Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 373 486 438
Rank change year-on-year +113 -48 -24
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1,193 1,027 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 1.47% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 955 738 748
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,375 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,750 £52,500 £78,750
% change year-on-year +23.33% -33.33% +96.88%

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 59,954 69,673 67,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.62% 40.54% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,279 54,151 54,542
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +114 1,177 £72,500 -3.33% 62
London +64 1,146 £72,500 -3.33% 59
UK excluding London +96 47 £64,750 +23.33% 3
North of England - 25 £65,000 -
North West - 21 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £52,500 -
Scotland +17 7 £87,500 -
Midlands +34 5 £45,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +22 2 £64,500 +22.86%
South East +26 1 £50,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 870 (72.93%) Finance
2 746 (62.53%) Fixed Income
3 592 (49.62%) Front Office
4 585 (49.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 580 (48.62%) Equities
6 562 (47.11%) Java
7 533 (44.68%) Asset Management
8 530 (44.43%) SQL
9 522 (43.76%) Banking
10 458 (38.39%) C#
11 434 (36.38%) Hedge funds
12 393 (32.94%) Software Engineering
13 390 (32.69%) Investment Management
14 343 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
15 306 (25.65%) Python
16 297 (24.90%) C++
17 282 (23.64%) Degree
18 272 (22.80%) Oracle
19 233 (19.53%) Computer Science
20 231 (19.36%) .NET
21 194 (16.26%) Workflow
22 192 (16.09%) XML
23 184 (15.42%) AngularJS
24 182 (15.26%) FIX Protocol
24 182 (15.26%) thinkFolio
25 181 (15.17%) Portfolio Management
26 180 (15.09%) Oracle Workflow
27 178 (14.92%) Investment Banking
28 154 (12.91%) Charles River
28 154 (12.91%) Wealth 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
1 180 (15.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 51 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 50 (4.19%) Apache
4 16 (1.34%) Jupyter
5 10 (0.84%) SAS
6 8 (0.67%) Confluence
7 7 (0.59%) Ethereum
7 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.17%) CMS
9 2 (0.17%) GemFire
9 2 (0.17%) nginx
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.084%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.084%) IIS
10 1 (0.084%) JBoss
10 1 (0.084%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 182 (15.26%) thinkFolio
2 68 (5.70%) Markit EDM
3 63 (5.28%) Front Arena
4 34 (2.85%) Temenos T24
5 13 (1.09%) Eze OMS
6 9 (0.75%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.34%) Orchestrade
8 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.17%) LongView
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (6.20%) GitHub
3 47 (3.94%) SaaS
4 27 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (2.01%) PaaS
6 20 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.68%) Amazon S3
7 17 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 17 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.42%) Serverless
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.17%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
9 2 (0.17%) Slack
9 2 (0.17%) Trello
10 1 (0.084%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.45%) FIX Connectivity
2 22 (1.84%) HTTP
3 15 (1.26%) Multicast
4 8 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.17%) BGP
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.17%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.17%) Firewall
6 2 (0.17%) OSPF
6 2 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.084%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 41 (3.44%) Crystal Reports
4 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (1.01%) MySQL
7 11 (0.92%) Blockchain
7 11 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.84%) KDB
8 10 (0.84%) Kdb+
8 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.84%) Tick Data
9 9 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.59%) CockroachDB
11 7 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.59%) VoltDB
12 5 (0.42%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (2.68%) JIRA
2 31 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.68%) TeamCity
5 18 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.84%) Maven
7 9 (0.75%) JUnit
8 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.34%) Robot Framework
10 4 (0.34%) Subversion
11 3 (0.25%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.25%) NUnit
11 3 (0.25%) Selenium
11 3 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.17%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.17%) Mockito
12 2 (0.17%) RStudio
12 2 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 870 (72.93%) Finance
2 592 (49.62%) Front Office
3 522 (43.76%) Banking
4 178 (14.92%) Investment Banking
5 89 (7.46%) Back Office
6 63 (5.28%) Games
7 57 (4.78%) German Language
8 55 (4.61%) Spanish Language
9 51 (4.27%) French Language
10 50 (4.19%) Italian Language
11 16 (1.34%) Advertising
11 16 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 6 (0.50%) Marketing
13 4 (0.34%) Czech Language
14 3 (0.25%) Legal
14 3 (0.25%) Retail
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 418 (35.04%) Developer
2 244 (20.45%) Analyst
3 211 (17.69%) Java Developer
4 170 (14.25%) Business Analyst
5 140 (11.74%) C# Developer
6 118 (9.89%) Consultant
7 106 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 93 (7.80%) Applications Support
9 85 (7.12%) Architect
10 82 (6.87%) Support Engineer
11 70 (5.87%) SQL Developer
12 69 (5.78%) Implementation Consultant
13 64 (5.36%) Java Consultant
14 61 (5.11%) C++ Developer
14 61 (5.11%) Lead Architect
15 58 (4.86%) Java Engineer
16 56 (4.69%) Applications Engineer
17 55 (4.61%) Applications Support Engineer
18 49 (4.11%) Python Developer
19 48 (4.02%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (19.36%) .NET
2 192 (16.09%) XML
3 184 (15.42%) AngularJS
4 182 (15.26%) FIX Protocol
5 140 (11.74%) React
6 136 (11.40%) Web Services
7 110 (9.22%) J2EE
8 97 (8.13%) Node.js
9 82 (6.87%) ASP.NET
10 76 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 63 (5.28%) WPF
12 62 (5.20%) Vue.js
13 50 (4.19%) REST
14 46 (3.86%) J2SE
15 43 (3.60%) HTML
16 41 (3.44%) CSS
17 39 (3.27%) WCF
18 34 (2.85%) HTML5
19 30 (2.51%) Spring
20 21 (1.76%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 746 (62.53%) Fixed Income
2 585 (49.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 580 (48.62%) Equities
4 434 (36.38%) Hedge funds
5 147 (12.32%) OTC Derivatives
6 105 (8.80%) Equity Derivative
7 93 (7.80%) Fintech
8 91 (7.63%) Data Structures
9 90 (7.54%) Algorithms
10 67 (5.62%) Management Information System
11 65 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
12 59 (4.95%) Credit Derivative
13 57 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (3.69%) User Experience
15 42 (3.52%) Market Risk
16 34 (2.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 33 (2.77%) Credit Risk
18 22 (1.84%) Virtual Team
19 16 (1.34%) Blog
19 16 (1.34%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.32%) Unix
2 105 (8.80%) Linux
3 37 (3.10%) Windows
4 17 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (0.84%) CentOS
5 10 (0.84%) Fedora
6 8 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.50%) AIX
7 6 (0.50%) HPUX
7 6 (0.50%) Solaris
8 4 (0.34%) SUSE
8 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.17%) Android
9 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.084%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (44.68%) Asset Management
2 393 (32.94%) Software Engineering
3 390 (32.69%) Investment Management
4 343 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (19.53%) Computer Science
6 194 (16.26%) Workflow
7 181 (15.17%) Portfolio Management
8 154 (12.91%) Wealth Management
9 137 (11.48%) Mentoring
10 131 (10.98%) Business Analysis
11 107 (8.97%) Fund Management
11 107 (8.97%) Low Latency
12 101 (8.47%) OO
13 96 (8.05%) Mathematics
14 92 (7.71%) Microservices
15 91 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (7.04%) Decision-Making
17 76 (6.37%) Front End Development
18 74 (6.20%) Multithreading
18 74 (6.20%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 562 (47.11%) Java
2 530 (44.43%) SQL
3 458 (38.39%) C#
4 306 (25.65%) Python
5 297 (24.90%) C++
6 132 (11.06%) JavaScript
7 102 (8.55%) Perl
8 80 (6.71%) PL/SQL
9 77 (6.45%) R
10 55 (4.61%) Bash Shell
11 54 (4.53%) VBA
12 41 (3.44%) Ruby
13 23 (1.93%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.42%) Scala
15 16 (1.34%) Haskell
16 15 (1.26%) C
17 14 (1.17%) Bourne shell
17 14 (1.17%) Korn
18 13 (1.09%) Java 8
19 12 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 282 (23.64%) Degree
2 26 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.10%) PhD
4 19 (1.59%) SAFe Agilist
5 16 (1.34%) CFA
6 12 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.17%) CCNA
8 2 (0.17%) CCNP
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ISEB
8 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.084%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.21%) QA
2 25 (2.10%) MiFID
3 23 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (1.93%) EMIR
4 9 (0.75%) IFRS
4 9 (0.75%) IFRS 9
5 7 (0.59%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.084%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 113 (9.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.084%) GridGain
3 1 (0.084%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.084%) LXC
Systems Management
1 41 (3.44%) Nagios
2 39 (3.27%) ZABBIX
3 37 (3.10%) Icinga
4 20 (1.68%) Terraform
5 9 (0.75%) Ansible
6 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.17%) Control-M
7 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.17%) Mesos
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.084%) Nessus
8 1 (0.084%) Puppet
Vendors
1 272 (22.80%) Oracle
2 154 (12.91%) Charles River
3 129 (10.81%) Reuters
4 122 (10.23%) Bloomberg
5 97 (8.13%) Calypso
6 60 (5.03%) SimCorp
7 54 (4.53%) ION Trading
8 50 (4.19%) FXall
8 50 (4.19%) MarketAxess
8 50 (4.19%) Tradeweb
9 44 (3.69%) Eze Software Group
10 39 (3.27%) DevExpress
11 37 (3.10%) SolarWinds
12 29 (2.43%) Murex
12 29 (2.43%) Red Hat
13 22 (1.84%) Microsoft
14 17 (1.42%) Google
15 16 (1.34%) Rackspace
16 14 (1.17%) TIBCO
17 11 (0.92%) Sybase