The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 23 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 4 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.94% 2.75% 6.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 5.43% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Average salary - £92,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
Derivative
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 92 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 60.29% 50.55% 65.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 83
Average salary £58,750 £77,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.19% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £44,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Derivative
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Derivative Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) WPF
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Equities
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management
6 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 4 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) UNIX

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Swing
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (33.33%) Equities
3 4 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 2 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Greeks
5 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft