The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algo Trading
UK / Scotland
Rank - 157 -
Permanent jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.068% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.076% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2116 2646 2748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.25% 90.49% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1706 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Algorithmic Trading in Scotland

Algorithmic Trading
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python