Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 924 1172 1225
Rank change year-on-year +248 +53 +24
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 263 68 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.078% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 64
UK median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -22.03% -1.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,325 £56,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £81,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - -17.48% -6.36%

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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78377 87488 101294
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.40% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60957 71153 81835
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +261 263 £75,000 +30.43% 7
London +225 263 £75,000 +30.43% 7

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 222 (84.41%) Finance
2 200 (76.05%) Banking
3 177 (67.30%) Investment Banking
4 173 (65.78%) Wealth Management
5 168 (63.88%) Retail Banking
5 168 (63.88%) Retail
5 168 (63.88%) Asset Management
6 154 (58.56%) Fixed Income
7 123 (46.77%) Java
8 117 (44.49%) Front Office
9 102 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (38.78%) Test Automation
10 96 (36.50%) Unix
11 94 (35.74%) Multithreading
12 91 (34.60%) SQL
13 88 (33.46%) ION MarketView
14 87 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
15 86 (32.70%) OO
15 86 (32.70%) Functional Programming
16 85 (32.32%) Windows
17 83 (31.56%) OOP
17 83 (31.56%) Low Latency
18 74 (28.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 60 (22.81%) Web Development
20 57 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (21.29%) ITIL
22 53 (20.15%) Process Improvement
23 45 (17.11%) Electronic Trading
24 36 (13.69%) SDLC
25 32 (12.17%) 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 (1.90%) Apache
1 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 88 (33.46%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.90%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.52%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.14%) KDB
2 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.38%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.38%) OLAP
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) jMock
1 4 (1.52%) JUnit
2 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.14%) EasyMock
2 3 (1.14%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (1.14%) Mocha
2 3 (1.14%) Mockito
3 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.76%) Maven
3 2 (0.76%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 222 (84.41%) Finance
2 200 (76.05%) Banking
3 177 (67.30%) Investment Banking
4 168 (63.88%) Retail
4 168 (63.88%) Retail Banking
5 117 (44.49%) Front Office
6 7 (2.66%) Games
7 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 115 (43.73%) Developer
2 105 (39.92%) Java Developer
3 65 (24.71%) Analyst
4 64 (24.33%) Support Analyst
5 47 (17.87%) Credit Analyst
5 47 (17.87%) IT Analyst
5 47 (17.87%) IT Support
5 47 (17.87%) IT Support Analyst
6 46 (17.49%) FX Support Analyst
7 17 (6.46%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 17 (6.46%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 15 (5.70%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (3.42%) Unix Support
10 7 (2.66%) Consultant
11 6 (2.28%) Financial Analyst
12 5 (1.90%) Administrator
12 5 (1.90%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (1.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (1.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.17%) RESTful
2 29 (11.03%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (5.32%) Ultra Messaging
4 10 (3.80%) Rendezvous
4 10 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (3.04%) HTML
5 8 (3.04%) XML
6 7 (2.66%) .NET
7 6 (2.28%) JNI
7 6 (2.28%) Spring
8 4 (1.52%) COM
8 4 (1.52%) HTML5
8 4 (1.52%) JMS
8 4 (1.52%) Middleware
8 4 (1.52%) XSD
8 4 (1.52%) XSLT
9 3 (1.14%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.14%) Java Concurrency
9 3 (1.14%) React
9 3 (1.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 154 (58.56%) Fixed Income
2 74 (28.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 57 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.22%) Derivative
5 10 (3.80%) Equities
6 5 (1.90%) Eurex
7 4 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.50%) Unix
2 85 (32.32%) Windows
3 18 (6.84%) Linux
4 6 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.90%) AIX
5 5 (1.90%) CentOS
5 5 (1.90%) Debian
5 5 (1.90%) Solaris
5 5 (1.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (65.78%) Wealth Management
2 168 (63.88%) Asset Management
3 102 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
3 102 (38.78%) Test Automation
4 94 (35.74%) Multithreading
5 87 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (32.70%) Functional Programming
6 86 (32.70%) OO
7 83 (31.56%) Low Latency
7 83 (31.56%) OOP
8 60 (22.81%) Web Development
9 56 (21.29%) ITIL
10 53 (20.15%) Process Improvement
11 45 (17.11%) Electronic Trading
12 36 (13.69%) SDLC
13 29 (11.03%) Inversion of Control
13 29 (11.03%) Multithreaded Programming
14 20 (7.60%) Business Development
14 20 (7.60%) Capacity Management
14 20 (7.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (46.77%) Java
2 91 (34.60%) SQL
3 11 (4.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.04%) Python
5 7 (2.66%) C
6 6 (2.28%) C++
6 6 (2.28%) Perl
7 5 (1.90%) Bourne shell
7 5 (1.90%) C-shell
7 5 (1.90%) Korn
7 5 (1.90%) PHP
7 5 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.14%) ECMAScript
8 3 (1.14%) ES6
8 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.76%) C#
9 2 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.38%) Tcl
10 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) CFEngine
1 5 (1.90%) Nagios
1 5 (1.90%) Puppet
1 5 (1.90%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (8.75%) Murex
2 18 (6.84%) Bloomberg
3 13 (4.94%) Citrix
4 11 (4.18%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.28%) Reuters
6 5 (1.90%) CQG
6 5 (1.90%) EccoWare
6 5 (1.90%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.90%) GL TRADE
6 5 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.90%) NYFIX
6 5 (1.90%) Oracle
6 5 (1.90%) Patsystems
6 5 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.90%) Splunk
6 5 (1.90%) Sybase
6 5 (1.90%) VMware
7 4 (1.52%) Epicor
8 3 (1.14%) Adobe
8 3 (1.14%) IBM