Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 230 162
Rank change year-on-year +23 -68 +85
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,175 1,002 1,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.68% 1.45% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 3.16% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 797 731 1,378
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £117,500 £113,750 £105,000
England 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,208 31,692 41,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.52% 45.86% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26,171 26,606 33,917
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.60% +0.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Equities as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in London

Equities
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equities in London.

Salary trend for Equities in London

Equities
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Equities in London

Equities
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the London 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
Central London -15 242 £75,000 -6.25% 37
East London -23 7 £81,250 +116.67% 1
West London +15 1 £57,500 -23.33% 5
Equities
England

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 London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 818 (69.62%) Finance
2 658 (56.00%) Banking
3 487 (41.45%) Investment Banking
4 481 (40.94%) Fixed Income
5 468 (39.83%) SQL
6 450 (38.30%) Java
6 450 (38.30%) Front Office
7 331 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
8 311 (26.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 302 (25.70%) Derivative
10 296 (25.19%) Asset Management
11 279 (23.74%) Unix
12 263 (22.38%) Linux
13 254 (21.62%) C#
14 206 (17.53%) Python
15 188 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
16 181 (15.40%) Oracle
17 175 (14.89%) Wealth Management
18 170 (14.47%) Degree
19 164 (13.96%) Retail Banking
20 160 (13.62%) Low Latency
21 157 (13.36%) .NET
22 150 (12.77%) SQL Server
23 147 (12.51%) QA
24 144 (12.26%) Hedge funds
25 139 (11.83%) C++
26 135 (11.49%) Risk Management
26 135 (11.49%) Multithreading
26 135 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
27 130 (11.06%) Algorithmic Trading

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 26 (2.21%) Apache Spark
2 13 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.85%) Confluence
4 7 (0.60%) Apache
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.26%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.085%) JBoss
8 1 (0.085%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.77%) S-PLUS
5 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.45%) thinkFolio
2 14 (1.19%) Actimize
3 3 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.085%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.02%) Slack
3 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.60%) SaaS
5 6 (0.51%) Office 365
6 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.43%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.43%) Route 53
6 5 (0.43%) Trello
7 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.085%) GitHub
8 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.79%) FIX Connectivity
2 6 (0.51%) Multicast
2 6 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.43%) DHCP
3 5 (0.43%) DNS
3 5 (0.43%) Firewall
3 5 (0.43%) FTP
3 5 (0.43%) WAN
4 4 (0.34%) AMQP
5 3 (0.26%) 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
1 150 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.19%) Big Data
3 56 (4.77%) Blockchain
4 52 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 48 (4.09%) KDB
7 35 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.64%) Kdb+
9 30 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.28%) Couchbase
13 14 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.02%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.77%) MySQL
17 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.60%) Flink
18 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 80 (6.81%) JIRA
2 65 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.47%) Selenium
4 25 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.62%) JUnit
6 18 (1.53%) Subversion
7 17 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.36%) Gradle
9 15 (1.28%) Toad
10 13 (1.11%) NUnit
11 12 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.77%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.68%) Protractor
14 7 (0.60%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.60%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.60%) HP UFT
15 6 (0.51%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.43%) CircleCI
16 5 (0.43%) Mocha
16 5 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 818 (69.62%) Finance
2 658 (56.00%) Banking
3 487 (41.45%) Investment Banking
4 450 (38.30%) Front Office
5 164 (13.96%) Retail Banking
6 83 (7.06%) Financial Institution
7 64 (5.45%) Back Office
8 38 (3.23%) Legal
9 18 (1.53%) Marketing
10 15 (1.28%) Games
11 6 (0.51%) Retail
11 6 (0.51%) Russian Language
12 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.26%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
14 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 516 (43.91%) Developer
2 255 (21.70%) Java Developer
3 252 (21.45%) Analyst
4 131 (11.15%) Business Analyst
5 127 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 121 (10.30%) Applications Support
7 103 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 56 (4.77%) Support Analyst
9 54 (4.60%) Banking Analyst
9 54 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 52 (4.43%) Front Office Developer
11 51 (4.34%) .NET Developer
12 49 (4.17%) Python Developer
13 43 (3.66%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 41 (3.49%) Qualitative Analyst
14 41 (3.49%) Quantitative Analyst
15 39 (3.32%) SQL Developer
15 39 (3.32%) Support Specialist
16 37 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (2.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
2 157 (13.36%) .NET
3 97 (8.26%) AngularJS
4 85 (7.23%) WPF
5 76 (6.47%) HTML
6 72 (6.13%) WCF
7 54 (4.60%) ASP.NET
8 52 (4.43%) Angular 2
8 52 (4.43%) HTML5
9 48 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (3.23%) React
11 37 (3.15%) Spring
12 34 (2.89%) Middleware
12 34 (2.89%) Node.js
13 33 (2.81%) Kafka
14 32 (2.72%) REST
15 31 (2.64%) XML
16 30 (2.55%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (1.96%) LINQ
18 20 (1.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 481 (40.94%) Fixed Income
2 311 (26.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 302 (25.70%) Derivative
4 144 (12.26%) Hedge funds
5 135 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
6 113 (9.62%) Computer Science
7 91 (7.74%) Algorithms
8 77 (6.55%) Fintech
9 70 (5.96%) Data Structures
10 55 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
11 45 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
12 43 (3.66%) OTC Derivatives
13 40 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
14 30 (2.55%) Credit Risk
15 28 (2.38%) Virtual Team
16 24 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (1.96%) User Experience
18 14 (1.19%) Eurex
19 10 (0.85%) Reference Data
20 9 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 279 (23.74%) Unix
2 263 (22.38%) Linux
3 47 (4.00%) Windows
4 12 (1.02%) Solaris
5 9 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.60%) Windows NT
7 5 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.26%) VMS
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) Android
9 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (25.19%) Asset Management
3 175 (14.89%) Wealth Management
4 160 (13.62%) Low Latency
5 135 (11.49%) Multithreading
5 135 (11.49%) Risk Management
6 130 (11.06%) Algorithmic Trading
7 125 (10.64%) Analytics
8 118 (10.04%) Mathematics
9 111 (9.45%) SDLC
10 104 (8.85%) Electronic Trading
11 98 (8.34%) Business Analysis
12 91 (7.74%) Test Automation
13 85 (7.23%) Fund Management
14 84 (7.15%) Investment Management
15 81 (6.89%) OO
16 74 (6.30%) Change Management
16 74 (6.30%) TDD
17 70 (5.96%) Project Management
17 70 (5.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 468 (39.83%) SQL
2 450 (38.30%) Java
3 254 (21.62%) C#
4 206 (17.53%) Python
5 139 (11.83%) C++
6 110 (9.36%) JavaScript
7 68 (5.79%) Perl
8 62 (5.28%) Shell Script
9 51 (4.34%) Bash Shell
9 51 (4.34%) T-SQL
10 46 (3.91%) VBA
11 39 (3.32%) R
12 38 (3.23%) MATLAB
13 35 (2.98%) C
14 25 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.13%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.79%) Scala
16 18 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.45%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 170 (14.47%) Degree
2 25 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (1.53%) PhD
4 17 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.51%) CFA
7 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.26%) CISSP
8 3 (0.26%) ISEB
9 2 (0.17%) CCIE
9 2 (0.17%) CCNP
9 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.085%) CCNA
10 1 (0.085%) CISM
10 1 (0.085%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.085%) MCSE
10 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (12.51%) QA
2 68 (5.79%) MiFID
3 21 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.11%) SLA
5 10 (0.85%) Basel III
6 8 (0.68%) EMIR
7 4 (0.34%) PMO
8 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.085%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.085%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.68%) Control-M
3 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.43%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.085%) Ansible
6 1 (0.085%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.085%) Nagios
6 1 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.085%) Puppet
Vendors
1 181 (15.40%) Oracle
2 90 (7.66%) Sybase
3 59 (5.02%) Bloomberg
4 50 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 49 (4.17%) Fidessa
6 33 (2.81%) Charles River
7 21 (1.79%) Tableau
8 17 (1.45%) TIBCO
9 15 (1.28%) Informatica
10 14 (1.19%) Reuters
11 12 (1.02%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.94%) Google
12 11 (0.94%) Solace
13 8 (0.68%) FXall
13 8 (0.68%) Tradeweb
14 7 (0.60%) Citrix
15 5 (0.43%) FactSet
15 5 (0.43%) ION Trading
15 5 (0.43%) MarketAxess
16 4 (0.34%) Atlassian