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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 128 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 28 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 1.08% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 3.05% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £38,500 £43,725
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
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
1158 1344 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.65% 35.42% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 685 837 635
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 £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
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 31 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 -5 16 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Stirling -4 8 - -
Edinburgh +2 3 £47,500 -14.41%
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (43.40%) Equities
5 18 (33.96%) Banking
6 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (32.08%) OO
7 15 (28.30%) Python
8 13 (24.53%) XML
8 13 (24.53%) Data Modelling
8 13 (24.53%) XML Messaging
9 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
9 12 (22.64%) Middleware
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.75%) Investment Banking
11 10 (18.87%) C#
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
11 10 (18.87%) Front Office
12 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
12 9 (16.98%) Project Management
12 9 (16.98%) Linux
12 9 (16.98%) OOP
12 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
12 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (16.98%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
13 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
13 8 (15.09%) Software Delivery
13 8 (15.09%) Reference Data

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (7.55%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.66%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.55%) Subversion
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) JUnit
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
3 11 (20.75%) Investment Banking
4 10 (18.87%) Front Office
5 8 (15.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Architect
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Technical Business Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Lead Developer
7 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Data Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Systems Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Data Modeller
10 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Java Applications Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Quantitative Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) XML
1 13 (24.53%) XML Messaging
2 12 (22.64%) Middleware
3 9 (16.98%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (15.09%) Spring
5 5 (9.43%) J2EE
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
5 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) Apache CXF
6 4 (7.55%) Spring Integration
6 4 (7.55%) JMS
7 2 (3.77%) RESTful
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) iBATIS
8 1 (1.89%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) Java EE
8 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Equities
2 17 (32.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
4 8 (15.09%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (15.09%) Reference Data
5 7 (13.21%) Credit Risk
6 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.55%) Wiki
7 4 (7.55%) Open Source
7 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
8 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
8 3 (5.66%) Market Risk
9 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.77%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) OO
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Data Modelling
3 10 (18.87%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) OOP
4 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.09%) Software Delivery
5 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
5 8 (15.09%) Validation
6 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) Coaching
9 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 15 (28.30%) Python
4 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
5 10 (18.87%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) C++
6 6 (11.32%) Perl
6 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 3 (5.66%) F#
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
2 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) IBM
2 5 (9.43%) Reuters
2 5 (9.43%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.55%) GoldenSource
3 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.55%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) Murex
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