Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 138 130
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8 -32
Permanent jobs citing Equities 182 217 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 2.11% 2.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.68% 4.62% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 175 199 231
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +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 4,948 4,695 5,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.95% 45.58% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,432 4,211 4,715
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 103 (56.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 85 (46.70%) Front Office
3 84 (46.15%) Finance
4 76 (41.76%) SQL
5 69 (37.91%) Fixed Income
6 65 (35.71%) Java
6 65 (35.71%) Derivative
7 61 (33.52%) C#
8 56 (30.77%) .NET
9 54 (29.67%) SQL Server
10 51 (28.02%) Oracle
11 50 (27.47%) Asset Management
12 40 (21.98%) Investment Management
13 39 (21.43%) Banking
13 39 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
14 33 (18.13%) Hedge funds
15 31 (17.03%) Perl
15 31 (17.03%) Python
16 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (15.38%) Unix
18 27 (14.84%) Visual Studio
19 26 (14.29%) Business Analysis
19 26 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
20 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET
21 23 (12.64%) Calypso
22 22 (12.09%) Windows
23 21 (11.54%) Charles River
24 20 (10.99%) Linux
25 19 (10.44%) MS Access
25 19 (10.44%) Oracle Forms

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 17 (9.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (5.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (9.89%) thinkFolio
2 17 (9.34%) Front Arena
2 17 (9.34%) Markit EDM
3 8 (4.40%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.55%) Heroku
3 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.44%) MS Access
3 17 (9.34%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.85%) KDB
6 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.20%) DB2
7 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.65%) Kdb+
9 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.10%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.44%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.79%) TeamCity
4 13 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.30%) JIRA
6 4 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.20%) Maven
6 4 (2.20%) Mocha
7 3 (1.65%) Hudson
7 3 (1.65%) Subversion
8 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.10%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.10%) Mockito
8 2 (1.10%) Moq
8 2 (1.10%) NUnit
8 2 (1.10%) QUnit
8 2 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 85 (46.70%) Front Office
2 84 (46.15%) Finance
3 39 (21.43%) Banking
4 16 (8.79%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.04%) Advertising
5 11 (6.04%) Back Office
6 7 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (36.81%) Developer
2 46 (25.27%) Analyst
3 24 (13.19%) Support Analyst
4 23 (12.64%) Applications Support
5 21 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.99%) C# Developer
7 19 (10.44%) Business Analyst
7 19 (10.44%) WPF Developer
8 18 (9.89%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (9.34%) C# WPF Developer
10 16 (8.79%) Java Developer
11 14 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (7.69%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.04%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) Implementation Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) Qualitative Analyst
13 9 (4.95%) Quantitative Analyst
13 9 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
14 8 (4.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.77%) .NET
2 39 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET
4 19 (10.44%) WPF
5 18 (9.89%) XML
6 17 (9.34%) WinForms
7 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.30%) React
9 4 (2.20%) CSS
9 4 (2.20%) HTML
9 4 (2.20%) Redux
10 3 (1.65%) HTML5
10 3 (1.65%) NumPy
10 3 (1.65%) SciPy
11 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.10%) NHibernate
11 2 (1.10%) Ninject
11 2 (1.10%) RESTful
11 2 (1.10%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 103 (56.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 69 (37.91%) Fixed Income
3 65 (35.71%) Derivative
4 33 (18.13%) Hedge funds
5 19 (10.44%) Fintech
6 13 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (6.59%) Algorithms
8 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (5.49%) Credit Risk
9 9 (4.95%) Exotic Derivative
9 9 (4.95%) Market Risk
10 6 (3.30%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (3.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.30%) User Experience
11 5 (2.75%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.20%) Reference Data
12 4 (2.20%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.65%) Eurex
14 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.38%) Unix
2 22 (12.09%) Windows
3 20 (10.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.47%) Asset Management
2 40 (21.98%) Investment Management
3 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 26 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
5 19 (10.44%) Workflow
6 17 (9.34%) Risk Management
7 16 (8.79%) Analytics
8 12 (6.59%) Low Latency
9 11 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (5.49%) Computer Science
10 10 (5.49%) Mathematics
10 10 (5.49%) Physics
10 10 (5.49%) TDD
11 9 (4.95%) Credit Risk Management
11 9 (4.95%) Financial Modelling
11 9 (4.95%) Stochastic Calculus
11 9 (4.95%) Validation
12 8 (4.40%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.76%) SQL
2 65 (35.71%) Java
3 61 (33.52%) C#
4 31 (17.03%) Perl
4 31 (17.03%) Python
5 16 (8.79%) C++
6 14 (7.69%) Ruby
7 13 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.04%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.95%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.95%) R
9 9 (4.95%) VBA
10 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.75%) ES6
11 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.75%) Scala
12 4 (2.20%) AWK
12 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.65%) C
13 3 (1.65%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 10 (5.49%) PhD
3 9 (4.95%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) ACCA
5 1 (0.55%) CIMA
5 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) EMIR
1 17 (9.34%) MiFID
2 9 (4.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.20%) FATCA
4 3 (1.65%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) zsh
2 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.10%) Automic
2 2 (1.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Oracle
2 23 (12.64%) Calypso
3 21 (11.54%) Charles River
4 17 (9.34%) SimCorp
5 14 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.69%) Sybase
6 11 (6.04%) Fidessa
7 9 (4.95%) FIS
8 8 (4.40%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.40%) SunGard
9 7 (3.85%) CQG
9 7 (3.85%) Reuters
10 6 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.30%) SmartStream
11 4 (2.20%) Informatica
12 3 (1.65%) Solace
13 2 (1.10%) Murex
13 2 (1.10%) Tableau
13 2 (1.10%) TIBCO