Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 401 373 332
Rank change year-on-year -28 -41 +108
Permanent jobs citing Equities 969 1,319 1,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 2.15% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1,068 751
England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £125,000 £122,500 £116,250
UK median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%

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 51,066 61,460 66,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.22% 39.57% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38,577 47,326 49,713
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 2019.

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 24 September 2019. 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 -11 961 £85,000 +6.25% 72
South East +33 8 £50,000 +100.00%
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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.

1 672 (69.35%) Finance
2 664 (68.52%) Front Office
3 590 (60.89%) Fixed Income
4 525 (54.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 512 (52.84%) Derivative
6 498 (51.39%) Asset Management
7 469 (48.40%) Java
8 421 (43.45%) SQL
9 405 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
10 313 (32.30%) Investment Management
10 313 (32.30%) Hedge funds
11 297 (30.65%) Python
12 290 (29.93%) Software Engineering
13 259 (26.73%) C#
14 253 (26.11%) Banking
15 217 (22.39%) AWS
16 211 (21.78%) J2EE
17 192 (19.81%) Web Services
17 192 (19.81%) Business Analysis
18 191 (19.71%) SQL Server
19 186 (19.20%) thinkFolio
20 181 (18.68%) Analytics
21 179 (18.47%) Oracle
22 169 (17.44%) SimCorp
23 166 (17.13%) Charles River
24 154 (15.89%) Markit EDM
25 151 (15.58%) JavaScript
26 145 (14.96%) R
27 143 (14.76%) XML
28 142 (14.65%) Microservices

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
1 113 (11.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 29 (2.99%) Apache
3 21 (2.17%) IIS
3 21 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 18 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.31%) Confluence
6 3 (0.31%) GemFire
7 2 (0.21%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.10%) nginx
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 186 (19.20%) thinkFolio
2 154 (15.89%) Markit EDM
3 124 (12.80%) Front Arena
4 23 (2.37%) LatentZero
4 23 (2.37%) PolarLake
5 19 (1.96%) Eagle PACE
6 18 (1.86%) SimCorp Dimension
7 17 (1.75%) FINCAD Analytics
8 5 (0.52%) LongView
9 4 (0.41%) Bloomberg AIM
10 3 (0.31%) Eze OMS
11 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.10%) Minerva
11 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 217 (22.39%) AWS
2 55 (5.68%) Amazon S3
3 51 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 42 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
4 42 (4.33%) Serverless
5 36 (3.72%) SaaS
6 30 (3.10%) Azure
7 23 (2.37%) Power Platform
8 22 (2.27%) GCP
9 19 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.55%) Amazon ECS
10 15 (1.55%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (0.62%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.41%) Office 365
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.96%) FIX Connectivity
2 6 (0.62%) LAN
2 6 (0.62%) WAN
3 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.41%) Firewall
4 4 (0.41%) FTP
5 3 (0.31%) IPsec
5 3 (0.31%) Wireless
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 39 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
4 37 (3.82%) Big Data
5 28 (2.89%) Amazon Aurora
6 26 (2.68%) RDBMS
7 25 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (2.37%) Power BI
10 22 (2.27%) NoSQL
11 18 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (1.44%) DB2
15 11 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
15 11 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.93%) KDB
17 8 (0.83%) Blockchain
17 8 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 61 (6.30%) RStudio
2 28 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.44%) JIRA
5 13 (1.34%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.93%) GitLab
6 9 (0.93%) Gradle
7 6 (0.62%) Artifactory
7 6 (0.62%) Maven
8 5 (0.52%) Selenium
8 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (0.31%) gulp
10 3 (0.31%) JBehave
11 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.21%) PhantomJS
General
1 672 (69.35%) Finance
2 664 (68.52%) Front Office
3 253 (26.11%) Banking
4 120 (12.38%) Investment Banking
5 90 (9.29%) French Language
5 90 (9.29%) German Language
5 90 (9.29%) Italian Language
5 90 (9.29%) Spanish Language
6 74 (7.64%) Dutch Language
7 68 (7.02%) Back Office
8 21 (2.17%) Legal
9 13 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 385 (39.73%) Developer
2 199 (20.54%) Java Developer
3 174 (17.96%) Analyst
4 106 (10.94%) Consultant
5 97 (10.01%) Business Analyst
6 80 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 78 (8.05%) Implementation Consultant
8 77 (7.95%) Quantitative Developer
9 66 (6.81%) Technical Consultant
10 64 (6.60%) Applications Support
10 64 (6.60%) C# Developer
11 63 (6.50%) Front Office Developer
12 62 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
13 61 (6.30%) Finance Manager
14 59 (6.09%) Software Engineer
15 56 (5.78%) Technical Implementation Consultant
16 54 (5.57%) J2EE Developer
16 54 (5.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 50 (5.16%) Java Consultant
18 43 (4.44%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (21.78%) J2EE
2 192 (19.81%) Web Services
3 143 (14.76%) XML
4 136 (14.04%) .NET
5 110 (11.35%) FIX Protocol
6 80 (8.26%) AngularJS
7 69 (7.12%) React
8 52 (5.37%) HTML
9 50 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (5.16%) J2SE
10 45 (4.64%) ASP.NET
11 41 (4.23%) NumPy
11 41 (4.23%) Pandas
12 39 (4.02%) SciPy
13 38 (3.92%) jQuery
14 30 (3.10%) CSS
14 30 (3.10%) Spring
15 26 (2.68%) ASP.NET Core
16 25 (2.58%) WPF
17 23 (2.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 590 (60.89%) Fixed Income
2 525 (54.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 512 (52.84%) Derivative
4 313 (32.30%) Hedge funds
5 89 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
6 82 (8.46%) Algorithms
7 78 (8.05%) Equity Derivative
8 64 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (6.19%) Reference Data
10 36 (3.72%) Data Structures
11 34 (3.51%) User Experience
12 33 (3.41%) Exotic Derivative
13 30 (3.10%) Credit Risk
14 28 (2.89%) Management Information System
15 21 (2.17%) Robotics
16 18 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
17 14 (1.44%) SWIFT
18 13 (1.34%) OTC Derivatives
19 9 (0.93%) Market Risk
19 9 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.28%) Linux
2 96 (9.91%) Unix
3 58 (5.99%) Windows
4 26 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.41%) Solaris
6 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.21%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (51.39%) Asset Management
2 405 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (32.30%) Investment Management
4 290 (29.93%) Software Engineering
5 192 (19.81%) Business Analysis
6 181 (18.68%) Analytics
7 142 (14.65%) Microservices
8 130 (13.42%) Mentoring
9 129 (13.31%) Workflow
10 87 (8.98%) Quantitative Analysis
11 85 (8.77%) Algorithmic Trading
11 85 (8.77%) Low Latency
12 67 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (6.19%) Risk Management
14 59 (6.09%) Test Automation
15 58 (5.99%) Electronic Trading
16 57 (5.88%) Computer Science
17 56 (5.78%) TDD
18 55 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (5.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 469 (48.40%) Java
2 421 (43.45%) SQL
3 297 (30.65%) Python
4 259 (26.73%) C#
5 151 (15.58%) JavaScript
6 145 (14.96%) R
7 124 (12.80%) C++
8 81 (8.36%) Perl
9 35 (3.61%) TypeScript
10 34 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 34 (3.51%) Java 8
11 23 (2.37%) MATLAB
12 22 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.06%) Ruby
14 19 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.86%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.65%) Bourne shell
16 16 (1.65%) Korn
17 14 (1.44%) C
17 14 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (8.15%) Degree
2 23 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.14%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.03%) PhD
5 5 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.31%) CEH
6 3 (0.31%) CISA
6 3 (0.31%) CISM
6 3 (0.31%) CISSP
7 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.21%) CFA
8 1 (0.10%) ISEB
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.89%) QA
2 25 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.17%) WAI
4 15 (1.55%) PMO
5 10 (1.03%) MiFID
6 8 (0.83%) EMIR
7 5 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.31%) NIST
8 3 (0.31%) PSD2
8 3 (0.31%) SLA
9 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (3.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.17%) Terraform
3 9 (0.93%) Ansible
4 3 (0.31%) Control-M
4 3 (0.31%) Icinga
4 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.31%) Nagios
4 3 (0.31%) SCCM
4 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.10%) Automic
5 1 (0.10%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.10%) Grafana
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 179 (18.47%) Oracle
2 169 (17.44%) SimCorp
3 166 (17.13%) Charles River
4 132 (13.62%) Calypso
5 95 (9.80%) Bloomberg
6 45 (4.64%) Microsoft
7 38 (3.92%) Fidessa
8 29 (2.99%) Reuters
9 25 (2.58%) Sybase
10 23 (2.37%) Eze Castle Integration
11 21 (2.17%) ION Trading
12 16 (1.65%) Eze Software Group
13 14 (1.44%) FXall
13 14 (1.44%) MarketAxess
13 14 (1.44%) Tradeweb
14 12 (1.24%) Google
15 10 (1.03%) Sun
16 7 (0.72%) FIS
16 7 (0.72%) Linedata
16 7 (0.72%) Tableau