Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 218 186
Rank change year-on-year +53 -32 +2
Permanent jobs citing Equities 562 871 1,332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.15% 1.55% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.01% 3.76% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 544 768 1,057
Median annual salary £107,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £160,000 £118,750 £120,000
England median annual salary £107,500 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +43.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 11,209 23,160 29,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.87% 41.10% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8,768 18,134 22,796
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £101,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,371 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.05% +1.66% +5.00%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +43 59 £91,250 +21.67% 18
West London - 3 £100,000 -
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 473 (84.16%) Finance
2 395 (70.28%) Front Office
3 382 (67.97%) Hedge funds
4 372 (66.19%) Fixed Income
5 352 (62.63%) AWS
6 308 (54.80%) Web Services
7 306 (54.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 286 (50.89%) Python
9 281 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 271 (48.22%) Asset Management
11 255 (45.37%) Derivative
12 247 (43.95%) Java
13 214 (38.08%) Investment Management
14 204 (36.30%) Software Engineering
15 203 (36.12%) JavaScript
16 193 (34.34%) React
17 189 (33.63%) AngularJS
18 183 (32.56%) SQL
19 152 (27.05%) Vue.js
20 140 (24.91%) Markit EDM
21 137 (24.38%) Reference Data
22 130 (23.13%) Banking
23 129 (22.95%) Azure
23 129 (22.95%) GCP
24 119 (21.17%) Investment Banking
25 113 (20.11%) Portfolio Management
26 107 (19.04%) .NET
27 101 (17.97%) Microservices
28 100 (17.79%) Decision-Making
29 97 (17.26%) C#

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 30 (5.34%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) GNU Octave
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Sketch
2 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 140 (24.91%) Markit EDM
2 72 (12.81%) Eagle PACE
3 64 (11.39%) SimCorp Dimension
4 59 (10.50%) PolarLake
5 10 (1.78%) Salerio
6 5 (0.89%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.71%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.53%) Bloomberg AIM
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 352 (62.63%) AWS
2 129 (22.95%) Azure
2 129 (22.95%) GCP
3 27 (4.80%) Amazon S3
4 25 (4.45%) AWS Lambda
4 25 (4.45%) Serverless
5 24 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (4.09%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.89%) Power Platform
7 5 (0.89%) SaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.60%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.05%) Flink
3 30 (5.34%) Hadoop
4 29 (5.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 29 (5.16%) Big Data
5 27 (4.80%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.56%) Data Mining
7 17 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.42%) Redis
12 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.07%) MySQL
14 5 (0.89%) HBase
14 5 (0.89%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.89%) OLAP
14 5 (0.89%) Power BI
14 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.19%) RStudio
2 18 (3.20%) Artifactory
3 15 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.67%) JIRA
4 14 (2.49%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.71%) PyCharm
5 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.53%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.18%) JBehave
8 1 (0.18%) JMeter
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.18%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 473 (84.16%) Finance
2 395 (70.28%) Front Office
3 130 (23.13%) Banking
4 119 (21.17%) Investment Banking
5 85 (15.12%) Back Office
6 6 (1.07%) Advertising
7 2 (0.36%) Law
7 2 (0.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 213 (37.90%) Developer
2 120 (21.35%) Software Engineer
3 119 (21.17%) Analyst
4 118 (21.00%) Architect
4 118 (21.00%) AWS Engineer
5 79 (14.06%) Financial Analyst
6 76 (13.52%) AWS Developer
7 71 (12.63%) Java Developer
8 69 (12.28%) Business Analyst
9 63 (11.21%) AWS Software Engineer
10 61 (10.85%) Python Developer
11 57 (10.14%) Finance Business Analyst
12 55 (9.79%) Python Engineer
13 54 (9.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 52 (9.25%) Enterprise Architect
15 48 (8.54%) Front Office Developer
16 47 (8.36%) Java Engineer
17 44 (7.83%) .NET Software Engineer
17 44 (7.83%) AWS Architect
18 39 (6.94%) Reference Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (54.80%) Web Services
2 193 (34.34%) React
3 189 (33.63%) AngularJS
4 152 (27.05%) Vue.js
5 107 (19.04%) .NET
6 65 (11.57%) .NET Core
7 53 (9.43%) ASP.NET
8 42 (7.47%) ASP.NET Core
9 41 (7.30%) Node.js
10 35 (6.23%) Kafka
11 25 (4.45%) J2EE
12 20 (3.56%) Natural Language Processing
13 19 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (3.38%) Pandas
14 15 (2.67%) HTML
15 10 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
15 10 (1.78%) Regular Expression
15 10 (1.78%) Shiny
16 8 (1.42%) HTML5
16 8 (1.42%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 382 (67.97%) Hedge funds
2 372 (66.19%) Fixed Income
3 306 (54.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 255 (45.37%) Derivative
5 137 (24.38%) Reference Data
6 42 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (4.27%) Equity Derivative
9 22 (3.91%) Algorithms
10 21 (3.74%) Public Cloud
11 20 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (3.20%) Blog
12 18 (3.20%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.31%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.78%) SWIFT
15 6 (1.07%) Contract for Difference
15 6 (1.07%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.89%) Exotic Derivative
16 5 (0.89%) OTC Derivatives
17 4 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.54%) Linux
2 31 (5.52%) Unix
3 18 (3.20%) Windows
4 13 (2.31%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.71%) Solaris
8 3 (0.53%) CentOS
8 3 (0.53%) Debian
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.53%) SUSE
8 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (48.22%) Asset Management
3 214 (38.08%) Investment Management
4 204 (36.30%) Software Engineering
5 113 (20.11%) Portfolio Management
6 101 (17.97%) Microservices
7 100 (17.79%) Decision-Making
8 96 (17.08%) DevOps
9 84 (14.95%) Business Analysis
10 80 (14.23%) Wealth Management
11 69 (12.28%) Architectural Design
12 65 (11.57%) Fintech
13 64 (11.39%) Mathematics
14 61 (10.85%) Migration
15 59 (10.50%) Computer Science
16 58 (10.32%) Data Management
17 56 (9.96%) Enterprise Data Management
18 49 (8.72%) Front End Development
19 46 (8.19%) TDD
20 40 (7.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 286 (50.89%) Python
2 247 (43.95%) Java
3 203 (36.12%) JavaScript
4 183 (32.56%) SQL
5 97 (17.26%) C#
6 92 (16.37%) R
7 56 (9.96%) C++
8 35 (6.23%) Kotlin
9 22 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.31%) Java 8
11 12 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.14%) Scala
12 7 (1.25%) Perl
12 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.07%) VBA
14 5 (0.89%) C
14 5 (0.89%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.89%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.18%) Clojure
15 1 (0.18%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 69 (12.28%) Degree
2 42 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.02%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.60%) PhD
5 4 (0.71%) MBA
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.25%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) EMIR
2 6 (1.07%) MiFID
3 5 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (8.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (9.25%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.78%) Nagios
3 9 (1.60%) Puppet
4 6 (1.07%) Ansible
5 3 (0.53%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.18%) Consul
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (16.90%) Google
2 89 (15.84%) Bloomberg
3 74 (13.17%) Charles River
4 65 (11.57%) Calypso
4 65 (11.57%) GoldenSource
4 65 (11.57%) SimCorp
5 20 (3.56%) Reuters
6 19 (3.38%) Oracle
7 17 (3.02%) FactSet
8 10 (1.78%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.25%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.89%) Fidessa
11 5 (0.89%) Remedy
11 5 (0.89%) Solace
11 5 (0.89%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.71%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.53%) CQG
13 3 (0.53%) Patsystems
13 3 (0.53%) Trayport