Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity 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 Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equity Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 323 320
Rank change year-on-year +37 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Equity Derivative 46 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 20
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,250 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.09% -25.28% +56.52%
10th Percentile £41,250 £56,625 £59,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £100,000 £116,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,250 £90,000
% change year-on-year +4.09% -25.28% +50.00%

Equity 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 4,660 4,726 4,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.49% 45.61% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,148 4,215 4,485
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% +7.83% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Salary trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Equity Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Equity 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 Equity Derivative.

1 39 (84.78%) Front Office
2 36 (78.26%) Derivative
3 30 (65.22%) Finance
4 25 (54.35%) Banking
5 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) Oracle
6 18 (39.13%) Java
7 13 (28.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (28.26%) Fixed Income
8 12 (26.09%) Multithreading
8 12 (26.09%) Low Latency
9 11 (23.91%) Data Structures
9 11 (23.91%) Algorithms
9 11 (23.91%) Grid Computing
9 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.74%) Unix
10 10 (21.74%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (21.74%) C#
10 10 (21.74%) C++
10 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
10 10 (21.74%) VBA
10 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
10 10 (21.74%) Functional Programming
10 10 (21.74%) Haskell
10 10 (21.74%) F#
11 9 (19.57%) Release Management
11 9 (19.57%) Perl
11 9 (19.57%) Python
11 9 (19.57%) Sybase

Equity 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:

Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) LatentZero
1 7 (15.22%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 39 (84.78%) Front Office
2 30 (65.22%) Finance
3 25 (54.35%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Support Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Front Office Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Excel Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Excel VBA Developer
5 10 (21.74%) VBA Developer
6 9 (19.57%) Applications Support
6 9 (19.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Asset Management Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Charles River Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Charles River Support Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) thinkFolio Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) thinkFolio Support
8 6 (13.04%) Calypso Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 36 (78.26%) Derivative
2 13 (28.26%) Fixed Income
2 13 (28.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (23.91%) Algorithms
3 11 (23.91%) Data Structures
3 11 (23.91%) Grid Computing
4 8 (17.39%) Equities
5 6 (13.04%) Credit Derivative
5 6 (13.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
1 10 (21.74%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Low Latency
1 12 (26.09%) Multithreading
2 10 (21.74%) Functional Programming
3 9 (19.57%) Release Management
4 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
4 7 (15.22%) Business Transformation
4 7 (15.22%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.17%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) C++
3 10 (21.74%) F#
3 10 (21.74%) Haskell
3 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.74%) VBA
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
4 9 (19.57%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.22%) C
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) Sybase
3 7 (15.22%) Charles River
4 6 (13.04%) Calypso