Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Market Risk
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1010 1009 972
Rank change year-on-year -1 -37 +89
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 183 170 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.099% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 137 130 206
UK median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £57,500 £52,375 £50,625
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £71,250 £85,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.18% +88.89% -10.00%

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 75,633 72,664 89,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.43% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59,635 59,096 72,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +7.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Market Risk in the UK

Market Risk
Top 6 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 23 April 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 -8 183 £90,000 +16.13% 16
London +9 180 £90,000 +16.13% 16
UK excluding London -36 3 £71,250 -16.18% 2
South East - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands -3 1 £82,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 121 (66.12%) Finance
2 83 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (44.26%) Mathematics
4 77 (42.08%) Degree
5 73 (39.89%) C#
6 68 (37.16%) Credit Risk
7 67 (36.61%) Computer Science
7 67 (36.61%) Analytics
8 64 (34.97%) Java
9 56 (30.60%) SQL
10 53 (28.96%) Banking
11 52 (28.42%) .NET
11 52 (28.42%) SQL Server
11 52 (28.42%) Risk Management
12 46 (25.14%) Windows
13 43 (23.50%) Front Office
14 40 (21.86%) Management Information System
14 40 (21.86%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (21.31%) Data Modelling
15 39 (21.31%) Software Engineering
16 36 (19.67%) Derivative
16 36 (19.67%) Git (software)
16 36 (19.67%) Big Data
16 36 (19.67%) Collaborative Working
17 34 (18.58%) Hedge funds
18 33 (18.03%) Risk Analytics
18 33 (18.03%) TDD
19 32 (17.49%) Financial Institution
20 31 (16.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 31 (16.94%) C++

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 26 (14.21%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (13.66%) Apache Spark
3 24 (13.11%) SAS
4 14 (7.65%) Apache
4 14 (7.65%) IIS
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (13.66%) PaaS
2 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (2.73%) CloudFront
2 5 (2.73%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.67%) Big Data
3 20 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (10.93%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 14 (7.65%) Base SAS
6 8 (4.37%) HBase
7 7 (3.83%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.73%) Redis
10 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.09%) Impala
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.66%) Moq
2 25 (13.66%) MSTest
2 25 (13.66%) NUnit
2 25 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.83%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.09%) JIRA
5 2 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) ERwin
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) RStudio
6 1 (0.55%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 121 (66.12%) Finance
2 53 (28.96%) Banking
3 43 (23.50%) Front Office
4 32 (17.49%) Financial Institution
5 23 (12.57%) Investment Banking
6 13 (7.10%) Advertising
7 4 (2.19%) Back Office
8 3 (1.64%) Marketing
8 3 (1.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.55%) International Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (51.37%) Developer
2 50 (27.32%) C# Developer
3 25 (13.66%) Senior Developer
4 22 (12.02%) Analyst
5 18 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
6 16 (8.74%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.10%) Qualitative Analyst
7 13 (7.10%) Quantitative Analyst
7 13 (7.10%) Risk Manager
8 12 (6.56%) Quantitative Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Scala Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Risk Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.37%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.83%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Java Scala Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Market Risk Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Python Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.42%) .NET
2 28 (15.30%) RESTful
3 26 (14.21%) REST
4 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
4 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET Core
4 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (13.11%) HTML
6 22 (12.02%) Web Services
7 19 (10.38%) XML
8 14 (7.65%) JSP
9 12 (6.56%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.01%) Akka
10 11 (6.01%) Kafka
11 9 (4.92%) Play Framework
12 6 (3.28%) HTML5
13 4 (2.19%) Django
13 4 (2.19%) NumPy
13 4 (2.19%) SciPy
13 4 (2.19%) SOAP
13 4 (2.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (37.16%) Credit Risk
2 67 (36.61%) Computer Science
3 40 (21.86%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (21.86%) Management Information System
4 36 (19.67%) Derivative
5 34 (18.58%) Hedge funds
6 31 (16.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (15.30%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (12.02%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (8.74%) Fintech
10 11 (6.01%) Data Structures
11 9 (4.92%) Algorithms
12 8 (4.37%) Equities
12 8 (4.37%) Exotic Derivative
13 7 (3.83%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (2.19%) PMI
15 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Derivative
15 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
15 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.14%) Windows
2 23 (12.57%) Unix
3 18 (9.84%) AIX
3 18 (9.84%) HPUX
3 18 (9.84%) Solaris
4 7 (3.83%) Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (44.26%) Mathematics
3 67 (36.61%) Analytics
4 52 (28.42%) Risk Management
5 39 (21.31%) Data Modelling
5 39 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 36 (19.67%) Collaborative Working
7 33 (18.03%) Risk Analytics
7 33 (18.03%) TDD
8 30 (16.39%) Unit Testing
9 29 (15.85%) Portfolio Management
10 28 (15.30%) Workflow
11 26 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (13.66%) Microservices
12 25 (13.66%) SOA
12 25 (13.66%) SOLID
13 24 (13.11%) Physics
14 23 (12.57%) ETL
15 22 (12.02%) Project Management
16 21 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.89%) C#
2 64 (34.97%) Java
3 56 (30.60%) SQL
4 31 (16.94%) C++
5 29 (15.85%) Python
5 29 (15.85%) Scala
6 22 (12.02%) R
7 19 (10.38%) MATLAB
8 14 (7.65%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.37%) VB
10 7 (3.83%) VBA
11 6 (3.28%) C
12 5 (2.73%) Kotlin
13 4 (2.19%) Java 8
14 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.55%) Haskell
16 1 (0.55%) Java 9
16 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 77 (42.08%) Degree
2 21 (11.48%) Master's Degree
3 11 (6.01%) PhD
4 6 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) CFA
8 1 (0.55%) CISA
8 1 (0.55%) CRISC
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.85%) QA
2 19 (10.38%) Data Quality
3 17 (9.29%) MiFID
4 16 (8.74%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (7.10%) EMIR
6 3 (1.64%) FINREP
7 2 (1.09%) IFRS
7 2 (1.09%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.55%) Basel II
8 1 (0.55%) Basel III
8 1 (0.55%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (13.66%) Oracle
2 6 (3.28%) Bloomberg
3 2 (1.09%) Cognos
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.09%) Tableau
4 1 (0.55%) Foundry
4 1 (0.55%) Informatica
4 1 (0.55%) Murex