Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 669 995 1098
Rank change year-on-year +326 +103 -194
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 19 74 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.054% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 71 64
Median annual salary £92,500 £82,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.12% +20.00% -14.06%
10th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £44,125
90th Percentile £103,000 £112,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - £49,000

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 19,401 57,701 69,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.00% 41.89% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15,320 44,006 54,118
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Top 4 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 29 October 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 +312 19 £92,500 +12.12% 4
London +222 18 £93,750 +13.64% 4
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
UK excluding London - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (57.89%) KDB
3 11 (57.89%) ZeroMQ
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Fixed Income
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Protocol Buffers
6 8 (42.11%) Bloomberg
6 8 (42.11%) Front Office
6 8 (42.11%) Google
6 8 (42.11%) Open Source
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
7 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
8 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
8 6 (31.58%) Fidessa
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (26.32%) Reuters
9 5 (26.32%) CQG
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) Python
9 5 (26.32%) Trayport
9 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (26.32%) System Testing
9 5 (26.32%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (26.32%) Patsystems
9 5 (26.32%) Banking

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) NuGet
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DMZ
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HSRP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) KDB
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.53%) Tick Data
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.26%) InfluxDB
6 1 (5.26%) Kdb+
6 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) Redmine
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Front Office
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Advertising
5 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading Support
7 2 (10.53%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
7 2 (10.53%) Python Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) IT Support
8 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) ZeroMQ
2 8 (42.11%) Protocol Buffers
3 5 (26.32%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Fixed Income
2 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
3 5 (26.32%) Eurex
4 3 (15.79%) Equities
5 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Debian
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Electronic Trading
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Open Source
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
6 5 (26.32%) Client Onboarding
6 5 (26.32%) System Testing
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Change Control
7 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (15.79%) Kernel Tuning
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Code Optimisation
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.53%) High Availability
9 2 (10.53%) Line Management
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) R
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C-shell
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) RHCE
1 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) BIND 9
3 1 (5.26%) LXC
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Icinga
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Bloomberg
1 8 (42.11%) Google
2 6 (31.58%) Fidessa
3 5 (26.32%) CQG
3 5 (26.32%) Patsystems
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Reuters
3 5 (26.32%) Trayport
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 2 (10.53%) Tradeweb
6 1 (5.26%) Centreon
6 1 (5.26%) Dot Hill
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Synology
6 1 (5.26%) VMware