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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 108 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Equities 24 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.10% 1.56% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 5
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
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
774 705 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.43% 33.21% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 626 651 420
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014.

Equities Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 31 (93.94%) UNIX
2 30 (90.91%) SQL
3 26 (78.79%) Finance
4 17 (51.52%) Financial Institution
4 17 (51.52%) Perl
4 17 (51.52%) Python
5 16 (48.48%) Windows
5 16 (48.48%) Wiki
5 16 (48.48%) Bash Shell
6 13 (39.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (27.27%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Front Office
9 7 (21.21%) Fixed Income
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Derivative
10 6 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
10 6 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (18.18%) Sybase
10 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) C#
12 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (6.06%) Back Office
14 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 1 (3.03%) C++
14 1 (3.03%) ITIL

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.03%) KDB
General
1 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Financial Institution
3 9 (27.27%) Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Front Office
5 3 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Applications Support
2 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 22 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 16 (48.48%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
1 1 (3.03%) JMS
1 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Wiki
2 13 (39.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (21.21%) Fixed Income
3 7 (21.21%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) UNIX
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
1 6 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
1 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) Python
2 17 (51.52%) Perl
3 16 (48.48%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
1 1 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Sybase