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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 205 177 201
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Permanent jobs citing Equities 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.43% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -42.18%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
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
1518 1389 1398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.63% 31.12% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1157 1197
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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
Birmingham -10 6 £40,000 -13.51%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 18 (72.00%) Banking
4 17 (68.00%) Investment Banking
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) UNIX
6 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) OOD
8 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) QA
8 6 (24.00%) Derivative
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) Open Source
8 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (8.00%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (4.00%) Degree
11 1 (4.00%) KDB
11 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.00%) Nagios
11 1 (4.00%) Netcool
11 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (4.00%) Front Office
11 1 (4.00%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) Banking
3 17 (68.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
1 19 (76.00%) Senior Developer
1 19 (76.00%) Java Developer
1 19 (76.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income
1 6 (24.00%) Derivative
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) OOD
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Netcool
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle