Derivative Jobs

Derivatives
UK

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 cited Derivative over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 380 411 466
Rank change year-on-year +31 +55 -95
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 709 691 1,354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.73% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 662 561 1,004
10th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,875
25th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £81,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £105,000 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +15.79%
75th Percentile £148,750 £130,000 £135,000
90th Percentile £165,000 £150,000 £154,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £72,500 £66,250
% change year-on-year -31.03% +9.43% +10.42%

All Generic Skills
UK

Derivative falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 June 2024.

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 21 June 2024. 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 +46 698 £115,000 +9.52% 103
London +64 670 £115,000 +9.52% 100
Work from Home +98 558 £115,000 +17.95% 42
UK excluding London -71 36 £50,000 -31.03% 7
South West - 22 - - 1
Scotland -66 7 - -
East of England -13 3 £45,000 -
North of England +6 2 £50,000 - 2
North West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +8 1 £67,500 - 2
West Midlands -16 1 £32,000 - 1
Midlands -44 1 £32,000 - 1

Derivative
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 363 (51.20%) Apache Airflow
2 358 (50.49%) Apache
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) Aladdin
2 2 (0.28%) ION Anvil
2 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 549 (77.43%) AWS
2 367 (51.76%) dbt
3 329 (46.40%) Snowflake
4 286 (40.34%) GCP
5 143 (20.17%) Azure
6 24 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (3.39%) Amazon ECS
6 24 (3.39%) Amazon EKS
7 16 (2.26%) Power Platform
8 7 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (0.99%) AWS Step Functions
8 7 (0.99%) Serverless
9 6 (0.85%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (0.56%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Monitor
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (51.76%) Apache Arrow
1 367 (51.76%) Dremio
2 351 (49.51%) Amazon Athena
3 344 (48.52%) Data Lake
4 342 (48.24%) Apache Ignite
5 17 (2.40%) Big Data
6 16 (2.26%) Power BI
6 16 (2.26%) Tableau
7 7 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.28%) MySQL
9 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.28%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.41%) JIRA
2 7 (0.99%) Git
3 2 (0.28%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.14%) GDB
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
4 1 (0.14%) TestComplete
General
1 663 (93.51%) Finance
2 622 (87.73%) Front Office
3 469 (66.15%) Banking
4 410 (57.83%) Investment Banking
5 98 (13.82%) Back Office
6 40 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (5.50%) Law
8 38 (5.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 36 (5.08%) Social Skills
10 15 (2.12%) Legal
11 14 (1.97%) Advertising
12 9 (1.27%) Marketing
12 9 (1.27%) Prime Brokerage
13 7 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (41.75%) Software Engineer
2 225 (31.73%) Developer
3 223 (31.45%) Senior
4 174 (24.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 168 (23.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 164 (23.13%) Lead
7 139 (19.61%) Python Engineer
8 138 (19.46%) Python Software Engineer
9 128 (18.05%) AWS Engineer
9 128 (18.05%) AWS Software Engineer
10 122 (17.21%) Java Engineer
10 122 (17.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 121 (17.07%) Analyst
12 101 (14.25%) Finance Manager
13 85 (11.99%) Lead Developer
14 83 (11.71%) Python Developer
15 82 (11.57%) .NET Developer
16 81 (11.42%) Lead Software Developer
16 81 (11.42%) Lead Software Engineer
16 81 (11.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (50.92%) gRPC
1 361 (50.92%) Protocol Buffers
2 355 (50.07%) Pandas
3 340 (47.95%) NumPy
3 340 (47.95%) SciPy
4 121 (17.07%) React
5 113 (15.94%) .NET
6 97 (13.68%) AngularJS
7 91 (12.83%) Redux
7 91 (12.83%) Vue
8 56 (7.90%) .NET Core
9 47 (6.63%) ASP.NET
10 43 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
11 24 (3.39%) PySpark
12 12 (1.69%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.69%) Material-UI
13 11 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (1.41%) REST
15 7 (0.99%) Unity DI Container
16 5 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 588 (82.93%) Hedge funds
2 558 (78.70%) Fixed Income
3 556 (78.42%) Equities
4 530 (74.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 70 (9.87%) Product Ownership
6 48 (6.77%) Pricing Data
7 18 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.97%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (1.97%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.13%) Onboarding
10 8 (1.13%) Reference Data
11 7 (0.99%) Blog
11 7 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (0.99%) Legacy Applications
11 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.41%) Windows
2 5 (0.71%) Linux
3 3 (0.42%) Unix
4 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.14%) CentOS
5 1 (0.14%) Debian
5 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (83.07%) Asset Management
2 578 (81.52%) Agile
3 491 (69.25%) Software Engineering
4 485 (68.41%) Investment Management
5 146 (20.59%) Line Management
6 136 (19.18%) Greeks
7 93 (13.12%) Analytics
8 70 (9.87%) Fintech
9 66 (9.31%) Mentoring
10 64 (9.03%) TDD
11 50 (7.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 50 (7.05%) Machine Learning
12 49 (6.91%) DevOps
13 44 (6.21%) Product Management
14 43 (6.06%) Full Stack Development
15 39 (5.50%) Business Analysis
16 38 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (4.51%) Quantitative Research
18 30 (4.23%) Roadmaps
19 28 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 569 (80.25%) Python
2 461 (65.02%) JavaScript
3 453 (63.89%) TypeScript
4 362 (51.06%) Java
5 203 (28.63%) SQL
6 157 (22.14%) C#
7 30 (4.23%) R
8 12 (1.69%) Ruby
8 12 (1.69%) Scala
9 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.85%) VBA
11 5 (0.71%) C++
12 3 (0.42%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.14%) Go
13 1 (0.14%) Perl
13 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (4.51%) Degree
2 5 (0.71%) ACCA
2 5 (0.71%) CIMA
3 3 (0.42%) CCAB
3 3 (0.42%) CISA
3 3 (0.42%) CISM
3 3 (0.42%) CISSP
3 3 (0.42%) QiCA
4 2 (0.28%) ISEB
4 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.14%) IIBA
5 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (19.18%) Data Quality
2 55 (7.76%) QA
3 6 (0.85%) MiFID
4 4 (0.56%) EMIR
5 3 (0.42%) COBIT
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) ITGC
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) SOC 1
6 1 (0.14%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.42%) Control-M
2 3 (0.42%) Terraform
3 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 81 (11.42%) Bloomberg
2 24 (3.39%) Reuters
3 14 (1.97%) BISAM
4 12 (1.69%) Oracle
5 8 (1.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.56%) Salesforce
7 3 (0.42%) Cadence
7 3 (0.42%) Trayport
8 2 (0.28%) Calypso
8 2 (0.28%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.28%) SAP
8 2 (0.28%) Sophis
9 1 (0.14%) FactSet
9 1 (0.14%) Refinitiv
9 1 (0.14%) Sun