Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Market Risk
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 887 903 950
Rank change year-on-year +16 +47 -134
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 283 320 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 163 228 265
UK median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £68,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +61.76% -22.73%

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Market Risk in the UK

Market Risk
Top 4 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 18 October 2017. 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 +87 283 £90,000 +20.00% 23
London +20 281 £90,000 +20.00% 23
South East +63 2 £55,000 -
UK excluding London +14 2 £55,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 218 (77.03%) Finance
2 203 (71.73%) Banking
3 147 (51.94%) Risk Management
4 140 (49.47%) Investment Banking
5 133 (47.00%) Front Office
6 128 (45.23%) Credit Risk
7 122 (43.11%) Derivative
8 120 (42.40%) Java
9 113 (39.93%) Asset Management
10 112 (39.58%) SDLC
11 111 (39.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 103 (36.40%) Retail
13 100 (35.34%) Retail Banking
14 99 (34.98%) Wealth Management
15 79 (27.92%) Python
16 76 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (25.44%) C++
18 67 (23.67%) Fixed Income
19 66 (23.32%) SQL
20 65 (22.97%) Computer Science
21 64 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
22 63 (22.26%) JIRA
22 63 (22.26%) Linux
23 52 (18.37%) Equity Derivative
24 51 (18.02%) Credit Risk Management
25 47 (16.61%) Shell Script
25 47 (16.61%) Release Management
26 46 (16.25%) TeamCity
26 46 (16.25%) Exotic Derivative
26 46 (16.25%) DataSynapse

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 46 (16.25%) Apache
1 46 (16.25%) Confluence
1 46 (16.25%) DataSynapse
1 46 (16.25%) Tomcat
2 22 (7.77%) Apache Spark
3 16 (5.65%) SAS
4 8 (2.83%) GemFire
5 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (3.18%) Stata
2 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) GitHub
2 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.42%) Hadoop
2 14 (4.95%) Big Data
3 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.24%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.06%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.06%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (0.71%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) OLAP
7 2 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.71%) Power BI
7 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.35%) KDB
8 1 (0.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 63 (22.26%) JIRA
2 46 (16.25%) GCC
2 46 (16.25%) TeamCity
3 9 (3.18%) Maven
4 8 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (2.12%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.77%) Subversion
7 4 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.41%) JSUnit
7 4 (1.41%) JUnit
7 4 (1.41%) Mocha
7 4 (1.41%) Protractor
8 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.35%) NUnit
9 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 218 (77.03%) Finance
2 203 (71.73%) Banking
3 140 (49.47%) Investment Banking
4 133 (47.00%) Front Office
5 103 (36.40%) Retail
6 100 (35.34%) Retail Banking
7 15 (5.30%) Financial Institution
8 12 (4.24%) Advertising
9 4 (1.41%) French Language
9 4 (1.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 152 (53.71%) Developer
2 82 (28.98%) Senior Developer
3 51 (18.02%) Java Developer
4 43 (15.19%) Head of Risk Management
4 43 (15.19%) Head of Technology
5 39 (13.78%) Analyst
6 33 (11.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (10.95%) Market Risk Developer
8 30 (10.60%) Credit Risk Developer
8 30 (10.60%) Credit Risk Java Developer
8 30 (10.60%) Market Risk Java Developer
8 30 (10.60%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
8 30 (10.60%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
9 26 (9.19%) C# Developer
10 21 (7.42%) Risk Analyst
11 20 (7.07%) Business Analyst
12 15 (5.30%) Risk Manager
13 11 (3.89%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (3.89%) Risk Business Analyst
14 10 (3.53%) Risk Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.25%) CORBA
1 46 (16.25%) Swing
2 12 (4.24%) HTML
2 12 (4.24%) HTML5
3 11 (3.89%) CSS
4 9 (3.18%) CSS3
4 9 (3.18%) React
4 9 (3.18%) Spring
5 8 (2.83%) NumPy
5 8 (2.83%) REST
6 7 (2.47%) .NET
6 7 (2.47%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.47%) JMS
6 7 (2.47%) RESTful
7 6 (2.12%) Node.js
7 6 (2.12%) Redux
7 6 (2.12%) Sass
8 5 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (45.23%) Credit Risk
2 122 (43.11%) Derivative
3 111 (39.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (23.67%) Fixed Income
5 65 (22.97%) Computer Science
6 64 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (18.37%) Equity Derivative
8 46 (16.25%) Exotic Derivative
8 46 (16.25%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (12.72%) Hedge funds
10 35 (12.37%) Equities
11 24 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (4.24%) Fintech
13 10 (3.53%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (2.83%) Equity Risk
15 7 (2.47%) Data Structures
16 6 (2.12%) Algorithms
17 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
17 4 (1.41%) Virtual Team
18 3 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.26%) Linux
2 7 (2.47%) Unix
3 5 (1.77%) Windows
4 2 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (51.94%) Risk Management
2 113 (39.93%) Asset Management
3 112 (39.58%) SDLC
4 99 (34.98%) Wealth Management
5 76 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (18.02%) Credit Risk Management
7 47 (16.61%) Release Management
8 46 (16.25%) Mathematics
9 43 (15.19%) Matrix Organization
9 43 (15.19%) Project Planning
9 43 (15.19%) Quantitative Research
10 29 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (8.48%) Greeks
12 18 (6.36%) Analytics
13 15 (5.30%) Business Analysis
13 15 (5.30%) Data Analysis
14 14 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (4.95%) Validation
15 13 (4.59%) Physics
16 11 (3.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (42.40%) Java
2 79 (27.92%) Python
3 72 (25.44%) C++
4 66 (23.32%) SQL
5 47 (16.61%) Shell Script
6 39 (13.78%) C#
7 29 (10.25%) MATLAB
8 27 (9.54%) R
9 19 (6.71%) Scala
10 12 (4.24%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.47%) C
11 7 (2.47%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.47%) VBA
12 5 (1.77%) ES6
12 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.35%) Korn
14 1 (0.35%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.35%) Lua
14 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (12.72%) Degree
2 6 (2.12%) Master's Degree
2 6 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.24%) IFRS
2 11 (3.89%) IFRS 9
3 10 (3.53%) MiFID
4 6 (2.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (2.12%) QA
5 5 (1.77%) EMIR
6 2 (0.71%) Basel III
7 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Cygwin
1 3 (1.06%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Ansible
1 4 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (2.83%) Oracle
2 4 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (1.41%) BMC
2 4 (1.41%) Murex
2 4 (1.41%) TIBCO
3 3 (1.06%) Cloudera
4 2 (0.71%) HP
4 2 (0.71%) SAP
4 2 (0.71%) Splunk
4 2 (0.71%) Tableau
5 1 (0.35%) Calypso
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos
5 1 (0.35%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.35%) Sybase
5 1 (0.35%) Wallstreet Suite