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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 770 790 747
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 100 100 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 70 116
Average salary £95,000 £80,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £125,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £64,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.42%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 3 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 3 March 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 +15 99 £95,000 +18.75% 6
England +15 99 £95,000 +18.75% 6
City of London +34 57 £92,500 -2.63% 3

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 117 (53.92%) C++
2 114 (52.53%) Finance
3 88 (40.55%) C#
4 85 (39.17%) Front Office
5 74 (34.10%) Analytics
6 62 (28.57%) Derivative
7 51 (23.50%) Python
8 50 (23.04%) SQL
8 50 (23.04%) Banking
8 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (23.04%) Mathematics
9 49 (22.58%) Java
10 46 (21.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 44 (20.28%) Fixed Income
12 42 (19.35%) Degree
12 42 (19.35%) .NET
13 41 (18.89%) Computer Science
14 40 (18.43%) Investment Banking
15 39 (17.97%) Monte Carlo Method
16 36 (16.59%) VBA
17 32 (14.75%) Windows
17 32 (14.75%) Hedge funds
17 32 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (13.82%) OO
18 30 (13.82%) Credit Risk
19 28 (12.90%) TDD
20 25 (11.52%) PhD
21 24 (11.06%) Linux
22 23 (10.60%) Physics
23 21 (9.68%) Continuous Integration

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.92%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.15%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.38%) KDB
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Subversion
2 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.92%) JIRA
3 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.46%) NUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.46%) Moq
4 1 (0.46%) GCC
General
1 114 (52.53%) Finance
2 85 (39.17%) Front Office
3 50 (23.04%) Banking
4 40 (18.43%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.38%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.35%) .NET
2 17 (7.83%) Pandas
3 15 (6.91%) WPF
4 13 (5.99%) SciPy
5 12 (5.53%) NumPy
6 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.15%) WCF
7 8 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.76%) HTML
9 4 (1.84%) STL
10 3 (1.38%) WinForms
10 3 (1.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.92%) OpenCL
11 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.46%) Esper
12 1 (0.46%) Pyramid
12 1 (0.46%) HTML5
12 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.46%) XML
12 1 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.57%) Derivative
2 50 (23.04%) Mathematics
3 46 (21.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (20.28%) Fixed Income
5 41 (18.89%) Computer Science
6 32 (14.75%) Hedge funds
6 32 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (13.82%) Credit Risk
8 23 (10.60%) Physics
9 17 (7.83%) Algorithms
10 16 (7.37%) Equities
11 15 (6.91%) Statistics
12 8 (3.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (2.76%) Visualisation
14 5 (2.30%) Swaptions
15 4 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
16 3 (1.38%) Grid Computing
16 3 (1.38%) Open Source
17 2 (0.92%) CUDA
18 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.75%) Windows
2 24 (11.06%) Linux
3 12 (5.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.10%) Analytics
2 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.97%) Monte Carlo Method
4 30 (13.82%) OO
5 28 (12.90%) TDD
6 21 (9.68%) Asset Management
6 21 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (9.68%) Low Latency
7 16 (7.37%) Multithreading
8 15 (6.91%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.99%) Fund Management
11 12 (5.53%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (5.07%) Validation
13 10 (4.61%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.15%) Business Analysis
15 8 (3.69%) Logistics
15 8 (3.69%) MVC
15 8 (3.69%) RAD
15 8 (3.69%) Black-Scholes
Programming Languages
1 117 (53.92%) C++
2 88 (40.55%) C#
3 51 (23.50%) Python
4 50 (23.04%) SQL
5 49 (22.58%) Java
6 36 (16.59%) VBA
7 9 (4.15%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.69%) VC++
8 8 (3.69%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.30%) C
10 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.84%) Perl
10 4 (1.84%) Scala
11 3 (1.38%) R
12 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.46%) Haskell
13 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (19.35%) Degree
2 25 (11.52%) PhD
3 2 (0.92%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.46%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) Basel II
1 5 (2.30%) Basel III
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) TickIT
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (3.69%) Microsoft
1 8 (3.69%) DataSynapse
2 6 (2.76%) Bloomberg
3 5 (2.30%) Reuters
4 4 (1.84%) Oracle
5 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.46%) Perforce
5 1 (0.46%) ION Trading
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