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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 132 118 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 20 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 1.44% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 4.37% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 40
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
1061 1259 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.93% 32.86% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 672 795 666
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
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 22 May 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 -26 13 £52,500 +10.52%
Stirling -5 6 - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (80.00%) Finance
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) Python
4 18 (40.00%) Equities
5 16 (35.56%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) Banking
6 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Front Office
7 10 (22.22%) C#
7 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 9 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (20.00%) Project Management
8 9 (20.00%) OO
8 9 (20.00%) Linux
8 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 9 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (17.78%) Reference Data
9 8 (17.78%) Validation
9 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
10 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.56%) Middleware
10 7 (15.56%) Credit Risk
11 6 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (13.33%) Spring
11 6 (13.33%) C++
11 6 (13.33%) Perl
12 5 (11.11%) T-SQL

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.89%) Mule
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) KDB
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 5 (11.11%) Subversion
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (80.00%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (22.22%) Front Office
4 9 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Business Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) Technical Business Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Development Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (15.56%) Middleware
3 6 (13.33%) Spring
4 5 (11.11%) J2EE
5 4 (8.89%) Spring Integration
5 4 (8.89%) JMS
6 2 (4.44%) RESTful
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) Java EE
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Equities
2 9 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 8 (17.78%) Reference Data
4 7 (15.56%) Credit Risk
5 6 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.89%) Open Source
6 4 (8.89%) Wiki
6 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.44%) Exotic Derivative
8 1 (2.22%) AS400
8 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
8 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
2 9 (20.00%) OO
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Validation
3 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.11%) Data Management
4 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.89%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (8.89%) Matrix Management
5 4 (8.89%) Release Management
5 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.89%) Information Management
5 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.33%) C++
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.67%) VBA
7 3 (6.67%) F#
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) RPG
9 1 (2.22%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) EMIR
2 1 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Sybase
2 4 (8.89%) GoldenSource
2 4 (8.89%) Reuters
2 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
2 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Murex
4 1 (2.22%) MKS