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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 388 355 443
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +88
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 211 336 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.77% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 192 280 209
Median salary £85,000 £82,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-50.90% +57.14%
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
31262 38494 39276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.09% 88.20% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26542 32454 33138
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 £38,500 £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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 30 £98,750 +9.72% 11
Canary Wharf - 10 - -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 216 (54.14%) Java
2 185 (46.37%) Finance
3 166 (41.60%) Low Latency
4 135 (33.83%) Linux
5 133 (33.33%) Equities
5 133 (33.33%) Banking
6 131 (32.83%) Multithreading
7 126 (31.58%) Electronic Trading
8 125 (31.33%) Python
9 120 (30.08%) Unix
10 106 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (24.06%) Algorithms
12 95 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 94 (23.56%) C++
14 92 (23.06%) Front Office
15 84 (21.05%) Investment Banking
16 73 (18.30%) JavaScript
17 72 (18.05%) Computer Science
18 58 (14.54%) FIX Protocol
18 58 (14.54%) Software Engineering
19 57 (14.29%) Degree
20 55 (13.78%) Hedge funds
21 54 (13.53%) Fixed Income
22 52 (13.03%) SQL
23 49 (12.28%) C#
24 43 (10.78%) Mathematics
24 43 (10.78%) Concurrent Programming
25 38 (9.52%) TDD
25 38 (9.52%) Financial Institution
26 37 (9.27%) Perl

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 10 (2.51%) Apache
2 9 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Maple
1 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) GitHub
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.01%) Internet
2 5 (1.25%) DNS
2 5 (1.25%) Firewall
2 5 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (1.00%) Multicast
3 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) SAN
4 2 (0.50%) SSL
4 2 (0.50%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (0.50%) VLAN
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (8.02%) KDB
3 11 (2.76%) Big Data
3 11 (2.76%) Kdb+
3 11 (2.76%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.50%) MySQL
4 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 35 (8.77%) JIRA
2 21 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.76%) Mocha
4 11 (2.76%) Mockito
5 7 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.75%) NUnit
7 2 (0.50%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.50%) Grunt
7 2 (0.50%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.50%) JSHint
7 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.50%) Maven
7 2 (0.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) Gradle
8 1 (0.25%) Hudson
8 1 (0.25%) JBehave
8 1 (0.25%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 185 (46.37%) Finance
2 133 (33.33%) Banking
3 92 (23.06%) Front Office
4 84 (21.05%) Investment Banking
5 38 (9.52%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.00%) Back Office
7 4 (1.00%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 293 (73.43%) Developer
2 179 (44.86%) Java Developer
3 68 (17.04%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 52 (13.03%) C++ Developer
4 52 (13.03%) Senior Developer
5 40 (10.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 35 (8.77%) Python Developer
7 32 (8.02%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 30 (7.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 27 (6.77%) C# Developer
10 25 (6.27%) Analyst
11 24 (6.02%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 23 (5.76%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
13 20 (5.01%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 15 (3.76%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
16 12 (3.01%) Lead Developer
17 11 (2.76%) Applications Support
17 11 (2.76%) Java Engineer
17 11 (2.76%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (14.54%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (8.77%) AngularJS
3 28 (7.02%) .NET
4 26 (6.52%) HTML
5 25 (6.27%) J2SE
6 24 (6.02%) CSS
6 24 (6.02%) HTML5
6 24 (6.02%) React
6 24 (6.02%) Swing
7 23 (5.76%) Django
8 21 (5.26%) Node.js
8 21 (5.26%) STL
9 20 (5.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 19 (4.76%) CSS3
10 19 (4.76%) Java SE
11 17 (4.26%) Play Framework
12 16 (4.01%) TIBCO EMS
12 16 (4.01%) Ultra Messaging
13 14 (3.51%) Akka
13 14 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 133 (33.33%) Equities
2 96 (24.06%) Algorithms
3 95 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 72 (18.05%) Computer Science
5 55 (13.78%) Hedge funds
6 54 (13.53%) Fixed Income
7 43 (10.78%) Mathematics
8 29 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (7.02%) Derivative
10 16 (4.01%) Fintech
10 16 (4.01%) Physics
11 13 (3.26%) Data Structures
11 13 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (3.01%) Client/Server
13 11 (2.76%) Statistics
13 11 (2.76%) VWAP
14 8 (2.01%) TWAP
15 7 (1.75%) Visualisation
16 5 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 5 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.83%) Linux
2 120 (30.08%) Unix
3 23 (5.76%) Windows
4 7 (1.75%) CentOS
4 7 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.50%) Android
5 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (41.60%) Low Latency
2 131 (32.83%) Multithreading
3 126 (31.58%) Electronic Trading
4 106 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (14.54%) Software Engineering
6 43 (10.78%) Concurrent Programming
7 38 (9.52%) TDD
8 36 (9.02%) High-Frequency Trading
9 34 (8.52%) OO
9 34 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (7.77%) Risk Management
11 30 (7.52%) Market Making
12 22 (5.51%) SDLC
13 21 (5.26%) Proprietary Trading
13 21 (5.26%) Web Development
14 19 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (4.76%) DevOps
15 18 (4.51%) Analytics
16 16 (4.01%) Open Source
16 16 (4.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 216 (54.14%) Java
2 125 (31.33%) Python
3 94 (23.56%) C++
4 73 (18.30%) JavaScript
5 52 (13.03%) SQL
6 49 (12.28%) C#
7 37 (9.27%) Perl
8 22 (5.51%) Scala
9 18 (4.51%) C
10 9 (2.26%) ES6
11 8 (2.01%) R
12 7 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.00%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.00%) VBA
14 3 (0.75%) Ruby
15 2 (0.50%) Fortran
15 2 (0.50%) PHP
15 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.25%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (1.50%) PhD
3 1 (0.25%) CISA
3 1 (0.25%) CISM
3 1 (0.25%) CISSP
3 1 (0.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.26%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) MiFID
3 2 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.50%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) NFS
1 2 (0.50%) vSphere
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.51%) Ansible
2 13 (3.26%) Puppet
3 6 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.25%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (7.77%) TIBCO
2 28 (7.02%) Oracle
3 10 (2.51%) Reuters
3 10 (2.51%) Sybase
4 6 (1.50%) HP
4 6 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.25%) Dell
6 3 (0.75%) Intel
6 3 (0.75%) Splunk
6 3 (0.75%) VMware
7 2 (0.50%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.50%) Solace
7 2 (0.50%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.25%) Charles River
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco
8 1 (0.25%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.25%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.25%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.25%) Portware
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: €35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £100000 - £200000 per annum, Benefits 50% - 100% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
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