The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Swaptions
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 630 665
Rank change year-on-year +27 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 9 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.076% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 2
Median salary £110,000 £65,000 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £58,750 £75,125
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £117,500 £88,375
UK excluding London median salary - £70,000 -

Swaptions is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17357 18507 20479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.35% 46.21% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19941 24180 26355
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Swaptions
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Swaptions in London

Swaptions
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Swaptions in London

Swaptions
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Swaptions in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Swaptions in London

Swaptions
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swaptions within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 6 £102,500 +64.00%
Swaptions
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Swaptions also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Swaptions.

1 13 (72.22%) Front Office
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 9 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) PhD
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
4 8 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (38.89%) Derivative
6 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Advertising
7 5 (27.78%) Back Office
7 5 (27.78%) VBA
7 5 (27.78%) Statistics
7 5 (27.78%) Monte Carlo Method
7 5 (27.78%) Greeks
7 5 (27.78%) Stochastic Calculus
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) Reuters
9 3 (16.67%) Bloomberg
9 3 (16.67%) Analytics
10 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
10 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (5.56%) Physics
10 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives

Swaptions
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:

Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (72.22%) Front Office
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Advertising
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Qualitative Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 8 (44.44%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Quant Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Product Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Derivative
2 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Greeks
2 5 (27.78%) Monte Carlo Method
2 5 (27.78%) Statistics
2 5 (27.78%) Stochastic Calculus
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Physics
4 1 (5.56%) PnL Attribution
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) VBA
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Bloomberg
1 3 (16.67%) Reuters