Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 151 262
Rank change year-on-year -8 +111 -85
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 113 64 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.66% 1.43% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.52% 3.71% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 103 48 94
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £62,500
25th Percentile £66,625 £61,875 £68,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
75th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £113,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £114,625 £127,500
London median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +16.13%

Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,499 1,723 4,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 36.67% 38.43% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,204 1,459 4,057
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,450
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,750 £101,250
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +11.54% -

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Derivative in Central London.

Salary trend for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Derivative in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 113 £85,000 - 27
Derivative
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 73 (64.60%) Finance
2 43 (38.05%) Python
3 42 (37.17%) Front Office
3 42 (37.17%) Banking
4 38 (33.63%) Fintech
5 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (30.97%) Java
7 34 (30.09%) AWS
8 28 (24.78%) Analytics
9 23 (20.35%) DevOps
10 21 (18.58%) SQL
11 19 (16.81%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (15.04%) OTC Derivatives
13 16 (14.16%) Fixed Income
13 16 (14.16%) Data Analytics
14 15 (13.27%) Docker
14 15 (13.27%) Advertising
14 15 (13.27%) Linux
15 14 (12.39%) C#
15 14 (12.39%) Investment Banking
15 14 (12.39%) SQLAlchemy
16 13 (11.50%) Degree
16 13 (11.50%) Migration
16 13 (11.50%) Technical Debt
17 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (10.62%) Equities
17 12 (10.62%) .NET
17 12 (10.62%) Unix
18 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
18 11 (9.73%) Spring

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.42%) Apache Spark
1 5 (4.42%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) Ethereum
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) Salerio
2 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.09%) AWS
2 10 (8.85%) Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Snowflake
4 4 (3.54%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.77%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 2 (1.77%) GCP
6 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.54%) KDB
3 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.54%) Power BI
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.54%) Tableau
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.77%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.77%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.77%) OLTP
5 2 (1.77%) QlikView
5 2 (1.77%) Spark SQL
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.65%) GitLab
3 2 (1.77%) ER Studio
3 2 (1.77%) ERwin
3 2 (1.77%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (64.60%) Finance
2 42 (37.17%) Banking
2 42 (37.17%) Front Office
3 15 (13.27%) Advertising
4 14 (12.39%) Investment Banking
5 10 (8.85%) Social Skills
6 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.42%) Back Office
8 2 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) International Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 29 (25.66%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.35%) Python Developer
4 21 (18.58%) Analyst
5 20 (17.70%) Front Office Developer
6 18 (15.93%) Senior Developer
7 15 (13.27%) Pricing Developer
7 15 (13.27%) Python Developer - Fintech
8 14 (12.39%) Java Pricing Developer
8 14 (12.39%) Senior Python Developer
9 8 (7.08%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Implementation Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) Junior
11 6 (5.31%) OTC Derivatives Tester
11 6 (5.31%) QA Tester
11 6 (5.31%) Tester
12 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) SQLAlchemy
2 12 (10.62%) .NET
3 11 (9.73%) Spring
4 8 (7.08%) Spring Boot
5 7 (6.19%) React
5 7 (6.19%) Web Services
6 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.31%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (5.31%) SOAP
7 5 (4.42%) Redux
7 5 (4.42%) WCF
7 5 (4.42%) WPF
8 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.77%) PySpark
8 2 (1.77%) XSLT
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.88%) Flask
9 1 (0.88%) RESTful
9 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Equity Derivative
2 17 (15.04%) OTC Derivatives
3 16 (14.16%) Fixed Income
4 12 (10.62%) Equities
5 11 (9.73%) Data Structures
6 9 (7.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (7.08%) Algorithms
8 7 (6.19%) Pricing Data
9 5 (4.42%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.77%) Exotic Derivative
11 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.77%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.88%) Bitcoin
12 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.88%) Eurex
12 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.27%) Linux
2 12 (10.62%) Unix
3 6 (5.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Fintech
2 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.78%) Analytics
4 23 (20.35%) DevOps
5 16 (14.16%) Data Analytics
6 13 (11.50%) Migration
6 13 (11.50%) Technical Debt
7 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.73%) SDLC
8 11 (9.73%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.85%) Information Security
9 10 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.85%) Risk Management
9 10 (8.85%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.96%) Multithreading
10 9 (7.96%) TDD
11 8 (7.08%) Client Onboarding
11 8 (7.08%) Mathematics
11 8 (7.08%) Scrum
11 8 (7.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) Python
2 35 (30.97%) Java
3 21 (18.58%) SQL
4 14 (12.39%) C#
5 7 (6.19%) C
5 7 (6.19%) C++
6 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) Haskell
8 2 (1.77%) Scala
8 2 (1.77%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) Java 8
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) MiFID
3 1 (0.88%) Basel III
3 1 (0.88%) EMIR
3 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) Greenplum
3 3 (2.65%) Murex
3 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.65%) Sybase
4 2 (1.77%) Databricks
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.77%) SAP
4 2 (1.77%) Trayport
5 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.88%) Charles River
5 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.88%) Reuters