The median annual salary for a C++ Quantitative Developer was £107,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 855 937
Rank change year-on-year +13 +82  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Quantitative Developer 28 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.059% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.061% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 49
Median salary £107,500 £96,250 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.68% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £132,500 £110,000 £110,000
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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Quantitative Developer in the UK

C++ Quantitative Developer
Top 4 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 23 June 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 +22 28 £107,500 +11.68% 4
London -13 28 £107,500 +11.68% 3
City of London +11 1 £75,000 -25.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 45 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 34 (75.56%) Finance
4 27 (60.00%) Front Office
5 24 (53.33%) C#
6 23 (51.11%) Python
7 22 (48.89%) Derivative
7 22 (48.89%) Degree
8 21 (46.67%) SQL
9 20 (44.44%) PhD
10 19 (42.22%) Analytics
10 19 (42.22%) Master's Degree
11 18 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
12 17 (37.78%) VBA
12 17 (37.78%) Banking
12 17 (37.78%) Asset Management
13 15 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
13 15 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
14 11 (24.44%) Physics
15 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
15 8 (17.78%) Quantitative Finance
16 7 (15.56%) Validation
17 6 (13.33%) Java
18 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
18 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
18 5 (11.11%) Greeks
18 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
18 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

C++ Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 34 (75.56%) Finance
2 27 (60.00%) Front Office
3 17 (37.78%) Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (4.44%) STL
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Derivative
2 18 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 4 (8.89%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.67%) Market Risk
6 2 (4.44%) CUDA
7 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.22%) Equities
7 1 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.22%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 19 (42.22%) Analytics
3 17 (37.78%) Asset Management
4 11 (24.44%) Physics
5 8 (17.78%) Quantitative Finance
5 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.56%) Validation
7 5 (11.11%) Greeks
8 4 (8.89%) Economics
8 4 (8.89%) Monte Carlo Method
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) OOP
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.67%) Stochastic Calculus
9 3 (6.67%) Stochastic Modelling
10 2 (4.44%) Systematic Trading
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (53.33%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) Python
4 21 (46.67%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) VBA
6 6 (13.33%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Degree
2 20 (44.44%) PhD
3 19 (42.22%) Master's Degree
4 15 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
1 1 (2.22%) Reuters
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