The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Analyst
Rank 870 826 790
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 23 54 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.050% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.053% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 79
Average salary £95,000 £67,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.74% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,900 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £105,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
- -37.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 4 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 22 July 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
London -59 23 £95,000 +35.71% 6
England -59 23 £95,000 +40.74% 6
City of London -18 8 £74,500 +10.37% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £95,000 -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (73.44%) Finance
2 38 (59.38%) Mathematics
3 37 (57.81%) C++
4 36 (56.25%) PhD
5 31 (48.44%) Degree
6 23 (35.94%) Analytics
7 21 (32.81%) Physics
8 20 (31.25%) MATLAB
9 18 (28.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (28.13%) Fixed Income
9 18 (28.13%) Derivative
9 18 (28.13%) Statistics
10 17 (26.56%) C#
11 16 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (21.88%) Banking
13 13 (20.31%) SQL
13 13 (20.31%) Stochastic Calculus
14 12 (18.75%) Python
15 10 (15.63%) Front Office
15 10 (15.63%) Equities
15 10 (15.63%) Economics
15 10 (15.63%) Fund Management
16 9 (14.06%) .NET
16 9 (14.06%) OO
17 8 (12.50%) Legal
17 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
17 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
17 8 (12.50%) Stress Testing
18 7 (10.94%) VBA
18 7 (10.94%) Financial Institution

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (9.38%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Big Data
General
1 47 (73.44%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Front Office
4 8 (12.50%) Legal
5 7 (10.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.69%) French Language
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (59.38%) Mathematics
2 21 (32.81%) Physics
3 18 (28.13%) Derivative
3 18 (28.13%) Statistics
3 18 (28.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (28.13%) Fixed Income
4 10 (15.63%) Equities
4 10 (15.63%) Economics
5 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 6 (9.38%) Market Risk
7 5 (7.81%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (6.25%) Hedge funds
9 3 (4.69%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
10 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Analytics
2 13 (20.31%) Stochastic Calculus
3 10 (15.63%) Fund Management
4 9 (14.06%) OO
5 8 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 7 (10.94%) Monte Carlo Method
6 7 (10.94%) Quantitative Analysis
7 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.81%) Validation
8 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.81%) OOP
8 5 (7.81%) Regression Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Econometrics
9 4 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Numerical Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Cluster Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (4.69%) Stochastic Modelling
10 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) C++
2 20 (31.25%) MATLAB
3 17 (26.56%) C#
4 16 (25.00%) Java
5 13 (20.31%) SQL
6 12 (18.75%) Python
7 7 (10.94%) VBA
8 5 (7.81%) R
9 4 (6.25%) C
10 2 (3.13%) Perl
11 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (56.25%) PhD
2 31 (48.44%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Basel III
1 3 (4.69%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.56%) MiFID
2 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.56%) EMIR
2 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.56%) UCITS
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Bloomberg
2 5 (7.81%) SunGard
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Sybase
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Facebook
5 1 (1.56%) FactSet
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago