Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 245 206
Rank change year-on-year +28 -39 +19
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,172 978 1,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.43% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 3.04% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 901 700 1,196
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £49,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%

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 33,466 32,213 39,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.29% 47.13% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26,249 26,186 33,483
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -10 202 £80,000 -1.54% 33
East London +6 4 £47,500 +26.67% 1
West London +8 1 £57,500 - 3
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 829 (70.73%) Finance
2 562 (47.95%) Fixed Income
3 547 (46.67%) Banking
4 536 (45.73%) Front Office
5 497 (42.41%) SQL
6 423 (36.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 406 (34.64%) C#
8 404 (34.47%) Derivative
9 392 (33.45%) Java
10 367 (31.31%) Investment Banking
11 307 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
12 296 (25.26%) Degree
13 264 (22.53%) Python
13 264 (22.53%) Problem-Solving
14 243 (20.73%) Unix
15 242 (20.65%) Asset Management
16 232 (19.80%) Hedge funds
17 229 (19.54%) Linux
18 210 (17.92%) FIX Protocol
19 207 (17.66%) .NET
20 205 (17.49%) C++
20 205 (17.49%) Investment Management
21 191 (16.30%) SQL Server
22 173 (14.76%) Risk Management
23 160 (13.65%) Low Latency
24 151 (12.88%) Computer Science
25 148 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
26 146 (12.46%) Mathematics
27 138 (11.77%) Oracle
28 133 (11.35%) Software Engineering

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 29 (2.47%) Apache
1 29 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 28 (2.39%) Apache Spark
3 10 (0.85%) Confluence
4 9 (0.77%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.085%) IIS
Applications
1 69 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 100 (8.53%) thinkFolio
2 55 (4.69%) Front Arena
3 37 (3.16%) Markit EDM
4 36 (3.07%) Eagle PACE
5 15 (1.28%) Bloomberg AIM
6 6 (0.51%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.43%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.26%) LongView
9 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.085%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.085%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.085%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.71%) SaaS
3 10 (0.85%) Slack
4 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.51%) Office 365
5 5 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.43%) Route 53
5 5 (0.43%) Trello
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.085%) NuGet
7 1 (0.085%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.82%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (1.11%) Firewall
3 10 (0.85%) VPN
4 8 (0.68%) BGP
4 8 (0.68%) FTP
4 8 (0.68%) WAN
5 7 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.60%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (0.60%) DHCP
5 7 (0.60%) DNS
5 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.60%) MPLS
5 7 (0.60%) Network Security
5 7 (0.60%) TACACS
5 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.51%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.34%) Internet
8 3 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 115 (9.81%) Big Data
3 71 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 51 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 48 (4.10%) Blockchain
6 37 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 36 (3.07%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.56%) Couchbase
9 29 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (2.13%) KDB
10 25 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.96%) DB2
12 21 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.28%) Flink
14 14 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
15 13 (1.11%) MemSQL
15 13 (1.11%) MongoDB
16 12 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 42 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.24%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (2.65%) Selenium
6 28 (2.39%) JIRA
7 26 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 20 (1.71%) Protractor
8 20 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.37%) NUnit
11 13 (1.11%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.77%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.60%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.60%) JUnit
14 6 (0.51%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.51%) MSI
15 5 (0.43%) CircleCI
15 5 (0.43%) Subversion
15 5 (0.43%) TestComplete
General
1 829 (70.73%) Finance
2 547 (46.67%) Banking
3 536 (45.73%) Front Office
4 367 (31.31%) Investment Banking
5 93 (7.94%) Financial Institution
6 74 (6.31%) Back Office
7 55 (4.69%) Legal
8 30 (2.56%) French Language
9 29 (2.47%) German Language
9 29 (2.47%) Italian Language
10 20 (1.71%) Marketing
11 19 (1.62%) Games
12 12 (1.02%) Advertising
13 11 (0.94%) Retail
14 7 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.17%) Billing
18 1 (0.085%) Corporate Banking
18 1 (0.085%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 506 (43.17%) Developer
2 223 (19.03%) Analyst
3 166 (14.16%) C# Developer
4 165 (14.08%) Java Developer
5 148 (12.63%) Applications Support
6 96 (8.19%) Business Analyst
7 88 (7.51%) Senior Developer
8 81 (6.91%) Front Office Developer
9 67 (5.72%) Python Developer
10 61 (5.20%) Support Analyst
11 47 (4.01%) Quantitative Developer
12 45 (3.84%) Applications Support Analyst
13 44 (3.75%) .NET Developer
14 41 (3.50%) Banking Analyst
15 40 (3.41%) Support Engineer
16 38 (3.24%) C++ Developer
16 38 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
17 36 (3.07%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 35 (2.99%) Qualitative Analyst
18 35 (2.99%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (17.92%) FIX Protocol
2 207 (17.66%) .NET
3 101 (8.62%) WCF
3 101 (8.62%) WPF
4 99 (8.45%) AngularJS
5 60 (5.12%) React
6 49 (4.18%) XML
7 48 (4.10%) HTML
8 46 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 40 (3.41%) .NET Framework
10 34 (2.90%) HTML5
10 34 (2.90%) Web Services
11 27 (2.30%) Angular 2
11 27 (2.30%) Kafka
12 26 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (2.22%) Middleware
12 26 (2.22%) RESTful
13 24 (2.05%) Pandas
14 23 (1.96%) NumPy
14 23 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 562 (47.95%) Fixed Income
2 423 (36.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 404 (34.47%) Derivative
4 232 (19.80%) Hedge funds
5 151 (12.88%) Computer Science
6 148 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
7 112 (9.56%) Algorithms
8 68 (5.80%) Data Structures
8 68 (5.80%) Fintech
9 63 (5.38%) Equity Derivative
10 61 (5.20%) OTC Derivatives
11 55 (4.69%) Exotic Derivative
12 53 (4.52%) Cyberthreat
12 53 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
13 51 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
14 26 (2.22%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.79%) User Experience
16 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
17 18 (1.54%) Market Risk
18 17 (1.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 243 (20.73%) Unix
2 229 (19.54%) Linux
3 65 (5.55%) Windows
4 11 (0.94%) Solaris
5 9 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.68%) Windows NT
7 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.43%) HPUX
9 3 (0.26%) VMS
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (22.53%) Problem-Solving
3 242 (20.65%) Asset Management
4 205 (17.49%) Investment Management
5 173 (14.76%) Risk Management
6 160 (13.65%) Low Latency
7 146 (12.46%) Mathematics
8 133 (11.35%) Software Engineering
9 132 (11.26%) Analytics
10 120 (10.24%) TDD
11 113 (9.64%) SDLC
12 112 (9.56%) Algorithmic Trading
13 106 (9.04%) OO
14 105 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
14 105 (8.96%) Test Automation
15 101 (8.62%) Multithreading
16 84 (7.17%) Business Analysis
16 84 (7.17%) DevOps
17 79 (6.74%) Change Management
17 79 (6.74%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 497 (42.41%) SQL
2 406 (34.64%) C#
3 392 (33.45%) Java
4 264 (22.53%) Python
5 205 (17.49%) C++
6 118 (10.07%) JavaScript
7 90 (7.68%) Perl
8 83 (7.08%) Bash Shell
9 73 (6.23%) T-SQL
10 62 (5.29%) VBA
11 53 (4.52%) Shell Script
12 37 (3.16%) Ruby
13 31 (2.65%) C
14 29 (2.47%) Bourne shell
14 29 (2.47%) Korn
14 29 (2.47%) MATLAB
15 28 (2.39%) Java 8
15 28 (2.39%) R
16 25 (2.13%) Scala
17 20 (1.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 296 (25.26%) Degree
2 58 (4.95%) Numerate Degree
3 32 (2.73%) Master's Degree
3 32 (2.73%) PhD
4 26 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.11%) ISEB
6 10 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.77%) CCNP
8 7 (0.60%) CCIE
8 7 (0.60%) CFA
8 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.34%) PMP
10 1 (0.085%) CCNA
10 1 (0.085%) CCVP
10 1 (0.085%) CISA
10 1 (0.085%) CISM
10 1 (0.085%) MCSE
10 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.085%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.94%) QA
2 76 (6.48%) MiFID
3 17 (1.45%) EMIR
4 11 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.43%) GDPR
7 4 (0.34%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.34%) PMO
8 3 (0.26%) SLA
9 1 (0.085%) Basel III
9 1 (0.085%) FATCA
9 1 (0.085%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.085%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 38 (3.24%) Docker
2 9 (0.77%) HDFS
3 6 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.94%) Automic
1 11 (0.94%) Dollar Universe
2 8 (0.68%) Control-M
3 7 (0.60%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.51%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.085%) Ansible
7 1 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.085%) Grafana
7 1 (0.085%) Kibana
7 1 (0.085%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 138 (11.77%) Oracle
2 109 (9.30%) Sybase
3 100 (8.53%) Bloomberg
4 80 (6.83%) Charles River
5 65 (5.55%) FXall
6 61 (5.20%) Microsoft
7 55 (4.69%) SimCorp
8 54 (4.61%) Calypso
9 47 (4.01%) Fidessa
10 40 (3.41%) Reuters
11 38 (3.24%) Tradeweb
12 34 (2.90%) MarketAxess
13 33 (2.82%) Tableau
14 17 (1.45%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.94%) Murex
16 10 (0.85%) Cisco
17 8 (0.68%) Citrix
17 8 (0.68%) FactSet
18 7 (0.60%) DevExpress
19 6 (0.51%) Red Hat