Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Quantitative Researcher was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1101 1183 1193
Rank change year-on-year +82 +10 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Quantitative Researcher 4 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.008% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 2
UK median annual salary £80,000 £115,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +100.00% -34.29%
10th Percentile £37,250 £90,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £132,500 £59,500
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 137,780 165,560 165,703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.35% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109,623 134,673 136,528
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Quantitative Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Researcher in the UK

Quantitative Researcher
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Researcher in the UK

Quantitative Researcher
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quantitative Researcher over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram 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 16 June 2019. 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
London +77 4 £80,000 -30.43% 2
England +57 4 £80,000 -30.43% 2

Quantitative Researcher Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) PhD