Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
England > London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 187 251
Rank change year-on-year +59 +64 -31
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,268 1,209 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.52% 1.93% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.10% 4.60% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 946 593
London median annual salary £110,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £62,200 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £155,000 £117,500 £113,500
England median annual salary £110,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +57.14% -3.45% -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 20,799 26,255 30,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.36% 41.99% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16,153 20,498 23,568
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,603 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £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 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 16 February 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 16 February 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 -26 112 £75,000 -7.69% 19
East London +5 2 - -
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 925 (72.95%) Finance
2 891 (70.27%) Front Office
3 870 (68.61%) Fixed Income
4 784 (61.83%) Asset Management
5 735 (57.97%) Equities
6 718 (56.62%) Python
7 680 (53.63%) Java
7 680 (53.63%) Hedge funds
8 609 (48.03%) AWS
9 595 (46.92%) Investment Management
10 583 (45.98%) Web Services
11 539 (42.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 537 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
13 494 (38.96%) Software Engineering
14 450 (35.49%) SQL
15 429 (33.83%) Analytics
16 400 (31.55%) JavaScript
17 384 (30.28%) C++
18 367 (28.94%) Mentoring
19 358 (28.23%) Banking
20 336 (26.50%) R
21 335 (26.42%) C#
22 311 (24.53%) J2EE
23 300 (23.66%) Bloomberg
24 263 (20.74%) Azure
25 260 (20.50%) Equity Derivative
26 256 (20.19%) GCP
27 255 (20.11%) Decision-Making
28 244 (19.24%) Performance Attribution
29 215 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence

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 19 (1.50%) Apache
2 17 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 11 (0.87%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.39%) SAS
5 3 (0.24%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.24%) nginx
6 2 (0.16%) CMS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.079%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.079%) Confluence
7 1 (0.079%) IIS
7 1 (0.079%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.079%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 131 (10.33%) Markit EDM
2 127 (10.02%) thinkFolio
3 114 (8.99%) FINCAD Analytics
4 78 (6.15%) Eagle PACE
5 77 (6.07%) PolarLake
6 72 (5.68%) Front Arena
7 32 (2.52%) LatentZero
8 17 (1.34%) Salerio
9 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.16%) LongView
10 1 (0.079%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.079%) Endur
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.079%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 609 (48.03%) AWS
2 263 (20.74%) Azure
3 256 (20.19%) GCP
4 73 (5.76%) Amazon SQS
5 66 (5.21%) OpenShift
6 54 (4.26%) Serverless
7 51 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
8 49 (3.86%) Amazon S3
8 49 (3.86%) SaaS
9 30 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (0.87%) GitHub
11 9 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
13 3 (0.24%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.079%) IaaS
14 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.87%) Multicast
1 11 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.39%) WinSCP
3 4 (0.32%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.32%) HTTP
4 3 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.16%) AMQP
5 2 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.079%) Intranet
6 1 (0.079%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.079%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.22%) Amazon Athena
2 123 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 109 (8.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 83 (6.55%) SQL Server
6 76 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 49 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
8 30 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 20 (1.58%) Amazon Aurora
10 16 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.10%) Big Data
12 14 (1.10%) KDB
13 13 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.03%) MySQL
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.47%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.47%) Hazelcast
16 6 (0.47%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 107 (8.44%) RStudio
2 59 (4.65%) Artifactory
3 23 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.66%) JIRA
5 19 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.18%) Maven
7 6 (0.47%) Gradle
7 6 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.47%) TestComplete
8 5 (0.39%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.32%) Subversion
10 3 (0.24%) kappa
10 3 (0.24%) PyCharm
10 3 (0.24%) Redmine
11 2 (0.16%) Ant
11 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.16%) GitLab
11 2 (0.16%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.16%) Hudson
General
1 925 (72.95%) Finance
2 891 (70.27%) Front Office
3 358 (28.23%) Banking
4 168 (13.25%) Investment Banking
5 127 (10.02%) Back Office
6 29 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.81%) French Language
8 20 (1.58%) German Language
9 19 (1.50%) Italian Language
9 19 (1.50%) Spanish Language
10 9 (0.71%) Retail
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
12 4 (0.32%) Marketing
12 4 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.24%) Legal
14 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.079%) Law
Job Titles
1 481 (37.93%) Developer
2 235 (18.53%) Java Developer
3 168 (13.25%) Python Developer
4 118 (9.31%) Senior Developer
5 108 (8.52%) Analyst
6 103 (8.12%) Quantitative Developer
7 101 (7.97%) Data Manager
8 100 (7.89%) Front Office Developer
9 95 (7.49%) C# Developer
10 84 (6.62%) Software Engineer
11 78 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 72 (5.68%) Architect
12 72 (5.68%) Junior
13 69 (5.44%) Development Manager
14 66 (5.21%) C++ Developer
15 65 (5.13%) Finance Manager
16 63 (4.97%) Engineering Manager
17 61 (4.81%) Analytics Manager
18 54 (4.26%) Junior Developer
18 54 (4.26%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (45.98%) Web Services
2 311 (24.53%) J2EE
3 206 (16.25%) React
4 202 (15.93%) AngularJS
5 146 (11.51%) Node.js
6 116 (9.15%) .NET
7 67 (5.28%) Vue.js
8 51 (4.02%) FIX Protocol
9 50 (3.94%) Pandas
10 49 (3.86%) NumPy
11 48 (3.79%) SciPy
12 34 (2.68%) Redux
13 29 (2.29%) Spring
14 26 (2.05%) HTML
14 26 (2.05%) WCF
15 23 (1.81%) HTML5
16 17 (1.34%) CSS
16 17 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
16 17 (1.34%) Regular Expression
17 16 (1.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 870 (68.61%) Fixed Income
2 735 (57.97%) Equities
3 680 (53.63%) Hedge funds
4 539 (42.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 260 (20.50%) Equity Derivative
6 156 (12.30%) Greenfield Project
7 142 (11.20%) Reference Data
8 115 (9.07%) Algorithms
9 114 (8.99%) Data Structures
10 111 (8.75%) Blog
11 90 (7.10%) Exotic Derivative
12 81 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
13 65 (5.13%) User Experience
14 62 (4.89%) Public Cloud
15 48 (3.79%) OTC Derivatives
16 28 (2.21%) Market Risk
17 27 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
18 20 (1.58%) Management Information System
19 17 (1.34%) SWIFT
20 14 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 86 (6.78%) Linux
2 45 (3.55%) Windows
3 43 (3.39%) Unix
4 23 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 18 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.39%) Android
9 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.39%) CentOS
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) Solaris
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (61.83%) Asset Management
2 595 (46.92%) Investment Management
3 537 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 494 (38.96%) Software Engineering
5 429 (33.83%) Analytics
6 367 (28.94%) Mentoring
7 255 (20.11%) Decision-Making
8 244 (19.24%) Performance Attribution
9 215 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
10 203 (16.01%) Portfolio Management
11 196 (15.46%) Data Analytics
12 193 (15.22%) Microservices
13 183 (14.43%) Business Analysis
14 179 (14.12%) Migration
15 175 (13.80%) Performance Management
16 171 (13.49%) Open Source
17 163 (12.85%) Machine Learning
18 150 (11.83%) Computer Science
19 143 (11.28%) Quantitative Analysis
20 128 (10.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 718 (56.62%) Python
2 680 (53.63%) Java
3 450 (35.49%) SQL
4 400 (31.55%) JavaScript
5 384 (30.28%) C++
6 336 (26.50%) R
7 335 (26.42%) C#
8 130 (10.25%) Kotlin
9 32 (2.52%) Perl
10 24 (1.89%) Ruby
11 22 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.34%) Bourne shell
13 17 (1.34%) Korn
13 17 (1.34%) VBA
14 15 (1.18%) Java 8
15 13 (1.03%) MATLAB
16 12 (0.95%) Haskell
17 10 (0.79%) C
18 9 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (9.70%) Degree
2 27 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.66%) PhD
4 18 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.32%) CFA
6 4 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.57%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.44%) QA
3 5 (0.39%) EMIR
4 4 (0.32%) MiFID
5 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.24%) UCITS
6 2 (0.16%) Basel III
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.079%) FATCA
7 1 (0.079%) GDPR
System Software
1 96 (7.57%) Docker
2 6 (0.47%) GridGain
3 2 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 78 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 42 (3.31%) Terraform
3 17 (1.34%) Nagios
4 8 (0.63%) Puppet
5 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.32%) Control-M
7 3 (0.24%) Icinga
7 3 (0.24%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
9 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.079%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.079%) SCCM
Vendors
1 300 (23.66%) Bloomberg
2 133 (10.49%) Google
3 120 (9.46%) Charles River
4 102 (8.04%) SimCorp
5 79 (6.23%) Reuters
6 76 (5.99%) Calypso
7 63 (4.97%) Oracle
8 58 (4.57%) Fidessa
9 53 (4.18%) ION Trading
10 45 (3.55%) Murex
11 42 (3.31%) Eze Castle Integration
12 36 (2.84%) Eze Software Group
13 33 (2.60%) FIS
13 33 (2.60%) Linedata
14 31 (2.44%) Microsoft
15 20 (1.58%) Tradeweb
16 18 (1.42%) ServiceNow
16 18 (1.42%) TIBCO
17 17 (1.34%) FXall
17 17 (1.34%) MarketAxess