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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 321 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -17
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 943 1366 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.21% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 3.03% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1119 1191
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +9.37%

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
41229 45046 41568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 39.91% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32700 35319 33702
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
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 30 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 30 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 -81 905 £65,000 -7.14% 145
London -60 822 £67,500 -3.57% 135
City of London -61 232 £70,000 - 65
South East +49 64 £57,500 +91.66% 9
Surrey +45 48 £57,500 - 6
Scotland +12 28 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Glasgow -6 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hampshire +4 15 £45,000 +100.00% 3
Portsmouth - 10 £45,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +11 8 £62,500 -30.55%
Stirling -3 8 - -
Docklands, London -3 6 £62,500 -13.79%
East of England +16 5 £53,750 +26.47%
North West +12 5 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Woking +10 5 £55,000 - 3
Manchester +9 5 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Edinburgh +6 3 £47,500 -14.41%
Dorset -32 3 £52,500 -
South West -33 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Hook - 3 £29,000 -
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
Basingstoke +8 2 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Guildford - 2 £52,500 -
Leeds - 2 £38,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Cambridgeshire +16 1 - -
Watford +2 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Reading -13 1 £74,000 +146.66%

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1117 (59.67%) Finance
2 680 (36.32%) Front Office
3 581 (31.04%) Banking
4 533 (28.47%) SQL
5 513 (27.40%) Java
6 511 (27.30%) Fixed Income
7 488 (26.07%) Equities
8 483 (25.80%) C#
9 477 (25.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 414 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
11 410 (21.90%) Investment Banking
12 403 (21.53%) UNIX
13 371 (19.82%) Degree
14 329 (17.57%) C++
15 313 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
16 305 (16.29%) Equity Derivative
17 298 (15.92%) Linux
18 283 (15.12%) .NET
19 270 (14.42%) Multithreading
20 241 (12.87%) Windows
21 226 (12.07%) OO
22 220 (11.75%) SQL Server
23 219 (11.70%) Oracle
24 217 (11.59%) Risk Management
25 213 (11.38%) Back Office
26 184 (9.83%) Hedge funds
27 175 (9.35%) TDD
28 172 (9.19%) WPF
28 172 (9.19%) Computer Science
29 169 (9.03%) Python

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 41 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
2 30 (1.60%) Apache
3 26 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 15 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 14 (0.75%) JBoss
7 13 (0.69%) MQSeries
8 11 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.48%) Mule
10 8 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.37%) SAS
11 7 (0.37%) nginx
11 7 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.32%) Confluence
13 5 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.27%) GemFire
13 5 (0.27%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 90 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.75%) MS Office
5 8 (0.43%) Mathematica
5 8 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.32%) MS Project
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.16%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 30 (1.60%) thinkFolio
2 27 (1.44%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 21 (1.12%) RMDS
4 20 (1.07%) Summit
5 19 (1.01%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
6 9 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.48%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.27%) LongView
8 5 (0.27%) 3000 Xtra
9 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.21%) Endur
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.21%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.16%) Eikon
10 3 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.053%) Force.com
4 1 (0.053%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.71%) Firewall
2 21 (1.12%) OSPF
2 21 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.12%) Internet
3 20 (1.07%) EIGRP
3 20 (1.07%) Multicast
4 19 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (0.96%) VPN
6 16 (0.85%) DHCP
6 16 (0.85%) Spanning Tree
7 14 (0.75%) SAN
7 14 (0.75%) BGP
8 13 (0.69%) LAN
9 12 (0.64%) FTP
9 12 (0.64%) HSRP
10 11 (0.59%) WAN
11 7 (0.37%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.32%) DNS
13 5 (0.27%) HTTP
13 5 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.70%) Relational Database
3 43 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 42 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 41 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (1.71%) Hadoop
7 28 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 27 (1.44%) Big Data
9 24 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.07%) KDB
12 17 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.85%) DB2
14 15 (0.80%) MySQL
14 15 (0.80%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.64%) HBase
18 9 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 61 (3.26%) Subversion
2 33 (1.76%) JIRA
2 33 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.55%) Maven
4 26 (1.39%) JUnit
5 23 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 22 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (0.75%) ClearCase
9 13 (0.69%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.64%) NUnit
11 9 (0.48%) Selenium
11 9 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.43%) Hudson
12 8 (0.43%) Ant
13 7 (0.37%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.37%) JsTestDriver
14 5 (0.27%) Axure RP
15 4 (0.21%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.21%) FitNesse
General
1 1117 (59.67%) Finance
2 680 (36.32%) Front Office
3 581 (31.04%) Banking
4 410 (21.90%) Investment Banking
5 213 (11.38%) Back Office
6 110 (5.88%) Financial Institution
7 55 (2.94%) Retail
8 48 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 44 (2.35%) Legal
10 19 (1.01%) Games
11 15 (0.80%) Marketing
12 14 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
13 8 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.32%) French Language
15 4 (0.21%) Advertising
16 3 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.16%) German Language
17 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.11%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 859 (45.89%) Developer
2 443 (23.66%) Analyst
3 264 (14.10%) C# Developer
4 241 (12.87%) Java Developer
5 224 (11.97%) Business Analyst
6 167 (8.92%) Applications Support
7 148 (7.91%) Support Analyst
8 125 (6.68%) C++ Developer
9 93 (4.97%) Project Manager
10 78 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 77 (4.11%) Senior Developer
12 71 (3.79%) Consultant
13 65 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 60 (3.21%) Quantitative Developer
15 49 (2.62%) WPF Developer
16 46 (2.46%) .NET Developer
17 43 (2.30%) Programmer
18 38 (2.03%) Architect
19 35 (1.87%) Software Developer
20 33 (1.76%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (15.12%) .NET
2 172 (9.19%) WPF
3 139 (7.43%) XML
4 132 (7.05%) FIX Protocol
5 103 (5.50%) WCF
6 92 (4.91%) Spring
7 87 (4.65%) HTML
8 65 (3.47%) ASP.NET
9 56 (2.99%) J2EE
10 54 (2.88%) Web Services
11 53 (2.83%) JMS
12 50 (2.67%) Middleware
13 46 (2.46%) HTML5
14 44 (2.35%) WinForms
14 44 (2.35%) STL
15 43 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (1.87%) Hibernate
17 34 (1.82%) XML Messaging
17 34 (1.82%) SOAP
18 32 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 511 (27.30%) Fixed Income
2 488 (26.07%) Equities
3 477 (25.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 313 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
5 305 (16.29%) Equity Derivative
6 184 (9.83%) Hedge funds
7 172 (9.19%) Computer Science
8 131 (7.00%) Mathematics
9 112 (5.98%) Credit Derivative
10 84 (4.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 79 (4.22%) Credit Risk
12 77 (4.11%) Algorithms
13 66 (3.53%) Data Structures
14 60 (3.21%) Spread Betting
15 46 (2.46%) Physics
15 46 (2.46%) Open Source
16 45 (2.40%) Market Risk
17 40 (2.14%) Management Information System
18 37 (1.98%) N-Tier
19 25 (1.34%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 403 (21.53%) UNIX
2 298 (15.92%) Linux
3 241 (12.87%) Windows
4 69 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (1.82%) CentOS
6 26 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
7 25 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.23%) Solaris
10 16 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.69%) Fedora
12 10 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.53%) Debian
13 5 (0.27%) SUSE
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.21%) Android
15 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (14.42%) Multithreading
3 226 (12.07%) OO
4 217 (11.59%) Risk Management
5 175 (9.35%) TDD
6 163 (8.71%) Business Analysis
7 159 (8.49%) Analytics
8 145 (7.75%) Project Management
9 143 (7.64%) Asset Management
10 114 (6.09%) Electronic Trading
11 110 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 100 (5.34%) Scrum
13 99 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 98 (5.24%) OOD
15 95 (5.07%) Low Latency
16 78 (4.17%) Workflow
17 77 (4.11%) Investment Management
18 72 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 72 (3.85%) OOP
19 65 (3.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 533 (28.47%) SQL
2 513 (27.40%) Java
3 483 (25.80%) C#
4 329 (17.57%) C++
5 169 (9.03%) Python
6 162 (8.65%) VBA
7 128 (6.84%) Perl
8 121 (6.46%) JavaScript
9 83 (4.43%) Shell Script
10 60 (3.21%) C
11 58 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 55 (2.94%) Scala
13 29 (1.55%) VB
14 27 (1.44%) PHP
15 25 (1.34%) VB6
16 21 (1.12%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.96%) MATLAB
18 18 (0.96%) Tcl
19 15 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 371 (19.82%) Degree
2 35 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 25 (1.34%) PMP
3 25 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (1.28%) PhD
5 20 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.01%) CCNA
6 19 (1.01%) RHCE
7 16 (0.85%) RHCSA
7 16 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.69%) ISEB
8 13 (0.69%) CCNP
9 11 (0.59%) HND
10 9 (0.48%) CCA
11 7 (0.37%) MCSE
11 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.32%) Brainbench
12 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.06%) EMIR
2 69 (3.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 55 (2.94%) QA
4 29 (1.55%) MiFID
5 19 (1.01%) CRD IV
6 14 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.69%) COREP
7 13 (0.69%) FINREP
8 12 (0.64%) Basel III
9 9 (0.48%) FATCA
10 7 (0.37%) SLA
11 6 (0.32%) AIFMD
12 5 (0.27%) UCITS
13 4 (0.21%) Basel II
14 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.053%) GAAP
15 1 (0.053%) IAS 39
15 1 (0.053%) IAS 32
System Software
1 24 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.37%) Varnish
5 6 (0.32%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.11%) Docker
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.053%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 47 (2.51%) Puppet
2 19 (1.01%) Nagios
3 18 (0.96%) ZABBIX
4 17 (0.91%) OpenView
5 15 (0.80%) Control-M
6 14 (0.75%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.48%) Munin
9 8 (0.43%) CFEngine
10 7 (0.37%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.37%) Zenoss
10 7 (0.37%) Ansible
10 7 (0.37%) Icinga
11 6 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.32%) Cacti
12 5 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.21%) Sysprep
14 2 (0.11%) Salt
14 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
14 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 219 (11.70%) Oracle
2 148 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.45%) Sybase
4 67 (3.58%) Murex
4 67 (3.58%) Red Hat
5 51 (2.72%) TIBCO
5 51 (2.72%) Bloomberg
6 38 (2.03%) ION Trading
7 37 (1.98%) Calypso
8 36 (1.92%) HP
9 34 (1.82%) VMware
10 28 (1.50%) Cisco
11 27 (1.44%) Reuters
12 26 (1.39%) Charles River
13 25 (1.34%) Fidessa
14 21 (1.12%) DataSynapse
15 17 (0.91%) CheckPoint
16 15 (0.80%) SunGard
16 15 (0.80%) IBM
16 15 (0.80%) SimCorp
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Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package + excellent bonus
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London
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Salary: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
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Salary: Unspecified £Neg
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Salary: Unspecified £Neg
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + DOE
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
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City, London
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
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