Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 454 410 408
Rank change year-on-year -44 -2 -59
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,150 1,306 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.76% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 827 737 1,172
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +55.56% -16.28%

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 75,461 74,233 87,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.37% 42.87% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 58,535 59,086 70,874
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.38%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 -11 1,140 £75,000 - 86
London -22 1,116 £77,500 +3.33% 84
UK excluding London -55 34 £52,500 -25.00% 6
South East -5 12 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Scotland -31 8 - - 4
Midlands +4 5 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands - 5 £52,500 -
South West -18 4 £40,000 -54.29%
East of England - 3 - -
Northern Ireland -23 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 852 (74.09%) Finance
2 541 (47.04%) Front Office
3 490 (42.61%) SQL
4 478 (41.57%) Equities
5 472 (41.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 463 (40.26%) Fixed Income
7 459 (39.91%) Banking
8 364 (31.65%) Java
9 349 (30.35%) Degree
10 337 (29.30%) C#
11 299 (26.00%) Python
12 290 (25.22%) Investment Banking
13 288 (25.04%) Asset Management
14 268 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
15 249 (21.65%) Investment Management
16 202 (17.57%) C++
17 190 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
18 188 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
19 187 (16.26%) Hedge funds
20 186 (16.17%) Software Engineering
21 178 (15.48%) Risk Management
22 172 (14.96%) SQL Server
23 149 (12.96%) Computer Science
24 146 (12.70%) Unix
25 143 (12.43%) Oracle
26 138 (12.00%) Linux
27 135 (11.74%) OTC Derivatives
28 132 (11.48%) .NET
28 132 (11.48%) Equity Derivative
29 128 (11.13%) Mathematics

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 42 (3.65%) Tomcat
2 40 (3.48%) Apache
3 35 (3.04%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.00%) IIS
5 17 (1.48%) Confluence
6 10 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.43%) Ethereum
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.26%) SAS
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.087%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.087%) IPython
12 1 (0.087%) nginx
12 1 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.087%) Tornado
Applications
1 67 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 125 (10.87%) thinkFolio
2 74 (6.43%) Front Arena
3 60 (5.22%) Markit EDM
4 41 (3.57%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.65%) Bloomberg AIM
6 8 (0.70%) Summit
7 6 (0.52%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.43%) Ripple
9 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.087%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.26%) SaaS
3 12 (1.04%) CloudFront
4 7 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.61%) Serverless
5 6 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.43%) Yarn
7 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.26%) npm
7 3 (0.26%) NuGet
7 3 (0.26%) Route 53
7 3 (0.26%) Slack
7 3 (0.26%) Trello
8 2 (0.17%) Fastly
8 2 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.087%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.087%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.70%) LAN
1 8 (0.70%) WAN
2 6 (0.52%) HTTP
2 6 (0.52%) Internet
3 5 (0.43%) DNS
3 5 (0.43%) FIX Connectivity
3 5 (0.43%) FTP
4 4 (0.35%) 3G
5 3 (0.26%) 2G
5 3 (0.26%) 4G
5 3 (0.26%) AMQP
5 3 (0.26%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.26%) DHCP
5 3 (0.26%) GSM
5 3 (0.26%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.26%) RFID
5 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.17%) SSH
6 2 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 88 (7.65%) Big Data
3 84 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.52%) Blockchain
4 29 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (2.09%) DB2
5 24 (2.09%) RDBMS
5 24 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.39%) MySQL
10 11 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.96%) HBase
10 11 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.87%) QlikView
12 8 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 48 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 47 (4.09%) TeamCity
4 40 (3.48%) JIRA
5 30 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 29 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (2.26%) Maven
8 24 (2.09%) JUnit
9 18 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.39%) NUnit
11 15 (1.30%) Selenium
11 15 (1.30%) Subversion
12 13 (1.13%) MSBuild
12 13 (1.13%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.87%) Ant
13 10 (0.87%) Gradle
14 9 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.70%) Mockito
15 8 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 852 (74.09%) Finance
2 541 (47.04%) Front Office
3 459 (39.91%) Banking
4 290 (25.22%) Investment Banking
5 77 (6.70%) Back Office
6 74 (6.43%) Financial Institution
7 33 (2.87%) French Language
7 33 (2.87%) German Language
7 33 (2.87%) Italian Language
7 33 (2.87%) Legal
8 22 (1.91%) Advertising
9 14 (1.22%) Marketing
10 10 (0.87%) Retail
11 6 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
12 5 (0.43%) Law
13 4 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Games
14 2 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 449 (39.04%) Developer
2 303 (26.35%) Analyst
3 154 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 148 (12.87%) Business Analyst
5 113 (9.83%) C# Developer
6 96 (8.35%) Consultant
7 83 (7.22%) Applications Support
8 76 (6.61%) Senior Developer
9 67 (5.83%) Python Developer
10 60 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 59 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
11 59 (5.13%) Quantitative Developer
12 52 (4.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 48 (4.17%) Business Consultant
14 44 (3.83%) C++ Developer
15 42 (3.65%) Software Engineer
16 40 (3.48%) Finance Manager
17 38 (3.30%) Qualitative Analyst
17 38 (3.30%) Quantitative Analyst
18 36 (3.13%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (11.48%) .NET
2 87 (7.57%) FIX Protocol
3 70 (6.09%) Spring
4 64 (5.57%) WPF
5 62 (5.39%) AngularJS
6 56 (4.87%) Web Services
7 53 (4.61%) XML
8 50 (4.35%) React
9 44 (3.83%) HTML
10 42 (3.65%) WCF
11 35 (3.04%) RESTful
12 34 (2.96%) .NET Framework
13 31 (2.70%) HTML5
13 31 (2.70%) Node.js
14 28 (2.43%) J2EE
15 27 (2.35%) CSS
16 25 (2.17%) REST
17 24 (2.09%) Kafka
18 23 (2.00%) JSON
18 23 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 478 (41.57%) Equities
2 472 (41.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 463 (40.26%) Fixed Income
4 188 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
5 187 (16.26%) Hedge funds
6 149 (12.96%) Computer Science
7 135 (11.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 132 (11.48%) Equity Derivative
9 74 (6.43%) Credit Derivative
10 70 (6.09%) Exotic Derivative
11 67 (5.83%) Fintech
12 62 (5.39%) Market Risk
13 52 (4.52%) Cyberthreat
14 47 (4.09%) Algorithms
15 41 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 40 (3.48%) Management Information System
17 38 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
18 35 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
19 34 (2.96%) Data Structures
20 26 (2.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 146 (12.70%) Unix
2 138 (12.00%) Linux
3 55 (4.78%) Windows
4 14 (1.22%) Solaris
5 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.52%) CentOS
8 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) Android
11 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (25.04%) Asset Management
2 268 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (21.65%) Investment Management
4 190 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
5 186 (16.17%) Software Engineering
6 178 (15.48%) Risk Management
7 128 (11.13%) Analytics
7 128 (11.13%) Mathematics
8 125 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 119 (10.35%) OO
10 106 (9.22%) Low Latency
11 103 (8.96%) TDD
12 86 (7.48%) Multithreading
13 85 (7.39%) GAP Analysis
14 84 (7.30%) SDLC
15 82 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (7.04%) DevOps
17 72 (6.26%) Electronic Trading
18 71 (6.17%) Test Automation
19 68 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 490 (42.61%) SQL
2 364 (31.65%) Java
3 337 (29.30%) C#
4 299 (26.00%) Python
5 202 (17.57%) C++
6 83 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 78 (6.78%) VBA
8 68 (5.91%) Perl
9 54 (4.70%) Scala
10 48 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 47 (4.09%) Ruby
12 44 (3.83%) Shell Script
13 42 (3.65%) Korn
14 41 (3.57%) Java 8
15 40 (3.48%) T-SQL
16 38 (3.30%) Bourne shell
17 33 (2.87%) C
18 31 (2.70%) PL/SQL
19 23 (2.00%) R
20 19 (1.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 349 (30.35%) Degree
2 40 (3.48%) Numerate Degree
3 33 (2.87%) Master's Degree
4 30 (2.61%) PhD
5 26 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.22%) ISEB
7 9 (0.78%) CFA
8 4 (0.35%) ACCA
8 4 (0.35%) CIMA
8 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.35%) RHCE
8 4 (0.35%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.35%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.087%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.087%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.00%) MiFID
2 61 (5.30%) QA
3 14 (1.22%) EMIR
4 8 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.43%) PMO
6 3 (0.26%) FATCA
6 3 (0.26%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) UCITS
8 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (4.61%) Docker
2 8 (0.70%) HDFS
3 6 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.26%) NFS
6 3 (0.26%) Samba
7 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.087%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.13%) Automic
1 13 (1.13%) Dollar Universe
2 11 (0.96%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.52%) Terraform
4 4 (0.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.087%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.087%) Control-M
6 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 143 (12.43%) Oracle
2 102 (8.87%) Charles River
3 98 (8.52%) Calypso
4 77 (6.70%) SimCorp
5 76 (6.61%) Bloomberg
6 75 (6.52%) Sybase
7 68 (5.91%) FXall
8 50 (4.35%) Murex
9 49 (4.26%) Microsoft
10 38 (3.30%) Reuters
11 37 (3.22%) Tradeweb
12 34 (2.96%) MarketAxess
12 34 (2.96%) TIBCO
13 17 (1.48%) Tableau
14 11 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.87%) Fidessa
16 9 (0.78%) ION Trading
17 7 (0.61%) Google
17 7 (0.61%) Hortonworks
17 7 (0.61%) Salesforce.com