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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 831 864
Rank change year-on-year +48 +33  
Permanent jobs citing OTC Derivatives 82 119 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 80 89
Median salary £70,000 £58,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.14% -16.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £78,750 £97,750
UK excluding London median salary - £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00%  

OTC Derivatives 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 35226 44197 45139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 42.60% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28476 35751 35689
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OTC Derivatives
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OTC Derivatives as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 76 £70,000 +19.14% 9
London +44 74 £70,000 +21.73% 9
City of London +21 8 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Glasgow +6 6 - -
Scotland +5 6 - - 1
North West - 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 150 (96.15%) Derivative
2 110 (70.51%) Finance
3 90 (57.69%) Banking
4 79 (50.64%) Degree
5 61 (39.10%) SQL
6 60 (38.46%) Fixed Income
6 60 (38.46%) Equities
7 59 (37.82%) Investment Banking
8 52 (33.33%) Java
9 49 (31.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (22.44%) C#
11 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (17.95%) Mathematics
12 24 (15.38%) Unix
12 24 (15.38%) WCF
13 23 (14.74%) WPF
13 23 (14.74%) Business Analysis
14 22 (14.10%) Spring
14 22 (14.10%) Computer Science
14 22 (14.10%) Oracle
15 21 (13.46%) MiFID
15 21 (13.46%) Asset Management
16 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (12.82%) EMIR
17 19 (12.18%) OO
17 19 (12.18%) XML
18 17 (10.90%) Equity Derivative
19 16 (10.26%) AngularJS
19 16 (10.26%) Front Office
19 16 (10.26%) Relational Database

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 3 (1.92%) Confluence
1 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.28%) JBoss
2 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) EViews
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (5.77%) Stata
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Endur
1 2 (1.28%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) GitHub
1 3 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.69%) DB2
3 11 (7.05%) Big Data
4 9 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.21%) MySQL
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.69%) Ant
2 12 (7.69%) Gradle
2 12 (7.69%) Hudson
2 12 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.69%) Maven
3 5 (3.21%) Concordion
3 5 (3.21%) JBehave
3 5 (3.21%) JIRA
3 5 (3.21%) JUnit
4 2 (1.28%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 110 (70.51%) Finance
2 90 (57.69%) Banking
3 59 (37.82%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.26%) Front Office
5 11 (7.05%) Legal
6 7 (4.49%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.28%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (46.15%) Developer
2 45 (28.85%) Analyst
3 31 (19.87%) Java Developer
4 27 (17.31%) C# Developer
5 25 (16.03%) Programmer
6 22 (14.10%) Business Analyst
6 22 (14.10%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 22 (14.10%) C# Programmer
7 12 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 8 (5.13%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Equity Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.38%) WCF
2 23 (14.74%) WPF
3 22 (14.10%) Spring
4 19 (12.18%) XML
5 16 (10.26%) AngularJS
6 15 (9.62%) JSON
7 12 (7.69%) SOAP
8 9 (5.77%) Hibernate
9 8 (5.13%) .NET
10 7 (4.49%) Protocol Buffers
11 6 (3.85%) Middleware
12 3 (1.92%) CSS
12 3 (1.92%) CSS3
12 3 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (1.92%) HTML
12 3 (1.92%) HTML5
12 3 (1.92%) Node.js
12 3 (1.92%) OAuth
12 3 (1.92%) REST
12 3 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 150 (96.15%) Derivative
2 60 (38.46%) Equities
2 60 (38.46%) Fixed Income
3 49 (31.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (14.10%) Computer Science
5 17 (10.90%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.41%) Hedge funds
7 8 (5.13%) Market Risk
8 6 (3.85%) Fintech
9 5 (3.21%) Swaptions
10 4 (2.56%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.92%) Commodity Exotics
11 3 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.92%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.92%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.38%) Unix
2 7 (4.49%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (17.95%) Mathematics
2 23 (14.74%) Business Analysis
3 21 (13.46%) Asset Management
4 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.18%) OO
6 15 (9.62%) Project Management
7 14 (8.97%) Scrum
8 13 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (7.69%) Change Management
9 12 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (6.41%) Investment Management
11 9 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.13%) DevOps
12 8 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (5.13%) Fund Management
12 8 (5.13%) Process Improvement
13 7 (4.49%) Analytics
13 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (39.10%) SQL
2 52 (33.33%) Java
3 35 (22.44%) C#
4 12 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.05%) C++
5 11 (7.05%) Python
6 10 (6.41%) R
7 9 (5.77%) Clojure
7 9 (5.77%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.56%) Perl
9 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.92%) Ruby
9 3 (1.92%) VBA
10 2 (1.28%) Scala
11 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (50.64%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) PhD
3 3 (1.92%) MBA
4 2 (1.28%) CFA
4 2 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) MiFID
2 20 (12.82%) EMIR
3 9 (5.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.92%) FATCA
4 3 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Oracle
2 13 (8.33%) Perforce
3 6 (3.85%) Sybase
4 4 (2.56%) Murex
4 4 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.92%) Solace
6 2 (1.28%) OpenLink
6 2 (1.28%) Serena
6 2 (1.28%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.64%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.64%) Progress
7 1 (0.64%) Reuters
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