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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 130 133 146
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Equities 24 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.96% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 2.52% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 1
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -40.54%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
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
1084 1268 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.39% 37.87% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 652 765 608
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 0 16 £52,500 -4.54%
Stirling -4 4 - -
Edinburgh +4 3 - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) Banking
4 20 (43.48%) Derivative
4 20 (43.48%) Java
5 15 (32.61%) UNIX
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Data Modelling
5 15 (32.61%) Investment Management
6 14 (30.43%) OO
6 14 (30.43%) C#
7 13 (28.26%) C++
7 13 (28.26%) Spring
8 12 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
9 11 (23.91%) Fixed Income
9 11 (23.91%) Degree
10 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
10 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
11 9 (19.57%) Open Source
11 9 (19.57%) Project Management
11 9 (19.57%) XML
12 8 (17.39%) Perl
12 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.39%) Middleware
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.39%) Hedge funds
13 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
13 7 (15.22%) Algorithmic Trading

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) KDB
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 25 (54.35%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Data Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Data Modeller
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Database Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Development Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Development Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Spring
2 9 (19.57%) XML
3 8 (17.39%) Middleware
4 7 (15.22%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (13.04%) Apache CXF
5 6 (13.04%) XML Messaging
5 6 (13.04%) SOAP
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 5 (10.87%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.52%) J2EE
9 2 (4.35%) JMS
9 2 (4.35%) Spring Integration
9 2 (4.35%) HTML
9 2 (4.35%) jQuery
9 2 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (2.17%) Java EE
10 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Derivative
2 12 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (23.91%) Fixed Income
4 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (19.57%) Open Source
5 8 (17.39%) Hedge funds
6 5 (10.87%) Reference Data
7 2 (4.35%) Wiki
7 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.35%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) UNIX
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Data Modelling
1 15 (32.61%) Investment Management
2 14 (30.43%) OO
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (15.22%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
6 6 (13.04%) Workflow
7 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.87%) Release Management
7 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (8.70%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Validation
9 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 14 (30.43%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) C++
5 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (17.39%) Perl
7 6 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (6.52%) VBA
8 3 (6.52%) F#
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Sybase
3 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.35%) Reuters
3 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.35%) GoldenSource