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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 865 878 809
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 18 29 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.025% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.026% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 50
Average salary £73,750 £95,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.36% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £66,000 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £123,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 6 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 22 May 2015. 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 +24 18 £73,750 -22.36% 10
London +34 17 £75,000 -21.05% 8
City of London +45 9 £72,500 -42.00% 3
Cambridge - 1 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £62,500 -
East of England - 1 £62,500 - 2

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) C++
3 12 (35.29%) Front Office
3 12 (35.29%) Fixed Income
4 11 (32.35%) Analytics
4 11 (32.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (26.47%) PhD
5 9 (26.47%) VBA
5 9 (26.47%) Derivative
6 8 (23.53%) Validation
6 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
7 7 (20.59%) Physics
7 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) Banking
7 7 (20.59%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.65%) MATLAB
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) OO
8 6 (17.65%) R
9 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.71%) Statistics
9 5 (14.71%) QA
10 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.76%) Equities
10 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
10 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
11 3 (8.82%) Market Risk
11 3 (8.82%) Stochastic Calculus

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Front Office
3 7 (20.59%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Scilab
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Fixed Income
2 11 (32.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (26.47%) Derivative
4 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 7 (20.59%) Physics
6 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) Statistics
7 4 (11.76%) Equities
7 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
8 3 (8.82%) Market Risk
8 3 (8.82%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (5.88%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
10 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (2.94%) Economics
10 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Analytics
2 8 (23.53%) Validation
3 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Stochastic Calculus
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.82%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Fund Management
7 2 (5.88%) Econometrics
7 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C++
2 9 (26.47%) VBA
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) MATLAB
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) R
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) F#
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) PhD
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Basel II
3 1 (2.94%) Basel III
3 1 (2.94%) EMIR
3 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Murex
2 1 (2.94%) SunGard
2 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago