The median annual salary for a Senior Quantitative Developer was £85,000 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
Senior Quant Developer
England / London
Rank 559 625 647
Rank change year-on-year +66 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Developer 8 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.048% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.050% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 1
Median salary £85,000 £100,000 £150,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -33.33%  
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 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%  

Senior Quantitative Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Quantitative Developer in London

Senior Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Quantitative Developer in London

Senior Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Senior Quantitative Developer in London

Senior Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Python
4 9 (56.25%) Physics
4 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (50.00%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) Banking
8 5 (31.25%) Front Office
9 4 (25.00%) Proprietary Trading
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 4 (25.00%) R
9 4 (25.00%) NumPy
9 4 (25.00%) Analytics
9 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
9 4 (25.00%) Ruby
10 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) .NET
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) SDLC

Senior Quantitative Developer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Front Office
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) NumPy
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
5 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (6.25%) Derivative
6 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (6.25%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (56.25%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (25.00%) Proprietary Trading
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Business Development
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) R
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA