The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 183 216 296
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 47 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.65% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.68% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 33
Median salary £87,750 £100,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary - £72,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +262.50%
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
5149 6644 10654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.91% 96.15% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4677 5889 9246
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Quantitative Developer in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Quantitative Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 76 (85.39%) C++
2 62 (69.66%) Python
3 56 (62.92%) Mathematics
4 51 (57.30%) Finance
5 47 (52.81%) Degree
6 38 (42.70%) Hedge funds
7 36 (40.45%) Physics
8 32 (35.96%) Linux
9 30 (33.71%) Windows
9 30 (33.71%) Computer Science
10 29 (32.58%) Market Making
11 26 (29.21%) C#
11 26 (29.21%) Front Office
12 25 (28.09%) Equities
13 23 (25.84%) Multithreading
14 21 (23.60%) Banking
14 21 (23.60%) Unix
15 20 (22.47%) Java
15 20 (22.47%) Derivative
16 17 (19.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (19.10%) Functional Programming
17 16 (17.98%) SDLC
18 15 (16.85%) Low Latency
19 14 (15.73%) Fixed Income
20 12 (13.48%) High-Frequency Trading
21 11 (12.36%) Analytics
21 11 (12.36%) Market Risk
22 10 (11.24%) Statistical Analysis
22 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
22 10 (11.24%) C

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.37%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (57.30%) Finance
2 26 (29.21%) Front Office
3 21 (23.60%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) STL
2 9 (10.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (7.87%) .NET
4 5 (5.62%) NumPy
5 3 (3.37%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.37%) Pandas
5 3 (3.37%) scikit-cuda
6 2 (2.25%) SciPy
7 1 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (1.12%) HTML
7 1 (1.12%) HTML5
7 1 (1.12%) WCF
7 1 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (62.92%) Mathematics
2 38 (42.70%) Hedge funds
3 36 (40.45%) Physics
4 30 (33.71%) Computer Science
5 25 (28.09%) Equities
6 20 (22.47%) Derivative
7 17 (19.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (15.73%) Fixed Income
9 11 (12.36%) Market Risk
10 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
11 6 (6.74%) Statistics
12 4 (4.49%) Credit Risk
12 4 (4.49%) Fintech
13 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (3.37%) CUDA
13 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
14 2 (2.25%) Swaptions
15 1 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
15 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Linux
2 30 (33.71%) Windows
3 21 (23.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Market Making
2 23 (25.84%) Multithreading
3 17 (19.10%) Functional Programming
4 16 (17.98%) SDLC
5 15 (16.85%) Low Latency
6 12 (13.48%) High-Frequency Trading
7 11 (12.36%) Analytics
8 10 (11.24%) Quantitative Finance
8 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
8 10 (11.24%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (10.11%) OO
9 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.11%) Systematic Trading
10 7 (7.87%) OOP
11 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.74%) Stochastic Modelling
12 5 (5.62%) Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (4.49%) Machine Learning
13 4 (4.49%) Stochastic Calculus
14 3 (3.37%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) C++
2 62 (69.66%) Python
3 26 (29.21%) C#
4 20 (22.47%) Java
5 10 (11.24%) C
6 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) SQL
8 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (52.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.25%) EMIR
2 2 (2.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Sybase
2 1 (1.12%) Teradata