The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 305 260 211
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -49
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1055 1317 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.10% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.77% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1063 1284
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £41,625
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +8.10%

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
42472 47553 42823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.48% 39.81% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33465 37674 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Derivative
Salary Trend

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

Derivative Salary Trend in the UK

Derivative
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Derivative over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Derivative Salary Histogram in the UK

Derivative
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
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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
England -43 1017 £65,000 -7.14% 111
London -28 924 £67,500 -3.57% 104
City of London -11 299 £70,000 - 47
South East +71 70 £57,500 +64.28% 6
Surrey +69 49 £57,500 - 3
Scotland -6 24 £52,500 +2.43% 5
Hampshire +23 21 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Glasgow -14 14 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Portsmouth - 13 £45,000 - 1
Stirling -1 8 - -
North West +14 7 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Manchester - 7 £33,000 -
East of England +32 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Docklands, London 0 6 £62,500 -20.63%
Canary Wharf -4 6 £66,250 -33.75%
Basingstoke - 5 £25,000 - 1
Watford +11 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Hertfordshire -3 3 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands -5 3 £50,000 -2.91%
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hook - 3 £29,000 -
Woking +11 2 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham -7 2 £50,000 -2.91%
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Edinburgh +20 1 £50,000 -9.90% 2
County Antrim 0 1 £90,000 +111.76%
Northern Ireland -1 1 £90,000 +111.76%

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1154 (59.58%) Finance
2 747 (38.56%) Front Office
3 580 (29.94%) Banking
4 558 (28.81%) SQL
5 552 (28.50%) Equities
6 535 (27.62%) Fixed Income
7 525 (27.10%) Java
8 489 (25.25%) C#
9 479 (24.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 436 (22.51%) UNIX
11 422 (21.79%) Investment Banking
12 407 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
13 362 (18.69%) Degree
14 340 (17.55%) Linux
15 332 (17.14%) C++
15 332 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
16 312 (16.11%) Equity Derivative
17 309 (15.95%) .NET
18 282 (14.56%) Multithreading
19 251 (12.96%) Windows
20 244 (12.60%) SQL Server
21 239 (12.34%) Risk Management
22 219 (11.31%) Oracle
23 211 (10.89%) OO
24 208 (10.74%) Back Office
25 200 (10.33%) Python
26 185 (9.55%) TDD
26 185 (9.55%) Business Analysis
27 176 (9.09%) WPF
27 176 (9.09%) Hedge funds

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 38 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 32 (1.65%) Apache
3 24 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 17 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 17 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.67%) JBoss
6 12 (0.62%) MQSeries
7 10 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.31%) SAS
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.31%) Confluence
8 6 (0.31%) Mule
9 5 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.21%) nginx
10 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.21%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.15%) Node.js
11 3 (0.15%) CMS
11 3 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 87 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.77%) MS Office
4 13 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.52%) Mathematica
6 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.26%) MS Project
7 5 (0.26%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (1.96%) thinkFolio
2 24 (1.24%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 21 (1.08%) RMDS
4 20 (1.03%) Summit
4 20 (1.03%) ION MarketView
5 14 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
6 12 (0.62%) LatentZero
7 10 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.52%) SAP FSCM
8 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.26%) Endur
9 5 (0.26%) LongView
10 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.15%) Eikon
11 3 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
11 3 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 2 (0.10%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.10%) Force.com
3 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.60%) Firewall
2 22 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.08%) OSPF
4 20 (1.03%) EIGRP
4 20 (1.03%) Multicast
5 19 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (0.88%) VPN
6 17 (0.88%) Internet
7 16 (0.83%) FTP
7 16 (0.83%) Spanning Tree
8 14 (0.72%) DHCP
9 13 (0.67%) BGP
10 12 (0.62%) LAN
10 12 (0.62%) HSRP
11 9 (0.46%) WAN
12 7 (0.36%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.36%) SAN
13 5 (0.26%) DMVPN
14 4 (0.21%) Packet Switching
14 4 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.18%) Relational Database
3 49 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 45 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (1.70%) RDBMS
6 30 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
7 27 (1.39%) KDB
7 27 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 23 (1.19%) Big Data
10 22 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 19 (0.98%) DB2
12 18 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.57%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (2.12%) Subversion
2 30 (1.55%) JIRA
3 26 (1.34%) JUnit
4 25 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 23 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.98%) Maven
7 18 (0.93%) NUnit
7 18 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.77%) Eclipse
8 15 (0.77%) ClearCase
9 14 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.46%) FitNesse
11 9 (0.46%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.36%) Selenium
12 7 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (0.36%) Moq
12 7 (0.36%) Ant
13 5 (0.26%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.26%) Axure RP
General
1 1154 (59.58%) Finance
2 747 (38.56%) Front Office
3 580 (29.94%) Banking
4 422 (21.79%) Investment Banking
5 208 (10.74%) Back Office
6 109 (5.63%) Financial Institution
7 70 (3.61%) Retail
8 57 (2.94%) Retail Banking
9 42 (2.17%) Legal
10 18 (0.93%) Games
11 12 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.46%) Marketing
13 6 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
14 5 (0.26%) French Language
15 4 (0.21%) Advertising
16 3 (0.15%) German Language
17 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.10%) Private Banking
18 1 (0.052%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 911 (47.03%) Developer
2 480 (24.78%) Analyst
3 272 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 253 (13.06%) Java Developer
5 247 (12.75%) Business Analyst
6 163 (8.42%) Applications Support
7 145 (7.49%) Support Analyst
8 124 (6.40%) C++ Developer
9 79 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 78 (4.03%) Project Manager
11 76 (3.92%) Consultant
12 74 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
13 68 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
14 66 (3.41%) .NET Developer
15 63 (3.25%) Quantitative Developer
16 53 (2.74%) Programmer
17 50 (2.58%) WPF Developer
18 43 (2.22%) Excel Developer
19 42 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
19 42 (2.17%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (15.95%) .NET
2 176 (9.09%) WPF
3 135 (6.97%) FIX Protocol
4 133 (6.87%) XML
5 125 (6.45%) WCF
6 97 (5.01%) HTML
7 81 (4.18%) Spring
8 67 (3.46%) ASP.NET
9 56 (2.89%) Web Services
10 55 (2.84%) J2EE
11 51 (2.63%) JMS
12 49 (2.53%) HTML5
13 47 (2.43%) STL
14 46 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (2.37%) Middleware
15 45 (2.32%) WinForms
16 38 (1.96%) jQuery
17 30 (1.55%) .NET Framework
18 29 (1.50%) SOAP
18 29 (1.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 552 (28.50%) Equities
2 535 (27.62%) Fixed Income
3 479 (24.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 332 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
5 312 (16.11%) Equity Derivative
6 176 (9.09%) Hedge funds
7 171 (8.83%) Computer Science
8 142 (7.33%) Mathematics
9 123 (6.35%) Credit Derivative
10 93 (4.80%) Credit Risk
11 87 (4.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 83 (4.28%) Algorithms
13 76 (3.92%) Data Structures
14 63 (3.25%) Spread Betting
15 42 (2.17%) Market Risk
16 41 (2.12%) Management Information System
16 41 (2.12%) N-Tier
17 40 (2.07%) Open Source
18 39 (2.01%) Physics
19 27 (1.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 436 (22.51%) UNIX
2 340 (17.55%) Linux
3 251 (12.96%) Windows
4 68 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (1.70%) CentOS
6 28 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
9 23 (1.19%) Solaris
10 15 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.52%) SUSE
11 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.46%) Debian
12 9 (0.46%) Fedora
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.15%) Android
14 3 (0.15%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
15 2 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (14.56%) Multithreading
3 239 (12.34%) Risk Management
4 211 (10.89%) OO
5 185 (9.55%) TDD
5 185 (9.55%) Business Analysis
6 152 (7.85%) Asset Management
6 152 (7.85%) Analytics
7 140 (7.23%) Project Management
8 117 (6.04%) Software Engineering
9 104 (5.37%) OOD
10 103 (5.32%) Investment Management
11 102 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 101 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
13 99 (5.11%) Low Latency
14 91 (4.70%) Scrum
15 75 (3.87%) Mentoring
16 73 (3.77%) OOP
17 72 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 71 (3.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 558 (28.81%) SQL
2 525 (27.10%) Java
3 489 (25.25%) C#
4 332 (17.14%) C++
5 200 (10.33%) Python
6 161 (8.31%) VBA
7 135 (6.97%) Perl
8 129 (6.66%) JavaScript
9 74 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 70 (3.61%) Scala
11 66 (3.41%) C
12 54 (2.79%) Bash Shell
13 43 (2.22%) VB
14 29 (1.50%) VB6
15 23 (1.19%) Tcl
16 22 (1.14%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.14%) PHP
17 16 (0.83%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.77%) F#
18 15 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 362 (18.69%) Degree
2 36 (1.86%) PMI Certification
3 25 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (1.24%) PhD
4 24 (1.24%) PMP
5 23 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.08%) RHCE
7 20 (1.03%) RHCSA
8 19 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.98%) CCNA
9 14 (0.72%) ISEB
9 14 (0.72%) HND
10 13 (0.67%) CCNP
11 11 (0.57%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.52%) CCA
13 7 (0.36%) MCSE
13 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.98%) EMIR
2 64 (3.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 57 (2.94%) QA
4 30 (1.55%) MiFID
5 20 (1.03%) CRD IV
6 15 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.57%) COREP
7 11 (0.57%) FINREP
8 9 (0.46%) FATCA
9 7 (0.36%) UCITS
10 6 (0.31%) SLA
10 6 (0.31%) Basel III
10 6 (0.31%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.052%) COBIT
13 1 (0.052%) IAS 39
13 1 (0.052%) IAS 32
System Software
1 23 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
5 4 (0.21%) Varnish
6 1 (0.052%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (2.12%) Puppet
2 16 (0.83%) Data Guard
3 14 (0.72%) Control-M
4 10 (0.52%) OpenView
5 9 (0.46%) ZABBIX
5 9 (0.46%) Nagios
6 6 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.26%) Ansible
7 5 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.21%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.21%) Icinga
8 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.21%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.21%) Munin
8 4 (0.21%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.052%) Cacti
Vendors
1 219 (11.31%) Oracle
2 149 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 118 (6.09%) Sybase
4 70 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 65 (3.36%) Murex
6 50 (2.58%) Bloomberg
7 48 (2.48%) TIBCO
8 41 (2.12%) ION Trading
9 37 (1.91%) Charles River
10 34 (1.76%) HP
11 33 (1.70%) VMware
12 28 (1.45%) Calypso
13 27 (1.39%) Fidessa
14 26 (1.34%) Reuters
15 25 (1.29%) Cisco
16 21 (1.08%) SimCorp
17 19 (0.98%) DevExpress
18 16 (0.83%) CheckPoint
19 15 (0.77%) Tradeweb
19 15 (0.77%) FFastFill
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