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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 851 821 868
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +47
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 54 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.053% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.068% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 21
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £109,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-37.00% +42.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 5 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 25 July 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 -36 51 £45,000 -10.00% 9
London -39 51 £45,000 -10.00% 9
City of London -12 13 - - 5
Scotland - 3 £31,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £31,500 -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 54 (56.25%) SQL
2 53 (55.21%) Marketing
3 46 (47.92%) Finance
4 43 (44.79%) Analytics
5 36 (37.50%) Statistics
6 29 (30.21%) Degree
7 28 (29.17%) Data Analysis
8 26 (27.08%) Economics
9 25 (26.04%) SPSS
10 22 (22.92%) SAS
11 21 (21.88%) Project Management
11 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
12 20 (20.83%) Validation
13 18 (18.75%) Python
13 18 (18.75%) Credit Risk
14 17 (17.71%) E-Commerce
15 16 (16.67%) Econometrics
15 16 (16.67%) Retail
15 16 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
16 15 (15.63%) Statistical Modelling
16 15 (15.63%) Advertising
17 14 (14.58%) Data Management
17 14 (14.58%) Statistical Analysis
17 14 (14.58%) Marketing Strategy
17 14 (14.58%) Hedge funds
17 14 (14.58%) Portfolio Management
18 13 (13.54%) Business Analysis
19 12 (12.50%) Marketing Intelligence
19 12 (12.50%) MATLAB
19 12 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (22.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 25 (26.04%) SPSS
2 11 (11.46%) S-PLUS
2 11 (11.46%) Stata
3 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.04%) Magento
3 1 (1.04%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) IPv6
1 2 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) HSPA
2 1 (1.04%) LTE
2 1 (1.04%) xDSL
2 1 (1.04%) WiMAX
2 1 (1.04%) Broadband
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.13%) Essbase
3 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.13%) QlikView
4 2 (2.08%) Text Mining
4 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) KDB
5 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 53 (55.21%) Marketing
2 46 (47.92%) Finance
3 16 (16.67%) Retail
4 15 (15.63%) Advertising
5 11 (11.46%) Front Office
6 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.21%) Games
7 4 (4.17%) Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Consultant
3 15 (15.63%) Marketing Consultant
4 11 (11.46%) Data Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Marketing Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Product Specialist
7 7 (7.29%) Search Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) MI Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Product Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Product Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Business Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.04%) Swing
2 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.04%) Spring
2 1 (1.04%) WCF
2 1 (1.04%) WPF
2 1 (1.04%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Statistics
2 26 (27.08%) Economics
3 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
4 18 (18.75%) Credit Risk
5 14 (14.58%) Hedge funds
6 8 (8.33%) Market Risk
6 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.17%) Blog
7 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.13%) Derivative
9 2 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (2.08%) Equities
9 2 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.08%) Mobile Games
9 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.04%) Open Source
10 1 (1.04%) Social Media
10 1 (1.04%) Social Gaming
10 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) UNIX
1 2 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.79%) Analytics
2 28 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 21 (21.88%) Project Management
4 20 (20.83%) Validation
5 17 (17.71%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.67%) Econometrics
6 16 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
7 15 (15.63%) Statistical Modelling
8 14 (14.58%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (14.58%) Marketing Strategy
8 14 (14.58%) Data Management
8 14 (14.58%) Statistical Analysis
9 13 (13.54%) Business Analysis
10 12 (12.50%) Database Marketing
10 12 (12.50%) Marketing Intelligence
10 12 (12.50%) Marketing Analytics
10 12 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
10 12 (12.50%) Marketing Management
10 12 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
10 12 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.25%) SQL
2 18 (18.75%) Python
3 12 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 9 (9.38%) VBA
5 7 (7.29%) C++
6 5 (5.21%) C#
6 5 (5.21%) R
7 3 (3.13%) Java
8 2 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) CFA
3 4 (4.17%) IIBA
3 4 (4.17%) MBA
4 2 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
1 11 (11.46%) Google
2 8 (8.33%) Adobe
3 7 (7.29%) Coremetrics
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 5 (5.21%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.21%) SAP
5 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.17%) LexisNexis
6 3 (3.13%) Huawei
7 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.08%) Tableau
8 1 (1.04%) Facebook
8 1 (1.04%) Vertica
8 1 (1.04%) FactSet
8 1 (1.04%) Teradata
8 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.04%) Omniture
8 1 (1.04%) Netezza
8 1 (1.04%) Reuters
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago