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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 776 819 909
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 142 156 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 131 135 55
Median salary £82,500 £90,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £110,000
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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £70,000 £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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Developer
Top 7 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 29 July 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
London +48 141 £82,500 -8.33% 12
England +27 141 £82,500 -8.33% 12
City of London +5 42 £82,500 -2.94% 5
Mayfair +3 2 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £105,000 -
Scotland +6 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 202 (73.45%) Python
2 198 (72.00%) C++
3 158 (57.45%) Finance
4 126 (45.82%) Hedge funds
5 116 (42.18%) Front Office
6 115 (41.82%) Mathematics
7 112 (40.73%) Degree
8 90 (32.73%) Computer Science
9 76 (27.64%) C#
10 73 (26.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 71 (25.82%) Java
11 71 (25.82%) Analytics
12 68 (24.73%) Derivative
13 61 (22.18%) Physics
14 60 (21.82%) Linux
15 54 (19.64%) Equities
16 52 (18.91%) Algorithms
17 48 (17.45%) Fixed Income
18 47 (17.09%) OO
19 46 (16.73%) Software Engineering
20 43 (15.64%) SQL
21 42 (15.27%) C
21 42 (15.27%) Statistics
22 41 (14.91%) Banking
23 40 (14.55%) Machine Learning
24 39 (14.18%) Multithreading
24 39 (14.18%) Unix
24 39 (14.18%) Data Mining
25 36 (13.09%) Visualisation
26 35 (12.73%) MATLAB

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 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.18%) Data Mining
2 21 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.91%) KDB
4 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.82%) Hazelcast
6 5 (1.82%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.73%) Big Data
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.36%) QlikView
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Maven
2 5 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 158 (57.45%) Finance
2 116 (42.18%) Front Office
3 41 (14.91%) Banking
4 26 (9.45%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.73%) French Language
6 2 (0.73%) German Language
6 2 (0.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.64%) NumPy
2 23 (8.36%) Pandas
3 21 (7.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 21 (7.64%) STL
4 18 (6.55%) SciPy
5 17 (6.18%) .NET
6 7 (2.55%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.55%) Esper
6 7 (2.55%) Pyramid
6 7 (2.55%) Spring
7 5 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.82%) Guava
7 5 (1.82%) JAXB
7 5 (1.82%) JPA
7 5 (1.82%) Spring MVC
8 4 (1.45%) OpenGL
8 4 (1.45%) Web Services
9 3 (1.09%) J2SE
9 3 (1.09%) REST
9 3 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (45.82%) Hedge funds
2 115 (41.82%) Mathematics
3 90 (32.73%) Computer Science
4 73 (26.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 68 (24.73%) Derivative
6 61 (22.18%) Physics
7 54 (19.64%) Equities
8 52 (18.91%) Algorithms
9 48 (17.45%) Fixed Income
10 42 (15.27%) Statistics
11 36 (13.09%) Visualisation
12 23 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (4.73%) Artificial Intelligence
13 13 (4.73%) CUDA
14 12 (4.36%) Data Structures
15 11 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 9 (3.27%) Market Risk
17 7 (2.55%) Credit Risk
18 4 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
18 4 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 60 (21.82%) Linux
2 39 (14.18%) Unix
3 30 (10.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.82%) Analytics
2 47 (17.09%) OO
3 46 (16.73%) Software Engineering
4 40 (14.55%) Machine Learning
5 39 (14.18%) Multithreading
6 34 (12.36%) Market Making
7 31 (11.27%) Functional Programming
8 30 (10.91%) Investment Management
8 30 (10.91%) RAD
9 29 (10.55%) Time Series Analysis
10 27 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (9.82%) Algorithmic Trading
11 25 (9.09%) Systematic Trading
12 23 (8.36%) Low Latency
12 23 (8.36%) Stochastic Calculus
13 22 (8.00%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.55%) Quantitative Finance
15 17 (6.18%) Quantitative Trading
15 17 (6.18%) Statistical Analysis
16 14 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 202 (73.45%) Python
2 198 (72.00%) C++
3 76 (27.64%) C#
4 71 (25.82%) Java
5 43 (15.64%) SQL
6 42 (15.27%) C
7 35 (12.73%) MATLAB
8 29 (10.55%) VBA
9 22 (8.00%) Perl
10 20 (7.27%) R
11 8 (2.91%) Ruby
12 7 (2.55%) F#
12 7 (2.55%) VB
13 5 (1.82%) Haskell
14 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.09%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.73%) Clojure
16 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.73%) Scala
17 1 (0.36%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 112 (40.73%) Degree
2 22 (8.00%) PhD
3 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.45%) MiFID
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (4.36%) Oracle
2 5 (1.82%) Sybase
3 2 (0.73%) Intel
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.36%) Murex
4 1 (0.36%) Tableau
4 1 (0.36%) Teradata
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