Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 163 122
Rank change year-on-year -13 -41 +14
Permanent jobs citing Equities 191 187 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.85% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 3.80% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 173 162 329
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £49,000 £33,775 £52,500
90th Percentile £109,750 £132,500 £100,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +5.26%

Equities is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,359 4,924 6,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.59% 48.62% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,769 4,437 5,719
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Equities as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in the City of London

Equities
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equities in the City of London.

Salary trend for Equities in the City of London

Equities
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 124 (64.92%) Finance
2 96 (50.26%) Front Office
3 74 (38.74%) SQL
4 66 (34.55%) Java
5 64 (33.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 58 (30.37%) Fixed Income
7 49 (25.65%) C#
8 44 (23.04%) Derivative
9 42 (21.99%) .NET
9 42 (21.99%) Python
10 38 (19.90%) Banking
11 36 (18.85%) Linux
12 33 (17.28%) FIX Protocol
13 32 (16.75%) SQL Server
14 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (14.66%) Unix
15 28 (14.66%) Mathematics
15 28 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (14.14%) C++
17 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
17 26 (13.61%) MiFID
17 26 (13.61%) Asset Management
18 25 (13.09%) Degree
19 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
20 22 (11.52%) Low Latency
21 21 (10.99%) Perl
21 21 (10.99%) Electronic Trading
22 20 (10.47%) Business Analysis
22 20 (10.47%) Oracle
22 20 (10.47%) Risk Management

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (3.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.09%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) thinkFolio
2 6 (3.14%) Front Arena
2 6 (3.14%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.09%) MetaTrader
4 2 (1.05%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.52%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.62%) Slack
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.05%) Serverless
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.05%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (1.05%) LAN
2 2 (1.05%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) BGP
3 1 (0.52%) DHCP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.52%) Multicast
3 1 (0.52%) VPLS
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) Big Data
3 16 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.19%) KDB
5 7 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.62%) Power BI
8 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.57%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.57%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.05%) Flink
10 2 (1.05%) Ingres
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (4.19%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.05%) Grunt
3 2 (1.05%) gulp
3 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.05%) JUnit
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.05%) Selenium
3 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.05%) webpack
4 1 (0.52%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.52%) MSTest
4 1 (0.52%) NUnit
4 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) TestComplete
General
1 124 (64.92%) Finance
2 96 (50.26%) Front Office
3 38 (19.90%) Banking
4 18 (9.42%) Investment Banking
5 14 (7.33%) Advertising
6 13 (6.81%) Back Office
7 10 (5.24%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.66%) Retail
9 3 (1.57%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (34.55%) Analyst
1 66 (34.55%) Developer
2 29 (15.18%) Applications Support
3 27 (14.14%) Business Analyst
3 27 (14.14%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.52%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 15 (7.85%) Python Developer
7 13 (6.81%) Front Office Developer
7 13 (6.81%) Qualitative Analyst
7 13 (6.81%) Quantitative Analyst
8 12 (6.28%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Junior
9 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.24%) C++ Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Consultant
11 9 (4.71%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (4.19%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 8 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.19%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.99%) .NET
2 33 (17.28%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.76%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.24%) REST
5 10 (5.24%) WPF
6 9 (4.71%) Django
7 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (4.19%) XML
8 7 (3.66%) HTML
9 6 (3.14%) Angular 2
9 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.14%) Middleware
9 6 (3.14%) WCF
10 5 (2.62%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.62%) HTML5
11 4 (2.09%) CSS
11 4 (2.09%) Kafka
11 4 (2.09%) React
11 4 (2.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (33.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 58 (30.37%) Fixed Income
3 44 (23.04%) Derivative
4 20 (10.47%) Fintech
5 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
6 16 (8.38%) Hedge funds
7 13 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (5.24%) Exotic Derivative
8 10 (5.24%) User Experience
9 9 (4.71%) Credit Risk
9 9 (4.71%) Market Risk
10 8 (4.19%) Data Structures
11 7 (3.66%) Algorithms
11 7 (3.66%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
14 2 (1.05%) Eurex
14 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
14 2 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Linux
2 28 (14.66%) Unix
3 10 (5.24%) Windows
4 5 (2.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.66%) Mathematics
2 28 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (13.61%) Asset Management
4 22 (11.52%) Low Latency
5 21 (10.99%) Electronic Trading
6 20 (10.47%) Business Analysis
6 20 (10.47%) Risk Management
7 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
8 17 (8.90%) Physics
9 16 (8.38%) Algorithmic Trading
9 16 (8.38%) Investment Management
10 14 (7.33%) Financial Modelling
10 14 (7.33%) Process Improvement
11 13 (6.81%) Machine Learning
11 13 (6.81%) OO
11 13 (6.81%) Validation
12 12 (6.28%) DevOps
13 11 (5.76%) Analytics
13 11 (5.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.74%) SQL
2 66 (34.55%) Java
3 49 (25.65%) C#
4 42 (21.99%) Python
5 27 (14.14%) C++
6 21 (10.99%) Perl
7 18 (9.42%) VBA
8 16 (8.38%) JavaScript
9 15 (7.85%) R
10 13 (6.81%) MATLAB
10 13 (6.81%) T-SQL
11 10 (5.24%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.66%) Ruby
13 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.62%) C
15 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.09%) Java 8
16 3 (1.57%) TypeScript
17 2 (1.05%) Go
17 2 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.09%) Degree
2 11 (5.76%) PhD
3 10 (5.24%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.09%) PMP
5 3 (1.57%) ACCA
5 3 (1.57%) CIMA
5 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) CFA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.61%) MiFID
2 16 (8.38%) EMIR
3 9 (4.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (3.66%) GDPR
5 6 (3.14%) Data Quality
6 4 (2.09%) AIFMD
7 3 (1.57%) FATCA
7 3 (1.57%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.47%) Oracle
3 18 (9.42%) Sybase
4 11 (5.76%) Bloomberg
4 11 (5.76%) Charles River
5 8 (4.19%) Fidessa
6 7 (3.66%) Calypso
7 6 (3.14%) SimCorp
8 5 (2.62%) FIS
8 5 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.62%) SmartStream
9 3 (1.57%) MarketAxess
9 3 (1.57%) Portware
10 2 (1.05%) Informatica
10 2 (1.05%) Reuters
10 2 (1.05%) Solace
10 2 (1.05%) SunGard
10 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.52%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.52%) Tableau