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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank - - 158
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.72%
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
2648 3242 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.19% 82.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 2156 1519
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 28 May 2015, 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%) 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
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree