Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Exotic Derivatives
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 993 1091 1135
Rank change year-on-year +98 +44 +108
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 63 72 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.044% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 27
UK median annual salary £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -19.51%
10th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £55,750
90th Percentile £160,500 £112,500 £96,250
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 52,930 64,633 70,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.91% 39.53% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39,930 49,494 52,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,386 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 +99 63 £95,000 +5.56% 1
London +85 63 £95,000 +5.56% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 53 (84.13%) Equities
1 53 (84.13%) Derivative
2 52 (82.54%) Front Office
3 48 (76.19%) Equity Derivative
4 47 (74.60%) Asset Management
4 47 (74.60%) Hedge funds
5 40 (63.49%) Investment Management
6 31 (49.21%) Business Analysis
6 31 (49.21%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (47.62%) Finance
8 27 (42.86%) C#
8 27 (42.86%) C++
9 25 (39.68%) Python
10 24 (38.10%) Java
11 23 (36.51%) Banking
12 16 (25.40%) Performance Management
12 16 (25.40%) Azure
12 16 (25.40%) AWS
12 16 (25.40%) Open Source
12 16 (25.40%) Google
12 16 (25.40%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
12 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
12 16 (25.40%) J2EE
12 16 (25.40%) Web Services
12 16 (25.40%) Fixed Income
12 16 (25.40%) Performance Attribution
12 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
12 16 (25.40%) GCP

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 (12.70%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) AWS
1 16 (25.40%) Azure
1 16 (25.40%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon Athena
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
General
1 52 (82.54%) Front Office
2 30 (47.62%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) Banking
4 6 (9.52%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Business Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Front Office Business Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Analytics Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analytics Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Data Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Development Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Engineering Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Java Pricing Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Pricing Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) J2EE
1 16 (25.40%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (84.13%) Derivative
1 53 (84.13%) Equities
2 48 (76.19%) Equity Derivative
3 47 (74.60%) Hedge funds
4 31 (49.21%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (25.40%) Fixed Income
6 11 (17.46%) Credit Risk
7 7 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
1 5 (7.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (74.60%) Asset Management
2 40 (63.49%) Investment Management
3 31 (49.21%) Business Analysis
4 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.40%) Artificial Intelligence
4 16 (25.40%) Mentoring
4 16 (25.40%) Open Source
4 16 (25.40%) Performance Attribution
4 16 (25.40%) Performance Management
4 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
5 15 (23.81%) Mathematics
6 8 (12.70%) Analytics
6 8 (12.70%) Data Analytics
6 8 (12.70%) Decision-Making
6 8 (12.70%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
6 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
6 8 (12.70%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (11.11%) Credit Risk Management
7 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) C#
1 27 (42.86%) C++
2 25 (39.68%) Python
3 24 (38.10%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) Kotlin
6 7 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 6 (9.52%) R
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
1 7 (11.11%) Master's Degree
1 7 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
1 7 (11.11%) EMIR
1 7 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Google
2 8 (12.70%) Bloomberg
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Sybase