The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 792 826 799
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 107 106 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.089% 0.094%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.37% 1.16% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 94
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £100,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -26.08%

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7823 9107 9216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.05% 7.67% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6215 6945 7226
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,944
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

thinkFolio
Salary Trend

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

thinkFolio Salary Trend in the UK

thinkFolio
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing thinkFolio over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

thinkFolio Salary Histogram in the UK

thinkFolio
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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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 +34 101 £75,000 +25.00% 23
London +27 101 £75,000 +25.00% 23
City of London +21 55 £75,000 +36.36% 13
Scotland +19 6 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Edinburgh +13 6 £52,500 +23.52% 1

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 108 (71.52%) Investment Management
2 105 (69.54%) Asset Management
3 98 (64.90%) Front Office
4 82 (54.30%) Charles River
5 73 (48.34%) Bloomberg
6 56 (37.09%) Fixed Income
7 54 (35.76%) Markit EDM
8 53 (35.10%) SimCorp
9 51 (33.77%) LatentZero
10 48 (31.79%) Back Office
11 47 (31.13%) Finance
12 44 (29.14%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (28.48%) Fidessa
14 41 (27.15%) SQL
15 39 (25.83%) Derivative
16 30 (19.87%) SimCorp Dimension
17 29 (19.21%) Fund Management
17 29 (19.21%) Portfolio Management
17 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (18.54%) Project Management
19 23 (15.23%) LongView
20 22 (14.57%) Equities
21 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
22 19 (12.58%) XML
22 19 (12.58%) StatPro
22 19 (12.58%) Fund Accounting
22 19 (12.58%) FIX Protocol
23 18 (11.92%) C#
24 17 (11.26%) HiInvest
24 17 (11.26%) HiPerformance

thinkFolio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) Lync
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (35.76%) Markit EDM
2 51 (33.77%) LatentZero
3 30 (19.87%) SimCorp Dimension
4 23 (15.23%) LongView
5 17 (11.26%) Decalog
5 17 (11.26%) HiInvest
5 17 (11.26%) HiPerformance
5 17 (11.26%) Beauchamp
5 17 (11.26%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 17 (11.26%) Advent Moxy
6 16 (10.60%) Eagle PACE
7 15 (9.93%) PORTIA
7 15 (9.93%) HiPortfolio
7 15 (9.93%) MultiFonds
8 13 (8.61%) Front Arena
9 9 (5.96%) Sentinel
10 8 (5.30%) Tesseract
10 8 (5.30%) Minerva
11 6 (3.97%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) ADSL
1 1 (0.66%) WAN
1 1 (0.66%) VPN
1 1 (0.66%) DNS
1 1 (0.66%) Firewall
1 1 (0.66%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (8.61%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.32%) MS Access
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
General
1 98 (64.90%) Front Office
2 48 (31.79%) Back Office
3 47 (31.13%) Finance
4 12 (7.95%) Banking
5 9 (5.96%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (46.36%) Analyst
2 52 (34.44%) Applications Support
3 32 (21.19%) Support Analyst
4 29 (19.21%) Applications Support Analyst
5 28 (18.54%) Business Analyst
6 20 (13.25%) Consultant
7 17 (11.26%) Developer
8 16 (10.60%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (10.60%) Support Manager
8 16 (10.60%) Applications Manager
9 14 (9.27%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (8.61%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (8.61%) Architect
11 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (6.62%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (5.30%) Business Consultant
13 8 (5.30%) Senior Manager
13 8 (5.30%) Implementation Consultant
13 8 (5.30%) Senior Business Consultant
14 6 (3.97%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) XML
1 19 (12.58%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (5.96%) XSLT
3 8 (5.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) WCF
4 1 (0.66%) WPF
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (37.09%) Fixed Income
2 44 (29.14%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (25.83%) Derivative
4 22 (14.57%) Equities
5 17 (11.26%) Hedge funds
6 15 (9.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (5.96%) Economics
8 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Wiki
10 1 (0.66%) iPhone
10 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) SecurID
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.31%) UNIX
3 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (71.52%) Investment Management
2 105 (69.54%) Asset Management
3 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (19.21%) Fund Management
3 29 (19.21%) Portfolio Management
4 28 (18.54%) Project Management
5 19 (12.58%) Fund Accounting
6 16 (10.60%) Data Management
7 13 (8.61%) Risk Management
7 13 (8.61%) Workflow
8 12 (7.95%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.64%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.97%) OO
11 6 (3.97%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.97%) Change Control
12 5 (3.31%) Business Process Mapping
12 5 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.31%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.15%) SQL
2 18 (11.92%) C#
3 12 (7.95%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.95%) VBA
4 6 (3.97%) C
5 2 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) QA
2 8 (5.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 82 (54.30%) Charles River
2 73 (48.34%) Bloomberg
3 53 (35.10%) SimCorp
4 43 (28.48%) Fidessa
5 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.58%) StatPro
7 17 (11.26%) Linedata
7 17 (11.26%) RIMES
7 17 (11.26%) BI-SAM
8 16 (10.60%) SunGard
9 15 (9.93%) Misys
9 15 (9.93%) Advent
9 15 (9.93%) IGEFI
10 12 (7.95%) FactSet
10 12 (7.95%) Oracle
11 9 (5.96%) GoldenSource
12 6 (3.97%) Murex
13 4 (2.65%) Actuate
14 2 (1.32%) Sophis
15 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
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