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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 885 925 963
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 33 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 12
Median salary £67,500 £85,000 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 - -

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016 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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 32 £67,500 -20.58% 10
London +33 30 £67,500 -20.58% 9
City of London +63 4 £73,750 +126.92% 3
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 49 (62.82%) PhD
1 49 (62.82%) C++
2 48 (61.54%) Finance
3 35 (44.87%) Mathematics
4 34 (43.59%) MATLAB
5 29 (37.18%) Python
5 29 (37.18%) Analytics
6 28 (35.90%) Hedge funds
7 27 (34.62%) VBA
8 26 (33.33%) Java
9 25 (32.05%) Statistics
10 21 (26.92%) SQL
10 21 (26.92%) R
11 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (25.64%) Risk Management
11 20 (25.64%) Banking
12 19 (24.36%) Degree
13 18 (23.08%) Derivative
14 15 (19.23%) Market Risk
14 15 (19.23%) S-PLUS
15 14 (17.95%) Physics
16 13 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
16 13 (16.67%) C#
17 12 (15.38%) Quantitative Finance
17 12 (15.38%) Econometrics
17 12 (15.38%) Monte Carlo Method
18 11 (14.10%) Credit Risk
18 11 (14.10%) Fixed Income
18 11 (14.10%) Front Office
18 11 (14.10%) Statistical Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) S-PLUS
2 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.56%) Maple
3 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.28%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Firewall
1 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.85%) QlikView
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) KDB
4 1 (1.28%) Mixpanel
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (1.28%) Tick Data
General
1 48 (61.54%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Front Office
4 10 (12.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.85%) Games
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
8 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.56%) WCF
2 2 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.87%) Mathematics
2 28 (35.90%) Hedge funds
3 25 (32.05%) Statistics
4 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (23.08%) Derivative
6 15 (19.23%) Market Risk
7 14 (17.95%) Physics
8 11 (14.10%) Credit Risk
8 11 (14.10%) Fixed Income
9 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
10 6 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (7.69%) Economics
11 5 (6.41%) Equities
11 5 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (5.13%) Applied Mathematics
13 3 (3.85%) Exotic Derivative
14 2 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (2.56%) Fintech
15 1 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Debian
2 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Analytics
2 20 (25.64%) Risk Management
3 13 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
4 12 (15.38%) Econometrics
4 12 (15.38%) Monte Carlo Method
4 12 (15.38%) Quantitative Finance
5 11 (14.10%) Statistical Modelling
6 10 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
6 10 (12.82%) Machine Learning
6 10 (12.82%) OO
6 10 (12.82%) Stress Testing
6 10 (12.82%) Validation
7 9 (11.54%) Time Series Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.97%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.69%) Black-Scholes
10 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Econometric Modelling
10 6 (7.69%) TDD
11 4 (5.13%) Credit Risk Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) C++
2 34 (43.59%) MATLAB
3 29 (37.18%) Python
4 27 (34.62%) VBA
5 26 (33.33%) Java
6 21 (26.92%) R
6 21 (26.92%) SQL
7 13 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) Fortran
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 49 (62.82%) PhD
2 19 (24.36%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.56%) EMIR
2 2 (2.56%) MiFID
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
2 2 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (1.28%) FactSet
3 1 (1.28%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.28%) Reuters
3 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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