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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 193 200 194
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Equities 15 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 10
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1229 1532 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 27.75% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1293 1055
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 11 July 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 +16 15 £42,500 +9.67%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (80.00%) SQL
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Sybase
4 8 (40.00%) Front Office
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Wiki
5 7 (35.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (35.00%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Derivative
8 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
9 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.00%) Back Office
9 1 (5.00%) J2EE
9 1 (5.00%) Solaris
9 1 (5.00%) Linux
9 1 (5.00%) Client/Server

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Front Office
3 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Applications Support
4 7 (35.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Process Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (35.00%) Wiki
3 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 7 (35.00%) Electronic Trading
1 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
1 8 (40.00%) Sybase