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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Exotic Derivatives
Rank 844 868 879
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Exotic Derivative 22 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 3
Average salary £85,000 £92,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +128.39%
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
39255 41093 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.41% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31712 32035 35265
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%

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 29 January 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 29 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 +29 20 £85,000 -8.10%
London +8 20 £85,000 -8.10%
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
City of London +8 1 £75,000 -26.82%

Exotic Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (96.15%) Derivative
2 20 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
3 19 (73.08%) C++
4 16 (61.54%) OOD
4 16 (61.54%) UNIX
4 16 (61.54%) Data Structures
4 16 (61.54%) Algorithms
4 16 (61.54%) Requirements Management
5 10 (38.46%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) Front Office
6 8 (30.77%) Fixed Income
7 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 6 (23.08%) VBA
8 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (15.38%) Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) Equities
9 4 (15.38%) OO
10 3 (11.54%) RAD
10 3 (11.54%) Market Risk
11 2 (7.69%) F#
11 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (7.69%) DevExpress
11 2 (7.69%) FINCAD Analytics
11 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
11 2 (7.69%) R
11 2 (7.69%) Physics
11 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
11 2 (7.69%) Fund Management

Exotic Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) C++ Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Excel Developer
5 3 (11.54%) RAD Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) WCF
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Derivative
2 20 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (61.54%) Data Structures
3 16 (61.54%) Algorithms
4 8 (30.77%) Fixed Income
5 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (15.38%) Equities
7 3 (11.54%) Market Risk
8 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
8 2 (7.69%) Physics
8 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) OOD
1 16 (61.54%) Requirements Management
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) RAD
5 2 (7.69%) Fund Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) VBA
4 2 (7.69%) F#
4 2 (7.69%) R
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Postgraduate
1 2 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) DevExpress
1 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft