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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 111 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Equities 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 1.76% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -
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
621 454 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.02% 34.08% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 401 309 257
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree