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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 881 949 948
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 31 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.025% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 20
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +45.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £109,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 - £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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +62 30 £70,000 +3.70% 10
London +48 27 £71,250 +5.55% 10
City of London +59 13 £70,000 -53.33% 3
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 39 (60.00%) Finance
2 38 (58.46%) C++
3 34 (52.31%) Mathematics
4 29 (44.62%) Python
5 28 (43.08%) PhD
6 24 (36.92%) Degree
7 23 (35.38%) Statistics
8 17 (26.15%) SQL
8 17 (26.15%) Risk Management
9 15 (23.08%) Front Office
9 15 (23.08%) Analytics
10 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (21.54%) Hedge funds
11 13 (20.00%) Derivative
11 13 (20.00%) VBA
12 12 (18.46%) Physics
13 11 (16.92%) Algorithmic Trading
13 11 (16.92%) Validation
14 10 (15.38%) Banking
14 10 (15.38%) Java
14 10 (15.38%) MATLAB
14 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 9 (13.85%) Statistical Modelling
15 9 (13.85%) R
15 9 (13.85%) Algorithms
16 8 (12.31%) Time Series Analysis
16 8 (12.31%) Credit Risk
16 8 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (12.31%) VB
17 7 (10.77%) C#

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 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Maple
2 2 (3.08%) S-PLUS
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.54%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.08%) QlikView
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) KDB
3 1 (1.54%) Mixpanel
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Sybase IQ
General
1 39 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Front Office
3 10 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Advertising
5 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Games
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) SOAP
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
1 3 (4.62%) XML
1 3 (4.62%) XSLT
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (52.31%) Mathematics
2 23 (35.38%) Statistics
3 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (21.54%) Hedge funds
4 13 (20.00%) Derivative
5 12 (18.46%) Physics
6 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 9 (13.85%) Algorithms
8 8 (12.31%) Credit Risk
8 8 (12.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (10.77%) Market Risk
10 6 (9.23%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (6.15%) Equities
11 4 (6.15%) Fixed Income
12 2 (3.08%) Economics
12 2 (3.08%) Fintech
12 2 (3.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
13 1 (1.54%) Energy Derivatives
13 1 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Risk Management
2 15 (23.08%) Analytics
3 11 (16.92%) Algorithmic Trading
3 11 (16.92%) Validation
4 9 (13.85%) Statistical Modelling
5 8 (12.31%) Time Series Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Econometric Modelling
7 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Quantitative Finance
7 6 (9.23%) Stochastic Calculus
8 5 (7.69%) Credit Risk Management
8 5 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 5 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
9 3 (4.62%) Computational Finance
9 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Econometrics
9 3 (4.62%) Risk Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) C++
2 29 (44.62%) Python
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) VBA
5 10 (15.38%) Java
5 10 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 9 (13.85%) R
7 8 (12.31%) VB
8 7 (10.77%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) Fortran
10 1 (1.54%) F#
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) PhD
2 24 (36.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) MiFID
2 6 (9.23%) QA
3 5 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (7.69%) EMIR
4 2 (3.08%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle
1 4 (6.15%) Sybase
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.54%) Google
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