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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swaptions
Rank 627 605 611
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 4 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.033% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.072% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 22
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary - - £40,000
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
19659 20899 22968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.43% 46.14% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16007 17186 19416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swaptions across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Swaptions Salary Histogram 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 21 October 2014. 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 0 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Swaptions
England

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Derivative
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Front Office
3 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) TestNG
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Numerical Analysis

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) TestNG
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Front Office
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Quantitative Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) STL
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Derivative
3 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
5 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Numerical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) RAD
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse