Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 187 119 165
Rank change year-on-year -68 +46 +29
Permanent jobs citing Equities 975 621 1,137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.95% 2.66% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 6.87% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 866 571 1,060
10th Percentile £67,000 £61,250 £58,750
25th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £78,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £112,500 £95,000 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +44.83%
75th Percentile £132,500 £125,000 £132,500
90th Percentile £150,000 £152,500 £143,750
England median annual salary £112,500 £95,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +44.83%

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 21,819 9,038 19,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.65% 38.73% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13,378 7,636 15,496
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,625
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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 -26 99 £72,500 -3.33% 36
East London - 4 £150,000 - 2
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 741 (76.00%) Finance
2 653 (66.97%) Python
3 578 (59.28%) Front Office
4 566 (58.05%) Software Engineering
5 495 (50.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 488 (50.05%) Asset Management
7 456 (46.77%) AWS
8 454 (46.56%) React
8 454 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
9 433 (44.41%) Fixed Income
10 408 (41.85%) Investment Management
11 405 (41.54%) JavaScript
12 394 (40.41%) SQL
13 384 (39.38%) Analytics
14 378 (38.77%) Derivative
15 370 (37.95%) Full Stack Development
16 358 (36.72%) Java
17 346 (35.49%) Hedge funds
18 306 (31.38%) TypeScript
19 231 (23.69%) Azure
20 218 (22.36%) GCP
21 197 (20.21%) C#
22 169 (17.33%) Docker
23 166 (17.03%) C++
24 151 (15.49%) Banking
25 146 (14.97%) AngularJS
26 144 (14.77%) Portfolio Management
27 143 (14.67%) Mathematics
28 141 (14.46%) Front End Development
29 132 (13.54%) Vue.js

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 79 (8.10%) Apache
2 28 (2.87%) Confluence
3 21 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.72%) Apache Pulsar
4 7 (0.72%) Jetty
5 6 (0.62%) CMS
5 6 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.51%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.62%) InVision
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.21%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Minerva
3 1 (0.10%) Salerio
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 456 (46.77%) AWS
2 231 (23.69%) Azure
3 218 (22.36%) GCP
4 74 (7.59%) Amazon S3
5 71 (7.28%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (7.28%) AWS Lambda
5 71 (7.28%) Serverless
6 17 (1.74%) OpenShift
7 9 (0.92%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (0.41%) IaaS
9 3 (0.31%) PaaS
9 3 (0.31%) Snowflake
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.10%) GitHub
10 1 (0.10%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.10%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.10%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (0.82%) HTTP
3 6 (0.62%) Intranet
4 5 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.10%) Internet
5 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 71 (7.28%) Apache Ignite
2 47 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (1.64%) Metadata
6 15 (1.54%) Redis
7 14 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.92%) Blockchain
9 9 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.82%) Flink
10 8 (0.82%) MySQL
11 7 (0.72%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.62%) KDB
13 5 (0.51%) Big Data
14 4 (0.41%) Kdb+
15 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.21%) QlikView
15 2 (0.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 32 (3.28%) JIRA
2 11 (1.13%) webpack
3 10 (1.03%) JUnit
3 10 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.72%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.72%) Moq
4 7 (0.72%) NUnit
4 7 (0.72%) SpecFlow
5 5 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.41%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.31%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (0.31%) Maven
8 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.10%) Gradle
8 1 (0.10%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 741 (76.00%) Finance
2 578 (59.28%) Front Office
3 151 (15.49%) Banking
4 117 (12.00%) Social Skills
5 89 (9.13%) Investment Banking
6 49 (5.03%) Back Office
7 25 (2.56%) Advertising
8 24 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.26%) Games
10 19 (1.95%) Corporate Banking
11 18 (1.85%) Retail
12 17 (1.74%) Prime Brokerage
13 10 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (0.51%) International Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 627 (64.31%) Developer
2 329 (33.74%) Software Engineer
3 289 (29.64%) Python Developer
4 283 (29.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 241 (24.72%) Python Engineer
6 201 (20.62%) AWS Developer
7 187 (19.18%) AWS Engineer
8 151 (15.49%) Python Software Engineer
9 113 (11.59%) Lead Developer
10 99 (10.15%) Senior Developer
11 97 (9.95%) React Developer
12 92 (9.44%) AWS Software Engineer
13 90 (9.23%) UI Developer
14 88 (9.03%) Java Developer
15 75 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
16 74 (7.59%) Software Manager
17 73 (7.49%) Lead Software Developer
17 73 (7.49%) Software Asset Manager
17 73 (7.49%) UI Engineer
18 64 (6.56%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (46.56%) React
2 146 (14.97%) AngularJS
3 132 (13.54%) Vue.js
4 125 (12.82%) .NET
5 103 (10.56%) Node.js
6 71 (7.28%) ASP.NET
7 59 (6.05%) Pandas
8 57 (5.85%) Kafka
9 56 (5.74%) FIX Protocol
10 54 (5.54%) .NET Core
11 51 (5.23%) NumPy
12 49 (5.03%) gRPC
12 49 (5.03%) Protocol Buffers
13 48 (4.92%) SciPy
14 43 (4.41%) ASP.NET Core
14 43 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (4.21%) REST
16 35 (3.59%) .NET Framework
17 24 (2.46%) TensorFlow
18 22 (2.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 495 (50.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 433 (44.41%) Fixed Income
3 378 (38.77%) Derivative
4 346 (35.49%) Hedge funds
5 88 (9.03%) User Experience
6 87 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
7 73 (7.49%) Credit Derivative
8 26 (2.67%) Market Risk
9 23 (2.36%) Cloud Native
10 21 (2.15%) Exotic Derivative
11 19 (1.95%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (1.74%) Spread Betting
13 16 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.44%) Contract for Difference
15 13 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
15 13 (1.33%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.33%) SWIFT
16 12 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.21%) Linux
2 74 (7.59%) Unix
3 31 (3.18%) Windows
4 7 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (58.05%) Software Engineering
2 488 (50.05%) Asset Management
3 454 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
4 408 (41.85%) Investment Management
5 384 (39.38%) Analytics
6 370 (37.95%) Full Stack Development
7 144 (14.77%) Portfolio Management
8 143 (14.67%) Mathematics
9 141 (14.46%) Front End Development
10 127 (13.03%) Fintech
11 89 (9.13%) Microservices
12 86 (8.82%) Computer Science
13 81 (8.31%) Cryptocurrency
14 78 (8.00%) UX Design
15 75 (7.69%) DevOps
16 72 (7.38%) Algorithmic Trading
17 71 (7.28%) Low Latency
17 71 (7.28%) Visualisation
18 67 (6.87%) Data Analytics
18 67 (6.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 653 (66.97%) Python
2 405 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 394 (40.41%) SQL
4 358 (36.72%) Java
5 306 (31.38%) TypeScript
6 197 (20.21%) C#
7 166 (17.03%) C++
8 100 (10.26%) Scala
9 86 (8.82%) Kotlin
10 71 (7.28%) Clojure
11 46 (4.72%) C
12 36 (3.69%) MATLAB
13 33 (3.38%) Perl
14 28 (2.87%) R
15 27 (2.77%) Bash
16 25 (2.56%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.15%) VB
18 20 (2.05%) Java 8
19 12 (1.23%) Go
20 11 (1.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (7.90%) Degree
2 48 (4.92%) PhD
3 20 (2.05%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.72%) CHECK Team Member
6 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.10%) CCNA
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.85%) QA
2 21 (2.15%) EMIR
2 21 (2.15%) MiFID
3 19 (1.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.72%) IFRS
4 7 (0.72%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 169 (17.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 129 (13.23%) Kubernetes
2 120 (12.31%) Terraform
3 6 (0.62%) Ansible
4 4 (0.41%) Puppet
5 3 (0.31%) Podman
6 1 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (3.79%) Oracle
2 36 (3.69%) BISAM
3 29 (2.97%) Microsoft
4 24 (2.46%) Atlassian
5 18 (1.85%) Sybase
6 12 (1.23%) Charles River
7 11 (1.13%) Bloomberg
8 7 (0.72%) Trayport
9 6 (0.62%) Fidessa
9 6 (0.62%) Portware
9 6 (0.62%) SimCorp
9 6 (0.62%) Splunk
9 6 (0.62%) Tradeweb
9 6 (0.62%) Zend
10 5 (0.51%) Dynatrace
10 5 (0.51%) IBM
10 5 (0.51%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.31%) Solace
13 2 (0.21%) Reuters