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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 102 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Equities 11 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.84% 1.94% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 5.19% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 6
Average salary £66,000 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
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
504 520 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.71% 37.38% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 317 351 252
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Banking
2 18 (90.00%) Finance
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (55.00%) Investment Management
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Fixed Income
6 10 (50.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (45.00%) Workflow
7 9 (45.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) Java
8 7 (35.00%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (25.00%) Front Office
9 5 (25.00%) Perl
9 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (25.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) RAD
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) Derivative
10 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) HTML5
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) KDB
10 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) KDB
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 19 (95.00%) Banking
2 18 (90.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Technical Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) J2SE
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 5 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (20.00%) Derivative
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Investment Management
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Workflow
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) RAD
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Market Making
6 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) EMIR
1 1 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) DevExpress