Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Quantitative Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Quantitative Risk Management over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quantitative Risk Management (QRM)
UK
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1089 1178 -
Rank change year-on-year +89 - +1257
Permanent jobs citing Quantitative Risk Management 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.001% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
UK median annual salary £150,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +252.94% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 -

Quantitative Risk Management 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 130,335 155,834 163,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.17% 91.79% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 102,323 124,020 129,670
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Quantitative Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quantitative Risk Management in the UK

Quantitative Risk Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quantitative Risk Management in the UK

Quantitative Risk Management
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 Risk Management within the UK over the 6 months to 25 August 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 +97 3 £150,000 - 1
England +79 3 £150,000 +252.94% 1

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing Quantitative Risk Management 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 Risk Management.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) STL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Market Making
1 3 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Quantitative Risk Management
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 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (100.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Market Making
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree