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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 107 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Equities 5 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 1.87% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 5.18% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +41.17%
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
578 386 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.28% 36.04% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 299 254 272
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,060 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Unix
1 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) Front Office
5 8 (53.33%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (46.67%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) Python
7 6 (40.00%) Banking
7 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Derivative
8 5 (33.33%) Legal
8 5 (33.33%) Sybase
9 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (26.67%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (26.67%) QA
9 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) KDB
9 4 (26.67%) Functional Programming
9 4 (26.67%) Garbage Collection
9 4 (26.67%) Market Making

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) GemFire
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) KDB
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 8 (53.33%) Front Office
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ GUI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) GUI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) MFC
3 3 (20.00%) STL
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Derivative
3 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
4 4 (26.67%) Market Making
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) XML Parsing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Linear Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sybase
2 4 (26.67%) StreamBase