Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Market Risk
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 959 929 961
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 -72
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 180 271 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 142 158 214
UK median annual salary £82,500 £90,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £113,750 £115,000 £108,375
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +55.56%

Market Risk 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 66,730 73,893 73,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 41.19% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51,297 55,840 60,439
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 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in the UK

Market Risk
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Market Risk in the UK

Market Risk
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Market Risk in the UK

Market Risk
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the UK over the 6 months to 12 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
England -13 175 £85,000 -5.56% 21
London -31 171 £85,000 -5.56% 20
UK excluding London +88 4 - - 2
North of England - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 150 (83.33%) Finance
2 103 (57.22%) Banking
3 73 (40.56%) Front Office
3 73 (40.56%) Java
4 72 (40.00%) Credit Risk
5 66 (36.67%) SQL
6 64 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (34.44%) Analytics
8 58 (32.22%) C++
8 58 (32.22%) Risk Management
9 57 (31.67%) Derivative
10 48 (26.67%) Python
11 47 (26.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (25.56%) C#
13 41 (22.78%) Equities
14 40 (22.22%) Investment Banking
15 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
16 38 (21.11%) Big Data
17 35 (19.44%) .NET
18 34 (18.89%) Oracle
18 34 (18.89%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (18.89%) Risk Analysis
19 33 (18.33%) Unix
20 30 (16.67%) ETL
21 29 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (15.56%) Scala
23 27 (15.00%) Windows
23 27 (15.00%) Project Management
24 26 (14.44%) Data Analysis
24 26 (14.44%) Hadoop

Market Risk
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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (13.89%) Apache Spark
2 19 (10.56%) SAS
3 15 (8.33%) Apache
4 13 (7.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.11%) Confluence
5 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (21.11%) Big Data
3 34 (18.89%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (14.44%) Hadoop
5 15 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.78%) Base SAS
7 13 (7.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 12 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 11 (6.11%) HBase
9 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
10 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database
11 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.78%) DB2
12 5 (2.78%) MySQL
12 5 (2.78%) OLAP
13 4 (2.22%) Data Mining
13 4 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Maven
2 7 (3.89%) JIRA
3 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) ERwin
6 1 (0.56%) Flyway
6 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Mockito
6 1 (0.56%) Moq
6 1 (0.56%) MSTest
6 1 (0.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 150 (83.33%) Finance
2 103 (57.22%) Banking
3 73 (40.56%) Front Office
4 40 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 16 (8.89%) Advertising
6 10 (5.56%) Back Office
7 6 (3.33%) Retail
8 5 (2.78%) International Banking
8 5 (2.78%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.56%) German Language
11 1 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (45.00%) Developer
2 44 (24.44%) Analyst
3 22 (12.22%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.67%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.33%) Data Engineer
7 14 (7.78%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.78%) Risk Manager
8 12 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Java Pricing Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Pricing Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Python Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Qualitative Analyst
9 11 (6.11%) Quantitative Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Risk Business Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.44%) .NET
2 21 (11.67%) HTML
2 21 (11.67%) Spring
2 21 (11.67%) Web Services
3 18 (10.00%) XML
4 15 (8.33%) Kafka
5 13 (7.22%) Hibernate
5 13 (7.22%) JSP
6 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET
6 11 (6.11%) NumPy
6 11 (6.11%) Pandas
7 10 (5.56%) SciPy
8 9 (5.00%) WPF
9 7 (3.89%) J2EE
9 7 (3.89%) ReactiveX
10 5 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.78%) CORBA
10 5 (2.78%) Guice
10 5 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 57 (31.67%) Derivative
3 47 (26.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 41 (22.78%) Equities
5 29 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (13.89%) Fixed Income
7 23 (12.78%) Exotic Derivative
8 20 (11.11%) Fintech
9 17 (9.44%) Algorithms
10 13 (7.22%) Management Information System
11 10 (5.56%) Data Structures
11 10 (5.56%) Spread Betting
12 8 (4.44%) Hedge funds
13 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (3.89%) OTC Derivatives
14 5 (2.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (2.22%) Mainframe
16 2 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
16 2 (1.11%) PMI
16 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.33%) Unix
2 27 (15.00%) Windows
3 18 (10.00%) AIX
3 18 (10.00%) HPUX
3 18 (10.00%) Solaris
4 7 (3.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.44%) Analytics
3 58 (32.22%) Risk Management
4 34 (18.89%) Risk Analysis
5 30 (16.67%) ETL
6 27 (15.00%) Project Management
7 26 (14.44%) Data Analysis
8 23 (12.78%) Mathematics
9 19 (10.56%) Data Architecture
9 19 (10.56%) Data Integration
9 19 (10.56%) Data Management
10 18 (10.00%) Data Analytics
10 18 (10.00%) Data Governance
10 18 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
10 18 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 18 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (9.44%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.44%) Validation
12 16 (8.89%) Thought Leadership
13 15 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.56%) Java
2 66 (36.67%) SQL
3 58 (32.22%) C++
4 48 (26.67%) Python
5 46 (25.56%) C#
6 28 (15.56%) Scala
7 23 (12.78%) MATLAB
7 23 (12.78%) R
8 17 (9.44%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.56%) VB
10 9 (5.00%) VBA
11 6 (3.33%) Perl
12 5 (2.78%) Haskell
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) PhD
3 10 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.78%) CFA
5 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.44%) Data Quality
2 20 (11.11%) MiFID
3 13 (7.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (5.56%) EMIR
5 6 (3.33%) QA
6 4 (2.22%) Basel III
7 3 (1.67%) FINREP
8 2 (1.11%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Ansible
1 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 34 (18.89%) Oracle
2 11 (6.11%) Hortonworks
3 8 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.33%) Cognos
5 5 (2.78%) Reuters
5 5 (2.78%) Sybase
6 4 (2.22%) Murex
7 3 (1.67%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.11%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.11%) Perforce
8 2 (1.11%) Tableau
9 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.56%) Calypso
9 1 (0.56%) Google