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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 327 236 225
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -11
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 878 1296 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 1.23% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 3.09% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1081 1120
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +13.33%

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
39478 41969 39340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.73% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31471 32600 32070
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 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
England -92 847 £65,000 -7.14% 134
London -62 780 £65,000 -7.14% 125
City of London -61 209 £70,000 - 64
South East +9 52 £57,500 +91.66% 8
Surrey +26 36 £60,000 - 7
Scotland +7 26 £52,500 +16.66%
Glasgow +3 16 £55,000 +22.22%
Hampshire -13 15 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Portsmouth - 11 £45,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +21 8 £75,000 -16.66%
Woking +6 6 £57,500 - 3
Edinburgh +5 5 £47,500 -14.41%
South West -33 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Dorset -25 4 £52,500 -14.28%
Stirling - 4 - -
East of England -1 3 £61,250 +44.11%
North West +1 2 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Basingstoke +1 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Docklands, London -11 2 £65,000 -13.33%
Birmingham -16 2 £27,500 -47.11%
West Midlands -27 2 £27,500 -46.60%
Hook - 2 £29,000 -
Essex - 2 £61,250 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Yorkshire -3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Leeds -4 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Berkshire -8 1 £74,000 +146.66%
West Yorkshire -11 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester -12 1 £50,000 +78.57% 1
Reading -13 1 £74,000 +146.66%

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1097 (59.43%) Finance
2 656 (35.54%) Front Office
3 588 (31.85%) Banking
4 560 (30.34%) SQL
5 511 (27.68%) Java
6 483 (26.16%) C#
7 482 (26.11%) Fixed Income
8 476 (25.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 465 (25.19%) Equities
10 419 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
11 411 (22.26%) UNIX
12 406 (21.99%) Investment Banking
13 382 (20.69%) Degree
14 316 (17.12%) C++
15 308 (16.68%) Equity Derivative
16 299 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
17 283 (15.33%) Linux
18 268 (14.52%) .NET
19 264 (14.30%) Multithreading
20 237 (12.84%) Windows
21 234 (12.68%) OO
22 221 (11.97%) Oracle
23 218 (11.81%) Back Office
24 199 (10.78%) SQL Server
25 198 (10.73%) Risk Management
26 193 (10.46%) Hedge funds
27 184 (9.97%) Computer Science
28 174 (9.43%) TDD
29 173 (9.37%) WPF
30 163 (8.83%) VBA

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 33 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 30 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 26 (1.41%) Apache
5 16 (0.87%) JBoss
6 14 (0.76%) MQSeries
7 13 (0.70%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.65%) GemFire
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.38%) Confluence
10 7 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (0.38%) Mule
10 7 (0.38%) nginx
11 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.27%) SAS
12 5 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 83 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.65%) MS Office
5 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.63%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 24 (1.30%) thinkFolio
3 18 (0.98%) Summit
4 16 (0.87%) RMDS
4 16 (0.87%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.60%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.33%) LongView
8 5 (0.27%) 3000 Xtra
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.27%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.22%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
10 3 (0.16%) Eikon
10 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.11%) Endur
11 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.054%) GitHub
4 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.73%) Firewall
2 23 (1.25%) Internet
3 22 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.14%) OSPF
5 20 (1.08%) EIGRP
5 20 (1.08%) Multicast
6 19 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (0.92%) VPN
8 15 (0.81%) DHCP
9 14 (0.76%) BGP
10 13 (0.70%) SAN
11 12 (0.65%) LAN
11 12 (0.65%) HSRP
12 10 (0.54%) FTP
12 10 (0.54%) WAN
13 7 (0.38%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.27%) DMVPN
14 5 (0.27%) HTTP
14 5 (0.27%) LDAP
15 4 (0.22%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 41 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 39 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 35 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (1.79%) Big Data
7 30 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
7 30 (1.63%) Hadoop
8 29 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 22 (1.19%) MongoDB
11 21 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (0.92%) KDB
13 16 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.87%) DB2
13 16 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (0.87%) HBase
14 14 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (3.09%) Subversion
2 32 (1.73%) Maven
3 31 (1.68%) JIRA
4 28 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 27 (1.46%) Eclipse
6 25 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 25 (1.35%) JUnit
7 15 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.65%) ClearCase
8 12 (0.65%) Selenium
9 11 (0.60%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.49%) NUnit
11 8 (0.43%) Hudson
12 7 (0.38%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.38%) JsTestDriver
12 7 (0.38%) Ant
13 5 (0.27%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1097 (59.43%) Finance
2 656 (35.54%) Front Office
3 588 (31.85%) Banking
4 406 (21.99%) Investment Banking
5 218 (11.81%) Back Office
6 114 (6.18%) Financial Institution
7 47 (2.55%) Retail
8 44 (2.38%) Legal
9 43 (2.33%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.35%) Games
11 23 (1.25%) Marketing
12 15 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.54%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.33%) French Language
15 4 (0.22%) Advertising
15 4 (0.22%) Law
16 3 (0.16%) German Language
16 3 (0.16%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 858 (46.48%) Developer
2 428 (23.19%) Analyst
3 256 (13.87%) C# Developer
4 243 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 199 (10.78%) Business Analyst
6 171 (9.26%) Applications Support
7 155 (8.40%) Support Analyst
8 130 (7.04%) C++ Developer
9 98 (5.31%) Project Manager
10 91 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 84 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
12 60 (3.25%) Quantitative Developer
13 59 (3.20%) Consultant
13 59 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 50 (2.71%) WPF Developer
15 46 (2.49%) Programmer
16 41 (2.22%) Architect
17 36 (1.95%) Agile Project Manager
18 35 (1.90%) Front Office Developer
19 33 (1.79%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (14.52%) .NET
2 173 (9.37%) WPF
3 138 (7.48%) XML
4 133 (7.20%) FIX Protocol
5 98 (5.31%) WCF
6 97 (5.25%) Spring
7 80 (4.33%) HTML
8 63 (3.41%) ASP.NET
9 61 (3.30%) J2EE
10 51 (2.76%) Web Services
11 49 (2.65%) Middleware
12 48 (2.60%) STL
13 47 (2.55%) JMS
14 42 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (2.22%) WinForms
16 40 (2.17%) HTML5
17 35 (1.90%) XML Messaging
17 35 (1.90%) Hibernate
17 35 (1.90%) SOAP
18 31 (1.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 482 (26.11%) Fixed Income
2 476 (25.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 465 (25.19%) Equities
4 308 (16.68%) Equity Derivative
5 299 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
6 193 (10.46%) Hedge funds
7 184 (9.97%) Computer Science
8 128 (6.93%) Mathematics
9 108 (5.85%) Credit Derivative
10 77 (4.17%) Credit Risk
11 76 (4.12%) Algorithms
12 73 (3.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 61 (3.30%) Spread Betting
14 59 (3.20%) Physics
15 55 (2.98%) Data Structures
16 44 (2.38%) Market Risk
17 40 (2.17%) Open Source
18 37 (2.00%) Management Information System
19 33 (1.79%) N-Tier
20 24 (1.30%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 411 (22.26%) UNIX
2 283 (15.33%) Linux
3 237 (12.84%) Windows
4 58 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (1.68%) CentOS
6 25 (1.35%) Solaris
7 24 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
8 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.70%) Fedora
12 10 (0.54%) Debian
12 10 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.27%) SUSE
14 4 (0.22%) Android
14 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (14.30%) Multithreading
3 234 (12.68%) OO
4 198 (10.73%) Risk Management
5 174 (9.43%) TDD
6 163 (8.83%) Analytics
7 147 (7.96%) Business Analysis
8 144 (7.80%) Project Management
9 134 (7.26%) Asset Management
10 125 (6.77%) Software Engineering
11 113 (6.12%) Electronic Trading
12 98 (5.31%) OOD
12 98 (5.31%) Scrum
13 97 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 92 (4.98%) Low Latency
15 82 (4.44%) Workflow
16 75 (4.06%) Investment Management
17 58 (3.14%) OOP
17 58 (3.14%) MVC
18 56 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 560 (30.34%) SQL
2 511 (27.68%) Java
3 483 (26.16%) C#
4 316 (17.12%) C++
5 163 (8.83%) VBA
6 144 (7.80%) Python
7 116 (6.28%) Perl
8 105 (5.69%) JavaScript
9 84 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 61 (3.30%) C
11 58 (3.14%) Bash Shell
12 43 (2.33%) Scala
13 28 (1.52%) PHP
14 25 (1.35%) VB
15 22 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.14%) VB6
17 18 (0.98%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.76%) MATLAB
18 14 (0.76%) PowerShell
18 14 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 382 (20.69%) Degree
2 29 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 24 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (1.25%) PMP
5 21 (1.14%) PhD
6 18 (0.98%) CCNA
7 17 (0.92%) VCP4
7 17 (0.92%) RHCE
8 16 (0.87%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.76%) RHCSA
10 13 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.70%) CCNP
11 8 (0.43%) ISEB
11 8 (0.43%) HND
12 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.27%) Brainbench
14 4 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.95%) EMIR
2 63 (3.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 50 (2.71%) QA
4 26 (1.41%) MiFID
5 15 (0.81%) Basel III
6 14 (0.76%) CRD IV
7 13 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.43%) COREP
8 8 (0.43%) FINREP
9 6 (0.33%) SLA
9 6 (0.33%) FATCA
9 6 (0.33%) UCITS
10 5 (0.27%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.27%) Basel II
11 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.054%) GAAP
12 1 (0.054%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.054%) IAS 32
System Software
1 20 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.38%) Varnish
5 4 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.054%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 42 (2.28%) Puppet
2 19 (1.03%) Nagios
3 18 (0.98%) Control-M
3 18 (0.98%) ZABBIX
4 17 (0.92%) OpenView
5 11 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 10 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.49%) Munin
8 8 (0.43%) CFEngine
9 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.38%) Ansible
9 7 (0.38%) Icinga
9 7 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.38%) Zenoss
10 6 (0.33%) Cacti
11 5 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.16%) Sysprep
13 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.11%) Salt
13 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 221 (11.97%) Oracle
2 145 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 97 (5.25%) Sybase
4 63 (3.41%) Murex
5 51 (2.76%) Bloomberg
6 49 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 48 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 40 (2.17%) Calypso
9 33 (1.79%) ION Trading
10 32 (1.73%) HP
11 31 (1.68%) VMware
12 27 (1.46%) Cisco
13 26 (1.41%) Fidessa
14 23 (1.25%) DataSynapse
14 23 (1.25%) Reuters
15 21 (1.14%) Charles River
16 19 (1.03%) SunGard
17 17 (0.92%) CheckPoint
18 16 (0.87%) IBM
18 16 (0.87%) Business Objects
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extras
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + LARGE BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Markit Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Markit Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience +package (15% pension, ho
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago