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

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 947 979 1022
Rank change year-on-year +32 +43 +73
Permanent jobs citing OTC Derivatives 231 243 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76 143 194
UK median annual salary £67,250 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.24% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £102,500 £107,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +60.00%

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 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
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% -

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 21 October 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 21 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 +74 230 £67,250 -7.24% 6
London +36 215 £67,250 -7.88% 4
UK excluding London +29 16 £67,500 -3.57% 3
South West - 11 £70,000 - 2
North of England +13 2 - -
North West -16 2 - -
South East - 2 £55,000 -
Scotland -37 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 226 (97.84%) Derivative
2 191 (82.68%) Finance
3 151 (65.37%) Banking
4 144 (62.34%) Equities
5 138 (59.74%) SQL
6 135 (58.44%) Investment Banking
7 134 (58.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 127 (54.98%) Business Analysis
9 124 (53.68%) Asset Management
10 113 (48.92%) Analytics
11 109 (47.19%) Microsoft Excel
12 106 (45.89%) JIRA
13 102 (44.16%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (43.72%) SDLC
15 99 (42.86%) Credit Risk
15 99 (42.86%) Project Management
16 98 (42.42%) Wealth Management
17 95 (41.13%) Retail Banking
17 95 (41.13%) Risk Analytics
17 95 (41.13%) Basel III
17 95 (41.13%) Credit Risk Analytics
18 90 (38.96%) Microsoft
19 57 (24.68%) Degree
20 51 (22.08%) Fixed Income
21 41 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
22 35 (15.15%) Java
22 35 (15.15%) Oracle
23 29 (12.55%) Computer Science
24 28 (12.12%) Spring
24 28 (12.12%) C#

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 6 (2.60%) Apache Spark
1 6 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.73%) Apache
2 4 (1.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 109 (47.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) IntelliMatch
1 4 (1.73%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.43%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.73%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.93%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.33%) Big Data
4 9 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.46%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.87%) Datomic
7 2 (0.87%) DB2
7 2 (0.87%) Flink
7 2 (0.87%) OLTP
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 106 (45.89%) JIRA
2 4 (1.73%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.73%) Selenium
3 2 (0.87%) Ant
3 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.87%) Gradle
3 2 (0.87%) Hudson
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.87%) JUnit
3 2 (0.87%) Maven
3 2 (0.87%) Mockito
4 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
General
1 191 (82.68%) Finance
2 151 (65.37%) Banking
3 135 (58.44%) Investment Banking
4 95 (41.13%) Retail Banking
5 25 (10.82%) Back Office
5 25 (10.82%) Front Office
6 5 (2.16%) Advertising
7 4 (1.73%) French Language
7 4 (1.73%) German Language
8 3 (1.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 140 (60.61%) Analyst
2 130 (56.28%) Business Analyst
3 53 (22.94%) Risk Analyst
3 53 (22.94%) Risk Business Analyst
4 52 (22.51%) Developer
5 50 (21.65%) Risk Analytics Analyst
5 50 (21.65%) Risk Analytics Business Analyst
6 39 (16.88%) Credit Analyst
7 33 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
8 29 (12.55%) Java Developer
8 29 (12.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 28 (12.12%) Senior Risk Analyst
10 19 (8.23%) Project Manager
11 18 (7.79%) C# Developer
11 18 (7.79%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 18 (7.79%) C# Programmer
11 18 (7.79%) Programmer
12 17 (7.36%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (5.63%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
14 12 (5.19%) Derivatives Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.12%) Spring
2 21 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 18 (7.79%) WCF
3 18 (7.79%) WPF
4 15 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 9 (3.90%) XML
6 4 (1.73%) .NET
6 4 (1.73%) Kafka
6 4 (1.73%) Middleware
7 2 (0.87%) JSON
7 2 (0.87%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (0.87%) RESTful
7 2 (0.87%) SOAP
7 2 (0.87%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 226 (97.84%) Derivative
2 144 (62.34%) Equities
3 134 (58.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 102 (44.16%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (42.86%) Credit Risk
6 51 (22.08%) Fixed Income
7 29 (12.55%) Computer Science
8 13 (5.63%) Fintech
9 11 (4.76%) Hedge funds
10 10 (4.33%) Market Risk
10 10 (4.33%) Reference Data
11 9 (3.90%) Virtual Team
12 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
13 7 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (3.03%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
15 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 1 (0.43%) Commodity Exotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.73%) Unix
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
2 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (54.98%) Business Analysis
2 124 (53.68%) Asset Management
3 113 (48.92%) Analytics
4 101 (43.72%) SDLC
5 99 (42.86%) Project Management
6 98 (42.42%) Wealth Management
7 95 (41.13%) Credit Risk Analytics
7 95 (41.13%) Risk Analytics
8 41 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.36%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.49%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.06%) Test Management
12 13 (5.63%) Investment Management
13 12 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
15 10 (4.33%) Collateral Management
15 10 (4.33%) Data Management
15 10 (4.33%) Mathematics
15 10 (4.33%) Risk Management
15 10 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (59.74%) SQL
2 35 (15.15%) Java
3 28 (12.12%) C#
4 13 (5.63%) Clojure
5 12 (5.19%) Python
6 6 (2.60%) VBA
7 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.73%) C++
8 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.87%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.43%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) VB
10 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (24.68%) Degree
2 24 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.73%) ISEB
4 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (41.13%) Basel III
2 18 (7.79%) MiFID
3 15 (6.49%) EMIR
4 13 (5.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (5.63%) QA
5 9 (3.90%) UCITS
6 7 (3.03%) AIFMD
7 4 (1.73%) SLA
8 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.87%) FATCA
9 2 (0.87%) FINRA
9 2 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.15%) Oracle
3 6 (2.60%) Charles River
3 6 (2.60%) Murex
4 4 (1.73%) Serena
5 3 (1.30%) Perforce
5 3 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.87%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.87%) Calypso
6 2 (0.87%) FNZ
6 2 (0.87%) Solace
7 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.43%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.43%) Tradeweb