Period
to

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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 275 202 169
Rank change year-on-year -73 -33 +68
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,016 863 558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.43% 1.87% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 4.09% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 861 734 544
10th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
25th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £105,000 £107,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +38.71%
75th Percentile £133,750 £126,250 £134,063
90th Percentile £152,500 £146,250 £167,500
England median annual salary £115,000 £105,000 £107,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +38.71%

Equities is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,944 21,116 10,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 50.47% 45.80% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15,161 12,366 8,615
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £91,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -45 77 £90,000 +12.50% 36
East London -51 1 £82,500 -45.00% 1
West London - 1 £100,000 - 1
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 803 (79.04%) Finance
2 580 (57.09%) Fixed Income
3 550 (54.13%) Front Office
4 546 (53.74%) Software Engineering
5 541 (53.25%) Python
6 529 (52.07%) Agile
6 529 (52.07%) Asset Management
7 505 (49.70%) Derivative
8 500 (49.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 460 (45.28%) Investment Management
10 450 (44.29%) AWS
11 372 (36.61%) Analytics
12 338 (33.27%) Hedge funds
13 336 (33.07%) React
14 329 (32.38%) JavaScript
15 316 (31.10%) Java
16 297 (29.23%) Azure
17 284 (27.95%) GCP
18 280 (27.56%) SQL
19 226 (22.24%) C#
20 223 (21.95%) .NET
20 223 (21.95%) TypeScript
21 197 (19.39%) CI/CD
22 169 (16.63%) Microservices
23 162 (15.94%) Linux
24 159 (15.65%) Fintech
25 155 (15.26%) DevOps
26 143 (14.07%) .NET Core
27 139 (13.68%) C++
28 135 (13.29%) Social Skills

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 (3.44%) Apache
2 29 (2.85%) Apache Airflow
3 27 (2.66%) Jetty
4 17 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.18%) Confluence
6 11 (1.08%) Apache Pulsar
7 7 (0.69%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.49%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.39%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.098%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.66%) Aladdin
2 17 (1.67%) Fidessa
3 7 (0.69%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.69%) MetaTrader
4 6 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.39%) Eagle STAR
5 4 (0.39%) Eikon
6 3 (0.30%) ION Anvil
6 3 (0.30%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.098%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 450 (44.29%) AWS
2 297 (29.23%) Azure
3 284 (27.95%) GCP
4 33 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (3.25%) Amazon S3
4 33 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
4 33 (3.25%) Serverless
5 27 (2.66%) OpenShift
6 18 (1.77%) Power Platform
7 11 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.49%) AWS KMS
8 5 (0.49%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.49%) Route 53
8 5 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.39%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.84%) HTTP
2 14 (1.38%) FIX Connectivity
3 10 (0.98%) Network Security
4 6 (0.59%) SSH
4 6 (0.59%) SSL
5 4 (0.39%) FTP
6 3 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.20%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.20%) Telnet
8 1 (0.098%) DHCP
8 1 (0.098%) DNS
8 1 (0.098%) Multicast
8 1 (0.098%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.098%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.84%) Redis
5 34 (3.35%) Apache Ignite
6 28 (2.76%) Amazon Athena
7 27 (2.66%) Hazelcast
8 18 (1.77%) Power BI
9 16 (1.57%) Big Data
9 16 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.98%) MySQL
10 10 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.69%) KDB
13 6 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.59%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.49%) DynamoDB
15 4 (0.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 37 (3.64%) JIRA
2 33 (3.25%) Cucumber
3 31 (3.05%) JUnit
3 31 (3.05%) SpecFlow
4 27 (2.66%) Moq
4 27 (2.66%) NUnit
5 6 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.59%) Selenium
6 5 (0.49%) Spinnaker
7 4 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.30%) GCC
8 3 (0.30%) GitLab
8 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.20%) Maven
9 2 (0.20%) REST Assured
9 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.20%) webpack
10 1 (0.098%) fastlane
General
1 803 (79.04%) Finance
2 550 (54.13%) Front Office
3 135 (13.29%) Social Skills
4 71 (6.99%) Banking
5 52 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (3.54%) Back Office
7 35 (3.44%) Investment Banking
8 34 (3.35%) Games
9 28 (2.76%) Marketing
10 25 (2.46%) Financial Institution
11 22 (2.17%) Legal
12 20 (1.97%) Prime Brokerage
13 14 (1.38%) Retail
14 11 (1.08%) Advertising
14 11 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
15 7 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 4 (0.39%) International Banking
18 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 540 (53.15%) Developer
2 406 (39.96%) Software Engineer
3 341 (33.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 214 (21.06%) AWS Developer
4 214 (21.06%) AWS Engineer
4 214 (21.06%) AWS Software Engineer
5 163 (16.04%) Python Developer
6 162 (15.94%) Python Engineer
7 140 (13.78%) Java Developer
8 133 (13.09%) Senior Developer
9 131 (12.89%) Analyst
10 126 (12.40%) .NET Developer
11 119 (11.71%) Python Software Engineer
12 111 (10.93%) Finance Manager
12 111 (10.93%) Java Engineer
13 109 (10.73%) Java Software Developer
14 108 (10.63%) Java Software Engineer
15 91 (8.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 83 (8.17%) .NET Software Developer
16 83 (8.17%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (33.07%) React
2 223 (21.95%) .NET
3 143 (14.07%) .NET Core
4 134 (13.19%) Pandas
5 127 (12.50%) SciPy
6 118 (11.61%) NumPy
7 93 (9.15%) ASP.NET
8 88 (8.66%) Protocol Buffers
9 71 (6.99%) gRPC
10 66 (6.50%) ASP.NET Core
10 66 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (5.12%) FIX Protocol
12 50 (4.92%) Kafka
13 42 (4.13%) Node.js
14 40 (3.94%) AngularJS
15 35 (3.44%) GraphQL
15 35 (3.44%) REST
16 31 (3.05%) RESTful
17 30 (2.95%) Middleware
18 28 (2.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 580 (57.09%) Fixed Income
2 505 (49.70%) Derivative
3 500 (49.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 338 (33.27%) Hedge funds
5 81 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
6 44 (4.33%) Cloud Native
7 42 (4.13%) Reference Data
8 35 (3.44%) Exotic Derivative
9 32 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
10 30 (2.95%) OTC Derivatives
11 25 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (2.17%) Market Risk
13 19 (1.87%) Algorithms
14 16 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.57%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.28%) Credit Risk
16 12 (1.18%) Blog
16 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
17 11 (1.08%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 162 (15.94%) Linux
2 47 (4.63%) Unix
3 22 (2.17%) Windows
4 11 (1.08%) CentOS
5 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.098%) Solaris
8 1 (0.098%) tvOS
8 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (53.74%) Software Engineering
2 529 (52.07%) Agile
2 529 (52.07%) Asset Management
3 460 (45.28%) Investment Management
4 372 (36.61%) Analytics
5 197 (19.39%) CI/CD
6 169 (16.63%) Microservices
7 159 (15.65%) Fintech
8 155 (15.26%) DevOps
9 120 (11.81%) Computer Science
10 112 (11.02%) Data Analytics
11 104 (10.24%) Full Stack Development
12 85 (8.37%) Multithreading
13 80 (7.87%) Business Analysis
14 75 (7.38%) Mathematics
15 71 (6.99%) Front End Development
15 71 (6.99%) TDD
16 68 (6.69%) Mentoring
16 68 (6.69%) Migration
17 67 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 541 (53.25%) Python
2 329 (32.38%) JavaScript
3 316 (31.10%) Java
4 280 (27.56%) SQL
5 226 (22.24%) C#
6 223 (21.95%) TypeScript
7 139 (13.68%) C++
8 49 (4.82%) C
9 44 (4.33%) Scala
10 41 (4.04%) Shell Script
11 39 (3.84%) Kotlin
12 34 (3.35%) PowerShell
13 29 (2.85%) Go
14 26 (2.56%) Rust
15 14 (1.38%) Perl
15 14 (1.38%) VBA
16 13 (1.28%) Bash
17 11 (1.08%) Groovy
18 8 (0.79%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (9.35%) Degree
2 53 (5.22%) PhD
3 34 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.08%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.098%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.098%) CEH
6 1 (0.098%) CFA
6 1 (0.098%) CISA
6 1 (0.098%) CISM
6 1 (0.098%) CISSP
6 1 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (10.14%) QA
2 16 (1.57%) MiFID
3 14 (1.38%) EMIR
4 13 (1.28%) IFRS
4 13 (1.28%) IFRS 9
5 9 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.098%) COBIT
7 1 (0.098%) GDPR
7 1 (0.098%) GRC
7 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.098%) NIST
7 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.098%) SOC 2
System Software
1 115 (11.32%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (7.48%) Kubernetes
2 62 (6.10%) Terraform
3 11 (1.08%) Prometheus
4 5 (0.49%) Istio
5 1 (0.098%) Ansible
5 1 (0.098%) Grafana
5 1 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.098%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.098%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (6.10%) Microsoft
1 62 (6.10%) Oracle
2 53 (5.22%) Bloomberg
3 44 (4.33%) Charles River
4 15 (1.48%) Red Hat
4 15 (1.48%) Sybase
5 14 (1.38%) BISAM
6 10 (0.98%) FactSet
6 10 (0.98%) ION Trading
7 7 (0.69%) SimCorp
8 6 (0.59%) Calypso
8 6 (0.59%) Reuters
8 6 (0.59%) SAP
9 5 (0.49%) IBM
10 4 (0.39%) Murex
10 4 (0.39%) Patsystems
10 4 (0.39%) Refinitiv
10 4 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.39%) Tradeweb
10 4 (0.39%) Trayport