The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swaptions
Rank 308 337 321
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.008% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.017% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 12
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £75,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Swaptions
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4406 5939 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.56% 47.29% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3646 4878 4793
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Swaptions across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Swaptions
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Swaptions across the City of London region.

Swaptions Salary Trend in the City of London

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Swaptions also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Swaptions.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (75.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Black-Scholes
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Swaptions also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Swaptions. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Quantitative Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Black-Scholes
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) Systematic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree