Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 176 124
Rank change year-on-year +5 -52 -4
Permanent jobs citing Equities 199 176 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 1.73% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 3.57% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 182 153 310
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +5.26%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £112,375 £115,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +6.46%

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 5,314 4,926 6,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.66% 48.41% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,768 4,412 5,647
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 115 (57.79%) Finance
2 96 (48.24%) Front Office
3 86 (43.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (41.21%) SQL
5 76 (38.19%) Java
6 62 (31.16%) Fixed Income
6 62 (31.16%) Derivative
7 53 (26.63%) C#
8 49 (24.62%) .NET
9 44 (22.11%) SQL Server
10 41 (20.60%) FIX Protocol
11 38 (19.10%) Python
12 35 (17.59%) Oracle
12 35 (17.59%) Asset Management
13 34 (17.09%) Banking
14 33 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (15.08%) Business Analysis
15 30 (15.08%) Electronic Trading
15 30 (15.08%) Linux
16 27 (13.57%) Degree
17 26 (13.07%) Perl
17 26 (13.07%) Microsoft Excel
17 26 (13.07%) Unix
17 26 (13.07%) Hedge funds
18 25 (12.56%) Investment Management
19 24 (12.06%) C++
20 23 (11.56%) MiFID
21 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
22 20 (10.05%) Risk Management
22 20 (10.05%) Mathematics

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 14 (7.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (4.02%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.50%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 26 (13.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.54%) thinkFolio
2 14 (7.04%) Front Arena
2 14 (7.04%) Markit EDM
3 6 (3.02%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (2.01%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) Firewall
1 3 (1.51%) FTP
1 3 (1.51%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (1.01%) LAN
2 2 (1.01%) WAN
3 1 (0.50%) BGP
3 1 (0.50%) DHCP
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.50%) Multicast
3 1 (0.50%) VPLS
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (6.53%) Big Data
5 11 (5.53%) KDB
6 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.51%) DB2
7 5 (2.51%) Power BI
8 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.51%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.51%) Kdb+
9 3 (1.51%) MS Access
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.01%) Flink
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.54%) TeamCity
2 15 (7.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (7.04%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.01%) JIRA
6 3 (1.51%) Maven
6 3 (1.51%) Mocha
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.01%) Grunt
7 2 (1.01%) gulp
7 2 (1.01%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.01%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.01%) Moq
7 2 (1.01%) QUnit
7 2 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.01%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.01%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 115 (57.79%) Finance
2 96 (48.24%) Front Office
3 34 (17.09%) Banking
4 18 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.54%) Advertising
6 11 (5.53%) Back Office
7 8 (4.02%) Retail
8 7 (3.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.51%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.01%) Legal
10 2 (1.01%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (35.18%) Developer
2 60 (30.15%) Analyst
3 27 (13.57%) Support Analyst
4 26 (13.07%) Applications Support
4 26 (13.07%) Java Developer
5 21 (10.55%) Business Analyst
6 19 (9.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (8.54%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.54%) Consultant
9 11 (5.53%) Implementation Consultant
9 11 (5.53%) Java Consultant
9 11 (5.53%) Software Consultant
9 11 (5.53%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (5.53%) Technical Implementation Consultant
10 10 (5.03%) Junior
10 10 (5.03%) Qualitative Analyst
10 10 (5.03%) Quantitative Analyst
11 9 (4.52%) Front Office Developer
12 8 (4.02%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.62%) .NET
2 41 (20.60%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (8.04%) XML
4 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.02%) HTML
5 8 (4.02%) WPF
6 7 (3.52%) HTML5
6 7 (3.52%) React
7 6 (3.02%) CSS
7 6 (3.02%) WCF
8 5 (2.51%) LESS
9 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.01%) Kafka
9 4 (2.01%) Redux
9 4 (2.01%) Sass
10 3 (1.51%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.51%) Django
10 3 (1.51%) Middleware
11 2 (1.01%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 86 (43.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 62 (31.16%) Derivative
2 62 (31.16%) Fixed Income
3 26 (13.07%) Hedge funds
4 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.54%) Fintech
6 13 (6.53%) Algorithms
6 13 (6.53%) Equity Derivative
7 11 (5.53%) Computer Science
8 10 (5.03%) Credit Risk
8 10 (5.03%) Exotic Derivative
9 9 (4.52%) Market Risk
10 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (2.01%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.01%) Reference Data
12 4 (2.01%) User Experience
13 3 (1.51%) Eurex
13 3 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.08%) Linux
2 26 (13.07%) Unix
3 14 (7.04%) Windows
4 5 (2.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.59%) Asset Management
2 33 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.08%) Business Analysis
3 30 (15.08%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (12.56%) Investment Management
5 20 (10.05%) Mathematics
5 20 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (10.05%) Risk Management
6 17 (8.54%) Physics
7 16 (8.04%) Low Latency
8 15 (7.54%) Machine Learning
9 14 (7.04%) Workflow
10 12 (6.03%) Analytics
10 12 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.53%) Algorithmic Trading
11 11 (5.53%) Data Science
11 11 (5.53%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (5.53%) Project Management
11 11 (5.53%) TDD
12 10 (5.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.21%) SQL
2 76 (38.19%) Java
3 53 (26.63%) C#
4 38 (19.10%) Python
5 26 (13.07%) Perl
6 24 (12.06%) C++
7 19 (9.55%) VBA
8 14 (7.04%) Ruby
8 14 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.53%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.53%) R
10 10 (5.03%) MATLAB
11 9 (4.52%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.52%) C
13 5 (2.51%) Java 8
13 5 (2.51%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.01%) Scala
15 3 (1.51%) AWK
15 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (13.57%) Degree
2 11 (5.53%) PhD
3 10 (5.03%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.01%) PMP
5 3 (1.51%) ACCA
5 3 (1.51%) CIMA
5 3 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
6 1 (0.50%) CFA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) MiFID
2 19 (9.55%) EMIR
3 9 (4.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (3.52%) GDPR
5 4 (2.01%) AIFMD
5 4 (2.01%) FATCA
6 3 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.51%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (17.59%) Oracle
2 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.05%) Calypso
4 17 (8.54%) Charles River
5 16 (8.04%) Sybase
6 14 (7.04%) SimCorp
7 10 (5.03%) Fidessa
8 9 (4.52%) FIS
9 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (4.02%) SmartStream
10 6 (3.02%) SunGard
11 5 (2.51%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.51%) Reuters
12 4 (2.01%) Informatica
13 3 (1.51%) CQG
14 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
15 1 (0.50%) Cisco
15 1 (0.50%) Juniper
15 1 (0.50%) Murex
15 1 (0.50%) Portware