The median annual salary for a Senior Quantitative Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 921 962
Rank change year-on-year +54 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Developer 7 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.015% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 1
Median salary £90,000 £97,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Quantitative Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Quantitative Developer in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Quantitative Developer in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Developer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Quantitative Developer in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Quantitative Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +42 7 £90,000 -7.69% 2
London +25 7 £90,000 -7.69% 2
City of London - 1 £90,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Quantitative Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) C++
2 12 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (60.00%) Analytics
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Front Office
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Physics
6 5 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (20.00%) Hedge funds
8 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
9 2 (13.33%) Flask
9 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (13.33%) PhD
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
9 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Derivative
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) CUDA
9 2 (13.33%) MongoDB

Senior Quantitative Developer 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Capstone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Front Office
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) Flask
2 1 (6.67%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (20.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (13.33%) CUDA
5 2 (13.33%) Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (6.67%) Fintech
6 1 (6.67%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (60.00%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Physics
4 5 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Economics
6 1 (6.67%) Greeks
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Proprietary Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
3 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
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