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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 753 789 759
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 113 86 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.087% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 96 65 95
Average salary £95,000 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 January 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 +42 111 £95,000 +18.75% 13
London +24 111 £95,000 +18.75% 13
City of London +24 49 £90,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 123 (54.91%) C++
1 123 (54.91%) Finance
2 96 (42.86%) C#
3 88 (39.29%) Front Office
4 69 (30.80%) Analytics
5 65 (29.02%) Java
6 60 (26.79%) Derivative
7 59 (26.34%) Python
8 55 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (24.11%) Banking
9 54 (24.11%) SQL
9 54 (24.11%) .NET
10 53 (23.66%) Mathematics
11 51 (22.77%) Fixed Income
12 49 (21.88%) Computer Science
12 49 (21.88%) Degree
13 48 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (19.20%) Investment Banking
15 42 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 37 (16.52%) Windows
17 36 (16.07%) Hedge funds
18 35 (15.63%) OO
19 34 (15.18%) Physics
20 32 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
21 30 (13.39%) PhD
21 30 (13.39%) VBA
22 29 (12.95%) Linux
23 23 (10.27%) Credit Risk
23 23 (10.27%) Software Engineering
23 23 (10.27%) Low Latency

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.02%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.68%) KDB
4 5 (2.23%) Big Data
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Subversion
2 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.89%) JIRA
5 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) GCC
6 1 (0.45%) Moq
6 1 (0.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 123 (54.91%) Finance
2 88 (39.29%) Front Office
3 54 (24.11%) Banking
4 43 (19.20%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.11%) .NET
2 18 (8.04%) Pandas
3 14 (6.25%) SciPy
4 13 (5.80%) NumPy
5 12 (5.36%) WPF
6 6 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.68%) WCF
7 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.23%) HTML
8 4 (1.79%) STL
9 3 (1.34%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (1.34%) WinForms
10 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.89%) Pyramid
11 1 (0.45%) Esper
11 1 (0.45%) OpenCL
11 1 (0.45%) HTML5
11 1 (0.45%) Spring
11 1 (0.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 60 (26.79%) Derivative
2 53 (23.66%) Mathematics
3 51 (22.77%) Fixed Income
4 49 (21.88%) Computer Science
5 48 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (16.07%) Hedge funds
8 34 (15.18%) Physics
9 23 (10.27%) Credit Risk
10 20 (8.93%) Algorithms
11 17 (7.59%) Equities
11 17 (7.59%) Statistics
12 11 (4.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (2.68%) Visualisation
14 5 (2.23%) Swaptions
15 4 (1.79%) Grid Computing
15 4 (1.79%) Open Source
16 3 (1.34%) GIS
17 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
17 2 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) Windows
2 29 (12.95%) Linux
3 18 (8.04%) UNIX
4 3 (1.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.80%) Analytics
2 55 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.63%) OO
4 32 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
5 23 (10.27%) Software Engineering
5 23 (10.27%) Low Latency
6 22 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (9.82%) TDD
7 18 (8.04%) Asset Management
7 18 (8.04%) Multithreading
8 15 (6.70%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
10 13 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.80%) Fund Management
11 12 (5.36%) Validation
12 10 (4.46%) Logistics
12 10 (4.46%) Machine Learning
13 9 (4.02%) Time Series Analysis
14 8 (3.57%) Risk Management
14 8 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 123 (54.91%) C++
2 96 (42.86%) C#
3 65 (29.02%) Java
4 59 (26.34%) Python
5 54 (24.11%) SQL
6 30 (13.39%) VBA
7 13 (5.80%) MATLAB
8 10 (4.46%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.02%) R
10 8 (3.57%) VC++
11 6 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.23%) C
13 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.79%) Perl
14 2 (0.89%) Scala
14 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.45%) F#
15 1 (0.45%) Haskell
15 1 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 49 (21.88%) Degree
2 30 (13.39%) PhD
3 2 (0.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) Basel III
1 5 (2.23%) Basel II
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) TickIT
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (6.70%) DataSynapse
2 9 (4.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.68%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.23%) Reuters
4 5 (2.23%) Oracle
5 4 (1.79%) Murex
6 1 (0.45%) Perforce
6 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
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