Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 199 128
Rank change year-on-year +46 -71 -34
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 220 139 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.05% 1.35% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.46% 2.96% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 197 126 220
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £76,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £116,250 £116,250 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £81,250 £76,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.21% +2.00% +11.11%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,932 4,696 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.98% 45.54% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,419 4,212 4,770
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in the City of London

Derivative
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Derivative in the City of London.

Salary trend for Derivative in the City of London

Derivative
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 160 (72.73%) Finance
2 113 (51.36%) Front Office
3 94 (42.73%) SQL
4 93 (42.27%) Java
5 88 (40.00%) Fixed Income
6 68 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (30.45%) Banking
8 65 (29.55%) Equities
9 60 (27.27%) Python
10 57 (25.91%) C++
11 55 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 51 (23.18%) C#
13 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (20.91%) .NET
15 44 (20.00%) Linux
16 41 (18.64%) Equity Derivative
17 39 (17.73%) Business Analysis
18 38 (17.27%) Oracle
19 36 (16.36%) Asset Management
20 34 (15.45%) Investment Management
21 28 (12.73%) Multithreading
22 27 (12.27%) Perl
23 26 (11.82%) Unix
23 26 (11.82%) Workflow
23 26 (11.82%) Fintech
24 25 (11.36%) Hedge funds
24 25 (11.36%) Quantitative Finance
24 25 (11.36%) Software Engineering
25 24 (10.91%) thinkFolio
25 24 (10.91%) Mathematics

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 20 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 17 (7.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (4.55%) IIS
4 5 (2.27%) GemFire
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (10.91%) thinkFolio
2 17 (7.73%) Front Arena
2 17 (7.73%) Markit EDM
3 8 (3.64%) SunGard GMI
4 7 (3.18%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.91%) Salerio
6 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.45%) HTTP
1 1 (0.45%) LAN
1 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (7.73%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.82%) DB2
5 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.36%) KDB
6 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.91%) Big Data
7 2 (0.91%) Kdb+
7 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Maven
2 16 (7.27%) JIRA
3 15 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 13 (5.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (5.00%) Subversion
6 9 (4.09%) Robot Framework
7 8 (3.64%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.64%) Mockito
8 7 (3.18%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.73%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.36%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.36%) Selenium
11 2 (0.91%) JUnit
11 2 (0.91%) Mocha
11 2 (0.91%) Moq
11 2 (0.91%) MSTest
11 2 (0.91%) NUnit
11 2 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 160 (72.73%) Finance
2 113 (51.36%) Front Office
3 67 (30.45%) Banking
4 17 (7.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.55%) Advertising
6 9 (4.09%) Back Office
7 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.91%) French Language
8 2 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (52.73%) Developer
2 46 (20.91%) Java Developer
3 41 (18.64%) Analyst
4 40 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 32 (14.55%) C++ Developer
6 24 (10.91%) Business Analyst
7 21 (9.55%) Support Analyst
8 20 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
9 18 (8.18%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (6.82%) SQL Developer
11 14 (6.36%) Applications Support
11 14 (6.36%) Senior C++ Developer
12 12 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (5.45%) Java Engineer
12 12 (5.45%) Java Pricing Developer
12 12 (5.45%) Pricing Developer
13 11 (5.00%) Consultant
14 10 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
14 10 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
15 9 (4.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.91%) .NET
2 22 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 19 (8.64%) Kafka
3 19 (8.64%) Spring
3 19 (8.64%) XML
4 12 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (5.00%) JMS
6 10 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 9 (4.09%) Middleware
8 7 (3.18%) Web Services
8 7 (3.18%) XSLT
9 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.73%) Apache Camel
9 6 (2.73%) FpML
9 6 (2.73%) WCF
10 5 (2.27%) REST
10 5 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (1.82%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.82%) NumPy
11 4 (1.82%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 88 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 68 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 65 (29.55%) Equities
4 41 (18.64%) Equity Derivative
5 26 (11.82%) Fintech
6 25 (11.36%) Hedge funds
7 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (7.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 13 (5.91%) Market Risk
10 12 (5.45%) Credit Derivative
10 12 (5.45%) Grid Computing
11 11 (5.00%) Management Information System
12 10 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (4.09%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (3.64%) Exotic Derivative
15 7 (3.18%) Algorithms
16 5 (2.27%) Data Structures
16 5 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
17 4 (1.82%) Reference Data
18 3 (1.36%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.00%) Linux
2 26 (11.82%) Unix
3 9 (4.09%) Windows
4 4 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.73%) Business Analysis
3 36 (16.36%) Asset Management
4 34 (15.45%) Investment Management
5 28 (12.73%) Multithreading
6 26 (11.82%) Workflow
7 25 (11.36%) Quantitative Finance
7 25 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 24 (10.91%) Mathematics
9 20 (9.09%) Analytics
10 19 (8.64%) Open Source
10 19 (8.64%) Risk Management
11 16 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
12 15 (6.82%) Low Latency
13 13 (5.91%) Migration
13 13 (5.91%) Project Management
14 12 (5.45%) DevOps
14 12 (5.45%) Financial Modelling
14 12 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 94 (42.73%) SQL
2 93 (42.27%) Java
3 60 (27.27%) Python
4 57 (25.91%) C++
5 51 (23.18%) C#
6 27 (12.27%) Perl
7 23 (10.45%) Scala
8 21 (9.55%) T-SQL
9 16 (7.27%) VBA
10 13 (5.91%) Ruby
10 13 (5.91%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.00%) Java 8
12 10 (4.55%) C
13 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
15 3 (1.36%) ES6
15 3 (1.36%) F#
16 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.45%) Groovy
16 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) ISEB
3 2 (0.91%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) ACCA
4 1 (0.45%) CFA
4 1 (0.45%) CIMA
4 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) EMIR
1 9 (4.09%) MiFID
2 5 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (1.82%) FATCA
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) Mesos
2 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.91%) logstash
2 2 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 38 (17.27%) Oracle
2 24 (10.91%) Charles River
3 23 (10.45%) Calypso
4 22 (10.00%) Sybase
5 17 (7.73%) SimCorp
6 16 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (6.36%) Bloomberg
8 10 (4.55%) Fidessa
9 9 (4.09%) FIS
9 9 (4.09%) TIBCO
10 8 (3.64%) Solace
10 8 (3.64%) SunGard
11 7 (3.18%) CQG
11 7 (3.18%) Reuters
12 6 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (2.73%) SmartStream
13 2 (0.91%) IBM
13 2 (0.91%) Informatica
13 2 (0.91%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.91%) Murex