Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Derivatives
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 304 397
Rank change year-on-year +10 +93 -1
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 670 1,323 1,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.06% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 2.74% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 643 1,306 925
Median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £55,000 £62,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £152,500 £153,750 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,135 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year -36.72% +5.69% +53.75%

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 24,417 48,266 59,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.41% 38.50% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19,047 37,500 45,663
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +10 662 £100,000 -9.09% 68
London +15 656 £100,000 -9.09% 68
Work from Home -110 51 £100,000 -16.67% 10
UK excluding London +186 10 £41,135 -36.72%
North West +78 4 £41,135 -36.72%
North of England +73 4 £41,135 -36.72%
South East +146 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Scotland +38 2 - -
Northern Ireland +15 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 536 (80.00%) Finance
2 438 (65.37%) Front Office
3 432 (64.48%) Python
4 418 (62.39%) Fixed Income
5 384 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
6 353 (52.69%) Java
7 352 (52.54%) AWS
8 348 (51.94%) Hedge funds
9 334 (49.85%) Equities
10 327 (48.81%) Asset Management
11 313 (46.72%) Software Engineering
12 301 (44.93%) Web Services
13 288 (42.99%) JavaScript
14 276 (41.19%) Investment Management
15 273 (40.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 250 (37.31%) React
17 248 (37.01%) AngularJS
18 234 (34.93%) SQL
19 216 (32.24%) Vue.js
20 162 (24.18%) Banking
21 154 (22.99%) Analytics
22 141 (21.04%) Fintech
23 126 (18.81%) C#
24 119 (17.76%) Investment Banking
25 118 (17.61%) Azure
26 107 (15.97%) Kotlin
27 105 (15.67%) Serverless
28 104 (15.52%) GCP
29 103 (15.37%) AWS Lambda
30 99 (14.78%) Amazon EC2

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 33 (4.93%) Apache
2 6 (0.90%) Confluence
3 5 (0.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.75%) IIS
4 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.15%) Drupal
5 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (4.18%) Eagle PACE
1 28 (4.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.30%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 352 (52.54%) AWS
2 118 (17.61%) Azure
3 105 (15.67%) Serverless
4 104 (15.52%) GCP
5 103 (15.37%) AWS Lambda
6 99 (14.78%) Amazon EC2
6 99 (14.78%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.60%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.45%) GitHub
10 3 (0.45%) SaaS
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.15%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.60%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 32 (4.78%) Apache Ignite
3 18 (2.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.24%) MySQL
4 15 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.04%) Data Mart
7 7 (1.04%) DB2
7 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.60%) Power BI
10 3 (0.45%) Redis
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.45%) Tableau
11 2 (0.30%) Big Data
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (2.54%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.39%) JIRA
3 10 (1.49%) Maven
4 7 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.90%) GitLab
5 6 (0.90%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 536 (80.00%) Finance
2 438 (65.37%) Front Office
3 162 (24.18%) Banking
4 119 (17.76%) Investment Banking
5 42 (6.27%) Back Office
6 13 (1.94%) Advertising
7 11 (1.64%) Retail
8 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) German Language
9 2 (0.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 458 (68.36%) Developer
2 219 (32.69%) Python Developer
3 202 (30.15%) Software Engineer
4 186 (27.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 121 (18.06%) Python Engineer
6 116 (17.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 113 (16.87%) Python Software Engineer
8 75 (11.19%) Analyst
9 63 (9.40%) Front Office Developer
10 60 (8.96%) JavaScript Engineer
11 58 (8.66%) Senior Developer
12 57 (8.51%) AWS Developer
12 57 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
12 57 (8.51%) AWS Software Engineer
12 57 (8.51%) Finance Manager
13 55 (8.21%) Lead Developer
14 52 (7.76%) Java Developer
15 45 (6.72%) Quantitative Developer
16 42 (6.27%) Financial Analyst
17 36 (5.37%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (44.93%) Web Services
2 250 (37.31%) React
3 248 (37.01%) AngularJS
4 216 (32.24%) Vue.js
5 92 (13.73%) .NET
6 71 (10.60%) .NET Core
7 49 (7.31%) Node.js
8 39 (5.82%) Pandas
8 39 (5.82%) Shiny
9 35 (5.22%) ASP.NET
10 32 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (4.63%) ASP.NET Core
12 25 (3.73%) SQLAlchemy
13 20 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
14 13 (1.94%) HTML
15 11 (1.64%) Kafka
15 11 (1.64%) XML
16 9 (1.34%) PySpark
17 8 (1.19%) JSON
18 7 (1.04%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 418 (62.39%) Fixed Income
2 348 (51.94%) Hedge funds
3 334 (49.85%) Equities
4 273 (40.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 80 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
6 70 (10.45%) Credit Derivative
7 31 (4.63%) Reference Data
8 30 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (4.33%) Algorithms
10 28 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (4.03%) OTC Derivatives
12 24 (3.58%) Data Structures
13 18 (2.69%) Blog
13 18 (2.69%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (1.94%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (1.19%) User Experience
16 6 (0.90%) Credit Risk
17 5 (0.75%) Cloud Native
18 4 (0.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.06%) Linux
2 25 (3.73%) Unix
3 14 (2.09%) Windows
4 5 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Debian
6 1 (0.15%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (48.81%) Asset Management
3 313 (46.72%) Software Engineering
4 276 (41.19%) Investment Management
5 154 (22.99%) Analytics
6 141 (21.04%) Fintech
7 78 (11.64%) Portfolio Management
8 66 (9.85%) Migration
9 51 (7.61%) Scrum
10 48 (7.16%) Machine Learning
11 46 (6.87%) Multithreading
12 40 (5.97%) Artificial Intelligence
13 37 (5.52%) Microservices
14 36 (5.37%) Risk Management
15 34 (5.07%) Mathematics
15 34 (5.07%) OO
16 30 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (4.33%) Low Latency
17 29 (4.33%) Performance Management
17 29 (4.33%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 432 (64.48%) Python
2 353 (52.69%) Java
3 288 (42.99%) JavaScript
4 234 (34.93%) SQL
5 126 (18.81%) C#
6 107 (15.97%) Kotlin
7 89 (13.28%) C++
7 89 (13.28%) TypeScript
8 73 (10.90%) R
9 43 (6.42%) Scala
10 32 (4.78%) Clojure
11 30 (4.48%) C
12 22 (3.28%) PHP
13 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.34%) Java 8
14 7 (1.04%) Perl
14 7 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.90%) ES6
16 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (5.07%) Degree
2 11 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (0.90%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.45%) PhD
5 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (2.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (2.54%) Terraform
2 4 (0.60%) Kibana
3 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.45%) Puppet
4 2 (0.30%) Ansible
4 2 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (7.01%) Bloomberg
2 40 (5.97%) Google
3 28 (4.18%) FactSet
3 28 (4.18%) Reuters
4 17 (2.54%) Oracle
5 13 (1.94%) Murex
6 9 (1.34%) Microsoft
7 6 (0.90%) Sophis
8 5 (0.75%) Sybase
9 4 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.45%) Charles River
10 3 (0.45%) Solace
11 2 (0.30%) Calypso
11 2 (0.30%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.15%) Axway
12 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.15%) FIS
12 1 (0.15%) SimCorp
12 1 (0.15%) Sparx
12 1 (0.15%) SunGard