The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 145 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Equities 24 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.20% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 24
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,150 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +13.63%
Equities
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1190 1273 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.33% 34.24% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 761 834 785
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Equities
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Equities Salary Trend in Scotland

Equities
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Equities across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Equities Salary Histogram in Scotland

Equities
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 17 £60,500 +5.21% 2
Edinburgh +11 5 £50,000 - 1
Stirling -9 2 £50,000 -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 40 (81.63%) Finance
2 39 (79.59%) Banking
3 29 (59.18%) SQL
4 27 (55.10%) Fixed Income
5 20 (40.82%) Project Management
6 19 (38.78%) Business Analysis
7 18 (36.73%) Derivative
7 18 (36.73%) Investment Management
8 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (32.65%) Java
8 16 (32.65%) RDBMS
8 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
9 15 (30.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
11 13 (26.53%) Workflow
12 12 (24.49%) Investment Banking
12 12 (24.49%) Front Office
13 11 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (22.45%) Reference Data
14 9 (18.37%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (18.37%) Validation
14 9 (18.37%) Perl
14 9 (18.37%) Python
14 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
15 8 (16.33%) Open Source
16 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
16 7 (14.29%) KDB
16 7 (14.29%) OO
16 7 (14.29%) C#
17 6 (12.24%) Linux

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (8.16%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (4.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.04%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.04%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) RDBMS
1 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) KDB
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JUnit
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) Maven
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (81.63%) Finance
2 39 (79.59%) Banking
3 12 (24.49%) Investment Banking
3 12 (24.49%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Analyst
2 26 (53.06%) Business Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Technical Business Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Development Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Development Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (12.24%) Spring
3 5 (10.20%) JMS
4 4 (8.16%) Middleware
4 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) J2EE
4 4 (8.16%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) HTML5
4 4 (8.16%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.04%) WPF
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) J2SE
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (55.10%) Fixed Income
2 18 (36.73%) Derivative
3 15 (30.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (22.45%) Reference Data
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.16%) Wiki
6 1 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Business Analysis
3 18 (36.73%) Investment Management
4 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) Workflow
6 9 (18.37%) Validation
6 9 (18.37%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
8 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) Release Management
9 6 (12.24%) Supplier Management
10 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (10.20%) Fund Management
10 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
11 4 (8.16%) Data Management
11 4 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.16%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.37%) Perl
4 9 (18.37%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
1 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) EMIR
2 1 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Reuters
1 5 (10.20%) Bloomberg
2 4 (8.16%) Charles River
2 4 (8.16%) GoldenSource
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) DevExpress
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