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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 321 265 213
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -52
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 963 1185 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.09% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 2.77% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 820 929 1300
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 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%

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
41720 42738 44304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.21% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33727 33587 37130
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -69 934 £65,000 -7.14% 99
London -35 863 £67,500 -6.89% 96
City of London -40 245 £70,000 - 45
South East -17 34 £60,000 +50.00% 2
South West +24 27 £25,000 -62.96%
Scotland +15 25 £95,000 +94.87% 2
Glasgow +17 19 £95,000 +94.87%
Bournemouth +14 17 £42,500 -37.03%
Dorset +1 17 £42,500 -37.03%
Surrey -8 15 £60,000 +41.17%
Hampshire -32 14 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham +4 10 £41,000 -25.45% 1
West Midlands -11 10 £41,000 -25.45% 1
Bristol - 10 £25,000 -
Basingstoke -7 8 £25,000 +11.11%
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
Edinburgh -3 4 - - 2
Woking - 4 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf +23 2 £90,000 +5.88%
Stirling -5 2 - -
Mayfair +3 1 £60,000 -
North West -10 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Docklands, London -13 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £22,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Hook - 1 - -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1170 (57.75%) Finance
2 716 (35.34%) Front Office
3 683 (33.71%) SQL
4 654 (32.28%) Banking
5 615 (30.36%) Java
6 583 (28.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 549 (27.10%) C#
8 513 (25.32%) Fixed Income
9 491 (24.23%) UNIX
10 490 (24.19%) Equities
11 468 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
12 452 (22.31%) Investment Banking
13 410 (20.24%) Degree
14 351 (17.32%) C++
15 346 (17.08%) OO
16 313 (15.45%) Multithreading
17 309 (15.25%) Equity Derivative
18 305 (15.05%) Linux
19 292 (14.41%) .NET
20 282 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
21 277 (13.67%) Back Office
22 246 (12.14%) Windows
23 236 (11.65%) Oracle
24 203 (10.02%) SQL Server
25 192 (9.48%) VBA
26 191 (9.43%) Computer Science
27 190 (9.38%) Risk Management
28 189 (9.33%) XML
29 188 (9.28%) Hedge funds
30 186 (9.18%) TDD

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 43 (2.12%) Oracle Coherence
2 36 (1.78%) Tomcat
3 34 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 24 (1.18%) Apache
5 18 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 18 (0.89%) GemFire
6 17 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 15 (0.74%) JBoss
8 14 (0.69%) Confluence
9 11 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (0.44%) Mule
11 8 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.35%) nginx
12 7 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.30%) Node.js
13 6 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 97 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.99%) MS Office
3 15 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.25%) MS Project
7 1 (0.049%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 21 (1.04%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 19 (0.94%) Summit
3 13 (0.64%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (0.49%) Sentinel
4 10 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.39%) RMDS
6 6 (0.30%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.25%) LongView
7 5 (0.25%) Kondor+
7 5 (0.25%) 3000 Xtra
7 5 (0.25%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.15%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.099%) FINCAD Analytics
10 2 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.099%) Endur
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.049%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.39%) SaaS
2 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.049%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.09%) Internet
2 20 (0.99%) SAN
3 18 (0.89%) Firewall
4 12 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.59%) HTTP
5 9 (0.44%) WAN
6 8 (0.39%) LAN
7 7 (0.35%) Multicast
8 6 (0.30%) FTP
9 5 (0.25%) VPN
9 5 (0.25%) OSPF
10 4 (0.20%) BGP
10 4 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.20%) NAS
10 4 (0.20%) DHCP
11 3 (0.15%) MPLS
11 3 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.099%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.099%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 140 (6.91%) Relational Database
3 94 (4.64%) RDBMS
4 31 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 31 (1.53%) MongoDB
4 31 (1.53%) Big Data
5 29 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 27 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 27 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 26 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.18%) HBase
9 23 (1.14%) DB2
10 20 (0.99%) MySQL
11 19 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (4.05%) Subversion
2 55 (2.71%) Maven
3 48 (2.37%) JIRA
4 39 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 33 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 31 (1.53%) Eclipse
7 26 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (1.18%) JUnit
9 20 (0.99%) FitNesse
10 16 (0.79%) Selenium
10 16 (0.79%) Ant
10 16 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 14 (0.69%) ClearCase
13 10 (0.49%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.49%) Hudson
14 9 (0.44%) JsTestDriver
14 9 (0.44%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.44%) ERwin
15 8 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 1170 (57.75%) Finance
2 716 (35.34%) Front Office
3 654 (32.28%) Banking
4 452 (22.31%) Investment Banking
5 277 (13.67%) Back Office
6 123 (6.07%) Financial Institution
7 42 (2.07%) Retail
8 37 (1.83%) Legal
9 34 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 28 (1.38%) Marketing
11 21 (1.04%) Games
12 18 (0.89%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.25%) International Banking
14 5 (0.25%) French Language
15 4 (0.20%) Law
15 4 (0.20%) Advertising
16 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.099%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.099%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 977 (48.22%) Developer
2 521 (25.72%) Analyst
3 298 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 271 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 227 (11.20%) Business Analyst
6 183 (9.03%) Applications Support
7 171 (8.44%) Support Analyst
8 145 (7.16%) C++ Developer
9 113 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 110 (5.43%) Project Manager
11 97 (4.79%) Applications Support Analyst
12 71 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 64 (3.16%) Programmer
14 56 (2.76%) Quantitative Developer
15 54 (2.67%) Consultant
16 49 (2.42%) Lead Developer
17 46 (2.27%) WPF Developer
18 44 (2.17%) Junior
18 44 (2.17%) Excel Developer
19 42 (2.07%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (14.41%) .NET
2 189 (9.33%) XML
3 165 (8.14%) WPF
4 125 (6.17%) FIX Protocol
5 123 (6.07%) Spring
6 94 (4.64%) WCF
7 86 (4.24%) HTML
8 79 (3.90%) J2EE
9 78 (3.85%) XML Messaging
10 64 (3.16%) ASP.NET
11 54 (2.67%) STL
12 49 (2.42%) JMS
13 48 (2.37%) Hibernate
14 44 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (2.17%) HTML5
15 43 (2.12%) Web Services
16 42 (2.07%) WinForms
17 38 (1.88%) Java EE
18 37 (1.83%) .NET Framework
19 36 (1.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 583 (28.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 513 (25.32%) Fixed Income
3 490 (24.19%) Equities
4 309 (15.25%) Equity Derivative
5 282 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
6 191 (9.43%) Computer Science
7 188 (9.28%) Hedge funds
8 116 (5.73%) Mathematics
9 107 (5.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 101 (4.99%) Credit Derivative
11 94 (4.64%) Credit Risk
12 71 (3.50%) Physics
13 65 (3.21%) Algorithms
14 63 (3.11%) Spread Betting
15 61 (3.01%) Market Risk
16 44 (2.17%) Open Source
17 37 (1.83%) Reference Data
17 37 (1.83%) Data Structures
18 28 (1.38%) Contract for Difference
19 27 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 491 (24.23%) UNIX
2 305 (15.05%) Linux
3 246 (12.14%) Windows
4 50 (2.47%) Solaris
5 49 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (1.28%) CentOS
7 21 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
8 16 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.54%) Fedora
12 9 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.39%) Debian
14 7 (0.35%) NetWare
14 7 (0.35%) HPUX
15 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.25%) AIX
16 5 (0.25%) Android
17 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (17.08%) OO
3 313 (15.45%) Multithreading
4 190 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 186 (9.18%) TDD
6 175 (8.64%) Project Management
7 161 (7.95%) Analytics
8 149 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 144 (7.11%) Software Engineering
10 141 (6.96%) Scrum
11 140 (6.91%) Asset Management
12 120 (5.92%) Electronic Trading
13 111 (5.48%) OOP
14 106 (5.23%) Low Latency
15 105 (5.18%) OOD
16 91 (4.49%) Data Modelling
17 88 (4.34%) Investment Management
18 87 (4.29%) Mentoring
19 86 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 85 (4.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 683 (33.71%) SQL
2 615 (30.36%) Java
3 549 (27.10%) C#
4 351 (17.32%) C++
5 192 (9.48%) VBA
6 169 (8.34%) Python
7 156 (7.70%) Perl
8 107 (5.28%) JavaScript
9 84 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 79 (3.90%) Bash Shell
11 65 (3.21%) C
12 35 (1.73%) PHP
13 32 (1.58%) Scala
14 30 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.48%) VB
15 16 (0.79%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.74%) VB6
17 12 (0.59%) PowerShell
18 11 (0.54%) Ruby
19 10 (0.49%) Lua
Qualifications
1 410 (20.24%) Degree
2 23 (1.14%) ISEB
3 17 (0.84%) PhD
4 16 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 14 (0.69%) RHCE
6 13 (0.64%) PMP
6 13 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.64%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.54%) RHCSA
8 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.25%) Brainbench
11 4 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.15%) CCNA
12 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.24%) QA
2 60 (2.96%) EMIR
3 58 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (0.94%) Basel III
5 14 (0.69%) Basel II
5 14 (0.69%) MiFID
6 11 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.49%) FATCA
7 10 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.44%) SLA
8 9 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.35%) CRD IV
9 7 (0.35%) UCITS
10 5 (0.25%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.15%) COREP
13 2 (0.099%) FINREP
14 1 (0.049%) IAS 39
System Software
1 14 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.35%) Varnish
4 3 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.099%) Docker
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.049%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 38 (1.88%) Puppet
2 22 (1.09%) Control-M
2 22 (1.09%) Nagios
3 21 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.89%) ZABBIX
5 17 (0.84%) OpenView
6 10 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.44%) Munin
8 8 (0.39%) CFEngine
9 7 (0.35%) Zenoss
9 7 (0.35%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.35%) Ansible
9 7 (0.35%) Icinga
10 6 (0.30%) Cacti
11 3 (0.15%) SCCM
11 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.099%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.099%) Netcool
12 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.099%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 236 (11.65%) Oracle
2 166 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 129 (6.37%) Sybase
4 83 (4.10%) Murex
5 76 (3.75%) Bloomberg
6 58 (2.86%) Calypso
7 56 (2.76%) TIBCO
8 43 (2.12%) Fidessa
9 41 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.83%) thinkFolio
11 35 (1.73%) DataSynapse
12 34 (1.68%) VMware
12 34 (1.68%) HP
13 33 (1.63%) Charles River
14 29 (1.43%) SunGard
15 28 (1.38%) SimCorp
16 24 (1.18%) Reuters
17 20 (0.99%) Business Objects
18 19 (0.94%) StatPro
19 18 (0.89%) ION Trading
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Esum
Salary: Unspecified Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus/Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £95000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago