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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swaptions
Rank 308 313 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.010% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.021% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £83,750 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £45,000 £65,000
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
4288 4878 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.65% 47.05% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 4125 4383
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swaptions across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Swaptions Salary Histogram in the City of London

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Fixed Income
2 6 (85.71%) Front Office
2 6 (85.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Derivative
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Hedge funds
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Market Making
5 3 (42.86%) Numerical Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) WinForms
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) VBA
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) RAD
6 2 (28.57%) STL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Front Office
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front Office Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Quantitative Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) STL
3 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Fixed Income
1 6 (85.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (85.71%) Derivative
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Hedge funds
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Market Making
2 3 (42.86%) Numerical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Scholes
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse