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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 127 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 23 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 1.10% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 3.34% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 16
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +10.42%
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
1140 1318 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.21% 33.01% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 678 825 644
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 -11 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Stirling -1 8 - -
Edinburgh +14 1 £50,000 -9.90% 1
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (69.09%) Finance
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) Equities
4 18 (32.73%) Python
4 18 (32.73%) Banking
5 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.27%) OO
5 15 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (21.82%) Middleware
6 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
6 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
7 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 11 (20.00%) XML Messaging
7 11 (20.00%) XML
7 11 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 10 (18.18%) Front Office
8 10 (18.18%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) Fixed Income
9 9 (16.36%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 9 (16.36%) Project Management
10 8 (14.55%) Scrum
10 8 (14.55%) Validation
10 8 (14.55%) Reference Data
10 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 8 (14.55%) Software Delivery
11 7 (12.73%) Spring

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (7.27%) Mule
2 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) KDB
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (69.09%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 10 (18.18%) Front Office
5 6 (10.91%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 19 (34.55%) Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Business Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) Architect
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Data Architect
8 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Data Modeller
9 4 (7.27%) Systems Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Quantitative Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Middleware
2 11 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 11 (20.00%) XML
3 9 (16.36%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (12.73%) Spring
5 5 (9.09%) J2EE
5 5 (9.09%) SOAP
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) Apache CXF
6 4 (7.27%) Spring Integration
6 4 (7.27%) JMS
7 2 (3.64%) RESTful
7 2 (3.64%) JSON
8 1 (1.82%) iBATIS
8 1 (1.82%) WPF
8 1 (1.82%) .NET
8 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Equities
2 15 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (16.36%) Fixed Income
4 8 (14.55%) Reference Data
5 7 (12.73%) Credit Risk
5 7 (12.73%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.27%) Wiki
7 4 (7.27%) Open Source
7 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.64%) Exotic Derivative
9 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.82%) iSeries
10 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) OO
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
3 11 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Validation
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
5 8 (14.55%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.73%) OOP
7 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (7.27%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.27%) Web Development
8 4 (7.27%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 18 (32.73%) Python
4 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) C++
6 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.91%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) VBA
7 3 (5.45%) F#
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) EMIR
2 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.82%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Sybase
2 5 (9.09%) IBM
2 5 (9.09%) Reuters
2 5 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.27%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.27%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.82%) MKS
4 1 (1.82%) Murex
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago