Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives
UK
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 918 987 1109
Rank change year-on-year +69 +122 -76
Permanent jobs citing OTC Derivatives 71 128 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.087% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 59
Median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £62,500 £44,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £122,500 £103,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -25.00% -6.67%

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 45,470 58,388 67,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.46% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34,872 44,048 53,353
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

OTC Derivatives
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OTC Derivatives.

Salary trend for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OTC Derivatives over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for OTC Derivatives in the UK

OTC Derivatives
Top 2 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 31 March 2020. 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 +71 71 £90,000 +9.09% 2
London +26 71 £90,000 +9.09% 2

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 71 (100.00%) Derivative
2 58 (81.69%) Finance
3 40 (56.34%) Fixed Income
4 35 (49.30%) Asset Management
5 31 (43.66%) Murex
6 30 (42.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (42.25%) Investment Management
7 27 (38.03%) Hedge funds
8 23 (32.39%) Equities
9 22 (30.99%) Banking
10 19 (26.76%) Front Arena
10 19 (26.76%) SimCorp
10 19 (26.76%) thinkFolio
10 19 (26.76%) Charles River
10 19 (26.76%) Calypso
10 19 (26.76%) Fidessa
10 19 (26.76%) Exotic Derivative
10 19 (26.76%) Eze Software Group
11 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.13%) Front Office
13 14 (19.72%) Business Analysis
14 13 (18.31%) SQL
15 12 (16.90%) Scrum
16 11 (15.49%) Oracle
17 10 (14.08%) Informatica
18 9 (12.68%) ETL
18 9 (12.68%) Python
18 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
19 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (1.41%) Apache
1 1 (1.41%) Confluence
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Front Arena
1 19 (26.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Azure
1 1 (1.41%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) DB2
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.41%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.41%) QlikView
4 1 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Ant
3 2 (2.82%) Gradle
3 2 (2.82%) Hudson
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (81.69%) Finance
2 22 (30.99%) Banking
3 15 (21.13%) Front Office
4 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) French Language
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Product Manager
3 19 (26.76%) Product Owner
3 19 (26.76%) Software Product Manager
4 15 (21.13%) Business Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Finance Manager
7 7 (9.86%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Architect
8 6 (8.45%) Business Manager
8 6 (8.45%) ETL Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Functional Test Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Murex Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Spring
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) J2EE
2 2 (2.82%) JSON
2 2 (2.82%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (2.82%) SOAP
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) FpML
3 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.41%) J2SE
3 1 (1.41%) Java Concurrency
3 1 (1.41%) Java EE
3 1 (1.41%) JMS
3 1 (1.41%) JMX
3 1 (1.41%) React
3 1 (1.41%) Redux
3 1 (1.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 71 (100.00%) Derivative
2 40 (56.34%) Fixed Income
3 30 (42.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (38.03%) Hedge funds
5 23 (32.39%) Equities
6 19 (26.76%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) AIX
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Asset Management
2 30 (42.25%) Investment Management
3 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.72%) Business Analysis
5 12 (16.90%) Scrum
6 9 (12.68%) ETL
7 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
7 8 (11.27%) Performance Attribution
7 8 (11.27%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.86%) ETL Development
9 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Fund Management
9 6 (8.45%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) EAM
10 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Analytics
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) Python
3 8 (11.27%) MATLAB
3 8 (11.27%) R
3 8 (11.27%) VBA
4 5 (7.04%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) Java 8
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.41%) CFA
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) EMIR
2 2 (2.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.82%) MiFID
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Murex
2 19 (26.76%) Calypso
2 19 (26.76%) Charles River
2 19 (26.76%) Eze Software Group
2 19 (26.76%) Fidessa
2 19 (26.76%) SimCorp
3 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 10 (14.08%) Informatica
5 8 (11.27%) Bloomberg
5 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.82%) Perforce
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Sybase
7 1 (1.41%) Tableau