Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Quantitative Researcher was £115,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1148 1165
Rank change year-on-year +90 +17 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Researcher 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
England median annual salary £115,000 £115,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +100.00% -34.29%
10th Percentile £39,500 £90,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £137,000 £132,500 £59,500
UK median annual salary £115,000 £115,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -34.29%

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 128,117 155,006 153,539
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.43% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 102,642 127,072 127,986
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +89 7 £115,000 -
Quantitative Researcher
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
3 3 (42.86%) Markov Model
3 3 (42.86%) Deep Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
3 3 (42.86%) Time Series Forecasting
3 3 (42.86%) Statistical Computing
3 3 (42.86%) Probabilistic Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Reinforcement Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Neural Network
3 3 (42.86%) Econometrics
4 2 (28.57%) PhD
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 3 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Deep Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Econometrics
2 3 (42.86%) Markov Model
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Neural Network
2 3 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Probabilistic Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Research
2 3 (42.86%) Reinforcement Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Statistical Computing
2 3 (42.86%) Time Series Forecasting
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PhD