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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 290 316 317
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 1 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.011% 0.078% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.084% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Average salary - £60,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
8800 10739 10997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.04% 92.71% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7604 9046 9719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) R
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) QlikView
4 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) PhD
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Murex
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
1 2 (22.22%) Qlik Sense
General
1 4 (44.44%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Greeks
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VBA
2 3 (33.33%) R
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (11.11%) EMIR
2 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Murex