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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 239 227
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Equities 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.090% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -13.04%  

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 1931 2228 1919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.58% 36.12% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1605 1571
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 June 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 +9 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming

Equities
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Compliance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft