Period
to 21 April 2021

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

Equity Derivatives
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 763 787 1000
Rank change year-on-year +24 +213 +65
Permanent jobs citing Equity Derivative 103 189 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 93 151 86
10th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £76,250 £90,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £120,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +71.43% -6.67%
75th Percentile £113,750 £155,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £124,000 £161,250 £116,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £67,500

Equity 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 34,097 42,814 59,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.47% 39.43% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24,092 33,464 45,339
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,700 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Equity Derivative.

Salary trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 5 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 21 April 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 +14 96 £90,000 -25.00% 6
London -2 96 £90,000 -25.00% 6
Work from Home - 7 £120,000 -
UK excluding London - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT jobs citing Equity 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 Equity Derivative.

1 102 (99.03%) Derivative
2 76 (73.79%) Python
3 75 (72.82%) Front Office
4 67 (65.05%) Equities
5 65 (63.11%) SQL
6 62 (60.19%) Finance
7 58 (56.31%) Hedge funds
8 54 (52.43%) Investment Management
8 54 (52.43%) Asset Management
9 53 (51.46%) Analytics
10 42 (40.78%) Dashboard Development
11 26 (25.24%) Data Analytics
12 24 (23.30%) Java
12 24 (23.30%) Business Analysis
13 23 (22.33%) Banking
14 20 (19.42%) Multithreading
15 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (17.48%) Investment Banking
17 15 (14.56%) FIX Protocol
18 14 (13.59%) Linux
19 13 (12.62%) Greenfield Project
20 12 (11.65%) Requirements Gathering
20 12 (11.65%) REST
20 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
20 12 (11.65%) Exotic Derivative
21 10 (9.71%) Spring
21 10 (9.71%) AWS
22 9 (8.74%) Kafka
22 9 (8.74%) TDD
23 8 (7.77%) Oracle

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 5 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.94%) Apache
2 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) AWS
2 7 (6.80%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.83%) Azure
4 5 (4.85%) GCP
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.97%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.97%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) Redis
2 3 (2.91%) Big Data
2 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.91%) KDB
3 2 (1.94%) Apache Ignite
3 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.94%) Hazelcast
3 2 (1.94%) Kdb+
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Artifactory
2 5 (4.85%) Maven
2 5 (4.85%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (72.82%) Front Office
2 62 (60.19%) Finance
3 23 (22.33%) Banking
4 18 (17.48%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.77%) Retail
6 6 (5.83%) Legal
7 5 (4.85%) Back Office
8 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (54.37%) Analyst
2 30 (29.13%) Financial Analyst
3 26 (25.24%) Business Analyst
3 26 (25.24%) Developer
4 24 (23.30%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 18 (17.48%) Data Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Business Manager
6 12 (11.65%) Report Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Research Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Data Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Python Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.83%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Python Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 3 (2.91%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (11.65%) REST
3 10 (9.71%) Spring
4 9 (8.74%) Kafka
5 6 (5.83%) Web Services
6 3 (2.91%) gRPC
6 3 (2.91%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.94%) NgRx
7 2 (1.94%) Node.js
7 2 (1.94%) NumPy
7 2 (1.94%) Pandas
7 2 (1.94%) Redux
7 2 (1.94%) RxJS
7 2 (1.94%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.94%) XML
8 1 (0.97%) J2SE
8 1 (0.97%) JSON
8 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 102 (99.03%) Derivative
2 67 (65.05%) Equities
3 58 (56.31%) Hedge funds
4 13 (12.62%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (11.65%) Exotic Derivative
6 7 (6.80%) Market Risk
7 6 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (4.85%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.88%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Unix
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.43%) Asset Management
1 54 (52.43%) Investment Management
2 53 (51.46%) Analytics
3 42 (40.78%) Dashboard Development
4 26 (25.24%) Data Analytics
5 24 (23.30%) Business Analysis
6 20 (19.42%) Multithreading
7 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.65%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (8.74%) TDD
10 8 (7.77%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (7.77%) Low Latency
11 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
11 7 (6.80%) Garbage Collection
11 7 (6.80%) Kanban
11 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.80%) Scrum
12 6 (5.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.79%) Python
2 65 (63.11%) SQL
3 24 (23.30%) Java
4 6 (5.83%) C++
5 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.91%) Kotlin
7 3 (2.91%) Scala
8 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.94%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) Java 8
8 2 (1.94%) Julia
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.97%) ISEB
2 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
1 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle
2 2 (1.94%) Sybase
3 1 (0.97%) Google
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) Sophis
3 1 (0.97%) Splunk