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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Algorithmic Trading
Rank 221 200 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.075% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.096% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £100,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -57.50%
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
4664 4185 3509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.14% 78.69% 75.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3553 2993
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 -16 1 £42,500 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

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

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