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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 297 276 212
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -64
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1025 1230 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.04% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 2.58% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 866 991 1264
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £98,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
41812 47629 43118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.58% 40.28% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 38020 35068
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 £29,000 £27,523
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 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 29 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
(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 -11 996 £67,500 -3.57% 126
London -14 911 £70,000 - 121
City of London +7 290 £70,000 - 58
South East +63 63 £57,500 +64.28% 4
Surrey - 43 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire +17 18 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Scotland -27 16 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Glasgow -32 12 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Portsmouth - 10 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +27 7 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Docklands, London +14 7 £62,500 -32.43% 1
North West +20 6 £33,000 -12.00% 1
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Manchester - 6 £33,000 -
Canary Wharf -7 5 £57,500 -42.50%
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +24 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Stirling -7 4 - -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire +4 2 £87,500 +169.23%
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Woking - 2 £55,000 - 2
Essex +9 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Northern Ireland -8 1 £90,000 +111.76%
Belfast -10 1 £90,000 +111.76%
County Antrim -11 1 £90,000 +111.76%

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 1120 (58.76%) Finance
2 782 (41.03%) Front Office
3 587 (30.80%) SQL
4 569 (29.85%) Equities
5 567 (29.75%) Banking
6 531 (27.86%) Fixed Income
7 499 (26.18%) C#
8 497 (26.08%) Java
9 480 (25.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 450 (23.61%) UNIX
11 420 (22.04%) Investment Banking
12 376 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
13 339 (17.79%) Degree
14 324 (17.00%) Linux
15 323 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
16 320 (16.79%) C++
17 318 (16.68%) .NET
18 308 (16.16%) Equity Derivative
19 254 (13.33%) Multithreading
20 250 (13.12%) Risk Management
21 247 (12.96%) SQL Server
22 245 (12.85%) Windows
23 220 (11.54%) Oracle
24 216 (11.33%) Python
25 214 (11.23%) SDLC
26 202 (10.60%) Back Office
27 188 (9.86%) OO
28 184 (9.65%) TDD
28 184 (9.65%) Business Analysis
29 183 (9.60%) WPF

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 21 (1.10%) Apache
3 18 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 14 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 12 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.63%) MQSeries
5 12 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.42%) JBoss
7 6 (0.31%) Mule
7 6 (0.31%) CMS
8 5 (0.26%) SAS
8 5 (0.26%) Confluence
8 5 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.10%) Drupal
10 2 (0.10%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.10%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 80 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.73%) MS Office
4 12 (0.63%) Mathematica
5 11 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.26%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (1.94%) thinkFolio
2 21 (1.10%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 20 (1.05%) ION MarketView
3 20 (1.05%) RMDS
4 19 (1.00%) Summit
5 16 (0.84%) SAP FI
5 16 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (0.84%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.79%) SAP FSCM
7 13 (0.68%) SimCorp Dimension
8 11 (0.58%) LatentZero
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.31%) Endur
10 5 (0.26%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.21%) LongView
11 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 3 (0.16%) Eikon
12 3 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
13 2 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.10%) Force.com
2 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.052%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.36%) Firewall
2 19 (1.00%) FTP
2 19 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (0.94%) EIGRP
3 18 (0.94%) OSPF
4 17 (0.89%) Multicast
4 17 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (0.84%) VPN
6 14 (0.73%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (0.63%) DHCP
7 12 (0.63%) Internet
8 11 (0.58%) BGP
8 11 (0.58%) HSRP
9 10 (0.52%) LAN
10 8 (0.42%) WAN
11 7 (0.37%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.31%) Broadband
13 5 (0.26%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.21%) DMVPN
14 4 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 46 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 31 (1.63%) KDB
6 28 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 19 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (0.94%) Big Data
11 18 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.84%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.79%) DB2
13 15 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (1.68%) JUnit
2 28 (1.47%) Subversion
3 26 (1.36%) NUnit
4 24 (1.26%) Visual Studio
5 23 (1.21%) JIRA
6 21 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.79%) Maven
8 15 (0.79%) ClearCase
9 13 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.63%) FitNesse
10 12 (0.63%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (0.52%) Moq
11 10 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.31%) Ant
13 5 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.26%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 1120 (58.76%) Finance
2 782 (41.03%) Front Office
3 567 (29.75%) Banking
4 420 (22.04%) Investment Banking
5 202 (10.60%) Back Office
6 106 (5.56%) Financial Institution
7 83 (4.35%) Retail
8 63 (3.31%) Retail Banking
9 37 (1.94%) Legal
10 13 (0.68%) Games
11 11 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.26%) French Language
14 4 (0.21%) Marketing
14 4 (0.21%) Advertising
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.10%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 894 (46.90%) Developer
2 511 (26.81%) Analyst
3 272 (14.27%) C# Developer
4 253 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 237 (12.43%) Java Developer
6 164 (8.60%) Applications Support
7 159 (8.34%) Support Analyst
8 108 (5.67%) C++ Developer
9 89 (4.67%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.30%) Consultant
11 78 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
12 69 (3.62%) .NET Developer
12 69 (3.62%) Quantitative Developer
13 68 (3.57%) Project Manager
14 66 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
15 56 (2.94%) Excel Developer
15 56 (2.94%) Programmer
16 51 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
17 46 (2.41%) WPF Developer
18 45 (2.36%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (16.68%) .NET
2 183 (9.60%) WPF
3 133 (6.98%) WCF
4 132 (6.93%) FIX Protocol
5 118 (6.19%) XML
6 104 (5.46%) HTML
7 65 (3.41%) Spring
8 64 (3.36%) ASP.NET
9 58 (3.04%) HTML5
10 55 (2.89%) Web Services
11 50 (2.62%) J2EE
12 49 (2.57%) STL
13 47 (2.47%) WinForms
14 41 (2.15%) JMS
14 41 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (2.05%) jQuery
16 36 (1.89%) Middleware
17 29 (1.52%) .NET Framework
18 23 (1.21%) Hibernate
18 23 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 569 (29.85%) Equities
2 531 (27.86%) Fixed Income
3 480 (25.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 323 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
5 308 (16.16%) Equity Derivative
6 179 (9.39%) Hedge funds
7 163 (8.55%) Computer Science
8 148 (7.76%) Mathematics
9 134 (7.03%) Credit Derivative
10 98 (5.14%) Credit Risk
11 85 (4.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 71 (3.73%) Algorithms
13 68 (3.57%) Data Structures
14 66 (3.46%) Spread Betting
15 50 (2.62%) Physics
16 48 (2.52%) Market Risk
17 37 (1.94%) N-Tier
18 35 (1.84%) Management Information System
19 27 (1.42%) Reference Data
20 22 (1.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 450 (23.61%) UNIX
2 324 (17.00%) Linux
3 245 (12.85%) Windows
4 62 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (1.52%) CentOS
6 28 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.15%) Solaris
8 21 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.52%) SUSE
11 7 (0.37%) Debian
11 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.26%) Fedora
12 5 (0.26%) AIX
13 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 250 (13.12%) Risk Management
4 214 (11.23%) SDLC
5 188 (9.86%) OO
6 184 (9.65%) TDD
6 184 (9.65%) Business Analysis
7 159 (8.34%) Analytics
8 142 (7.45%) Asset Management
9 134 (7.03%) Project Management
10 109 (5.72%) Software Engineering
11 108 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 102 (5.35%) Investment Management
13 96 (5.04%) OOD
14 94 (4.93%) Low Latency
15 78 (4.09%) Electronic Trading
16 75 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 73 (3.83%) Scrum
17 73 (3.83%) RAD
18 67 (3.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 587 (30.80%) SQL
2 499 (26.18%) C#
3 497 (26.08%) Java
4 320 (16.79%) C++
5 216 (11.33%) Python
6 163 (8.55%) VBA
7 131 (6.87%) JavaScript
8 123 (6.45%) Perl
9 76 (3.99%) Scala
9 76 (3.99%) Shell Script
10 63 (3.31%) C
11 45 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 43 (2.26%) VB
13 23 (1.21%) VB6
13 23 (1.21%) Tcl
14 20 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 18 (0.94%) PHP
15 18 (0.94%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.84%) F#
16 16 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 339 (17.79%) Degree
2 37 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 27 (1.42%) PhD
4 25 (1.31%) PMP
5 24 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.10%) RHCE
7 21 (1.10%) RHCSA
8 20 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.89%) CCNA
10 14 (0.73%) HND
11 13 (0.68%) ISEB
12 12 (0.63%) CCNP
13 11 (0.58%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.52%) CCA
15 7 (0.37%) MCSE
15 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
18 4 (0.21%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.93%) EMIR
2 62 (3.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 59 (3.10%) QA
4 25 (1.31%) MiFID
5 21 (1.10%) CRD IV
6 18 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.58%) COREP
7 11 (0.58%) FINREP
8 6 (0.31%) Basel III
9 5 (0.26%) SLA
9 5 (0.26%) UCITS
9 5 (0.26%) FATCA
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.10%) Basel II
13 1 (0.052%) IAS 39
13 1 (0.052%) IAS 32
13 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.052%) GAAP
System Software
1 24 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.37%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.052%) Varnish
5 1 (0.052%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.052%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (1.57%) Puppet
2 17 (0.89%) Data Guard
3 10 (0.52%) Control-M
4 6 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.26%) OpenView
6 4 (0.21%) Sysprep
6 4 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.10%) Ansible
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.052%) Nagios
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.052%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.052%) Icinga
8 1 (0.052%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.052%) Munin
8 1 (0.052%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 220 (11.54%) Oracle
2 142 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 128 (6.72%) Sybase
4 72 (3.78%) Murex
5 70 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 51 (2.68%) Bloomberg
7 42 (2.20%) TIBCO
7 42 (2.20%) ION Trading
8 35 (1.84%) Charles River
9 30 (1.57%) Reuters
10 29 (1.52%) HP
10 29 (1.52%) VMware
11 26 (1.36%) Fidessa
12 23 (1.21%) Cisco
13 22 (1.15%) Calypso
14 19 (1.00%) SAP
14 19 (1.00%) SimCorp
14 19 (1.00%) DevExpress
15 17 (0.89%) Sun
16 16 (0.84%) SunGard
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £95,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago