Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 156 202
Rank change year-on-year -71 +46 -65
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 100 210 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 1.97% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 4.72% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 80 189 128
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £56,750 £54,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £131,250 £116,250 £115,375
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £75,250
% change year-on-year -3.03% +9.63% -1.31%

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 3,994 4,452 4,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.66% 41.84% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,380 3,986 3,844
City of London median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 67 (67.00%) Finance
2 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.00%) Front Office
4 28 (28.00%) Degree
5 26 (26.00%) Fixed Income
6 23 (23.00%) Equity Derivative
7 21 (21.00%) C++
7 21 (21.00%) Python
8 20 (20.00%) Java
8 20 (20.00%) Equities
9 18 (18.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (17.00%) Investment Management
11 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (14.00%) SQL
13 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.00%) Linux
13 13 (13.00%) Asset Management
13 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
13 13 (13.00%) Fintech
14 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
14 12 (12.00%) Analytics
14 12 (12.00%) Banking
14 12 (12.00%) C#
15 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
16 10 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (10.00%) Low Latency
16 10 (10.00%) HTML
17 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (9.00%) OO

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 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) thinkFolio
2 2 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.00%) Salerio
3 1 (1.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Serverless
3 3 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.00%) PaaS
4 2 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Azure
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) KDB
3 5 (5.00%) Kdb+
4 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.00%) Redis
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.00%) Big Data
7 1 (1.00%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.00%) Robot Framework
4 2 (2.00%) GoCD
4 2 (2.00%) Maven
4 2 (2.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.00%) kappa
5 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (67.00%) Finance
2 29 (29.00%) Front Office
3 12 (12.00%) Banking
4 9 (9.00%) Advertising
5 7 (7.00%) Back Office
5 7 (7.00%) Financial Institution
6 6 (6.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.00%) French Language
8 1 (1.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (41.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Quantitative Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.00%) Python Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.00%) Asset Management Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) thinkFolio Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
1 10 (10.00%) HTML
2 9 (9.00%) HTML5
3 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.00%) CSS
3 8 (8.00%) React
4 7 (7.00%) .NET
5 5 (5.00%) DOM
5 5 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.00%) Redux
6 4 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.00%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.00%) Node.js
8 2 (2.00%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.00%) REST
8 2 (2.00%) Spring
9 1 (1.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Fixed Income
2 23 (23.00%) Equity Derivative
3 20 (20.00%) Equities
4 18 (18.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (9.00%) Hedge funds
7 7 (7.00%) User Experience
8 6 (6.00%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (5.00%) Market Risk
10 4 (4.00%) Grid Computing
11 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
11 3 (3.00%) Credit Risk
11 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
12 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 2 (2.00%) SWIFT
13 1 (1.00%) AS400
13 1 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (1.00%) DTCC
13 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.00%) Investment Management
3 13 (13.00%) Asset Management
3 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.00%) Fintech
4 12 (12.00%) Analytics
4 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 9 (9.00%) Front End Development
6 9 (9.00%) OO
6 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (9.00%) Web Development
7 8 (8.00%) Physics
8 7 (7.00%) Automated Trading
9 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.00%) High Availability
9 6 (6.00%) Microservices
9 6 (6.00%) Quantitative Finance
9 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) C++
1 21 (21.00%) Python
2 20 (20.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.00%) C#
6 5 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.00%) VBA
8 3 (3.00%) Haskell
8 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.00%) Scala
9 2 (2.00%) R
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.00%) PhD
4 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) EMIR
2 2 (2.00%) GDPR
2 2 (2.00%) MiFID
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
1 2 (2.00%) Nagios
1 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (2.00%) Terraform
2 1 (1.00%) Automic
2 1 (1.00%) Control-M
2 1 (1.00%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.00%) Reuters
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) Charles River
3 3 (3.00%) Solace
4 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.00%) FXall
5 1 (1.00%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.00%) Murex
5 1 (1.00%) Sybase