Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 978 985 1046
Rank change year-on-year +7 +61 +65
Permanent jobs citing OTC Derivatives 208 235 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 72 151 167
UK median annual salary £68,750 £73,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.82% +12.31% -3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £46,000
90th Percentile £94,625 £102,500 £106,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +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 77038 76042 90073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.77% 40.90% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58457 62456 72498
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Top 5 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 13 December 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 +16 208 £68,750 -5.17% 8
London -44 187 £65,000 -10.96% 7
UK excluding London +50 21 £70,000 -6.67% 1
South West - 19 £70,000 - 1
South East - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 204 (98.08%) Derivative
2 160 (76.92%) Finance
3 129 (62.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 124 (59.62%) Equities
5 121 (58.17%) Banking
6 119 (57.21%) Asset Management
7 112 (53.85%) SQL
8 111 (53.37%) Business Analysis
9 108 (51.92%) Investment Banking
10 97 (46.63%) Analytics
11 95 (45.67%) Analytical Skills
12 94 (45.19%) Microsoft Excel
13 86 (41.35%) JIRA
13 86 (41.35%) Wealth Management
14 85 (40.87%) Credit Risk
14 85 (40.87%) SDLC
14 85 (40.87%) Project Management
15 83 (39.90%) Risk Analytics
15 83 (39.90%) Basel III
15 83 (39.90%) Retail Banking
15 83 (39.90%) Credit Risk Analytics
16 76 (36.54%) Microsoft
17 46 (22.12%) Fixed Income
18 43 (20.67%) Degree
19 38 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (16.35%) Back Office
21 29 (13.94%) C#
22 28 (13.46%) Java
22 28 (13.46%) Oracle
23 25 (12.02%) 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 6 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) JBoss
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 94 (45.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.48%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) RMDS
2 1 (0.48%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 8 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.40%) Big Data
3 5 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.44%) Flink
5 2 (0.96%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.96%) Datomic
5 2 (0.96%) OLTP
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (41.35%) JIRA
2 2 (0.96%) JUnit
2 2 (0.96%) Mockito
General
1 160 (76.92%) Finance
2 121 (58.17%) Banking
3 108 (51.92%) Investment Banking
4 83 (39.90%) Retail Banking
5 34 (16.35%) Back Office
6 23 (11.06%) Front Office
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) French Language
7 2 (0.96%) German Language
7 2 (0.96%) Law
7 2 (0.96%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (59.13%) Analyst
2 113 (54.33%) Business Analyst
3 51 (24.52%) Risk Analyst
3 51 (24.52%) Risk Business Analyst
4 50 (24.04%) Risk Analytics Analyst
4 50 (24.04%) Risk Analytics Business Analyst
5 44 (21.15%) Developer
6 32 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
7 29 (13.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 28 (13.46%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 26 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
10 19 (9.13%) Java Developer
11 18 (8.65%) C# Developer
11 18 (8.65%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 18 (8.65%) C# Programmer
11 18 (8.65%) Programmer
11 18 (8.65%) Project Manager
12 12 (5.77%) Derivatives Business Analyst
12 12 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (5.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.65%) Spring
1 18 (8.65%) WCF
1 18 (8.65%) WPF
2 16 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 10 (4.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.40%) Kafka
5 4 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (1.44%) .NET
6 3 (1.44%) XML
7 2 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.96%) RESTful
7 2 (0.96%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.48%) J2EE
8 1 (0.48%) JMS
8 1 (0.48%) Web Services
8 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 204 (98.08%) Derivative
2 129 (62.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 124 (59.62%) Equities
4 95 (45.67%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (40.87%) Credit Risk
6 46 (22.12%) Fixed Income
7 25 (12.02%) Computer Science
8 14 (6.73%) Hedge funds
9 13 (6.25%) Fintech
10 10 (4.81%) Virtual Team
11 8 (3.85%) Management Information System
12 7 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (3.37%) Grid Computing
12 7 (3.37%) Reference Data
13 6 (2.88%) Market Risk
14 3 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
15 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.92%) Unix
2 2 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (57.21%) Asset Management
2 111 (53.37%) Business Analysis
3 97 (46.63%) Analytics
4 86 (41.35%) Wealth Management
5 85 (40.87%) Project Management
5 85 (40.87%) SDLC
6 83 (39.90%) Credit Risk Analytics
6 83 (39.90%) Risk Analytics
7 38 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 20 (9.62%) Test Management
10 19 (9.13%) Investment Management
10 19 (9.13%) Scenario Testing
11 14 (6.73%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.33%) Fund Accounting
12 9 (4.33%) Process Improvement
12 9 (4.33%) Project Planning
12 9 (4.33%) Workflow
13 8 (3.85%) Collateral Management
13 8 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (53.85%) SQL
2 29 (13.94%) C#
3 28 (13.46%) Java
4 8 (3.85%) Clojure
4 8 (3.85%) Python
5 5 (2.40%) C++
5 5 (2.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.44%) VBA
7 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) VB6
8 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (20.67%) Degree
2 19 (9.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.44%) CFA
4 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (39.90%) Basel III
2 17 (8.17%) MiFID
3 13 (6.25%) EMIR
4 11 (5.29%) UCITS
5 10 (4.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (4.33%) AIFMD
7 8 (3.85%) QA
8 6 (2.88%) SLA
9 4 (1.92%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.96%) FATCA
10 2 (0.96%) FINRA
11 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 76 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.46%) Oracle
3 10 (4.81%) Charles River
4 4 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.44%) Solace
6 2 (0.96%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.96%) Calypso
6 2 (0.96%) FNZ
7 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.48%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.48%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.48%) Murex
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Tradeweb