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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 274 183 159
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -24
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 1143 1589 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.48% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 4.46% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1198 1818
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
35909 35665 38991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.93% 33.11% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28194 28847 32889
Average salary £47,500 £46,127 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -88 1080 £65,000 -10.34% 141
London -58 1004 £67,500 -6.89% 137
City of London -34 339 £72,500 +1.04% 84
Scotland -16 55 £50,000 +7.52% 8
Glasgow -8 48 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Dorset +25 29 £52,500 +10.52%
South West +5 29 £52,500 +10.52%
Bournemouth +12 26 - -
South East 0 21 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Birmingham +3 12 £48,250 +7.22% 1
Hampshire -4 12 £36,500 +62.22% 1
West Midlands -6 12 £48,250 +7.22% 1
East of England - 7 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £30,000 -
Reading - 6 £30,000 -
Basingstoke -6 5 £28,000 +36.58% 1
Cambridge - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -
Stirling -19 4 - -
Docklands, London -3 2 £85,000 +25.92% 1
Canary Wharf -4 2 £92,500 +2.77%
Surrey -6 2 £37,500 +36.36%
East Midlands -8 2 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Edinburgh -9 2 £32,500 -38.09% 4
North Yorkshire -16 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire -40 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Northamptonshire - 2 £39,000 - 1
North West - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Drayton - 2 £42,500 -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1314 (55.56%) Finance
2 862 (36.45%) Front Office
3 838 (35.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 778 (32.90%) Banking
5 764 (32.30%) SQL
6 754 (31.88%) Java
7 670 (28.33%) C#
8 598 (25.29%) Equities
9 597 (25.24%) Fixed Income
10 564 (23.85%) Investment Banking
11 480 (20.30%) UNIX
12 469 (19.83%) Degree
13 447 (18.90%) OO
14 444 (18.77%) Multithreading
15 399 (16.87%) C++
16 393 (16.62%) .NET
17 387 (16.36%) Equity Derivative
18 350 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
19 321 (13.57%) Back Office
20 317 (13.40%) Linux
21 263 (11.12%) Risk Management
22 261 (11.04%) SQL Server
23 242 (10.23%) Oracle
24 239 (10.11%) TDD
25 235 (9.94%) Computer Science
26 234 (9.89%) XML
27 231 (9.77%) Windows
27 231 (9.77%) Business Analysis
28 227 (9.60%) Project Management
29 214 (9.05%) Python

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 37 (1.56%) Confluence
3 32 (1.35%) Apache
4 30 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 15 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
7 14 (0.59%) MQSeries
8 13 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.38%) GemFire
11 8 (0.34%) Node.js
11 8 (0.34%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.30%) IIS
13 6 (0.25%) CMS
14 5 (0.21%) AquaLogic
14 5 (0.21%) AquaLogic Service Bus
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.17%) Mule
16 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 115 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.65%) MS Office
3 8 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.25%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) Stata
6 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (1.27%) Summit
2 19 (0.80%) Kondor+
2 19 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.68%) Sentinel
4 14 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.55%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.25%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 4 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.17%) LongView
8 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.17%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.13%) Endur
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.085%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.085%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.042%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.06%) HTTP
2 22 (0.93%) Firewall
3 21 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 21 (0.89%) SAN
4 13 (0.55%) WAN
5 12 (0.51%) FTP
6 10 (0.42%) Multicast
7 9 (0.38%) NAS
7 9 (0.38%) Internet
8 8 (0.34%) VPN
8 8 (0.34%) BGP
9 7 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.30%) MPLS
9 7 (0.30%) OSPF
9 7 (0.30%) LAN
10 6 (0.25%) VoIP
10 6 (0.25%) IPv6
10 6 (0.25%) Extranet
10 6 (0.25%) WAAS
11 5 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 187 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 142 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 49 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 32 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 30 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 30 (1.27%) DB2
7 30 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 22 (0.93%) MySQL
9 22 (0.93%) Big Data
10 20 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.76%) HBase
12 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.68%) KDB
13 16 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 87 (3.68%) JIRA
2 77 (3.26%) Subversion
3 69 (2.92%) Maven
4 66 (2.79%) JUnit
5 42 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 41 (1.73%) Git (software)
7 31 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 21 (0.89%) Selenium
9 21 (0.89%) FitNesse
10 20 (0.85%) ClearCase
11 19 (0.80%) Jenkins
12 16 (0.68%) Ant
13 15 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (0.63%) ERwin
13 15 (0.63%) JBehave
14 14 (0.59%) jMock
14 14 (0.59%) Hudson
15 12 (0.51%) Toad
15 12 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 1314 (55.56%) Finance
2 862 (36.45%) Front Office
3 778 (32.90%) Banking
4 564 (23.85%) Investment Banking
5 321 (13.57%) Back Office
6 120 (5.07%) Financial Institution
7 46 (1.95%) Retail
8 43 (1.82%) Legal
9 29 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.06%) Marketing
11 19 (0.80%) International Banking
12 17 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.51%) Games
14 9 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.30%) Advertising
16 7 (0.30%) French Language
17 2 (0.085%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.085%) Billing
18 1 (0.042%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1208 (51.08%) Developer
2 638 (26.98%) Analyst
3 365 (15.43%) Java Developer
4 338 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 328 (13.87%) C# Developer
6 157 (6.64%) C++ Developer
6 157 (6.64%) Applications Support
7 138 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 120 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 97 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 91 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 82 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 79 (3.34%) Programmer
13 77 (3.26%) Junior
14 76 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
15 67 (2.83%) Test Analyst
16 64 (2.71%) WPF Developer
17 59 (2.49%) Software Developer
17 59 (2.49%) .NET Developer
18 58 (2.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (16.62%) .NET
2 234 (9.89%) XML
3 203 (8.58%) WPF
4 169 (7.15%) Spring
5 104 (4.40%) HTML
6 103 (4.36%) WCF
7 102 (4.31%) XML Messaging
8 88 (3.72%) J2EE
9 60 (2.54%) HTML5
10 58 (2.45%) STL
11 56 (2.37%) .NET Framework
12 48 (2.03%) CSS
13 47 (1.99%) ASP.NET
13 47 (1.99%) JMS
14 41 (1.73%) Hibernate
15 38 (1.61%) Middleware
15 38 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 37 (1.56%) Java EE
17 36 (1.52%) Web Services
18 35 (1.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 838 (35.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 598 (25.29%) Equities
3 597 (25.24%) Fixed Income
4 387 (16.36%) Equity Derivative
5 235 (9.94%) Computer Science
6 192 (8.12%) Hedge funds
7 152 (6.43%) Mathematics
8 149 (6.30%) Credit Derivative
9 142 (6.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 133 (5.62%) Credit Risk
11 126 (5.33%) Market Risk
12 76 (3.21%) Reference Data
13 55 (2.33%) Physics
14 54 (2.28%) N-Tier
15 46 (1.95%) Spread Betting
16 30 (1.27%) Contract for Difference
17 29 (1.23%) Client/Server
17 29 (1.23%) Open Source
18 26 (1.10%) Grid Computing
19 24 (1.01%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 480 (20.30%) UNIX
2 317 (13.40%) Linux
3 231 (9.77%) Windows
4 56 (2.37%) Solaris
5 23 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 20 (0.85%) NetWare
8 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.59%) HPUX
10 11 (0.47%) AIX
10 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.34%) CentOS
13 6 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.17%) Android
16 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (18.90%) OO
2 444 (18.77%) Multithreading
3 350 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
4 263 (11.12%) Risk Management
5 239 (10.11%) TDD
6 231 (9.77%) Business Analysis
7 227 (9.60%) Project Management
8 211 (8.92%) Scrum
9 181 (7.65%) Analytics
10 171 (7.23%) Software Engineering
11 159 (6.72%) Asset Management
12 158 (6.68%) Low Latency
13 153 (6.47%) Data Modelling
14 149 (6.30%) OOP
15 130 (5.50%) Electronic Trading
15 130 (5.50%) Investment Management
16 128 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 101 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 99 (4.19%) OOD
19 90 (3.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 764 (32.30%) SQL
2 754 (31.88%) Java
3 670 (28.33%) C#
4 399 (16.87%) C++
5 214 (9.05%) Python
6 201 (8.50%) VBA
7 149 (6.30%) Perl
8 132 (5.58%) JavaScript
9 77 (3.26%) C
10 61 (2.58%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 46 (1.95%) Scala
13 39 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 35 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.06%) VB
16 20 (0.85%) PHP
16 20 (0.85%) XAML
17 17 (0.72%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.63%) Korn
19 14 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 469 (19.83%) Degree
2 44 (1.86%) ISEB
3 29 (1.23%) PhD
4 26 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.55%) PMP
8 12 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 11 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.34%) MCSE
12 6 (0.25%) MBA
13 5 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.21%) MCSA
13 5 (0.21%) RHCE
14 4 (0.17%) CCNA
14 4 (0.17%) CFA
15 3 (0.13%) CISSP
16 2 (0.085%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (6.47%) QA
2 62 (2.62%) EMIR
2 62 (2.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (0.97%) Basel III
4 19 (0.80%) Basel II
5 18 (0.76%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.59%) CRD IV
8 13 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.55%) FATCA
9 11 (0.47%) SLA
10 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.21%) UCITS
12 3 (0.13%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.13%) MiFID
12 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
13 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.085%) COREP
14 1 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.13%) vSphere
4 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.085%) Varnish
6 1 (0.042%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.55%) Puppet
3 11 (0.47%) Control-M
4 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.25%) SCCM
7 4 (0.17%) MOM
8 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.13%) Nagios
8 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.085%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.042%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.042%) WSUS
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.042%) Netcool
Vendors
1 242 (10.23%) Oracle
2 199 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 156 (6.60%) Sybase
4 122 (5.16%) Murex
5 75 (3.17%) Calypso
6 69 (2.92%) Bloomberg
7 56 (2.37%) thinkFolio
8 48 (2.03%) SunGard
9 46 (1.95%) Fidessa
9 46 (1.95%) Charles River
10 42 (1.78%) TIBCO
11 33 (1.40%) DevExpress
12 31 (1.31%) VMware
13 27 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 25 (1.06%) SimCorp
15 22 (0.93%) DataSynapse
15 22 (0.93%) HP
16 21 (0.89%) StatPro
17 18 (0.76%) Cisco
17 18 (0.76%) Algorithmics
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus+Package+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Front Office Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago