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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank - 878 880
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 0 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.003% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 19
Average salary - - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
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 25 July 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Equities
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) KDB
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) KDB
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) CGI
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Equities
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce