The 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 107 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Equities 20 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.40% 2.19% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 6
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £38,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.77% -10.00%
Equities
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
589 549 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.74% 25.21% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 474 513 347
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Equities across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Equities Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (92.31%) UNIX
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) Finance
4 15 (57.69%) Financial Institution
4 15 (57.69%) Perl
4 15 (57.69%) Python
5 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 14 (53.85%) Wiki
5 14 (53.85%) Bash Shell
6 8 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (30.77%) Front Office
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) Sybase
8 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
8 6 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (15.38%) Java
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
11 2 (7.69%) Derivative
12 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (3.85%) Degree
12 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (3.85%) C++
12 1 (3.85%) ITIL
12 1 (3.85%) J2EE

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) KDB
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) Financial Institution
3 8 (30.77%) Front Office
4 4 (15.38%) Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Analyst
1 20 (76.92%) Support Analyst
2 17 (65.38%) Applications Support
3 14 (53.85%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) JMS
1 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Wiki
2 8 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) UNIX
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
1 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
1 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Sybase