The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 762 841 897
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 137 136 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 125 115 71
Median salary £82,500 £95,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 - £62,500

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Quantitative Developer in the job title.

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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 136 £82,500 -13.15% 16
London +49 135 £82,500 -13.15% 14
City of London +32 43 £82,500 -13.15% 5
Mayfair +2 2 £62,500 -37.50%
Canary Wharf - 2 £105,000 -
Scotland +12 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Quantitative Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 203 (74.09%) Python
2 192 (70.07%) C++
3 157 (57.30%) Finance
4 131 (47.81%) Hedge funds
5 120 (43.80%) Degree
6 108 (39.42%) Mathematics
7 104 (37.96%) Front Office
8 86 (31.39%) Computer Science
9 75 (27.37%) C#
10 74 (27.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 68 (24.82%) Analytics
12 65 (23.72%) Java
13 63 (22.99%) Derivative
14 61 (22.26%) Physics
15 59 (21.53%) Linux
16 56 (20.44%) Algorithms
17 54 (19.71%) Equities
18 49 (17.88%) Software Engineering
19 48 (17.52%) Fixed Income
20 46 (16.79%) Statistics
21 43 (15.69%) SQL
22 41 (14.96%) Banking
23 40 (14.60%) Unix
24 39 (14.23%) Multithreading
25 38 (13.87%) Machine Learning
25 38 (13.87%) OO
25 38 (13.87%) Data Mining
26 37 (13.50%) Visualisation
27 35 (12.77%) C
28 34 (12.41%) VBA

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.87%) Data Mining
2 18 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.19%) KDB
4 6 (2.19%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (1.82%) Hazelcast
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.36%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) JUnit
1 5 (1.82%) Maven
2 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 157 (57.30%) Finance
2 104 (37.96%) Front Office
3 41 (14.96%) Banking
4 23 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.09%) French Language
6 3 (1.09%) German Language
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.85%) NumPy
2 21 (7.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (7.66%) STL
3 19 (6.93%) Pandas
4 16 (5.84%) .NET
5 14 (5.11%) SciPy
6 7 (2.55%) OpenGL
6 7 (2.55%) Spring
7 6 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.82%) Esper
8 5 (1.82%) Guava
8 5 (1.82%) JAXB
8 5 (1.82%) JPA
8 5 (1.82%) Pyramid
8 5 (1.82%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.46%) WPF
10 3 (1.09%) J2SE
10 3 (1.09%) Web Services
11 2 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (47.81%) Hedge funds
2 108 (39.42%) Mathematics
3 86 (31.39%) Computer Science
4 74 (27.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 63 (22.99%) Derivative
6 61 (22.26%) Physics
7 56 (20.44%) Algorithms
8 54 (19.71%) Equities
9 48 (17.52%) Fixed Income
10 46 (16.79%) Statistics
11 37 (13.50%) Visualisation
12 24 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (5.84%) CUDA
14 13 (4.74%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (4.74%) Data Structures
15 11 (4.01%) Market Risk
16 8 (2.92%) Credit Risk
17 7 (2.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 7 (2.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 4 (1.46%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.53%) Linux
2 40 (14.60%) Unix
3 32 (11.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.82%) Analytics
2 49 (17.88%) Software Engineering
3 39 (14.23%) Multithreading
4 38 (13.87%) Machine Learning
4 38 (13.87%) OO
5 34 (12.41%) Market Making
6 33 (12.04%) Investment Management
7 28 (10.22%) Functional Programming
8 26 (9.49%) RAD
8 26 (9.49%) Risk Management
9 25 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (8.76%) Systematic Trading
10 24 (8.76%) Time Series Analysis
11 23 (8.39%) Algorithmic Trading
11 23 (8.39%) Low Latency
12 22 (8.03%) Stochastic Calculus
13 19 (6.93%) Statistical Analysis
14 18 (6.57%) Quantitative Finance
15 17 (6.20%) High-Frequency Trading
16 13 (4.74%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 203 (74.09%) Python
2 192 (70.07%) C++
3 75 (27.37%) C#
4 65 (23.72%) Java
5 43 (15.69%) SQL
6 35 (12.77%) C
7 34 (12.41%) MATLAB
7 34 (12.41%) VBA
8 24 (8.76%) Perl
9 18 (6.57%) R
10 10 (3.65%) VB
11 7 (2.55%) F#
11 7 (2.55%) Ruby
12 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.82%) Haskell
13 3 (1.09%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.73%) Clojure
14 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 120 (43.80%) Degree
2 23 (8.39%) PhD
3 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.82%) MiFID
3 2 (0.73%) EMIR
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (3.65%) Oracle
2 6 (2.19%) Sybase
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.36%) Intel
4 1 (0.36%) Tableau
4 1 (0.36%) Teradata
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65k + bonus (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago