The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Quantitative Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quant Analyst
UK / England
Rank 785 879 910
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 33 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.048% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 7
Median salary £77,500 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £118,000 £107,500 £117,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £51,250 -
% change year-on-year
-31.70% -

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
75309 92135 95896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62944 78123 79993
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 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 +47 30 £78,750 +3.27% 8
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 40 (66.67%) Finance
2 38 (63.33%) Mathematics
3 30 (50.00%) C++
4 28 (46.67%) Degree
5 25 (41.67%) PhD
6 23 (38.33%) Risk Management
7 22 (36.67%) R
8 21 (35.00%) Banking
9 19 (31.67%) Front Office
9 19 (31.67%) Validation
9 19 (31.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (30.00%) MATLAB
11 15 (25.00%) Physics
12 14 (23.33%) Python
13 12 (20.00%) Market Risk
13 12 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
13 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (18.33%) SQL
15 10 (16.67%) C#
15 10 (16.67%) Economics
15 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk
15 10 (16.67%) MiFID
15 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
16 9 (15.00%) Statistics
16 9 (15.00%) EMIR
16 9 (15.00%) Derivative
16 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
17 8 (13.33%) Advertising
17 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
17 8 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Stata
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Banking
3 19 (31.67%) Front Office
4 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (13.33%) Advertising
6 5 (8.33%) Games
7 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (63.33%) Mathematics
2 19 (31.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (25.00%) Physics
4 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (20.00%) Market Risk
5 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 10 (16.67%) Economics
6 9 (15.00%) Derivative
6 9 (15.00%) Statistics
7 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
7 8 (13.33%) Hedge funds
8 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.67%) Equities
9 6 (10.00%) Fixed Income
10 5 (8.33%) Fintech
11 4 (6.67%) Swaptions
12 2 (3.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
13 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Risk Management
2 19 (31.67%) Validation
3 12 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
4 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
5 8 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (11.67%) Analytics
6 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Quantitative Finance
7 6 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.00%) Presales
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (5.00%) Stress Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (3.33%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C++
2 22 (36.67%) R
3 18 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 14 (23.33%) Python
5 11 (18.33%) SQL
6 10 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) Java
8 4 (6.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) Julia
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Degree
2 25 (41.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) MiFID
2 9 (15.00%) EMIR
3 8 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (3.33%) Basel III
6 1 (1.67%) IFRS
6 1 (1.67%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle
1 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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