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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 841 869 883
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 102 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.062% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.073% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 79 57 38
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +132.55%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 23 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 14 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 +43 102 £55,000 +4.76% 15
London +51 82 £60,000 +6.66% 12
West Midlands -14 12 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham -4 6 £47,500 - 1
South East -2 5 £42,500 -29.16%
Coventry - 5 £52,500 -
Barnet - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +39 3 £52,500 -6.66% 3
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £42,500 -
North West +31 2 £48,500 +2.10% 1
Manchester +22 1 £22,000 -53.68% 1
Nottingham +5 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +4 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £75,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £75,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £75,000 -
Bolton - 1 £22,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 1

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 85 (55.56%) Analytics
2 71 (46.41%) Degree
3 64 (41.83%) SQL
4 63 (41.18%) Finance
5 59 (38.56%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (35.29%) R
7 51 (33.33%) HTML
8 44 (28.76%) MATLAB
9 41 (26.80%) SAS
9 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
9 41 (26.80%) Statistics
9 41 (26.80%) Mathematics
10 39 (25.49%) Java
10 39 (25.49%) JavaScript
10 39 (25.49%) C#
10 39 (25.49%) Big Data
11 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
12 33 (21.57%) Hadoop
13 32 (20.92%) Marketing
14 30 (19.61%) .NET
15 29 (18.95%) C++
15 29 (18.95%) Python
16 28 (18.30%) .NET Framework
16 28 (18.30%) HTML5
17 27 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
17 27 (17.65%) CSS
18 25 (16.34%) Data Modelling
18 25 (16.34%) Banking
19 24 (15.69%) Data Analysis

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 41 (26.80%) SAS
2 5 (3.27%) CMS
3 4 (2.61%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.61%) IPython
4 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (9.15%) SPSS
4 12 (7.84%) S-PLUS
5 11 (7.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (7.19%) Photoshop
6 7 (4.58%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.96%) MS Office
7 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) SaaS
2 4 (2.61%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.49%) Big Data
2 33 (21.57%) Hadoop
2 33 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (15.03%) Data Mining
4 18 (11.76%) Apache Hive
5 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (9.80%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.84%) MySQL
8 11 (7.19%) Text Mining
9 5 (3.27%) Data Mart
9 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.27%) OLAP
10 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.31%) Mahout
12 2 (1.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (10.46%) Moq
1 16 (10.46%) NUnit
1 16 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (10.46%) TeamCity
2 9 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (41.18%) Finance
2 32 (20.92%) Marketing
3 25 (16.34%) Banking
4 15 (9.80%) Games
5 6 (3.92%) Advertising
6 5 (3.27%) French Language
7 4 (2.61%) Front Office
7 4 (2.61%) German Language
7 4 (2.61%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.61%) Legal
7 4 (2.61%) Retail
7 4 (2.61%) Russian Language
7 4 (2.61%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (41.18%) Analyst
2 21 (13.73%) Consultant
3 20 (13.07%) Data Scientist
4 18 (11.76%) Developer
5 16 (10.46%) .NET Developer
5 16 (10.46%) .NET Software Developer
5 16 (10.46%) .NET Software Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (10.46%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.46%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (10.46%) C# Software Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.80%) Designer
6 15 (9.80%) UX Designer
7 14 (9.15%) Business Analyst
8 13 (8.50%) Senior Data Scientist
9 12 (7.84%) Presales Consultant
10 10 (6.54%) Research Analyst
11 9 (5.88%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (33.33%) HTML
2 30 (19.61%) .NET
3 28 (18.30%) .NET Framework
3 28 (18.30%) HTML5
4 27 (17.65%) CSS
5 16 (10.46%) CSS3
5 16 (10.46%) Entity Framework
5 16 (10.46%) NHibernate
5 16 (10.46%) WCF
5 16 (10.46%) WPF
6 11 (7.19%) Ajax
6 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
6 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 11 (7.19%) jQuery
6 11 (7.19%) Web Services
7 9 (5.88%) XML
8 6 (3.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 59 (38.56%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (26.80%) Mathematics
2 41 (26.80%) Statistics
3 22 (14.38%) User Experience
4 18 (11.76%) Hedge funds
5 16 (10.46%) Algorithms
5 16 (10.46%) Computer Science
5 16 (10.46%) Economics
6 11 (7.19%) Physics
7 9 (5.88%) NHS
8 8 (5.23%) Equities
8 8 (5.23%) Fixed Income
9 7 (4.58%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.27%) Online Games
11 4 (2.61%) Applied Mathematics
12 3 (1.96%) FMCG
12 3 (1.96%) Life Science
13 2 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.15%) Linux
2 6 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.31%) Android
3 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.56%) Analytics
2 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
4 25 (16.34%) Data Modelling
5 24 (15.69%) Data Analysis
6 23 (15.03%) Machine Learning
7 21 (13.73%) Scrum
8 19 (12.42%) Asset Management
9 18 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (11.76%) Project Management
10 17 (11.11%) Operations Research
11 16 (10.46%) Fund Accounting
11 16 (10.46%) MVVM
11 16 (10.46%) OOD
11 16 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 16 (10.46%) TDD
12 15 (9.80%) Predictive Analytics
13 14 (9.15%) CRM
14 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (7.84%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.83%) SQL
2 54 (35.29%) R
3 44 (28.76%) MATLAB
4 39 (25.49%) C#
4 39 (25.49%) Java
4 39 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.95%) C++
5 29 (18.95%) Python
6 19 (12.42%) C
7 17 (11.11%) VBA
8 16 (10.46%) XAML
9 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.61%) Ruby
10 4 (2.61%) XPath
11 3 (1.96%) PHP
12 2 (1.31%) APL
12 2 (1.31%) HiveQL
12 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) Cython
13 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (46.41%) Degree
2 20 (13.07%) PhD
3 6 (3.92%) MBA
4 3 (1.96%) CFA
5 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.23%) QA
3 4 (2.61%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.46%) Telerik
3 12 (7.84%) Actian
3 12 (7.84%) Oracle
3 12 (7.84%) RapidMiner
4 6 (3.92%) Bloomberg
4 6 (3.92%) Marketo
4 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.27%) Google
6 3 (1.96%) Avaya
6 3 (1.96%) Cognos
6 3 (1.96%) Facebook
6 3 (1.96%) Tableau
6 3 (1.96%) Verint
7 2 (1.31%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Siebel
8 1 (0.65%) Calypso
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Murex
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