Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Market Risk
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 902 965 1004
Rank change year-on-year +63 +39 -199
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 285 296 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 185 207 226
UK median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £112,000 £108,750 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £68,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.45% +61.76% -22.73%

Market Risk is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75389 82088 89961
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.83% 41.65% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57354 67162 71692
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Market Risk in the UK

Market Risk
Top 7 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 21 August 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 +108 278 £90,000 +20.00% 12
London +88 275 £90,000 +20.00% 12
UK excluding London +31 10 £65,000 -5.45%
Scotland -29 7 - -
South East +75 2 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £85,000 -
North of England - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 212 (74.39%) Finance
2 195 (68.42%) Banking
3 145 (50.88%) Risk Management
4 143 (50.18%) Credit Risk
5 123 (43.16%) Front Office
5 123 (43.16%) Investment Banking
6 112 (39.30%) Java
7 105 (36.84%) Derivative
8 98 (34.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 93 (32.63%) Asset Management
9 93 (32.63%) SDLC
10 82 (28.77%) Retail
11 79 (27.72%) Retail Banking
12 78 (27.37%) Wealth Management
13 77 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (26.32%) SQL
15 72 (25.26%) Computer Science
16 68 (23.86%) Fixed Income
17 67 (23.51%) Python
18 56 (19.65%) C++
19 55 (19.30%) Linux
20 53 (18.60%) JIRA
21 52 (18.25%) Equity Derivative
22 48 (16.84%) Credit Risk Management
23 45 (15.79%) Quantitative Research
24 44 (15.44%) Mathematics
25 43 (15.09%) Project Planning
25 43 (15.09%) Matrix Organization
26 40 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
27 37 (12.98%) TeamCity

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 37 (12.98%) Confluence
2 34 (11.93%) Apache
2 34 (11.93%) DataSynapse
2 34 (11.93%) Tomcat
3 19 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.81%) GemFire
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.81%) Stata
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Front Arena
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
1 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) GitHub
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.96%) Hadoop
2 16 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.21%) Big Data
5 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.05%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (1.05%) MySQL
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.70%) OLAP
8 2 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.70%) Redis
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 53 (18.60%) JIRA
2 37 (12.98%) TeamCity
3 34 (11.93%) GCC
4 10 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.81%) Maven
5 8 (2.81%) Subversion
6 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.40%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.40%) Protractor
9 3 (1.05%) Hudson
9 3 (1.05%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.70%) NuGet
11 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.35%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Mocha
11 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 212 (74.39%) Finance
2 195 (68.42%) Banking
3 123 (43.16%) Front Office
3 123 (43.16%) Investment Banking
4 82 (28.77%) Retail
5 79 (27.72%) Retail Banking
6 14 (4.91%) Advertising
7 6 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.40%) French Language
8 4 (1.40%) German Language
9 3 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 140 (49.12%) Developer
2 77 (27.02%) Senior Developer
3 56 (19.65%) Java Developer
4 43 (15.09%) Analyst
4 43 (15.09%) Head of Technology
5 41 (14.39%) Market Risk Developer
5 41 (14.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (14.04%) Credit Risk Developer
7 38 (13.33%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 38 (13.33%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
8 37 (12.98%) Market Risk Java Developer
8 37 (12.98%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
9 28 (9.82%) C# Developer
10 25 (8.77%) Business Analyst
11 23 (8.07%) Risk Analyst
12 16 (5.61%) Lead Developer
12 16 (5.61%) Risk Manager
13 13 (4.56%) Risk Business Analyst
14 12 (4.21%) Financial Analyst
15 11 (3.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.93%) CORBA
1 34 (11.93%) Swing
2 14 (4.91%) .NET
3 9 (3.16%) Spring
4 8 (2.81%) HTML
4 8 (2.81%) HTML5
4 8 (2.81%) NumPy
4 8 (2.81%) XML
5 7 (2.46%) CSS
5 7 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (2.46%) JMS
5 7 (2.46%) REST
5 7 (2.46%) Web Services
6 6 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.75%) CSS3
7 5 (1.75%) Kafka
7 5 (1.75%) React
8 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (50.18%) Credit Risk
2 105 (36.84%) Derivative
3 98 (34.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 72 (25.26%) Computer Science
5 68 (23.86%) Fixed Income
6 52 (18.25%) Equity Derivative
7 40 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (12.28%) Hedge funds
9 34 (11.93%) Exotic Derivative
9 34 (11.93%) Linux Command Line
10 30 (10.53%) Equities
11 29 (10.18%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (4.56%) OTC Derivatives
13 10 (3.51%) Fintech
14 9 (3.16%) Data Structures
15 8 (2.81%) Algorithms
15 8 (2.81%) Equity Risk
16 7 (2.46%) Reference Data
17 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
18 4 (1.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.30%) Linux
2 11 (3.86%) Unix
3 8 (2.81%) Windows
4 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (50.88%) Risk Management
2 93 (32.63%) Asset Management
2 93 (32.63%) SDLC
3 78 (27.37%) Wealth Management
4 77 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (16.84%) Credit Risk Management
6 45 (15.79%) Quantitative Research
7 44 (15.44%) Mathematics
8 43 (15.09%) Matrix Organization
8 43 (15.09%) Project Planning
9 35 (12.28%) Release Management
10 31 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (9.82%) Analytics
11 28 (9.82%) Greeks
12 16 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.91%) Stress Testing
15 13 (4.56%) Physics
15 13 (4.56%) Validation
16 12 (4.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.30%) Java
2 75 (26.32%) SQL
3 67 (23.51%) Python
4 56 (19.65%) C++
5 37 (12.98%) C#
6 34 (11.93%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.61%) MATLAB
8 14 (4.91%) R
8 14 (4.91%) VBA
9 12 (4.21%) Scala
10 10 (3.51%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.05%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.05%) C
13 3 (1.05%) Korn
13 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (2.11%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.86%) MiFID
2 6 (2.11%) QA
3 5 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.40%) EMIR
5 3 (1.05%) Basel III
6 2 (0.70%) IFRS
7 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (3.16%) Ansible
2 6 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (3.86%) Oracle
2 7 (2.46%) TIBCO
3 6 (2.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (2.11%) BMC
3 6 (2.11%) SAP
4 5 (1.75%) Murex
5 3 (1.05%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.05%) Cognos
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.05%) Splunk
6 2 (0.70%) HP
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.35%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.35%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.35%) Reuters
7 1 (0.35%) Tableau