Period
to 22 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equity Derivatives
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 940 854
Rank change year-on-year +238 -86 +94
Permanent jobs citing Equity Derivative 520 303 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 134 251 435
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £47,875 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £137,500 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -2.44%

Equity Derivative is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equity Derivative.

Salary trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2017. 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 +270 519 £85,000 +13.33% 8
London +211 516 £85,000 - 8
UK excluding London -6 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland -10 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 517 (99.42%) Derivative
2 431 (82.88%) Finance
3 419 (80.58%) Banking
4 398 (76.54%) Asset Management
5 397 (76.35%) Investment Banking
6 377 (72.50%) Wealth Management
7 375 (72.12%) Retail Banking
7 375 (72.12%) Retail
8 315 (60.58%) Java
9 309 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
10 274 (52.69%) Front Office
11 186 (35.77%) C#
12 171 (32.88%) Software Engineering
13 149 (28.65%) Multithreading
14 148 (28.46%) Risk Management
15 131 (25.19%) Python
16 126 (24.23%) Unix
17 119 (22.88%) Analytics
18 114 (21.92%) SDLC
19 109 (20.96%) BDD
20 99 (19.04%) TDD
21 91 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
22 90 (17.31%) OO
23 81 (15.58%) Test Automation
24 77 (14.81%) SQL
24 77 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 74 (14.23%) Refactoring
26 73 (14.04%) Fixed Income
27 70 (13.46%) Oracle
28 64 (12.31%) Market Making

Equity 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 26 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.58%) Apache
2 3 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.19%) JBoss
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Stata
2 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.96%) EViews
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) LAN
1 7 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 27 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.00%) Hazelcast
4 12 (2.31%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.35%) DB2
7 6 (1.15%) Big Data
8 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
11 1 (0.19%) MySQL
11 1 (0.19%) OLAP
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (9.23%) Cucumber
1 48 (9.23%) Git (software)
1 48 (9.23%) Subversion
2 23 (4.42%) JBehave
2 23 (4.42%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 2 (0.38%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) Gradle
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 431 (82.88%) Finance
2 419 (80.58%) Banking
3 397 (76.35%) Investment Banking
4 375 (72.12%) Retail
4 375 (72.12%) Retail Banking
5 274 (52.69%) Front Office
6 10 (1.92%) Back Office
7 5 (0.96%) Advertising
7 5 (0.96%) Legal
8 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (46.92%) Developer
2 128 (24.62%) Software Engineer
3 118 (22.69%) Senior Developer
4 111 (21.35%) Java Developer
5 81 (15.58%) Tools Developer
6 71 (13.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 60 (11.54%) Core Java Developer
8 59 (11.35%) Global Derivatives Developer
9 52 (10.00%) IT Engineer
10 43 (8.27%) Head of Technology
11 38 (7.31%) Analyst
12 28 (5.38%) Analytics Developer
13 23 (4.42%) QA Engineer
14 16 (3.08%) Equity Analyst
15 14 (2.69%) SQL Analyst
16 13 (2.50%) Financial Analyst
16 13 (2.50%) Risk Analyst
17 11 (2.12%) C# Developer
18 10 (1.92%) Support Analyst
19 9 (1.73%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.42%) Middleware
1 49 (9.42%) REST
2 43 (8.27%) HTML
3 35 (6.73%) .NET
4 31 (5.96%) Spring
5 28 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
5 28 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
6 25 (4.81%) Guice
6 25 (4.81%) Hibernate
6 25 (4.81%) JAX-RS
6 25 (4.81%) Kafka
7 15 (2.88%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.88%) HTML5
8 12 (2.31%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (1.73%) WPF
10 8 (1.54%) NumPy
11 5 (0.96%) Node.js
12 3 (0.58%) CSS
12 3 (0.58%) J2SE
13 2 (0.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 517 (99.42%) Derivative
2 91 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 73 (14.04%) Fixed Income
5 52 (10.00%) Market Risk
6 50 (9.62%) Credit Risk
7 38 (7.31%) Equities
8 24 (4.62%) Hedge funds
9 22 (4.23%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.31%) OTC Derivatives
11 11 (2.12%) Credit Derivative
12 10 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.92%) Reference Data
13 9 (1.73%) Equity Risk
14 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.77%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.58%) Commodity Exotics
16 3 (0.58%) Exotic Derivative
17 2 (0.38%) Fintech
17 2 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 126 (24.23%) Unix
2 52 (10.00%) Linux
3 8 (1.54%) Windows
4 2 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (76.54%) Asset Management
2 377 (72.50%) Wealth Management
3 309 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (32.88%) Software Engineering
5 149 (28.65%) Multithreading
6 148 (28.46%) Risk Management
7 119 (22.88%) Analytics
8 114 (21.92%) SDLC
9 109 (20.96%) BDD
10 99 (19.04%) TDD
11 90 (17.31%) OO
12 81 (15.58%) Test Automation
13 74 (14.23%) Refactoring
14 64 (12.31%) Market Making
15 61 (11.73%) Multithreaded Programming
15 61 (11.73%) Scrum
16 59 (11.35%) Low Latency
17 58 (11.15%) OOD
18 51 (9.81%) Incident Management
19 50 (9.62%) Credit Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (60.58%) Java
2 186 (35.77%) C#
3 131 (25.19%) Python
4 77 (14.81%) SQL
5 50 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 44 (8.46%) Scala
7 25 (4.81%) Perl
8 21 (4.04%) C++
9 18 (3.46%) Ruby
10 13 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 13 (2.50%) R
11 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.15%) VBA
14 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.38%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 28 (5.38%) Degree
2 9 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (0.96%) Master's Degree
3 5 (0.96%) PhD
4 3 (0.58%) ACCA
4 3 (0.58%) CISA
4 3 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.81%) QA
2 11 (2.12%) MiFID
3 4 (0.77%) EMIR
4 3 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 70 (13.46%) Oracle
2 49 (9.42%) Sun
3 31 (5.96%) Sybase
4 21 (4.04%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.58%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.58%) FactSet
6 3 (0.58%) Murex
6 3 (0.58%) StatPro
7 2 (0.38%) Sophis
8 1 (0.19%) Calypso
8 1 (0.19%) Solace
8 1 (0.19%) Splunk
8 1 (0.19%) Tableau