Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 177 195
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18 +34
Permanent jobs citing Equities 663 1,033 1,142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.35% 2.05% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 4.97% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 623 1,057 948
Median annual salary £95,000 £110,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +57.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £58,750 £67,200 £48,750
90th Percentile £152,500 £152,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £95,000 £110,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +57.14% -6.67%

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 11,779 20,804 25,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.70% 41.37% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,343 16,312 20,568
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in London

Equities
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Equities in London.

Salary trend for Equities in London

Equities
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Equities in London over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 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
Central London +68 81 £75,000 -14.29% 25
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 488 (73.60%) Finance
2 445 (67.12%) Front Office
3 379 (57.16%) Fixed Income
4 370 (55.81%) Python
5 361 (54.45%) Derivative
6 355 (53.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 324 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
8 313 (47.21%) Hedge funds
9 303 (45.70%) Java
10 287 (43.29%) Asset Management
10 287 (43.29%) AWS
11 277 (41.78%) Software Engineering
12 275 (41.48%) JavaScript
13 255 (38.46%) SQL
14 249 (37.56%) React
15 234 (35.29%) AngularJS
16 233 (35.14%) Web Services
17 219 (33.03%) Investment Management
18 199 (30.02%) Vue.js
19 181 (27.30%) Analytics
20 178 (26.85%) C#
21 144 (21.72%) Banking
22 116 (17.50%) .NET
22 116 (17.50%) Kotlin
23 115 (17.35%) Investment Banking
24 114 (17.19%) TypeScript
25 112 (16.89%) Amazon S3
26 102 (15.38%) Azure
27 97 (14.63%) Fintech
28 90 (13.57%) Serverless

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 35 (5.28%) Apache
2 27 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.47%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (0.90%) Confluence
4 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.21%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.90%) Eagle PACE
3 6 (0.90%) PolarLake
4 3 (0.45%) Global One
5 1 (0.15%) Actimize
5 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 287 (43.29%) AWS
2 112 (16.89%) Amazon S3
3 102 (15.38%) Azure
4 90 (13.57%) GCP
4 90 (13.57%) Serverless
5 89 (13.42%) Amazon EC2
5 89 (13.42%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.21%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (1.06%) SaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Trello
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.96%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.15%) Firewall
2 1 (0.15%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 35 (5.28%) Apache Ignite
3 31 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.11%) Flink
5 14 (2.11%) SQL Server
6 13 (1.96%) Big Data
7 11 (1.66%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.66%) Tableau
8 9 (1.36%) Data Lake
9 8 (1.21%) Data Mart
10 7 (1.06%) KDB
11 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.60%) Kdb+
11 4 (0.60%) MS Access
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.02%) JIRA
3 11 (1.66%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.21%) GitLab
4 8 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.60%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.30%) JMeter
6 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.15%) PyCharm
General
1 488 (73.60%) Finance
2 445 (67.12%) Front Office
3 144 (21.72%) Banking
4 115 (17.35%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.83%) Back Office
6 15 (2.26%) Advertising
7 8 (1.21%) Legal
8 7 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.60%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Law
10 3 (0.45%) Retail
11 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 438 (66.06%) Developer
2 181 (27.30%) Python Developer
3 160 (24.13%) Software Engineer
4 159 (23.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 115 (17.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 96 (14.48%) Python Engineer
7 84 (12.67%) Front Office Developer
8 80 (12.07%) Python Software Engineer
9 74 (11.16%) Analyst
10 65 (9.80%) .NET Developer
11 63 (9.50%) Java Developer
12 60 (9.05%) Senior Developer
13 59 (8.90%) AWS Engineer
14 54 (8.14%) Applications Support
14 54 (8.14%) JavaScript Engineer
15 53 (7.99%) AWS Developer
16 52 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
16 52 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
16 52 (7.84%) AWS Software Engineer
17 42 (6.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (37.56%) React
2 234 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 233 (35.14%) Web Services
4 199 (30.02%) Vue.js
5 116 (17.50%) .NET
6 69 (10.41%) .NET Core
7 59 (8.90%) FIX Protocol
8 58 (8.75%) ASP.NET
9 53 (7.99%) ASP.NET Core
9 53 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 50 (7.54%) Node.js
10 50 (7.54%) Pandas
11 45 (6.79%) Shiny
12 34 (5.13%) NumPy
13 26 (3.92%) GraphQL
14 24 (3.62%) Django
15 22 (3.32%) Dask
16 20 (3.02%) Kafka
16 20 (3.02%) WPF
17 16 (2.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 379 (57.16%) Fixed Income
2 361 (54.45%) Derivative
3 355 (53.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 313 (47.21%) Hedge funds
5 59 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (5.28%) Market Risk
7 27 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
8 21 (3.17%) Credit Derivative
8 21 (3.17%) Reference Data
9 20 (3.02%) Algorithms
9 20 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.87%) User Experience
11 18 (2.71%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.66%) Blog
12 11 (1.66%) Exotic Derivative
13 10 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.51%) OTC Derivatives
14 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.21%) Pricing Data
16 6 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.42%) Linux
2 37 (5.58%) Unix
3 13 (1.96%) Windows
4 5 (0.75%) CoreOS
4 5 (0.75%) zOS
5 4 (0.60%) Android
5 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (43.29%) Asset Management
3 277 (41.78%) Software Engineering
4 219 (33.03%) Investment Management
5 181 (27.30%) Analytics
6 97 (14.63%) Fintech
7 84 (12.67%) Microservices
8 79 (11.92%) Machine Learning
9 59 (8.90%) TDD
10 58 (8.75%) Migration
11 49 (7.39%) Mathematics
12 46 (6.94%) Low Latency
13 45 (6.79%) Artificial Intelligence
14 42 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (5.73%) Multithreading
16 37 (5.58%) Risk Management
17 32 (4.83%) Algorithmic Trading
18 29 (4.37%) BDD
19 28 (4.22%) Computer Science
19 28 (4.22%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 370 (55.81%) Python
2 303 (45.70%) Java
3 275 (41.48%) JavaScript
4 255 (38.46%) SQL
5 178 (26.85%) C#
6 116 (17.50%) Kotlin
7 114 (17.19%) TypeScript
8 83 (12.52%) C++
9 62 (9.35%) Scala
10 60 (9.05%) R
11 33 (4.98%) Clojure
12 16 (2.41%) Java 8
13 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.51%) ES6
14 10 (1.51%) PHP
15 9 (1.36%) Erlang
15 9 (1.36%) Perl
15 9 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.90%) XAML
17 5 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (6.64%) Degree
2 16 (2.41%) PhD
3 11 (1.66%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.45%) ISEB
8 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.37%) MiFID
2 16 (2.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 16 (2.41%) EMIR
3 9 (1.36%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (2.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 30 (4.52%) Puppet
3 7 (1.06%) Ansible
4 6 (0.90%) Terraform
5 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.15%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (4.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.07%) Bloomberg
3 18 (2.71%) Fidessa
3 18 (2.71%) Murex
4 10 (1.51%) Google
4 10 (1.51%) Sophis
5 8 (1.21%) Solace
6 7 (1.06%) Oracle
7 5 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.60%) Polycom
9 3 (0.45%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.30%) Sybase
11 1 (0.15%) Calypso
11 1 (0.15%) Citrix
11 1 (0.15%) Intel
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.15%) Splunk
11 1 (0.15%) Sun