Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1005 1093 890
Rank change year-on-year +88 -203 +283
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 66 73 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.044% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.10% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 63 67 68
UK median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +39.13%
10th Percentile £53,750 £43,650 £45,875
90th Percentile £126,500 £110,000 £99,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - £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 58,894 70,628 77,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.82% 42.91% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,764 54,745 59,849
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +111 65 £82,500 +10.00% 5
London +95 65 £82,500 +10.00% 5

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 53 (80.30%) Finance
2 49 (74.24%) Fixed Income
3 43 (65.15%) Front Office
4 42 (63.64%) Banking
4 42 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (59.09%) Bloomberg
6 37 (56.06%) SQL
7 36 (54.55%) Java
8 32 (48.48%) Asset Management
8 32 (48.48%) FIX Protocol
9 31 (46.97%) Derivative
10 30 (45.45%) Equities
11 29 (43.94%) thinkFolio
11 29 (43.94%) Investment Management
11 29 (43.94%) Hedge funds
12 25 (37.88%) Investment Banking
12 25 (37.88%) Oracle
12 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
13 23 (34.85%) Python
14 22 (33.33%) Reuters
15 21 (31.82%) Perl
16 20 (30.30%) Fidessa
17 19 (28.79%) Bash Shell
18 18 (27.27%) Ruby
19 17 (25.76%) C#
19 17 (25.76%) C++
19 17 (25.76%) Tradeweb
19 17 (25.76%) Low Latency
20 16 (24.24%) Eze Software Group
20 16 (24.24%) Fintech

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 16 (24.24%) Apache
1 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.03%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (43.94%) thinkFolio
2 13 (19.70%) Front Arena
2 13 (19.70%) Markit EDM
3 9 (13.64%) ION MarketView
4 3 (4.55%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (4.55%) Maximo
5 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (1.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) SaaS
2 4 (6.06%) AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) GCP
5 1 (1.52%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) BGP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (3.03%) DMZ
4 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.03%) IPsec
4 2 (3.03%) Junos
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) MPLS
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
4 2 (3.03%) OSPF
4 2 (3.03%) RSVP
4 2 (3.03%) VPLS
4 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
1 10 (15.15%) Maven
2 9 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) MSI
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (80.30%) Finance
2 43 (65.15%) Front Office
3 42 (63.64%) Banking
4 25 (37.88%) Investment Banking
5 16 (24.24%) French Language
5 16 (24.24%) German Language
5 16 (24.24%) Italian Language
5 16 (24.24%) Spanish Language
6 7 (10.61%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Applications Support
2 16 (24.24%) Applications Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Applications Support Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Finance Manager
3 13 (19.70%) Implementation Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Infor Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Production Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (10.61%) Rendezvous
2 7 (10.61%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (10.61%) Ultra Messaging
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) JMS
4 1 (1.52%) Kafka
4 1 (1.52%) React
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (1.52%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.52%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 49 (74.24%) Fixed Income
2 42 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (46.97%) Derivative
4 30 (45.45%) Equities
5 29 (43.94%) Hedge funds
6 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
6 7 (10.61%) Eurex
7 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
10 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.52%) State Machine
10 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
1 9 (13.64%) Unix
2 7 (10.61%) Solaris
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Asset Management
2 29 (43.94%) Investment Management
3 17 (25.76%) Low Latency
4 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
4 16 (24.24%) Fintech
4 16 (24.24%) Wealth Management
5 14 (21.21%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Project Delivery
7 9 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (12.12%) Line Management
9 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.09%) Client Onboarding
10 5 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.58%) System Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.55%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 36 (54.55%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) Python
4 21 (31.82%) Perl
5 19 (28.79%) Bash Shell
6 18 (27.27%) Ruby
7 17 (25.76%) C#
7 17 (25.76%) C++
8 16 (24.24%) Bourne shell
8 16 (24.24%) Korn
9 8 (12.12%) Java 8
10 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.52%) R
11 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) CCNP
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Basel II
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Control-M
1 2 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.52%) Packer
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Bloomberg
2 25 (37.88%) Oracle
3 22 (33.33%) Reuters
4 20 (30.30%) Fidessa
5 17 (25.76%) Tradeweb
6 16 (24.24%) Eze Software Group
6 16 (24.24%) FXall
6 16 (24.24%) MarketAxess
7 13 (19.70%) Calypso
7 13 (19.70%) Charles River
7 13 (19.70%) FIS
7 13 (19.70%) Linedata
7 13 (19.70%) SimCorp
8 9 (13.64%) Solace
9 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
10 7 (10.61%) Patsystems
10 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.61%) Trayport
11 6 (9.09%) CQG
12 4 (6.06%) Cisco