Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 389 310
Rank change year-on-year +101 -79 +9
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 2052 1516 2319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 0.79% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 1.91% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1158 1890
UK median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £112,500 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +16.67%

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 75226 79364 91398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.15% 41.18% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56537 65060 73316
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,658
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 +110 2011 £77,500 +6.90% 47
London +76 1968 £80,000 +6.67% 46
UK excluding London -11 83 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Northern Ireland +9 32 £100,000 -
South West +28 19 £52,655 -36.18% 1
South East +18 12 £39,500 -12.22%
Scotland -64 8 - -
Midlands +43 5 £49,250 -19.59%
North of England +9 5 £60,000 +92.00%
North West -5 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands +13 4 £50,000 -18.37%
East of England - 2 £46,000 -
East Midlands +39 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Derivative.

1 1667 (81.24%) Finance
2 1400 (68.23%) Banking
3 1263 (61.55%) Investment Banking
4 1111 (54.14%) Asset Management
5 1025 (49.95%) Wealth Management
6 1017 (49.56%) Retail
7 1010 (49.22%) Retail Banking
8 884 (43.08%) Java
9 851 (41.47%) Front Office
10 819 (39.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 708 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
12 596 (29.04%) Equities
13 541 (26.36%) Equity Derivative
14 510 (24.85%) SQL
15 465 (22.66%) Fixed Income
16 445 (21.69%) C#
17 397 (19.35%) Linux
18 384 (18.71%) Analytics
19 371 (18.08%) Risk Management
20 370 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
21 346 (16.86%) Multithreading
22 331 (16.13%) Low Latency
23 327 (15.94%) SDLC
24 323 (15.74%) C++
25 306 (14.91%) Python
26 298 (14.52%) Oracle
27 287 (13.99%) Degree
28 282 (13.74%) Unix
29 271 (13.21%) Software Engineering
30 264 (12.87%) Project Management

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 66 (3.22%) Apache
2 58 (2.83%) Confluence
3 46 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 45 (2.19%) DataSynapse
5 41 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 40 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 15 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.29%) IIS
10 5 (0.24%) CMS
11 4 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.097%) GemFire
12 2 (0.097%) JBoss
12 2 (0.097%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.097%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.097%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.049%) Drupal
13 1 (0.049%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.049%) SAS
13 1 (0.049%) WordPress
Applications
1 177 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.49%) Stata
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.097%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.049%) EViews
8 1 (0.049%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.049%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 20 (0.97%) thinkFolio
2 14 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.54%) LatentZero
4 9 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (0.44%) Pega PRPC
5 8 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 7 (0.34%) Minerva
7 6 (0.29%) Endur
7 6 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.24%) RMDS
9 3 (0.15%) Summit
10 2 (0.097%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (0.097%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.097%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.049%) AquaLogic BPM
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.049%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.049%) npm
4 1 (0.049%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.78%) LAN
1 16 (0.78%) WAN
2 11 (0.54%) DHCP
2 11 (0.54%) DNS
3 10 (0.49%) SMTP
4 9 (0.44%) Multicast
4 9 (0.44%) Unicast
5 7 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.29%) PuTTY
6 6 (0.29%) SAN
7 5 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.15%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.15%) LDAP
8 3 (0.15%) NAS
9 2 (0.097%) FTP
10 1 (0.049%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.049%) HSRP
10 1 (0.049%) MPLS
10 1 (0.049%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 83 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 56 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 49 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (2.29%) Big Data
6 47 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 43 (2.10%) RDBMS
8 37 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 36 (1.75%) Hazelcast
10 30 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.68%) Data Mart
12 14 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.63%) Apache Hive
14 12 (0.58%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.54%) Blockchain
15 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 193 (9.41%) JIRA
2 92 (4.48%) Subversion
3 85 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 80 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 69 (3.36%) TeamCity
6 45 (2.19%) GCC
7 34 (1.66%) Visual Studio
8 25 (1.22%) GoogleTest
8 25 (1.22%) MSTest
9 23 (1.12%) JBehave
10 18 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 18 (0.88%) Selenium
11 14 (0.68%) JUnit
12 12 (0.58%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.49%) FitNesse
13 10 (0.49%) Maven
14 9 (0.44%) Artifactory
15 8 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (0.24%) SpecFlow
17 4 (0.19%) Mockito
General
1 1667 (81.24%) Finance
2 1400 (68.23%) Banking
3 1263 (61.55%) Investment Banking
4 1017 (49.56%) Retail
5 1010 (49.22%) Retail Banking
6 851 (41.47%) Front Office
7 91 (4.43%) Back Office
8 32 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.27%) Legal
10 21 (1.02%) Advertising
11 12 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.34%) French Language
14 6 (0.29%) German Language
14 6 (0.29%) Marketing
15 3 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.097%) Law
16 2 (0.097%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.049%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.049%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 878 (42.79%) Developer
2 429 (20.91%) Analyst
3 354 (17.25%) Java Developer
4 297 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 255 (12.43%) Senior Developer
6 196 (9.55%) Software Engineer
7 112 (5.46%) Quantitative Developer
8 104 (5.07%) Project Manager
9 93 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 91 (4.43%) Market Data Developer
11 89 (4.34%) C++ Developer
12 88 (4.29%) C# Developer
13 84 (4.09%) Tools Developer
14 78 (3.80%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 78 (3.80%) Risk Analyst
15 74 (3.61%) Consultant
16 73 (3.56%) Core Java Developer
17 70 (3.41%) Global Derivatives Developer
18 69 (3.36%) Banking Analyst
19 65 (3.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (6.04%) FIX Protocol
2 114 (5.56%) Spring
3 87 (4.24%) REST
4 84 (4.09%) .NET
5 75 (3.65%) Middleware
6 71 (3.46%) Kafka
7 70 (3.41%) Hibernate
8 69 (3.36%) HTML
9 64 (3.12%) AngularJS
10 62 (3.02%) Web Services
11 61 (2.97%) XML
12 48 (2.34%) Swing
13 47 (2.29%) WPF
14 45 (2.19%) CORBA
15 35 (1.71%) Guice
15 35 (1.71%) JAX-RS
16 34 (1.66%) HTML5
17 32 (1.56%) WCF
18 31 (1.51%) Murex MxML
18 31 (1.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 819 (39.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 596 (29.04%) Equities
3 541 (26.36%) Equity Derivative
4 465 (22.66%) Fixed Income
5 370 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
6 233 (11.35%) OTC Derivatives
7 217 (10.58%) Credit Risk
8 146 (7.12%) Computer Science
9 122 (5.95%) Market Risk
10 109 (5.31%) Credit Derivative
11 86 (4.19%) Eurex
12 76 (3.70%) Data Structures
13 66 (3.22%) Exotic Derivative
14 64 (3.12%) Algorithms
15 57 (2.78%) Hedge funds
16 50 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
17 46 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
18 42 (2.05%) Fintech
19 37 (1.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
20 26 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 397 (19.35%) Linux
2 282 (13.74%) Unix
3 53 (2.58%) Windows
4 24 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (0.73%) Solaris
6 7 (0.34%) CentOS
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.24%) Android
8 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.24%) SUSE
9 4 (0.19%) openSUSE
10 3 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.15%) HPUX
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.049%) Debian
11 1 (0.049%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1111 (54.14%) Asset Management
2 1025 (49.95%) Wealth Management
3 708 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 384 (18.71%) Analytics
5 371 (18.08%) Risk Management
6 346 (16.86%) Multithreading
7 331 (16.13%) Low Latency
8 327 (15.94%) SDLC
9 271 (13.21%) Software Engineering
10 264 (12.87%) Project Management
11 231 (11.26%) Business Analysis
12 228 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 192 (9.36%) TDD
14 162 (7.89%) Electronic Trading
15 155 (7.55%) Market Making
16 149 (7.26%) Risk Analytics
17 140 (6.82%) BDD
18 139 (6.77%) Scrum
19 137 (6.68%) OO
20 116 (5.65%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 884 (43.08%) Java
2 510 (24.85%) SQL
3 445 (21.69%) C#
4 323 (15.74%) C++
5 306 (14.91%) Python
6 125 (6.09%) Shell Script
7 120 (5.85%) C
8 91 (4.43%) Scala
9 71 (3.46%) VBA
10 56 (2.73%) Perl
11 54 (2.63%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.22%) R
13 24 (1.17%) Clojure
14 22 (1.07%) MATLAB
15 21 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.93%) Ruby
17 11 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.54%) Haskell
18 10 (0.49%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 287 (13.99%) Degree
2 56 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.46%) PhD
4 26 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
5 25 (1.22%) ISEB
6 18 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.44%) CFA
9 9 (0.44%) PMP
10 6 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.29%) RHCE
10 6 (0.29%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.29%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.29%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.19%) CISA
12 3 (0.15%) ACCA
12 3 (0.15%) CISM
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (9.99%) QA
2 116 (5.65%) MiFID
3 95 (4.63%) Basel III
4 53 (2.58%) PMO
5 36 (1.75%) EMIR
6 31 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.58%) UCITS
9 11 (0.54%) AIFMD
10 10 (0.49%) FATCA
10 10 (0.49%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.34%) SLA
12 2 (0.097%) GDPR
13 1 (0.049%) FINRA
System Software
1 18 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.24%) HDFS
5 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.15%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.15%) NFS
5 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.097%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.049%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (0.78%) Puppet
2 13 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.49%) Ansible
3 10 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.49%) Salt
4 9 (0.44%) Graphite
5 7 (0.34%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.19%) Control-M
6 4 (0.19%) Grafana
6 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.097%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.097%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.049%) Nagios
8 1 (0.049%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 298 (14.52%) Oracle
2 153 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 82 (4.00%) Murex
4 52 (2.53%) Sun
5 46 (2.24%) Sybase
6 34 (1.66%) Google
7 32 (1.56%) Calypso
8 31 (1.51%) TIBCO
9 23 (1.12%) Bloomberg
9 23 (1.12%) Charles River
10 21 (1.02%) ION Trading
11 20 (0.97%) VMware
12 14 (0.68%) IBM
13 13 (0.63%) Fidessa
14 12 (0.58%) Citrix
14 12 (0.58%) HP
14 12 (0.58%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.54%) Cisco
16 9 (0.44%) Pega
17 8 (0.39%) GoldenSource