The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 299 331 315
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 9 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.056% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Average salary £71,250 £90,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +35.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £125,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £50,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.42%
Quantitative Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9653 11564 11211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 92.44% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 9765 9779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Front Office
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
2 7 (53.85%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) VBA
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Derivative
5 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
5 4 (30.77%) PhD
6 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Statistics
7 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 2 (15.38%) R
7 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Equities
8 1 (7.69%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
General
1 8 (61.54%) Front Office
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (38.46%) Derivative
3 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) Equities
6 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
6 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Validation
1 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (7.69%) Greeks
4 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) VBA
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PhD
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Murex