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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
England / London
Rank 386 381 429
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +48
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 210 286 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.70% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.79% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 167 247 216
Median salary £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £36,500 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £57,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-53.04% +187.50%

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
30031 36261 35884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.88% 89.20% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25178 30972 30101
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 £40,000 £39,000 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +9 44 £70,000 -20.00% 11
Canary Wharf - 7 - -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 223 (53.73%) Finance
2 204 (49.16%) Java
3 182 (43.86%) Low Latency
4 150 (36.14%) Linux
5 142 (34.22%) Equities
6 136 (32.77%) Multithreading
7 133 (32.05%) Electronic Trading
8 127 (30.60%) Unix
9 124 (29.88%) Python
10 122 (29.40%) Banking
11 117 (28.19%) Algorithms
12 113 (27.23%) Front Office
13 103 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
14 101 (24.34%) C++
15 86 (20.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 85 (20.48%) Investment Banking
17 79 (19.04%) Computer Science
18 74 (17.83%) Degree
19 73 (17.59%) Software Engineering
20 65 (15.66%) Mathematics
20 65 (15.66%) Hedge funds
21 62 (14.94%) SQL
22 54 (13.01%) C#
23 49 (11.81%) Perl
24 48 (11.57%) JavaScript
24 48 (11.57%) FIX Protocol
25 40 (9.64%) Fixed Income
26 39 (9.40%) Concurrent Programming
26 39 (9.40%) Proprietary Trading
27 38 (9.16%) Performance Tuning

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 (1.69%) Apache
2 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) GitHub
1 7 (1.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.41%) DNS
1 10 (2.41%) Internet
1 10 (2.41%) Multicast
2 8 (1.93%) FIX Connectivity
3 7 (1.69%) Value-Added Service
4 6 (1.45%) Firewall
4 6 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (0.96%) DHCP
5 4 (0.96%) LAN
6 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.48%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (6.27%) KDB
3 13 (3.13%) Big Data
4 9 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.69%) Kdb+
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.45%) Tick Data
8 4 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.72%) MySQL
9 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.48%) DB2
11 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.24%) GIS
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (6.75%) JIRA
2 21 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.37%) Mocha
3 14 (3.37%) Mockito
4 10 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.96%) Maven
7 2 (0.48%) Grunt
7 2 (0.48%) JSHint
7 2 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.24%) JBehave
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 223 (53.73%) Finance
2 122 (29.40%) Banking
3 113 (27.23%) Front Office
4 85 (20.48%) Investment Banking
5 36 (8.67%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.69%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (0.72%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 2 (0.48%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 299 (72.05%) Developer
2 160 (38.55%) Java Developer
3 78 (18.80%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 62 (14.94%) C++ Developer
5 44 (10.60%) Senior Developer
6 35 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 33 (7.95%) Python Developer
8 31 (7.47%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 30 (7.23%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 27 (6.51%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
11 24 (5.78%) Analyst
11 24 (5.78%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (4.58%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 17 (4.10%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Core Java Developer
15 15 (3.61%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 15 (3.61%) Front Office Developer
15 15 (3.61%) Senior C++ Developer
16 14 (3.37%) Applications Support
16 14 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.57%) FIX Protocol
2 36 (8.67%) .NET
3 31 (7.47%) J2SE
4 30 (7.23%) Swing
5 28 (6.75%) WPF
6 25 (6.02%) Java SE
7 24 (5.78%) STL
8 21 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (5.06%) React
9 19 (4.58%) Akka
9 19 (4.58%) HTML
10 18 (4.34%) CSS
10 18 (4.34%) Django
11 17 (4.10%) HTML5
11 17 (4.10%) Play Framework
12 15 (3.61%) Pandas
13 14 (3.37%) WinForms
14 13 (3.13%) CSS3
15 10 (2.41%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.17%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 142 (34.22%) Equities
2 117 (28.19%) Algorithms
3 86 (20.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (19.04%) Computer Science
5 65 (15.66%) Hedge funds
6 40 (9.64%) Fixed Income
7 29 (6.99%) Data Structures
8 27 (6.51%) Fintech
9 26 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (4.58%) Derivative
11 14 (3.37%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.89%) VWAP
13 11 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (2.17%) TWAP
15 8 (1.93%) Data Centre
16 7 (1.69%) CUDA
16 7 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (1.45%) N-Tier
18 2 (0.48%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 150 (36.14%) Linux
2 127 (30.60%) Unix
3 18 (4.34%) Windows
4 10 (2.41%) CentOS
4 10 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Solaris
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.86%) Low Latency
2 136 (32.77%) Multithreading
3 133 (32.05%) Electronic Trading
4 103 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (17.59%) Software Engineering
6 65 (15.66%) Mathematics
7 39 (9.40%) Concurrent Programming
7 39 (9.40%) Proprietary Trading
8 38 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
9 37 (8.92%) Risk Management
10 36 (8.67%) TDD
11 35 (8.43%) OO
12 33 (7.95%) Market Making
13 24 (5.78%) E-Commerce
13 24 (5.78%) High-Frequency Trading
14 23 (5.54%) Multithreaded Programming
15 19 (4.58%) Web Development
16 17 (4.10%) Analytics
17 16 (3.86%) Systematic Trading
18 15 (3.61%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 204 (49.16%) Java
2 124 (29.88%) Python
3 101 (24.34%) C++
4 62 (14.94%) SQL
5 54 (13.01%) C#
6 49 (11.81%) Perl
7 48 (11.57%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.30%) Scala
9 21 (5.06%) C
10 11 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.41%) ES6
12 7 (1.69%) F#
13 4 (0.96%) VBA
14 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.72%) R
14 3 (0.72%) Ruby
15 2 (0.48%) PHP
15 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (17.83%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) CISA
3 1 (0.24%) CISM
3 1 (0.24%) CISSP
3 1 (0.24%) CRISC
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.82%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) NFS
2 2 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (4.34%) Ansible
2 15 (3.61%) Puppet
3 8 (1.93%) CFEngine
3 8 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (4.82%) TIBCO
2 11 (2.65%) Reuters
3 9 (2.17%) Oracle
3 9 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.93%) Dell
4 8 (1.93%) HP
5 7 (1.69%) Sybase
6 6 (1.45%) Splunk
7 5 (1.20%) Intel
8 3 (0.72%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.48%) Solace
9 2 (0.48%) VMware
10 1 (0.24%) Advent
10 1 (0.24%) Charles River
10 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.24%) Portware
10 1 (0.24%) Progress
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Business
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus,Pension,Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago