Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 201 173
Rank change year-on-year +42 -28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 56 99 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.08% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 2.65% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 89 160
Median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £124,000 £131,250 £116,375
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

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 1,686 3,735 4,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.86% 40.62% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 3,237 3,819
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,950 £39,125
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £68,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.84% +5.38% +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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 33 (58.93%) Python
3 20 (35.71%) Front Office
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.57%) SQL
6 14 (25.00%) C#
7 12 (21.43%) Degree
7 12 (21.43%) Banking
7 12 (21.43%) Java
8 11 (19.64%) Advertising
8 11 (19.64%) C++
9 10 (17.86%) Linux
9 10 (17.86%) TDD
9 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
9 10 (17.86%) Fintech
10 9 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.07%) Equities
11 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
11 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
11 8 (14.29%) Analytics
12 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (12.50%) Unix
13 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
13 6 (10.71%) BDD

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 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Azure
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.79%) G Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) GitLab
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Front Office
3 12 (21.43%) Banking
4 11 (19.64%) Advertising
5 4 (7.14%) Back Office
5 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Python Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Quantitative Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Pricing Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Pricing Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Quant Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Product Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Quantitative Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (10.71%) React
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) PyQt
3 4 (7.14%) SQLAlchemy
4 3 (5.36%) JMS
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) Kafka
5 2 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) Node.js
6 1 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Equities
1 9 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
4 5 (8.93%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.36%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.57%) Exotic Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Fintech
2 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 10 (17.86%) TDD
3 8 (14.29%) Analytics
3 8 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
3 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) BDD
5 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Low Latency
6 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Quantitative Finance
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Python
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) C#
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Kibana
1 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.36%) Solace
1 3 (5.36%) Sybase
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle