The 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 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 408 309 319
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +10
Permanent jobs citing Equities 611 900 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 2.17% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 533 727 725
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £99,200
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38912 41411 40090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31013 32175 32646
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Equities Salary Histogram in the UK

Equities
Top 25 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 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
England -89 585 £67,500 -3.57% 113
London -73 539 £70,000 - 103
City of London -53 184 £70,000 - 47
Surrey +30 41 £60,000 +33.33% 6
South East +13 41 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Scotland +3 24 £52,500 -4.54%
Glasgow 0 16 £52,500 -4.54%
Woking +9 6 £57,500 - 1
Stirling -4 4 - -
Birmingham -11 4 £40,000 -13.51% 2
West Midlands -26 4 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Guildford +8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh +4 3 - -
Canary Wharf +14 2 £85,000 +6.25%
Mayfair - 2 £60,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £48,750 -
North West -6 1 £110,000 +292.85%
Northern Ireland - 1 £38,500 -
Belfast - 1 £38,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £110,000 -
Street - 1 £110,000 -
Somerset - 1 £110,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £38,500 -
South West - 1 £110,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £110,000 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 798 (61.34%) Finance
2 565 (43.43%) SQL
3 467 (35.90%) Derivative
4 443 (34.05%) Front Office
5 430 (33.05%) Java
6 408 (31.36%) Banking
7 405 (31.13%) Fixed Income
8 376 (28.90%) UNIX
9 375 (28.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 310 (23.83%) C#
11 295 (22.67%) Investment Banking
12 279 (21.45%) Linux
13 259 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
14 244 (18.75%) C++
15 191 (14.68%) Multithreading
16 186 (14.30%) .NET
17 183 (14.07%) Degree
18 173 (13.30%) Windows
19 165 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
20 159 (12.22%) FIX Protocol
21 154 (11.84%) Electronic Trading
22 149 (11.45%) Hedge funds
23 142 (10.91%) OO
24 139 (10.68%) Oracle
25 137 (10.53%) Low Latency
26 133 (10.22%) Algorithmic Trading
27 130 (9.99%) Perl
28 113 (8.69%) Python
29 111 (8.53%) SQL Server
29 111 (8.53%) Business Analysis

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 22 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
2 18 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.92%) JBoss
4 9 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.54%) Node.js
6 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.46%) MQSeries
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.31%) Confluence
9 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 2 (0.15%) Mule
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.077%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.77%) MS Office
3 15 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.69%) MS Project
5 8 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.077%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 20 (1.54%) thinkFolio
2 14 (1.08%) LatentZero
3 13 (1.00%) Summit
4 11 (0.85%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.69%) RMDS
6 8 (0.61%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.31%) Eikon
8 4 (0.31%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.23%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
11 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.077%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.077%) Minerva
11 1 (0.077%) LongView
11 1 (0.077%) Endur
11 1 (0.077%) 3000 Xtra
11 1 (0.077%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.077%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.00%) Firewall
2 20 (1.54%) VPN
3 11 (0.85%) LAN
3 11 (0.85%) WAN
4 10 (0.77%) BGP
4 10 (0.77%) Multicast
5 9 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (0.61%) OSPF
6 8 (0.61%) SNMP
7 7 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.54%) LDAP
7 7 (0.54%) Internet
7 7 (0.54%) EIGRP
8 6 (0.46%) DNS
9 4 (0.31%) FTP
9 4 (0.31%) SSH
10 3 (0.23%) ADSL
11 2 (0.15%) VoIP
11 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.77%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.69%) RDBMS
4 32 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (0.77%) MySQL
6 10 (0.77%) OLAP
6 10 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
6 10 (0.77%) KDB
7 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.69%) DB2
8 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.46%) OLTP
10 6 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.46%) QlikView
11 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (2.15%) JIRA
2 20 (1.54%) Subversion
3 15 (1.15%) Maven
4 14 (1.08%) JUnit
5 12 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.38%) Grunt
8 5 (0.38%) NUnit
8 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.31%) Selenium
9 4 (0.31%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.31%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.23%) Gradle
10 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 798 (61.34%) Finance
2 443 (34.05%) Front Office
3 408 (31.36%) Banking
4 295 (22.67%) Investment Banking
5 108 (8.30%) Back Office
6 63 (4.84%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.84%) Games
8 21 (1.61%) Retail
9 15 (1.15%) Legal
10 9 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (0.61%) Marketing
12 6 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
13 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Publishing
15 2 (0.15%) Advertising
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.077%) Law
Job Titles
1 505 (38.82%) Developer
2 363 (27.90%) Analyst
3 232 (17.83%) Java Developer
4 163 (12.53%) Applications Support
4 163 (12.53%) Business Analyst
5 136 (10.45%) Support Analyst
6 127 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 80 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 67 (5.15%) Applications Support Analyst
9 62 (4.77%) Programmer
10 58 (4.46%) Project Manager
11 53 (4.07%) C++ Developer
12 47 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 42 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 34 (2.61%) Team Leader
15 31 (2.38%) Java Programmer
16 29 (2.23%) Software Engineer
16 29 (2.23%) C# Programmer
17 28 (2.15%) Junior
18 27 (2.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (14.30%) .NET
2 159 (12.22%) FIX Protocol
3 77 (5.92%) WPF
4 69 (5.30%) Spring
5 62 (4.77%) XML
6 55 (4.23%) HTML
7 54 (4.15%) ASP.NET
8 49 (3.77%) WCF
9 44 (3.38%) J2EE
10 40 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (2.61%) Web Services
12 32 (2.46%) Middleware
13 31 (2.38%) JMS
14 26 (2.00%) .NET Framework
14 26 (2.00%) jQuery
15 25 (1.92%) J2SE
15 25 (1.92%) Hibernate
16 23 (1.77%) Java EE
16 23 (1.77%) Rendezvous
16 23 (1.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 467 (35.90%) Derivative
2 405 (31.13%) Fixed Income
3 375 (28.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 165 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
5 149 (11.45%) Hedge funds
6 94 (7.23%) Equity Derivative
7 91 (6.99%) Computer Science
8 46 (3.54%) Mathematics
9 39 (3.00%) Algorithms
10 34 (2.61%) Credit Derivative
11 33 (2.54%) Reference Data
11 33 (2.54%) Data Structures
12 32 (2.46%) Contract for Difference
13 31 (2.38%) Credit Risk
14 30 (2.31%) Open Source
15 25 (1.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 19 (1.46%) N-Tier
16 19 (1.46%) SWIFT
17 16 (1.23%) User Experience
18 15 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 376 (28.90%) UNIX
2 279 (21.45%) Linux
3 173 (13.30%) Windows
4 41 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (3.00%) Solaris
6 23 (1.77%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.00%) Windows NT
8 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.61%) SUSE
9 7 (0.54%) CentOS
10 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.23%) Debian
13 3 (0.23%) Fedora
13 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (14.68%) Multithreading
3 154 (11.84%) Electronic Trading
4 142 (10.91%) OO
5 137 (10.53%) Low Latency
6 133 (10.22%) Algorithmic Trading
7 111 (8.53%) Business Analysis
8 107 (8.22%) Asset Management
9 97 (7.46%) Investment Management
10 96 (7.38%) Risk Management
11 92 (7.07%) Project Management
12 86 (6.61%) Software Engineering
13 72 (5.53%) TDD
14 63 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (4.15%) Analytics
16 49 (3.77%) Workflow
17 48 (3.69%) Unit Testing
18 45 (3.46%) Scrum
19 44 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 44 (3.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 565 (43.43%) SQL
2 430 (33.05%) Java
3 310 (23.83%) C#
4 244 (18.75%) C++
5 130 (9.99%) Perl
6 113 (8.69%) Python
7 95 (7.30%) VBA
8 76 (5.84%) JavaScript
9 52 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 40 (3.07%) C
11 30 (2.31%) VB
12 29 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 25 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.77%) Scala
15 21 (1.61%) VB6
16 18 (1.38%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.08%) Tcl
19 11 (0.85%) PowerShell
20 9 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 183 (14.07%) Degree
2 18 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (1.31%) CCNA
3 17 (1.31%) VCP4
4 10 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.61%) CCNP
6 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.38%) ISEB
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.31%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.31%) MCP
7 4 (0.31%) MCSE
7 4 (0.31%) PhD
7 4 (0.31%) PMP
8 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.077%) CCIE
10 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.077%) ACCA
10 1 (0.077%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.38%) QA
2 36 (2.77%) EMIR
3 27 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (1.31%) SLA
5 9 (0.69%) MiFID
6 3 (0.23%) Basel III
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) UCITS
7 2 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.077%) GAAP
8 1 (0.077%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.077%) IAS 32
8 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.077%) COBIT
8 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.38%) Firmware
3 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.077%) NFS
5 1 (0.077%) Squid
5 1 (0.077%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.077%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.077%) vSphere
5 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (0.61%) Control-M
3 6 (0.46%) WSUS
4 5 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.31%) Sysprep
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.077%) Legato
8 1 (0.077%) Netcool
8 1 (0.077%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 139 (10.68%) Oracle
2 105 (8.07%) Sybase
3 84 (6.46%) Bloomberg
4 70 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 52 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 44 (3.38%) Reuters
7 42 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 39 (3.00%) Fidessa
9 34 (2.61%) Informatica
10 33 (2.54%) SunGard
11 26 (2.00%) NYFIX
12 22 (1.69%) Calypso
12 22 (1.69%) Murex
13 20 (1.54%) Charles River
14 19 (1.46%) 29West
15 17 (1.31%) Cisco
16 13 (1.00%) HP
16 13 (1.00%) FactSet
17 12 (0.92%) ServiceNow
18 11 (0.85%) Tableau
City, London
Consulting Point
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extras
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + LARGE BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago