Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 459 349
Rank change year-on-year +126 -110 +54
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1684 1219 2022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.64% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 1.57% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 759 949 1638
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 £111,250 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -

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 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +132 1659 £77,500 +3.33% 38
London +75 1650 £77,500 +3.33% 37
UK excluding London -2 32 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Scotland -22 17 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £38,750 -
South East +20 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Midlands +22 3 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands +4 3 £37,500 -25.00%
South West +14 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £42,000 +5.00%
North West - 1 - - 1
North of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1333 (79.16%) Finance
2 1136 (67.46%) Banking
3 975 (57.90%) Investment Banking
4 843 (50.06%) Asset Management
5 679 (40.32%) Wealth Management
6 661 (39.25%) Retail Banking
7 635 (37.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 631 (37.47%) Fixed Income
9 582 (34.56%) Derivative
10 570 (33.85%) Java
11 565 (33.55%) SQL
12 538 (31.95%) Front Office
13 482 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
14 438 (26.01%) Linux
15 315 (18.71%) QA
16 313 (18.59%) Business Analysis
17 274 (16.27%) SDLC
18 273 (16.21%) Analytics
19 257 (15.26%) Project Management
20 252 (14.96%) Unix
21 245 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
22 244 (14.49%) C#
23 238 (14.13%) Low Latency
24 203 (12.05%) Oracle
25 199 (11.82%) FIX Protocol
26 193 (11.46%) Risk Management
27 178 (10.57%) Degree
28 176 (10.45%) JIRA
29 171 (10.15%) C++
30 168 (9.98%) Multithreading

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 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 12 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (0.65%) CMS
5 10 (0.59%) Confluence
6 9 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.24%) Apache
10 3 (0.18%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.12%) JBoss
11 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.059%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.059%) WebSphere
Applications
1 146 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.59%) S-PLUS
5 9 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.48%) Stata
7 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.059%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 67 (3.98%) Actimize
2 11 (0.65%) thinkFolio
3 10 (0.59%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
6 6 (0.36%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.30%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
9 3 (0.18%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
10 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (0.53%) Google App Engine
5 7 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.36%) IaaS
6 6 (0.36%) npm
7 5 (0.30%) PaaS
7 5 (0.30%) SaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.059%) GitHub
9 1 (0.059%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.19%) Firewall
2 11 (0.65%) WAN
3 10 (0.59%) Multicast
4 9 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
5 8 (0.48%) MPLS
6 7 (0.42%) BGP
6 7 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (0.42%) EIGRP
6 7 (0.42%) IPsec
6 7 (0.42%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.42%) OSPF
6 7 (0.42%) tcpdump
6 7 (0.42%) VPN
6 7 (0.42%) Wireless
6 7 (0.42%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.24%) LAN
7 4 (0.24%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.18%) AMQP
8 3 (0.18%) FTP
9 2 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.86%) KDB
3 50 (2.97%) Kdb+
4 36 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.08%) Big Data
6 32 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 29 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.89%) Blockchain
14 14 (0.83%) MS Access
14 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (0.77%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (0.59%) MySQL
18 8 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 176 (10.45%) JIRA
2 56 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.02%) Selenium
4 21 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.19%) HP UFT
6 17 (1.01%) Subversion
7 15 (0.89%) Gradle
7 15 (0.89%) Toad
8 14 (0.83%) JUnit
9 13 (0.77%) Protractor
10 11 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (0.65%) Mocha
10 11 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.53%) FitNesse
12 8 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.42%) Maven
14 6 (0.36%) Bower
14 6 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 1333 (79.16%) Finance
2 1136 (67.46%) Banking
3 975 (57.90%) Investment Banking
4 661 (39.25%) Retail Banking
5 538 (31.95%) Front Office
6 135 (8.02%) Financial Institution
7 118 (7.01%) Back Office
8 51 (3.03%) Retail
9 38 (2.26%) Marketing
10 12 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
11 11 (0.65%) Advertising
11 11 (0.65%) Legal
12 7 (0.42%) Games
13 6 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.36%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.12%) French Language
14 2 (0.12%) German Language
14 2 (0.12%) Publishing
15 1 (0.059%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 649 (38.54%) Developer
2 516 (30.64%) Analyst
3 371 (22.03%) Java Developer
4 333 (19.77%) Business Analyst
5 110 (6.53%) C# Developer
6 102 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 94 (5.58%) Project Manager
8 82 (4.87%) Applications Support
9 76 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
10 74 (4.39%) Banking Analyst
11 71 (4.22%) Support Analyst
12 68 (4.04%) Risk Analyst
13 67 (3.98%) Monitoring Analyst
14 63 (3.74%) Financial Analyst
15 62 (3.68%) Low Latency Java Developer
15 62 (3.68%) Support Manager
16 60 (3.56%) Risk Business Analyst
17 57 (3.38%) Market Data Developer
18 50 (2.97%) Risk Analytics Analyst
18 50 (2.97%) Risk Analytics Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (11.82%) FIX Protocol
2 135 (8.02%) .NET
3 78 (4.63%) HTML
4 65 (3.86%) WPF
5 60 (3.56%) HTML5
6 56 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 50 (2.97%) WCF
8 46 (2.73%) Spring
9 33 (1.96%) REST
9 33 (1.96%) XML
10 32 (1.90%) React
11 29 (1.72%) Kafka
12 27 (1.60%) Entity Framework
13 24 (1.43%) LINQ
13 24 (1.43%) Node.js
14 23 (1.37%) Angular 2
15 21 (1.25%) Middleware
15 21 (1.25%) RESTful
16 19 (1.13%) JMS
17 17 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 635 (37.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 631 (37.47%) Fixed Income
3 582 (34.56%) Derivative
4 245 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
5 145 (8.61%) OTC Derivatives
6 131 (7.78%) Credit Risk
7 126 (7.48%) Hedge funds
8 106 (6.29%) Data Structures
9 88 (5.23%) Eurex
10 80 (4.75%) Computer Science
11 76 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
12 61 (3.62%) Algorithms
13 55 (3.27%) Fintech
14 53 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
15 47 (2.79%) Management Information System
16 45 (2.67%) User Experience
17 41 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
18 36 (2.14%) Market Risk
19 18 (1.07%) Virtual Team
20 14 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 438 (26.01%) Linux
2 252 (14.96%) Unix
3 85 (5.05%) Windows
4 13 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.65%) Solaris
6 7 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.36%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.12%) Android
9 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.059%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.059%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (50.06%) Asset Management
2 679 (40.32%) Wealth Management
3 482 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (18.59%) Business Analysis
5 274 (16.27%) SDLC
6 273 (16.21%) Analytics
7 257 (15.26%) Project Management
8 238 (14.13%) Low Latency
9 193 (11.46%) Risk Management
10 168 (9.98%) Multithreading
11 160 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 141 (8.37%) OO
13 136 (8.08%) Algorithmic Trading
14 125 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 122 (7.24%) Risk Analytics
16 121 (7.19%) Data Analysis
16 121 (7.19%) Test Automation
17 119 (7.07%) Credit Risk Analytics
18 107 (6.35%) Scrum
19 103 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 570 (33.85%) Java
2 565 (33.55%) SQL
3 244 (14.49%) C#
4 171 (10.15%) C++
5 157 (9.32%) Python
6 86 (5.11%) Shell Script
7 80 (4.75%) JavaScript
8 69 (4.10%) C
9 59 (3.50%) Perl
10 43 (2.55%) MATLAB
11 41 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 40 (2.38%) VBA
13 32 (1.90%) R
13 32 (1.90%) Scala
14 30 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 21 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.71%) Groovy
17 8 (0.48%) TypeScript
18 7 (0.42%) PowerShell
19 4 (0.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 178 (10.57%) Degree
2 14 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.65%) ISEB
3 11 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (0.59%) PhD
5 7 (0.42%) CCIE
5 7 (0.42%) CCNP
5 7 (0.42%) CISSP
5 7 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.24%) PMP
8 3 (0.18%) CCNA
8 3 (0.18%) CFA
8 3 (0.18%) MCSE
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ACCA
9 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (18.71%) QA
2 97 (5.76%) Basel III
3 66 (3.92%) MiFID
4 15 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.59%) PMO
6 9 (0.53%) SLA
7 5 (0.30%) EMIR
8 4 (0.24%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 15022
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 12 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.30%) Control-M
3 4 (0.24%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.059%) Ansible
4 1 (0.059%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.059%) Nagios
4 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.059%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.059%) Puppet
4 1 (0.059%) SCCM
Vendors
1 203 (12.05%) Oracle
2 139 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 104 (6.18%) Sybase
4 46 (2.73%) Bloomberg
5 28 (1.66%) Charles River
6 27 (1.60%) Alias
7 21 (1.25%) Informatica
8 20 (1.19%) Reuters
9 19 (1.13%) Fidessa
9 19 (1.13%) SAP
10 16 (0.95%) Cadence
11 13 (0.77%) Murex
12 12 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.71%) Calypso
12 12 (0.71%) Cisco
13 11 (0.65%) Google
13 11 (0.65%) ION Trading
14 10 (0.59%) DevExpress
15 8 (0.48%) CheckPoint
15 8 (0.48%) Citrix