Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1028 1016 1049
Rank change year-on-year -12 +33 +39
Permanent jobs citing OTC Derivatives 143 161 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 92 83 128
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £119,500 £103,750 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £67,500

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 74,550 73,761 87,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.31% 42.86% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,043 58,731 70,653
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,570
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.20% +5.59%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Top 4 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 19 June 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
London -7 141 £70,000 - 9
England -13 141 £70,000 - 9
UK excluding London -12 2 - - 1
Scotland -38 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing OTC Derivatives 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 OTC Derivatives.

1 131 (91.61%) Derivative
2 101 (70.63%) Finance
3 75 (52.45%) SQL
4 70 (48.95%) Fixed Income
5 69 (48.25%) Equities
6 60 (41.96%) Front Office
7 59 (41.26%) Banking
8 50 (34.97%) Asset Management
9 49 (34.27%) Degree
10 48 (33.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 46 (32.17%) Investment Banking
12 45 (31.47%) C#
13 32 (22.38%) Investment Management
14 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
15 28 (19.58%) Hedge funds
15 28 (19.58%) Mathematics
16 24 (16.78%) WPF
16 24 (16.78%) Java
16 24 (16.78%) Analytics
17 23 (16.08%) Python
17 23 (16.08%) WCF
18 20 (13.99%) C++
19 19 (13.29%) SDLC
20 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
21 17 (11.89%) PL/SQL
21 17 (11.89%) Unix
21 17 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (11.19%) Numerate Degree
22 16 (11.19%) OO
22 16 (11.19%) QA

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 4 (2.80%) IIS
1 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.10%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.70%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.70%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) SaaS
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) GitHub
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Internet
1 2 (1.40%) SSH
2 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.69%) Big Data
4 8 (5.59%) DB2
5 6 (4.20%) MySQL
6 4 (2.80%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.40%) GIS
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) JUnit
2 4 (2.80%) Mockito
3 2 (1.40%) Ant
3 2 (1.40%) Gradle
3 2 (1.40%) Hudson
3 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) JMeter
4 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 101 (70.63%) Finance
2 60 (41.96%) Front Office
3 59 (41.26%) Banking
4 46 (32.17%) Investment Banking
5 13 (9.09%) Back Office
6 10 (6.99%) Financial Institution
7 8 (5.59%) Legal
8 5 (3.50%) Publishing
9 4 (2.80%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (1.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (45.45%) Developer
2 35 (24.48%) Analyst
3 33 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 23 (16.08%) Programmer
5 21 (14.69%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 21 (14.69%) C# Programmer
6 15 (10.49%) Quantitative Developer
7 14 (9.79%) Business Analyst
8 13 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 12 (8.39%) Applications Support
10 11 (7.69%) QA Engineer
10 11 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (7.69%) Support Analyst
11 10 (6.99%) Senior Developer
12 9 (6.29%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
13 8 (5.59%) Asset Management Analyst
13 8 (5.59%) Junior
13 8 (5.59%) Junior Developer
13 8 (5.59%) Python Developer
13 8 (5.59%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.78%) WPF
2 23 (16.08%) WCF
3 12 (8.39%) Spring
4 10 (6.99%) Web Services
5 9 (6.29%) XML
6 8 (5.59%) HTML
6 8 (5.59%) NumPy
6 8 (5.59%) Pandas
6 8 (5.59%) SciPy
7 6 (4.20%) CSS
7 6 (4.20%) Guice
7 6 (4.20%) J2EE
8 5 (3.50%) .NET
8 5 (3.50%) REST
8 5 (3.50%) RESTful
9 4 (2.80%) Middleware
9 4 (2.80%) MSMQ
9 4 (2.80%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 131 (91.61%) Derivative
2 70 (48.95%) Fixed Income
3 69 (48.25%) Equities
4 48 (33.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (19.58%) Hedge funds
6 17 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
8 10 (6.99%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (6.29%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (5.59%) Client/Server
11 7 (4.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
12 6 (4.20%) Market Risk
13 5 (3.50%) Credit Risk
14 3 (2.10%) Reference Data
15 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.70%) Eurex
15 1 (0.70%) Fintech
15 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.89%) Unix
2 11 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (4.90%) Solaris
4 6 (4.20%) Windows
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) Asset Management
2 32 (22.38%) Investment Management
3 28 (19.58%) Mathematics
4 24 (16.78%) Analytics
5 19 (13.29%) SDLC
6 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.19%) OO
8 13 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (8.39%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.39%) Fund Management
10 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (7.69%) Change Management
10 11 (7.69%) Low Latency
10 11 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.99%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (6.99%) Project Management
11 10 (6.99%) Test Planning
11 10 (6.99%) Test Scripting
12 9 (6.29%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (6.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.45%) SQL
2 45 (31.47%) C#
3 24 (16.78%) Java
4 23 (16.08%) Python
5 20 (13.99%) C++
6 17 (11.89%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.99%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.10%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.10%) VBA
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) Scala
11 1 (0.70%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (34.27%) Degree
2 16 (11.19%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 9 (6.29%) CFA
5 8 (5.59%) PhD
6 6 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) QA
2 12 (8.39%) MiFID
3 4 (2.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.80%) EMIR
4 2 (1.40%) UCITS
5 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (9.09%) Oracle
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.20%) Sybase
4 4 (2.80%) Charles River
5 2 (1.40%) Perforce
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) FFastFill
6 1 (0.70%) MarketAxess
6 1 (0.70%) Murex
6 1 (0.70%) Portware
6 1 (0.70%) Tradeweb