The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistical Arbitrage in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 3 months to 18 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank 914 879 910
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 3 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.008% 0.011% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 12
Average salary £100,000 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - £50,000
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Statistical Arbitrage
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Statistical Arbitrage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistical Arbitrage
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage within the UK.

Statistical Arbitrage Salary Trend in the UK

Statistical Arbitrage
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Statistical Arbitrage Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistical Arbitrage
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -47 3 £100,000 +11.11%
London -52 3 £100,000 +11.11%

Statistical Arbitrage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Front Office
2 11 (73.33%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) C++
5 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
6 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
6 7 (46.67%) Intel
6 7 (46.67%) RAD
6 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
7 6 (40.00%) Derivative
7 6 (40.00%) Equities
7 6 (40.00%) STL
7 6 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (33.33%) Analytics
8 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) UNIX
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (20.00%) C#
10 3 (20.00%) OOP
11 2 (13.33%) Windows
11 2 (13.33%) Java

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) KDB
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (73.33%) Front Office
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) RAD Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) STL
1 6 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) Guice
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (40.00%) Derivative
3 6 (40.00%) Equities
4 4 (26.67%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (6.67%) VWAP
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
2 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
2 7 (46.67%) RAD
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) XAML
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss