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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 815 779 731
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 84 94 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 122
Average salary £83,750 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,500 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 8 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 August 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
England -44 84 £83,750 +19.64% 10
London -7 81 £85,000 +21.42% 9
City of London -1 29 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £62,500 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £62,500 - 1
South East -24 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Oxfordshire - 1 £62,500 -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 118 (71.95%) C++
2 104 (63.41%) Finance
3 74 (45.12%) C#
4 67 (40.85%) Analytics
5 65 (39.63%) Front Office
5 65 (39.63%) Degree
6 63 (38.41%) OO
7 62 (37.80%) Hedge funds
8 58 (35.37%) Mathematics
9 57 (34.76%) Python
10 56 (34.15%) Java
11 47 (28.66%) Derivative
12 45 (27.44%) .NET
13 42 (25.61%) PhD
14 41 (25.00%) Linux
14 41 (25.00%) Fixed Income
15 40 (24.39%) Physics
16 38 (23.17%) Risk Management
17 36 (21.95%) Banking
18 33 (20.12%) Windows
19 30 (18.29%) Computer Science
20 28 (17.07%) Investment Banking
20 28 (17.07%) Monte Carlo Method
21 26 (15.85%) Statistics
22 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
23 22 (13.41%) Financial Modelling
24 21 (12.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 20 (12.20%) SunGard
25 20 (12.20%) SQL
25 20 (12.20%) Multithreading

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (12.20%) SunGard APT
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) HTTP
1 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.66%) KDB
2 4 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.22%) QlikView
3 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Maven
2 8 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.88%) Subversion
3 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.66%) JIRA
4 3 (1.83%) JUnit
4 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (63.41%) Finance
2 65 (39.63%) Front Office
3 36 (21.95%) Banking
4 28 (17.07%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.27%) Legal
6 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.44%) .NET
2 18 (10.98%) SciPy
2 18 (10.98%) NumPy
2 18 (10.98%) Pandas
3 16 (9.76%) Pyramid
4 7 (4.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (3.05%) WPF
5 5 (3.05%) Murex Flex
6 4 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.83%) Esper
7 3 (1.83%) Django
7 3 (1.83%) STL
8 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.61%) WCF
9 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.61%) Spring
9 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.61%) Qt
9 1 (0.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (37.80%) Hedge funds
2 58 (35.37%) Mathematics
3 47 (28.66%) Derivative
4 41 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 40 (24.39%) Physics
6 30 (18.29%) Computer Science
7 26 (15.85%) Statistics
8 21 (12.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (9.76%) Open Source
10 14 (8.54%) Visualisation
11 12 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (6.10%) Equities
13 9 (5.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (4.27%) Credit Risk
14 7 (4.27%) Market Risk
15 6 (3.66%) Grid Computing
16 3 (1.83%) GIS
17 2 (1.22%) Economics
18 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
18 1 (0.61%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.00%) Linux
2 33 (20.12%) Windows
3 14 (8.54%) UNIX
4 9 (5.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.85%) Analytics
2 63 (38.41%) OO
3 38 (23.17%) Risk Management
4 28 (17.07%) Monte Carlo Method
5 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
6 22 (13.41%) Financial Modelling
7 20 (12.20%) Multithreading
8 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.71%) Asset Management
9 11 (6.71%) Stochastic Calculus
10 10 (6.10%) Low Latency
11 8 (4.88%) Investment Management
11 8 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.27%) Data Analysis
13 6 (3.66%) Validation
13 6 (3.66%) OOP
13 6 (3.66%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.66%) Algorithmic Trading
14 5 (3.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 118 (71.95%) C++
2 74 (45.12%) C#
3 57 (34.76%) Python
4 56 (34.15%) Java
5 20 (12.20%) SQL
6 18 (10.98%) VBA
7 13 (7.93%) C
8 8 (4.88%) R
9 7 (4.27%) F#
9 7 (4.27%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.83%) VB6
12 3 (1.83%) Haskell
12 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.83%) Perl
12 3 (1.83%) VB
13 2 (1.22%) Delphi
13 2 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 65 (39.63%) Degree
2 42 (25.61%) PhD
3 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) EMIR
2 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.61%) UCITS
2 1 (0.61%) MiFID
Vendors
1 20 (12.20%) SunGard
2 16 (9.76%) DataSynapse
3 12 (7.32%) Murex
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.61%) Reuters
6 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
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