Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Exotic Derivatives
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1138 1218
Rank change year-on-year +64 +80 +76
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 59 66 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.037% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.089% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 59 20 10
UK median annual salary £85,000 £81,250 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -5.80% +81.58%
10th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £101,500 £111,375
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 66,799 74,000 73,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 41.18% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51,414 55,931 59,984
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,198
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Exotic Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative.

Salary trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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
London +56 59 £85,000 +4.62% 2
England +43 59 £85,000 +4.62% 2

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 58 (98.31%) Front Office
2 51 (86.44%) Finance
3 50 (84.75%) Derivative
4 39 (66.10%) Equities
4 39 (66.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (61.02%) SQL
6 34 (57.63%) Fixed Income
7 33 (55.93%) C#
8 31 (52.54%) C++
9 23 (38.98%) MATLAB
9 23 (38.98%) Market Risk
9 23 (38.98%) R
10 22 (37.29%) Java
10 22 (37.29%) Python
11 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (32.20%) Software Engineering
13 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
14 16 (27.12%) Asset Management
14 16 (27.12%) Charles River
14 16 (27.12%) Unix
14 16 (27.12%) .NET
14 16 (27.12%) Oracle
14 16 (27.12%) DevOps
14 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (27.12%) Investment Management
14 16 (27.12%) TeamCity
14 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (27.12%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (23.73%) Automated Trading
15 14 (23.73%) High-Frequency Trading

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 10 (16.95%) Bloomberg AIM
1 10 (16.95%) Eagle PACE
1 10 (16.95%) thinkFolio
2 6 (10.17%) Front Arena
2 6 (10.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) KDB
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) TeamCity
2 10 (16.95%) MSBuild
2 10 (16.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (98.31%) Front Office
2 51 (86.44%) Finance
3 9 (15.25%) Advertising
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Developer
3 12 (20.34%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Financial Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Qualitative Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Quantitative Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Front Office Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (10.17%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Unix Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Unix Support
8 6 (10.17%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 10 (16.95%) Web Services
3 8 (13.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (84.75%) Derivative
2 39 (66.10%) Equities
2 39 (66.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (57.63%) Fixed Income
4 23 (38.98%) Market Risk
5 14 (23.73%) Fintech
6 10 (16.95%) Hedge funds
7 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk
8 8 (13.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Unix
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
4 16 (27.12%) Asset Management
4 16 (27.12%) Continuous Deployment
4 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (27.12%) DevOps
4 16 (27.12%) Investment Management
5 14 (23.73%) Automated Trading
5 14 (23.73%) High-Frequency Trading
5 14 (23.73%) Market Making
5 14 (23.73%) Quantitative Analysis
5 14 (23.73%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (16.95%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (15.25%) Credit Risk Management
7 9 (15.25%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (15.25%) Physics
7 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.25%) Stochastic Calculus
7 9 (15.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) SQL
2 33 (55.93%) C#
3 31 (52.54%) C++
4 23 (38.98%) MATLAB
4 23 (38.98%) R
5 22 (37.29%) Java
5 22 (37.29%) Python
6 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
7 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) PhD
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (15.25%) EMIR
1 9 (15.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Charles River
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Sybase
3 10 (16.95%) Bloomberg
3 10 (16.95%) Calypso
3 10 (16.95%) FXall
4 6 (10.17%) SimCorp