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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistical Arbitrage over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistical Arbitrage
Rank - 905 885
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Arbitrage 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £78,750 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average 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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (100.00%) Haskell
1 4 (100.00%) Erlang
1 4 (100.00%) F#
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Parallel Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Statistical Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Parallel Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Haskell
1 4 (100.00%) Erlang
1 4 (100.00%) F#
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft