The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 197 205 188
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Derivative 11 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.020% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.063% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 8
Average salary £41,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Derivative
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1501 1594 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 32.01% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1304 1244
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Derivative across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Derivative
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Derivative across the West Midlands region.

Derivative Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Derivative
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Derivative across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Derivative Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Derivative
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Birmingham +3 11 £41,000 -25.45%
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing 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 Derivative.

1 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) Banking
4 17 (58.62%) Investment Banking
5 16 (55.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (51.72%) UNIX
7 14 (48.28%) Fixed Income
7 14 (48.28%) Equities
8 13 (44.83%) Shell Script
9 11 (37.93%) Credit Risk
9 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (31.03%) Quality Management
10 9 (31.03%) MS Office
10 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
11 7 (24.14%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (24.14%) Toad
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) ERwin
12 5 (17.24%) Degree
13 4 (13.79%) Front Office
13 4 (13.79%) Legal
14 3 (10.34%) Back Office
15 2 (6.90%) Economics
15 2 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
15 2 (6.90%) MiFID
15 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
15 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
15 2 (6.90%) QA
15 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
15 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing 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 Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) KDB
2 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Toad
1 7 (24.14%) ERwin
General
1 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 19 (65.52%) Banking
3 17 (58.62%) Investment Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (13.79%) Legal
5 4 (13.79%) Front Office
6 3 (10.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Applications Support
2 12 (41.38%) Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Risk Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Credit Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Support Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (48.28%) Fixed Income
2 14 (48.28%) Equities
3 11 (37.93%) Credit Risk
3 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
4 2 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (6.90%) Economics
4 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Quality Management
1 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
2 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (6.90%) Analytics
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Content Management
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ACCA
2 1 (3.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) MiFID
1 2 (6.90%) QA
1 2 (6.90%) EMIR
1 2 (6.90%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Netcool
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Murex
2 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle