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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 805 799 727
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 85 106 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.099% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 79 64 130
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £135,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary - £48,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
- -41.81%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +4 85 £90,000 +12.50% 13
England -6 85 £90,000 +12.50% 13
City of London +25 54 £89,000 -7.53% 6

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 109 (53.96%) C++
2 107 (52.97%) Finance
3 86 (42.57%) C#
4 80 (39.60%) Front Office
5 70 (34.65%) Analytics
6 60 (29.70%) Derivative
7 48 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (23.27%) SQL
8 47 (23.27%) Python
9 45 (22.28%) Banking
10 44 (21.78%) Mathematics
10 44 (21.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (20.30%) Java
11 41 (20.30%) Degree
12 38 (18.81%) Monte Carlo Method
13 37 (18.32%) .NET
14 36 (17.82%) Investment Banking
15 35 (17.33%) VBA
16 32 (15.84%) OO
16 32 (15.84%) Computer Science
17 31 (15.35%) Hedge funds
18 29 (14.36%) Credit Risk
18 29 (14.36%) TDD
19 27 (13.37%) Windows
19 27 (13.37%) Fixed Income
20 23 (11.39%) PhD
20 23 (11.39%) Asset Management
20 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (10.89%) Linux
22 20 (9.90%) Continuous Integration

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.99%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.99%) KDB
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Subversion
2 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) GCC
3 1 (0.50%) Maven
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 107 (52.97%) Finance
2 80 (39.60%) Front Office
3 45 (22.28%) Banking
4 36 (17.82%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.48%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.32%) .NET
2 15 (7.43%) WPF
3 14 (6.93%) Pandas
4 11 (5.45%) SciPy
4 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.95%) WCF
5 10 (4.95%) NumPy
5 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.98%) HTML
7 3 (1.49%) STL
8 2 (0.99%) WinForms
8 2 (0.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.99%) OpenCL
8 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.50%) Esper
9 1 (0.50%) Pyramid
9 1 (0.50%) HTML5
9 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.50%) XML
9 1 (0.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.70%) Derivative
2 44 (21.78%) Mathematics
2 44 (21.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (15.84%) Computer Science
4 31 (15.35%) Hedge funds
5 29 (14.36%) Credit Risk
6 27 (13.37%) Fixed Income
7 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (7.92%) Physics
9 14 (6.93%) Algorithms
10 12 (5.94%) Equities
10 12 (5.94%) Statistics
11 11 (5.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.98%) Swaptions
13 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.49%) Open Source
14 2 (0.99%) CUDA
14 2 (0.99%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.50%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.37%) Windows
2 22 (10.89%) Linux
3 12 (5.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.65%) Analytics
2 48 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.81%) Monte Carlo Method
4 32 (15.84%) OO
5 29 (14.36%) TDD
6 23 (11.39%) Asset Management
7 20 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.90%) Low Latency
8 14 (6.93%) Multithreading
8 14 (6.93%) Data Modelling
9 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.45%) Validation
11 10 (4.95%) MVC
11 10 (4.95%) Fund Management
11 10 (4.95%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (4.95%) Black-Scholes
11 10 (4.95%) Machine Learning
12 8 (3.96%) Business Analysis
13 7 (3.47%) RAD
13 7 (3.47%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 109 (53.96%) C++
2 86 (42.57%) C#
3 47 (23.27%) SQL
3 47 (23.27%) Python
4 41 (20.30%) Java
5 35 (17.33%) VBA
6 10 (4.95%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.46%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.97%) VC++
9 5 (2.48%) C
10 4 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.98%) Perl
10 4 (1.98%) Scala
11 3 (1.49%) R
12 1 (0.50%) Haskell
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) F#
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (20.30%) Degree
2 23 (11.39%) PhD
3 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) Basel II
1 5 (2.48%) Basel III
Vendors
1 7 (3.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.48%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.98%) Reuters
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.50%) ION Trading
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