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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 791 854 780
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 109 79 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.066% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 45 83
Average salary £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £109,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 £87,500
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%

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
104779 113784 102677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.52% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86472 93423 85424
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015 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 29 June 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 +87 106 £85,000 +3.03% 6
London +70 106 £85,000 +3.03% 6
City of London +86 64 £75,000 -11.76% 3
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 - - 1

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 121 (62.05%) C++
2 112 (57.44%) Finance
3 88 (45.13%) C#
4 78 (40.00%) Analytics
4 78 (40.00%) Front Office
5 73 (37.44%) Derivative
6 55 (28.21%) Java
7 53 (27.18%) VBA
8 51 (26.15%) OO
9 49 (25.13%) Python
10 45 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 44 (22.56%) Degree
12 41 (21.03%) Banking
13 39 (20.00%) Mathematics
14 35 (17.95%) Monte Carlo Method
15 29 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (14.87%) Windows
16 27 (13.85%) PhD
17 24 (12.31%) TDD
17 24 (12.31%) Credit Risk
18 22 (11.28%) Fixed Income
19 21 (10.77%) Computer Science
19 21 (10.77%) Investment Banking
19 21 (10.77%) Hedge funds
20 20 (10.26%) .NET
21 19 (9.74%) Algorithmic Trading
22 18 (9.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
23 17 (8.72%) Linux
23 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (8.21%) SQL Server

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 3 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.03%) SAS
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.54%) KDB
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.03%) Big Data
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Subversion
2 3 (1.54%) Maven
3 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Ant
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Ivy
General
1 112 (57.44%) Finance
2 78 (40.00%) Front Office
3 41 (21.03%) Banking
4 21 (10.77%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.64%) Wholesale Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.26%) .NET
2 10 (5.13%) WPF
3 8 (4.10%) WCF
4 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.05%) Spring
5 4 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (1.54%) SciPy
6 3 (1.54%) NumPy
6 3 (1.54%) Pandas
6 3 (1.54%) Apache Thrift
6 3 (1.54%) JNI
6 3 (1.54%) Qt
6 3 (1.54%) HTML
6 3 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.54%) STL
7 2 (1.03%) XML
7 2 (1.03%) OpenCL
7 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (37.44%) Derivative
2 45 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 39 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 24 (12.31%) Credit Risk
5 22 (11.28%) Fixed Income
6 21 (10.77%) Computer Science
6 21 (10.77%) Hedge funds
7 18 (9.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (7.69%) Physics
10 9 (4.62%) Algorithms
11 6 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (2.56%) Grid Computing
12 5 (2.56%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.54%) Economics
13 3 (1.54%) Equities
13 3 (1.54%) Statistics
13 3 (1.54%) Swaptions
14 2 (1.03%) CUDA
15 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Windows
2 17 (8.72%) Linux
3 12 (6.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.00%) Analytics
2 51 (26.15%) OO
3 35 (17.95%) Monte Carlo Method
4 29 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.31%) TDD
6 19 (9.74%) Algorithmic Trading
7 16 (8.21%) Multithreading
8 14 (7.18%) Refactoring
8 14 (7.18%) Asset Management
9 13 (6.67%) OOP
9 13 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.64%) RAD
11 10 (5.13%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.13%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.62%) Memory Management
13 8 (4.10%) Black-Scholes
14 7 (3.59%) MVC
14 7 (3.59%) Validation
15 6 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (62.05%) C++
2 88 (45.13%) C#
3 55 (28.21%) Java
4 53 (27.18%) VBA
5 49 (25.13%) Python
6 15 (7.69%) SQL
7 7 (3.59%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.59%) R
8 5 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.56%) VB
9 4 (2.05%) Scala
10 2 (1.03%) Perl
10 2 (1.03%) C
11 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.51%) Haskell
11 1 (0.51%) F#
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (22.56%) Degree
2 27 (13.85%) PhD
3 3 (1.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) Basel III
2 3 (1.54%) Basel II
Vendors
1 6 (3.08%) Oracle
1 6 (3.08%) Bloomberg
2 4 (2.05%) DataSynapse
3 3 (1.54%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.03%) Sybase
5 1 (0.51%) Informatica
5 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago