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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 853 865 840
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 44 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.024% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 34
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £116,000 £121,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £65,000

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 5 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 19 December 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
London +43 43 £70,000 -22.22% 4
England +16 43 £70,000 -22.22% 4
City of London +31 9 £68,750 +14.58%
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (54.67%) Mathematics
1 41 (54.67%) Finance
2 31 (41.33%) C++
3 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (30.67%) MATLAB
5 22 (29.33%) Fixed Income
6 19 (25.33%) Python
7 17 (22.67%) C#
7 17 (22.67%) PhD
7 17 (22.67%) Physics
8 16 (21.33%) Credit Risk
8 16 (21.33%) Statistics
8 16 (21.33%) .NET
8 16 (21.33%) Degree
8 16 (21.33%) Analytics
9 12 (16.00%) VBA
9 12 (16.00%) Asset Management
9 12 (16.00%) Derivative
10 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
10 11 (14.67%) Fund Management
10 11 (14.67%) Java
11 10 (13.33%) Equities
11 10 (13.33%) Front Office
11 10 (13.33%) Banking
12 9 (12.00%) Hedge funds
12 9 (12.00%) R
12 9 (12.00%) Basel III
12 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
13 8 (10.67%) S-PLUS

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) S-PLUS
2 2 (2.67%) Stata
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) SPSS
2 2 (2.67%) LaTeX
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Ant
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
General
1 41 (54.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Front Office
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.33%) Spring
2 1 (1.33%) SciPy
2 1 (1.33%) NumPy
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Mathematics
2 28 (37.33%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (29.33%) Fixed Income
4 17 (22.67%) Physics
5 16 (21.33%) Credit Risk
5 16 (21.33%) Statistics
6 12 (16.00%) Derivative
7 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
8 10 (13.33%) Equities
9 9 (12.00%) Hedge funds
10 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
11 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (2.67%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.33%) Economics
13 1 (1.33%) Exotic Derivative
13 1 (1.33%) Statistical Arbitrage
13 1 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
13 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Analytics
2 12 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 11 (14.67%) Fund Management
4 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (10.67%) Validation
6 6 (8.00%) Workflow
7 4 (5.33%) OO
7 4 (5.33%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (4.00%) Regression Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Machine Learning
8 3 (4.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (4.00%) Stochastic Calculus
8 3 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Web Development
9 2 (2.67%) Cluster Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) TDD
9 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.67%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.67%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) C++
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 23 (30.67%) MATLAB
4 19 (25.33%) Python
5 17 (22.67%) C#
6 12 (16.00%) VBA
7 11 (14.67%) Java
8 9 (12.00%) R
9 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) PhD
2 16 (21.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) Basel III
2 7 (9.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) TickIT
3 1 (1.33%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle
1 6 (8.00%) Sybase
2 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.33%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago