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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 255 304 302
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 46 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 20
Average salary £90,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 63 (67.74%) C++
2 56 (60.22%) Finance
3 47 (50.54%) C#
4 38 (40.86%) Front Office
5 37 (39.78%) Derivative
5 37 (39.78%) Analytics
6 36 (38.71%) VBA
7 32 (34.41%) Python
8 31 (33.33%) Java
9 28 (30.11%) OO
10 26 (27.96%) Degree
11 22 (23.66%) Windows
12 18 (19.35%) PhD
12 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
13 15 (16.13%) UNIX
14 14 (15.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 12 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
16 11 (11.83%) Banking
16 11 (11.83%) Subversion
17 10 (10.75%) OOP
17 10 (10.75%) Refactoring
18 9 (9.68%) R
18 9 (9.68%) Algorithms
19 8 (8.60%) Wholesale Banking
19 8 (8.60%) Fixed Income
19 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
20 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
20 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
20 6 (6.45%) RAD

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.15%) KDB
4 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (60.22%) Finance
2 38 (40.86%) Front Office
3 11 (11.83%) Banking
4 8 (8.60%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Qt
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) XSLT
3 1 (1.08%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.08%) JNI
3 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.08%) WPF
3 1 (1.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.08%) SciPy
3 1 (1.08%) NumPy
3 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.08%) Esper
3 1 (1.08%) Pandas
3 1 (1.08%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) Derivative
2 18 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 14 (15.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 12 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.68%) Algorithms
6 8 (8.60%) Fixed Income
7 5 (5.38%) Equities
7 5 (5.38%) Hedge funds
8 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.23%) Physics
9 3 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.15%) Statistics
11 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.08%) Swaptions
11 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) UNIX
3 5 (5.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Analytics
2 28 (30.11%) OO
3 10 (10.75%) OOP
3 10 (10.75%) Refactoring
4 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.45%) RAD
5 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 5 (5.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.38%) Regression Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Memory Management
7 4 (4.30%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.30%) Market Making
7 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.30%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (3.23%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) TDD
8 3 (3.23%) Systematic Trading
8 3 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (67.74%) C++
2 47 (50.54%) C#
3 36 (38.71%) VBA
4 32 (34.41%) Python
5 31 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (9.68%) R
7 5 (5.38%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.23%) Perl
9 2 (2.15%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) Degree
2 18 (19.35%) PhD
3 3 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.15%) Sybase
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.08%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.08%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle
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