Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 436 235 369
Rank change year-on-year -201 +134 +53
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 885 701 1,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 1.45% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 4.09% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 695 646 986
10th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
25th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £110,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +20.00%
75th Percentile £126,250 £136,250 £122,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £153,750 £142,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -19.23% -0.76%

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 50,852 17,140 48,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.50% 35.39% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30,565 14,165 36,833
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,111
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.26% +3.07%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £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 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 11 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 19 October 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 -167 883 £100,000 -9.09% 74
London -116 873 £100,000 -9.09% 70
Work from Home -180 132 £113,750 -3.19% 18
UK excluding London -239 11 £60,000 +14.29% 7
South East - 5 £60,000 -
Midlands -118 2 £128,750 +114.58% 2
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands -122 1 £92,500 +54.17% 2
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £165,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 624 (70.51%) Finance
2 520 (58.76%) Python
3 470 (53.11%) Front Office
4 445 (50.28%) Java
5 430 (48.59%) AWS
6 389 (43.95%) Software Engineering
7 370 (41.81%) Equities
8 363 (41.02%) Fixed Income
9 353 (39.89%) Agile Software Development
10 315 (35.59%) Asset Management
11 309 (34.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 288 (32.54%) JavaScript
13 283 (31.98%) Full Stack Development
14 272 (30.73%) SQL
15 267 (30.17%) Hedge funds
16 265 (29.94%) Analytics
16 265 (29.94%) React
17 227 (25.65%) Azure
18 226 (25.54%) GCP
19 223 (25.20%) Web Services
20 213 (24.07%) Investment Management
21 201 (22.71%) AngularJS
22 190 (21.47%) Banking
23 184 (20.79%) TypeScript
24 159 (17.97%) Kotlin
25 153 (17.29%) Serverless
25 153 (17.29%) Scala
26 147 (16.61%) Vue.js
27 141 (15.93%) Social Skills
28 129 (14.58%) DevOps

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
1 110 (12.43%) Apache
2 36 (4.07%) Apache Airflow
3 33 (3.73%) Apache Spark
4 21 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.68%) Confluence
5 6 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (0.56%) Apache Pulsar
7 3 (0.34%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Eikon
2 2 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Kondor
3 1 (0.11%) Salerio
3 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 430 (48.59%) AWS
2 227 (25.65%) Azure
3 226 (25.54%) GCP
4 153 (17.29%) Serverless
5 126 (14.24%) Amazon S3
6 119 (13.45%) Amazon EC2
6 119 (13.45%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (3.05%) Stackdriver
8 24 (2.71%) Firebase
9 23 (2.60%) Snowflake
10 20 (2.26%) OpenShift
11 17 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.24%) Power Platform
13 10 (1.13%) SaaS
14 7 (0.79%) PaaS
15 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.13%) HTTP
2 5 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (0.56%) GSM
2 5 (0.56%) Internet
3 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.23%) LAN
5 1 (0.11%) Multicast
5 1 (0.11%) Network Security
5 1 (0.11%) Unicast
5 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (12.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 105 (11.86%) Apache Ignite
3 66 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.52%) Amazon Athena
5 38 (4.29%) RDBMS
6 37 (4.18%) DB2
7 36 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (3.16%) Amazon Aurora
9 24 (2.71%) KDB
10 23 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 22 (2.49%) SQL Server
12 19 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.13%) NoSQL
14 10 (1.13%) Power BI
15 9 (1.02%) Data Mart
15 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.90%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.65%) Eclipse
2 50 (5.65%) IntelliJ
3 49 (5.54%) Gradle
4 36 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.84%) Bitbucket Server
6 24 (2.71%) JIRA
7 22 (2.49%) Maven
8 19 (2.15%) Artifactory
8 19 (2.15%) SonarQube
9 8 (0.90%) Subversion
10 4 (0.45%) GitLab
11 2 (0.23%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.23%) ERwin
11 2 (0.23%) JUnit
11 2 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.11%) TestNG
General
1 624 (70.51%) Finance
2 470 (53.11%) Front Office
3 190 (21.47%) Banking
4 141 (15.93%) Social Skills
5 117 (13.22%) Investment Banking
6 52 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.62%) Retail
8 24 (2.71%) Back Office
9 20 (2.26%) Automotive
10 16 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.69%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.47%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.36%) Advertising
13 12 (1.36%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (0.68%) Legal
16 4 (0.45%) Documentation Skills
16 4 (0.45%) Law
17 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 553 (62.49%) Developer
2 278 (31.41%) Software Engineer
3 245 (27.68%) Python Developer
4 229 (25.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 188 (21.24%) Java Developer
6 168 (18.98%) Python Engineer
7 164 (18.53%) Python Software Engineer
8 142 (16.05%) Senior Developer
9 126 (14.24%) Analyst
10 103 (11.64%) Lead Developer
11 98 (11.07%) Front Office Developer
12 89 (10.06%) Senior Java Developer
13 74 (8.36%) Senior Python Developer
14 68 (7.68%) React Developer
15 64 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
16 60 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
17 56 (6.33%) Lead Software Developer
17 56 (6.33%) Lead Software Engineer
18 54 (6.10%) Senior Software Developer
19 52 (5.88%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (29.94%) React
2 223 (25.20%) Web Services
3 201 (22.71%) AngularJS
4 147 (16.61%) Vue.js
5 92 (10.40%) Node.js
6 86 (9.72%) Spring
7 52 (5.88%) .NET
8 39 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
9 33 (3.73%) Spring Boot
10 31 (3.50%) GraphQL
11 27 (3.05%) Kafka
12 25 (2.82%) SQLAlchemy
13 22 (2.49%) .NET Core
14 20 (2.26%) REST
15 16 (1.81%) HTML
15 16 (1.81%) HTML5
16 15 (1.69%) CSS
16 15 (1.69%) CSS3
16 15 (1.69%) jQuery
17 13 (1.47%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 370 (41.81%) Equities
2 363 (41.02%) Fixed Income
3 309 (34.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 267 (30.17%) Hedge funds
5 82 (9.27%) Equity Derivative
6 65 (7.34%) User Experience
7 59 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
8 57 (6.44%) Market Risk
9 56 (6.33%) OTC Derivatives
10 51 (5.76%) Data Structures
11 47 (5.31%) Algorithms
12 39 (4.41%) Credit Risk
13 34 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (2.15%) Video\Live Streaming
16 10 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
17 8 (0.90%) Cloud Native
17 8 (0.90%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.90%) Pricing Data
17 8 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.66%) Unix
2 103 (11.64%) Linux
3 55 (6.21%) Windows
4 6 (0.68%) CentOS
4 6 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (43.95%) Software Engineering
2 353 (39.89%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (35.59%) Asset Management
4 283 (31.98%) Full Stack Development
5 265 (29.94%) Analytics
6 213 (24.07%) Investment Management
7 129 (14.58%) DevOps
8 116 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
9 94 (10.62%) Risk Management
10 86 (9.72%) Fintech
11 79 (8.93%) TDD
12 70 (7.91%) Mathematics
13 66 (7.46%) Data Analytics
13 66 (7.46%) Scrum
14 61 (6.89%) Microservices
15 59 (6.67%) SDLC
16 57 (6.44%) Data Management
17 54 (6.10%) Portfolio Management
18 52 (5.88%) Migration
18 52 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 520 (58.76%) Python
2 445 (50.28%) Java
3 288 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 272 (30.73%) SQL
5 184 (20.79%) TypeScript
6 159 (17.97%) Kotlin
7 153 (17.29%) Scala
8 116 (13.11%) C#
9 111 (12.54%) Clojure
10 106 (11.98%) C++
11 26 (2.94%) MATLAB
12 25 (2.82%) Bash Shell
13 24 (2.71%) R
14 22 (2.49%) VBA
15 16 (1.81%) C
15 16 (1.81%) Perl
16 15 (1.69%) Go
17 10 (1.13%) Groovy
18 8 (0.90%) VB
19 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (5.88%) Degree
2 11 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (0.79%) PhD
3 7 (0.79%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.23%) CFA
6 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (14.24%) QA
2 43 (4.86%) MiFID
3 25 (2.82%) EMIR
4 5 (0.56%) HAZOP
4 5 (0.56%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.56%) ISO 26262
5 4 (0.45%) Basel II
5 4 (0.45%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.23%) Basel III
6 2 (0.23%) COREP
6 2 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 122 (13.79%) Docker
2 19 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.11%) vCloud
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 102 (11.53%) Kubernetes
2 82 (9.27%) Terraform
3 9 (1.02%) Puppet
4 7 (0.79%) Ansible
5 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.45%) Mesos
6 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.23%) Oozie
7 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (5.99%) Sybase
2 31 (3.50%) Oracle
3 26 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.49%) Bloomberg
5 19 (2.15%) Greenplum
5 19 (2.15%) Murex
6 15 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.68%) Google
9 5 (0.56%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.56%) Reuters
9 5 (0.56%) Sun
9 5 (0.56%) Trayport
10 4 (0.45%) Instagram
10 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.45%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.34%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.34%) Foundry
11 3 (0.34%) Palantir
12 2 (0.23%) Advent