Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 352 332 457
Rank change year-on-year -20 +125 -72
Permanent jobs citing Equities 881 571 877
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 2.51% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 742 554 752
10th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £53,750
25th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £107,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +43.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £126,250 £133,750 £100,000
90th Percentile £149,750 £165,250 £115,000
UK median annual salary £105,000 £107,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% +43.33% -6.25%

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 39,539 22,741 47,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.56% 35.80% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24,283 18,258 36,257
10th Percentile £32,772 £32,148 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -23 864 £106,250 -1.16% 51
Midlands - 10 £67,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £72,500 -
South East - 3 £30,500 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 674 (76.50%) Finance
2 546 (61.98%) Front Office
3 476 (54.03%) Python
3 476 (54.03%) Derivative
4 460 (52.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 442 (50.17%) Fixed Income
6 413 (46.88%) Hedge funds
7 369 (41.88%) Java
8 368 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
9 367 (41.66%) Asset Management
10 351 (39.84%) AWS
11 348 (39.50%) Software Engineering
12 346 (39.27%) JavaScript
13 322 (36.55%) React
14 315 (35.75%) SQL
15 287 (32.58%) Investment Management
16 250 (28.38%) Analytics
17 231 (26.22%) C#
18 224 (25.43%) AngularJS
19 218 (24.74%) Web Services
20 214 (24.29%) Full Stack Development
21 182 (20.66%) Banking
22 174 (19.75%) Azure
23 169 (19.18%) Kotlin
24 168 (19.07%) GCP
25 162 (18.39%) TypeScript
26 157 (17.82%) Vue.js
27 154 (17.48%) Scala
28 140 (15.89%) Investment Banking
29 133 (15.10%) .NET

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 77 (8.74%) Apache
2 57 (6.47%) Apache Spark
3 31 (3.52%) Confluence
4 14 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (1.14%) IIS
6 3 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.23%) MTS
8 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.04%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.45%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.11%) Actimize
4 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.11%) Minerva
4 1 (0.11%) Salerio
4 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 351 (39.84%) AWS
2 174 (19.75%) Azure
3 168 (19.07%) GCP
4 104 (11.80%) Amazon S3
5 97 (11.01%) Serverless
6 92 (10.44%) Amazon EC2
7 89 (10.10%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (2.38%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.59%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.02%) SaaS
11 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.57%) PaaS
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.14%) FTP
2 7 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.11%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.11%) Multicast
5 1 (0.11%) Network Security
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.11%) WAN
5 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 77 (8.74%) Apache Ignite
3 54 (6.13%) SQL Server
4 45 (5.11%) Flink
5 39 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (3.06%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.50%) Big Data
8 17 (1.93%) Data Mart
9 16 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.59%) Power BI
11 12 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.91%) KDB
13 8 (0.91%) Tableau
14 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.57%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.57%) Kdb+
16 4 (0.45%) QlikView
16 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (7.83%) JIRA
2 52 (5.90%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.48%) GitLab
4 9 (1.02%) Subversion
5 7 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.23%) Maven
7 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.11%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.11%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Mocha
8 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.11%) Travis CI
General
1 674 (76.50%) Finance
2 546 (61.98%) Front Office
3 182 (20.66%) Banking
4 140 (15.89%) Investment Banking
5 127 (14.42%) Social Skills
6 72 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.29%) Retail
8 23 (2.61%) Back Office
9 19 (2.16%) Law
10 11 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.25%) Publishing
11 8 (0.91%) Games
11 8 (0.91%) Legal
12 7 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (0.68%) Advertising
13 6 (0.68%) Marketing
13 6 (0.68%) Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 524 (59.48%) Developer
2 168 (19.07%) Python Developer
3 156 (17.71%) Software Engineer
4 153 (17.37%) Analyst
5 140 (15.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 114 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 109 (12.37%) Front Office Developer
8 84 (9.53%) Python Engineer
9 80 (9.08%) AWS Developer
10 77 (8.74%) Python Software Engineer
11 74 (8.40%) Java Developer
11 74 (8.40%) React Developer
12 67 (7.60%) Senior Developer
13 66 (7.49%) Lead Developer
14 65 (7.38%) Business Analyst
15 62 (7.04%) Applications Support
16 59 (6.70%) AWS Engineer
17 57 (6.47%) C# Developer
18 55 (6.24%) AWS Software Engineer
19 53 (6.02%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (36.55%) React
2 224 (25.43%) AngularJS
3 218 (24.74%) Web Services
4 157 (17.82%) Vue.js
5 133 (15.10%) .NET
6 109 (12.37%) Node.js
7 67 (7.60%) .NET Core
8 62 (7.04%) ASP.NET
9 61 (6.92%) FIX Protocol
10 60 (6.81%) Kafka
11 54 (6.13%) GraphQL
12 47 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (5.22%) ASP.NET Core
14 40 (4.54%) HTML
15 35 (3.97%) NumPy
16 32 (3.63%) REST
17 31 (3.52%) Shiny
18 27 (3.06%) Spring
19 23 (2.61%) JSON
19 23 (2.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 476 (54.03%) Derivative
2 460 (52.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 442 (50.17%) Fixed Income
4 413 (46.88%) Hedge funds
5 104 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
6 76 (8.63%) Equity Derivative
7 67 (7.60%) Market Risk
8 53 (6.02%) Credit Risk
9 41 (4.65%) Legacy Systems
10 34 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (3.29%) Contract for Difference
11 29 (3.29%) Spread Betting
12 19 (2.16%) Exotic Derivative
13 17 (1.93%) Reference Data
14 16 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (1.48%) Credit Derivative
16 12 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
17 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
17 11 (1.25%) Data Structures
17 11 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.72%) Linux
2 63 (7.15%) Unix
3 22 (2.50%) Windows
4 11 (1.25%) Android
4 11 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.45%) CentOS
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (41.66%) Asset Management
3 348 (39.50%) Software Engineering
4 287 (32.58%) Investment Management
5 250 (28.38%) Analytics
6 214 (24.29%) Full Stack Development
7 105 (11.92%) SDLC
8 88 (9.99%) Microservices
9 87 (9.88%) Fintech
10 79 (8.97%) Migration
11 75 (8.51%) Machine Learning
12 66 (7.49%) Order Management
12 66 (7.49%) Risk Management
13 64 (7.26%) Mathematics
14 61 (6.92%) Risk Analytics
15 58 (6.58%) Data Analytics
16 56 (6.36%) DevOps
17 53 (6.02%) TDD
18 52 (5.90%) Artificial Intelligence
18 52 (5.90%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 476 (54.03%) Python
2 369 (41.88%) Java
3 346 (39.27%) JavaScript
4 315 (35.75%) SQL
5 231 (26.22%) C#
6 169 (19.18%) Kotlin
7 162 (18.39%) TypeScript
8 154 (17.48%) Scala
9 116 (13.17%) C++
10 83 (9.42%) Clojure
11 64 (7.26%) R
12 40 (4.54%) Bash Shell
13 31 (3.52%) Perl
14 22 (2.50%) VBA
15 15 (1.70%) F#
15 15 (1.70%) Java 8
16 12 (1.36%) Erlang
17 11 (1.25%) ES6
17 11 (1.25%) Groovy
17 11 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 53 (6.02%) Degree
2 23 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.79%) PhD
4 5 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) CEH
7 1 (0.11%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.11%) CISSP
7 1 (0.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.11%) OSCP
7 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.52%) MiFID
2 14 (1.59%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.57%) EMIR
5 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.11%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) GLBA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 91 (10.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 118 (13.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.79%) Terraform
3 5 (0.57%) Ansible
4 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.34%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.23%) Oozie
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 33 (3.75%) Fidessa
2 28 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.50%) Bloomberg
3 22 (2.50%) Murex
4 20 (2.27%) Oracle
4 20 (2.27%) Sybase
5 12 (1.36%) ServiceNow
6 8 (0.91%) Charles River
7 7 (0.79%) Portware
8 6 (0.68%) Google
8 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.68%) Tradeweb
9 5 (0.57%) Sun
10 4 (0.45%) Advent
10 4 (0.45%) Concur
10 4 (0.45%) Instagram
10 4 (0.45%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.45%) Sage
11 3 (0.34%) Sophis
12 2 (0.23%) TIBCO