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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swaptions
Rank 323 334 313
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.027% 0.017% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.036% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +2.17%
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
4608 5568 5371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.92% 46.69% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3970 4753 4875
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Front Office
2 5 (71.43%) Fixed Income
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Derivative
4 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 3 (42.86%) RAD
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) Numerical Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Market Making
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) STL
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Junior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front Office Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Junior
3 3 (42.86%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Quantitative Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (28.57%) STL
3 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (71.43%) Fixed Income
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Derivative
4 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
5 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) RAD
2 3 (42.86%) Numerical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Market Making
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse