Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 357 443
Rank change year-on-year -9 +86 -60
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,355 1,484 1,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.90% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 2.02% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 729 1,058
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 £52,500 £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 68,906 73,628 80,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.66% 44.53% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,523 56,548 66,990
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 1,351 £80,000 +6.67% 127
Midlands +33 3 £60,000 +6.67% 1
West Midlands +22 2 £48,750 -13.33% 1
South East +4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 979 (72.25%) Finance
2 641 (47.31%) SQL
3 636 (46.94%) Fixed Income
4 621 (45.83%) Front Office
5 600 (44.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 561 (41.40%) Banking
7 552 (40.74%) Derivative
8 490 (36.16%) C#
9 477 (35.20%) Java
10 378 (27.90%) Asset Management
11 376 (27.75%) Investment Banking
12 343 (25.31%) Degree
13 340 (25.09%) Python
14 337 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
15 302 (22.29%) Hedge funds
16 294 (21.70%) Investment Management
17 256 (18.89%) FIX Protocol
17 256 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
18 246 (18.15%) SQL Server
19 245 (18.08%) C++
20 237 (17.49%) .NET
21 226 (16.68%) Unix
22 223 (16.46%) Linux
23 220 (16.24%) Software Engineering
24 181 (13.36%) Low Latency
25 180 (13.28%) Computer Science
26 178 (13.14%) Mathematics
27 175 (12.92%) Risk Management
28 160 (11.81%) thinkFolio
29 156 (11.51%) Analytical Skills

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 47 (3.47%) Apache
2 42 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 32 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 15 (1.11%) Ethereum
5 15 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 11 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.59%) IIS
9 6 (0.44%) Confluence
10 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.15%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.074%) JBoss
12 1 (0.074%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.074%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 89 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 160 (11.81%) thinkFolio
2 98 (7.23%) Front Arena
3 85 (6.27%) Markit EDM
4 53 (3.91%) Eagle PACE
5 29 (2.14%) Bloomberg AIM
6 15 (1.11%) Ripple
7 11 (0.81%) LatentZero
8 10 (0.74%) SunGard GMI
9 5 (0.37%) LongView
9 5 (0.37%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.074%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.07%) SaaS
3 16 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.59%) Office 365
5 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.22%) NuGet
7 3 (0.22%) Route 53
7 3 (0.22%) Slack
7 3 (0.22%) Trello
8 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.15%) Serverless
9 1 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.074%) GitHub
9 1 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.21%) FIX Connectivity
2 16 (1.18%) Firewall
3 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.81%) VPN
4 9 (0.66%) DHCP
4 9 (0.66%) DNS
4 9 (0.66%) WAN
5 8 (0.59%) BGP
5 8 (0.59%) FTP
6 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (0.52%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (0.52%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.52%) Internet
6 7 (0.52%) MPLS
6 7 (0.52%) Network Security
6 7 (0.52%) TACACS
7 6 (0.44%) tcpdump
8 4 (0.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.96%) Big Data
3 68 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 65 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 61 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 53 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (3.03%) DB2
9 37 (2.73%) Blockchain
10 35 (2.58%) Couchbase
11 34 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (2.36%) KDB
13 24 (1.77%) MongoDB
14 21 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (1.48%) Flink
16 18 (1.33%) MySQL
17 16 (1.18%) MemSQL
17 16 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 86 (6.35%) TeamCity
2 77 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 68 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 41 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 41 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 37 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 32 (2.36%) JIRA
9 29 (2.14%) MSBuild
9 29 (2.14%) Selenium
10 21 (1.55%) Protractor
11 11 (0.81%) Maven
11 11 (0.81%) NUnit
12 9 (0.66%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.59%) MSI
14 7 (0.52%) Mocha
15 4 (0.30%) HP UFT
15 4 (0.30%) Hudson
15 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 979 (72.25%) Finance
2 621 (45.83%) Front Office
3 561 (41.40%) Banking
4 376 (27.75%) Investment Banking
5 126 (9.30%) Financial Institution
6 94 (6.94%) Back Office
7 41 (3.03%) French Language
7 41 (3.03%) German Language
7 41 (3.03%) Italian Language
8 26 (1.92%) Legal
9 22 (1.62%) Marketing
10 20 (1.48%) Retail
11 17 (1.25%) Games
12 15 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
13 14 (1.03%) Advertising
14 6 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
14 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.22%) Law
17 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 603 (44.50%) Developer
2 258 (19.04%) Analyst
3 187 (13.80%) Java Developer
4 179 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 145 (10.70%) Applications Support
6 101 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 98 (7.23%) Support Analyst
8 95 (7.01%) Python Developer
9 90 (6.64%) Business Analyst
10 73 (5.39%) Front Office Developer
11 60 (4.43%) Applications Support Analyst
12 55 (4.06%) Support Engineer
13 54 (3.99%) Architect
13 54 (3.99%) Quantitative Developer
14 52 (3.84%) C++ Developer
14 52 (3.84%) Software Engineer
15 43 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
15 43 (3.17%) Applications Support Engineer
15 43 (3.17%) Finance Manager
16 42 (3.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (18.89%) FIX Protocol
2 237 (17.49%) .NET
3 114 (8.41%) React
4 107 (7.90%) WCF
5 102 (7.53%) WPF
6 100 (7.38%) AngularJS
7 67 (4.94%) XML
8 66 (4.87%) Web Services
9 54 (3.99%) .NET Framework
10 52 (3.84%) ASP.NET
11 50 (3.69%) J2EE
12 48 (3.54%) HTML
13 43 (3.17%) RESTful
14 38 (2.80%) HTML5
15 36 (2.66%) Kafka
15 36 (2.66%) Spring
16 33 (2.44%) NumPy
17 31 (2.29%) Pandas
18 28 (2.07%) Reactive Extensions
19 24 (1.77%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 636 (46.94%) Fixed Income
2 600 (44.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 552 (40.74%) Derivative
4 302 (22.29%) Hedge funds
5 180 (13.28%) Computer Science
6 156 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
7 116 (8.56%) Algorithms
8 95 (7.01%) Fintech
9 87 (6.42%) Cyberthreat
10 84 (6.20%) OTC Derivatives
11 81 (5.98%) Data Structures
12 80 (5.90%) Exotic Derivative
13 71 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
14 68 (5.02%) Equity Derivative
15 38 (2.80%) Market Risk
16 29 (2.14%) Credit Risk
16 29 (2.14%) Reference Data
17 28 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
18 27 (1.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 25 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 226 (16.68%) Unix
2 223 (16.46%) Linux
3 100 (7.38%) Windows
4 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.03%) Solaris
5 13 (0.96%) Windows NT
6 11 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.52%) Android
8 7 (0.52%) Fedora
8 7 (0.52%) SUSE
8 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.37%) HPUX
10 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (27.90%) Asset Management
2 337 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (21.70%) Investment Management
4 256 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
5 220 (16.24%) Software Engineering
6 181 (13.36%) Low Latency
7 178 (13.14%) Mathematics
8 175 (12.92%) Risk Management
9 154 (11.37%) Analytics
10 153 (11.29%) TDD
11 150 (11.07%) SDLC
12 148 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
13 142 (10.48%) OO
14 125 (9.23%) Algorithmic Trading
15 119 (8.78%) Business Analysis
16 108 (7.97%) Test Automation
17 104 (7.68%) Multithreading
18 92 (6.79%) Strategic Thinking
19 91 (6.72%) DevOps
19 91 (6.72%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 641 (47.31%) SQL
2 490 (36.16%) C#
3 477 (35.20%) Java
4 340 (25.09%) Python
5 245 (18.08%) C++
6 120 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 105 (7.75%) Perl
8 92 (6.79%) T-SQL
9 84 (6.20%) VBA
10 75 (5.54%) Bash Shell
11 65 (4.80%) Ruby
12 54 (3.99%) C
12 54 (3.99%) PowerShell
13 45 (3.32%) Korn
13 45 (3.32%) Scala
14 44 (3.25%) Bourne shell
15 38 (2.80%) R
16 34 (2.51%) MATLAB
17 33 (2.44%) Shell Script
18 32 (2.36%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 343 (25.31%) Degree
2 59 (4.35%) Master's Degree
3 57 (4.21%) Numerate Degree
4 46 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.73%) PhD
6 24 (1.77%) ISEB
7 14 (1.03%) CFA
8 10 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.66%) CCNP
10 7 (0.52%) CCIE
11 4 (0.30%) ACCA
11 4 (0.30%) CIMA
11 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.30%) PMP
12 1 (0.074%) CCNA
12 1 (0.074%) CCVP
12 1 (0.074%) MCSE
12 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.074%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.61%) MiFID
2 64 (4.72%) QA
3 23 (1.70%) EMIR
4 9 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.59%) FATCA
5 8 (0.59%) GDPR
6 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.30%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.30%) Basel III
8 1 (0.074%) GCP
8 1 (0.074%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (4.94%) Docker
2 10 (0.74%) HDFS
3 8 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (1.70%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.55%) Automic
2 21 (1.55%) Dollar Universe
3 11 (0.81%) Terraform
4 9 (0.66%) SCCM
5 7 (0.52%) Control-M
6 6 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.22%) Ansible
9 1 (0.074%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.074%) Grafana
9 1 (0.074%) Kibana
9 1 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.074%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.074%) Puppet
Vendors
1 145 (10.70%) Oracle
2 129 (9.52%) Charles River
3 121 (8.93%) Sybase
4 104 (7.68%) Bloomberg
4 104 (7.68%) Calypso
5 100 (7.38%) SimCorp
6 96 (7.08%) FXall
7 61 (4.50%) Microsoft
8 57 (4.21%) Reuters
9 53 (3.91%) Tradeweb
10 45 (3.32%) MarketAxess
11 37 (2.73%) Tableau
12 31 (2.29%) Fidessa
13 17 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.25%) TIBCO
14 15 (1.11%) Google
15 13 (0.96%) FIS
15 13 (0.96%) SunGard
16 11 (0.81%) Citrix
16 11 (0.81%) FactSet