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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swaptions
Rank 932 974 986
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +12
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 24 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 7
Average salary £62,500 £82,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% +50.00%
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
43792 45081 49328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.60% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35333 35576 39107
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swaptions over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Swaptions Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
London +26 24 £62,500 -24.24%
England +24 24 £62,500 -24.24%
City of London +57 10 £61,250 -25.75%

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Front Office
3 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (30.30%) Fixed Income
5 10 (30.30%) Derivative
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) Hedge funds
7 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) Equities
8 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
9 5 (15.15%) VBA
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) Python
9 5 (15.15%) Perl
9 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
9 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
9 5 (15.15%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) SSAE 16
10 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
10 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.12%) NoSQL

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Endur
2 3 (9.09%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) JUnit
1 4 (12.12%) Maven
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
1 4 (12.12%) TestNG
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Front Office
3 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Back Office
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Implementation Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Market Risk Developer
6 3 (9.09%) OpenLink Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) OpenLink Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) WCF Developer
6 3 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Endur Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) Java EE
1 4 (12.12%) LESS
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
2 3 (9.09%) WCF
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (3.03%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Derivative
1 10 (30.30%) Fixed Income
1 10 (30.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (24.24%) Hedge funds
3 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Equities
5 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (9.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
2 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) ETRM
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) OOD
4 4 (12.12%) Systematic Trading
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) ERD
5 3 (9.09%) MVVM
5 3 (9.09%) Product Management
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) VBA
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
1 4 (12.12%) QA
1 4 (12.12%) SSAE 16
2 2 (6.06%) EMIR
2 2 (6.06%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) OpenLink
2 3 (9.09%) SunGard
2 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Murex
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.03%) Calypso
4 1 (3.03%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.03%) MarketAxess
4 1 (3.03%) Tradeweb