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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 320 361 289
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -72
Permanent jobs citing Equities 994 854 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 1.89% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 841 705 890
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +22.77%

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
45224 45099 43779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.84% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36331 35104 35360
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Equities Salary Histogram in the UK

Equities
Top 23 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 2 September 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 +41 978 £70,000 - 84
London +30 925 £70,000 - 81
City of London +19 259 £67,500 -3.57% 41
Surrey +32 27 £52,500 +16.66%
South East +9 27 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham +3 17 £50,000 -1.96% 1
West Midlands -8 17 £50,000 -1.96% 1
Scotland -11 15 £50,500 -27.85% 4
Glasgow -7 10 £66,000 -5.71%
Canary Wharf +3 9 £100,000 -
South West - 5 - -
Stirling +8 4 - -
Docklands, London 0 3 £95,000 +52.00% 1
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Street - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Yorkshire +11 1 £44,000 -2.22%
North Yorkshire +4 1 £44,000 -2.22%
East of England 0 1 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Essex -7 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 - 4

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1041 (57.29%) Finance
2 776 (42.71%) SQL
3 722 (39.74%) Derivative
4 673 (37.04%) Fixed Income
5 669 (36.82%) Banking
6 659 (36.27%) Front Office
7 610 (33.57%) Java
8 591 (32.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 499 (27.46%) Investment Banking
10 480 (26.42%) UNIX
11 448 (24.66%) C#
12 429 (23.61%) Linux
13 378 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
14 322 (17.72%) Degree
15 320 (17.61%) FIX Protocol
16 288 (15.85%) Multithreading
17 284 (15.63%) SDLC
18 272 (14.97%) .NET
19 266 (14.64%) Python
20 263 (14.47%) C++
21 257 (14.14%) Oracle
22 253 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
23 223 (12.27%) SQL Server
23 223 (12.27%) Windows
24 210 (11.56%) Perl
25 189 (10.40%) Electronic Trading
26 187 (10.29%) Equity Derivative
27 181 (9.96%) Low Latency
28 175 (9.63%) Business Analysis
28 175 (9.63%) Risk Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (1.54%) Apache
2 21 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 16 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 11 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.50%) JBoss
6 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.39%) CMS
7 7 (0.39%) MQSeries
7 7 (0.39%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.33%) SAS
9 5 (0.28%) GemFire
10 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.22%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.17%) Mule
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.11%) Node.js
12 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.21%) MS Office
3 18 (0.99%) Mathematica
4 15 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (0.72%) MS Project
6 7 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.22%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.27%) thinkFolio
2 10 (0.55%) MetaTrader
3 9 (0.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 8 (0.44%) Summit
5 6 (0.33%) Endur
5 6 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.22%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.17%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.11%) Minerva
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Kondor+
8 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.055%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.055%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.055%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.17%) Force.com
1 3 (0.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.43%) WAN
2 25 (1.38%) LAN
3 17 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.72%) Firewall
5 12 (0.66%) Multicast
6 11 (0.61%) Internet
7 9 (0.50%) VPN
7 9 (0.50%) DNS
7 9 (0.50%) Intranet
8 5 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.28%) VoIP
9 4 (0.22%) DHCP
9 4 (0.22%) BGP
9 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.17%) Network Security
10 3 (0.17%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.17%) Wireless
10 3 (0.17%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.17%) Junos
10 3 (0.17%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 57 (3.14%) RDBMS
4 40 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 29 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.27%) KDB
7 23 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 16 (0.88%) DB2
10 15 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (0.83%) Data Mining
11 13 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.61%) MySQL
12 11 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (0.55%) Big Data
14 9 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (2.31%) Cucumber
3 39 (2.15%) SpecFlow
4 37 (2.04%) JUnit
4 37 (2.04%) FitNesse
5 34 (1.87%) Selenium
6 31 (1.71%) JIRA
6 31 (1.71%) NUnit
7 24 (1.32%) Maven
8 23 (1.27%) Subversion
9 21 (1.16%) Git (software)
10 18 (0.99%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.83%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.83%) Visual Studio
12 13 (0.72%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 11 (0.61%) Moq
14 9 (0.50%) Mockito
14 9 (0.50%) Hamcrest
15 7 (0.39%) HP UFT
General
1 1041 (57.29%) Finance
2 669 (36.82%) Banking
3 659 (36.27%) Front Office
4 499 (27.46%) Investment Banking
5 169 (9.30%) Back Office
6 106 (5.83%) Financial Institution
7 71 (3.91%) Retail
8 35 (1.93%) Retail Banking
9 33 (1.82%) Legal
10 12 (0.66%) Marketing
11 11 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.39%) Games
13 5 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.22%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.17%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.11%) German Language
16 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 840 (46.23%) Developer
2 546 (30.05%) Analyst
3 332 (18.27%) Java Developer
4 238 (13.10%) Business Analyst
5 233 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 218 (12.00%) Applications Support
7 158 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 147 (8.09%) Senior Developer
9 94 (5.17%) C++ Developer
10 93 (5.12%) Applications Support Analyst
11 74 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 73 (4.02%) .NET Developer
13 65 (3.58%) Banking Business Analyst
14 61 (3.36%) Project Manager
15 60 (3.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 57 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
17 56 (3.08%) Core Java Developer
18 55 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
19 52 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
20 46 (2.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (17.61%) FIX Protocol
2 272 (14.97%) .NET
3 172 (9.47%) WPF
4 127 (6.99%) WCF
5 124 (6.82%) HTML
6 110 (6.05%) XML
7 109 (6.00%) Spring
8 90 (4.95%) HTML5
9 70 (3.85%) Middleware
10 66 (3.63%) ASP.NET
11 56 (3.08%) WinForms
12 55 (3.03%) Web Services
13 48 (2.64%) J2EE
14 41 (2.26%) JMS
15 38 (2.09%) AngularJS
16 37 (2.04%) jQuery
17 33 (1.82%) Gherkin
18 32 (1.76%) CSS
19 30 (1.65%) Hibernate
20 29 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 722 (39.74%) Derivative
2 673 (37.04%) Fixed Income
3 591 (32.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 253 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
5 187 (10.29%) Equity Derivative
6 172 (9.47%) Hedge funds
7 165 (9.08%) Computer Science
8 102 (5.61%) Mathematics
9 97 (5.34%) Algorithms
10 92 (5.06%) Data Structures
11 76 (4.18%) Credit Risk
12 55 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
13 43 (2.37%) Spread Betting
14 41 (2.26%) Market Risk
15 37 (2.04%) Client/Server
16 36 (1.98%) Reference Data
17 30 (1.65%) User Experience
18 26 (1.43%) Statistics
19 20 (1.10%) Contract for Difference
20 17 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 480 (26.42%) UNIX
2 429 (23.61%) Linux
3 223 (12.27%) Windows
4 35 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (0.94%) Solaris
6 13 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.22%) AIX
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.22%) SUSE
9 4 (0.22%) Debian
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.17%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) Android
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.11%) Fedora
12 1 (0.055%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (15.85%) Multithreading
3 284 (15.63%) SDLC
4 189 (10.40%) Electronic Trading
5 181 (9.96%) Low Latency
6 175 (9.63%) Risk Management
6 175 (9.63%) Business Analysis
7 166 (9.14%) Algorithmic Trading
8 165 (9.08%) Asset Management
9 152 (8.37%) Project Management
10 125 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 124 (6.82%) TDD
12 117 (6.44%) Software Engineering
13 115 (6.33%) Investment Management
14 114 (6.27%) Analytics
15 105 (5.78%) OO
16 71 (3.91%) BDD
17 70 (3.85%) Test Automation
18 69 (3.80%) Software Testing
19 67 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 776 (42.71%) SQL
2 610 (33.57%) Java
3 448 (24.66%) C#
4 266 (14.64%) Python
5 263 (14.47%) C++
6 210 (11.56%) Perl
7 121 (6.66%) VBA
8 116 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 70 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 70 (3.85%) Scala
10 63 (3.47%) T-SQL
11 44 (2.42%) MATLAB
12 41 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 39 (2.15%) Korn
15 38 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 38 (2.09%) VB
16 34 (1.87%) Tcl
17 33 (1.82%) C
18 32 (1.76%) R
Qualifications
1 322 (17.72%) Degree
2 28 (1.54%) ISEB
3 9 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 8 (0.44%) CFA
5 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.33%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.28%) PhD
7 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.22%) CCNA
8 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CISA
9 3 (0.17%) PMP
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.11%) ACCA
10 2 (0.11%) MCSE
10 2 (0.11%) CCNP
11 1 (0.055%) MCP
11 1 (0.055%) CISSP
11 1 (0.055%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (9.03%) QA
2 47 (2.59%) EMIR
3 45 (2.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (1.21%) MiFID
5 7 (0.39%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) AIFMD
7 3 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.055%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.22%) HDFS
4 3 (0.17%) KVM
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.055%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 26 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
3 13 (0.72%) Control-M
4 10 (0.55%) Nagios
5 4 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.17%) Oozie
6 3 (0.17%) Ansible
6 3 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.055%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.055%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.055%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.055%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.055%) SCCM
Vendors
1 257 (14.14%) Oracle
2 130 (7.15%) Sybase
3 120 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.25%) Bloomberg
5 49 (2.70%) Fidessa
6 46 (2.53%) TIBCO
7 38 (2.09%) Sun
8 34 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 34 (1.87%) Charles River
9 23 (1.27%) Informatica
10 22 (1.21%) Reuters
10 22 (1.21%) Sophis
11 16 (0.88%) HP
12 14 (0.77%) Murex
13 12 (0.66%) VMware
13 12 (0.66%) StreamBase
14 9 (0.50%) ION Trading
14 9 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.44%) Cisco
15 8 (0.44%) Remedy
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70 - £80 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday