The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Quantitative Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quant Developer
Rank 898 976 979
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Developer 16 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.006% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 14
Median salary £105,000 £92,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £85,000 £92,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £92,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 - -

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Quantitative Developer in the job title.

Senior Quantitative Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Quantitative Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Developer over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Quantitative Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +48 16 £105,000 +13.51%
London +74 15 £105,000 +13.51%
City of London +71 5 £105,000 +23.52%

Senior Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 27 (93.10%) C++
2 24 (82.76%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
4 11 (37.93%) Physics
4 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 11 (37.93%) Python
5 10 (34.48%) Front Office
5 10 (34.48%) Derivative
6 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
6 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 9 (31.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Hedge funds
7 8 (27.59%) Analytics
8 7 (24.14%) Low Latency
8 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
8 7 (24.14%) C
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) NumPy
9 6 (20.69%) Quantitative Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Proprietary Trading
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
10 5 (17.24%) OOD
10 5 (17.24%) SOA
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.24%) OO
11 4 (13.79%) Windows

Senior 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Front Office
3 9 (31.03%) Banking
4 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
5 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) NumPy
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (6.90%) Pandas
5 1 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.45%) SciPy
5 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
1 11 (37.93%) Physics
2 10 (34.48%) Derivative
3 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
3 9 (31.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (27.59%) Hedge funds
5 3 (10.34%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (6.90%) Equities
6 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (6.90%) Statistics
7 1 (3.45%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 7 (24.14%) Low Latency
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.69%) Quantitative Finance
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) OOD
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (17.24%) Proprietary Trading
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) Functional Programming
6 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Complexity Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.90%) Stochastic Calculus
8 2 (6.90%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) C
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) R
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (6.90%) EMIR
1 2 (6.90%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle