Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 291 379
Rank change year-on-year -55 +88 +139
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 723 1,186 1,233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.07% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.76% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1,073 977
10th Percentile £56,500 £58,750 £48,750
25th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £105,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +44.83% -3.33%
75th Percentile £122,500 £133,750 £105,000
90th Percentile £136,250 £155,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +24.32%

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 33,283 42,896 58,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.55% 38.61% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23,552 33,450 44,670
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,754 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 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 -35 710 £90,000 -14.29% 67
London -18 696 £90,000 -14.29% 65
Work from Home -154 41 £85,000 -32.00% 7
UK excluding London +114 19 £60,000 - 3
South East +84 10 £60,000 -20.00% 1
North of England +42 4 £41,135 -31.44%
North West +36 4 £41,135 -31.44%
Scotland - 3 £32,500 - 1
Northern Ireland 0 2 £70,000 +75.00%

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 570 (78.84%) Finance
2 430 (59.47%) Front Office
3 370 (51.18%) Equities
4 367 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
5 336 (46.47%) Python
6 297 (41.08%) Fixed Income
7 294 (40.66%) AWS
8 284 (39.28%) Hedge funds
9 262 (36.24%) Software Engineering
10 255 (35.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 250 (34.58%) Analytics
12 249 (34.44%) Investment Management
13 247 (34.16%) JavaScript
14 242 (33.47%) Java
15 241 (33.33%) Asset Management
16 213 (29.46%) C#
17 210 (29.05%) React
18 207 (28.63%) AngularJS
19 192 (26.56%) SQL
19 192 (26.56%) Web Services
20 172 (23.79%) Fintech
21 157 (21.72%) Vue.js
22 156 (21.58%) Banking
23 154 (21.30%) .NET
24 125 (17.29%) .NET Core
25 120 (16.60%) C++
25 120 (16.60%) Azure
26 106 (14.66%) GCP
27 102 (14.11%) Greenfield Project
28 101 (13.97%) Investment Banking

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 40 (5.53%) Apache
2 9 (1.24%) Confluence
3 8 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.69%) Drupal
4 5 (0.69%) Facebook Platform
4 5 (0.69%) IIS
5 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.28%) MTS
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.41%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 294 (40.66%) AWS
2 120 (16.60%) Azure
3 106 (14.66%) GCP
4 48 (6.64%) Serverless
5 37 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (4.98%) Amazon S3
6 36 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
7 25 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (2.21%) Power Platform
9 10 (1.38%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.24%) Firebase
10 9 (1.24%) Stackdriver
11 6 (0.83%) SaaS
12 5 (0.69%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon EKS
15 1 (0.14%) Google Workspace
15 1 (0.14%) Matillion
15 1 (0.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.69%) Firewall
1 5 (0.69%) HTTP
1 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
1 5 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (0.69%) SSL
1 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.14%) LAN
4 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 35 (4.84%) Apache Ignite
3 28 (3.87%) SQL Server
4 26 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.35%) Data Mart
6 15 (2.07%) Power BI
7 14 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.24%) DB2
9 9 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.24%) Redis
10 8 (1.11%) MySQL
11 7 (0.97%) Big Data
12 4 (0.55%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.55%) Tableau
13 3 (0.41%) KDB
Development Applications
1 32 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.73%) JIRA
3 18 (2.49%) Maven
4 10 (1.38%) GitLab
4 10 (1.38%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.11%) Artifactory
5 8 (1.11%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.55%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.28%) Gradle
7 2 (0.28%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.28%) Subversion
8 1 (0.14%) Ant
8 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.14%) JUnit
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 570 (78.84%) Finance
2 430 (59.47%) Front Office
3 156 (21.58%) Banking
4 101 (13.97%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.87%) Back Office
6 27 (3.73%) Retail
7 15 (2.07%) Advertising
8 12 (1.66%) Legal
9 10 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) German Language
10 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 431 (59.61%) Developer
2 161 (22.27%) Python Developer
3 135 (18.67%) Analyst
4 124 (17.15%) Software Engineer
5 108 (14.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 94 (13.00%) Front Office Developer
7 84 (11.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 82 (11.34%) .NET Developer
8 82 (11.34%) Business Analyst
9 75 (10.37%) AWS Developer
10 74 (10.24%) .NET Software Engineer
11 71 (9.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 71 (9.82%) AWS Engineer
11 71 (9.82%) AWS Software Engineer
12 66 (9.13%) Senior Developer
13 55 (7.61%) Java Developer
14 48 (6.64%) Python Engineer
15 47 (6.50%) C# Developer
16 43 (5.95%) Financial Analyst
17 42 (5.81%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (29.05%) React
2 207 (28.63%) AngularJS
3 192 (26.56%) Web Services
4 157 (21.72%) Vue.js
5 154 (21.30%) .NET
6 125 (17.29%) .NET Core
7 73 (10.10%) ASP.NET
7 73 (10.10%) ASP.NET Core
7 73 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 49 (6.78%) Shiny
9 42 (5.81%) Node.js
10 38 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
11 37 (5.12%) FIX Protocol
12 31 (4.29%) GraphQL
13 23 (3.18%) Spring
14 20 (2.77%) HTML
14 20 (2.77%) Kafka
15 18 (2.49%) REST
16 17 (2.35%) Murex MxML
17 16 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 370 (51.18%) Equities
2 297 (41.08%) Fixed Income
3 284 (39.28%) Hedge funds
4 255 (35.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 102 (14.11%) Greenfield Project
6 96 (13.28%) Equity Derivative
7 46 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (6.09%) Market Risk
9 43 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (5.95%) OTC Derivatives
10 42 (5.81%) Algorithms
11 39 (5.39%) Data Structures
12 31 (4.29%) Credit Risk
13 16 (2.21%) User Experience
14 14 (1.94%) Exotic Derivative
15 12 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
16 11 (1.52%) Reference Data
17 10 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
18 8 (1.11%) Management Information System
18 8 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.03%) Linux
2 58 (8.02%) Unix
3 25 (3.46%) Windows
4 5 (0.69%) Debian
4 5 (0.69%) Ubuntu
4 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (36.24%) Software Engineering
3 250 (34.58%) Analytics
4 249 (34.44%) Investment Management
5 241 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 172 (23.79%) Fintech
7 86 (11.89%) Migration
8 81 (11.20%) Microservices
9 72 (9.96%) Risk Management
10 65 (8.99%) Multithreading
11 62 (8.58%) Portfolio Management
12 61 (8.44%) Data Analytics
13 57 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (7.61%) Scrum
15 45 (6.22%) Business Analysis
16 43 (5.95%) Low Latency
17 41 (5.67%) Project Management
18 40 (5.53%) TDD
19 39 (5.39%) SDLC
20 38 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 336 (46.47%) Python
2 247 (34.16%) JavaScript
3 242 (33.47%) Java
4 213 (29.46%) C#
5 192 (26.56%) SQL
6 120 (16.60%) C++
7 79 (10.93%) TypeScript
8 74 (10.24%) Scala
9 71 (9.82%) Kotlin
10 60 (8.30%) R
11 33 (4.56%) Clojure
12 20 (2.77%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.94%) ES6
13 14 (1.94%) Java 8
13 14 (1.94%) Perl
14 13 (1.80%) VBA
15 9 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.83%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.83%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (7.33%) Degree
2 13 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.28%) CFA
6 2 (0.28%) PhD
6 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ACCA
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.73%) QA
2 21 (2.90%) MiFID
3 11 (1.52%) EMIR
4 6 (0.83%) PMO
5 5 (0.69%) Basel II
5 5 (0.69%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (2.90%) Docker
2 8 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 28 (3.87%) Terraform
2 13 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.83%) Ansible
3 6 (0.83%) Puppet
4 5 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.69%) Kibana
4 5 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (5.12%) Oracle
2 33 (4.56%) Murex
3 27 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 12 (1.66%) Sophis
6 9 (1.24%) Sybase
7 6 (0.83%) Charles River
8 5 (0.69%) Facebook
8 5 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.55%) Calypso
9 4 (0.55%) Reuters
10 3 (0.41%) FactSet
10 3 (0.41%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.41%) Informatica
10 3 (0.41%) Refinitiv
10 3 (0.41%) SmartCo
10 3 (0.41%) SmartStream
10 3 (0.41%) Solace
10 3 (0.41%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.28%) Google