Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FX Algorithmic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FX Algorithmic Trading over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FX Algo Trading
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1069 1153 1189
Rank change year-on-year +84 +36 +54
Permanent jobs citing FX Algorithmic Trading 2 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.009% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
UK median annual salary £135,000 £80,000 £120,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.75% -33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £127,500 £70,000 £115,000
90th Percentile £142,500 £120,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

FX Algorithmic 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126,716 151,081 160,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.14% 91.79% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99,622 120,303 126,709
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

FX Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FX Algorithmic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FX Algorithmic Trading in the UK

FX Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FX Algorithmic Trading in the UK

FX Algorithmic Trading
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FX Algorithmic Trading within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
England +108 2 £135,000 +68.75%
London +91 2 £135,000 +68.75%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing FX Algorithmic 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 with a requirement for FX Algorithmic Trading.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Vue.js
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

FX Algorithmic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) React Developer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree