The first table below looks at the demand for the Quantitative Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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 Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 317 296 319
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 8 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.065% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.15% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 10
Average salary £74,500 £68,750 £72,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.36% -5.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £50,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,900 £97,500 £107,000
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
- -37.50%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11412 11150 12163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 93.20% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9543 9780 11085
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Quantitative Analyst
London

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the City of London region.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title 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 with Quantitative Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Mathematics
2 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) PhD
4 10 (66.67%) C++
5 9 (60.00%) Statistics
5 9 (60.00%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (40.00%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Physics
8 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
8 4 (26.67%) Derivative
9 3 (20.00%) Economics
9 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
9 3 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (20.00%) IAS 39
9 3 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Postgraduate
9 3 (20.00%) Legal
9 3 (20.00%) Validation
9 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
9 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Basel III

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title 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 with Quantitative Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (20.00%) French Language
4 2 (13.33%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Mathematics
2 9 (60.00%) Statistics
3 6 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (33.33%) Physics
5 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (26.67%) Derivative
6 3 (20.00%) Economics
6 3 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
7 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Validation
1 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
1 3 (20.00%) Stochastic Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) PhD
3 3 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) IAS 39
1 3 (20.00%) Basel III
2 1 (6.67%) Solvency II