Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 123 97
Rank change year-on-year -19 -26 +52
Permanent jobs citing Equities 213 273 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.10% 2.35% 2.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.46% 5.01% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 191 253 454
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%

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 4772 5448 7945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.10% 46.86% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4256 4950 6654
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,725 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

Equities
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 3 £90,000 -
Equities
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 128 (60.09%) Finance
2 80 (37.56%) Front Office
3 76 (35.68%) Java
4 70 (32.86%) SQL
4 70 (32.86%) Banking
5 69 (32.39%) Fixed Income
6 61 (28.64%) Linux
7 57 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (24.88%) Unix
9 52 (24.41%) Python
10 47 (22.07%) Investment Banking
11 44 (20.66%) FIX Protocol
12 38 (17.84%) Electronic Trading
13 34 (15.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (15.49%) Oracle
15 32 (15.02%) Derivative
16 31 (14.55%) Asset Management
17 29 (13.62%) Low Latency
18 28 (13.15%) C++
19 26 (12.21%) C#
20 25 (11.74%) OO
20 25 (11.74%) Financial Institution
21 24 (11.27%) Mathematics
22 23 (10.80%) Investment Management
22 23 (10.80%) JavaScript
22 23 (10.80%) Fintech
23 21 (9.86%) Charles River
23 21 (9.86%) Hedge funds
24 20 (9.39%) Process Improvement
24 20 (9.39%) Perl

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 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.41%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.41%) CMS
2 3 (1.41%) EPiServer
2 3 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.94%) Apache
3 2 (0.94%) Confluence
3 2 (0.94%) JBoss
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.41%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.94%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.47%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.41%) npm
3 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.94%) FTP
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.57%) Big Data
3 9 (4.23%) KDB
4 7 (3.29%) Kdb+
5 6 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.82%) MySQL
6 3 (1.41%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.41%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.41%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.41%) Flink
6 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.16%) Gradle
3 10 (4.69%) JIRA
4 4 (1.88%) Mocha
4 4 (1.88%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.41%) Bower
5 3 (1.41%) gulp
5 3 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.41%) Protractor
5 3 (1.41%) Selenium
5 3 (1.41%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.47%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.47%) JUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.47%) MSI
6 1 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 128 (60.09%) Finance
2 80 (37.56%) Front Office
3 70 (32.86%) Banking
4 47 (22.07%) Investment Banking
5 25 (11.74%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.23%) Back Office
7 7 (3.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.88%) Prime Brokerage
8 4 (1.88%) Retail
9 3 (1.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
10 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (33.33%) Developer
2 64 (30.05%) Analyst
3 32 (15.02%) Business Analyst
4 31 (14.55%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.33%) Applications Support
6 18 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.98%) Support Manager
8 14 (6.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Python Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Quantitative Developer
10 10 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) Junior
10 10 (4.69%) Junior Developer
10 10 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.23%) Business IT Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) IT Business Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Qualitative Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Quantitative Analyst
12 8 (3.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.66%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (8.45%) .NET
3 16 (7.51%) AngularJS
3 16 (7.51%) HTML
4 12 (5.63%) HTML5
5 9 (4.23%) Middleware
6 8 (3.76%) Angular 2
6 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (3.76%) REST
7 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.35%) JMS
9 4 (1.88%) CSS
9 4 (1.88%) WCF
9 4 (1.88%) XML
10 3 (1.41%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.41%) CSS3
10 3 (1.41%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.41%) jQuery
10 3 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.39%) Fixed Income
2 34 (15.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (15.02%) Derivative
4 23 (10.80%) Fintech
5 21 (9.86%) Hedge funds
6 17 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.69%) User Experience
9 7 (3.29%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.82%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.88%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.88%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.41%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (28.64%) Linux
2 53 (24.88%) Unix
3 11 (5.16%) Windows
4 3 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.84%) Electronic Trading
3 31 (14.55%) Asset Management
4 29 (13.62%) Low Latency
5 25 (11.74%) OO
6 24 (11.27%) Mathematics
7 23 (10.80%) Investment Management
8 20 (9.39%) Process Improvement
9 18 (8.45%) Algorithmic Trading
9 18 (8.45%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.98%) DevOps
11 16 (7.51%) Project Management
12 15 (7.04%) Analytics
12 15 (7.04%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.10%) Data Modelling
13 13 (6.10%) Machine Learning
13 13 (6.10%) Multithreading
14 12 (5.63%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.16%) Microservices
15 11 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.68%) Java
2 70 (32.86%) SQL
3 52 (24.41%) Python
4 28 (13.15%) C++
5 26 (12.21%) C#
6 23 (10.80%) JavaScript
7 20 (9.39%) Perl
8 11 (5.16%) Scala
9 9 (4.23%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.23%) R
10 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.35%) VBA
12 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.94%) C
12 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.47%) C-shell
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.51%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) ISEB
2 3 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (1.41%) PhD
3 2 (0.94%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) QA
2 13 (6.10%) MiFID
3 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.88%) EMIR
4 3 (1.41%) SLA
5 2 (0.94%) Basel III
5 2 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (15.49%) Oracle
2 21 (9.86%) Charles River
3 20 (9.39%) Sybase
4 14 (6.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.82%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.41%) Marketo
6 3 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.41%) Solace
6 3 (1.41%) Tableau
7 2 (0.94%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.47%) Cadence
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) eSpeed
8 1 (0.47%) Eze Software Group
8 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Sun
8 1 (0.47%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.47%) VMware