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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 866 943 985
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 43 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.020% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.021% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 22
Median salary £77,500 £71,250 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 10 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 28 May 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 +42 41 £85,000 +19.29% 4
London +55 37 £85,000 +17.24% 4
City of London +44 4 £73,750 +5.35%
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £57,500 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £57,500 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (55.68%) C++
2 48 (54.55%) Finance
3 47 (53.41%) PhD
4 43 (48.86%) MATLAB
5 41 (46.59%) Analytics
6 35 (39.77%) Mathematics
7 32 (36.36%) Java
8 31 (35.23%) SQL
9 27 (30.68%) VBA
9 27 (30.68%) Python
10 25 (28.41%) Degree
10 25 (28.41%) Hedge funds
10 25 (28.41%) R
11 23 (26.14%) Derivative
11 23 (26.14%) Risk Management
12 22 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (22.73%) Fixed Income
14 19 (21.59%) S-PLUS
14 19 (21.59%) Banking
15 17 (19.32%) Statistics
16 15 (17.05%) Physics
16 15 (17.05%) Monte Carlo Method
16 15 (17.05%) C#
16 15 (17.05%) .NET
17 14 (15.91%) Financial Modelling
17 14 (15.91%) Market Risk
17 14 (15.91%) Statistical Modelling
18 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (12.50%) Validation
18 11 (12.50%) Econometrics

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.95%) SAS
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) S-PLUS
2 7 (7.95%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.27%) MS Office
5 1 (1.14%) Mathcad
5 1 (1.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Firewall
1 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Big Data
3 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.41%) QlikView
4 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) KDB
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.14%) Tick Data
General
1 48 (54.55%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Banking
3 11 (12.50%) Front Office
4 8 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 8 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (2.27%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) French Language
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.14%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.27%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.27%) WCF
2 2 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.77%) Mathematics
2 25 (28.41%) Hedge funds
3 23 (26.14%) Derivative
4 22 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (22.73%) Fixed Income
6 17 (19.32%) Statistics
7 15 (17.05%) Physics
8 14 (15.91%) Market Risk
9 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 10 (11.36%) Credit Risk
11 9 (10.23%) Equities
12 8 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (7.95%) Economics
14 6 (6.82%) Algorithms
14 6 (6.82%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (4.55%) Applied Mathematics
16 3 (3.41%) Exotic Derivative
16 3 (3.41%) Fintech
17 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 1 (1.14%) Energy Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Debian
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Analytics
2 23 (26.14%) Risk Management
3 15 (17.05%) Monte Carlo Method
4 14 (15.91%) Financial Modelling
4 14 (15.91%) Statistical Modelling
5 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Econometrics
5 11 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 11 (12.50%) Validation
6 10 (11.36%) Stress Testing
7 9 (10.23%) OO
8 8 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (7.95%) Fund Management
9 7 (7.95%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (6.82%) Black-Scholes
10 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.82%) TDD
11 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.68%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) C++
2 43 (48.86%) MATLAB
3 32 (36.36%) Java
4 31 (35.23%) SQL
5 27 (30.68%) Python
5 27 (30.68%) VBA
6 25 (28.41%) R
7 15 (17.05%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (53.41%) PhD
2 25 (28.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
1 5 (5.68%) Sybase
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.27%) Tableau
4 2 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.14%) FactSet
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) Reuters
5 1 (1.14%) SunGard
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