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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 412 323 387
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +64
Permanent jobs citing Equities 634 852 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.82% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 2.08% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 570 668 601
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +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
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -78 607 £67,500 - 77
London -53 568 £70,000 - 73
City of London -35 186 £70,000 - 38
Surrey +9 28 £60,000 - 4
South East -13 28 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Scotland +26 26 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Glasgow +15 19 £82,500 +83.33% 2
Birmingham -13 8 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -30 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Woking - 8 £53,750 - 3
Edinburgh +10 7 £50,000 -
North West 0 2 £32,500 +16.07%
Beckenham - 2 £48,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 £50,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +26 1 £90,000 -10.00%
Mayfair +2 1 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire -18 1 £53,500 +18.88%
Leeds -18 1 £53,500 +18.88%
Yorkshire -22 1 £53,500 +18.88%
Northern Ireland - 1 £38,500 - 1
Belfast - 1 £38,500 - 1
County Antrim - 1 £38,500 - 1

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 810 (60.18%) Finance
2 621 (46.14%) SQL
3 482 (35.81%) Front Office
4 473 (35.14%) Derivative
5 448 (33.28%) Banking
6 426 (31.65%) Fixed Income
7 407 (30.24%) UNIX
8 405 (30.09%) Java
9 388 (28.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 349 (25.93%) C#
11 330 (24.52%) Investment Banking
12 286 (21.25%) Linux
13 275 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
14 216 (16.05%) C++
15 210 (15.60%) .NET
16 186 (13.82%) Windows
17 181 (13.45%) Electronic Trading
18 173 (12.85%) FIX Protocol
19 169 (12.56%) Degree
20 165 (12.26%) Perl
21 163 (12.11%) OO
22 162 (12.04%) Multithreading
23 155 (11.52%) Algorithmic Trading
24 150 (11.14%) Low Latency
25 141 (10.48%) Oracle
26 139 (10.33%) SQL Server
27 138 (10.25%) Hedge funds
28 132 (9.81%) Asset Management
29 128 (9.51%) Sybase
30 127 (9.44%) Analytical Skills

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
2 19 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.74%) JBoss
4 9 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.52%) Node.js
6 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.37%) Apache
7 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.37%) Confluence
8 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.22%) Lync
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.074%) MTS
11 1 (0.074%) SmartSockets
11 1 (0.074%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.074%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 69 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.30%) MS Office
3 14 (1.04%) MS Project
4 13 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.37%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.22%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) Summit
2 13 (0.97%) LatentZero
2 13 (0.97%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.67%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.37%) RMDS
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.30%) Eikon
5 4 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.30%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.074%) LongView
8 1 (0.074%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.074%) Kondor+
8 1 (0.074%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.074%) Autonomy Scrittura
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.86%) Firewall
2 11 (0.82%) SNMP
3 10 (0.74%) Multicast
3 10 (0.74%) Internet
3 10 (0.74%) VPN
4 8 (0.59%) LAN
4 8 (0.59%) WAN
5 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.30%) FTP
7 3 (0.22%) ADSL
8 2 (0.15%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) OSPF
8 2 (0.15%) BGP
8 2 (0.15%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.15%) DNS
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
9 1 (0.074%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.074%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.83%) Relational Database
3 44 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 21 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.34%) KDB
7 11 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.67%) DB2
8 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.59%) MySQL
10 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (0.45%) OLTP
11 6 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.45%) OLAP
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.37%) Big Data
13 4 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (2.67%) JIRA
2 24 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.34%) Subversion
3 18 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (1.26%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.19%) Maven
6 12 (0.89%) JUnit
7 11 (0.82%) NUnit
8 6 (0.45%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.45%) Selenium
8 6 (0.45%) FitNesse
8 6 (0.45%) WinRunner
9 5 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.37%) Grunt
10 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.30%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.30%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.22%) Ant
11 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 810 (60.18%) Finance
2 482 (35.81%) Front Office
3 448 (33.28%) Banking
4 330 (24.52%) Investment Banking
5 112 (8.32%) Back Office
6 87 (6.46%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.93%) Games
8 24 (1.78%) Retail
9 21 (1.56%) Legal
10 18 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (0.59%) Marketing
13 6 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.15%) Advertising
16 1 (0.074%) Law
16 1 (0.074%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.074%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 523 (38.86%) Developer
2 387 (28.75%) Analyst
3 228 (16.94%) Java Developer
4 168 (12.48%) Applications Support
5 160 (11.89%) Business Analyst
6 156 (11.59%) Support Analyst
7 143 (10.62%) C# Developer
8 81 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 72 (5.35%) Applications Support Analyst
10 68 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 66 (4.90%) Programmer
12 42 (3.12%) C++ Developer
13 37 (2.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (2.67%) Junior
14 36 (2.67%) Java Programmer
15 35 (2.60%) Software Engineer
16 34 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
17 33 (2.45%) Senior C# Developer
18 32 (2.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (15.60%) .NET
2 173 (12.85%) FIX Protocol
3 82 (6.09%) WPF
4 64 (4.75%) Spring
5 62 (4.61%) XML
6 55 (4.09%) WCF
6 55 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 47 (3.49%) J2EE
8 41 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (2.97%) HTML
10 37 (2.75%) Web Services
11 34 (2.53%) .NET Framework
12 31 (2.30%) J2SE
13 30 (2.23%) Hibernate
14 29 (2.15%) Java EE
15 28 (2.08%) Middleware
16 23 (1.71%) REST
17 22 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 22 (1.63%) Rendezvous
18 21 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 473 (35.14%) Derivative
2 426 (31.65%) Fixed Income
3 388 (28.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 138 (10.25%) Hedge funds
5 127 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
6 95 (7.06%) Equity Derivative
7 74 (5.50%) Computer Science
8 51 (3.79%) Mathematics
8 51 (3.79%) Reference Data
9 41 (3.05%) Contract for Difference
10 38 (2.82%) Algorithms
11 35 (2.60%) Credit Risk
12 31 (2.30%) Credit Derivative
13 30 (2.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 26 (1.93%) Data Structures
15 23 (1.71%) Open Source
16 16 (1.19%) SWIFT
17 15 (1.11%) N-Tier
18 14 (1.04%) Market Risk
19 13 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 407 (30.24%) UNIX
2 286 (21.25%) Linux
3 186 (13.82%) Windows
4 37 (2.75%) Solaris
5 28 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (1.86%) Windows XP
7 13 (0.97%) Windows NT
8 10 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.45%) SUSE
11 5 (0.37%) NetWare
11 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.22%) Debian
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) Fedora
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (13.45%) Electronic Trading
3 163 (12.11%) OO
4 162 (12.04%) Multithreading
5 155 (11.52%) Algorithmic Trading
6 150 (11.14%) Low Latency
7 132 (9.81%) Asset Management
8 104 (7.73%) Project Management
8 104 (7.73%) Business Analysis
9 100 (7.43%) Investment Management
10 92 (6.84%) Risk Management
11 84 (6.24%) Software Engineering
12 76 (5.65%) TDD
13 69 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 58 (4.31%) Analytics
15 51 (3.79%) OOP
16 50 (3.71%) Fund Management
17 49 (3.64%) Scrum
18 45 (3.34%) MVC
18 45 (3.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 621 (46.14%) SQL
2 405 (30.09%) Java
3 349 (25.93%) C#
4 216 (16.05%) C++
5 165 (12.26%) Perl
6 111 (8.25%) Python
7 109 (8.10%) VBA
8 53 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 49 (3.64%) JavaScript
10 48 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 43 (3.19%) C
12 32 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 29 (2.15%) VB
14 24 (1.78%) MATLAB
15 21 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.11%) VB6
17 11 (0.82%) Scala
18 8 (0.59%) F#
18 8 (0.59%) VBScript
19 7 (0.52%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 169 (12.56%) Degree
2 10 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (0.67%) ISEB
3 9 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (0.67%) CCNA
4 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.22%) PhD
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.15%) CCNP
6 1 (0.074%) PMP
6 1 (0.074%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.074%) ACCA
6 1 (0.074%) CIMA
6 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.61%) QA
2 32 (2.38%) EMIR
3 27 (2.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.82%) SLA
5 4 (0.30%) MiFID
6 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.22%) UCITS
6 3 (0.22%) Basel III
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.15%) FATCA
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.074%) COBIT
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.074%) COREP
System Software
1 20 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.074%) NFS
3 1 (0.074%) vSphere
3 1 (0.074%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.074%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.97%) Control-M
3 11 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.30%) WSUS
6 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.15%) SCCM
7 2 (0.15%) Netcool
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
7 2 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.074%) Legato
8 1 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.074%) Puppet
8 1 (0.074%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 141 (10.48%) Oracle
2 128 (9.51%) Sybase
3 95 (7.06%) Bloomberg
4 80 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 71 (5.27%) Fidessa
6 45 (3.34%) TIBCO
7 40 (2.97%) Reuters
8 35 (2.60%) Informatica
9 34 (2.53%) SunGard
10 31 (2.30%) Murex
11 30 (2.23%) Calypso
12 25 (1.86%) NYFIX
12 25 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.78%) Charles River
14 23 (1.71%) thinkFolio
15 20 (1.49%) StatPro
16 17 (1.26%) 29West
17 16 (1.19%) HP
18 15 (1.11%) FactSet
19 14 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £180
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £95,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-95k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FlexTrade
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
FlexTrade
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago