The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VWAP in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VWAP over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP)
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 946 972
Rank change year-on-year +85 +26  
Permanent jobs citing VWAP 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.003% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £97,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

VWAP 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 35277 44361 45843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.91% 42.63% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28479 35851 36333
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 £28,428
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%  

VWAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VWAP in the UK

VWAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VWAP in the UK

VWAP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VWAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +81 1 - - 3
London +73 1 - - 3
City of London - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing VWAP 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 VWAP.

1 9 (100.00%) Equities
1 9 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) TWAP
3 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
4 5 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (55.56%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (55.56%) Front Office
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) KDB
5 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Proprietary Trading
6 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) Sybase
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Derivative
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Reuters
7 2 (22.22%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (11.11%) Arbitrage Trading
8 1 (11.11%) Kdb+
8 1 (11.11%) Index Arbitrage

VWAP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) KDB
2 1 (11.11%) Kdb+
2 1 (11.11%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Equities
2 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 6 (66.67%) TWAP
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Proprietary Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Arbitrage Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (11.11%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (11.11%) Market Making
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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