Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quantitative Analysis
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 624 879 1088
Rank change year-on-year +255 +209 +31
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 70 217 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 64 169 77
Median annual salary £135,000 £90,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £51,125 £37,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £172,500 £152,500 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% -21.05% +35.71%

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 46,755 130,546 154,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.53% 92.19% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37,893 102,464 122,773
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,687 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Quantitative Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Quantitative Analysis.

Salary trend for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

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Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Quantitative Analysis over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

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Top 8 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 18 September 2020. 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 +216 70 £135,000 +50.00% 2
London +154 62 £135,000 +20.00% 1
UK excluding London +276 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Midlands +114 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Midlands - 5 £32,500 -
North of England +186 2 £61,250 +22.50%
North West +127 2 £61,250 +16.67%
South East +210 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing Quantitative Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Quantitative Analysis.

1 58 (82.86%) Python
2 53 (75.71%) R
3 50 (71.43%) Java
4 47 (67.14%) Finance
5 43 (61.43%) Fixed Income
5 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (61.43%) Derivative
5 43 (61.43%) Investment Management
6 42 (60.00%) Azure
6 42 (60.00%) Google
6 42 (60.00%) Web Services
7 41 (58.57%) AWS
7 41 (58.57%) GCP
8 40 (57.14%) Hedge funds
9 39 (55.71%) Performance Management
9 39 (55.71%) C
9 39 (55.71%) Scrum
9 39 (55.71%) Asset Management
9 39 (55.71%) Credit Derivative
9 39 (55.71%) Migration
9 39 (55.71%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (25.71%) Analytics
11 17 (24.29%) SQL
12 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
13 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
14 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
14 13 (18.57%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (17.14%) Statistics
16 11 (15.71%) Degree
17 10 (14.29%) Hadoop

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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 10 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.86%) Figma
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (60.00%) Azure
2 41 (58.57%) AWS
2 41 (58.57%) GCP
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.43%) Firebase
4 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Big Data
1 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.43%) Apache Hive
2 8 (11.43%) Flink
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.86%) Mixpanel
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (67.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Front Office
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 20 (28.57%) Finance Manager
3 19 (27.14%) Lead Developer
3 19 (27.14%) Python Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Salesforce Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Data Science Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.29%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Qualitative Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.86%) UI Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) UX Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Validation Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) CSS
2 3 (4.29%) HTML
2 3 (4.29%) HTML5
2 3 (4.29%) jQuery
2 3 (4.29%) React
2 3 (4.29%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 43 (61.43%) Derivative
1 43 (61.43%) Fixed Income
2 40 (57.14%) Hedge funds
3 39 (55.71%) Credit Derivative
3 39 (55.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Equities
4 4 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.43%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (61.43%) Investment Management
2 39 (55.71%) Asset Management
2 39 (55.71%) Migration
2 39 (55.71%) Performance Management
2 39 (55.71%) Scrum
3 18 (25.71%) Analytics
4 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
5 14 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
6 13 (18.57%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (17.14%) Statistics
8 8 (11.43%) ETL
8 8 (11.43%) People Management
8 8 (11.43%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.57%) Data Science
10 6 (8.57%) Decision-Making
11 4 (5.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (82.86%) Python
2 53 (75.71%) R
3 50 (71.43%) Java
4 39 (55.71%) C
5 17 (24.29%) SQL
6 5 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.43%) C#
8 1 (1.43%) Java 8
8 1 (1.43%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) GDPR
2 5 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Google
2 9 (12.86%) Tableau
3 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.86%) Amplitude
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft