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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 848 858 825
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 48 23 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.022% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 56
Average salary £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 24 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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 48 £68,750 -1.78% 9
London +43 46 £72,500 +3.57% 9
City of London +20 8 £63,750 +6.25% 6
South East -12 1 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £27,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £47,500 -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 44 (61.97%) Mathematics
2 38 (53.52%) Finance
3 36 (50.70%) C++
4 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 24 (33.80%) PhD
4 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (29.58%) Physics
5 21 (29.58%) MATLAB
5 21 (29.58%) Python
6 19 (26.76%) Analytics
7 18 (25.35%) Degree
7 18 (25.35%) Credit Risk
7 18 (25.35%) .NET
8 17 (23.94%) C#
8 17 (23.94%) Fixed Income
9 14 (19.72%) Statistics
10 13 (18.31%) Financial Institution
10 13 (18.31%) Banking
10 13 (18.31%) Asset Management
11 12 (16.90%) Derivative
11 12 (16.90%) Java
11 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
11 12 (16.90%) Fund Management
12 11 (15.49%) Basel III
12 11 (15.49%) Equities
12 11 (15.49%) S-PLUS
13 10 (14.08%) Validation
14 9 (12.68%) Front Office
14 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
14 9 (12.68%) Oracle

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.82%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) S-PLUS
2 2 (2.82%) Stata
2 2 (2.82%) LaTeX
2 2 (2.82%) SPSS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Ant
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Financial Institution
2 13 (18.31%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Front Office
4 3 (4.23%) French Language
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.41%) Spring
2 1 (1.41%) SciPy
2 1 (1.41%) NumPy
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (61.97%) Mathematics
2 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (29.58%) Physics
4 18 (25.35%) Credit Risk
5 17 (23.94%) Fixed Income
6 14 (19.72%) Statistics
7 12 (16.90%) Derivative
7 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
8 11 (15.49%) Equities
9 8 (11.27%) Hedge funds
10 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
11 4 (5.63%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (5.63%) Market Risk
12 3 (4.23%) Applied Mathematics
12 3 (4.23%) Economics
13 2 (2.82%) Artificial Intelligence
14 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
14 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Analytics
2 13 (18.31%) Asset Management
3 12 (16.90%) Fund Management
4 10 (14.08%) Validation
5 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) Stochastic Calculus
7 7 (9.86%) Stress Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Workflow
8 5 (7.04%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (5.63%) Regression Analysis
9 4 (5.63%) OO
10 3 (4.23%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (4.23%) Cluster Analysis
10 3 (4.23%) Stochastic Modelling
10 3 (4.23%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (4.23%) Financial Modelling
11 2 (2.82%) Machine Learning
11 2 (2.82%) Bayesian Methods
11 2 (2.82%) Probability Theory
11 2 (2.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C++
2 24 (33.80%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) Python
3 21 (29.58%) MATLAB
4 17 (23.94%) C#
5 12 (16.90%) Java
6 7 (9.86%) VBA
7 6 (8.45%) R
8 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) PhD
2 18 (25.35%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) Basel III
2 7 (9.86%) QA
3 3 (4.23%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) MiFID
4 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) TickIT
4 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.41%) EMIR
4 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.41%) UCITS
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
1 9 (12.68%) Sybase
2 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50,000 + Bonus + Ben
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago