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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 131 138 135
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 26 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 2.16% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 2
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £38,750 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +13.33%
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
1097 1297 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.20% 38.01% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 658 781 597
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 5 March 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 +3 16 £55,000 +22.22%
Edinburgh +5 5 £47,500 -14.41%
Stirling - 4 - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (67.92%) Finance
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) Java
4 20 (37.74%) Equities
5 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.08%) Banking
7 16 (30.19%) Python
8 15 (28.30%) OO
8 15 (28.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (26.42%) XML
9 14 (26.42%) Data Modelling
9 14 (26.42%) XML Messaging
10 12 (22.64%) Front Office
11 11 (20.75%) Middleware
11 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.75%) Scrum
11 11 (20.75%) Investment Banking
12 10 (18.87%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (18.87%) C#
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.98%) Back Office
13 9 (16.98%) OOP
13 9 (16.98%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (15.09%) Credit Risk
14 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
14 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
14 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (3.77%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) KDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JUnit
2 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) FishEye
4 1 (1.89%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.89%) Toad
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Banking
3 12 (22.64%) Front Office
4 11 (20.75%) Investment Banking
5 9 (16.98%) Back Office
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Games
7 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Technical Business Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Lead Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Data Architect
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Data Modeller
9 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Quantitative Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) XML
1 14 (26.42%) XML Messaging
2 11 (20.75%) Middleware
3 9 (16.98%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (13.21%) Spring
5 6 (11.32%) SOAP
5 6 (11.32%) Web Services
5 6 (11.32%) Apache CXF
6 4 (7.55%) J2EE
7 3 (5.66%) RESTful
7 3 (5.66%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) iBATIS
8 2 (3.77%) JMS
8 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
9 1 (1.89%) .NET
9 1 (1.89%) WPF
9 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Equities
2 15 (28.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (18.87%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (15.09%) Credit Risk
5 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (9.43%) Fixed Income
7 4 (7.55%) Reference Data
8 3 (5.66%) Market Risk
9 2 (3.77%) Exotic Derivative
9 2 (3.77%) Wiki
9 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.77%) Open Source
9 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) OO
3 14 (26.42%) Data Modelling
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) OOP
6 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
6 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) Coaching
8 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) Validation
9 4 (7.55%) Change Management
9 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.32%) C++
5 6 (11.32%) Perl
6 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.66%) F#
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
2 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) IBM
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Reuters
4 3 (5.66%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.66%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) GoldenSource
5 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) Murex
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica