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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 806 824 764
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 77 83 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.075% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 70 49 103
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £62,500 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £128,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £82,500

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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
London +61 77 £75,000 -6.25% 9
England +29 77 £75,000 -6.25% 10
City of London +69 48 £72,500 -13.43% 6

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 100 (56.50%) C++
2 97 (54.80%) Finance
3 85 (48.02%) C#
4 74 (41.81%) Analytics
5 71 (40.11%) Derivative
6 67 (37.85%) Front Office
7 44 (24.86%) Java
8 39 (22.03%) Mathematics
8 39 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 38 (21.47%) Python
10 37 (20.90%) VBA
10 37 (20.90%) OO
11 35 (19.77%) Monte Carlo Method
11 35 (19.77%) Banking
12 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (17.51%) Degree
14 30 (16.95%) TDD
15 26 (14.69%) SQL
16 25 (14.12%) .NET
17 24 (13.56%) Windows
17 24 (13.56%) Computer Science
17 24 (13.56%) Credit Risk
18 23 (12.99%) Asset Management
18 23 (12.99%) Investment Banking
19 22 (12.43%) PhD
20 21 (11.86%) Fixed Income
21 20 (11.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
22 19 (10.73%) Algorithmic Trading
23 18 (10.17%) Linux
23 18 (10.17%) SQL Server

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.13%) SAS
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.13%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) KDB
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) Maven
2 1 (0.56%) Ant
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 97 (54.80%) Finance
2 67 (37.85%) Front Office
3 35 (19.77%) Banking
4 23 (12.99%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Wholesale Banking
6 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.12%) .NET
2 13 (7.34%) WPF
3 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.65%) WCF
4 4 (2.26%) SciPy
4 4 (2.26%) NumPy
4 4 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.26%) Pandas
5 3 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.69%) JNI
5 3 (1.69%) STL
5 3 (1.69%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (1.13%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.56%) Qt
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.56%) Spring
7 1 (0.56%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.56%) J2SE
7 1 (0.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 71 (40.11%) Derivative
2 39 (22.03%) Mathematics
2 39 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.56%) Credit Risk
4 21 (11.86%) Fixed Income
5 20 (11.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 18 (10.17%) Hedge funds
7 17 (9.60%) Physics
8 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (6.21%) Equities
9 11 (6.21%) Algorithms
10 8 (4.52%) Statistics
11 5 (2.82%) Grid Computing
12 4 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.69%) Swaptions
13 3 (1.69%) Economics
14 2 (1.13%) CUDA
15 1 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
15 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Windows
2 18 (10.17%) Linux
3 11 (6.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.81%) Analytics
2 37 (20.90%) OO
3 35 (19.77%) Monte Carlo Method
4 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.95%) TDD
6 23 (12.99%) Asset Management
7 19 (10.73%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (9.60%) Low Latency
9 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.34%) Multithreading
9 13 (7.34%) OOP
10 11 (6.21%) RAD
10 11 (6.21%) Machine Learning
11 10 (5.65%) MVC
11 10 (5.65%) Black-Scholes
12 8 (4.52%) Refactoring
13 7 (3.95%) Memory Management
14 6 (3.39%) Signal Processing
14 6 (3.39%) FX Algorithmic Trading
14 6 (3.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (56.50%) C++
2 85 (48.02%) C#
3 44 (24.86%) Java
4 38 (21.47%) Python
5 37 (20.90%) VBA
6 26 (14.69%) SQL
7 10 (5.65%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.95%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.82%) VB
9 5 (2.82%) R
10 4 (2.26%) Scala
10 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.13%) Perl
11 2 (1.13%) C
11 2 (1.13%) F#
12 1 (0.56%) Haskell
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 22 (12.43%) PhD
3 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) Basel II
1 3 (1.69%) Basel III
2 1 (0.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (2.26%) Bloomberg
1 4 (2.26%) DataSynapse
2 3 (1.69%) Fidessa
3 2 (1.13%) Sybase
4 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.56%) Informatica
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary
Posted: 24 days ago