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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quantitative Risk Analyst
Rank 934 971 1005
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Risk Analyst 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Median salary £73,750 £87,500 £115,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £87,500 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 - -

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median 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 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quantitative Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Risk Analyst within the UK.

Quantitative Risk Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Quantitative Risk Analyst over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Quantitative Risk Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Quantitative Risk Analyst
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 +25 6 £81,250 -7.14%
London +9 6 £81,250 -7.14%
Edinburgh - 4 £57,500 -
Scotland - 4 £57,500 -
City of London +60 2 £77,500 -11.42%

Quantitative Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Quantitative Risk Analyst 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 Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 9 (75.00%) Derivative
2 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) Physics
3 7 (58.33%) R
4 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) PhD
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (33.33%) Black-Scholes
6 4 (33.33%) Presales
6 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Statistics
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) VBA
6 4 (33.33%) SAS
6 4 (33.33%) S-PLUS
6 4 (33.33%) Validation

Quantitative Risk Analyst 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 4 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) S-PLUS
2 1 (8.33%) Mathcad
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Derivative
1 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (58.33%) Physics
3 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 6 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (33.33%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (33.33%) Economics
4 4 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Exotic Derivative
5 3 (25.00%) Market Risk
6 2 (16.67%) Equities
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Black-Scholes
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Fund Management
5 3 (25.00%) OOP
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) R
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft