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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quant Developer
Rank 825 823 758
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 65 110 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 126
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,600 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,500 £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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +14 65 £85,000 +6.25% 7
England -31 65 £85,000 +6.25% 7
City of London +52 43 £85,000 -10.52% 5

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 106 (58.24%) Finance
2 94 (51.65%) C++
3 78 (42.86%) C#
4 77 (42.31%) Front Office
5 70 (38.46%) Analytics
6 60 (32.97%) Derivative
7 45 (24.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (21.43%) Banking
9 39 (21.43%) Mathematics
10 38 (20.88%) Java
10 38 (20.88%) SQL
11 36 (19.78%) VBA
11 36 (19.78%) OO
11 36 (19.78%) Python
11 36 (19.78%) Monte Carlo Method
12 34 (18.68%) Degree
13 30 (16.48%) Investment Banking
14 29 (15.93%) .NET
15 27 (14.84%) Computer Science
16 26 (14.29%) TDD
17 24 (13.19%) Credit Risk
17 24 (13.19%) PhD
18 22 (12.09%) Asset Management
19 21 (11.54%) Hedge funds
20 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (10.44%) Windows
22 18 (9.89%) Fixed Income
23 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
23 17 (9.34%) Low Latency

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.10%) KDB
4 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Subversion
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 106 (58.24%) Finance
2 77 (42.31%) Front Office
3 39 (21.43%) Banking
4 30 (16.48%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.40%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.30%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.93%) .NET
2 13 (7.14%) WPF
3 10 (5.49%) WCF
3 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.49%) Pandas
4 9 (4.95%) SciPy
5 8 (4.40%) NumPy
6 2 (1.10%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.10%) HTML
7 1 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.55%) Esper
7 1 (0.55%) Pyramid
7 1 (0.55%) STL
7 1 (0.55%) XML
7 1 (0.55%) XSD
7 1 (0.55%) XSLT
7 1 (0.55%) J2SE
7 1 (0.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (32.97%) Derivative
2 45 (24.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 39 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 27 (14.84%) Computer Science
5 24 (13.19%) Credit Risk
6 21 (11.54%) Hedge funds
7 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (9.89%) Fixed Income
9 16 (8.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 13 (7.14%) Physics
10 13 (7.14%) Algorithms
11 10 (5.49%) Equities
12 9 (4.95%) Statistics
13 4 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (1.65%) Swaptions
15 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
15 2 (1.10%) Open Source
15 2 (1.10%) CUDA
16 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
16 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.44%) Windows
2 16 (8.79%) Linux
3 11 (6.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.46%) Analytics
2 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.78%) OO
3 36 (19.78%) Monte Carlo Method
4 26 (14.29%) TDD
5 22 (12.09%) Asset Management
6 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (9.34%) Low Latency
7 15 (8.24%) Algorithmic Trading
8 14 (7.69%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.59%) OOP
9 12 (6.59%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.04%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.49%) MVC
11 10 (5.49%) RAD
11 10 (5.49%) Black-Scholes
12 9 (4.95%) Machine Learning
13 7 (3.85%) Memory Management
13 7 (3.85%) FX Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (51.65%) C++
2 78 (42.86%) C#
3 38 (20.88%) SQL
3 38 (20.88%) Java
4 36 (19.78%) VBA
4 36 (19.78%) Python
5 10 (5.49%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.20%) Scala
7 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.65%) R
9 2 (1.10%) F#
9 2 (1.10%) Perl
9 2 (1.10%) C
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) Haskell
10 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (18.68%) Degree
2 24 (13.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) Basel II
1 5 (2.75%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle
1 3 (1.65%) Bloomberg
2 1 (0.55%) ION Trading
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.55%) Fidessa
2 1 (0.55%) Reuters
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