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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 796 833 850
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 155 108 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 131 92 73
Average salary £75,000 £95,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-16.07% -12.50%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 13 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 5 February 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
(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
England +55 153 £75,000 -21.05% 17
London +40 144 £77,500 -18.42% 14
City of London +46 36 £81,500 -11.89% 3
Birmingham - 7 £40,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £40,500 -
Edinburgh +9 2 £58,750 - 1
Scotland 0 2 £58,750 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 3
South East - 1 £72,500 -
Oxford - 1 £72,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £72,500 -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 212 (71.38%) C++
2 175 (58.92%) Finance
3 164 (55.22%) Python
4 153 (51.52%) Mathematics
5 119 (40.07%) C#
6 116 (39.06%) Java
7 113 (38.05%) Front Office
8 112 (37.71%) Hedge funds
9 101 (34.01%) Computer Science
10 91 (30.64%) Degree
11 72 (24.24%) OO
12 59 (19.87%) VBA
13 56 (18.86%) Analytics
14 54 (18.18%) Physics
15 53 (17.85%) Algorithms
16 52 (17.51%) Algorithmic Trading
17 51 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (16.84%) PhD
19 47 (15.82%) Fixed Income
20 45 (15.15%) Equities
21 44 (14.81%) .NET
22 43 (14.48%) SQL
22 43 (14.48%) C
23 41 (13.80%) Derivative
24 40 (13.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 37 (12.46%) Banking
26 34 (11.45%) Linux
27 33 (11.11%) Multithreading
28 32 (10.77%) Statistics
29 31 (10.44%) VB.NET

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.34%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.34%) MetaTrader
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.72%) MongoDB
2 15 (5.05%) KDB
3 11 (3.70%) Tick Data
4 9 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.67%) Big Data
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (7.41%) Maven
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 175 (58.92%) Finance
2 113 (38.05%) Front Office
3 37 (12.46%) Banking
4 23 (7.74%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Retail
6 6 (2.02%) Back Office
7 5 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.81%) .NET
2 23 (7.74%) AngularJS
2 23 (7.74%) NumPy
3 22 (7.41%) Pandas
3 22 (7.41%) SciPy
4 20 (6.73%) Esper
4 20 (6.73%) Pyramid
5 6 (2.02%) HTML
5 6 (2.02%) WCF
6 4 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (1.35%) STL
6 4 (1.35%) Web Services
7 3 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.01%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.67%) J2SE
8 2 (0.67%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.67%) WPF
9 1 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 153 (51.52%) Mathematics
2 112 (37.71%) Hedge funds
3 101 (34.01%) Computer Science
4 54 (18.18%) Physics
5 53 (17.85%) Algorithms
6 51 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (15.82%) Fixed Income
8 45 (15.15%) Equities
9 41 (13.80%) Derivative
10 40 (13.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (10.77%) Statistics
12 28 (9.43%) Visualisation
13 15 (5.05%) Data Structures
14 11 (3.70%) Market Risk
15 10 (3.37%) Credit Risk
16 8 (2.69%) Credit Derivative
16 8 (2.69%) Fintech
16 8 (2.69%) Management Information System
17 5 (1.68%) Grid Computing
18 4 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.45%) Linux
2 31 (10.44%) Windows
3 21 (7.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.24%) OO
2 56 (18.86%) Analytics
3 52 (17.51%) Algorithmic Trading
4 33 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 30 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (10.10%) Functional Programming
6 29 (9.76%) Market Making
7 26 (8.75%) Time Series Analysis
8 25 (8.42%) Machine Learning
8 25 (8.42%) Stochastic Calculus
9 24 (8.08%) Systematic Trading
10 23 (7.74%) Software Engineering
11 22 (7.41%) Open Source
12 19 (6.40%) Electronic Trading
12 19 (6.40%) Quantitative Trading
13 17 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.39%) Low Latency
15 11 (3.70%) OOP
16 10 (3.37%) Financial Modelling
16 10 (3.37%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 212 (71.38%) C++
2 164 (55.22%) Python
3 119 (40.07%) C#
4 116 (39.06%) Java
5 59 (19.87%) VBA
6 43 (14.48%) C
6 43 (14.48%) SQL
7 31 (10.44%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.03%) F#
8 9 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 7 (2.36%) R
10 4 (1.35%) Scala
11 2 (0.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (30.64%) Degree
2 50 (16.84%) PhD
3 1 (0.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (6.06%) Oracle
2 5 (1.68%) Sybase
3 2 (0.67%) ION Trading
3 2 (0.67%) Solace
4 1 (0.34%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.34%) SunGard
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