The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Quantitative Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 593 627 636
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 25 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.076% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.080% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 20
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £100,000 £95,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 - -
Quantitative Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37500 41450 44407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.57% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32592 35224 37002
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Quantitative Analyst Salary Trend in London

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in London

Quantitative Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +66 9 £70,000 -
Quantitative Analyst
England

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 London region featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (69.35%) C++
2 40 (64.52%) Finance
3 38 (61.29%) PhD
4 29 (46.77%) Python
4 29 (46.77%) Mathematics
5 25 (40.32%) Hedge funds
6 21 (33.87%) Statistics
6 21 (33.87%) MATLAB
7 20 (32.26%) Risk Management
8 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (29.03%) VBA
10 17 (27.42%) Degree
10 17 (27.42%) Analytics
11 14 (22.58%) Front Office
12 13 (20.97%) Java
12 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
13 12 (19.35%) Derivative
13 12 (19.35%) SQL
14 11 (17.74%) Market Risk
15 10 (16.13%) Quantitative Finance
15 10 (16.13%) Algorithmic Trading
15 10 (16.13%) Financial Modelling
15 10 (16.13%) Banking
16 9 (14.52%) Econometrics
16 9 (14.52%) Machine Learning
16 9 (14.52%) Physics
16 9 (14.52%) Time Series Analysis
17 8 (12.90%) R
18 7 (11.29%) S-PLUS
18 7 (11.29%) VB

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) S-PLUS
2 2 (3.23%) Maple
2 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.61%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.84%) QlikView
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) KDB
3 1 (1.61%) Mixpanel
3 1 (1.61%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.61%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (1.61%) Tick Data
General
1 40 (64.52%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Front Office
3 10 (16.13%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Advertising
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) SOAP
1 3 (4.84%) Web Services
1 3 (4.84%) XML
1 3 (4.84%) XSLT
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Mathematics
2 25 (40.32%) Hedge funds
3 21 (33.87%) Statistics
4 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
6 12 (19.35%) Derivative
7 11 (17.74%) Market Risk
8 9 (14.52%) Physics
9 6 (9.68%) Algorithms
9 6 (9.68%) Credit Risk
9 6 (9.68%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (6.45%) Fixed Income
12 3 (4.84%) Equities
13 2 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
13 2 (3.23%) Economics
13 2 (3.23%) Fintech
14 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
14 1 (1.61%) Energy Derivatives
14 1 (1.61%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Risk Management
2 17 (27.42%) Analytics
3 10 (16.13%) Algorithmic Trading
3 10 (16.13%) Financial Modelling
3 10 (16.13%) Quantitative Finance
4 9 (14.52%) Econometrics
4 9 (14.52%) Machine Learning
4 9 (14.52%) Time Series Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Econometric Modelling
5 6 (9.68%) Validation
6 5 (8.06%) Monte Carlo Method
6 5 (8.06%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (6.45%) Probability Theory
7 4 (6.45%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (6.45%) Stochastic Calculus
8 3 (4.84%) Computational Finance
8 3 (4.84%) Credit Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) C++
2 29 (46.77%) Python
3 21 (33.87%) MATLAB
4 18 (29.03%) VBA
5 13 (20.97%) Java
6 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 8 (12.90%) R
8 7 (11.29%) VB
9 5 (8.06%) C#
10 2 (3.23%) Fortran
11 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (61.29%) PhD
2 17 (27.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) MiFID
2 3 (4.84%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (4.84%) EMIR
3 2 (3.23%) FATCA
4 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Sybase
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.61%) FactSet
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Reuters
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau