The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 312 311 295
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 21 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 34
Average salary £87,500 £75,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £55,500 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £200,000 £107,500 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11351 11187 12238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.16% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9510 9796 11163
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Quantitative Developer
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 25 (53.19%) C++
3 23 (48.94%) C#
4 20 (42.55%) Front Office
5 17 (36.17%) Mathematics
6 15 (31.91%) Java
7 14 (29.79%) Derivative
8 13 (27.66%) Fixed Income
9 11 (23.40%) Analytics
10 10 (21.28%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) Python
10 10 (21.28%) PhD
11 9 (19.15%) VBA
11 9 (19.15%) Banking
11 9 (19.15%) Physics
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
12 8 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (17.02%) Hedge funds
12 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
13 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
14 5 (10.64%) SQL
14 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
14 5 (10.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (8.51%) Statistics
15 4 (8.51%) WPF
15 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
15 4 (8.51%) Equities
15 4 (8.51%) OO
15 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Front Office
3 9 (19.15%) Banking
4 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) WPF
3 2 (4.26%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) LINQ
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Mathematics
2 14 (29.79%) Derivative
3 13 (27.66%) Fixed Income
4 9 (19.15%) Physics
5 8 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (17.02%) Hedge funds
6 5 (10.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (8.51%) Statistics
7 4 (8.51%) Equities
7 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
10 1 (2.13%) CUDA
10 1 (2.13%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Analytics
2 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
3 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (8.51%) Stochastic Calculus
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) RAD
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.26%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (2.13%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C++
2 23 (48.94%) C#
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) VBA
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) VB
7 3 (6.38%) VB6
8 2 (4.26%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) VC++
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) PhD
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.13%) Reuters
1 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg