Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 191 197
Rank change year-on-year +87 +6 -40
Permanent jobs citing Equities 618 1,016 1,278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.12% 1.87% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.37% 4.48% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 624 954 1,077
Median annual salary £107,500 £90,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £156,250 £132,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £107,500 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% +3.23%

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 8,387 22,698 29,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.30% 41.79% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,935 17,656 22,375
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,031 £35,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £97,500
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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 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
Central London +77 48 £79,000 +5.33% 21
West London - 1 £60,000 -
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 555 (89.81%) Finance
2 479 (77.51%) Front Office
3 474 (76.70%) Fixed Income
4 451 (72.98%) Hedge funds
5 425 (68.77%) Python
6 406 (65.70%) AWS
7 399 (64.56%) Asset Management
8 371 (60.03%) Web Services
9 347 (56.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 333 (53.88%) Derivative
11 329 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
12 306 (49.51%) SQL
13 281 (45.47%) Java
14 276 (44.66%) Software Engineering
15 263 (42.56%) JavaScript
16 257 (41.59%) Investment Management
17 237 (38.35%) React
18 236 (38.19%) AngularJS
19 196 (31.72%) Vue.js
20 148 (23.95%) Reference Data
21 141 (22.82%) Markit EDM
22 119 (19.26%) C#
23 118 (19.09%) Analytics
24 115 (18.61%) R
24 115 (18.61%) Amazon S3
25 110 (17.80%) Bloomberg
25 110 (17.80%) Kotlin
26 109 (17.64%) .NET
27 107 (17.31%) Serverless
28 105 (16.99%) AWS Lambda

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 21 (3.40%) Apache
1 21 (3.40%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.32%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 141 (22.82%) Markit EDM
2 100 (16.18%) Eagle PACE
3 73 (11.81%) PolarLake
4 39 (6.31%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.65%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 406 (65.70%) AWS
2 115 (18.61%) Amazon S3
3 107 (17.31%) Serverless
4 105 (16.99%) Amazon EC2
4 105 (16.99%) AWS Lambda
5 94 (15.21%) Azure
6 91 (14.72%) GCP
7 23 (3.72%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.81%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.65%) SaaS
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.13%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.16%) Firewall
2 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (3.88%) Apache Ignite
3 23 (3.72%) Flink
3 23 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (3.56%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.40%) SQL Server
6 19 (3.07%) Big Data
6 19 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.94%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.46%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.81%) OLAP
11 5 (0.81%) Power BI
11 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.65%) Tableau
13 3 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.49%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (3.56%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.91%) Artifactory
3 12 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.13%) JIRA
5 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.81%) PyCharm
6 4 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (0.65%) ReSharper
6 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.32%) JMeter
7 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.32%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.16%) JBehave
8 1 (0.16%) REST Assured
General
1 555 (89.81%) Finance
2 479 (77.51%) Front Office
3 102 (16.50%) Banking
4 101 (16.34%) Back Office
5 85 (13.75%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.32%) French Language
7 2 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 272 (44.01%) Developer
2 207 (33.50%) Software Engineer
3 148 (23.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 130 (21.04%) Analyst
4 130 (21.04%) Python Developer
5 107 (17.31%) Financial Analyst
5 107 (17.31%) Python Engineer
6 98 (15.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 92 (14.89%) Python Software Engineer
8 90 (14.56%) Architect
9 84 (13.59%) Business Analyst
10 77 (12.46%) Finance Business Analyst
11 63 (10.19%) JavaScript Engineer
12 62 (10.03%) AWS Engineer
13 53 (8.58%) Reference Data Analyst
14 46 (7.44%) .NET Software Engineer
14 46 (7.44%) AWS Software Engineer
15 44 (7.12%) AWS Architect
16 43 (6.96%) Front Office Developer
17 39 (6.31%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (60.03%) Web Services
2 237 (38.35%) React
3 236 (38.19%) AngularJS
4 196 (31.72%) Vue.js
5 109 (17.64%) .NET
6 60 (9.71%) Node.js
7 59 (9.55%) .NET Core
8 56 (9.06%) ASP.NET
9 51 (8.25%) Pandas
10 47 (7.61%) ASP.NET Core
11 23 (3.72%) Kafka
12 21 (3.40%) Shiny
13 15 (2.43%) Django
14 14 (2.27%) NumPy
15 12 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (1.94%) Natural Language Processing
16 10 (1.62%) Dask
17 9 (1.46%) HTML
18 6 (0.97%) CSS
18 6 (0.97%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 474 (76.70%) Fixed Income
2 451 (72.98%) Hedge funds
3 347 (56.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 333 (53.88%) Derivative
5 148 (23.95%) Reference Data
6 36 (5.83%) Credit Derivative
7 35 (5.66%) Blog
8 30 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (3.72%) Equity Derivative
11 18 (2.91%) Market Risk
11 18 (2.91%) Public Cloud
12 16 (2.59%) Algorithms
13 13 (2.10%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (1.46%) Exotic Derivative
16 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.65%) Credit Risk
18 3 (0.49%) Eurex
18 3 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.44%) Linux
2 9 (1.46%) Unix
3 4 (0.65%) Solaris
3 4 (0.65%) Windows
4 3 (0.49%) CentOS
4 3 (0.49%) Debian
4 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.49%) SUSE
4 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
4 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.16%) Fedora
6 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (64.56%) Asset Management
2 329 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (44.66%) Software Engineering
4 257 (41.59%) Investment Management
5 118 (19.09%) Analytics
6 97 (15.70%) Microservices
7 90 (14.56%) Wealth Management
8 74 (11.97%) Data Management
9 73 (11.81%) Fintech
10 72 (11.65%) Machine Learning
11 70 (11.33%) Enterprise Data Management
12 65 (10.52%) Migration
13 62 (10.03%) Portfolio Management
14 53 (8.58%) Artificial Intelligence
15 50 (8.09%) Mathematics
16 47 (7.61%) Architectural Design
16 47 (7.61%) TDD
17 35 (5.66%) Open Source
18 30 (4.85%) Computer Science
18 30 (4.85%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 425 (68.77%) Python
2 306 (49.51%) SQL
3 281 (45.47%) Java
4 263 (42.56%) JavaScript
5 119 (19.26%) C#
6 115 (18.61%) R
7 110 (17.80%) Kotlin
8 66 (10.68%) TypeScript
9 58 (9.39%) C++
10 30 (4.85%) Scala
11 21 (3.40%) Clojure
12 11 (1.78%) Java 8
12 11 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.62%) PHP
14 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.81%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.49%) Perl
17 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (9.22%) Degree
2 26 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.40%) Master's Degree
4 13 (2.10%) PhD
5 8 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.65%) MBA
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.94%) MiFID
2 10 (1.62%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (1.62%) EMIR
3 6 (0.97%) QA
4 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (5.83%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (7.61%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.07%) Puppet
3 5 (0.81%) Ansible
4 3 (0.49%) Cobbler
4 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (17.80%) Bloomberg
2 40 (6.47%) Charles River
2 40 (6.47%) GoldenSource
3 39 (6.31%) Calypso
3 39 (6.31%) SimCorp
4 35 (5.66%) Reuters
5 30 (4.85%) FactSet
6 28 (4.53%) Google
7 7 (1.13%) Microsoft
8 6 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.65%) Fidessa
9 4 (0.65%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.49%) CQG
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle
10 3 (0.49%) Patsystems
10 3 (0.49%) Sybase
10 3 (0.49%) Trayport
11 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.16%) TIBCO