Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 999 1236
Rank change year-on-year -116 +237 -13
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 67 185 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.10% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.23% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 47
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £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 77,437 78,885 91,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 44.41% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60,347 62,374 74,592
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
London -96 67 £72,500 -3.33% 3
England -99 67 £72,500 -3.33% 4

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 49 (73.13%) Finance
2 44 (65.67%) Front Office
3 42 (62.69%) Electronic Trading
4 41 (61.19%) Fixed Income
5 38 (56.72%) Banking
6 34 (50.75%) Bloomberg
7 32 (47.76%) SQL
8 27 (40.30%) Java
9 25 (37.31%) FIX Protocol
9 25 (37.31%) ION MarketView
10 22 (32.84%) Unix
11 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
11 20 (29.85%) Linux
12 18 (26.87%) Python
13 17 (25.37%) Fidessa
14 15 (22.39%) Perl
15 14 (20.90%) Oracle
16 13 (19.40%) PowerShell
16 13 (19.40%) Low Latency
16 13 (19.40%) Eurex
16 13 (19.40%) Solaris
16 13 (19.40%) CQG
16 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
16 13 (19.40%) Reuters
16 13 (19.40%) Patsystems
17 12 (17.91%) TIBCO
17 12 (17.91%) Rendezvous
18 11 (16.42%) Windows
18 11 (16.42%) Ubuntu
18 11 (16.42%) Derivative

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 (2.99%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.49%) Mongoose
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.49%) Mingle
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (37.31%) ION MarketView
2 7 (10.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 7 (10.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (1.49%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (1.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (1.49%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.49%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.99%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) Hazelcast
4 2 (2.99%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.99%) MemSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) DB2
5 1 (1.49%) KDB
5 1 (1.49%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.49%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
1 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Maven
2 1 (1.49%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (73.13%) Finance
2 44 (65.67%) Front Office
3 38 (56.72%) Banking
4 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
5 9 (13.43%) Games
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
1 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Applications Support
4 14 (20.90%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Support Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Linux Support
7 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.96%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Electronic Trading Support
9 5 (7.46%) FIX Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) SQL Support Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) FIX Support Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Junior
10 4 (5.97%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (17.91%) Rendezvous
3 9 (13.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (13.43%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (2.99%) Kafka
4 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) Ajax
5 1 (1.49%) EDI
5 1 (1.49%) JMS
5 1 (1.49%) React
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.49%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (61.19%) Fixed Income
2 13 (19.40%) Eurex
3 11 (16.42%) Derivative
4 9 (13.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Fintech
7 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.49%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Unix
2 20 (29.85%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Solaris
4 11 (16.42%) CentOS
4 11 (16.42%) SUSE
4 11 (16.42%) Ubuntu
4 11 (16.42%) Windows
5 9 (13.43%) Debian
6 7 (10.45%) Fedora
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Electronic Trading
2 13 (19.40%) Low Latency
3 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) Client Onboarding
4 7 (10.45%) DevOps
5 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.96%) SDLC
6 4 (5.97%) Fault Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Greeks
6 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.97%) Scrum
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.48%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.99%) Market Making
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.99%) OO
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) Java
3 18 (26.87%) Python
4 15 (22.39%) Perl
5 13 (19.40%) PowerShell
6 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.97%) Ruby
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) VBA
10 1 (1.49%) Java 8
10 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) MiFID
2 1 (1.49%) Basel II
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Bloomberg
2 17 (25.37%) Fidessa
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle
4 13 (19.40%) CQG
4 13 (19.40%) Patsystems
4 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
4 13 (19.40%) Reuters
5 12 (17.91%) TIBCO
6 10 (14.93%) IBM
7 7 (10.45%) Algorithmics
7 7 (10.45%) GL TRADE
8 6 (8.96%) Trayport
9 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.97%) Sybase
10 3 (4.48%) Citrix
10 3 (4.48%) Google
10 3 (4.48%) Tradeweb
11 2 (2.99%) Infor
11 2 (2.99%) MarketAxess
11 2 (2.99%) Wallstreet Suite