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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 131 143 160
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Equities 27 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 1.67% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1261 1258 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.71% 39.73% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 603 782 883
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

Equities Salary Histogram in Scotland

Equities
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 24 £75,000 +32.15%
Edinburgh +11 3 - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Equities.

1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) Python
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (33.33%) Unix
6 12 (33.33%) Derivative
6 12 (33.33%) Low Latency
7 11 (30.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 10 (27.78%) Fixed Income
9 9 (25.00%) Spring
9 9 (25.00%) Reference Data
9 9 (25.00%) OO
10 8 (22.22%) JMS
10 8 (22.22%) SonicMQ
10 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 8 (22.22%) Market Risk
10 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Kafka
10 8 (22.22%) Apache Qpid
11 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
12 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 6 (16.67%) Front Office
12 6 (16.67%) Back Office
12 6 (16.67%) User Experience
12 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
12 6 (16.67%) Test Automation

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (8.33%) GemFire
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) KDB
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
1 5 (13.89%) FitNesse
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) TestNG
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Back Office
2 6 (16.67%) Front Office
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Messaging Specialist
3 8 (22.22%) Python Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C++ GUI Developer
5 2 (5.56%) GUI Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Platform Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Spring
2 8 (22.22%) JMS
2 8 (22.22%) Kafka
2 8 (22.22%) SonicMQ
3 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
5 3 (8.33%) WPF
6 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.56%) MFC
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.56%) STL
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) HTML
7 1 (2.78%) HTML5
7 1 (2.78%) J2SE
7 1 (2.78%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (33.33%) Derivative
3 11 (30.56%) OTC Derivatives
4 10 (27.78%) Fixed Income
5 9 (25.00%) Reference Data
6 8 (22.22%) Market Risk
7 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 6 (16.67%) User Experience
8 3 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
9 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
10 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 9 (25.00%) OO
3 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Release Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
8 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) C#
6 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) VC++
8 1 (2.78%) F#
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Sun
2 3 (8.33%) Charles River
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft