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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Analyst
Rank 885 936 984
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 36 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.026% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 20
Median salary £76,250 £83,500 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.68% -0.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £55,750 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £100,000 £100,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +61 36 £76,250 -8.68% 6
London +47 32 £77,500 -7.18% 5
City of London +47 5 £70,000 +3.70%
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Leeds - 3 £37,500 - 1

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 48 (57.83%) C++
2 46 (55.42%) PhD
2 46 (55.42%) Finance
3 41 (49.40%) MATLAB
4 38 (45.78%) Analytics
5 36 (43.37%) Mathematics
6 29 (34.94%) SQL
6 29 (34.94%) VBA
6 29 (34.94%) Python
7 28 (33.73%) Java
8 25 (30.12%) Hedge funds
9 24 (28.92%) R
10 22 (26.51%) Risk Management
10 22 (26.51%) Derivative
11 21 (25.30%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (24.10%) Banking
13 19 (22.89%) S-PLUS
13 19 (22.89%) Statistics
14 18 (21.69%) Degree
15 17 (20.48%) Fixed Income
16 14 (16.87%) C#
16 14 (16.87%) Physics
16 14 (16.87%) Monte Carlo Method
16 14 (16.87%) Statistical Modelling
16 14 (16.87%) Quantitative Finance
17 13 (15.66%) Financial Modelling
17 13 (15.66%) Market Risk
17 13 (15.66%) .NET
18 12 (14.46%) Econometrics
18 12 (14.46%) Front Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (22.89%) S-PLUS
2 5 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Big Data
2 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.61%) QlikView
3 1 (1.20%) KDB
3 1 (1.20%) Mixpanel
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.20%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (1.20%) Tick Data
General
1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Banking
3 12 (14.46%) Front Office
4 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.61%) Games
7 2 (2.41%) Retail
8 1 (1.20%) Online Betting
8 1 (1.20%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.41%) WCF
2 2 (2.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.37%) Mathematics
2 25 (30.12%) Hedge funds
3 22 (26.51%) Derivative
4 21 (25.30%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (22.89%) Statistics
6 17 (20.48%) Fixed Income
7 14 (16.87%) Physics
8 13 (15.66%) Market Risk
9 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
9 10 (12.05%) Credit Risk
10 8 (9.64%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (9.64%) Equities
11 7 (8.43%) Algorithms
12 6 (7.23%) Economics
13 4 (4.82%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (4.82%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (3.61%) Exotic Derivative
15 2 (2.41%) Fintech
15 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Debian
2 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.20%) Unix
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Analytics
2 22 (26.51%) Risk Management
3 14 (16.87%) Monte Carlo Method
3 14 (16.87%) Quantitative Finance
3 14 (16.87%) Statistical Modelling
4 13 (15.66%) Financial Modelling
5 12 (14.46%) Econometrics
5 12 (14.46%) Stress Testing
6 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.05%) Machine Learning
7 10 (12.05%) Validation
8 9 (10.84%) OO
9 8 (9.64%) Algorithmic Trading
9 8 (9.64%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Black-Scholes
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.23%) Fund Management
10 6 (7.23%) TDD
11 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.02%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) C++
2 41 (49.40%) MATLAB
3 29 (34.94%) Python
3 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 29 (34.94%) VBA
4 28 (33.73%) Java
5 24 (28.92%) R
6 14 (16.87%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) VB
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (55.42%) PhD
2 18 (21.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Sybase
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) FactSet
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) Reuters
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible hours and working time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago