Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Trading
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 979 1005 1045
Rank change year-on-year +26 +40 +124
Permanent jobs citing Automated Trading 170 156 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 168 143 178
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £108,625 £116,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%

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 148,316 148,580 174,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121,459 123,392 145,663
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +31 168 £70,000 - 16
South West - 1 £31,000 - 2
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (54.71%) Finance
2 83 (48.82%) Linux
3 70 (41.18%) Python
4 58 (34.12%) Equities
5 57 (33.53%) Front Office
5 57 (33.53%) Algorithms
6 55 (32.35%) SQL
6 55 (32.35%) Banking
7 53 (31.18%) FIX Protocol
8 48 (28.24%) Bloomberg
9 47 (27.65%) Java
9 47 (27.65%) Algorithmic Trading
10 46 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (27.06%) Task Automation
11 40 (23.53%) Fixed Income
11 40 (23.53%) Unix
12 37 (21.76%) QA
12 37 (21.76%) Multithreading
13 35 (20.59%) Bash Shell
13 35 (20.59%) Investment Banking
13 35 (20.59%) Shell Script
13 35 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (20.00%) C#
15 33 (19.41%) Fidessa
15 33 (19.41%) Mathematics
16 32 (18.82%) C++
16 32 (18.82%) Oracle
16 32 (18.82%) Legal
16 32 (18.82%) Oracle Database
16 32 (18.82%) 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 7 (4.12%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.35%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.06%) Office 365
3 6 (3.53%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.18%) GitHub
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.47%) DHCP
2 11 (6.47%) DNS
3 3 (1.76%) IPsec
3 3 (1.76%) VPN
4 2 (1.18%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.82%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.65%) Big Data
2 13 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.71%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.71%) MySQL
4 6 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.53%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.76%) KDB
5 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.18%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MSI
2 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) JBehave
4 1 (0.59%) JUnit
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (54.71%) Finance
2 57 (33.53%) Front Office
3 55 (32.35%) Banking
4 35 (20.59%) Investment Banking
5 32 (18.82%) Legal
6 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (37.65%) Developer
2 27 (15.88%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.71%) Applications Support
4 22 (12.94%) Support Specialist
5 20 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 18 (10.59%) Python Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Automation Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Citrix Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Citrix Support
7 12 (7.06%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Desktop Support
7 12 (7.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Office 365 Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) SCCM Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Analyst
8 11 (6.47%) Applications Specialist
8 11 (6.47%) Applications Support Specialist
9 10 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.18%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (11.18%) Django
3 18 (10.59%) React
4 15 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 13 (7.65%) HTML
5 13 (7.65%) J2EE
6 12 (7.06%) Software Packaging
7 7 (4.12%) Kafka
7 7 (4.12%) WebSockets
7 7 (4.12%) WPF
8 6 (3.53%) Flask
8 6 (3.53%) Node.js
8 6 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.53%) Web Services
8 6 (3.53%) XML
9 4 (2.35%) .NET
9 4 (2.35%) jQuery
9 4 (2.35%) ZeroMQ
10 3 (1.76%) Torch
11 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 58 (34.12%) Equities
2 57 (33.53%) Algorithms
3 40 (23.53%) Fixed Income
4 35 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (18.82%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (15.29%) Hedge funds
7 22 (12.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (7.06%) Fat Client
8 12 (7.06%) Thin Client
9 11 (6.47%) Computer Science
10 8 (4.71%) Data Centre
11 7 (4.12%) Derivative
12 6 (3.53%) Cloud Native
12 6 (3.53%) Social Media
13 5 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (1.76%) Fintech
15 2 (1.18%) OTC Derivatives
16 1 (0.59%) Clustering
16 1 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
16 1 (0.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 83 (48.82%) Linux
2 40 (23.53%) Unix
3 19 (11.18%) Windows
4 18 (10.59%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.06%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.94%) CentOS
7 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.65%) Algorithmic Trading
2 46 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.06%) Task Automation
3 37 (21.76%) Multithreading
4 33 (19.41%) Mathematics
5 23 (13.53%) Low Latency
5 23 (13.53%) Market Making
6 19 (11.18%) OO
7 17 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 15 (8.82%) High-Frequency Trading
8 15 (8.82%) OOP
8 15 (8.82%) Proprietary Trading
8 15 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 14 (8.24%) Risk Management
10 13 (7.65%) Applied Mathematics
10 13 (7.65%) Cryptocurrency
11 12 (7.06%) Application Packaging
11 12 (7.06%) DevOps
12 11 (6.47%) Machine Learning
13 9 (5.29%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.18%) Python
2 55 (32.35%) SQL
3 47 (27.65%) Java
4 35 (20.59%) Bash Shell
4 35 (20.59%) Shell Script
5 34 (20.00%) C#
6 32 (18.82%) C++
7 24 (14.12%) JavaScript
8 17 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 16 (9.41%) C
10 10 (5.88%) R
11 8 (4.71%) Scala
12 7 (4.12%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.94%) Haskell
14 4 (2.35%) Go
14 4 (2.35%) Perl
15 2 (1.18%) Ruby
15 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (14.71%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) PhD
3 6 (3.53%) AWS Certification
3 6 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
1 12 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (5.29%) Docker
3 2 (1.18%) LXC
4 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) SCCM
2 9 (5.29%) Puppet
3 7 (4.12%) Ansible
4 6 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.76%) Salt
6 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (28.24%) Bloomberg
2 33 (19.41%) Fidessa
3 32 (18.82%) Oracle
4 15 (8.82%) Reuters
5 12 (7.06%) Citrix
5 12 (7.06%) FactSet
6 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.94%) Tableau
8 3 (1.76%) CQG
9 2 (1.18%) Charles River
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.59%) Dell
10 1 (0.59%) Google
10 1 (0.59%) HP
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.59%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.59%) Sun
10 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.59%) Twitter