The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 315 283 285
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1023 998 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.90% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 2.77% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 838 821 972
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Equities
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equities within the UK.

Equities Salary Trend in the UK

Equities
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Equities over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Equities Salary Histogram in the UK

Equities
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -26 971 £70,000 - 113
London -22 944 £70,000 - 104
City of London +7 381 £68,750 +1.85% 58
Scotland +6 47 £53,750 +7.50% 5
Glasgow +2 40 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South East +6 22 £45,000 -35.71% 6
Docklands, London +12 19 £71,250 -10.93% 1
Surrey +13 16 £45,000 -35.71% 5
Guildford - 14 £45,000 - 1
Oxford +8 6 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Oxfordshire -5 6 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Edinburgh -19 4 £55,500 - 1
West Midlands +5 3 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Birmingham +3 3 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Stirling - 3 - - 2
Woking - 2 - - 2
Canary Wharf -17 1 £65,000 -31.57% 1
East of England -19 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £28,000 -
Watford - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £28,000 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1126 (60.09%) Finance
2 826 (44.08%) Front Office
3 737 (39.33%) SQL
4 723 (38.58%) Derivative
5 693 (36.98%) Banking
6 565 (30.15%) Java
7 563 (30.04%) Fixed Income
8 560 (29.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 467 (24.92%) Investment Banking
10 450 (24.01%) C#
11 447 (23.85%) UNIX
12 390 (20.81%) Linux
13 385 (20.54%) Degree
14 338 (18.04%) Low Latency
15 300 (16.01%) Oracle
16 278 (14.83%) C++
16 278 (14.83%) Algorithmic Trading
17 277 (14.78%) .NET
18 271 (14.46%) Computer Science
19 245 (13.07%) Electronic Trading
20 231 (12.33%) Multithreading
21 228 (12.17%) Equity Derivative
22 218 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
23 212 (11.31%) SQL Server
24 206 (10.99%) Hedge funds
25 204 (10.89%) Python
26 202 (10.78%) Risk Management
27 192 (10.25%) Business Analysis
28 183 (9.77%) Perl
29 181 (9.66%) OO

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 23 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (0.43%) Zope
6 7 (0.37%) Node.js
7 6 (0.32%) GemFire
7 6 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.27%) SAS
8 5 (0.27%) Mule
8 5 (0.27%) Confluence
9 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.21%) IIS
10 3 (0.16%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Qpid
12 1 (0.053%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.053%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.053%) Documentum
Applications
1 66 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.55%) MS Office
3 17 (0.91%) MS Project
4 9 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.43%) Stata
5 8 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.27%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.23%) Summit
2 21 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 19 (1.01%) LatentZero
4 14 (0.75%) Kondor+
5 11 (0.59%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (0.32%) RMDS
8 5 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.27%) Eikon
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
10 3 (0.16%) Global One
10 3 (0.16%) MultiFonds
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.11%) Eagle STAR
11 2 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.053%) Front Arena
12 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.01%) Multicast
3 16 (0.85%) Firewall
4 14 (0.75%) HTTP
5 10 (0.53%) FTP
6 9 (0.48%) BGP
7 8 (0.43%) WAN
8 7 (0.37%) Internet
9 5 (0.27%) VoIP
10 4 (0.21%) LAN
10 4 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.16%) MPLS
11 3 (0.16%) OSPF
11 3 (0.16%) Intranet
11 3 (0.16%) IGMP
12 2 (0.11%) DMZ
13 1 (0.053%) VPN
13 1 (0.053%) DHCP
13 1 (0.053%) NAS
13 1 (0.053%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 82 (4.38%) KDB
5 55 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (2.51%) RDBMS
6 47 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 44 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (1.39%) DB2
9 25 (1.33%) MySQL
10 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.80%) Data Mart
13 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.64%) SQLPlus
14 12 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.48%) MS Access
17 8 (0.43%) Big Data
17 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (2.77%) NUnit
2 38 (2.03%) JIRA
3 31 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 31 (1.65%) Subversion
4 29 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (1.23%) Maven
6 19 (1.01%) Selenium
7 16 (0.85%) JUnit
8 14 (0.75%) FitNesse
9 12 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (0.59%) Toad
11 8 (0.43%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.43%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.37%) Ant
13 6 (0.32%) Rational Application Developer
13 6 (0.32%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.27%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 1126 (60.09%) Finance
2 826 (44.08%) Front Office
3 693 (36.98%) Banking
4 467 (24.92%) Investment Banking
5 156 (8.32%) Back Office
6 92 (4.91%) Retail
7 88 (4.70%) Financial Institution
8 67 (3.58%) Retail Banking
9 58 (3.09%) Legal
10 50 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
11 29 (1.55%) Games
12 26 (1.39%) General Ledger
13 23 (1.23%) Marketing
14 19 (1.01%) Telecoms
15 17 (0.91%) Law
16 13 (0.69%) Advertising
17 10 (0.53%) Electronics
18 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
19 3 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 756 (40.34%) Developer
2 546 (29.14%) Analyst
3 286 (15.26%) Java Developer
4 273 (14.57%) Business Analyst
5 202 (10.78%) C# Developer
6 170 (9.07%) Support Analyst
7 166 (8.86%) Applications Support
8 123 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 109 (5.82%) Applications Support Analyst
10 92 (4.91%) C++ Developer
11 72 (3.84%) Front Office Developer
12 63 (3.36%) Programmer
13 60 (3.20%) WPF Developer
14 57 (3.04%) Project Manager
15 51 (2.72%) Consultant
16 49 (2.61%) Senior C# Developer
17 44 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
18 43 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
18 43 (2.29%) Software Developer
19 40 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (14.78%) .NET
2 176 (9.39%) WPF
3 135 (7.20%) XML
4 72 (3.84%) Spring
5 67 (3.58%) WCF
6 64 (3.42%) FIX Protocol
7 60 (3.20%) HTML
8 56 (2.99%) STL
8 56 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 55 (2.93%) Hibernate
10 54 (2.88%) WinForms
11 45 (2.40%) Middleware
12 43 (2.29%) J2EE
12 43 (2.29%) Web Services
13 40 (2.13%) .NET Framework
14 34 (1.81%) REST
15 33 (1.76%) JMS
15 33 (1.76%) CSS
16 30 (1.60%) Ajax
16 30 (1.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 723 (38.58%) Derivative
2 563 (30.04%) Fixed Income
3 560 (29.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 271 (14.46%) Computer Science
5 228 (12.17%) Equity Derivative
6 206 (10.99%) Hedge funds
7 166 (8.86%) Mathematics
8 64 (3.42%) Reference Data
9 61 (3.26%) Physics
10 59 (3.15%) Market Risk
11 56 (2.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 55 (2.93%) Credit Derivative
13 50 (2.67%) Open Source
14 49 (2.61%) Management Information System
15 35 (1.87%) SWIFT
16 29 (1.55%) Credit Risk
17 25 (1.33%) Blackberry
18 17 (0.91%) Grid Computing
19 15 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
20 12 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 447 (23.85%) UNIX
2 390 (20.81%) Linux
3 171 (9.12%) Windows
4 53 (2.83%) Solaris
5 20 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 18 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.43%) Android
8 8 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.21%) NetWare
12 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.053%) OS/400
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (18.04%) Low Latency
2 278 (14.83%) Algorithmic Trading
3 245 (13.07%) Electronic Trading
4 231 (12.33%) Multithreading
5 218 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 202 (10.78%) Risk Management
7 192 (10.25%) Business Analysis
8 181 (9.66%) OO
9 178 (9.50%) Project Management
10 166 (8.86%) Investment Management
11 145 (7.74%) Asset Management
12 142 (7.58%) TDD
13 118 (6.30%) Analytics
14 112 (5.98%) Scrum
15 94 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 86 (4.59%) Software Engineering
17 79 (4.22%) Data Management
18 62 (3.31%) ITIL
19 59 (3.15%) Data Modelling
19 59 (3.15%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 737 (39.33%) SQL
2 565 (30.15%) Java
3 450 (24.01%) C#
4 278 (14.83%) C++
5 204 (10.89%) Python
6 183 (9.77%) Perl
7 70 (3.74%) VBA
8 68 (3.63%) Shell Script
9 64 (3.42%) C
10 63 (3.36%) JavaScript
11 45 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 45 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 44 (2.35%) MATLAB
13 31 (1.65%) R
14 25 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.07%) VB
16 18 (0.96%) F#
17 15 (0.80%) PHP
18 14 (0.75%) Scala
19 13 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 385 (20.54%) Degree
2 35 (1.87%) PhD
3 28 (1.49%) ISEB
4 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.59%) ACCA
5 11 (0.59%) CIMA
6 10 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.37%) MCSD
9 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.21%) CFA
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.21%) MCAD
11 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.16%) CISA
11 3 (0.16%) MCTS
11 3 (0.16%) CRISC
12 2 (0.11%) MBA
12 2 (0.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (7.20%) QA
2 31 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 21 (1.12%) EMIR
4 15 (0.80%) Basel III
5 14 (0.75%) FATCA
6 13 (0.69%) COBIT
7 12 (0.64%) MiFID
8 10 (0.53%) SLA
9 9 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.21%) WCAG
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.053%) Basel II
11 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 25 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (0.75%) Control-M
3 6 (0.32%) SCCM
4 5 (0.27%) MOM
5 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.053%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.053%) WSUS
Vendors
1 300 (16.01%) Oracle
2 147 (7.84%) Sybase
3 109 (5.82%) Fidessa
4 95 (5.07%) Bloomberg
5 72 (3.84%) Microsoft
6 68 (3.63%) Calypso
7 60 (3.20%) Reuters
8 54 (2.88%) TIBCO
9 53 (2.83%) Murex
10 52 (2.77%) Charles River
11 37 (1.97%) Informatica
12 31 (1.65%) Wall Street Systems
13 28 (1.49%) thinkFolio
13 28 (1.49%) Business Objects
14 22 (1.17%) SunGard
15 20 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (1.01%) HP
17 18 (0.96%) Netezza
18 17 (0.91%) Red Hat
18 17 (0.91%) Tableau
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday