Period
to 18 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 446 391
Rank change year-on-year +78 -55 -13
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1510 1333 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 1.62% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 750 1079 1531
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -13.04% +27.78%

Equities is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75737 82334 89475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.79% 41.66% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57807 67354 71262
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Equities as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in the UK

Equities
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Equities.

Salary trend for Equities in the UK

Equities
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Equities over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Equities in the UK

Equities
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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
England +72 1486 £75,000 +7.14% 76
London +41 1481 £75,000 +7.14% 72
UK excluding London +11 28 £46,250 -7.50% 9
Scotland +1 17 £47,500 -36.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £38,750 - 3
South East +43 3 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands +40 2 £56,250 +12.50%
West Midlands +20 2 £56,250 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Equities.

1 1210 (80.13%) Finance
2 980 (64.90%) Banking
3 834 (55.23%) Investment Banking
4 691 (45.76%) Asset Management
5 617 (40.86%) Fixed Income
6 574 (38.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 563 (37.28%) Derivative
8 560 (37.09%) Retail
9 516 (34.17%) Wealth Management
10 500 (33.11%) Retail Banking
11 485 (32.12%) SQL
12 472 (31.26%) Front Office
13 433 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
14 406 (26.89%) Java
15 364 (24.11%) Linux
16 298 (19.74%) Business Analysis
17 272 (18.01%) C#
18 264 (17.48%) QA
19 235 (15.56%) Project Management
20 232 (15.36%) Analytics
21 225 (14.90%) SDLC
22 222 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
23 199 (13.18%) Degree
24 191 (12.65%) Low Latency
25 190 (12.58%) Unix
26 186 (12.32%) SQL Server
27 176 (11.66%) Risk Management
28 167 (11.06%) C++
29 164 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
30 157 (10.40%) .NET

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (1.13%) CMS
4 12 (0.79%) Confluence
5 11 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 6 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.066%) Apache
10 1 (0.066%) JBoss
10 1 (0.066%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.066%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.066%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.066%) WebSphere
Applications
1 164 (10.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (0.86%) Stata
4 12 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.33%) EViews
6 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.066%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.066%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.066%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 54 (3.58%) Actimize
2 9 (0.60%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.46%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (0.33%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.13%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.46%) Google App Engine
3 7 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.33%) IaaS
4 5 (0.33%) PaaS
4 5 (0.33%) SaaS
4 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.20%) Bluemix
5 3 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.59%) Firewall
2 9 (0.60%) VPN
2 9 (0.60%) WAN
3 7 (0.46%) Multicast
4 6 (0.40%) FIX Connectivity
4 6 (0.40%) MPLS
4 6 (0.40%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.33%) BGP
5 5 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (0.33%) EIGRP
5 5 (0.33%) IPsec
5 5 (0.33%) NetScaler
5 5 (0.33%) OSPF
5 5 (0.33%) SAN
5 5 (0.33%) tcpdump
5 5 (0.33%) Wireless
5 5 (0.33%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.26%) LAN
6 4 (0.26%) Network Security
6 4 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.52%) KDB
5 31 (2.05%) Kdb+
6 29 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.66%) MS Access
7 25 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 24 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.26%) Big Data
12 16 (1.06%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.73%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.46%) Blockchain
17 7 (0.46%) DB2
17 7 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 141 (9.34%) JIRA
2 40 (2.65%) HP UFT
3 29 (1.92%) Selenium
4 24 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 10 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (0.66%) Protractor
9 9 (0.60%) Maven
9 9 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.53%) JUnit
10 8 (0.53%) Mocha
11 6 (0.40%) Bower
11 6 (0.40%) gulp
11 6 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.40%) Sinon.JS
12 5 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1210 (80.13%) Finance
2 980 (64.90%) Banking
3 834 (55.23%) Investment Banking
4 560 (37.09%) Retail
5 500 (33.11%) Retail Banking
6 472 (31.26%) Front Office
7 151 (10.00%) Financial Institution
8 126 (8.34%) Back Office
9 33 (2.19%) Marketing
10 18 (1.19%) Legal
11 11 (0.73%) Prime Brokerage
12 9 (0.60%) Advertising
13 6 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.40%) Publishing
14 4 (0.26%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.13%) French Language
15 2 (0.13%) German Language
15 2 (0.13%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.066%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.066%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 588 (38.94%) Developer
2 494 (32.72%) Analyst
3 321 (21.26%) Business Analyst
4 260 (17.22%) Java Developer
5 133 (8.81%) C# Developer
6 95 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 89 (5.89%) Senior Developer
8 84 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
9 69 (4.57%) Risk Analyst
10 65 (4.30%) Financial Analyst
11 64 (4.24%) Applications Support
12 62 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 58 (3.84%) Support Analyst
14 56 (3.71%) C++ Developer
14 56 (3.71%) Risk Business Analyst
14 56 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
15 55 (3.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 54 (3.58%) .NET Developer
16 54 (3.58%) Monitoring Analyst
17 51 (3.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (10.40%) .NET
2 155 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
3 65 (4.30%) WPF
4 58 (3.84%) HTML
5 51 (3.38%) WCF
6 47 (3.11%) AngularJS
7 45 (2.98%) HTML5
8 41 (2.72%) XML
9 38 (2.52%) Entity Framework
10 29 (1.92%) Spring
11 27 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 24 (1.59%) JMS
13 21 (1.39%) ASP.NET
13 21 (1.39%) React
14 20 (1.32%) RESTful
15 19 (1.26%) REST
15 19 (1.26%) STL
16 17 (1.13%) LINQ
17 16 (1.06%) CSS
18 15 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 617 (40.86%) Fixed Income
2 574 (38.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 563 (37.28%) Derivative
4 222 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
5 153 (10.13%) OTC Derivatives
6 117 (7.75%) Hedge funds
7 115 (7.62%) Credit Risk
8 74 (4.90%) Eurex
9 68 (4.50%) Data Structures
10 62 (4.11%) Computer Science
11 59 (3.91%) Management Information System
12 54 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
13 44 (2.91%) User Experience
14 40 (2.65%) Algorithms
15 38 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
15 38 (2.52%) Fintech
16 30 (1.99%) Market Risk
17 18 (1.19%) Reference Data
18 16 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 364 (24.11%) Linux
2 190 (12.58%) Unix
3 90 (5.96%) Windows
4 19 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.46%) Solaris
6 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.13%) Android
9 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.066%) CentOS
10 1 (0.066%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (45.76%) Asset Management
2 516 (34.17%) Wealth Management
3 433 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
4 298 (19.74%) Business Analysis
5 235 (15.56%) Project Management
6 232 (15.36%) Analytics
7 225 (14.90%) SDLC
8 191 (12.65%) Low Latency
9 176 (11.66%) Risk Management
10 142 (9.40%) Multithreading
11 134 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 125 (8.28%) OO
13 113 (7.48%) Risk Analytics
14 109 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 108 (7.15%) Credit Risk Analytics
16 107 (7.09%) Test Automation
17 106 (7.02%) Scrum
18 104 (6.89%) Data Analysis
19 100 (6.62%) Algorithmic Trading
20 99 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 485 (32.12%) SQL
2 406 (26.89%) Java
3 272 (18.01%) C#
4 167 (11.06%) C++
5 119 (7.88%) Python
6 77 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 66 (4.37%) Shell Script
8 57 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 56 (3.71%) C
10 49 (3.25%) Perl
11 43 (2.85%) VBA
12 36 (2.38%) MATLAB
13 28 (1.85%) Scala
14 21 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.13%) R
16 9 (0.60%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.46%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.46%) VBScript
18 5 (0.33%) Clojure
19 4 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 199 (13.18%) Degree
2 24 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.79%) PhD
5 11 (0.73%) ISEB
6 9 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.40%) CISSP
9 5 (0.33%) CCIE
9 5 (0.33%) CCNP
10 4 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.26%) PMP
11 2 (0.13%) ACCA
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.13%) MCSE
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.066%) CFA
12 1 (0.066%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (17.48%) QA
2 88 (5.83%) Basel III
3 58 (3.84%) MiFID
4 15 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (0.99%) PMO
5 8 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.26%) EMIR
6 4 (0.26%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 8 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.066%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.33%) SCCM
3 4 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.13%) Control-M
5 1 (0.066%) Ansible
5 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.066%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.066%) Puppet
5 1 (0.066%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 150 (9.93%) Oracle
2 142 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.10%) Bloomberg
3 77 (5.10%) Sybase
4 32 (2.12%) Reuters
5 30 (1.99%) SAP
6 27 (1.79%) Alias
7 22 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 21 (1.39%) Calypso
9 17 (1.13%) Charles River
10 16 (1.06%) Cadence
11 14 (0.93%) Murex
12 13 (0.86%) Cisco
12 13 (0.86%) Fidessa
13 10 (0.66%) ION Trading
14 9 (0.60%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.60%) VMware
15 7 (0.46%) Google
15 7 (0.46%) Sophis
16 6 (0.40%) Serena