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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 410 320 302
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -18
Permanent jobs citing Equities 683 1014 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 2.19% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 592 820 797
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
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
42126 46259 42691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.06% 39.89% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33445 36298 34603
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 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 -79 657 £67,500 -3.57% 99
London -69 601 £70,000 - 95
City of London -58 187 £67,500 -3.57% 36
Surrey +41 47 £57,500 +27.77% 3
South East +15 47 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Scotland -2 25 £56,250 +2.27% 3
Glasgow -18 15 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Stirling -4 8 - -
Woking +11 6 £55,000 - 2
Birmingham -10 6 £40,000 -13.51%
West Midlands -12 6 £40,000 -13.51%
Guildford 0 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Somerset - 3 £34,000 - 1
South West - 3 £34,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +9 2 £85,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Bath - 2 £34,000 - 1
North West +9 1 £110,000 +292.85%
Edinburgh +2 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £110,000 -
Street - 1 £110,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £110,000 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 800 (60.84%) Finance
2 548 (41.67%) SQL
3 496 (37.72%) Derivative
4 470 (35.74%) Java
5 463 (35.21%) Front Office
6 433 (32.93%) Fixed Income
7 420 (31.94%) Banking
8 376 (28.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 363 (27.60%) UNIX
10 300 (22.81%) C#
11 298 (22.66%) Investment Banking
12 290 (22.05%) Linux
13 264 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
14 261 (19.85%) C++
15 211 (16.05%) Multithreading
16 191 (14.52%) Degree
17 180 (13.69%) .NET
17 180 (13.69%) Windows
17 180 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
18 170 (12.93%) FIX Protocol
19 159 (12.09%) Oracle
20 153 (11.63%) Low Latency
21 147 (11.18%) Electronic Trading
22 146 (11.10%) Hedge funds
23 137 (10.42%) Perl
24 132 (10.04%) OO
25 126 (9.58%) Python
26 124 (9.43%) Asset Management
27 120 (9.13%) Business Analysis
28 118 (8.97%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
2 18 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.91%) JBoss
4 11 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 9 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.53%) Apache
7 7 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.46%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.46%) Node.js
9 5 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.30%) Mule
10 4 (0.30%) Confluence
10 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.15%) CMS
13 1 (0.076%) MTS
Applications
1 61 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.51%) MS Office
3 15 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) MS Project
5 7 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.30%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.23%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.83%) thinkFolio
2 17 (1.29%) Summit
3 13 (0.99%) LatentZero
4 12 (0.91%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.61%) RMDS
6 7 (0.53%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.30%) Endur
8 4 (0.30%) Eikon
8 4 (0.30%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.23%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.23%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.15%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.15%) Minerva
11 1 (0.076%) LongView
11 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.076%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.15%) Force.com
3 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.05%) Firewall
2 19 (1.44%) VPN
3 16 (1.22%) LAN
3 16 (1.22%) WAN
4 11 (0.84%) BGP
4 11 (0.84%) Multicast
5 10 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.68%) DNS
7 8 (0.61%) OSPF
7 8 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.53%) LDAP
8 7 (0.53%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.38%) Internet
9 5 (0.38%) SNMP
10 4 (0.30%) SSH
11 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.23%) Network Security
11 3 (0.23%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.23%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 42 (3.19%) RDBMS
4 24 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.76%) KDB
7 10 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.76%) MySQL
7 10 (0.76%) DB2
7 10 (0.76%) OLAP
7 10 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.46%) OLTP
10 6 (0.46%) QlikView
11 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (2.21%) JIRA
2 20 (1.52%) Subversion
3 15 (1.14%) JUnit
4 14 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.99%) Maven
6 11 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.68%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.38%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.38%) NUnit
10 5 (0.38%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.30%) Gradle
11 4 (0.30%) Grunt
12 3 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.23%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 3 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 800 (60.84%) Finance
2 463 (35.21%) Front Office
3 420 (31.94%) Banking
4 298 (22.66%) Investment Banking
5 118 (8.97%) Back Office
6 57 (4.33%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.90%) Retail
8 22 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.52%) Legal
10 16 (1.22%) Games
11 9 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
13 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Marketing
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.076%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 526 (40.00%) Developer
2 390 (29.66%) Analyst
3 251 (19.09%) Java Developer
4 185 (14.07%) Business Analyst
5 177 (13.46%) Applications Support
6 134 (10.19%) Support Analyst
7 128 (9.73%) C# Developer
8 81 (6.16%) Senior Developer
9 72 (5.48%) Applications Support Analyst
10 67 (5.10%) C++ Developer
11 56 (4.26%) Programmer
12 53 (4.03%) Project Manager
13 49 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
14 42 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 33 (2.51%) Team Leader
16 31 (2.36%) Java Programmer
16 31 (2.36%) C++/Java Developer
17 27 (2.05%) Support Engineer
18 25 (1.90%) Banking Business Analyst
18 25 (1.90%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (13.69%) .NET
2 170 (12.93%) FIX Protocol
3 72 (5.48%) WPF
4 68 (5.17%) Spring
5 63 (4.79%) HTML
6 54 (4.11%) XML
7 47 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 44 (3.35%) WCF
9 43 (3.27%) J2EE
10 37 (2.81%) JMS
10 37 (2.81%) Middleware
11 32 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (2.28%) jQuery
13 29 (2.21%) Web Services
14 27 (2.05%) HTML5
15 26 (1.98%) CSS
16 25 (1.90%) Rendezvous
17 23 (1.75%) WinForms
17 23 (1.75%) .NET Framework
17 23 (1.75%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 496 (37.72%) Derivative
2 433 (32.93%) Fixed Income
3 376 (28.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 180 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
5 146 (11.10%) Hedge funds
6 93 (7.07%) Equity Derivative
7 91 (6.92%) Computer Science
8 48 (3.65%) Mathematics
9 40 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 39 (2.97%) Algorithms
10 39 (2.97%) Credit Derivative
11 33 (2.51%) Reference Data
12 31 (2.36%) Open Source
13 30 (2.28%) Credit Risk
14 27 (2.05%) Contract for Difference
15 24 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 21 (1.60%) N-Tier
16 21 (1.60%) SWIFT
17 20 (1.52%) User Experience
18 16 (1.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 363 (27.60%) UNIX
2 290 (22.05%) Linux
3 180 (13.69%) Windows
4 48 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (2.89%) Solaris
6 21 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 13 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 11 (0.84%) SUSE
9 9 (0.68%) CentOS
10 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.46%) Debian
13 5 (0.38%) Fedora
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.15%) Android
15 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.076%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (16.05%) Multithreading
3 153 (11.63%) Low Latency
4 147 (11.18%) Electronic Trading
5 132 (10.04%) OO
6 124 (9.43%) Asset Management
7 120 (9.13%) Business Analysis
8 116 (8.82%) Algorithmic Trading
9 110 (8.37%) Risk Management
10 101 (7.68%) Investment Management
11 88 (6.69%) Project Management
12 74 (5.63%) Software Engineering
13 60 (4.56%) TDD
14 55 (4.18%) Workflow
14 55 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 55 (4.18%) Unit Testing
15 53 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (3.73%) Analytics
17 41 (3.12%) Change Management
18 40 (3.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 548 (41.67%) SQL
2 470 (35.74%) Java
3 300 (22.81%) C#
4 261 (19.85%) C++
5 137 (10.42%) Perl
6 126 (9.58%) Python
7 89 (6.77%) VBA
8 87 (6.62%) JavaScript
9 49 (3.73%) Shell Script
10 35 (2.66%) C
11 33 (2.51%) VB
12 31 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 27 (2.05%) Scala
13 27 (2.05%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.83%) VB6
15 22 (1.67%) MATLAB
16 21 (1.60%) Tcl
17 16 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (14.52%) Degree
2 20 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (1.37%) CCNA
4 11 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (0.76%) CCNP
6 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.38%) ISEB
8 4 (0.30%) MCP
8 4 (0.30%) MCSE
8 4 (0.30%) PhD
8 4 (0.30%) PMP
8 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.30%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.076%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.076%) CCIE
10 1 (0.076%) CCSP
10 1 (0.076%) ACCA
10 1 (0.076%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.33%) QA
2 36 (2.74%) EMIR
3 26 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.14%) SLA
5 11 (0.84%) MiFID
6 3 (0.23%) Basel III
7 2 (0.15%) FATCA
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.076%) GAAP
8 1 (0.076%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.076%) IAS 32
8 1 (0.076%) UCITS
8 1 (0.076%) CRD IV
System Software
1 23 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.46%) Firmware
3 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.076%) NFS
5 1 (0.076%) Squid
5 1 (0.076%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.076%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.076%) vSphere
5 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (0.61%) Control-M
2 8 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.46%) WSUS
4 5 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.30%) Sysprep
5 4 (0.30%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.076%) Legato
8 1 (0.076%) Netcool
8 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 159 (12.09%) Oracle
2 103 (7.83%) Sybase
3 77 (5.86%) Bloomberg
4 68 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 58 (4.41%) TIBCO
6 50 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.81%) Reuters
8 36 (2.74%) Fidessa
9 34 (2.59%) Informatica
10 29 (2.21%) SunGard
10 29 (2.21%) Charles River
11 28 (2.13%) NYFIX
12 20 (1.52%) Calypso
12 20 (1.52%) Murex
12 20 (1.52%) 29West
13 19 (1.44%) Cisco
14 15 (1.14%) Sophis
15 11 (0.84%) Tableau
16 10 (0.76%) ServiceNow
16 10 (0.76%) FactSet
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £500 per day + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago