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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 422 358 297
Rank change year-on-year -64 -61 +91
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,450 962 858
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.90% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 2.28% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 746 768
10th Percentile £65,000 £60,500 £61,750
25th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +35.48%
75th Percentile £133,750 £122,500 £132,500
90th Percentile £150,000 £136,250 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -7.69%

Derivative is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 83,580 42,251 28,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.96% 39.67% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34,135 26,042 22,848
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.26%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 13 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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -72 1,295 £110,000 +10.00% 90
London -82 1,262 £110,000 +10.00% 87
Work from Home -89 404 £115,000 +15.00% 36
UK excluding London +14 163 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Northern Ireland - 125 £65,000 - 1
Midlands -44 20 £38,000 -76.97% 1
West Midlands - 20 £38,000 - 1
South East -85 6 £90,000 +50.00%
South West - 6 £70,000 - 2
Scotland -52 3 £36,765 -18.30% 1
Wales - 2 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 1,130 (77.93%) Finance
2 762 (52.55%) Agile
3 710 (48.97%) Python
4 703 (48.48%) Software Engineering
5 679 (46.83%) Fixed Income
6 635 (43.79%) Front Office
7 570 (39.31%) AWS
8 539 (37.17%) Equities
9 527 (36.34%) Investment Management
10 508 (35.03%) Asset Management
10 508 (35.03%) Java
11 451 (31.10%) SQL
12 444 (30.62%) GCP
13 417 (28.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 411 (28.34%) Hedge funds
15 408 (28.14%) C#
16 381 (26.28%) Analytics
17 331 (22.83%) JavaScript
18 327 (22.55%) Azure
19 322 (22.21%) Problem-Solving
20 320 (22.07%) React
21 283 (19.52%) Microservices
22 281 (19.38%) .NET
23 210 (14.48%) Banking
24 208 (14.34%) Degree
25 204 (14.07%) CI/CD
26 203 (14.00%) .NET Core
27 202 (13.93%) Social Skills
28 196 (13.52%) Linux
29 190 (13.10%) C++

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 46 (3.17%) Confluence
2 30 (2.07%) Apache
3 25 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
4 13 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.62%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.34%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.21%) nginx
9 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.069%) GemFire
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.069%) SAS
10 1 (0.069%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.069%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 90 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.90%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.62%) Summit
3 8 (0.55%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.069%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.069%) Eagle STAR
4 1 (0.069%) Eikon
4 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 570 (39.31%) AWS
2 444 (30.62%) GCP
3 327 (22.55%) Azure
4 72 (4.97%) Serverless
5 53 (3.66%) Cloud Composer
6 47 (3.24%) Firebase
7 44 (3.03%) Stackdriver
8 29 (2.00%) Power Platform
9 23 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (1.38%) Amazon S3
10 20 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (1.38%) Azure DevOps
11 14 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.69%) Snowflake
13 9 (0.62%) AWS Step Functions
13 9 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (0.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 6 (0.41%) Trello
16 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.24%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (0.97%) HTTP
3 3 (0.21%) Internet
3 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.14%) DHCP
4 2 (0.14%) DNS
4 2 (0.14%) FTP
4 2 (0.14%) LAN
4 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.069%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.069%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.069%) Firewall
5 1 (0.069%) SAN
5 1 (0.069%) SMDS
5 1 (0.069%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.069%) VoIP
5 1 (0.069%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 71 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 47 (3.24%) SQL Server
4 37 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 33 (2.28%) Big Data
6 32 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 29 (2.00%) Power BI
8 25 (1.72%) KDB
8 25 (1.72%) Kdb+
9 24 (1.66%) DB2
10 20 (1.38%) Apache Ignite
11 16 (1.10%) Amazon Athena
12 15 (1.03%) Tableau
13 12 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.83%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.69%) Looker
15 10 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 68 (4.69%) JIRA
3 35 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.34%) Eclipse
5 30 (2.07%) Gradle
5 30 (2.07%) IntelliJ
6 23 (1.59%) Bitbucket Server
7 21 (1.45%) Postman
8 18 (1.24%) Selenium
9 9 (0.62%) ER Studio
9 9 (0.62%) ERwin
9 9 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
10 8 (0.55%) Subversion
11 6 (0.41%) GitLab
11 6 (0.41%) webpack
12 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.21%) JUnit
12 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.14%) Maven
13 2 (0.14%) TestNG
General
1 1,130 (77.93%) Finance
2 635 (43.79%) Front Office
3 210 (14.48%) Banking
4 202 (13.93%) Social Skills
5 149 (10.28%) Investment Banking
6 74 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (4.28%) Retail
8 35 (2.41%) Automotive
9 29 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
10 26 (1.79%) Games
11 24 (1.66%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.52%) Advertising
13 21 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 21 (1.45%) Telecoms
14 20 (1.38%) Law
15 19 (1.31%) Marketing
16 17 (1.17%) Back Office
16 17 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
17 13 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
18 11 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 665 (45.86%) Developer
2 472 (32.55%) Software Engineer
3 284 (19.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 184 (12.69%) Python Developer
5 183 (12.62%) Finance Manager
6 182 (12.55%) Analyst
7 173 (11.93%) Java Developer
8 151 (10.41%) .NET Developer
9 147 (10.14%) AWS Developer
10 142 (9.79%) AWS Engineer
11 133 (9.17%) AWS Software Engineer
12 128 (8.83%) Senior Developer
13 112 (7.72%) Python Engineer
14 110 (7.59%) Python Software Engineer
15 108 (7.45%) Business Analyst
16 102 (7.03%) C# Developer
17 91 (6.28%) .NET Software Developer
17 91 (6.28%) .NET Software Engineer
18 72 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
19 71 (4.90%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (22.07%) React
2 281 (19.38%) .NET
3 203 (14.00%) .NET Core
4 105 (7.24%) SciPy
5 100 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 100 (6.90%) ASP.NET Core
6 98 (6.76%) Spring Boot
7 97 (6.69%) NumPy
7 97 (6.69%) Pandas
8 84 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 80 (5.52%) Spring
10 65 (4.48%) AngularJS
11 54 (3.72%) Node.js
12 51 (3.52%) REST
13 50 (3.45%) Kafka
13 50 (3.45%) Vue.js
14 42 (2.90%) HTML
15 35 (2.41%) HTML5
16 30 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
17 27 (1.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 679 (46.83%) Fixed Income
2 539 (37.17%) Equities
3 417 (28.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 411 (28.34%) Hedge funds
5 124 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
6 110 (7.59%) Equity Derivative
7 99 (6.83%) OTC Derivatives
8 95 (6.55%) User Experience
9 44 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
10 40 (2.76%) Cloud Native
11 37 (2.55%) Credit Derivative
12 35 (2.41%) Market Risk
13 27 (1.86%) Exotic Derivative
14 26 (1.79%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.45%) Algorithms
16 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (1.38%) Reference Data
17 18 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
18 15 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 13 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 196 (13.52%) Linux
2 111 (7.66%) Unix
3 101 (6.97%) Windows
4 16 (1.10%) CentOS
5 7 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.41%) Solaris
7 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.28%) Debian
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.14%) Android
10 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.069%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (52.55%) Agile
2 703 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 527 (36.34%) Investment Management
4 508 (35.03%) Asset Management
5 381 (26.28%) Analytics
6 322 (22.21%) Problem-Solving
7 283 (19.52%) Microservices
8 204 (14.07%) CI/CD
9 187 (12.90%) Fintech
9 187 (12.90%) Risk Management
10 168 (11.59%) Computer Science
11 157 (10.83%) Scrum
12 154 (10.62%) Mentoring
13 148 (10.21%) DevOps
14 126 (8.69%) Full Stack Development
15 119 (8.21%) Test Automation
16 117 (8.07%) Low Latency
17 110 (7.59%) SDLC
18 106 (7.31%) Migration
19 101 (6.97%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 710 (48.97%) Python
2 508 (35.03%) Java
3 451 (31.10%) SQL
4 408 (28.14%) C#
5 331 (22.83%) JavaScript
6 190 (13.10%) C++
7 162 (11.17%) TypeScript
8 77 (5.31%) VBA
9 72 (4.97%) R
10 61 (4.21%) C
11 56 (3.86%) MATLAB
12 28 (1.93%) Scala
13 23 (1.59%) Bash
13 23 (1.59%) Kotlin
14 22 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.38%) Go
16 14 (0.97%) VB
17 11 (0.76%) Groovy
18 10 (0.69%) Ruby
19 7 (0.48%) ES6
Qualifications
1 208 (14.34%) Degree
2 71 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.66%) PhD
4 14 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 11 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.34%) CFA
7 3 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (0.21%) LPIC
7 3 (0.21%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.069%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.069%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.14%) QA
2 46 (3.17%) MiFID
3 38 (2.62%) EMIR
4 13 (0.90%) IFRS
4 13 (0.90%) IFRS 9
5 6 (0.41%) SLA
6 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.28%) PMO
8 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (5.79%) Docker
2 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.21%) Dovecot
3 3 (0.21%) OpenSSH
3 3 (0.21%) Postfix
4 1 (0.069%) HDFS
4 1 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (6.07%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.45%) Terraform
3 11 (0.76%) Ansible
3 11 (0.76%) Prometheus
4 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (0.55%) Mesos
5 8 (0.55%) Puppet
6 5 (0.34%) Grafana
6 5 (0.34%) Kibana
6 5 (0.34%) logstash
7 3 (0.21%) Control-M
8 2 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.069%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.069%) Podman
9 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (7.31%) Oracle
2 104 (7.17%) Bloomberg
3 94 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 74 (5.10%) BISAM
5 53 (3.66%) Google
6 38 (2.62%) Charles River
7 24 (1.66%) Sybase
8 19 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.17%) Murex
10 12 (0.83%) Tradeweb
11 9 (0.62%) Databricks
11 9 (0.62%) Reuters
12 8 (0.55%) Infragistics
12 8 (0.55%) ION Trading
12 8 (0.55%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.48%) CQG
13 7 (0.48%) Patsystems
13 7 (0.48%) Trayport
14 5 (0.34%) Calypso