Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1070 935 1138
Rank change year-on-year -135 +203 +104
Permanent jobs citing ION Trading 63 259 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 76
UK median annual salary £57,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £44,375 £59,000 £45,375
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 - £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 68,311 79,191 81,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 44.36% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52,735 61,283 65,565
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ION Trading in the UK

ION Trading
Top 5 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 10 December 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
England -144 63 £57,500 -28.13% 9
London -106 62 £57,500 -28.13% 8
Midlands - 1 £49,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £49,000 - 1
UK excluding London - 1 £49,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (68.25%) Front Office
1 43 (68.25%) Finance
2 41 (65.08%) Fixed Income
2 41 (65.08%) Banking
3 40 (63.49%) SQL
4 37 (58.73%) Java
5 35 (55.56%) Python
5 35 (55.56%) Bloomberg
6 31 (49.21%) Oracle
7 29 (46.03%) FIX Protocol
7 29 (46.03%) Bash Shell
8 27 (42.86%) Derivative
9 26 (41.27%) Electronic Trading
9 26 (41.27%) Perl
9 26 (41.27%) Reuters
10 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
11 23 (36.51%) Investment Banking
11 23 (36.51%) Korn
12 22 (34.92%) Ruby
12 22 (34.92%) Degree
12 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
12 22 (34.92%) Bourne shell
12 22 (34.92%) C++
12 22 (34.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (31.75%) Linux
13 20 (31.75%) C#
13 20 (31.75%) Equities
13 20 (31.75%) MarketAxess
13 20 (31.75%) Investment Management
14 19 (30.16%) French Language

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 18 (28.57%) Apache
1 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.17%) GemFire
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Mingle
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (28.57%) thinkFolio
2 15 (23.81%) ION MarketView
3 5 (7.94%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (6.35%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (3.17%) RMDS
6 1 (1.59%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (1.59%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
3 1 (1.59%) SNMP
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) KDB
3 3 (4.76%) Kdb+
3 3 (4.76%) Tick Data
4 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) Maven
4 2 (3.17%) Mockito
4 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 43 (68.25%) Finance
1 43 (68.25%) Front Office
2 41 (65.08%) Banking
3 23 (36.51%) Investment Banking
4 19 (30.16%) French Language
5 18 (28.57%) German Language
5 18 (28.57%) Italian Language
5 18 (28.57%) Spanish Language
6 6 (9.52%) Back Office
7 3 (4.76%) Games
8 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Applications Support
2 18 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 18 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
2 18 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Senior Applications Support
3 16 (25.40%) Senior Support Engineer
4 14 (22.22%) Analyst
5 12 (19.05%) Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Support Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Electronic Trading Support
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (7.94%) Middleware
2 5 (7.94%) Rendezvous
2 5 (7.94%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (7.94%) Ultra Messaging
3 4 (6.35%) JMS
3 4 (6.35%) Spring
4 3 (4.76%) React
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.17%) FpML
5 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.17%) JSP
5 2 (3.17%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) WPF
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.59%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.59%) XSD
6 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (65.08%) Fixed Income
2 27 (42.86%) Derivative
3 22 (34.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (31.75%) Equities
5 19 (30.16%) Hedge funds
6 8 (12.70%) Eurex
7 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) Unix
3 11 (17.46%) Solaris
4 8 (12.70%) Windows
5 6 (9.52%) SUSE
6 5 (7.94%) CentOS
6 5 (7.94%) Debian
6 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Electronic Trading
2 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
3 20 (31.75%) Investment Management
4 18 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 18 (28.57%) Wealth Management
5 15 (23.81%) DevOps
6 13 (20.63%) Low Latency
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.94%) Client Onboarding
10 4 (6.35%) High-Frequency Trading
10 4 (6.35%) Market Making
10 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.35%) SDLC
10 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
11 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.76%) Project Management
11 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) SQL
2 37 (58.73%) Java
3 35 (55.56%) Python
4 29 (46.03%) Bash Shell
5 26 (41.27%) Perl
6 23 (36.51%) Korn
7 22 (34.92%) Bourne shell
7 22 (34.92%) C++
7 22 (34.92%) Ruby
8 20 (31.75%) C#
9 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
10 5 (7.94%) Java 8
10 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
12 2 (3.17%) R
12 2 (3.17%) Scala
13 1 (1.59%) C
13 1 (1.59%) Tcl
13 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) RHCE
2 1 (1.59%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Control-M
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Cacti
3 1 (1.59%) Grafana
3 1 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Bloomberg
2 31 (49.21%) Oracle
3 26 (41.27%) Reuters
4 20 (31.75%) MarketAxess
5 19 (30.16%) Tradeweb
6 18 (28.57%) Eze Software Group
6 18 (28.57%) FXall
7 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
8 7 (11.11%) CQG
8 7 (11.11%) Fidessa
8 7 (11.11%) Patsystems
8 7 (11.11%) TIBCO
9 4 (6.35%) GL TRADE
10 3 (4.76%) Trayport
11 2 (3.17%) Algorithmics
11 2 (3.17%) Cisco
11 2 (3.17%) IBM
11 2 (3.17%) Solace
12 1 (1.59%) HP
12 1 (1.59%) Microsoft