The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 753 671 628
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -43
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 137 271 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 115 220 192
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,750 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £53,750 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Risk
Salary Trend

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

Market Risk Salary Trend in the UK

Market Risk
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Market Risk over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Market Risk Salary Histogram in the UK

Market Risk
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -94 134 £70,000 +7.69% 21
London -72 131 £70,000 +7.69% 20
City of London -6 34 £70,000 +16.66% 7
Scotland -2 3 £61,250 +11.36%
North West +17 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Manchester +10 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Glasgow -10 2 £72,500 +31.81%
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 140 (55.56%) Finance
2 119 (47.22%) Banking
3 117 (46.43%) Credit Risk
4 103 (40.87%) SQL
5 79 (31.35%) Investment Banking
6 61 (24.21%) Risk Management
7 58 (23.02%) Front Office
8 44 (17.46%) Derivative
9 42 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (16.27%) Analytics
11 38 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (14.68%) Java
13 36 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 36 (14.29%) CRD IV
14 35 (13.89%) C#
15 32 (12.70%) .NET
16 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
16 31 (12.30%) Fixed Income
17 30 (11.90%) Programme Management
18 29 (11.51%) Legal
18 29 (11.51%) MS Excel
19 28 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 28 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
20 26 (10.32%) Data Modelling
20 26 (10.32%) VBA
20 26 (10.32%) C++
21 25 (9.92%) Back Office
21 25 (9.92%) Data Analysis
22 23 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (9.13%) QlikView

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.76%) Confluence
3 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.38%) Mathematica
4 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Kondor+
2 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.13%) QlikView
2 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.78%) MS Access
7 7 (2.78%) Big Data
7 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.98%) Impala
9 5 (1.98%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.98%) HBase
10 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (3.57%) JIRA
1 9 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.98%) Subversion
2 5 (1.98%) Maven
3 4 (1.59%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.79%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.79%) NuGet
4 2 (0.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) ERwin
General
1 140 (55.56%) Finance
2 119 (47.22%) Banking
3 79 (31.35%) Investment Banking
4 58 (23.02%) Front Office
5 29 (11.51%) Legal
6 25 (9.92%) Back Office
7 20 (7.94%) Retail
8 14 (5.56%) Retail Banking
9 10 (3.97%) Financial Institution
10 8 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.98%) Publishing
12 3 (1.19%) Games
13 1 (0.40%) Automotive
13 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (35.32%) Analyst
2 86 (34.13%) Developer
3 48 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 31 (12.30%) Risk Analyst
5 24 (9.52%) Consultant
6 20 (7.94%) Market Risk Analyst
7 18 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.35%) IT Business Analyst
8 16 (6.35%) Report Analyst
9 14 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
10 13 (5.16%) Programme Manager
11 12 (4.76%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.37%) Data Analyst
12 11 (4.37%) Market Analyst
13 10 (3.97%) VBA Developer
13 10 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.57%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
14 9 (3.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 9 (3.57%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.70%) .NET
2 10 (3.97%) MDX
3 9 (3.57%) WPF
4 7 (2.78%) NumPy
4 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.59%) J2EE
5 4 (1.59%) Cascading
6 3 (1.19%) XBRL
7 2 (0.79%) Middleware
7 2 (0.79%) CSS
7 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.79%) Spring
7 2 (0.79%) WCF
8 1 (0.40%) SciPy
8 1 (0.40%) Pandas
8 1 (0.40%) WinForms
8 1 (0.40%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (46.43%) Credit Risk
2 44 (17.46%) Derivative
3 38 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (12.30%) Fixed Income
5 28 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (7.14%) Equities
6 18 (7.14%) Hedge funds
7 12 (4.76%) Wiki
8 10 (3.97%) Mathematics
9 9 (3.57%) Reference Data
9 9 (3.57%) Grid Computing
9 9 (3.57%) Computer Science
10 8 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (2.78%) Physics
11 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.19%) Economics
14 3 (1.19%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.75%) Windows
2 8 (3.17%) Linux
3 4 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.21%) Risk Management
2 42 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.27%) Analytics
4 36 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 30 (11.90%) Programme Management
6 28 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (10.32%) Data Modelling
8 25 (9.92%) Data Analysis
9 23 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (7.94%) Stress Testing
12 16 (6.35%) PRINCE2
13 14 (5.56%) Project Management
13 14 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (5.56%) Customer Analytics
14 12 (4.76%) User Stories
14 12 (4.76%) Multithreading
15 11 (4.37%) Scrum
16 10 (3.97%) Validation
16 10 (3.97%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 103 (40.87%) SQL
2 37 (14.68%) Java
3 35 (13.89%) C#
4 26 (10.32%) C++
4 26 (10.32%) VBA
5 8 (3.17%) Python
5 8 (3.17%) MATLAB
5 8 (3.17%) Scala
6 6 (2.38%) R
6 6 (2.38%) C
7 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.59%) Perl
8 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (7.54%) Degree
2 14 (5.56%) PMP
2 14 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.19%) ACCA
3 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.79%) PhD
4 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.29%) CRD IV
2 22 (8.73%) Basel III
3 19 (7.54%) QA
4 17 (6.75%) Basel II
5 14 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (5.56%) COREP
5 14 (5.56%) FINREP
6 4 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.59%) EMIR
7 3 (1.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.79%) SLA
9 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.40%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.54%) Business Objects
3 12 (4.76%) Sybase
4 10 (3.97%) Oracle
5 2 (0.79%) Murex
5 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.40%) Algorithmics
6 1 (0.40%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.40%) Perforce
6 1 (0.40%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
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Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Exceptional Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Consulting Point
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago