Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 331 452
Rank change year-on-year -51 +121 -109
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,238 1,692 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 1.00% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 2.24% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 777 910
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £51,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £116,250 £112,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 67,575 75,646 76,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.38% 44.62% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52,916 57,421 63,136
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in England

Equities
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equities in England.

Salary trend for Equities in England

Equities
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -30 1,234 £80,000 +3.23% 87
South East +12 3 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +24 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Midlands +17 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 England region with a requirement for Equities.

1 887 (71.65%) Finance
2 645 (52.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 625 (50.48%) Fixed Income
4 614 (49.60%) SQL
5 576 (46.53%) Front Office
6 504 (40.71%) Derivative
7 489 (39.50%) Banking
8 478 (38.61%) Java
9 406 (32.79%) C#
10 369 (29.81%) Asset Management
11 357 (28.84%) Python
12 315 (25.44%) Investment Banking
13 305 (24.64%) Hedge funds
14 281 (22.70%) Degree
15 270 (21.81%) FIX Protocol
15 270 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
16 244 (19.71%) Investment Management
17 237 (19.14%) SQL Server
18 234 (18.90%) C++
19 219 (17.69%) Software Engineering
20 198 (15.99%) .NET
21 189 (15.27%) Linux
22 187 (15.11%) Unix
23 166 (13.41%) Mathematics
24 159 (12.84%) Oracle
25 154 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
26 151 (12.20%) Computer Science
27 148 (11.95%) thinkFolio
28 137 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
29 134 (10.82%) React

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 52 (4.20%) Apache
2 43 (3.47%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 19 (1.53%) Ethereum
5 11 (0.89%) IIS
6 10 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.16%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.081%) JBoss
12 1 (0.081%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.081%) WebLogic
Applications
1 73 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 148 (11.95%) thinkFolio
2 85 (6.87%) Markit EDM
3 76 (6.14%) Front Arena
4 20 (1.62%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.53%) Ripple
6 15 (1.21%) Bloomberg AIM
7 13 (1.05%) SunGard GMI
8 9 (0.73%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.32%) LongView
9 4 (0.32%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 1 (0.081%) Endur
11 1 (0.081%) MetaTrader
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.72%) SaaS
3 27 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.57%) Office 365
6 6 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (0.48%) Serverless
7 5 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.40%) Route 53
7 5 (0.40%) Slack
7 5 (0.40%) Trello
8 4 (0.32%) NuGet
9 3 (0.24%) Heroku
10 2 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.081%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.47%) FIX Connectivity
2 15 (1.21%) Internet
3 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.57%) DHCP
4 7 (0.57%) DNS
4 7 (0.57%) Firewall
4 7 (0.57%) LAN
4 7 (0.57%) WAN
5 6 (0.48%) FTP
6 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.24%) AMQP
7 3 (0.24%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.16%) Intranet
9 1 (0.081%) BGP
9 1 (0.081%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.081%) Multicast
9 1 (0.081%) NAS
9 1 (0.081%) OSPF
9 1 (0.081%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.46%) Big Data
3 53 (4.28%) NoSQL
4 45 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (3.55%) Hadoop
6 43 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (2.83%) Blockchain
8 28 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (2.02%) KDB
10 24 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 23 (1.86%) DB2
12 22 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (1.70%) Couchbase
13 21 (1.70%) MS Access
14 18 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.05%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 78 (6.30%) TeamCity
2 59 (4.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 57 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 51 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (3.47%) Visual Studio
6 40 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (2.83%) Git (software)
8 27 (2.18%) Maven
9 26 (2.10%) JIRA
10 25 (2.02%) MSBuild
11 22 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (1.21%) Artifactory
12 15 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (0.81%) Selenium
14 8 (0.65%) Hudson
14 8 (0.65%) Protractor
15 7 (0.57%) JUnit
15 7 (0.57%) Mocha
15 7 (0.57%) Subversion
15 7 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 887 (71.65%) Finance
2 576 (46.53%) Front Office
3 489 (39.50%) Banking
4 315 (25.44%) Investment Banking
5 97 (7.84%) Back Office
6 82 (6.62%) Financial Institution
7 43 (3.47%) French Language
8 42 (3.39%) German Language
8 42 (3.39%) Italian Language
9 29 (2.34%) Spanish Language
10 26 (2.10%) Corporate Banking
11 23 (1.86%) Games
12 19 (1.53%) Retail
13 18 (1.45%) Marketing
14 13 (1.05%) Advertising
15 11 (0.89%) Publishing
16 7 (0.57%) Law
17 5 (0.40%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.40%) Telecoms
18 3 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 540 (43.62%) Developer
2 240 (19.39%) Analyst
3 163 (13.17%) Java Developer
4 155 (12.52%) C# Developer
5 139 (11.23%) Applications Support
6 102 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 101 (8.16%) Support Analyst
8 100 (8.08%) Python Developer
9 92 (7.43%) Business Analyst
10 76 (6.14%) Support Engineer
11 68 (5.49%) Applications Support Analyst
12 63 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 55 (4.44%) SQL Developer
14 54 (4.36%) Applications Engineer
15 51 (4.12%) Architect
16 49 (3.96%) .NET Developer
17 47 (3.80%) Applications Support Engineer
18 45 (3.63%) C++ Developer
19 44 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
20 41 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (21.81%) FIX Protocol
2 198 (15.99%) .NET
3 134 (10.82%) React
4 102 (8.24%) WPF
5 99 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 80 (6.46%) WCF
7 74 (5.98%) Web Services
8 70 (5.65%) HTML
9 63 (5.09%) ASP.NET
10 60 (4.85%) J2EE
11 59 (4.77%) XML
12 38 (3.07%) HTML5
13 37 (2.99%) .NET Framework
14 31 (2.50%) Spring
15 28 (2.26%) Kafka
16 27 (2.18%) RESTful
17 26 (2.10%) Reactive Extensions
18 25 (2.02%) NumPy
19 23 (1.86%) Pandas
20 22 (1.78%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 645 (52.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 625 (50.48%) Fixed Income
3 504 (40.71%) Derivative
4 305 (24.64%) Hedge funds
5 151 (12.20%) Computer Science
6 107 (8.64%) Fintech
7 105 (8.48%) Algorithms
8 92 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (5.01%) OTC Derivatives
10 60 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
11 55 (4.44%) Data Structures
12 50 (4.04%) Exotic Derivative
13 47 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
14 39 (3.15%) Cyberthreat
14 39 (3.15%) Market Risk
15 31 (2.50%) Reference Data
16 30 (2.42%) Credit Risk
17 25 (2.02%) Virtual Team
18 22 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 21 (1.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 189 (15.27%) Linux
2 187 (15.11%) Unix
3 111 (8.97%) Windows
4 21 (1.70%) Fedora
4 21 (1.70%) SUSE
5 20 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.45%) CentOS
7 15 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.05%) Solaris
9 10 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.65%) Android
10 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.16%) Debian
13 2 (0.16%) HPUX
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.081%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (29.81%) Asset Management
2 270 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (19.71%) Investment Management
4 219 (17.69%) Software Engineering
5 166 (13.41%) Mathematics
6 154 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
7 131 (10.58%) Analytics
8 124 (10.02%) Algorithmic Trading
9 123 (9.94%) Low Latency
10 116 (9.37%) Business Analysis
11 106 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
12 100 (8.08%) Electronic Trading
13 99 (8.00%) TDD
14 94 (7.59%) OO
15 91 (7.35%) Wealth Management
16 89 (7.19%) SDLC
17 88 (7.11%) Multithreading
18 86 (6.95%) Risk Management
19 76 (6.14%) Test Automation
20 69 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 614 (49.60%) SQL
2 478 (38.61%) Java
3 406 (32.79%) C#
4 357 (28.84%) Python
5 234 (18.90%) C++
6 124 (10.02%) Perl
7 106 (8.56%) JavaScript
8 84 (6.79%) Ruby
9 81 (6.54%) Bash Shell
10 74 (5.98%) T-SQL
11 73 (5.90%) VBA
12 67 (5.41%) R
13 60 (4.85%) Bourne shell
14 59 (4.77%) Korn
14 59 (4.77%) MATLAB
15 56 (4.52%) PowerShell
16 40 (3.23%) Scala
17 34 (2.75%) C
18 28 (2.26%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 281 (22.70%) Degree
2 48 (3.88%) Master's Degree
3 43 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (2.91%) PhD
5 33 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (1.05%) ISEB
7 9 (0.73%) CFA
8 4 (0.32%) ACCA
8 4 (0.32%) CIMA
8 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.081%) CCNA
10 1 (0.081%) CCNP
10 1 (0.081%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.081%) MCSA
10 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.081%) PMP
10 1 (0.081%) RHCE
10 1 (0.081%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.01%) MiFID
2 42 (3.39%) QA
3 24 (1.94%) EMIR
4 9 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.73%) FATCA
5 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.32%) GDPR
6 3 (0.24%) Basel III
7 1 (0.081%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (2.75%) Docker
2 11 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.32%) XenApp
6 3 (0.24%) HDFS
6 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.24%) zsh
7 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (2.02%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.37%) Ansible
3 16 (1.29%) Puppet
4 14 (1.13%) Automic
5 12 (0.97%) Dollar Universe
6 11 (0.89%) Terraform
7 8 (0.65%) SCCM
8 6 (0.48%) Control-M
8 6 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.081%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.081%) Cacti
11 1 (0.081%) Grafana
11 1 (0.081%) Nagios
Vendors
1 159 (12.84%) Oracle
2 114 (9.21%) Charles River
3 103 (8.32%) Bloomberg
4 92 (7.43%) Calypso
5 80 (6.46%) SimCorp
6 76 (6.14%) Sybase
7 71 (5.74%) Reuters
8 69 (5.57%) FXall
9 55 (4.44%) Tradeweb
10 48 (3.88%) MarketAxess
10 48 (3.88%) Microsoft
11 33 (2.67%) Fidessa
12 27 (2.18%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.86%) Tableau
14 20 (1.62%) Google
15 17 (1.37%) ION Trading
16 15 (1.21%) Eze Software Group
16 15 (1.21%) FIS
17 13 (1.05%) CQG
17 13 (1.05%) SunGard