Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 370 414
Rank change year-on-year -21 +44 -61
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,171 1,446 1,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 2.06% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 926 679 962
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,750 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +51.88% -30.43% +27.78%

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 63,239 70,026 69,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.84% 40.63% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48,509 53,882 56,669
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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 -31 1,154 £70,000 -6.67% 110
London -27 1,122 £70,000 -6.67% 101
UK excluding London +29 47 £60,750 +51.88% 14
North of England +58 24 £57,500 -20.69% 1
North West +46 17 £57,500 -
Scotland +7 9 £65,000 - 2
South East +26 8 £80,000 +105.13% 8
Yorkshire - 7 - - 1
Northern Ireland -3 6 £32,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 855 (73.01%) Finance
2 577 (49.27%) Fixed Income
3 558 (47.65%) SQL
4 557 (47.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 542 (46.29%) Equities
6 520 (44.41%) Banking
7 505 (43.13%) Java
8 501 (42.78%) Front Office
9 389 (33.22%) C#
10 334 (28.52%) Degree
11 321 (27.41%) Asset Management
12 316 (26.99%) Python
13 303 (25.88%) Hedge funds
14 294 (25.11%) C++
15 284 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
16 265 (22.63%) Investment Banking
17 259 (22.12%) Computer Science
18 254 (21.69%) Software Engineering
19 242 (20.67%) Investment Management
20 226 (19.30%) Oracle
21 184 (15.71%) SQL Server
22 183 (15.63%) thinkFolio
23 182 (15.54%) Unix
24 179 (15.29%) Wealth Management
25 167 (14.26%) FIX Protocol
26 164 (14.01%) .NET
27 153 (13.07%) Linux
28 152 (12.98%) Equity Derivative
29 151 (12.89%) Charles River
30 139 (11.87%) Fintech

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 77 (6.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 63 (5.38%) Tomcat
3 56 (4.78%) Apache
4 33 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.02%) IIS
6 10 (0.85%) Ethereum
7 5 (0.43%) Confluence
7 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.34%) GemFire
9 3 (0.26%) SAS
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.085%) JBoss
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 183 (15.63%) thinkFolio
2 68 (5.81%) Markit EDM
3 61 (5.21%) Front Arena
4 30 (2.56%) Temenos T24
5 15 (1.28%) Eagle PACE
6 10 (0.85%) SunGard GMI
7 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.77%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.60%) Bloomberg AIM
9 4 (0.34%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.17%) Salerio
11 1 (0.085%) Capstone
11 1 (0.085%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.085%) LongView
11 1 (0.085%) Minerva
11 1 (0.085%) PolarLake
11 1 (0.085%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 1 (0.085%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.53%) SaaS
3 24 (2.05%) PaaS
4 10 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.34%) Route 53
7 4 (0.34%) Slack
7 4 (0.34%) Trello
8 2 (0.17%) NuGet
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.085%) GitHub
9 1 (0.085%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.29%) FIX Connectivity
2 27 (2.31%) HTTP
3 6 (0.51%) Firewall
3 6 (0.51%) Multicast
4 5 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (0.43%) DHCP
4 5 (0.43%) DNS
4 5 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
4 5 (0.43%) SAN
4 5 (0.43%) SSH
4 5 (0.43%) VLAN
4 5 (0.43%) VoIP
4 5 (0.43%) VPN
5 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.085%) AMQP
6 1 (0.085%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 26 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.05%) Hadoop
6 22 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (1.88%) Big Data
6 22 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.28%) Blockchain
10 13 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.77%) CockroachDB
12 9 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.68%) KDB
13 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.68%) VoltDB
14 7 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 62 (5.29%) TeamCity
2 53 (4.53%) JIRA
3 34 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 30 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.79%) Maven
6 21 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.71%) MSBuild
8 12 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.94%) JUnit
9 11 (0.94%) Subversion
10 9 (0.77%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.77%) Toad
11 7 (0.60%) Mockito
11 7 (0.60%) Robot Framework
12 5 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.43%) NUnit
13 4 (0.34%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.34%) Selenium
14 3 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 855 (73.01%) Finance
2 520 (44.41%) Banking
3 501 (42.78%) Front Office
4 265 (22.63%) Investment Banking
5 64 (5.47%) Games
6 63 (5.38%) Back Office
7 48 (4.10%) French Language
8 47 (4.01%) German Language
8 47 (4.01%) Spanish Language
9 46 (3.93%) Italian Language
10 17 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.94%) Retail
12 10 (0.85%) Advertising
13 9 (0.77%) Law
14 7 (0.60%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.34%) Marketing
16 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Legal
17 1 (0.085%) Prime Brokerage
17 1 (0.085%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 575 (49.10%) Developer
2 256 (21.86%) Analyst
3 232 (19.81%) Java Developer
4 165 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 154 (13.15%) Business Analyst
6 130 (11.10%) Applications Support
7 100 (8.54%) C++ Developer
8 98 (8.37%) Support Engineer
9 87 (7.43%) Python Developer
10 76 (6.49%) Applications Engineer
11 73 (6.23%) Support Analyst
12 67 (5.72%) Applications Support Engineer
12 67 (5.72%) Senior Developer
13 56 (4.78%) SQL Developer
14 51 (4.36%) Front Office Developer
15 50 (4.27%) Graduate
15 50 (4.27%) Graduate Developer
16 46 (3.93%) Junior
17 45 (3.84%) Applications Support Analyst
18 44 (3.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (14.26%) FIX Protocol
2 164 (14.01%) .NET
3 119 (10.16%) AngularJS
4 93 (7.94%) XML
5 90 (7.69%) Web Services
6 61 (5.21%) REST
6 61 (5.21%) Spring
7 59 (5.04%) WPF
8 57 (4.87%) ASP.NET
8 57 (4.87%) React
9 49 (4.18%) HTML
10 46 (3.93%) WCF
11 45 (3.84%) Vue.js
12 39 (3.33%) CSS
13 35 (2.99%) Kafka
14 34 (2.90%) HTML5
15 33 (2.82%) J2EE
16 32 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
18 26 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 577 (49.27%) Fixed Income
2 557 (47.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 542 (46.29%) Equities
4 303 (25.88%) Hedge funds
5 152 (12.98%) Equity Derivative
6 139 (11.87%) Fintech
7 109 (9.31%) Algorithms
8 108 (9.22%) Data Structures
9 85 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (7.17%) Credit Derivative
11 72 (6.15%) Management Information System
11 72 (6.15%) OTC Derivatives
12 51 (4.36%) User Experience
13 47 (4.01%) Market Risk
14 46 (3.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 38 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
16 37 (3.16%) Exotic Derivative
17 26 (2.22%) Virtual Team
18 24 (2.05%) Credit Risk
19 19 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 182 (15.54%) Unix
2 153 (13.07%) Linux
3 99 (8.45%) Windows
4 34 (2.90%) CentOS
5 33 (2.82%) Fedora
6 26 (2.22%) SUSE
6 26 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.37%) Solaris
9 15 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.85%) Android
11 8 (0.68%) AIX
11 8 (0.68%) HPUX
12 5 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.085%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (27.41%) Asset Management
2 284 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (22.12%) Computer Science
4 254 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 242 (20.67%) Investment Management
6 179 (15.29%) Wealth Management
7 136 (11.61%) Business Analysis
8 132 (11.27%) Mathematics
9 122 (10.42%) Multithreading
10 104 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
11 99 (8.45%) Workflow
12 91 (7.77%) OO
13 86 (7.34%) Analytics
14 85 (7.26%) Decision-Making
15 83 (7.09%) Portfolio Management
15 83 (7.09%) Test Automation
16 81 (6.92%) Physics
17 73 (6.23%) Change Management
18 72 (6.15%) Low Latency
19 67 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 558 (47.65%) SQL
2 505 (43.13%) Java
3 389 (33.22%) C#
4 316 (26.99%) Python
5 294 (25.11%) C++
6 128 (10.93%) Perl
7 94 (8.03%) Bash Shell
8 85 (7.26%) Ruby
9 83 (7.09%) JavaScript
10 64 (5.47%) Scala
11 60 (5.12%) Bourne shell
11 60 (5.12%) Korn
12 59 (5.04%) PL/SQL
13 53 (4.53%) T-SQL
14 51 (4.36%) R
15 38 (3.25%) VBA
16 36 (3.07%) F#
17 34 (2.90%) Haskell
18 29 (2.48%) PowerShell
19 24 (2.05%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 334 (28.52%) Degree
2 51 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.22%) PhD
4 23 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (1.54%) SAFe Agilist
6 9 (0.77%) ISEB
7 6 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.43%) CCNA
8 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.26%) CFA
10 1 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.40%) QA
2 43 (3.67%) MiFID
3 18 (1.54%) EMIR
4 7 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.51%) FATCA
6 1 (0.085%) Basel III
6 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (2.39%) Docker
2 7 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.43%) NFS
3 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.43%) VMFS
3 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 23 (1.96%) Nagios
2 16 (1.37%) Icinga
2 16 (1.37%) Mesos
2 16 (1.37%) ZABBIX
3 6 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.43%) Automic
4 5 (0.43%) Dollar Universe
4 5 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.43%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.26%) Ansible
6 3 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.26%) Control-M
7 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.17%) logstash
8 1 (0.085%) Puppet
8 1 (0.085%) Terraform
Vendors
1 226 (19.30%) Oracle
2 151 (12.89%) Charles River
3 96 (8.20%) Calypso
4 82 (7.00%) Bloomberg
5 66 (5.64%) Reuters
6 61 (5.21%) FXall
7 59 (5.04%) SimCorp
8 57 (4.87%) Tradeweb
9 56 (4.78%) MarketAxess
10 47 (4.01%) Red Hat
11 39 (3.33%) ION Trading
12 33 (2.82%) Sybase
13 31 (2.65%) Eze Software Group
14 28 (2.39%) Murex
14 28 (2.39%) TIBCO
15 21 (1.79%) Fidessa
15 21 (1.79%) Microsoft
15 21 (1.79%) SolarWinds
16 16 (1.37%) Solace
17 14 (1.20%) DevExpress