Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 349 374 446
Rank change year-on-year +25 +72 +23
Permanent jobs citing Equities 897 1,141 1,103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 2.08% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 912 923 869
Median annual salary £110,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £66,250 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £155,000 £110,000 £120,000
UK median annual salary £107,500 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +53.57% -12.50% +10.34%

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 41,477 54,782 64,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.85% 39.61% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31,992 41,628 50,559
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,539
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +1 896 £110,000 +57.14% 48
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 668 (74.47%) Front Office
2 653 (72.80%) Fixed Income
3 629 (70.12%) Finance
4 585 (65.22%) Derivative
5 543 (60.54%) Asset Management
6 523 (58.31%) Hedge funds
7 486 (54.18%) AWS
8 472 (52.62%) Investment Management
9 457 (50.95%) Web Services
10 456 (50.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 446 (49.72%) Python
11 446 (49.72%) Java
12 396 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
13 357 (39.80%) JavaScript
14 334 (37.24%) Software Engineering
15 311 (34.67%) SQL
16 307 (34.23%) Banking
17 282 (31.44%) Azure
18 280 (31.22%) GCP
19 243 (27.09%) React
20 241 (26.87%) Portfolio Management
21 240 (26.76%) Analytics
22 230 (25.64%) AngularJS
23 213 (23.75%) Decision-Making
24 210 (23.41%) Investment Banking
25 198 (22.07%) Business Analysis
26 187 (20.85%) R
27 174 (19.40%) Mentoring
28 173 (19.29%) C++
29 170 (18.95%) Google

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 9 (1.00%) Apache Spark
1 9 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (0.89%) Apache
3 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.11%) Confluence
4 1 (0.11%) nginx
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 128 (14.27%) Markit EDM
2 67 (7.47%) thinkFolio
3 57 (6.35%) PolarLake
4 54 (6.02%) Eagle PACE
5 51 (5.69%) Front Arena
6 37 (4.12%) SimCorp Dimension
7 26 (2.90%) FINCAD Analytics
8 25 (2.79%) Salerio
9 4 (0.45%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg AIM
11 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Minerva
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 486 (54.18%) AWS
2 282 (31.44%) Azure
3 280 (31.22%) GCP
4 51 (5.69%) OpenShift
5 49 (5.46%) Amazon SQS
6 36 (4.01%) Amazon ECS
7 22 (2.45%) Amazon S3
8 19 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.12%) Serverless
9 14 (1.56%) SaaS
10 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.67%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.11%) npm
11 1 (0.11%) Trello
11 1 (0.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.89%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.11%) Intranet
2 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.11%) Multicast
2 1 (0.11%) NAS
2 1 (0.11%) SAN
2 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.92%) NoSQL
2 63 (7.02%) Amazon Athena
3 61 (6.80%) SQL Server
4 34 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 30 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 20 (2.23%) Big Data
8 14 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.00%) MySQL
11 7 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.67%) Redis
13 5 (0.56%) Flink
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.33%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.22%) Hazelcast
16 2 (0.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 96 (10.70%) RStudio
2 49 (5.46%) Artifactory
3 34 (3.79%) JIRA
4 24 (2.68%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.78%) GitLab
7 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.11%) gulp
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Maven
8 1 (0.11%) MSI
8 1 (0.11%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 668 (74.47%) Front Office
2 629 (70.12%) Finance
3 307 (34.23%) Banking
4 210 (23.41%) Investment Banking
5 111 (12.37%) Back Office
6 7 (0.78%) Advertising
6 7 (0.78%) French Language
7 6 (0.67%) German Language
7 6 (0.67%) Italian Language
7 6 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.56%) Games
8 5 (0.56%) Legal
9 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.45%) Retail
9 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.33%) Law
10 3 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 335 (37.35%) Developer
2 164 (18.28%) Java Developer
3 131 (14.60%) Front Office Developer
4 106 (11.82%) Analyst
5 103 (11.48%) Software Engineer
6 91 (10.14%) AWS Developer
7 88 (9.81%) Architect
8 87 (9.70%) AWS Engineer
9 74 (8.25%) Data Manager
10 71 (7.92%) Python Developer
10 71 (7.92%) Senior Developer
11 65 (7.25%) Applications Support
11 65 (7.25%) Support Analyst
12 63 (7.02%) Quantitative Developer
13 59 (6.58%) Java Engineer
14 57 (6.35%) Python Engineer
15 54 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
16 53 (5.91%) Applications Support Analyst
17 44 (4.91%) AWS Software Engineer
18 41 (4.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (50.95%) Web Services
2 243 (27.09%) React
3 230 (25.64%) AngularJS
4 163 (18.17%) J2EE
5 154 (17.17%) Node.js
6 119 (13.27%) Vue.js
7 98 (10.93%) .NET
8 48 (5.35%) FIX Protocol
9 36 (4.01%) Redux
10 26 (2.90%) Spring
11 25 (2.79%) Elastic Stack
11 25 (2.79%) Regular Expression
12 23 (2.56%) Hibernate
13 18 (2.01%) Guice
13 18 (2.01%) JPA
14 17 (1.90%) .NET Core
14 17 (1.90%) Pandas
15 14 (1.56%) NumPy
16 13 (1.45%) HTML
16 13 (1.45%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 653 (72.80%) Fixed Income
2 585 (65.22%) Derivative
3 523 (58.31%) Hedge funds
4 456 (50.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 139 (15.50%) Reference Data
6 116 (12.93%) Equity Derivative
7 111 (12.37%) Greenfield Project
8 101 (11.26%) Blog
9 84 (9.36%) Exotic Derivative
10 53 (5.91%) Public Cloud
11 28 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (2.79%) SWIFT
13 23 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
14 20 (2.23%) Market Risk
15 17 (1.90%) Algorithms
16 10 (1.11%) Credit Risk
16 10 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.11%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.89%) Contract for Difference
17 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.25%) Unix
2 62 (6.91%) Linux
3 37 (4.12%) Windows
4 27 (3.01%) Windows 10
4 27 (3.01%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (60.54%) Asset Management
2 472 (52.62%) Investment Management
3 396 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (37.24%) Software Engineering
5 241 (26.87%) Portfolio Management
6 240 (26.76%) Analytics
7 213 (23.75%) Decision-Making
8 198 (22.07%) Business Analysis
9 174 (19.40%) Mentoring
10 155 (17.28%) DevOps
11 145 (16.16%) Open Source
12 142 (15.83%) Performance Attribution
13 138 (15.38%) Data Analytics
14 134 (14.94%) Microservices
15 128 (14.27%) Artificial Intelligence
16 127 (14.16%) Machine Learning
17 87 (9.70%) Front End Development
18 78 (8.70%) Migration
19 75 (8.36%) Computer Science
20 65 (7.25%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 446 (49.72%) Java
1 446 (49.72%) Python
2 357 (39.80%) JavaScript
3 311 (34.67%) SQL
4 187 (20.85%) R
5 173 (19.29%) C++
6 137 (15.27%) C#
7 65 (7.25%) Kotlin
8 28 (3.12%) PowerShell
9 25 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.34%) Perl
11 18 (2.01%) MATLAB
12 17 (1.90%) Java 8
13 13 (1.45%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.23%) C
14 11 (1.23%) Ruby
14 11 (1.23%) VBA
15 9 (1.00%) PHP
16 6 (0.67%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 58 (6.47%) Degree
2 22 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.11%) PhD
4 8 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.11%) ISEB
6 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.57%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.11%) MiFID
3 9 (1.00%) EMIR
4 7 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.11%) NIST
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 96 (10.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (6.91%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.68%) Terraform
3 25 (2.79%) Nagios
4 7 (0.78%) Puppet
5 5 (0.56%) Ansible
6 4 (0.45%) Control-M
7 3 (0.33%) Consul
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 170 (18.95%) Google
2 162 (18.06%) Bloomberg
3 111 (12.37%) Charles River
4 96 (10.70%) SimCorp
5 89 (9.92%) Calypso
6 60 (6.69%) Reuters
7 51 (5.69%) Fidessa
8 43 (4.79%) Oracle
9 37 (4.12%) GoldenSource
10 29 (3.23%) ION Trading
11 28 (3.12%) ServiceNow
12 25 (2.79%) Eze Software Group
13 23 (2.56%) FIS
13 23 (2.56%) Linedata
14 19 (2.12%) Murex
15 13 (1.45%) Eze Castle Integration
16 12 (1.34%) Solace
17 11 (1.23%) TIBCO
18 6 (0.67%) Microsoft
18 6 (0.67%) Tradeweb