The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 99 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Equities 17 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 1.58% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,875 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
497 506 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.69% 24.85% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 468 371
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Equities
West Midlands

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Equities
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Equities Salary Trend in Birmingham

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 17 (85.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Financial Institution
4 11 (55.00%) Python
4 11 (55.00%) Perl
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Wiki
5 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (30.00%) Front Office
6 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Sybase
7 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) Derivative
11 1 (5.00%) Degree
11 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (5.00%) Linux
11 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
11 1 (5.00%) C++
11 1 (5.00%) J2EE
11 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (30.00%) Front Office
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Applications Support
3 10 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Wiki
2 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Sybase