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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 832 857 844
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 46 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.037% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 26
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 £85,000 £35,000 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £90,000

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 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
London +10 46 £95,000 +18.75% 8
England +6 46 £95,000 +18.75% 8
City of London +20 28 £95,000 +35.71% 5

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 84 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (44.05%) Finance
3 33 (39.29%) Front Office
4 31 (36.90%) Derivative
5 30 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (35.71%) Mathematics
5 30 (35.71%) Analytics
6 28 (33.33%) Banking
7 26 (30.95%) Investment Banking
7 26 (30.95%) Computer Science
8 25 (29.76%) Fixed Income
9 22 (26.19%) Windows
9 22 (26.19%) Credit Risk
9 22 (26.19%) Monte Carlo Method
10 19 (22.62%) Physics
10 19 (22.62%) Low Latency
10 19 (22.62%) Python
11 18 (21.43%) Java
12 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (19.05%) UNIX
13 16 (19.05%) Linux
14 15 (17.86%) DataSynapse
14 15 (17.86%) Degree
15 14 (16.67%) OO
16 11 (13.10%) C#
16 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
17 10 (11.90%) Equities
17 10 (11.90%) SQL
17 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
18 9 (10.71%) Hedge funds

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.38%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
1 1 (1.19%) GCC
General
1 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 33 (39.29%) Front Office
3 28 (33.33%) Banking
4 26 (30.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) STL
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Derivative
2 30 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 26 (30.95%) Computer Science
4 25 (29.76%) Fixed Income
5 22 (26.19%) Credit Risk
6 19 (22.62%) Physics
7 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (11.90%) Equities
9 9 (10.71%) Hedge funds
10 7 (8.33%) Algorithms
11 6 (7.14%) Statistics
12 4 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (3.57%) Grid Computing
14 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
14 1 (1.19%) CUDA
14 1 (1.19%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 16 (19.05%) UNIX
2 16 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Analytics
2 22 (26.19%) Monte Carlo Method
3 19 (22.62%) Low Latency
4 14 (16.67%) OO
5 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
6 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
7 8 (9.52%) Validation
8 6 (7.14%) Memory Management
8 6 (7.14%) Signal Processing
8 6 (7.14%) OOD
9 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.76%) Market Making
10 4 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 4 (4.76%) Migration
10 4 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.57%) TDD
11 3 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (2.38%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (22.62%) Python
3 18 (21.43%) Java
4 11 (13.10%) C#
5 10 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) VBA
7 3 (3.57%) VC++
8 2 (2.38%) R
8 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) Scala
9 1 (1.19%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Basel II
1 5 (5.95%) Basel III
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) DataSynapse
2 4 (4.76%) Murex
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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