The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 249 269 315
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 23 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 25
Average salary £72,500 £82,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £95,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary - £20,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -58.33%
Quantitative Developer
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
6735 9981 11864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.12% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 8459 9993
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Quantitative Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 56 (91.80%) C++
2 45 (73.77%) Python
3 34 (55.74%) C
4 32 (52.46%) Hedge funds
5 31 (50.82%) Equities
5 31 (50.82%) Market Making
6 24 (39.34%) Finance
7 19 (31.15%) Mathematics
8 15 (24.59%) Java
9 14 (22.95%) Multithreading
9 14 (22.95%) Degree
10 13 (21.31%) Unix
11 12 (19.67%) Linux
11 12 (19.67%) Analytics
12 11 (18.03%) Front Office
13 9 (14.75%) STL
13 9 (14.75%) Algorithmic Trading
13 9 (14.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (13.11%) Physics
15 7 (11.48%) Low Latency
15 7 (11.48%) High Availability
16 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
16 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (9.84%) Banking
17 5 (8.20%) Derivative
17 5 (8.20%) Electronic Trading
17 5 (8.20%) Windows
17 5 (8.20%) OO
17 5 (8.20%) Systematic Trading
17 5 (8.20%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.92%) KDB
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Front Office
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (14.75%) STL
2 4 (6.56%) NumPy
2 4 (6.56%) Pandas
3 2 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.28%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.64%) Esper
4 1 (1.64%) Pyramid
4 1 (1.64%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 32 (52.46%) Hedge funds
2 31 (50.82%) Equities
3 19 (31.15%) Mathematics
4 8 (13.11%) Physics
5 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
5 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
6 5 (8.20%) Derivative
7 3 (4.92%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.92%) Statistics
8 2 (3.28%) Fintech
9 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Unix
2 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Market Making
2 14 (22.95%) Multithreading
3 12 (19.67%) Analytics
4 9 (14.75%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (11.48%) High Availability
5 7 (11.48%) Low Latency
6 5 (8.20%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (8.20%) OO
6 5 (8.20%) Systematic Trading
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Complex Event Processing
8 2 (3.28%) Econometrics
9 1 (1.64%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Machine Learning
9 1 (1.64%) OOP
9 1 (1.64%) Open Source
9 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) C++
2 45 (73.77%) Python
3 34 (55.74%) C
4 15 (24.59%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) R
6 2 (3.28%) SQL
6 2 (3.28%) VBA
7 1 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) ION Trading
1 2 (3.28%) Solace
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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