Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 387 314
Rank change year-on-year +81 -73 +25
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1927 1467 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.78% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 1.89% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1101 1778
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £111,250 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 77325 77436 91779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 40.92% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58359 63619 73574
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +93 1910 £75,000 - 92
London +55 1853 £75,000 - 86
UK excluding London -15 73 £45,000 -10.00% 8
South West +37 31 £52,655 -39.82% 2
South East +6 16 £42,000 -11.58% 2
Northern Ireland -15 11 - - 1
Midlands +28 6 £47,500 -22.45% 1
West Midlands +12 5 £43,000 -29.80% 1
Scotland -46 5 - - 1
North of England +16 3 £72,500 +52.63%
North West -20 2 - -
East of England - 2 £46,000 - 1
East Midlands +31 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Derivative.

1 1542 (80.02%) Finance
2 1307 (67.83%) Banking
3 1171 (60.77%) Investment Banking
4 1039 (53.92%) Asset Management
5 960 (49.82%) Wealth Management
6 945 (49.04%) Retail Banking
7 820 (42.55%) Java
8 811 (42.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 804 (41.72%) Front Office
10 669 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
11 598 (31.03%) Equities
12 504 (26.15%) Equity Derivative
13 453 (23.51%) Fixed Income
14 449 (23.30%) SQL
15 401 (20.81%) Linux
16 391 (20.29%) C#
17 375 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
18 339 (17.59%) Risk Management
19 319 (16.55%) Analytics
20 315 (16.35%) Oracle
21 303 (15.72%) Multithreading
22 302 (15.67%) Low Latency
23 282 (14.63%) SDLC
24 278 (14.43%) Unix
24 278 (14.43%) Degree
25 262 (13.60%) Software Engineering
26 260 (13.49%) Python
27 257 (13.34%) C++
28 239 (12.40%) Test Automation
29 229 (11.88%) Project 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 64 (3.32%) Apache
2 53 (2.75%) Confluence
3 48 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 47 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (2.39%) DataSynapse
6 35 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 24 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (0.47%) IIS
9 8 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.31%) CMS
11 2 (0.10%) GemFire
11 2 (0.10%) JBoss
11 2 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 156 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.26%) Stata
6 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.052%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.052%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 21 (1.09%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.47%) LatentZero
3 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.21%) RMDS
4 4 (0.21%) Summit
5 3 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (0.16%) Minerva
6 2 (0.10%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.052%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.052%) Endur
7 1 (0.052%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.052%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.052%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.16%) Yarn
6 2 (0.10%) npm
7 1 (0.052%) GitHub
7 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.99%) LAN
1 19 (0.99%) WAN
2 18 (0.93%) DHCP
2 18 (0.93%) DNS
3 9 (0.47%) SMTP
4 8 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
6 5 (0.26%) SAN
7 3 (0.16%) Multicast
7 3 (0.16%) Unicast
8 2 (0.10%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.10%) FTP
8 2 (0.10%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.10%) LDAP
8 2 (0.10%) NAS
9 1 (0.052%) HTTP
9 1 (0.052%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 98 (5.09%) SQL Server
3 51 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 49 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 45 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (1.87%) Big Data
6 36 (1.87%) Hazelcast
7 29 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 24 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 19 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.73%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.62%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.57%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.57%) Data Mart
14 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.47%) KDB
Development Applications
1 178 (9.24%) JIRA
2 97 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 87 (4.51%) Subversion
4 81 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 78 (4.05%) TeamCity
6 46 (2.39%) GCC
7 23 (1.19%) JBehave
7 23 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 19 (0.99%) JUnit
9 18 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 16 (0.83%) GoogleTest
10 16 (0.83%) MSTest
11 15 (0.78%) Artifactory
12 9 (0.47%) Selenium
13 8 (0.42%) Maven
13 8 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.36%) FitNesse
15 6 (0.31%) Mockito
16 5 (0.26%) Ant
16 5 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 1542 (80.02%) Finance
2 1307 (67.83%) Banking
3 1171 (60.77%) Investment Banking
4 945 (49.04%) Retail Banking
5 804 (41.72%) Front Office
6 104 (5.40%) Back Office
7 24 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.04%) Advertising
8 20 (1.04%) Legal
9 18 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (0.47%) Retail
12 5 (0.26%) French Language
12 5 (0.26%) Marketing
13 4 (0.21%) German Language
14 3 (0.16%) Law
14 3 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
15 2 (0.10%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.10%) Publishing
16 1 (0.052%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 778 (40.37%) Developer
2 418 (21.69%) Analyst
3 322 (16.71%) Java Developer
4 292 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 246 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 193 (10.02%) Software Engineer
7 93 (4.83%) Market Data Developer
7 93 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 86 (4.46%) Quantitative Developer
9 85 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 77 (4.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 75 (3.89%) Banking Analyst
12 74 (3.84%) C# Developer
13 73 (3.79%) Tools Developer
14 70 (3.63%) Core Java Developer
15 69 (3.58%) Consultant
16 65 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
17 62 (3.22%) Global Derivatives Developer
17 62 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
18 59 (3.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.69%) FIX Protocol
2 100 (5.19%) REST
3 89 (4.62%) .NET
4 88 (4.57%) Spring
5 83 (4.31%) HTML
6 66 (3.43%) Web Services
7 64 (3.32%) Middleware
8 63 (3.27%) Kafka
9 60 (3.11%) Hibernate
10 58 (3.01%) AngularJS
11 50 (2.59%) XML
12 48 (2.49%) Swing
13 47 (2.44%) WPF
14 46 (2.39%) CORBA
15 45 (2.34%) HTML5
16 44 (2.28%) React
17 38 (1.97%) Guice
17 38 (1.97%) JAX-RS
18 36 (1.87%) WCF
19 29 (1.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 811 (42.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 598 (31.03%) Equities
3 504 (26.15%) Equity Derivative
4 453 (23.51%) Fixed Income
5 375 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
6 220 (11.42%) OTC Derivatives
7 217 (11.26%) Credit Risk
8 123 (6.38%) Computer Science
9 116 (6.02%) Market Risk
10 110 (5.71%) Credit Derivative
11 90 (4.67%) Eurex
12 72 (3.74%) Data Structures
13 65 (3.37%) Exotic Derivative
14 63 (3.27%) Hedge funds
15 49 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
16 46 (2.39%) Algorithms
16 46 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
17 39 (2.02%) Fintech
18 38 (1.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 34 (1.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 401 (20.81%) Linux
2 278 (14.43%) Unix
3 54 (2.80%) Windows
4 31 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (1.30%) Solaris
6 16 (0.83%) CentOS
7 15 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.26%) SUSE
10 4 (0.21%) openSUSE
11 3 (0.16%) Android
11 3 (0.16%) HPUX
12 2 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.052%) Debian
13 1 (0.052%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1039 (53.92%) Asset Management
2 960 (49.82%) Wealth Management
3 669 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
4 339 (17.59%) Risk Management
5 319 (16.55%) Analytics
6 303 (15.72%) Multithreading
7 302 (15.67%) Low Latency
8 282 (14.63%) SDLC
9 262 (13.60%) Software Engineering
10 239 (12.40%) Test Automation
11 229 (11.88%) Project Management
12 208 (10.79%) Business Analysis
13 192 (9.96%) TDD
14 169 (8.77%) Electronic Trading
15 149 (7.73%) Risk Analytics
16 145 (7.52%) Market Making
17 141 (7.32%) BDD
18 124 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
19 123 (6.38%) Scrum
20 117 (6.07%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 820 (42.55%) Java
2 449 (23.30%) SQL
3 391 (20.29%) C#
4 260 (13.49%) Python
5 257 (13.34%) C++
6 133 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 119 (6.18%) C
8 84 (4.36%) Scala
9 66 (3.43%) JavaScript
10 57 (2.96%) VBA
11 29 (1.50%) Perl
12 24 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 19 (0.99%) MATLAB
14 18 (0.93%) Clojure
15 17 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.73%) R
16 14 (0.73%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.62%) Haskell
18 9 (0.47%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.36%) ES6
Qualifications
1 278 (14.43%) Degree
2 51 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.83%) PhD
4 15 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 15 (0.78%) RHCE
4 15 (0.78%) RHCSA
4 15 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.62%) ISEB
7 11 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.36%) CFA
9 7 (0.36%) PMP
10 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (10.69%) QA
2 115 (5.97%) MiFID
3 92 (4.77%) Basel III
4 51 (2.65%) PMO
5 32 (1.66%) EMIR
6 27 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 14 (0.73%) UCITS
8 12 (0.62%) AIFMD
8 12 (0.62%) SLA
9 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.42%) FATCA
10 3 (0.16%) GDPR
10 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.10%) FINRA
12 1 (0.052%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.57%) NFS
4 9 (0.47%) Samba
5 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.16%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (1.30%) Puppet
2 10 (0.52%) Ansible
2 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.47%) Salt
4 8 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.31%) vCenter Server
6 5 (0.26%) Graphite
7 4 (0.21%) Grafana
8 3 (0.16%) Nagios
9 2 (0.10%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.10%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.10%) Control-M
9 2 (0.10%) Netcool
10 1 (0.052%) logstash
10 1 (0.052%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 315 (16.35%) Oracle
2 155 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 67 (3.48%) Murex
4 45 (2.34%) Sun
5 42 (2.18%) Sybase
6 31 (1.61%) Bloomberg
6 31 (1.61%) Calypso
7 27 (1.40%) VMware
8 26 (1.35%) Charles River
9 22 (1.14%) Google
9 22 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.04%) ION Trading
10 20 (1.04%) TIBCO
11 19 (0.99%) HP
12 10 (0.52%) Cisco
13 9 (0.47%) Scality
14 8 (0.42%) Citrix
15 7 (0.36%) Fidessa
16 6 (0.31%) Adobe
16 6 (0.31%) IBM