Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 120 93
Rank change year-on-year -72 -27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 131 279 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.28% 2.42% 3.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.72% 5.16% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 121 243 461
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £73,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +8.15% -3.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £101,250
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £73,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% +8.15% -3.57%

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 4815 5402 7938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.17% 46.84% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4297 4910 6657
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 72 (54.96%) Finance
2 63 (48.09%) Front Office
3 44 (33.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 41 (31.30%) SQL
5 39 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (29.01%) Java
7 33 (25.19%) Fixed Income
8 32 (24.43%) Equities
9 30 (22.90%) Banking
10 29 (22.14%) Linux
11 27 (20.61%) Unix
12 25 (19.08%) Python
13 24 (18.32%) C#
13 24 (18.32%) Oracle
14 23 (17.56%) Back Office
15 22 (16.79%) QA
16 20 (15.27%) Equity Derivative
16 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Excel
17 19 (14.50%) Multithreading
18 18 (13.74%) Electronic Trading
18 18 (13.74%) Asset Management
18 18 (13.74%) FIX Protocol
19 17 (12.98%) Mathematics
19 17 (12.98%) OTC Derivatives
20 16 (12.21%) VBA
21 15 (11.45%) Investment Banking
22 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
23 13 (9.92%) HTML
23 13 (9.92%) Sybase

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 (1.53%) Apache
1 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.53%) Confluence
1 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.53%) GemFire
1 2 (1.53%) JBoss
1 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.29%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.53%) Summit
4 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.53%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.11%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.76%) Datomic
7 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
2 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.05%) Mockito
4 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.29%) JUnit
4 3 (2.29%) Subversion
5 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.76%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.76%) Mocha
6 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 72 (54.96%) Finance
2 63 (48.09%) Front Office
3 30 (22.90%) Banking
4 23 (17.56%) Back Office
5 15 (11.45%) Investment Banking
6 12 (9.16%) Advertising
7 4 (3.05%) Legal
8 3 (2.29%) French Language
8 3 (2.29%) German Language
9 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.53%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Developer
2 36 (27.48%) Analyst
3 24 (18.32%) Business Analyst
4 22 (16.79%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Quantitative Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Murex Support
7 10 (7.63%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.11%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Java Quantitative Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.34%) FIX Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Integration Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Onboarding Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.58%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.58%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Risk Business Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (9.92%) HTML
3 10 (7.63%) .NET
3 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.63%) XML
4 9 (6.87%) HTML5
5 7 (5.34%) SOAP
5 7 (5.34%) WPF
6 6 (4.58%) CSS
7 5 (3.82%) Middleware
7 5 (3.82%) Node.js
7 5 (3.82%) React
7 5 (3.82%) WCF
8 4 (3.05%) RESTful
8 4 (3.05%) Spring
8 4 (3.05%) WebSockets
9 3 (2.29%) CSS3
9 3 (2.29%) Murex MxML
9 3 (2.29%) SignalR
10 2 (1.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (25.19%) Fixed Income
3 32 (24.43%) Equities
4 20 (15.27%) Equity Derivative
5 17 (12.98%) OTC Derivatives
6 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
8 8 (6.11%) Hedge funds
8 8 (6.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 8 (6.11%) Market Risk
8 8 (6.11%) Swaptions
9 7 (5.34%) Credit Risk
10 5 (3.82%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (3.05%) Algorithms
11 4 (3.05%) Fintech
12 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 3 (2.29%) Exotic Derivative
12 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Linux
2 27 (20.61%) Unix
3 8 (6.11%) Solaris
4 5 (3.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.50%) Multithreading
3 18 (13.74%) Asset Management
3 18 (13.74%) Electronic Trading
4 17 (12.98%) Mathematics
5 13 (9.92%) Algorithmic Trading
5 13 (9.92%) Project Management
5 13 (9.92%) Scrum
6 11 (8.40%) Low Latency
7 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.63%) OO
7 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.63%) TDD
8 8 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.11%) SDLC
8 8 (6.11%) Task Automation
9 7 (5.34%) API Integration
9 7 (5.34%) Client Onboarding
9 7 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.34%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.30%) SQL
2 38 (29.01%) Java
3 25 (19.08%) Python
4 24 (18.32%) C#
5 16 (12.21%) VBA
6 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.16%) C++
8 9 (6.87%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.34%) TypeScript
10 6 (4.58%) Scala
11 2 (1.53%) ES6
11 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.53%) R
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) C
12 1 (0.76%) Clojure
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.53%) CFA
3 2 (1.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.79%) QA
2 12 (9.16%) MiFID
3 5 (3.82%) EMIR
4 4 (3.05%) SLA
5 2 (1.53%) Basel III
5 2 (1.53%) PMO
6 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Control-M
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Oracle
2 13 (9.92%) Murex
2 13 (9.92%) Sybase
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.82%) Charles River
5 3 (2.29%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.29%) Calypso
5 3 (2.29%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.53%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.76%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) Progress
7 1 (0.76%) Sophis
7 1 (0.76%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.76%) Wallstreet Suite