Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 381 460
Rank change year-on-year +90 +79 -48
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 846 1,186 1,190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 2.06% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 777 980 865
Median annual salary £105,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £127,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -11.54%

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 30,847 57,510 69,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 39.17% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23,854 43,184 53,359
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +100 842 £105,000 +31.25% 57
London +48 828 £107,500 +34.38% 54
Work from Home +65 23 £120,000 -4.00% 2
UK excluding London +202 16 £60,000 -7.69% 3
North of England +126 8 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West +86 8 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Midlands +111 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +91 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Northern Ireland +13 2 £40,000 -20.00%
South East +144 1 £100,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 678 (80.14%) Finance
2 511 (60.40%) Fixed Income
3 506 (59.81%) Front Office
4 460 (54.37%) Python
5 452 (53.43%) Java
6 447 (52.84%) Hedge funds
7 429 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
8 411 (48.58%) Asset Management
9 405 (47.87%) Investment Management
10 346 (40.90%) AWS
11 338 (39.95%) Software Engineering
12 335 (39.60%) JavaScript
13 324 (38.30%) Web Services
14 294 (34.75%) Equities
15 284 (33.57%) AngularJS
16 279 (32.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 265 (31.32%) SQL
18 264 (31.21%) Banking
18 264 (31.21%) React
19 223 (26.36%) C++
20 204 (24.11%) Decision-Making
21 190 (22.46%) Vue.js
22 187 (22.10%) C#
22 187 (22.10%) Analytics
23 176 (20.80%) Fintech
24 173 (20.45%) Azure
25 168 (19.86%) Migration
26 161 (19.03%) Portfolio Management
27 157 (18.56%) Business Analysis
28 156 (18.44%) 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 23 (2.72%) CMS
2 11 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.47%) SAS
6 3 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.12%) Apache
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 51 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 59 (6.97%) FINCAD Analytics
2 24 (2.84%) Markit EDM
3 22 (2.60%) thinkFolio
4 17 (2.01%) Eagle PACE
4 17 (2.01%) Salerio
5 16 (1.89%) PolarLake
6 15 (1.77%) Front Arena
7 5 (0.59%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
11 1 (0.12%) LongView
11 1 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 346 (40.90%) AWS
2 173 (20.45%) Azure
3 146 (17.26%) GCP
4 58 (6.86%) OpenShift
5 18 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (2.13%) Serverless
6 15 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
7 12 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.47%) SaaS
9 3 (0.35%) Office 365
9 3 (0.35%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.18%) FIX Connectivity
3 6 (0.71%) Multicast
4 3 (0.35%) DHCP
4 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) NAS
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 56 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 55 (6.50%) Amazon Athena
3 55 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 46 (5.44%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.95%) Big Data
10 8 (0.95%) KDB
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.47%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.47%) Sqoop
14 3 (0.35%) Power BI
14 3 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (6.15%) RStudio
2 43 (5.08%) Artifactory
3 38 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.96%) JIRA
5 22 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.25%) Maven
7 6 (0.71%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.59%) Gradle
8 5 (0.59%) PyCharm
9 4 (0.47%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.35%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.35%) Subversion
10 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.12%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.12%) Zephyr
General
1 678 (80.14%) Finance
2 506 (59.81%) Front Office
3 264 (31.21%) Banking
4 156 (18.44%) Investment Banking
5 48 (5.67%) Back Office
6 29 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.06%) Retail
8 8 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.47%) German Language
10 3 (0.35%) Advertising
10 3 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 414 (48.94%) Developer
2 169 (19.98%) Python Developer
3 161 (19.03%) AWS Engineer
4 157 (18.56%) Java Developer
5 141 (16.67%) AWS Developer
6 130 (15.37%) Software Engineer
7 120 (14.18%) Analyst
8 102 (12.06%) Python Engineer
9 100 (11.82%) AWS Software Engineer
10 92 (10.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 73 (8.63%) Finance Manager
12 71 (8.39%) Front Office Developer
13 68 (8.04%) Architect
13 68 (8.04%) Python Software Engineer
14 63 (7.45%) Junior
14 63 (7.45%) Senior Developer
15 62 (7.33%) C++ Developer
16 59 (6.97%) C# Developer
17 47 (5.56%) Business Analyst
17 47 (5.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (38.30%) Web Services
2 284 (33.57%) AngularJS
3 264 (31.21%) React
4 190 (22.46%) Vue.js
5 129 (15.25%) .NET
6 106 (12.53%) J2EE
7 99 (11.70%) Node.js
8 51 (6.03%) .NET Core
9 50 (5.91%) ASP.NET
10 36 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
11 35 (4.14%) Spring
12 31 (3.66%) ASP.NET Core
13 21 (2.48%) XML
14 17 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
14 17 (2.01%) HTML
14 17 (2.01%) J2SE
14 17 (2.01%) Regular Expression
15 16 (1.89%) WCF
16 14 (1.65%) Redux
17 12 (1.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 511 (60.40%) Fixed Income
2 447 (52.84%) Hedge funds
3 294 (34.75%) Equities
4 279 (32.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 96 (11.35%) Equity Derivative
6 89 (10.52%) OTC Derivatives
7 71 (8.39%) Algorithms
8 66 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
9 64 (7.57%) Data Structures
10 57 (6.74%) Blog
11 54 (6.38%) Public Cloud
12 51 (6.03%) User Experience
13 43 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (3.31%) Swaptions
15 25 (2.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 24 (2.84%) Market Risk
17 22 (2.60%) Reference Data
18 17 (2.01%) SWIFT
19 11 (1.30%) Mobile App
20 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.46%) Linux
2 43 (5.08%) Unix
3 38 (4.49%) Windows
4 20 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.01%) Windows 10
5 17 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.30%) Android
7 11 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.30%) CentOS
8 5 (0.59%) Solaris
9 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (48.58%) Asset Management
3 405 (47.87%) Investment Management
4 338 (39.95%) Software Engineering
5 204 (24.11%) Decision-Making
6 187 (22.10%) Analytics
7 176 (20.80%) Fintech
8 168 (19.86%) Migration
9 161 (19.03%) Portfolio Management
10 157 (18.56%) Business Analysis
11 140 (16.55%) DevOps
12 138 (16.31%) Mathematics
13 119 (14.07%) Performance Attribution
14 118 (13.95%) Data Analytics
15 103 (12.17%) Mentoring
16 102 (12.06%) Computer Science
17 95 (11.23%) Physics
18 92 (10.87%) Scrum
19 87 (10.28%) Microservices
20 76 (8.98%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 460 (54.37%) Python
2 452 (53.43%) Java
3 335 (39.60%) JavaScript
4 265 (31.32%) SQL
5 223 (26.36%) C++
6 187 (22.10%) C#
7 148 (17.49%) R
8 101 (11.94%) Kotlin
9 47 (5.56%) VBA
10 40 (4.73%) MATLAB
11 23 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.54%) Go
14 13 (1.54%) Java 8
15 10 (1.18%) Ruby
16 5 (0.59%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.35%) C
18 3 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (10.17%) Degree
2 25 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (2.96%) PhD
3 17 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.35%) CFA
5 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.55%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.59%) MiFID
3 5 (0.59%) UCITS
4 4 (0.47%) Basel III
4 4 (0.47%) EMIR
5 2 (0.24%) Basel II
5 2 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 75 (8.87%) Docker
2 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (0.35%) XenApp
3 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.12%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 60 (7.09%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.60%) Terraform
3 17 (2.01%) Nagios
4 12 (1.42%) Ansible
5 11 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (1.06%) Kibana
8 5 (0.59%) Control-M
9 3 (0.35%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.35%) SCCM
10 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 146 (17.26%) Bloomberg
2 87 (10.28%) Google
3 61 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 60 (7.09%) Oracle
5 26 (3.07%) Charles River
6 25 (2.96%) Murex
7 22 (2.60%) Calypso
7 22 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 21 (2.48%) Reuters
9 20 (2.36%) Fidessa
10 17 (2.01%) ServiceNow
10 17 (2.01%) SimCorp
11 13 (1.54%) Informatica
12 12 (1.42%) ION Trading
13 8 (0.95%) Eze Software Group
14 7 (0.83%) FIS
14 7 (0.83%) Linedata
15 6 (0.71%) VMware
16 5 (0.59%) HP
17 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com