Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 196 206
Rank change year-on-year +38 +10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Equities 724 784 1,057
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.21% 1.89% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.58% 5.02% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 621 757 842
10th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £110,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -12.50%
75th Percentile £122,500 £135,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £143,750 £112,500
England median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -12.50%

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 12,967 15,606 21,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.55% 37.56% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,218 12,436 17,312
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,200 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 +9 61 £75,000 -25.00% 20
South London - 3 £42,500 -
East London - 1 - -
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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.

1 527 (72.79%) Finance
2 486 (67.13%) Front Office
3 392 (54.14%) Derivative
4 360 (49.72%) Fixed Income
5 357 (49.31%) Python
6 348 (48.07%) Hedge funds
7 339 (46.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 316 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
9 294 (40.61%) Java
10 291 (40.19%) Asset Management
11 288 (39.78%) JavaScript
12 276 (38.12%) AWS
13 272 (37.57%) Investment Management
13 272 (37.57%) Software Engineering
14 263 (36.33%) React
15 213 (29.42%) SQL
15 213 (29.42%) AngularJS
15 213 (29.42%) Analytics
16 202 (27.90%) C#
17 180 (24.86%) Web Services
18 157 (21.69%) Vue.js
19 145 (20.03%) Banking
20 138 (19.06%) GCP
21 137 (18.92%) Azure
22 134 (18.51%) .NET
23 125 (17.27%) Investment Banking
24 120 (16.57%) Greenfield Project
25 116 (16.02%) Fintech
26 105 (14.50%) TypeScript
27 103 (14.23%) Microservices

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 45 (6.22%) Apache Spark
2 35 (4.83%) Apache
3 19 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (1.93%) Confluence
5 2 (0.28%) MTS
5 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (0.55%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.28%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.14%) Actimize
4 1 (0.14%) Global One
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 276 (38.12%) AWS
2 138 (19.06%) GCP
3 137 (18.92%) Azure
4 52 (7.18%) Amazon S3
5 37 (5.11%) Serverless
6 34 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (1.66%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.10%) SaaS
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.14%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.14%) Matillion
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.93%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.14%) FTP
2 1 (0.14%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.14%) Multicast
2 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (4.83%) Apache Ignite
3 33 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 30 (4.14%) Flink
5 23 (3.18%) SQL Server
6 19 (2.62%) Hadoop
7 18 (2.49%) Data Mart
8 16 (2.21%) Big Data
9 11 (1.52%) KDB
9 11 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.38%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.97%) Kdb+
12 6 (0.83%) Tableau
13 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.69%) Redis
14 4 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.55%) MS Access
14 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (3.73%) Git (software)
1 27 (3.73%) JIRA
2 19 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.07%) GitLab
4 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 2 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.14%) JMeter
6 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 527 (72.79%) Finance
2 486 (67.13%) Front Office
3 145 (20.03%) Banking
4 125 (17.27%) Investment Banking
5 83 (11.46%) Social Skills
6 31 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (4.01%) Back Office
8 11 (1.52%) Advertising
8 11 (1.52%) Law
8 11 (1.52%) Publishing
9 10 (1.38%) Legal
9 10 (1.38%) Retail
10 6 (0.83%) Marketing
11 5 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.14%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 454 (62.71%) Developer
2 135 (18.65%) Python Developer
3 125 (17.27%) Analyst
4 113 (15.61%) Front Office Developer
5 112 (15.47%) Software Engineer
6 107 (14.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 106 (14.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 88 (12.15%) .NET Developer
9 81 (11.19%) AWS Developer
10 78 (10.77%) AWS Engineer
11 75 (10.36%) Java Developer
12 74 (10.22%) .NET Software Developer
12 74 (10.22%) .NET Software Engineer
12 74 (10.22%) AWS Software Engineer
13 54 (7.46%) Business Analyst
13 54 (7.46%) Senior Developer
14 53 (7.32%) React Developer
15 50 (6.91%) Applications Support
16 40 (5.52%) C# Developer
16 40 (5.52%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (36.33%) React
2 213 (29.42%) AngularJS
3 180 (24.86%) Web Services
4 157 (21.69%) Vue.js
5 134 (18.51%) .NET
6 95 (13.12%) .NET Core
7 79 (10.91%) ASP.NET
8 77 (10.64%) Node.js
9 74 (10.22%) ASP.NET Core
9 74 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 65 (8.98%) FIX Protocol
11 50 (6.91%) Shiny
12 41 (5.66%) NumPy
13 40 (5.52%) GraphQL
14 39 (5.39%) Kafka
15 36 (4.97%) Pandas
16 28 (3.87%) HTML
17 23 (3.18%) REST
17 23 (3.18%) Spring
18 18 (2.49%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 392 (54.14%) Derivative
2 360 (49.72%) Fixed Income
3 348 (48.07%) Hedge funds
4 339 (46.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 120 (16.57%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (9.25%) Equity Derivative
7 58 (8.01%) Market Risk
8 36 (4.97%) Credit Risk
9 23 (3.18%) Exotic Derivative
10 21 (2.90%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.93%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.80%) User Experience
14 12 (1.66%) Reference Data
15 11 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (1.24%) Contract for Difference
17 8 (1.10%) Spread Betting
18 5 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.05%) Linux
2 42 (5.80%) Unix
3 11 (1.52%) Android
3 11 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.38%) Windows
5 2 (0.28%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.28%) zOS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (40.19%) Asset Management
3 272 (37.57%) Investment Management
3 272 (37.57%) Software Engineering
4 213 (29.42%) Analytics
5 116 (16.02%) Fintech
6 103 (14.23%) Microservices
7 84 (11.60%) Migration
8 79 (10.91%) Machine Learning
9 70 (9.67%) TDD
10 53 (7.32%) Low Latency
11 51 (7.04%) Risk Management
12 49 (6.77%) Dashboard Development
13 47 (6.49%) Mathematics
14 46 (6.35%) Algorithmic Trading
15 43 (5.94%) Artificial Intelligence
15 43 (5.94%) Multithreading
16 42 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (5.52%) Risk Analytics
18 37 (5.11%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 357 (49.31%) Python
2 294 (40.61%) Java
3 288 (39.78%) JavaScript
4 213 (29.42%) SQL
5 202 (27.90%) C#
6 105 (14.50%) TypeScript
7 90 (12.43%) Kotlin
8 86 (11.88%) Scala
9 82 (11.33%) C++
10 62 (8.56%) R
11 33 (4.56%) Clojure
12 20 (2.76%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.62%) Java 8
14 16 (2.21%) Perl
15 15 (2.07%) ES6
16 10 (1.38%) Erlang
17 8 (1.10%) F#
18 6 (0.83%) VBA
19 5 (0.69%) C
19 5 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (5.80%) Degree
2 20 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.66%) PhD
4 9 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.87%) MiFID
2 12 (1.66%) QA
3 11 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (1.52%) EMIR
4 4 (0.55%) PMO
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 40 (5.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 74 (10.22%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.21%) Puppet
3 3 (0.41%) Ansible
3 3 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.41%) Terraform
4 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.14%) Oozie
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (4.14%) Murex
2 27 (3.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.04%) Fidessa
4 21 (2.90%) Bloomberg
5 11 (1.52%) Sophis
6 9 (1.24%) Oracle
6 9 (1.24%) Solace
7 5 (0.69%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.55%) Google
9 3 (0.41%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.41%) Sybase
10 2 (0.28%) Advent
10 2 (0.28%) Calypso
10 2 (0.28%) Refinitiv
10 2 (0.28%) Sun
11 1 (0.14%) Charles River
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.14%) Solarflare
11 1 (0.14%) Sparx