The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 809 784 736
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 72 86 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.084% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 126
Average salary £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £66,250
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £107,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 9 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -72 72 £85,000 +3.03% 10
London -42 67 £85,000 - 9
City of London -3 23 £82,500 +17.85% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £62,500 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 4 £62,500 - 1
South East -11 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Oxfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £85,000 -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 129 (75.00%) C++
2 113 (65.70%) Finance
3 84 (48.84%) Analytics
4 75 (43.60%) Hedge funds
5 71 (41.28%) Degree
6 69 (40.12%) Front Office
7 67 (38.95%) C#
8 66 (38.37%) OO
9 62 (36.05%) Mathematics
10 60 (34.88%) Python
11 52 (30.23%) Java
11 52 (30.23%) Risk Management
12 50 (29.07%) Derivative
13 49 (28.49%) PhD
14 44 (25.58%) Fixed Income
15 40 (23.26%) Monte Carlo Method
15 40 (23.26%) Linux
15 40 (23.26%) Banking
16 36 (20.93%) .NET
17 32 (18.60%) Physics
17 32 (18.60%) Financial Modelling
18 29 (16.86%) SunGard APT
18 29 (16.86%) Investment Banking
18 29 (16.86%) SunGard
19 26 (15.12%) Windows
19 26 (15.12%) Statistics
20 25 (14.53%) Computer Science
20 25 (14.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 23 (13.37%) Multithreading
22 22 (12.79%) SQL

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (16.86%) SunGard APT
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) HTTP
1 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.33%) KDB
4 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.16%) QlikView
5 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Maven
2 8 (4.65%) Subversion
2 8 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.07%) JUnit
4 6 (3.49%) JIRA
4 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 113 (65.70%) Finance
2 69 (40.12%) Front Office
3 40 (23.26%) Banking
4 29 (16.86%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.81%) Legal
6 7 (4.07%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.93%) .NET
2 18 (10.47%) SciPy
2 18 (10.47%) NumPy
3 11 (6.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (4.07%) Django
4 7 (4.07%) STL
5 5 (2.91%) Murex Flex
5 5 (2.91%) WPF
6 4 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.33%) Esper
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.16%) Qt
8 1 (0.58%) Web Services
8 1 (0.58%) XML
8 1 (0.58%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.58%) Spring
8 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.58%) WCF
8 1 (0.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (43.60%) Hedge funds
2 62 (36.05%) Mathematics
3 50 (29.07%) Derivative
4 44 (25.58%) Fixed Income
5 32 (18.60%) Physics
6 26 (15.12%) Statistics
7 25 (14.53%) Computer Science
7 25 (14.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (11.05%) Visualisation
9 16 (9.30%) Open Source
9 16 (9.30%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (6.98%) Grid Computing
11 11 (6.40%) Credit Risk
12 10 (5.81%) Equities
13 7 (4.07%) Market Risk
14 5 (2.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 2 (1.16%) Swaptions
15 2 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
15 2 (1.16%) Economics
15 2 (1.16%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.26%) Linux
2 26 (15.12%) Windows
3 12 (6.98%) UNIX
4 6 (3.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.84%) Analytics
2 66 (38.37%) OO
3 52 (30.23%) Risk Management
4 40 (23.26%) Monte Carlo Method
5 32 (18.60%) Financial Modelling
6 23 (13.37%) Multithreading
7 18 (10.47%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.72%) Stochastic Calculus
9 14 (8.14%) Asset Management
10 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.40%) Low Latency
11 10 (5.81%) Investment Management
12 8 (4.65%) Validation
13 7 (4.07%) Fund Management
13 7 (4.07%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.07%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.07%) RAD
14 6 (3.49%) Data Modelling
14 6 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (2.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (75.00%) C++
2 67 (38.95%) C#
3 60 (34.88%) Python
4 52 (30.23%) Java
5 22 (12.79%) SQL
6 19 (11.05%) VBA
7 14 (8.14%) C
8 7 (4.07%) F#
8 7 (4.07%) Perl
9 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.74%) VB
10 3 (1.74%) VC++
10 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.74%) VB6
10 3 (1.74%) Haskell
11 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.16%) Delphi
11 2 (1.16%) R
11 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (41.28%) Degree
2 49 (28.49%) PhD
3 3 (1.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) EMIR
2 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.58%) UCITS
2 1 (0.58%) MiFID
Vendors
1 29 (16.86%) SunGard
2 10 (5.81%) DataSynapse
2 10 (5.81%) Murex
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) Sybase
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.58%) Reuters
5 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / Shares / Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago