Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 465 302 307
Rank change year-on-year -163 +5 +88
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 840 681 1,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 1.05% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 2.95% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 735 611 1,217
10th Percentile £65,500 £56,250 £60,000
25th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £78,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £112,500 £100,000 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +57.14%
75th Percentile £132,500 £128,750 £132,500
90th Percentile £162,500 £150,000 £152,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £41,135 £65,000
% change year-on-year +64.10% -36.72% +3.17%

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 53,201 23,063 44,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.78% 35.52% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30,692 18,083 34,384
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,799
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.70% +4.00%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 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 -140 836 £112,500 +12.50% 107
London -94 827 £112,500 +12.50% 105
Work from Home -52 209 £117,500 +17.50% 18
UK excluding London -186 12 £67,500 +64.10% 3
West Midlands - 5 £73,750 -
Midlands - 5 £73,750 - 1
Northern Ireland -32 2 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South West - 2 £52,500 - 1
Scotland -67 1 £67,500 -
North West -90 1 £67,500 +64.10%
South East -112 1 £90,000 +38.46%
North of England -124 1 £67,500 +64.10%

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 579 (68.93%) Finance
2 503 (59.88%) Python
3 458 (54.52%) Software Engineering
4 422 (50.24%) Front Office
5 406 (48.33%) Asset Management
6 397 (47.26%) AWS
7 396 (47.14%) Equities
8 389 (46.31%) Fixed Income
9 357 (42.50%) Java
10 354 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
11 332 (39.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 324 (38.57%) JavaScript
13 316 (37.62%) React
14 314 (37.38%) Investment Management
15 306 (36.43%) Hedge funds
16 293 (34.88%) Full Stack Development
17 253 (30.12%) Analytics
18 235 (27.98%) SQL
19 231 (27.50%) C#
20 211 (25.12%) TypeScript
21 203 (24.17%) CI/CD
22 198 (23.57%) Azure
23 195 (23.21%) GCP
24 180 (21.43%) Microservices
25 154 (18.33%) DevOps
26 139 (16.55%) C++
26 139 (16.55%) Banking
27 134 (15.95%) Fintech
28 127 (15.12%) AngularJS
29 126 (15.00%) Docker

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 82 (9.76%) Apache
2 25 (2.98%) Confluence
3 11 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
3 11 (1.31%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.83%) Apache Pulsar
5 6 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) InVision
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
4 1 (0.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Summit
2 3 (0.36%) Eikon
3 2 (0.24%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 397 (47.26%) AWS
2 198 (23.57%) Azure
3 195 (23.21%) GCP
4 97 (11.55%) Serverless
5 75 (8.93%) Amazon S3
6 71 (8.45%) AWS Lambda
7 68 (8.10%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.02%) Stackdriver
9 15 (1.79%) SaaS
10 13 (1.55%) Trello
11 11 (1.31%) Firebase
12 9 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.95%) PaaS
13 8 (0.95%) Power Platform
14 5 (0.60%) AWS KMS
14 5 (0.60%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.48%) IaaS
15 4 (0.48%) Snowflake
16 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.36%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.60%) HTTP
2 3 (0.36%) LAN
3 2 (0.24%) FTP
3 2 (0.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.24%) PABX
3 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.12%) Firewall
4 1 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.12%) Network Security
4 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) VLAN
4 1 (0.12%) VoIP
4 1 (0.12%) VPN
4 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 65 (7.74%) Apache Ignite
3 29 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 25 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.79%) DB2
8 14 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
10 8 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
10 8 (0.95%) Power BI
11 7 (0.83%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.71%) Metadata
12 6 (0.71%) MySQL
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.48%) KDB
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.45%) JIRA
3 16 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.67%) Bitbucket Server
4 14 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 14 (1.67%) Gradle
4 14 (1.67%) IntelliJ
5 13 (1.55%) webpack
6 8 (0.95%) GitLab
7 6 (0.71%) Maven
8 4 (0.48%) JUnit
8 4 (0.48%) NUnit
8 4 (0.48%) TestNG
9 2 (0.24%) Cypress.io
10 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.12%) MSTest
10 1 (0.12%) Selenium
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 579 (68.93%) Finance
2 422 (50.24%) Front Office
3 139 (16.55%) Banking
4 87 (10.36%) Investment Banking
5 82 (9.76%) Social Skills
6 32 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.74%) Advertising
8 22 (2.62%) Retail
9 21 (2.50%) Financial Institution
10 19 (2.26%) Back Office
11 14 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (0.71%) Legal
13 4 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Marketing
14 3 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.36%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 529 (62.98%) Developer
2 312 (37.14%) Software Engineer
3 292 (34.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 229 (27.26%) Python Developer
5 177 (21.07%) Python Engineer
5 177 (21.07%) Python Software Engineer
6 154 (18.33%) Java Developer
7 148 (17.62%) Senior Developer
8 121 (14.40%) Lead Developer
9 103 (12.26%) React Developer
10 99 (11.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 99 (11.79%) UI Developer
11 96 (11.43%) Senior Python Developer
12 84 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
13 83 (9.88%) Lead Software Developer
13 83 (9.88%) Lead Software Engineer
14 80 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
14 80 (9.52%) Software Manager
15 79 (9.40%) Software Asset Manager
15 79 (9.40%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (37.62%) React
2 127 (15.12%) AngularJS
3 121 (14.40%) Node.js
4 116 (13.81%) Vue.js
5 105 (12.50%) .NET
6 81 (9.64%) .NET Core
7 59 (7.02%) ASP.NET
8 56 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 53 (6.31%) ASP.NET Core
10 49 (5.83%) SciPy
11 41 (4.88%) NumPy
12 40 (4.76%) Pandas
13 33 (3.93%) Spring
14 23 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
14 23 (2.74%) REST
15 20 (2.38%) Redux
16 15 (1.79%) HTML
17 13 (1.55%) HTML5
17 13 (1.55%) OpenFin
17 13 (1.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 396 (47.14%) Equities
2 389 (46.31%) Fixed Income
3 332 (39.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 306 (36.43%) Hedge funds
5 107 (12.74%) User Experience
6 90 (10.71%) Credit Derivative
7 80 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (4.64%) Equity Derivative
9 28 (3.33%) Algorithms
10 26 (3.10%) Data Structures
11 25 (2.98%) OTC Derivatives
12 20 (2.38%) Credit Risk
13 18 (2.14%) Market Risk
14 13 (1.55%) Renewable Energy
15 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.95%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.83%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.83%) Hybrid Derivative
17 7 (0.83%) SWIFT
18 6 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.12%) Linux
2 45 (5.36%) Unix
3 35 (4.17%) Windows
4 6 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.48%) Debian
5 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (54.52%) Software Engineering
2 406 (48.33%) Asset Management
3 354 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
4 314 (37.38%) Investment Management
5 293 (34.88%) Full Stack Development
6 253 (30.12%) Analytics
7 203 (24.17%) CI/CD
8 180 (21.43%) Microservices
9 154 (18.33%) DevOps
10 134 (15.95%) Fintech
11 103 (12.26%) Portfolio Management
12 102 (12.14%) Front End Development
13 89 (10.60%) UX Design
14 85 (10.12%) Mathematics
15 84 (10.00%) Cryptocurrency
16 77 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
17 70 (8.33%) Business Analysis
18 58 (6.90%) Architectural Design
19 56 (6.67%) SDLC
20 55 (6.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 503 (59.88%) Python
2 357 (42.50%) Java
3 324 (38.57%) JavaScript
4 235 (27.98%) SQL
5 231 (27.50%) C#
6 211 (25.12%) TypeScript
7 139 (16.55%) C++
8 78 (9.29%) Kotlin
8 78 (9.29%) Scala
9 66 (7.86%) C
10 65 (7.74%) Clojure
11 27 (3.21%) MATLAB
12 25 (2.98%) VB
13 16 (1.90%) Bash
14 15 (1.79%) ES6
15 8 (0.95%) Go
16 7 (0.83%) Java 8
16 7 (0.83%) Ruby
17 6 (0.71%) VBA
18 5 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (7.02%) Degree
2 17 (2.02%) PhD
3 6 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.60%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.12%) LPIC
6 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.24%) QA
2 20 (2.38%) EMIR
3 18 (2.14%) MiFID
4 8 (0.95%) IFRS
4 8 (0.95%) IFRS 9
5 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.48%) PMO
6 2 (0.24%) COREP
System Software
1 126 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Dovecot
2 1 (0.12%) HDFS
2 1 (0.12%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.12%) Postfix
2 1 (0.12%) vCloud
2 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (13.69%) Kubernetes
2 104 (12.38%) Terraform
3 11 (1.31%) Ansible
4 10 (1.19%) Puppet
5 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.83%) Kibana
6 7 (0.83%) logstash
6 7 (0.83%) Mesos
7 3 (0.36%) Podman
7 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.24%) Grafana
8 2 (0.24%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (5.12%) BISAM
2 29 (3.45%) Oracle
3 21 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.14%) Sybase
5 12 (1.43%) Murex
6 10 (1.19%) Cisco
7 9 (1.07%) Bloomberg
8 7 (0.83%) SaltStack
9 6 (0.71%) ION Trading
9 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.71%) Trayport
10 5 (0.60%) Reuters
10 5 (0.60%) Sun
11 4 (0.48%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.48%) Google
11 4 (0.48%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.36%) Solace
13 2 (0.24%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.24%) Sophis
14 1 (0.12%) VMware