Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Trading
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 975 1016 1057
Rank change year-on-year +41 +41 +70
Permanent jobs citing Automated Trading 176 129 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 172 121 173
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £117,125 £102,500 £112,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £75,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -8.33% +25.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,739 144,161 169,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.76% 90.51% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119,565 119,064 142,895
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Automated Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Automated Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Trading in England

Automated Trading
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Automated Trading in England

Automated Trading
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Trading in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Automated Trading in England

Automated 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 Automated Trading within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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 +38 174 £70,000 - 23
South West - 1 £31,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 - 1
Automated Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Automated Trading.

1 93 (52.84%) Finance
2 79 (44.89%) Linux
3 70 (39.77%) Python
4 66 (37.50%) Front Office
5 64 (36.36%) Java
5 64 (36.36%) SQL
6 62 (35.23%) Algorithms
7 56 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (31.25%) Equities
9 53 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (29.55%) Banking
11 49 (27.84%) FIX Protocol
12 48 (27.27%) Unix
13 44 (25.00%) Fixed Income
14 43 (24.43%) QA
15 42 (23.86%) Algorithmic Trading
15 42 (23.86%) Bash Shell
16 40 (22.73%) Degree
16 40 (22.73%) Bloomberg
16 40 (22.73%) Task Automation
17 39 (22.16%) Investment Banking
18 38 (21.59%) C++
18 38 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (20.45%) Oracle
19 36 (20.45%) Shell Script
19 36 (20.45%) Legal
20 35 (19.89%) Fidessa
21 34 (19.32%) Hedge funds
21 34 (19.32%) Oracle Database
21 34 (19.32%) Linux Command Line

Automated 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 4 (2.27%) Tornado
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.70%) Office 365
2 3 (1.70%) Serverless
3 2 (1.14%) GitHub
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.70%) DHCP
2 3 (1.70%) DNS
2 3 (1.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) Broadband
3 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) BGP
4 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.57%) Multicast
4 1 (0.57%) OSPF
4 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.32%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.82%) Big Data
3 8 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.27%) MySQL
6 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.14%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.14%) KDB
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.27%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.70%) MSI
4 2 (1.14%) JIRA
4 2 (1.14%) Maven
4 2 (1.14%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Appium
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (52.84%) Finance
2 66 (37.50%) Front Office
3 52 (29.55%) Banking
4 39 (22.16%) Investment Banking
5 36 (20.45%) Legal
6 6 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) Developer
2 34 (19.32%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.07%) Python Developer
4 19 (10.80%) Applications Support
5 17 (9.66%) Support Specialist
6 14 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.39%) Analyst
8 11 (6.25%) Junior
9 10 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
11 8 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Quantitative Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
12 7 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.84%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (13.64%) React
3 18 (10.23%) AngularJS
4 16 (9.09%) Django
5 11 (6.25%) HTML
6 10 (5.68%) J2EE
6 10 (5.68%) WPF
7 8 (4.55%) NumPy
7 8 (4.55%) Pandas
7 8 (4.55%) XML
8 7 (3.98%) Flask
8 7 (3.98%) SciPy
9 6 (3.41%) Torch
10 5 (2.84%) Web Services
10 5 (2.84%) WebSockets
11 4 (2.27%) .NET
12 3 (1.70%) CSS
12 3 (1.70%) jQuery
12 3 (1.70%) Node.js
12 3 (1.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (35.23%) Algorithms
2 55 (31.25%) Equities
3 44 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 38 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (19.32%) Hedge funds
5 34 (19.32%) Linux Command Line
6 32 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (17.05%) Computer Science
8 14 (7.95%) Derivative
9 12 (6.82%) Fintech
10 8 (4.55%) Data Structures
11 6 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.70%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.70%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.70%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.70%) Thin Client
14 2 (1.14%) Exotic Derivative
14 2 (1.14%) iPad
14 2 (1.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 79 (44.89%) Linux
2 48 (27.27%) Unix
3 7 (3.98%) CentOS
3 7 (3.98%) Windows
3 7 (3.98%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.70%) SUSE
5 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Fedora
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.86%) Algorithmic Trading
4 40 (22.73%) Task Automation
5 32 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 31 (17.61%) Mathematics
7 23 (13.07%) DevOps
8 22 (12.50%) Low Latency
9 20 (11.36%) High-Frequency Trading
10 18 (10.23%) Market Making
11 17 (9.66%) Electronic Trading
12 16 (9.09%) Systematic Trading
13 15 (8.52%) Analytics
13 15 (8.52%) OO
13 15 (8.52%) Physics
14 14 (7.95%) Test Automation
15 13 (7.39%) Machine Learning
15 13 (7.39%) OOP
16 12 (6.82%) Cryptocurrency
17 11 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (39.77%) Python
2 64 (36.36%) Java
2 64 (36.36%) SQL
3 42 (23.86%) Bash Shell
4 38 (21.59%) C++
5 36 (20.45%) Shell Script
6 28 (15.91%) C#
7 21 (11.93%) C
8 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.95%) MATLAB
10 12 (6.82%) Perl
11 11 (6.25%) R
12 8 (4.55%) Go
13 5 (2.84%) Java 8
13 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.84%) Ruby
14 4 (2.27%) Haskell
14 4 (2.27%) Korn
15 2 (1.14%) Scala
16 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 40 (22.73%) Degree
2 14 (7.95%) PhD
3 10 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.70%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.70%) CFA
6 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) RHCA
6 1 (0.57%) RHCE
6 1 (0.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.43%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.98%) Docker
2 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.14%) LXC
3 2 (1.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Ansible
1 9 (5.11%) Puppet
2 7 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.27%) Salt
4 3 (1.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) Kibana
5 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (22.73%) Bloomberg
2 36 (20.45%) Oracle
3 35 (19.89%) Fidessa
4 9 (5.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.84%) Citrix
6 4 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.70%) FactSet
7 3 (1.70%) Reuters
8 2 (1.14%) Google
8 2 (1.14%) MarketAxess
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.14%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.57%) Dell
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.57%) Sun
9 1 (0.57%) Sybase
9 1 (0.57%) TIBCO