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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 270 289 321
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 36 47 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 14
Average salary £67,500 £63,750 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £57,500 £61,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £82,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
10344 11272 11248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.64% 92.98% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8917 9756 10309
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, 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 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 26 (45.61%) C#
3 24 (42.11%) C++
4 21 (36.84%) Front Office
4 21 (36.84%) Derivative
5 19 (33.33%) Analytics
6 18 (31.58%) VBA
6 18 (31.58%) .NET
7 17 (29.82%) SQL
7 17 (29.82%) Degree
8 16 (28.07%) Python
9 15 (26.32%) Fixed Income
9 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (24.56%) Java
10 14 (24.56%) Mathematics
11 12 (21.05%) Hedge funds
12 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (17.54%) Banking
13 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.79%) Physics
14 9 (15.79%) Statistics
14 9 (15.79%) OO
15 8 (14.04%) Multithreading
16 7 (12.28%) Monte Carlo Method
16 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
16 7 (12.28%) PhD
17 6 (10.53%) UNIX
17 6 (10.53%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) LaTeX
3 1 (1.75%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) KDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Moq
General
1 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Front Office
3 10 (17.54%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Pandas
2 4 (7.02%) WPF
3 3 (5.26%) WinForms
4 2 (3.51%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.75%) STL
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.75%) SciPy
5 1 (1.75%) NumPy
5 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.75%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Derivative
2 15 (26.32%) Fixed Income
2 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (24.56%) Mathematics
4 12 (21.05%) Hedge funds
5 11 (19.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
7 9 (15.79%) Physics
7 9 (15.79%) Statistics
8 6 (10.53%) Equities
8 6 (10.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
10 3 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
10 3 (5.26%) Swaptions
11 2 (3.51%) GIS
12 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
12 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
12 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Analytics
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.79%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) Multithreading
6 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Monte Carlo Method
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
7 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.77%) TDD
8 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
8 5 (8.77%) RAD
8 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
8 5 (8.77%) Market Making
9 4 (7.02%) Linear Algebra
9 4 (7.02%) Time Series Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Stochastic Calculus
9 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) C#
2 24 (42.11%) C++
3 18 (31.58%) VBA
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
5 16 (28.07%) Python
6 14 (24.56%) Java
7 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
8 4 (7.02%) R
9 3 (5.26%) VB6
9 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.26%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) VC++
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) Delphi
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Reuters
1 4 (7.02%) Bloomberg
2 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.75%) Perforce
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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