The median annual salary for a Senior Quantitative Analyst was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Senior Quant Analyst
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 649 646
Rank change year-on-year +68 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Analyst 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £77,500 £117,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.04% -  
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 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Quantitative Analyst in London

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Quantitative Analyst in London

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Analyst in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Quantitative Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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 +36 3 £77,500 -34.04%
Senior Quantitative Analyst
England

Senior Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) MiFID
2 8 (88.89%) R
2 8 (88.89%) Credit Risk Management
2 8 (88.89%) Credit Risk
2 8 (88.89%) Market Risk
2 8 (88.89%) Stochastic Calculus
2 8 (88.89%) Financial Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Front Office
2 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 8 (88.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (88.89%) MATLAB
3 7 (77.78%) Physics
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Advertising
4 6 (66.67%) EMIR
4 6 (66.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Equities

Senior Quantitative Analyst 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:

General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Front Office
3 6 (66.67%) Advertising
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Credit Risk
1 8 (88.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (88.89%) Market Risk
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) Fintech
2 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (88.89%) Credit Risk Management
2 8 (88.89%) Financial Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 8 (88.89%) Stochastic Calculus
3 7 (77.78%) Physics
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Economics
5 1 (11.11%) Greeks
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) MATLAB
2 8 (88.89%) R
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) MiFID
2 6 (66.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (66.67%) EMIR
3 2 (22.22%) Basel III