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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 84 83 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -33
Permanent jobs citing Equities 25 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.89% 1.17% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 3.28% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 21
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -10.00%
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
505 396 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.14% 35.64% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 333 236 209
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Equities Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 34 (68.00%) Banking
3 31 (62.00%) Finance
4 25 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 23 (46.00%) RDBMS
6 21 (42.00%) UNIX
7 20 (40.00%) Investment Management
8 17 (34.00%) Java
8 17 (34.00%) Project Management
9 16 (32.00%) Perl
9 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.00%) XML
12 13 (26.00%) Python
12 13 (26.00%) Linux
12 13 (26.00%) Fixed Income
12 13 (26.00%) Investment Banking
12 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
13 12 (24.00%) KDB
13 12 (24.00%) Workflow
13 12 (24.00%) HTML
14 11 (22.00%) Front Office
15 10 (20.00%) C#
15 10 (20.00%) C++
16 8 (16.00%) Back Office
16 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
16 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
17 7 (14.00%) .NET
17 7 (14.00%) HTML5

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (6.00%) GemFire
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Mule
2 2 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (46.00%) RDBMS
3 12 (24.00%) KDB
4 3 (6.00%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
1 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 34 (68.00%) Banking
2 31 (62.00%) Finance
3 13 (26.00%) Investment Banking
4 11 (22.00%) Front Office
5 8 (16.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Analyst
2 23 (46.00%) Business Analyst
2 23 (46.00%) Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) UI Developer
4 7 (14.00%) UI Programmer
5 6 (12.00%) WPF Developer
5 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) XML
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) HTML5
4 6 (12.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 6 (12.00%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (12.00%) WPF
5 5 (10.00%) Spring
6 4 (8.00%) jQuery
6 4 (8.00%) JMS
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
7 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.00%) iBATIS
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Flex
8 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.00%) Swing
8 2 (4.00%) XSLT
8 2 (4.00%) FpML
9 1 (2.00%) CGI
9 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (26.00%) Fixed Income
4 5 (10.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) UNIX
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 17 (34.00%) Project Management
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
5 12 (24.00%) Workflow
6 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.00%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) OO
8 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Memory Management
11 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.00%) Use Case
11 2 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) Perl
4 13 (26.00%) Python
5 10 (20.00%) C#
5 10 (20.00%) C++
6 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Sybase
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Wall Street Systems
2 3 (6.00%) StreamBase
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.00%) Mantas
4 1 (2.00%) Actimize