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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 801 837 822
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 94 89 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.076% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.22% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 79 73 50
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%

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
7717 9006 8216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.06% 7.65% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5971 7088 6488
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

thinkFolio Salary Histogram in the UK

thinkFolio
Top 8 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 6 July 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 +20 82 £75,000 +15.38% 26
London +16 80 £75,000 +15.38% 26
City of London +27 39 £75,000 +15.38% 20
Edinburgh +18 12 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +16 12 £52,500 - 1
South East - 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 139 (72.77%) Investment Management
2 138 (72.25%) Asset Management
3 114 (59.69%) Front Office
4 105 (54.97%) Charles River
5 87 (45.55%) Markit EDM
6 76 (39.79%) LatentZero
7 72 (37.70%) Finance
8 61 (31.94%) Fixed Income
8 61 (31.94%) SimCorp
9 59 (30.89%) Bloomberg
9 59 (30.89%) Fidessa
10 56 (29.32%) SQL
11 48 (25.13%) Back Office
12 46 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (21.99%) Project Management
14 38 (19.90%) Derivative
14 38 (19.90%) Fund Management
15 36 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (16.75%) StatPro
16 32 (16.75%) Portfolio Management
17 31 (16.23%) BI-SAM
17 31 (16.23%) SimCorp Dimension
17 31 (16.23%) SQL Server
18 30 (15.71%) XML
18 30 (15.71%) Linedata
19 29 (15.18%) LongView
19 29 (15.18%) HiInvest
19 29 (15.18%) Decalog
19 29 (15.18%) Beauchamp
20 27 (14.14%) Eagle PACE

thinkFolio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (4.19%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 87 (45.55%) Markit EDM
2 76 (39.79%) LatentZero
3 31 (16.23%) SimCorp Dimension
4 29 (15.18%) Beauchamp
4 29 (15.18%) HiInvest
4 29 (15.18%) Decalog
4 29 (15.18%) LongView
5 27 (14.14%) HiPerformance
5 27 (14.14%) Eagle PACE
5 27 (14.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 27 (14.14%) Advent Moxy
6 24 (12.57%) MultiFonds
6 24 (12.57%) PORTIA
6 24 (12.57%) HiPortfolio
7 16 (8.38%) Front Arena
8 13 (6.81%) Sentinel
9 12 (6.28%) Minerva
10 11 (5.76%) Tesseract
11 9 (4.71%) Advent Geneva
12 5 (2.62%) Capstone
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) WAN
1 1 (0.52%) DNS
1 1 (0.52%) Firewall
1 1 (0.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.05%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Subversion
1 4 (2.09%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.05%) Maven
2 2 (1.05%) JIRA
2 2 (1.05%) Ant
2 2 (1.05%) NUnit
2 2 (1.05%) Hudson
2 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 114 (59.69%) Front Office
2 72 (37.70%) Finance
3 48 (25.13%) Back Office
4 17 (8.90%) Banking
5 15 (7.85%) Investment Banking
6 14 (7.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (44.50%) Analyst
2 58 (30.37%) Applications Support
3 35 (18.32%) Support Analyst
4 34 (17.80%) Applications Support Analyst
5 32 (16.75%) Business Analyst
6 24 (12.57%) Consultant
7 21 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (10.99%) Architect
8 19 (9.95%) Senior Consultant
9 17 (8.90%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (7.33%) Support Manager
10 14 (7.33%) Developer
11 12 (6.28%) Implementation Consultant
11 12 (6.28%) Applications Manager
12 11 (5.76%) Business Consultant
12 11 (5.76%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (5.24%) Senior Business Consultant
14 9 (4.71%) Senior Implementation Consultant
14 9 (4.71%) Project Manager
15 8 (4.19%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.71%) XML
2 21 (10.99%) .NET
3 19 (9.95%) FIX Protocol
4 17 (8.90%) XSLT
5 8 (4.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.66%) XSD
6 7 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.05%) Spring
7 2 (1.05%) JMS
7 2 (1.05%) J2EE
7 2 (1.05%) JDBC
7 2 (1.05%) JSP
7 2 (1.05%) Servlets
7 2 (1.05%) Struts
8 1 (0.52%) WinForms
8 1 (0.52%) WCF
8 1 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.94%) Fixed Income
2 46 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (19.90%) Derivative
4 21 (10.99%) Equities
5 18 (9.42%) Computer Science
6 17 (8.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (7.85%) Hedge funds
7 15 (7.85%) Economics
8 9 (4.71%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.05%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.19%) Windows
2 4 (2.09%) UNIX
3 2 (1.05%) Solaris
3 2 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (72.77%) Investment Management
2 138 (72.25%) Asset Management
3 42 (21.99%) Project Management
4 38 (19.90%) Fund Management
5 36 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (16.75%) Portfolio Management
7 21 (10.99%) Fund Accounting
8 20 (10.47%) Data Management
9 18 (9.42%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.38%) SDLC
11 13 (6.81%) Data Analysis
11 13 (6.81%) Workflow
12 12 (6.28%) ETL
13 11 (5.76%) Line Management
13 11 (5.76%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.24%) Change Management
14 10 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.24%) Risk Management
15 9 (4.71%) Unit Testing
16 7 (3.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.32%) SQL
2 20 (10.47%) C#
3 9 (4.71%) C
4 7 (3.66%) Java
5 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.62%) VBA
6 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.05%) XPath
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.52%) QA
2 9 (4.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 105 (54.97%) Charles River
2 61 (31.94%) SimCorp
3 59 (30.89%) Bloomberg
3 59 (30.89%) Fidessa
4 32 (16.75%) StatPro
5 31 (16.23%) BI-SAM
6 30 (15.71%) Linedata
7 27 (14.14%) RIMES
8 25 (13.09%) SunGard
9 24 (12.57%) Misys
9 24 (12.57%) IGEFI
9 24 (12.57%) Advent
10 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
11 17 (8.90%) Oracle
12 12 (6.28%) GoldenSource
13 10 (5.24%) Murex
14 8 (4.19%) IBM
15 5 (2.62%) FactSet
16 3 (1.57%) Actuate
17 2 (1.05%) Sophis
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