The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 369 309 257
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -52
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 296 355 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.80% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.98% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 267 232 477
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +7.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39531 36102 40848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.64% 81.55% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32780 29775 35312
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,309 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Algorithmic Trading
England

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -45 63 £80,000 - 10
Docklands, London -2 1 £90,000 +26.31%
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 418 (56.87%) Finance
2 295 (40.14%) Java
3 273 (37.14%) Front Office
4 252 (34.29%) SQL
5 241 (32.79%) Equities
6 231 (31.43%) Multithreading
7 229 (31.16%) Low Latency
8 225 (30.61%) C#
8 225 (30.61%) C++
9 218 (29.66%) UNIX
10 212 (28.84%) Linux
11 210 (28.57%) Degree
12 200 (27.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 199 (27.07%) Computer Science
14 182 (24.76%) Hedge funds
15 171 (23.27%) Python
16 168 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
17 150 (20.41%) Software Engineering
18 138 (18.78%) OO
19 125 (17.01%) .NET
20 112 (15.24%) WPF
21 102 (13.88%) Banking
22 94 (12.79%) Risk Management
23 91 (12.38%) TDD
24 90 (12.24%) Windows
25 87 (11.84%) Perl
26 82 (11.16%) Derivative
27 78 (10.61%) SQL Server
28 76 (10.34%) MVVM
29 75 (10.20%) Investment Banking

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 22 (2.99%) Confluence
2 16 (2.18%) Apache
3 14 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (0.82%) Zope
6 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.54%) Node.js
7 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.14%) MTS
Applications
1 14 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.67%) Firewall
2 14 (1.90%) Network Security
3 13 (1.77%) HTTP
4 12 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.54%) DNS
5 4 (0.54%) DHCP
6 2 (0.27%) Internet
6 2 (0.27%) Multicast
7 1 (0.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.63%) KDB
3 31 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.95%) Big Data
8 6 (0.82%) DB2
8 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.27%) MySQL
11 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.27%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.14%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (5.85%) JIRA
2 24 (3.27%) Maven
3 22 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.72%) JUnit
5 15 (2.04%) NUnit
6 13 (1.77%) jMock
7 8 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.68%) Subversion
9 4 (0.54%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.54%) Ant
10 3 (0.41%) Selenium
11 2 (0.27%) Mockito
12 1 (0.14%) JBehave
12 1 (0.14%) Hudson
12 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 418 (56.87%) Finance
2 273 (37.14%) Front Office
3 102 (13.88%) Banking
4 75 (10.20%) Investment Banking
5 44 (5.99%) Games
6 14 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.09%) Back Office
8 4 (0.54%) Retail
8 4 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (61.22%) Developer
2 196 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 130 (17.69%) C# Developer
4 99 (13.47%) C++ Developer
5 76 (10.34%) Analyst
6 57 (7.76%) Support Analyst
7 53 (7.21%) Applications Support
7 53 (7.21%) Senior Developer
8 49 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 48 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 39 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 37 (5.03%) Project Manager
12 34 (4.63%) Applications Support Analyst
13 33 (4.49%) Agile Project Manager
14 29 (3.95%) Programmer
15 28 (3.81%) .NET Software Engineer
16 26 (3.54%) Python Developer
17 25 (3.40%) WPF Developer
18 23 (3.13%) Software Developer
19 22 (2.99%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (17.01%) .NET
2 112 (15.24%) WPF
3 57 (7.76%) FIX Protocol
4 52 (7.07%) J2SE
5 46 (6.26%) STL
6 44 (5.99%) WinForms
7 42 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 37 (5.03%) Spring
9 36 (4.90%) WCF
10 26 (3.54%) Web Services
11 25 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (2.99%) REST
13 21 (2.86%) Guice
14 20 (2.72%) JMS
15 17 (2.31%) CORBA
16 16 (2.18%) Rendezvous
17 15 (2.04%) Middleware
18 12 (1.63%) Django
19 11 (1.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 241 (32.79%) Equities
2 200 (27.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 199 (27.07%) Computer Science
4 182 (24.76%) Hedge funds
5 82 (11.16%) Derivative
6 60 (8.16%) Mathematics
7 54 (7.35%) Fixed Income
8 30 (4.08%) Physics
9 29 (3.95%) Open Source
10 26 (3.54%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (3.13%) N-Tier
12 17 (2.31%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.09%) Grid Computing
14 6 (0.82%) VWAP
15 4 (0.54%) Statistics
16 3 (0.41%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
16 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.41%) Credit Risk
16 3 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 218 (29.66%) UNIX
2 212 (28.84%) Linux
3 90 (12.24%) Windows
4 18 (2.45%) Solaris
4 18 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (31.43%) Multithreading
2 229 (31.16%) Low Latency
3 168 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
4 150 (20.41%) Software Engineering
5 138 (18.78%) OO
6 94 (12.79%) Risk Management
7 91 (12.38%) TDD
8 76 (10.34%) MVVM
9 59 (8.03%) Scrum
10 58 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (7.07%) Project Management
12 49 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (4.63%) Investment Management
14 32 (4.35%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.81%) BDD
16 25 (3.40%) Analytics
17 22 (2.99%) OOP
18 21 (2.86%) E-Commerce
19 17 (2.31%) Software Deployment
19 17 (2.31%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (40.14%) Java
2 252 (34.29%) SQL
3 225 (30.61%) C#
3 225 (30.61%) C++
4 171 (23.27%) Python
5 87 (11.84%) Perl
6 54 (7.35%) F#
7 41 (5.58%) C
8 26 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 24 (3.27%) R
10 20 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.90%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.77%) Korn
13 12 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.50%) Scala
15 5 (0.68%) VB
15 5 (0.68%) VBA
16 4 (0.54%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (28.57%) Degree
2 38 (5.17%) PhD
3 15 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.04%) CCNA
4 13 (1.77%) CCNP
5 9 (1.22%) CISSP
6 5 (0.68%) CCSA
7 2 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.27%) CCSE
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) EMIR
2 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (7.48%) Sybase
2 50 (6.80%) Oracle
3 40 (5.44%) TIBCO
4 25 (3.40%) Microsoft
5 21 (2.86%) Fidessa
6 19 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.18%) 29West
8 13 (1.77%) Cisco
9 12 (1.63%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.09%) VMware
11 6 (0.82%) HP
12 5 (0.68%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.54%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.54%) Google
14 3 (0.41%) Blue Coat
14 3 (0.41%) Sun
15 2 (0.27%) Business Objects
16 1 (0.14%) Wall Street Systems
16 1 (0.14%) Tradeweb
16 1 (0.14%) Syncfusion
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bens + Large Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago