (1.07%) Internet
3 4 (0.86%) Network Security
4 3 (0.64%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.08%) KDB
2 15 (3.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.79%) Big Data
4 10 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.58%) JUnit
3 11 (2.36%) JIRA
4 5 (1.07%) gulp
4 5 (1.07%) Subversion
5 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.43%) NUnit
7 2 (0.43%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.21%) QUnit
General
1 230 (49.36%) Finance
2 174 (37.34%) Front Office
3 86 (18.45%) Banking
4 68 (14.59%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.65%) Games
6 12 (2.58%) Retail
6 12 (2.58%) Legal
7 9 (1.93%) Marketing
8 5 (1.07%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.86%) Back Office
10 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 311 (66.74%) Developer
2 152 (32.62%) Java Developer
3 77 (16.52%) Analyst
4 53 (11.37%) C++ Developer
5 52 (11.16%) C# Developer
6 45 (9.66%) Support Analyst
7 39 (8.37%) Senior Developer
8 34 (7.30%) Applications Support
9 29 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 28 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (5.15%) Applications Support Analyst
12 20 (4.29%) Business Analyst
13 19 (4.08%) Quantitative Developer
14 18 (3.86%) Python Developer
15 13 (2.79%) Junior
16 11 (2.36%) Django Developer
16 11 (2.36%) AWS Developer
16 11 (2.36%) Python/Django Developer
17 9 (1.93%) Data Scientist
17 9 (1.93%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (20.39%) FIX Protocol
2 54 (11.59%) .NET
3 24 (5.15%) Spring
4 20 (4.29%) WPF
5 18 (3.86%) Esper
6 15 (3.22%) React
7 14 (3.00%) Django
7 14 (3.00%) Ultra Messaging
7 14 (3.00%) HTML
8 13 (2.79%) jQuery
9 11 (2.36%) HTML5
9 11 (2.36%) Swing
9 11 (2.36%) J2SE
9 11 (2.36%) OpenGL
10 10 (2.15%) STL
10 10 (2.15%) Pylons
10 10 (2.15%) Flask
10 10 (2.15%) Pyramid
11 9 (1.93%) WCF
11 9 (1.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 143 (30.69%) Equities
2 105 (22.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 92 (19.74%) Algorithms
4 83 (17.81%) Computer Science
5 80 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (10.09%) Fixed Income
7 45 (9.66%) Hedge funds
8 37 (7.94%) Data Structures
8 37 (7.94%) Derivative
9 14 (3.00%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.72%) Physics
10 8 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.43%) TWAP
13 2 (0.43%) VWAP
13 2 (0.43%) Index Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.97%) Linux
2 91 (19.53%) UNIX
3 28 (6.01%) Windows
4 5 (1.07%) Solaris
4 5 (1.07%) Android
5 4 (0.86%) Windows NT
5 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (32.62%) Multithreading
2 117 (25.11%) Low Latency
3 70 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (14.38%) Electronic Trading
5 55 (11.80%) OO
6 47 (10.09%) Software Engineering
7 31 (6.65%) Market Making
8 28 (6.01%) TDD
9 27 (5.79%) Risk Management
10 26 (5.58%) Complex Event Processing
11 21 (4.51%) Concurrent Programming
12 20 (4.29%) Software Architecture
12 20 (4.29%) OOP
13 19 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (4.08%) Functional Programming
14 18 (3.86%) OOD
15 17 (3.65%) E-Commerce
16 16 (3.43%) ITIL
16 16 (3.43%) FX Algorithmic Trading
17 15 (3.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 232 (49.79%) Java
2 125 (26.82%) C++
3 108 (23.18%) Python
4 78 (16.74%) C#
5 77 (16.52%) SQL
6 47 (10.09%) Perl
7 27 (5.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.22%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.58%) R
9 12 (2.58%) Ruby
10 10 (2.15%) MATLAB
10 10 (2.15%) VBA
11 9 (1.93%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.93%) C
12 8 (1.72%) Scala
13 7 (1.50%) F#
14 6 (1.29%) Haskell
14 6 (1.29%) Erlang
14 6 (1.29%) OCaml
15 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (18.03%) Degree
2 30 (6.44%) PhD
3 3 (0.64%) ISEB
3 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.43%) CCSA
4 2 (0.43%) CCSE
4 2 (0.43%) CCNA
4 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) CCIE
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.21%) MCTS
5 1 (0.21%) MCITP
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.21%) ACCA
5 1 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (2.58%) Microsoft
1 12 (2.58%) Oracle
1 12 (2.58%) Bloomberg
2 11 (2.36%) Sybase
3 10 (2.15%) Fidessa
4 9 (1.93%) Informatica
5 8 (1.72%) SunGard
5 8 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.50%) NYFIX
7 4 (0.86%) HP
7 4 (0.86%) Portware
8 3 (0.64%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco
9 2 (0.43%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.43%) Tableau
9 2 (0.43%) Solace
10 1 (0.21%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.21%) FFastFill
10 1 (0.21%) Patsystems
10 1 (0.21%) GL TRADE
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Package: Excellent package including
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55k + discretionary bonus
Posted: 5 days ago