Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 835 1017 1145
Rank change year-on-year +182 +128 -93
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 32 88 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.15% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 29 87 60
Median annual salary £82,500 £57,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.48% -20.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,250 £45,975
90th Percentile £105,500 £95,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 35,800 60,521 75,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.37% 42.35% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27,253 46,265 58,992
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £29,590 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ION Trading.

Salary trend for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ION Trading over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +167 30 £82,500 +43.48% 1
London +96 30 £82,500 +43.48% 1

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing ION Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ION Trading.

1 27 (84.38%) Bloomberg
1 27 (84.38%) Finance
2 26 (81.25%) Fidessa
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
4 19 (59.38%) Linux
5 18 (56.25%) Windows
6 17 (53.13%) Fixed Income
7 16 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (46.88%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (46.88%) Trayport
8 15 (46.88%) Patsystems
8 15 (46.88%) Derivative
8 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
8 15 (46.88%) Reuters
8 15 (46.88%) CQG
8 15 (46.88%) Eurex
8 15 (46.88%) Client Onboarding
8 15 (46.88%) FIX Connectivity
9 14 (43.75%) Front Office
9 14 (43.75%) Solaris
9 14 (43.75%) Equities
10 12 (37.50%) Ubuntu
10 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (34.38%) SUSE
11 11 (34.38%) Perl
11 11 (34.38%) Python
11 11 (34.38%) CentOS
11 11 (34.38%) Project Delivery

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Front Arena
1 10 (31.25%) Markit EDM
1 10 (31.25%) thinkFolio
2 2 (6.25%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) BGP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.13%) DMZ
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) Multicast
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.13%) OSPF
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) KDB
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) InfluxDB
5 1 (3.13%) Kdb+
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Redmine
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 27 (84.38%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Front Office
3 9 (28.13%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Support Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Finance Manager
2 10 (31.25%) Implementation Manager
3 8 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Support
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Support
5 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 6 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.38%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Fixed Income
2 16 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (46.88%) Derivative
3 15 (46.88%) Eurex
4 14 (43.75%) Equities
5 10 (31.25%) Hedge funds
6 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Solaris
4 12 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 11 (34.38%) CentOS
5 11 (34.38%) SUSE
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 9 (28.13%) Debian
8 8 (25.00%) Unix
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (3.13%) Fedora
13 1 (3.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Client Onboarding
1 15 (46.88%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (34.38%) Low Latency
3 11 (34.38%) Project Delivery
4 10 (31.25%) Asset Management
4 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 10 (31.25%) DevOps
4 10 (31.25%) Investment Management
4 10 (31.25%) Kernel Tuning
5 9 (28.13%) High-Frequency Trading
6 7 (21.88%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (6.25%) Change Control
10 2 (6.25%) Contract Negotiation
10 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
10 2 (6.25%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
2 11 (34.38%) Perl
2 11 (34.38%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (28.13%) R
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C-shell
6 1 (3.13%) Korn
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCIE
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
2 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) BIND 9
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) LXC
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Icinga
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Bloomberg
2 26 (81.25%) Fidessa
3 15 (46.88%) CQG
3 15 (46.88%) Patsystems
3 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
3 15 (46.88%) Reuters
3 15 (46.88%) Trayport
4 10 (31.25%) Calypso
4 10 (31.25%) Charles River
4 10 (31.25%) FIS
4 10 (31.25%) Linedata
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) SimCorp
5 7 (21.88%) Sybase
6 2 (6.25%) Algorithmics
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) GL TRADE
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) OpenLink