The median annual salary for a C++ Quantitative Developer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

C++ Quant Developer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 604 624
Rank change year-on-year +43 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 16 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 34
Median salary £105,000 £92,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% -2.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £80,000 £87,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £112,500 £117,000
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Quantitative Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Quantitative Developer in London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Quantitative Developer in London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Quantitative Developer in London

C++ Quantitative Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +30 3 £77,500 -16.21% 2
C++ Quantitative Developer
England

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, C++ 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 London region featuring C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (78.38%) Mathematics
3 47 (63.51%) Finance
4 35 (47.30%) Python
4 35 (47.30%) Physics
5 33 (44.59%) Derivative
6 31 (41.89%) Degree
7 26 (35.14%) Banking
8 24 (32.43%) Risk Management
9 21 (28.38%) Quantitative Finance
10 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
11 18 (24.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (24.32%) C#
12 16 (21.62%) Linux
12 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (21.62%) Hedge funds
13 15 (20.27%) Front Office
14 12 (16.22%) Windows
14 12 (16.22%) Java
14 12 (16.22%) OO
14 12 (16.22%) Analytics
15 11 (14.86%) Stochastic Modelling
15 11 (14.86%) Market Risk
15 11 (14.86%) OOP
15 11 (14.86%) Subversion
16 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
16 10 (13.51%) PhD
16 10 (13.51%) R
16 10 (13.51%) Low Latency
17 9 (12.16%) Multithreading

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Subversion
General
1 47 (63.51%) Finance
2 26 (35.14%) Banking
3 15 (20.27%) Front Office
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (10.81%) NumPy
1 8 (10.81%) STL
2 4 (5.41%) OpenGL
2 4 (5.41%) Pandas
2 4 (5.41%) scikit-cuda
3 2 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Derivative
2 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
3 18 (24.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (21.62%) Hedge funds
5 11 (14.86%) Market Risk
6 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
7 8 (10.81%) CUDA
7 8 (10.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 7 (9.46%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
10 4 (5.41%) Equities
11 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 9 (12.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (78.38%) Mathematics
2 35 (47.30%) Physics
3 24 (32.43%) Risk Management
4 21 (28.38%) Quantitative Finance
5 12 (16.22%) Analytics
5 12 (16.22%) OO
6 11 (14.86%) OOP
6 11 (14.86%) Stochastic Modelling
7 10 (13.51%) Low Latency
8 9 (12.16%) Multithreading
8 9 (12.16%) Validation
9 8 (10.81%) Market Making
9 8 (10.81%) Statistical Analysis
10 7 (9.46%) Economics
10 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (9.46%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (9.46%) SDLC
11 6 (8.11%) Functional Programming
12 5 (6.76%) Greeks
12 5 (6.76%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (47.30%) Python
3 18 (24.32%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) Java
5 10 (13.51%) R
6 5 (6.76%) SQL
7 4 (5.41%) Ruby
8 3 (4.05%) C
8 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.35%) Go
9 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
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