Period
to 26 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Market Risk
England > London
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 630 623 635
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 81 160 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 130 119
London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +16.13%
10th Percentile £35,000 £50,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £113,750 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +16.13%

Market Risk 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 20,955 26,332 30,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.50% 42.00% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16,327 20,592 23,345
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 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,750 £94,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 6 months to 26 January 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 +17 37 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Market Risk
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 60 (74.07%) Risk Management
2 50 (61.73%) Finance
3 42 (51.85%) Credit Risk
4 32 (39.51%) Mathematics
4 32 (39.51%) Banking
4 32 (39.51%) C++
5 29 (35.80%) Degree
5 29 (35.80%) Derivative
6 25 (30.86%) Java
6 25 (30.86%) Python
7 23 (28.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (28.40%) C#
8 22 (27.16%) Analytics
9 19 (23.46%) SQL
9 19 (23.46%) Front Office
10 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (19.75%) Physics
11 16 (19.75%) PhD
12 15 (18.52%) Equities
12 15 (18.52%) Validation
13 14 (17.28%) Stochastic Calculus
13 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
13 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (17.28%) Credit Risk Management
14 13 (16.05%) R
14 13 (16.05%) TDD
14 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
15 12 (14.81%) BDD
15 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
15 12 (14.81%) Architectural Design

Market Risk
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 8 (9.88%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Endur
1 1 (1.23%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) AWS
1 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.23%) GCP
2 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Big Data
2 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (61.73%) Finance
2 32 (39.51%) Banking
3 19 (23.46%) Front Office
4 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
5 11 (13.58%) Advertising
6 5 (6.17%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.70%) Back Office
8 2 (2.47%) Legal
9 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Java Developer
4 17 (20.99%) Qualitative Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Quantitative Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Risk Business Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (6.17%) WPF Developer
9 4 (4.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
1 6 (7.41%) Java Concurrency
2 5 (6.17%) WPF
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Flex
3 4 (4.94%) Kafka
4 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.23%) JMS
4 1 (1.23%) NumPy
4 1 (1.23%) Pandas
4 1 (1.23%) SciPy
4 1 (1.23%) Spring
4 1 (1.23%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (51.85%) Credit Risk
2 29 (35.80%) Derivative
3 23 (28.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (18.52%) Equities
5 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (12.35%) Exotic Derivative
7 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
8 7 (8.64%) Fixed Income
9 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
9 5 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
10 4 (4.94%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (4.94%) Grid Computing
11 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 1 (1.23%) Spread Betting
12 1 (1.23%) User Experience
12 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (74.07%) Risk Management
2 32 (39.51%) Mathematics
3 22 (27.16%) Analytics
4 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.75%) Physics
6 15 (18.52%) Validation
7 14 (17.28%) Credit Risk Management
7 14 (17.28%) Stochastic Calculus
8 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
8 13 (16.05%) TDD
9 12 (14.81%) Architectural Design
9 12 (14.81%) BDD
9 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.58%) Concurrent Programming
10 11 (13.58%) Financial Modelling
10 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
10 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.88%) Monte Carlo Method
12 8 (9.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) C++
2 25 (30.86%) Java
2 25 (30.86%) Python
3 23 (28.40%) C#
4 19 (23.46%) SQL
5 13 (16.05%) R
6 10 (12.35%) MATLAB
7 9 (11.11%) Haskell
8 6 (7.41%) C
9 5 (6.17%) Java 8
9 5 (6.17%) Scala
9 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.94%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.47%) Go
11 2 (2.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Degree
2 16 (19.75%) PhD
3 10 (12.35%) Master's Degree
4 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) Dodd-Frank
1 10 (12.35%) EMIR
1 10 (12.35%) MiFID
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Basel III
3 1 (1.23%) GAAP
3 1 (1.23%) IFRS
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.23%) Google
2 1 (1.23%) ION Trading
2 1 (1.23%) Murex
2 1 (1.23%) OpenLink
2 1 (1.23%) Reuters
2 1 (1.23%) Sun
2 1 (1.23%) Tableau
2 1 (1.23%) Trayport