Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading was £135,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer - Algo Trading
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 551 655 765
Rank change year-on-year +104 +110 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading 12 23 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.051% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.054% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 7
10th Percentile £116,750 £111,000 £77,000
25th Percentile £126,875 £119,375 £83,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £135,000 £130,000 £97,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +33.33% +2.63%
75th Percentile £142,500 £135,000 £111,875
90th Percentile " " £119,000
England median annual salary £135,000 £130,000 £97,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +33.33% +2.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 28,795 42,902 57,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.58% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,256 35,255 47,892
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in London

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in London.

Salary trend for Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in London

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in London

Java Developer - 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 Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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
Central London +72 4 - -
Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
England

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 8 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Equities
3 7 (58.33%) Memory Management
3 7 (58.33%) Low Latency
3 7 (58.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (58.33%) Physics
3 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (58.33%) Java 8
3 7 (58.33%) Backtesting
4 5 (41.67%) Front Office
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (8.33%) KDB
6 1 (8.33%) Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Equities
1 7 (58.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 7 (58.33%) Backtesting
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Low Latency
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (58.33%) Memory Management
2 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 7 (58.33%) Physics
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Java 8