Period
to 24 January 2022

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

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 164 139 216
Rank change year-on-year -25 +77 -35
Permanent jobs citing Equities 96 78 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 1.83% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% 4.94% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 89 72 80
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £64,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £67,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £115,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £109,750 £122,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 2,226 1,579 3,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.00% 37.07% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,948 1,401 3,004
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -1.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 60 (62.50%) Finance
2 39 (40.63%) Python
3 36 (37.50%) C#
3 36 (37.50%) Banking
4 35 (36.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 27 (28.13%) React
8 26 (27.08%) Advertising
9 25 (26.04%) Front Office
9 25 (26.04%) Investment Banking
10 22 (22.92%) Degree
10 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 22 (22.92%) SQL
10 22 (22.92%) REST
11 21 (21.88%) Java
11 21 (21.88%) JIRA
11 21 (21.88%) Information Security
12 20 (20.83%) Asset Management
12 20 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
12 20 (20.83%) WCF
12 20 (20.83%) LINQ
12 20 (20.83%) Atlassian
12 20 (20.83%) jQuery
12 20 (20.83%) VB
12 20 (20.83%) .NET
12 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 20 (20.83%) SOAP
12 20 (20.83%) Web Services
12 20 (20.83%) WinForms

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 20 (20.83%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Azure
2 5 (5.21%) AWS
3 2 (2.08%) GCP
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.04%) Snowflake
4 1 (1.04%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.08%) KDB
5 2 (2.08%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Power BI
6 1 (1.04%) QlikView
6 1 (1.04%) Redis
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.04%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) JIRA
2 20 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.29%) webpack
4 2 (2.08%) Maven
4 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (62.50%) Finance
2 36 (37.50%) Banking
3 26 (27.08%) Advertising
4 25 (26.04%) Front Office
4 25 (26.04%) Investment Banking
5 19 (19.79%) Corporate Banking
6 15 (15.63%) Social Skills
7 4 (4.17%) Back Office
8 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Quantitative Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Support Specialist
5 12 (12.50%) Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) FIX Specialist
6 11 (11.46%) Unix Specialist
6 11 (11.46%) Unix Support
6 11 (11.46%) Unix Support Specialist
7 10 (10.42%) Algorithm Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Java Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Python Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.25%) Qualitative Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) C# Quant Developer
10 5 (5.21%) React Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) React
2 22 (22.92%) REST
3 20 (20.83%) .NET
3 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (20.83%) jQuery
3 20 (20.83%) LINQ
3 20 (20.83%) SOAP
3 20 (20.83%) Vue.js
3 20 (20.83%) WCF
3 20 (20.83%) Web Services
3 20 (20.83%) WinForms
4 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 12 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 7 (7.29%) HTML
5 7 (7.29%) HTML5
5 7 (7.29%) Node.js
5 7 (7.29%) OpenFin
5 7 (7.29%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (19.79%) Exotic Derivative
2 19 (19.79%) Market Risk
3 17 (17.71%) Fixed Income
4 15 (15.63%) Derivative
5 6 (6.25%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.13%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Unix
2 12 (12.50%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) Information Security
3 20 (20.83%) Asset Management
4 19 (19.79%) Financial Modelling
4 19 (19.79%) Full Stack Development
4 19 (19.79%) Mathematics
4 19 (19.79%) Model Validation
4 19 (19.79%) Risk Management
4 19 (19.79%) Stochastic Calculus
4 19 (19.79%) Validation
5 18 (18.75%) Physics
6 17 (17.71%) Algorithmic Trading
7 15 (15.63%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (14.58%) Machine Learning
8 14 (14.58%) Order Management
8 14 (14.58%) User Stories
9 13 (13.54%) Analytics
9 13 (13.54%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 12 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Python
2 36 (37.50%) C#
3 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.92%) SQL
5 21 (21.88%) Java
6 20 (20.83%) VB
7 12 (12.50%) Bash
8 11 (11.46%) C++
9 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
10 7 (7.29%) ES6
10 7 (7.29%) R
11 6 (6.25%) MATLAB
12 5 (5.21%) Perl
13 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.04%) C
14 1 (1.04%) Scala
14 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) Degree
2 18 (18.75%) Master's Degree
2 18 (18.75%) PhD
3 3 (3.13%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CCNA
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) Dodd-Frank
1 19 (19.79%) EMIR
1 19 (19.79%) MiFID
2 12 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.13%) Trayport
5 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.04%) Charles River
5 1 (1.04%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.04%) Portware
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.04%) Splunk
5 1 (1.04%) Sybase
5 1 (1.04%) Tradeweb