Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quantitative Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 624 770 988
Rank change year-on-year +146 +218 +96
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 81 256 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 81 242 93
Median annual salary £125,000 £90,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +12.50% +50.94%
10th Percentile £56,250 £43,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £172,500 £143,750 £112,000
UK median annual salary £122,500 £90,000 £78,750
% change year-on-year +36.11% +14.29% +85.29%

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 47,712 115,667 138,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.31% 92.21% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 39,919 92,519 111,516
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,886
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.17% +1.77%

Quantitative Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analysis in England

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Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in England.

Salary trend for Quantitative Analysis in England

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Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Quantitative Analysis in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analysis in England

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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 4 December 2020. 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 +79 69 £135,000 +20.00% 3
South West +108 4 £72,500 +11.54%
South East +195 3 £32,500 -
Midlands +104 3 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
North of England +138 2 £61,250 +8.89%
North West +115 2 £61,250 +8.89%
Quantitative Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis.

1 58 (71.60%) Python
2 57 (70.37%) Finance
3 53 (65.43%) Java
3 53 (65.43%) R
4 50 (61.73%) Investment Management
4 50 (61.73%) Fixed Income
5 49 (60.49%) Web Services
6 48 (59.26%) AWS
7 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (56.79%) Asset Management
8 46 (56.79%) Hedge funds
9 44 (54.32%) Google
10 42 (51.85%) Scrum
10 42 (51.85%) Azure
11 41 (50.62%) GCP
11 41 (50.62%) Derivative
12 39 (48.15%) Credit Derivative
12 39 (48.15%) Migration
12 39 (48.15%) C
12 39 (48.15%) Performance Management
12 39 (48.15%) Greenfield Project
13 28 (34.57%) Analytics
14 19 (23.46%) SQL
15 14 (17.28%) Visualisation
16 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 12 (14.81%) Machine Learning
16 12 (14.81%) Degree
17 11 (13.58%) Statistics
17 11 (13.58%) Front Office
17 11 (13.58%) Equities

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 10 (12.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Figma
1 2 (2.47%) InVision
1 2 (2.47%) Sketch
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (59.26%) AWS
2 42 (51.85%) Azure
3 41 (50.62%) GCP
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.23%) Firebase
5 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) Hadoop
2 10 (12.35%) Big Data
3 9 (11.11%) Tableau
4 8 (9.88%) Apache Hive
4 8 (9.88%) Flink
5 7 (8.64%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.47%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.47%) Mixpanel
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.23%) Power BI
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 57 (70.37%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Front Office
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Development Manager
2 20 (24.69%) Finance Manager
3 19 (23.46%) Lead Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Python Developer
4 17 (20.99%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Data Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Data Scientist
7 7 (8.64%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Data Science Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Qualitative Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Quantitative Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (60.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) HTML5
2 3 (3.70%) jQuery
2 3 (3.70%) React
2 3 (3.70%) REST
3 2 (2.47%) Google Maps API
3 2 (2.47%) Kafka
4 1 (1.23%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (61.73%) Fixed Income
2 46 (56.79%) Hedge funds
3 41 (50.62%) Derivative
4 39 (48.15%) Credit Derivative
4 39 (48.15%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (13.58%) Equities
6 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (8.64%) Reference Data
9 6 (7.41%) User Experience
10 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.47%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.23%) Mobile Games
11 1 (1.23%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Investment Management
2 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (56.79%) Asset Management
4 42 (51.85%) Scrum
5 39 (48.15%) Migration
5 39 (48.15%) Performance Management
6 28 (34.57%) Analytics
7 14 (17.28%) Visualisation
8 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
8 12 (14.81%) Machine Learning
9 11 (13.58%) Data Science
9 11 (13.58%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
9 11 (13.58%) Statistics
10 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
11 8 (9.88%) ETL
11 8 (9.88%) People Management
11 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.88%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (8.64%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) Python
2 53 (65.43%) Java
2 53 (65.43%) R
3 39 (48.15%) C
4 19 (23.46%) SQL
5 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.23%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) Java 8
7 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) PhD
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Google
2 2 (2.47%) Amplitude
3 1 (1.23%) Databricks
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft