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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
UK / Scotland
Rank - 158 162
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.034% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.037% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £50,000
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2047 2694 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.18% 90.71% 88.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1709 1770
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Swing
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Market Making
3 1 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) KDB
3 1 (33.33%) BDD

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) KDB
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Market Making
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java