Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 415 451 344
Rank change year-on-year +36 -107 +122
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,190 1,034 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 1.55% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 811 760 1,420
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +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 68,887 66,837 84,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.93% 40.84% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54,540 54,962 68,459
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +23 1,175 £75,000 - 91
Midlands +17 9 £50,000 +17.65%
West Midlands +1 5 £37,500 -11.76%
South East +9 4 £56,250 +25.00% 2
East Midlands - 4 £52,500 -
East of England +1 1 £42,000 +5.00%
North of England -5 1 - -
North West -8 1 - -
South West -16 1 - -
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 827 (69.50%) Finance
2 663 (55.71%) Banking
3 490 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 486 (40.84%) Fixed Income
5 475 (39.92%) SQL
6 453 (38.07%) Front Office
7 452 (37.98%) Java
8 338 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
9 319 (26.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 311 (26.13%) Derivative
11 298 (25.04%) Asset Management
12 283 (23.78%) Unix
13 263 (22.10%) Linux
14 255 (21.43%) C#
15 209 (17.56%) Python
16 192 (16.13%) FIX Protocol
17 183 (15.38%) Oracle
18 180 (15.13%) Degree
19 175 (14.71%) Wealth Management
20 164 (13.78%) Retail Banking
21 160 (13.45%) Low Latency
22 158 (13.28%) .NET
23 151 (12.69%) SQL Server
23 151 (12.69%) QA
24 146 (12.27%) Hedge funds
25 139 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
25 139 (11.68%) C++
26 136 (11.43%) Multithreading
27 135 (11.34%) Risk Management
28 132 (11.09%) Algorithmic Trading

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 27 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.18%) Confluence
3 13 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.59%) Apache
4 7 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.084%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.084%) JBoss
8 1 (0.084%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.76%) S-PLUS
5 7 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.43%) thinkFolio
2 14 (1.18%) Actimize
3 3 (0.25%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.084%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.01%) Slack
3 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.59%) SaaS
5 6 (0.50%) Office 365
6 5 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.42%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.42%) Route 53
6 5 (0.42%) Trello
7 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.084%) GitHub
8 1 (0.084%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.76%) FIX Connectivity
2 6 (0.50%) Multicast
2 6 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.42%) DHCP
3 5 (0.42%) DNS
3 5 (0.42%) Firewall
3 5 (0.42%) FTP
3 5 (0.42%) WAN
4 4 (0.34%) AMQP
5 3 (0.25%) LAN
6 2 (0.17%) BGP
6 2 (0.17%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.17%) Internet
6 2 (0.17%) IPsec
6 2 (0.17%) MPLS
6 2 (0.17%) OSPF
6 2 (0.17%) SSH
6 2 (0.17%) VPN
6 2 (0.17%) Wireless
6 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.21%) Big Data
3 56 (4.71%) Blockchain
4 52 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 50 (4.20%) KDB
6 49 (4.12%) Oracle Database
7 35 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.61%) Kdb+
9 27 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.26%) Couchbase
12 14 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.76%) MySQL
16 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.59%) Flink
17 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 84 (7.06%) JIRA
2 65 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.44%) Selenium
4 25 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.60%) JUnit
6 18 (1.51%) Subversion
7 17 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.34%) Gradle
9 15 (1.26%) Toad
10 13 (1.09%) NUnit
11 12 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.67%) Protractor
14 7 (0.59%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.59%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.59%) HP UFT
15 6 (0.50%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.42%) CircleCI
16 5 (0.42%) Mocha
16 5 (0.42%) TestNG
General
1 827 (69.50%) Finance
2 663 (55.71%) Banking
3 490 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 453 (38.07%) Front Office
5 164 (13.78%) Retail Banking
6 83 (6.97%) Financial Institution
7 64 (5.38%) Back Office
8 39 (3.28%) Legal
9 18 (1.51%) Marketing
10 15 (1.26%) Games
11 6 (0.50%) Retail
11 6 (0.50%) Russian Language
12 5 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.25%) Advertising
14 3 (0.25%) German Language
14 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 518 (43.53%) Developer
2 263 (22.10%) Analyst
3 255 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 135 (11.34%) Business Analyst
5 128 (10.76%) C# Developer
6 122 (10.25%) Applications Support
7 104 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 59 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 54 (4.54%) Banking Analyst
9 54 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
10 52 (4.37%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.37%) Front Office Developer
11 49 (4.12%) Python Developer
12 43 (3.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 43 (3.61%) Qualitative Analyst
12 43 (3.61%) Quantitative Analyst
13 39 (3.28%) SQL Developer
13 39 (3.28%) Support Specialist
14 38 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 35 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (16.13%) FIX Protocol
2 158 (13.28%) .NET
3 97 (8.15%) AngularJS
4 85 (7.14%) WPF
5 76 (6.39%) HTML
6 72 (6.05%) WCF
7 54 (4.54%) ASP.NET
8 52 (4.37%) Angular 2
8 52 (4.37%) HTML5
9 48 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (3.19%) React
11 37 (3.11%) Spring
12 34 (2.86%) Middleware
12 34 (2.86%) Node.js
12 34 (2.86%) XML
13 33 (2.77%) Kafka
14 32 (2.69%) REST
15 30 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (1.93%) LINQ
17 20 (1.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 486 (40.84%) Fixed Income
2 319 (26.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 311 (26.13%) Derivative
4 146 (12.27%) Hedge funds
5 139 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
6 115 (9.66%) Computer Science
7 91 (7.65%) Algorithms
8 77 (6.47%) Fintech
9 70 (5.88%) Data Structures
10 55 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
11 45 (3.78%) Equity Derivative
12 43 (3.61%) OTC Derivatives
13 40 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
14 30 (2.52%) Credit Risk
15 28 (2.35%) Virtual Team
16 24 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (1.93%) User Experience
18 15 (1.26%) Eurex
19 10 (0.84%) Reference Data
20 9 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 283 (23.78%) Unix
2 263 (22.10%) Linux
3 47 (3.95%) Windows
4 12 (1.01%) Solaris
5 9 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.59%) Windows NT
7 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) VMS
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) Android
9 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (25.04%) Asset Management
3 175 (14.71%) Wealth Management
4 160 (13.45%) Low Latency
5 136 (11.43%) Multithreading
6 135 (11.34%) Risk Management
7 132 (11.09%) Algorithmic Trading
8 125 (10.50%) Analytics
9 120 (10.08%) Mathematics
10 115 (9.66%) SDLC
11 106 (8.91%) Electronic Trading
12 102 (8.57%) Business Analysis
13 91 (7.65%) Test Automation
14 87 (7.31%) Fund Management
15 84 (7.06%) Investment Management
16 82 (6.89%) OO
17 74 (6.22%) Change Management
17 74 (6.22%) TDD
18 71 (5.97%) Project Management
19 70 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 475 (39.92%) SQL
2 452 (37.98%) Java
3 255 (21.43%) C#
4 209 (17.56%) Python
5 139 (11.68%) C++
6 110 (9.24%) JavaScript
7 68 (5.71%) Perl
8 62 (5.21%) Shell Script
9 53 (4.45%) Bash Shell
10 52 (4.37%) T-SQL
11 48 (4.03%) VBA
12 41 (3.45%) R
13 38 (3.19%) MATLAB
14 35 (2.94%) C
15 25 (2.10%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.10%) TypeScript
16 21 (1.76%) Scala
17 18 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.43%) PowerShell
19 15 (1.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 180 (15.13%) Degree
2 25 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (1.51%) PhD
4 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.50%) CFA
7 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.25%) CISSP
8 3 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.17%) CCIE
9 2 (0.17%) CCNP
9 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.084%) CCNA
10 1 (0.084%) CISM
10 1 (0.084%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.084%) MCSE
10 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (12.69%) QA
2 68 (5.71%) MiFID
3 21 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.09%) SLA
5 10 (0.84%) Basel III
6 8 (0.67%) EMIR
7 4 (0.34%) PMO
8 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.084%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.084%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.67%) Control-M
3 6 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.42%) SCCM
5 3 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.25%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) Netcool
7 1 (0.084%) Ansible
7 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.084%) Puppet
Vendors
1 183 (15.38%) Oracle
2 92 (7.73%) Sybase
3 59 (4.96%) Bloomberg
4 52 (4.37%) Microsoft
5 49 (4.12%) Fidessa
6 33 (2.77%) Charles River
7 21 (1.76%) Tableau
8 17 (1.43%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.26%) Informatica
10 14 (1.18%) Reuters
11 12 (1.01%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.92%) Google
12 11 (0.92%) Solace
13 8 (0.67%) FXall
13 8 (0.67%) Tradeweb
14 7 (0.59%) Citrix
15 5 (0.42%) FactSet
15 5 (0.42%) ION Trading
15 5 (0.42%) MarketAxess
16 4 (0.34%) Atlassian