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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
England / London
Rank 402 379 442
Rank change year-on-year -23 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 190 300 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.72% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.80% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 147 271 207
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +175.00%  

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 30311 37568 36977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.17% 89.66% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25402 32085 30825
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +20 42 £50,000 -39.39% 8
West End of London - 3 £52,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Algorithmic Trading
England

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 219 (52.77%) Finance
2 196 (47.23%) Java
3 172 (41.45%) Low Latency
4 154 (37.11%) Linux
5 141 (33.98%) Multithreading
6 138 (33.25%) Electronic Trading
7 136 (32.77%) Equities
8 123 (29.64%) Unix
9 120 (28.92%) Front Office
10 119 (28.67%) Python
11 115 (27.71%) Algorithms
12 107 (25.78%) Banking
13 98 (23.61%) C++
14 96 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (20.24%) Computer Science
16 83 (20.00%) Degree
17 81 (19.52%) Investment Banking
18 80 (19.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 68 (16.39%) SQL
20 67 (16.14%) Hedge funds
21 59 (14.22%) C#
22 57 (13.73%) Software Engineering
23 56 (13.49%) FIX Protocol
24 52 (12.53%) Mathematics
25 50 (12.05%) Perl
26 44 (10.60%) .NET
26 44 (10.60%) Risk Management
27 41 (9.88%) Proprietary Trading
28 40 (9.64%) JavaScript
29 39 (9.40%) Performance Tuning

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related 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 6 (1.45%) Apache
2 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.65%) GitHub
2 9 (2.17%) SaaS
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.89%) DNS
2 11 (2.65%) Multicast
3 9 (2.17%) FIX Connectivity
3 9 (2.17%) Internet
3 9 (2.17%) Value-Added Service
4 6 (1.45%) Firewall
4 6 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (0.96%) DHCP
5 4 (0.96%) LAN
6 3 (0.72%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) IPsec
7 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.51%) KDB
2 23 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (4.10%) Big Data
4 11 (2.65%) Kdb+
5 9 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.69%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.69%) Tick Data
7 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.48%) DB2
11 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.24%) GIS
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (5.54%) JIRA
2 20 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.13%) Mocha
4 13 (3.13%) Mockito
5 12 (2.89%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.20%) Maven
7 3 (0.72%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.48%) Grunt
8 2 (0.48%) JSHint
8 2 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.48%) Moq
8 2 (0.48%) NUnit
8 2 (0.48%) Selenium
9 1 (0.24%) GCC
9 1 (0.24%) GDB
9 1 (0.24%) JBehave
9 1 (0.24%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 219 (52.77%) Finance
2 120 (28.92%) Front Office
3 107 (25.78%) Banking
4 81 (19.52%) Investment Banking
5 33 (7.95%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.17%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (0.72%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 293 (70.60%) Developer
2 155 (37.35%) Java Developer
3 88 (21.20%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 57 (13.73%) C++ Developer
5 44 (10.60%) Senior Developer
6 39 (9.40%) C# Developer
7 38 (9.16%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 31 (7.47%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 30 (7.23%) Python Developer
10 26 (6.27%) Analyst
11 23 (5.54%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 22 (5.30%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 20 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (4.34%) Senior C++ Developer
15 17 (4.10%) Applications Support
15 17 (4.10%) Front Office Developer
16 16 (3.86%) Core Java Developer
17 15 (3.61%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
17 15 (3.61%) Java Engineer
18 14 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.49%) FIX Protocol
2 44 (10.60%) .NET
3 34 (8.19%) WPF
4 28 (6.75%) J2SE
5 26 (6.27%) Swing
6 24 (5.78%) STL
7 21 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 20 (4.82%) Java SE
9 19 (4.58%) WinForms
10 17 (4.10%) Akka
11 16 (3.86%) Pandas
12 15 (3.61%) Play Framework
12 15 (3.61%) React
13 14 (3.37%) CSS
13 14 (3.37%) NumPy
14 13 (3.13%) HTML
15 10 (2.41%) Django
15 10 (2.41%) HTML5
16 9 (2.17%) OpenGL
17 8 (1.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (32.77%) Equities
2 115 (27.71%) Algorithms
3 84 (20.24%) Computer Science
4 80 (19.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 67 (16.14%) Hedge funds
6 32 (7.71%) Data Structures
7 31 (7.47%) Fintech
7 31 (7.47%) Fixed Income
8 25 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (4.58%) Derivative
10 16 (3.86%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.89%) VWAP
12 10 (2.41%) Data Centre
12 10 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (2.17%) CUDA
13 9 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (2.17%) TWAP
14 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.45%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.72%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 154 (37.11%) Linux
2 123 (29.64%) Unix
3 16 (3.86%) Windows
4 11 (2.65%) CentOS
4 11 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (41.45%) Low Latency
2 141 (33.98%) Multithreading
3 138 (33.25%) Electronic Trading
4 96 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (13.73%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.53%) Mathematics
7 44 (10.60%) Risk Management
8 41 (9.88%) Proprietary Trading
9 39 (9.40%) Performance Tuning
10 37 (8.92%) OO
11 32 (7.71%) Concurrent Programming
12 29 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 29 (6.99%) Market Making
13 27 (6.51%) Multithreaded Programming
13 27 (6.51%) TDD
14 23 (5.54%) Analytics
15 21 (5.06%) Systematic Trading
16 19 (4.58%) Asynchronous Programming
16 19 (4.58%) Machine Learning
16 19 (4.58%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 196 (47.23%) Java
2 119 (28.67%) Python
3 98 (23.61%) C++
4 68 (16.39%) SQL
5 59 (14.22%) C#
6 50 (12.05%) Perl
7 40 (9.64%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.10%) Scala
9 13 (3.13%) C
10 12 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.17%) ES6
12 7 (1.69%) F#
13 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.20%) R
14 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.72%) VBA
16 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.58%) QA
2 9 (2.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (4.34%) Ansible
2 12 (2.89%) CFEngine
3 9 (2.17%) Puppet
4 7 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (4.10%) TIBCO
2 14 (3.37%) Reuters
3 11 (2.65%) Dell
3 11 (2.65%) HP
3 11 (2.65%) Oracle
4 8 (1.93%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.93%) Sybase
5 6 (1.45%) Splunk
6 5 (1.20%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.20%) Intel
7 3 (0.72%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.48%) CQG
9 1 (0.24%) Advent
9 1 (0.24%) Charles River
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix
9 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.24%) Currenex
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.24%) Portware
9 1 (0.24%) Progress
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago