Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 202 158
Rank change year-on-year +21 -44 -60
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 165 138 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 1.29% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 2.80% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 146 119 166
City of London median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £44,500
90th Percentile £116,875 £112,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.45%

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 4,672 4,926 4,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.52% 46.20% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,142 4,379 4,437
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 120 (72.73%) Finance
2 86 (52.12%) Front Office
3 64 (38.79%) Fixed Income
4 58 (35.15%) Java
5 51 (30.91%) SQL
6 47 (28.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 47 (28.48%) Banking
7 43 (26.06%) Linux
8 39 (23.64%) C++
9 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
9 37 (22.42%) Python
10 36 (21.82%) C#
11 34 (20.61%) Equities
12 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (18.79%) Equity Derivative
14 29 (17.58%) Mathematics
15 28 (16.97%) Multithreading
15 28 (16.97%) Oracle
16 27 (16.36%) .NET
17 26 (15.76%) Unix
18 23 (13.94%) Business Analysis
19 22 (13.33%) Asset Management
19 22 (13.33%) AngularJS
20 21 (12.73%) Quantitative Finance
21 20 (12.12%) Sybase
22 19 (11.52%) Perl
22 19 (11.52%) Software Engineering
23 18 (10.91%) Risk Management
24 17 (10.30%) Charles River
24 17 (10.30%) Low Latency

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 13 (7.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.42%) GemFire
3 4 (2.42%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (9.70%) thinkFolio
2 8 (4.85%) Front Arena
2 8 (4.85%) Markit EDM
3 6 (3.64%) LatentZero
4 4 (2.42%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (1.21%) Salerio
5 2 (1.21%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.21%) DB2
7 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) KDB
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.27%) JIRA
2 10 (6.06%) Subversion
3 9 (5.45%) Maven
4 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.64%) Robot Framework
4 6 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.03%) Mockito
6 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.82%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.21%) Selenium
8 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.61%) Mocha
9 1 (0.61%) Moq
9 1 (0.61%) MSTest
9 1 (0.61%) NUnit
9 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 120 (72.73%) Finance
2 86 (52.12%) Front Office
3 47 (28.48%) Banking
4 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.27%) Advertising
6 10 (6.06%) Back Office
7 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.42%) German Language
7 4 (2.42%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.82%) Games
9 2 (1.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (54.55%) Developer
2 38 (23.03%) Analyst
3 35 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 25 (15.15%) Front Office Developer
5 24 (14.55%) C++ Developer
5 24 (14.55%) Senior Developer
6 20 (12.12%) Business Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 11 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
9 10 (6.06%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Python Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.85%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.24%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Charles River Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.36%) .NET
2 22 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 12 (7.27%) Kafka
4 9 (5.45%) XML
4 9 (5.45%) XSLT
5 8 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (4.24%) WCF
7 6 (3.64%) FpML
7 6 (3.64%) HTML
7 6 (3.64%) JMS
7 6 (3.64%) Middleware
7 6 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.64%) REST
8 5 (3.03%) Apache Camel
8 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.03%) CSS
8 5 (3.03%) Spring
9 4 (2.42%) SignalR
9 4 (2.42%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (2.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (38.79%) Fixed Income
2 47 (28.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (20.61%) Equities
4 31 (18.79%) Equity Derivative
5 16 (9.70%) Fintech
5 16 (9.70%) OTC Derivatives
6 15 (9.09%) Hedge funds
7 13 (7.88%) Grid Computing
8 11 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 9 (5.45%) Exotic Derivative
10 8 (4.85%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (4.24%) Market Risk
11 7 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (3.64%) Algorithms
12 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
13 4 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (2.42%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 2 (1.21%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.06%) Linux
2 26 (15.76%) Unix
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.58%) Mathematics
3 28 (16.97%) Multithreading
4 23 (13.94%) Business Analysis
5 22 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 21 (12.73%) Quantitative Finance
7 19 (11.52%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.91%) Risk Management
9 17 (10.30%) Low Latency
10 16 (9.70%) Investment Management
11 13 (7.88%) Migration
11 13 (7.88%) Workflow
12 12 (7.27%) Open Source
13 11 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
14 10 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (6.06%) Release Management
15 9 (5.45%) TDD
16 7 (4.24%) Analytics
16 7 (4.24%) Test Automation
17 6 (3.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.15%) Java
2 51 (30.91%) SQL
3 39 (23.64%) C++
4 37 (22.42%) Python
5 36 (21.82%) C#
6 19 (11.52%) Perl
7 14 (8.48%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.67%) VBA
9 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.85%) Scala
9 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.64%) C
10 6 (3.64%) Java 8
11 4 (2.42%) Ruby
12 3 (1.82%) F#
13 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.61%) Clojure
14 1 (0.61%) Groovy
14 1 (0.61%) Haskell
14 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) CFA
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) PhD
3 1 (0.61%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) EMIR
2 5 (3.03%) MiFID
3 2 (1.21%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.27%) Mesos
2 2 (1.21%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.21%) logstash
2 2 (1.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Oracle
2 20 (12.12%) Sybase
3 17 (10.30%) Charles River
4 10 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 10 (6.06%) Calypso
5 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.85%) SimCorp
6 6 (3.64%) Solace
6 6 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.03%) Reuters
8 4 (2.42%) CQG
8 4 (2.42%) Fidessa
8 4 (2.42%) FIS
8 4 (2.42%) SunGard
9 2 (1.21%) HP
9 2 (1.21%) IBM
9 2 (1.21%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.21%) Murex
9 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.21%) SmartStream