The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 793 862 892
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 119 113 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 110 90 82
Median salary £82,500 £100,000 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 - £62,500

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Quantitative Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 118 £82,500 -17.50% 9
London +54 116 £82,500 -17.50% 8
City of London +56 43 £82,500 -21.42% 2
Canary Wharf +1 2 £105,000 +5.00%
Scotland +15 1 - -
Mayfair +4 1 £62,500 -37.50%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Quantitative Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 184 (73.02%) Python
2 169 (67.06%) C++
3 133 (52.78%) Finance
4 117 (46.43%) Hedge funds
5 115 (45.63%) Degree
6 94 (37.30%) Mathematics
7 86 (34.13%) Front Office
8 79 (31.35%) Computer Science
9 68 (26.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 61 (24.21%) C#
11 59 (23.41%) Analytics
12 57 (22.62%) Algorithms
12 57 (22.62%) Derivative
13 56 (22.22%) Java
14 53 (21.03%) Equities
15 52 (20.63%) Physics
16 47 (18.65%) Linux
17 46 (18.25%) Fixed Income
17 46 (18.25%) Software Engineering
18 42 (16.67%) Statistics
19 39 (15.48%) Machine Learning
20 38 (15.08%) SQL
21 37 (14.68%) Unix
22 36 (14.29%) Data Mining
22 36 (14.29%) Banking
23 35 (13.89%) OO
24 34 (13.49%) Visualisation
25 33 (13.10%) Multithreading
25 33 (13.10%) Market Making
25 33 (13.10%) VBA

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.38%) Sybase IQ
4 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.98%) Hazelcast
4 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.59%) KDB
6 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.79%) Big Data
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) JUnit
2 3 (1.19%) Maven
3 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 133 (52.78%) Finance
2 86 (34.13%) Front Office
3 36 (14.29%) Banking
4 18 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.19%) Advertising
6 3 (1.19%) French Language
6 3 (1.19%) German Language
7 2 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (8.73%) STL
2 18 (7.14%) NumPy
3 14 (5.56%) Pandas
4 12 (4.76%) .NET
5 11 (4.37%) OpenGL
6 9 (3.57%) SciPy
7 5 (1.98%) Guava
7 5 (1.98%) JAXB
7 5 (1.98%) JPA
7 5 (1.98%) Spring
7 5 (1.98%) Spring MVC
8 4 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.19%) Esper
9 3 (1.19%) Pyramid
9 3 (1.19%) scikit-learn
9 3 (1.19%) Web Services
9 3 (1.19%) WPF
10 2 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 117 (46.43%) Hedge funds
2 94 (37.30%) Mathematics
3 79 (31.35%) Computer Science
4 68 (26.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (22.62%) Algorithms
5 57 (22.62%) Derivative
6 53 (21.03%) Equities
7 52 (20.63%) Physics
8 46 (18.25%) Fixed Income
9 42 (16.67%) Statistics
10 34 (13.49%) Visualisation
11 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (6.35%) CUDA
13 14 (5.56%) Data Structures
14 11 (4.37%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (4.37%) Market Risk
15 9 (3.57%) Credit Risk
16 8 (3.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 5 (1.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 4 (1.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.65%) Linux
2 37 (14.68%) Unix
3 29 (11.51%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.41%) Analytics
2 46 (18.25%) Software Engineering
3 39 (15.48%) Machine Learning
4 35 (13.89%) OO
5 33 (13.10%) Market Making
5 33 (13.10%) Multithreading
6 30 (11.90%) Investment Management
7 26 (10.32%) Functional Programming
8 25 (9.92%) Risk Management
9 23 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.13%) RAD
10 21 (8.33%) Systematic Trading
11 20 (7.94%) Low Latency
12 19 (7.54%) Stochastic Calculus
12 19 (7.54%) Time Series Analysis
13 18 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
13 18 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
14 16 (6.35%) High-Frequency Trading
15 14 (5.56%) Quantitative Finance
16 12 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 184 (73.02%) Python
2 169 (67.06%) C++
3 61 (24.21%) C#
4 56 (22.22%) Java
5 38 (15.08%) SQL
6 33 (13.10%) VBA
7 31 (12.30%) MATLAB
8 26 (10.32%) C
9 24 (9.52%) Perl
10 14 (5.56%) R
11 10 (3.97%) VB
12 6 (2.38%) F#
13 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.98%) Haskell
14 3 (1.19%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.19%) Ruby
14 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.79%) Clojure
15 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (45.63%) Degree
2 22 (8.73%) PhD
3 2 (0.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) QA
2 6 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (2.38%) MiFID
3 3 (1.19%) EMIR
Vendors
1 8 (3.17%) Oracle
2 6 (2.38%) Sybase
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.40%) Intel
4 1 (0.40%) Solace
4 1 (0.40%) Teradata
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