The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 700 720 613
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -107
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 235 239 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 209 213 365
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £42,500

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86444 95076 101495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72313 77694 82267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Algorithmic Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in the UK

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the UK 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
England +21 229 £80,000 +3.22% 39
London +7 226 £80,000 +3.22% 38
City of London +54 45 £80,000 -5.88% 14
Glasgow - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £55,000 -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £120,000 -

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 267 (51.74%) Java
2 220 (42.64%) Finance
3 212 (41.09%) Python
4 192 (37.21%) Linux
5 167 (32.36%) C++
6 148 (28.68%) Low Latency
7 144 (27.91%) Multithreading
8 139 (26.94%) Degree
9 133 (25.78%) Unix
10 131 (25.39%) Equities
11 125 (24.22%) Front Office
12 123 (23.84%) Banking
13 103 (19.96%) Hedge funds
14 97 (18.80%) Computer Science
15 94 (18.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 91 (17.64%) FIX Protocol
17 82 (15.89%) Algorithms
18 79 (15.31%) SQL
19 78 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
20 77 (14.92%) Investment Banking
21 75 (14.53%) JavaScript
22 72 (13.95%) Electronic Trading
23 69 (13.37%) Software Engineering
24 68 (13.18%) C#
25 66 (12.79%) Oracle
26 59 (11.43%) Risk Management
27 58 (11.24%) Concurrent Programming
28 55 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
29 52 (10.08%) AngularJS
30 50 (9.69%) STL

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.13%) Apache
3 8 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.58%) Confluence
5 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) RMDS
2 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.94%) Multicast
2 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.97%) LAN
3 5 (0.97%) SAN
3 5 (0.97%) WAN
4 3 (0.58%) Internet
5 2 (0.39%) SNMP
5 2 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.01%) MongoDB
2 29 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.46%) Big Data
4 19 (3.68%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.52%) KDB
6 10 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.16%) DB2
8 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.39%) MySQL
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.19%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 31 (6.01%) JIRA
2 29 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.74%) Selenium
5 3 (0.58%) JMeter
5 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.58%) NeoLoad
5 3 (0.58%) WebLOAD
6 2 (0.39%) Hudson
6 2 (0.39%) NUnit
6 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.19%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.19%) Grunt
7 1 (0.19%) Maven
7 1 (0.19%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 220 (42.64%) Finance
2 125 (24.22%) Front Office
3 123 (23.84%) Banking
4 77 (14.92%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.68%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.10%) Games
7 1 (0.19%) Back Office
7 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 338 (65.50%) Developer
2 197 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 111 (21.51%) C++ Developer
4 74 (14.34%) Senior Developer
5 67 (12.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 49 (9.50%) Analyst
7 44 (8.53%) C# Developer
8 36 (6.98%) Quantitative Developer
9 35 (6.78%) Python Developer
10 25 (4.84%) Applications Support
10 25 (4.84%) Linux Developer
11 22 (4.26%) C++/C# Developer
11 22 (4.26%) Lead Developer
11 22 (4.26%) Support Engineer
12 21 (4.07%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 21 (4.07%) Java Quantitative Developer
13 18 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (3.29%) .NET Developer
15 16 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (2.91%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (17.64%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (10.08%) AngularJS
3 50 (9.69%) STL
4 42 (8.14%) Node.js
5 38 (7.36%) Spring
6 34 (6.59%) .NET
7 32 (6.20%) Akka
7 32 (6.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 27 (5.23%) J2SE
8 27 (5.23%) JMS
9 24 (4.65%) TIBCO EMS
9 24 (4.65%) Ultra Messaging
10 22 (4.26%) jQuery
11 21 (4.07%) NumPy
11 21 (4.07%) SciPy
11 21 (4.07%) WPF
12 19 (3.68%) HTML
13 18 (3.49%) HTML5
14 16 (3.10%) OpenGL
14 16 (3.10%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 131 (25.39%) Equities
2 103 (19.96%) Hedge funds
3 97 (18.80%) Computer Science
4 94 (18.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 82 (15.89%) Algorithms
6 55 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (9.69%) Mathematics
8 39 (7.56%) Fixed Income
9 26 (5.04%) Market Risk
10 21 (4.07%) Physics
11 18 (3.49%) Derivative
12 14 (2.71%) Client/Server
13 13 (2.52%) Fintech
14 12 (2.33%) Statistics
15 9 (1.74%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.36%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
18 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
18 4 (0.78%) Equity Risk
18 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 192 (37.21%) Linux
2 133 (25.78%) Unix
3 47 (9.11%) Windows
4 16 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.36%) Solaris
6 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.97%) AIX
7 5 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.78%) SUSE
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (28.68%) Low Latency
2 144 (27.91%) Multithreading
3 78 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (13.95%) Electronic Trading
5 69 (13.37%) Software Engineering
6 59 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 58 (11.24%) Concurrent Programming
8 49 (9.50%) DevOps
9 39 (7.56%) OO
10 29 (5.62%) Open Source
11 27 (5.23%) SDLC
12 26 (5.04%) SOA
13 24 (4.65%) Data Analysis
14 22 (4.26%) Analytics
14 22 (4.26%) Machine Learning
14 22 (4.26%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.07%) Software Architecture
16 17 (3.29%) Functional Programming
16 17 (3.29%) Integration Testing
16 17 (3.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 267 (51.74%) Java
2 212 (41.09%) Python
3 167 (32.36%) C++
4 79 (15.31%) SQL
5 75 (14.53%) JavaScript
6 68 (13.18%) C#
7 42 (8.14%) Perl
8 33 (6.40%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.46%) C
9 23 (4.46%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.26%) Scala
11 21 (4.07%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.52%) R
12 13 (2.52%) Ruby
13 10 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.36%) ES6
15 6 (1.16%) C-shell
15 6 (1.16%) Dart
16 2 (0.39%) VBA
17 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (26.94%) Degree
2 42 (8.14%) PhD
3 2 (0.39%) CCNA
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.29%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.78%) Docker
1 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.71%) Puppet
2 6 (1.16%) Apache Shiro
2 6 (1.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.78%) Nagios
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 66 (12.79%) Oracle
2 29 (5.62%) TIBCO
3 15 (2.91%) Sybase
4 8 (1.55%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.55%) Solace
5 6 (1.16%) HP
6 5 (0.97%) Fidessa
7 4 (0.78%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.78%) StreamBase
7 4 (0.78%) Syncfusion
7 4 (0.78%) VMware
8 3 (0.58%) Cisco
8 3 (0.58%) Citrix
8 3 (0.58%) Informatica
8 3 (0.58%) Reuters
8 3 (0.58%) Sun
8 3 (0.58%) Veritas
9 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.39%) Infragistics
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London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + share options
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Salary: £35k - 100k per year
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Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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London
iKas International
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + excellent bonus + Benefits
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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Client Server
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iKas International
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