Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 166 243
Rank change year-on-year -27 +77 -82
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,225 1,679 1,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.82% 2.22% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 4.41% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 774 841
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £116,250 £112,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 32,720 38,096 35,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.58% 50.38% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25,851 27,401 30,269
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -8 201 £70,000 -6.67% 37
East London 0 4 £77,500 -13.89% 2
West London - 1 £77,500 - 3
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 868 (70.86%) Finance
2 656 (53.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 626 (51.10%) Fixed Income
4 597 (48.73%) SQL
5 564 (46.04%) Front Office
6 504 (41.14%) Derivative
7 497 (40.57%) Banking
8 478 (39.02%) Java
9 391 (31.92%) C#
10 370 (30.20%) Asset Management
11 356 (29.06%) Python
12 314 (25.63%) Investment Banking
13 300 (24.49%) Hedge funds
14 288 (23.51%) Degree
15 270 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
16 267 (21.80%) FIX Protocol
17 239 (19.51%) Investment Management
18 238 (19.43%) C++
19 226 (18.45%) Software Engineering
20 225 (18.37%) SQL Server
21 193 (15.76%) .NET
22 191 (15.59%) Linux
23 188 (15.35%) Unix
24 161 (13.14%) Mathematics
25 157 (12.82%) Computer Science
26 154 (12.57%) Oracle
26 154 (12.57%) thinkFolio
27 144 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
28 143 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
29 136 (11.10%) 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 51 (4.16%) Apache
2 42 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 19 (1.55%) Ethereum
5 11 (0.90%) IIS
6 8 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.16%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.082%) JBoss
11 1 (0.082%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.082%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (5.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 154 (12.57%) thinkFolio
2 82 (6.69%) Markit EDM
3 74 (6.04%) Front Arena
4 21 (1.71%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.55%) Ripple
6 15 (1.22%) Bloomberg AIM
7 13 (1.06%) SunGard GMI
8 10 (0.82%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.49%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.24%) LongView
12 2 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
13 1 (0.082%) Endur
13 1 (0.082%) MetaTrader
13 1 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 143 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.92%) SaaS
3 28 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.57%) Office 365
6 6 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (0.49%) Serverless
7 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.41%) Heroku
7 5 (0.41%) PaaS
7 5 (0.41%) Route 53
7 5 (0.41%) Slack
7 5 (0.41%) Trello
8 4 (0.33%) NuGet
9 1 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.082%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.082%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.67%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (1.14%) Internet
3 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.57%) DHCP
4 7 (0.57%) DNS
4 7 (0.57%) LAN
4 7 (0.57%) WAN
5 5 (0.41%) Firewall
5 5 (0.41%) FTP
6 4 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.24%) AMQP
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
9 1 (0.082%) BGP
9 1 (0.082%) Broadband
9 1 (0.082%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.082%) Intranet
9 1 (0.082%) Multicast
9 1 (0.082%) NAS
9 1 (0.082%) OSPF
9 1 (0.082%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.20%) Big Data
3 49 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 43 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (3.27%) Hadoop
7 33 (2.69%) Blockchain
8 28 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.80%) DB2
10 22 (1.80%) KDB
10 22 (1.80%) MS Access
11 21 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.47%) Couchbase
13 17 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 17 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.06%) Data Lake
14 13 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 78 (6.37%) TeamCity
2 58 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 56 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 51 (4.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 42 (3.43%) Visual Studio
6 38 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (2.61%) Git (software)
8 28 (2.29%) Maven
9 26 (2.12%) JIRA
10 25 (2.04%) MSBuild
11 22 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 16 (1.31%) Artifactory
12 16 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.65%) Hudson
13 8 (0.65%) JUnit
13 8 (0.65%) Selenium
13 8 (0.65%) TestNG
14 7 (0.57%) Mocha
14 7 (0.57%) MSI
14 7 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 868 (70.86%) Finance
2 564 (46.04%) Front Office
3 497 (40.57%) Banking
4 314 (25.63%) Investment Banking
5 96 (7.84%) Back Office
6 83 (6.78%) Financial Institution
7 42 (3.43%) French Language
8 41 (3.35%) German Language
8 41 (3.35%) Italian Language
9 35 (2.86%) Games
10 30 (2.45%) Spanish Language
11 26 (2.12%) Corporate Banking
12 19 (1.55%) Retail
13 16 (1.31%) Marketing
14 13 (1.06%) Advertising
15 12 (0.98%) Publishing
16 7 (0.57%) Law
17 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
18 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 529 (43.18%) Developer
2 242 (19.76%) Analyst
3 157 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 150 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 139 (11.35%) Applications Support
6 102 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 100 (8.16%) Python Developer
7 100 (8.16%) Support Analyst
8 98 (8.00%) Business Analyst
9 79 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 68 (5.55%) Applications Support Analyst
11 63 (5.14%) Software Engineer
12 57 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
13 55 (4.49%) SQL Developer
14 50 (4.08%) .NET Developer
15 49 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
16 48 (3.92%) Architect
17 47 (3.84%) C++ Developer
18 43 (3.51%) Quantitative Developer
18 43 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (21.80%) FIX Protocol
2 193 (15.76%) .NET
3 136 (11.10%) React
4 101 (8.24%) WPF
5 100 (8.16%) AngularJS
6 75 (6.12%) WCF
7 74 (6.04%) Web Services
8 72 (5.88%) HTML
9 63 (5.14%) ASP.NET
10 60 (4.90%) J2EE
11 54 (4.41%) XML
12 37 (3.02%) HTML5
13 35 (2.86%) .NET Framework
14 27 (2.20%) RESTful
14 27 (2.20%) Spring
15 26 (2.12%) Reactive Extensions
16 25 (2.04%) Kafka
17 24 (1.96%) NumPy
18 22 (1.80%) J2SE
18 22 (1.80%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 656 (53.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 626 (51.10%) Fixed Income
3 504 (41.14%) Derivative
4 300 (24.49%) Hedge funds
5 157 (12.82%) Computer Science
6 111 (9.06%) Fintech
7 105 (8.57%) Algorithms
8 89 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (4.73%) OTC Derivatives
10 55 (4.49%) Data Structures
11 54 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
12 50 (4.08%) Exotic Derivative
13 47 (3.84%) Equity Derivative
14 39 (3.18%) Cyberthreat
14 39 (3.18%) Market Risk
15 31 (2.53%) Management Information System
16 30 (2.45%) Reference Data
17 29 (2.37%) Credit Risk
18 25 (2.04%) Virtual Team
19 22 (1.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 191 (15.59%) Linux
2 188 (15.35%) Unix
3 112 (9.14%) Windows
4 23 (1.88%) Fedora
5 22 (1.80%) SUSE
6 21 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.63%) CentOS
8 16 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.14%) Solaris
10 10 (0.82%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.57%) Android
12 7 (0.57%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Debian
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (30.20%) Asset Management
2 270 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (19.51%) Investment Management
4 226 (18.45%) Software Engineering
5 161 (13.14%) Mathematics
6 144 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 129 (10.53%) Analytics
8 123 (10.04%) Algorithmic Trading
9 119 (9.71%) Low Latency
10 115 (9.39%) Business Analysis
11 109 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (8.65%) Wealth Management
13 98 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
14 95 (7.76%) OO
15 91 (7.43%) TDD
16 87 (7.10%) Risk Management
17 84 (6.86%) Multithreading
18 82 (6.69%) SDLC
19 75 (6.12%) Test Automation
20 66 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 597 (48.73%) SQL
2 478 (39.02%) Java
3 391 (31.92%) C#
4 356 (29.06%) Python
5 238 (19.43%) C++
6 123 (10.04%) Perl
7 102 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 86 (7.02%) Ruby
9 81 (6.61%) Bash Shell
10 70 (5.71%) T-SQL
11 69 (5.63%) R
11 69 (5.63%) VBA
12 62 (5.06%) MATLAB
13 60 (4.90%) Bourne shell
14 59 (4.82%) Korn
15 56 (4.57%) PowerShell
16 40 (3.27%) Scala
17 34 (2.78%) C
18 27 (2.20%) Shell Script
19 25 (2.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 288 (23.51%) Degree
2 47 (3.84%) Master's Degree
3 43 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (2.86%) PhD
5 30 (2.45%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.98%) ISEB
7 9 (0.73%) CFA
8 5 (0.41%) SAFe Agilist
9 4 (0.33%) ACCA
9 4 (0.33%) CIMA
10 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.082%) CCNA
11 1 (0.082%) CCNP
11 1 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.082%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.082%) MCSA
11 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.082%) RHCE
11 1 (0.082%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.82%) MiFID
2 52 (4.24%) QA
3 23 (1.88%) EMIR
4 9 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.73%) FATCA
5 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) Basel III
6 3 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (2.53%) Docker
2 11 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.33%) XenApp
6 3 (0.24%) HDFS
6 3 (0.24%) zsh
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.082%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.47%) Ansible
3 17 (1.39%) Puppet
4 13 (1.06%) Automic
5 11 (0.90%) Dollar Universe
5 11 (0.90%) Terraform
6 8 (0.65%) SCCM
7 6 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.41%) Control-M
8 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.24%) Nagios
10 2 (0.16%) Icinga
10 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.082%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.082%) Cacti
11 1 (0.082%) Grafana
Vendors
1 154 (12.57%) Oracle
2 122 (9.96%) Charles River
3 103 (8.41%) Bloomberg
4 92 (7.51%) Calypso
5 76 (6.20%) SimCorp
6 74 (6.04%) Sybase
7 72 (5.88%) Reuters
8 69 (5.63%) FXall
9 53 (4.33%) Tradeweb
10 46 (3.76%) MarketAxess
11 42 (3.43%) Microsoft
12 33 (2.69%) Fidessa
13 29 (2.37%) Red Hat
14 20 (1.63%) Google
14 20 (1.63%) Tableau
15 18 (1.47%) ION Trading
16 16 (1.31%) Eze Software Group
17 15 (1.22%) FIS
18 13 (1.06%) CQG
18 13 (1.06%) SunGard