Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 1146 1238
Rank change year-on-year +284 +92 +3
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 309 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.085% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 55
UK median annual salary £80,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.13% -17.86% +3.51%
10th Percentile £46,000 £42,025 £50,450
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,625 £93,750
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 77546 84020 100311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.40% 43.83% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59993 67844 81556
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +310 309 £80,000 +39.13% 9
London +233 309 £80,000 +36.17% 9

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 264 (85.44%) Finance
2 243 (78.64%) Banking
3 229 (74.11%) Investment Banking
4 225 (72.82%) Wealth Management
5 220 (71.20%) Retail Banking
5 220 (71.20%) Retail
5 220 (71.20%) Asset Management
6 166 (53.72%) Fixed Income
7 149 (48.22%) Front Office
8 131 (42.39%) Java
8 131 (42.39%) Unix
9 112 (36.25%) SQL
10 110 (35.60%) Continuous Integration
10 110 (35.60%) Test Automation
11 108 (34.95%) ION MarketView
12 103 (33.33%) Multithreading
13 100 (32.36%) Windows
14 97 (31.39%) OO
15 95 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (30.74%) Functional Programming
16 94 (30.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 93 (30.10%) OOP
18 88 (28.48%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (26.21%) ITIL
20 79 (25.57%) Low Latency
21 75 (24.27%) Process Improvement
22 62 (20.06%) Web Development
23 49 (15.86%) Electronic Trading
24 47 (15.21%) SDLC
25 42 (13.59%) 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 5 (1.62%) Apache
2 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.65%) Confluence
3 2 (0.65%) DataSynapse
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 108 (34.95%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.97%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.32%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) SAN
2 2 (0.65%) BGP
2 2 (0.65%) Multicast
2 2 (0.65%) OSPF
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.29%) KDB
3 3 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.32%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.29%) Maven
1 4 (1.29%) Mockito
2 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.97%) jMock
2 3 (0.97%) JUnit
2 3 (0.97%) Subversion
3 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.65%) EasyMock
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (0.65%) Mocha
3 2 (0.65%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Gradle
4 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 264 (85.44%) Finance
2 243 (78.64%) Banking
3 229 (74.11%) Investment Banking
4 220 (71.20%) Retail
4 220 (71.20%) Retail Banking
5 149 (48.22%) Front Office
6 8 (2.59%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (41.75%) Developer
2 120 (38.83%) Java Developer
3 84 (27.18%) Analyst
4 83 (26.86%) Support Analyst
5 69 (22.33%) IT Analyst
5 69 (22.33%) IT Support
5 69 (22.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 59 (19.09%) Credit Analyst
7 58 (18.77%) FX Support Analyst
8 29 (9.39%) Applications Support
9 21 (6.80%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 20 (6.47%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (4.21%) Configuration Engineer
12 12 (3.88%) Unix Support
13 11 (3.56%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.59%) Front Office Developer
15 7 (2.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.59%) RESTful
2 28 (9.06%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (4.53%) Ultra Messaging
4 11 (3.56%) Rendezvous
4 11 (3.56%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (2.59%) XML
6 7 (2.27%) XSD
6 7 (2.27%) XSLT
7 6 (1.94%) .NET
7 6 (1.94%) JMS
7 6 (1.94%) JNI
7 6 (1.94%) Spring
8 5 (1.62%) Middleware
9 3 (0.97%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.65%) Chai
10 2 (0.65%) Java Concurrency
10 2 (0.65%) React
10 2 (0.65%) Redux
10 2 (0.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 166 (53.72%) Fixed Income
2 94 (30.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 88 (28.48%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.12%) Derivative
5 13 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.21%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.56%) Equities
7 6 (1.94%) Eurex
8 5 (1.62%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.65%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.32%) Fintech
11 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.39%) Unix
2 100 (32.36%) Windows
3 16 (5.18%) Linux
4 8 (2.59%) Solaris
5 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.62%) AIX
6 5 (1.62%) CentOS
6 5 (1.62%) Debian
6 5 (1.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (72.82%) Wealth Management
2 220 (71.20%) Asset Management
3 110 (35.60%) Continuous Integration
3 110 (35.60%) Test Automation
4 103 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 97 (31.39%) OO
6 95 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (30.74%) Functional Programming
7 93 (30.10%) OOP
8 81 (26.21%) ITIL
9 79 (25.57%) Low Latency
10 75 (24.27%) Process Improvement
11 62 (20.06%) Web Development
12 49 (15.86%) Electronic Trading
13 47 (15.21%) SDLC
14 40 (12.94%) Inversion of Control
14 40 (12.94%) Multithreaded Programming
15 32 (10.36%) Business Development
15 32 (10.36%) Programme Management
15 32 (10.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (42.39%) Java
2 112 (36.25%) SQL
3 13 (4.21%) Python
4 11 (3.56%) Perl
5 9 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.27%) C
7 6 (1.94%) C++
8 5 (1.62%) Bourne shell
8 5 (1.62%) C-shell
8 5 (1.62%) Korn
8 5 (1.62%) PHP
9 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.97%) Scala
11 2 (0.65%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.65%) ES6
11 2 (0.65%) Tcl
12 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (4.53%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) CCNA
2 2 (0.65%) CCNP
2 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.65%) RHCE
2 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) Nagios
1 5 (1.62%) Puppet
1 5 (1.62%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.29%) Ansible
3 3 (0.97%) CFEngine
3 3 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (11.65%) Murex
2 22 (7.12%) Bloomberg
3 19 (6.15%) Sybase
4 13 (4.21%) TIBCO
5 12 (3.88%) Citrix
6 9 (2.91%) Reuters
7 6 (1.94%) Fidessa
8 5 (1.62%) CQG
8 5 (1.62%) EccoWare
8 5 (1.62%) GL TRADE
8 5 (1.62%) NYFIX
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle
8 5 (1.62%) Patsystems
8 5 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.62%) VMware
9 3 (0.97%) Splunk
10 2 (0.65%) Adobe
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco
10 2 (0.65%) Juniper
10 2 (0.65%) Tradeweb