Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 144 129
Rank change year-on-year -36 -15 -31
Permanent jobs citing Equities 197 212 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 2.13% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.63% 4.43% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 185 188 268
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £76,250 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.20% +5.17% +7.41%
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

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 5,425 4,790 5,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.09% 48.18% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,906 4,274 5,122
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.04%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 104 (52.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 102 (51.78%) Finance
3 94 (47.72%) Front Office
4 88 (44.67%) SQL
5 81 (41.12%) Java
6 75 (38.07%) Derivative
7 69 (35.03%) Fixed Income
8 62 (31.47%) C#
9 58 (29.44%) .NET
10 57 (28.93%) SQL Server
11 49 (24.87%) Asset Management
12 48 (24.37%) Oracle
13 45 (22.84%) FIX Protocol
14 40 (20.30%) Investment Management
15 37 (18.78%) Perl
16 36 (18.27%) Banking
17 35 (17.77%) Business Analysis
18 34 (17.26%) Hedge funds
19 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (16.24%) Python
21 29 (14.72%) Calypso
21 29 (14.72%) Electronic Trading
22 28 (14.21%) Unix
23 25 (12.69%) Charles River
24 24 (12.18%) Workflow
25 23 (11.68%) XML
25 23 (11.68%) thinkFolio
26 22 (11.17%) Front Arena
26 22 (11.17%) SimCorp
26 22 (11.17%) Linux

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 22 (11.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (11.68%) thinkFolio
2 22 (11.17%) Front Arena
2 22 (11.17%) Markit EDM
3 8 (4.06%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.51%) Endur
4 1 (0.51%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) Internet
2 4 (2.03%) FTP
3 3 (1.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.02%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (1.02%) LAN
4 2 (1.02%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) BGP
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.51%) VPLS
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.17%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.58%) MS Access
5 10 (5.08%) KDB
6 6 (3.05%) Big Data
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.03%) DB2
8 4 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.52%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.52%) Kdb+
9 3 (1.52%) Power BI
10 2 (1.02%) Flink
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.51%) Redis
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (11.17%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.14%) TeamCity
3 15 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (5.58%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.05%) JIRA
6 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.03%) Maven
7 4 (2.03%) Mocha
8 3 (1.52%) Hudson
8 3 (1.52%) Subversion
9 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.02%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.02%) Moq
9 2 (1.02%) NUnit
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.02%) QUnit
9 2 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 102 (51.78%) Finance
2 94 (47.72%) Front Office
3 36 (18.27%) Banking
4 16 (8.12%) Back Office
4 16 (8.12%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.09%) Advertising
6 6 (3.05%) Retail
7 5 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.52%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.02%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (33.50%) Developer
2 49 (24.87%) Analyst
3 26 (13.20%) Applications Support
4 25 (12.69%) Java Developer
4 25 (12.69%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.11%) Consultant
8 13 (6.60%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.58%) Implementation Consultant
9 11 (5.58%) Java Consultant
9 11 (5.58%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) Software Consultant
9 11 (5.58%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (5.58%) Technical Implementation Consultant
9 11 (5.58%) WPF Developer
10 10 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.44%) .NET
2 45 (22.84%) FIX Protocol
3 23 (11.68%) XML
4 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.11%) WPF
6 9 (4.57%) WinForms
7 8 (4.06%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.55%) React
9 6 (3.05%) HTML
10 5 (2.54%) HTML5
10 5 (2.54%) WCF
11 4 (2.03%) CSS
11 4 (2.03%) Kafka
11 4 (2.03%) Redux
12 3 (1.52%) LESS
12 3 (1.52%) Middleware
13 2 (1.02%) ADO.NET
13 2 (1.02%) JMS
13 2 (1.02%) NHibernate
13 2 (1.02%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 104 (52.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 75 (38.07%) Derivative
3 69 (35.03%) Fixed Income
4 34 (17.26%) Hedge funds
5 19 (9.64%) Fintech
6 17 (8.63%) Algorithms
7 13 (6.60%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (4.57%) Credit Risk
10 8 (4.06%) Exotic Derivative
10 8 (4.06%) Market Risk
11 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
11 6 (3.05%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (3.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 6 (3.05%) Reference Data
12 5 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
13 4 (2.03%) SWIFT
13 4 (2.03%) User Experience
14 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.21%) Unix
2 22 (11.17%) Linux
3 18 (9.14%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.87%) Asset Management
2 40 (20.30%) Investment Management
3 35 (17.77%) Business Analysis
4 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.72%) Electronic Trading
6 24 (12.18%) Workflow
7 19 (9.64%) Risk Management
8 14 (7.11%) Analytics
8 14 (7.11%) Low Latency
9 13 (6.60%) Mathematics
10 12 (6.09%) Physics
11 11 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.08%) TDD
13 8 (4.06%) Algorithmic Trading
13 8 (4.06%) Financial Modelling
13 8 (4.06%) Proprietary Trading
13 8 (4.06%) Stochastic Calculus
13 8 (4.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 88 (44.67%) SQL
2 81 (41.12%) Java
3 62 (31.47%) C#
4 37 (18.78%) Perl
5 32 (16.24%) Python
6 16 (8.12%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.61%) Ruby
7 15 (7.61%) VBA
8 14 (7.11%) C++
9 10 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.06%) MATLAB
11 8 (4.06%) R
12 5 (2.54%) C
12 5 (2.54%) Scala
13 4 (2.03%) AWK
13 4 (2.03%) ES6
13 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (8.63%) Degree
2 9 (4.57%) PhD
3 8 (4.06%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.52%) ACCA
4 3 (1.52%) CIMA
4 3 (1.52%) PMP
5 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) CCNP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.15%) MiFID
2 19 (9.64%) EMIR
3 8 (4.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (3.05%) GDPR
5 4 (2.03%) FATCA
5 4 (2.03%) QA
6 3 (1.52%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) zsh
2 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.51%) Automic
2 1 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (24.37%) Oracle
2 29 (14.72%) Calypso
3 25 (12.69%) Charles River
4 22 (11.17%) SimCorp
5 20 (10.15%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.60%) Fidessa
6 13 (6.60%) Sybase
7 11 (5.58%) FIS
8 8 (4.06%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.06%) SmartStream
8 8 (4.06%) SunGard
9 7 (3.55%) Reuters
10 5 (2.54%) CQG
10 5 (2.54%) Informatica
11 3 (1.52%) Solace
12 2 (1.02%) Murex
12 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.51%) Cisco
13 1 (0.51%) Juniper