Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Statistical Arbitrage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistical Arbitrage
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1210 1220 1314
Rank change year-on-year +10 +94 +1
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
UK median annual salary £100,000 £83,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% +4.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £90,000 £56,125 £75,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £98,375 £83,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

Statistical Arbitrage 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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Statistical Arbitrage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Statistical Arbitrage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Arbitrage 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.

Salary trend for Statistical Arbitrage 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +43 1 £100,000 +19.40%
London +3 1 £100,000 +19.40%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stochastic Calculus
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Market Making
1 1 (100.00%) Systematic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Finance

Statistical Arbitrage
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Market Making
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stochastic Calculus
1 1 (100.00%) Systematic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification