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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 117 141 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 41 21 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 0.66% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 1.67% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £52,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
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
1260 1259 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.95% 39.48% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 589 787 890
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

Derivative Salary Histogram in Scotland

Derivative
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 34 £41,000 -21.90% 3
Edinburgh +13 7 £70,000 - 1
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 72 (80.90%) Java
2 64 (71.91%) SQL
3 52 (58.43%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (49.44%) Python
5 41 (46.07%) OO
5 41 (46.07%) Finance
6 40 (44.94%) C++
7 34 (38.20%) Degree
7 34 (38.20%) OTC Derivatives
8 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (33.71%) Unit Testing
10 29 (32.58%) Linux
10 29 (32.58%) Unix
11 23 (25.84%) C#
12 21 (23.60%) Credit Risk
12 21 (23.60%) Monte Carlo Method
12 21 (23.60%) Equity Derivative
13 20 (22.47%) Banking
13 20 (22.47%) Fixed Income
14 19 (21.35%) Risk Management
14 19 (21.35%) .NET
14 19 (21.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (21.35%) QA
14 19 (21.35%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
15 18 (20.22%) TDD
16 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
16 17 (19.10%) Grid Computing
16 17 (19.10%) Sybase
16 17 (19.10%) XML

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.62%) MQSeries
2 4 (4.49%) SAS
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) S-PLUS
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Eikon
1 3 (3.37%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.62%) BigTable
4 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) KDB
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
2 11 (12.36%) Selenium
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) Maven
4 4 (4.49%) TestComplete
5 3 (3.37%) Hudson
5 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.37%) JUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Ant
6 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 20 (22.47%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Legal
4 8 (8.99%) Back Office
5 7 (7.87%) Front Office
5 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (62.92%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Python Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Applications Developer
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.24%) C++ Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Risk Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Tester
6 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Functional Tester
8 5 (5.62%) QA Automation Tester
8 5 (5.62%) QA Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Qualitative Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Quantitative Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Tester
9 4 (4.49%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) .NET
2 17 (19.10%) XML
3 8 (8.99%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (8.99%) XML Schema
4 7 (7.87%) Middleware
4 7 (7.87%) Spring
5 6 (6.74%) Web Services
6 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.62%) J2EE
6 5 (5.62%) JSP
6 5 (5.62%) Node.js
6 5 (5.62%) WPF
7 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.37%) JMS
8 3 (3.37%) JSON
8 3 (3.37%) MFC
8 3 (3.37%) Pyramid
8 3 (3.37%) STL
8 3 (3.37%) XSD
8 3 (3.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (58.43%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (38.20%) OTC Derivatives
3 21 (23.60%) Credit Risk
3 21 (23.60%) Equity Derivative
4 20 (22.47%) Fixed Income
5 19 (21.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (19.10%) Grid Computing
7 13 (14.61%) Equities
8 10 (11.24%) Market Risk
8 10 (11.24%) Virtual Team
9 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
10 6 (6.74%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (6.74%) Reference Data
11 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
12 4 (4.49%) Economics
12 4 (4.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (4.49%) Physics
13 2 (2.25%) Pricing Data
13 2 (2.25%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Linux
1 29 (32.58%) Unix
2 16 (17.98%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) OO
2 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (33.71%) Unit Testing
4 21 (23.60%) Monte Carlo Method
5 19 (21.35%) Risk Management
5 19 (21.35%) System Integration Testing
6 18 (20.22%) TDD
7 17 (19.10%) Integration Testing
7 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
7 17 (19.10%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (16.85%) Time Management
9 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.48%) Migration
10 11 (12.36%) Analytics
10 11 (12.36%) SDLC
11 10 (11.24%) Automation Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Data Management
11 10 (11.24%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) Java
2 64 (71.91%) SQL
3 44 (49.44%) Python
4 40 (44.94%) C++
5 23 (25.84%) C#
6 15 (16.85%) Shell Script
7 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
8 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
9 9 (10.11%) VBA
10 5 (5.62%) Perl
10 5 (5.62%) Ruby
10 5 (5.62%) XPath
11 4 (4.49%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.49%) R
11 4 (4.49%) VC++
12 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.25%) Smalltalk
13 1 (1.12%) F#
13 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) PhD
3 1 (1.12%) CGEIT
3 1 (1.12%) CISA
3 1 (1.12%) CISM
3 1 (1.12%) CRISC
3 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) COBIT
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Control-M
1 2 (2.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Sybase
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) HP
3 5 (5.62%) Reuters
4 3 (3.37%) Charles River
4 3 (3.37%) Thunderhead
5 2 (2.25%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Sun
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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