Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Swaptions
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 1190 1197
Rank change year-on-year +75 +7 +102
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 10 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.015% 0.015% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
UK median annual salary £120,000 £60,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -12.73% -14.06%
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 66,212 73,327 73,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.86% 41.16% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50,830 55,441 60,065
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +79 10 £120,000 +100.00%
London +45 10 £120,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions.

1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Reuters
4 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Gradle
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (10.00%) Java 8
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Maven
5 1 (10.00%) Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) BDD

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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C++ Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Pricing Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Java 8
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (20.00%) Reuters