The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 170 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.028% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +7.64%
Algorithmic Trading
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the Scotland region.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in Scotland

Algorithmic Trading
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Edinburgh -15 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree