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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 536 524 496
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 80 87 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 71 115
Average salary £86,250 £70,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.21% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
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
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 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
City of London -1 28 £71,250 +9.61% 3
Quantitative Developer
England

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 95 (68.84%) C++
2 78 (56.52%) Finance
3 68 (49.28%) C#
4 65 (47.10%) Front Office
5 56 (40.58%) Java
5 56 (40.58%) Python
6 54 (39.13%) Mathematics
7 46 (33.33%) Derivative
8 45 (32.61%) Analytics
9 43 (31.16%) Degree
10 42 (30.43%) OO
11 41 (29.71%) Hedge funds
12 40 (28.99%) Linux
12 40 (28.99%) .NET
12 40 (28.99%) Fixed Income
13 36 (26.09%) Physics
14 35 (25.36%) Banking
15 32 (23.19%) Windows
16 30 (21.74%) Computer Science
17 28 (20.29%) Investment Banking
18 26 (18.84%) Statistics
19 22 (15.94%) PhD
20 21 (15.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 20 (14.49%) Multithreading
22 19 (13.77%) SQL
22 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
23 18 (13.04%) SciPy
23 18 (13.04%) NumPy
23 18 (13.04%) Pandas
24 17 (12.32%) VBA

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) HTTP
1 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.35%) KDB
2 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.90%) Big Data
2 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.45%) QlikView
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Maven
2 8 (5.80%) Subversion
2 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.35%) JIRA
3 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.17%) JUnit
5 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (56.52%) Finance
2 65 (47.10%) Front Office
3 35 (25.36%) Banking
4 28 (20.29%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.07%) Legal
6 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.99%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) SciPy
2 18 (13.04%) NumPy
2 18 (13.04%) Pandas
3 16 (11.59%) Pyramid
4 7 (5.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (3.62%) Murex Flex
5 5 (3.62%) WPF
6 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.17%) Esper
7 3 (2.17%) Django
7 3 (2.17%) STL
8 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.72%) Qt
9 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.72%) LINQ
9 1 (0.72%) WCF
9 1 (0.72%) Spring
9 1 (0.72%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 54 (39.13%) Mathematics
2 46 (33.33%) Derivative
3 41 (29.71%) Hedge funds
4 40 (28.99%) Fixed Income
5 36 (26.09%) Physics
6 30 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 26 (18.84%) Statistics
8 21 (15.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (11.59%) Open Source
10 14 (10.14%) Visualisation
11 12 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (7.25%) Equities
13 8 (5.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (5.07%) Market Risk
14 7 (5.07%) Credit Risk
15 6 (4.35%) Grid Computing
16 3 (2.17%) GIS
17 2 (1.45%) Economics
18 1 (0.72%) CUDA
18 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.99%) Linux
2 32 (23.19%) Windows
3 14 (10.14%) UNIX
4 8 (5.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Analytics
2 42 (30.43%) OO
3 20 (14.49%) Multithreading
4 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.32%) Risk Management
6 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.97%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.97%) Stochastic Calculus
8 10 (7.25%) Low Latency
9 8 (5.80%) Investment Management
10 7 (5.07%) Monte Carlo Method
10 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.07%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.35%) Validation
11 6 (4.35%) OOP
11 6 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (3.62%) Time Series Analysis
12 5 (3.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (68.84%) C++
2 68 (49.28%) C#
3 56 (40.58%) Java
3 56 (40.58%) Python
4 19 (13.77%) SQL
5 17 (12.32%) VBA
6 13 (9.42%) C
7 8 (5.80%) R
8 7 (5.07%) F#
8 7 (5.07%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.17%) Haskell
11 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.17%) VB6
11 3 (2.17%) Perl
11 3 (2.17%) VB
12 2 (1.45%) Delphi
12 2 (1.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (31.16%) Degree
2 22 (15.94%) PhD
3 2 (1.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) EMIR
2 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.72%) UCITS
2 1 (0.72%) MiFID
Vendors
1 15 (10.87%) DataSynapse
2 12 (8.70%) Murex
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.72%) Reuters
5 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
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