The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 762 792 848
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 114 193 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 97 166 101
Median salary £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary - £72,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +262.50%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Quantitative Developer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +16 114 £90,000 +5.88% 11
London -11 114 £90,000 +5.88% 11
City of London +34 46 £92,500 -7.50% 1
Mayfair - 2 - -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 167 (69.29%) C++
2 153 (63.49%) Python
3 128 (53.11%) Finance
4 114 (47.30%) Degree
5 106 (43.98%) Mathematics
6 84 (34.85%) Hedge funds
7 77 (31.95%) Computer Science
8 75 (31.12%) Front Office
9 71 (29.46%) C#
10 68 (28.22%) Physics
11 66 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 63 (26.14%) Derivative
13 51 (21.16%) Java
14 50 (20.75%) Analytics
15 49 (20.33%) Banking
16 42 (17.43%) Software Engineering
16 42 (17.43%) Fixed Income
17 40 (16.60%) Equities
18 38 (15.77%) Statistics
18 38 (15.77%) Algorithms
19 36 (14.94%) Linux
20 34 (14.11%) Risk Management
20 34 (14.11%) Functional Programming
21 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (12.86%) Multithreading
22 31 (12.86%) Windows
23 28 (11.62%) OO
24 27 (11.20%) Market Making
24 27 (11.20%) Machine Learning
24 27 (11.20%) Unix

Quantitative Developer 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 3 (1.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.30%) Data Mining
2 7 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.07%) Sybase IQ
4 4 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Subversion
2 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 128 (53.11%) Finance
2 75 (31.12%) Front Office
3 49 (20.33%) Banking
4 14 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Advertising
5 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.24%) French Language
5 3 (1.24%) German Language
6 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.54%) STL
2 22 (9.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (7.47%) .NET
3 18 (7.47%) NumPy
4 15 (6.22%) OpenGL
5 11 (4.56%) Pandas
6 7 (2.90%) scikit-cuda
7 6 (2.49%) SciPy
8 3 (1.24%) WPF
9 2 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.83%) React
9 2 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.83%) Web Services
9 2 (0.83%) XML
10 1 (0.41%) CSS
10 1 (0.41%) HTML
10 1 (0.41%) J2SE
10 1 (0.41%) OpenMP
10 1 (0.41%) Pyramid
10 1 (0.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 106 (43.98%) Mathematics
2 84 (34.85%) Hedge funds
3 77 (31.95%) Computer Science
4 68 (28.22%) Physics
5 66 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (26.14%) Derivative
7 42 (17.43%) Fixed Income
8 40 (16.60%) Equities
9 38 (15.77%) Algorithms
9 38 (15.77%) Statistics
10 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (8.30%) Visualisation
12 18 (7.47%) CUDA
13 17 (7.05%) Market Risk
14 12 (4.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (4.56%) Credit Risk
16 9 (3.73%) Data Structures
17 8 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (3.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 5 (2.07%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.94%) Linux
2 31 (12.86%) Windows
3 27 (11.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.75%) Analytics
2 42 (17.43%) Software Engineering
3 34 (14.11%) Functional Programming
3 34 (14.11%) Risk Management
4 31 (12.86%) Multithreading
5 28 (11.62%) OO
6 27 (11.20%) Machine Learning
6 27 (11.20%) Market Making
7 25 (10.37%) Quantitative Finance
8 23 (9.54%) Statistical Analysis
9 21 (8.71%) Low Latency
10 20 (8.30%) Investment Management
11 17 (7.05%) SDLC
12 15 (6.22%) RAD
12 15 (6.22%) Stochastic Calculus
13 13 (5.39%) Systematic Trading
14 11 (4.56%) High-Frequency Trading
14 11 (4.56%) Numerical Analysis
14 11 (4.56%) Validation
15 10 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (69.29%) C++
2 153 (63.49%) Python
3 71 (29.46%) C#
4 51 (21.16%) Java
5 26 (10.79%) SQL
6 23 (9.54%) MATLAB
6 23 (9.54%) VBA
7 22 (9.13%) R
8 18 (7.47%) Perl
9 13 (5.39%) C
10 11 (4.56%) F#
11 9 (3.73%) VB
12 7 (2.90%) Ruby
13 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.66%) Haskell
15 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.83%) Clojure
16 2 (0.83%) Scala
17 1 (0.41%) OCaml
17 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (47.30%) Degree
2 18 (7.47%) PhD
3 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (2.07%) MiFID
3 3 (1.24%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (2.07%) Sybase
2 2 (0.83%) Bloomberg
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.41%) FactSet
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle
3 1 (0.41%) Solace
3 1 (0.41%) Teradata
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £150,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 30-40% Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago