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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equity Derivatives
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 794 831
Rank change year-on-year +3 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Equity Derivative 67 160 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 59 123 135
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £55,000

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 32712 42657 42069
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 41.03% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26358 34062 33244
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,340 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 3 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 67 £75,000 +7.14% 10
London +9 67 £75,000 +7.14% 10
City of London +26 14 £73,750 +9.25% 3

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 156 (91.76%) Derivative
2 87 (51.18%) Java
3 82 (48.24%) Finance
4 81 (47.65%) SQL
5 59 (34.71%) Python
6 56 (32.94%) Banking
7 55 (32.35%) Front Office
8 41 (24.12%) C#
9 40 (23.53%) C++
10 39 (22.94%) Equities
11 37 (21.76%) Unix
12 36 (21.18%) Investment Banking
13 35 (20.59%) Linux
13 35 (20.59%) Fixed Income
14 33 (19.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (18.24%) .NET
15 31 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (17.65%) Perl
17 28 (16.47%) FIX Protocol
17 28 (16.47%) Mathematics
17 28 (16.47%) Big Data
18 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
18 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
19 23 (13.53%) Hedge funds
20 22 (12.94%) Sybase
21 20 (11.76%) HTML
22 19 (11.18%) Multithreading
23 18 (10.59%) Degree
23 18 (10.59%) Oracle
23 18 (10.59%) OO

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 2 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (0.59%) Confluence
2 1 (0.59%) JBoss
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) EViews
1 8 (4.71%) Stata
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.59%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.47%) Big Data
2 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.53%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.53%) KDB
5 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.35%) DB2
7 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.18%) HBase
8 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) MySQL
9 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Gradle
1 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 82 (48.24%) Finance
2 56 (32.94%) Banking
3 55 (32.35%) Front Office
4 36 (21.18%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.65%) Back Office
6 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.35%) Retail
7 4 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) French Language
8 1 (0.59%) German Language
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (55.29%) Developer
2 38 (22.35%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.65%) Analyst
4 19 (11.18%) C++ Developer
5 17 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 13 (7.65%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.65%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Python Developer
8 10 (5.88%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 10 (5.88%) Murex Developer
9 9 (5.29%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Equity Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Financial Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.24%) .NET
2 28 (16.47%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (11.76%) HTML
4 16 (9.41%) HTML5
5 14 (8.24%) XML
6 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (5.29%) Ajax
7 9 (5.29%) jQuery
7 9 (5.29%) Kendo UI
8 8 (4.71%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.71%) WPF
9 6 (3.53%) Murex MxML
10 5 (2.94%) Node.js
10 5 (2.94%) STL
11 4 (2.35%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (2.35%) XSLT
12 3 (1.76%) Akka
12 3 (1.76%) CSS
12 3 (1.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 156 (91.76%) Derivative
2 39 (22.94%) Equities
3 35 (20.59%) Fixed Income
4 33 (19.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (13.53%) Hedge funds
6 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (8.24%) OTC Derivatives
7 10 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 9 (5.29%) Algorithms
8 9 (5.29%) Credit Derivative
9 8 (4.71%) SWIFT
10 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.35%) Fintech
12 3 (1.76%) Swaptions
12 3 (1.76%) TWAP
12 3 (1.76%) VWAP
13 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
13 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.76%) Unix
2 35 (20.59%) Linux
3 5 (2.94%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.47%) Mathematics
3 19 (11.18%) Multithreading
4 18 (10.59%) OO
5 16 (9.41%) Asset Management
6 15 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
6 15 (8.82%) SDLC
7 12 (7.06%) Project Management
7 12 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 10 (5.88%) MVC
9 9 (5.29%) IT Strategy
9 9 (5.29%) Low Latency
10 6 (3.53%) Analytics
10 6 (3.53%) BDD
10 6 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.53%) OOD
10 6 (3.53%) Open Source
10 6 (3.53%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (51.18%) Java
2 81 (47.65%) SQL
3 59 (34.71%) Python
4 41 (24.12%) C#
5 40 (23.53%) C++
6 30 (17.65%) Perl
7 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.47%) Scala
9 9 (5.29%) MATLAB
9 9 (5.29%) R
9 9 (5.29%) VBA
10 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.76%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.59%) C
12 1 (0.59%) F#
12 1 (0.59%) Haskell
12 1 (0.59%) Korn
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) MiFID
2 8 (4.71%) EMIR
3 3 (1.76%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) Sybase
2 18 (10.59%) Murex
2 18 (10.59%) Oracle
3 11 (6.47%) TIBCO
4 9 (5.29%) Sophis
4 9 (5.29%) Telerik
5 7 (4.12%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.94%) Calypso
7 4 (2.35%) Solace
8 1 (0.59%) Charles River
8 1 (0.59%) FactSet
8 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.59%) Reuters
8 1 (0.59%) RIMES
8 1 (0.59%) Splunk
8 1 (0.59%) StatPro
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