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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 154 136 144
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Equities 9 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.70% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.85% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £46,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £63,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +27.77%
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
1173 1192 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.81% 37.94% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 668 696 806
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 -13 7 £75,000 +25.00%
Edinburgh +11 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
4 7 (38.89%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 6 (33.33%) Derivative
5 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
6 5 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) FitNesse
6 5 (27.78%) Release Management
6 5 (27.78%) User Experience
6 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Front Office
6 5 (27.78%) Back Office
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) Sun

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (11.11%) GemFire
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) KDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
1 5 (27.78%) FitNesse
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Hudson
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) TestNG
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Back Office
3 5 (27.78%) Front Office
4 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 4 (22.22%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C++ GUI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) GUI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (27.78%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 4 (22.22%) MFC
3 4 (22.22%) STL
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Derivative
3 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
3 5 (27.78%) User Experience
4 4 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (11.11%) Pricing Data
7 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Release Management
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Optimisation
4 4 (22.22%) Straight-Through Processing
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) XML Parsing
5 3 (16.67%) Market Making
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VC++
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Sun
2 4 (22.22%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 2 (11.11%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) StreamBase
4 1 (5.56%) Charles River