The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic Derivative in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Exotic Derivative over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Exotic Derivatives
Rank 847 861 857
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 11 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.014% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £75,000 £100,000 £107,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £105,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
38912 41411 40090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31013 32175 32646
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
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%

Exotic Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Exotic Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK.

Exotic Derivative Salary Trend in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Exotic Derivative Salary Histogram in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
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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 +17 9 £75,000 -25.00%
London +15 9 £75,000 -25.00%
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
City of London -1 1 £75,000 -28.57%

Exotic Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 24 (96.00%) Derivative
2 21 (84.00%) Finance
3 20 (80.00%) C++
3 20 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (64.00%) Data Structures
4 16 (64.00%) Algorithms
4 16 (64.00%) Requirements Management
4 16 (64.00%) UNIX
4 16 (64.00%) OOD
5 9 (36.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Front Office
7 6 (24.00%) VBA
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.00%) Analytics
10 3 (12.00%) Physics
10 3 (12.00%) Hedge funds
10 3 (12.00%) R
10 3 (12.00%) Market Making
10 3 (12.00%) Market Risk
10 3 (12.00%) Mathematica
10 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
10 3 (12.00%) PhD
10 3 (12.00%) Python
10 3 (12.00%) RAD
10 3 (12.00%) Java

Exotic Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Mathematica
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C++ Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Excel Developer
5 3 (12.00%) RAD Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (96.00%) Derivative
2 20 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (64.00%) Data Structures
3 16 (64.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
5 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.00%) Physics
6 3 (12.00%) Market Risk
6 3 (12.00%) Hedge funds
6 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) OOD
1 16 (64.00%) Requirements Management
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Market Making
5 3 (12.00%) RAD
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (12.00%) R
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PhD
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft