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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
England / London
Rank 378 383 430
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +47
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 214 279 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.78% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 181 226 202
Median salary £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £55,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +175.00%

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
29417 35977 35510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 88.50% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24827 30738 29937
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +15 30 £95,000 +5.55% 16
Canary Wharf - 12 - -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 202 (53.16%) Finance
2 195 (51.32%) Java
3 179 (47.11%) Low Latency
4 148 (38.95%) Linux
5 127 (33.42%) Equities
6 125 (32.89%) Banking
6 125 (32.89%) Multithreading
7 122 (32.11%) Unix
8 121 (31.84%) Electronic Trading
9 119 (31.32%) Python
10 109 (28.68%) Algorithms
11 104 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
12 95 (25.00%) Front Office
13 90 (23.68%) Investment Banking
14 89 (23.42%) C++
15 83 (21.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 68 (17.89%) Software Engineering
17 66 (17.37%) Computer Science
18 58 (15.26%) Hedge funds
19 54 (14.21%) JavaScript
20 51 (13.42%) SQL
21 50 (13.16%) C#
22 49 (12.89%) Degree
23 47 (12.37%) Perl
24 42 (11.05%) Fixed Income
25 40 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
26 38 (10.00%) Financial Institution
26 38 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
27 37 (9.74%) Performance Tuning
27 37 (9.74%) TDD

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 7 (1.84%) Apache
2 4 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.26%) Confluence
3 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.26%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.05%) GitHub
2 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.37%) Internet
2 8 (2.11%) DNS
3 6 (1.58%) Firewall
3 6 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (1.32%) Multicast
5 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.53%) DHCP
6 2 (0.53%) HTTP
6 2 (0.53%) LAN
6 2 (0.53%) SAN
6 2 (0.53%) SSL
6 2 (0.53%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.95%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (5.79%) KDB
3 11 (2.89%) Big Data
4 8 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.32%) Kdb+
6 5 (1.32%) MySQL
7 4 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.53%) DB2
8 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) GIS
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (7.37%) JIRA
2 22 (5.79%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.68%) Mocha
3 14 (3.68%) Mockito
4 10 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.11%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.79%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) Grunt
7 2 (0.53%) JSHint
7 2 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.26%) JBehave
8 1 (0.26%) Moq
8 1 (0.26%) NUnit
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 202 (53.16%) Finance
2 125 (32.89%) Banking
3 95 (25.00%) Front Office
4 90 (23.68%) Investment Banking
5 38 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.05%) Games
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 275 (72.37%) Developer
2 154 (40.53%) Java Developer
3 71 (18.68%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 52 (13.68%) C++ Developer
5 33 (8.68%) C# Developer
6 32 (8.42%) Python Developer
7 31 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 28 (7.37%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 26 (6.84%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 25 (6.58%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
11 21 (5.53%) Analyst
12 19 (5.00%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 19 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (4.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 16 (4.21%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (3.42%) Applications Support
17 12 (3.16%) Unix Engineer
18 11 (2.89%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
2 34 (8.95%) .NET
3 29 (7.63%) J2SE
4 28 (7.37%) Swing
5 26 (6.84%) Java SE
6 24 (6.32%) React
7 23 (6.05%) HTML
7 23 (6.05%) WPF
8 22 (5.79%) STL
9 20 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 20 (5.26%) CSS
9 20 (5.26%) Django
9 20 (5.26%) HTML5
10 19 (5.00%) Akka
11 18 (4.74%) Play Framework
12 17 (4.47%) AngularJS
13 15 (3.95%) CSS3
14 11 (2.89%) WinForms
15 10 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
15 10 (2.63%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 127 (33.42%) Equities
2 109 (28.68%) Algorithms
3 83 (21.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 66 (17.37%) Computer Science
5 58 (15.26%) Hedge funds
6 42 (11.05%) Fixed Income
7 27 (7.11%) Mathematics
8 23 (6.05%) Data Structures
9 22 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (4.74%) Derivative
10 18 (4.74%) Fintech
11 12 (3.16%) Client/Server
12 11 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (2.89%) VWAP
13 9 (2.37%) Physics
14 8 (2.11%) TWAP
15 7 (1.84%) Statistics
16 6 (1.58%) Data Centre
16 6 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (1.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 148 (38.95%) Linux
2 122 (32.11%) Unix
3 17 (4.47%) Windows
4 10 (2.63%) CentOS
4 10 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (47.11%) Low Latency
2 125 (32.89%) Multithreading
3 121 (31.84%) Electronic Trading
4 104 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (17.89%) Software Engineering
6 38 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
7 37 (9.74%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (9.74%) TDD
8 34 (8.95%) Market Making
9 33 (8.68%) OO
9 33 (8.68%) Risk Management
10 32 (8.42%) Proprietary Trading
11 27 (7.11%) High-Frequency Trading
12 19 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
13 18 (4.74%) Web Development
14 16 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 15 (3.95%) Analytics
15 15 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.95%) Scrum
16 14 (3.68%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 195 (51.32%) Java
2 119 (31.32%) Python
3 89 (23.42%) C++
4 54 (14.21%) JavaScript
5 51 (13.42%) SQL
6 50 (13.16%) C#
7 47 (12.37%) Perl
8 24 (6.32%) Scala
9 18 (4.74%) C
10 11 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.63%) ES6
12 6 (1.58%) F#
13 3 (0.79%) Ruby
13 3 (0.79%) VBA
14 2 (0.53%) PHP
14 2 (0.53%) R
14 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.26%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
15 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (12.89%) Degree
2 3 (0.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.26%) CISA
3 1 (0.26%) CISM
3 1 (0.26%) CISSP
3 1 (0.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.95%) QA
2 6 (1.58%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.53%) NFS
1 2 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (5.00%) Ansible
2 16 (4.21%) Puppet
3 9 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.11%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 11 (2.89%) Reuters
3 9 (2.37%) Oracle
3 9 (2.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.11%) Dell
4 8 (2.11%) HP
5 7 (1.84%) Sybase
6 6 (1.58%) Splunk
7 5 (1.32%) Intel
8 2 (0.53%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.53%) Solace
8 2 (0.53%) VMware
9 1 (0.26%) Advent
9 1 (0.26%) Charles River
9 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.26%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.26%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.26%) Portware
9 1 (0.26%) Progress
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