The median annual salary for a C++ Quantitative Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 253 301
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 3 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 22
Median salary £77,500 £92,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.21% -2.63%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (96.77%) Mathematics
3 20 (64.52%) Finance
4 19 (61.29%) Physics
5 18 (58.06%) Python
6 16 (51.61%) Derivative
7 15 (48.39%) Degree
8 12 (38.71%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) C#
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
9 11 (35.48%) Quantitative Finance
9 11 (35.48%) Subversion
9 11 (35.48%) Hedge funds
9 11 (35.48%) Stochastic Modelling
9 11 (35.48%) OOP
9 11 (35.48%) OO
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
9 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
9 11 (35.48%) Market Risk
10 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
11 8 (25.81%) Front Office
11 8 (25.81%) Market Making
12 6 (19.35%) SDLC
12 6 (19.35%) Functional Programming
12 6 (19.35%) Fixed Income
12 6 (19.35%) Unix
12 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
12 6 (19.35%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (19.35%) Banking
13 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Subversion
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Front Office
3 6 (19.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (12.90%) STL
2 3 (9.68%) NumPy
2 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
2 3 (9.68%) Pandas
2 3 (9.68%) scikit-cuda
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Derivative
2 11 (35.48%) Hedge funds
2 11 (35.48%) Market Risk
3 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (19.35%) Fixed Income
5 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
6 3 (9.68%) CUDA
6 3 (9.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Mathematics
2 19 (61.29%) Physics
3 11 (35.48%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) OOP
3 11 (35.48%) Quantitative Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
3 11 (35.48%) Stochastic Modelling
4 8 (25.81%) Market Making
5 6 (19.35%) Functional Programming
5 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (16.13%) Low Latency
7 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
7 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (58.06%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago