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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 851 921 927
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 31 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.041% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.042% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 31
Median salary £75,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £112,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 - £37,500

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 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 +49 31 £75,000 +30.43% 2
London +26 29 £82,500 +43.47% 2
City of London +30 13 £52,500 -65.00% 2
Leeds - 2 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 41 (71.93%) Finance
2 37 (64.91%) Mathematics
3 35 (61.40%) C++
4 29 (50.88%) Degree
5 23 (40.35%) Python
5 23 (40.35%) PhD
6 19 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 16 (28.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (28.07%) Statistics
8 15 (26.32%) Validation
9 14 (24.56%) Physics
10 13 (22.81%) Front Office
10 13 (22.81%) SQL
11 12 (21.05%) Derivative
11 12 (21.05%) R
12 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
12 11 (19.30%) Banking
13 10 (17.54%) VBA
13 10 (17.54%) MiFID
13 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (15.79%) Analytics
14 9 (15.79%) Credit Risk
14 9 (15.79%) Market Risk
14 9 (15.79%) Stochastic Calculus
14 9 (15.79%) MATLAB
15 8 (14.04%) Advertising
15 8 (14.04%) EMIR
15 8 (14.04%) Dodd-Frank
15 8 (14.04%) Credit Risk Management
16 7 (12.28%) Time Series Analysis

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (71.93%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Front Office
3 11 (19.30%) Banking
4 8 (14.04%) Advertising
5 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.02%) Games
6 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) SOAP
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
1 3 (5.26%) XML
1 3 (5.26%) XSLT
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (64.91%) Mathematics
2 16 (28.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (28.07%) Statistics
3 14 (24.56%) Physics
4 12 (21.05%) Derivative
5 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
6 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.79%) Credit Risk
7 9 (15.79%) Market Risk
8 7 (12.28%) Hedge funds
9 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
9 6 (10.53%) Economics
10 5 (8.77%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (7.02%) Equities
11 4 (7.02%) Fintech
12 3 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (3.51%) Swaptions
14 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
14 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
14 1 (1.75%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 15 (26.32%) Validation
3 9 (15.79%) Analytics
3 9 (15.79%) Stochastic Calculus
4 8 (14.04%) Credit Risk Management
5 7 (12.28%) Time Series Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (10.53%) Econometric Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Quantitative Finance
8 3 (5.26%) Computational Finance
8 3 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) OO
8 3 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) RAD
8 3 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) Workflow
9 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) C++
2 23 (40.35%) Python
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) R
5 10 (17.54%) VBA
6 9 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 7 (12.28%) VB
8 5 (8.77%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) Fortran
10 1 (1.75%) F#
10 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Degree
2 23 (40.35%) PhD
3 2 (3.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) MiFID
2 8 (14.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (14.04%) EMIR
3 3 (5.26%) QA
4 2 (3.51%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Sybase
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
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