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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 100 154
Rank change year-on-year -26 +54  
Permanent jobs citing Equities 100 194 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 2.70% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.15% 6.08% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 93 178 149
Median salary £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £126,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £48,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +79.48% -15.21%  

Equities is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2412 3193 4425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 46.88% 44.47% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2778 3652
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Equities as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Equities in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 99 (53.80%) Finance
2 78 (42.39%) Java
3 70 (38.04%) Linux
4 67 (36.41%) Unix
5 61 (33.15%) Banking
6 51 (27.72%) SQL
7 47 (25.54%) Investment Banking
8 39 (21.20%) Fixed Income
9 34 (18.48%) C++
9 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (18.48%) Fintech
10 33 (17.93%) Low Latency
11 32 (17.39%) Mathematics
12 31 (16.85%) Front Office
13 29 (15.76%) Hedge funds
14 28 (15.22%) Derivative
14 28 (15.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 27 (14.67%) KDB
16 26 (14.13%) Kdb+
17 25 (13.59%) C#
17 25 (13.59%) Windows
17 25 (13.59%) Data Management
18 22 (11.96%) Degree
18 22 (11.96%) Python
18 22 (11.96%) Algorithms
19 20 (10.87%) Market Making
19 20 (10.87%) Asset Management
20 19 (10.33%) Algorithmic Trading
20 19 (10.33%) Legal
20 19 (10.33%) OO

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 5 (2.72%) Apache
2 4 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.17%) Confluence
3 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.63%) Mule
4 1 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.63%) Eze OMS
3 1 (0.54%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.63%) Bluemix
1 3 (1.63%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (1.63%) IaaS
1 3 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.63%) PaaS
1 3 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) Firewall
2 5 (2.72%) VPN
3 4 (2.17%) BGP
3 4 (2.17%) FTP
3 4 (2.17%) IGMP
3 4 (2.17%) Multicast
3 4 (2.17%) OSPF
3 4 (2.17%) SNMP
4 2 (1.09%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.54%) SAN
5 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.67%) KDB
2 26 (14.13%) Kdb+
3 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.17%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.63%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.09%) MySQL
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) Ingres
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.54%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 12 (6.52%) JIRA
2 9 (4.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.80%) Maven
4 4 (2.17%) JUnit
5 3 (1.63%) Ant
5 3 (1.63%) Gradle
5 3 (1.63%) NUnit
5 3 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.09%) Selenium
6 2 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 99 (53.80%) Finance
2 61 (33.15%) Banking
3 47 (25.54%) Investment Banking
4 31 (16.85%) Front Office
5 19 (10.33%) Legal
6 13 (7.07%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.63%) Back Office
9 2 (1.09%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.54%) French Language
10 1 (0.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (57.61%) Developer
2 37 (20.11%) Analyst
3 29 (15.76%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.59%) C++ Developer
5 22 (11.96%) KDB Developer
6 20 (10.87%) Junior
7 18 (9.78%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.78%) Support Analyst
8 17 (9.24%) Business Analyst
9 16 (8.70%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 13 (7.07%) Applications Support
11 11 (5.98%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (5.43%) Junior Analyst
12 10 (5.43%) Junior Applications Support
12 10 (5.43%) Junior Support Analyst
12 10 (5.43%) Project Manager
12 10 (5.43%) Quantitative Developer
13 9 (4.89%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.35%) C# GUI Developer
14 8 (4.35%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (7.07%) XML
3 11 (5.98%) .NET
4 8 (4.35%) WPF
5 7 (3.80%) HTML
5 7 (3.80%) Java EE
5 7 (3.80%) JMS
5 7 (3.80%) Spring
6 6 (3.26%) WCF
7 5 (2.72%) J2SE
7 5 (2.72%) Middleware
7 5 (2.72%) Web Services
7 5 (2.72%) WinForms
8 4 (2.17%) J2EE
8 4 (2.17%) SOAP
9 3 (1.63%) CSS
9 3 (1.63%) DOM
9 3 (1.63%) JDBC
9 3 (1.63%) JSP
9 3 (1.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.20%) Fixed Income
2 34 (18.48%) Fintech
3 29 (15.76%) Hedge funds
4 28 (15.22%) Derivative
4 28 (15.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (11.96%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.80%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.63%) iPad
10 3 (1.63%) VWAP
11 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.09%) TWAP
12 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (38.04%) Linux
2 67 (36.41%) Unix
3 25 (13.59%) Windows
4 3 (1.63%) Android
4 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.93%) Low Latency
3 32 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 25 (13.59%) Data Management
5 20 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 20 (10.87%) Market Making
6 19 (10.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 19 (10.33%) OO
7 17 (9.24%) Electronic Trading
7 17 (9.24%) Multithreading
8 15 (8.15%) Risk Management
9 14 (7.61%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 12 (6.52%) Functional Programming
11 11 (5.98%) Investment Management
11 11 (5.98%) OOD
11 11 (5.98%) SDLC
12 10 (5.43%) DevOps
12 10 (5.43%) Scrum
12 10 (5.43%) TDD
13 9 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 78 (42.39%) Java
2 51 (27.72%) SQL
3 34 (18.48%) C++
4 25 (13.59%) C#
5 22 (11.96%) Python
6 14 (7.61%) Perl
7 8 (4.35%) Scala
8 6 (3.26%) C
9 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) Clojure
11 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) CCNP
2 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.09%) CCNA
3 2 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) MiFID
2 4 (2.17%) EMIR
2 4 (2.17%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.54%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.89%) Ansible
1 9 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.89%) Puppet
2 4 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (4.89%) Fidessa
1 9 (4.89%) Oracle
1 9 (4.89%) Splunk
2 8 (4.35%) Sybase
3 7 (3.80%) Charles River
4 4 (2.17%) Fortinet
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.17%) Solace
5 3 (1.63%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.63%) Cisco
5 3 (1.63%) Eze Software Group
5 3 (1.63%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (1.63%) Google
5 3 (1.63%) IBM
5 3 (1.63%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.63%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.63%) SAP
5 3 (1.63%) StreamBase
6 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
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Source Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £65 - £100 per annum + Pension, Etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £85000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago