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 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 89 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.84% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%
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
474 476 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.78% 35.31% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 303 289 271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Equities
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) F#
4 3 (37.50%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Exotic Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) Reuters
6 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Market Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Market Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Equities
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) F#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Reuters
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago