Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Trading
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 962 1063 1044
Rank change year-on-year +101 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Trading 166 123 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.073% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.079% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 137 116 155
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £54,000 £38,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,875 £115,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +11.11%

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 138,813 155,093 162,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.16% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111,478 123,539 136,768
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +88 154 £72,500 -3.33% 20
East of England +39 8 £75,000 +100.00%
South East - 2 £90,000 - 1
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1
Automated Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 129 (77.71%) Finance
2 87 (52.41%) Python
3 83 (50.00%) Degree
4 73 (43.98%) Java
5 63 (37.95%) Linux
6 58 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (34.94%) SQL
7 53 (31.93%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (28.92%) C++
9 47 (28.31%) DevOps
10 46 (27.71%) Fintech
11 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 37 (22.29%) Front Office
13 37 (22.29%) QA
14 36 (21.69%) High-Frequency Trading
15 35 (21.08%) Mathematics
15 35 (21.08%) Algorithmic Trading
16 34 (20.48%) Fixed Income
17 33 (19.88%) Equities
17 33 (19.88%) Unix
18 31 (18.67%) R
19 30 (18.07%) SDLC
20 27 (16.27%) Project Management
21 26 (15.66%) E-Commerce
21 26 (15.66%) Derivative
21 26 (15.66%) Low Latency
22 25 (15.06%) High Availability
22 25 (15.06%) C#
23 24 (14.46%) Salesforce.com

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 (3.61%) Apache Airflow
1 6 (3.61%) Luigi
1 6 (3.61%) Tornado
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.60%) IPython
Business Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Magento
2 5 (3.01%) Salerio
3 3 (1.81%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) BGP
1 13 (7.83%) EIGRP
1 13 (7.83%) Multicast
1 13 (7.83%) OSPF
2 3 (1.81%) Broadband
2 3 (1.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) Intranet
2 3 (1.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) KDB
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.60%) HBase
5 1 (0.60%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.82%) JUnit
2 8 (4.82%) TeamCity
2 8 (4.82%) TestNG
3 6 (3.61%) JIRA
4 5 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.81%) Hudson
6 2 (1.20%) RSpec
6 2 (1.20%) Selenium
6 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.60%) Gradle
7 1 (0.60%) Hamcrest
7 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 129 (77.71%) Finance
2 37 (22.29%) Front Office
3 24 (14.46%) Marketing
3 24 (14.46%) Retail
4 16 (9.64%) Back Office
4 16 (9.64%) Banking
5 12 (7.23%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.22%) Legal
7 5 (3.01%) Law
8 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (37.35%) Analyst
2 55 (33.13%) Developer
3 24 (14.46%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.65%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.24%) Python Developer
6 16 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 12 (7.23%) Financial Analyst
9 11 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) Network Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Development Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) C++ Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.24%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (9.04%) React
3 10 (6.02%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.42%) NumPy
4 9 (5.42%) Pandas
5 8 (4.82%) HTML
6 7 (4.22%) Flask
6 7 (4.22%) SciPy
6 7 (4.22%) Web Services
7 6 (3.61%) .NET
7 6 (3.61%) Django
7 6 (3.61%) HTML5
8 4 (2.41%) CSS
8 4 (2.41%) Ember.js
8 4 (2.41%) Redux
8 4 (2.41%) WCF
8 4 (2.41%) WPF
9 2 (1.20%) Caffe
9 2 (1.20%) JSON
9 2 (1.20%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.71%) Fintech
2 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (20.48%) Fixed Income
5 33 (19.88%) Equities
6 26 (15.66%) Derivative
7 24 (14.46%) Algorithms
7 24 (14.46%) User Experience
8 22 (13.25%) Computer Science
9 21 (12.65%) Hedge funds
10 20 (12.05%) Exotic Derivative
11 17 (10.24%) Market Risk
12 14 (8.43%) Data Structures
13 10 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (3.01%) Clustering
15 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
16 3 (1.81%) iPad
16 3 (1.81%) iPhone
16 3 (1.81%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.95%) Linux
2 33 (19.88%) Unix
3 19 (11.45%) Windows
4 18 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.83%) CentOS
5 13 (7.83%) Fedora
6 9 (5.42%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.81%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.93%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (28.31%) DevOps
4 36 (21.69%) High-Frequency Trading
5 35 (21.08%) Algorithmic Trading
5 35 (21.08%) Mathematics
6 30 (18.07%) SDLC
7 27 (16.27%) Project Management
8 26 (15.66%) E-Commerce
8 26 (15.66%) Low Latency
9 25 (15.06%) High Availability
10 24 (14.46%) Contingency Planning
10 24 (14.46%) IT Strategy
10 24 (14.46%) Market Making
10 24 (14.46%) Multichannel Retail
10 24 (14.46%) Online Marketing
10 24 (14.46%) Scrum
10 24 (14.46%) Service Delivery
10 24 (14.46%) User Stories
10 24 (14.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (52.41%) Python
2 73 (43.98%) Java
3 58 (34.94%) SQL
4 48 (28.92%) C++
5 31 (18.67%) R
6 25 (15.06%) C#
7 22 (13.25%) MATLAB
8 21 (12.65%) Bash Shell
9 20 (12.05%) Korn
9 20 (12.05%) Perl
10 18 (10.84%) Bourne shell
11 17 (10.24%) JavaScript
12 13 (7.83%) Ruby
12 13 (7.83%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.01%) Go
13 5 (3.01%) Java 8
13 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.20%) C
14 2 (1.20%) Cython
15 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (50.00%) Degree
2 21 (12.65%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (7.83%) RHCA
3 13 (7.83%) RHCE
3 13 (7.83%) RHCSA
4 12 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (6.63%) PhD
6 10 (6.02%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.29%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.82%) Ansible
2 8 (4.82%) Nagios
2 8 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.82%) Puppet
3 5 (3.01%) logstash
4 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Demandware
1 24 (14.46%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (12.65%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.83%) Cisco
4 8 (4.82%) Google
4 8 (4.82%) IBM
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle
6 5 (3.01%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.01%) RedGate
6 5 (3.01%) SAP
6 5 (3.01%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.41%) HP
8 3 (1.81%) Citrix
8 3 (1.81%) Dell
8 3 (1.81%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.81%) MarketAxess
8 3 (1.81%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.60%) Facebook
9 1 (0.60%) Sybase
9 1 (0.60%) Twitter