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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank - - 969
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £78,750
UK excluding London median salary - - £47,500

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
41277 43477 48490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33539 34403 38923
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,348
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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