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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 222 170 173
Rank change year-on-year -52 +3 +34
Permanent jobs citing Equities 80 79 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.41% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 3.56% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 68 66 53
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,125 £56,250
25th Percentile £76,875 £67,500 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
75th Percentile £117,500 £119,688 £122,500
90th Percentile £126,875 £125,000 -
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £93,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.67% +25.00%

Equities is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,115 2,220 2,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.36% 39.76% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,273 1,956 1,789
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,844 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%

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 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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 43 (53.75%) SQL
2 29 (36.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (35.00%) Finance
4 26 (32.50%) Java
5 23 (28.75%) Python
5 23 (28.75%) Front Office
5 23 (28.75%) Agile
6 19 (23.75%) Fixed Income
7 18 (22.50%) Degree
8 17 (21.25%) Linux
9 16 (20.00%) Derivative
9 16 (20.00%) Low Latency
10 15 (18.75%) Unix
10 15 (18.75%) Social Skills
11 14 (17.50%) Oracle
11 14 (17.50%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (16.25%) Spring
12 13 (16.25%) Fintech
13 12 (15.00%) AWS
14 11 (13.75%) Risk Management
14 11 (13.75%) Azure
14 11 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (13.75%) Concurrent Programming
15 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (12.50%) DevOps
15 10 (12.50%) Machine Learning
15 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
15 10 (12.50%) Advertising
15 10 (12.50%) Validation

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 7 (8.75%) Apache
2 5 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (5.00%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Fidessa
1 7 (8.75%) MetaTrader
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) AWS
2 11 (13.75%) Azure
3 7 (8.75%) GCP
4 4 (5.00%) Azure Service Bus
4 4 (5.00%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.75%) Slack
5 3 (3.75%) Snowflake
6 1 (1.25%) Datadog
6 1 (1.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Apache Ignite
3 5 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.00%) Power BI
5 3 (3.75%) KDB
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) Tableau
6 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.25%) Metadata
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.75%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.50%) GitLab
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) REST Assured
3 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Front Office
3 15 (18.75%) Social Skills
4 10 (12.50%) Advertising
4 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.00%) Banking
6 7 (8.75%) Prime Brokerage
7 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (6.25%) Back Office
8 5 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (5.00%) Legal
9 4 (5.00%) Marketing
9 4 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Python Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Lead Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (16.25%) Spring
3 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.50%) .NET
4 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.50%) REST
4 6 (7.50%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.25%) React
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Core
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.50%) Node.js
7 2 (2.50%) Playwright
8 1 (1.25%) HTML
8 1 (1.25%) HTML5
8 1 (1.25%) Kafka
8 1 (1.25%) Ktor
8 1 (1.25%) LESS
8 1 (1.25%) Sass
8 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (23.75%) Fixed Income
3 16 (20.00%) Derivative
4 9 (11.25%) Exotic Derivative
5 7 (8.75%) Hedge funds
5 7 (8.75%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (8.75%) Market Risk
6 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.00%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (3.75%) Legacy Code
8 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.25%) ASIC
9 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Agile
2 16 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 13 (16.25%) Fintech
4 11 (13.75%) Concurrent Programming
4 11 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.75%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.50%) DevOps
5 10 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 10 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (12.50%) TDD
5 10 (12.50%) Validation
6 9 (11.25%) Financial Modelling
6 9 (11.25%) Migration
6 9 (11.25%) Model Validation
6 9 (11.25%) Physics
6 9 (11.25%) Stochastic Calculus
7 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) SQL
2 26 (32.50%) Java
3 23 (28.75%) Python
4 8 (10.00%) C++
5 7 (8.75%) C#
5 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.75%) R
7 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.25%) Bash
8 1 (1.25%) ES6
8 1 (1.25%) Go
8 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.25%) Perl
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) Master's Degree
2 9 (11.25%) PhD
3 8 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 8 (10.00%) EMIR
2 8 (10.00%) MiFID
3 7 (8.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) Grafana
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) Bloomberg
3 6 (7.50%) Charles River
3 6 (7.50%) FactSet
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Sybase
5 3 (3.75%) Denodo
5 3 (3.75%) Reuters
6 1 (1.25%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.25%) Coverity
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.25%) VMware