The median annual salary for a Quantitative Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Quant Developer
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 787 846
Rank change year-on-year 0 +59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Developer 57 131 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 125 95
Median salary £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median salary - £58,750 £20,000
% change year-on-year - +193.75%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Quantitative Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Developer in England

Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Developer in England

Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Developer in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Developer in England

Quantitative Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 -8 56 £85,000 - 9
South East - 1 - -
Quantitative Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 England region featuring Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 119 (71.69%) C++
2 108 (65.06%) Mathematics
3 93 (56.02%) Python
4 86 (51.81%) Finance
5 66 (39.76%) Degree
6 55 (33.13%) C#
7 52 (31.33%) Computer Science
8 48 (28.92%) Derivative
9 47 (28.31%) Physics
9 47 (28.31%) Front Office
10 45 (27.11%) Hedge funds
11 42 (25.30%) Java
11 42 (25.30%) Banking
12 38 (22.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (21.08%) SQL
13 35 (21.08%) Analytics
14 31 (18.67%) Fixed Income
15 29 (17.47%) Quantitative Finance
16 28 (16.87%) R
16 28 (16.87%) Risk Management
17 24 (14.46%) MATLAB
17 24 (14.46%) OO
17 24 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (12.65%) Multithreading
19 20 (12.05%) SDLC
20 19 (11.45%) Linux
21 18 (10.84%) PhD
21 18 (10.84%) .NET
22 16 (9.64%) Software Engineering
23 15 (9.04%) Functional Programming

Quantitative Developer 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 3 (1.81%) IPython
1 3 (1.81%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) GitHub
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.41%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 86 (51.81%) Finance
2 47 (28.31%) Front Office
3 42 (25.30%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.84%) .NET
2 13 (7.83%) NumPy
3 8 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (4.22%) Pandas
4 7 (4.22%) STL
5 5 (3.01%) SciPy
6 4 (2.41%) OpenGL
6 4 (2.41%) scikit-cuda
7 3 (1.81%) HTML
7 3 (1.81%) J2SE
7 3 (1.81%) WCF
7 3 (1.81%) WPF
7 3 (1.81%) XML
8 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.20%) Flask
8 2 (1.20%) React
8 2 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.60%) Guice
9 1 (0.60%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.60%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (31.33%) Computer Science
2 48 (28.92%) Derivative
3 45 (27.11%) Hedge funds
4 38 (22.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (18.67%) Fixed Income
6 24 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.43%) Algorithms
7 14 (8.43%) Equities
7 14 (8.43%) Market Risk
8 9 (5.42%) CUDA
8 9 (5.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 7 (4.22%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (3.01%) Client/Server
10 5 (3.01%) Credit Risk
10 5 (3.01%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.01%) Fintech
10 5 (3.01%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.60%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Linux
2 15 (9.04%) Windows
3 13 (7.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.06%) Mathematics
2 47 (28.31%) Physics
3 35 (21.08%) Analytics
4 29 (17.47%) Quantitative Finance
5 28 (16.87%) Risk Management
6 24 (14.46%) OO
7 21 (12.65%) Multithreading
8 20 (12.05%) SDLC
9 16 (9.64%) Software Engineering
10 15 (9.04%) Functional Programming
11 13 (7.83%) OOP
12 12 (7.23%) Market Making
12 12 (7.23%) Statistics
12 12 (7.23%) Systematic Trading
13 11 (6.63%) Economics
13 11 (6.63%) Low Latency
13 11 (6.63%) Stochastic Modelling
13 11 (6.63%) Validation
14 10 (6.02%) Machine Learning
14 10 (6.02%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 119 (71.69%) C++
2 93 (56.02%) Python
3 55 (33.13%) C#
4 42 (25.30%) Java
5 35 (21.08%) SQL
6 28 (16.87%) R
7 24 (14.46%) MATLAB
8 15 (9.04%) VBA
9 10 (6.02%) Perl
10 8 (4.82%) F#
11 7 (4.22%) C
12 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.61%) Ruby
13 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.20%) Fortran
14 2 (1.20%) Scala
15 1 (0.60%) Clojure
15 1 (0.60%) Go
15 1 (0.60%) Haskell
15 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 66 (39.76%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) IFRS
2 2 (1.20%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.20%) MiFID
3 1 (0.60%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (1.20%) Bloomberg
2 1 (0.60%) FactSet
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.60%) Sybase
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London
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Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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