Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 300 374 492
Rank change year-on-year +74 +118 -47
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,295 1,256 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 2.12% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 983 631
UK median annual salary £110,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £153,750 £117,500 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +61.25% -46.67%

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 47,507 59,257 67,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.51% 39.63% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36,520 44,877 52,664
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%

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 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 10 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 17 February 2020. 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 +70 1,292 £110,000 +57.14% 59
London +52 1,278 £110,000 +57.14% 56
UK excluding London +51 15 £65,000 +0.78% 3
North of England +36 6 £65,000 +13.04% 2
North West +18 6 £65,000 +13.04% 2
South East +56 4 £75,000 -3.23%
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +2 1 - -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 944 (72.90%) Finance
2 895 (69.11%) Front Office
3 875 (67.57%) Fixed Income
4 788 (60.85%) Asset Management
5 742 (57.30%) Equities
6 733 (56.60%) Python
7 691 (53.36%) Java
8 689 (53.20%) Hedge funds
9 612 (47.26%) AWS
10 598 (46.18%) Investment Management
11 583 (45.02%) Web Services
12 544 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
13 542 (41.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 503 (38.84%) Software Engineering
15 459 (35.44%) SQL
16 431 (33.28%) Analytics
17 405 (31.27%) JavaScript
18 394 (30.42%) C++
19 367 (28.34%) Mentoring
20 361 (27.88%) Banking
21 347 (26.80%) C#
22 343 (26.49%) R
23 311 (24.02%) J2EE
24 303 (23.40%) Bloomberg
25 266 (20.54%) Azure
26 261 (20.15%) Equity Derivative
27 256 (19.77%) GCP
28 255 (19.69%) Decision-Making
29 244 (18.84%) Performance Attribution
30 215 (16.60%) Artificial Intelligence

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 20 (1.54%) Apache
2 18 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 11 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.39%) SAS
6 3 (0.23%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.23%) nginx
6 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.15%) CMS
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.077%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.077%) Confluence
8 1 (0.077%) IIS
8 1 (0.077%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.077%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 132 (10.19%) Markit EDM
2 128 (9.88%) thinkFolio
3 114 (8.80%) FINCAD Analytics
4 78 (6.02%) Eagle PACE
5 77 (5.95%) PolarLake
6 73 (5.64%) Front Arena
7 32 (2.47%) LatentZero
8 18 (1.39%) Salerio
9 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.15%) LongView
10 1 (0.077%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.077%) Endur
10 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 612 (47.26%) AWS
2 266 (20.54%) Azure
3 256 (19.77%) GCP
4 73 (5.64%) Amazon SQS
5 68 (5.25%) OpenShift
6 55 (4.25%) Serverless
7 52 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
8 49 (3.78%) Amazon S3
8 49 (3.78%) SaaS
9 30 (2.32%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (0.85%) GitHub
11 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.62%) AWS Step Functions
13 3 (0.23%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.077%) IaaS
14 1 (0.077%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.85%) Multicast
1 11 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.39%) WinSCP
3 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.31%) HTTP
4 3 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.23%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.15%) AMQP
6 1 (0.077%) Intranet
6 1 (0.077%) NAS
6 1 (0.077%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.077%) SAN
6 1 (0.077%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (11.97%) Amazon Athena
2 123 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
3 112 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 109 (8.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 90 (6.95%) SQL Server
6 85 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 49 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
8 30 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
9 20 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
10 16 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.08%) Big Data
11 14 (1.08%) KDB
12 13 (1.00%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.00%) MySQL
13 8 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.46%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.46%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.46%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 107 (8.26%) RStudio
2 59 (4.56%) Artifactory
3 25 (1.93%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.70%) JIRA
5 21 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.16%) Maven
7 6 (0.46%) Gradle
7 6 (0.46%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.46%) TestComplete
8 5 (0.39%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.31%) Subversion
10 3 (0.23%) kappa
10 3 (0.23%) PyCharm
10 3 (0.23%) Redmine
11 2 (0.15%) Ant
11 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.15%) GitLab
11 2 (0.15%) Hudson
11 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 944 (72.90%) Finance
2 895 (69.11%) Front Office
3 361 (27.88%) Banking
4 168 (12.97%) Investment Banking
5 130 (10.04%) Back Office
6 29 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.78%) French Language
8 20 (1.54%) German Language
9 19 (1.47%) Italian Language
9 19 (1.47%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.77%) Retail
11 8 (0.62%) Advertising
12 4 (0.31%) Marketing
12 4 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.23%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.15%) Games
15 1 (0.077%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.077%) Law
Job Titles
1 499 (38.53%) Developer
2 241 (18.61%) Java Developer
3 176 (13.59%) Python Developer
4 120 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 112 (8.65%) Analyst
6 104 (8.03%) Quantitative Developer
7 101 (7.80%) C# Developer
7 101 (7.80%) Data Manager
8 100 (7.72%) Front Office Developer
9 85 (6.56%) Software Engineer
10 81 (6.25%) Junior
11 78 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 72 (5.56%) Architect
12 72 (5.56%) C++ Developer
13 69 (5.33%) Development Manager
14 66 (5.10%) Finance Manager
15 63 (4.86%) Engineering Manager
16 62 (4.79%) Junior Developer
17 61 (4.71%) Analytics Manager
18 58 (4.48%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (45.02%) Web Services
2 311 (24.02%) J2EE
3 206 (15.91%) React
4 203 (15.68%) AngularJS
5 146 (11.27%) Node.js
6 122 (9.42%) .NET
7 67 (5.17%) Vue.js
8 53 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
9 50 (3.86%) Pandas
10 49 (3.78%) NumPy
11 48 (3.71%) SciPy
12 34 (2.63%) Redux
13 30 (2.32%) HTML
13 30 (2.32%) Spring
14 27 (2.08%) WCF
15 24 (1.85%) HTML5
16 20 (1.54%) CSS
17 18 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
17 18 (1.39%) Regular Expression
18 16 (1.24%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 875 (67.57%) Fixed Income
2 742 (57.30%) Equities
3 689 (53.20%) Hedge funds
4 542 (41.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 261 (20.15%) Equity Derivative
6 156 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
7 142 (10.97%) Reference Data
8 122 (9.42%) Algorithms
9 121 (9.34%) Data Structures
10 111 (8.57%) Blog
11 90 (6.95%) Exotic Derivative
12 83 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (5.48%) User Experience
14 62 (4.79%) Public Cloud
15 48 (3.71%) OTC Derivatives
16 29 (2.24%) Market Risk
17 27 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
18 20 (1.54%) Management Information System
19 18 (1.39%) SWIFT
20 14 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 93 (7.18%) Linux
2 49 (3.78%) Windows
3 44 (3.40%) Unix
4 24 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 19 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.39%) Android
9 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.39%) CentOS
10 3 (0.23%) Solaris
10 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (60.85%) Asset Management
2 598 (46.18%) Investment Management
3 544 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
4 503 (38.84%) Software Engineering
5 431 (33.28%) Analytics
6 367 (28.34%) Mentoring
7 255 (19.69%) Decision-Making
8 244 (18.84%) Performance Attribution
9 215 (16.60%) Artificial Intelligence
10 204 (15.75%) Portfolio Management
11 197 (15.21%) Data Analytics
12 195 (15.06%) Microservices
13 184 (14.21%) Business Analysis
14 181 (13.98%) Migration
15 175 (13.51%) Performance Management
16 173 (13.36%) Open Source
17 163 (12.59%) Machine Learning
18 157 (12.12%) Computer Science
19 143 (11.04%) Quantitative Analysis
20 138 (10.66%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 733 (56.60%) Python
2 691 (53.36%) Java
3 459 (35.44%) SQL
4 405 (31.27%) JavaScript
5 394 (30.42%) C++
6 347 (26.80%) C#
7 343 (26.49%) R
8 130 (10.04%) Kotlin
9 32 (2.47%) Perl
10 26 (2.01%) Ruby
11 24 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 24 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 20 (1.54%) VBA
13 17 (1.31%) Bourne shell
13 17 (1.31%) Korn
14 15 (1.16%) Java 8
15 13 (1.00%) MATLAB
16 12 (0.93%) Haskell
16 12 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 127 (9.81%) Degree
2 27 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.70%) PhD
4 18 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.31%) CFA
6 4 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.077%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.077%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.48%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.39%) QA
3 5 (0.39%) EMIR
4 4 (0.31%) MiFID
5 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.23%) UCITS
6 2 (0.15%) Basel III
6 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.077%) FATCA
7 1 (0.077%) GDPR
7 1 (0.077%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (7.57%) Docker
2 6 (0.46%) GridGain
3 3 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.077%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 80 (6.18%) Kubernetes
2 44 (3.40%) Terraform
3 18 (1.39%) Nagios
4 9 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.62%) Puppet
6 5 (0.39%) Ansible
7 4 (0.31%) Control-M
7 4 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.23%) Icinga
9 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.077%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.077%) SCCM
Vendors
1 303 (23.40%) Bloomberg
2 133 (10.27%) Google
3 121 (9.34%) Charles River
4 103 (7.95%) SimCorp
5 80 (6.18%) Reuters
6 78 (6.02%) Calypso
7 68 (5.25%) Oracle
8 60 (4.63%) Fidessa
9 55 (4.25%) ION Trading
10 46 (3.55%) Murex
11 42 (3.24%) Eze Castle Integration
12 36 (2.78%) Eze Software Group
13 34 (2.63%) FIS
13 34 (2.63%) Linedata
14 33 (2.55%) Microsoft
15 20 (1.54%) Tradeweb
16 19 (1.47%) ServiceNow
17 18 (1.39%) TIBCO
18 17 (1.31%) MarketAxess
18 17 (1.31%) Red Hat