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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 856 864 831
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 14 26 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.026% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 44
Average salary £67,500 £87,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £125,000 £112,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £58,750

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 £27,500 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 7 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 3 March 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 0 12 £67,500 -22.85% 4
London -12 11 £67,500 -22.85% 4
City of London +2 3 £67,500 -20.58% 2
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 34 (53.97%) Mathematics
2 28 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (44.44%) Finance
3 24 (38.10%) C++
4 20 (31.75%) SQL
5 19 (30.16%) Fixed Income
6 17 (26.98%) C#
6 17 (26.98%) MATLAB
7 15 (23.81%) VBA
8 14 (22.22%) PhD
8 14 (22.22%) Physics
8 14 (22.22%) Analytics
9 12 (19.05%) Degree
9 12 (19.05%) Python
9 12 (19.05%) .NET
10 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
10 11 (17.46%) Derivative
10 11 (17.46%) Statistics
11 10 (15.87%) Credit Risk
11 10 (15.87%) Validation
11 10 (15.87%) Front Office
12 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 9 (14.29%) Asset Management
12 9 (14.29%) QA
13 8 (12.70%) Fund Management
13 8 (12.70%) Hedge funds
13 8 (12.70%) Basel III
14 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
14 7 (11.11%) Banking
15 6 (9.52%) Equities

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) S-PLUS
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) SPSS
3 2 (3.17%) Stata
3 2 (3.17%) LaTeX
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Front Office
3 7 (11.11%) Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.59%) SciPy
2 1 (1.59%) NumPy
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Mathematics
2 28 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (30.16%) Fixed Income
4 14 (22.22%) Physics
5 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
5 11 (17.46%) Derivative
5 11 (17.46%) Statistics
6 10 (15.87%) Credit Risk
7 8 (12.70%) Hedge funds
8 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
9 6 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (9.52%) Equities
10 3 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (3.17%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (1.59%) Economics
12 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.59%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Analytics
2 10 (15.87%) Validation
3 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 9 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 8 (12.70%) Fund Management
5 6 (9.52%) Workflow
6 5 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (6.35%) OO
8 3 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (4.76%) Web Development
8 3 (4.76%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.17%) Bayesian Methods
9 2 (3.17%) Probability Theory
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.17%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.17%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (3.17%) Project Management
9 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) C++
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 17 (26.98%) MATLAB
3 17 (26.98%) C#
4 15 (23.81%) VBA
5 12 (19.05%) Python
6 6 (9.52%) R
7 5 (7.94%) Java
8 2 (3.17%) F#
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) PhD
2 12 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 8 (12.70%) Basel III
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) TickIT
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle
1 2 (3.17%) Sybase
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.59%) Google
2 1 (1.59%) SunGard
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