The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistical Arbitrage in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank - 314 329
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.043% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary - - £50,000
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4952 4690 5464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.27% 39.98% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4111 4054 4971
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Statistical Arbitrage
London

Statistical Arbitrage
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistical Arbitrage Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Statistical Arbitrage
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage across the City of London region.

Statistical Arbitrage Salary Trend in the City of London

Statistical Arbitrage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Statistical Arbitrage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Statistical Arbitrage.

1 10 (90.91%) Front Office
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) RAD
4 7 (63.64%) Intel
4 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
4 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
4 7 (63.64%) Low Latency
5 6 (54.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (54.55%) STL
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (27.27%) OOP
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Equities
8 2 (18.18%) Derivative
9 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
9 1 (9.09%) Analytics
9 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (9.09%) Web Development
9 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) Banking
9 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
9 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (9.09%) Physics

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Statistical Arbitrage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Statistical Arbitrage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 10 (90.91%) Front Office
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) RAD Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) STL
1 6 (54.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Equities
3 2 (18.18%) Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) VWAP
4 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) RAD
1 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
1 7 (63.64%) Low Latency
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Intel