Period
to 9 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative over the 6 months to 9 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Exotic Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 288 315
Rank change year-on-year +77 +27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 12 10 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 20
Median annual salary £83,750 £72,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.52% -12.12% -4.35%
10th Percentile £78,750 £66,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £108,500 £88,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £83,750 £72,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year +15.52% -12.12% -5.71%

Exotic 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 1,813 3,641 4,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.21% 40.92% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 3,175 3,815
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £39,014 £39,850
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

Exotic Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Exotic Derivative in the City of London

Exotic Derivative
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Exotic Derivative in the City of London.

Salary trend for Exotic Derivative in the City of London

Exotic Derivative
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Exotic Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Exotic Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, IT jobs citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (83.33%) Physics
2 10 (83.33%) Market Risk
2 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) MiFID
2 10 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (83.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) Equities
2 10 (83.33%) Advertising
2 10 (83.33%) Validation
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) PhD
2 10 (83.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (83.33%) Stochastic Calculus
2 10 (83.33%) Financial Modelling
2 10 (83.33%) EMIR
2 10 (83.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 10 (83.33%) Master's Degree
3 8 (66.67%) FINCAD Analytics
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Docker
6 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (16.67%) Derivative
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Exotic 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Qualitative Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Quantitative Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Quantitative Developer
4 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 6 (50.00%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# Quant Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Equities
1 10 (83.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (83.33%) Market Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (83.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) Financial Modelling
2 10 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 10 (83.33%) Physics
2 10 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (83.33%) Stochastic Calculus
2 10 (83.33%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
1 10 (83.33%) Master's Degree
1 10 (83.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 10 (83.33%) EMIR
1 10 (83.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Databricks