Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equity Derivatives
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 680 945 832
Rank change year-on-year +265 -113 +181
Permanent jobs citing Equity Derivative 542 275 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 129 245 449
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £53,000 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £137,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 7 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 18 October 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 +298 541 £85,000 +13.33% 13
London +226 537 £85,000 -5.56% 13
UK excluding London +14 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
South East +17 1 - -
Scotland -14 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 534 (98.52%) Derivative
2 462 (85.24%) Finance
3 445 (82.10%) Banking
4 424 (78.23%) Asset Management
5 421 (77.68%) Investment Banking
6 404 (74.54%) Wealth Management
7 402 (74.17%) Retail Banking
7 402 (74.17%) Retail
8 333 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
9 332 (61.25%) Java
10 300 (55.35%) Front Office
11 204 (37.64%) C#
12 179 (33.03%) Software Engineering
13 162 (29.89%) Multithreading
14 151 (27.86%) Risk Management
15 125 (23.06%) BDD
16 124 (22.88%) Unix
17 121 (22.32%) Analytics
18 118 (21.77%) Python
19 117 (21.59%) SDLC
20 116 (21.40%) TDD
21 90 (16.61%) Test Automation
22 89 (16.42%) Oracle
23 87 (16.05%) Refactoring
23 87 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
24 85 (15.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 77 (14.21%) Fixed Income
25 77 (14.21%) OO
26 75 (13.84%) Market Making
27 74 (13.65%) SQL

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 39 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (0.74%) Confluence
3 3 (0.55%) Apache
4 2 (0.37%) JBoss
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Stata
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) EViews
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.03%) LAN
1 11 (2.03%) WAN
2 2 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.64%) Hazelcast
2 28 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (3.69%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.11%) DB2
7 3 (0.55%) Big Data
7 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.37%) KDB
8 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.37%) MySQL
8 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) OLAP
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (11.44%) Git (software)
2 61 (11.25%) Cucumber
2 61 (11.25%) Subversion
3 23 (4.24%) JBehave
3 23 (4.24%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
4 2 (0.37%) JUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 462 (85.24%) Finance
2 445 (82.10%) Banking
3 421 (77.68%) Investment Banking
4 402 (74.17%) Retail
4 402 (74.17%) Retail Banking
5 300 (55.35%) Front Office
6 7 (1.29%) Back Office
7 5 (0.92%) Advertising
8 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 248 (45.76%) Developer
2 137 (25.28%) Software Engineer
3 131 (24.17%) Senior Developer
4 111 (20.48%) Java Developer
5 82 (15.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 82 (15.13%) Tools Developer
6 73 (13.47%) Core Java Developer
7 71 (13.10%) Global Derivatives Developer
8 52 (9.59%) IT Engineer
9 45 (8.30%) Head of Risk Management
9 45 (8.30%) Head of Technology
10 39 (7.20%) Analyst
11 28 (5.17%) Analytics Developer
12 23 (4.24%) QA Engineer
13 14 (2.58%) SQL Analyst
14 13 (2.40%) C# Developer
15 12 (2.21%) Equity Analyst
16 11 (2.03%) FIX Analyst
16 11 (2.03%) Network Analyst
17 10 (1.85%) Asset Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.44%) REST
2 49 (9.04%) Middleware
3 43 (7.93%) Spring
4 38 (7.01%) Guice
4 38 (7.01%) Hibernate
4 38 (7.01%) HTML
4 38 (7.01%) JAX-RS
5 36 (6.64%) Kafka
6 35 (6.46%) .NET
7 28 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
7 28 (5.17%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (2.03%) WPF
10 9 (1.66%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.66%) HTML5
11 8 (1.48%) NumPy
12 3 (0.55%) J2SE
12 3 (0.55%) React
13 2 (0.37%) CSS
13 2 (0.37%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 534 (98.52%) Derivative
2 87 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (15.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 77 (14.21%) Fixed Income
5 52 (9.59%) Credit Risk
5 52 (9.59%) Market Risk
6 43 (7.93%) Equities
7 21 (3.87%) Hedge funds
8 19 (3.51%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.85%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.66%) Equity Risk
11 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.74%) Exotic Derivative
15 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.55%) Wiki
16 2 (0.37%) Data Centre
16 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 124 (22.88%) Unix
2 47 (8.67%) Linux
3 9 (1.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (78.23%) Asset Management
2 404 (74.54%) Wealth Management
3 333 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (33.03%) Software Engineering
5 162 (29.89%) Multithreading
6 151 (27.86%) Risk Management
7 125 (23.06%) BDD
8 121 (22.32%) Analytics
9 117 (21.59%) SDLC
10 116 (21.40%) TDD
11 90 (16.61%) Test Automation
12 87 (16.05%) Refactoring
13 77 (14.21%) OO
14 75 (13.84%) Market Making
15 74 (13.65%) Scrum
16 73 (13.47%) Multithreaded Programming
17 62 (11.44%) Microservices
18 56 (10.33%) Low Latency
18 56 (10.33%) OOD
19 52 (9.59%) Credit Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (61.25%) Java
2 204 (37.64%) C#
3 118 (21.77%) Python
4 74 (13.65%) SQL
5 49 (9.04%) Shell Script
6 38 (7.01%) Scala
7 18 (3.32%) C++
7 18 (3.32%) Perl
8 12 (2.21%) Ruby
9 11 (2.03%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.66%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.66%) R
11 8 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.29%) VBA
13 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.37%) VB
14 1 (0.18%) Clojure
14 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (5.90%) Degree
2 5 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (0.55%) ACCA
3 3 (0.55%) CISA
3 3 (0.55%) CISM
4 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.80%) QA
2 9 (1.66%) MiFID
3 5 (0.92%) EMIR
4 3 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 89 (16.42%) Oracle
2 49 (9.04%) Sun
3 23 (4.24%) Sybase
4 20 (3.69%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.21%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.37%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.37%) FactSet
6 2 (0.37%) StatPro
7 1 (0.18%) Calypso
7 1 (0.18%) Murex
7 1 (0.18%) Sophis
7 1 (0.18%) Tableau