The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Commodity Exotics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Commodity Exotics over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Commodity Exotics
Rank - 865 899
Permanent jobs citing Commodity Exotics 0 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.026% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Commodity Exotics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Commodity Exotics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Commodity Exotics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Commodity Exotics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Commodity Exotics within the UK.

Commodity Exotics Salary Trend in the UK

Commodity Exotics
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Commodity Exotics 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 Commodity Exotics.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Pyramid
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

Commodity Exotics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Commodity Exotics 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 Commodity Exotics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO