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 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
Market Risk
Rank 752 654 686
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +32
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 114 226 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 98 153 159
Average salary £73,750 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,750 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £62,500 £112,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -44.19%

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%

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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Market Risk Salary Histogram in the UK

Market Risk
Top 11 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 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
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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 -88 107 £75,000 +14.06% 34
London -107 97 £75,000 +15.38% 33
City of London -34 24 £77,500 +13.55% 9
Glasgow +6 6 £62,500 -
Scotland +4 6 £62,500 - 1
South West -15 5 £70,000 +3.70%
South East -17 5 £33,500 -58.12%
East Sussex - 5 £33,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £70,000 -
Brighton - 5 £33,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £70,000 -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 192 (59.44%) Finance
2 178 (55.11%) Banking
3 138 (42.72%) Credit Risk
4 124 (38.39%) SQL
5 110 (34.06%) Investment Banking
6 90 (27.86%) Front Office
7 84 (26.01%) Java
8 76 (23.53%) Risk Management
9 60 (18.58%) C#
10 59 (18.27%) Business Analysis
11 57 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (16.72%) C++
13 51 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (15.17%) Derivative
15 46 (14.24%) Degree
16 44 (13.62%) SQL Server
17 37 (11.46%) .NET
18 36 (11.15%) Oracle
18 36 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
19 34 (10.53%) VBA
20 32 (9.91%) OO
20 32 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 32 (9.91%) Analytics
21 29 (8.98%) Windows
22 28 (8.67%) Stress Testing
23 25 (7.74%) CRD IV
24 24 (7.43%) UNIX
24 24 (7.43%) Financial Institution
25 23 (7.12%) Legal
25 23 (7.12%) Mathematics

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (3.10%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.86%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.55%) SAS
4 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Kondor+
1 6 (1.86%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.62%) Summit
3 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) FTP
2 3 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.72%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.10%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.48%) Data Mining
8 8 (2.48%) Big Data
9 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.24%) HBase
12 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.93%) DB2
13 2 (0.62%) Redis
13 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (4.33%) JIRA
2 12 (3.72%) Subversion
3 8 (2.48%) Maven
4 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.55%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.93%) JUnit
6 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.31%) jMock
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 192 (59.44%) Finance
2 178 (55.11%) Banking
3 110 (34.06%) Investment Banking
4 90 (27.86%) Front Office
5 24 (7.43%) Financial Institution
6 23 (7.12%) Legal
7 20 (6.19%) Back Office
8 17 (5.26%) Retail
9 12 (3.72%) Publishing
10 6 (1.86%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.93%) Automotive
11 3 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.62%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (39.63%) Analyst
2 108 (33.44%) Developer
3 76 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 34 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
4 34 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 33 (10.22%) Market Risk Analyst
6 22 (6.81%) SQL Developer
6 22 (6.81%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.19%) Team Leader
8 19 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 18 (5.57%) Java Team Leader
10 16 (4.95%) Report Analyst
10 16 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.64%) Market Risk Business Analyst
12 13 (4.02%) Consultant
12 13 (4.02%) Applications Support
13 12 (3.72%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.72%) Programme Manager
13 12 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (3.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.46%) .NET
2 17 (5.26%) J2EE
3 11 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.10%) WPF
5 9 (2.79%) Middleware
6 8 (2.48%) XML
6 8 (2.48%) EJB
6 8 (2.48%) JMS
7 7 (2.17%) XBRL
8 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.55%) WCF
9 5 (1.55%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.24%) STL
10 4 (1.24%) Spring
10 4 (1.24%) MDX
10 4 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Camel
11 3 (0.93%) DCOM
11 3 (0.93%) J2SE
12 2 (0.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 138 (42.72%) Credit Risk
2 51 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (15.17%) Derivative
4 23 (7.12%) Mathematics
5 22 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 22 (6.81%) Fixed Income
5 22 (6.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (6.19%) Grid Computing
7 18 (5.57%) Physics
8 14 (4.33%) Equities
9 11 (3.41%) Hedge funds
10 9 (2.79%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.79%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.48%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.86%) Economics
12 6 (1.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.55%) User Experience
13 5 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (1.24%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.98%) Windows
2 24 (7.43%) UNIX
3 14 (4.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 59 (18.27%) Business Analysis
3 57 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (9.91%) OO
5 32 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (9.91%) Analytics
6 28 (8.67%) Stress Testing
7 21 (6.50%) Validation
8 19 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 18 (5.57%) Data Modelling
10 17 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 16 (4.95%) Asset Management
11 16 (4.95%) Programme Management
11 16 (4.95%) Monte Carlo Method
11 16 (4.95%) Greeks
12 15 (4.64%) Low Latency
12 15 (4.64%) Project Management
13 14 (4.33%) Multithreading
14 13 (4.02%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 124 (38.39%) SQL
2 84 (26.01%) Java
3 60 (18.58%) C#
4 54 (16.72%) C++
5 34 (10.53%) VBA
6 14 (4.33%) Python
7 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.24%) C
10 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.93%) Groovy
10 3 (0.93%) Scala
10 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.93%) Perl
11 2 (0.62%) VB
11 2 (0.62%) Delphi
11 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.62%) Clojure
12 1 (0.31%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 46 (14.24%) Degree
2 5 (1.55%) PMP
2 5 (1.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.93%) ACCA
3 3 (0.93%) PhD
4 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CBAP
5 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.31%) CIMA
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.74%) CRD IV
2 18 (5.57%) Basel III
3 14 (4.33%) COREP
3 14 (4.33%) FINREP
4 11 (3.41%) QA
5 10 (3.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (2.48%) SLA
7 7 (2.17%) EMIR
8 5 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.24%) Basel II
10 3 (0.93%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.93%) FATCA
10 3 (0.93%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.93%) HDFS
3 1 (0.31%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.31%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Control-M
2 2 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 36 (11.15%) Oracle
2 16 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.17%) Sybase
4 6 (1.86%) Business Objects
4 6 (1.86%) SunGard
4 6 (1.86%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.55%) Reuters
6 3 (0.93%) Perforce
6 3 (0.93%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.93%) Murex
6 3 (0.93%) Citrix
7 2 (0.62%) IBM
7 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.62%) Remedy
7 2 (0.62%) Algorithmics
8 1 (0.31%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.31%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.31%) Norkom
8 1 (0.31%) Mantas
8 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
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