Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ION Trading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

ION Trading
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 907 1154 1212
Rank change year-on-year +247 +58 +5
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 282 83 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.044% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.100% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 66 64 53
UK median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £43,325 £43,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £119,500 £89,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - -17.48% -

ION Trading is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 80305 83199 99306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62150 67122 80909
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ION Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ION Trading 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.

Salary trend for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ION Trading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ION Trading within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +233 282 £80,000 +23.08% 8
London +202 282 £80,000 +23.08% 8

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing ION Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 234 (82.98%) Finance
2 215 (76.24%) Banking
3 200 (70.92%) Investment Banking
4 195 (69.15%) Wealth Management
5 193 (68.44%) Retail Banking
5 193 (68.44%) Asset Management
6 151 (53.55%) Fixed Income
7 131 (46.45%) Front Office
8 123 (43.62%) Java
9 116 (41.13%) Unix
10 104 (36.88%) ION MarketView
11 101 (35.82%) SQL
12 94 (33.33%) Multithreading
13 91 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
14 90 (31.91%) Test Automation
14 90 (31.91%) OO
15 85 (30.14%) OOP
15 85 (30.14%) Functional Programming
16 83 (29.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 81 (28.72%) Windows
17 81 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
18 76 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
19 75 (26.60%) Low Latency
20 70 (24.82%) ITIL
21 66 (23.40%) Process Improvement
22 52 (18.44%) Web Development
23 51 (18.09%) Electronic Trading
24 47 (16.67%) SDLC
25 41 (14.54%) Multithreaded Programming
26 40 (14.18%) RESTful

ION Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (2.13%) Apache
2 3 (1.06%) Confluence
2 3 (1.06%) DataSynapse
2 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 104 (36.88%) ION MarketView
2 6 (2.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (1.06%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.55%) SAN
2 4 (1.42%) BGP
2 4 (1.42%) Firewall
2 4 (1.42%) Multicast
2 4 (1.42%) NAS
2 4 (1.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.42%) KDB
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (0.71%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.35%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.42%) Maven
2 4 (1.42%) Mockito
3 3 (1.06%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
4 1 (0.35%) Gradle
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) jMock
4 1 (0.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 234 (82.98%) Finance
2 215 (76.24%) Banking
3 200 (70.92%) Investment Banking
4 193 (68.44%) Retail Banking
5 131 (46.45%) Front Office
6 12 (4.26%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (42.91%) Developer
2 115 (40.78%) Java Developer
3 73 (25.89%) Analyst
4 72 (25.53%) Support Analyst
5 60 (21.28%) IT Analyst
5 60 (21.28%) IT Support
5 60 (21.28%) IT Support Analyst
6 53 (18.79%) Credit Analyst
7 51 (18.09%) FX Support Analyst
8 28 (9.93%) Applications Support
9 22 (7.80%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 22 (7.80%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 19 (6.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.61%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (4.61%) Configuration Engineer
12 11 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.55%) Unix Support
14 8 (2.84%) Front Office Developer
15 7 (2.48%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.18%) RESTful
2 25 (8.87%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (5.32%) Ultra Messaging
4 12 (4.26%) Rendezvous
4 12 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (2.84%) XML
6 7 (2.48%) XSD
6 7 (2.48%) XSLT
7 6 (2.13%) .NET
7 6 (2.13%) JMS
7 6 (2.13%) JNI
8 5 (1.77%) Middleware
9 4 (1.42%) Spring
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Camel
11 1 (0.35%) CSS
11 1 (0.35%) HTML5
11 1 (0.35%) Java SE
11 1 (0.35%) Murex MxML
11 1 (0.35%) React
11 1 (0.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 151 (53.55%) Fixed Income
2 83 (29.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 81 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.09%) Derivative
5 14 (4.96%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.61%) Equities
6 13 (4.61%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.48%) Eurex
8 6 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.42%) Fintech
9 4 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.06%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.06%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.35%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (41.13%) Unix
2 81 (28.72%) Windows
3 14 (4.96%) Linux
4 10 (3.55%) Solaris
5 7 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.13%) AIX
6 6 (2.13%) CentOS
6 6 (2.13%) Debian
6 6 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (69.15%) Wealth Management
2 193 (68.44%) Asset Management
3 94 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 91 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (31.91%) OO
5 90 (31.91%) Test Automation
6 85 (30.14%) Functional Programming
6 85 (30.14%) OOP
7 76 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (26.60%) Low Latency
9 70 (24.82%) ITIL
10 66 (23.40%) Process Improvement
11 52 (18.44%) Web Development
12 51 (18.09%) Electronic Trading
13 47 (16.67%) SDLC
14 41 (14.54%) Multithreaded Programming
15 40 (14.18%) Inversion of Control
16 33 (11.70%) Release Management
17 32 (11.35%) Business Development
17 32 (11.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (43.62%) Java
2 101 (35.82%) SQL
3 14 (4.96%) Python
4 12 (4.26%) Perl
5 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.48%) C
7 6 (2.13%) Bourne shell
7 6 (2.13%) C++
7 6 (2.13%) C-shell
7 6 (2.13%) Korn
7 6 (2.13%) PHP
8 4 (1.42%) Scala
9 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.35%) C#
11 1 (0.35%) Groovy
11 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Tcl
11 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (4.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) CCNA
2 4 (1.42%) CCNP
2 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.42%) RHCE
2 4 (1.42%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.42%) MiFID
1 4 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.13%) Ansible
1 6 (2.13%) Nagios
1 6 (2.13%) Puppet
1 6 (2.13%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (13.12%) Murex
2 27 (9.57%) Bloomberg
3 19 (6.74%) Sybase
4 14 (4.96%) TIBCO
5 11 (3.90%) Reuters
6 10 (3.55%) Fidessa
7 8 (2.84%) Citrix
8 6 (2.13%) CQG
8 6 (2.13%) EccoWare
8 6 (2.13%) GL TRADE
8 6 (2.13%) NYFIX
8 6 (2.13%) Patsystems
8 6 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.13%) VMware
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco
9 4 (1.42%) Juniper
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle
10 3 (1.06%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.71%) Splunk
11 2 (0.71%) Wallstreet Suite