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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Quant Developer
Rank 881 891 896
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 54 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.043% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.045% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 32
Average salary £91,250 £95,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,250 £113,250 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

C++ Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 4 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 12 February 2016. 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 +28 54 £91,250 -3.94% 4
London +16 54 £91,250 -3.94% 3
City of London +32 7 £95,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (63.41%) Python
3 67 (54.47%) Finance
4 60 (48.78%) Front Office
4 60 (48.78%) Mathematics
5 46 (37.40%) Degree
5 46 (37.40%) OO
6 42 (34.15%) Java
7 41 (33.33%) C#
8 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
9 33 (26.83%) Algorithmic Trading
10 32 (26.02%) Analytics
10 32 (26.02%) Unix
11 31 (25.20%) Windows
11 31 (25.20%) Hedge funds
12 24 (19.51%) Functional Programming
13 23 (18.70%) VBA
13 23 (18.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (18.70%) Derivative
14 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
15 19 (15.45%) Multithreading
16 18 (14.63%) Physics
17 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (13.01%) Banking
19 15 (12.20%) OOD
19 15 (12.20%) Linux
19 15 (12.20%) Low Latency
20 13 (10.57%) Algorithms
20 13 (10.57%) Proprietary Trading
21 12 (9.76%) C

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MetaTrader
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.63%) Tick Data
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
General
1 67 (54.47%) Finance
2 60 (48.78%) Front Office
3 16 (13.01%) Banking
4 12 (9.76%) Investment Banking
5 10 (8.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) .NET
1 6 (4.88%) NumPy
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
3 3 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (2.44%) STL
4 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) D3.js
4 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (48.78%) Mathematics
2 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
3 31 (25.20%) Hedge funds
4 23 (18.70%) Derivative
4 23 (18.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (14.63%) Physics
6 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (10.57%) Algorithms
8 11 (8.94%) Fixed Income
9 6 (4.88%) Data Structures
9 6 (4.88%) Statistics
10 5 (4.07%) Credit Risk
10 5 (4.07%) Equities
10 5 (4.07%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.63%) CUDA
11 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.81%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Unix
2 31 (25.20%) Windows
3 15 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) OO
2 33 (26.83%) Algorithmic Trading
3 32 (26.02%) Analytics
4 24 (19.51%) Functional Programming
5 22 (17.89%) Software Engineering
6 19 (15.45%) Multithreading
7 15 (12.20%) Low Latency
7 15 (12.20%) OOD
8 13 (10.57%) Proprietary Trading
9 10 (8.13%) SOA
10 9 (7.32%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.50%) Performance Optimisation
11 8 (6.50%) Stochastic Calculus
11 8 (6.50%) Time Series Analysis
12 7 (5.69%) Market Making
13 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.88%) Code Optimisation
13 6 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (4.07%) Electronic Trading
15 4 (3.25%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (63.41%) Python
3 42 (34.15%) Java
4 41 (33.33%) C#
5 23 (18.70%) VBA
6 12 (9.76%) C
7 8 (6.50%) R
8 6 (4.88%) F#
8 6 (4.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (37.40%) Degree
2 11 (8.94%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (4.07%) Sybase
2 1 (0.81%) DataSynapse
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