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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quant Analyst
UK
Rank 823 902 913
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 22 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.045% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.047% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 12
Median salary £77,500 £57,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £107,500 £99,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 8 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +43 22 £77,500 +34.78% 7
London +30 20 £77,500 +24.00% 6
City of London +39 9 £77,500 -20.51% 2
North West - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 36 (70.59%) Finance
2 35 (68.63%) Mathematics
3 28 (54.90%) Degree
3 28 (54.90%) C++
4 20 (39.22%) Risk Management
5 16 (31.37%) Python
5 16 (31.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (29.41%) PhD
6 15 (29.41%) Validation
7 14 (27.45%) Physics
8 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
8 13 (25.49%) R
8 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (25.49%) Front Office
9 12 (23.53%) Banking
9 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 11 (21.57%) MiFID
10 11 (21.57%) Market Risk
11 10 (19.61%) Stochastic Calculus
11 10 (19.61%) MATLAB
11 10 (19.61%) Derivative
12 9 (17.65%) Advertising
12 9 (17.65%) Credit Risk
12 9 (17.65%) Statistics
12 9 (17.65%) Credit Risk Management
12 9 (17.65%) Analytics
12 9 (17.65%) EMIR
12 9 (17.65%) Dodd-Frank
13 7 (13.73%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (13.73%) Economics

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 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (70.59%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Front Office
3 12 (23.53%) Banking
4 9 (17.65%) Advertising
5 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.88%) Games
6 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) SOAP
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
1 3 (5.88%) XML
1 3 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (68.63%) Mathematics
2 16 (31.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (27.45%) Physics
4 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
5 11 (21.57%) Market Risk
6 10 (19.61%) Derivative
7 9 (17.65%) Credit Risk
7 9 (17.65%) Statistics
8 7 (13.73%) Economics
9 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
10 5 (9.80%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (9.80%) Hedge funds
11 3 (5.88%) Equities
11 3 (5.88%) Fintech
11 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
12 2 (3.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
13 1 (1.96%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Risk Management
2 15 (29.41%) Validation
3 10 (19.61%) Stochastic Calculus
4 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 9 (17.65%) Credit Risk Management
5 7 (13.73%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (9.80%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) Computational Finance
8 3 (5.88%) Quantitative Finance
8 3 (5.88%) RAD
8 3 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
9 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.92%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.92%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) C++
2 16 (31.37%) Python
3 13 (25.49%) R
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) MATLAB
6 7 (13.73%) VBA
7 6 (11.76%) VB
8 3 (5.88%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Degree
2 15 (29.41%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) MiFID
2 9 (17.65%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (17.65%) EMIR
3 4 (7.84%) QA
4 2 (3.92%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 12% Pension + LTI
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago