The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quant Developer
Rank 916 934 931
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Developer 19 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 4
Average salary £100,000 £127,500 £96,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +32.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £125,500 £84,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £129,500 £141,250
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Quantitative Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
England +36 19 £100,000 -21.56%
London +24 19 £100,000 -21.56%
City of London +58 6 £93,250 -25.40%

Senior Quantitative Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (84.00%) Finance
3 16 (64.00%) Derivative
4 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (52.00%) Analytics
6 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (40.00%) Hedge funds
7 10 (40.00%) Financial Institution
7 10 (40.00%) Front Office
7 10 (40.00%) Unix
7 10 (40.00%) OO
7 10 (40.00%) OOD
7 10 (40.00%) SOA
7 10 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (32.00%) Degree
8 8 (32.00%) C
9 7 (28.00%) Banking
10 6 (24.00%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 5 (20.00%) Physics
11 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.00%) NumPy
12 4 (16.00%) R
12 4 (16.00%) Ruby
12 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
12 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (16.00%) Python
12 4 (16.00%) Proprietary Trading
12 4 (16.00%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (16.00%) Low Latency

Senior Quantitative Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MetaTrader
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 10 (40.00%) Front Office
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) NumPy
2 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Derivative
2 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (40.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (24.00%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Analytics
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) OO
3 10 (40.00%) OOD
3 10 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (16.00%) Proprietary Trading
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Market Making
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (32.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) R
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree