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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 856 905 830
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 36 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.021% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.022% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 35
Average salary £85,000 £95,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £96,500 £111,000
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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 July 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
London +42 36 £85,000 -10.52% 5
England +31 36 £85,000 -10.52% 6
City of London +22 4 £32,500 -56.37%

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (82.00%) Finance
2 26 (52.00%) Analytics
3 22 (44.00%) C++
4 20 (40.00%) Fixed Income
5 18 (36.00%) Derivative
6 17 (34.00%) Front Office
7 15 (30.00%) MATLAB
8 14 (28.00%) PhD
9 13 (26.00%) Java
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
10 12 (24.00%) Physics
10 12 (24.00%) Banking
10 12 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (22.00%) Financial Institution
11 11 (22.00%) Equities
12 10 (20.00%) Degree
12 10 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (20.00%) VBA
12 10 (20.00%) OO
12 10 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
12 10 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (18.00%) Validation
13 9 (18.00%) Statistics
13 9 (18.00%) Fund Management
14 8 (16.00%) .NET
14 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
15 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (14.00%) R
15 7 (14.00%) Computer Science

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SPSS
1 4 (8.00%) S-PLUS
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) QlikView
3 2 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 41 (82.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Front Office
3 12 (24.00%) Banking
4 11 (22.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.00%) Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Pandas
3 1 (2.00%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 18 (36.00%) Derivative
3 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (24.00%) Physics
4 12 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (22.00%) Equities
6 10 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (18.00%) Statistics
8 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
9 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.00%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (6.00%) Market Risk
12 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
13 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
13 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Analytics
2 10 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
2 10 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 10 (20.00%) OO
3 9 (18.00%) Validation
3 9 (18.00%) Fund Management
4 7 (14.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (12.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (6.00%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) C++
2 15 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 13 (26.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) VBA
5 7 (14.00%) R
6 5 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) PhD
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Basel II
3 1 (2.00%) Basel III
3 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.00%) EMIR
3 1 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
1 4 (8.00%) Sybase
1 4 (8.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Murex
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