The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 118 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.60% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%
Derivative
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
468 504 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.87% 33.27% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 415 447 400
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Derivative across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Derivative
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Derivative across the Birmingham region.

Derivative Salary Trend in Birmingham

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative.

1 22 (91.67%) Finance
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) Banking
4 16 (66.67%) UNIX
4 16 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (62.50%) Investment Banking
6 14 (58.33%) Fixed Income
6 14 (58.33%) Equities
6 14 (58.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (29.17%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
9 4 (16.67%) Legal
9 4 (16.67%) MS Office
9 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Front Office
10 3 (12.50%) Back Office
10 3 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) Toad
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) ERwin
11 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
11 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
11 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 2 (8.33%) Project Management
11 2 (8.33%) Nagios
11 2 (8.33%) LAMP
11 2 (8.33%) Scrum
11 2 (8.33%) Objective-C

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) KDB
1 2 (8.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Toad
1 3 (12.50%) ERwin
General
1 22 (91.67%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Banking
3 15 (62.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (29.17%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Legal
5 4 (16.67%) Front Office
6 3 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Applications Support
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
1 2 (8.33%) JMS
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (58.33%) Fixed Income
2 14 (58.33%) Equities
3 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (4.17%) Economics
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Scrum
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) MiFID
1 2 (8.33%) EMIR
1 2 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Netcool
1 2 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (8.33%) Murex
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle