The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 94 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Equities 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -
Equities
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
439 529 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.16% 33.63% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 268 322 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Equities Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (77.78%) Front Office
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Fund Management
3 5 (55.56%) Fixed Income
3 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Derivative
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) F#
5 3 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Charles River
5 3 (33.33%) VBA
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Exotic Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Markit EDM
6 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Markit EDM
2 2 (22.22%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Front Office
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Fixed Income
2 4 (44.44%) Derivative
2 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Exotic Derivative
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Fund Management
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
2 3 (33.33%) F#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Charles River
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft