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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Swaptions
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 944 981
Rank change year-on-year +74 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 10 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.055% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 1
Median salary £120,000 £62,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.00% -24.24%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

Swaptions 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 35652 43970 45322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.89% 42.54% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28833 35590 35839
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%  

Swaptions
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Swaptions in the UK

Swaptions
Top 3 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 3 months to 29 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 +79 10 £120,000 +92.00% 3
London +52 10 £120,000 +92.00% 3
City of London +32 8 £120,000 +95.91%

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) Front Office
4 9 (45.00%) PhD
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Fixed Income
5 8 (40.00%) Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Derivative
7 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (15.00%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
10 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (15.00%) UML
10 3 (15.00%) RUP
10 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
11 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
11 2 (10.00%) Release Management
11 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell

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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Front Arena
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (55.00%) Front Office
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Credit Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Qualitative Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) UML Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) UML Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (35.00%) Derivative
3 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (15.00%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (15.00%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
7 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (15.00%) RUP
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
5 1 (5.00%) PnL Attribution
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) EMIR
1 1 (5.00%) MiFID
1 1 (5.00%) UCITS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (5.00%) Charles River
1 1 (5.00%) Reuters
1 1 (5.00%) SunGard
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