Business expansion
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland; West and South of Northern Ireland;
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 September 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
1 October 2021


First Derivatives, a software company which specialises in financial analysis software, has announced plans to create 200 new jobs at its headquarters in Newry, Northern Ireland, as it seeks to expand into new markets. The jobs will be added over a three year period and are part of a worldwide increase of around 1,000 jobs over the same time frame. As of October 2018, the business employs around 2,400 people worldwide. As part of the expansion, First Derivatives will be opening new premises in Newry which will accommodate 200 workers.



Eurofound (2018), First Derivatives, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 95707, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/95707.