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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Equities
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 613 422 281
Rank change year-on-year -191 -141 +40
Permanent jobs citing Equities 274 227 23
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.36% 0.55% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.38% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 215 186 23
10th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £58,000
25th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £112,500 £100,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +29.03% +3.33%
75th Percentile £136,250 £126,250 £102,500
90th Percentile £145,000 £136,250 £120,500
UK median annual salary £115,000 £105,000 £107,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +43.33%

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 WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,270 16,408 3,192
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.03% 39.78% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17,570 11,353 2,683
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

Equities
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Equities as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Equities trend for jobs with a WFH option

Equities
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Equities.

Equities salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Equities
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Equities over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Equities salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, Equities job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Equities.

1 197 (71.90%) Finance
2 189 (68.98%) Fixed Income
3 154 (56.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 148 (54.01%) Agile
5 136 (49.64%) Python
6 133 (48.54%) Java
7 128 (46.72%) Software Engineering
8 127 (46.35%) Derivative
9 117 (42.70%) AWS
10 101 (36.86%) Analytics
11 100 (36.50%) Investment Management
12 99 (36.13%) Hedge funds
13 86 (31.39%) SQL
14 84 (30.66%) Front Office
15 80 (29.20%) Asset Management
16 53 (19.34%) .NET
17 50 (18.25%) JavaScript
18 49 (17.88%) C#
19 46 (16.79%) Data Analytics
20 42 (15.33%) Azure
20 42 (15.33%) Linux
21 40 (14.60%) QA
22 39 (14.23%) GCP
22 39 (14.23%) React
22 39 (14.23%) Scrum
23 37 (13.50%) SciPy
23 37 (13.50%) Fintech
23 37 (13.50%) Pandas
24 36 (13.14%) TypeScript
25 35 (12.77%) Visualisation

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 28 (10.22%) Apache
1 28 (10.22%) Apache Airflow
2 18 (6.57%) Jetty
3 6 (2.19%) Confluence
3 6 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Aladdin
2 7 (2.55%) MetaTrader
3 3 (1.09%) ION Anvil
4 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.73%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 117 (42.70%) AWS
2 42 (15.33%) Azure
3 39 (14.23%) GCP
4 28 (10.22%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (10.22%) Amazon S3
4 28 (10.22%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (10.22%) Serverless
5 18 (6.57%) OpenShift
6 12 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.09%) Slack
8 2 (0.73%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.36%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.36%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.95%) HTTP
2 12 (4.38%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (1.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.22%) Amazon Athena
1 28 (10.22%) Apache Ignite
2 26 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.57%) Hazelcast
3 18 (6.57%) Redis
4 8 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.19%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (1.46%) MySQL
6 4 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.09%) KDB
7 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.36%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (8.03%) JUnit
2 20 (7.30%) Cucumber
2 20 (7.30%) SpecFlow
3 18 (6.57%) Moq
3 18 (6.57%) NUnit
4 12 (4.38%) JIRA
5 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.73%) Selenium
6 2 (0.73%) webpack
7 1 (0.36%) GitLab
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 197 (71.90%) Finance
2 84 (30.66%) Front Office
3 34 (12.41%) Social Skills
4 30 (10.95%) Games
5 28 (10.22%) Financial Institution
6 22 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (6.93%) Banking
8 14 (5.11%) Marketing
9 8 (2.92%) Back Office
10 7 (2.55%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.73%) Advertising
12 2 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.73%) International Banking
12 2 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 155 (56.57%) Developer
2 96 (35.04%) Software Engineer
3 86 (31.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 46 (16.79%) Analyst
5 45 (16.42%) Python Developer
6 40 (14.60%) AWS Developer
6 40 (14.60%) AWS Engineer
6 40 (14.60%) AWS Software Engineer
6 40 (14.60%) Java Developer
7 37 (13.50%) Python Engineer
7 37 (13.50%) Python Software Engineer
8 26 (9.49%) .NET Developer
8 26 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (9.49%) C# Developer
8 26 (9.49%) React Developer
9 24 (8.76%) Senior Developer
9 24 (8.76%) UI Developer
9 24 (8.76%) UI Engineer
10 22 (8.03%) .NET Software Developer
10 22 (8.03%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.34%) .NET
2 39 (14.23%) React
3 37 (13.50%) Pandas
3 37 (13.50%) SciPy
4 30 (10.95%) Node.js
4 30 (10.95%) Protocol Buffers
5 29 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (10.22%) NumPy
7 24 (8.76%) D3.js
7 24 (8.76%) GraphQL
8 22 (8.03%) .NET Core
9 19 (6.93%) JSON
9 19 (6.93%) Kafka
10 18 (6.57%) ASP.NET
10 18 (6.57%) Autofac
10 18 (6.57%) Guice
10 18 (6.57%) Memcached
10 18 (6.57%) Middleware
10 18 (6.57%) Reactive Extensions
10 18 (6.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 189 (68.98%) Fixed Income
2 154 (56.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 127 (46.35%) Derivative
4 99 (36.13%) Hedge funds
5 29 (10.58%) Reference Data
6 27 (9.85%) OTC Derivatives
7 18 (6.57%) Cloud Native
8 13 (4.74%) Data Structures
8 13 (4.74%) Management Information System
9 12 (4.38%) Client/Server
9 12 (4.38%) Low-Code
10 8 (2.92%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.82%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.82%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.09%) Legacy Code
14 2 (0.73%) ASIC
14 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.33%) Linux
2 12 (4.38%) CentOS
3 11 (4.01%) Unix
4 2 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (54.01%) Agile
2 128 (46.72%) Software Engineering
3 101 (36.86%) Analytics
4 100 (36.50%) Investment Management
5 80 (29.20%) Asset Management
6 46 (16.79%) Data Analytics
7 39 (14.23%) Scrum
8 37 (13.50%) Fintech
9 35 (12.77%) Visualisation
10 31 (11.31%) Microservices
10 31 (11.31%) Multithreading
11 29 (10.58%) Kanban
11 29 (10.58%) Order Management
12 27 (9.85%) Migration
13 26 (9.49%) Process Improvement
14 24 (8.76%) Risk Analysis
15 23 (8.39%) Computer Science
15 23 (8.39%) Inversion of Control
16 22 (8.03%) Business Analysis
16 22 (8.03%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.64%) Python
2 133 (48.54%) Java
3 86 (31.39%) SQL
4 50 (18.25%) JavaScript
5 49 (17.88%) C#
6 36 (13.14%) TypeScript
7 31 (11.31%) C++
8 30 (10.95%) Kotlin
9 20 (7.30%) PowerShell
10 18 (6.57%) Go
10 18 (6.57%) Scala
10 18 (6.57%) Shell Script
11 16 (5.84%) C
12 11 (4.01%) Groovy
13 5 (1.82%) Bash
14 4 (1.46%) Perl
15 3 (1.09%) R
16 2 (0.73%) ES6
16 2 (0.73%) VBA
17 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.66%) PhD
2 6 (2.19%) Degree
3 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.36%) CEH
4 1 (0.36%) CISA
4 1 (0.36%) CISM
4 1 (0.36%) CISSP
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.60%) QA
2 7 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.73%) EMIR
3 2 (0.73%) MiFID
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) GRC
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) NIST
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) SOC 2
System Software
1 34 (12.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (9.12%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.38%) Prometheus
2 12 (4.38%) Terraform
3 2 (0.73%) Control-M
3 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 34 (12.41%) Bloomberg
2 28 (10.22%) Oracle
3 24 (8.76%) Charles River
3 24 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.11%) BISAM
5 12 (4.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.19%) SAP
7 5 (1.82%) IBM
7 5 (1.82%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.46%) FactSet
8 4 (1.46%) Sybase
9 1 (0.36%) Denodo
9 1 (0.36%) Reuters