Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 192 161
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31 +74
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,000 1,277 1,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.84% 1.89% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 4.42% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,050 735
London median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £57,250 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £120,000 £116,250
England median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%

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 22,636 28,886 33,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.73% 42.79% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17,613 22,249 23,640
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.69%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 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
Central London -31 128 £75,000 +7.14% 24
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 732 (73.20%) Front Office
2 694 (69.40%) Finance
3 648 (64.80%) Fixed Income
4 571 (57.10%) Derivative
5 566 (56.60%) Asset Management
6 551 (55.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 509 (50.90%) Java
8 444 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
9 434 (43.40%) SQL
10 379 (37.90%) Python
11 354 (35.40%) Investment Management
12 340 (34.00%) Hedge funds
13 328 (32.80%) Software Engineering
14 281 (28.10%) AWS
15 268 (26.80%) C#
16 264 (26.40%) Web Services
17 255 (25.50%) J2EE
18 243 (24.30%) Analytics
19 242 (24.20%) Banking
20 201 (20.10%) Business Analysis
20 201 (20.10%) thinkFolio
21 192 (19.20%) R
21 192 (19.20%) JavaScript
22 182 (18.20%) SimCorp
23 177 (17.70%) Charles River
24 175 (17.50%) Mentoring
24 175 (17.50%) Microservices
25 168 (16.80%) SQL Server
26 166 (16.60%) Markit EDM
27 160 (16.00%) C++

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 97 (9.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 36 (3.60%) Apache
3 21 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.20%) IIS
5 12 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.60%) Confluence
7 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.40%) nginx
8 3 (0.30%) GemFire
9 2 (0.20%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 201 (20.10%) thinkFolio
2 166 (16.60%) Markit EDM
3 129 (12.90%) Front Arena
4 36 (3.60%) FINCAD Analytics
5 30 (3.00%) LatentZero
5 30 (3.00%) PolarLake
6 26 (2.60%) Eagle PACE
7 16 (1.60%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.60%) LongView
9 3 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
9 3 (0.30%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.10%) Endur
10 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 281 (28.10%) AWS
2 63 (6.30%) Amazon S3
2 63 (6.30%) Amazon SQS
3 52 (5.20%) Azure
3 52 (5.20%) GCP
4 47 (4.70%) SaaS
5 42 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
5 42 (4.20%) Serverless
6 27 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
6 27 (2.70%) AWS Fargate
7 23 (2.30%) Power Platform
8 9 (0.90%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.40%) Office 365
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.90%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (0.70%) LAN
2 7 (0.70%) WAN
3 4 (0.40%) FTP
4 3 (0.30%) Wireless
5 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) Firewall
6 1 (0.10%) Intranet
6 1 (0.10%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.90%) Big Data
3 42 (4.20%) Amazon Athena
4 41 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 40 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (3.50%) NoSQL
8 31 (3.10%) Amazon Aurora
9 29 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 26 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 25 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (2.30%) Power BI
14 14 (1.40%) DB2
15 12 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (1.00%) KDB
16 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.60%) Hadoop
19 4 (0.40%) HBase
Development Applications
1 83 (8.30%) RStudio
2 40 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 35 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.20%) GitLab
5 16 (1.60%) JIRA
6 9 (0.90%) Artifactory
6 9 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.90%) Gradle
7 6 (0.60%) gulp
8 5 (0.50%) Selenium
9 4 (0.40%) Maven
9 4 (0.40%) PhpStorm
9 4 (0.40%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.30%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 732 (73.20%) Front Office
2 694 (69.40%) Finance
3 242 (24.20%) Banking
4 110 (11.00%) Investment Banking
5 94 (9.40%) French Language
5 94 (9.40%) German Language
5 94 (9.40%) Italian Language
5 94 (9.40%) Spanish Language
6 74 (7.40%) Dutch Language
7 66 (6.60%) Back Office
8 18 (1.80%) Legal
9 13 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.20%) Retail
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 409 (40.90%) Developer
2 221 (22.10%) Java Developer
3 166 (16.60%) Analyst
4 95 (9.50%) Senior Developer
5 92 (9.20%) Quantitative Developer
6 91 (9.10%) Business Analyst
7 88 (8.80%) Consultant
8 74 (7.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 68 (6.80%) Implementation Consultant
10 67 (6.70%) Front Office Developer
11 66 (6.60%) Finance Manager
11 66 (6.60%) Software Engineer
12 62 (6.20%) J2EE Developer
12 62 (6.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 62 (6.20%) Technical Consultant
13 56 (5.60%) Technical Implementation Consultant
14 53 (5.30%) Applications Support
14 53 (5.30%) Java Engineer
15 52 (5.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 52 (5.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (26.40%) Web Services
2 255 (25.50%) J2EE
3 132 (13.20%) XML
4 113 (11.30%) .NET
5 97 (9.70%) FIX Protocol
6 74 (7.40%) AngularJS
7 71 (7.10%) React
8 62 (6.20%) J2SE
9 43 (4.30%) NumPy
9 43 (4.30%) Pandas
10 42 (4.20%) HTML
11 39 (3.90%) SciPy
12 37 (3.70%) jQuery
13 32 (3.20%) Spring
14 28 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (2.70%) Lambda Expressions
15 27 (2.70%) WPF
16 26 (2.60%) ASP.NET
17 24 (2.40%) CSS
18 21 (2.10%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 648 (64.80%) Fixed Income
2 571 (57.10%) Derivative
3 551 (55.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 340 (34.00%) Hedge funds
5 107 (10.70%) Equity Derivative
6 94 (9.40%) Greenfield Project
7 85 (8.50%) Reference Data
8 67 (6.70%) Algorithms
9 58 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (5.30%) Exotic Derivative
11 32 (3.20%) Credit Risk
12 29 (2.90%) Management Information System
13 28 (2.80%) Data Structures
14 22 (2.20%) User Experience
15 18 (1.80%) SWIFT
16 13 (1.30%) Public Cloud
17 12 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (1.20%) Market Risk
17 12 (1.20%) Robotics
18 11 (1.10%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 98 (9.80%) Linux
2 82 (8.20%) Unix
3 41 (4.10%) Windows
4 14 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.30%) Solaris
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (56.60%) Asset Management
2 444 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (35.40%) Investment Management
4 328 (32.80%) Software Engineering
5 243 (24.30%) Analytics
6 201 (20.10%) Business Analysis
7 175 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 175 (17.50%) Microservices
8 113 (11.30%) Workflow
9 110 (11.00%) Quantitative Analysis
10 83 (8.30%) Performance Management
11 79 (7.90%) Algorithmic Trading
12 68 (6.80%) Computer Science
13 67 (6.70%) Data Analytics
14 66 (6.60%) Machine Learning
15 65 (6.50%) Low Latency
16 63 (6.30%) Risk Management
17 62 (6.20%) Performance Attribution
18 57 (5.70%) Test Automation
19 56 (5.60%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 509 (50.90%) Java
2 434 (43.40%) SQL
3 379 (37.90%) Python
4 268 (26.80%) C#
5 192 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 192 (19.20%) R
6 160 (16.00%) C++
7 77 (7.70%) Perl
8 41 (4.10%) TypeScript
9 36 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 35 (3.50%) Java 8
11 27 (2.70%) Kotlin
12 26 (2.60%) Ruby
13 24 (2.40%) MATLAB
14 20 (2.00%) Bourne shell
14 20 (2.00%) Korn
15 17 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.70%) VBA
16 10 (1.00%) Scala
16 10 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (9.20%) Degree
2 29 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.40%) Master's Degree
3 14 (1.40%) PhD
4 6 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.20%) CFA
6 1 (0.10%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.40%) QA
3 15 (1.50%) PMO
4 12 (1.20%) MiFID
4 12 (1.20%) WAI
5 11 (1.10%) EMIR
6 7 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.30%) PSD2
7 3 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (5.10%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.20%) HDFS
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.70%) Terraform
3 12 (1.20%) Ansible
4 5 (0.50%) SCCM
5 4 (0.40%) Control-M
6 2 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.10%) Automic
7 1 (0.10%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.10%) Grafana
7 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 182 (18.20%) SimCorp
2 177 (17.70%) Charles River
3 155 (15.50%) Oracle
4 131 (13.10%) Calypso
5 126 (12.60%) Bloomberg
6 41 (4.10%) Reuters
7 36 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 33 (3.30%) ION Trading
9 32 (3.20%) Eze Castle Integration
9 32 (3.20%) Google
10 30 (3.00%) Fidessa
11 25 (2.50%) Sybase
12 20 (2.00%) Eze Software Group
13 18 (1.80%) FXall
13 18 (1.80%) MarketAxess
13 18 (1.80%) Tradeweb
14 15 (1.50%) FIS
14 15 (1.50%) Linedata
15 7 (0.70%) TIBCO
16 6 (0.60%) Tableau