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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 131 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Equities 30 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.84% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 2.79% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 25
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -10.00%
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
1035 931 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.13% 30.11% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 649 600 550
Average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 27 £70,000 +75.00%
Stirling - 3 £50,000 -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 41 (67.21%) Banking
2 39 (63.93%) SQL
3 35 (57.38%) Finance
4 26 (42.62%) Relational Database
5 24 (39.34%) UNIX
5 24 (39.34%) RDBMS
6 21 (34.43%) Investment Management
7 20 (32.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (32.79%) Project Management
8 19 (31.15%) Investment Banking
9 18 (29.51%) Perl
9 18 (29.51%) Java
10 17 (27.87%) Fixed Income
11 16 (26.23%) Python
12 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
13 14 (22.95%) Workflow
14 13 (21.31%) Linux
14 13 (21.31%) C++
14 13 (21.31%) XML
14 13 (21.31%) Front Office
15 12 (19.67%) HTML
15 12 (19.67%) C#
15 12 (19.67%) KDB
16 11 (18.03%) Derivative
17 8 (13.11%) WPF
17 8 (13.11%) Back Office
17 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
17 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
17 8 (13.11%) HTML5
18 7 (11.48%) .NET

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (4.92%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (4.92%) GemFire
2 2 (3.28%) Mule
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) Relational Database
2 24 (39.34%) RDBMS
3 12 (19.67%) KDB
4 2 (3.28%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (67.21%) Banking
2 35 (57.38%) Finance
3 19 (31.15%) Investment Banking
4 13 (21.31%) Front Office
5 8 (13.11%) Back Office
6 3 (4.92%) Advertising
7 2 (3.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Analyst
2 27 (44.26%) Business Analyst
2 27 (44.26%) Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Technical Business Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) WPF Developer
4 8 (13.11%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.48%) UI Programmer
5 7 (11.48%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) XML
2 12 (19.67%) HTML
3 8 (13.11%) WPF
3 8 (13.11%) HTML5
4 7 (11.48%) .NET
5 6 (9.84%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (9.84%) Spring
5 6 (9.84%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (6.56%) JMS
7 3 (4.92%) J2EE
7 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.92%) jQuery
8 2 (3.28%) Apache Flex
8 2 (3.28%) iBATIS
8 2 (3.28%) XSLT
8 2 (3.28%) Swing
8 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (3.28%) FpML
9 1 (1.64%) CGI
9 1 (1.64%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (27.87%) Fixed Income
3 11 (18.03%) Derivative
4 4 (6.56%) Reference Data
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.64%) Statistical Arbitrage
7 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) UNIX
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Investment Management
2 20 (32.79%) Project Management
3 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
4 14 (22.95%) Workflow
5 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.84%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.56%) OOD
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) Memory Management
9 3 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.28%) TDD
10 2 (3.28%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) Perl
2 18 (29.51%) Java
3 16 (26.23%) Python
4 13 (21.31%) C++
5 12 (19.67%) C#
6 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Sybase
2 3 (4.92%) Wall Street Systems
2 3 (4.92%) StreamBase
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Murex
3 2 (3.28%) Calypso
3 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.28%) Reuters
3 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.64%) Charles River
4 1 (1.64%) Mantas
4 1 (1.64%) Actimize