Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Exotic Derivatives
UK
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 806 934 1080
Rank change year-on-year +128 +146 +106
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 15 96 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.078% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.20% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 15 96 37
Median annual salary £90,000 £135,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +58.82% -2.86%
10th Percentile £78,750 £76,875 £57,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £161,250 £110,000
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 29,804 47,458 59,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 38.56% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21,842 36,942 45,908
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,405
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +2.61%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 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 +122 15 £90,000 -33.33% 1
London +91 15 £90,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 15 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Advertising
3 11 (73.33%) Validation
3 11 (73.33%) Python
3 11 (73.33%) PhD
3 11 (73.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (73.33%) Physics
3 11 (73.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 11 (73.33%) Equities
3 11 (73.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
3 11 (73.33%) MiFID
3 11 (73.33%) Market Risk
3 11 (73.33%) Stochastic Calculus
3 11 (73.33%) Financial Modelling
3 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
3 11 (73.33%) EMIR
3 11 (73.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (73.33%) Master's Degree
4 10 (66.67%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) FINCAD Analytics
7 6 (40.00%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
9 2 (13.33%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
9 2 (13.33%) Derivative
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 8 (53.33%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Advertising
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Quantitative Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Analyst Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Qualitative Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Quantitative Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior Quantitative Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (46.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (20.00%) C# Quant Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Java Pricing Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Pricing Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Equities
1 11 (73.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (73.33%) Market Risk
2 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (13.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (73.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 11 (73.33%) Financial Modelling
2 11 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 11 (73.33%) Physics
2 11 (73.33%) Risk Management
2 11 (73.33%) Stochastic Calculus
2 11 (73.33%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (13.33%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
1 11 (73.33%) Master's Degree
1 11 (73.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 11 (73.33%) EMIR
1 11 (73.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) Databricks