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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 376 314 302
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -12
Permanent jobs citing Equities 736 1020 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.85% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 2.13% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 648 848 821
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +4.04%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 24 April 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 24 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 -66 713 £67,500 -3.57% 104
London -43 656 £67,500 -3.57% 97
City of London -44 210 £67,500 - 52
Surrey +42 46 £57,500 +27.77% 2
South East +39 46 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Scotland -1 22 £55,000 - 3
Glasgow -13 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Stirling +2 9 £50,000 -
Birmingham -6 7 £40,000 -22.33% 1
West Midlands -21 7 £40,000 -22.33% 1
Canary Wharf +8 4 £67,500 +3.84%
Guildford +3 4 £50,000 +11.11%
South West - 4 £34,000 -
Somerset - 4 £34,000 -
Bath - 3 £34,000 -
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Woking +5 2 £55,000 - 2
Edinburgh +13 1 £45,000 -18.91% 1
Beckenham - 1 £37,500 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £110,000 -
Street - 1 £110,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £110,000 -
North West - 1 £110,000 - 1

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 848 (61.90%) Finance
2 582 (42.48%) SQL
3 534 (38.98%) Derivative
4 483 (35.26%) Java
5 482 (35.18%) Front Office
6 460 (33.58%) Fixed Income
7 425 (31.02%) Banking
8 409 (29.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 375 (27.37%) UNIX
10 313 (22.85%) Linux
11 308 (22.48%) C#
12 306 (22.34%) Investment Banking
13 279 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
14 273 (19.93%) C++
15 236 (17.23%) Multithreading
16 209 (15.26%) Degree
17 198 (14.45%) Windows
18 193 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
19 190 (13.87%) .NET
20 184 (13.43%) FIX Protocol
21 165 (12.04%) Low Latency
22 164 (11.97%) Oracle
23 148 (10.80%) Perl
24 147 (10.73%) Hedge funds
25 146 (10.66%) Python
26 142 (10.36%) Business Analysis
26 142 (10.36%) Electronic Trading
27 134 (9.78%) Risk Management
28 131 (9.56%) SQL Server
28 131 (9.56%) Asset Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 22 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 13 (0.95%) JBoss
3 12 (0.88%) Apache
4 11 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
4 11 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.51%) MQSeries
6 7 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.44%) Node.js
8 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.29%) Mule
9 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.22%) Confluence
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.073%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.55%) MS Office
3 16 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.66%) MS Project
5 6 (0.44%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.22%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.61%) thinkFolio
2 20 (1.46%) Summit
3 12 (0.88%) LatentZero
3 12 (0.88%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.51%) RMDS
5 5 (0.36%) Endur
6 4 (0.29%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.29%) Eikon
6 4 (0.29%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.22%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.15%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.15%) Minerva
8 2 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
9 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.073%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.17%) SaaS
2 2 (0.15%) Force.com
3 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.04%) Firewall
2 22 (1.61%) WAN
3 21 (1.53%) LAN
4 19 (1.39%) VPN
5 12 (0.88%) BGP
5 12 (0.88%) Multicast
6 11 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (0.73%) DNS
7 10 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.58%) OSPF
9 7 (0.51%) LDAP
9 7 (0.51%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.36%) Internet
11 4 (0.29%) VoIP
11 4 (0.29%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.29%) Junos
11 4 (0.29%) NX-OS
11 4 (0.29%) Wireless
11 4 (0.29%) SSH
11 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.20%) Relational Database
3 53 (3.87%) RDBMS
4 17 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.88%) KDB
7 11 (0.80%) DB2
8 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.73%) MySQL
9 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.58%) OLAP
10 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.36%) Big Data
11 5 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (2.34%) JIRA
2 19 (1.39%) Subversion
3 17 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.02%) JUnit
4 14 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.95%) Maven
6 11 (0.80%) NUnit
6 11 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.73%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.58%) FitNesse
9 7 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.44%) Selenium
11 5 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.36%) Moq
12 4 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (0.29%) Gradle
12 4 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 848 (61.90%) Finance
2 482 (35.18%) Front Office
3 425 (31.02%) Banking
4 306 (22.34%) Investment Banking
5 125 (9.12%) Back Office
6 67 (4.89%) Financial Institution
7 34 (2.48%) Retail
8 25 (1.82%) Legal
9 20 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.17%) Games
11 11 (0.80%) Wholesale Banking
12 8 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.29%) Publishing
15 3 (0.22%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.073%) Marketing
17 1 (0.073%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 554 (40.44%) Developer
2 416 (30.36%) Analyst
3 254 (18.54%) Java Developer
4 205 (14.96%) Business Analyst
5 188 (13.72%) Applications Support
6 141 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 128 (9.34%) Support Analyst
8 82 (5.99%) Senior Developer
9 80 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
10 73 (5.33%) C++ Developer
11 56 (4.09%) Programmer
12 53 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 45 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
14 42 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 33 (2.41%) Java Programmer
16 32 (2.34%) .NET Developer
16 32 (2.34%) C++/Java Developer
17 31 (2.26%) Banking Business Analyst
18 27 (1.97%) Agile Business Analyst
18 27 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (13.87%) .NET
2 184 (13.43%) FIX Protocol
3 82 (5.99%) WPF
4 79 (5.77%) HTML
5 70 (5.11%) Spring
6 64 (4.67%) XML
7 60 (4.38%) WCF
8 46 (3.36%) ASP.NET
9 41 (2.99%) J2EE
9 41 (2.99%) Middleware
10 35 (2.55%) jQuery
11 33 (2.41%) HTML5
11 33 (2.41%) JMS
11 33 (2.41%) Web Services
12 31 (2.26%) WinForms
13 28 (2.04%) CSS
14 27 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (1.90%) Swing
16 25 (1.82%) Rendezvous
17 23 (1.68%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 534 (38.98%) Derivative
2 460 (33.58%) Fixed Income
3 409 (29.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 193 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
5 147 (10.73%) Hedge funds
6 106 (7.74%) Equity Derivative
7 99 (7.23%) Computer Science
8 54 (3.94%) Mathematics
9 53 (3.87%) Data Structures
10 49 (3.58%) Algorithms
11 48 (3.50%) Credit Derivative
12 38 (2.77%) Credit Risk
13 32 (2.34%) Reference Data
13 32 (2.34%) Open Source
14 24 (1.75%) N-Tier
15 23 (1.68%) User Experience
16 21 (1.53%) SWIFT
17 20 (1.46%) Contract for Difference
18 19 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 18 (1.31%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 375 (27.37%) UNIX
2 313 (22.85%) Linux
3 198 (14.45%) Windows
4 51 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (1.97%) Solaris
6 13 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 12 (0.88%) SUSE
8 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.66%) CentOS
9 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.58%) Windows NT
10 7 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.51%) Debian
11 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.36%) Fedora
13 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.15%) Android
16 1 (0.073%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.073%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (17.23%) Multithreading
3 165 (12.04%) Low Latency
4 142 (10.36%) Electronic Trading
4 142 (10.36%) Business Analysis
5 134 (9.78%) Risk Management
6 131 (9.56%) Asset Management
7 127 (9.27%) OO
8 116 (8.47%) Algorithmic Trading
9 110 (8.03%) Investment Management
10 101 (7.37%) Project Management
11 78 (5.69%) Software Engineering
12 62 (4.53%) TDD
12 62 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 56 (4.09%) Unit Testing
14 56 (4.09%) Workflow
15 46 (3.36%) Analytics
16 42 (3.07%) OOD
17 41 (2.99%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 582 (42.48%) SQL
2 483 (35.26%) Java
3 308 (22.48%) C#
4 273 (19.93%) C++
5 148 (10.80%) Perl
6 146 (10.66%) Python
7 96 (7.01%) JavaScript
8 90 (6.57%) VBA
9 48 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 44 (3.21%) VB
11 36 (2.63%) C
12 35 (2.55%) Scala
13 34 (2.48%) T-SQL
14 31 (2.26%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.97%) VB6
16 26 (1.90%) Tcl
17 21 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 20 (1.46%) MATLAB
19 15 (1.09%) Korn
20 14 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 209 (15.26%) Degree
2 21 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (1.39%) CCNA
4 11 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (0.73%) ISEB
5 10 (0.73%) CCNP
6 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.36%) MCSE
8 4 (0.29%) PhD
8 4 (0.29%) MCP
8 4 (0.29%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.29%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.29%) PMP
9 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.073%) ACCA
10 1 (0.073%) CISA
10 1 (0.073%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.073%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.11%) QA
2 43 (3.14%) EMIR
3 33 (2.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.09%) MiFID
5 14 (1.02%) SLA
6 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) Basel III
7 2 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.073%) GAAP
8 1 (0.073%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.073%) IAS 32
8 1 (0.073%) UCITS
8 1 (0.073%) CRD IV
System Software
1 22 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) Firmware
3 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.22%) HDFS
5 2 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.073%) Squid
6 1 (0.073%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.073%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.073%) vSphere
6 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.073%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (0.58%) Control-M
2 8 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.44%) WSUS
4 4 (0.29%) Sysprep
4 4 (0.29%) Nagios
5 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.15%) OpenView
6 2 (0.15%) Oozie
6 2 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.073%) Legato
Vendors
1 164 (11.97%) Oracle
2 104 (7.59%) Sybase
3 81 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 67 (4.89%) Bloomberg
5 54 (3.94%) TIBCO
6 53 (3.87%) Red Hat
7 42 (3.07%) Fidessa
8 36 (2.63%) Reuters
9 32 (2.34%) Charles River
10 26 (1.90%) Informatica
11 21 (1.53%) Sophis
12 20 (1.46%) NYFIX
12 20 (1.46%) SunGard
12 20 (1.46%) Cisco
13 16 (1.17%) Murex
14 15 (1.09%) Calypso
15 10 (0.73%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.73%) FactSet
15 10 (0.73%) Tableau
16 9 (0.66%) Sun
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