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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 784 853 899
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 133 98 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 130 91 61
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £81,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 4 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 31 May 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 +66 133 £80,000 +6.66% 12
London +45 133 £80,000 +6.66% 12
City of London +20 27 £72,500 - 3
Mayfair - 4 £100,000 -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 211 (74.56%) C++
2 185 (65.37%) Python
3 166 (58.66%) Finance
4 136 (48.06%) Hedge funds
5 104 (36.75%) Mathematics
6 101 (35.69%) Front Office
6 101 (35.69%) Java
7 97 (34.28%) Degree
8 86 (30.39%) Computer Science
9 76 (26.86%) C#
10 73 (25.80%) Analytics
11 65 (22.97%) Algorithms
12 62 (21.91%) OO
13 60 (21.20%) C
14 57 (20.14%) Derivative
15 55 (19.43%) Equities
16 54 (19.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 51 (18.02%) Linux
18 42 (14.84%) Physics
19 41 (14.49%) NumPy
19 41 (14.49%) Software Engineering
19 41 (14.49%) Algorithmic Trading
20 39 (13.78%) Visualisation
21 38 (13.43%) SQL
22 35 (12.37%) Machine Learning
23 33 (11.66%) Market Making
23 33 (11.66%) Banking
24 32 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
24 32 (11.31%) Statistics
24 32 (11.31%) Fixed Income

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.35%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.35%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.31%) Data Mining
2 19 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.30%) KDB
5 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.77%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.06%) Big Data
9 3 (1.06%) Tick Data
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.35%) QlikView
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.36%) Maven
2 5 (1.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 166 (58.66%) Finance
2 101 (35.69%) Front Office
3 33 (11.66%) Banking
4 20 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 18 (6.36%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.12%) Retail
7 4 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.49%) NumPy
2 31 (10.95%) Pandas
3 25 (8.83%) SciPy
4 21 (7.42%) .NET
5 16 (5.65%) AngularJS
5 16 (5.65%) Esper
5 16 (5.65%) Pyramid
6 13 (4.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (4.24%) STL
8 7 (2.47%) Spring
9 6 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (1.77%) Guava
10 5 (1.77%) JAXB
10 5 (1.77%) JPA
10 5 (1.77%) Spring MVC
10 5 (1.77%) Web Services
11 4 (1.41%) Akka
11 4 (1.41%) J2SE
11 4 (1.41%) WPF
12 2 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 136 (48.06%) Hedge funds
2 104 (36.75%) Mathematics
3 86 (30.39%) Computer Science
4 65 (22.97%) Algorithms
5 57 (20.14%) Derivative
6 55 (19.43%) Equities
7 54 (19.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (14.84%) Physics
9 39 (13.78%) Visualisation
10 32 (11.31%) Fixed Income
10 32 (11.31%) Statistics
11 29 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (6.71%) Data Structures
13 10 (3.53%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (3.53%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (3.18%) CUDA
14 9 (3.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 8 (2.83%) Market Risk
16 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
17 4 (1.41%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.02%) Linux
2 29 (10.25%) Unix
3 16 (5.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.80%) Analytics
2 62 (21.91%) OO
3 41 (14.49%) Algorithmic Trading
3 41 (14.49%) Software Engineering
4 35 (12.37%) Machine Learning
5 33 (11.66%) Market Making
6 32 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.95%) Time Series Analysis
8 30 (10.60%) Systematic Trading
9 28 (9.89%) Multithreading
10 27 (9.54%) Quantitative Trading
11 25 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (7.77%) RAD
13 21 (7.42%) Functional Programming
13 21 (7.42%) Investment Management
13 21 (7.42%) Open Source
14 20 (7.07%) Risk Management
14 20 (7.07%) Stochastic Calculus
15 19 (6.71%) Low Latency
16 18 (6.36%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 211 (74.56%) C++
2 185 (65.37%) Python
3 101 (35.69%) Java
4 76 (26.86%) C#
5 60 (21.20%) C
6 38 (13.43%) SQL
7 27 (9.54%) MATLAB
8 21 (7.42%) VBA
9 19 (6.71%) R
10 12 (4.24%) Perl
11 10 (3.53%) Ruby
12 7 (2.47%) F#
13 3 (1.06%) Scala
14 2 (0.71%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.35%) Haskell
15 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (34.28%) Degree
2 16 (5.65%) PhD
3 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (7.42%) Oracle
2 2 (0.71%) Intel
2 2 (0.71%) ION Trading
2 2 (0.71%) Solace
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.35%) Murex
3 1 (0.35%) SunGard
3 1 (0.35%) Sybase
3 1 (0.35%) Tableau
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Durlston Partners
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent and Negotiable
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £75,000 to £150,000 + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Competative Benifits Package
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Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
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