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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quant Developer
Rank 781 782 735
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 115 112 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 93 89 110
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £57,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £93,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -3.84%

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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 6 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 November 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
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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
England -4 115 £80,000 +14.28% 19
London +12 114 £80,000 +14.28% 19
City of London +12 31 £75,000 +15.38% 6
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £47,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £47,500 -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 113 (57.36%) C++
1 113 (57.36%) Finance
2 88 (44.67%) C#
3 78 (39.59%) Front Office
4 67 (34.01%) Python
5 66 (33.50%) .NET
6 61 (30.96%) Analytics
7 60 (30.46%) Java
7 60 (30.46%) Fixed Income
7 60 (30.46%) Mathematics
8 54 (27.41%) Derivative
8 54 (27.41%) Banking
9 52 (26.40%) Degree
10 46 (23.35%) Computer Science
10 46 (23.35%) Investment Banking
10 46 (23.35%) Windows
11 45 (22.84%) Physics
11 45 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (20.81%) SQL
14 38 (19.29%) OO
15 34 (17.26%) Hedge funds
16 33 (16.75%) Linux
17 28 (14.21%) Software Engineering
18 27 (13.71%) VBA
19 26 (13.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 23 (11.68%) PhD
20 23 (11.68%) DataSynapse
21 21 (10.66%) Multithreading
22 19 (9.64%) Pandas

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.51%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.08%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.06%) KDB
3 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.03%) Big Data
4 4 (2.03%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.02%) QlikView
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Subversion
2 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.06%) JIRA
2 8 (4.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (2.03%) Maven
4 4 (2.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.51%) NUnit
6 1 (0.51%) Moq
6 1 (0.51%) GCC
General
1 113 (57.36%) Finance
2 78 (39.59%) Front Office
3 54 (27.41%) Banking
4 46 (23.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (33.50%) .NET
2 19 (9.64%) Pandas
3 15 (7.61%) SciPy
4 14 (7.11%) NumPy
5 8 (4.06%) WPF
6 6 (3.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (2.54%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.54%) HTML
7 5 (2.54%) Murex Flex
7 5 (2.54%) Pyramid
8 3 (1.52%) WinForms
8 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.52%) STL
8 3 (1.52%) Esper
9 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.02%) Rendezvous
9 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.51%) WCF
10 1 (0.51%) Spring
10 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.46%) Fixed Income
1 60 (30.46%) Mathematics
2 54 (27.41%) Derivative
3 46 (23.35%) Computer Science
4 45 (22.84%) Physics
4 45 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (17.26%) Hedge funds
6 26 (13.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (9.14%) Equities
7 18 (9.14%) Algorithms
8 15 (7.61%) Statistics
9 9 (4.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 9 (4.57%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (4.57%) Credit Risk
10 8 (4.06%) Visualisation
11 7 (3.55%) Open Source
12 6 (3.05%) Grid Computing
13 4 (2.03%) Market Risk
14 3 (1.52%) Swaptions
14 3 (1.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.35%) Windows
2 33 (16.75%) Linux
3 18 (9.14%) UNIX
4 9 (4.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.96%) Analytics
2 42 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.29%) OO
4 28 (14.21%) Software Engineering
5 21 (10.66%) Multithreading
6 18 (9.14%) Risk Management
7 17 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.12%) Low Latency
9 14 (7.11%) Data Modelling
10 13 (6.60%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.09%) Monte Carlo Method
12 11 (5.58%) Validation
13 10 (5.08%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.08%) Logistics
13 10 (5.08%) Fund Management
13 10 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.08%) Time Series Analysis
14 8 (4.06%) Algorithmic Trading
15 7 (3.55%) Data Analysis
15 7 (3.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 113 (57.36%) C++
2 88 (44.67%) C#
3 67 (34.01%) Python
4 60 (30.46%) Java
5 41 (20.81%) SQL
6 27 (13.71%) VBA
7 11 (5.58%) MATLAB
8 9 (4.57%) VC++
8 9 (4.57%) R
9 8 (4.06%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.05%) Perl
11 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.54%) C
12 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.52%) F#
13 3 (1.52%) VB
13 3 (1.52%) VB6
13 3 (1.52%) Haskell
14 2 (1.02%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 52 (26.40%) Degree
2 23 (11.68%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) Basel II
1 2 (1.02%) QA
1 2 (1.02%) Basel III
2 1 (0.51%) EMIR
2 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.51%) UCITS
2 1 (0.51%) TickIT
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) MiFID
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) DataSynapse
2 12 (6.09%) Murex
3 10 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.55%) Oracle
4 7 (3.55%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.05%) Reuters
6 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.51%) Perforce
7 1 (0.51%) ION Trading
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