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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quantitative Analysis
UK
Rank 787 867 889
Rank change year-on-year +80 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 62 79 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.077% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.087% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 54
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,500 £74,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -26.31% -5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74564 90782 91624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.03% 88.50% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 61277 75155 74101
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Quantitative Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Quantitative Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Quantitative Analysis in the UK

Quantitative Analysis
Top 15 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 3 months to 23 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 +76 62 £65,000 +23.80% 20
London +61 50 £67,500 +22.72% 17
City of London +66 21 £62,500 +19.04% 5
West Midlands +29 4 £31,250 -37.50%
Birmingham +19 4 £31,250 -34.21%
South East +66 3 £45,000 - 2
North West -15 3 £40,000 +81.81%
Manchester -24 2 £35,000 +59.09%
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Oxford - 1 £45,000 -

Quantitative Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 65 (63.11%) Finance
2 53 (51.46%) SQL
3 49 (47.57%) Mathematics
4 42 (40.78%) Statistics
5 37 (35.92%) Degree
6 36 (34.95%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (33.98%) PhD
8 29 (28.16%) Analytics
9 28 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (23.30%) Marketing
10 24 (23.30%) R
11 21 (20.39%) Data Modelling
11 21 (20.39%) Java
12 20 (19.42%) Python
12 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
13 18 (17.48%) Big Data
13 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
13 18 (17.48%) Asset Management
14 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
14 17 (16.50%) Fintech
15 15 (14.56%) Algorithms
15 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.59%) MATLAB
16 14 (13.59%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (12.62%) SAS
17 13 (12.62%) Data Analysis
18 12 (11.65%) Operations Research
18 12 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
18 12 (11.65%) Fixed Income
18 12 (11.65%) Machine Learning

Quantitative Analysis
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.62%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (9.71%) Stata
4 8 (7.77%) SPSS
5 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Advent Geneva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) Big Data
2 10 (9.71%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.77%) Data Mart
3 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.77%) OLAP
4 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.88%) MySQL
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) KDB
6 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.91%) Tick Data
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.88%) JUnit
1 4 (3.88%) TestNG
2 3 (2.91%) Maven
General
1 65 (63.11%) Finance
2 24 (23.30%) Marketing
3 10 (9.71%) Front Office
4 6 (5.83%) Games
5 5 (4.85%) Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Consultant
2 13 (12.62%) Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Qualitative Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Quantitative Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Data Business Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Data Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Process Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Analytics Consultant
5 9 (8.74%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 9 (8.74%) Data Scientist
5 9 (8.74%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Java Consultant
5 9 (8.74%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Training Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) Guice
1 4 (3.88%) JAX-RS
1 4 (3.88%) JAX-WS
1 4 (3.88%) Spring
1 4 (3.88%) Web Services
2 3 (2.91%) CSS
2 3 (2.91%) CSS3
2 3 (2.91%) HTML
2 3 (2.91%) HTML5
2 3 (2.91%) J2EE
2 3 (2.91%) JRuby
2 3 (2.91%) React
3 2 (1.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.97%) D3.js
4 1 (0.97%) Pandas
4 1 (0.97%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.97%) Theano
4 1 (0.97%) Velocity
4 1 (0.97%) XGBoost
4 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
3 17 (16.50%) Fintech
4 15 (14.56%) Algorithms
5 12 (11.65%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.83%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.91%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.94%) Derivative
8 2 (1.94%) Equities
8 2 (1.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.97%) CUDA
9 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.97%) Life Science
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Linux
1 3 (2.91%) Unix
2 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) Mathematics
2 42 (40.78%) Statistics
3 29 (28.16%) Analytics
4 28 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (20.39%) Data Modelling
6 18 (17.48%) Asset Management
7 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.59%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (12.62%) Data Analysis
10 12 (11.65%) Machine Learning
10 12 (11.65%) Operations Research
10 12 (11.65%) Physics
11 11 (10.68%) Economics
11 11 (10.68%) Process Improvement
11 11 (10.68%) Project Management
11 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.71%) Critical Success Factor
12 10 (9.71%) Data Analytics
12 10 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (9.71%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) SQL
2 24 (23.30%) R
3 21 (20.39%) Java
4 20 (19.42%) Python
5 14 (13.59%) MATLAB
6 8 (7.77%) C++
6 8 (7.77%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.88%) Clojure
7 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.88%) Kotlin
7 4 (3.88%) Perl
7 4 (3.88%) Scala
8 3 (2.91%) Groovy
8 3 (2.91%) Jython
8 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.94%) C
10 1 (0.97%) Julia
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) Degree
2 35 (33.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) Data Quality
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Basel II
2 3 (2.91%) IFRS
2 3 (2.91%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Tableau
3 2 (1.94%) Google
4 1 (0.97%) Advent
4 1 (0.97%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.97%) Charles River
4 1 (0.97%) Huawei
4 1 (0.97%) Intel
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
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