Period
to 18 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 463 350
Rank change year-on-year +125 -113 +75
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1687 1203 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 1.55% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 781 909 1607
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% -3.85%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77000 77559 91852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58017 63717 73591
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 +117 1668 £75,000 - 47
London +72 1658 £77,500 +3.33% 46
UK excluding London +4 27 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Scotland -24 14 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Midlands +28 4 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands +18 4 £37,500 -25.00%
South East -2 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 - 4
East of England +12 1 £42,000 +5.00%
South West -18 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1298 (76.94%) Finance
2 1113 (65.98%) Banking
3 946 (56.08%) Investment Banking
4 817 (48.43%) Asset Management
5 652 (38.65%) Wealth Management
6 634 (37.58%) Retail Banking
7 630 (37.34%) Fixed Income
8 618 (36.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 595 (35.27%) Derivative
10 572 (33.91%) SQL
11 571 (33.85%) Java
12 544 (32.25%) Front Office
13 472 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
14 440 (26.08%) Linux
15 310 (18.38%) QA
16 299 (17.72%) Business Analysis
17 278 (16.48%) Unix
18 264 (15.65%) SDLC
19 250 (14.82%) Analytics
20 241 (14.29%) C#
21 240 (14.23%) Project Management
22 237 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
23 236 (13.99%) Low Latency
24 205 (12.15%) FIX Protocol
25 200 (11.86%) Oracle
26 183 (10.85%) Risk Management
27 178 (10.55%) Degree
27 178 (10.55%) Multithreading
28 175 (10.37%) Python
29 174 (10.31%) JIRA

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 30 (1.78%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.65%) Confluence
4 10 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (0.47%) CMS
6 8 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.30%) Apache
8 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.18%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.12%) JBoss
10 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.059%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.059%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.059%) WebSphere
Applications
1 143 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.59%) S-PLUS
5 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.30%) Stata
7 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.059%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 63 (3.73%) Actimize
2 12 (0.71%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.65%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
6 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.18%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.12%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.12%) Summit
8 1 (0.059%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.059%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (0.41%) Google App Engine
4 7 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) npm
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 3 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.059%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.059%) GitHub
7 1 (0.059%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.059%) Office 365
7 1 (0.059%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.13%) Firewall
2 13 (0.77%) WAN
3 10 (0.59%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (0.53%) Multicast
5 8 (0.47%) MPLS
6 7 (0.41%) BGP
6 7 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (0.41%) EIGRP
6 7 (0.41%) IPsec
6 7 (0.41%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.41%) OSPF
6 7 (0.41%) tcpdump
6 7 (0.41%) VPN
6 7 (0.41%) Wireless
6 7 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.36%) LAN
8 3 (0.18%) AMQP
8 3 (0.18%) FTP
9 2 (0.12%) SSH
10 1 (0.059%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.68%) KDB
3 46 (2.73%) Kdb+
4 40 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.25%) Big Data
6 32 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 31 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.36%) Blockchain
13 19 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.95%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (0.65%) MySQL
18 10 (0.59%) MS Access
18 10 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 174 (10.31%) JIRA
2 58 (3.44%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.66%) Selenium
4 21 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.13%) JUnit
6 17 (1.01%) Subversion
7 15 (0.89%) Gradle
7 15 (0.89%) Toad
8 12 (0.71%) HP UFT
9 10 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.59%) Protractor
10 8 (0.47%) FitNesse
10 8 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (0.47%) Mocha
10 8 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.30%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.30%) Maven
12 5 (0.30%) NUnit
12 5 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 1298 (76.94%) Finance
2 1113 (65.98%) Banking
3 946 (56.08%) Investment Banking
4 634 (37.58%) Retail Banking
5 544 (32.25%) Front Office
6 126 (7.47%) Financial Institution
7 117 (6.94%) Back Office
8 44 (2.61%) Retail
9 35 (2.07%) Marketing
10 14 (0.83%) Legal
11 9 (0.53%) Games
11 9 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
12 8 (0.47%) Advertising
13 6 (0.36%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.18%) Publishing
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
16 2 (0.12%) German Language
16 2 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 646 (38.29%) Developer
2 501 (29.70%) Analyst
3 379 (22.47%) Java Developer
4 326 (19.32%) Business Analyst
5 113 (6.70%) Senior Developer
6 112 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 100 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 84 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 81 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 72 (4.27%) Banking Analyst
10 72 (4.27%) Support Analyst
11 65 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
12 63 (3.73%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 63 (3.73%) Monitoring Analyst
13 62 (3.68%) Support Manager
14 60 (3.56%) Risk Business Analyst
15 57 (3.38%) Market Data Developer
16 52 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
17 50 (2.96%) Risk Analytics Analyst
17 50 (2.96%) Risk Analytics Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (12.15%) FIX Protocol
2 126 (7.47%) .NET
3 86 (5.10%) HTML
4 75 (4.45%) WPF
5 64 (3.79%) AngularJS
6 63 (3.73%) HTML5
7 60 (3.56%) WCF
8 49 (2.90%) Spring
9 35 (2.07%) React
9 35 (2.07%) REST
10 32 (1.90%) XML
11 30 (1.78%) Angular 2
11 30 (1.78%) Kafka
12 29 (1.72%) Node.js
13 28 (1.66%) LINQ
14 25 (1.48%) Middleware
15 24 (1.42%) ASP.NET
16 23 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (1.36%) Entity Framework
17 22 (1.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 630 (37.34%) Fixed Income
2 618 (36.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 595 (35.27%) Derivative
4 237 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
5 140 (8.30%) Hedge funds
6 136 (8.06%) Credit Risk
6 136 (8.06%) OTC Derivatives
7 106 (6.28%) Data Structures
8 93 (5.51%) Computer Science
9 89 (5.28%) Eurex
10 73 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
11 61 (3.62%) Algorithms
12 60 (3.56%) Fintech
13 52 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
14 50 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
15 44 (2.61%) Management Information System
15 44 (2.61%) User Experience
16 31 (1.84%) Market Risk
17 25 (1.48%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 440 (26.08%) Linux
2 278 (16.48%) Unix
3 79 (4.68%) Windows
4 13 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.65%) Solaris
6 8 (0.47%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.24%) Android
8 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.059%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.059%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (48.43%) Asset Management
2 652 (38.65%) Wealth Management
3 472 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 299 (17.72%) Business Analysis
5 264 (15.65%) SDLC
6 250 (14.82%) Analytics
7 240 (14.23%) Project Management
8 236 (13.99%) Low Latency
9 183 (10.85%) Risk Management
10 178 (10.55%) Multithreading
11 161 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 147 (8.71%) Algorithmic Trading
13 141 (8.36%) OO
14 122 (7.23%) Data Analysis
15 121 (7.17%) Test Automation
16 118 (6.99%) Risk Analytics
17 117 (6.94%) Credit Risk Analytics
17 117 (6.94%) Electronic Trading
18 110 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 101 (5.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 572 (33.91%) SQL
2 571 (33.85%) Java
3 241 (14.29%) C#
4 175 (10.37%) Python
5 168 (9.96%) C++
6 88 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 85 (5.04%) Shell Script
8 78 (4.62%) C
9 67 (3.97%) Perl
10 45 (2.67%) MATLAB
11 41 (2.43%) VBA
12 39 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.13%) R
14 32 (1.90%) Scala
15 29 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.42%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.83%) Groovy
18 12 (0.71%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.71%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 178 (10.55%) Degree
2 16 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (0.71%) PhD
5 10 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.41%) CCIE
6 7 (0.41%) CCNP
6 7 (0.41%) CISSP
6 7 (0.41%) ISEB
7 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.24%) PMP
9 3 (0.18%) CCNA
9 3 (0.18%) CFA
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.059%) ACCA
11 1 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (18.38%) QA
2 95 (5.63%) Basel III
3 70 (4.15%) MiFID
4 21 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (0.71%) SLA
7 10 (0.59%) PMO
8 5 (0.30%) EMIR
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.059%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.41%) Control-M
3 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.059%) Ansible
5 1 (0.059%) Netcool
5 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.059%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.059%) Puppet
5 1 (0.059%) SCCM
Vendors
1 200 (11.86%) Oracle
2 142 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 111 (6.58%) Sybase
4 37 (2.19%) Bloomberg
5 35 (2.07%) Charles River
6 27 (1.60%) Alias
7 21 (1.24%) Fidessa
8 18 (1.07%) Informatica
9 15 (0.89%) Cadence
10 14 (0.83%) SAP
10 14 (0.83%) TIBCO
11 12 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.71%) Cisco
11 12 (0.71%) ION Trading
11 12 (0.71%) Solace
12 11 (0.65%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.65%) Google
13 10 (0.59%) Murex
14 9 (0.53%) Calypso
14 9 (0.53%) Reuters