The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Algo Trading
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 407 437
Rank change year-on-year -35 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 164 243 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 107 222 221
Median salary £87,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 -

Algorithmic Trading is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33417 36295 39390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.06% 90.56% 89.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26592 31466 33072
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Algorithmic Trading as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithmic Trading in London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Algorithmic Trading in London

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithmic Trading in London

Algorithmic Trading
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 24 £95,000 +18.75% 8
Algorithmic Trading
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithmic 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 London region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 146 (41.60%) Finance
2 127 (36.18%) Java
3 115 (32.76%) Front Office
4 114 (32.48%) Linux
5 107 (30.48%) Low Latency
6 98 (27.92%) Multithreading
7 97 (27.64%) C++
8 92 (26.21%) SQL
9 89 (25.36%) Python
10 88 (25.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 88 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (24.79%) Electronic Trading
12 85 (24.22%) C#
13 83 (23.65%) Equities
14 69 (19.66%) Hedge funds
15 67 (19.09%) Degree
16 65 (18.52%) .NET
17 64 (18.23%) Computer Science
18 58 (16.52%) Banking
19 57 (16.24%) Unix
20 51 (14.53%) WPF
21 49 (13.96%) Greenfield Project
22 48 (13.68%) Algorithms
23 43 (12.25%) Risk Management
24 41 (11.68%) FIX Protocol
25 40 (11.40%) Mathematics
26 38 (10.83%) OO
27 37 (10.54%) Automated Trading
28 36 (10.26%) Test Automation
29 35 (9.97%) Data Structures

Algorithmic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (1.14%) Confluence
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) GitHub
2 8 (2.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.56%) Firewall
1 9 (2.56%) IPsec
1 9 (2.56%) Multicast
1 9 (2.56%) VPN
2 7 (1.99%) DNS
2 7 (1.99%) Value-Added Service
3 5 (1.42%) DHCP
4 3 (0.85%) LAN
5 2 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.57%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.57%) SSH
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.70%) KDB
2 19 (5.41%) Big Data
3 13 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.13%) Kdb+
5 10 (2.85%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.99%) Tick Data
7 6 (1.71%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.85%) HBase
10 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.57%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.57%) MySQL
11 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.57%) SQLite
12 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.28%) JIRA
3 8 (2.28%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.42%) Maven
5 3 (0.85%) Gradle
6 2 (0.57%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.57%) Moq
6 2 (0.57%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.28%) JMeter
7 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) WebLOAD
General
1 146 (41.60%) Finance
2 115 (32.76%) Front Office
3 58 (16.52%) Banking
4 33 (9.40%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.99%) Retail
6 13 (3.70%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.85%) Games
8 7 (1.99%) Prime Brokerage
9 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (67.24%) Developer
2 99 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 74 (21.08%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 58 (16.52%) C# Developer
5 47 (13.39%) C++ Developer
6 46 (13.11%) Senior Developer
7 32 (9.12%) Analyst
8 31 (8.83%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 29 (8.26%) Applications Support
10 25 (7.12%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
11 21 (5.98%) Senior C++ Developer
12 18 (5.13%) Quantitative Developer
12 18 (5.13%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (4.56%) Linux Support
14 16 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (4.27%) Applications Support Engineer
15 15 (4.27%) Low Latency Java Developer
15 15 (4.27%) Python Developer
15 15 (4.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.52%) .NET
2 51 (14.53%) WPF
3 41 (11.68%) FIX Protocol
4 24 (6.84%) WinForms
5 14 (3.99%) J2SE
5 14 (3.99%) Swing
6 13 (3.70%) STL
7 10 (2.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (2.85%) NumPy
7 10 (2.85%) Pandas
8 9 (2.56%) Akka
8 9 (2.56%) WCF
9 8 (2.28%) HTML
9 8 (2.28%) Kafka
9 8 (2.28%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (2.28%) REST
10 7 (1.99%) JMS
11 6 (1.71%) Java Concurrency
11 6 (1.71%) Java SE
11 6 (1.71%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 88 (25.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 83 (23.65%) Equities
3 69 (19.66%) Hedge funds
4 64 (18.23%) Computer Science
5 49 (13.96%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (13.68%) Algorithms
7 35 (9.97%) Data Structures
8 34 (9.69%) Fintech
9 33 (9.40%) Derivative
10 21 (5.98%) Fixed Income
11 20 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (2.85%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.71%) CUDA
13 6 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
15 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
15 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
16 3 (0.85%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 114 (32.48%) Linux
2 57 (16.24%) Unix
3 28 (7.98%) Windows
4 14 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.28%) CentOS
7 7 (1.99%) Solaris
8 5 (1.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.48%) Low Latency
2 98 (27.92%) Multithreading
3 88 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (24.79%) Electronic Trading
5 43 (12.25%) Risk Management
6 40 (11.40%) Mathematics
7 38 (10.83%) OO
8 37 (10.54%) Automated Trading
9 36 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 35 (9.97%) Proprietary Trading
11 31 (8.83%) E-Commerce
12 29 (8.26%) Multithreaded Programming
13 27 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
14 24 (6.84%) Asynchronous Programming
14 24 (6.84%) MVVM
15 22 (6.27%) Market Making
16 20 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (5.41%) Software Engineering
18 18 (5.13%) Analytics
18 18 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 127 (36.18%) Java
2 97 (27.64%) C++
3 92 (26.21%) SQL
4 89 (25.36%) Python
5 85 (24.22%) C#
6 34 (9.69%) Perl
7 20 (5.70%) C
8 17 (4.84%) F#
9 12 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.13%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.14%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.85%) R
14 3 (0.85%) Ruby
14 3 (0.85%) Scala
14 3 (0.85%) VBA
15 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (19.09%) Degree
2 23 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.85%) PhD
4 5 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.57%) CCNA
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.27%) QA
2 6 (1.71%) MiFID
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.28%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Docker
2 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.85%) HDFS
3 2 (0.57%) LXC
3 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (2.85%) Ansible
2 8 (2.28%) CFEngine
3 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.42%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.57%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.57%) collectd
5 2 (0.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.57%) rkt
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.57%) yum
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (5.98%) Oracle
2 13 (3.70%) Reuters
3 12 (3.42%) Bloomberg
4 11 (3.13%) CQG
5 9 (2.56%) HP
5 9 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 8 (2.28%) Dell
6 8 (2.28%) Sybase
7 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.14%) Fidessa
8 4 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.14%) Splunk
9 2 (0.57%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.57%) NetIQ
9 2 (0.57%) Solace
9 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix
10 1 (0.28%) Intel
10 1 (0.28%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.28%) Progress
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + excellent pension + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + excellent bens + strong bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago