Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Market Risk
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 989 966 909
Rank change year-on-year -23 -57 +105
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 183 206 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 121 161 254
UK median annual salary £90,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +19.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 - £46,750

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 72,949 71,426 89,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.66% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,556 58,343 71,806
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -10 183 £90,000 +16.13% 25
London -15 182 £90,000 +16.13% 22
Midlands +16 1 £82,500 -
UK excluding London -15 1 £82,500 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 116 (63.39%) Finance
2 83 (45.36%) Mathematics
3 77 (42.08%) C#
4 71 (38.80%) Degree
5 69 (37.70%) Computer Science
6 62 (33.88%) SQL
7 60 (32.79%) Risk Management
8 59 (32.24%) Banking
9 58 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (31.69%) Java
10 52 (28.42%) Front Office
11 49 (26.78%) Credit Risk
12 42 (22.95%) Analytics
12 42 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (22.40%) Investment Banking
13 41 (22.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (21.86%) Data Modelling
14 40 (21.86%) Financial Institution
15 39 (21.31%) Derivative
16 37 (20.22%) C++
16 37 (20.22%) .NET
17 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
18 35 (19.13%) Python
18 35 (19.13%) Git (software)
18 35 (19.13%) Hedge funds
18 35 (19.13%) Collaborative Working
19 33 (18.03%) Risk Analytics
20 32 (17.49%) Scala
21 31 (16.94%) QA
21 31 (16.94%) Software Engineering

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 21 (11.48%) SAS
4 10 (5.46%) Apache
5 9 (4.92%) Apache Synapse
5 9 (4.92%) Confluence
5 9 (4.92%) DataSynapse
5 9 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (13.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.55%) GitHub
2 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.57%) Big Data
3 22 (12.02%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.37%) HBase
4 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.64%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) Impala
8 2 (1.09%) Redis
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.55%) KDB
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (19.13%) 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 17 (9.29%) JIRA
4 15 (8.20%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.92%) GCC
6 4 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.19%) Subversion
7 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.09%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.09%) JUnit
8 2 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.09%) Mocha
9 1 (0.55%) ERwin
9 1 (0.55%) Maven
9 1 (0.55%) Toad
9 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 116 (63.39%) Finance
2 59 (32.24%) Banking
3 52 (28.42%) Front Office
4 41 (22.40%) Investment Banking
5 40 (21.86%) Financial Institution
6 18 (9.84%) Retail Banking
7 13 (7.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) International Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (59.56%) Developer
2 56 (30.60%) C# Developer
3 35 (19.13%) Senior Developer
4 28 (15.30%) Analyst
5 18 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
6 16 (8.74%) Scala Developer
7 14 (7.65%) Qualitative Analyst
7 14 (7.65%) Quantitative Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Risk Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Risk Manager
9 9 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Java Scala Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Market Risk Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Quantitative Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Risk Business Analyst
12 5 (2.73%) Hadoop Developer
12 5 (2.73%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 5 (2.73%) Market Risk Business Analyst
12 5 (2.73%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.22%) .NET
2 28 (15.30%) RESTful
3 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
3 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET Core
3 25 (13.66%) REST
4 24 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (6.01%) HTML
6 10 (5.46%) Akka
7 9 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.92%) CORBA
7 9 (4.92%) HTML5
7 9 (4.92%) Play Framework
7 9 (4.92%) Swing
8 5 (2.73%) Kafka
8 5 (2.73%) Web Services
9 4 (2.19%) Node.js
9 4 (2.19%) Sass
9 4 (2.19%) XML
10 3 (1.64%) Redux
10 3 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 69 (37.70%) Computer Science
2 49 (26.78%) Credit Risk
3 42 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (22.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (21.31%) Derivative
6 35 (19.13%) Hedge funds
7 30 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (14.75%) Management Information System
9 26 (14.21%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (6.01%) Exotic Derivative
11 9 (4.92%) Equities
11 9 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (3.83%) Algorithms
12 7 (3.83%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (2.73%) Data Structures
14 4 (2.19%) Fintech
14 4 (2.19%) Fixed Income
15 3 (1.64%) User Experience
16 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Derivative
16 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.39%) Windows
2 16 (8.74%) Linux
3 6 (3.28%) Unix
4 5 (2.73%) Solaris
5 2 (1.09%) AIX
5 2 (1.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.36%) Mathematics
2 60 (32.79%) Risk Management
3 58 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.95%) Analytics
5 40 (21.86%) Data Modelling
6 35 (19.13%) Collaborative Working
7 33 (18.03%) Risk Analytics
8 31 (16.94%) Software Engineering
9 29 (15.85%) TDD
9 29 (15.85%) Unit Testing
10 28 (15.30%) Portfolio Management
10 28 (15.30%) Workflow
11 27 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (14.21%) SOA
13 25 (13.66%) Microservices
13 25 (13.66%) SDLC
13 25 (13.66%) SOLID
14 24 (13.11%) Greeks
15 20 (10.93%) Physics
15 20 (10.93%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (42.08%) C#
2 62 (33.88%) SQL
3 58 (31.69%) Java
4 37 (20.22%) C++
5 35 (19.13%) Python
6 32 (17.49%) Scala
7 29 (15.85%) MATLAB
7 29 (15.85%) R
8 10 (5.46%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.37%) C
10 6 (3.28%) VBA
11 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.73%) VB
12 3 (1.64%) ES6
12 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.55%) Korn
14 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 71 (38.80%) Degree
2 13 (7.10%) Master's Degree
3 8 (4.37%) PhD
4 6 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.09%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) CFA
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.94%) QA
2 16 (8.74%) MiFID
3 13 (7.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (7.10%) EMIR
4 10 (5.46%) IFRS
4 10 (5.46%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.64%) Basel III
5 3 (1.64%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.55%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Cygwin
1 1 (0.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.55%) Kibana
2 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (4.37%) Oracle
2 3 (1.64%) Bloomberg
2 3 (1.64%) Tableau
3 2 (1.09%) Cognos
3 2 (1.09%) HP
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.55%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (0.55%) BMC
4 1 (0.55%) Calypso
4 1 (0.55%) Informatica
4 1 (0.55%) Murex
4 1 (0.55%) Splunk
4 1 (0.55%) Sybase
4 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.55%) Wallstreet Suite