The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Quantitative Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quant Analyst
UK
Rank 824 901 933
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 32 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.044% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.045% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 6
Median salary £78,750 £72,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £118,250 £107,500 £121,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £51,250 -
% change year-on-year
-31.70% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

Quantitative Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Quantitative Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 +87 32 £78,750 +5.00% 6
London +55 29 £80,000 +4.91% 6
City of London +36 10 £77,500 -31.11% 2
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Quantitative Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (76.67%) Mathematics
2 40 (66.67%) Finance
3 30 (50.00%) C++
4 28 (46.67%) Degree
5 25 (41.67%) PhD
6 23 (38.33%) Risk Management
7 22 (36.67%) R
8 21 (35.00%) Banking
9 19 (31.67%) Front Office
9 19 (31.67%) Validation
9 19 (31.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (30.00%) MATLAB
11 15 (25.00%) Physics
12 14 (23.33%) Python
13 12 (20.00%) Market Risk
13 12 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
13 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (18.33%) SQL
15 10 (16.67%) C#
15 10 (16.67%) Economics
15 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk
15 10 (16.67%) MiFID
15 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
16 9 (15.00%) Statistics
16 9 (15.00%) EMIR
16 9 (15.00%) Derivative
16 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
17 8 (13.33%) Advertising
17 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
17 8 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Stata
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Banking
3 19 (31.67%) Front Office
4 9 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (13.33%) Advertising
6 5 (8.33%) Games
7 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 9 (15.00%) Derivative
5 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 8 (13.33%) Hedge funds
6 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (11.67%) Equities
7 6 (10.00%) Fixed Income
8 5 (8.33%) Fintech
9 4 (6.67%) Swaptions
10 2 (3.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Mathematics
2 23 (38.33%) Risk Management
3 19 (31.67%) Validation
4 15 (25.00%) Physics
5 12 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
6 10 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
6 10 (16.67%) Economics
7 9 (15.00%) Statistics
8 8 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (11.67%) Analytics
9 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) Quantitative Finance
10 6 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
12 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
12 3 (5.00%) Presales
12 3 (5.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C++
2 22 (36.67%) R
3 18 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 14 (23.33%) Python
5 11 (18.33%) SQL
6 10 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) Java
8 4 (6.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) Julia
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Degree
2 25 (41.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) MiFID
2 9 (15.00%) EMIR
3 8 (13.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (3.33%) Basel III
6 1 (1.67%) IFRS
6 1 (1.67%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle
1 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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