Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Quantitative Researcher was £127,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Quant Researcher
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1158 1206
Rank change year-on-year +57 +48 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Researcher 16 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 4
England median annual salary £127,500 £100,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% +21.21% +26.92%
10th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £193,750 £100,000 £117,500
UK median annual salary £127,500 £100,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +27.50% +21.21% +26.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 147,425 157,257 174,299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.89% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,779 126,859 147,420
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Quantitative Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Quantitative Researcher in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Researcher in England

Quantitative Researcher
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Researcher in England

Quantitative Researcher
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Researcher in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Researcher in England

Quantitative Researcher
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 Researcher within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +46 16 £127,500 +27.50% 3
Quantitative Researcher
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Quantitative Researcher job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Quantitative Researcher in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Python
1 16 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
2 15 (93.75%) Machine Learning
3 14 (87.50%) Deep Learning
3 14 (87.50%) Statistics
3 14 (87.50%) Finance
3 14 (87.50%) Neural Network
4 13 (81.25%) Reinforcement Learning
5 12 (75.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
5 12 (75.00%) Bayesian Methods
5 12 (75.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (75.00%) Econometrics
5 12 (75.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (68.75%) Signal Processing
6 11 (68.75%) Statistical Computing
6 11 (68.75%) Markov Model
7 10 (62.50%) Time Series Forecasting
7 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
8 8 (50.00%) Mathematical Modelling
9 6 (37.50%) Hedge funds
10 5 (31.25%) PhD
11 3 (18.75%) Publishing
11 3 (18.75%) Physics
11 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
12 2 (12.50%) TensorFlow
12 2 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
12 2 (12.50%) Dimensionality Reduction
12 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
12 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading

Quantitative Researcher 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:

General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (12.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Hedge funds
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
2 15 (93.75%) Machine Learning
3 14 (87.50%) Deep Learning
3 14 (87.50%) Neural Network
3 14 (87.50%) Statistics
4 13 (81.25%) Reinforcement Learning
5 12 (75.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (75.00%) Bayesian Methods
5 12 (75.00%) Econometrics
5 12 (75.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 11 (68.75%) Markov Model
6 11 (68.75%) Signal Processing
6 11 (68.75%) Statistical Computing
7 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
7 10 (62.50%) Time Series Forecasting
8 8 (50.00%) Mathematical Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Physics
10 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) R
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Facebook
1 1 (6.25%) Google