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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 24 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 7 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.76% 4.46% 7.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% 8.70% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 12
Average salary £75,000 £100,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.27%
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
84 115 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 57.14% 51.34% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 109 94
Average salary £57,500 £71,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.58% -18.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,400 £130,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Derivative across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Derivative Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 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 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Fixed Income
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (40.00%) WPF
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Equities
6 4 (26.67%) Time Management
6 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Support
4 1 (6.67%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) XSLT
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Swing
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (46.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (26.67%) Equities
4 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (6.67%) Clustering
6 1 (6.67%) Replication
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Greeks
6 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) EMIR
1 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase