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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 163 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £42,500
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
2593 2777 3218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.29% 89.18% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1749 2164
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Glasgow - 6 - -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) RMDS
3 6 (75.00%) C-shell
3 6 (75.00%) Multicast
3 6 (75.00%) Dart
3 6 (75.00%) Solace
3 6 (75.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (50.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (25.00%) Equities
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Market Making
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Banking

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Market Data Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Market Data Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Market Making
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) C-shell
3 6 (75.00%) Dart
4 4 (50.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Solace
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase