Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 131 183
Rank change year-on-year -22 +52 +70
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 713 1,155 1,187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.26% 2.59% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.18% 6.14% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 610 1,046 941
10th Percentile £58,500 £62,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £107,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.28% +48.28% -3.33%
75th Percentile £122,500 £133,750 £107,500
90th Percentile £136,250 £155,000 £120,000
England median annual salary £90,000 £105,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +44.83% -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 13,756 18,815 25,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.65% 42.20% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,285 14,788 20,036
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £113,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,210 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.02% +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 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +12 76 £80,000 +6.67% 29
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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.

1 568 (79.66%) Finance
2 439 (61.57%) Front Office
3 379 (53.16%) Equities
4 364 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (47.69%) Python
6 299 (41.94%) Fixed Income
7 294 (41.23%) AWS
8 285 (39.97%) Hedge funds
9 268 (37.59%) Software Engineering
10 260 (36.47%) Investment Management
11 259 (36.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 257 (36.04%) Analytics
13 251 (35.20%) JavaScript
14 244 (34.22%) Asset Management
15 234 (32.82%) Java
16 211 (29.59%) React
17 208 (29.17%) AngularJS
18 205 (28.75%) C#
19 191 (26.79%) Web Services
20 186 (26.09%) SQL
21 172 (24.12%) Fintech
22 161 (22.58%) Banking
23 156 (21.88%) Vue.js
24 155 (21.74%) .NET
25 124 (17.39%) Azure
25 124 (17.39%) .NET Core
26 114 (15.99%) GCP
27 111 (15.57%) C++
28 106 (14.87%) Investment Banking
29 103 (14.45%) Greenfield Project

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 41 (5.75%) Apache
2 8 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.84%) Confluence
4 5 (0.70%) Drupal
4 5 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
4 5 (0.70%) IIS
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.28%) MTS
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.42%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 294 (41.23%) AWS
2 124 (17.39%) Azure
3 114 (15.99%) GCP
4 49 (6.87%) Serverless
5 35 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (4.77%) Amazon S3
6 34 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (2.24%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.68%) Firebase
9 12 (1.68%) Stackdriver
10 10 (1.40%) Azure Service Bus
10 10 (1.40%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.70%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.56%) SaaS
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (0.14%) Google Workspace
14 1 (0.14%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.70%) Firewall
1 5 (0.70%) HTTP
1 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
1 5 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (0.70%) SSL
1 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.42%) Internet
3 2 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.14%) LAN
4 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.05%) Apache Ignite
2 34 (4.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 27 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 27 (3.79%) SQL Server
4 18 (2.52%) Data Mart
5 15 (2.10%) Power BI
6 14 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.40%) DB2
7 10 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.84%) MySQL
11 5 (0.70%) Big Data
11 5 (0.70%) Redis
12 4 (0.56%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.42%) KDB
13 3 (0.42%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.23%) JIRA
3 16 (2.24%) Maven
4 12 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.40%) GitLab
6 8 (1.12%) Artifactory
6 8 (1.12%) SonarQube
7 5 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.70%) Gradle
7 5 (0.70%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (0.42%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.28%) Subversion
11 1 (0.14%) Ant
11 1 (0.14%) JUnit
11 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 568 (79.66%) Finance
2 439 (61.57%) Front Office
3 161 (22.58%) Banking
4 106 (14.87%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.07%) Retail
6 24 (3.37%) Back Office
7 12 (1.68%) Advertising
8 10 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.40%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 422 (59.19%) Developer
2 159 (22.30%) Python Developer
3 138 (19.35%) Analyst
4 126 (17.67%) Software Engineer
5 107 (15.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 99 (13.88%) Front Office Developer
7 86 (12.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 84 (11.78%) .NET Developer
9 83 (11.64%) Business Analyst
10 77 (10.80%) AWS Developer
11 75 (10.52%) .NET Software Engineer
12 72 (10.10%) .NET Software Developer
12 72 (10.10%) AWS Engineer
12 72 (10.10%) AWS Software Engineer
13 68 (9.54%) Senior Developer
14 49 (6.87%) Java Developer
15 46 (6.45%) Python Engineer
16 44 (6.17%) Financial Analyst
17 42 (5.89%) C# Developer
18 41 (5.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (29.59%) React
2 208 (29.17%) AngularJS
3 191 (26.79%) Web Services
4 156 (21.88%) Vue.js
5 155 (21.74%) .NET
6 124 (17.39%) .NET Core
7 74 (10.38%) ASP.NET
8 73 (10.24%) ASP.NET Core
8 73 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (7.01%) Shiny
10 46 (6.45%) Node.js
11 40 (5.61%) SQLAlchemy
12 37 (5.19%) FIX Protocol
13 33 (4.63%) GraphQL
14 25 (3.51%) Spring
15 21 (2.95%) HTML
16 20 (2.81%) Kafka
17 18 (2.52%) Murex MxML
18 15 (2.10%) XML
19 14 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 379 (53.16%) Equities
2 299 (41.94%) Fixed Income
3 285 (39.97%) Hedge funds
4 259 (36.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 103 (14.45%) Greenfield Project
6 96 (13.46%) Equity Derivative
7 47 (6.59%) Market Risk
8 44 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (5.75%) OTC Derivatives
10 38 (5.33%) Algorithms
11 37 (5.19%) Data Structures
12 33 (4.63%) Credit Risk
13 30 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (2.52%) User Experience
15 16 (2.24%) Exotic Derivative
16 13 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
17 11 (1.54%) Reference Data
18 10 (1.40%) Renewable Energy
19 8 (1.12%) Management Information System
19 8 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.68%) Linux
2 49 (6.87%) Unix
3 28 (3.93%) Windows
4 5 (0.70%) Debian
4 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
4 5 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (37.59%) Software Engineering
3 260 (36.47%) Investment Management
4 257 (36.04%) Analytics
5 244 (34.22%) Asset Management
6 172 (24.12%) Fintech
7 87 (12.20%) Migration
8 81 (11.36%) Microservices
9 73 (10.24%) Risk Management
10 63 (8.84%) Multithreading
11 61 (8.56%) Data Analytics
12 58 (8.13%) Portfolio Management
13 56 (7.85%) Scrum
14 48 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (6.31%) Business Analysis
16 42 (5.89%) Dashboard Development
16 42 (5.89%) Low Latency
16 42 (5.89%) TDD
17 40 (5.61%) Project Management
18 38 (5.33%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 340 (47.69%) Python
2 251 (35.20%) JavaScript
3 234 (32.82%) Java
4 205 (28.75%) C#
5 186 (26.09%) SQL
6 111 (15.57%) C++
7 79 (11.08%) TypeScript
8 77 (10.80%) Scala
9 71 (9.96%) Kotlin
10 62 (8.70%) R
11 34 (4.77%) Clojure
12 17 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.10%) VBA
14 14 (1.96%) ES6
14 14 (1.96%) Java 8
15 11 (1.54%) Perl
16 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.98%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.70%) PowerShell
19 3 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (5.19%) Degree
2 12 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.28%) CFA
5 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.28%) PhD
5 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ACCA
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.49%) QA
2 24 (3.37%) MiFID
3 12 (1.68%) EMIR
4 6 (0.84%) Basel II
4 6 (0.84%) CRD IV
4 6 (0.84%) PMO
5 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (2.95%) Docker
2 8 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (3.79%) Terraform
2 13 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.84%) Ansible
3 6 (0.84%) Puppet
4 5 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.56%) Kibana
6 2 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (4.77%) Murex
1 34 (4.77%) Oracle
2 28 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.38%) Bloomberg
4 12 (1.68%) Sophis
5 10 (1.40%) Sybase
6 5 (0.70%) Facebook
7 4 (0.56%) Calypso
7 4 (0.56%) Charles River
7 4 (0.56%) Reuters
8 3 (0.42%) FactSet
8 3 (0.42%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.42%) Informatica
8 3 (0.42%) Refinitiv
8 3 (0.42%) SmartCo
8 3 (0.42%) SmartStream
8 3 (0.42%) Solace
8 3 (0.42%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.28%) Google
10 1 (0.14%) SimCorp