The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 81 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Equities 17 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.58% 0.095% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 0.22% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
355 451 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.96% 42.79% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 223 271 214
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,450 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Equities
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Equities Salary Trend in Glasgow

Equities
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Equities across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Equities Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 29 (74.36%) Banking
3 23 (58.97%) Finance
4 22 (56.41%) Relational Database
5 21 (53.85%) RDBMS
6 18 (46.15%) UNIX
6 18 (46.15%) Investment Management
7 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (33.33%) XML
8 13 (33.33%) HTML
9 12 (30.77%) Project Management
9 12 (30.77%) Fixed Income
9 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
10 11 (28.21%) Workflow
11 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
12 8 (20.51%) Java
13 7 (17.95%) Perl
13 7 (17.95%) Back Office
13 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
13 7 (17.95%) HTML5
14 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 5 (12.82%) Sybase
15 5 (12.82%) Python
15 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
15 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
15 5 (12.82%) Front Office
15 5 (12.82%) KDB

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (7.69%) GemFire
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Qpid
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) Relational Database
2 21 (53.85%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.82%) KDB
4 4 (10.26%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (74.36%) Banking
2 23 (58.97%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.95%) Back Office
5 5 (12.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Business Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (28.21%) Technical Business Analyst
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) UI Developer
5 7 (17.95%) UI Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Database Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
1 13 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) HTML5
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) iBATIS
6 2 (5.13%) FpML
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
6 2 (5.13%) XSLT
6 2 (5.13%) JMS
7 1 (2.56%) CGI
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware
7 1 (2.56%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) SOAP
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) WPF
7 1 (2.56%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.77%) Fixed Income
3 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.69%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) UNIX
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Investment Management
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 11 (28.21%) Workflow
4 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Memory Management
7 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.13%) Release Management
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) Perl
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Sybase
2 3 (7.69%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Mantas
3 1 (2.56%) Actimize