Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 164 230
Rank change year-on-year -29 +66 -56
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,329 1,659 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 2.21% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 4.38% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,075 748 983
London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £116,250 £111,250
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

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 33,456 37,835 37,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 50.34% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25,984 27,025 31,879
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -12 207 £75,000 -6.25% 29
East London -5 4 £62,500 -30.56% 2
West London +26 1 £77,500 +34.78% 4
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 976 (73.44%) Finance
2 672 (50.56%) SQL
3 633 (47.63%) Fixed Income
4 626 (47.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 621 (46.73%) Front Office
6 550 (41.38%) Derivative
7 544 (40.93%) Banking
8 495 (37.25%) Java
9 481 (36.19%) C#
10 387 (29.12%) Asset Management
11 357 (26.86%) Investment Banking
12 354 (26.64%) Python
13 334 (25.13%) Degree
14 315 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
15 312 (23.48%) Investment Management
16 300 (22.57%) Hedge funds
17 253 (19.04%) FIX Protocol
18 248 (18.66%) C++
19 240 (18.06%) SQL Server
20 233 (17.53%) .NET
20 233 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
21 224 (16.85%) Software Engineering
22 222 (16.70%) Unix
23 212 (15.95%) Linux
24 181 (13.62%) Low Latency
25 179 (13.47%) Mathematics
26 170 (12.79%) Computer Science
27 163 (12.26%) thinkFolio
28 157 (11.81%) Analytics
29 156 (11.74%) Oracle

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 53 (3.99%) Apache
2 44 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (1.43%) Ethereum
6 15 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.75%) IIS
9 8 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.23%) Confluence
10 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.15%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.075%) JBoss
12 1 (0.075%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.075%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 79 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 163 (12.26%) thinkFolio
2 99 (7.45%) Front Arena
3 92 (6.92%) Markit EDM
4 45 (3.39%) Eagle PACE
5 28 (2.11%) Bloomberg AIM
6 19 (1.43%) Ripple
7 12 (0.90%) SunGard GMI
8 11 (0.83%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.38%) LongView
10 4 (0.30%) MetaTrader
11 2 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 1 (0.075%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.78%) SaaS
3 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.53%) Office 365
5 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.30%) NuGet
7 3 (0.23%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.23%) Route 53
7 3 (0.23%) Slack
7 3 (0.23%) Trello
8 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.15%) Serverless
9 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.075%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.075%) GitHub
9 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.71%) FIX Connectivity
2 16 (1.20%) Internet
3 14 (1.05%) Firewall
4 10 (0.75%) VPN
5 9 (0.68%) FTP
5 9 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.60%) DHCP
6 8 (0.60%) DNS
6 8 (0.60%) WAN
7 7 (0.53%) BGP
8 5 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.38%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (0.38%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.38%) MPLS
8 5 (0.38%) Network Security
8 5 (0.38%) TACACS
9 4 (0.30%) AMQP
10 3 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 130 (9.78%) Big Data
3 66 (4.97%) Hadoop
4 61 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 59 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (3.01%) DB2
9 39 (2.93%) Blockchain
10 30 (2.26%) Couchbase
10 30 (2.26%) KDB
11 29 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (1.88%) MongoDB
13 24 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 20 (1.50%) Flink
17 17 (1.28%) MySQL
18 16 (1.20%) MemSQL
18 16 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 97 (7.30%) TeamCity
2 74 (5.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 68 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 51 (3.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (3.24%) Git (software)
6 42 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 39 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (2.86%) MSBuild
8 38 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 33 (2.48%) JIRA
10 24 (1.81%) Selenium
11 17 (1.28%) Maven
11 17 (1.28%) Protractor
12 11 (0.83%) NUnit
13 9 (0.68%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.60%) Mocha
15 7 (0.53%) MSI
15 7 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.53%) Subversion
16 6 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 976 (73.44%) Finance
2 621 (46.73%) Front Office
3 544 (40.93%) Banking
4 357 (26.86%) Investment Banking
5 120 (9.03%) Financial Institution
6 96 (7.22%) Back Office
7 44 (3.31%) French Language
8 43 (3.24%) German Language
8 43 (3.24%) Italian Language
9 27 (2.03%) Marketing
10 22 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
11 20 (1.50%) Games
12 19 (1.43%) Retail
13 14 (1.05%) Advertising
13 14 (1.05%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.90%) Legal
15 4 (0.30%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.23%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
17 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 586 (44.09%) Developer
2 247 (18.59%) Analyst
3 188 (14.15%) Java Developer
4 171 (12.87%) C# Developer
5 148 (11.14%) Applications Support
6 111 (8.35%) Senior Developer
7 101 (7.60%) Support Analyst
8 88 (6.62%) Python Developer
9 87 (6.55%) Business Analyst
10 67 (5.04%) Support Engineer
11 66 (4.97%) Applications Support Analyst
12 61 (4.59%) Front Office Developer
13 56 (4.21%) Architect
14 53 (3.99%) Software Engineer
15 50 (3.76%) Quantitative Developer
16 49 (3.69%) C++ Developer
17 46 (3.46%) Applications Engineer
17 46 (3.46%) Applications Support Engineer
18 45 (3.39%) .NET Developer
19 40 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (19.04%) FIX Protocol
2 233 (17.53%) .NET
3 126 (9.48%) React
4 106 (7.98%) AngularJS
5 101 (7.60%) WPF
6 99 (7.45%) WCF
7 79 (5.94%) Web Services
8 65 (4.89%) XML
9 56 (4.21%) J2EE
10 52 (3.91%) HTML
11 51 (3.84%) .NET Framework
11 51 (3.84%) ASP.NET
12 40 (3.01%) Kafka
13 39 (2.93%) HTML5
13 39 (2.93%) RESTful
14 35 (2.63%) Spring
15 33 (2.48%) NumPy
16 31 (2.33%) Pandas
17 30 (2.26%) Reactive Extensions
18 24 (1.81%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 633 (47.63%) Fixed Income
2 626 (47.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 550 (41.38%) Derivative
4 300 (22.57%) Hedge funds
5 170 (12.79%) Computer Science
6 132 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
7 116 (8.73%) Algorithms
8 97 (7.30%) Fintech
9 87 (6.55%) Cyberthreat
10 81 (6.09%) OTC Derivatives
11 80 (6.02%) Exotic Derivative
12 77 (5.79%) Data Structures
13 69 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
14 61 (4.59%) Equity Derivative
15 40 (3.01%) Market Risk
16 35 (2.63%) Reference Data
17 30 (2.26%) Credit Risk
18 28 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 24 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
19 24 (1.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 222 (16.70%) Unix
2 212 (15.95%) Linux
3 111 (8.35%) Windows
4 13 (0.98%) SUSE
5 12 (0.90%) Fedora
5 12 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.83%) Solaris
7 10 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.68%) CentOS
8 9 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.68%) Windows NT
9 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.53%) Android
11 5 (0.38%) HPUX
12 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (29.12%) Asset Management
2 315 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (23.48%) Investment Management
4 233 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
5 224 (16.85%) Software Engineering
6 181 (13.62%) Low Latency
7 179 (13.47%) Mathematics
8 157 (11.81%) Analytics
9 154 (11.59%) Risk Management
10 144 (10.84%) TDD
11 140 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 134 (10.08%) SDLC
13 132 (9.93%) OO
14 125 (9.41%) Business Analysis
15 123 (9.26%) Algorithmic Trading
16 104 (7.83%) Multithreading
17 102 (7.67%) Electronic Trading
18 91 (6.85%) Test Automation
19 90 (6.77%) Strategic Thinking
20 87 (6.55%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 672 (50.56%) SQL
2 495 (37.25%) Java
3 481 (36.19%) C#
4 354 (26.64%) Python
5 248 (18.66%) C++
6 121 (9.10%) Perl
7 119 (8.95%) JavaScript
8 85 (6.40%) T-SQL
9 75 (5.64%) Ruby
10 74 (5.57%) Bash Shell
10 74 (5.57%) VBA
11 61 (4.59%) PowerShell
12 53 (3.99%) C
13 52 (3.91%) Korn
14 51 (3.84%) Bourne shell
15 49 (3.69%) R
16 46 (3.46%) Scala
17 40 (3.01%) MATLAB
18 34 (2.56%) Shell Script
19 29 (2.18%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 334 (25.13%) Degree
2 61 (4.59%) Master's Degree
3 54 (4.06%) Numerate Degree
4 48 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (3.16%) PhD
6 21 (1.58%) ISEB
7 14 (1.05%) CFA
8 7 (0.53%) CCNP
8 7 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.38%) CCIE
10 4 (0.30%) ACCA
10 4 (0.30%) CIMA
10 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.30%) PMP
11 1 (0.075%) CCNA
11 1 (0.075%) MCSA
11 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.075%) RHCE
11 1 (0.075%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.42%) MiFID
2 48 (3.61%) QA
3 25 (1.88%) EMIR
4 9 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.60%) FATCA
5 8 (0.60%) GDPR
6 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.30%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.30%) Basel III
8 1 (0.075%) GCP
8 1 (0.075%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (4.44%) Docker
2 10 (0.75%) HDFS
3 8 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (1.81%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.35%) Automic
2 18 (1.35%) Dollar Universe
3 11 (0.83%) Terraform
4 8 (0.60%) Ansible
4 8 (0.60%) SCCM
5 7 (0.53%) Control-M
5 7 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.45%) Puppet
6 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.15%) Grafana
7 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.075%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.075%) Cacti
8 1 (0.075%) Kibana
8 1 (0.075%) Nagios
8 1 (0.075%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 156 (11.74%) Oracle
2 133 (10.01%) Charles River
3 118 (8.88%) Sybase
4 108 (8.13%) Calypso
5 101 (7.60%) Bloomberg
5 101 (7.60%) SimCorp
6 93 (7.00%) FXall
7 61 (4.59%) Reuters
8 54 (4.06%) Microsoft
8 54 (4.06%) Tradeweb
9 47 (3.54%) MarketAxess
10 32 (2.41%) Tableau
11 27 (2.03%) Fidessa
12 19 (1.43%) Google
13 18 (1.35%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.13%) FIS
15 14 (1.05%) TIBCO
16 13 (0.98%) SunGard
17 11 (0.83%) CQG
17 11 (0.83%) Informatica