The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 494 549 507
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 111 79 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 95 63 94
Average salary £95,000 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Quantitative Developer
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
38723 40108 42896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.81% 93.87% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32936 32826 36922
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Quantitative Developer Salary Trend in London

Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in London

Quantitative Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
City of London +24 48 £90,000 +12.50% 7
Quantitative Developer
England

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 122 (55.96%) Finance
2 119 (54.59%) C++
3 93 (42.66%) C#
4 86 (39.45%) Front Office
5 68 (31.19%) Analytics
6 64 (29.36%) Java
7 59 (27.06%) Derivative
8 58 (26.61%) Python
9 54 (24.77%) SQL
9 54 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (24.77%) Banking
10 53 (24.31%) .NET
11 52 (23.85%) Mathematics
12 51 (23.39%) Fixed Income
13 49 (22.48%) Computer Science
14 48 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (21.56%) Degree
16 43 (19.72%) Investment Banking
17 40 (18.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 37 (16.97%) Windows
19 36 (16.51%) Hedge funds
20 34 (15.60%) OO
21 33 (15.14%) Physics
22 31 (14.22%) Monte Carlo Method
23 30 (13.76%) PhD
24 29 (13.30%) Linux
24 29 (13.30%) VBA
25 23 (10.55%) Low Latency
26 22 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
26 22 (10.09%) Credit Risk

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.46%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.75%) KDB
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.83%) Big Data
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Subversion
2 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.92%) JIRA
5 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.46%) Moq
6 1 (0.46%) GCC
6 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.46%) NUnit
6 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 122 (55.96%) Finance
2 86 (39.45%) Front Office
3 54 (24.77%) Banking
4 43 (19.72%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.31%) .NET
2 18 (8.26%) Pandas
3 14 (6.42%) SciPy
4 13 (5.96%) NumPy
5 11 (5.05%) WPF
6 6 (2.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.75%) WCF
7 5 (2.29%) HTML
7 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.83%) STL
9 3 (1.38%) WinForms
9 3 (1.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.92%) Pyramid
11 1 (0.46%) Spring
11 1 (0.46%) XML
11 1 (0.46%) XSD
11 1 (0.46%) XSLT
11 1 (0.46%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.06%) Derivative
2 52 (23.85%) Mathematics
3 51 (23.39%) Fixed Income
4 49 (22.48%) Computer Science
5 48 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (18.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (16.51%) Hedge funds
8 33 (15.14%) Physics
9 22 (10.09%) Credit Risk
10 20 (9.17%) Algorithms
11 17 (7.80%) Statistics
12 16 (7.34%) Equities
13 11 (5.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (2.75%) Visualisation
15 5 (2.29%) Swaptions
16 4 (1.83%) Open Source
16 4 (1.83%) Grid Computing
17 3 (1.38%) GIS
18 2 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
18 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.97%) Windows
2 29 (13.30%) Linux
3 18 (8.26%) UNIX
4 3 (1.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.19%) Analytics
2 54 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.60%) OO
4 31 (14.22%) Monte Carlo Method
5 23 (10.55%) Low Latency
6 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
6 22 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (9.63%) TDD
8 18 (8.26%) Multithreading
9 16 (7.34%) Asset Management
10 15 (6.88%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.96%) Algorithmic Trading
11 13 (5.96%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.96%) Fund Management
12 12 (5.50%) Validation
13 10 (4.59%) Logistics
13 10 (4.59%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.13%) Time Series Analysis
15 8 (3.67%) Market Making
15 8 (3.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (54.59%) C++
2 93 (42.66%) C#
3 64 (29.36%) Java
4 58 (26.61%) Python
5 54 (24.77%) SQL
6 29 (13.30%) VBA
7 13 (5.96%) MATLAB
8 10 (4.59%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.13%) R
10 8 (3.67%) VC++
11 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.29%) C
13 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.83%) Perl
14 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.92%) Scala
15 1 (0.46%) Haskell
15 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (21.56%) Degree
2 30 (13.76%) PhD
3 2 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) Basel II
1 5 (2.29%) Basel III
2 1 (0.46%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (6.88%) DataSynapse
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.75%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.29%) Oracle
4 5 (2.29%) Reuters
5 4 (1.83%) Murex
6 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.46%) Perforce
6 1 (0.46%) ION Trading
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