Period
to

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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 448 358 376
Rank change year-on-year -90 +18 +53
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1,232 755 774
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.84% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 2.20% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 647 748
10th Percentile £75,000 £58,250 £67,500
25th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £81,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £100,000 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +52.78%
75th Percentile £136,250 £122,500 £135,000
90th Percentile £162,500 £142,500 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +62.50%

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

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,611 34,247 34,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.29% 38.19% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32,447 23,263 27,269
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in the UK

Equities
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Equities.

Salary trend for Equities in the UK

Equities
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Equities over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Equities in the UK

Equities
Top 12 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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -74 1,189 £115,000 +15.00% 62
London -72 1,184 £115,000 +15.00% 59
Work from Home -154 271 £120,000 +41.18% 20
UK excluding London -140 16 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Channel Islands - 6 £52,500 - 1
Scotland -61 5 £66,250 -11.67% 1
North of England - 2 £75,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands -50 1 £65,000 -3.70%
Midlands -72 1 £65,000 +4.00%
South West - 1 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for Equities.

1 929 (75.41%) Finance
2 734 (59.58%) Python
3 732 (59.42%) Software Engineering
4 688 (55.84%) Front Office
5 660 (53.57%) Fixed Income
6 639 (51.87%) Asset Management
7 613 (49.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 577 (46.83%) Derivative
9 567 (46.02%) Agile
10 561 (45.54%) Investment Management
11 502 (40.75%) AWS
12 465 (37.74%) React
13 460 (37.34%) Analytics
14 452 (36.69%) JavaScript
15 415 (33.69%) Hedge funds
16 399 (32.39%) Java
17 366 (29.71%) SQL
18 302 (24.51%) C#
19 301 (24.43%) GCP
20 294 (23.86%) Azure
21 287 (23.30%) TypeScript
22 262 (21.27%) C++
23 241 (19.56%) .NET
24 232 (18.83%) CI/CD
25 229 (18.59%) Full Stack Development
26 228 (18.51%) Microservices
27 198 (16.07%) Fintech
28 177 (14.37%) .NET Core
28 177 (14.37%) Linux
29 168 (13.64%) Docker

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 35 (2.84%) Apache Pulsar
2 32 (2.60%) Jetty
3 22 (1.79%) Apache
3 22 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.81%) Confluence
6 6 (0.49%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.081%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.081%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.081%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.081%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.081%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.081%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.24%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (1.22%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.24%) PolarLake
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.081%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.081%) Eagle STAR
6 1 (0.081%) Eikon
6 1 (0.081%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 502 (40.75%) AWS
2 301 (24.43%) GCP
3 294 (23.86%) Azure
4 37 (3.00%) OpenShift
5 17 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (1.38%) Serverless
6 16 (1.30%) Power Platform
7 12 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.41%) AWS KMS
9 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.41%) Route 53
9 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.49%) HTTP
2 14 (1.14%) FIX Connectivity
3 10 (0.81%) Network Security
3 10 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.32%) FTP
5 4 (0.32%) SSH
5 4 (0.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.16%) Internet
6 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.081%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.081%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
2 70 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 68 (5.52%) Redis
4 58 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 32 (2.60%) Hazelcast
6 16 (1.30%) Power BI
7 15 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.14%) Big Data
8 14 (1.14%) Tableau
9 13 (1.06%) Apache Ignite
10 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.65%) KDB
12 7 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.49%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (3.08%) JUnit
2 35 (2.84%) Cucumber
2 35 (2.84%) SpecFlow
3 32 (2.60%) Moq
3 32 (2.60%) NUnit
4 31 (2.52%) JIRA
5 25 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.30%) webpack
7 13 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.57%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.41%) Spinnaker
10 3 (0.24%) GCC
10 3 (0.24%) GitLab
10 3 (0.24%) Selenium
10 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.16%) Maven
11 2 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle APEX
General
1 929 (75.41%) Finance
2 688 (55.84%) Front Office
3 155 (12.58%) Social Skills
4 117 (9.50%) Banking
5 74 (6.01%) Investment Banking
6 47 (3.81%) Back Office
7 46 (3.73%) Games
8 39 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (2.19%) Advertising
10 22 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.70%) Prime Brokerage
12 18 (1.46%) Marketing
13 15 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
14 12 (0.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (0.81%) Retail
16 8 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
16 8 (0.65%) Public Speaking
17 5 (0.41%) Legal
18 4 (0.32%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 665 (53.98%) Developer
2 443 (35.96%) Software Engineer
3 346 (28.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 239 (19.40%) AWS Developer
5 231 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
6 220 (17.86%) Python Developer
7 196 (15.91%) Python Engineer
8 167 (13.56%) AWS Software Engineer
9 166 (13.47%) Senior Developer
10 143 (11.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 140 (11.36%) Finance Manager
12 137 (11.12%) .NET Developer
13 129 (10.47%) Java Developer
14 119 (9.66%) Python Software Engineer
15 98 (7.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 98 (7.95%) .NET Software Engineer
16 96 (7.79%) Analyst
16 96 (7.79%) React Developer
17 94 (7.63%) Java Engineer
18 93 (7.55%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (37.74%) React
2 241 (19.56%) .NET
3 177 (14.37%) .NET Core
4 128 (10.39%) ASP.NET
5 120 (9.74%) Pandas
6 107 (8.69%) Node.js
7 101 (8.20%) SciPy
8 96 (7.79%) ASP.NET Core
8 96 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 96 (7.79%) Kafka
9 93 (7.55%) NumPy
10 90 (7.31%) gRPC
11 87 (7.06%) Protocol Buffers
12 82 (6.66%) AngularJS
13 80 (6.49%) Vue.js
14 55 (4.46%) REST
15 49 (3.98%) FIX Protocol
15 49 (3.98%) GraphQL
16 40 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
17 38 (3.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 660 (53.57%) Fixed Income
2 613 (49.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 577 (46.83%) Derivative
4 415 (33.69%) Hedge funds
5 166 (13.47%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (3.98%) Equity Derivative
7 42 (3.41%) Exotic Derivative
7 42 (3.41%) User Experience
8 41 (3.33%) Algorithms
9 37 (3.00%) Blog
10 33 (2.68%) Cloud Native
10 33 (2.68%) Credit Derivative
11 32 (2.60%) Mobile App
12 31 (2.52%) Market Risk
13 28 (2.27%) Data Structures
14 26 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
15 24 (1.95%) Blockchain
15 24 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
15 24 (1.95%) Digital Currency
15 24 (1.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 177 (14.37%) Linux
2 60 (4.87%) Unix
3 13 (1.06%) Windows
4 9 (0.73%) CentOS
5 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.41%) Android
7 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.16%) tvOS
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.081%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (59.42%) Software Engineering
2 639 (51.87%) Asset Management
3 567 (46.02%) Agile
4 561 (45.54%) Investment Management
5 460 (37.34%) Analytics
6 232 (18.83%) CI/CD
7 229 (18.59%) Full Stack Development
8 228 (18.51%) Microservices
9 198 (16.07%) Fintech
10 164 (13.31%) Computer Science
11 143 (11.61%) DevOps
12 122 (9.90%) Mathematics
13 118 (9.58%) Front End Development
14 113 (9.17%) Portfolio Management
15 110 (8.93%) Multithreading
16 104 (8.44%) Migration
17 96 (7.79%) Data Analytics
17 96 (7.79%) Mentoring
18 91 (7.39%) Portfolio Analytics
19 88 (7.14%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 734 (59.58%) Python
2 452 (36.69%) JavaScript
3 399 (32.39%) Java
4 366 (29.71%) SQL
5 302 (24.51%) C#
6 287 (23.30%) TypeScript
7 262 (21.27%) C++
8 92 (7.47%) C
9 67 (5.44%) Scala
10 57 (4.63%) Shell Script
11 56 (4.55%) Go
12 54 (4.38%) Kotlin
13 36 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 34 (2.76%) Bash
15 21 (1.70%) MATLAB
16 16 (1.30%) ES6
17 15 (1.22%) Perl
18 13 (1.06%) R
19 11 (0.89%) Rust
20 10 (0.81%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 138 (11.20%) Degree
2 79 (6.41%) PhD
3 60 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.38%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.081%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.66%) QA
2 22 (1.79%) EMIR
3 20 (1.62%) MiFID
4 14 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (1.14%) IFRS
4 14 (1.14%) IFRS 9
5 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 168 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.081%) HDFS
3 1 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (9.82%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.71%) Terraform
3 9 (0.73%) Prometheus
4 5 (0.41%) Ansible
4 5 (0.41%) Istio
5 3 (0.24%) Podman
6 2 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.081%) Grafana
7 1 (0.081%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 67 (5.44%) Oracle
2 57 (4.63%) Charles River
3 54 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.30%) BISAM
5 22 (1.79%) Bloomberg
6 20 (1.62%) SimCorp
7 12 (0.97%) Calypso
7 12 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.81%) FactSet
9 8 (0.65%) Reuters
10 7 (0.57%) Sybase
11 6 (0.49%) IBM
11 6 (0.49%) SAP
11 6 (0.49%) Solace
12 5 (0.41%) Murex
12 5 (0.41%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.32%) Fidessa
14 3 (0.24%) Adobe
14 3 (0.24%) Google
14 3 (0.24%) ION Trading