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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 905 918 929
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 43 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.023% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 39 10 18
Average salary £70,000 £56,250 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £49,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £108,500 £100,500 £119,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 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
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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 +48 43 £70,000 +24.44% 6
London +27 40 £72,500 +28.88% 5
City of London +60 5 £112,500 +21.62% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £50,000 - 1
East of England +5 3 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £50,000 - 1

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (54.05%) Finance
2 35 (47.30%) C++
3 31 (41.89%) Mathematics
4 28 (37.84%) SQL
5 26 (35.14%) Analytics
6 23 (31.08%) PhD
7 22 (29.73%) MATLAB
8 20 (27.03%) Python
8 20 (27.03%) Degree
9 18 (24.32%) Fixed Income
10 17 (22.97%) Financial Institution
10 17 (22.97%) Java
10 17 (22.97%) .NET
11 16 (21.62%) C#
11 16 (21.62%) Statistics
12 15 (20.27%) Derivative
12 15 (20.27%) Physics
12 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
12 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (17.57%) R
14 12 (16.22%) Fund Management
14 12 (16.22%) Equities
15 11 (14.86%) Hedge funds
15 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.86%) Banking
15 11 (14.86%) Asset Management
15 11 (14.86%) Portfolio Management
16 10 (13.51%) Monte Carlo Method
16 10 (13.51%) Quantitative Analysis
16 10 (13.51%) S-PLUS

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) IPython
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) S-PLUS
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.11%) MS Office
4 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (54.05%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Financial Institution
3 11 (14.86%) Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Front Office
5 4 (5.41%) Online Betting
5 4 (5.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.35%) French Language
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) Software Packaging
4 4 (5.41%) XML
5 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) COM
6 1 (1.35%) NumPy
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.89%) Mathematics
2 18 (24.32%) Fixed Income
3 16 (21.62%) Statistics
4 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (20.27%) Derivative
4 15 (20.27%) Physics
5 12 (16.22%) Equities
6 11 (14.86%) Hedge funds
7 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
7 7 (9.46%) Market Risk
8 5 (6.76%) Fintech
9 4 (5.41%) Credit Risk
9 4 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (4.05%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (4.05%) Economics
11 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.35%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Analytics
2 12 (16.22%) Fund Management
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Asset Management
3 11 (14.86%) Portfolio Management
4 10 (13.51%) Monte Carlo Method
4 10 (13.51%) Quantitative Analysis
5 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (9.46%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (8.11%) Boundary Protection
8 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.11%) Quantitative Trading
9 5 (6.76%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.76%) Validation
9 5 (6.76%) Workflow
10 4 (5.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) C++
2 28 (37.84%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) MATLAB
4 20 (27.03%) Python
5 17 (22.97%) Java
6 16 (21.62%) C#
7 13 (17.57%) R
8 9 (12.16%) VBA
9 7 (9.46%) C
10 6 (8.11%) Perl
10 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.41%) XPath
12 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.35%) Ruby
13 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) PhD
2 20 (27.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
1 9 (12.16%) Sybase
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.70%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.35%) SunGard
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £47,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £35k - 100k per year
Posted: 27 days ago