The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 519 538 541
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 110 89 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.88% 2.74% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 83 68
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £51,900
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
thinkFolio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2838 3253 3223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.47% 7.07% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2380 2669 2614
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in London

thinkFolio
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the London region.

thinkFolio Salary Trend in London

thinkFolio
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

thinkFolio Salary Histogram in London

thinkFolio
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 56 £75,000 +20.00% 7
thinkFolio
England

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited thinkFolio.

1 162 (78.64%) Asset Management
2 153 (74.27%) Investment Management
3 136 (66.02%) Charles River
4 113 (54.85%) Front Office
5 100 (48.54%) LatentZero
6 98 (47.57%) Markit EDM
7 91 (44.17%) SimCorp
8 90 (43.69%) Finance
9 72 (34.95%) Fidessa
10 60 (29.13%) Fixed Income
11 59 (28.64%) SQL
12 57 (27.67%) Project Management
12 57 (27.67%) Linedata
13 54 (26.21%) StatPro
13 54 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (25.73%) Back Office
14 53 (25.73%) BI-SAM
15 51 (24.76%) HiInvest
15 51 (24.76%) Decalog
16 50 (24.27%) Beauchamp
17 48 (23.30%) LongView
17 48 (23.30%) HiPerformance
17 48 (23.30%) Bloomberg
17 48 (23.30%) RIMES
17 48 (23.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
17 48 (23.30%) Advent Moxy
18 47 (22.82%) Eagle PACE
19 46 (22.33%) HiPortfolio
20 45 (21.84%) SunGard
20 45 (21.84%) Misys

thinkFolio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.34%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 100 (48.54%) LatentZero
2 98 (47.57%) Markit EDM
3 51 (24.76%) HiInvest
3 51 (24.76%) Decalog
4 50 (24.27%) Beauchamp
5 48 (23.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 48 (23.30%) Advent Moxy
5 48 (23.30%) LongView
5 48 (23.30%) HiPerformance
6 47 (22.82%) Eagle PACE
7 46 (22.33%) HiPortfolio
8 45 (21.84%) PORTIA
8 45 (21.84%) MultiFonds
9 40 (19.42%) SimCorp Dimension
10 29 (14.08%) Sentinel
10 29 (14.08%) Front Arena
11 18 (8.74%) Minerva
12 17 (8.25%) Tesseract
13 16 (7.77%) Advent Geneva
14 6 (2.91%) Capstone
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) WAN
1 1 (0.49%) DNS
1 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.34%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.46%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.80%) FitNesse
2 10 (4.85%) Subversion
3 6 (2.91%) NUnit
4 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.94%) Hudson
5 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.94%) Ant
5 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.94%) Maven
5 4 (1.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.49%) Selenium
6 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 113 (54.85%) Front Office
2 90 (43.69%) Finance
3 53 (25.73%) Back Office
4 34 (16.50%) Banking
5 33 (16.02%) Investment Banking
6 16 (7.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (34.95%) Analyst
2 49 (23.79%) Applications Support
3 37 (17.96%) Business Analyst
4 35 (16.99%) Consultant
5 31 (15.05%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (15.05%) Architect
6 27 (13.11%) Senior Consultant
7 23 (11.17%) Support Analyst
7 23 (11.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 22 (10.68%) Implementation Consultant
9 16 (7.77%) Senior Implementation Consultant
10 12 (5.83%) Business Consultant
10 12 (5.83%) Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Project Manager
11 11 (5.34%) Senior Business Consultant
12 10 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.88%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Development Manager
14 7 (3.40%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (3.40%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.05%) XML
2 21 (10.19%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (7.28%) XSLT
4 13 (6.31%) .NET
5 11 (5.34%) XSD
5 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (3.88%) Spring
6 8 (3.88%) JMS
6 8 (3.88%) JDBC
6 8 (3.88%) JSP
6 8 (3.88%) Servlets
6 8 (3.88%) Struts
6 8 (3.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.13%) Fixed Income
2 45 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (21.36%) Derivative
4 35 (16.99%) Computer Science
5 29 (14.08%) Economics
6 22 (10.68%) Equities
7 16 (7.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (7.77%) Hedge funds
8 13 (6.31%) Data Integration
9 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
10 8 (3.88%) SWIFT
11 5 (2.43%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.49%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.71%) UNIX
2 12 (5.83%) Windows
3 4 (1.94%) Solaris
3 4 (1.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (78.64%) Asset Management
2 153 (74.27%) Investment Management
3 57 (27.67%) Project Management
4 54 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (17.96%) Portfolio Management
6 34 (16.50%) Fund Management
7 24 (11.65%) Fund Accounting
8 18 (8.74%) Business Analysis
9 16 (7.77%) Data Management
9 16 (7.77%) Problem Management
9 16 (7.77%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.28%) SDLC
10 15 (7.28%) Line Management
11 14 (6.80%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.80%) Workflow
12 12 (5.83%) ETL
13 11 (5.34%) Change Management
13 11 (5.34%) MVC
14 10 (4.85%) SOA
14 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.64%) SQL
2 16 (7.77%) C
2 16 (7.77%) Java
3 14 (6.80%) C#
4 10 (4.85%) VBA
5 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.94%) XPath
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Degree
2 6 (2.91%) ISEB
3 2 (0.97%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.45%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (66.02%) Charles River
2 91 (44.17%) SimCorp
3 72 (34.95%) Fidessa
4 57 (27.67%) Linedata
5 54 (26.21%) StatPro
6 53 (25.73%) BI-SAM
7 48 (23.30%) RIMES
7 48 (23.30%) Bloomberg
8 45 (21.84%) SunGard
8 45 (21.84%) IGEFI
8 45 (21.84%) Misys
8 45 (21.84%) Advent
9 21 (10.19%) Oracle
10 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.31%) Murex
12 11 (5.34%) IBM
13 10 (4.85%) Sun
14 9 (4.37%) GoldenSource
15 1 (0.49%) VMware
15 1 (0.49%) Sophis
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