The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistical Arbitrage in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank 881 962 975
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +13
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.003% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £100,000 £80,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36381 45050 45803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.59% 42.56% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29680 35877 36986
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,252 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Statistical Arbitrage
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Statistical Arbitrage as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 1 £100,000 +25.00%
London +38 1 £100,000 +25.00%

Statistical Arbitrage
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Statistical Arbitrage.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Finance
2 1 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) NumPy
1 1 (50.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree