Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 372 413
Rank change year-on-year +153 +41 -116
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 745 1,146 1,253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.98% 2.10% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1,016 982
Median annual salary £110,000 £90,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £153,750 £140,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56% +28.00%

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 18,730 54,586 66,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 38.88% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14,855 40,946 50,557
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 9 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 26 September 2020. 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 +153 743 £110,000 +22.22% 55
London +97 736 £110,000 +15.79% 54
Work from Home +43 37 £117,500 +2.17% 10
UK excluding London +298 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
North of England +159 5 £60,000 -7.69%
North West +111 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Midlands +142 2 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +103 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland +15 2 £40,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 632 (84.83%) Finance
2 527 (70.74%) Fixed Income
3 515 (69.13%) Front Office
4 512 (68.72%) Python
5 478 (64.16%) Hedge funds
6 462 (62.01%) Asset Management
7 446 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
8 434 (58.26%) Java
9 419 (56.24%) Investment Management
10 411 (55.17%) AWS
11 396 (53.15%) Web Services
12 378 (50.74%) Software Engineering
13 370 (49.66%) JavaScript
14 336 (45.10%) Equities
15 316 (42.42%) AngularJS
15 316 (42.42%) React
16 295 (39.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 270 (36.24%) Vue.js
18 248 (33.29%) SQL
19 217 (29.13%) Banking
20 182 (24.43%) Fintech
21 175 (23.49%) Azure
22 154 (20.67%) Investment Banking
22 154 (20.67%) Migration
23 152 (20.40%) GCP
24 140 (18.79%) C#
25 129 (17.32%) Analytics
26 120 (16.11%) R
27 118 (15.84%) .NET
28 114 (15.30%) 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 15 (2.01%) CMS
2 10 (1.34%) Apache
3 8 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 36 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (4.03%) Eagle PACE
1 30 (4.03%) Markit EDM
2 23 (3.09%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (0.54%) Salerio
4 3 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 411 (55.17%) AWS
2 175 (23.49%) Azure
3 152 (20.40%) GCP
4 80 (10.74%) Serverless
5 78 (10.47%) AWS Lambda
6 74 (9.93%) Amazon EC2
6 74 (9.93%) Amazon S3
7 23 (3.09%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.81%) GitHub
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.40%) SaaS
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.27%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.07%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.13%) DHCP
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 31 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (3.62%) SQL Server
4 19 (2.55%) Amazon Athena
4 19 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.61%) MySQL
8 10 (1.34%) Apache Ignite
9 8 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.67%) KDB
10 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.40%) Big Data
12 3 (0.40%) Redis
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.22%) RStudio
3 18 (2.42%) Artifactory
4 14 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.48%) Maven
6 10 (1.34%) JIRA
7 8 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.67%) Gradle
9 4 (0.54%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (0.40%) PyCharm
10 3 (0.40%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.40%) Subversion
10 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.27%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 632 (84.83%) Finance
2 515 (69.13%) Front Office
3 217 (29.13%) Banking
4 154 (20.67%) Investment Banking
5 43 (5.77%) Back Office
6 18 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.34%) Marketing
8 6 (0.81%) Advertising
9 5 (0.67%) Retail
10 3 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 428 (57.45%) Developer
2 246 (33.02%) Software Engineer
3 206 (27.65%) Python Developer
4 195 (26.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 162 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
6 142 (19.06%) Python Engineer
7 129 (17.32%) AWS Software Engineer
7 129 (17.32%) Python Software Engineer
8 120 (16.11%) AWS Developer
9 91 (12.21%) Finance Manager
10 87 (11.68%) Java Developer
10 87 (11.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 85 (11.41%) Analyst
12 68 (9.13%) Architect
13 56 (7.52%) JavaScript Engineer
14 55 (7.38%) Front Office Developer
14 55 (7.38%) Lead Developer
15 52 (6.98%) Senior Developer
16 51 (6.85%) AWS Architect
17 48 (6.44%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (53.15%) Web Services
2 316 (42.42%) AngularJS
2 316 (42.42%) React
3 270 (36.24%) Vue.js
4 118 (15.84%) .NET
5 79 (10.60%) Node.js
6 74 (9.93%) .NET Core
7 64 (8.59%) ASP.NET
8 46 (6.17%) ASP.NET Core
9 38 (5.10%) J2EE
10 36 (4.83%) Pandas
11 20 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
12 17 (2.28%) Shiny
13 16 (2.15%) XML
14 12 (1.61%) HTML
14 12 (1.61%) Spring
15 10 (1.34%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.21%) J2SE
16 9 (1.21%) PySpark
17 8 (1.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 527 (70.74%) Fixed Income
2 478 (64.16%) Hedge funds
3 336 (45.10%) Equities
4 295 (39.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 75 (10.07%) Greenfield Project
6 73 (9.80%) Credit Derivative
7 53 (7.11%) OTC Derivatives
8 36 (4.83%) Equity Derivative
9 35 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (4.56%) Blog
11 30 (4.03%) Reference Data
12 28 (3.76%) Public Cloud
13 21 (2.82%) Algorithms
14 20 (2.68%) Swaptions
15 19 (2.55%) Data Structures
16 17 (2.28%) User Experience
17 16 (2.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 7 (0.94%) Market Risk
19 6 (0.81%) Virtual Team
20 4 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.10%) Linux
2 21 (2.82%) Unix
3 16 (2.15%) Windows
4 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (62.01%) Asset Management
2 446 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (56.24%) Investment Management
4 378 (50.74%) Software Engineering
5 182 (24.43%) Fintech
6 154 (20.67%) Migration
7 129 (17.32%) Analytics
8 98 (13.15%) Portfolio Management
9 96 (12.89%) Scrum
10 83 (11.14%) DevOps
10 83 (11.14%) Mathematics
11 78 (10.47%) Business Analysis
11 78 (10.47%) Microservices
12 77 (10.34%) Decision-Making
13 69 (9.26%) Performance Management
14 51 (6.85%) Computer Science
14 51 (6.85%) Open Source
14 51 (6.85%) Physics
15 48 (6.44%) Artificial Intelligence
16 47 (6.31%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 512 (68.72%) Python
2 434 (58.26%) Java
3 370 (49.66%) JavaScript
4 248 (33.29%) SQL
5 140 (18.79%) C#
6 120 (16.11%) R
7 114 (15.30%) C++
8 113 (15.17%) Kotlin
9 48 (6.44%) TypeScript
10 41 (5.50%) C
11 36 (4.83%) VBA
12 29 (3.89%) MATLAB
13 19 (2.55%) PHP
14 15 (2.01%) Scala
15 13 (1.74%) Java 8
16 10 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.21%) Clojure
18 7 (0.94%) Go
18 7 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (7.92%) Degree
2 12 (1.61%) PhD
3 10 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.21%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.27%) CFA
5 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.95%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) MiFID
3 3 (0.40%) EMIR
3 3 (0.40%) UCITS
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (5.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (0.13%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) XenApp
2 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (3.22%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.07%) Kibana
2 8 (1.07%) Terraform
3 5 (0.67%) Ansible
3 5 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) Control-M
5 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (13.15%) Google
2 86 (11.54%) Bloomberg
3 39 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.30%) Reuters
5 31 (4.16%) FactSet
6 21 (2.82%) Oracle
7 7 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.67%) Murex
9 4 (0.54%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.40%) Calypso
10 3 (0.40%) Charles River
10 3 (0.40%) VMware
11 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.27%) Sybase
12 1 (0.13%) Citrix
12 1 (0.13%) Dell
12 1 (0.13%) HP
12 1 (0.13%) Intel
12 1 (0.13%) SunGard
12 1 (0.13%) TIBCO