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

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 146 235
Rank change year-on-year -6 +89 -86
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 108 49 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 1.36% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 3.54% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 100 41 81
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £60,000
25th Percentile £67,375 £51,250 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
75th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £107,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £130,000 £127,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -

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 2,239 1,385 3,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.52% 38.33% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,990 1,212 3,163
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,956 £38,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 65 (60.19%) Finance
2 44 (40.74%) Front Office
3 43 (39.81%) Banking
4 38 (35.19%) Java
5 36 (33.33%) Python
5 36 (33.33%) AWS
5 36 (33.33%) Fintech
6 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (23.15%) Analytics
8 22 (20.37%) DevOps
9 20 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
10 19 (17.59%) Fixed Income
10 19 (17.59%) OTC Derivatives
11 18 (16.67%) SQL
12 17 (15.74%) Migration
13 16 (14.81%) Investment Banking
13 16 (14.81%) Test Automation
14 14 (12.96%) Data Analytics
14 14 (12.96%) Docker
15 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.11%) Data Structures
16 12 (11.11%) Manual Testing
17 11 (10.19%) Technical Debt
17 11 (10.19%) SQLAlchemy
17 11 (10.19%) Spring
17 11 (10.19%) Equities
17 11 (10.19%) Advertising
17 11 (10.19%) C#
17 11 (10.19%) .NET
18 10 (9.26%) SOAP

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 6 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Ethereum
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (0.93%) Salerio
1 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.33%) AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Azure
3 5 (4.63%) Snowflake
4 4 (3.70%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.85%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 2 (1.85%) GCP
6 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) LAN
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.70%) KDB
3 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.70%) Power BI
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.70%) Tableau
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.85%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.85%) OLTP
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) QlikView
5 2 (1.85%) Spark SQL
5 2 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) ER Studio
2 2 (1.85%) ERwin
2 2 (1.85%) GitLab
2 2 (1.85%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (60.19%) Finance
2 44 (40.74%) Front Office
3 43 (39.81%) Banking
4 16 (14.81%) Investment Banking
5 11 (10.19%) Advertising
6 6 (5.56%) Social Skills
7 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.63%) Back Office
8 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.85%) International Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Developer
2 33 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Front Office Developer
4 19 (17.59%) Python Developer
4 19 (17.59%) Senior Developer
5 17 (15.74%) Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Java Pricing Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Pricing Developer
7 12 (11.11%) Python Developer - Fintech
7 12 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
8 10 (9.26%) OTC Derivatives Tester
8 10 (9.26%) QA Tester
8 10 (9.26%) Tester
9 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.56%) Architect
11 6 (5.56%) C++ Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Implementation Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) .NET
1 11 (10.19%) Spring
1 11 (10.19%) SQLAlchemy
2 10 (9.26%) SOAP
3 8 (7.41%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.48%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (4.63%) React
6 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.78%) Redux
7 3 (2.78%) WCF
7 3 (2.78%) WPF
8 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.85%) PySpark
9 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.93%) Kafka
9 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.93%) REST
9 1 (0.93%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
2 19 (17.59%) Fixed Income
2 19 (17.59%) OTC Derivatives
3 12 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 11 (10.19%) Equities
5 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.48%) Pricing Data
7 3 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.78%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.93%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.93%) Eurex
8 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) Fintech
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.15%) Analytics
4 22 (20.37%) DevOps
5 17 (15.74%) Migration
6 16 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 14 (12.96%) Data Analytics
8 12 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.19%) Technical Debt
10 10 (9.26%) Information Security
10 10 (9.26%) SDLC
10 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.41%) Workflow
13 7 (6.48%) Market Making
13 7 (6.48%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.48%) OO
13 7 (6.48%) Refactoring
13 7 (6.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) Java
2 36 (33.33%) Python
3 18 (16.67%) SQL
4 11 (10.19%) C#
5 8 (7.41%) C
6 7 (6.48%) C++
7 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.85%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) R
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) Basel III
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (12.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Greenplum
3 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.85%) Databricks
4 2 (1.85%) Murex
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) SAP
4 2 (1.85%) Trayport
5 1 (0.93%) Charles River
5 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.93%) Sybase