Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Quantitative Researcher was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quant Researcher
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 872 1089 1170
Rank change year-on-year +217 +81 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Researcher 2 5 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Median annual salary - £115,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 82,921 137,077 165,001
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.97% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66,452 108,889 134,048
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Quantitative Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Quantitative Researcher in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Researcher in the UK

Quantitative Researcher
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Researcher in the UK

Quantitative Researcher
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quantitative Researcher within the UK over the 6 months to 4 June 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 +202 2 - - 1
London +154 2 - - 1

Quantitative Researcher Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, Quantitative Researcher job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Quantitative Researcher in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) SciPy
1 2 (100.00%) NumPy
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Proprietary Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Quantitative Researcher 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) NumPy
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
1 2 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree