Period
to 28 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic Derivative in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Exotic Derivative over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Exotic Derivatives
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 856 1061 1126
Rank change year-on-year +205 +65 +39
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 29 28 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.050% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 63
Median annual salary £135,000 £82,500 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% -5.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £142,500 £110,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

Exotic 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 35,067 56,313 66,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.15% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27,042 42,052 51,494
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

Exotic Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Exotic Derivative over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK over the 6 months to 28 May 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 +199 29 £135,000 +63.64% 3
London +149 29 £135,000 +63.64% 3

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 29 (100.00%) Finance
2 28 (96.55%) Equities
3 23 (79.31%) Asset Management
3 23 (79.31%) Fixed Income
3 23 (79.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (79.31%) Derivative
3 23 (79.31%) Investment Management
3 23 (79.31%) Hedge funds
4 17 (58.62%) thinkFolio
4 17 (58.62%) SimCorp
4 17 (58.62%) Eze Software Group
4 17 (58.62%) OTC Derivatives
4 17 (58.62%) Charles River
4 17 (58.62%) Murex
4 17 (58.62%) Calypso
4 17 (58.62%) Fidessa
4 17 (58.62%) Front Arena
5 12 (41.38%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) C#
6 10 (34.48%) C++
7 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Market Risk
8 6 (20.69%) Google
8 6 (20.69%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) MiFID
8 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.69%) Physics
8 6 (20.69%) Stochastic Calculus
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Management

Exotic 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:

Business Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Front Arena
1 17 (58.62%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Azure
1 6 (20.69%) GCP
General
1 29 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Advertising
3 6 (20.69%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Product Manager
1 17 (58.62%) Product Owner
1 17 (58.62%) Software Product Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Qualitative Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Quantitative Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Quantitative Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (96.55%) Equities
2 23 (79.31%) Derivative
2 23 (79.31%) Fixed Income
2 23 (79.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (79.31%) Hedge funds
3 17 (58.62%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (20.69%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (20.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Asset Management
1 23 (79.31%) Investment Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Attribution
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
2 6 (20.69%) Physics
2 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Stochastic Calculus
2 6 (20.69%) Validation
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) MATLAB
4 4 (13.79%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
1 6 (20.69%) Master's Degree
1 6 (20.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Dodd-Frank
1 6 (20.69%) EMIR
1 6 (20.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Calypso
1 17 (58.62%) Charles River
1 17 (58.62%) Eze Software Group
1 17 (58.62%) Fidessa
1 17 (58.62%) Murex
1 17 (58.62%) SimCorp
2 6 (20.69%) Google