The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Quantitative Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 840 841 862
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 40 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.037% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 23
Average salary £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £92,000 £108,000
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++ Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK.

C++ Quantitative Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

C++ Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England 0 40 £92,500 +15.62% 2
London -6 40 £92,500 +15.62% 2
City of London +19 15 £95,000 +26.66% 1

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ 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 C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 30 (48.39%) Derivative
4 29 (46.77%) Finance
5 26 (41.94%) Fixed Income
5 26 (41.94%) Computer Science
6 23 (37.10%) Windows
6 23 (37.10%) Front Office
6 23 (37.10%) Banking
6 23 (37.10%) Investment Banking
7 22 (35.48%) Physics
8 18 (29.03%) UNIX
8 18 (29.03%) DataSynapse
8 18 (29.03%) Low Latency
9 17 (27.42%) Linux
9 17 (27.42%) Python
10 16 (25.81%) Java
11 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (20.97%) Equities
12 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
12 13 (20.97%) Analytics
13 12 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (17.74%) C#
14 11 (17.74%) Degree
15 10 (16.13%) SQL
15 10 (16.13%) OO
16 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
17 7 (11.29%) Murex
17 7 (11.29%) Hedge funds
17 7 (11.29%) Algorithms

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ 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 C++ Quantitative Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.23%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) GCC
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Front Office
2 23 (37.10%) Banking
2 23 (37.10%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) STL
2 3 (4.84%) Murex Flex
3 2 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 30 (48.39%) Derivative
3 26 (41.94%) Fixed Income
3 26 (41.94%) Computer Science
4 22 (35.48%) Physics
5 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (20.97%) Equities
7 12 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
8 7 (11.29%) Hedge funds
9 6 (9.68%) Statistics
10 5 (8.06%) Credit Risk
11 4 (6.45%) Grid Computing
12 3 (4.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (4.84%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) UNIX
3 17 (27.42%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Low Latency
2 13 (20.97%) Analytics
2 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.13%) OO
4 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
5 6 (9.68%) Signal Processing
6 5 (8.06%) OOD
7 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.45%) Validation
7 4 (6.45%) Monte Carlo Method
7 4 (6.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (4.84%) Market Making
8 3 (4.84%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.23%) TDD
9 2 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (3.23%) Stochastic Calculus
9 2 (3.23%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (27.42%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) C#
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (8.06%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) VC++
8 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.23%) R
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) PhD
3 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Basel II
1 2 (3.23%) Basel III
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) DataSynapse
2 7 (11.29%) Murex
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle