Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 171 228
Rank change year-on-year -25 +57 -27
Permanent jobs citing Equities 869 571 864
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.92% 2.05% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 5.22% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 735 554 747
10th Percentile £65,500 £68,250 £53,750
25th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £107,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +43.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £126,250 £133,750 £100,625
90th Percentile £147,000 £167,500 £118,750
England median annual salary £105,000 £107,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% +43.33% -6.25%

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 19,802 10,944 21,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.70% 39.28% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11,699 8,792 16,977
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +10 77 £80,000 -14.67% 27
East London - 7 £150,000 - 3
South London - 6 £45,000 -
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 664 (76.41%) Finance
2 543 (62.49%) Front Office
3 477 (54.89%) Python
4 469 (53.97%) Derivative
5 448 (51.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 427 (49.14%) Fixed Income
7 412 (47.41%) Hedge funds
8 374 (43.04%) Asset Management
9 371 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
10 362 (41.66%) Java
11 355 (40.85%) AWS
12 352 (40.51%) Software Engineering
13 343 (39.47%) JavaScript
14 323 (37.17%) SQL
15 321 (36.94%) React
16 290 (33.37%) Investment Management
17 257 (29.57%) Analytics
18 228 (26.24%) C#
19 221 (25.43%) Web Services
20 219 (25.20%) AngularJS
21 215 (24.74%) Full Stack Development
22 176 (20.25%) Azure
23 174 (20.02%) Banking
24 169 (19.45%) GCP
25 166 (19.10%) TypeScript
26 163 (18.76%) Kotlin
27 160 (18.41%) Vue.js
28 156 (17.95%) Scala
29 133 (15.30%) Investment Banking
30 129 (14.84%) .NET

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 (9.09%) Apache
2 56 (6.44%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.68%) Confluence
4 13 (1.50%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (1.15%) IIS
6 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.23%) MTS
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.07%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.46%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.12%) Actimize
4 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.12%) Minerva
4 1 (0.12%) Salerio
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 355 (40.85%) AWS
2 176 (20.25%) Azure
3 169 (19.45%) GCP
4 105 (12.08%) Amazon S3
5 99 (11.39%) Serverless
6 94 (10.82%) Amazon EC2
7 91 (10.47%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (2.42%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.61%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.69%) SaaS
11 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.58%) PaaS
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.15%) FTP
2 7 (0.81%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.46%) HTTP
4 2 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.12%) Multicast
5 1 (0.12%) Network Security
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 79 (9.09%) Apache Ignite
3 57 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 44 (5.06%) Flink
5 39 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (2.99%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.53%) Big Data
8 16 (1.84%) Data Mart
8 16 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.61%) Power BI
11 12 (1.38%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.92%) KDB
13 8 (0.92%) Tableau
14 7 (0.81%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.58%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.58%) Kdb+
16 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 69 (7.94%) JIRA
2 53 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.50%) GitLab
4 10 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.04%) Subversion
6 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.12%) JUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Mocha
8 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.12%) Travis CI
General
1 664 (76.41%) Finance
2 543 (62.49%) Front Office
3 174 (20.02%) Banking
4 133 (15.30%) Investment Banking
5 115 (13.23%) Social Skills
6 71 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.34%) Retail
8 24 (2.76%) Back Office
9 18 (2.07%) Law
10 11 (1.27%) Publishing
11 10 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.15%) Games
12 7 (0.81%) Legal
12 7 (0.81%) Prime Brokerage
13 6 (0.69%) Advertising
13 6 (0.69%) Marketing
14 5 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 524 (60.30%) Developer
2 175 (20.14%) Python Developer
3 157 (18.07%) Software Engineer
4 150 (17.26%) Analyst
5 141 (16.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 115 (13.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 109 (12.54%) Front Office Developer
8 90 (10.36%) Python Engineer
9 81 (9.32%) Python Software Engineer
10 79 (9.09%) AWS Developer
11 74 (8.52%) React Developer
12 68 (7.83%) Lead Developer
13 66 (7.59%) Java Developer
13 66 (7.59%) Senior Developer
14 65 (7.48%) Business Analyst
15 58 (6.67%) Applications Support
15 58 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
16 57 (6.56%) C# Developer
17 54 (6.21%) JavaScript Engineer
18 52 (5.98%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (36.94%) React
2 221 (25.43%) Web Services
3 219 (25.20%) AngularJS
4 160 (18.41%) Vue.js
5 129 (14.84%) .NET
6 109 (12.54%) Node.js
7 64 (7.36%) .NET Core
8 60 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 59 (6.79%) Kafka
10 58 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
11 53 (6.10%) GraphQL
12 44 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (4.95%) ASP.NET Core
14 35 (4.03%) NumPy
15 33 (3.80%) REST
16 32 (3.68%) HTML
17 30 (3.45%) Shiny
18 27 (3.11%) Spring
19 23 (2.65%) Middleware
20 22 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 469 (53.97%) Derivative
2 448 (51.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 427 (49.14%) Fixed Income
4 412 (47.41%) Hedge funds
5 104 (11.97%) Greenfield Project
6 76 (8.75%) Equity Derivative
7 66 (7.59%) Market Risk
8 53 (6.10%) Credit Risk
9 40 (4.60%) Legacy Systems
10 33 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (3.34%) Contract for Difference
11 29 (3.34%) Spread Betting
12 19 (2.19%) Exotic Derivative
13 16 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (1.84%) Reference Data
14 13 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
15 11 (1.27%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.27%) OTC Derivatives
16 10 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 9 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.29%) Linux
2 59 (6.79%) Unix
3 21 (2.42%) Windows
4 11 (1.27%) Android
4 11 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.46%) CentOS
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (43.04%) Asset Management
2 371 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (40.51%) Software Engineering
4 290 (33.37%) Investment Management
5 257 (29.57%) Analytics
6 215 (24.74%) Full Stack Development
7 104 (11.97%) SDLC
8 85 (9.78%) Fintech
8 85 (9.78%) Microservices
9 75 (8.63%) Migration
10 74 (8.52%) Machine Learning
11 71 (8.17%) Order Management
12 68 (7.83%) Mathematics
13 65 (7.48%) Risk Management
14 61 (7.02%) Risk Analytics
15 58 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
16 57 (6.56%) Data Analytics
17 56 (6.44%) DevOps
18 52 (5.98%) Artificial Intelligence
18 52 (5.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 477 (54.89%) Python
2 362 (41.66%) Java
3 343 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 323 (37.17%) SQL
5 228 (26.24%) C#
6 166 (19.10%) TypeScript
7 163 (18.76%) Kotlin
8 156 (17.95%) Scala
9 120 (13.81%) C++
10 85 (9.78%) Clojure
11 63 (7.25%) R
12 39 (4.49%) Bash Shell
13 30 (3.45%) Perl
14 22 (2.53%) VBA
15 15 (1.73%) F#
15 15 (1.73%) Java 8
16 12 (1.38%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.27%) ES6
17 11 (1.27%) Groovy
18 8 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (5.64%) Degree
2 23 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.69%) PhD
4 5 (0.58%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.12%) CEH
6 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.12%) CISSP
6 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.12%) OSCP
6 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.45%) MiFID
2 14 (1.61%) QA
3 6 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.58%) EMIR
5 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) GLBA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 96 (11.05%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 122 (14.04%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.04%) Ansible
3 7 (0.81%) Terraform
4 6 (0.69%) Puppet
5 4 (0.46%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.23%) Oozie
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 32 (3.68%) Fidessa
2 26 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.53%) Bloomberg
4 21 (2.42%) Murex
5 20 (2.30%) Sybase
6 19 (2.19%) Oracle
7 12 (1.38%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.92%) Charles River
9 7 (0.81%) Portware
10 6 (0.69%) Google
10 6 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.69%) Tradeweb
11 5 (0.58%) Sun
12 4 (0.46%) Concur
12 4 (0.46%) Instagram
12 4 (0.46%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.46%) Sage
13 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.35%) Sophis
14 2 (0.23%) Advent