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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 562 589 491
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 68 74 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 119
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £140,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary - £48,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
- -41.81%
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
41729 46010 42261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.81% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 38108 35722
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 44 £85,000 -10.52% 6
Quantitative Developer
England

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 103 (58.19%) Finance
2 95 (53.67%) C++
3 77 (43.50%) C#
3 77 (43.50%) Front Office
4 72 (40.68%) Analytics
5 62 (35.03%) Derivative
6 43 (24.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (23.73%) Mathematics
8 40 (22.60%) Java
9 39 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (20.90%) Python
11 36 (20.34%) VBA
12 35 (19.77%) Banking
12 35 (19.77%) Monte Carlo Method
13 34 (19.21%) OO
14 33 (18.64%) SQL
15 31 (17.51%) Degree
16 26 (14.69%) TDD
16 26 (14.69%) Investment Banking
16 26 (14.69%) .NET
17 25 (14.12%) Computer Science
18 24 (13.56%) Credit Risk
19 22 (12.43%) PhD
20 21 (11.86%) Windows
20 21 (11.86%) Hedge funds
21 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (11.30%) Asset Management
22 19 (10.73%) Fixed Income
23 18 (10.17%) Algorithmic Trading
24 17 (9.60%) SQL Server

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (0.56%) SAS
1 1 (0.56%) Apache
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.13%) KDB
3 2 (1.13%) Big Data
3 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Subversion
2 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 103 (58.19%) Finance
2 77 (43.50%) Front Office
3 35 (19.77%) Banking
4 26 (14.69%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.52%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.39%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.69%) .NET
2 11 (6.21%) WPF
3 10 (5.65%) WCF
3 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (5.08%) SciPy
5 8 (4.52%) NumPy
5 8 (4.52%) Pandas
6 3 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.13%) HTML
7 2 (1.13%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.56%) Esper
8 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.56%) Pyramid
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Thrift
8 1 (0.56%) J2SE
8 1 (0.56%) STL
8 1 (0.56%) XML
8 1 (0.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (35.03%) Derivative
2 43 (24.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 42 (23.73%) Mathematics
4 25 (14.12%) Computer Science
5 24 (13.56%) Credit Risk
6 21 (11.86%) Hedge funds
7 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (10.73%) Fixed Income
9 16 (9.04%) Physics
9 16 (9.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 13 (7.34%) Algorithms
11 10 (5.65%) Statistics
12 9 (5.08%) Equities
13 5 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.13%) Swaptions
14 2 (1.13%) Economics
14 2 (1.13%) Open Source
14 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 2 (1.13%) CUDA
15 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.86%) Windows
2 16 (9.04%) Linux
3 12 (6.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.68%) Analytics
2 39 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (19.77%) Monte Carlo Method
4 34 (19.21%) OO
5 26 (14.69%) TDD
6 20 (11.30%) Asset Management
7 18 (10.17%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (9.60%) Low Latency
9 15 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.91%) Multithreading
11 13 (7.34%) OOP
12 11 (6.21%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.65%) Black-Scholes
13 10 (5.65%) MVC
13 10 (5.65%) Machine Learning
14 9 (5.08%) RAD
14 9 (5.08%) Software Engineering
15 7 (3.95%) Time Series Analysis
15 7 (3.95%) Memory Management
15 7 (3.95%) FX Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 95 (53.67%) C++
2 77 (43.50%) C#
3 40 (22.60%) Java
4 37 (20.90%) Python
5 36 (20.34%) VBA
6 33 (18.64%) SQL
7 10 (5.65%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.95%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.26%) Scala
9 4 (2.26%) R
10 2 (1.13%) VB
10 2 (1.13%) Perl
10 2 (1.13%) C
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Haskell
11 1 (0.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 22 (12.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) Basel III
1 5 (2.82%) Basel II
Vendors
1 4 (2.26%) Bloomberg
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle
2 3 (1.69%) Fidessa
3 1 (0.56%) Sybase
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.56%) DataSynapse
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