Period
to 4 March 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading was £135,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 March 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
UK
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 811 1009 1109
Rank change year-on-year +198 +100 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading 10 21 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.018% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 8
Median annual salary £135,000 £130,000 £97,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +33.33% +5.41%
10th Percentile £114,000 £110,000 £77,750
90th Percentile £142,500 £135,000 £118,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 71,250 117,473 144,449
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 95.46% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56,781 95,179 117,077
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,672
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in the UK

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in the UK

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in the UK

Java Developer - 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 Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading within the UK over the 6 months to 4 March 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 +192 10 £135,000 +3.85%
London +161 10 £135,000 +3.85%

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 featuring Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 7 (70.00%) Investment Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Equities
3 6 (60.00%) Memory Management
3 6 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (60.00%) Physics
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (60.00%) Java 8
3 6 (60.00%) Backtesting
4 4 (40.00%) Front Office
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) KDB
6 1 (10.00%) Derivative
6 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol

Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
1 7 (70.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Equities
1 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (60.00%) Backtesting
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Memory Management
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Physics
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Java 8