Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Automated Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Trading over the 6 months to 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Trading
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 245 308
Rank change year-on-year +45 +63 +39
Permanent jobs citing Automated Trading 36 4 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.063% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.067% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 16
10th Percentile £70,375 £94,125 £54,375
25th Percentile £75,000 £94,688 £59,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £116,250 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.58% +10.71% +10.53%
75th Percentile £107,813 £130,313 £158,750
90th Percentile £115,875 £130,875 "
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £112,500 £105,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +10.53%

Automated Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,915 5,972 9,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.22% 94.26% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,374 5,231 8,374
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Automated Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Automated Trading as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Trading in the City of London

Automated Trading
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automated Trading in the City of London.

Salary trend for Automated Trading in the City of London

Automated Trading
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automated Trading in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Automated Trading in the City of London

Automated Trading
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Trading within the City of London region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £70,000 -
Automated Trading
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT jobs citing Automated Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Automated Trading.

1 26 (72.22%) Python
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) DevOps
4 19 (52.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 19 (52.78%) Unix
5 17 (47.22%) Finance
5 17 (47.22%) Kubernetes
5 17 (47.22%) Docker
6 16 (44.44%) AWS
6 16 (44.44%) Windows
7 15 (41.67%) SQL
7 15 (41.67%) C#
8 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
8 14 (38.89%) Ubuntu
8 14 (38.89%) CentOS
8 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (36.11%) Java
9 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
9 13 (36.11%) Terraform
10 12 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
12 9 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (25.00%) Amazon S3
12 9 (25.00%) Ansible
12 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (25.00%) Serverless
12 9 (25.00%) .NET
12 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 8 (22.22%) QA

Automated Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (25.00%) Serverless
3 6 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (19.44%) Bitbucket
4 6 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.78%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.78%) Postman
6 1 (2.78%) REST Assured
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 7 (19.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Angular Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 4 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) Kafka
4 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Equities
2 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Unix
3 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) CentOS
4 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (38.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps
2 19 (52.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (13.89%) Fintech
7 4 (11.11%) QA Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Web Development
8 3 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (8.33%) SDET
8 3 (8.33%) Software Quality Assurance
8 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) OO
10 1 (2.78%) Algorithmic Trading
10 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.78%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 13 (36.11%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) Kubernetes
2 13 (36.11%) Terraform
3 9 (25.00%) Ansible
4 5 (13.89%) Nagios
4 5 (13.89%) Packer
4 5 (13.89%) Puppet
5 3 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (8.33%) Grafana
6 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.33%) Fidessa
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Perforce
2 3 (8.33%) Portware
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper