Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 150 205
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55 -25
Permanent jobs citing Equities 90 47 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% 3.11% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 81 44 96
10th Percentile £50,000 £66,250 £62,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £86,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.40% +15.33% +5.26%
75th Percentile £115,000 £114,375 £107,813
90th Percentile £121,250 £122,500 £122,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £86,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -10.40% +15.33% +7.14%

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 2,211 1,509 3,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.35% 39.34% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,958 1,299 3,222
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 64 (71.11%) Finance
2 58 (64.44%) SQL
3 53 (58.89%) C#
4 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (44.44%) JIRA
6 37 (41.11%) Banking
6 37 (41.11%) .NET
6 37 (41.11%) SQL Server
7 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET
8 30 (33.33%) Azure
9 28 (31.11%) Risk Management
10 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 26 (28.89%) Investment Banking
11 26 (28.89%) Fidessa
12 25 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (27.78%) DevOps
12 25 (27.78%) Social Skills
13 23 (25.56%) React
13 23 (25.56%) AngularJS
13 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Office
14 21 (23.33%) VB
14 21 (23.33%) Front Office
14 21 (23.33%) Full Stack Development
15 20 (22.22%) SDLC
16 19 (21.11%) Vue.js
16 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
16 19 (21.11%) Confluence
16 19 (21.11%) REST
16 19 (21.11%) SOAP

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 19 (21.11%) Confluence
2 10 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.33%) Azure
2 10 (11.11%) Power Platform
3 4 (4.44%) AWS
4 1 (1.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) Power BI
4 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.67%) Tableau
5 3 (3.33%) Big Data
5 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.22%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) QlikView
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) MemSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (44.44%) JIRA
2 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 64 (71.11%) Finance
2 37 (41.11%) Banking
3 26 (28.89%) Investment Banking
4 25 (27.78%) Social Skills
5 21 (23.33%) Front Office
6 10 (11.11%) Advertising
6 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (7.78%) Back Office
8 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (61.11%) Developer
2 27 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 19 (21.11%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.56%) SQL Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Quantitative Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) C# Quant Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.67%) Support Specialist
10 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Principal Developer
10 4 (4.44%) React Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior React Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.11%) .NET
2 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (25.56%) AngularJS
3 23 (25.56%) React
4 19 (21.11%) jQuery
4 19 (21.11%) LINQ
4 19 (21.11%) REST
4 19 (21.11%) SOAP
4 19 (21.11%) Vue.js
4 19 (21.11%) WCF
4 19 (21.11%) Web Services
4 19 (21.11%) WinForms
5 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 14 (15.56%) JSON
7 13 (14.44%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (12.22%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.33%) Kafka
10 2 (2.22%) RESTful
10 2 (2.22%) Spring Batch
11 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (13.33%) Derivative
3 10 (11.11%) Exotic Derivative
3 10 (11.11%) Market Risk
4 9 (10.00%) Legacy Systems
4 9 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 8 (8.89%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.33%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.11%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) Risk Management
3 25 (27.78%) DevOps
4 21 (23.33%) Full Stack Development
5 20 (22.22%) SDLC
6 19 (21.11%) Information Security
7 18 (20.00%) MVC
7 18 (20.00%) SOLID
8 15 (16.67%) OO
9 14 (15.56%) MVVM
10 12 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (12.22%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (12.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (12.22%) Unit Testing
11 11 (12.22%) Visualisation
11 11 (12.22%) Web Application Development
12 10 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
12 10 (11.11%) Machine Learning
12 10 (11.11%) Model Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) SQL
2 53 (58.89%) C#
3 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.33%) VB
5 19 (21.11%) Python
6 14 (15.56%) VBA
7 12 (13.33%) Java
8 9 (10.00%) C++
9 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.22%) C
12 1 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) Master's Degree
2 9 (10.00%) PhD
3 2 (2.22%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 10 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (11.11%) EMIR
2 10 (11.11%) MiFID
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Terraform
3 1 (1.11%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Fidessa
2 19 (21.11%) Atlassian
3 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.44%) Bloomberg
5 7 (7.78%) Charles River
5 7 (7.78%) Portware
5 7 (7.78%) Tradeweb
6 4 (4.44%) Concur
6 4 (4.44%) Sage
6 4 (4.44%) Sun
7 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) Trayport
9 1 (1.11%) FactSet
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) Reuters
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.11%) Sybase