Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Swaptions
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1093 1194 1163
Rank change year-on-year +101 -31 +119
Permanent jobs citing Swaptions 8 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.017% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 16
UK median annual salary £105,000 £82,500 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +4.76% +21.15%
10th Percentile £53,500 £45,000 £50,625
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £120,000
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 61,962 70,907 68,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.78% 40.07% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 47,307 55,938 55,954
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -1.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,539 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,575 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +93 8 £105,000 +27.27%
London +64 8 £105,000 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (100.00%) Front Office
1 8 (100.00%) Back Office
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
1 8 (100.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Exotic Derivative
2 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 5 (62.50%) Equities
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (37.50%) Stochastic Calculus
4 3 (37.50%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (37.50%) Greeks
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Statistics

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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 8 (100.00%) Back Office
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Front Office
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management Business Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Derivatives Business Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Finance Business Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Product Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Qualitative Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
1 8 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (100.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 5 (62.50%) Equities
2 5 (62.50%) Exotic Derivative
2 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
3 4 (50.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Greeks
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Monte Carlo Method
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) Stochastic Calculus
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA