Period
to 17 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 384 420 294
Rank change year-on-year +36 -126 +101
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,126 1,240 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.74% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 1.89% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 955 962 771
UK median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £140,000 £120,000 £116,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.76% +31.00% +5.26%

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 55,037 65,739 70,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.80% 39.39% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41,313 50,317 52,578
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 14 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 September 2019. 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 +36 1,107 £90,000 +16.13% 72
London +31 1,063 £90,000 +16.13% 67
UK excluding London +79 63 £65,000 -0.76% 7
North of England - 35 £65,000 -
North West - 32 £65,000 -
Scotland +13 10 £87,500 +33.59% 1
Northern Ireland +1 9 £50,000 -35.48% 1
Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £64,500 -
East of England +65 1 - -
South East +38 1 - - 3
South West - 1 £62,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 851 (75.58%) Finance
2 708 (62.88%) Front Office
3 692 (61.46%) Fixed Income
4 603 (53.55%) Asset Management
5 586 (52.04%) Java
6 511 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
7 494 (43.87%) Equities
8 483 (42.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 444 (39.43%) Software Engineering
10 424 (37.66%) Python
11 387 (34.37%) C#
12 384 (34.10%) SQL
13 364 (32.33%) Hedge funds
14 359 (31.88%) Investment Management
15 325 (28.86%) AWS
16 307 (27.26%) C++
17 298 (26.47%) Web Services
18 282 (25.04%) Mentoring
19 262 (23.27%) Banking
20 197 (17.50%) R
21 189 (16.79%) Oracle
22 186 (16.52%) J2EE
23 183 (16.25%) .NET
24 181 (16.07%) JavaScript
25 174 (15.45%) Business Analysis
26 171 (15.19%) SQL Server
27 170 (15.10%) thinkFolio
28 161 (14.30%) Charles River
29 152 (13.50%) Bloomberg
30 150 (13.32%) 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
1 117 (10.39%) Oracle Workflow
2 34 (3.02%) Apache
3 25 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.98%) Confluence
6 8 (0.71%) nginx
6 8 (0.71%) SAS
7 4 (0.36%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.18%) CMS
8 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.089%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 170 (15.10%) thinkFolio
2 138 (12.26%) Markit EDM
3 127 (11.28%) Front Arena
4 20 (1.78%) LatentZero
5 17 (1.51%) PolarLake
6 14 (1.24%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (0.62%) FINCAD Analytics
8 4 (0.36%) Eze OMS
8 4 (0.36%) Orchestrade
9 2 (0.18%) LongView
9 2 (0.18%) Summit
10 1 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.089%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.089%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 325 (28.86%) AWS
2 105 (9.33%) GitHub
3 75 (6.66%) Serverless
4 74 (6.57%) Amazon S3
5 73 (6.48%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (5.86%) Amazon SQS
7 42 (3.73%) SaaS
8 25 (2.22%) Power Platform
9 20 (1.78%) Azure
10 18 (1.60%) OpenShift
11 13 (1.15%) GCP
12 8 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.27%) Google Sheets
15 2 (0.18%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.18%) npm
15 2 (0.18%) PaaS
15 2 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.15%) HTTP
2 8 (0.71%) Multicast
3 7 (0.62%) Ethernet
3 7 (0.62%) FIX Connectivity
4 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.089%) Broadband
6 1 (0.089%) FTP
6 1 (0.089%) Internet
6 1 (0.089%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 74 (6.57%) Amazon RDS
4 36 (3.20%) RDBMS
5 28 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
7 26 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (2.22%) Power BI
9 22 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.78%) MySQL
11 18 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.24%) Big Data
13 14 (1.24%) DB2
14 12 (1.07%) NoSQL
15 11 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (5.42%) RStudio
2 45 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.58%) JIRA
5 20 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.51%) Artifactory
7 10 (0.89%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.89%) Selenium
8 9 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.71%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.71%) JMeter
9 8 (0.71%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.62%) Maven
11 6 (0.53%) JUnit
12 5 (0.44%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.44%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.36%) Redmine
14 2 (0.18%) Robot Framework
14 2 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 851 (75.58%) Finance
2 708 (62.88%) Front Office
3 262 (23.27%) Banking
4 131 (11.63%) Investment Banking
5 94 (8.35%) French Language
5 94 (8.35%) German Language
6 93 (8.26%) Spanish Language
7 92 (8.17%) Italian Language
8 74 (6.57%) Dutch Language
9 53 (4.71%) Back Office
10 12 (1.07%) Advertising
11 11 (0.98%) Legal
12 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.36%) Games
14 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.27%) Retail
15 2 (0.18%) Marketing
15 2 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 385 (34.19%) Developer
2 194 (17.23%) Java Developer
3 192 (17.05%) Analyst
4 135 (11.99%) Software Engineer
5 120 (10.66%) Consultant
6 111 (9.86%) Business Analyst
7 94 (8.35%) Python Developer
8 88 (7.82%) C# Developer
9 87 (7.73%) Architect
9 87 (7.73%) AWS Engineer
10 82 (7.28%) AWS Software Engineer
11 81 (7.19%) Implementation Consultant
12 77 (6.84%) Senior Developer
13 70 (6.22%) Finance Manager
14 67 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
15 63 (5.60%) C++ Developer
16 56 (4.97%) Technical Implementation Consultant
17 53 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
18 52 (4.62%) Java Consultant
19 50 (4.44%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (26.47%) Web Services
2 186 (16.52%) J2EE
3 183 (16.25%) .NET
4 146 (12.97%) AngularJS
5 130 (11.55%) XML
6 121 (10.75%) React
7 114 (10.12%) Node.js
8 74 (6.57%) FIX Protocol
9 48 (4.26%) J2SE
9 48 (4.26%) Pandas
10 47 (4.17%) NumPy
11 44 (3.91%) SciPy
12 40 (3.55%) WPF
13 27 (2.40%) WCF
14 25 (2.22%) HTML
15 21 (1.87%) HTML5
16 17 (1.51%) Spring
17 16 (1.42%) ASP.NET
17 16 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 692 (61.46%) Fixed Income
2 494 (43.87%) Equities
3 483 (42.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 364 (32.33%) Hedge funds
5 117 (10.39%) Equity Derivative
6 104 (9.24%) Greenfield Project
7 99 (8.79%) OTC Derivatives
8 81 (7.19%) Algorithms
9 79 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
10 78 (6.93%) Data Structures
11 46 (4.09%) User Experience
12 45 (4.00%) Credit Risk
13 43 (3.82%) Credit Derivative
14 36 (3.20%) Reference Data
15 34 (3.02%) Market Risk
16 32 (2.84%) Exotic Derivative
17 25 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 14 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
19 11 (0.98%) Management Information System
20 6 (0.53%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.19%) Linux
2 38 (3.37%) Unix
3 21 (1.87%) Windows
4 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.089%) CentOS
8 1 (0.089%) Debian
8 1 (0.089%) Fedora
8 1 (0.089%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.089%) Solaris
8 1 (0.089%) SUSE
8 1 (0.089%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (53.55%) Asset Management
2 511 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (39.43%) Software Engineering
4 359 (31.88%) Investment Management
5 282 (25.04%) Mentoring
6 174 (15.45%) Business Analysis
7 150 (13.32%) Portfolio Management
8 147 (13.06%) Analytics
9 131 (11.63%) Workflow
10 119 (10.57%) Microservices
11 111 (9.86%) Computer Science
11 111 (9.86%) Fund Management
11 111 (9.86%) Quantitative Analysis
12 109 (9.68%) Front End Development
13 87 (7.73%) Mathematics
14 83 (7.37%) Fintech
15 80 (7.10%) OO
16 76 (6.75%) Risk Management
17 70 (6.22%) Low Latency
18 60 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 586 (52.04%) Java
2 424 (37.66%) Python
3 387 (34.37%) C#
4 384 (34.10%) SQL
5 307 (27.26%) C++
6 197 (17.50%) R
7 181 (16.07%) JavaScript
8 75 (6.66%) Perl
9 39 (3.46%) VBA
10 28 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 27 (2.40%) MATLAB
12 23 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.95%) Ruby
14 17 (1.51%) C
14 17 (1.51%) Scala
15 15 (1.33%) Bourne shell
15 15 (1.33%) Korn
15 15 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.33%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.15%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 110 (9.77%) Degree
2 25 (2.22%) PhD
3 18 (1.60%) CFA
4 10 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.62%) ISEB
6 6 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.089%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.089%) MBA
9 1 (0.089%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.60%) QA
2 25 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.13%) MiFID
4 23 (2.04%) EMIR
5 13 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.98%) CRD IV
7 7 (0.62%) IFRS
7 7 (0.62%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.44%) GDPR
9 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.27%) PSD2
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 144 (12.79%) Docker
2 4 (0.36%) GridGain
3 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.089%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.089%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.089%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (3.73%) Terraform
2 36 (3.20%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.98%) Ansible
4 9 (0.80%) Icinga
5 7 (0.62%) Nagios
5 7 (0.62%) ZABBIX
6 6 (0.53%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.36%) Puppet
8 3 (0.27%) Control-M
9 1 (0.089%) Automic
9 1 (0.089%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.089%) Grafana
9 1 (0.089%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.089%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.089%) Nessus
Vendors
1 189 (16.79%) Oracle
2 161 (14.30%) Charles River
3 152 (13.50%) Bloomberg
4 143 (12.70%) SimCorp
5 138 (12.26%) Calypso
5 138 (12.26%) Reuters
6 33 (2.93%) DevExpress
7 31 (2.75%) Murex
8 22 (1.95%) ION Trading
9 19 (1.69%) Sybase
10 18 (1.60%) Eze Castle Integration
10 18 (1.60%) Eze Software Group
10 18 (1.60%) Google
11 17 (1.51%) FXall
11 17 (1.51%) MarketAxess
11 17 (1.51%) Tradeweb
12 14 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.07%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.07%) Microsoft
14 6 (0.53%) Fidessa