Period
to 22 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 408 310
Rank change year-on-year +56 -98 +90
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,208 1,230 1,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.76% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 1.91% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 981 716
UK median annual salary £95,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
10th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £143,750 £120,000 £116,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% +35.00% -10.00%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 52,624 64,503 71,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.94% 39.60% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40,004 49,469 53,726
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,818 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. 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
England +68 1,193 £95,000 +26.67% 78
London +41 1,157 £95,000 +26.67% 77
UK excluding London +84 50 £65,000 +7.00% 2
North of England +60 30 £65,000 +13.04%
North West +61 27 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland +9 8 £87,500 +34.62% 1
Northern Ireland +1 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +15 3 £55,000 -
Midlands - 3 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £62,500 -
South East +26 2 £50,000 -37.50% 1
South West - 1 £62,500 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 with a requirement for Derivative.

1 889 (73.59%) Finance
2 837 (69.29%) Front Office
3 768 (63.58%) Fixed Income
4 718 (59.44%) Asset Management
5 654 (54.14%) Equities
6 630 (52.15%) Java
7 577 (47.76%) Python
8 569 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
9 540 (44.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 489 (40.48%) Software Engineering
11 463 (38.33%) AWS
12 446 (36.92%) Hedge funds
13 437 (36.18%) SQL
14 435 (36.01%) Web Services
15 425 (35.18%) Investment Management
16 369 (30.55%) C#
17 342 (28.31%) C++
18 338 (27.98%) Mentoring
19 326 (26.99%) Analytics
20 303 (25.08%) R
21 279 (23.10%) J2EE
22 266 (22.02%) Banking
23 265 (21.94%) JavaScript
24 226 (18.71%) Bloomberg
25 207 (17.14%) Equity Derivative
26 189 (15.65%) Microservices
27 183 (15.15%) thinkFolio
28 176 (14.57%) Quantitative Analysis
29 173 (14.32%) Business Analysis
30 171 (14.16%) Charles River

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 68 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
2 37 (3.06%) Apache
3 24 (1.99%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.50%) Confluence
4 6 (0.50%) nginx
5 5 (0.41%) SAS
6 4 (0.33%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.083%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.083%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 183 (15.15%) thinkFolio
2 160 (13.25%) Markit EDM
3 122 (10.10%) Front Arena
4 60 (4.97%) FINCAD Analytics
5 42 (3.48%) PolarLake
6 38 (3.15%) Eagle PACE
7 32 (2.65%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.25%) Eze OMS
8 3 (0.25%) Summit
9 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.17%) LongView
10 1 (0.083%) Endur
10 1 (0.083%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.083%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.083%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 463 (38.33%) AWS
2 95 (7.86%) Azure
3 92 (7.62%) GCP
4 74 (6.13%) Serverless
5 70 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (5.46%) Amazon S3
6 66 (5.46%) Amazon SQS
7 63 (5.22%) GitHub
8 60 (4.97%) SaaS
9 29 (2.40%) OpenShift
10 23 (1.90%) Power Platform
11 8 (0.66%) AWS Step Functions
12 7 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.25%) Google Sheets
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.17%) npm
14 2 (0.17%) PaaS
14 2 (0.17%) Yarn
15 1 (0.083%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.66%) HTTP
2 7 (0.58%) Ethernet
2 7 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.50%) Multicast
4 5 (0.41%) WinSCP
5 4 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.17%) AMQP
6 2 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.083%) Broadband
7 1 (0.083%) FTP
7 1 (0.083%) Internet
7 1 (0.083%) Intranet
7 1 (0.083%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.083%) SSL
7 1 (0.083%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.53%) Amazon Athena
2 91 (7.53%) Relational Database
3 72 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
5 59 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 49 (4.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 37 (3.06%) RDBMS
8 34 (2.81%) Amazon Aurora
9 30 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.90%) Power BI
12 19 (1.57%) MySQL
13 16 (1.32%) Big Data
13 16 (1.32%) DB2
14 15 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.16%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.91%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database
18 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 121 (10.02%) RStudio
2 41 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 35 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.15%) Artifactory
5 16 (1.32%) JIRA
6 11 (0.91%) Maven
7 9 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.58%) Gradle
8 7 (0.58%) JMeter
8 7 (0.58%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.58%) Selenium
8 7 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.58%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.41%) Subversion
11 4 (0.33%) Redmine
11 4 (0.33%) Robot Framework
11 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 889 (73.59%) Finance
2 837 (69.29%) Front Office
3 266 (22.02%) Banking
4 118 (9.77%) Investment Banking
5 98 (8.11%) French Language
6 93 (7.70%) German Language
7 92 (7.62%) Italian Language
7 92 (7.62%) Spanish Language
8 75 (6.21%) Back Office
9 68 (5.63%) Dutch Language
10 13 (1.08%) Advertising
10 13 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.99%) Legal
12 7 (0.58%) Retail
13 4 (0.33%) Marketing
14 3 (0.25%) Games
14 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.083%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.083%) Law
Job Titles
1 462 (38.25%) Developer
2 229 (18.96%) Java Developer
3 168 (13.91%) Analyst
4 138 (11.42%) Python Developer
5 119 (9.85%) Senior Developer
6 105 (8.69%) Quantitative Developer
7 98 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 96 (7.95%) Business Analyst
9 91 (7.53%) Software Engineer
10 86 (7.12%) Finance Manager
11 85 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
12 75 (6.21%) Data Manager
13 72 (5.96%) Development Manager
14 69 (5.71%) Architect
15 68 (5.63%) Consultant
16 60 (4.97%) C++ Developer
16 60 (4.97%) Implementation Consultant
16 60 (4.97%) Lead Developer
17 58 (4.80%) Front Office Developer
18 56 (4.64%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (36.01%) Web Services
2 279 (23.10%) J2EE
3 124 (10.26%) .NET
4 108 (8.94%) AngularJS
5 89 (7.37%) React
6 76 (6.29%) XML
7 73 (6.04%) Node.js
8 52 (4.30%) FIX Protocol
9 49 (4.06%) NumPy
9 49 (4.06%) SciPy
10 47 (3.89%) J2SE
10 47 (3.89%) Pandas
11 27 (2.24%) WCF
12 25 (2.07%) HTML
12 25 (2.07%) Spring
13 21 (1.74%) HTML5
14 16 (1.32%) CSS
14 16 (1.32%) WPF
15 15 (1.24%) Middleware
16 14 (1.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 768 (63.58%) Fixed Income
2 654 (54.14%) Equities
3 540 (44.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 446 (36.92%) Hedge funds
5 207 (17.14%) Equity Derivative
6 135 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
7 96 (7.95%) Algorithms
8 93 (7.70%) Data Structures
9 86 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
10 85 (7.04%) Exotic Derivative
11 82 (6.79%) Reference Data
12 60 (4.97%) OTC Derivatives
13 52 (4.30%) User Experience
14 44 (3.64%) Market Risk
15 43 (3.56%) Credit Risk
16 29 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
17 26 (2.15%) Blog
18 18 (1.49%) Public Cloud
19 15 (1.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
20 13 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (5.13%) Linux
2 22 (1.82%) Windows
3 19 (1.57%) Unix
4 6 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.083%) CentOS
8 1 (0.083%) Debian
8 1 (0.083%) Fedora
8 1 (0.083%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.083%) Solaris
8 1 (0.083%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (59.44%) Asset Management
2 569 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (40.48%) Software Engineering
4 425 (35.18%) Investment Management
5 338 (27.98%) Mentoring
6 326 (26.99%) Analytics
7 189 (15.65%) Microservices
8 176 (14.57%) Quantitative Analysis
9 173 (14.32%) Business Analysis
10 131 (10.84%) Performance Management
11 129 (10.68%) Computer Science
12 116 (9.60%) Portfolio Management
13 111 (9.19%) Performance Attribution
14 107 (8.86%) Mathematics
15 101 (8.36%) Fintech
16 98 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
17 91 (7.53%) Open Source
18 82 (6.79%) OO
19 79 (6.54%) Workflow
20 78 (6.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 630 (52.15%) Java
2 577 (47.76%) Python
3 437 (36.18%) SQL
4 369 (30.55%) C#
5 342 (28.31%) C++
6 303 (25.08%) R
7 265 (21.94%) JavaScript
8 65 (5.38%) Perl
9 47 (3.89%) Kotlin
10 35 (2.90%) VBA
11 32 (2.65%) Ruby
12 29 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 25 (2.07%) MATLAB
14 24 (1.99%) Bourne shell
14 24 (1.99%) Korn
15 17 (1.41%) Java 8
16 15 (1.24%) C
16 15 (1.24%) Haskell
17 14 (1.16%) Scala
18 13 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 124 (10.26%) Degree
2 33 (2.73%) PhD
3 16 (1.32%) CFA
4 12 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.50%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.41%) ISEB
8 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.083%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.083%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.06%) QA
2 46 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.57%) MiFID
4 18 (1.49%) EMIR
5 8 (0.66%) CRD IV
5 8 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.41%) GDPR
6 5 (0.41%) IFRS
6 5 (0.41%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.25%) PSD2
7 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.083%) FATCA
8 1 (0.083%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.083%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (7.86%) Docker
2 6 (0.50%) GridGain
3 1 (0.083%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.083%) HDFS
3 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (3.81%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.81%) Terraform
3 6 (0.50%) Ansible
3 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.50%) Prometheus
3 6 (0.50%) Puppet
4 4 (0.33%) Control-M
4 4 (0.33%) Icinga
5 1 (0.083%) Automic
5 1 (0.083%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.083%) Grafana
5 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 226 (18.71%) Bloomberg
2 171 (14.16%) Charles River
3 154 (12.75%) SimCorp
4 145 (12.00%) Oracle
5 122 (10.10%) Calypso
6 109 (9.02%) Reuters
7 75 (6.21%) Google
8 47 (3.89%) ION Trading
9 37 (3.06%) Eze Castle Integration
10 32 (2.65%) Murex
11 27 (2.24%) Fidessa
12 25 (2.07%) Eze Software Group
13 24 (1.99%) FIS
13 24 (1.99%) Linedata
14 23 (1.90%) FXall
14 23 (1.90%) MarketAxess
14 23 (1.90%) Tradeweb
15 20 (1.66%) Microsoft
16 18 (1.49%) Sybase
16 18 (1.49%) TIBCO