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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 867 880 854
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 33 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.026% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.028% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 24
Average salary £75,000 £95,000 £83,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £99,000 £118,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 3 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 31 August 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 +18 33 £75,000 -21.05% 6
London +7 33 £75,000 -21.05% 6
City of London +10 1 - - 1

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 42 (77.78%) Finance
2 26 (48.15%) Analytics
3 21 (38.89%) C++
4 20 (37.04%) Fixed Income
5 18 (33.33%) Derivative
6 17 (31.48%) MATLAB
7 16 (29.63%) SQL
7 16 (29.63%) Banking
8 15 (27.78%) Mathematics
9 14 (25.93%) Front Office
9 14 (25.93%) Java
10 13 (24.07%) Physics
10 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (22.22%) PhD
12 11 (20.37%) Equities
12 11 (20.37%) Degree
13 10 (18.52%) Fund Management
13 10 (18.52%) Stochastic Calculus
13 10 (18.52%) Financial Modelling
13 10 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (18.52%) Statistics
13 10 (18.52%) OO
13 10 (18.52%) VBA
13 10 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
15 8 (14.81%) Asset Management
15 8 (14.81%) .NET
15 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
15 8 (14.81%) QA
16 7 (12.96%) R

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (9.26%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SPSS
1 4 (7.41%) S-PLUS
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) QlikView
3 2 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 42 (77.78%) Finance
2 16 (29.63%) Banking
3 14 (25.93%) Front Office
4 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (9.26%) Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Pandas
3 1 (1.85%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Fixed Income
2 18 (33.33%) Derivative
3 15 (27.78%) Mathematics
4 13 (24.07%) Physics
4 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (20.37%) Equities
6 10 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (18.52%) Statistics
6 10 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
8 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
9 4 (7.41%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (5.56%) Market Risk
11 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
11 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
11 2 (3.70%) Economics
12 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Analytics
2 10 (18.52%) Stochastic Calculus
2 10 (18.52%) Financial Modelling
2 10 (18.52%) OO
2 10 (18.52%) Fund Management
3 8 (14.81%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.96%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (12.96%) Validation
5 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.26%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Workflow
7 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) C++
2 17 (31.48%) MATLAB
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 14 (25.93%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) VBA
6 7 (12.96%) R
6 7 (12.96%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) PhD
2 11 (20.37%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Basel II
3 1 (1.85%) Basel III
3 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.85%) EMIR
3 1 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
1 4 (7.41%) Sybase
1 4 (7.41%) Bloomberg
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Murex
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