Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Trading
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1027 1017 1027
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +106
Permanent jobs citing Automated Trading 128 166 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 123 153 241
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,650 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 151338 156057 180320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.43% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 120893 130537 150730
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -40 127 £70,000 -6.67% 15
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Automated Trading.

1 71 (55.47%) Linux
1 71 (55.47%) Python
2 56 (43.75%) Finance
3 37 (28.91%) C++
3 37 (28.91%) SQL
4 36 (28.13%) Algorithmic Trading
4 36 (28.13%) Algorithms
5 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (25.00%) Java
6 32 (25.00%) Bloomberg
7 30 (23.44%) Front Office
7 30 (23.44%) Degree
8 29 (22.66%) Equities
9 26 (20.31%) Unix
10 25 (19.53%) Banking
10 25 (19.53%) Task Automation
11 24 (18.75%) Mathematics
11 24 (18.75%) Hedge funds
12 23 (17.97%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (17.97%) Multithreading
13 22 (17.19%) Windows
13 22 (17.19%) C#
13 22 (17.19%) Shell Script
13 22 (17.19%) Reuters
14 19 (14.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
15 18 (14.06%) OO
15 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
15 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
15 18 (14.06%) Low Latency

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 6 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.13%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.81%) Office 365
3 6 (4.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) IPsec
1 11 (8.59%) VPN
2 9 (7.03%) DHCP
2 9 (7.03%) DNS
2 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.25%) MySQL
5 7 (5.47%) Big Data
6 6 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (4.69%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.91%) KDB
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MSI
2 3 (2.34%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.78%) JBehave
4 1 (0.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (43.75%) Finance
2 30 (23.44%) Front Office
3 25 (19.53%) Banking
4 12 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Developer
2 28 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.19%) Applications Support
4 17 (13.28%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 16 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Python Developer
7 13 (10.16%) Analyst
7 13 (10.16%) Linux Scripter
7 13 (10.16%) Linux Support
8 11 (8.59%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Senior Applications Support
8 11 (8.59%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Citrix Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Citrix Support
9 10 (7.81%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.97%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (14.06%) React
3 14 (10.94%) Django
4 10 (7.81%) HTML
4 10 (7.81%) Software Packaging
5 9 (7.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.03%) Kafka
6 8 (6.25%) J2EE
7 7 (5.47%) WebSockets
8 6 (4.69%) Flask
8 6 (4.69%) jQuery
8 6 (4.69%) Node.js
8 6 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (4.69%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (3.13%) .NET
10 3 (2.34%) Web Services
10 3 (2.34%) Zuul
11 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.56%) WinForms
11 2 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.13%) Algorithms
2 29 (22.66%) Equities
3 24 (18.75%) Hedge funds
4 19 (14.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (10.94%) Fixed Income
6 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
7 10 (7.81%) Fat Client
7 10 (7.81%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (7.81%) Thin Client
8 7 (5.47%) Derivative
9 6 (4.69%) Cloud Native
9 6 (4.69%) Social Media
10 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
11 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.56%) Fintech
13 1 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.47%) Linux
2 26 (20.31%) Unix
3 22 (17.19%) Windows
4 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.81%) Windows 10
5 10 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) Algorithmic Trading
2 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.53%) Task Automation
4 24 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 23 (17.97%) Multithreading
6 18 (14.06%) Low Latency
6 18 (14.06%) OO
6 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
7 16 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 16 (12.50%) Market Making
8 14 (10.94%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.59%) High-Frequency Trading
9 11 (8.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 11 (8.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 10 (7.81%) Application Packaging
10 10 (7.81%) DevOps
10 10 (7.81%) OOP
10 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
10 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.03%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 71 (55.47%) Python
2 37 (28.91%) C++
2 37 (28.91%) SQL
3 32 (25.00%) Java
4 22 (17.19%) C#
4 22 (17.19%) Shell Script
5 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.03%) C
8 8 (6.25%) Go
8 8 (6.25%) R
9 7 (5.47%) Perl
10 6 (4.69%) Haskell
10 6 (4.69%) Scala
11 5 (3.91%) Cython
12 3 (2.34%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.34%) VBA
13 2 (1.56%) Ruby
13 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (23.44%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) AWS Certification
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (4.69%) Docker
4 3 (2.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) SCCM
2 3 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 22 (17.19%) Reuters
3 14 (10.94%) Oracle
4 12 (9.38%) CQG
5 10 (7.81%) Citrix
5 10 (7.81%) FactSet
5 10 (7.81%) Fidessa
6 4 (3.13%) Tableau
7 3 (2.34%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.34%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.34%) Splunk
8 2 (1.56%) Charles River
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.56%) OpenLink
8 2 (1.56%) Sun
9 1 (0.78%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.78%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter