Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 219 239
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 -73
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,174 1,165 1,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.87% 1.66% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.09% 3.62% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 945 800 742
London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £42,600
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 28,675 32,215 31,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.75% 45.85% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22,646 25,526 26,005
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -15 164 £75,000 - 35
East London +17 2 - - 1
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 794 (67.63%) Finance
2 765 (65.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 750 (63.88%) Fixed Income
4 635 (54.09%) Banking
5 619 (52.73%) Derivative
6 581 (49.49%) SQL
7 554 (47.19%) Front Office
8 481 (40.97%) Asset Management
9 471 (40.12%) Java
10 417 (35.52%) Hedge funds
11 393 (33.48%) C#
12 319 (27.17%) Degree
13 316 (26.92%) Software Engineering
14 315 (26.83%) Investment Management
15 304 (25.89%) Python
16 279 (23.76%) Investment Banking
17 274 (23.34%) FIX Protocol
18 251 (21.38%) Oracle
19 246 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
20 233 (19.85%) thinkFolio
21 229 (19.51%) Wealth Management
21 229 (19.51%) Computer Science
22 220 (18.74%) C++
23 212 (18.06%) Unix
24 204 (17.38%) .NET
25 191 (16.27%) Charles River
26 180 (15.33%) SQL Server
27 176 (14.99%) Linux
28 156 (13.29%) Perl
29 149 (12.69%) React

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
1 126 (10.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 61 (5.20%) Apache
3 58 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.51%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.34%) Ethereum
5 4 (0.34%) IIS
6 2 (0.17%) Confluence
6 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.085%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.085%) JBoss
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 233 (19.85%) thinkFolio
2 67 (5.71%) Temenos T24
3 65 (5.54%) Markit EDM
4 55 (4.68%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.85%) Eze OMS
6 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.77%) Eagle PACE
7 8 (0.68%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.34%) LongView
8 4 (0.34%) Ripple
8 4 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
9 2 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.085%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 94 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (5.54%) SaaS
3 33 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.39%) PaaS
5 7 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.43%) Heroku
7 4 (0.34%) Serverless
8 3 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.26%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.26%) Route 53
8 3 (0.26%) Slack
8 3 (0.26%) Trello
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.085%) NuGet
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.84%) FIX Connectivity
2 8 (0.68%) Internet
3 6 (0.51%) LAN
3 6 (0.51%) WAN
4 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.085%) AMQP
5 1 (0.085%) BGP
5 1 (0.085%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.085%) Firewall
5 1 (0.085%) FTP
5 1 (0.085%) Multicast
5 1 (0.085%) NAS
5 1 (0.085%) OSPF
5 1 (0.085%) SNMP
5 1 (0.085%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
3 26 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 22 (1.87%) Big Data
6 17 (1.45%) MS Access
7 15 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.02%) KDB
8 12 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.68%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.60%) Kdb+
12 7 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.43%) Tick Data
14 4 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (2.39%) Maven
1 28 (2.39%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (1.70%) TeamCity
3 19 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (1.36%) Artifactory
6 13 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.02%) JIRA
7 12 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (0.94%) JUnit
8 11 (0.94%) TestNG
9 10 (0.85%) Subversion
10 8 (0.68%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.60%) Hudson
12 3 (0.26%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.26%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.17%) Mocha
General
1 794 (67.63%) Finance
2 635 (54.09%) Banking
3 554 (47.19%) Front Office
4 279 (23.76%) Investment Banking
5 115 (9.80%) Games
6 90 (7.67%) Back Office
7 58 (4.94%) French Language
8 57 (4.86%) German Language
8 57 (4.86%) Italian Language
8 57 (4.86%) Spanish Language
9 26 (2.21%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.53%) Advertising
11 15 (1.28%) Publishing
12 11 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.85%) Marketing
13 10 (0.85%) Retail
14 5 (0.43%) Law
15 4 (0.34%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
17 1 (0.085%) Legal
Job Titles
1 470 (40.03%) Developer
2 268 (22.83%) Analyst
3 173 (14.74%) Business Analyst
4 160 (13.63%) Applications Support
5 157 (13.37%) C# Developer
6 151 (12.86%) Java Developer
7 118 (10.05%) Support Engineer
8 110 (9.37%) SQL Developer
9 83 (7.07%) Applications Engineer
10 81 (6.90%) Senior Developer
11 78 (6.64%) .NET Developer
12 74 (6.30%) Applications Support Engineer
13 71 (6.05%) Support Analyst
14 66 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 64 (5.45%) Software Engineer
16 58 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
17 54 (4.60%) Consultant
18 52 (4.43%) Java Engineer
19 51 (4.34%) Python Developer
20 47 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (23.34%) FIX Protocol
2 204 (17.38%) .NET
3 149 (12.69%) React
4 130 (11.07%) AngularJS
5 128 (10.90%) XML
6 105 (8.94%) ASP.NET
7 91 (7.75%) J2EE
8 83 (7.07%) WPF
9 71 (6.05%) HTML
10 63 (5.37%) Vue.js
11 54 (4.60%) REST
12 50 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (3.75%) Web Services
14 40 (3.41%) J2SE
15 38 (3.24%) WCF
16 24 (2.04%) HTML5
17 18 (1.53%) J2ME
17 18 (1.53%) Node.js
18 17 (1.45%) CSS
18 17 (1.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 765 (65.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 750 (63.88%) Fixed Income
3 619 (52.73%) Derivative
4 417 (35.52%) Hedge funds
5 107 (9.11%) Management Information System
6 86 (7.33%) Fintech
7 72 (6.13%) Algorithms
8 48 (4.09%) OTC Derivatives
9 45 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
10 42 (3.58%) Data Structures
11 40 (3.41%) Market Risk
12 39 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (2.73%) Credit Risk
14 30 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
15 27 (2.30%) Virtual Team
16 25 (2.13%) Exotic Derivative
17 21 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 20 (1.70%) Credit Derivative
19 18 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
20 15 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 212 (18.06%) Unix
2 176 (14.99%) Linux
3 98 (8.35%) Windows
4 27 (2.30%) CentOS
5 26 (2.21%) Fedora
6 21 (1.79%) Solaris
7 19 (1.62%) SUSE
8 18 (1.53%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.19%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.68%) AIX
10 8 (0.68%) HPUX
10 8 (0.68%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.26%) Android
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.17%) Debian
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (40.97%) Asset Management
2 316 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 315 (26.83%) Investment Management
4 246 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (19.51%) Computer Science
5 229 (19.51%) Wealth Management
6 134 (11.41%) Workflow
7 133 (11.33%) Portfolio Management
8 118 (10.05%) Business Analysis
9 112 (9.54%) Change Management
10 110 (9.37%) Decision-Making
11 106 (9.03%) User Stories
12 104 (8.86%) Microservices
13 103 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 103 (8.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 101 (8.60%) Information Security
15 98 (8.35%) Analytics
16 87 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
17 84 (7.16%) Mathematics
18 83 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 581 (49.49%) SQL
2 471 (40.12%) Java
3 393 (33.48%) C#
4 304 (25.89%) Python
5 220 (18.74%) C++
6 156 (13.29%) Perl
7 110 (9.37%) Bash Shell
8 104 (8.86%) JavaScript
9 84 (7.16%) Ruby
10 62 (5.28%) R
11 58 (4.94%) MATLAB
12 54 (4.60%) Bourne shell
13 52 (4.43%) Korn
14 44 (3.75%) PL/SQL
15 43 (3.66%) VBA
16 33 (2.81%) T-SQL
17 19 (1.62%) Scala
17 19 (1.62%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.53%) Shell Script
19 13 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 319 (27.17%) Degree
2 24 (2.04%) SAFe Agilist
3 23 (1.96%) PhD
4 22 (1.87%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.085%) CCNA
7 1 (0.085%) CCNP
7 1 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.085%) MCSA
7 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.085%) RHCE
7 1 (0.085%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (11.16%) QA
2 56 (4.77%) MiFID
3 32 (2.73%) EMIR
4 27 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (1.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.34%) XenApp
3 3 (0.26%) zsh
4 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (2.47%) Nagios
2 28 (2.39%) Icinga
2 28 (2.39%) ZABBIX
3 20 (1.70%) Ansible
4 18 (1.53%) Puppet
5 7 (0.60%) Control-M
6 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.26%) Terraform
7 2 (0.17%) Automic
7 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.085%) Cacti
8 1 (0.085%) Grafana
8 1 (0.085%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 251 (21.38%) Oracle
2 191 (16.27%) Charles River
3 97 (8.26%) Bloomberg
4 87 (7.41%) Reuters
5 78 (6.64%) Calypso
6 68 (5.79%) Tradeweb
7 67 (5.71%) MarketAxess
8 66 (5.62%) FXall
9 56 (4.77%) SimCorp
10 49 (4.17%) ION Trading
11 47 (4.00%) Eze Software Group
12 34 (2.90%) Microsoft
13 32 (2.73%) Sybase
14 28 (2.39%) Red Hat
14 28 (2.39%) SolarWinds
15 25 (2.13%) Fidessa
16 15 (1.28%) Adobe
17 11 (0.94%) Google
18 9 (0.77%) Currenex
19 8 (0.68%) ServiceNow