The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 858 860 823
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 33 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.027% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 67
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £67,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £116,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £60,000

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Quantitative Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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 -18 33 £75,000 -11.76% 7
London +3 31 £75,000 -11.76% 6
City of London +10 5 £43,750 -48.52% 1
South East +2 1 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £27,500 - 1
Lincoln - 1 £47,500 -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title 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 with Quantitative Analyst in their job title.

1 42 (73.68%) Finance
2 33 (57.89%) Mathematics
3 28 (49.12%) C++
4 21 (36.84%) PhD
5 18 (31.58%) Degree
6 17 (29.82%) Fixed Income
6 17 (29.82%) Analytics
7 16 (28.07%) Physics
7 16 (28.07%) Credit Risk
7 16 (28.07%) SQL
8 15 (26.32%) Python
8 15 (26.32%) .NET
8 15 (26.32%) MATLAB
9 13 (22.81%) C#
9 13 (22.81%) Statistics
10 12 (21.05%) Equities
10 12 (21.05%) Financial Institution
10 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (19.30%) Fund Management
11 11 (19.30%) Stochastic Calculus
12 10 (17.54%) Java
12 10 (17.54%) Banking
13 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
13 9 (15.79%) S-PLUS
13 9 (15.79%) Derivative
13 9 (15.79%) Oracle
13 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.79%) Sybase
14 8 (14.04%) Front Office
14 8 (14.04%) Stress Testing

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quantitative Analyst in their job title 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 with Quantitative Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (15.79%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 42 (73.68%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 10 (17.54%) Banking
4 8 (14.04%) Front Office
5 3 (5.26%) French Language
6 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) SciPy
2 1 (1.75%) NumPy
2 1 (1.75%) Spring
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) Mathematics
2 17 (29.82%) Fixed Income
3 16 (28.07%) Physics
3 16 (28.07%) Credit Risk
4 13 (22.81%) Statistics
5 12 (21.05%) Equities
5 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (15.79%) Derivative
7 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.53%) Economics
8 6 (10.53%) Market Risk
9 5 (8.77%) Hedge funds
10 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (7.02%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
11 3 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Analytics
2 11 (19.30%) Fund Management
2 11 (19.30%) Stochastic Calculus
3 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 8 (14.04%) Stress Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.53%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) Monte Carlo Method
7 5 (8.77%) Regression Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Validation
8 4 (7.02%) Quantitative Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Cluster Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) Stochastic Modelling
10 2 (3.51%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Econometrics
10 2 (3.51%) Probability Theory
10 2 (3.51%) Time Series Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) C++
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) Python
3 15 (26.32%) MATLAB
4 13 (22.81%) C#
5 10 (17.54%) Java
6 5 (8.77%) VBA
7 4 (7.02%) R
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) PhD
2 18 (31.58%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) Basel III
2 5 (8.77%) QA
3 3 (5.26%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.75%) EMIR
4 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.75%) UCITS
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.75%) MiFID
4 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.75%) TickIT
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
1 9 (15.79%) Sybase
2 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
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