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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 133 144 135
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 28 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.45% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 1.17% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 9
Average salary £82,500 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £63,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 1287 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.56% 38.63% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 723 793 650
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Derivative across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Derivative Salary Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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 +21 23 £82,500 +69.23% 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £30,000 -38.46% 4
Stirling -14 2 - - 1
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 44 (53.01%) XML
1 44 (53.01%) Data Modelling
2 41 (49.40%) Java
3 37 (44.58%) SQL
3 37 (44.58%) XML Messaging
4 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (40.96%) Back Office
5 34 (40.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (40.96%) Finance
6 33 (39.76%) Scrum
6 33 (39.76%) Relational Database
7 32 (38.55%) OOP
7 32 (38.55%) OO
8 31 (37.35%) RDBMS
8 31 (37.35%) Multithreading
8 31 (37.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (20.48%) Change Management
9 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
9 17 (20.48%) Coaching
10 16 (19.28%) Python
11 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.66%) Credit Risk
12 13 (15.66%) Business Analysis
13 12 (14.46%) Sybase
14 11 (13.25%) Equities
15 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
16 9 (10.84%) Subversion
16 9 (10.84%) Banking
16 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (9.64%) Degree

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.20%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.20%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) Relational Database
2 31 (37.35%) RDBMS
3 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.20%) DataStage
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Subversion
2 8 (9.64%) ClearCase
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.23%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (6.02%) ERwin
5 2 (2.41%) JUnit
5 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
6 1 (1.20%) Maven
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.20%) FishEye
General
1 34 (40.96%) Back Office
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Front Office
4 6 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Developer
2 25 (30.12%) Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Lead Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Business Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Technical Business Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Technical Leader
6 11 (13.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 10 (12.05%) SQL Developer
8 9 (10.84%) Data Modeller
9 6 (7.23%) Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Data Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Data Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Systems Architect
12 3 (3.61%) Development Specialist
13 2 (2.41%) Test Manager
13 2 (2.41%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) XML
2 37 (44.58%) XML Messaging
3 6 (7.23%) Spring
3 6 (7.23%) SOAP
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) Middleware
3 6 (7.23%) Apache CXF
4 3 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.41%) XSLT
5 2 (2.41%) JMS
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
5 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) REST
5 2 (2.41%) Spring Integration
5 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) Java SE
5 2 (2.41%) JSON
5 2 (2.41%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (15.66%) Credit Risk
3 11 (13.25%) Equities
4 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.43%) Fixed Income
6 6 (7.23%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.82%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.41%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.41%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) UNIX
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Data Modelling
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (39.76%) Scrum
4 32 (38.55%) OOP
4 32 (38.55%) OO
5 31 (37.35%) Multithreading
5 31 (37.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (20.48%) Change Management
6 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
6 17 (20.48%) Coaching
7 13 (15.66%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.02%) Data Architecture
9 5 (6.02%) UML
9 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.02%) Metadata Management
10 4 (4.82%) TDD
10 4 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Java
2 37 (44.58%) SQL
3 16 (19.28%) Python
4 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) VB
5 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.82%) C#
7 3 (3.61%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
8 2 (2.41%) Clojure
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) F#
9 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Sybase
2 7 (8.43%) IBM
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 3 (3.61%) Reuters
5 3 (3.61%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
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