Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 142 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 -52 +73
Permanent jobs citing Equities 218 225 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.11% 2.10% 3.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 4.38% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 202 208 429
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £53,075 £45,000 £46,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

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 4,868 5,142 6,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.02% 47.92% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,346 4,700 5,756
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £97,000 £93,750 £94,375
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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 17 January 2018, 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.

1 141 (64.68%) Finance
2 90 (41.28%) Banking
3 86 (39.45%) Front Office
4 85 (38.99%) SQL
5 80 (36.70%) Java
6 72 (33.03%) Fixed Income
7 66 (30.28%) Python
8 61 (27.98%) Linux
9 54 (24.77%) Investment Banking
10 52 (23.85%) Unix
11 50 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (19.72%) FIX Protocol
13 42 (19.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (18.81%) C++
15 40 (18.35%) Derivative
16 39 (17.89%) C#
17 35 (16.06%) Electronic Trading
17 35 (16.06%) Low Latency
18 33 (15.14%) OO
18 33 (15.14%) Mathematics
18 33 (15.14%) Fintech
19 31 (14.22%) Financial Institution
20 27 (12.39%) Oracle
21 26 (11.93%) Perl
21 26 (11.93%) Greenfield Project
21 26 (11.93%) Process Improvement
22 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
22 25 (11.47%) .NET
22 25 (11.47%) Asset Management
23 24 (11.01%) Sybase

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 (2.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.38%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) Apache
3 1 (0.46%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.92%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.21%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (1.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) Big Data
1 18 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) Blockchain
3 6 (2.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.29%) MySQL
5 3 (1.38%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.38%) Flink
5 3 (1.38%) KDB
6 2 (0.92%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) Ingres
7 1 (0.46%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.05%) Gradle
3 9 (4.13%) JIRA
4 3 (1.38%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.92%) NUnit
5 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.46%) GitLab
6 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.46%) JUnit
6 1 (0.46%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.46%) Mocha
6 1 (0.46%) Moq
6 1 (0.46%) MSTest
6 1 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (64.68%) Finance
2 90 (41.28%) Banking
3 86 (39.45%) Front Office
4 54 (24.77%) Investment Banking
5 31 (14.22%) Financial Institution
6 12 (5.50%) Back Office
7 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (33.94%) Developer
2 59 (27.06%) Analyst
3 34 (15.60%) Java Developer
4 29 (13.30%) Applications Support
5 28 (12.84%) Business Analyst
6 20 (9.17%) Python Developer
7 18 (8.26%) Quantitative Developer
8 17 (7.80%) Support Manager
9 14 (6.42%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (6.42%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (6.42%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 14 (6.42%) Qualitative Analyst
9 14 (6.42%) Quantitative Analyst
9 14 (6.42%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.96%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.50%) Credit Analyst
11 12 (5.50%) Junior
11 12 (5.50%) Junior Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Front Office Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.72%) FIX Protocol
2 25 (11.47%) .NET
3 20 (9.17%) AngularJS
4 15 (6.88%) Middleware
4 15 (6.88%) REST
5 14 (6.42%) Angular 2
6 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET
6 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (5.50%) HTML
8 9 (4.13%) HTML5
9 7 (3.21%) WCF
9 7 (3.21%) XML
10 6 (2.75%) Django
11 3 (1.38%) Kafka
11 3 (1.38%) TensorFlow
12 2 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (0.92%) React
12 2 (0.92%) Spring
12 2 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.03%) Fixed Income
2 42 (19.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 40 (18.35%) Derivative
4 33 (15.14%) Fintech
5 26 (11.93%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (9.63%) Hedge funds
7 15 (6.88%) Computer Science
8 14 (6.42%) User Experience
9 13 (5.96%) Data Structures
10 12 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.83%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.38%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
14 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
15 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
15 1 (0.46%) Swaptions
15 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (27.98%) Linux
2 52 (23.85%) Unix
3 7 (3.21%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) VMS
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.06%) Electronic Trading
2 35 (16.06%) Low Latency
3 33 (15.14%) Mathematics
3 33 (15.14%) OO
4 26 (11.93%) Process Improvement
5 25 (11.47%) Asset Management
6 24 (11.01%) DevOps
7 21 (9.63%) Risk Management
8 20 (9.17%) Analytics
8 20 (9.17%) Project Management
9 19 (8.72%) Investment Management
10 17 (7.80%) OOP
11 16 (7.34%) Algorithmic Trading
12 15 (6.88%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.88%) Data Engineering
12 15 (6.88%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.88%) Multithreading
12 15 (6.88%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.99%) SQL
2 80 (36.70%) Java
3 66 (30.28%) Python
4 41 (18.81%) C++
5 39 (17.89%) C#
6 26 (11.93%) Perl
7 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.42%) MATLAB
8 14 (6.42%) R
9 13 (5.96%) T-SQL
10 11 (5.05%) Scala
11 10 (4.59%) VBA
12 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.83%) C
12 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.38%) VB
14 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.46%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.42%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (2.29%) PhD
3 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.92%) CFA
4 2 (0.92%) ISEB
5 1 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) MiFID
2 10 (4.59%) QA
3 6 (2.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.38%) EMIR
4 3 (1.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.92%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.38%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (12.39%) Oracle
2 24 (11.01%) Sybase
3 17 (7.80%) Charles River
3 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.21%) Bloomberg
5 6 (2.75%) Fidessa
6 4 (1.83%) Tableau
7 3 (1.38%) Remedy
7 3 (1.38%) Solace
8 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.46%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.46%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.46%) Portware
9 1 (0.46%) Sun