The median annual salary for a Quantitative Analyst was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

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

Quant Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 870 905
Rank change year-on-year +51 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 26 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.043% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.045% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 18
Median salary £105,000 £81,250 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% +14.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £98,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79308 89116 97099
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.24% 96.49% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 65979 75770 80395
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Quantitative Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analyst in England

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Analyst in England

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analyst in England

Quantitative Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 26 £105,000 +23.52% 3
Quantitative Analyst
UK

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, Quantitative Analyst 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 England region featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (62.71%) Front Office
2 36 (61.02%) Finance
3 34 (57.63%) C++
3 34 (57.63%) Mathematics
4 30 (50.85%) Risk Management
4 30 (50.85%) PhD
5 27 (45.76%) Banking
6 23 (38.98%) Degree
6 23 (38.98%) R
7 22 (37.29%) Investment Banking
8 21 (35.59%) MATLAB
9 18 (30.51%) Python
10 17 (28.81%) Master's Degree
11 16 (27.12%) Analytics
11 16 (27.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (25.42%) C#
13 13 (22.03%) Validation
13 13 (22.03%) Quantitative Analysis
14 12 (20.34%) Stochastic Calculus
14 12 (20.34%) Physics
15 11 (18.64%) Derivative
15 11 (18.64%) Market Risk
15 11 (18.64%) Financial Modelling
15 11 (18.64%) Mathematical Degree
16 10 (16.95%) Credit Risk
16 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
16 10 (16.95%) Fixed Income
16 10 (16.95%) Advertising
17 9 (15.25%) MiFID
17 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk Management

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (6.78%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Stata
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
General
1 37 (62.71%) Front Office
2 36 (61.02%) Finance
3 27 (45.76%) Banking
4 22 (37.29%) Investment Banking
5 10 (16.95%) Advertising
6 4 (6.78%) Games
7 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.69%) Back Office
8 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (18.64%) Derivative
2 11 (18.64%) Market Risk
3 10 (16.95%) Credit Risk
3 10 (16.95%) Fixed Income
4 8 (13.56%) Hedge funds
4 8 (13.56%) Swaptions
5 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.47%) Equities
7 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.08%) Fintech
8 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Mathematics
2 30 (50.85%) Risk Management
3 16 (27.12%) Analytics
4 13 (22.03%) Quantitative Analysis
4 13 (22.03%) Validation
5 12 (20.34%) Physics
5 12 (20.34%) Stochastic Calculus
6 11 (18.64%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
8 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk Management
9 8 (13.56%) Stress Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Economics
11 5 (8.47%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (8.47%) Quantitative Finance
11 5 (8.47%) Statistics
12 4 (6.78%) Benchmarking
12 4 (6.78%) Project Management
12 4 (6.78%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (6.78%) Strategic Management
13 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) C++
2 23 (38.98%) R
3 21 (35.59%) MATLAB
4 18 (30.51%) Python
5 15 (25.42%) C#
6 8 (13.56%) SQL
7 7 (11.86%) Java
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.69%) Julia
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) PhD
2 23 (38.98%) Degree
3 17 (28.81%) Master's Degree
4 11 (18.64%) Mathematical Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) MiFID
2 7 (11.86%) EMIR
3 6 (10.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (6.78%) Basel II
4 4 (6.78%) IFRS
4 4 (6.78%) IFRS 9
5 3 (5.08%) Basel III
5 3 (5.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) Tableau
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens + pension
Posted: 23 days ago