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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Analyst
Rank 879 862 816
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 13 34 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.030% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.032% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 45
Average salary £75,000 £90,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £61,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £125,000 £116,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £67,500

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Analyst
Top 7 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 27 March 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
England -11 12 £75,000 -16.66% 8
London +17 11 £75,000 -16.66% 8
City of London +7 8 £75,000 -24.05% 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Quantitative Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 24 (45.28%) Mathematics
3 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (35.85%) C++
4 19 (35.85%) SQL
5 18 (33.96%) Fixed Income
6 16 (30.19%) MATLAB
7 15 (28.30%) VBA
7 15 (28.30%) Analytics
8 13 (24.53%) C#
8 13 (24.53%) Derivative
8 13 (24.53%) Validation
9 12 (22.64%) Statistics
9 12 (22.64%) Front Office
10 11 (20.75%) PhD
11 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
11 10 (18.87%) Degree
11 10 (18.87%) Physics
12 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
12 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (15.09%) Python
13 7 (13.21%) Banking
13 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.21%) R
13 7 (13.21%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (11.32%) Hedge funds
14 6 (11.32%) Algorithms
14 6 (11.32%) Fund Management
14 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
14 6 (11.32%) .NET

Quantitative Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (5.66%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) SPSS
1 2 (3.77%) S-PLUS
1 2 (3.77%) Stata
1 2 (3.77%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Front Office
3 7 (13.21%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Mathematics
2 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (33.96%) Fixed Income
4 13 (24.53%) Derivative
5 12 (22.64%) Statistics
6 10 (18.87%) Physics
7 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
9 6 (11.32%) Algorithms
9 6 (11.32%) Hedge funds
10 5 (9.43%) Equities
11 3 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (3.77%) Market Risk
12 2 (3.77%) Exotic Derivative
13 1 (1.89%) Statistical Arbitrage
13 1 (1.89%) Economics
13 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Analytics
2 13 (24.53%) Validation
3 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
4 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
5 7 (13.21%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (11.32%) Fund Management
6 6 (11.32%) Workflow
7 4 (7.55%) OO
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (5.66%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.77%) Bayesian Methods
9 2 (3.77%) Probability Theory
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.77%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.77%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) C++
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) MATLAB
3 15 (28.30%) VBA
4 13 (24.53%) C#
5 8 (15.09%) Python
6 7 (13.21%) R
7 4 (7.55%) Java
8 2 (3.77%) F#
9 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) PhD
2 10 (18.87%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) Basel III
3 1 (1.89%) EMIR
3 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.89%) Basel II
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.89%) Google
2 1 (1.89%) Murex
2 1 (1.89%) SunGard
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