Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equity Derivatives
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 756 940 1063
Rank change year-on-year +184 +123 -46
Permanent jobs citing Equity Derivative 257 177 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 213 127 89
UK median annual salary £120,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £66,750 £41,250 £55,750
90th Percentile £161,250 £103,750 £111,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 47,150 59,852 67,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.58% 39.59% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36,240 45,343 53,252
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +2.35%

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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 +176 256 £120,000 +71.43% 2
London +148 255 £120,000 +71.43% 2
UK excluding London +114 2 £75,000 +11.11%
Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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.

1 255 (99.22%) Derivative
2 190 (73.93%) Java
2 190 (73.93%) Finance
3 180 (70.04%) Fixed Income
4 176 (68.48%) Front Office
5 170 (66.15%) Hedge funds
6 166 (64.59%) Python
6 166 (64.59%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (58.37%) Equities
8 146 (56.81%) C++
9 141 (54.86%) Asset Management
10 136 (52.92%) AWS
11 131 (50.97%) Investment Management
12 130 (50.58%) Web Services
13 129 (50.19%) Azure
13 129 (50.19%) GCP
14 118 (45.91%) JavaScript
15 112 (43.58%) SQL
16 111 (43.19%) Open Source
17 107 (41.63%) C#
18 106 (41.25%) Analytics
19 96 (37.35%) Portfolio Management
20 91 (35.41%) NoSQL
21 90 (35.02%) Migration
22 84 (32.68%) Banking
23 80 (31.13%) AngularJS
23 80 (31.13%) Decision-Making
24 79 (30.74%) Data Analytics
25 77 (29.96%) J2EE
26 76 (29.57%) Software Engineering

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:

Applications
1 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (16.73%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 136 (52.92%) AWS
2 129 (50.19%) Azure
2 129 (50.19%) GCP
3 60 (23.35%) OpenShift
4 8 (3.11%) AWS Step Functions
5 3 (1.17%) Serverless
6 2 (0.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (35.41%) NoSQL
2 43 (16.73%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (12.84%) Amazon Athena
3 33 (12.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (3.11%) Amazon Aurora
4 8 (3.11%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.78%) Power BI
6 1 (0.39%) DB2
6 1 (0.39%) KDB
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.17%) kappa
3 1 (0.39%) JUnit
3 1 (0.39%) Maven
3 1 (0.39%) TestComplete
General
1 190 (73.93%) Finance
2 176 (68.48%) Front Office
3 84 (32.68%) Banking
4 16 (6.23%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.33%) Back Office
6 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 81 (31.52%) Developer
2 41 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.23%) Development Manager
3 34 (13.23%) Engineering Manager
4 31 (12.06%) C# Developer
5 28 (10.89%) Architect
5 28 (10.89%) Lead Architect
6 23 (8.95%) Analytics Manager
6 23 (8.95%) Data Analytics Manager
6 23 (8.95%) Head of Engineering
6 23 (8.95%) Head of Finance
7 21 (8.17%) Data Manager
7 21 (8.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 21 (8.17%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (6.23%) Analyst
11 13 (5.06%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (3.89%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.89%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (50.58%) Web Services
2 80 (31.13%) AngularJS
3 77 (29.96%) J2EE
4 55 (21.40%) .NET
5 54 (21.01%) React
6 53 (20.62%) Node.js
7 27 (10.51%) WCF
8 9 (3.50%) Spring
9 8 (3.11%) JMS
10 7 (2.72%) Akka
11 3 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.17%) Kafka
11 3 (1.17%) XML
12 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.39%) HTML
12 1 (0.39%) HTML5
12 1 (0.39%) iBATIS
12 1 (0.39%) J2SE
12 1 (0.39%) JDBC
12 1 (0.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 255 (99.22%) Derivative
2 180 (70.04%) Fixed Income
3 170 (66.15%) Hedge funds
4 150 (58.37%) Equities
5 66 (25.68%) Exotic Derivative
6 63 (24.51%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (23.74%) Public Cloud
8 58 (22.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (20.62%) Blog
10 36 (14.01%) Algorithms
11 32 (12.45%) Data Structures
12 15 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (4.67%) Equity Risk
14 6 (2.33%) Grid Computing
14 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.95%) Market Risk
16 2 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
16 2 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
17 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
17 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.72%) Linux
2 4 (1.56%) Unix
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (64.59%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (54.86%) Asset Management
3 131 (50.97%) Investment Management
4 111 (43.19%) Open Source
5 106 (41.25%) Analytics
6 96 (37.35%) Portfolio Management
7 90 (35.02%) Migration
8 80 (31.13%) Decision-Making
9 79 (30.74%) Data Analytics
10 76 (29.57%) Software Engineering
11 75 (29.18%) Microservices
12 68 (26.46%) Artificial Intelligence
12 68 (26.46%) Mentoring
12 68 (26.46%) Performance Attribution
12 68 (26.46%) Performance Management
13 55 (21.40%) Scrum
14 53 (20.62%) Wealth Management
15 43 (16.73%) Computer Science
16 33 (12.84%) Pair Programming
17 16 (6.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 190 (73.93%) Java
2 166 (64.59%) Python
3 146 (56.81%) C++
4 118 (45.91%) JavaScript
5 112 (43.58%) SQL
6 107 (41.63%) C#
7 53 (20.62%) R
8 25 (9.73%) Kotlin
9 5 (1.95%) VBA
10 3 (1.17%) Java 8
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.23%) Degree
2 5 (1.95%) PhD
3 3 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) Basel III
3 1 (0.39%) GAAP
3 1 (0.39%) IFRS
System Software
1 59 (22.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 71 (27.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (23.35%) Google
2 40 (15.56%) Bloomberg
3 15 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.72%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.78%) Fidessa
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.39%) Charles River
6 1 (0.39%) Sybase