The table below looks at the statistics for the Quantitative Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Quantitative Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 777 785 760
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 120 105 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 86 97
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £111,500 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £71,250 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -10.93%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +39 118 £83,750 +19.64% 6
England +12 118 £83,750 +19.64% 6
City of London +27 38 £85,000 +30.76% 2
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 109 (54.23%) Finance
2 105 (52.24%) C++
3 94 (46.77%) C#
4 79 (39.30%) Front Office
5 62 (30.85%) .NET
6 61 (30.35%) Java
7 58 (28.86%) Python
8 57 (28.36%) Fixed Income
8 57 (28.36%) Derivative
8 57 (28.36%) Mathematics
9 53 (26.37%) Analytics
10 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (24.38%) SQL
12 48 (23.88%) Computer Science
12 48 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (23.88%) Banking
13 47 (23.38%) Degree
14 41 (20.40%) Physics
15 40 (19.90%) Investment Banking
15 40 (19.90%) Windows
16 35 (17.41%) OO
17 30 (14.93%) Hedge funds
18 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
18 29 (14.43%) Linux
19 28 (13.93%) VBA
20 26 (12.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 23 (11.44%) PhD
22 21 (10.45%) Low Latency
22 21 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (10.45%) DataSynapse

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.48%) Data Mining
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.98%) KDB
3 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.99%) Big Data
4 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.00%) QlikView
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.47%) Subversion
2 6 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 6 (2.99%) JIRA
2 6 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) Maven
5 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.50%) NUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Moq
6 1 (0.50%) GCC
General
1 109 (54.23%) Finance
2 79 (39.30%) Front Office
3 48 (23.88%) Banking
4 40 (19.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.85%) .NET
2 18 (8.96%) Pandas
3 14 (6.97%) SciPy
4 13 (6.47%) NumPy
5 10 (4.98%) WPF
6 5 (2.49%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.49%) HTML
7 4 (1.99%) Murex Flex
7 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.99%) Pyramid
8 3 (1.49%) WCF
8 3 (1.49%) Esper
8 3 (1.49%) WinForms
8 3 (1.49%) STL
9 2 (1.00%) Rendezvous
9 2 (1.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.50%) HTML5
10 1 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.36%) Fixed Income
1 57 (28.36%) Derivative
1 57 (28.36%) Mathematics
2 48 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 48 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (20.40%) Physics
4 30 (14.93%) Hedge funds
5 26 (12.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (10.45%) Equities
7 19 (9.45%) Algorithms
8 17 (8.46%) Statistics
9 8 (3.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (3.48%) Credit Risk
11 6 (2.99%) Visualisation
11 6 (2.99%) Open Source
11 6 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (2.49%) Grid Computing
13 3 (1.49%) GIS
13 3 (1.49%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.49%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.90%) Windows
2 29 (14.43%) Linux
3 20 (9.95%) UNIX
4 7 (3.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.37%) Analytics
2 50 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.41%) OO
4 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 21 (10.45%) Low Latency
5 21 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (8.96%) Asset Management
7 17 (8.46%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.96%) Multithreading
9 15 (7.46%) TDD
10 13 (6.47%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.47%) Monte Carlo Method
11 12 (5.97%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.47%) Fund Management
13 10 (4.98%) Logistics
13 10 (4.98%) Validation
13 10 (4.98%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.48%) Time Series Analysis
15 8 (3.98%) Investment Management
15 8 (3.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 105 (52.24%) C++
2 94 (46.77%) C#
3 61 (30.35%) Java
4 58 (28.86%) Python
5 49 (24.38%) SQL
6 28 (13.93%) VBA
7 14 (6.97%) MATLAB
8 10 (4.98%) R
9 9 (4.48%) VC++
10 8 (3.98%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.49%) Perl
12 5 (2.49%) C
13 4 (1.99%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.49%) VB6
14 3 (1.49%) VB
15 2 (1.00%) Delphi
16 1 (0.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (23.38%) Degree
2 23 (11.44%) PhD
3 2 (1.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) Basel II
1 2 (1.00%) QA
1 2 (1.00%) Basel III
2 1 (0.50%) TickIT
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (10.45%) DataSynapse
2 10 (4.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.98%) Murex
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle
3 7 (3.48%) Bloomberg
4 6 (2.99%) Reuters
5 2 (1.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.50%) Perforce
6 1 (0.50%) ION Trading
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