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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank - 868 877
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 0 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Average salary - - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) KDB
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Guice
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Guice
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) CGI
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase