The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ION Trading
Rank 848 770 824
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +54
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 57 109 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 94 72
Average salary £67,500 £61,250 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% -3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,639 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,250 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ION Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ION Trading
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK.

ION Trading Salary Trend in the UK

ION Trading
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ION Trading over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

ION Trading Salary Histogram in the UK

ION Trading
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
England -81 57 £67,500 +10.20% 4
London -91 51 £72,500 +16.00% 3
City of London -23 29 £80,000 +45.45%
North West +2 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham 0 1 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England -3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Manchester -4 1 £47,500 -
West Midlands -9 1 £40,000 +6.66%
South East -15 1 £65,000 +60.49%
Chester - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £32,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £32,500 -

ION Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading.

1 72 (48.65%) Front Office
2 52 (35.14%) Fixed Income
3 50 (33.78%) Java
4 48 (32.43%) UNIX
5 47 (31.76%) SQL
6 44 (29.73%) Banking
7 43 (29.05%) Sybase
8 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 39 (26.35%) Electronic Trading
10 37 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 35 (23.65%) Finance
12 34 (22.97%) ION MarketView
13 31 (20.95%) Linux
13 31 (20.95%) KDB
14 30 (20.27%) Investment Banking
15 28 (18.92%) Oracle
15 28 (18.92%) C#
16 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
17 26 (17.57%) C++
18 24 (16.22%) Python
19 22 (14.86%) Windows
19 22 (14.86%) TDD
19 22 (14.86%) Degree
20 21 (14.19%) Spring
21 20 (13.51%) Perl
21 20 (13.51%) Bloomberg
22 19 (12.84%) TIBCO
23 18 (12.16%) JUnit
23 18 (12.16%) Derivative
23 18 (12.16%) Mockito

ION Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (2.03%) Apache
2 3 (2.03%) MTS
3 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (22.97%) ION MarketView
2 14 (9.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 12 (8.11%) RMDS
4 10 (6.76%) Summit
4 10 (6.76%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (6.76%) Front Arena
4 10 (6.76%) Eikon
5 5 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (2.70%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.68%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.68%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.68%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) Multicast
2 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.76%) DNS
3 10 (6.76%) SSL
3 10 (6.76%) LAN
3 10 (6.76%) WAN
4 3 (2.03%) HTTP
4 3 (2.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.95%) KDB
3 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Big Data
4 3 (2.03%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Mockito
1 18 (12.16%) JUnit
2 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.03%) Ant
3 3 (2.03%) Jasmine
3 3 (2.03%) Mocha
3 3 (2.03%) Maven
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 72 (48.65%) Front Office
2 44 (29.73%) Banking
3 35 (23.65%) Finance
4 30 (20.27%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.76%) Back Office
5 10 (6.76%) Law
5 10 (6.76%) Publishing
6 7 (4.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.03%) Marketing
8 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (37.84%) Developer
2 47 (31.76%) Analyst
3 38 (25.68%) Support Analyst
4 37 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 33 (22.30%) Applications Support
6 18 (12.16%) Applications Support Analyst
7 13 (8.78%) C# Developer
7 13 (8.78%) Business Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) Account Manager
9 11 (7.43%) Technical Account Manager
9 11 (7.43%) Technical Manager
10 7 (4.73%) WPF Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Business Support Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Support Team Leader
11 5 (3.38%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (2.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 3 (2.03%) UI Developer
13 3 (2.03%) Senior UI Developer
13 3 (2.03%) UNIX Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) Spring
2 17 (11.49%) Rendezvous
3 16 (10.81%) Middleware
4 12 (8.11%) XML
5 11 (7.43%) .NET
6 7 (4.73%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (4.73%) WPF
7 6 (4.05%) Web Services
8 4 (2.70%) HTML
9 3 (2.03%) Classic ASP
9 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.03%) Ajax
9 3 (2.03%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.03%) D3.js
9 3 (2.03%) Ember.js
9 3 (2.03%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.35%) JSON
11 1 (0.68%) CSS
11 1 (0.68%) XSLT
11 1 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.14%) Fixed Income
2 18 (12.16%) Derivative
3 15 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (9.46%) Equities
5 12 (8.11%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.03%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.43%) UNIX
2 31 (20.95%) Linux
3 22 (14.86%) Windows
4 9 (6.08%) Solaris
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.35%) Electronic Trading
2 37 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 22 (14.86%) TDD
4 18 (12.16%) Analytics
5 17 (11.49%) Low Latency
6 14 (9.46%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.11%) ITIL
7 12 (8.11%) Algorithmic Trading
8 11 (7.43%) Data Analysis
8 11 (7.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.43%) OO
9 8 (5.41%) RAD
10 7 (4.73%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.73%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.05%) OOP
12 5 (3.38%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.38%) System Testing
13 4 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) Java
2 47 (31.76%) SQL
3 28 (18.92%) C#
4 26 (17.57%) C++
5 24 (16.22%) Python
6 20 (13.51%) Perl
7 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.08%) VB
8 8 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.03%) VBScript
10 3 (2.03%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) XAML
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.03%) ISEB
3 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.35%) CCNA
3 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.35%) Control-M
3 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (29.05%) Sybase
2 28 (18.92%) Oracle
3 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.51%) Bloomberg
5 19 (12.84%) TIBCO
6 16 (10.81%) SunGard
7 13 (8.78%) Reuters
8 12 (8.11%) Murex
9 10 (6.76%) Misys
10 6 (4.05%) 29West
11 5 (3.38%) Tradeweb
11 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.38%) IBM
12 4 (2.70%) SAP
13 3 (2.03%) JD Edwards
13 3 (2.03%) Fidessa
13 3 (2.03%) eSpeed
13 3 (2.03%) GL TRADE
14 2 (1.35%) Infor
15 1 (0.68%) thinkFolio
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