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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quant Developer
Rank 815 891 862
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 133 80 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.075% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 132 74 87
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,250 £95,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary - £20,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -58.33%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
London +64 133 £85,000 +6.25% 4
England +59 133 £85,000 +6.25% 4
City of London +20 23 £72,500 -12.12% 1
Mayfair - 6 £100,000 -

Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 235 (74.60%) C++
2 197 (62.54%) Python
3 194 (61.59%) Finance
4 148 (46.98%) Hedge funds
5 135 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 123 (39.05%) Java
7 113 (35.87%) Degree
8 106 (33.65%) Front Office
8 106 (33.65%) Computer Science
9 90 (28.57%) C#
10 74 (23.49%) OO
11 71 (22.54%) Analytics
12 70 (22.22%) C
13 68 (21.59%) Algorithms
14 57 (18.10%) Equities
15 55 (17.46%) Software Engineering
15 55 (17.46%) Linux
16 54 (17.14%) Physics
17 51 (16.19%) Derivative
18 50 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 47 (14.92%) NumPy
19 47 (14.92%) Algorithmic Trading
20 43 (13.65%) Visualisation
21 39 (12.38%) Statistics
22 38 (12.06%) Banking
22 38 (12.06%) Systematic Trading
22 38 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
23 37 (11.75%) Time Series Analysis
24 36 (11.43%) Market Making
24 36 (11.43%) Agile Software Development

Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (0.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.32%) Node.js
2 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.32%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.32%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.30%) Data Mining
1 23 (7.30%) MongoDB
2 19 (6.03%) KDB
2 19 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.54%) Tick Data
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.27%) Hazelcast
6 3 (0.95%) Big Data
6 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) QlikView
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.30%) Maven
2 4 (1.27%) JUnit
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 194 (61.59%) Finance
2 106 (33.65%) Front Office
3 38 (12.06%) Banking
4 25 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.71%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.90%) Retail
7 5 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.92%) NumPy
2 35 (11.11%) Pandas
3 30 (9.52%) SciPy
4 27 (8.57%) .NET
5 23 (7.30%) AngularJS
6 21 (6.67%) Esper
6 21 (6.67%) Pyramid
7 10 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (2.86%) STL
9 7 (2.22%) WCF
10 6 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (1.90%) Spring
11 5 (1.59%) J2SE
11 5 (1.59%) Web Services
12 4 (1.27%) Akka
12 4 (1.27%) Guava
12 4 (1.27%) JAXB
12 4 (1.27%) JPA
12 4 (1.27%) Spring MVC
12 4 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 148 (46.98%) Hedge funds
2 135 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 106 (33.65%) Computer Science
4 68 (21.59%) Algorithms
5 57 (18.10%) Equities
6 54 (17.14%) Physics
7 51 (16.19%) Derivative
8 50 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (13.65%) Visualisation
10 39 (12.38%) Statistics
11 38 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (8.25%) Fixed Income
13 19 (6.03%) Data Structures
14 11 (3.49%) Credit Derivative
15 10 (3.17%) Credit Risk
16 9 (2.86%) CUDA
16 9 (2.86%) Market Risk
17 8 (2.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 8 (2.54%) Management Information System
18 6 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.46%) Linux
2 26 (8.25%) Unix
3 20 (6.35%) Windows
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.49%) OO
2 71 (22.54%) Analytics
3 55 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 47 (14.92%) Algorithmic Trading
5 38 (12.06%) Systematic Trading
6 37 (11.75%) Time Series Analysis
7 36 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (11.43%) Market Making
8 34 (10.79%) Multithreading
8 34 (10.79%) Quantitative Trading
9 32 (10.16%) Machine Learning
10 27 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (8.25%) Open Source
12 25 (7.94%) Data Acquisition
12 25 (7.94%) Functional Programming
12 25 (7.94%) Stochastic Calculus
13 20 (6.35%) Low Latency
14 17 (5.40%) Risk Management
15 16 (5.08%) Investment Management
16 15 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (74.60%) C++
2 197 (62.54%) Python
3 123 (39.05%) Java
4 90 (28.57%) C#
5 70 (22.22%) C
6 35 (11.11%) SQL
7 27 (8.57%) MATLAB
8 21 (6.67%) R
9 18 (5.71%) VBA
10 12 (3.81%) Ruby
11 7 (2.22%) F#
12 6 (1.90%) Perl
12 6 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.27%) Scala
14 1 (0.32%) Haskell
14 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (35.87%) Degree
2 25 (7.94%) PhD
3 1 (0.32%) CFA
3 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (7.62%) Oracle
2 5 (1.59%) Sybase
3 2 (0.63%) Intel
3 2 (0.63%) ION Trading
3 2 (0.63%) Solace
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.32%) Murex
4 1 (0.32%) SunGard
4 1 (0.32%) Tableau
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