Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 139 93
Rank change year-on-year -63 -46 +35
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 132 223 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 2.09% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 4.36% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118 193 400
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £44,200 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,875 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

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 4,869 5,109 6,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.02% 47.94% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,346 4,672 5,806
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £96,375 £93,750 £93,750
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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 66 (50.00%) Front Office
2 61 (46.21%) Finance
3 59 (44.70%) SQL
4 48 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (30.30%) Fixed Income
5 40 (30.30%) Equities
6 35 (26.52%) Banking
7 34 (25.76%) Java
7 34 (25.76%) Unix
8 32 (24.24%) Linux
8 32 (24.24%) Oracle
9 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (21.21%) Sybase
11 27 (20.45%) Python
12 24 (18.18%) Murex
12 24 (18.18%) C#
13 22 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 21 (15.91%) Mathematics
15 20 (15.15%) Multithreading
16 19 (14.39%) Degree
16 19 (14.39%) Task Automation
17 18 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
17 18 (13.64%) Solaris
18 16 (12.12%) Back Office
18 16 (12.12%) Asset Management
19 15 (11.36%) .NET
20 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
20 14 (10.61%) Equity Derivative
20 14 (10.61%) 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 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.52%) GemFire
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.27%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.76%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Akamai
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) FTP
2 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.03%) Big Data
6 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.52%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.52%) MySQL
7 2 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) Datomic
8 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.76%) KDB
8 1 (0.76%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (3.03%) Mockito
3 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.27%) JUnit
3 3 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (1.52%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.76%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.76%) Mocha
5 1 (0.76%) Moq
5 1 (0.76%) MSTest
5 1 (0.76%) NUnit
5 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 66 (50.00%) Front Office
2 61 (46.21%) Finance
3 35 (26.52%) Banking
4 16 (12.12%) Back Office
5 12 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Advertising
6 4 (3.03%) Legal
6 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (39.39%) Developer
2 33 (25.00%) Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) Murex Support
4 18 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 17 (12.88%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.61%) Applications Support
7 12 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Quantitative Developer
9 10 (7.58%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Python Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
13 5 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 5 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (3.79%) Software Developer
14 4 (3.03%) C# Application Developer
14 4 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
14 4 (3.03%) Murex Analyst
14 4 (3.03%) Murex Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.36%) .NET
2 12 (9.09%) HTML
2 12 (9.09%) XML
3 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (6.82%) HTML5
4 9 (6.82%) WCF
5 7 (5.30%) React
6 6 (4.55%) CSS
7 5 (3.79%) Middleware
7 5 (3.79%) Node.js
7 5 (3.79%) Spring
7 5 (3.79%) WPF
8 4 (3.03%) Murex MxML
8 4 (3.03%) REST
8 4 (3.03%) RESTful
8 4 (3.03%) WebSockets
9 3 (2.27%) CSS3
9 3 (2.27%) SignalR
9 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 40 (30.30%) Equities
2 40 (30.30%) Fixed Income
3 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.61%) Equity Derivative
4 12 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 12 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (7.58%) OTC Derivatives
6 9 (6.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.30%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.03%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.03%) Fintech
9 4 (3.03%) Hedge funds
9 4 (3.03%) Market Risk
9 4 (3.03%) N-Tier
9 4 (3.03%) Swaptions
10 3 (2.27%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Unix
2 32 (24.24%) Linux
3 18 (13.64%) Solaris
4 7 (5.30%) Windows
5 3 (2.27%) VMS
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.91%) Mathematics
3 20 (15.15%) Multithreading
4 19 (14.39%) Task Automation
5 18 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 14 (10.61%) Low Latency
8 13 (9.85%) OO
9 12 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 11 (8.33%) Change Control
10 11 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
10 11 (8.33%) Project Management
11 9 (6.82%) Scrum
12 8 (6.06%) Investment Management
12 8 (6.06%) TDD
13 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
13 7 (5.30%) SDLC
14 6 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
14 6 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.70%) SQL
2 34 (25.76%) Java
3 27 (20.45%) Python
4 24 (18.18%) C#
5 22 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 12 (9.09%) C++
6 12 (9.09%) VBA
7 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.79%) Scala
10 4 (3.03%) C
10 4 (3.03%) R
11 3 (2.27%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.27%) VB
12 2 (1.52%) ES6
12 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.76%) Perl
13 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.03%) CFA
4 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.52%) ISEB
5 2 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.76%) CISA
6 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) QA
2 9 (6.82%) MiFID
3 4 (3.03%) EMIR
4 3 (2.27%) SLA
5 2 (1.52%) Basel III
6 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) BladeLogic
1 3 (2.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Oracle
2 28 (21.21%) Sybase
3 24 (18.18%) Murex
4 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.79%) Charles River
6 4 (3.03%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.27%) Calypso
7 3 (2.27%) Fidessa
7 3 (2.27%) ION Trading
7 3 (2.27%) Remedy
8 2 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.76%) eSpeed
9 1 (0.76%) Sophis
9 1 (0.76%) Tableau
9 1 (0.76%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.76%) Wallstreet Suite