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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 798 826 787
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 101 84 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.072% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.076% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 77
Average salary £97,500 £83,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.41% +19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 6 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 1 September 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 +33 95 £97,500 +16.41% 12
London +15 95 £97,500 +14.70% 12
City of London +49 46 £90,000 +44.00% 5
Glasgow - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
Mayfair - 3 £100,000 -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 114 (62.98%) C++
2 106 (58.56%) Finance
3 95 (52.49%) C#
4 85 (46.96%) Front Office
5 68 (37.57%) Python
6 63 (34.81%) Java
7 62 (34.25%) Derivative
8 57 (31.49%) VBA
9 56 (30.94%) OO
10 54 (29.83%) Analytics
11 49 (27.07%) Mathematics
12 48 (26.52%) Degree
13 36 (19.89%) Windows
14 32 (17.68%) Computer Science
15 30 (16.57%) Banking
16 29 (16.02%) PhD
17 27 (14.92%) UNIX
18 26 (14.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 23 (12.71%) Fixed Income
19 23 (12.71%) Hedge funds
20 20 (11.05%) Linux
20 20 (11.05%) Algorithmic Trading
21 19 (10.50%) .NET
21 19 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (10.50%) Algorithms
22 17 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
23 16 (8.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
23 16 (8.84%) SQL
24 15 (8.29%) SQL Server
24 15 (8.29%) OOP

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (2.76%) SAS
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.10%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.66%) KDB
4 3 (1.66%) Big Data
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Subversion
2 3 (1.66%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.55%) Ant
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (58.56%) Finance
2 85 (46.96%) Front Office
3 30 (16.57%) Banking
4 15 (8.29%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.42%) Wholesale Banking
6 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.50%) .NET
2 6 (3.31%) WPF
3 5 (2.76%) Hibernate
3 5 (2.76%) Spring
4 4 (2.21%) XML
4 4 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (1.66%) Qt
5 3 (1.66%) Apache Thrift
5 3 (1.66%) JNI
5 3 (1.66%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.66%) STL
5 3 (1.66%) WCF
6 2 (1.10%) HTML
6 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.10%) Pandas
6 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.10%) Esper
6 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.10%) HTML5
6 2 (1.10%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 62 (34.25%) Derivative
2 49 (27.07%) Mathematics
3 32 (17.68%) Computer Science
4 26 (14.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (12.71%) Fixed Income
5 23 (12.71%) Hedge funds
6 19 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (10.50%) Algorithms
7 16 (8.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 14 (7.73%) Physics
9 8 (4.42%) Equities
10 7 (3.87%) Visualisation
11 6 (3.31%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.76%) Statistics
12 5 (2.76%) Grid Computing
12 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
13 4 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.10%) Economics
15 1 (0.55%) Swaptions
15 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Windows
2 27 (14.92%) UNIX
3 20 (11.05%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.94%) OO
2 54 (29.83%) Analytics
3 20 (11.05%) Algorithmic Trading
4 17 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.29%) Risk Management
5 15 (8.29%) OOP
5 15 (8.29%) Multithreading
6 13 (7.18%) Financial Modelling
6 13 (7.18%) TDD
6 13 (7.18%) Low Latency
7 11 (6.08%) Refactoring
8 10 (5.52%) Functional Programming
9 8 (4.42%) Systematic Trading
9 8 (4.42%) Memory Management
9 8 (4.42%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.42%) Regression Testing
9 8 (4.42%) RAD
10 6 (3.31%) Monte Carlo Method
10 6 (3.31%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (3.31%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (62.98%) C++
2 95 (52.49%) C#
3 68 (37.57%) Python
4 63 (34.81%) Java
5 57 (31.49%) VBA
6 16 (8.84%) SQL
7 13 (7.18%) MATLAB
7 13 (7.18%) R
8 6 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.76%) VB
9 5 (2.76%) F#
10 4 (2.21%) Perl
11 3 (1.66%) C
12 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (26.52%) Degree
2 29 (16.02%) PhD
3 3 (1.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (3.87%) Oracle
2 6 (3.31%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.21%) DataSynapse
3 4 (2.21%) Sybase
4 3 (1.66%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.55%) Informatica
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
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