Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 170 222
Rank change year-on-year +36 +52 -45
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 115 74 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.06% 1.35% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.39% 3.52% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 105 58 95
10th Percentile £46,250 £35,875 £46,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £60,625 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £105,000 £91,250 £113,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £127,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £86,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.25% +15.00%

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 2,133 2,101 3,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.19% 38.37% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,873 1,855 3,322
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Derivative as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 89 (77.39%) Finance
2 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.04%) Banking
4 35 (30.43%) Python
5 34 (29.57%) AWS
6 33 (28.70%) Java
6 33 (28.70%) Front Office
6 33 (28.70%) Fintech
7 25 (21.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 24 (20.87%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (18.26%) Analytics
9 21 (18.26%) DevOps
10 20 (17.39%) Social Skills
10 20 (17.39%) SQL
11 19 (16.52%) Advertising
12 17 (14.78%) QA
13 16 (13.91%) Docker
14 15 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (13.04%) Linux
15 14 (12.17%) Migration
15 14 (12.17%) SDLC
16 13 (11.30%) Risk Management
16 13 (11.30%) Degree
16 13 (11.30%) Data Analytics
17 12 (10.43%) SQLAlchemy
17 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
17 12 (10.43%) JIRA
17 12 (10.43%) Unix
17 12 (10.43%) Workflow

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 7 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.87%) Ethereum
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Markit EDM
1 3 (2.61%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.87%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.87%) Salerio
2 1 (0.87%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.57%) AWS
2 11 (9.57%) Azure
3 5 (4.35%) Snowflake
4 3 (2.61%) GCP
4 3 (2.61%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.74%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.74%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.87%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.87%) Matillion
6 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
1 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (2.61%) Big Data
3 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.61%) KDB
3 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.61%) Power BI
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.61%) Tableau
4 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.74%) HDInsight
4 2 (1.74%) OLTP
4 2 (1.74%) Spark SQL
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) JIRA
2 3 (2.61%) GitLab
3 2 (1.74%) ER Studio
3 2 (1.74%) ERwin
3 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.87%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.87%) Maven
4 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 89 (77.39%) Finance
2 38 (33.04%) Banking
3 33 (28.70%) Front Office
4 20 (17.39%) Social Skills
5 19 (16.52%) Advertising
6 10 (8.70%) Back Office
7 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking
9 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.74%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.74%) Retail
11 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (46.96%) Developer
2 25 (21.74%) Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.65%) Python Developer
4 18 (15.65%) Senior Developer
5 16 (13.91%) Front Office Developer
6 15 (13.04%) Pricing Developer
6 15 (13.04%) Senior Python Developer
7 14 (12.17%) Java Pricing Developer
8 13 (11.30%) Business Analyst
9 12 (10.43%) Python Developer - Fintech
10 8 (6.96%) Implementation Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Derivatives Business Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
12 6 (5.22%) OTC Derivatives Tester
12 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
12 6 (5.22%) QA Tester
12 6 (5.22%) Tester
13 5 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) Spring
1 12 (10.43%) SQLAlchemy
2 9 (7.83%) Web Services
3 8 (6.96%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.09%) .NET
5 6 (5.22%) React
5 6 (5.22%) SOAP
6 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.35%) JSON
6 5 (4.35%) Redux
6 5 (4.35%) WCF
6 5 (4.35%) WPF
6 5 (4.35%) XML
7 4 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.61%) Kafka
8 3 (2.61%) REST
9 2 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.74%) PySpark
9 2 (1.74%) XSLT
10 1 (0.87%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) OTC Derivatives
2 24 (20.87%) Equity Derivative
3 12 (10.43%) Equities
4 9 (7.83%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (6.09%) Pricing Data
6 6 (5.22%) Reference Data
7 5 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.61%) PMI
10 2 (1.74%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.74%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.87%) Tandem
11 1 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Unix
3 6 (5.22%) Windows
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.70%) Fintech
3 21 (18.26%) Analytics
3 21 (18.26%) DevOps
3 21 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.17%) Migration
5 14 (12.17%) SDLC
6 13 (11.30%) Data Analytics
6 13 (11.30%) Risk Management
7 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
7 12 (10.43%) Workflow
8 11 (9.57%) Change Management
8 11 (9.57%) Scrum
8 11 (9.57%) Technical Debt
9 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.83%) Information Security
9 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.83%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) Python
2 33 (28.70%) Java
3 20 (17.39%) SQL
4 9 (7.83%) C#
5 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.48%) Scala
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) Haskell
7 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.74%) VB
8 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.87%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) Java 11
8 1 (0.87%) Java 8
8 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) QA
2 9 (7.83%) MiFID
3 7 (6.09%) EMIR
4 3 (2.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.87%) Basel III
5 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Murex
3 4 (3.48%) Bloomberg
3 4 (3.48%) Charles River
3 4 (3.48%) Reuters
4 3 (2.61%) Calypso
4 3 (2.61%) FactSet
4 3 (2.61%) Fidessa
4 3 (2.61%) Greenplum
4 3 (2.61%) Informatica
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.61%) Refinitiv
4 3 (2.61%) SmartCo
4 3 (2.61%) SmartStream
4 3 (2.61%) Sybase
5 2 (1.74%) Databricks
6 1 (0.87%) Google
6 1 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow