The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 857 815 804
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 31 38 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.038% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.041% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 83
Average salary £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £67,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £118,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £51,250
Quantitative Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend 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 across the England region.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Trend in England

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Quantitative Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 31 £95,000 +18.75% 10
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Quantitative Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 47 (79.66%) Finance
2 35 (59.32%) Mathematics
3 31 (52.54%) C++
4 28 (47.46%) PhD
5 24 (40.68%) Degree
5 24 (40.68%) Fixed Income
6 23 (38.98%) Analytics
7 19 (32.20%) SQL
8 18 (30.51%) Physics
9 17 (28.81%) Derivative
9 17 (28.81%) Statistics
9 17 (28.81%) MATLAB
10 16 (27.12%) C#
11 14 (23.73%) Python
11 14 (23.73%) Equities
11 14 (23.73%) Stochastic Calculus
12 13 (22.03%) Fund Management
12 13 (22.03%) .NET
13 12 (20.34%) Java
13 12 (20.34%) Credit Risk
14 11 (18.64%) Financial Institution
14 11 (18.64%) Banking
15 9 (15.25%) Front Office
15 9 (15.25%) OO
15 9 (15.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (15.25%) S-PLUS
16 8 (13.56%) Oracle
16 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
16 8 (13.56%) Sybase
16 8 (13.56%) Asset Management

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Quantitative Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (15.25%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
General
1 47 (79.66%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Financial Institution
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 9 (15.25%) Front Office
4 6 (10.17%) Legal
5 3 (5.08%) French Language
6 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Mathematics
2 24 (40.68%) Fixed Income
3 18 (30.51%) Physics
4 17 (28.81%) Derivative
4 17 (28.81%) Statistics
5 14 (23.73%) Equities
6 12 (20.34%) Credit Risk
7 9 (15.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (13.56%) Economics
9 6 (10.17%) Market Risk
10 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
11 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
11 4 (6.78%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (6.78%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
12 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Analytics
2 14 (23.73%) Stochastic Calculus
3 13 (22.03%) Fund Management
4 9 (15.25%) OO
5 8 (13.56%) Stress Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.86%) Monte Carlo Method
7 6 (10.17%) Quantitative Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Validation
8 5 (8.47%) Regression Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (6.78%) Probability Theory
9 4 (6.78%) OOP
9 4 (6.78%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Cluster Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Econometrics
10 3 (5.08%) Greeks
10 3 (5.08%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) C++
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) MATLAB
4 16 (27.12%) C#
5 14 (23.73%) Python
6 12 (20.34%) Java
7 7 (11.86%) VBA
8 5 (8.47%) R
9 2 (3.39%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) PhD
2 24 (40.68%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Basel III
1 3 (5.08%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.69%) MiFID
2 1 (1.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.69%) EMIR
2 1 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.69%) UCITS
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
1 8 (13.56%) Sybase
2 5 (8.47%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.39%) SunGard
4 1 (1.69%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Facebook
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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