Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Quantitative Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Quant Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 312 347
Rank change year-on-year +2 +35 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 12 38 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 59
City of London median annual salary £90,000 £95,000 £105,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £62,500 £57,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £127,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £95,000 £95,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year - -9.52% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

C++ Quantitative Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Quantitative Developer in the City of London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for C++ Quantitative Developer in the City of London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Quantitative Developer in the City of London

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, C++ 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 across the City of London region featuring C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Equities
4 4 (33.33%) Hedge funds
4 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 4 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) KDB
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
5 3 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) PhD
6 2 (16.67%) Front Office
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Swaptions

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) KDB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Equities
2 4 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 4 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PhD