The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 239 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.049% - 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Median salary £50,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £42,500
Algorithmic Trading
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5339 4489 4339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.71% 85.05% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4148 3735 3627
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £65,000 £62,500
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 the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Algorithmic Trading Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Algorithmic Trading Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Algorithmic Trading
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Equities
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) .NET

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Support
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Support
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Equities
1 3 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase