Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Exotic Derivatives
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1065 1125 1238
Rank change year-on-year +60 +113 +80
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 77 74 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.042% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.095% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 77 28 5
UK median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £102,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -17.07% +115.79%
10th Percentile £65,000 £57,125 £90,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £96,250 £112,000
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 72,606 77,947 81,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.07% 44.59% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 56,197 58,601 66,696
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
England +46 77 £87,500 +2.94% 1
London +35 77 £87,500 +2.94% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 73 (94.81%) Front Office
2 71 (92.21%) Finance
3 68 (88.31%) Derivative
4 61 (79.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 60 (77.92%) Equities
6 57 (74.03%) Fixed Income
7 52 (67.53%) SQL
8 44 (57.14%) C#
9 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
10 35 (45.45%) C++
11 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (40.26%) Asset Management
12 30 (38.96%) Investment Management
13 29 (37.66%) R
13 29 (37.66%) MATLAB
14 28 (36.36%) Java
15 27 (35.06%) Charles River
15 27 (35.06%) DevOps
15 27 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (35.06%) Continuous Deployment
16 26 (33.77%) Market Risk
16 26 (33.77%) .NET
17 25 (32.47%) Python
17 25 (32.47%) TeamCity
17 25 (32.47%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (27.27%) thinkFolio
18 21 (27.27%) Eagle PACE
18 21 (27.27%) Quantitative Analysis
18 21 (27.27%) Calypso
18 21 (27.27%) FXall

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Eagle PACE
1 21 (27.27%) thinkFolio
2 17 (22.08%) Bloomberg AIM
2 17 (22.08%) Front Arena
3 11 (14.29%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.47%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) DB2
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) TeamCity
2 15 (19.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (18.18%) MSBuild
4 10 (12.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.60%) NUnit
5 2 (2.60%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (94.81%) Front Office
2 71 (92.21%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Advertising
4 7 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Analyst
2 29 (37.66%) Developer
3 19 (24.68%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 11 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Software Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Qualitative Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Quantitative Analyst
8 8 (10.39%) Finance Manager
9 7 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.79%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Charles River Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) SQL Support Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) Unix Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) Unix Support
11 5 (6.49%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) .NET
2 10 (12.99%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) XSLT
4 3 (3.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (88.31%) Derivative
2 61 (79.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (77.92%) Equities
4 57 (74.03%) Fixed Income
5 26 (33.77%) Market Risk
6 20 (25.97%) Fintech
7 17 (22.08%) Hedge funds
8 9 (11.69%) Credit Risk
9 7 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
2 9 (11.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
2 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Asset Management
3 30 (38.96%) Investment Management
4 27 (35.06%) Continuous Deployment
4 27 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (35.06%) DevOps
5 21 (27.27%) Quantitative Analysis
6 20 (25.97%) Automated Trading
7 17 (22.08%) Mathematics
7 17 (22.08%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (20.78%) High-Frequency Trading
9 15 (19.48%) TDD
10 14 (18.18%) Market Making
11 10 (12.99%) Financial Modelling
11 10 (12.99%) Physics
11 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.99%) Stochastic Calculus
11 10 (12.99%) Validation
12 9 (11.69%) Credit Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) SQL
2 44 (57.14%) C#
3 35 (45.45%) C++
4 29 (37.66%) MATLAB
4 29 (37.66%) R
5 28 (36.36%) Java
6 25 (32.47%) Python
7 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) PhD
2 13 (16.88%) Degree
3 9 (11.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (11.69%) EMIR
1 9 (11.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Charles River
2 21 (27.27%) Calypso
2 21 (27.27%) FXall
3 17 (22.08%) Bloomberg
3 17 (22.08%) SimCorp
4 12 (15.58%) Oracle
5 9 (11.69%) Sybase