Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Swaptions over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Swaptions
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1154 1167 1273
Rank change year-on-year +13 +106 +18
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 9 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
UK median annual salary £60,000 £68,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% -14.06% +33.33%
10th Percentile £53,750 £49,125 £55,000
90th Percentile £112,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £80,000

Swaptions 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 72,839 72,174 88,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 40.77% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,453 59,225 70,942
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Swaptions
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Swaptions as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Swaptions in the UK

Swaptions
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Swaptions.

Salary trend for Swaptions in the UK

Swaptions
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Swaptions over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Swaptions in the UK

Swaptions
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swaptions within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England +14 9 £60,000 -12.73% 2
London -1 9 £60,000 -12.73% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Derivative
3 4 (44.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Front Office
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (22.22%) MiFID
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Blockchain
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Reuters
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) BPMN

Swaptions
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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Blockchain
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) FX Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Quant Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (44.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Reuters