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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 222 269 266
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 34 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 40
Average salary £75,000 £92,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £20,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
+193.75% -68.75%
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
6294 9752 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 8452 8446
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 69 (90.79%) C++
2 52 (68.42%) Python
3 34 (44.74%) Hedge funds
4 31 (40.79%) Equities
5 28 (36.84%) Finance
5 28 (36.84%) Java
5 28 (36.84%) Market Making
6 24 (31.58%) C
6 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
6 24 (31.58%) Analytics
7 23 (30.26%) Front Office
8 20 (26.32%) Unix
9 18 (23.68%) Windows
10 15 (19.74%) Fixed Income
10 15 (19.74%) VBA
11 14 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (18.42%) Degree
12 12 (15.79%) Derivative
12 12 (15.79%) Algorithmic Trading
13 11 (14.47%) Multithreading
13 11 (14.47%) Low Latency
14 10 (13.16%) Linux
15 9 (11.84%) PhD
15 9 (11.84%) OO
16 8 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
16 8 (10.53%) Banking
16 8 (10.53%) Algorithms
17 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (7.89%) Statistics
18 5 (6.58%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) KDB
2 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) Front Office
3 8 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (3.95%) STL
2 2 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.63%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.32%) Esper
3 1 (1.32%) NumPy
3 1 (1.32%) Pandas
3 1 (1.32%) Pyramid
3 1 (1.32%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.74%) Hedge funds
2 31 (40.79%) Equities
3 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
4 15 (19.74%) Fixed Income
5 14 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (15.79%) Derivative
7 8 (10.53%) Algorithms
8 6 (7.89%) Statistics
9 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (6.58%) Data Structures
10 4 (5.26%) Fintech
11 3 (3.95%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
12 2 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (2.63%) Physics
13 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
13 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Unix
2 18 (23.68%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Market Making
2 24 (31.58%) Analytics
3 12 (15.79%) Algorithmic Trading
4 11 (14.47%) Low Latency
4 11 (14.47%) Multithreading
5 9 (11.84%) OO
6 8 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.26%) Econometrics
8 4 (5.26%) Machine Learning
9 3 (3.95%) OOP
9 3 (3.95%) Systematic Trading
10 2 (2.63%) Complex Event Processing
10 2 (2.63%) Financial Modelling
10 2 (2.63%) High Availability
10 2 (2.63%) Quantitative Trading
11 1 (1.32%) Monte Carlo Method
11 1 (1.32%) Open Source
11 1 (1.32%) Proprietary Trading
11 1 (1.32%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 69 (90.79%) C++
2 52 (68.42%) Python
3 28 (36.84%) Java
4 24 (31.58%) C
5 15 (19.74%) VBA
6 5 (6.58%) C#
6 5 (6.58%) R
7 2 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (2.63%) ION Trading
1 2 (2.63%) Solace
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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