The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swaptions
Rank 892 932 859
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -73
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 4 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.009% 0.017% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 23
Average salary £82,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42472 47553 42823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.48% 39.81% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33465 37674 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Swaptions
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Swaptions within the UK.

Swaptions Salary Trend in the UK

Swaptions
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swaptions within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
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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
London +29 4 £82,500 +50.00%
England +25 4 £82,500 +50.00%
City of London +27 1 £82,500 +10.00%

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 8 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (80.00%) Front Office
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (70.00%) VBA
3 6 (60.00%) Flash
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) Greeks
4 4 (40.00%) Derivative
4 4 (40.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Black-Scholes
6 2 (20.00%) Equities
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) OOP

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

General
1 8 (80.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Flash
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (40.00%) Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Equities
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Greeks
3 2 (20.00%) Black-Scholes
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) VBA
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD