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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 740 643 606
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -37
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 135 240 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.57% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 118 180 194
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%

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
40102 42387 40924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 39.72% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32003 32882 33455
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%

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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Market Risk Salary Histogram in the UK

Market Risk
Top 16 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 4 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 -94 127 £75,000 +15.38% 32
London -65 119 £75,000 +15.38% 30
City of London -27 27 £83,750 +27.37% 17
Scotland +5 8 £62,500 +2.04%
Glasgow +5 7 £62,500 +2.04%
South East -14 5 £33,500 -
Brighton - 5 £33,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £33,500 -
Manchester +5 1 £50,000 - 1
North West -4 1 £50,000 - 1
South West -19 1 - - 1
Birmingham -21 1 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands -35 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 177 (59.40%) Finance
2 152 (51.01%) Banking
3 133 (44.63%) Credit Risk
4 131 (43.96%) SQL
5 98 (32.89%) Investment Banking
6 81 (27.18%) Front Office
7 73 (24.50%) Risk Management
8 69 (23.15%) Java
9 55 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (15.77%) Business Analysis
12 46 (15.44%) Derivative
12 46 (15.44%) C#
12 46 (15.44%) C++
13 40 (13.42%) Analytics
14 37 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (12.08%) VBA
16 33 (11.07%) Oracle
16 33 (11.07%) SQL Server
17 32 (10.74%) CRD IV
18 31 (10.40%) Fixed Income
19 30 (10.07%) Legal
19 30 (10.07%) .NET
20 29 (9.73%) Degree
21 28 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (9.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 27 (9.06%) Programme Management
23 24 (8.05%) Stress Testing
23 24 (8.05%) Basel III
24 23 (7.72%) Windows

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.68%) Confluence
4 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) GemFire
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Adaptiv
2 3 (1.01%) Kondor+
3 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.36%) FTP
2 3 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.37%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.03%) QlikView
4 12 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.68%) Big Data
7 7 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.35%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.34%) HBase
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.67%) DB2
12 2 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (3.69%) JIRA
2 9 (3.02%) Subversion
3 8 (2.68%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.68%) Maven
5 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.67%) JUnit
6 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.34%) NuGet
7 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 177 (59.40%) Finance
2 152 (51.01%) Banking
3 98 (32.89%) Investment Banking
4 81 (27.18%) Front Office
5 30 (10.07%) Legal
6 21 (7.05%) Back Office
7 19 (6.38%) Retail
8 12 (4.03%) Financial Institution
9 9 (3.02%) Publishing
9 9 (3.02%) Retail Banking
10 8 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.01%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (38.26%) Analyst
2 100 (33.56%) Developer
3 68 (22.82%) Business Analyst
4 37 (12.42%) Risk Analyst
5 32 (10.74%) Market Risk Analyst
6 24 (8.05%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.38%) Consultant
8 18 (6.04%) Team Leader
8 18 (6.04%) SQL Developer
9 17 (5.70%) Report Analyst
9 17 (5.70%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 16 (5.37%) Java Team Leader
11 15 (5.03%) Programme Manager
12 14 (4.70%) Market Analyst
13 13 (4.36%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.36%) Market Risk Business Analyst
14 12 (4.03%) Lead Developer
14 12 (4.03%) Risk Consultant
15 11 (3.69%) IT Business Analyst
16 10 (3.36%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.07%) .NET
2 17 (5.70%) J2EE
3 14 (4.70%) WPF
4 8 (2.68%) EJB
4 8 (2.68%) JMS
5 7 (2.35%) XBRL
5 7 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.35%) Middleware
6 5 (1.68%) XML
6 5 (1.68%) MDX
7 4 (1.34%) WCF
7 4 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.01%) J2SE
8 3 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.01%) Spring
9 2 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.67%) iBATIS
9 2 (0.67%) HTML
9 2 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (44.63%) Credit Risk
2 53 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (15.44%) Derivative
4 31 (10.40%) Fixed Income
5 28 (9.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (5.70%) Hedge funds
6 17 (5.70%) Mathematics
7 14 (4.70%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.36%) Grid Computing
8 13 (4.36%) Equities
9 10 (3.36%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (3.02%) Physics
11 8 (2.68%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.68%) Algorithms
12 7 (2.35%) Management Information System
13 6 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (2.01%) Economics
14 5 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (1.68%) Wiki
15 4 (1.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.72%) Windows
2 12 (4.03%) Linux
3 11 (3.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.50%) Risk Management
2 55 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.77%) Business Analysis
4 40 (13.42%) Analytics
5 37 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (9.06%) Programme Management
8 24 (8.05%) Stress Testing
9 22 (7.38%) Data Analysis
10 18 (6.04%) OO
11 17 (5.70%) Validation
12 16 (5.37%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.37%) Multithreading
13 15 (5.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.03%) Low Latency
15 12 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (3.69%) Monte Carlo Method
16 11 (3.69%) Risk Analytics
16 11 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (43.96%) SQL
2 69 (23.15%) Java
3 46 (15.44%) C#
3 46 (15.44%) C++
4 36 (12.08%) VBA
5 8 (2.68%) Python
6 7 (2.35%) C
7 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.34%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.34%) Scala
9 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.01%) Perl
10 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.67%) Clojure
11 1 (0.34%) R
11 1 (0.34%) XAML
11 1 (0.34%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 29 (9.73%) Degree
2 9 (3.02%) PMP
2 9 (3.02%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.34%) ACCA
4 3 (1.01%) VCP4
4 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.67%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.34%) CBAP
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.74%) CRD IV
2 24 (8.05%) Basel III
3 18 (6.04%) COREP
3 18 (6.04%) FINREP
4 14 (4.70%) QA
5 9 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.02%) Basel II
6 7 (2.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (2.01%) SLA
7 6 (2.01%) EMIR
8 4 (1.34%) MiFID
9 2 (0.67%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (2.35%) HDFS
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.34%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 33 (11.07%) Oracle
2 18 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.69%) Sybase
3 11 (3.69%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.34%) SunGard
5 3 (1.01%) Citrix
5 3 (1.01%) Murex
5 3 (1.01%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.67%) Perforce
6 2 (0.67%) IBM
6 2 (0.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.34%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.34%) Algorithmics
7 1 (0.34%) Mantas
7 1 (0.34%) Norkom
7 1 (0.34%) GigaSpaces
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: banking benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Corporate Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago