The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
England / West Midlands
Rank 208 233 212
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Equities 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.065% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Median salary £46,250 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.19% -22.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £40,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +116.04% -29.56%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1664 2195 1653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 35.82% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1629 1405
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Equities as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in the West Midlands

Equities
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Equities in the West Midlands

Equities
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 1 £50,000 +61.29%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Equities.

1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Economics
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Compliance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft