The median annual salary for a Quantitative Analyst was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quant Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 875 933
Rank change year-on-year +74 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 43 43 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.044% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.046% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 11
Median salary £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £102,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Quantitative Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analyst in England

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Quantitative Analyst in England

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analyst in England

Quantitative Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 42 £82,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Quantitative Analyst 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 England region featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (66.67%) Finance
2 45 (65.22%) Mathematics
3 37 (53.62%) C++
4 36 (52.17%) PhD
4 36 (52.17%) Front Office
5 34 (49.28%) Risk Management
6 31 (44.93%) Degree
7 29 (42.03%) Banking
8 28 (40.58%) R
9 26 (37.68%) MATLAB
10 25 (36.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (27.54%) Validation
12 18 (26.09%) Investment Banking
13 16 (23.19%) Python
14 15 (21.74%) C#
15 14 (20.29%) Physics
15 14 (20.29%) Market Risk
15 14 (20.29%) Stochastic Calculus
16 13 (18.84%) Quantitative Analysis
17 12 (17.39%) MiFID
17 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk
17 12 (17.39%) Financial Modelling
17 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk Management
17 12 (17.39%) Derivative
17 12 (17.39%) Advertising
18 11 (15.94%) Fixed Income
18 11 (15.94%) Asset Management
18 11 (15.94%) SQL
18 11 (15.94%) Analytics
19 10 (14.49%) EMIR

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Stata
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
General
1 46 (66.67%) Finance
2 36 (52.17%) Front Office
3 29 (42.03%) Banking
4 18 (26.09%) Investment Banking
5 12 (17.39%) Advertising
6 5 (7.25%) Games
7 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (20.29%) Market Risk
3 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk
3 12 (17.39%) Derivative
4 11 (15.94%) Fixed Income
5 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (13.04%) Hedge funds
7 8 (11.59%) Swaptions
8 7 (10.14%) Equities
9 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
9 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
9 6 (8.70%) Fintech
10 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Mathematics
2 34 (49.28%) Risk Management
3 19 (27.54%) Validation
4 14 (20.29%) Physics
4 14 (20.29%) Stochastic Calculus
5 13 (18.84%) Quantitative Analysis
6 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk Management
6 12 (17.39%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (15.94%) Analytics
7 11 (15.94%) Asset Management
8 10 (14.49%) Economics
9 7 (10.14%) Stress Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Statistics
11 5 (7.25%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (7.25%) Quantitative Finance
11 5 (7.25%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (5.80%) Presales
12 4 (5.80%) Project Management
13 3 (4.35%) Benchmarking
13 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) C++
2 28 (40.58%) R
3 26 (37.68%) MATLAB
4 16 (23.19%) Python
5 15 (21.74%) C#
6 11 (15.94%) SQL
7 6 (8.70%) Java
8 3 (4.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) Julia
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) PhD
2 31 (44.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) MiFID
2 10 (14.49%) EMIR
3 9 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (4.35%) Basel II
4 3 (4.35%) Basel III
4 3 (4.35%) IFRS
4 3 (4.35%) IFRS 9
4 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.45%) Tableau
London
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Salary: £135000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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London
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Salary: £100000 - £135000.00 per annum + bonuses and benefits
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London
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