The median annual salary for a Senior Quantitative Analyst was £135,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Quant Analyst
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 921 970
Rank change year-on-year +50 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Analyst 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £135,000 £77,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.19% -  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Quantitative Analyst in the UK

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Quantitative Analyst in the UK

Senior Quantitative Analyst
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +50 1 £135,000 +74.19% 3
London +22 1 £135,000 +74.19% 3

Senior Quantitative Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior Quantitative Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Quantitative Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
3 5 (71.43%) MiFID
3 5 (71.43%) Credit Risk
3 5 (71.43%) Market Risk
3 5 (71.43%) Stochastic Calculus
3 5 (71.43%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 5 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
3 5 (71.43%) R
3 5 (71.43%) Credit Risk Management
4 4 (57.14%) Master's Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Physics
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Advertising
5 3 (42.86%) EMIR
5 3 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (28.57%) Presales
6 2 (28.57%) Fintech
6 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (28.57%) Basel III
6 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (28.57%) Derivative

Senior Quantitative Analyst 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Credit Risk
1 5 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (71.43%) Market Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
2 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
3 5 (71.43%) Credit Risk Management
3 5 (71.43%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 5 (71.43%) Stochastic Calculus
4 4 (57.14%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Economics
6 1 (14.29%) Greeks
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 5 (71.43%) R
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Master's Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) MiFID
2 3 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (42.86%) EMIR
3 2 (28.57%) Basel III
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago