Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 183 138
Rank change year-on-year +13 -45 -35
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 197 163 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.58% 2.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 3.24% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 169 145 274
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £40,000 £46,625
90th Percentile £110,250 £115,000 £101,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 5,395 5,031 6,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.63% 48.88% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,829 4,510 5,839
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 142 (72.08%) Finance
2 102 (51.78%) SQL
3 98 (49.75%) Front Office
4 76 (38.58%) Java
5 60 (30.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 56 (28.43%) C#
6 56 (28.43%) Fixed Income
7 52 (26.40%) Equities
8 48 (24.37%) Python
8 48 (24.37%) Banking
9 44 (22.34%) SQL Server
10 43 (21.83%) .NET
11 41 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (20.81%) Degree
12 39 (19.80%) Business Analysis
12 39 (19.80%) Investment Management
13 36 (18.27%) Asset Management
14 33 (16.75%) Workflow
15 31 (15.74%) VBA
15 31 (15.74%) C++
15 31 (15.74%) Hedge funds
16 30 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (14.72%) Oracle
18 26 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
19 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
19 24 (12.18%) Software Engineering
20 23 (11.68%) Equity Derivative
21 22 (11.17%) Market Risk
21 22 (11.17%) Project Management
21 22 (11.17%) Advertising

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 10 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.55%) IIS
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.51%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.51%) GemFire
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) Tornado
Applications
1 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Markit EDM
1 12 (6.09%) thinkFolio
2 10 (5.08%) Front Arena
3 4 (2.03%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (1.02%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.55%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (3.55%) CloudFront
2 7 (3.55%) Serverless
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.55%) LAN
1 7 (3.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.51%) 3G
2 1 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.51%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.55%) Big Data
6 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.54%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.54%) QlikView
7 4 (2.03%) DB2
8 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.51%) KDB
10 1 (0.51%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (7.11%) Maven
2 9 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (4.57%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.03%) Subversion
6 3 (1.52%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.52%) Robot Framework
6 3 (1.52%) Selenium
7 2 (1.02%) JIRA
7 2 (1.02%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.51%) Moq
8 1 (0.51%) MSTest
8 1 (0.51%) NUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 142 (72.08%) Finance
2 98 (49.75%) Front Office
3 48 (24.37%) Banking
4 22 (11.17%) Advertising
5 17 (8.63%) Investment Banking
6 12 (6.09%) Back Office
7 5 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.03%) Retail
9 3 (1.52%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.52%) Legal
10 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (38.58%) Developer
2 47 (23.86%) Analyst
3 33 (16.75%) Java Developer
4 26 (13.20%) Senior Developer
5 24 (12.18%) Business Analyst
6 22 (11.17%) Consultant
7 19 (9.64%) Implementation Consultant
8 15 (7.61%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.09%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.09%) C++ Developer
9 12 (6.09%) Python Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Front Office Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Applications Support
11 10 (5.08%) Java Consultant
11 10 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (5.08%) Software Consultant
11 10 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.08%) Technical Implementation Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.83%) .NET
2 16 (8.12%) Spring
2 16 (8.12%) XML
3 15 (7.61%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (6.09%) Hibernate
5 11 (5.58%) HTML
6 10 (5.08%) HTML5
7 9 (4.57%) Web Services
8 8 (4.06%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.06%) React
8 8 (4.06%) WCF
9 7 (3.55%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.55%) CSS
9 7 (3.55%) REST
10 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.05%) JMS
10 6 (3.05%) WPF
11 5 (2.54%) Middleware
12 4 (2.03%) Node.js
12 4 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 56 (28.43%) Fixed Income
3 52 (26.40%) Equities
4 31 (15.74%) Hedge funds
5 30 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (11.68%) Equity Derivative
7 22 (11.17%) Market Risk
8 19 (9.64%) Fintech
9 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
10 15 (7.61%) Management Information System
11 9 (4.57%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (3.55%) Data Structures
13 5 (2.54%) Algorithms
13 5 (2.54%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (2.54%) User Experience
14 4 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
15 3 (1.52%) Credit Risk
15 3 (1.52%) Eurex
15 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
15 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.11%) Unix
2 11 (5.58%) Linux
3 9 (4.57%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Solaris
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.80%) Business Analysis
2 39 (19.80%) Investment Management
3 36 (18.27%) Asset Management
4 33 (16.75%) Workflow
5 26 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (12.18%) Software Engineering
7 22 (11.17%) Project Management
8 19 (9.64%) Analytics
9 18 (9.14%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (9.14%) Multithreading
10 17 (8.63%) OO
11 16 (8.12%) DevOps
11 16 (8.12%) Workflow Analysis
12 15 (7.61%) Risk Management
13 14 (7.11%) Mathematics
13 14 (7.11%) Open Source
13 14 (7.11%) Portfolio Management
13 14 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.09%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 102 (51.78%) SQL
2 76 (38.58%) Java
3 56 (28.43%) C#
4 48 (24.37%) Python
5 31 (15.74%) C++
5 31 (15.74%) VBA
6 19 (9.64%) Scala
7 18 (9.14%) T-SQL
8 16 (8.12%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.58%) Perl
10 10 (5.08%) Java 8
10 10 (5.08%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.08%) Ruby
11 7 (3.55%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.54%) C
13 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.52%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.52%) Haskell
15 2 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (20.81%) Degree
2 6 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.52%) ACCA
3 3 (1.52%) CIMA
4 2 (1.02%) CFA
4 2 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) MiFID
2 6 (3.05%) EMIR
2 6 (3.05%) QA
3 4 (2.03%) FATCA
4 3 (1.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
1 1 (0.51%) HDFS
1 1 (0.51%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.51%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) Oracle
2 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.61%) Charles River
4 11 (5.58%) Fidessa
5 10 (5.08%) Bloomberg
5 10 (5.08%) Calypso
5 10 (5.08%) SimCorp
6 8 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.06%) SmartStream
6 8 (4.06%) Sybase
7 7 (3.55%) FIS
8 6 (3.05%) Reuters
9 5 (2.54%) SAP
9 5 (2.54%) Tableau
10 4 (2.03%) SunGard
10 4 (2.03%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.03%) Tradeweb
11 2 (1.02%) eSpeed
11 2 (1.02%) Portware
12 1 (0.51%) CQG