Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 176 187
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Equities 62 100 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 1.33% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.48% 3.53% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 84 122
10th Percentile £51,250 £62,375 £56,250
25th Percentile £65,313 £70,000 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £100,000 £78,750
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.98% -1.56%
75th Percentile £86,250 £122,500 £108,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £135,000 £136,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -6.25%

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 1,782 2,829 3,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.92% 37.57% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,572 2,487 3,287
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £39,900
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +6.12%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Equities as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Equities in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 38 (61.29%) Finance
2 32 (51.61%) Python
3 28 (45.16%) Linux
4 26 (41.94%) SQL
4 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (30.65%) TDD
5 19 (30.65%) Java
5 19 (30.65%) Front Office
6 16 (25.81%) C++
6 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
7 15 (24.19%) Pandas
7 15 (24.19%) BDD
7 15 (24.19%) Puppet
7 15 (24.19%) Algorithmic Trading
7 15 (24.19%) Django
8 14 (22.58%) Mathematics
8 14 (22.58%) Degree
8 14 (22.58%) C#
8 14 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
9 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
10 12 (19.35%) Banking
10 12 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
11 11 (17.74%) Social Skills
12 10 (16.13%) Advertising
12 10 (16.13%) Physics
12 10 (16.13%) Derivative
13 9 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence

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 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.23%) AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (1.61%) Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Google Workspace
2 1 (1.61%) Matillion
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.61%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) KDB
2 2 (3.23%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (61.29%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) Front Office
3 12 (19.35%) Banking
4 11 (17.74%) Social Skills
5 10 (16.13%) Advertising
6 7 (11.29%) Back Office
6 7 (11.29%) Investment Banking
7 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Python Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Senior Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Quantitative Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Qualitative Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Quantitative Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C# Quant Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Quantitative Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Django
1 15 (24.19%) Pandas
2 12 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.45%) JMS
3 4 (6.45%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.23%) Flask
5 2 (3.23%) Kafka
5 2 (3.23%) WPF
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) JSON
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.61%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.61%) WinForms
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (16.13%) Derivative
3 9 (14.52%) Exotic Derivative
3 9 (14.52%) Market Risk
4 8 (12.90%) Fixed Income
5 7 (11.29%) Hedge funds
6 5 (8.06%) Reference Data
7 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.23%) User Experience
9 1 (1.61%) CMDB
9 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.61%) Tandem
9 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) TDD
3 15 (24.19%) Algorithmic Trading
3 15 (24.19%) BDD
4 14 (22.58%) Mathematics
5 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
5 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.13%) Physics
8 9 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (14.52%) Electronic Trading
8 9 (14.52%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (14.52%) Low Latency
8 9 (14.52%) Machine Learning
8 9 (14.52%) Model Validation
8 9 (14.52%) Stochastic Calculus
8 9 (14.52%) Validation
9 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Python
2 26 (41.94%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) C++
5 14 (22.58%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) Master's Degree
2 9 (14.52%) PhD
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (14.52%) EMIR
1 9 (14.52%) MiFID
2 3 (4.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Solace
2 5 (8.06%) Fidessa
3 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Polycom
5 1 (1.61%) Portware
5 1 (1.61%) Solarflare
5 1 (1.61%) TIBCO