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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 288 209 182
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -27
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1063 1441 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.36% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 3.46% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1053 1643
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +20.56%

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
43150 41629 45171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.86% 39.28% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33753 33761 37770
Average salary £46,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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%

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 2 October 2014 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 2 October 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
England -84 1016 £65,000 -7.14% 110
London -47 937 £70,000 -3.44% 105
City of London -56 279 £70,000 -3.44% 63
Scotland -7 40 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Glasgow -3 37 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands -7 22 £50,000 +17.64%
Birmingham -8 22 £50,000 +17.64%
South West +8 21 £32,500 +18.18%
Dorset - 20 - -
Bournemouth - 20 - -
South East -24 18 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Hampshire -16 14 £27,500 -15.38% 1
East of England -3 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridgeshire - 9 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 9 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +2 7 £25,000 +11.11%
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -44 5 £45,000 +50.00%
North Yorkshire -19 3 £45,000 +50.00%
North West - 3 £40,000 - 3
Catterick Garrison - 3 £45,000 -
Manchester - 3 £40,000 - 3
Canary Wharf +3 2 £92,500 +2.77%
Docklands, London -7 2 £85,000 +25.92% 3
Edinburgh -17 2 £30,000 -44.18% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £50,000 -
Swansea - 2 - -
West Drayton - 2 £42,500 -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1262 (56.41%) Finance
2 809 (36.16%) Front Office
3 782 (34.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 764 (34.15%) Banking
5 741 (33.12%) SQL
6 714 (31.92%) Java
7 629 (28.12%) C#
8 554 (24.77%) Investment Banking
9 551 (24.63%) Equities
10 546 (24.41%) Fixed Income
11 536 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
12 480 (21.46%) UNIX
13 439 (19.62%) Degree
14 427 (19.09%) OO
15 399 (17.84%) Multithreading
16 377 (16.85%) C++
17 365 (16.32%) .NET
18 334 (14.93%) Equity Derivative
19 319 (14.26%) Back Office
20 295 (13.19%) Linux
21 261 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
22 237 (10.59%) SQL Server
23 234 (10.46%) Windows
24 230 (10.28%) Risk Management
25 226 (10.10%) Oracle
26 222 (9.92%) Project Management
27 218 (9.75%) XML
28 217 (9.70%) TDD
29 209 (9.34%) Computer Science
30 204 (9.12%) Business Analysis

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 39 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
2 29 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 29 (1.30%) Confluence
3 26 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 24 (1.07%) Apache
5 17 (0.76%) GemFire
6 16 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 16 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.36%) IIS
11 7 (0.31%) CMS
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.27%) Node.js
13 5 (0.22%) Mule
13 5 (0.22%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 5 (0.22%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.22%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.22%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 104 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.65%) MS Office
3 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.22%) MS Project
4 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.045%) Stata
6 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 23 (1.03%) Summit
2 21 (0.94%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.76%) Sentinel
4 13 (0.58%) Kondor+
5 11 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
6 10 (0.45%) LatentZero
6 10 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 4 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.18%) Endur
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.13%) LongView
8 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.089%) SunGard GMI
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.089%) RMDS
9 2 (0.089%) MultiFonds
9 2 (0.089%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.045%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.045%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 22 (0.98%) Firewall
3 21 (0.94%) SAN
4 16 (0.72%) HTTP
5 14 (0.63%) WAN
6 12 (0.54%) FTP
7 11 (0.49%) Internet
8 10 (0.45%) Multicast
9 9 (0.40%) NAS
10 8 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (0.36%) OSPF
10 8 (0.36%) BGP
10 8 (0.36%) VPN
10 8 (0.36%) LAN
11 7 (0.31%) MPLS
12 6 (0.27%) WAAS
12 6 (0.27%) VoIP
12 6 (0.27%) IPv6
13 4 (0.18%) DNS
13 4 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 171 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 132 (5.90%) RDBMS
4 49 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 30 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.25%) Big Data
8 27 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.16%) DB2
9 26 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 26 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (1.12%) HBase
11 23 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 22 (0.98%) MySQL
12 22 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.67%) NoSQL
15 14 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (3.49%) JIRA
2 75 (3.35%) Subversion
3 67 (3.00%) Maven
4 50 (2.24%) JUnit
5 43 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 40 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 33 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 21 (0.94%) FitNesse
10 19 (0.85%) ClearCase
10 19 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (0.85%) Selenium
10 19 (0.85%) Jenkins
11 14 (0.63%) Hudson
12 13 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.58%) JBehave
12 13 (0.58%) Ant
12 13 (0.58%) ERwin
13 11 (0.49%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 1262 (56.41%) Finance
2 809 (36.16%) Front Office
3 764 (34.15%) Banking
4 554 (24.77%) Investment Banking
5 319 (14.26%) Back Office
6 129 (5.77%) Financial Institution
7 44 (1.97%) Retail
8 36 (1.61%) Legal
9 29 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.16%) Marketing
11 19 (0.85%) Games
12 18 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.72%) International Banking
14 10 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.36%) Advertising
16 6 (0.27%) French Language
17 5 (0.22%) Law
18 4 (0.18%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.089%) Wholesale Banking
19 2 (0.089%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1136 (50.78%) Developer
2 590 (26.37%) Analyst
3 352 (15.74%) Java Developer
4 294 (13.14%) C# Developer
4 294 (13.14%) Business Analyst
5 161 (7.20%) Applications Support
6 152 (6.79%) C++ Developer
7 150 (6.71%) Support Analyst
8 122 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 107 (4.78%) Project Manager
10 80 (3.58%) Lead Developer
10 80 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 77 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 71 (3.17%) Junior
13 70 (3.13%) Programmer
14 60 (2.68%) Consultant
15 58 (2.59%) Test Analyst
16 53 (2.37%) Front Office Developer
16 53 (2.37%) WPF Developer
17 51 (2.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (16.32%) .NET
2 218 (9.75%) XML
3 187 (8.36%) WPF
4 147 (6.57%) Spring
5 103 (4.60%) WCF
6 98 (4.38%) HTML
7 93 (4.16%) XML Messaging
8 78 (3.49%) J2EE
9 56 (2.50%) .NET Framework
10 54 (2.41%) STL
10 54 (2.41%) HTML5
11 49 (2.19%) JMS
12 47 (2.10%) ASP.NET
13 43 (1.92%) Java EE
14 42 (1.88%) CSS
15 40 (1.79%) Web Services
16 39 (1.74%) Hibernate
17 38 (1.70%) WinForms
17 38 (1.70%) Middleware
18 36 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 782 (34.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 551 (24.63%) Equities
3 546 (24.41%) Fixed Income
4 334 (14.93%) Equity Derivative
5 261 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
6 209 (9.34%) Computer Science
7 190 (8.49%) Hedge funds
8 129 (5.77%) Credit Risk
9 124 (5.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 123 (5.50%) Mathematics
11 117 (5.23%) Credit Derivative
12 108 (4.83%) Market Risk
13 71 (3.17%) Reference Data
14 69 (3.08%) Physics
15 54 (2.41%) Spread Betting
16 47 (2.10%) N-Tier
17 38 (1.70%) Algorithms
18 33 (1.48%) Contract for Difference
19 29 (1.30%) Open Source
20 22 (0.98%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 480 (21.46%) UNIX
2 295 (13.19%) Linux
3 234 (10.46%) Windows
4 51 (2.28%) Solaris
5 23 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 20 (0.89%) NetWare
7 17 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.63%) HPUX
9 12 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.45%) AIX
11 9 (0.40%) CentOS
11 9 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.089%) Android
14 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.045%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.045%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (19.09%) OO
3 399 (17.84%) Multithreading
4 230 (10.28%) Risk Management
5 222 (9.92%) Project Management
6 217 (9.70%) TDD
7 204 (9.12%) Business Analysis
8 183 (8.18%) Analytics
9 177 (7.91%) Scrum
10 170 (7.60%) Software Engineering
11 139 (6.21%) Asset Management
12 134 (5.99%) OOP
13 131 (5.86%) Low Latency
14 126 (5.63%) Data Modelling
15 112 (5.01%) Investment Management
16 110 (4.92%) Mentoring
17 108 (4.83%) Electronic Trading
17 108 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 100 (4.47%) OOD
19 91 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 741 (33.12%) SQL
2 714 (31.92%) Java
3 629 (28.12%) C#
4 377 (16.85%) C++
5 198 (8.85%) VBA
6 192 (8.58%) Python
7 127 (5.68%) Perl
8 123 (5.50%) JavaScript
9 74 (3.31%) C
10 55 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 53 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 29 (1.30%) Scala
14 26 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.07%) PHP
16 22 (0.98%) VB
17 17 (0.76%) XAML
18 16 (0.72%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.36%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 439 (19.62%) Degree
2 32 (1.43%) ISEB
3 22 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 21 (0.94%) PhD
5 20 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 12 (0.54%) PMP
9 10 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.31%) MCSE
12 6 (0.27%) RHCE
12 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.22%) MBA
14 4 (0.18%) CFA
14 4 (0.18%) MCSA
14 4 (0.18%) CCNA
15 3 (0.13%) CISSP
16 2 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.77%) QA
2 54 (2.41%) EMIR
3 53 (2.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (0.85%) Basel III
4 19 (0.85%) Basel II
5 16 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.72%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.54%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.40%) FATCA
8 8 (0.36%) SLA
9 6 (0.27%) MiFID
9 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.27%) UCITS
10 3 (0.13%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.089%) COREP
12 1 (0.045%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.13%) vSphere
4 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.089%) Varnish
6 1 (0.045%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.63%) Puppet
3 9 (0.40%) Control-M
4 8 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.27%) SCCM
6 4 (0.18%) MOM
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.13%) Nagios
7 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.089%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.045%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.045%) WSUS
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.045%) Netcool
9 1 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 226 (10.10%) Oracle
2 193 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 151 (6.75%) Sybase
4 111 (4.96%) Murex
5 72 (3.22%) Calypso
6 71 (3.17%) Bloomberg
7 48 (2.15%) thinkFolio
8 46 (2.06%) Fidessa
9 45 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 44 (1.97%) SunGard
11 40 (1.79%) Charles River
12 31 (1.39%) VMware
12 31 (1.39%) DevExpress
13 27 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 25 (1.12%) DataSynapse
15 24 (1.07%) SimCorp
15 24 (1.07%) StatPro
16 21 (0.94%) HP
17 18 (0.80%) Cisco
17 18 (0.80%) IBM
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