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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 351 278 257
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -21
Permanent jobs citing Equities 864 1026 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.96% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 2.90% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 711 856 1085
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%

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
36390 35427 38997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.06% 33.04% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28582 28591 32932
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Equities Salary Histogram in the UK

Equities
Top 21 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 21 August 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
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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 -61 831 £70,000 - 89
London -41 803 £70,000 - 86
City of London -46 282 £70,000 +3.70% 45
Scotland -10 30 £68,750 +14.58% 1
Glasgow -9 27 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Birmingham +8 16 £51,000 +13.33%
West Midlands -2 16 £51,000 +13.33%
East of England -12 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Docklands, London +5 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Basildon - 5 £47,500 -
Essex - 5 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf +3 3 - -
Stirling -14 3 £50,000 -
South East -22 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -7 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -56 1 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Catterick Garrison - 1 £45,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1107 (59.23%) Finance
2 803 (42.96%) SQL
3 733 (39.22%) Front Office
4 656 (35.10%) Banking
5 606 (32.42%) Java
6 605 (32.37%) Derivative
7 574 (30.71%) Fixed Income
8 561 (30.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 528 (28.25%) UNIX
10 504 (26.97%) C#
11 502 (26.86%) Investment Banking
12 364 (19.48%) Degree
13 354 (18.94%) Linux
14 309 (16.53%) .NET
15 304 (16.27%) Low Latency
16 289 (15.46%) Oracle
17 265 (14.18%) C++
18 255 (13.64%) SQL Server
19 254 (13.59%) Multithreading
20 241 (12.89%) Computer Science
20 241 (12.89%) Algorithmic Trading
21 219 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
22 217 (11.61%) Perl
23 204 (10.91%) Windows
24 200 (10.70%) OO
25 197 (10.54%) Electronic Trading
26 191 (10.22%) Equity Derivative
27 188 (10.06%) Python
28 184 (9.84%) Sybase
29 179 (9.58%) Project Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 12 (0.64%) Node.js
4 12 (0.64%) GemFire
5 10 (0.54%) Confluence
6 9 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.32%) Apache
9 5 (0.27%) Zope
10 3 (0.16%) Mule
10 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.16%) Apache Qpid
11 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.11%) SAS
11 2 (0.11%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.054%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.054%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 105 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.12%) MS Project
3 20 (1.07%) MS Office
4 10 (0.54%) S-PLUS
5 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.16%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 31 (1.66%) Summit
2 20 (1.07%) Kondor+
3 16 (0.86%) Sentinel
4 15 (0.80%) LatentZero
5 14 (0.75%) Front Arena
6 12 (0.64%) Eikon
7 10 (0.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 10 (0.54%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.54%) RMDS
7 10 (0.54%) 3000 Xtra
8 5 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
10 3 (0.16%) Global One
11 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.11%) MultiFonds
11 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
12 1 (0.054%) ZaiNet
12 1 (0.054%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.98%) Firewall
2 36 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.87%) Multicast
4 24 (1.28%) WAN
5 15 (0.80%) DNS
6 14 (0.75%) Internet
7 12 (0.64%) LAN
7 12 (0.64%) BGP
8 11 (0.59%) MPLS
8 11 (0.59%) OSPF
9 10 (0.54%) SSL
9 10 (0.54%) HTTP
10 8 (0.43%) SDH
10 8 (0.43%) DWDM
10 8 (0.43%) Network Security
10 8 (0.43%) Junos
11 6 (0.32%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.32%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.27%) Intranet
12 5 (0.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 121 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 73 (3.91%) KDB
4 70 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 58 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (1.87%) MySQL
8 31 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 26 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (1.28%) DB2
11 20 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.02%) Data Mining
13 17 (0.91%) Big Data
14 15 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
16 11 (0.59%) SQLPlus
17 9 (0.48%) Sybase IQ
17 9 (0.48%) NoSQL
18 8 (0.43%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 67 (3.58%) JIRA
2 48 (2.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 47 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (2.09%) Subversion
5 34 (1.82%) NUnit
6 22 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 19 (1.02%) Maven
8 18 (0.96%) JUnit
8 18 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (0.80%) FitNesse
10 14 (0.75%) Jenkins
11 12 (0.64%) Toad
12 10 (0.54%) Ant
13 8 (0.43%) Git (software)
14 6 (0.32%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.27%) FlexUnit
15 5 (0.27%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.27%) Mercurial
16 4 (0.21%) JBehave
16 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 1107 (59.23%) Finance
2 733 (39.22%) Front Office
3 656 (35.10%) Banking
4 502 (26.86%) Investment Banking
5 156 (8.35%) Back Office
6 124 (6.63%) Financial Institution
7 79 (4.23%) Legal
8 46 (2.46%) Retail
9 38 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 36 (1.93%) Games
11 13 (0.70%) Marketing
12 12 (0.64%) Publishing
13 10 (0.54%) Law
14 8 (0.43%) Advertising
14 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.27%) International Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
18 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 812 (43.45%) Developer
2 560 (29.96%) Analyst
3 342 (18.30%) Java Developer
4 277 (14.82%) Business Analyst
5 183 (9.79%) C# Developer
6 164 (8.77%) Applications Support
7 150 (8.03%) Support Analyst
8 101 (5.40%) Senior Developer
9 84 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
10 65 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 58 (3.10%) C++ Developer
12 51 (2.73%) Software Developer
13 50 (2.68%) Banking Business Analyst
14 48 (2.57%) Front Office Developer
15 45 (2.41%) Junior
16 44 (2.35%) Programmer
16 44 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
17 43 (2.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 43 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
18 42 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (16.53%) .NET
2 145 (7.76%) WPF
3 110 (5.89%) FIX Protocol
4 101 (5.40%) XML
5 89 (4.76%) WCF
6 82 (4.39%) HTML
7 81 (4.33%) Spring
8 68 (3.64%) .NET Framework
9 62 (3.32%) Web Services
10 58 (3.10%) J2EE
11 57 (3.05%) Hibernate
12 46 (2.46%) WinForms
13 38 (2.03%) J2SE
14 37 (1.98%) CSS
15 36 (1.93%) REST
16 34 (1.82%) STL
16 34 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 34 (1.82%) HTML5
17 29 (1.55%) AngularJS
18 27 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 605 (32.37%) Derivative
2 574 (30.71%) Fixed Income
3 561 (30.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 241 (12.89%) Computer Science
5 191 (10.22%) Equity Derivative
6 176 (9.42%) Hedge funds
7 142 (7.60%) Mathematics
8 110 (5.89%) Reference Data
9 60 (3.21%) Market Risk
10 57 (3.05%) Open Source
11 49 (2.62%) Physics
12 40 (2.14%) Credit Risk
13 36 (1.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 25 (1.34%) Contract for Difference
14 25 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
15 19 (1.02%) N-Tier
16 18 (0.96%) Wiki
16 18 (0.96%) SWIFT
17 17 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 16 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 528 (28.25%) UNIX
2 354 (18.94%) Linux
3 204 (10.91%) Windows
4 29 (1.55%) Solaris
5 19 (1.02%) NetWare
6 18 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.27%) Android
9 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.054%) SUSE
11 1 (0.054%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (16.27%) Low Latency
2 254 (13.59%) Multithreading
3 241 (12.89%) Algorithmic Trading
4 219 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (10.70%) OO
6 197 (10.54%) Electronic Trading
7 179 (9.58%) Project Management
8 176 (9.42%) Asset Management
9 157 (8.40%) Business Analysis
9 157 (8.40%) Investment Management
10 128 (6.85%) Risk Management
11 123 (6.58%) Software Engineering
12 108 (5.78%) TDD
13 107 (5.72%) Scrum
14 98 (5.24%) Analytics
15 97 (5.19%) Fund Management
16 90 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
17 80 (4.28%) Integration Testing
18 79 (4.23%) Data Management
19 70 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 803 (42.96%) SQL
2 606 (32.42%) Java
3 504 (26.97%) C#
4 265 (14.18%) C++
5 217 (11.61%) Perl
6 188 (10.06%) Python
7 105 (5.62%) VBA
8 75 (4.01%) JavaScript
9 67 (3.58%) Bash Shell
10 58 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 56 (3.00%) Shell Script
12 49 (2.62%) T-SQL
13 41 (2.19%) C
14 36 (1.93%) MATLAB
15 26 (1.39%) F#
16 24 (1.28%) Scala
17 22 (1.18%) R
18 15 (0.80%) Ruby
19 14 (0.75%) VB
20 11 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 364 (19.48%) Degree
2 38 (2.03%) ISEB
3 25 (1.34%) PhD
4 21 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.43%) CCIE
5 8 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.43%) JNCIE
6 7 (0.37%) ACCA
6 7 (0.37%) CIMA
7 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.32%) MCTS
7 6 (0.32%) MCSD
8 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.16%) CISA
9 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.16%) CRISC
10 2 (0.11%) PMP
11 1 (0.054%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.87%) QA
2 57 (3.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 54 (2.89%) EMIR
4 19 (1.02%) UCITS
5 17 (0.91%) Basel III
6 14 (0.75%) FATCA
7 13 (0.70%) Solvency II
7 13 (0.70%) MiFID
8 8 (0.43%) COBIT
9 7 (0.37%) SLA
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.054%) COREP
11 1 (0.054%) Basel II
11 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.80%) Control-M
4 3 (0.16%) MOM
5 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.11%) WSUS
6 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.054%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.054%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 289 (15.46%) Oracle
2 184 (9.84%) Sybase
3 128 (6.85%) Bloomberg
4 119 (6.37%) Fidessa
5 89 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 56 (3.00%) Murex
7 52 (2.78%) Reuters
8 37 (1.98%) TIBCO
8 37 (1.98%) SunGard
9 32 (1.71%) Calypso
10 28 (1.50%) thinkFolio
11 26 (1.39%) Charles River
12 23 (1.23%) StatPro
13 20 (1.07%) Algorithmics
13 20 (1.07%) DevExpress
14 19 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (1.02%) Informatica
15 18 (0.96%) Wall Street Systems
16 17 (0.91%) FactSet
16 17 (0.91%) SimCorp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Front Office Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Palm Mason
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago