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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 105 106 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
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
485 518 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.20% 33.66% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 279 317 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,325 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 31 March 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 9 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 6 (66.67%) Hedge funds
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
5 4 (44.44%) Derivative
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (44.44%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) VBA
6 3 (33.33%) Front Office
6 3 (33.33%) FINCAD Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) F#
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
7 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
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 3 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (44.44%) Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 5 (55.56%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft