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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank - 191 202
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-52.94% -26.08%
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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase