The table below looks at the statistics for Quantitative Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quantitative Analysis
UK
Rank 807 849 887
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +38
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 55 103 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 46 80 56
Median salary £67,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.68% -5.00%

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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Quantitative Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Quantitative Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 55 £67,500 +25.58% 10
London +24 44 £70,000 +27.27% 10
City of London +28 9 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Birmingham +14 4 £31,250 -34.21%
West Midlands +14 4 £31,250 -37.50%
North West -23 3 £55,000 +13.40%
South East +75 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Manchester -18 2 £65,000 +195.45%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis.

1 56 (57.14%) Finance
2 52 (53.06%) Mathematics
3 49 (50.00%) SQL
4 46 (46.94%) Statistics
5 39 (39.80%) Analytics
6 36 (36.73%) Degree
7 34 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (30.61%) R
8 30 (30.61%) PhD
9 29 (29.59%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (28.57%) Marketing
11 27 (27.55%) Python
12 22 (22.45%) Computer Science
13 20 (20.41%) Data Modelling
14 19 (19.39%) Data Analysis
15 18 (18.37%) Java
16 17 (17.35%) SAS
16 17 (17.35%) Big Data
17 15 (15.31%) Fintech
17 15 (15.31%) Data Mining
17 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
18 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 13 (13.27%) Algorithms
19 13 (13.27%) Machine Learning
20 12 (12.24%) MATLAB
20 12 (12.24%) Project Management
20 12 (12.24%) Asset Management
20 12 (12.24%) Operations Research
21 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (11.22%) Statistical Modelling

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (17.35%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) SPSS
3 8 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.16%) Stata
4 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Advent Geneva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) Big Data
2 15 (15.31%) Data Mining
3 10 (10.20%) MySQL
4 7 (7.14%) Data Mart
4 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.14%) OLAP
5 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.08%) KDB
5 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.06%) Tick Data
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.06%) Maven
General
1 56 (57.14%) Finance
2 28 (28.57%) Marketing
3 8 (8.16%) Front Office
3 8 (8.16%) Games
4 5 (5.10%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.04%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Analyst
2 17 (17.35%) Data Scientist
3 14 (14.29%) Consultant
4 11 (11.22%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Data Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Analytics Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Data Business Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Java Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Training Consultant
7 8 (8.16%) Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Qualitative Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Quantitative Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Mathematician
9 6 (6.12%) Process Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Quantitative Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.02%) Keras
1 1 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (1.02%) Pandas
1 1 (1.02%) scikit-learn
1 1 (1.02%) Theano
1 1 (1.02%) Torch
1 1 (1.02%) Velocity
1 1 (1.02%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (22.45%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.31%) Fintech
4 13 (13.27%) Algorithms
5 10 (10.20%) Fixed Income
6 6 (6.12%) Hedge funds
6 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.06%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.04%) User Experience
9 1 (1.02%) Derivative
9 1 (1.02%) Equities
9 1 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Unix
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) Mathematics
2 46 (46.94%) Statistics
3 39 (39.80%) Analytics
4 29 (29.59%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (20.41%) Data Modelling
6 19 (19.39%) Data Analysis
7 13 (13.27%) Machine Learning
8 12 (12.24%) Asset Management
8 12 (12.24%) Operations Research
8 12 (12.24%) Project Management
9 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (11.22%) Statistical Modelling
10 10 (10.20%) Data Analytics
10 10 (10.20%) Economics
10 10 (10.20%) Mathematical Modelling
11 9 (9.18%) Physics
11 9 (9.18%) Web Development
12 8 (8.16%) Scrum
13 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (30.61%) R
3 27 (27.55%) Python
4 18 (18.37%) Java
5 12 (12.24%) MATLAB
6 10 (10.20%) Perl
7 8 (8.16%) C++
8 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.12%) PHP
10 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.04%) C
12 1 (1.02%) Julia
12 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.02%) VB
12 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Degree
2 30 (30.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 7 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Vertica
3 4 (4.08%) Tableau
4 1 (1.02%) Advent
4 1 (1.02%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.02%) Charles River
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) Huawei
4 1 (1.02%) Intel
4 1 (1.02%) Northgate
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) SAP
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