Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Quantitative Analysis over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quantitative Analysis
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1081 1126 1191
Rank change year-on-year +45 +65 +34
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 117 92 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.049% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.055% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 84 77 84
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -27.71% +24.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,550 £39,675
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £31,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -50.00% +37.78%

Quantitative Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Quantitative Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Quantitative Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 94 £53,000 +17.78% 9
London +19 87 £53,000 +11.58% 7
UK excluding London +47 26 £32,000 +3.23% 2
Scotland - 16 £32,000 -
South East +48 3 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Wales - 3 £32,000 -
Midlands +32 2 £28,500 +14.00%
West Midlands +14 2 £28,500 +14.00%
East of England - 2 £39,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis.

1 59 (50.43%) SQL
2 44 (37.61%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (36.75%) Analytics
4 38 (32.48%) Degree
5 35 (29.91%) Statistics
6 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (27.35%) Marketing
8 31 (26.50%) Machine Learning
9 29 (24.79%) Algorithms
9 29 (24.79%) Python
10 28 (23.93%) Data Mining
10 28 (23.93%) Mathematics
11 27 (23.08%) Finance
11 27 (23.08%) Big Data
12 25 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (21.37%) Java
13 22 (18.80%) Data Analysis
13 22 (18.80%) C#
13 22 (18.80%) R
14 20 (17.09%) Data Quality
14 20 (17.09%) Data Modelling
15 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (15.38%) QA
16 18 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (15.38%) C++
17 17 (14.53%) PL/SQL
17 17 (14.53%) Windows
17 17 (14.53%) SAS
17 17 (14.53%) Scrum
17 17 (14.53%) Data Mart

Quantitative Analysis
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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.53%) SAS
2 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.98%) SPSS
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) EViews
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Stata
4 1 (0.85%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) AdWords
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) Data Mining
2 27 (23.08%) Big Data
3 18 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (14.53%) Data Mart
4 17 (14.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.55%) OLAP
5 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.98%) Apache Hive
6 7 (5.98%) Star Schema
7 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.42%) KNIME
7 4 (3.42%) STATISTICA
7 4 (3.42%) Text Mining
8 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) QlikView
9 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Gradle
General
1 32 (27.35%) Marketing
2 27 (23.08%) Finance
3 13 (11.11%) Games
4 6 (5.13%) Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Advertising
6 2 (1.71%) Back Office
6 2 (1.71%) Front Office
6 2 (1.71%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.85%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
7 1 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (58.97%) Analyst
2 24 (20.51%) Business Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) Data Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Data Business Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Data Scientist
6 10 (8.55%) Developer
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Qualitative Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Quantitative Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) SEO Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Machine Learning Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 13 (11.11%) OpenCV
2 13 (11.11%) Web Services
3 4 (3.42%) Velocity
4 2 (1.71%) NumPy
4 2 (1.71%) STL
4 2 (1.71%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.61%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (24.79%) Algorithms
3 13 (11.11%) Robotics
3 13 (11.11%) User Experience
4 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.13%) Fintech
6 5 (4.27%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.27%) NHS
7 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.42%) Equities
7 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) BBC
8 2 (1.71%) Blog
8 2 (1.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Linux
3 3 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Analytics
2 35 (29.91%) Statistics
3 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.50%) Machine Learning
5 28 (23.93%) Mathematics
6 25 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (18.80%) Data Analysis
8 20 (17.09%) Data Modelling
9 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (14.53%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (14.53%) Kimball Methodology
10 17 (14.53%) Scrum
10 17 (14.53%) User Stories
11 16 (13.68%) Economics
12 15 (12.82%) Web Analytics
13 14 (11.97%) Deep Learning
13 14 (11.97%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.97%) Software Testing
14 13 (11.11%) Image Processing
14 13 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) SQL
2 29 (24.79%) Python
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 22 (18.80%) C#
4 22 (18.80%) R
5 18 (15.38%) C++
6 17 (14.53%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.55%) VBA
8 6 (5.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.71%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) Lua
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (32.48%) Degree
2 16 (13.68%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (11.97%) PhD
4 2 (1.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) Data Quality
2 18 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.85%) IFRS
3 1 (0.85%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Google
3 7 (5.98%) Tableau
4 6 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (1.71%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.71%) Minitab
5 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) Omniture