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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 22 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 2 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.71% 8.54% 8.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.26% 13.64% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 31
Average salary £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
47 154 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.17% 62.60% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38 146 173
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C++
3 9 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (60.00%) Front Office
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Equities
7 4 (26.67%) Scala
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Workflow
8 2 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (13.33%) J2EE
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (6.67%) Back Office
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 1 (6.67%) QA

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Front Office
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (26.67%) Equities
4 2 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA