Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markit thinkFolio
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1049 1075 1062
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 +100
Permanent jobs citing thinkFolio 129 147 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.99% 1.11% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 98 129 192
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% -6.45% +24.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £86,625 £108,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £58,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +11.90% +31.25%

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 12980 13265 15506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 6.94% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9228 10052 12118
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -

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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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for thinkFolio in the UK

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Top 2 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 21 October 2017. 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 +43 129 £70,000 -3.45% 3
London +13 129 £70,000 -3.45% 3

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 89 (68.99%) Investment Management
2 87 (67.44%) Front Office
3 83 (64.34%) Charles River
4 79 (61.24%) Asset Management
5 56 (43.41%) Markit EDM
6 47 (36.43%) SQL
7 29 (22.48%) Data Management
8 27 (20.93%) Bloomberg
8 27 (20.93%) Hedge funds
9 26 (20.16%) Fixed Income
10 18 (13.95%) Business Analysis
10 18 (13.95%) Fund Management
11 17 (13.18%) Derivative
11 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (12.40%) Bloomberg AIM
12 16 (12.40%) Eagle PACE
13 15 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
13 15 (11.63%) Degree
14 14 (10.85%) Windows
15 13 (10.08%) Finance
15 13 (10.08%) Project Management
15 13 (10.08%) LatentZero
16 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
16 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
17 11 (8.53%) FactSet
17 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
18 10 (7.75%) Equities
19 9 (6.98%) Fidessa
20 8 (6.20%) Workflow

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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 6 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (43.41%) Markit EDM
2 16 (12.40%) Bloomberg AIM
2 16 (12.40%) Eagle PACE
3 13 (10.08%) LatentZero
4 5 (3.88%) Minerva
4 5 (3.88%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.55%) LongView
5 2 (1.55%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (1.55%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.78%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (4.65%) Dropbox
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
1 6 (4.65%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MSTest
1 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 3 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 87 (67.44%) Front Office
2 13 (10.08%) Finance
3 7 (5.43%) Back Office
4 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (62.02%) Analyst
2 50 (38.76%) Business Analyst
3 36 (27.91%) Applications Support
4 17 (13.18%) Asset Management Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 14 (10.85%) Data Analyst
6 14 (10.85%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 12 (9.30%) Junior
7 12 (9.30%) Junior Applications Support
8 10 (7.75%) Business IT Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) IT Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) IT Business Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) thinkFolio Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Front Office Business Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.43%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.33%) .NET
2 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.33%) WCF
2 3 (2.33%) WPF
3 1 (0.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Hedge funds
2 26 (20.16%) Fixed Income
3 17 (13.18%) Derivative
4 10 (7.75%) Equities
5 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.10%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (2.33%) Fintech
7 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.65%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.88%) Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (68.99%) Investment Management
2 79 (61.24%) Asset Management
3 29 (22.48%) Data Management
4 18 (13.95%) Business Analysis
4 18 (13.95%) Fund Management
5 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.08%) Project Management
7 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.20%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.20%) Workflow
10 6 (4.65%) Process Improvement
10 6 (4.65%) Test Planning
10 6 (4.65%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.88%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 5 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.88%) Wealth Management
12 4 (3.10%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.43%) SQL
2 3 (2.33%) C#
2 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) CFA
3 5 (3.88%) ISEB
4 3 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) MiFID
2 7 (5.43%) QA
3 6 (4.65%) AIFMD
3 6 (4.65%) EMIR
4 5 (3.88%) Solvency II
4 5 (3.88%) UCITS
5 4 (3.10%) SLA
6 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.65%) vSphere
1 6 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
1 6 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 6 (4.65%) XenMobile
2 3 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 83 (64.34%) Charles River
2 27 (20.93%) Bloomberg
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.53%) FactSet
5 9 (6.98%) Fidessa
6 6 (4.65%) Altiris
6 6 (4.65%) Citrix
6 6 (4.65%) McAfee
6 6 (4.65%) Symantec
6 6 (4.65%) VMware
7 5 (3.88%) GoldenSource
8 4 (3.10%) StatPro
9 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.55%) Eze Castle Integration
10 2 (1.55%) Progress
10 2 (1.55%) Reuters
10 2 (1.55%) SimCorp
10 2 (1.55%) SunGard
11 1 (0.78%) Eze Software Group
11 1 (0.78%) RIMES