Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 182 246
Rank change year-on-year +57 +64 -22
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 995 1,137 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.64% 1.96% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.34% 4.76% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 938 916 727
Median annual salary £110,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.72% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £153,250 £122,500 £116,250
England median annual salary £110,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +51.72% -3.33% -

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 15,690 23,882 29,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.68% 41.13% 42.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12,193 18,647 22,966
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,150 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Derivative in London.

Salary trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Derivative in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +65 118 £75,000 -11.76% 8
East London +7 1 - - 2
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 787 (79.10%) Finance
2 637 (64.02%) Fixed Income
3 620 (62.31%) Front Office
4 587 (58.99%) Hedge funds
5 549 (55.18%) Java
6 538 (54.07%) Python
7 528 (53.07%) Asset Management
8 513 (51.56%) Investment Management
9 462 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
10 432 (43.42%) AWS
11 410 (41.21%) Web Services
12 402 (40.40%) Software Engineering
13 396 (39.80%) Equities
14 370 (37.19%) JavaScript
15 345 (34.67%) Banking
16 336 (33.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 316 (31.76%) SQL
18 289 (29.05%) AngularJS
19 283 (28.44%) React
20 282 (28.34%) C++
21 278 (27.94%) Decision-Making
22 246 (24.72%) Analytics
23 233 (23.42%) C#
24 225 (22.61%) Azure
25 218 (21.91%) Business Analysis
26 217 (21.81%) Bloomberg
27 210 (21.11%) Portfolio Management
28 202 (20.30%) Investment Banking
28 202 (20.30%) GCP
29 193 (19.40%) Performance Attribution

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 17 (1.71%) CMS
2 10 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.50%) SAS
5 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.20%) Apache
6 2 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.10%) IIS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 52 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (8.84%) FINCAD Analytics
2 53 (5.33%) Markit EDM
3 39 (3.92%) Eagle PACE
4 38 (3.82%) PolarLake
4 38 (3.82%) thinkFolio
5 31 (3.12%) Front Arena
6 24 (2.41%) Salerio
7 5 (0.50%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.10%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.10%) LongView
10 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 432 (43.42%) AWS
2 225 (22.61%) Azure
3 202 (20.30%) GCP
4 49 (4.92%) OpenShift
5 40 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
6 30 (3.02%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (1.51%) Serverless
8 14 (1.41%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.50%) SaaS
10 4 (0.40%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.30%) Office 365
12 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.20%) GitHub
13 1 (0.10%) IaaS
13 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.90%) FIX Connectivity
3 8 (0.80%) Multicast
4 3 (0.30%) DHCP
4 3 (0.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.94%) Amazon Athena
1 89 (8.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 85 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (6.63%) Relational Database
4 54 (5.43%) SQL Server
5 52 (5.23%) NoSQL
6 30 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 20 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.11%) KDB
11 10 (1.01%) Big Data
12 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.50%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.50%) Sqoop
15 4 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (5.23%) RStudio
2 43 (4.32%) Artifactory
3 32 (3.22%) JIRA
4 28 (2.81%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.81%) Maven
6 13 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.60%) Bitbucket Server
8 5 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.40%) Gradle
9 4 (0.40%) PyCharm
9 4 (0.40%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.30%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.30%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.20%) Subversion
11 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.10%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.10%) GitLab
12 1 (0.10%) Grunt
12 1 (0.10%) gulp
12 1 (0.10%) Zephyr
General
1 787 (79.10%) Finance
2 620 (62.31%) Front Office
3 345 (34.67%) Banking
4 202 (20.30%) Investment Banking
5 88 (8.84%) Back Office
6 35 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.90%) Retail
8 6 (0.60%) Marketing
9 4 (0.40%) Advertising
9 4 (0.40%) German Language
10 3 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 447 (44.92%) Developer
2 198 (19.90%) Java Developer
3 164 (16.48%) Python Developer
4 136 (13.67%) AWS Engineer
5 135 (13.57%) AWS Developer
6 129 (12.96%) Software Engineer
7 117 (11.76%) Analyst
8 102 (10.25%) Front Office Developer
9 86 (8.64%) Python Engineer
10 81 (8.14%) AWS Software Engineer
11 80 (8.04%) Junior
12 78 (7.84%) Finance Manager
13 77 (7.74%) C# Developer
14 76 (7.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 68 (6.83%) C++ Developer
16 67 (6.73%) Senior Developer
17 63 (6.33%) Java Engineer
18 57 (5.73%) Python Software Engineer
19 56 (5.63%) Junior Developer
20 55 (5.53%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (41.21%) Web Services
2 289 (29.05%) AngularJS
3 283 (28.44%) React
4 182 (18.29%) J2EE
5 168 (16.88%) Vue.js
6 150 (15.08%) Node.js
7 122 (12.26%) .NET
8 40 (4.02%) FIX Protocol
9 35 (3.52%) .NET Core
10 34 (3.42%) Spring
11 33 (3.32%) ASP.NET
12 31 (3.12%) Redux
13 24 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
13 24 (2.41%) Regular Expression
14 23 (2.31%) WCF
15 20 (2.01%) HTML
15 20 (2.01%) XML
16 19 (1.91%) Pandas
17 16 (1.61%) HTML5
18 15 (1.51%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 637 (64.02%) Fixed Income
2 587 (58.99%) Hedge funds
3 396 (39.80%) Equities
4 336 (33.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 129 (12.96%) Equity Derivative
6 98 (9.85%) Algorithms
7 93 (9.35%) OTC Derivatives
8 91 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
9 88 (8.84%) Data Structures
10 77 (7.74%) Blog
11 66 (6.63%) Reference Data
12 64 (6.43%) User Experience
13 58 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (5.23%) Public Cloud
15 24 (2.41%) SWIFT
16 23 (2.31%) Exotic Derivative
16 23 (2.31%) Market Risk
17 22 (2.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 20 (2.01%) Swaptions
19 15 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.44%) Linux
2 55 (5.53%) Unix
3 43 (4.32%) Windows
4 29 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.61%) Windows 10
6 25 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 25 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.11%) Android
7 11 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.11%) CentOS
8 10 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.40%) Solaris
10 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (53.07%) Asset Management
2 513 (51.56%) Investment Management
3 462 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 402 (40.40%) Software Engineering
5 278 (27.94%) Decision-Making
6 246 (24.72%) Analytics
7 218 (21.91%) Business Analysis
8 210 (21.11%) Portfolio Management
9 193 (19.40%) Performance Attribution
10 190 (19.10%) Mentoring
11 183 (18.39%) DevOps
12 182 (18.29%) Migration
13 169 (16.98%) Data Analytics
14 153 (15.38%) Fintech
15 150 (15.08%) Mathematics
16 148 (14.87%) Artificial Intelligence
17 129 (12.96%) Computer Science
18 103 (10.35%) Physics
19 101 (10.15%) Performance Management
20 94 (9.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 549 (55.18%) Java
2 538 (54.07%) Python
3 370 (37.19%) JavaScript
4 316 (31.76%) SQL
5 282 (28.34%) C++
6 233 (23.42%) C#
7 181 (18.19%) R
8 134 (13.47%) Kotlin
9 44 (4.42%) VBA
10 39 (3.92%) MATLAB
11 27 (2.71%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.41%) Java 8
14 6 (0.60%) Haskell
15 5 (0.50%) PHP
15 5 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.40%) C
16 4 (0.40%) Scala
16 4 (0.40%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (9.55%) Degree
2 30 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.01%) PhD
4 19 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.20%) CFA
5 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.10%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.52%) QA
2 23 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.40%) Basel III
3 4 (0.40%) EMIR
3 4 (0.40%) UCITS
4 3 (0.30%) MiFID
5 2 (0.20%) Basel II
5 2 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 85 (8.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) XenApp
3 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (5.53%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.02%) Terraform
3 24 (2.41%) Nagios
4 6 (0.60%) Control-M
4 6 (0.60%) Kibana
5 4 (0.40%) SCCM
6 3 (0.30%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.20%) Ansible
7 2 (0.20%) Puppet
8 1 (0.10%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 217 (21.81%) Bloomberg
2 115 (11.56%) Google
3 66 (6.63%) Oracle
4 61 (6.13%) Microsoft
5 43 (4.32%) Charles River
6 40 (4.02%) Reuters
7 38 (3.82%) Calypso
8 35 (3.52%) Murex
9 33 (3.32%) Fidessa
9 33 (3.32%) SimCorp
10 25 (2.51%) ServiceNow
11 22 (2.21%) Refinitiv
12 17 (1.71%) Eze Software Group
13 14 (1.41%) ION Trading
14 13 (1.31%) Informatica
15 10 (1.01%) FIS
15 10 (1.01%) Linedata
15 10 (1.01%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.50%) HP
16 5 (0.50%) Solace