Period
to 17 May 2021

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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FX Algo Trading
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 886 917 1096
Rank change year-on-year +31 +179 +106
Permanent jobs citing FX Algorithmic Trading 2 6 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.007% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
10th Percentile £106,250 £95,625 "
25th Percentile £111,875 £107,188 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £127,500 £118,750 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% +48.44% -20.00%
75th Percentile £136,875 £126,875 £90,000
90th Percentile £138,750 £127,500 £100,625
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 83,718 88,864 134,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.81% 92.32% 92.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62,249 71,468 106,530
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

FX Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FX Algorithmic Trading in the UK

FX Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FX Algorithmic Trading.

Salary trend for FX Algorithmic Trading in the UK

FX Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FX Algorithmic Trading over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram 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 17 May 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
England +46 2 £127,500 +7.37%
London +44 2 £127,500 +7.37%

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java