Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quantitative Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1084 1112
Rank change year-on-year +22 +28 +66
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 100 82 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.049% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.055% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 68 69 117
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -15.32% +24.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £114,875 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year -12.38% -15.32% +24.00%

Quantitative Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,334 149,865 173,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.84% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118,375 124,866 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Quantitative Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Quantitative Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analysis in England

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in England.

Salary trend for Quantitative Analysis in England

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analysis in England

Quantitative Analysis
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 90 £55,000 - 15
East of England - 4 £39,000 - 4
North of England -4 3 £27,500 -50.00% 4
North West -4 3 £27,500 -50.00% 3
South East +36 2 £27,000 -32.92%
Midlands +8 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Quantitative Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis.

1 57 (57.00%) SQL
2 44 (44.00%) Analytics
3 41 (41.00%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (35.00%) Statistics
5 31 (31.00%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (30.00%) Degree
7 29 (29.00%) Marketing
8 26 (26.00%) Java
9 25 (25.00%) Finance
9 25 (25.00%) R
10 24 (24.00%) Python
11 22 (22.00%) Data Quality
12 21 (21.00%) Economics
13 20 (20.00%) Data Modelling
14 18 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (18.00%) QA
14 18 (18.00%) Algorithmic Trading
15 17 (17.00%) Dimensional Modelling
15 17 (17.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 17 (17.00%) User Stories
15 17 (17.00%) Kimball Methodology
15 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (17.00%) PL/SQL
15 17 (17.00%) Data Mart
15 17 (17.00%) Scrum
16 15 (15.00%) C++
16 15 (15.00%) SAS
17 14 (14.00%) Machine Learning
18 13 (13.00%) Banking

Quantitative Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (15.00%) SAS
2 6 (6.00%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) SPSS
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.00%) Weka
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) EViews
5 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) Data Mart
1 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (17.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.00%) Big Data
2 11 (11.00%) Data Mining
3 10 (10.00%) OLAP
4 7 (7.00%) Apache Hive
4 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.00%) Star Schema
5 6 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.00%) CouchDB
5 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.00%) SAS EBI
6 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Gradle
General
1 29 (29.00%) Marketing
2 25 (25.00%) Finance
3 13 (13.00%) Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Games
5 7 (7.00%) Front Office
6 5 (5.00%) Advertising
7 3 (3.00%) Back Office
7 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Arabic Language
9 1 (1.00%) French Language
9 1 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (1.00%) Retail
9 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Analyst
2 25 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 24 (24.00%) Data Analyst
3 24 (24.00%) Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 14 (14.00%) Quantitative Developer
6 11 (11.00%) C++ Developer
7 10 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Digital Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) Machine Learning Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Java Quantitative Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Product Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 4 (4.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) NumPy
2 3 (3.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.00%) STL
2 3 (3.00%) XML
3 2 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) User Experience
3 8 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.00%) Hedge funds
5 6 (6.00%) Fintech
6 4 (4.00%) Equities
7 3 (3.00%) Blog
7 3 (3.00%) NHS
7 3 (3.00%) Social Media
8 2 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.00%) Derivative
8 2 (2.00%) SystemC
8 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.00%) IVR
9 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Analytics
2 35 (35.00%) Statistics
3 31 (31.00%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.00%) Economics
6 20 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 18 (18.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 18 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (17.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (17.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 17 (17.00%) Scrum
8 17 (17.00%) User Stories
9 14 (14.00%) Machine Learning
10 13 (13.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (12.00%) Web Analytics
12 11 (11.00%) Business Analysis
12 11 (11.00%) Mathematics
12 11 (11.00%) Visualisation
13 9 (9.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.00%) SQL
2 26 (26.00%) Java
3 25 (25.00%) R
4 24 (24.00%) Python
5 17 (17.00%) PL/SQL
6 15 (15.00%) C++
7 8 (8.00%) C#
7 8 (8.00%) Perl
7 8 (8.00%) Scala
8 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.00%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.00%) Tcl
10 2 (2.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (30.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.00%) PhD
3 2 (2.00%) MBA
3 2 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.00%) Data Quality
2 18 (18.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.00%) IFRS
3 1 (1.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Google
2 7 (7.00%) Tableau
3 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.00%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.00%) Avaya
6 2 (2.00%) Cadence
6 2 (2.00%) Minitab
6 2 (2.00%) NICE Systems
6 2 (2.00%) Polycom
6 2 (2.00%) Synopsys
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) MobileIron