Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 302 367 527
Rank change year-on-year +65 +160 -70
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,205 1,275 941
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 2.18% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,007 668
Median annual salary £107,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.28% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £62,000 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £155,000 £120,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% +52.50% -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 45,168 58,387 67,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.44% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34,687 43,994 53,172
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +72 1,202 £107,500 +48.28% 45
London +43 1,192 £107,500 +48.28% 42
Work from Home +75 64 £125,000 +58.73% 1
UK excluding London +50 11 £60,000 -1.64% 4
South East +65 3 £75,000 - 1
Midlands +55 3 £60,000 -6.98%
North of England +48 3 £60,000 +4.35% 2
North West +15 3 £60,000 +4.35% 2
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland +10 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 906 (75.19%) Finance
2 777 (64.48%) Fixed Income
3 763 (63.32%) Front Office
4 663 (55.02%) Asset Management
5 660 (54.77%) Hedge funds
6 659 (54.69%) Python
7 642 (53.28%) Java
8 588 (48.80%) Equities
9 582 (48.30%) Investment Management
10 544 (45.15%) AWS
11 520 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
12 519 (43.07%) Web Services
13 479 (39.75%) Software Engineering
14 436 (36.18%) JavaScript
15 432 (35.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 401 (33.28%) Banking
17 394 (32.70%) SQL
18 364 (30.21%) Analytics
19 359 (29.79%) C++
20 319 (26.47%) Decision-Making
21 304 (25.23%) C#
22 284 (23.57%) Mentoring
23 281 (23.32%) Azure
24 276 (22.90%) Bloomberg
25 269 (22.32%) GCP
26 257 (21.33%) J2EE
27 252 (20.91%) R
28 250 (20.75%) AngularJS
28 250 (20.75%) React
29 236 (19.59%) Portfolio 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 11 (0.91%) Apache
2 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.75%) CMS
4 8 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.41%) SAS
7 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.083%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.083%) IIS
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.083%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.083%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 110 (9.13%) FINCAD Analytics
2 92 (7.63%) Markit EDM
3 73 (6.06%) thinkFolio
4 58 (4.81%) Eagle PACE
5 56 (4.65%) PolarLake
6 53 (4.40%) Front Arena
7 23 (1.91%) Salerio
8 10 (0.83%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.17%) LongView
9 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.083%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.083%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.083%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 544 (45.15%) AWS
2 281 (23.32%) Azure
3 269 (22.32%) GCP
4 65 (5.39%) OpenShift
5 43 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
6 30 (2.49%) Amazon ECS
7 22 (1.83%) Serverless
8 19 (1.58%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (1.24%) SaaS
10 6 (0.50%) GitHub
11 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.25%) Office 365
11 3 (0.25%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.083%) AWS Step Functions
12 1 (0.083%) IaaS
12 1 (0.083%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.66%) Multicast
3 5 (0.41%) WinSCP
4 4 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
5 3 (0.25%) DHCP
5 3 (0.25%) DNS
5 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.25%) HTTP
6 2 (0.17%) AMQP
7 1 (0.083%) Intranet
7 1 (0.083%) NAS
7 1 (0.083%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.083%) SAN
7 1 (0.083%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (13.11%) Amazon Athena
2 116 (9.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 111 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
4 87 (7.22%) NoSQL
5 79 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 70 (5.81%) SQL Server
7 30 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 19 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.00%) KDB
11 11 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.75%) Big Data
12 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.50%) Kdb+
13 6 (0.50%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.41%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.41%) MS Access
14 5 (0.41%) MySQL
14 5 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 98 (8.13%) RStudio
2 50 (4.15%) Artifactory
3 33 (2.74%) JIRA
4 30 (2.49%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.58%) Maven
7 8 (0.66%) Robot Framework
8 6 (0.50%) Gradle
9 5 (0.41%) Subversion
9 5 (0.41%) TestComplete
10 3 (0.25%) kappa
10 3 (0.25%) PyCharm
11 2 (0.17%) Ant
11 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.17%) GitLab
11 2 (0.17%) Hudson
11 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.083%) gulp
12 1 (0.083%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.083%) webpack
General
1 906 (75.19%) Finance
2 763 (63.32%) Front Office
3 401 (33.28%) Banking
4 206 (17.10%) Investment Banking
5 130 (10.79%) Back Office
6 32 (2.66%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.16%) Retail
8 11 (0.91%) French Language
9 9 (0.75%) German Language
10 8 (0.66%) Advertising
11 7 (0.58%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.50%) Marketing
13 3 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.17%) Legal
15 1 (0.083%) Electronics
15 1 (0.083%) Games
15 1 (0.083%) Law
Job Titles
1 511 (42.41%) Developer
2 241 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 175 (14.52%) Python Developer
4 125 (10.37%) Analyst
5 111 (9.21%) Front Office Developer
6 99 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 98 (8.13%) Software Engineer
8 95 (7.88%) Senior Developer
9 91 (7.55%) Junior
10 83 (6.89%) AWS Developer
11 80 (6.64%) AWS Engineer
12 77 (6.39%) Data Manager
13 73 (6.06%) Quantitative Developer
14 69 (5.73%) C++ Developer
15 68 (5.64%) Finance Manager
16 67 (5.56%) Junior Developer
17 66 (5.48%) Python Engineer
18 62 (5.15%) Junior Python Developer
19 61 (5.06%) Architect
20 59 (4.90%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (43.07%) Web Services
2 257 (21.33%) J2EE
3 250 (20.75%) AngularJS
3 250 (20.75%) React
4 162 (13.44%) Node.js
5 118 (9.79%) Vue.js
6 108 (8.96%) .NET
7 43 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
8 35 (2.90%) Spring
9 34 (2.82%) Redux
10 32 (2.66%) HTML
11 29 (2.41%) WCF
12 25 (2.07%) HTML5
13 23 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
13 23 (1.91%) Regular Expression
14 21 (1.74%) CSS
15 19 (1.58%) NumPy
15 19 (1.58%) Pandas
16 18 (1.49%) SciPy
17 16 (1.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 777 (64.48%) Fixed Income
2 660 (54.77%) Hedge funds
3 588 (48.80%) Equities
4 432 (35.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 219 (18.17%) Equity Derivative
6 127 (10.54%) Greenfield Project
7 126 (10.46%) Algorithms
8 117 (9.71%) Data Structures
9 106 (8.80%) Blog
9 106 (8.80%) Reference Data
10 77 (6.39%) Exotic Derivative
11 76 (6.31%) User Experience
12 71 (5.89%) OTC Derivatives
13 70 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
14 55 (4.56%) Public Cloud
15 31 (2.57%) Market Risk
16 23 (1.91%) SWIFT
17 21 (1.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 20 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
19 19 (1.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.80%) Linux
2 52 (4.32%) Unix
3 49 (4.07%) Windows
4 29 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.07%) Windows 10
6 24 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 24 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.91%) Android
8 11 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.91%) CentOS
9 4 (0.33%) Solaris
10 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.083%) AIX
11 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (55.02%) Asset Management
2 582 (48.30%) Investment Management
3 520 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
4 479 (39.75%) Software Engineering
5 364 (30.21%) Analytics
6 319 (26.47%) Decision-Making
7 284 (23.57%) Mentoring
8 236 (19.59%) Performance Attribution
8 236 (19.59%) Portfolio Management
9 219 (18.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 219 (18.17%) Data Analytics
10 210 (17.43%) Business Analysis
11 176 (14.61%) Migration
12 170 (14.11%) DevOps
13 159 (13.20%) Computer Science
13 159 (13.20%) Mathematics
14 155 (12.86%) Open Source
15 148 (12.28%) Performance Management
16 136 (11.29%) Microservices
17 129 (10.71%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 659 (54.69%) Python
2 642 (53.28%) Java
3 436 (36.18%) JavaScript
4 394 (32.70%) SQL
5 359 (29.79%) C++
6 304 (25.23%) C#
7 252 (20.91%) R
8 153 (12.70%) Kotlin
9 31 (2.57%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.24%) VBA
11 17 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.33%) MATLAB
13 14 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.16%) Ruby
14 12 (1.00%) Java 8
15 10 (0.83%) Haskell
15 10 (0.83%) Perl
15 10 (0.83%) PHP
16 7 (0.58%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (10.04%) Degree
2 37 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.07%) Numerate Degree
3 25 (2.07%) PhD
4 5 (0.41%) CFA
4 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.083%) ISEB
7 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.083%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.083%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 32 (2.66%) QA
3 4 (0.33%) Basel III
3 4 (0.33%) EMIR
3 4 (0.33%) MiFID
4 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.25%) UCITS
5 2 (0.17%) Basel II
5 2 (0.17%) PMO
5 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.083%) FATCA
System Software
1 94 (7.80%) Docker
2 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (0.25%) HDFS
3 3 (0.25%) XenApp
3 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.083%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 77 (6.39%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.99%) Terraform
3 23 (1.91%) Nagios
4 8 (0.66%) Ansible
5 7 (0.58%) Control-M
5 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.33%) SCCM
8 3 (0.25%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.25%) Puppet
9 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.17%) Kibana
10 1 (0.083%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.083%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 276 (22.90%) Bloomberg
2 161 (13.36%) Google
3 74 (6.14%) Charles River
4 70 (5.81%) Reuters
5 66 (5.48%) Oracle
6 59 (4.90%) Calypso
6 59 (4.90%) SimCorp
7 51 (4.23%) Fidessa
8 45 (3.73%) Murex
9 43 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 36 (2.99%) ION Trading
11 26 (2.16%) Eze Software Group
12 24 (1.99%) FIS
12 24 (1.99%) Linedata
12 24 (1.99%) ServiceNow
13 17 (1.41%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.24%) TIBCO
15 14 (1.16%) Eze Castle Integration
16 13 (1.08%) Informatica
17 10 (0.83%) Tradeweb