The first table below looks at the demand for Quantitative Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 890 813 866
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +53
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 45 75 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.066% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.084% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 37
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £65,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £40,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +32.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98637 89146 96305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.84% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79209 73162 81821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%

Quantitative Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quantitative Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Quantitative Analysis Salary Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -67 44 £50,000 +25.00% 10
London -85 25 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Barnstaple - 9 £21,500 -
Devon - 9 £21,500 -
South West - 9 £21,500 -
City of London -11 6 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Berkshire +6 4 £50,000 +36.98%
South East -15 4 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £50,000 -
Solihull - 4 - -
West Yorkshire -29 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire -47 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Scotland - 1 £31,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £27,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £31,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £37,500 - 1

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Quantitative Analysis also 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 that cited Quantitative Analysis.

1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 32 (38.55%) SQL
3 26 (31.33%) Marketing
4 22 (26.51%) Statistics
5 21 (25.30%) Front Office
5 21 (25.30%) Data Analysis
5 21 (25.30%) Economics
6 20 (24.10%) SAS
7 18 (21.69%) Advertising
7 18 (21.69%) Degree
7 18 (21.69%) Mathematics
8 17 (20.48%) Analytics
9 15 (18.07%) Algorithmic Trading
10 14 (16.87%) Java
11 13 (15.66%) Data Mining
11 13 (15.66%) Validation
12 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
12 12 (14.46%) Fixed Income
12 12 (14.46%) Low Latency
13 11 (13.25%) Market Risk
13 11 (13.25%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (13.25%) KDB
13 11 (13.25%) ION Trading
13 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
13 11 (13.25%) C++
13 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
14 10 (12.05%) Market Research
15 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
15 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
15 9 (10.84%) VBA

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Quantitative Analysis also 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 that cited Quantitative Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (24.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.61%) SPSS
3 3 (3.61%) CPLEX
4 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.20%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) LTE
1 3 (3.61%) Broadband
1 3 (3.61%) WiMAX
2 2 (2.41%) CDMA
2 2 (2.41%) VoIP
2 2 (2.41%) IPv6
2 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) HSPA
3 1 (1.20%) xDSL
3 1 (1.20%) 4G
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Data Mining
2 11 (13.25%) KDB
3 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.02%) Big Data
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.02%) Text Mining
4 3 (3.61%) MS Access
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Marketing
3 21 (25.30%) Front Office
4 18 (21.69%) Advertising
5 6 (7.23%) Games
5 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.02%) Retail
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
8 1 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (51.81%) Analyst
2 16 (19.28%) Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Business Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Consultant
4 12 (14.46%) Data Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Marketing Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Data Scientist
7 7 (8.43%) Quantitative Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Market Risk Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) SAS Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Senior SAS Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Marketing Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Business Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Data Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
1 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.41%) WCF
1 2 (2.41%) WPF
2 1 (1.20%) MapReduce
2 1 (1.20%) Swing
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.20%) WinForms
2 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Statistics
2 21 (25.30%) Economics
3 18 (21.69%) Mathematics
4 12 (14.46%) Fixed Income
5 11 (13.25%) Market Risk
6 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (8.43%) Credit Risk
8 4 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (4.82%) Blog
9 3 (3.61%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.61%) Informatics
9 3 (3.61%) NHS
9 3 (3.61%) Neural Network
10 2 (2.41%) Equities
10 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
11 1 (1.20%) Open Source
11 1 (1.20%) Physics
11 1 (1.20%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) UNIX
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Data Analysis
2 17 (20.48%) Analytics
3 15 (18.07%) Algorithmic Trading
4 13 (15.66%) Validation
5 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
5 12 (14.46%) Low Latency
6 11 (13.25%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
7 10 (12.05%) Market Research
8 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.23%) UML
10 6 (7.23%) Use Case
10 6 (7.23%) Time Management
11 5 (6.02%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (6.02%) Project Management
11 5 (6.02%) Econometrics
12 4 (4.82%) Data Management
12 4 (4.82%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (4.82%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) SQL
2 14 (16.87%) Java
3 11 (13.25%) C++
4 9 (10.84%) VBA
4 9 (10.84%) MATLAB
5 8 (9.64%) Python
6 5 (6.02%) R
6 5 (6.02%) C#
7 4 (4.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.41%) C
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) Fortran
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) PhD
3 6 (7.23%) IIBA
4 3 (3.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Basel III
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.20%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) ION Trading
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) Huawei
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.41%) Tableau
5 2 (2.41%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.20%) FactSet
6 1 (1.20%) Facebook
6 1 (1.20%) Vertica
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Reuters
6 1 (1.20%) Teradata
6 1 (1.20%) Omniture
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