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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 254 323 311
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 48 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 16
Average salary £72,500 £83,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.43% +34.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - £82,500
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 59 (57.84%) C++
2 49 (48.04%) Finance
3 45 (44.12%) Derivative
4 41 (40.20%) Analytics
5 37 (36.27%) Front Office
6 35 (34.31%) C#
7 32 (31.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (24.51%) Java
9 22 (21.57%) OO
9 22 (21.57%) Credit Risk
9 22 (21.57%) Monte Carlo Method
10 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
11 16 (15.69%) Asset Management
11 16 (15.69%) Python
12 15 (14.71%) VBA
12 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (14.71%) Degree
13 14 (13.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 14 (13.73%) TDD
14 12 (11.76%) Banking
15 10 (9.80%) PhD
15 10 (9.80%) Low Latency
16 9 (8.82%) OOP
16 9 (8.82%) Equities
17 8 (7.84%) Subversion
17 8 (7.84%) Refactoring
17 8 (7.84%) Statistics
17 8 (7.84%) UNIX
17 8 (7.84%) Algorithms
17 8 (7.84%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (1.96%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.98%) Ant
2 1 (0.98%) Maven
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Ivy
General
1 49 (48.04%) Finance
2 37 (36.27%) Front Office
3 12 (11.76%) Banking
4 7 (6.86%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
1 1 (0.98%) XML
1 1 (0.98%) XSLT
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) JNI
1 1 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (0.98%) Qt
1 1 (0.98%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 45 (44.12%) Derivative
2 32 (31.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (21.57%) Credit Risk
4 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 14 (13.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (8.82%) Equities
7 8 (7.84%) Statistics
7 8 (7.84%) Algorithms
8 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
8 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.92%) Hedge funds
9 4 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (2.94%) Physics
11 2 (1.96%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) UNIX
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Analytics
2 22 (21.57%) OO
2 22 (21.57%) Monte Carlo Method
3 16 (15.69%) Asset Management
4 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.73%) TDD
6 10 (9.80%) Low Latency
7 9 (8.82%) OOP
8 8 (7.84%) Refactoring
8 8 (7.84%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (7.84%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.86%) RAD
10 6 (5.88%) Memory Management
10 6 (5.88%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (4.90%) Signal Processing
12 4 (3.92%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 4 (3.92%) Validation
13 3 (2.94%) Migration
13 3 (2.94%) Risk Management
13 3 (2.94%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) C++
2 35 (34.31%) C#
3 25 (24.51%) Java
4 16 (15.69%) Python
5 15 (14.71%) VBA
6 5 (4.90%) R
7 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.94%) Scala
9 2 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Basel II
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (1.96%) Sybase
2 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
2 1 (0.98%) DataSynapse
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