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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 194 187 199
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Equities 21 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.40% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.25% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 1
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +11.76%
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
1484 1598 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.25% 32.21% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1312 1246
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -7 21 £45,000 -5.26%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (95.65%) Finance
2 38 (82.61%) UNIX
3 37 (80.43%) SQL
4 22 (47.83%) Banking
5 20 (43.48%) Investment Banking
6 17 (36.96%) Java
7 15 (32.61%) Perl
7 15 (32.61%) Financial Institution
7 15 (32.61%) Python
7 15 (32.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (30.43%) Fixed Income
8 14 (30.43%) Derivative
8 14 (30.43%) Wiki
8 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
8 14 (30.43%) Windows
9 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
10 10 (21.74%) C#
11 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Linux
13 5 (10.87%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (8.70%) Front Office
15 3 (6.52%) Back Office
15 3 (6.52%) Oracle
16 2 (4.35%) KDB
16 2 (4.35%) ITIL
16 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
16 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 2 (4.35%) JMS
16 2 (4.35%) Degree

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) KDB
General
1 44 (95.65%) Finance
2 22 (47.83%) Banking
3 20 (43.48%) Investment Banking
4 15 (32.61%) Financial Institution
5 5 (10.87%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (8.70%) Front Office
7 3 (6.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Applications Support
2 16 (34.78%) Java Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Senior Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Support Analyst
3 15 (32.61%) Analyst
4 14 (30.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Support Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (30.43%) Fixed Income
2 14 (30.43%) Derivative
2 14 (30.43%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) UNIX
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL
2 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
3 1 (2.17%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) Perl
3 15 (32.61%) Python
4 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 10 (21.74%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Netcool
1 2 (4.35%) Nagios
1 2 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Sybase