Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 886 1186
Rank change year-on-year -201 +300 +68
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 72 309 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.18% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.40% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 69 67 52
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.43% -17.86%
10th Percentile £43,700 £45,000 £42,025
90th Percentile £110,000 £99,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 - £42,500

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 71,707 77,819 84,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 44.57% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55,523 60,239 68,795
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,950 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Top 5 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 24 September 2018. 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 -186 72 £75,000 - 10
London -194 71 £75,000 - 9
Midlands - 1 £49,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £49,000 - 1
UK excluding London - 1 £49,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 52 (72.22%) Finance
2 49 (68.06%) Front Office
3 41 (56.94%) Banking
4 40 (55.56%) Fixed Income
4 40 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
5 39 (54.17%) SQL
6 34 (47.22%) Java
7 31 (43.06%) Bloomberg
8 27 (37.50%) Python
9 26 (36.11%) Oracle
9 26 (36.11%) FIX Protocol
10 24 (33.33%) Unix
10 24 (33.33%) Linux
11 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
11 22 (30.56%) ION MarketView
11 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
12 19 (26.39%) Reuters
12 19 (26.39%) Perl
13 18 (25.00%) Low Latency
14 17 (23.61%) Derivative
15 15 (20.83%) Solaris
15 15 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
15 15 (20.83%) Investment Banking
16 13 (18.06%) Ruby
16 13 (18.06%) DevOps
17 12 (16.67%) Korn
17 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 12 (16.67%) Fidessa
18 11 (15.28%) Shell Script

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 7 (9.72%) Apache
1 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.39%) Mingle
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (30.56%) ION MarketView
2 7 (9.72%) thinkFolio
3 5 (6.94%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (5.56%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (2.78%) RMDS
6 1 (1.39%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (1.39%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (1.39%) Infor M3
6 1 (1.39%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (1.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) SaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) NAS
3 1 (1.39%) SNMP
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) KDB
4 3 (4.17%) Kdb+
4 3 (4.17%) Tick Data
5 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.78%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.78%) MemSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (72.22%) Finance
2 49 (68.06%) Front Office
3 41 (56.94%) Banking
4 15 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 8 (11.11%) French Language
6 7 (9.72%) Games
6 7 (9.72%) German Language
6 7 (9.72%) Italian Language
6 7 (9.72%) Spanish Language
7 6 (8.33%) Back Office
8 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 21 (29.17%) Analyst
3 20 (27.78%) Developer
3 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 17 (23.61%) Support Analyst
5 14 (19.44%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Linux Support
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Applications Support
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Support Specialist
9 4 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Support
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 9 (12.50%) Ultra Messaging
3 7 (9.72%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.17%) Middleware
4 3 (4.17%) React
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) .NET
5 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.78%) JSP
5 2 (2.78%) Kafka
5 2 (2.78%) Node.js
5 2 (2.78%) Spring
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.78%) WPF
6 1 (1.39%) JMS
6 1 (1.39%) Mongoose
6 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.39%) XSD
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (55.56%) Fixed Income
2 17 (23.61%) Derivative
3 15 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (15.28%) Eurex
6 9 (12.50%) Equities
7 8 (11.11%) Hedge funds
8 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
8 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.39%) Fintech
10 1 (1.39%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
1 24 (33.33%) Unix
2 15 (20.83%) Solaris
3 11 (15.28%) Windows
4 8 (11.11%) SUSE
5 7 (9.72%) CentOS
5 7 (9.72%) Debian
5 7 (9.72%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.78%) Fedora
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
2 18 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 13 (18.06%) DevOps
4 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
5 9 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (11.11%) SDLC
7 7 (9.72%) Wealth Management
8 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) High-Frequency Trading
9 4 (5.56%) Market Making
9 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Project Management
10 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) SQL
2 34 (47.22%) Java
3 27 (37.50%) Python
4 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
5 19 (26.39%) Perl
6 13 (18.06%) Ruby
7 12 (16.67%) Korn
8 11 (15.28%) Bourne shell
8 11 (15.28%) C++
8 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
9 9 (12.50%) C#
10 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
11 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
12 3 (4.17%) Java 8
13 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
13 2 (2.78%) R
13 2 (2.78%) Tcl
13 2 (2.78%) VBA
14 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) CCNP
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) RHCE
2 1 (1.39%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) MiFID
2 1 (1.39%) Basel II
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Control-M
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Cacti
3 1 (1.39%) Grafana
3 1 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Bloomberg
2 26 (36.11%) Oracle
3 19 (26.39%) Reuters
4 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 12 (16.67%) Fidessa
6 11 (15.28%) CQG
6 11 (15.28%) Patsystems
7 9 (12.50%) TIBCO
8 8 (11.11%) MarketAxess
8 8 (11.11%) Tradeweb
9 7 (9.72%) Eze Software Group
9 7 (9.72%) FXall
9 7 (9.72%) Trayport
10 5 (6.94%) IBM
10 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.56%) GL TRADE
11 4 (5.56%) Google
12 3 (4.17%) Sybase
12 3 (4.17%) Wallstreet Suite
13 2 (2.78%) Cisco