The median annual salary for a Senior Quantitative Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quant Developer
UK
Rank 849 929 957
Rank change year-on-year +80 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Quantitative Developer 8 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.019% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 1
Median salary £85,000 £95,000 £150,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -36.66%  
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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Quantitative Developer in the UK

Senior Quantitative Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +88 8 £85,000 -10.52%
London +57 8 £85,000 -10.52%

Senior Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 14 (87.50%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Python
4 9 (56.25%) Physics
4 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (50.00%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) Banking
8 5 (31.25%) Front Office
9 4 (25.00%) Proprietary Trading
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 4 (25.00%) R
9 4 (25.00%) NumPy
9 4 (25.00%) Analytics
9 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
9 4 (25.00%) Ruby
10 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) .NET
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) SDLC

Senior Quantitative Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Front Office
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) NumPy
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
5 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (6.25%) Derivative
6 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (6.25%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (56.25%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (25.00%) Proprietary Trading
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Business Development
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) R
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA