The median annual salary for a C++ Quantitative Developer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Quant Developer
UK
Rank 848 893 922
Rank change year-on-year +45 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 17 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.049% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 13 48 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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Quantitative Developer in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C++ Quantitative Developer in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Quantitative Developer over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Quantitative Developer in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +77 17 £105,000 +13.51% 3
London +38 17 £105,000 +13.51% 3
City of London +38 4 £77,500 -9.62% 3

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring C++ Quantitative Developer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (76.62%) Mathematics
3 48 (62.34%) Finance
4 36 (46.75%) Python
5 35 (45.45%) Physics
6 34 (44.16%) Derivative
7 32 (41.56%) Degree
8 27 (35.06%) Banking
9 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
10 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 21 (27.27%) Quantitative Finance
11 19 (24.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (23.38%) C#
13 17 (22.08%) Hedge funds
14 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (20.78%) Linux
14 16 (20.78%) Front Office
15 14 (18.18%) Analytics
16 12 (15.58%) Windows
16 12 (15.58%) Java
16 12 (15.58%) OO
17 11 (14.29%) OOP
17 11 (14.29%) Subversion
17 11 (14.29%) Market Risk
17 11 (14.29%) Stochastic Modelling
18 10 (12.99%) R
18 10 (12.99%) Low Latency
18 10 (12.99%) Fixed Income
18 10 (12.99%) PhD
19 9 (11.69%) Unix

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (6.49%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 48 (62.34%) Finance
2 27 (35.06%) Banking
3 16 (20.78%) Front Office
4 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (11.69%) NumPy
1 9 (11.69%) STL
2 5 (6.49%) OpenGL
2 5 (6.49%) Pandas
2 5 (6.49%) scikit-cuda
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.16%) Derivative
2 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 19 (24.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (22.08%) Hedge funds
5 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (14.29%) Market Risk
7 10 (12.99%) Fixed Income
8 9 (11.69%) CUDA
8 9 (11.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (10.39%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
11 4 (5.19%) Equities
12 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
12 2 (2.60%) OTC Derivatives
13 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (76.62%) Mathematics
2 35 (45.45%) Physics
3 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
4 21 (27.27%) Quantitative Finance
5 14 (18.18%) Analytics
6 12 (15.58%) OO
7 11 (14.29%) OOP
7 11 (14.29%) Stochastic Modelling
8 10 (12.99%) Low Latency
9 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.69%) Validation
10 8 (10.39%) Market Making
10 8 (10.39%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (9.09%) Economics
11 7 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (9.09%) SDLC
12 6 (7.79%) Functional Programming
13 5 (6.49%) High-Frequency Trading
13 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (46.75%) Python
3 18 (23.38%) C#
4 12 (15.58%) Java
5 10 (12.99%) R
6 5 (6.49%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.30%) Go
9 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
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