The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 142 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 20 63 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.71% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 4.74% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 59
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
Derivative
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1214 1329 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.34% 36.13% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 768 882 792
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Derivative
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Derivative Salary Trend in Scotland

Derivative
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Derivative across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Derivative Salary Histogram in Scotland

Derivative
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -25 16 £52,500 -16.00%
Stirling -8 3 - -
Edinburgh +2 1 - - 1
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (83.72%) Finance
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) Python
3 21 (48.84%) Business Analysis
4 18 (41.86%) Banking
5 15 (34.88%) Equities
6 13 (30.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (27.91%) Java
8 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
8 11 (25.58%) Fixed Income
8 11 (25.58%) Validation
8 11 (25.58%) Reference Data
8 11 (25.58%) Software Delivery
9 10 (23.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (23.26%) Sybase
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.93%) Investment Banking
11 8 (18.60%) SDLC
11 8 (18.60%) Open Source
12 7 (16.28%) ClearCase
12 7 (16.28%) Reuters
12 7 (16.28%) Bloomberg
12 7 (16.28%) Project Management
12 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (16.28%) Front Office
12 7 (16.28%) Subversion
13 6 (13.95%) OO
13 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
13 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
14 5 (11.63%) Electronic Trading

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (9.30%) Mule
2 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) KDB
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) ClearCase
1 7 (16.28%) Subversion
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
General
1 36 (83.72%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Banking
3 9 (20.93%) Investment Banking
4 7 (16.28%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Business Analyst
3 14 (32.56%) Technical Analyst
3 14 (32.56%) Technical Business Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Developer
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Real Time Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Reference Data Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.33%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
1 5 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (9.30%) jQuery
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
2 4 (9.30%) Spring Integration
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) J2EE
2 4 (9.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Equities
2 11 (25.58%) Reference Data
2 11 (25.58%) Fixed Income
3 10 (23.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Wiki
4 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.65%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) AS400
6 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.33%) iSeries
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Business Analysis
2 13 (30.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) Validation
3 11 (25.58%) Software Delivery
4 8 (18.60%) SDLC
4 8 (18.60%) Open Source
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.63%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) Data Management
8 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) Information Management
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.30%) RAD
8 4 (9.30%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
5 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) RPG
8 1 (2.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) EMIR
2 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Sybase
2 7 (16.28%) Reuters
2 7 (16.28%) Bloomberg
3 4 (9.30%) GoldenSource
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) Murex
4 1 (2.33%) MKS