The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 818 878 805
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -73
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 55 41 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.035% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.042% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 58
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+41.26% -21.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 10 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 29 May 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
England +65 55 £57,500 +15.00% 8
London +67 41 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South East +22 12 £44,500 -11.00% 2
City of London +50 11 £57,500 - 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £44,500 - 1
Oxford - 7 £44,500 -
Berkshire +9 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -3 2 £62,500 -
Coventry - 2 £62,500 -
Reading -8 1 £55,000 +10.00%

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 62 (52.10%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (47.90%) SQL
3 51 (42.86%) Marketing
4 49 (41.18%) Finance
5 48 (40.34%) Degree
6 45 (37.82%) Analytics
7 41 (34.45%) Statistics
8 32 (26.89%) Mathematics
9 30 (25.21%) Data Mining
10 29 (24.37%) SPSS
11 28 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
12 22 (18.49%) R
13 21 (17.65%) Big Data
14 19 (15.97%) Statistical Modelling
14 19 (15.97%) E-Commerce
15 18 (15.13%) Java
15 18 (15.13%) Oracle
15 18 (15.13%) Tableau
15 18 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
16 17 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
16 17 (14.29%) Visualisation
16 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 16 (13.45%) Data Analysis
17 16 (13.45%) Economics
17 16 (13.45%) Data Modelling
17 16 (13.45%) PhD
17 16 (13.45%) SAS
17 16 (13.45%) User Stories
17 16 (13.45%) Physics

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (13.45%) SAS
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (24.37%) SPSS
2 18 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 9 (7.56%) Stata
5 4 (3.36%) MS Office
6 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Google Analytics
2 8 (6.72%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Broadband
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) Data Mining
2 21 (17.65%) Big Data
3 15 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (12.61%) Clementine
4 14 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.40%) Data Mart
6 9 (7.56%) OLAP
6 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.68%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.68%) MySQL
10 1 (0.84%) dBASE
10 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.84%) MS Access
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.84%) KDB
10 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 51 (42.86%) Marketing
2 49 (41.18%) Finance
3 15 (12.61%) Front Office
4 13 (10.92%) Games
5 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.20%) Retail
7 4 (3.36%) Banking
8 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.52%) iGaming
9 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.84%) Back Office
9 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.84%) German Language
9 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (57.98%) Analyst
2 30 (25.21%) Data Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.29%) Developer
5 15 (12.61%) SPSS Data Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) Data Modeller
6 13 (10.92%) Data Scientist
7 8 (6.72%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Product Manager
9 6 (5.04%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Consultant
11 4 (3.36%) Commercial Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Strategy Analyst
12 3 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.52%) Statistical Analyst
12 3 (2.52%) Data Consultant
12 3 (2.52%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) Swing
1 7 (5.88%) Middleware
2 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 3 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.68%) Spring
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) WPF
4 1 (0.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 62 (52.10%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (34.45%) Statistics
3 32 (26.89%) Mathematics
4 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
5 17 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 16 (13.45%) Economics
6 16 (13.45%) Physics
7 10 (8.40%) Data Integration
8 9 (7.56%) Algorithms
9 8 (6.72%) Derivative
9 8 (6.72%) User Experience
10 7 (5.88%) Mobile Games
10 7 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (5.04%) Data Extraction
12 5 (4.20%) Fixed Income
13 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
14 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
15 2 (1.68%) Reference Data
15 2 (1.68%) Neural Network
16 1 (0.84%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) UNIX
3 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.82%) Analytics
2 28 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (15.97%) Statistical Modelling
3 19 (15.97%) E-Commerce
4 17 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 16 (13.45%) Data Analysis
5 16 (13.45%) Data Modelling
5 16 (13.45%) User Stories
6 15 (12.61%) Campaign Analysis
7 14 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.92%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.24%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.40%) Web Analytics
10 10 (8.40%) Process Improvement
10 10 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (8.40%) Critical Success Factor
10 10 (8.40%) Scrum
11 9 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (7.56%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.90%) SQL
2 22 (18.49%) R
3 18 (15.13%) Java
4 14 (11.76%) C++
5 13 (10.92%) MATLAB
6 11 (9.24%) C#
7 9 (7.56%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.88%) Python
8 7 (5.88%) VBA
9 3 (2.52%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Scala
10 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (40.34%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle
1 18 (15.13%) Tableau
2 9 (7.56%) Google
3 8 (6.72%) Business Objects
4 7 (5.88%) Solace
5 6 (5.04%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.36%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.52%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.84%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.84%) HP
8 1 (0.84%) Omniture
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Care Quality Commission
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Boston Hale
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 25 days ago