Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 108 202
Rank change year-on-year -117 +94 -7
Permanent jobs citing Equities 824 605 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.65% 3.13% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 7.81% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 686 590 899
10th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £58,750
25th Percentile £77,813 £85,000 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £107,500 £110,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.27% +22.22% +12.50%
75th Percentile £130,000 £132,500 £118,750
90th Percentile £146,250 £160,000 £132,500
England median annual salary £105,000 £110,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +12.50%

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 22,312 7,750 20,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.59% 40.06% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13,087 6,556 16,450
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £54,494 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.69% +0.77%
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -12 95 £77,500 -7.74% 27
East London - 8 £150,000 - 4
South London - 5 £45,000 - 1
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 631 (76.58%) Finance
2 500 (60.68%) Python
3 477 (57.89%) Front Office
4 435 (52.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 394 (47.82%) Software Engineering
6 365 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
7 363 (44.05%) Derivative
8 362 (43.93%) AWS
9 361 (43.81%) Fixed Income
9 361 (43.81%) SQL
10 345 (41.87%) JavaScript
11 342 (41.50%) React
12 336 (40.78%) Java
13 330 (40.05%) Asset Management
14 322 (39.08%) Hedge funds
15 293 (35.56%) Full Stack Development
16 280 (33.98%) Web Services
17 228 (27.67%) Analytics
18 221 (26.82%) TypeScript
19 219 (26.58%) Investment Management
20 187 (22.69%) AngularJS
21 183 (22.21%) Azure
21 183 (22.21%) C#
22 160 (19.42%) Banking
22 160 (19.42%) Scala
23 159 (19.30%) Kotlin
24 155 (18.81%) GCP
25 145 (17.60%) Vue.js
26 141 (17.11%) Social Skills
27 127 (15.41%) Kubernetes

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
1 105 (12.74%) Apache
2 47 (5.70%) Confluence
3 41 (4.98%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.21%) IIS
5 7 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.49%) Apache Pulsar
7 3 (0.36%) CMS
7 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) InVision
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.06%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.24%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.12%) Minerva
4 1 (0.12%) Salerio
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 362 (43.93%) AWS
2 183 (22.21%) Azure
3 155 (18.81%) GCP
4 125 (15.17%) Amazon S3
5 122 (14.81%) Serverless
6 119 (14.44%) Amazon EC2
7 117 (14.20%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (2.91%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.70%) Power Platform
10 7 (0.85%) PaaS
11 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.24%) Snowflake
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.12%) AWS Fargate
13 1 (0.12%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.12%) SaaS
13 1 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.21%) FTP
2 8 (0.97%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.49%) HTTP
4 3 (0.36%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.12%) Multicast
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (12.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 105 (12.74%) Apache Ignite
3 71 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 35 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.76%) Flink
6 21 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.94%) Metadata
7 16 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.70%) Power BI
9 12 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
10 11 (1.33%) Big Data
11 8 (0.97%) Data Mart
11 8 (0.97%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.85%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.85%) Tableau
13 6 (0.73%) Redis
14 5 (0.61%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 80 (9.71%) JIRA
2 48 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.85%) Subversion
4 6 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.49%) GitLab
6 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
7 1 (0.12%) Mocha
7 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 631 (76.58%) Finance
2 477 (57.89%) Front Office
3 160 (19.42%) Banking
4 141 (17.11%) Social Skills
5 107 (12.99%) Investment Banking
6 75 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (4.61%) Back Office
8 29 (3.52%) Retail
9 14 (1.70%) Games
10 13 (1.58%) Prime Brokerage
11 11 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.09%) Advertising
12 9 (1.09%) Law
13 5 (0.61%) International Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 528 (64.08%) Developer
2 227 (27.55%) Python Developer
3 224 (27.18%) Software Engineer
4 188 (22.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 165 (20.02%) Python Engineer
6 132 (16.02%) Python Software Engineer
7 94 (11.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 89 (10.80%) Lead Developer
9 83 (10.07%) Analyst
10 79 (9.59%) AWS Developer
11 74 (8.98%) React Developer
12 70 (8.50%) Senior Developer
13 67 (8.13%) JavaScript Engineer
14 61 (7.40%) Front Office Developer
15 59 (7.16%) AWS Engineer
16 55 (6.67%) C# Developer
17 52 (6.31%) Java Developer
18 42 (5.10%) Lead Software Developer
18 42 (5.10%) Lead Software Engineer
19 41 (4.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (41.50%) React
2 280 (33.98%) Web Services
3 187 (22.69%) AngularJS
4 145 (17.60%) Vue.js
5 114 (13.83%) .NET
6 99 (12.01%) Node.js
7 62 (7.52%) Kafka
8 59 (7.16%) FIX Protocol
9 42 (5.10%) REST
10 39 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 35 (4.25%) GraphQL
12 33 (4.00%) .NET Framework
13 29 (3.52%) NumPy
14 24 (2.91%) .NET Core
15 23 (2.79%) jQuery
16 22 (2.67%) JSON
16 22 (2.67%) SOAP
16 22 (2.67%) Spring
17 21 (2.55%) HTML
17 21 (2.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 435 (52.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 363 (44.05%) Derivative
3 361 (43.81%) Fixed Income
4 322 (39.08%) Hedge funds
5 45 (5.46%) Credit Derivative
5 45 (5.46%) Market Risk
6 44 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (5.22%) User Experience
8 32 (3.88%) Contract for Difference
8 32 (3.88%) Spread Betting
9 31 (3.76%) Credit Risk
10 27 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (2.43%) Legacy Systems
13 18 (2.18%) OTC Derivatives
14 15 (1.82%) Cloud Native
14 15 (1.82%) Exotic Derivative
14 15 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.33%) Reference Data
16 8 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (12.14%) Linux
2 80 (9.71%) Unix
3 37 (4.49%) Windows
4 6 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.49%) CentOS
6 3 (0.36%) Android
6 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (47.82%) Software Engineering
2 365 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (40.05%) Asset Management
4 293 (35.56%) Full Stack Development
5 228 (27.67%) Analytics
6 219 (26.58%) Investment Management
7 100 (12.14%) Mathematics
8 96 (11.65%) Portfolio Management
9 90 (10.92%) SDLC
10 64 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (7.40%) Computer Science
11 61 (7.40%) DevOps
12 53 (6.43%) Fintech
12 53 (6.43%) Order Management
13 51 (6.19%) Algorithmic Trading
14 50 (6.07%) Risk Management
15 49 (5.95%) Visualisation
16 48 (5.83%) Low Latency
16 48 (5.83%) Machine Learning
17 45 (5.46%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 500 (60.68%) Python
2 361 (43.81%) SQL
3 345 (41.87%) JavaScript
4 336 (40.78%) Java
5 221 (26.82%) TypeScript
6 183 (22.21%) C#
7 160 (19.42%) Scala
8 159 (19.30%) Kotlin
9 116 (14.08%) C++
10 111 (13.47%) Clojure
11 46 (5.58%) Perl
12 43 (5.22%) R
13 33 (4.00%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.79%) VB
15 22 (2.67%) VBA
16 18 (2.18%) F#
17 17 (2.06%) MATLAB
18 13 (1.58%) Java 8
19 12 (1.46%) C
20 10 (1.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (7.40%) Degree
2 16 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.58%) PhD
4 10 (1.21%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.73%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CCNA
7 1 (0.12%) CEH
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.12%) OSCP
7 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.16%) MiFID
2 23 (2.79%) QA
3 10 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.09%) EMIR
5 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
6 1 (0.12%) GLBA
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (14.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 127 (15.41%) Kubernetes
2 42 (5.10%) Terraform
3 9 (1.09%) Ansible
4 4 (0.49%) Prometheus
4 4 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Oozie
5 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 38 (4.61%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.88%) Fidessa
2 32 (3.88%) Sybase
3 30 (3.64%) Oracle
4 21 (2.55%) Atlassian
4 21 (2.55%) Bloomberg
5 15 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.58%) Charles River
7 9 (1.09%) Murex
7 9 (1.09%) Portware
7 9 (1.09%) Tradeweb
8 6 (0.73%) Splunk
8 6 (0.73%) Trayport
9 5 (0.61%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.61%) Google
10 4 (0.49%) Concur
10 4 (0.49%) Instagram
10 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.49%) Sage
10 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com