The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 233 220 217
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Equities 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +27.77%
Equities
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2330 1904 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.99% 34.76% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1570 1570
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Equities
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equities across the West Midlands region.

Equities Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Equities
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Equities across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Equities Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Equities
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Equities.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Derivative
2 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Front Office
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 4 (36.36%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Sybase
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Fintech
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
7 2 (18.18%) Data Management
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Front Office
4 4 (36.36%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Quantitative Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Support
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Derivative
1 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Fintech
3 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase