Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 199 127
Rank change year-on-year +49 -72 -33
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 241 134 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.17% 1.35% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 2.79% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 216 126 251
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £124,375 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% +5.45%

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 5,457 4,796 5,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.07% 48.20% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,932 4,281 5,091
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +0.88%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 185 (76.76%) Finance
2 122 (50.62%) Front Office
3 111 (46.06%) SQL
4 99 (41.08%) Java
5 89 (36.93%) Fixed Income
6 76 (31.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 75 (31.12%) Equities
8 73 (30.29%) Banking
9 65 (26.97%) Python
9 65 (26.97%) C#
10 62 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (25.31%) SQL Server
12 58 (24.07%) .NET
12 58 (24.07%) C++
13 51 (21.16%) Business Analysis
14 48 (19.92%) Investment Management
15 44 (18.26%) Asset Management
15 44 (18.26%) Oracle
16 39 (16.18%) Workflow
17 35 (14.52%) Hedge funds
18 31 (12.86%) Linux
18 31 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (12.86%) Fintech
19 30 (12.45%) Equity Derivative
20 29 (12.03%) Perl
20 29 (12.03%) Scala
21 28 (11.62%) Calypso
22 26 (10.79%) VBA
22 26 (10.79%) Charles River
22 26 (10.79%) Software Engineering

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 22 (9.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 19 (7.88%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.15%) IIS
4 4 (1.66%) GemFire
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (10.37%) thinkFolio
2 23 (9.54%) Markit EDM
3 22 (9.13%) Front Arena
4 8 (3.32%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (1.24%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.83%) Salerio
6 2 (0.83%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.83%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (0.41%) HTTP
1 1 (0.41%) LAN
1 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.13%) Crystal Reports
3 15 (6.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.07%) DB2
7 5 (2.07%) QlikView
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.24%) Big Data
8 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.24%) KDB
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.83%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Maven
2 15 (6.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (6.22%) TeamCity
3 13 (5.39%) JIRA
4 8 (3.32%) Robot Framework
4 8 (3.32%) Subversion
5 7 (2.90%) Mockito
6 6 (2.49%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.83%) JUnit
8 2 (0.83%) Mocha
8 2 (0.83%) Moq
8 2 (0.83%) MSTest
8 2 (0.83%) NUnit
8 2 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 185 (76.76%) Finance
2 122 (50.62%) Front Office
3 73 (30.29%) Banking
4 17 (7.05%) Advertising
4 17 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.56%) Back Office
6 4 (1.66%) Retail
7 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.24%) Games
7 3 (1.24%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 117 (48.55%) Developer
2 44 (18.26%) Senior Developer
3 43 (17.84%) Java Developer
4 41 (17.01%) Analyst
5 33 (13.69%) C++ Developer
6 23 (9.54%) Business Analyst
7 22 (9.13%) Consultant
7 22 (9.13%) Support Analyst
8 19 (7.88%) Implementation Consultant
9 16 (6.64%) Applications Support
9 16 (6.64%) Front Office Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Senior C++ Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (5.39%) Java Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) Java Pricing Developer
13 12 (4.98%) Pricing Developer
13 12 (4.98%) SQL Developer
14 11 (4.56%) Java Consultant
14 11 (4.56%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.07%) .NET
2 25 (10.37%) XML
3 19 (7.88%) Spring
4 17 (7.05%) AngularJS
5 16 (6.64%) Kafka
6 13 (5.39%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (4.56%) Hibernate
7 11 (4.56%) JMS
8 9 (3.73%) Middleware
9 7 (2.90%) Web Services
10 6 (2.49%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.49%) WCF
11 5 (2.07%) Apache Camel
11 5 (2.07%) FpML
11 5 (2.07%) NumPy
11 5 (2.07%) REST
12 4 (1.66%) Rendezvous
12 4 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (1.66%) WPF
12 4 (1.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (36.93%) Fixed Income
2 76 (31.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 75 (31.12%) Equities
4 35 (14.52%) Hedge funds
5 31 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (12.86%) Fintech
6 30 (12.45%) Equity Derivative
7 16 (6.64%) Market Risk
8 13 (5.39%) Management Information System
9 11 (4.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 9 (3.73%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (3.32%) Algorithms
11 8 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
12 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (2.49%) Data Structures
14 5 (2.07%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (2.07%) Grid Computing
14 5 (2.07%) OTC Derivatives
15 4 (1.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.86%) Linux
2 24 (9.96%) Unix
3 9 (3.73%) Windows
4 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.16%) Business Analysis
3 48 (19.92%) Investment Management
4 44 (18.26%) Asset Management
5 39 (16.18%) Workflow
6 26 (10.79%) Software Engineering
7 23 (9.54%) Analytics
7 23 (9.54%) Mathematics
8 21 (8.71%) Open Source
8 21 (8.71%) Project Management
9 20 (8.30%) Multithreading
10 19 (7.88%) Quantitative Finance
10 19 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.05%) DevOps
11 17 (7.05%) Electronic Trading
11 17 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.64%) Workflow Analysis
13 15 (6.22%) OO
14 12 (4.98%) Low Latency
14 12 (4.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.06%) SQL
2 99 (41.08%) Java
3 65 (26.97%) C#
3 65 (26.97%) Python
4 58 (24.07%) C++
5 29 (12.03%) Perl
5 29 (12.03%) Scala
6 26 (10.79%) VBA
7 22 (9.13%) T-SQL
8 15 (6.22%) Ruby
9 12 (4.98%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.56%) Java 8
11 9 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.32%) C
13 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.24%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.24%) ES6
14 3 (1.24%) F#
14 3 (1.24%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (9.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) ACCA
2 3 (1.24%) CIMA
3 2 (0.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) MiFID
2 8 (3.32%) EMIR
3 4 (1.66%) FATCA
4 3 (1.24%) GDPR
4 3 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.81%) Mesos
2 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.83%) logstash
2 2 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (18.26%) Oracle
2 28 (11.62%) Calypso
3 26 (10.79%) Charles River
4 22 (9.13%) SimCorp
5 19 (7.88%) Sybase
6 17 (7.05%) Microsoft
7 14 (5.81%) Bloomberg
8 12 (4.98%) Fidessa
9 11 (4.56%) FIS
10 9 (3.73%) TIBCO
11 8 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (3.32%) SmartStream
11 8 (3.32%) SunGard
12 7 (2.90%) Reuters
12 7 (2.90%) Solace
13 6 (2.49%) Tableau
14 5 (2.07%) CQG
14 5 (2.07%) SAP
15 4 (1.66%) Tradeweb
16 3 (1.24%) Murex