Period
to 22 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term OTC Derivatives in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OTC Derivatives over the 6 months to 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 945 987 1033
Rank change year-on-year +42 +46 +41
Permanent jobs citing OTC Derivatives 242 254 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 89 139 207
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £46,500 £47,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 -
% change year-on-year -18.52% - -

OTC Derivatives 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 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £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% -

OTC Derivatives
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OTC Derivatives as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OTC Derivatives over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OTC Derivatives within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +83 235 £65,000 -7.14% 7
London +48 227 £65,000 -7.14% 7
UK excluding London +21 15 £55,000 -18.52% 2
Scotland -19 7 - - 2
South West - 4 - -
South East +77 2 £55,000 -22.81%
North of England -13 2 - -
North West -25 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing OTC Derivatives 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 OTC Derivatives.

1 235 (97.11%) Derivative
2 199 (82.23%) Finance
3 169 (69.83%) Banking
4 155 (64.05%) Equities
5 154 (63.64%) SQL
6 146 (60.33%) Investment Banking
7 129 (53.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 125 (51.65%) Business Analysis
9 118 (48.76%) Asset Management
10 106 (43.80%) Microsoft Excel
10 106 (43.80%) Analytics
11 103 (42.56%) JIRA
12 98 (40.50%) Project Management
13 95 (39.26%) SDLC
14 94 (38.84%) Credit Risk
15 93 (38.43%) Wealth Management
16 92 (38.02%) Analytical Skills
17 90 (37.19%) Credit Risk Analytics
17 90 (37.19%) Retail Banking
17 90 (37.19%) Risk Analytics
17 90 (37.19%) Basel III
17 90 (37.19%) Microsoft
17 90 (37.19%) Retail
18 75 (30.99%) Degree
19 62 (25.62%) Fixed Income
20 48 (19.83%) Java
21 36 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
21 36 (14.88%) Oracle
22 35 (14.46%) Spring
23 34 (14.05%) Computer Science

OTC Derivatives
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 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.48%) Confluence
3 4 (1.65%) Apache
4 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.83%) JBoss
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 106 (43.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.07%) EViews
4 5 (2.07%) Stata
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 19 (7.85%) Big Data
3 18 (7.44%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.31%) DB2
7 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.83%) Flink
8 2 (0.83%) OLTP
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.41%) Datomic
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 103 (42.56%) JIRA
2 8 (3.31%) Ant
2 8 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.31%) Gradle
2 8 (3.31%) Hudson
2 8 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.31%) Maven
3 6 (2.48%) HP UFT
3 6 (2.48%) Selenium
4 2 (0.83%) Concordion
4 2 (0.83%) JBehave
4 2 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
General
1 199 (82.23%) Finance
2 169 (69.83%) Banking
3 146 (60.33%) Investment Banking
4 90 (37.19%) Retail
4 90 (37.19%) Retail Banking
5 22 (9.09%) Front Office
6 14 (5.79%) Back Office
7 9 (3.72%) Legal
8 6 (2.48%) Advertising
9 4 (1.65%) French Language
9 4 (1.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 144 (59.50%) Analyst
2 126 (52.07%) Business Analyst
3 66 (27.27%) Developer
4 58 (23.97%) Risk Analyst
5 53 (21.90%) Risk Business Analyst
6 50 (20.66%) Risk Analytics Analyst
6 50 (20.66%) Risk Analytics Business Analyst
7 39 (16.12%) Credit Analyst
8 34 (14.05%) Java Developer
8 34 (14.05%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (11.98%) Senior Business Analyst
10 28 (11.57%) Senior Risk Analyst
11 27 (11.16%) C# Developer
12 25 (10.33%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 25 (10.33%) C# Programmer
12 25 (10.33%) Programmer
13 22 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (5.79%) Angular Developer
15 13 (5.37%) Project Manager
16 11 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.46%) Spring
2 25 (10.33%) WCF
2 25 (10.33%) WPF
3 23 (9.50%) Hibernate
4 21 (8.68%) AngularJS
5 19 (7.85%) XML
6 8 (3.31%) JSON
6 8 (3.31%) SOAP
7 6 (2.48%) Middleware
7 6 (2.48%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (1.65%) Kafka
9 3 (1.24%) .NET
9 3 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.41%) J2EE
10 1 (0.41%) Web Services
10 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 235 (97.11%) Derivative
2 155 (64.05%) Equities
3 129 (53.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 94 (38.84%) Credit Risk
5 92 (38.02%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (25.62%) Fixed Income
7 34 (14.05%) Computer Science
8 13 (5.37%) Market Risk
9 12 (4.96%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (4.96%) Reference Data
10 11 (4.55%) Hedge funds
11 9 (3.72%) Fintech
12 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.24%) Commodity Exotics
15 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.83%) Grid Computing
16 1 (0.41%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.61%) Unix
2 5 (2.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Windows
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (51.65%) Business Analysis
2 118 (48.76%) Asset Management
3 106 (43.80%) Analytics
4 98 (40.50%) Project Management
5 95 (39.26%) SDLC
6 93 (38.43%) Wealth Management
7 90 (37.19%) Credit Risk Analytics
7 90 (37.19%) Risk Analytics
8 36 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.68%) Mathematics
9 21 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (7.44%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (4.96%) Investment Management
13 11 (4.55%) OO
13 11 (4.55%) Physics
14 10 (4.13%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.13%) Scrum
14 10 (4.13%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (63.64%) SQL
2 48 (19.83%) Java
3 33 (13.64%) C#
4 21 (8.68%) Clojure
5 11 (4.55%) Python
6 10 (4.13%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.89%) C++
7 7 (2.89%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.48%) VBA
9 5 (2.07%) R
10 3 (1.24%) Perl
10 3 (1.24%) Ruby
11 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) Scala
12 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 75 (30.99%) Degree
2 26 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.13%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.89%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.48%) ISEB
6 5 (2.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (37.19%) Basel III
2 21 (8.68%) MiFID
3 20 (8.26%) EMIR
4 16 (6.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (4.55%) QA
6 4 (1.65%) UCITS
7 3 (1.24%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.83%) PMO
9 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.41%) FATCA
9 1 (0.41%) FINRA
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.88%) Oracle
3 8 (3.31%) Murex
3 8 (3.31%) Perforce
4 6 (2.48%) Serena
4 6 (2.48%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.07%) Sybase
6 2 (0.83%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.83%) Solace
7 1 (0.41%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.41%) Charles River
7 1 (0.41%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.41%) FNZ
7 1 (0.41%) Reuters
7 1 (0.41%) Tradeweb