The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swaptions
Rank 624 651 601
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -50
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 5 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.016% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 24
Average salary £82,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Swaptions
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19702 22858 20597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.26% 46.43% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16027 18430 16840
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,920 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in London

Swaptions
Salary Trend in London

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

Swaptions Salary Trend in London

Swaptions
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swaptions within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 1 £82,500 +10.00%
Swaptions
England

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (81.82%) Front Office
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 8 (72.73%) VBA
3 6 (54.55%) Flash
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Greeks
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Derivative
4 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Black-Scholes
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Equities
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) CSS

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (81.82%) Front Office
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Quantitative Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Quantitative Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Flash
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Derivative
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
4 2 (18.18%) Equities
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Greeks
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Black-Scholes
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Market Making
4 1 (9.09%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) VBA
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Haskell
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD