Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 169 220
Rank change year-on-year +10 +51 -25
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 76 125 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 1.50% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 3.69% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66 106 96
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £55,000
25th Percentile £61,563 £56,750 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £96,563
90th Percentile £113,750 £115,625 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 1,925 3,384 4,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.18% 40.65% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,682 2,952 3,737
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £108,625 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

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 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (72.37%) Finance
2 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (39.47%) Python
4 22 (28.95%) Front Office
4 22 (28.95%) Banking
5 17 (22.37%) Java
5 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (19.74%) Linux
7 15 (19.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 14 (18.42%) Unix
8 14 (18.42%) Back Office
8 14 (18.42%) Degree
9 13 (17.11%) Advertising
10 12 (15.79%) QA
10 12 (15.79%) Multithreading
11 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (14.47%) Change Management
11 11 (14.47%) SQL
12 10 (13.16%) C#
12 10 (13.16%) Fixed Income
12 10 (13.16%) Equities
12 10 (13.16%) Analytics
13 9 (11.84%) Low Latency
13 9 (11.84%) Fintech
13 9 (11.84%) SDLC
13 9 (11.84%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
13 9 (11.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (11.84%) Requirements Gathering

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 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Markit EDM
1 3 (3.95%) PolarLake
2 2 (2.63%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.32%) GCP
4 1 (1.32%) Google Workspace
4 1 (1.32%) Matillion
4 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.32%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
1 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Power BI
4 1 (1.32%) Redis
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.63%) GitLab
4 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 55 (72.37%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Banking
2 22 (28.95%) Front Office
3 14 (18.42%) Back Office
4 13 (17.11%) Advertising
5 8 (10.53%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.95%) Retail
8 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) Python Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Business Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Implementation Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Python Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Report Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Pricing Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Product Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (7.89%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) JSON
3 5 (6.58%) SQLAlchemy
4 4 (5.26%) Kafka
4 4 (5.26%) XSLT
5 3 (3.95%) .NET
5 3 (3.95%) HTML
5 3 (3.95%) JMS
5 3 (3.95%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.63%) PyQt
6 2 (2.63%) React
6 2 (2.63%) REST
6 2 (2.63%) Spring
6 2 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (1.32%) Akka
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) Flask
7 1 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) OTC Derivatives
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.16%) Equities
3 10 (13.16%) Fixed Income
4 9 (11.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (10.53%) Reference Data
6 4 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (5.26%) Exotic Derivative
7 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.95%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.95%) PMI
8 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.32%) Tandem
9 1 (1.32%) User Experience
9 1 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 11 (14.47%) Change Management
6 10 (13.16%) Analytics
7 9 (11.84%) Fintech
7 9 (11.84%) Low Latency
7 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
7 9 (11.84%) Requirements Gathering
7 9 (11.84%) SDLC
7 9 (11.84%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (10.53%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) TDD
9 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.89%) Client Onboarding
10 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) Python
2 17 (22.37%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) C#
5 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.89%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) Scala
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.63%) Haskell
9 2 (2.63%) Java 8
9 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) QA
2 7 (9.21%) EMIR
2 7 (9.21%) MiFID
3 3 (3.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Sybase
3 4 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.26%) Murex
3 4 (5.26%) Reuters
4 3 (3.95%) Calypso
4 3 (3.95%) Charles River
4 3 (3.95%) FactSet
4 3 (3.95%) Fidessa
4 3 (3.95%) Informatica
4 3 (3.95%) Refinitiv
4 3 (3.95%) SmartCo
4 3 (3.95%) SmartStream
4 3 (3.95%) Solace
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) Google