Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 374 388
Rank change year-on-year +66 +14 +73
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,144 1,172 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 2.09% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,065 955 782
England median annual salary £105,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.83% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £115,000 £116,250
UK median annual salary £105,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +44.83% -3.33% +1.69%

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 45,168 56,099 63,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.75% 39.74% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34,847 43,006 49,257
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +35 1,139 £105,000 +44.83% 39
South East +39 4 £50,000 +25.00%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 898 (78.50%) Front Office
2 874 (76.40%) Fixed Income
3 787 (68.79%) Derivative
4 782 (68.36%) Finance
5 781 (68.27%) Asset Management
6 609 (53.23%) Python
7 603 (52.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 600 (52.45%) Java
9 569 (49.74%) AWS
10 548 (47.90%) Hedge funds
10 548 (47.90%) Investment Management
11 543 (47.47%) Web Services
12 505 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
13 466 (40.73%) SQL
14 422 (36.89%) Software Engineering
15 386 (33.74%) Analytics
16 376 (32.87%) JavaScript
17 329 (28.76%) R
18 311 (27.19%) Mentoring
19 300 (26.22%) Banking
20 294 (25.70%) J2EE
21 248 (21.68%) C#
22 242 (21.15%) C++
23 239 (20.89%) Bloomberg
24 233 (20.37%) Azure
24 233 (20.37%) Microservices
25 231 (20.19%) GCP
26 195 (17.05%) React
27 189 (16.52%) Business Analysis
28 184 (16.08%) Performance Attribution

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 29 (2.53%) Apache
2 24 (2.10%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.35%) Confluence
5 4 (0.35%) nginx
6 3 (0.26%) GemFire
7 1 (0.087%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 151 (13.20%) Markit EDM
2 149 (13.02%) thinkFolio
3 90 (7.87%) Front Arena
4 83 (7.26%) PolarLake
5 77 (6.73%) Eagle PACE
6 53 (4.63%) FINCAD Analytics
7 31 (2.71%) LatentZero
8 12 (1.05%) Salerio
9 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.17%) Eze OMS
9 2 (0.17%) LongView
9 2 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.087%) Endur
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 569 (49.74%) AWS
2 233 (20.37%) Azure
3 231 (20.19%) GCP
4 106 (9.27%) Amazon SQS
5 77 (6.73%) Amazon S3
6 60 (5.24%) AWS Lambda
6 60 (5.24%) Serverless
7 57 (4.98%) Amazon ECS
8 53 (4.63%) SaaS
9 50 (4.37%) OpenShift
10 27 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (2.36%) AWS Fargate
11 11 (0.96%) AWS Step Functions
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.26%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.087%) npm
14 1 (0.087%) Trello
14 1 (0.087%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.87%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (0.35%) LAN
2 4 (0.35%) WAN
3 3 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.087%) Intranet
4 1 (0.087%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.087%) Multicast
4 1 (0.087%) NAS
4 1 (0.087%) SAN
4 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (7.87%) Amazon Athena
2 86 (7.52%) SQL Server
3 83 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 58 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
6 44 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 40 (3.50%) Big Data
8 32 (2.80%) Amazon Aurora
9 31 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
10 21 (1.84%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.61%) KDB
13 6 (0.52%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.35%) Redis
15 3 (0.26%) DB2
15 3 (0.26%) Power BI
15 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (9.35%) RStudio
2 50 (4.37%) Artifactory
3 37 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.19%) JIRA
6 22 (1.92%) GitLab
7 7 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.35%) gulp
8 4 (0.35%) Maven
8 4 (0.35%) PhpStorm
8 4 (0.35%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.26%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.17%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.17%) Gradle
10 2 (0.17%) JBehave
10 2 (0.17%) MSI
10 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.087%) JUnit
General
1 898 (78.50%) Front Office
2 782 (68.36%) Finance
3 300 (26.22%) Banking
4 165 (14.42%) Investment Banking
5 131 (11.45%) Back Office
6 45 (3.93%) French Language
7 44 (3.85%) German Language
7 44 (3.85%) Italian Language
7 44 (3.85%) Spanish Language
8 20 (1.75%) Dutch Language
9 9 (0.79%) Advertising
10 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.61%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Games
12 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Retail
14 1 (0.087%) Billing
14 1 (0.087%) Law
14 1 (0.087%) Marketing
14 1 (0.087%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 432 (37.76%) Developer
2 229 (20.02%) Java Developer
3 129 (11.28%) Front Office Developer
4 128 (11.19%) Senior Developer
5 123 (10.75%) Analyst
6 118 (10.31%) Quantitative Developer
7 108 (9.44%) Software Engineer
8 102 (8.92%) Data Manager
9 101 (8.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 85 (7.43%) Python Developer
11 70 (6.12%) Applications Support
12 67 (5.86%) Finance Manager
13 59 (5.16%) Architect
13 59 (5.16%) AWS Developer
14 58 (5.07%) Senior Quantitative Developer
15 56 (4.90%) Java Engineer
16 54 (4.72%) Java Software Engineer
17 53 (4.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 51 (4.46%) Engineering Manager
19 50 (4.37%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (47.47%) Web Services
2 294 (25.70%) J2EE
3 195 (17.05%) React
4 177 (15.47%) AngularJS
5 125 (10.93%) Node.js
6 107 (9.35%) .NET
7 78 (6.82%) FIX Protocol
8 57 (4.98%) Pandas
9 55 (4.81%) NumPy
10 52 (4.55%) SciPy
11 49 (4.28%) Vue.js
12 48 (4.20%) Redux
13 43 (3.76%) XML
14 40 (3.50%) Spring
15 36 (3.15%) J2SE
16 27 (2.36%) Lambda Expressions
17 23 (2.01%) jQuery
17 23 (2.01%) WPF
18 21 (1.84%) Swagger
19 20 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 874 (76.40%) Fixed Income
2 787 (68.79%) Derivative
3 603 (52.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 548 (47.90%) Hedge funds
5 176 (15.38%) Reference Data
6 156 (13.64%) Equity Derivative
7 134 (11.71%) Greenfield Project
8 102 (8.92%) Blog
9 101 (8.83%) Exotic Derivative
10 54 (4.72%) Public Cloud
11 50 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (2.97%) Algorithms
13 22 (1.92%) SWIFT
14 20 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
15 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
16 15 (1.31%) Market Risk
17 14 (1.22%) Credit Risk
17 14 (1.22%) Data Structures
18 6 (0.52%) Data Centre
18 6 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.08%) Linux
2 76 (6.64%) Unix
3 28 (2.45%) Windows
4 15 (1.31%) Windows 10
4 15 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (68.27%) Asset Management
2 548 (47.90%) Investment Management
3 505 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
4 422 (36.89%) Software Engineering
5 386 (33.74%) Analytics
6 311 (27.19%) Mentoring
7 233 (20.37%) Microservices
8 189 (16.52%) Business Analysis
9 184 (16.08%) Performance Attribution
10 168 (14.69%) Portfolio Management
11 165 (14.42%) Open Source
12 164 (14.34%) Machine Learning
13 161 (14.07%) Data Analytics
14 159 (13.90%) Quantitative Analysis
15 155 (13.55%) Artificial Intelligence
16 151 (13.20%) Decision-Making
17 112 (9.79%) Performance Management
18 110 (9.62%) Migration
19 82 (7.17%) Data Management
20 80 (6.99%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 609 (53.23%) Python
2 600 (52.45%) Java
3 466 (40.73%) SQL
4 376 (32.87%) JavaScript
5 329 (28.76%) R
6 248 (21.68%) C#
7 242 (21.15%) C++
8 77 (6.73%) Kotlin
9 52 (4.55%) Perl
10 40 (3.50%) Bash Shell
11 34 (2.97%) Ruby
11 34 (2.97%) TypeScript
12 33 (2.88%) Java 8
13 29 (2.53%) MATLAB
14 24 (2.10%) Bourne shell
14 24 (2.10%) Korn
15 15 (1.31%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.14%) VBA
17 12 (1.05%) PHP
18 8 (0.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 90 (7.87%) Degree
2 21 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.49%) PhD
4 15 (1.31%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.087%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.31%) QA
3 13 (1.14%) MiFID
4 12 (1.05%) EMIR
5 10 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.70%) PMO
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.087%) NIST
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (9.35%) Docker
2 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) HDFS
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 55 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.97%) Terraform
3 12 (1.05%) Nagios
4 10 (0.87%) Ansible
5 8 (0.70%) Puppet
6 4 (0.35%) Control-M
7 2 (0.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.087%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 239 (20.89%) Bloomberg
2 134 (11.71%) SimCorp
3 132 (11.54%) Charles River
4 112 (9.79%) Google
5 91 (7.95%) Calypso
6 87 (7.60%) Reuters
7 71 (6.21%) Oracle
8 57 (4.98%) Fidessa
9 51 (4.46%) ION Trading
10 43 (3.76%) Eze Castle Integration
11 40 (3.50%) Eze Software Group
12 30 (2.62%) FIS
12 30 (2.62%) Linedata
13 21 (1.84%) FXall
13 21 (1.84%) MarketAxess
13 21 (1.84%) Tradeweb
14 18 (1.57%) Murex
15 16 (1.40%) ServiceNow
16 12 (1.05%) Sybase
17 11 (0.96%) Microsoft