Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 921 1103 1116
Rank change year-on-year +182 +13 -51
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 223 115 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.065% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.34% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 164 78 105
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,125 £87,500 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £58,750

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 9,547 14,199 12,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.99% 7.97% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6,778 10,118 9,515
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing thinkFolio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in the UK

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Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing thinkFolio.

Salary trend for thinkFolio in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for thinkFolio in the UK

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Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +171 222 £65,000 - 13
London +151 222 £65,000 - 13
Scotland - 1 - -
UK excluding London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 201 (90.13%) Asset Management
2 186 (83.41%) Fixed Income
3 178 (79.82%) Equities
4 176 (78.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 163 (73.09%) Derivative
6 159 (71.30%) Charles River
7 149 (66.82%) Front Office
8 143 (64.13%) Investment Management
9 136 (60.99%) Banking
10 121 (54.26%) SQL
11 112 (50.22%) Finance
12 109 (48.88%) Hedge funds
13 101 (45.29%) Wealth Management
13 101 (45.29%) Java
14 98 (43.95%) Degree
15 95 (42.60%) Computer Science
15 95 (42.60%) C#
16 78 (34.98%) SQL Server
17 75 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (33.63%) Markit EDM
18 74 (33.18%) SimCorp
18 74 (33.18%) Bloomberg
19 72 (32.29%) Calypso
19 72 (32.29%) Software Engineering
20 71 (31.84%) Front Arena
21 69 (30.94%) Oracle
22 68 (30.49%) Perl
22 68 (30.49%) Business Analysis
23 66 (29.60%) Portfolio Management
24 61 (27.35%) FIX Protocol

thinkFolio
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 39 (17.49%) Apache
1 39 (17.49%) Tomcat
2 29 (13.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.45%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 75 (33.63%) Markit EDM
2 71 (31.84%) Front Arena
3 32 (14.35%) Temenos T24
4 21 (9.42%) LatentZero
5 20 (8.97%) Eagle PACE
6 16 (7.17%) Bloomberg AIM
7 11 (4.93%) LongView
8 9 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (1.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (1.35%) Capstone
9 3 (1.35%) Minerva
9 3 (1.35%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.90%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.90%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.04%) SaaS
2 24 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.73%) PaaS
4 4 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.79%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.98%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.28%) TeamCity
2 11 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.79%) MSBuild
4 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 149 (66.82%) Front Office
2 136 (60.99%) Banking
3 112 (50.22%) Finance
4 55 (24.66%) Games
5 49 (21.97%) Investment Banking
6 39 (17.49%) French Language
6 39 (17.49%) German Language
6 39 (17.49%) Italian Language
7 33 (14.80%) Spanish Language
8 15 (6.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (33.63%) Analyst
2 66 (29.60%) Applications Support
3 54 (24.22%) Applications Engineer
4 45 (20.18%) Applications Support Engineer
4 45 (20.18%) Support Engineer
5 42 (18.83%) Developer
6 40 (17.94%) Business Analyst
7 26 (11.66%) Java Developer
7 26 (11.66%) Senior Applications Support
8 23 (10.31%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 23 (10.31%) Senior Support Engineer
8 23 (10.31%) Support Analyst
9 20 (8.97%) Finance Manager
9 20 (8.97%) Java Engineer
10 17 (7.62%) Applications Support Analyst
10 17 (7.62%) Implementation Manager
10 17 (7.62%) thinkFolio Analyst
11 13 (5.83%) thinkFolio Support
12 12 (5.38%) Systems Support Engineer
13 11 (4.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (27.35%) FIX Protocol
2 47 (21.08%) .NET
3 32 (14.35%) AngularJS
3 32 (14.35%) React
4 30 (13.45%) XML
5 27 (12.11%) REST
5 27 (12.11%) Vue.js
6 10 (4.48%) Web Services
7 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.79%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.79%) HTML
9 1 (0.45%) Murex Flex
9 1 (0.45%) Node.js
9 1 (0.45%) Spring
9 1 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 186 (83.41%) Fixed Income
2 178 (79.82%) Equities
3 176 (78.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 163 (73.09%) Derivative
5 109 (48.88%) Hedge funds
6 56 (25.11%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.04%) Exotic Derivative
8 8 (3.59%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.79%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.90%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.73%) Windows
2 9 (4.04%) Unix
3 6 (2.69%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.24%) AIX
4 5 (2.24%) CentOS
4 5 (2.24%) Fedora
4 5 (2.24%) HPUX
4 5 (2.24%) Linux
4 5 (2.24%) Solaris
4 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (90.13%) Asset Management
2 143 (64.13%) Investment Management
3 101 (45.29%) Wealth Management
4 95 (42.60%) Computer Science
5 75 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (32.29%) Software Engineering
7 68 (30.49%) Business Analysis
8 66 (29.60%) Portfolio Management
9 58 (26.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 56 (25.11%) User Stories
11 55 (24.66%) Change Management
11 55 (24.66%) Decision-Making
11 55 (24.66%) Information Security
11 55 (24.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (16.14%) Microservices
14 31 (13.90%) Scrum
14 31 (13.90%) Workflow
15 27 (12.11%) Progressive Web App
16 24 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (54.26%) SQL
2 101 (45.29%) Java
3 95 (42.60%) C#
4 68 (30.49%) Perl
5 48 (21.52%) Python
6 42 (18.83%) C++
7 39 (17.49%) Bash Shell
7 39 (17.49%) Bourne shell
7 39 (17.49%) Korn
7 39 (17.49%) Ruby
8 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.14%) C
10 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.24%) VB
11 4 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (43.95%) Degree
2 13 (5.83%) SAFe Agilist
3 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) CFA
4 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (25.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.24%) Terraform
2 4 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 159 (71.30%) Charles River
2 74 (33.18%) Bloomberg
2 74 (33.18%) SimCorp
3 72 (32.29%) Calypso
4 69 (30.94%) Oracle
5 59 (26.46%) FXall
6 45 (20.18%) MarketAxess
6 45 (20.18%) Reuters
6 45 (20.18%) Tradeweb
7 19 (8.52%) Eze Software Group
7 19 (8.52%) ION Trading
8 16 (7.17%) Microsoft
9 11 (4.93%) Fidessa
9 11 (4.93%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.69%) Currenex
11 5 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.90%) Sophis
13 1 (0.45%) Murex
13 1 (0.45%) StatPro
13 1 (0.45%) TIBCO