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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 794 862 801
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 121 70 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.060% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.063% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 100 42 68
Average salary £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £67,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
London +83 114 £90,000 +5.88% 7
England +79 114 £90,000 +5.88% 7
City of London +81 64 £80,000 -11.11% 3
Scotland - 7 - -
Glasgow - 7 - -
Mayfair - 2 - -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 113 (61.08%) C++
2 105 (56.76%) Finance
3 87 (47.03%) C#
4 79 (42.70%) Front Office
5 65 (35.14%) Derivative
5 65 (35.14%) Analytics
6 63 (34.05%) Python
7 58 (31.35%) Java
8 56 (30.27%) VBA
9 52 (28.11%) OO
10 46 (24.86%) Mathematics
11 45 (24.32%) Degree
12 36 (19.46%) Windows
13 35 (18.92%) Banking
14 28 (15.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (13.51%) Computer Science
16 24 (12.97%) PhD
17 23 (12.43%) UNIX
17 23 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (11.89%) Linux
19 19 (10.27%) TDD
19 19 (10.27%) Fixed Income
20 18 (9.73%) Investment Banking
20 18 (9.73%) Hedge funds
21 17 (9.19%) Algorithmic Trading
21 17 (9.19%) .NET
22 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
22 16 (8.65%) SQL
22 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
22 16 (8.65%) Interest Rate Derivative

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (2.16%) SAS
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.62%) Big Data
5 3 (1.62%) KDB
6 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.03%) Subversion
2 3 (1.62%) Maven
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.54%) Ant
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (56.76%) Finance
2 79 (42.70%) Front Office
3 35 (18.92%) Banking
4 18 (9.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.41%) Wholesale Banking
6 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.19%) .NET
2 8 (4.32%) WPF
3 6 (3.24%) WCF
4 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.70%) Spring
4 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.62%) Apache Thrift
5 3 (1.62%) JNI
5 3 (1.62%) XML
5 3 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.62%) HTML
5 3 (1.62%) Qt
5 3 (1.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.08%) STL
6 2 (1.08%) Pandas
6 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.08%) Esper
6 2 (1.08%) HTML5
6 2 (1.08%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.14%) Derivative
2 46 (24.86%) Mathematics
3 28 (15.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (13.51%) Computer Science
5 19 (10.27%) Fixed Income
6 18 (9.73%) Hedge funds
7 16 (8.65%) Algorithms
7 16 (8.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (5.95%) Physics
10 9 (4.86%) Credit Risk
11 7 (3.78%) Visualisation
12 6 (3.24%) Equities
13 5 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (2.70%) Grid Computing
13 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
14 4 (2.16%) Statistics
15 3 (1.62%) Economics
15 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
16 1 (0.54%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.46%) Windows
2 23 (12.43%) UNIX
3 22 (11.89%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.14%) Analytics
2 52 (28.11%) OO
3 23 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.27%) TDD
5 17 (9.19%) Algorithmic Trading
6 16 (8.65%) Monte Carlo Method
6 16 (8.65%) Risk Management
7 15 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 14 (7.57%) Low Latency
9 13 (7.03%) Financial Modelling
9 13 (7.03%) Refactoring
9 13 (7.03%) OOP
10 11 (5.95%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.41%) RAD
12 9 (4.86%) Functional Programming
13 7 (3.78%) Systematic Trading
13 7 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.24%) Memory Management
14 6 (3.24%) Black-Scholes
14 6 (3.24%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 113 (61.08%) C++
2 87 (47.03%) C#
3 63 (34.05%) Python
4 58 (31.35%) Java
5 56 (30.27%) VBA
6 16 (8.65%) SQL
7 12 (6.49%) R
7 12 (6.49%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.70%) VB
8 5 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.70%) Perl
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) F#
9 2 (1.08%) Scala
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (24.32%) Degree
2 24 (12.97%) PhD
3 3 (1.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (3.78%) Oracle
2 6 (3.24%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.16%) DataSynapse
4 3 (1.62%) Sybase
4 3 (1.62%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.54%) Informatica
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
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