The first table below looks at the demand for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 201 - 197
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.094% - 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4033 4251 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.77% 76.82% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3588 3163
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (100.00%) Front Office
1 5 (100.00%) Equities
1 5 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Management

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase