The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 100 118 68
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -50
Permanent jobs citing Equities 263 267 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.72% 2.28% 3.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.05% 5.06% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 241 228 377
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £93,250 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Equities
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Equities Salary Trend in the City of London

Equities
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Equities across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Equities Salary Histogram in the City of London

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 312 (61.66%) Finance
2 224 (44.27%) Front Office
3 197 (38.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 193 (38.14%) Fixed Income
5 191 (37.75%) Derivative
6 187 (36.96%) SQL
7 150 (29.64%) Banking
8 149 (29.45%) Java
9 137 (27.08%) C#
10 133 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
11 112 (22.13%) Investment Banking
12 89 (17.59%) .NET
12 89 (17.59%) UNIX
13 81 (16.01%) Degree
14 73 (14.43%) FIX Protocol
14 73 (14.43%) SDLC
15 71 (14.03%) Multithreading
16 68 (13.44%) Linux
17 67 (13.24%) QA
18 60 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
19 59 (11.66%) Business Analysis
19 59 (11.66%) SQL Server
20 57 (11.26%) Risk Management
21 56 (11.07%) Windows
22 54 (10.67%) Electronic Trading
23 53 (10.47%) Back Office
24 52 (10.28%) Algorithmic Trading
25 51 (10.08%) Computer Science
26 50 (9.88%) WPF
26 50 (9.88%) Microsoft

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 9 (1.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.38%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.38%) NServiceBus
3 5 (0.99%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.79%) Apache
5 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.59%) SAS
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.40%) Node.js
6 2 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.20%) Mule
7 1 (0.20%) GemFire
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Mathematica
2 11 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.16%) thinkFolio
2 9 (1.78%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.59%) Summit
5 2 (0.40%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) Force.com
2 2 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.19%) Firewall
2 5 (0.99%) Multicast
2 5 (0.99%) VPN
2 5 (0.99%) Intranet
3 4 (0.79%) VoIP
3 4 (0.79%) WAN
3 4 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 3 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.59%) BGP
5 2 (0.40%) MPLS
5 2 (0.40%) Wireless
5 2 (0.40%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) NX-OS
5 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.40%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.40%) Junos
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.20%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.38%) KDB
5 7 (1.38%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.79%) DB2
7 4 (0.79%) MySQL
7 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.59%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.40%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) QlikView
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (6.13%) FitNesse
2 31 (6.13%) SpecFlow
3 30 (5.93%) Cucumber
4 22 (4.35%) Selenium
5 16 (3.16%) NUnit
6 10 (1.98%) Maven
6 10 (1.98%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.78%) Moq
7 9 (1.78%) JUnit
8 8 (1.58%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.19%) JIRA
10 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.59%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.59%) Gradle
12 2 (0.40%) JBehave
12 2 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 312 (61.66%) Finance
2 224 (44.27%) Front Office
3 150 (29.64%) Banking
4 112 (22.13%) Investment Banking
5 53 (10.47%) Back Office
6 13 (2.57%) Legal
7 12 (2.37%) Retail
8 11 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Marketing
10 3 (0.59%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (42.89%) Developer
2 172 (33.99%) Analyst
3 85 (16.80%) Java Developer
4 74 (14.62%) Business Analyst
5 54 (10.67%) C# Developer
6 43 (8.50%) Senior Developer
7 36 (7.11%) QA Analyst
8 35 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
9 33 (6.52%) Applications Support
10 28 (5.53%) Support Analyst
11 27 (5.34%) Senior QA Analyst
12 25 (4.94%) Project Manager
13 23 (4.55%) C++ Developer
14 20 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (3.75%) Core Java Developer
16 18 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
17 13 (2.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 13 (2.57%) Analyst Developer
18 12 (2.37%) .NET Developer
18 12 (2.37%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (17.59%) .NET
2 73 (14.43%) FIX Protocol
3 50 (9.88%) WPF
4 38 (7.51%) Web Services
5 34 (6.72%) XML
6 32 (6.32%) ASP.NET
7 31 (6.13%) WinForms
7 31 (6.13%) Spring
8 30 (5.93%) Gherkin
9 25 (4.94%) WCF
10 21 (4.15%) HTML
11 19 (3.75%) Middleware
12 18 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (3.16%) MSMQ
14 13 (2.57%) J2EE
14 13 (2.57%) NumPy
15 11 (2.17%) HTML5
16 10 (1.98%) CSS
17 9 (1.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 197 (38.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 193 (38.14%) Fixed Income
3 191 (37.75%) Derivative
4 51 (10.08%) Computer Science
5 42 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (5.93%) Client/Server
7 26 (5.14%) Market Risk
8 25 (4.94%) Equity Derivative
9 24 (4.74%) Algorithms
10 22 (4.35%) Hedge funds
11 20 (3.95%) Mathematics
12 15 (2.96%) Contract for Difference
13 12 (2.37%) Reference Data
14 11 (2.17%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.19%) User Experience
16 5 (0.99%) Spread Betting
16 5 (0.99%) Statistics
16 5 (0.99%) PMI
17 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
17 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.59%) UNIX
2 68 (13.44%) Linux
3 56 (11.07%) Windows
4 6 (1.19%) Solaris
5 4 (0.79%) AIX
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.40%) Android
7 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.43%) SDLC
3 71 (14.03%) Multithreading
4 60 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 59 (11.66%) Business Analysis
6 57 (11.26%) Risk Management
7 54 (10.67%) Electronic Trading
8 52 (10.28%) Algorithmic Trading
9 49 (9.68%) Asset Management
10 47 (9.29%) Project Management
11 45 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 41 (8.10%) BDD
13 40 (7.91%) TDD
14 38 (7.51%) Investment Management
15 37 (7.31%) Software Testing
16 35 (6.92%) Low Latency
17 32 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
18 30 (5.93%) Test Management
19 29 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (36.96%) SQL
2 149 (29.45%) Java
3 137 (27.08%) C#
4 45 (8.89%) C++
5 33 (6.52%) Python
6 32 (6.32%) Perl
7 23 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.95%) MATLAB
8 20 (3.95%) Scala
9 19 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.56%) R
11 14 (2.77%) VBA
12 13 (2.57%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.57%) Ruby
13 11 (2.17%) C
14 10 (1.98%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 81 (16.01%) Degree
2 22 (4.35%) ISEB
3 7 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.19%) CFA
5 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.59%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) ACCA
8 2 (0.40%) CISA
8 2 (0.40%) PMP
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) CBAP
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CCSA
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.24%) QA
2 10 (1.98%) MiFID
3 7 (1.38%) EMIR
4 5 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.99%) AIFMD
4 5 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) UCITS
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.79%) Nagios
4 3 (0.59%) Control-M
5 2 (0.40%) Ansible
5 2 (0.40%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.50%) Oracle
3 22 (4.35%) Charles River
4 16 (3.16%) Sybase
5 15 (2.96%) TIBCO
6 13 (2.57%) HP
7 9 (1.78%) Fidessa
8 7 (1.38%) Informatica
8 7 (1.38%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.19%) SimCorp
9 6 (1.19%) Cisco
9 6 (1.19%) Sun
10 5 (0.99%) Murex
11 4 (0.79%) IBM
11 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.79%) Remedy
11 4 (0.79%) Fiserv
11 4 (0.79%) VMware
11 4 (0.79%) StreamBase
12 3 (0.59%) NYFIX
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £120000 - £180000 per annum + £120,000 and above + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago