Period
to 24 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 209 127
Rank change year-on-year +24 -82 +79
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,074 1,215 1,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.92% 1.78% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.64% 4.14% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 906 951 735
London median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £140,000 £120,000 £116,250
England median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% +6.90%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,125 29,343 33,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.39% 42.87% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18,000 22,522 23,611
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Derivative in London

Derivative
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the London region over the 6 months to 24 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -79 112 £82,500 +3.13% 26
West London +16 1 £60,000 -42.86%
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 811 (75.51%) Finance
2 725 (67.50%) Front Office
3 694 (64.62%) Fixed Income
4 608 (56.61%) Asset Management
5 550 (51.21%) Java
6 517 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
7 511 (47.58%) Equities
8 489 (45.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 420 (39.11%) Software Engineering
10 394 (36.69%) Python
11 371 (34.54%) SQL
12 364 (33.89%) Investment Management
13 345 (32.12%) C#
14 340 (31.66%) AWS
15 337 (31.38%) Hedge funds
16 316 (29.42%) Web Services
17 292 (27.19%) Mentoring
18 271 (25.23%) C++
19 239 (22.25%) Banking
20 203 (18.90%) J2EE
21 181 (16.85%) Oracle
21 181 (16.85%) JavaScript
22 177 (16.48%) Business Analysis
22 177 (16.48%) R
23 172 (16.01%) thinkFolio
24 171 (15.92%) Analytics
25 168 (15.64%) SQL Server
26 165 (15.36%) Charles River
27 162 (15.08%) Bloomberg
28 161 (14.99%) .NET

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 113 (10.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 30 (2.79%) Apache
3 22 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.02%) Confluence
6 7 (0.65%) SAS
7 6 (0.56%) nginx
8 4 (0.37%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.19%) CMS
9 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 172 (16.01%) thinkFolio
2 145 (13.50%) Markit EDM
3 128 (11.92%) Front Arena
4 23 (2.14%) LatentZero
4 23 (2.14%) PolarLake
5 20 (1.86%) Eagle PACE
6 18 (1.68%) FINCAD Analytics
7 4 (0.37%) Orchestrade
8 3 (0.28%) Eze OMS
9 2 (0.19%) LongView
9 2 (0.19%) Summit
10 1 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.093%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.093%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.093%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 340 (31.66%) AWS
2 99 (9.22%) GitHub
3 75 (6.98%) Serverless
4 73 (6.80%) Amazon S3
4 73 (6.80%) AWS Lambda
5 66 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
6 44 (4.10%) SaaS
7 31 (2.89%) Azure
8 25 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 21 (1.96%) GCP
10 19 (1.77%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.19%) npm
14 2 (0.19%) PaaS
14 2 (0.19%) Yarn
15 1 (0.093%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.74%) HTTP
1 8 (0.74%) Multicast
2 6 (0.56%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.47%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.093%) Broadband
6 1 (0.093%) Internet
6 1 (0.093%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.89%) Amazon RDS
3 58 (5.40%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.35%) RDBMS
5 32 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (2.89%) Amazon Aurora
7 28 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (2.33%) Power BI
10 20 (1.86%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.77%) MySQL
12 18 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.30%) Big Data
16 14 (1.30%) DB2
17 12 (1.12%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (6.05%) RStudio
2 40 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.35%) Jenkins
4 28 (2.61%) JIRA
5 18 (1.68%) Artifactory
5 18 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.74%) JMeter
8 8 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.74%) Selenium
8 8 (0.74%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.65%) Maven
10 6 (0.56%) JUnit
11 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.37%) Redmine
13 3 (0.28%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.19%) WinRunner
General
1 811 (75.51%) Finance
2 725 (67.50%) Front Office
3 239 (22.25%) Banking
4 113 (10.52%) Investment Banking
5 92 (8.57%) French Language
5 92 (8.57%) German Language
6 91 (8.47%) Spanish Language
7 90 (8.38%) Italian Language
8 74 (6.89%) Dutch Language
9 51 (4.75%) Back Office
10 12 (1.12%) Advertising
11 11 (1.02%) Legal
12 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.19%) Retail
14 1 (0.093%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 353 (32.87%) Developer
2 174 (16.20%) Analyst
3 167 (15.55%) Java Developer
4 132 (12.29%) Software Engineer
5 116 (10.80%) Consultant
6 109 (10.15%) Business Analyst
7 85 (7.91%) AWS Engineer
8 82 (7.64%) Architect
9 81 (7.54%) Senior Developer
10 80 (7.45%) AWS Software Engineer
11 78 (7.26%) Implementation Consultant
12 73 (6.80%) Finance Manager
13 68 (6.33%) Python Developer
14 66 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
15 56 (5.21%) Development Manager
15 56 (5.21%) Technical Implementation Consultant
16 55 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
17 53 (4.93%) C# Developer
17 53 (4.93%) Quantitative Developer
18 51 (4.75%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (29.42%) Web Services
2 203 (18.90%) J2EE
3 161 (14.99%) .NET
4 142 (13.22%) AngularJS
5 124 (11.55%) XML
6 118 (10.99%) React
7 109 (10.15%) Node.js
8 67 (6.24%) FIX Protocol
9 50 (4.66%) Pandas
10 49 (4.56%) NumPy
11 48 (4.47%) J2SE
12 46 (4.28%) SciPy
13 36 (3.35%) WPF
14 26 (2.42%) WCF
15 22 (2.05%) HTML
16 19 (1.77%) HTML5
17 18 (1.68%) Spring
18 14 (1.30%) ASP.NET
18 14 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
19 13 (1.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 694 (64.62%) Fixed Income
2 511 (47.58%) Equities
3 489 (45.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 337 (31.38%) Hedge funds
5 125 (11.64%) Equity Derivative
6 109 (10.15%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (8.29%) OTC Derivatives
8 79 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (4.56%) Algorithms
9 49 (4.56%) Data Structures
10 47 (4.38%) Reference Data
11 39 (3.63%) Credit Derivative
12 35 (3.26%) Credit Risk
12 35 (3.26%) Exotic Derivative
13 28 (2.61%) Market Risk
14 23 (2.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 17 (1.58%) User Experience
16 12 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
17 11 (1.02%) Management Information System
18 7 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.26%) Linux
2 30 (2.79%) Unix
3 18 (1.68%) Windows
4 6 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.093%) CentOS
7 1 (0.093%) Debian
7 1 (0.093%) Fedora
7 1 (0.093%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.093%) Solaris
7 1 (0.093%) SUSE
7 1 (0.093%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (56.61%) Asset Management
2 517 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (39.11%) Software Engineering
4 364 (33.89%) Investment Management
5 292 (27.19%) Mentoring
6 177 (16.48%) Business Analysis
7 171 (15.92%) Analytics
8 148 (13.78%) Portfolio Management
9 127 (11.82%) Workflow
10 126 (11.73%) Microservices
11 116 (10.80%) Quantitative Analysis
12 103 (9.59%) Front End Development
12 103 (9.59%) Fund Management
13 79 (7.36%) Computer Science
14 65 (6.05%) Low Latency
14 65 (6.05%) Risk Management
15 61 (5.68%) Performance Management
16 60 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 53 (4.93%) Fintech
18 52 (4.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 550 (51.21%) Java
2 394 (36.69%) Python
3 371 (34.54%) SQL
4 345 (32.12%) C#
5 271 (25.23%) C++
6 181 (16.85%) JavaScript
7 177 (16.48%) R
8 71 (6.61%) Perl
9 26 (2.42%) VBA
10 22 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.05%) Ruby
11 19 (1.77%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.49%) Bourne shell
12 16 (1.49%) Korn
13 15 (1.40%) Java 8
13 15 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 14 (1.30%) C
14 14 (1.30%) MATLAB
15 12 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (9.22%) Degree
2 17 (1.58%) PhD
3 11 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (0.65%) CFA
4 7 (0.65%) ISEB
5 6 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.37%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.093%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.093%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.77%) QA
2 29 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.23%) MiFID
4 23 (2.14%) EMIR
5 13 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.56%) IFRS
6 6 (0.56%) IFRS 9
7 5 (0.47%) GDPR
8 3 (0.28%) PSD2
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.093%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (12.66%) Docker
2 4 (0.37%) GridGain
3 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.093%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (3.82%) Terraform
2 36 (3.35%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.74%) Ansible
4 7 (0.65%) Icinga
5 6 (0.56%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.37%) Puppet
7 3 (0.28%) Control-M
7 3 (0.28%) Nagios
7 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.093%) Automic
8 1 (0.093%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.093%) Grafana
8 1 (0.093%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 181 (16.85%) Oracle
2 165 (15.36%) Charles River
3 162 (15.08%) Bloomberg
4 148 (13.78%) SimCorp
5 137 (12.76%) Calypso
6 130 (12.10%) Reuters
7 31 (2.89%) Murex
8 30 (2.79%) DevExpress
9 23 (2.14%) Eze Castle Integration
10 22 (2.05%) ION Trading
11 19 (1.77%) Google
11 19 (1.77%) Sybase
12 16 (1.49%) Eze Software Group
13 15 (1.40%) FXall
13 15 (1.40%) MarketAxess
13 15 (1.40%) Tradeweb
14 14 (1.30%) Microsoft
15 12 (1.12%) Atlassian
15 12 (1.12%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.74%) Fidessa