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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank - 110 92
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.064% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.17% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £32,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
Derivative
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
509 576 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.20% 37.07% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 348 268
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Derivative
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Derivative Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MiFID
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) EMIR
3 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Exotic Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
1 1 (33.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Murex