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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 877 892 825
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 13 41 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.034% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.036% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 49
Average salary £71,250 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £66,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,100 £124,000 £112,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £50,000 £92,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.94%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -15 13 £71,250 -20.83% 4
London +2 12 £72,500 -19.44% 4
City of London +35 8 £71,250 -20.83% 2
Cambridge - 1 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £62,500 -
East of England - 1 £62,500 -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Fixed Income
3 13 (36.11%) VBA
4 12 (33.33%) Front Office
5 11 (30.56%) Mathematics
5 11 (30.56%) Analytics
6 10 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (27.78%) C++
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Derivative
7 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (22.22%) Validation
8 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
9 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
9 7 (19.44%) PhD
9 7 (19.44%) Statistics
9 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) Banking
11 5 (13.89%) R
12 4 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (11.11%) QA
12 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
12 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 4 (11.11%) Equities
12 4 (11.11%) Physics
12 4 (11.11%) OO
12 4 (11.11%) C#
13 3 (8.33%) Project Management
13 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
13 3 (8.33%) Fund Management

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Front Office
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Fixed Income
2 11 (30.56%) Mathematics
3 10 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (25.00%) Derivative
4 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (19.44%) Statistics
6 4 (11.11%) Physics
6 4 (11.11%) Equities
6 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.56%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
7 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
8 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.78%) Statistical Arbitrage
8 1 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) Economics
8 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Analytics
2 8 (22.22%) Validation
3 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (8.33%) Fund Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Probability Theory
7 1 (2.78%) Time Series Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Market Making
7 1 (2.78%) Monte Carlo Method
7 1 (2.78%) Greeks
7 1 (2.78%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) VBA
2 10 (27.78%) C++
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 5 (13.89%) R
6 4 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) F#
8 1 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) PhD
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) EMIR
2 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.78%) Basel II
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Murex
2 1 (2.78%) SunGard
2 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.78%) Google
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