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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 803 835 909
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 133 140 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 128 128 58
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £108,250
UK excluding London median salary - - £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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 4 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 30 June 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 +37 133 £80,000 - 13
London +24 133 £80,000 - 13
City of London -4 27 £72,500 -3.33% 5
Mayfair - 2 £91,250 -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 191 (72.08%) C++
2 181 (68.30%) Python
3 148 (55.85%) Finance
4 126 (47.55%) Hedge funds
5 105 (39.62%) Mathematics
6 104 (39.25%) Front Office
7 95 (35.85%) Degree
8 83 (31.32%) Computer Science
9 79 (29.81%) Java
10 71 (26.79%) C#
11 66 (24.91%) Analytics
12 63 (23.77%) Derivative
13 59 (22.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 54 (20.38%) Algorithms
15 50 (18.87%) OO
16 47 (17.74%) Linux
16 47 (17.74%) Physics
17 46 (17.36%) C
17 46 (17.36%) Equities
18 45 (16.98%) SQL
19 41 (15.47%) Fixed Income
20 39 (14.72%) Machine Learning
21 38 (14.34%) Data Mining
22 36 (13.58%) Algorithmic Trading
23 35 (13.21%) Banking
23 35 (13.21%) Software Engineering
23 35 (13.21%) Multithreading
24 34 (12.83%) Market Making
24 34 (12.83%) Unix
25 33 (12.45%) NumPy

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 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.38%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.34%) Data Mining
2 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.40%) KDB
3 9 (3.40%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.89%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.51%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Maven
2 5 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 148 (55.85%) Finance
2 104 (39.25%) Front Office
3 35 (13.21%) Banking
4 25 (9.43%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.45%) NumPy
2 23 (8.68%) Pandas
3 18 (6.79%) .NET
4 17 (6.42%) SciPy
5 16 (6.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 15 (5.66%) STL
7 7 (2.64%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.64%) Esper
7 7 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (2.64%) Pyramid
7 7 (2.64%) Spring
8 5 (1.89%) Guava
8 5 (1.89%) J2SE
8 5 (1.89%) JAXB
8 5 (1.89%) JPA
8 5 (1.89%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.51%) Akka
9 4 (1.51%) Web Services
9 4 (1.51%) WPF
10 3 (1.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (47.55%) Hedge funds
2 105 (39.62%) Mathematics
3 83 (31.32%) Computer Science
4 63 (23.77%) Derivative
5 59 (22.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 54 (20.38%) Algorithms
7 47 (17.74%) Physics
8 46 (17.36%) Equities
9 41 (15.47%) Fixed Income
10 32 (12.08%) Visualisation
11 31 (11.70%) Statistics
12 21 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (4.53%) Data Structures
14 11 (4.15%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (3.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 9 (3.40%) CUDA
17 8 (3.02%) Credit Derivative
17 8 (3.02%) Market Risk
18 4 (1.51%) Applied Mathematics
18 4 (1.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.74%) Linux
2 34 (12.83%) Unix
3 20 (7.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.91%) Analytics
2 50 (18.87%) OO
3 39 (14.72%) Machine Learning
4 36 (13.58%) Algorithmic Trading
5 35 (13.21%) Multithreading
5 35 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 34 (12.83%) Market Making
7 28 (10.57%) RAD
8 27 (10.19%) Investment Management
8 27 (10.19%) Time Series Analysis
9 26 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (9.06%) Systematic Trading
11 23 (8.68%) Low Latency
12 20 (7.55%) Quantitative Finance
12 20 (7.55%) Stochastic Calculus
13 19 (7.17%) Quantitative Trading
13 19 (7.17%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.79%) Functional Programming
15 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (5.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 191 (72.08%) C++
2 181 (68.30%) Python
3 79 (29.81%) Java
4 71 (26.79%) C#
5 46 (17.36%) C
6 45 (16.98%) SQL
7 32 (12.08%) MATLAB
8 29 (10.94%) VBA
9 21 (7.92%) R
10 18 (6.79%) Perl
11 10 (3.77%) Ruby
12 7 (2.64%) F#
13 4 (1.51%) VB
14 3 (1.13%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.75%) Haskell
15 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.75%) Scala
15 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.38%) Clojure
16 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (35.85%) Degree
2 22 (8.30%) PhD
3 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (1.13%) MiFID
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (5.28%) Oracle
2 2 (0.75%) Intel
3 1 (0.38%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.38%) Murex
3 1 (0.38%) Solace
3 1 (0.38%) Sybase
3 1 (0.38%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £150,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago