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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 108 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 1.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.77% -
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
617 452 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.33% 35.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 239
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 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Charles River