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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 96 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Equities 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.063% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.17% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +7.95%
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
499 574 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.12% 36.03% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 315 347 266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (100.00%) Front Office
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Fixed Income
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Fund Management
3 4 (66.67%) Charles River
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
5 2 (33.33%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (16.67%) thinkFolio
6 1 (16.67%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (16.67%) Derivative
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) F#
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) FINCAD Analytics

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (16.67%) thinkFolio
2 1 (16.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Front Office
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Exotic Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Fund Management
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
1 1 (16.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Charles River
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft