The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 23 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Equities 3 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.00% 4.95% 7.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 8.40% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 28
Average salary - £110,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.77% -10.00%
Equities
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 119 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.00% 58.91% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 110 172
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £60,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Equities
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Equities Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (87.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Derivative
3 4 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (12.50%) Multicast
6 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
6 1 (12.50%) Pthreads
6 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (12.50%) MVVM
6 1 (12.50%) GDB
6 1 (12.50%) WPF

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SmartSockets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) GDB
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) STL
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) Pthreads
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (50.00%) Derivative
2 4 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Infragistics
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) DevExpress