Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 453 399
Rank change year-on-year +39 -54 +41
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,194 998 1,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 1.45% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 914 717 1,203
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%

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 70,279 68,686 82,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.20% 42.72% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,997 55,613 68,139
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +16 1,184 £80,000 +6.67% 108
Midlands +8 7 £52,500 +13.51%
East Midlands - 5 £52,500 -
South East - 3 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands +4 2 £43,750 -5.41%
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 845 (70.77%) Finance
2 565 (47.32%) Fixed Income
3 558 (46.73%) Banking
4 542 (45.39%) Front Office
5 505 (42.29%) SQL
6 430 (36.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 413 (34.59%) Derivative
8 411 (34.42%) C#
9 399 (33.42%) Java
10 377 (31.57%) Investment Banking
11 316 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
12 309 (25.88%) Degree
13 273 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
14 269 (22.53%) Python
15 247 (20.69%) Unix
16 244 (20.44%) Asset Management
17 235 (19.68%) Hedge funds
18 234 (19.60%) Linux
19 214 (17.92%) FIX Protocol
20 213 (17.84%) Investment Management
21 211 (17.67%) C++
22 210 (17.59%) .NET
23 191 (16.00%) SQL Server
24 181 (15.16%) Risk Management
25 168 (14.07%) Low Latency
26 157 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
27 156 (13.07%) Computer Science
28 151 (12.65%) Mathematics
29 140 (11.73%) Oracle
30 135 (11.31%) Software Engineering

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 30 (2.51%) Apache Spark
2 29 (2.43%) Apache
2 29 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.17%) Confluence
4 9 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.084%) IIS
Applications
1 71 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 100 (8.38%) thinkFolio
2 55 (4.61%) Front Arena
3 37 (3.10%) Markit EDM
4 36 (3.02%) Eagle PACE
5 15 (1.26%) Bloomberg AIM
6 6 (0.50%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.42%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.25%) LongView
9 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.084%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.084%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.084%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.68%) SaaS
3 10 (0.84%) Slack
4 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.50%) Office 365
5 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.42%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.42%) Route 53
5 5 (0.42%) Trello
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.084%) NuGet
7 1 (0.084%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.68%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (1.09%) Firewall
3 10 (0.84%) VPN
4 8 (0.67%) BGP
4 8 (0.67%) FTP
4 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.67%) WAN
5 7 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.59%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (0.59%) DHCP
5 7 (0.59%) DNS
5 7 (0.59%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.59%) MPLS
5 7 (0.59%) Network Security
5 7 (0.59%) TACACS
6 6 (0.50%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.34%) Internet
8 3 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 123 (10.30%) Big Data
3 76 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 52 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 48 (4.02%) Blockchain
6 38 (3.18%) Hadoop
7 37 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (3.02%) Oracle Database
9 30 (2.51%) Couchbase
10 29 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.09%) DB2
11 25 (2.09%) KDB
11 25 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.34%) Flink
13 16 (1.34%) Sybase ASE
14 14 (1.17%) MemSQL
14 14 (1.17%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.09%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 43 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 42 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (2.68%) JIRA
6 31 (2.60%) Selenium
7 26 (2.18%) TeamCity
8 20 (1.68%) Protractor
8 20 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (1.42%) NUnit
9 17 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.09%) MSBuild
11 10 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.59%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.59%) JUnit
13 6 (0.50%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.50%) MSI
14 5 (0.42%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.42%) Subversion
14 5 (0.42%) TestNG
General
1 845 (70.77%) Finance
2 558 (46.73%) Banking
3 542 (45.39%) Front Office
4 377 (31.57%) Investment Banking
5 101 (8.46%) Financial Institution
6 74 (6.20%) Back Office
7 55 (4.61%) Legal
8 30 (2.51%) French Language
9 29 (2.43%) German Language
9 29 (2.43%) Italian Language
10 20 (1.68%) Marketing
11 19 (1.59%) Games
12 12 (1.01%) Advertising
12 12 (1.01%) Retail
13 7 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
17 1 (0.084%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.084%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 516 (43.22%) Developer
2 231 (19.35%) Analyst
3 168 (14.07%) C# Developer
3 168 (14.07%) Java Developer
4 148 (12.40%) Applications Support
5 100 (8.38%) Business Analyst
6 90 (7.54%) Senior Developer
7 81 (6.78%) Front Office Developer
8 69 (5.78%) Python Developer
9 62 (5.19%) Support Analyst
10 48 (4.02%) Quantitative Developer
11 45 (3.77%) .NET Developer
11 45 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
12 41 (3.43%) Banking Analyst
13 40 (3.35%) C++ Developer
13 40 (3.35%) Support Engineer
14 39 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
15 36 (3.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 36 (3.02%) Qualitative Analyst
15 36 (3.02%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (17.92%) FIX Protocol
2 210 (17.59%) .NET
3 103 (8.63%) AngularJS
4 101 (8.46%) WCF
4 101 (8.46%) WPF
5 62 (5.19%) React
6 51 (4.27%) XML
7 48 (4.02%) HTML
8 46 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 41 (3.43%) .NET Framework
10 36 (3.02%) Web Services
11 34 (2.85%) HTML5
12 29 (2.43%) Kafka
13 27 (2.26%) Angular 2
13 27 (2.26%) Middleware
13 27 (2.26%) RESTful
14 26 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (2.18%) Pandas
15 25 (2.09%) NumPy
16 23 (1.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 565 (47.32%) Fixed Income
2 430 (36.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 413 (34.59%) Derivative
4 235 (19.68%) Hedge funds
5 157 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
6 156 (13.07%) Computer Science
7 115 (9.63%) Algorithms
8 72 (6.03%) Data Structures
9 67 (5.61%) Fintech
10 63 (5.28%) Equity Derivative
11 62 (5.19%) OTC Derivatives
12 61 (5.11%) Cyberthreat
13 55 (4.61%) Exotic Derivative
14 53 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
15 51 (4.27%) Linux Command Line
16 26 (2.18%) Virtual Team
17 21 (1.76%) User Experience
18 19 (1.59%) Management Information System
19 18 (1.51%) Market Risk
20 17 (1.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 247 (20.69%) Unix
2 234 (19.60%) Linux
3 66 (5.53%) Windows
4 11 (0.92%) Solaris
5 9 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.67%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.42%) HPUX
10 3 (0.25%) VMS
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
3 244 (20.44%) Asset Management
4 213 (17.84%) Investment Management
5 181 (15.16%) Risk Management
6 168 (14.07%) Low Latency
7 151 (12.65%) Mathematics
8 135 (11.31%) Analytics
8 135 (11.31%) Software Engineering
9 121 (10.13%) TDD
10 120 (10.05%) SDLC
11 114 (9.55%) Algorithmic Trading
11 114 (9.55%) OO
12 105 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (8.79%) Test Automation
13 104 (8.71%) Multithreading
14 88 (7.37%) Business Analysis
15 83 (6.95%) DevOps
16 81 (6.78%) Electronic Trading
17 79 (6.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 505 (42.29%) SQL
2 411 (34.42%) C#
3 399 (33.42%) Java
4 269 (22.53%) Python
5 211 (17.67%) C++
6 122 (10.22%) JavaScript
7 91 (7.62%) Perl
8 84 (7.04%) Bash Shell
9 73 (6.11%) T-SQL
10 64 (5.36%) VBA
11 54 (4.52%) Shell Script
12 37 (3.10%) Ruby
13 34 (2.85%) C
14 30 (2.51%) Java 8
14 30 (2.51%) R
15 29 (2.43%) Bourne shell
15 29 (2.43%) Korn
15 29 (2.43%) MATLAB
16 26 (2.18%) Scala
17 20 (1.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 309 (25.88%) Degree
2 59 (4.94%) Numerate Degree
3 35 (2.93%) Master's Degree
4 33 (2.76%) PhD
5 28 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.09%) ISEB
7 10 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.75%) CCNP
9 7 (0.59%) CCIE
9 7 (0.59%) CFA
9 7 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) PMP
11 1 (0.084%) CCNA
11 1 (0.084%) CISA
11 1 (0.084%) CISM
11 1 (0.084%) CISSP
11 1 (0.084%) MCSE
11 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.084%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (8.12%) QA
2 76 (6.37%) MiFID
3 17 (1.42%) EMIR
4 11 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.42%) GDPR
7 4 (0.34%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.34%) PMO
8 3 (0.25%) SLA
9 1 (0.084%) Basel III
9 1 (0.084%) FATCA
9 1 (0.084%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.084%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 38 (3.18%) Docker
2 10 (0.84%) HDFS
3 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.92%) Automic
1 11 (0.92%) Dollar Universe
2 8 (0.67%) Control-M
3 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.50%) SCCM
4 3 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.084%) Ansible
6 1 (0.084%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.084%) Grafana
6 1 (0.084%) Kibana
6 1 (0.084%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 140 (11.73%) Oracle
2 116 (9.72%) Sybase
3 100 (8.38%) Bloomberg
4 80 (6.70%) Charles River
5 65 (5.44%) FXall
6 63 (5.28%) Microsoft
7 55 (4.61%) SimCorp
8 54 (4.52%) Calypso
9 47 (3.94%) Fidessa
10 40 (3.35%) Reuters
11 38 (3.18%) Tradeweb
12 34 (2.85%) MarketAxess
13 33 (2.76%) Tableau
14 17 (1.42%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.92%) Murex
16 10 (0.84%) Cisco
17 8 (0.67%) Citrix
17 8 (0.67%) FactSet
18 7 (0.59%) DevExpress
18 7 (0.59%) Red Hat