Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 198 222
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -27
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,339 1,368 1,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.90% 1.85% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 3.80% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 747 1,093
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%

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 34,370 35,958 39,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.65% 48.70% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26,575 27,122 33,549
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -8 204 £75,000 -7.41% 55
East London - 5 £62,500 -
West London +12 1 £77,500 +34.78% 7
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 973 (72.67%) Finance
2 622 (46.45%) Fixed Income
3 608 (45.41%) Front Office
3 608 (45.41%) SQL
4 572 (42.72%) Banking
5 557 (41.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 515 (38.46%) Derivative
7 484 (36.15%) C#
8 459 (34.28%) Java
9 381 (28.45%) Investment Banking
10 348 (25.99%) Asset Management
11 342 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
12 329 (24.57%) Degree
13 297 (22.18%) Python
14 286 (21.36%) Hedge funds
15 273 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
16 265 (19.79%) Investment Management
17 244 (18.22%) SQL Server
18 240 (17.92%) FIX Protocol
19 236 (17.63%) .NET
20 235 (17.55%) Unix
21 234 (17.48%) C++
22 223 (16.65%) Linux
23 198 (14.79%) Software Engineering
24 184 (13.74%) Low Latency
25 181 (13.52%) Risk Management
26 179 (13.37%) Computer Science
27 169 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
28 167 (12.47%) TDD
29 165 (12.32%) Mathematics

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 40 (2.99%) Apache
2 38 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 32 (2.39%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 14 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.67%) Confluence
8 9 (0.67%) Ethereum
9 7 (0.52%) IIS
10 2 (0.15%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.075%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.075%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 92 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 147 (10.98%) thinkFolio
2 90 (6.72%) Front Arena
3 72 (5.38%) Markit EDM
4 49 (3.66%) Eagle PACE
5 25 (1.87%) Bloomberg AIM
6 10 (0.75%) LatentZero
7 9 (0.67%) Ripple
8 5 (0.37%) MetaTrader
8 5 (0.37%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.30%) LongView
10 1 (0.075%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.57%) SaaS
3 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.82%) Office 365
5 5 (0.37%) Slack
6 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.15%) NuGet
7 2 (0.15%) Route 53
7 2 (0.15%) Serverless
7 2 (0.15%) Trello
8 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.69%) FIX Connectivity
2 16 (1.19%) Firewall
3 12 (0.90%) DHCP
3 12 (0.90%) DNS
3 12 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.82%) VPN
5 9 (0.67%) WAN
6 8 (0.60%) BGP
7 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.52%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.52%) MPLS
7 7 (0.52%) Network Security
7 7 (0.52%) TACACS
8 6 (0.45%) tcpdump
9 5 (0.37%) FTP
9 5 (0.37%) Internet
10 4 (0.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 139 (10.38%) Big Data
3 72 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 72 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 48 (3.58%) Hadoop
5 45 (3.36%) Blockchain
5 45 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (3.21%) Couchbase
7 41 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.91%) DB2
9 28 (2.09%) KDB
10 27 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (1.49%) Flink
14 18 (1.34%) MySQL
15 17 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (1.19%) MemSQL
16 16 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 78 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 70 (5.23%) TeamCity
3 66 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 55 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 47 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (2.76%) Selenium
6 37 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (2.09%) JIRA
7 28 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.87%) Protractor
10 22 (1.64%) MSBuild
11 16 (1.19%) NUnit
12 11 (0.82%) MSI
13 10 (0.75%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.60%) HP UFT
15 7 (0.52%) Mocha
15 7 (0.52%) TestComplete
16 5 (0.37%) JUnit
16 5 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 973 (72.67%) Finance
2 608 (45.41%) Front Office
3 572 (42.72%) Banking
4 381 (28.45%) Investment Banking
5 134 (10.01%) Financial Institution
6 88 (6.57%) Back Office
7 39 (2.91%) French Language
7 39 (2.91%) Legal
8 38 (2.84%) German Language
8 38 (2.84%) Italian Language
9 19 (1.42%) Retail
10 18 (1.34%) Games
11 17 (1.27%) Marketing
12 15 (1.12%) Advertising
13 6 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 595 (44.44%) Developer
2 259 (19.34%) Analyst
3 193 (14.41%) Java Developer
4 191 (14.26%) C# Developer
5 140 (10.46%) Applications Support
6 104 (7.77%) Business Analyst
7 93 (6.95%) Senior Developer
8 88 (6.57%) Support Analyst
9 87 (6.50%) Python Developer
10 78 (5.83%) Front Office Developer
11 58 (4.33%) Applications Support Analyst
12 53 (3.96%) Quantitative Developer
13 52 (3.88%) C++ Developer
14 51 (3.81%) Support Engineer
15 48 (3.58%) Software Engineer
16 44 (3.29%) Architect
17 40 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
18 38 (2.84%) Banking Analyst
18 38 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
18 38 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (17.92%) FIX Protocol
2 236 (17.63%) .NET
3 114 (8.51%) WCF
4 110 (8.22%) AngularJS
5 108 (8.07%) WPF
6 103 (7.69%) React
7 72 (5.38%) XML
8 55 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 52 (3.88%) ASP.NET
10 50 (3.73%) Web Services
11 48 (3.58%) HTML
12 42 (3.14%) J2EE
12 42 (3.14%) RESTful
13 37 (2.76%) HTML5
14 36 (2.69%) Kafka
14 36 (2.69%) Spring
15 32 (2.39%) NumPy
15 32 (2.39%) Pandas
16 24 (1.79%) Reactive Extensions
17 22 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 622 (46.45%) Fixed Income
2 557 (41.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 515 (38.46%) Derivative
4 286 (21.36%) Hedge funds
5 179 (13.37%) Computer Science
6 169 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
7 112 (8.36%) Algorithms
8 88 (6.57%) Cyberthreat
9 84 (6.27%) Fintech
10 83 (6.20%) OTC Derivatives
11 81 (6.05%) Data Structures
12 73 (5.45%) Exotic Derivative
12 73 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
13 67 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
14 35 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
15 33 (2.46%) Market Risk
16 26 (1.94%) Virtual Team
17 25 (1.87%) Credit Risk
18 24 (1.79%) Reference Data
19 23 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 235 (17.55%) Unix
2 223 (16.65%) Linux
3 90 (6.72%) Windows
4 14 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.90%) Solaris
6 11 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 11 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.82%) Windows NT
6 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.45%) Android
9 5 (0.37%) HPUX
10 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (25.99%) Asset Management
2 342 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
4 265 (19.79%) Investment Management
5 198 (14.79%) Software Engineering
6 184 (13.74%) Low Latency
7 181 (13.52%) Risk Management
8 167 (12.47%) TDD
9 165 (12.32%) Mathematics
10 161 (12.02%) SDLC
11 147 (10.98%) Analytics
12 142 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
13 133 (9.93%) OO
14 124 (9.26%) Test Automation
15 121 (9.04%) Algorithmic Trading
16 114 (8.51%) Business Analysis
17 106 (7.92%) Multithreading
18 93 (6.95%) Strategic Thinking
19 90 (6.72%) Electronic Trading
20 88 (6.57%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 608 (45.41%) SQL
2 484 (36.15%) C#
3 459 (34.28%) Java
4 297 (22.18%) Python
5 234 (17.48%) C++
6 135 (10.08%) JavaScript
7 95 (7.09%) T-SQL
8 92 (6.87%) Perl
9 86 (6.42%) VBA
10 70 (5.23%) Bash Shell
11 54 (4.03%) Ruby
12 48 (3.58%) PowerShell
13 47 (3.51%) C
14 39 (2.91%) Korn
15 38 (2.84%) Bourne shell
15 38 (2.84%) Scala
16 36 (2.69%) Shell Script
17 33 (2.46%) Java 8
18 30 (2.24%) MATLAB
18 30 (2.24%) R
Qualifications
1 329 (24.57%) Degree
2 59 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
3 53 (3.96%) Master's Degree
4 41 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.76%) PhD
6 20 (1.49%) ISEB
7 10 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.67%) CCNP
9 8 (0.60%) CFA
10 7 (0.52%) CCIE
11 4 (0.30%) ACCA
11 4 (0.30%) CIMA
11 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.30%) PMP
12 1 (0.075%) CCNA
12 1 (0.075%) CCVP
12 1 (0.075%) MCSE
12 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.75%) QA
2 73 (5.45%) MiFID
3 18 (1.34%) EMIR
4 9 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.60%) GDPR
6 4 (0.30%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.30%) Basel III
6 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.30%) FATCA
7 1 (0.075%) PMO
7 1 (0.075%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (4.33%) Docker
2 11 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (0.75%) HDFS
4 8 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.27%) Automic
2 17 (1.27%) Dollar Universe
3 12 (0.90%) SCCM
4 7 (0.52%) Terraform
5 6 (0.45%) Control-M
6 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.075%) Ansible
7 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.075%) Grafana
7 1 (0.075%) Kibana
7 1 (0.075%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 134 (10.01%) Oracle
2 122 (9.11%) Sybase
3 118 (8.81%) Charles River
4 111 (8.29%) Bloomberg
5 92 (6.87%) FXall
5 92 (6.87%) SimCorp
6 88 (6.57%) Calypso
7 64 (4.78%) Microsoft
8 57 (4.26%) Reuters
9 53 (3.96%) Tradeweb
10 45 (3.36%) Tableau
11 43 (3.21%) MarketAxess
12 36 (2.69%) Fidessa
13 18 (1.34%) TIBCO
14 14 (1.05%) Citrix
14 14 (1.05%) FactSet
15 12 (0.90%) Murex
16 11 (0.82%) Google
17 10 (0.75%) Cisco
17 10 (0.75%) Red Hat