Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 482 443 370
Rank change year-on-year -39 -73 +3
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,035 1,194 1,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.68% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 642 865 1,380
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £113,625 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £75,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -46.67% +76.47% -15.00%

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 73,737 71,019 88,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 40.64% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,902 58,073 71,287
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 12 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 20 February 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 -36 1,030 £72,500 -3.33% 124
London -29 974 £75,000 - 117
UK excluding London -44 61 £40,000 -46.67% 10
South West +23 37 £40,000 -54.29%
South East -8 11 £39,000 -23.90% 2
Midlands +7 7 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East Midlands +14 5 £52,500 - 1
Scotland -49 5 - - 3
West Midlands -7 2 £37,500 -31.82% 2
North of England -12 2 £72,500 +38.10%
North West -22 1 - -
North East - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 686 (66.28%) Finance
2 501 (48.41%) Banking
3 421 (40.68%) Front Office
4 388 (37.49%) Java
5 371 (35.85%) Investment Banking
6 367 (35.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 314 (30.34%) Equities
8 302 (29.18%) Fixed Income
9 275 (26.57%) SQL
10 270 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 257 (24.83%) Degree
12 243 (23.48%) Asset Management
13 183 (17.68%) C#
14 178 (17.20%) Linux
14 178 (17.20%) Wealth Management
15 173 (16.71%) Oracle
16 166 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
17 165 (15.94%) Retail Banking
18 161 (15.56%) Unix
19 153 (14.78%) Equity Derivative
20 137 (13.24%) Low Latency
21 136 (13.14%) Multithreading
21 136 (13.14%) Python
22 124 (11.98%) C++
22 124 (11.98%) Risk Management
23 112 (10.82%) OTC Derivatives
24 110 (10.63%) Test Automation
25 104 (10.05%) MiFID
25 104 (10.05%) Computer Science
26 102 (9.86%) Electronic Trading

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 25 (2.42%) Apache
1 25 (2.42%) Apache Spark
2 23 (2.22%) Confluence
3 21 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.35%) DataSynapse
6 13 (1.26%) Apache Synapse
6 13 (1.26%) IIS
7 11 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.48%) SAS
10 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.19%) CMS
11 2 (0.19%) GemFire
12 1 (0.097%) JBoss
12 1 (0.097%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.097%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.097%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (2.80%) thinkFolio
2 6 (0.58%) LatentZero
3 5 (0.48%) Bloomberg AIM
4 4 (0.39%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.39%) Summit
5 3 (0.29%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.097%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.097%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.097%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.097%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.097%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.03%) Amazon S3
3 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.58%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.48%) Route 53
5 5 (0.48%) Slack
5 5 (0.48%) Trello
6 2 (0.19%) Yarn
7 1 (0.097%) Akamai
7 1 (0.097%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.097%) Fastly
7 1 (0.097%) GitHub
7 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.097%) npm
7 1 (0.097%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.64%) DNS
2 16 (1.55%) DHCP
3 12 (1.16%) LAN
3 12 (1.16%) WAN
4 7 (0.68%) FIX Connectivity
5 4 (0.39%) FTP
6 3 (0.29%) SAN
7 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.097%) 3G
8 1 (0.097%) HTTP
8 1 (0.097%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.097%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 27 (2.61%) Big Data
4 24 (2.32%) Blockchain
5 23 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (1.35%) Hazelcast
10 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.16%) KDB
12 11 (1.06%) MySQL
13 10 (0.97%) HBase
14 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.68%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.58%) Data Mart
17 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (5.60%) JIRA
2 42 (4.06%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.61%) Cucumber
4 25 (2.42%) TeamCity
5 24 (2.32%) Subversion
6 19 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.35%) Selenium
8 13 (1.26%) GCC
8 13 (1.26%) JUnit
9 10 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 10 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.77%) FitNesse
11 7 (0.68%) Ant
11 7 (0.68%) NUnit
11 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.58%) Maven
12 6 (0.58%) MSTest
13 5 (0.48%) GoogleTest
General
1 686 (66.28%) Finance
2 501 (48.41%) Banking
3 421 (40.68%) Front Office
4 371 (35.85%) Investment Banking
5 165 (15.94%) Retail Banking
6 84 (8.12%) Back Office
7 30 (2.90%) Legal
8 27 (2.61%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.45%) Retail
10 13 (1.26%) Advertising
11 11 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
11 11 (1.06%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.39%) French Language
12 4 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.29%) Games
13 3 (0.29%) German Language
13 3 (0.29%) Marketing
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 414 (40.00%) Developer
2 283 (27.34%) Analyst
3 198 (19.13%) Java Developer
4 170 (16.43%) Business Analyst
5 100 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 82 (7.92%) Banking Analyst
7 67 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 57 (5.51%) Consultant
8 57 (5.51%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 53 (5.12%) Applications Support
10 50 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 50 (4.83%) Software Engineer
11 46 (4.44%) Business Consultant
12 44 (4.25%) Support Analyst
13 42 (4.06%) Quantitative Developer
14 35 (3.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 31 (3.00%) Project Manager
16 30 (2.90%) Python Developer
17 29 (2.80%) Murex Analyst
17 29 (2.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (7.44%) FIX Protocol
2 70 (6.76%) .NET
3 64 (6.18%) HTML
4 51 (4.93%) Spring
5 50 (4.83%) AngularJS
6 48 (4.64%) HTML5
7 44 (4.25%) REST
8 42 (4.06%) WCF
9 41 (3.96%) WPF
10 40 (3.86%) Web Services
11 38 (3.67%) React
12 33 (3.19%) XML
13 32 (3.09%) Kafka
13 32 (3.09%) Node.js
14 26 (2.51%) CSS
15 24 (2.32%) Hibernate
16 20 (1.93%) ASP.NET
17 16 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
18 15 (1.45%) Middleware
18 15 (1.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 367 (35.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 314 (30.34%) Equities
3 302 (29.18%) Fixed Income
4 166 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
5 153 (14.78%) Equity Derivative
6 112 (10.82%) OTC Derivatives
7 104 (10.05%) Computer Science
8 77 (7.44%) Credit Derivative
9 58 (5.60%) Hedge funds
10 47 (4.54%) Credit Risk
11 40 (3.86%) Market Risk
11 40 (3.86%) Virtual Team
12 35 (3.38%) Fintech
12 35 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
13 32 (3.09%) Algorithms
13 32 (3.09%) Exotic Derivative
14 28 (2.71%) Data Structures
15 25 (2.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 22 (2.13%) Management Information System
17 17 (1.64%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 178 (17.20%) Linux
2 161 (15.56%) Unix
3 53 (5.12%) Windows
4 25 (2.42%) Solaris
5 24 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.03%) CentOS
7 19 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (1.06%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.39%) Android
11 3 (0.29%) HPUX
11 3 (0.29%) VMS
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (23.48%) Asset Management
3 178 (17.20%) Wealth Management
4 137 (13.24%) Low Latency
5 136 (13.14%) Multithreading
6 124 (11.98%) Risk Management
7 110 (10.63%) Test Automation
8 102 (9.86%) Electronic Trading
9 99 (9.57%) Software Engineering
10 93 (8.99%) GAP Analysis
11 87 (8.41%) Business Analysis
12 83 (8.02%) Mathematics
13 71 (6.86%) OO
14 70 (6.76%) TDD
15 69 (6.67%) Analytics
16 68 (6.57%) SDLC
17 62 (5.99%) Investment Management
18 59 (5.70%) Algorithmic Trading
19 58 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (5.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (37.49%) Java
2 275 (26.57%) SQL
3 183 (17.68%) C#
4 136 (13.14%) Python
5 124 (11.98%) C++
6 61 (5.89%) Shell Script
7 57 (5.51%) JavaScript
8 48 (4.64%) C
9 36 (3.48%) Scala
10 29 (2.80%) VBA
11 21 (2.03%) Perl
12 19 (1.84%) R
13 18 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.35%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.97%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.77%) VB
17 6 (0.58%) ES6
18 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 257 (24.83%) Degree
2 31 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.84%) DV Cleared
3 19 (1.84%) RHCE
3 19 (1.84%) RHCSA
3 19 (1.84%) SC Cleared
3 19 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.35%) PhD
6 12 (1.16%) CFA
7 7 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.29%) ISEB
9 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.097%) CISA
11 1 (0.097%) CISSP
11 1 (0.097%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.097%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.05%) MiFID
2 97 (9.37%) QA
3 26 (2.51%) EMIR
4 17 (1.64%) PMO
5 10 (0.97%) Basel III
6 8 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.77%) SLA
6 8 (0.77%) UCITS
7 7 (0.68%) AIFMD
8 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.29%) GDPR
10 2 (0.19%) FATCA
11 1 (0.097%) FINRA
System Software
1 23 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.55%) NFS
3 16 (1.55%) Samba
4 3 (0.29%) Docker
4 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.19%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.097%) HDFS
6 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.097%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (1.93%) Puppet
2 6 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.29%) Control-M
3 3 (0.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.19%) Ansible
4 2 (0.19%) Netcool
4 2 (0.19%) Terraform
5 1 (0.097%) logstash
5 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.097%) SCCM
5 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 173 (16.71%) Oracle
2 62 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.89%) Murex
4 49 (4.73%) Sybase
5 37 (3.57%) Bloomberg
6 26 (2.51%) Calypso
6 26 (2.51%) Charles River
6 26 (2.51%) TIBCO
7 25 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 23 (2.22%) VMware
9 22 (2.13%) HP
10 16 (1.55%) Scality
11 12 (1.16%) ION Trading
12 7 (0.68%) Fidessa
12 7 (0.68%) Google
12 7 (0.68%) Reuters
12 7 (0.68%) Tradeweb
13 3 (0.29%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.29%) MarketAxess
13 3 (0.29%) Solace