The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 193 207 183
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing Equities 17 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1227 1574 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.80% 28.27% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1337 1065
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Equities
England

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Equities across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +21 17 £45,000 +16.12%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (85.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Financial Institution
4 11 (55.00%) Python
4 11 (55.00%) Perl
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Wiki
5 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (30.00%) Front Office
6 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Sybase
7 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) Derivative
11 1 (5.00%) Degree
11 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (5.00%) Linux
11 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
11 1 (5.00%) C++
11 1 (5.00%) J2EE
11 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (30.00%) Front Office
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Applications Support
3 10 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Wiki
2 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Sybase