The median annual salary for a Quantitative Analyst was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quant Analyst
England / London
Rank 527 607 636
Rank change year-on-year +80 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Analyst 40 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.092% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.095% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 10
Median salary £82,500 £83,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.49% +19.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £107,500 £92,750
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 -

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
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%  

Quantitative Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analyst in London

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Analyst in London

Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analyst in London

Quantitative Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 +62 16 £77,500 -6.06% 3
Quantitative Analyst
England

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (70.31%) Mathematics
1 45 (70.31%) Finance
2 35 (54.69%) C++
3 34 (53.13%) Front Office
4 33 (51.56%) PhD
5 31 (48.44%) Risk Management
6 30 (46.88%) Degree
7 28 (43.75%) R
8 26 (40.63%) Banking
8 26 (40.63%) MATLAB
9 24 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (28.13%) Validation
11 16 (25.00%) Investment Banking
12 15 (23.44%) Python
12 15 (23.44%) C#
13 14 (21.88%) Market Risk
13 14 (21.88%) Stochastic Calculus
14 13 (20.31%) Physics
15 12 (18.75%) Credit Risk
15 12 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
15 12 (18.75%) Credit Risk Management
15 12 (18.75%) MiFID
15 12 (18.75%) Derivative
16 11 (17.19%) Asset Management
16 11 (17.19%) Advertising
16 11 (17.19%) Fixed Income
16 11 (17.19%) Quantitative Analysis
17 10 (15.63%) Analytics
17 10 (15.63%) EMIR
17 10 (15.63%) Economics

Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Stata
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Big Data
1 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (70.31%) Finance
2 34 (53.13%) Front Office
3 26 (40.63%) Banking
4 16 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 11 (17.19%) Advertising
6 4 (6.25%) Games
7 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (21.88%) Market Risk
3 12 (18.75%) Credit Risk
3 12 (18.75%) Derivative
4 11 (17.19%) Fixed Income
5 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (14.06%) Hedge funds
6 8 (12.50%) Equities
7 7 (10.94%) Swaptions
8 6 (9.38%) Fintech
9 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
9 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Mathematics
2 31 (48.44%) Risk Management
3 18 (28.13%) Validation
4 14 (21.88%) Stochastic Calculus
5 13 (20.31%) Physics
6 12 (18.75%) Credit Risk Management
6 12 (18.75%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (17.19%) Asset Management
7 11 (17.19%) Quantitative Analysis
8 10 (15.63%) Analytics
8 10 (15.63%) Economics
9 6 (9.38%) Stress Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Quantitative Finance
10 5 (7.81%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) Statistics
11 4 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
11 4 (6.25%) Presales
12 3 (4.69%) Algorithmic Trading
12 3 (4.69%) OO
12 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) C++
2 28 (43.75%) R
3 26 (40.63%) MATLAB
4 15 (23.44%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) Python
5 10 (15.63%) SQL
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) Julia
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) PhD
2 30 (46.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) MiFID
2 10 (15.63%) EMIR
3 9 (14.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (4.69%) Basel III
5 2 (3.13%) Basel II
5 2 (3.13%) IFRS
5 2 (3.13%) IFRS 9
5 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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