Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 193 202
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9 +35
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,130 1,192 1,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.21% 1.89% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 4.50% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 971 773
London median annual salary £105,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.83% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £59,250 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £115,000 £116,250
England median annual salary £105,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +44.83% -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 21,207 26,486 30,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.44% 41.99% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16,534 20,688 23,354
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,750 £93,750
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -35 111 £82,500 +10.00% 19
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 889 (78.67%) Front Office
2 861 (76.19%) Fixed Income
3 775 (68.58%) Derivative
4 767 (67.88%) Asset Management
5 765 (67.70%) Finance
6 607 (53.72%) Python
7 593 (52.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 590 (52.21%) Java
9 563 (49.82%) AWS
10 540 (47.79%) Web Services
11 539 (47.70%) Hedge funds
11 539 (47.70%) Investment Management
12 491 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
13 457 (40.44%) SQL
14 414 (36.64%) Software Engineering
15 384 (33.98%) Analytics
16 373 (33.01%) JavaScript
17 327 (28.94%) R
18 311 (27.52%) Mentoring
19 295 (26.11%) Banking
20 289 (25.58%) J2EE
21 241 (21.33%) C#
21 241 (21.33%) C++
22 237 (20.97%) Bloomberg
23 232 (20.53%) Microservices
24 231 (20.44%) GCP
25 230 (20.35%) Azure
26 194 (17.17%) React
27 184 (16.28%) Performance Attribution
28 182 (16.11%) Business Analysis

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 27 (2.39%) Apache
2 22 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.35%) Confluence
5 4 (0.35%) nginx
6 3 (0.27%) GemFire
7 1 (0.088%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.088%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 145 (12.83%) Markit EDM
2 142 (12.57%) thinkFolio
3 84 (7.43%) Front Arena
4 83 (7.35%) PolarLake
5 77 (6.81%) Eagle PACE
6 53 (4.69%) FINCAD Analytics
7 31 (2.74%) LatentZero
8 14 (1.24%) Salerio
9 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.18%) LongView
9 2 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.088%) Endur
10 1 (0.088%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 563 (49.82%) AWS
2 231 (20.44%) GCP
3 230 (20.35%) Azure
4 106 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
5 77 (6.81%) Amazon S3
6 60 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
6 60 (5.31%) Serverless
7 57 (5.04%) Amazon ECS
8 51 (4.51%) SaaS
9 50 (4.42%) OpenShift
10 27 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (2.39%) AWS Fargate
11 11 (0.97%) AWS Step Functions
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.27%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.088%) npm
14 1 (0.088%) Trello
14 1 (0.088%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.88%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (0.35%) LAN
2 4 (0.35%) WAN
3 3 (0.27%) FTP
4 1 (0.088%) Intranet
4 1 (0.088%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.088%) Multicast
4 1 (0.088%) NAS
4 1 (0.088%) SAN
4 1 (0.088%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (7.96%) Amazon Athena
2 83 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 79 (6.99%) SQL Server
4 58 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
6 44 (3.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 40 (3.54%) Big Data
8 32 (2.83%) Amazon Aurora
9 31 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.62%) KDB
13 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.35%) Redis
14 3 (0.27%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.27%) DB2
14 3 (0.27%) MySQL
14 3 (0.27%) Power BI
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (9.29%) RStudio
2 50 (4.42%) Artifactory
3 38 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.39%) JIRA
6 22 (1.95%) GitLab
7 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.35%) gulp
8 4 (0.35%) Maven
8 4 (0.35%) PhpStorm
8 4 (0.35%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.18%) MSI
10 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.088%) JBehave
11 1 (0.088%) JUnit
11 1 (0.088%) TeamCity
General
1 889 (78.67%) Front Office
2 765 (67.70%) Finance
3 295 (26.11%) Banking
4 162 (14.34%) Investment Banking
5 130 (11.50%) Back Office
6 37 (3.27%) French Language
7 36 (3.19%) German Language
7 36 (3.19%) Italian Language
7 36 (3.19%) Spanish Language
8 14 (1.24%) Dutch Language
9 9 (0.80%) Advertising
10 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.62%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Games
12 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Retail
14 1 (0.088%) Billing
14 1 (0.088%) Law
14 1 (0.088%) Marketing
14 1 (0.088%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 426 (37.70%) Developer
2 225 (19.91%) Java Developer
3 127 (11.24%) Front Office Developer
3 127 (11.24%) Senior Developer
4 125 (11.06%) Analyst
5 119 (10.53%) Quantitative Developer
6 105 (9.29%) Software Engineer
7 102 (9.03%) Data Manager
8 100 (8.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 85 (7.52%) Python Developer
10 71 (6.28%) Applications Support
11 67 (5.93%) Finance Manager
12 59 (5.22%) Architect
12 59 (5.22%) AWS Developer
13 58 (5.13%) Senior Quantitative Developer
14 54 (4.78%) Java Engineer
15 53 (4.69%) Support Analyst
16 52 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
17 51 (4.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 51 (4.51%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (47.79%) Web Services
2 289 (25.58%) J2EE
3 194 (17.17%) React
4 178 (15.75%) AngularJS
5 126 (11.15%) Node.js
6 104 (9.20%) .NET
7 77 (6.81%) FIX Protocol
8 57 (5.04%) Pandas
9 55 (4.87%) NumPy
10 52 (4.60%) SciPy
11 49 (4.34%) Vue.js
12 48 (4.25%) Redux
13 41 (3.63%) Spring
14 36 (3.19%) J2SE
14 36 (3.19%) XML
15 27 (2.39%) Lambda Expressions
16 23 (2.04%) jQuery
17 22 (1.95%) WPF
18 21 (1.86%) HTML
18 21 (1.86%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 861 (76.19%) Fixed Income
2 775 (68.58%) Derivative
3 593 (52.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 539 (47.70%) Hedge funds
5 175 (15.49%) Reference Data
6 155 (13.72%) Equity Derivative
7 135 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
8 102 (9.03%) Blog
9 101 (8.94%) Exotic Derivative
10 54 (4.78%) Public Cloud
11 50 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (2.83%) Algorithms
13 24 (2.12%) SWIFT
14 21 (1.86%) Management Information System
15 20 (1.77%) OTC Derivatives
16 15 (1.33%) Market Risk
17 14 (1.24%) Credit Risk
17 14 (1.24%) Data Structures
18 6 (0.53%) Grid Computing
19 5 (0.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.17%) Linux
2 77 (6.81%) Unix
3 29 (2.57%) Windows
4 17 (1.50%) Windows 10
4 17 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 16 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (67.88%) Asset Management
2 539 (47.70%) Investment Management
3 491 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
4 414 (36.64%) Software Engineering
5 384 (33.98%) Analytics
6 311 (27.52%) Mentoring
7 232 (20.53%) Microservices
8 184 (16.28%) Performance Attribution
9 182 (16.11%) Business Analysis
10 170 (15.04%) Portfolio Management
11 165 (14.60%) Open Source
12 164 (14.51%) Machine Learning
13 161 (14.25%) Data Analytics
14 157 (13.89%) Quantitative Analysis
15 155 (13.72%) Artificial Intelligence
16 151 (13.36%) Decision-Making
17 112 (9.91%) Performance Management
18 111 (9.82%) Migration
19 82 (7.26%) Data Management
20 78 (6.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 607 (53.72%) Python
2 590 (52.21%) Java
3 457 (40.44%) SQL
4 373 (33.01%) JavaScript
5 327 (28.94%) R
6 241 (21.33%) C#
6 241 (21.33%) C++
7 76 (6.73%) Kotlin
8 48 (4.25%) Perl
9 38 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 34 (3.01%) TypeScript
11 32 (2.83%) Java 8
11 32 (2.83%) Ruby
12 29 (2.57%) MATLAB
13 22 (1.95%) Bourne shell
13 22 (1.95%) Korn
14 17 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.15%) VBA
16 12 (1.06%) PHP
17 8 (0.71%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 85 (7.52%) Degree
2 20 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.50%) PhD
4 15 (1.33%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.088%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.088%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.088%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.19%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.06%) EMIR
2 12 (1.06%) MiFID
3 11 (0.97%) QA
4 10 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.62%) PMO
6 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.088%) NIST
6 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (9.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) HDFS
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 56 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 35 (3.10%) Terraform
3 14 (1.24%) Nagios
4 11 (0.97%) Ansible
5 8 (0.71%) Puppet
6 4 (0.35%) Control-M
7 2 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.088%) Consul
8 1 (0.088%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 237 (20.97%) Bloomberg
2 128 (11.33%) SimCorp
3 127 (11.24%) Charles River
4 112 (9.91%) Google
5 86 (7.61%) Reuters
6 85 (7.52%) Calypso
7 64 (5.66%) Oracle
8 57 (5.04%) Fidessa
9 50 (4.42%) ION Trading
10 43 (3.81%) Eze Castle Integration
11 38 (3.36%) Eze Software Group
12 30 (2.65%) FIS
12 30 (2.65%) Linedata
13 20 (1.77%) FXall
13 20 (1.77%) MarketAxess
13 20 (1.77%) Tradeweb
14 18 (1.59%) Murex
14 18 (1.59%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.97%) Sybase
16 10 (0.88%) Microsoft