Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 157 162
Rank change year-on-year -42 +5 -67
Permanent jobs citing Equities 139 207 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 1.94% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 4.19% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 128 194 178
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £140,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £83,750
% change year-on-year - -10.45% +19.64%

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 4,689 4,946 4,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.37% 46.42% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,153 4,377 4,397
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 65 (46.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (38.13%) Finance
3 51 (36.69%) Front Office
4 50 (35.97%) C#
5 45 (32.37%) SQL
6 33 (23.74%) Fixed Income
7 32 (23.02%) Linux
8 31 (22.30%) Java
9 27 (19.42%) C++
9 27 (19.42%) Oracle
9 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
9 27 (19.42%) Python
10 26 (18.71%) Unix
10 26 (18.71%) FIX Protocol
11 24 (17.27%) MiFID
11 24 (17.27%) Hedge funds
11 24 (17.27%) .NET
11 24 (17.27%) Banking
12 23 (16.55%) Asset Management
13 22 (15.83%) Derivative
14 20 (14.39%) Investment Management
14 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.95%) Advertising
16 17 (12.23%) Windows
17 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
17 16 (11.51%) Risk Management
17 16 (11.51%) Mathematics
17 16 (11.51%) Low Latency
17 16 (11.51%) Fintech
18 15 (10.79%) EMIR

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 4 (2.88%) IIS
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) thinkFolio
2 4 (2.88%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.16%) Front Arena
4 2 (1.44%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.72%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.72%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.72%) Heroku
1 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) MS Access
3 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.44%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Oracle Forms
1 13 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (9.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) Hudson
3 2 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.72%) Moq
4 1 (0.72%) MSTest
4 1 (0.72%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.72%) NUnit
General
1 53 (38.13%) Finance
2 51 (36.69%) Front Office
3 24 (17.27%) Banking
4 18 (12.95%) Advertising
5 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Back Office
7 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.44%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Developer
2 34 (24.46%) Analyst
3 17 (12.23%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.07%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (9.35%) C# WPF Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Qualitative Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Quantitative Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) WPF Developer
6 12 (8.63%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.04%) Product Manager
9 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Electronic Trading Support
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.71%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (17.27%) .NET
3 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET
4 14 (10.07%) HTML
4 14 (10.07%) WPF
5 13 (9.35%) React
5 13 (9.35%) WinForms
6 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.88%) CSS
8 4 (2.88%) REST
9 3 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.16%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.16%) Middleware
9 3 (2.16%) NumPy
9 3 (2.16%) Pandas
9 3 (2.16%) SciPy
9 3 (2.16%) XML
10 2 (1.44%) Redux
10 2 (1.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (46.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (23.74%) Fixed Income
3 24 (17.27%) Hedge funds
4 22 (15.83%) Derivative
5 16 (11.51%) Fintech
6 13 (9.35%) Credit Risk
7 12 (8.63%) Exotic Derivative
7 12 (8.63%) Market Risk
8 9 (6.47%) User Experience
9 6 (4.32%) Algorithms
9 6 (4.32%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.44%) Eurex
12 2 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.44%) Robotics
13 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) Linux
2 26 (18.71%) Unix
3 17 (12.23%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.55%) Asset Management
2 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.39%) Investment Management
3 16 (11.51%) Low Latency
3 16 (11.51%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.51%) Risk Management
4 15 (10.79%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (10.07%) Algorithmic Trading
6 13 (9.35%) Physics
7 12 (8.63%) Credit Risk Management
7 12 (8.63%) Financial Modelling
7 12 (8.63%) Stochastic Calculus
7 12 (8.63%) Validation
8 11 (7.91%) Analytics
8 11 (7.91%) Project Management
9 10 (7.19%) Release Management
10 9 (6.47%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.76%) Proprietary Trading
12 7 (5.04%) Trade Surveillance
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.97%) C#
2 45 (32.37%) SQL
3 31 (22.30%) Java
4 27 (19.42%) C++
4 27 (19.42%) Python
5 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.79%) Perl
7 12 (8.63%) MATLAB
7 12 (8.63%) R
8 11 (7.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.88%) Scala
10 3 (2.16%) C-shell
10 3 (2.16%) Ruby
11 2 (1.44%) ES6
11 2 (1.44%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.44%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
1 13 (9.35%) PhD
2 12 (8.63%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.72%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.27%) MiFID
2 15 (10.79%) EMIR
3 13 (9.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.44%) FATCA
4 2 (1.44%) QA
4 2 (1.44%) WAI
5 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) zsh
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) Automic
1 2 (1.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.72%) Ansible
2 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (19.42%) Oracle
2 11 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.47%) Charles River
4 8 (5.76%) Fidessa
4 8 (5.76%) Sybase
5 4 (2.88%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.16%) Calypso
6 3 (2.16%) Reuters
6 3 (2.16%) SimCorp
7 2 (1.44%) CQG
7 2 (1.44%) FIS
7 2 (1.44%) Informatica
7 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.44%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.44%) SunGard
7 2 (1.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.72%) Solace