Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 363 294 390
Rank change year-on-year -69 +96 +63
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 992 764 1,146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 1.08% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 3.04% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 767 677 980
10th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £53,750
25th Percentile £75,625 £75,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £102,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% +28.13% -
75th Percentile £122,500 £132,500 £115,000
90th Percentile £136,250 £142,500 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 43,951 25,091 50,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.08% 35.46% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26,616 19,967 38,838
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Derivative.

Salary trend for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Derivative over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 9 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 25 July 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
England -64 986 £100,000 -2.44% 95
London -48 970 £100,000 -2.44% 93
Work from Home -159 100 £116,250 +8.14% 15
UK excluding London -123 18 £60,000 - 3
South East -63 13 £60,000 -40.00% 1
East of England - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 1
Midlands -67 1 £165,000 +175.00%
East Midlands - 1 £165,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 with a requirement for Derivative.

1 783 (78.93%) Finance
2 557 (56.15%) Front Office
3 535 (53.93%) Python
4 475 (47.88%) Equities
5 430 (43.35%) AWS
6 418 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
6 418 (42.14%) Java
7 397 (40.02%) Fixed Income
8 379 (38.21%) Software Engineering
9 346 (34.88%) Asset Management
10 344 (34.68%) Analytics
11 335 (33.77%) Hedge funds
12 330 (33.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 328 (33.06%) JavaScript
14 303 (30.54%) Investment Management
15 276 (27.82%) SQL
16 275 (27.72%) React
17 249 (25.10%) AngularJS
18 226 (22.78%) GCP
19 224 (22.58%) Azure
20 222 (22.38%) Web Services
21 216 (21.77%) Banking
22 202 (20.36%) C#
23 179 (18.04%) Social Skills
24 173 (17.44%) Vue.js
25 148 (14.92%) Scala
26 146 (14.72%) Kotlin
27 145 (14.62%) Equity Derivative
27 145 (14.62%) C++
28 142 (14.31%) Investment Banking

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 78 (7.86%) Apache
2 33 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (0.71%) Confluence
6 4 (0.40%) Drupal
6 4 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (0.30%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.20%) MTS
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.30%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.20%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Kondor
4 1 (0.10%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 430 (43.35%) AWS
2 226 (22.78%) GCP
3 224 (22.58%) Azure
4 129 (13.00%) Serverless
5 89 (8.97%) Amazon S3
6 86 (8.67%) Amazon EC2
7 85 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
8 36 (3.63%) Stackdriver
9 33 (3.33%) Firebase
10 28 (2.82%) OpenShift
11 21 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (2.12%) Snowflake
12 19 (1.92%) Power Platform
13 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.91%) Azure Service Bus
15 5 (0.50%) SaaS
16 4 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
16 4 (0.40%) PaaS
17 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
18 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.81%) HTTP
2 7 (0.71%) Internet
2 7 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.60%) FIX Connectivity
4 5 (0.50%) GSM
5 4 (0.40%) Firewall
5 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) Multicast
7 1 (0.10%) Unicast
7 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.46%) Apache Ignite
1 74 (7.46%) Relational Database
2 73 (7.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 42 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (3.83%) DB2
4 38 (3.83%) RDBMS
5 32 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
6 31 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 24 (2.42%) KDB
8 21 (2.12%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.02%) Amazon Aurora
9 20 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.71%) Data Mart
10 17 (1.71%) Power BI
11 15 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.21%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.01%) Big Data
14 9 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.81%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (7.96%) Git (software)
2 51 (5.14%) Eclipse
2 51 (5.14%) IntelliJ
3 50 (5.04%) Gradle
4 38 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 35 (3.53%) Bitbucket Server
6 34 (3.43%) JIRA
7 29 (2.92%) Maven
8 27 (2.72%) Artifactory
8 27 (2.72%) SonarQube
9 9 (0.91%) Subversion
10 6 (0.60%) GitLab
11 2 (0.20%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.20%) ERwin
11 2 (0.20%) JUnit
11 2 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.10%) GDB
12 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
General
1 783 (78.93%) Finance
2 557 (56.15%) Front Office
3 216 (21.77%) Banking
4 179 (18.04%) Social Skills
5 142 (14.31%) Investment Banking
6 65 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (4.23%) Retail
8 33 (3.33%) Back Office
9 20 (2.02%) Advertising
9 20 (2.02%) Automotive
10 19 (1.92%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.71%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
13 15 (1.51%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
14 9 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (0.71%) Legal
16 5 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
17 4 (0.40%) Law
18 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 561 (56.55%) Developer
2 224 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 209 (21.07%) Python Developer
4 191 (19.25%) Analyst
5 167 (16.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 145 (14.62%) Java Developer
7 130 (13.10%) Front Office Developer
8 106 (10.69%) Python Engineer
9 105 (10.58%) Senior Developer
10 99 (9.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 96 (9.68%) Python Software Engineer
12 79 (7.96%) Business Analyst
13 73 (7.36%) Lead Developer
14 71 (7.16%) AWS Developer
15 64 (6.45%) Applications Support
16 60 (6.05%) .NET Developer
16 60 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
17 58 (5.85%) Senior Python Developer
18 56 (5.65%) AWS Software Engineer
19 55 (5.54%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (27.72%) React
2 249 (25.10%) AngularJS
3 222 (22.38%) Web Services
4 173 (17.44%) Vue.js
5 117 (11.79%) .NET
6 93 (9.38%) Spring
7 88 (8.87%) Node.js
8 79 (7.96%) .NET Core
9 54 (5.44%) ASP.NET
9 54 (5.44%) GraphQL
10 51 (5.14%) FIX Protocol
11 49 (4.94%) ASP.NET Core
12 48 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 39 (3.93%) Spring Boot
14 38 (3.83%) Kafka
14 38 (3.83%) SQLAlchemy
15 32 (3.23%) Shiny
16 28 (2.82%) REST
17 26 (2.62%) HTML
18 23 (2.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 475 (47.88%) Equities
2 397 (40.02%) Fixed Income
3 335 (33.77%) Hedge funds
4 330 (33.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 145 (14.62%) Equity Derivative
6 81 (8.17%) Market Risk
7 80 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (5.65%) Credit Risk
9 53 (5.34%) OTC Derivatives
10 50 (5.04%) Data Structures
11 47 (4.74%) Algorithms
12 37 (3.73%) User Experience
13 32 (3.23%) Legacy Systems
14 30 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (2.72%) Video\Live Streaming
16 26 (2.62%) Credit Derivative
17 16 (1.61%) Exotic Derivative
18 14 (1.41%) Management Information System
18 14 (1.41%) Reference Data
19 9 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.01%) Unix
2 120 (12.10%) Linux
3 61 (6.15%) Windows
4 5 (0.50%) CentOS
4 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.40%) Debian
6 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.10%) Solaris
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (38.21%) Software Engineering
3 346 (34.88%) Asset Management
4 344 (34.68%) Analytics
5 303 (30.54%) Investment Management
6 141 (14.21%) Fintech
7 137 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
8 119 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 102 (10.28%) Migration
10 96 (9.68%) Data Analytics
11 95 (9.58%) DevOps
12 90 (9.07%) Scrum
13 80 (8.06%) SDLC
14 78 (7.86%) TDD
15 73 (7.36%) Microservices
16 62 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
17 60 (6.05%) Data Management
18 56 (5.65%) Test Automation
18 56 (5.65%) Workflow
19 54 (5.44%) Order Management
Programming Languages
1 535 (53.93%) Python
2 418 (42.14%) Java
3 328 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 276 (27.82%) SQL
5 202 (20.36%) C#
6 148 (14.92%) Scala
7 146 (14.72%) Kotlin
8 145 (14.62%) C++
9 132 (13.31%) TypeScript
10 79 (7.96%) Clojure
11 49 (4.94%) R
12 33 (3.33%) VBA
13 30 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 24 (2.42%) Perl
15 17 (1.71%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.11%) ES6
16 11 (1.11%) Go
16 11 (1.11%) Groovy
17 10 (1.01%) Java 8
17 10 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (6.05%) Degree
2 18 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (0.71%) Postgraduate
4 6 (0.60%) PhD
5 5 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.30%) CFA
7 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.10%) ACCA
9 1 (0.10%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (13.41%) QA
2 60 (6.05%) MiFID
3 33 (3.33%) EMIR
4 9 (0.91%) Basel II
4 9 (0.91%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.50%) HAZOP
5 5 (0.50%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.50%) ISO 26262
5 5 (0.50%) PMO
6 4 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 1 (0.10%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (8.77%) Docker
2 27 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 61 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 41 (4.13%) Terraform
3 6 (0.60%) Puppet
4 4 (0.40%) Ansible
4 4 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.40%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) Kibana
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (5.34%) Sybase
2 38 (3.83%) Oracle
3 29 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.82%) Murex
5 22 (2.22%) Bloomberg
6 19 (1.92%) Greenplum
7 12 (1.21%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.81%) Google
9 6 (0.60%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.60%) Reuters
10 5 (0.50%) Calypso
11 4 (0.40%) Charles River
11 4 (0.40%) Facebook
11 4 (0.40%) Instagram
11 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.40%) Sophis
12 3 (0.30%) FactSet
12 3 (0.30%) Palantir
12 3 (0.30%) Refinitiv
12 3 (0.30%) SmartCo