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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 944 940
Rank change year-on-year +112 -4  
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 48 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.023% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.051% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 40
Median salary £81,250 £55,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.72% -37.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £72,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £51,500

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 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 38504 46980 52135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.16% 45.46% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30970 38372 41672
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ION Trading
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ION Trading as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Top 3 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +117 48 £81,250 +47.72% 7
London +90 48 £81,250 +47.72% 7
City of London +39 9 £80,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 59 (61.46%) Electronic Trading
2 50 (52.08%) Fixed Income
3 48 (50.00%) Finance
4 47 (48.96%) Front Office
5 46 (47.92%) Java
6 43 (44.79%) SQL
7 36 (37.50%) Banking
8 32 (33.33%) Low Latency
9 28 (29.17%) ION MarketView
10 26 (27.08%) Bloomberg
11 25 (26.04%) Windows
11 25 (26.04%) FIX Protocol
12 24 (25.00%) Unix
13 23 (23.96%) TIBCO
13 23 (23.96%) Analytics
14 21 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (18.75%) Derivative
17 16 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
17 16 (16.67%) Python
17 16 (16.67%) E-Commerce
18 14 (14.58%) Linux
18 14 (14.58%) Rendezvous
19 13 (13.54%) OO
19 13 (13.54%) Sybase
20 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
21 11 (11.46%) Investment Banking
21 11 (11.46%) Patsystems
21 11 (11.46%) CQG
21 11 (11.46%) Microsoft

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 (5.21%) Apache
2 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (29.17%) ION MarketView
2 12 (12.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (4.17%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (4.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) KDB
2 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.29%) DB2
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.04%) OLAP
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Maven
1 8 (8.33%) Robot Framework
1 8 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.04%) EasyMock
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) jMock
2 1 (1.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.04%) Mocha
2 1 (1.04%) Mockito
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 47 (48.96%) Front Office
3 36 (37.50%) Banking
4 11 (11.46%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.25%) Games
6 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.17%) General Ledger
6 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.13%) Retail
7 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Back Office
9 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Consultant
4 14 (14.58%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 13 (13.54%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Electronic Trading Specialist
7 9 (9.38%) Java Pricing Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (7.29%) Integration Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Administrator
10 5 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Support Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 14 (14.58%) Rendezvous
4 8 (8.33%) JMS
4 8 (8.33%) Middleware
5 6 (6.25%) HTML
5 6 (6.25%) Ultra Messaging
5 6 (6.25%) XML
6 4 (4.17%) COM
7 2 (2.08%) HTML5
7 2 (2.08%) Spring
7 2 (2.08%) XSD
7 2 (2.08%) XSLT
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.04%) Chai
8 1 (1.04%) Java Concurrency
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) Redux
8 1 (1.04%) RESTful
8 1 (1.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (52.08%) Fixed Income
2 21 (21.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (18.75%) Derivative
4 11 (11.46%) Eurex
5 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.17%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.17%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.17%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 24 (25.00%) Unix
3 14 (14.58%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) AIX
4 5 (5.21%) CentOS
4 5 (5.21%) Debian
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Solaris
4 5 (5.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (61.46%) Electronic Trading
2 32 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 23 (23.96%) Analytics
4 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 13 (13.54%) OO
7 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
7 10 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.38%) Scrum
8 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.33%) OOD
9 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.33%) Workflow
10 6 (6.25%) DevOps
10 6 (6.25%) Migration
11 5 (5.21%) High Availability
11 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 5 (5.21%) Kernel Tuning
11 5 (5.21%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 4 (4.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) Java
2 43 (44.79%) SQL
3 16 (16.67%) Python
4 9 (9.38%) Groovy
5 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.25%) Perl
6 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.21%) Bourne shell
7 5 (5.21%) C-shell
7 5 (5.21%) Korn
7 5 (5.21%) PHP
8 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.04%) C#
9 1 (1.04%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.04%) ES6
9 1 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) CFEngine
1 5 (5.21%) Nagios
1 5 (5.21%) Puppet
1 5 (5.21%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.04%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Bloomberg
2 23 (23.96%) TIBCO
3 13 (13.54%) Sybase
4 11 (11.46%) CQG
4 11 (11.46%) Fidessa
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.46%) Patsystems
5 9 (9.38%) Citrix
5 9 (9.38%) Solace
6 6 (6.25%) FFastFill
6 6 (6.25%) MarketAxess
6 6 (6.25%) Splunk
6 6 (6.25%) Tradeweb
6 6 (6.25%) Trayport
7 5 (5.21%) EccoWare
7 5 (5.21%) GL TRADE
7 5 (5.21%) NYFIX
7 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.21%) Reuters
7 5 (5.21%) VMware
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