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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 336 244 224
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -20
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 899 1229 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.18% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 3.01% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 771 975 1179
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 £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%

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
39680 40883 42451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.41% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32053 31859 35380
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -93 863 £65,000 -7.14% 156
London -54 792 £67,500 -6.89% 147
City of London -49 215 £70,000 - 72
South East -17 47 £60,000 +100.00% 6
Scotland +24 31 £68,750 +52.77% 4
Surrey +23 29 £60,000 - 2
Glasgow +15 24 £82,500 +83.33% 1
South West +6 21 £25,000 -62.96% 1
Dorset 0 16 £52,500 -22.22%
Bournemouth -12 13 £42,500 -37.03%
Hampshire -23 12 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Woking - 8 £53,750 - 2
Canary Wharf +26 6 £85,000 -5.55%
Edinburgh +5 6 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Basingstoke -6 6 £25,000 +11.11%
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 -
Bristol - 5 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands -11 2 £27,500 -46.34%
Birmingham -14 2 £27,500 -47.61%
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - -
Reading +4 1 £74,000 +146.66% 1
Mayfair 0 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire -9 1 £74,000 +146.66% 1
Docklands, London -10 1 £65,000 -10.34%
North West -11 1 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Stirling -11 1 - -
East of England -16 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £22,500 -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1131 (58.81%) Finance
2 673 (35.00%) Front Office
3 605 (31.46%) Banking
4 600 (31.20%) SQL
5 543 (28.24%) Java
6 531 (27.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 525 (27.30%) C#
8 499 (25.95%) Fixed Income
9 472 (24.54%) Equities
10 457 (23.76%) UNIX
11 438 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
12 407 (21.16%) Investment Banking
13 390 (20.28%) Degree
14 340 (17.68%) C++
15 302 (15.70%) OO
16 296 (15.39%) Equity Derivative
17 294 (15.29%) Multithreading
18 293 (15.24%) Linux
19 288 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
20 279 (14.51%) .NET
21 247 (12.84%) Windows
22 246 (12.79%) Back Office
23 217 (11.28%) Oracle
24 187 (9.72%) SQL Server
25 186 (9.67%) Hedge funds
26 184 (9.57%) TDD
27 179 (9.31%) Risk Management
27 179 (9.31%) Computer Science
28 169 (8.79%) WPF
29 161 (8.37%) VBA

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 36 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 34 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (1.66%) WebLogic
4 24 (1.25%) Apache
5 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.68%) JBoss
6 13 (0.68%) MQSeries
7 12 (0.62%) GemFire
8 8 (0.42%) Mule
8 8 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.36%) nginx
9 7 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.36%) Confluence
9 7 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.26%) Node.js
11 5 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 87 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.68%) MS Office
4 8 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.26%) MS Project
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 28 (1.46%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 20 (1.04%) Summit
3 12 (0.62%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.52%) RMDS
5 7 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
5 7 (0.36%) Sentinel
5 7 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.31%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.31%) LongView
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.26%) 3000 Xtra
8 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.052%) Kondor+
11 1 (0.052%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.052%) Murex MxG2000
11 1 (0.052%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.052%) GitHub
4 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.61%) Firewall
2 23 (1.20%) Internet
3 22 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.88%) SAN
5 16 (0.83%) Multicast
6 15 (0.78%) OSPF
7 13 (0.68%) EIGRP
7 13 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (0.68%) DHCP
8 11 (0.57%) LAN
9 10 (0.52%) WAN
9 10 (0.52%) HSRP
10 9 (0.47%) VPN
11 8 (0.42%) BGP
12 7 (0.36%) FTP
13 6 (0.31%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.26%) HTTP
15 4 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
15 4 (0.21%) DMVPN
16 3 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.43%) RDBMS
4 34 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 30 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 29 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (1.46%) Big Data
8 27 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 26 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 22 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.04%) HBase
12 19 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (0.99%) DB2
13 17 (0.88%) MySQL
14 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.52%) KDB
Development Applications
1 62 (3.22%) Subversion
2 44 (2.29%) Maven
3 32 (1.66%) JIRA
4 31 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 30 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 22 (1.14%) JUnit
7 21 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.78%) Ant
9 14 (0.73%) Selenium
10 13 (0.68%) FitNesse
11 12 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.52%) Hudson
12 10 (0.52%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.36%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.36%) JsTestDriver
14 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.31%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.31%) WinRunner
General
1 1131 (58.81%) Finance
2 673 (35.00%) Front Office
3 605 (31.46%) Banking
4 407 (21.16%) Investment Banking
5 246 (12.79%) Back Office
6 120 (6.24%) Financial Institution
7 43 (2.24%) Retail
8 38 (1.98%) Retail Banking
9 36 (1.87%) Legal
10 27 (1.40%) Games
10 27 (1.40%) Marketing
11 12 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
12 11 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.26%) French Language
14 4 (0.21%) Law
14 4 (0.21%) Advertising
14 4 (0.21%) International Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 919 (47.79%) Developer
2 465 (24.18%) Analyst
3 262 (13.62%) Java Developer
4 260 (13.52%) C# Developer
5 207 (10.76%) Business Analyst
6 180 (9.36%) Applications Support
7 167 (8.68%) Support Analyst
8 149 (7.75%) C++ Developer
9 107 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 105 (5.46%) Project Manager
11 93 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
12 64 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 60 (3.12%) Quantitative Developer
14 55 (2.86%) Programmer
15 50 (2.60%) Consultant
16 49 (2.55%) WPF Developer
17 41 (2.13%) Front Office Developer
18 40 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
19 37 (1.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 36 (1.87%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (14.51%) .NET
2 169 (8.79%) WPF
3 157 (8.16%) XML
4 129 (6.71%) FIX Protocol
5 103 (5.36%) Spring
6 100 (5.20%) WCF
7 82 (4.26%) HTML
8 65 (3.38%) J2EE
9 64 (3.33%) ASP.NET
10 58 (3.02%) XML Messaging
11 53 (2.76%) STL
12 46 (2.39%) WinForms
13 45 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (2.29%) JMS
15 41 (2.13%) Web Services
15 41 (2.13%) HTML5
16 40 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 37 (1.92%) Middleware
18 35 (1.82%) Hibernate
19 33 (1.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 531 (27.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 499 (25.95%) Fixed Income
3 472 (24.54%) Equities
4 296 (15.39%) Equity Derivative
5 288 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
6 186 (9.67%) Hedge funds
7 179 (9.31%) Computer Science
8 117 (6.08%) Mathematics
9 101 (5.25%) Credit Derivative
10 84 (4.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 78 (4.06%) Credit Risk
12 73 (3.80%) Algorithms
13 65 (3.38%) Physics
14 61 (3.17%) Spread Betting
15 48 (2.50%) Market Risk
16 47 (2.44%) Open Source
17 46 (2.39%) Data Structures
18 31 (1.61%) N-Tier
19 28 (1.46%) Reference Data
20 27 (1.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 457 (23.76%) UNIX
2 293 (15.24%) Linux
3 247 (12.84%) Windows
4 56 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (1.92%) Solaris
6 31 (1.61%) CentOS
7 24 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
8 22 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.68%) Fedora
12 11 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.52%) Debian
14 6 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.26%) Android
15 5 (0.26%) SUSE
15 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.21%) AIX
16 4 (0.21%) NetWare
16 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (15.70%) OO
3 294 (15.29%) Multithreading
4 184 (9.57%) TDD
5 179 (9.31%) Risk Management
6 160 (8.32%) Project Management
7 151 (7.85%) Analytics
8 139 (7.23%) Business Analysis
9 138 (7.18%) Software Engineering
10 137 (7.12%) Asset Management
11 119 (6.19%) Electronic Trading
12 111 (5.77%) Scrum
13 109 (5.67%) OOD
14 98 (5.10%) Low Latency
15 86 (4.47%) Workflow
16 84 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 80 (4.16%) OOP
18 76 (3.95%) Investment Management
19 69 (3.59%) MVC
20 63 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 600 (31.20%) SQL
2 543 (28.24%) Java
3 525 (27.30%) C#
4 340 (17.68%) C++
5 161 (8.37%) VBA
6 154 (8.01%) Python
7 140 (7.28%) Perl
8 112 (5.82%) JavaScript
9 86 (4.47%) Shell Script
10 72 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 63 (3.28%) C
12 35 (1.82%) Scala
13 34 (1.77%) PHP
14 25 (1.30%) VB
15 21 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 17 (0.88%) VB6
17 15 (0.78%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.73%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.62%) Ruby
20 11 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 390 (20.28%) Degree
2 19 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 18 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (0.88%) PhD
4 17 (0.88%) RHCE
4 17 (0.88%) PMP
5 16 (0.83%) ISEB
6 15 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.73%) RHCSA
8 12 (0.62%) CCNA
9 8 (0.42%) CCNP
10 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.26%) Brainbench
11 5 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.16%) HND
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.28%) QA
2 61 (3.17%) EMIR
3 54 (2.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.83%) MiFID
5 14 (0.73%) Basel III
6 11 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.57%) Basel II
7 9 (0.47%) SLA
7 9 (0.47%) CRD IV
8 8 (0.42%) UCITS
8 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.36%) FATCA
10 5 (0.26%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.16%) COREP
11 3 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 19 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.36%) Varnish
4 4 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.10%) Docker
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.052%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (2.13%) Puppet
2 22 (1.14%) Nagios
3 21 (1.09%) Control-M
4 18 (0.94%) ZABBIX
5 17 (0.88%) OpenView
6 15 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.47%) Munin
9 8 (0.42%) CFEngine
10 7 (0.36%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.36%) Zenoss
10 7 (0.36%) Ansible
10 7 (0.36%) Icinga
11 6 (0.31%) Cacti
12 4 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.16%) SCCM
14 2 (0.10%) Netcool
14 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.10%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 217 (11.28%) Oracle
2 161 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 98 (5.10%) Sybase
4 63 (3.28%) Murex
5 60 (3.12%) Bloomberg
6 49 (2.55%) Calypso
7 48 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 44 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 38 (1.98%) VMware
10 34 (1.77%) Fidessa
10 34 (1.77%) HP
11 31 (1.61%) DataSynapse
12 30 (1.56%) ION Trading
13 28 (1.46%) Charles River
14 24 (1.25%) thinkFolio
15 22 (1.14%) Cisco
16 21 (1.09%) SimCorp
17 20 (1.04%) Reuters
18 19 (0.99%) Business Objects
18 19 (0.99%) SunGard
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £95,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-95k base + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Resource Management
Salary: Excellent Salary & Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Markit Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £53000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + Performance Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £23000 - £29500 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago