The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Algo Trading
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 674 719
Rank change year-on-year -34 +45  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 155 242 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 222 218
Median salary £87,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 -

Algorithmic Trading is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74281 81140 91281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 68634 75471
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Algorithmic Trading as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithmic Trading in England

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Algorithmic Trading in England

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithmic Trading in England

Algorithmic Trading
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
London -55 155 £87,500 +9.37% 43
Algorithmic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 144 (41.74%) Finance
2 124 (35.94%) Java
3 114 (33.04%) Linux
4 113 (32.75%) Front Office
5 107 (31.01%) Low Latency
6 98 (28.41%) Multithreading
7 95 (27.54%) C++
8 91 (26.38%) SQL
9 90 (26.09%) Python
10 87 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (24.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 82 (23.77%) C#
12 82 (23.77%) Electronic Trading
13 78 (22.61%) Equities
14 67 (19.42%) Hedge funds
15 66 (19.13%) Degree
16 65 (18.84%) Computer Science
16 65 (18.84%) .NET
17 56 (16.23%) Banking
17 56 (16.23%) Unix
18 51 (14.78%) WPF
19 50 (14.49%) Algorithms
20 47 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
21 41 (11.88%) Risk Management
22 39 (11.30%) FIX Protocol
22 39 (11.30%) Mathematics
23 38 (11.01%) OO
24 37 (10.72%) Automated Trading
25 36 (10.43%) Proprietary Trading
26 35 (10.14%) Fintech

Algorithmic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
1 3 (0.87%) Confluence
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.19%) GitHub
2 8 (2.32%) SaaS
3 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.61%) IPsec
1 9 (2.61%) Multicast
1 9 (2.61%) VPN
2 8 (2.32%) Firewall
3 7 (2.03%) DNS
3 7 (2.03%) Value-Added Service
4 5 (1.45%) DHCP
5 3 (0.87%) LAN
6 2 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.58%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.51%) Big Data
1 19 (5.51%) KDB
2 11 (3.19%) NoSQL
2 11 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.90%) Kdb+
4 7 (2.03%) Tick Data
5 6 (1.74%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.87%) HBase
7 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.87%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.58%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.58%) MySQL
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.58%) SQLite
9 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.32%) JIRA
3 8 (2.32%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.45%) Maven
5 3 (0.87%) Gradle
6 2 (0.58%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.58%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (0.58%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.58%) Moq
6 2 (0.58%) NUnit
7 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.29%) GCC
7 1 (0.29%) GDB
7 1 (0.29%) JMeter
7 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.29%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 144 (41.74%) Finance
2 113 (32.75%) Front Office
3 56 (16.23%) Banking
4 32 (9.28%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.77%) Retail
6 12 (3.48%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.19%) Games
8 7 (2.03%) Prime Brokerage
9 6 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 234 (67.83%) Developer
2 98 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 75 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 58 (16.81%) C# Developer
5 47 (13.62%) C++ Developer
6 45 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 31 (8.99%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 29 (8.41%) Analyst
9 28 (8.12%) Applications Support
10 26 (7.54%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
11 20 (5.80%) Senior C++ Developer
12 18 (5.22%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.93%) Quantitative Developer
14 16 (4.64%) Linux Support
14 16 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
15 15 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
15 15 (4.35%) Python Developer
16 14 (4.06%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.84%) .NET
2 51 (14.78%) WPF
3 39 (11.30%) FIX Protocol
4 24 (6.96%) WinForms
5 15 (4.35%) Swing
6 14 (4.06%) J2SE
7 13 (3.77%) STL
8 10 (2.90%) Akka
8 10 (2.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (2.90%) NumPy
8 10 (2.90%) Pandas
9 9 (2.61%) Kafka
9 9 (2.61%) WCF
10 8 (2.32%) HTML
10 8 (2.32%) Reactive Extensions
10 8 (2.32%) REST
11 6 (1.74%) Java Concurrency
11 6 (1.74%) Java SE
11 6 (1.74%) JMS
11 6 (1.74%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 78 (22.61%) Equities
3 67 (19.42%) Hedge funds
4 65 (18.84%) Computer Science
5 50 (14.49%) Algorithms
6 47 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (10.14%) Fintech
8 34 (9.86%) Data Structures
9 26 (7.54%) Derivative
10 19 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (5.22%) Fixed Income
12 9 (2.61%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.74%) CUDA
13 6 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (1.45%) Data Centre
15 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.87%) Spread Betting
17 2 (0.58%) TWAP
17 2 (0.58%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 114 (33.04%) Linux
2 56 (16.23%) Unix
3 26 (7.54%) Windows
4 13 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.32%) CentOS
7 6 (1.74%) Solaris
8 4 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.01%) Low Latency
2 98 (28.41%) Multithreading
3 87 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (23.77%) Electronic Trading
5 41 (11.88%) Risk Management
6 39 (11.30%) Mathematics
7 38 (11.01%) OO
8 37 (10.72%) Automated Trading
9 36 (10.43%) Proprietary Trading
10 34 (9.86%) Test Automation
11 29 (8.41%) E-Commerce
11 29 (8.41%) Multithreaded Programming
12 27 (7.83%) Systematic Trading
13 24 (6.96%) Asynchronous Programming
13 24 (6.96%) MVVM
14 22 (6.38%) Market Making
15 19 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (5.22%) Analytics
16 18 (5.22%) Software Engineering
17 17 (4.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.94%) Java
2 95 (27.54%) C++
3 91 (26.38%) SQL
4 90 (26.09%) Python
5 82 (23.77%) C#
6 35 (10.14%) Perl
7 18 (5.22%) C
7 18 (5.22%) F#
8 12 (3.48%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.19%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.32%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.87%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.87%) R
11 3 (0.87%) Ruby
11 3 (0.87%) Scala
11 3 (0.87%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (19.13%) Degree
2 24 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.90%) PhD
4 4 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.80%) QA
2 6 (1.74%) MiFID
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.87%) HDFS
3 2 (0.58%) LXC
3 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (2.90%) Ansible
2 8 (2.32%) CFEngine
3 5 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.45%) Puppet
4 3 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.58%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.58%) collectd
5 2 (0.58%) Nagios
5 2 (0.58%) rkt
5 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.58%) yum
6 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (5.51%) Oracle
2 12 (3.48%) Bloomberg
2 12 (3.48%) Reuters
3 11 (3.19%) CQG
4 10 (2.90%) TIBCO
5 9 (2.61%) HP
6 8 (2.32%) Dell
7 7 (2.03%) Sybase
8 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.16%) Fidessa
9 4 (1.16%) Splunk
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.58%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.58%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.58%) Solace
11 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.29%) Citrix
12 1 (0.29%) Currenex
12 1 (0.29%) Intel
12 1 (0.29%) Progress
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + excellent pension + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + excellent bens + strong bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago