Period
to 13 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 324 354 385
Rank change year-on-year +30 +31 +64
Permanent jobs citing Equities 699 891 1,139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.85% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 2.18% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 603 853 904
10th Percentile £56,250 £66,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £107,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.28% +53.57% -12.50%
75th Percentile £122,500 £135,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £148,500 £143,750 £112,125
UK median annual salary £91,250 £107,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -15.12% +53.57% -12.50%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,378 40,795 54,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.73% 38.85% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21,317 31,942 42,091
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Equities as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in England

Equities
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Equities in England.

Salary trend for Equities in England

Equities
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Equities in England over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Equities in England

Equities
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the England region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 694 £92,500 -13.95% 54
South East - 3 £30,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Equities.

1 498 (71.24%) Finance
2 446 (63.81%) Front Office
3 362 (51.79%) Derivative
4 341 (48.78%) Fixed Income
5 331 (47.35%) Python
6 318 (45.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 311 (44.49%) Hedge funds
8 299 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
9 272 (38.91%) Java
10 259 (37.05%) JavaScript
11 256 (36.62%) Asset Management
12 253 (36.19%) AWS
13 243 (34.76%) Software Engineering
14 240 (34.33%) Investment Management
15 239 (34.19%) React
16 213 (30.47%) SQL
17 201 (28.76%) AngularJS
18 197 (28.18%) Analytics
19 189 (27.04%) C#
20 168 (24.03%) Web Services
21 156 (22.32%) Vue.js
22 149 (21.32%) Banking
23 131 (18.74%) .NET
24 120 (17.17%) Azure
25 119 (17.02%) Fintech
26 118 (16.88%) Investment Banking
27 116 (16.60%) GCP
28 103 (14.74%) Microservices
29 102 (14.59%) Greenfield Project
30 95 (13.59%) TypeScript

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 40 (5.72%) Apache Spark
2 33 (4.72%) Apache
3 22 (3.15%) Apache Airflow
4 9 (1.29%) Confluence
5 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.29%) MTS
Applications
1 27 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.43%) Global One
3 2 (0.29%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.14%) Actimize
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 253 (36.19%) AWS
2 120 (17.17%) Azure
3 116 (16.60%) GCP
4 56 (8.01%) Amazon S3
5 36 (5.15%) Serverless
6 35 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (4.86%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.43%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.43%) SaaS
9 6 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.43%) Trello
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.14%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.14%) Matillion
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.86%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.14%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.14%) Multicast
2 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 33 (4.72%) Apache Ignite
3 32 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (3.72%) Flink
5 17 (2.43%) Hadoop
5 17 (2.43%) SQL Server
6 15 (2.15%) Big Data
6 15 (2.15%) Data Mart
7 12 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.57%) KDB
9 10 (1.43%) Tableau
10 9 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.00%) Kdb+
12 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.57%) MS Access
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.58%) JIRA
2 24 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.72%) GitLab
5 6 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.29%) Maven
6 2 (0.29%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.14%) JMeter
7 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 498 (71.24%) Finance
2 446 (63.81%) Front Office
3 149 (21.32%) Banking
4 118 (16.88%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.15%) Back Office
6 11 (1.57%) Advertising
7 10 (1.43%) Legal
8 9 (1.29%) Law
9 8 (1.14%) Publishing
10 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.86%) Marketing
11 5 (0.72%) Retail
12 2 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 426 (60.94%) Developer
2 137 (19.60%) Python Developer
3 113 (16.17%) Analyst
4 108 (15.45%) Software Engineer
5 105 (15.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 99 (14.16%) Front Office Developer
7 89 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 85 (12.16%) .NET Developer
9 78 (11.16%) AWS Engineer
10 74 (10.59%) Java Developer
11 72 (10.30%) AWS Developer
12 71 (10.16%) .NET Software Developer
12 71 (10.16%) .NET Software Engineer
12 71 (10.16%) AWS Software Engineer
13 54 (7.73%) Applications Support
13 54 (7.73%) Senior Developer
14 51 (7.30%) Business Analyst
15 47 (6.72%) Python Engineer
16 42 (6.01%) React Developer
17 38 (5.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (34.19%) React
2 201 (28.76%) AngularJS
3 168 (24.03%) Web Services
4 156 (22.32%) Vue.js
5 131 (18.74%) .NET
6 90 (12.88%) .NET Core
7 76 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 72 (10.30%) ASP.NET Core
8 72 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 65 (9.30%) FIX Protocol
10 54 (7.73%) Node.js
11 50 (7.15%) Shiny
12 43 (6.15%) Pandas
13 39 (5.58%) NumPy
14 35 (5.01%) GraphQL
15 34 (4.86%) Kafka
16 22 (3.15%) HTML
17 21 (3.00%) Dask
18 19 (2.72%) WPF
19 18 (2.58%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 362 (51.79%) Derivative
2 341 (48.78%) Fixed Income
3 318 (45.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 311 (44.49%) Hedge funds
5 102 (14.59%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (8.15%) Equity Derivative
7 50 (7.15%) Market Risk
8 28 (4.01%) Credit Risk
9 26 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (3.15%) Algorithms
11 19 (2.72%) Exotic Derivative
12 17 (2.43%) User Experience
13 13 (1.86%) Reference Data
14 12 (1.72%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.57%) OTC Derivatives
16 10 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
17 9 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
18 8 (1.14%) Mobile App
18 8 (1.14%) Pricing Data
19 5 (0.72%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 92 (13.16%) Linux
2 46 (6.58%) Unix
3 14 (2.00%) Windows
4 8 (1.14%) Android
4 8 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.72%) CoreOS
5 5 (0.72%) zOS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (36.62%) Asset Management
3 243 (34.76%) Software Engineering
4 240 (34.33%) Investment Management
5 197 (28.18%) Analytics
6 119 (17.02%) Fintech
7 103 (14.74%) Microservices
8 78 (11.16%) Migration
9 74 (10.59%) Machine Learning
10 66 (9.44%) TDD
11 56 (8.01%) Low Latency
12 52 (7.44%) Mathematics
13 48 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (6.72%) Risk Management
15 45 (6.44%) Algorithmic Trading
16 44 (6.29%) Multithreading
17 41 (5.87%) Dashboard Development
18 38 (5.44%) Computer Science
19 37 (5.29%) Business Analysis
20 35 (5.01%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 331 (47.35%) Python
2 272 (38.91%) Java
3 259 (37.05%) JavaScript
4 213 (30.47%) SQL
5 189 (27.04%) C#
6 95 (13.59%) TypeScript
7 82 (11.73%) C++
8 80 (11.44%) Kotlin
9 74 (10.59%) Scala
10 59 (8.44%) R
11 31 (4.43%) Clojure
12 19 (2.72%) Java 8
13 18 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.86%) ES6
14 13 (1.86%) Perl
15 10 (1.43%) Erlang
16 5 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.72%) VBA
16 5 (0.72%) XAML
17 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (7.01%) Degree
2 18 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.86%) PhD
4 9 (1.29%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.29%) MiFID
2 14 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 14 (2.00%) EMIR
3 13 (1.86%) QA
4 6 (0.86%) PMO
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (4.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 65 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 24 (3.43%) Puppet
3 7 (1.00%) Ansible
4 6 (0.86%) Terraform
5 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.14%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (3.86%) Microsoft
1 27 (3.86%) Murex
2 19 (2.72%) Bloomberg
2 19 (2.72%) Fidessa
3 11 (1.57%) Oracle
3 11 (1.57%) Sophis
4 9 (1.29%) Solace
5 7 (1.00%) Google
6 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.57%) Sybase
8 3 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.29%) Advent
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.29%) Polycom
9 2 (0.29%) Refinitiv
9 2 (0.29%) Sun
10 1 (0.14%) Calypso
10 1 (0.14%) Citrix
10 1 (0.14%) Intel