Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 241 393
Rank change year-on-year -149 +152 -4
Permanent jobs citing Equities 852 605 1,014
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.77% 1.37% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 3.85% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 710 590 905
10th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £56,250
25th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £110,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +12.50%
75th Percentile £128,125 £132,500 £118,750
90th Percentile £146,250 £160,000 £132,500
UK median annual salary £105,000 £110,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +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 45,072 15,719 45,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.93% 35.70% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27,403 13,100 34,758
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,163
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.16% +3.17%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -118 836 £107,500 -2.27% 82
Midlands - 11 £67,500 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £67,500 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 651 (76.41%) Finance
2 517 (60.68%) Python
3 484 (56.81%) Front Office
4 453 (53.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 400 (46.95%) Software Engineering
6 378 (44.37%) Fixed Income
7 374 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
8 370 (43.43%) AWS
9 368 (43.19%) Derivative
10 366 (42.96%) SQL
11 358 (42.02%) JavaScript
12 353 (41.43%) React
13 350 (41.08%) Java
14 335 (39.32%) Asset Management
15 328 (38.50%) Hedge funds
16 305 (35.80%) Full Stack Development
17 285 (33.45%) Web Services
18 236 (27.70%) Analytics
19 224 (26.29%) TypeScript
19 224 (26.29%) Investment Management
20 195 (22.89%) AngularJS
21 186 (21.83%) Azure
21 186 (21.83%) C#
22 167 (19.60%) Kotlin
23 165 (19.37%) Banking
24 161 (18.90%) Scala
25 158 (18.54%) GCP
26 152 (17.84%) Social Skills
27 145 (17.02%) Vue.js
28 127 (14.91%) Kubernetes

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
1 105 (12.32%) Apache
2 48 (5.63%) Confluence
3 42 (4.93%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.17%) IIS
5 7 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.47%) Apache Pulsar
6 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) InVision
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.00%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.12%) Minerva
4 1 (0.12%) Salerio
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 370 (43.43%) AWS
2 186 (21.83%) Azure
3 158 (18.54%) GCP
4 125 (14.67%) Amazon S3
5 122 (14.32%) Serverless
6 119 (13.97%) Amazon EC2
7 117 (13.73%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (2.82%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.64%) Power Platform
10 7 (0.82%) PaaS
11 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.35%) SaaS
13 2 (0.23%) Snowflake
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ECS
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.12%) AWS Fargate
14 1 (0.12%) Power Automate
14 1 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.17%) FTP
2 8 (0.94%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.47%) HTTP
4 3 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.12%) Multicast
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (12.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 105 (12.32%) Apache Ignite
3 73 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 35 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.64%) Flink
6 21 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.00%) Metadata
7 17 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.88%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.64%) Power BI
10 12 (1.41%) Amazon Athena
11 11 (1.29%) Big Data
12 9 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.94%) Data Mart
14 7 (0.82%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.82%) Tableau
15 6 (0.70%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.70%) Redis
16 5 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 81 (9.51%) JIRA
2 48 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.82%) Subversion
4 6 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.47%) GitLab
6 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.12%) JUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Mocha
8 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 651 (76.41%) Finance
2 484 (56.81%) Front Office
3 165 (19.37%) Banking
4 152 (17.84%) Social Skills
5 110 (12.91%) Investment Banking
6 76 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (4.46%) Back Office
8 29 (3.40%) Retail
9 14 (1.64%) Games
10 13 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.53%) Prime Brokerage
11 9 (1.06%) Advertising
11 9 (1.06%) Law
12 7 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (0.59%) International Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Presentation Skills
15 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 544 (63.85%) Developer
2 230 (27.00%) Python Developer
3 227 (26.64%) Software Engineer
4 191 (22.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 166 (19.48%) Python Engineer
6 132 (15.49%) Python Software Engineer
7 94 (11.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 89 (10.45%) Lead Developer
9 85 (9.98%) Analyst
10 84 (9.86%) AWS Developer
11 74 (8.69%) React Developer
12 73 (8.57%) Senior Developer
13 68 (7.98%) JavaScript Engineer
14 64 (7.51%) Java Developer
15 63 (7.39%) AWS Engineer
16 61 (7.16%) Front Office Developer
17 55 (6.46%) C# Developer
18 44 (5.16%) Applications Support
19 42 (4.93%) Lead Software Developer
19 42 (4.93%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (41.43%) React
2 285 (33.45%) Web Services
3 195 (22.89%) AngularJS
4 145 (17.02%) Vue.js
5 117 (13.73%) .NET
6 99 (11.62%) Node.js
7 64 (7.51%) Kafka
8 62 (7.28%) FIX Protocol
9 42 (4.93%) REST
10 39 (4.58%) ASP.NET
11 35 (4.11%) GraphQL
12 34 (3.99%) .NET Framework
13 29 (3.40%) HTML
13 29 (3.40%) NumPy
14 24 (2.82%) .NET Core
15 23 (2.70%) jQuery
15 23 (2.70%) Spring
16 22 (2.58%) JSON
16 22 (2.58%) SOAP
17 21 (2.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 453 (53.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 378 (44.37%) Fixed Income
3 368 (43.19%) Derivative
4 328 (38.50%) Hedge funds
5 46 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (5.28%) Credit Derivative
6 45 (5.28%) Market Risk
7 43 (5.05%) User Experience
8 32 (3.76%) Contract for Difference
8 32 (3.76%) Spread Betting
9 31 (3.64%) Credit Risk
10 27 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (2.35%) Legacy Systems
12 20 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
13 16 (1.88%) Cloud Native
14 15 (1.76%) Exotic Derivative
14 15 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.29%) Reference Data
16 8 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.21%) Linux
2 84 (9.86%) Unix
3 37 (4.34%) Windows
4 6 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.47%) CentOS
6 3 (0.35%) Android
6 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (46.95%) Software Engineering
2 374 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (39.32%) Asset Management
4 305 (35.80%) Full Stack Development
5 236 (27.70%) Analytics
6 224 (26.29%) Investment Management
7 102 (11.97%) Mathematics
8 97 (11.38%) Portfolio Management
9 92 (10.80%) SDLC
10 65 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (7.51%) DevOps
12 63 (7.39%) Computer Science
13 55 (6.46%) Fintech
14 54 (6.34%) Algorithmic Trading
15 53 (6.22%) Order Management
16 50 (5.87%) Machine Learning
16 50 (5.87%) Risk Management
16 50 (5.87%) Visualisation
17 49 (5.75%) Front End Development
17 49 (5.75%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 517 (60.68%) Python
2 366 (42.96%) SQL
3 358 (42.02%) JavaScript
4 350 (41.08%) Java
5 224 (26.29%) TypeScript
6 186 (21.83%) C#
7 167 (19.60%) Kotlin
8 161 (18.90%) Scala
9 116 (13.62%) C++
10 111 (13.03%) Clojure
11 46 (5.40%) Perl
12 45 (5.28%) R
13 33 (3.87%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.70%) VB
15 22 (2.58%) VBA
16 18 (2.11%) F#
16 18 (2.11%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.64%) C
17 14 (1.64%) Java 8
18 12 (1.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 65 (7.63%) Degree
2 17 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.53%) PhD
4 10 (1.17%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.70%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) CEH
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.12%) OSCP
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.05%) MiFID
1 26 (3.05%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.06%) EMIR
4 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.12%) FATCA
5 1 (0.12%) GLBA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (14.44%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 127 (14.91%) Kubernetes
2 45 (5.28%) Terraform
3 9 (1.06%) Ansible
4 4 (0.47%) Prometheus
4 4 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Oozie
5 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 40 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.76%) Fidessa
2 32 (3.76%) Sybase
3 30 (3.52%) Oracle
4 21 (2.46%) Atlassian
4 21 (2.46%) Bloomberg
5 15 (1.76%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.53%) Charles River
7 9 (1.06%) Murex
7 9 (1.06%) Portware
7 9 (1.06%) Tradeweb
8 6 (0.70%) Splunk
8 6 (0.70%) Trayport
9 5 (0.59%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.59%) Google
10 4 (0.47%) Concur
10 4 (0.47%) Instagram
10 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.47%) Sage
10 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com