Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Trading
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 940 1003 1012
Rank change year-on-year +63 +9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Trading 130 149 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 145 152
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -5.08% +5.36%
10th Percentile £50,125 £37,500 £45,575
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £115,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% +3.57%

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 129,443 149,147 150,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.83% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 103,117 121,239 125,381
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,001 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +25 124 £75,000 +7.14% 16
South West +36 5 £50,000 +61.29% 2
North of England - 1 £52,500 -
North West - 1 £52,500 -
Automated Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 97 (74.62%) Finance
2 63 (48.46%) Java
3 61 (46.92%) Linux
3 61 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (42.31%) Degree
5 53 (40.77%) Python
6 52 (40.00%) SQL
7 36 (27.69%) QA
7 36 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (25.38%) DevOps
10 29 (22.31%) Unix
11 28 (21.54%) C++
12 27 (20.77%) SDLC
13 26 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 24 (18.46%) Docker
14 24 (18.46%) Front Office
15 23 (17.69%) C#
15 23 (17.69%) Electronic Trading
16 22 (16.92%) Algorithmic Trading
16 22 (16.92%) Web Development
16 22 (16.92%) Windows
16 22 (16.92%) Project Management
16 22 (16.92%) Equities
16 22 (16.92%) Service Delivery
17 21 (16.15%) Scrum
17 21 (16.15%) Retail
17 21 (16.15%) Business Analysis
17 21 (16.15%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce

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 3 (2.31%) Apache Airflow
1 3 (2.31%) Luigi
1 3 (2.31%) Tornado
2 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.77%) IPython
2 1 (0.77%) SAS
Business Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Magento
2 6 (4.62%) Salerio
3 1 (0.77%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.85%) Serverless
5 1 (0.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) BGP
1 4 (3.08%) EIGRP
1 4 (3.08%) Multicast
1 4 (3.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.31%) KDB
6 2 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.77%) HBase
7 1 (0.77%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) JUnit
1 12 (9.23%) TestNG
2 11 (8.46%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.92%) JIRA
4 8 (6.15%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.08%) Hudson
7 4 (3.08%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.54%) RSpec
10 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.77%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.77%) Gradle
10 1 (0.77%) Grunt
10 1 (0.77%) Hamcrest
10 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.77%) JSHint
10 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 97 (74.62%) Finance
2 24 (18.46%) Front Office
3 21 (16.15%) Marketing
3 21 (16.15%) Retail
4 19 (14.62%) Back Office
4 19 (14.62%) Banking
5 15 (11.54%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.85%) Law
6 5 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (33.85%) Analyst
2 38 (29.23%) Developer
3 23 (17.69%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.15%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Development Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Administrator
9 7 (5.38%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.38%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Automation Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Machine Learning Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.85%) AWS Administrator
11 5 (3.85%) Cloud Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (8.46%) Web Services
3 9 (6.92%) .NET
4 8 (6.15%) HTML
4 8 (6.15%) HTML5
5 6 (4.62%) WPF
6 5 (3.85%) NumPy
6 5 (3.85%) Pandas
6 5 (3.85%) React
6 5 (3.85%) WCF
7 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.08%) Flask
7 4 (3.08%) JSON
8 3 (2.31%) Django
8 3 (2.31%) SciPy
8 3 (2.31%) XML
9 2 (1.54%) Spring
10 1 (0.77%) CSS
10 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (16.92%) Equities
3 21 (16.15%) User Experience
4 20 (15.38%) Fixed Income
4 20 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (14.62%) Derivative
6 17 (13.08%) Hedge funds
7 13 (10.00%) Fintech
8 9 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (6.15%) Data Structures
9 8 (6.15%) Exotic Derivative
9 8 (6.15%) Market Risk
10 7 (5.38%) Algorithms
11 5 (3.85%) Clustering
12 4 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (2.31%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.92%) Linux
2 29 (22.31%) Unix
3 22 (16.92%) Windows
4 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.15%) CentOS
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.08%) Fedora
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (25.38%) DevOps
4 27 (20.77%) SDLC
5 26 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 23 (17.69%) Electronic Trading
7 22 (16.92%) Algorithmic Trading
7 22 (16.92%) Project Management
7 22 (16.92%) Service Delivery
7 22 (16.92%) Web Development
8 21 (16.15%) Business Analysis
8 21 (16.15%) Contingency Planning
8 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce
8 21 (16.15%) IT Strategy
8 21 (16.15%) Multichannel Retail
8 21 (16.15%) Online Marketing
8 21 (16.15%) Scrum
8 21 (16.15%) User Stories
9 20 (15.38%) High Availability
10 19 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.46%) Java
2 53 (40.77%) Python
3 52 (40.00%) SQL
4 28 (21.54%) C++
5 23 (17.69%) C#
6 16 (12.31%) R
7 14 (10.77%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.69%) Perl
9 9 (6.92%) Bourne shell
9 9 (6.92%) Korn
10 8 (6.15%) Java 8
10 8 (6.15%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.08%) Ruby
12 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.31%) Go
14 2 (1.54%) Cython
14 2 (1.54%) Scala
15 1 (0.77%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 55 (42.31%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.15%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (5.38%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.85%) PhD
6 4 (3.08%) RHCA
6 4 (3.08%) RHCE
6 4 (3.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (27.69%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.69%) Ansible
2 10 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.69%) Puppet
3 7 (5.38%) Nagios
4 6 (4.62%) logstash
5 4 (3.08%) Salt
6 1 (0.77%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Demandware
1 21 (16.15%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.38%) IBM
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle
4 6 (4.62%) Google
4 6 (4.62%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.85%) RedGate
5 5 (3.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (0.77%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.77%) Dell
8 1 (0.77%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.77%) Sybase